Raj Rajaratnam Trial Sentencing, October 2011
Raj Rajaratnam Sentenced to 11 Years The Raj Rajaratnam trial sentencing was announced today, and Raj will be receiving…
The Controversy Shoes
Maybe you've heard about the latest controversy in the sneaker world. It started when Adidas posted images on their…
Sky Metalwala: Missing Boys Mothers Dating Profile
Two year old, Sky Metalwala has now been missing for ten days, vanished without a trace from his mother's car. Police…
An Economic Plan Worth Considering
By Ziad K. Abdelnour We've heard so far a number of economic plans from a number of the GOP Presidential candidates.…
A Word In Defence Of “foreigners” From An
Whilst listening to a BBC radio 4 programme, I felt inspired to put down on “paper” some of my feelings on this…
Government: Power Corrupts And Absolute Power
Special Note to the Reader: Before you read on, I feel the need to mention that I LOVE AMERICA and what it stands for!…
News and Society Articles (2010)
The MAC King Has Died! Long Live the King
His arrival was timely. The era of Thomas Edison like inventors had sprung anew. Only the outward appearances had changed  Now there were young college entreprenues that were translating established forms of communication into a personal experience with NO HOLDS BARRED! The sky was the limit and the only restriction…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 06, 2011  
2
  Likes: 1

Angelina: Disintermediate If You Please
We always shuddered - around the communal table with the desiccated chicken and the stale rice - lovelorn in varying degrees, to hear of lovely Angelina plumping for the United Nations. One of us had actually met her during her UNHCR visit to Baghdad, in the fortress they called the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  International   Jul 26, 2011  
0
  Likes: 7

How Tough Is It To Pass The Police Exam?
Let me first start out by saying that not only do you want to pass the exam itself but you also want to finish in the top 10% who take the exam at the precinct where you’re testing. Why do I want to finish in the top 10%? It all…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Crime   Apr 07, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

Kate Middletons Royal Wedding – The Run Up and a Glimpse into The Ceremony
I'm sure it is on every girls mind just how Kate Middleton's Royal Wedding is going to unfold, what is the format? who will be there? What are they doing before? We take a sneaky peek into what will happen. With these Royal affairs the celebrations tend to be a…
By:  in  News and Society  >  International   Mar 25, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

Sony Breach Notification
The Sony breach notification was sent to Sony's clients on April 28th, about 10 days after the date Sony claims the break-in had happened. During those 10 days, the customers already heard all about it through the media. Basically, someone broke into Sony's computers and stole users' info. When Sony…
By:  in  News and Society   Apr 29, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

Russian Jet Crashes, Killing 44 People Was It’s Age to Blame?
The age and condition of several Russian jets are being called into question once again, following a crash that killed 44 people and injured several others. That jet one of many that have been questioned as too old to make the grade any longer, especially in some of the extreme…
By:  in  News and Society   Jun 22, 2011  
1
  Likes: 1

How to Unblock Facebook In Vietnam
Facebook is the number one social networking site world-wide, so when Vietnam starting blocking it in August 2009, it left many people hanging without a way to interact with their friends and loved ones and wishing they knew how to unblock Facebook in Vietnam. Other Blocked Sites Vietnam’s government has…
By:  in  News and Society  >  International   Jun 16, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

Who Are Charlie Sheens Goddesses
Are you asking yourself who are Charlie Sheen's goddesses? I know I am. Before the Charlie fiasco hit the news I had never even heard of these "goddesses", "live-in girlfriends", "room mates" or whatever else we want to call them. I did a little digging around for you on who…
By:  in  News and Society   Mar 23, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

What Does the Bible Say About Friendship?
I live in Argentina. A few days ago I was having coffee with my wife. We love to have a cup of coffee together. My mom who lives close was watching my two daughters so that we could have a date together (with our four month old baby). It was…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Religion   Jul 23, 2011  
1
  Likes: 3

Deadliest US Tornado In 60 Years
The searching for survivors in Joplin Missouri has started and people are coming from the neighboring towns to help. This has been the worse and deadliest U.S. tornado in 60 years. 30 percent of Joplin building's are gone and the death toll is at 122 and expecting to rise. Some…
By:  in  News and Society   May 31, 2011  
2
  Likes: 2

Is the Bible Truth?
We live in an age where making absolute claims can be perceived as intolerant, unwise or even dangerous especially if the claims cannot be proven by science. Certainly there are many who make absolute claims who are intolerant and not very kind (and in some cases dangerous). Is the bible…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Religion   Jul 01, 2011  
6
  Likes: 4

May 21 Doomsday Report
Harold Camping, 89, says May 21 will be the end! Such are the reports being heard. He is the head of the Christian radio network Family Stations Inc. His Family Radio has 66 stations across the country. Should We Believe Camping? First, He predicted Jesus Christ would return in 1994.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Religion   May 20, 2011  
1
  Likes: 1

In the Us, the Countdown to Default Continues
The United States is just six days away from a catastrophic default and neither side is really giving much ground. Analysts are worried that the political posturing can have devastating results. Currently, House Republicans are suggesting that the only solution is the plan, described as a “work in progress” by…
By:  in  News and Society   Jul 29, 2011  
1
  Likes: 1

Bed Bugs In Bed
Have bed bugs in bed? If you answered yes, your not alone. These bugs are spredding all over the USA. And to get rid of the bed bugs is no easy task. In fact, exterminators are having a hard time keeping up with the demand. It often takes several visits…
By:  in  News and Society   Feb 23, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

RIP Steve Jobs
Unfortunately we have suffered the loss of an incredible inventor, Steve Jobs. The CEO of Apple died at the age of 56 today (October 5th, 2011).  Apple has lost a creative genuis and visionary while the world lost a great human being. His legacy lives on through Apple and the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 09, 2011  
0
  Likes: 3

Proud To Be A Faithless Heathen
Faith is a terrible thing. It has the same condescending quality as “Because I said so”. To begin any other enterprise, we are required to do our ‘due diligence’, to analyze and double check the apparent facts of a certain case—it is considered the only way to assure that any…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Religion   Oct 17, 2011  
12
  Likes: 5

Housing Poblems In The USA
America's economy faces several serious problems like unemployment, huge debt servicing, health issues, and education, but the worst of these is the housing problems in the USA. The housing prices were at their highest in the early months of 2006, but from the mid 2006, there is a steady dip…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Economics   Jun 02, 2011  
1
  Likes: 1

Access Facebook In China
Yes, it is now possible to access Facebook in China. For those of you that might be waiting for China to open it's doors to western social networking sites, you can just keep on waiting, it's not going to happen. There are some rumors starting to circulate about Mark Zuckerberg…
By:  in  News and Society  >  International   May 19, 2011  
0
  Likes: 2

The Sagacity Of Art
Overcoming the Threshold of Censors via the Soul's Sensors Define art. Art is the transmutation of that which is abstract into that which is material, or it is the transformation of that which is felt by an artist beyond the ordinary realm into an observable form or practice. Art may…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 30, 2011  
0
  Likes: 3

Strongvpn Com Blocked In China
Strongvpn.com, one of the biggest names in vpn companies, one of the safe-havens for expats and Chinese citizens inside The Great Firewall of China trying to tunnel their ways out has been blocked. For as long as China has been restricting internet access, so has Strongvpn.com been providing a vpn's…
By:  in  News and Society  >  International   Mar 19, 2011  
3
  Likes: 5

Is the Sabbath Saturday Or Sunday?
This has been a topic debated for at least the last 1600 years; and more so now that sectors such as the Seventh Day Adventist have come on the scene. I like to share knowledge and teach on subjects that affect salvation and the Sabbath Day is certainly a subject…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Religion   Jul 20, 2011  
5
  Likes: 1

People Benefiting Off Of Steve Jobs Passing
It is sad that one of the most influential people in the world passed.  It is even more sad when people are trying to make a buck off of it.  I'm here to notify of you of one good thing and one bad thing that I recently saw right now…
By:  in  News and Society   Oct 08, 2011  
4
  Likes: 4

Which Of Prince Harry’s Pilot Training Skills Would Help Him Join Nasa?
You may have heard that Prince Harry is fascinated becoming an astronaut. For those of you that know a bit about Prince Harry, you can score him based on the NASA requirements below and see how he does. First of all, not on the NASA list is “what about being…
By:  in  News and Society  >  International   Aug 08, 2011  
0
  Likes: 2

Aliens Aren’t the Biggest Shocker In Roswell, New Mexico
Roswell, New Mexico has long been the stuff of legend in the United States. Whispered stories about aliens and spaceship, alien autopsies and clandestine experiments have been the fodder of many conspiracy theories. The most popular of these of course, is that the US government is housing aliens plus their…
By:  in  News and Society   Jun 15, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

Jury Returns Shocking Verdict In Casey Anthony Trial
The trial lasted thirty three days, the case much longer than that. The jury took just over ten hours once they were given the case to come back with what may have been one of the most shocking verdicts ever. Casey Anthony, long believed by many to be guilty of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Crime   Sep 18, 2012  
13
  Likes: 11

How Did Steve Jobs Die?
On October 5th, 2011, we lost one of the most important figures in technology we will likely ever see, Steve Jobs. There are absolute fallacies circulating about the death, so today I am going to uncover the backstory to the health issues and exactly how did Steve Jobs die. Steve…
By:  in  News and Society   Jun 19, 2012  
62
  Likes: 151

Tonado In Joplin
The state of Missouri is no stranger to violent tornadoes. The state has been hit on several occasion. Last Sunday, May 23, 2011 at about 5:30 p.m. a massive, deadly tornado slammed into the city of Joplin, Missouri. Not fewer than 89 people lost their lives. Joplin is close to…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Weather   May 23, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

Violent Video Games And Children
Today I came across a topic in the news that really resounded with me. A decision has just been made by the California Supreme Court to not ban retail stores from selling violent video games to minors, i.e. children under the age of 18. Again, they decided NOT to ban…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 28, 2011  
2
  Likes: 2

Bp Oil Funding Winding Down
The BP oil spill was caused by an explosion followed by fire on one of its drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20,2010. This occured by a blow out preventer which had failed to function to prevent crude oil from spilling. Several different attempts were made to…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Environmental   May 31, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

Are You Ready For A Police State
When the Federal Government starts spying on its citizens and harassing them for something you may have said, that is the beginning of a Police State. When police can arrest you and hold you indefinitely without charging you, that is the beginning of a Police State. If you are not…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 03, 2011  
3
  Likes: 7

Anders Behring Breivik, the man behind the Oslo bombing and the mass shooting spree at Utoya Island,…
Attacks that rang out across Iraq brought to mind similar attacks that happened at roughly the same…
Iranian backed militias are increasing their attacks on US troops that remain in Iraq making June…
According to a nearly sixty page document to be released by Human Rights Watch, the Syrian government…
Everyone knows that Jon Huntsman's run for the Republican nomination is over, including Huntsman…
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A former Alaska Airlines captain was charged with piloting an airliner while…

Featured Authors

Jennifer Leduc
Articles: 2
Hi. My name is Jen. I am the mother to a 7 year old boy and a 2 year old girl.I love writing. I have…
Harold Fuentes
Articles: 5
Harold F. Fuentes is an author specialized in green employment and job opportunities for US military…
Merrily Kelley
Articles: 2
I am currently a freelance writer and student (doing my Master's in Education at Ashford University)…
LEWIS FERGUSON
Articles: 1
Lewis A. Ferguson is the author of over 40 published Street Articles. Lewis is a veteran middle school…
David Stainberg
Articles: 2
latoyasmile
Articles: 1
LATOYA SMILE … an intuitive artist, photographer, poet and prolific writer whose talent for the…
Michael Soros
Articles: 1
Sharon Ann Rowland
Articles: 1
Sharon Ann Rowland was born in Southampton, England, and immigrated to Australia with her family…
david james1
Articles: 1
I began this journey because I lost a love one in 2014 to ALS. We both loved football it was our…
Feemo
Articles: 2
Feemo is an author, online consultant, and the owner of two websites. He evolved into website design…