LeBron James Will NOT Win Another NBA Championship Unless…

There is a saying that "nothing grows in the shadow of a great oak tree." The general idea is that a taller tree tends to block out sunlight from reaching other vegetation below, which can stunt growth. To compensate for the lack of sunlight, the plants that make up the understory and herbaceous layer (i.e., [...]

Difficult Does Not Mean Impossible

After 19 grueling days of twisting, stretching, lunging, swinging, dangling, and super-glued, sanded and bloody–tipped fingers, the painstaking journey of scaling one of the world’s most difficult rock climb – the 3,000 feet wall of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, culminated in success. Longtime friends Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell became the first to [...]

The NCAA and the Perpetuation of White Supremacy

The NCAA and the Perpetuation of White Supremacy

The University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team won its fourth national title in seven years under coach Nick Saban. For his part in winning the College Football Playoff (CFP) National championship, Saban is set to earn $525,000 in bonuses, which would bring his total 2015-16 season compensation to $7.5 million. Besides Saban's massive paycheck, [...]