A study published this week in the National Library of Medicine shines a light on "Text Neck," the condition where poor posture due to prolonged time spent checking one's phone can lead to spinal column degeneration. In this post we use Credo’s Topic Pages to further explore the issues in this global neck-idemic.
Last week the p5+1 and Iran outlined the framework of what could be a deal to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for easing decades-long sanctions. Reactions to the deal ranged from dancing in the streets to doomsday predictions of a new Middle East nuclear arms race. Below you'll find links to a stockpile of Topic Pages positively radiant with scholarly resources.
With the White House on Wednesday announcing plans to renew diplomatic relations with the nation of Cuba, including reestablishing an embassy, easing travel restrictions, and normalizing trade relations, it seems like a good time to revisit (literally or figuratively) this Caribbean nation.
So much of the American identity is wrapped up in the story of the Pilgrims' struggles 400 years ago, and yet misconceptions, myths, and misunderstandings abound. The celebration of Thanksgiving this month is the perfect time to revisit what we think we know about these early colonists. We've compiled a list of great pilgrim-related Topic Pages to help you sort through the myth versus the history.
The only thing people love more than fun costumes on Halloween is trivia about said costumes' inspirations. By learning more about what you're going as you're not only enriching your mind, you're arming yourself with vital ice-breakers, chit-chat and banter-fuel that will definitely make you the life of the party.
Unless you've been spending too much time in Davy Jones' locker, you know that National Talk Like A Pirate Day (September 19th) is approaching faster than the Black Pearl with a following wind. It's one thing to acknowledge buccaneers' affinity for things like arrr-gyle socks and aye-Phones, it's another to link land-lubbers to scholarly eResources in the process. Earlier this month we gave you posts for the entire month of September, but here are a few more tweet-sized pirate jokes with links to relevant Credo Topic Pages:
With Dawn of the Planet of the Apes opening this week, we thought it a prudent opportunity to research our current simian friends and potential future overlords. Here’s a few Topic Pages that’ll help you survive the Ape-ocalypse:
Whether you call it soccer or football (and with offices in Boston and Oxford, Credo calls it both), we'll help you get the all the scholarly information you need on this incredible world sporting event. The World Cup begins Thursday, June 12, so before sitting down to watch the games, why not kick it with these Topic Pages?