Posts by Sarah Currier

Sarah Currier

Sarah Currier is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Based in central Iowa, she is currently enrolled at Iowa State University and is working toward a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication with a minor in English. She loves all things creative, and when she’s not writing, you can find her immersed in the worlds of television, film, and literature.

April 27, 2024

TikTok Economist Explains How To Fix Social Security, And It’s Easier Than You Think

Whenever social security is brought up, as with most economic topics, it is often dismissed as being too complicated to understand, let alone fix. However, economist Kathryn Anne Edwards, known on TikTok as keds_economist, pushes back against this idea in one of her recent videos. She said that a few easy policy fixes could greatly improve the system. “When I say Social Security is fixable, I mean it is crazy fixable,” Edwards boldly states.

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April 25, 2024

Imaginative Lamp Looks Like the Famous Manchester Arndale Shopping Center

For many, a lamp is a functional piece of furniture that lights up a space. But for an artist known as bycal, illuminating a room presents a unique opportunity for a creative and inventive design. Instead of following the usual formula for a lamp, they went a completely different direction, and this is how the arndale lamp was born. For context, the Manchester Arndale is a famous shopping center located in England.

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April 24, 2024

Out-of-This-World Watch Tells Time Through Replicas of the Sun, Moon, and Earth’s Orbits

Even though we now tell time by checking our phones or perhaps a clock, the scientific passage of time is measured by the orbit of the Earth around the Sun, and the Moon around the Earth. The Tellurium by SpaceOne takes this idea literally, by reimagining the classic analog watch as a three-dimensional model of the Moon's orbit around Earth and Earth's orbit around the Sun.

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