Slacktivism Fails to Deliver Revolution

This essay is AGAINST slacktivism (online activism); it received a score of 92%. Slacktivism is great for bringing awareness to causes, but it lacks in the change department. Continue reading


Doing Makeup Again

When I was 13, I was introduced to makeup because of my Bat Mitzvah ceremony. My mom wanted to make sure I looked formal, so we took a trip to the Glendale Galleria and looked for high quality makeup. A staff member showed us Lancome, where we purchased a lipstick, makeup remover (you know that one), and foundation. On our way out, a woman from Urban Decay caught our attention and since then, we’ve been UD junkies and have not given Lancome much consideration. After my bat mitzvah ceremony, however, makeup usage has declined for me because it takes a lot of time and creativity, much of which I focus on other things. Here is the process of what I do for a quick makeup fix. Continue reading

Chemistry Tips

I tutored a student in regular, high school Chemistry AB last year, and I put together a list of important points to remember. Here is what I wrote. Some of the tips are only important for beginner’s chemistry and are not applicable in higher levels. However, I assume that if you are in a higher level of chemistry, you are familiar with the occasion to use that tip (such as converting mass). Continue reading