Learning About Traffic Lanes

Traffic lanes are not as simple as they first appear. When you start off driving, at the young innocent age of 16, you see two lanes of traffic; one going one way, another going the opposite. That may be the case for some simple roads, but often it can get much more complicated. You should […]

Drowsy Driving is Bad, so How do We Avoid it?

We all know the dangers of drowsy driving. It slows your reaction time, impairs your decision making, and makes it difficult to focus on the road. Driving drowsy leads to accidents and costs lives. Avoiding drowsy driving is simple. All you have to do is get enough sleep. However, there is a catch. If you […]

Rhetoric: The Art of the Argument

We have all been in arguments before. They are a part of life. We argue with our friends, we argue with family, we argue with our coworkers, and we definitely argue with our significant others. Arguing is one of the first things we learn to do when we start talking. Isn’t “no” every 2-year-old’s favorite […]

BP Settles with Justice Department

Just before 10 AM on April 20, 2010, a massive explosion rocked the Deepwater Horizon semi-submersible offshore oil drilling rig. The oil rig was home to a crew of 126 individuals, employees of BP, Transocean, Anadarko, Haliburton, and M-1 SWACO. They attempted to save the oil rig, but failed. Safety precautions, which had been put […]

Hybrid Cars: Cutting Gas by Going Green

Hybrid cars are becoming more and more popular all around the globe as people are becoming more inclined to commit themselves to green, sustainable energy. Hybrid cars are one of the best ways they can do that. They are rising in availability, increasing in efficiency, and falling in cost. Mules better watch out, because there […]

The Consequences of Driving Without Insurance

It is a legal requirement in the United States to be insured while you are driving a car. Driving is an inherently dangerous act, and accidents do happen. Insurance protects not just your car, but your health as well. The legal and financial consequences for driving without insurance are severe. Drivers should always make sure […]

Learning About the Power to Veto

The term “veto” comes from Latin, and means “I forbid.” The concept of the veto has been around for thousands of years. It first appeared in the Roman Senate. The power to veto still exists today and is, in fact, one of the most unique and interesting abilities held by the President of the United […]

The Statue of Liberty, Inspired by Law

The Statue of Liberty is one of the most iconic images in the world. Located on Liberty Island, and viewable from Manhattan, in New York City, it has long stood as one of America’s strongest symbols for liberty and freedom. The Statue Itself The Statue of Liberty was designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, and built […]

Great American Speeches: President Roosevelt’s First Inaugural Address

In times of need, when things are tough, the leaders of American always respond. Following the devastation of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, which began a long period of healing for the Nation. In the darkness of the Cold War, with the world on the brink of total annihilation, President […]

The History of Phoenix

For Phoenix, which has grown into the 6th largest city in the United States, the future holds great things. For our beautiful town, they sky is the limit. Before we get too concerned about where we are going, why don’t we take a moment or two to learn about where we have been? Let’s dive […]