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September 2014

Islamic Feast of the Sacrifice

Muslims have only two official religious feasts, Eid Al-Fitr, which comes after the  fasting month of Ramadan, and Eid-Al-Adha, which comes on 10 of Dhu al-Hijjah in the Hijri lunar calendar. This year, Eid Al-Adha occured on October 25. The… Continue Reading →

Placebo Is Back and ‘Loud Like Love’ €“ Album Review

On September 16, alternative rock band Placebo released its seventh studio album €˜Loud Like Love,′ following the release of the band′s 2009 album €˜Battle for the Sun.′ On the current music scene, there is hardly a band that has such… Continue Reading →

Garden Parties Help Educate Michigan’s Children

Detroit, U.S.A. — Six events, from Grosse Pointe Park to Traverse City, will be held this summer to create life-changing opportunities for some of Michigan’s children. The nonprofit Michigan Women’s Caring Program today announced dates for six annual summertime parties,… Continue Reading →

Prime Time for Vacation: Travel Lighter, Smarter and Cheaper

As summer approaches, many thoughts come to mind, including warm weather in several locations, time off for children from school demands, flip-flops, swimming pools, cookouts and of course, that much needed vacation you′ve been waiting for. But exactly when is… Continue Reading →

Bellagio, Italy in the United States

Bellagio is a hotel and casino centrally located on the Las Vegas strip that is known for a variety of activities and sites. For most, it may be known as the home of the Cirque du Soleil aquatic show, or… Continue Reading →

Remembering Country Music Star George Jones Part I: The Early Years

On April 26, 2013, American country music star George Jones passed away at the age of 81. During his lifetime he was known for his numerous hits and his distinctive voice. He had more than 150 solo and duet hits… Continue Reading →

31% of Computers Users Admits Pirating Software Usage

Washington, U.S.A. — A recent wave of high-value unlicensed software cases settled by the Business Software Alliance (BSA) underscores the persistent problem of software piracy in the United States. While U.S. piracy rates have dipped overall €“ as noted in the 2011 BSA… Continue Reading →

Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children Increase Behavioral Difficulties Risk

A study of more than 11,000 children followed for over six years has found that young children with sleep-disordered breathing are prone to developing behavioral difficulties such as hyperactivity and aggressiveness, as well as emotional symptoms and difficulty with peer… Continue Reading →

“Making Music” Invites Children to Make Their Own Instruments

New York, U.S.A. — Kiwi Crate, the creativity company that delivers fun hands-on learning and activities to kids ages 3-7, has partnered with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute to create a “Making Music” crate designed to introduce young children to the… Continue Reading →

Harvey Pekar: One of Cleveland’s Most Overlooked Celebrities

July 2010 marks the death of a controversial writer. Some say he was an amazing writer, while others did not understand his style, which did not have the flowery language and fluff that many authors use to draw in readers…. Continue Reading →

Project Nim: Groundbreaking Documentary About a Chimp

Iran Displays Military Might Despite Sanctions

It is natural for certain nations to display its military might or capacity to retaliate when facing, or believing itself to be facing, opponents. So is the relations between Iran and the US; no formal diplomatic relations exists between the… Continue Reading →

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