Tag Archives: Fact Check

Fact Check: Why do we celebrate Halloween?

So where did Halloween come from? Your house is decked out in spider webs, the grim reaper is standing on your front lawn holding a bowl of candy and your mom just turned into a witch… it must be Halloween again. If you haven’t noticed, retail stores across the country …

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Fact check: can T.V. really rot your brain?

Can T.V. rot your brain? The Accusation:  Watching television will ‘rot’ your brain. The Case: “Don’t you know that television rots your brain?! Turn that thing off and go outside!”. Ahh the statement that so many of us as teenagers have heard from our parents just as we were starting …

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Fact Check: Coffee and short stature

Can coffee really stunt your growth?   The Accusation: Coffee will stunt your growth The Case: I bet you’ve heard someone say to you that drinking coffee, as someone who is still growing, will stunt your growth. How did this mentality come about you ask? First we have to start …

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