ASMR, Explained


By Justin Horowitz Medill Reports Autonomous sensory meridian response has taken over select corners of the Internet. More commonly known as ASMR, the term was coined in 2010 as a way to describe the experience of brain tingles. Brain tingles are a sensation some people experience when exposed to triggers such as hearing whispers, tapping […]

Real Dog Moms of Chicago find innovative ways to raise pet rescue awareness

By Justin Horowitz Medill Reports Approximately six million companion animals enter rescue shelters each year, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. To raise awareness of overcrowding in shelters, community organization Real Dog Moms of Chicago is hosting weekly events benefiting rescue centers in the city. The group’s events are […]