August 2011

Getting Into Multicultural Life

We all born into a society, a specific way of life,  namely into a bunch of traditions. We are used to a specific cuisine, places, people, basically a specific culture. We just live and exist but do we actually see… Continue Reading →

Fiscal Cliff: Driving Over the Edge?

As the fiscal cliff approaches, the clock starts to tick louder. For those who have yet to understand: the fiscal cliff is a soup of expiring tax cuts scheduled for the end of the year. The core of the fiscal… Continue Reading →

Wounded Warriors are Helped with $250,000

Washington, U.S.A. — For Major Justin Constantine, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, the sport of golf literally helped save his life. After being shot in Iraq while on patrol in 2006, he suffered severe facial damage, a visual impairment, and a traumatic brain injury…. Continue Reading →

US Joins Opposition to EU ETS

With the Obama administration, U.S. Congress and the world’s governments now united in their opposition to the application of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) to international aviation, Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the… Continue Reading →

Nice Guys Don’t Finish Last: the Chris Doyle Interview

In BMX, many professional riders come and go. Few stay in the spot light for an extended period of time. Chris Doyle is one of the exceptions to this. Doyle has been a professional bike rider for fourteen years. With… Continue Reading →

Drunk Driving Fatalities Fall in the U.S.

Dallas, U.S.A. — In response to new data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) showing 9,878 drunk driving fatalities in 2011, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is celebrating an historic milestone in the nation’s fight against drunk driving; the first… Continue Reading →

Syria’s Hijab: €œI Am from Today a Soldier in This Holy Revolution€

The Syrian Prime Minister, Riyad Hijab, has resigned and joined the revolutionary movement for €œfreedom and dignity.€ Hijab thus became the first Prime Minister of the Assad Regime to give up his post. He is said to have escaped to… Continue Reading →

Lydia Davis Wins the Man Booker International Prize

American author Lydia Davis has won the Man Booker International Prize. The award, presented in London, comes with a sizable $90,000 monetary prize. The award is awarded biannually to authors who write in English or have translations in English readily… Continue Reading →

Alabama Overpowers LSU in Rematch, Wins 2nd Title in 3 Years

Fans who vehemently disputed that Alabama (12-1) did not deserve a rematch against LSU (13-1) were forced to eat their words after Monday night′s Allstate BCS National Championship. The Crimson Tide′s November 5 9-6 home overtime loss to the Tigers in… Continue Reading →

Mariah Carey Signs on As American Idol Judge

Mariah Carey, five time Grammy winner, has announced that she will be the newest €œAmerican Idol€ judge. After meeting with FOX executives on Monday, July 23, Carey joined in a phone press conference to confirm the news. Steven Tyler of… Continue Reading →

Who is Killing the Cattle?

Since ancient times, man claims to have seen several UFOs. Many believe such stories, while others ignore what they see as crazy. The FBI declassified a document  in 2009 that contains police reports as well as newspaper and magazine clippings… Continue Reading →

A Series of Life Experiments: The Young Urban Unprofessional

Imagine that you have to put all your trash of one month in one small Ziploc sandwich bag. Everything you use and buy for 30 days, that would normally be thrown away, has to either fit inside this bag or… Continue Reading →

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