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From May 1, households eligible for the Foreign Domestic Worker Levy Concession will enjoy a further discount on the…
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Internet Censorship In 2013 - A Vpn for Rwanda
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July 4th And Lack Of Grace In the USA on the
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The Last Oprah Show - Now What?
The last Oprah Show. Yes it’s true. On Wednesday, May 25th 2011, millions of fans, friends and devoted tv followers will tune into the last Oprah Show, ever. After 25 years on television, Oprah Winfrey will take her last bow and forever leave her mark as The Talk Show Queen.…
By:  in  News and Society   May 24, 2011  
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Perseid Meteor Shower Top Ten Tips for A Spectacular View Of This Natural Show
This is probably the best meteor shower of the year. It is the most reliable, as it regularly generates a visible meteor every 60 seconds. And, most people have heard of it. So, let’s look at what you can do to enhance your view. Find a dark Sky. Not as…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Environmental   Aug 12, 2011  
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Superstitions of the Mediterranean Cultures, their Parallels within the Culture of the United States
It never ceases to amaze me how identical human physiology is yet how complex and versatile our thinking can be. How can a brain consisting of the same parts act and think so differently from one person to another? What amazes me even more is the part of the brain…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Aug 22, 2011  
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Riots In Vancouver BC 2011 - The Real Stanley Cup Losers
Riots In Vancouver BC 2011, June 15th. Well if one thing's for certain, Vancouver Canucks fans are more than disappointed at the 4-0 loss to the Boston Bruins, winners of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals. In fact, even before the game was over, riots in Vancouver BC 2011 began to…
By:  in  News and Society  >  International   Jun 15, 2011  
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Is Investment Parenting A Waste Of Time?
Are you the sort of parent who pushes your child to do all sorts of activities? According to Dr Caplan, a well known parenting guru from the George Mason University in Virginia, America, if you do so then you’re probably wasting your time. In his new book to be published…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 16, 2011  
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The Dougherty Gang Caught In Colorado
The three siblings who were accused of crimes in both Florida and Georgia were caught today after a high speed chase in Walsenburg Colorado. Grace Dougherty(29),Dylan Dougherty(26), and Ryan Dougherty(21), were accused for robbing a Georgia bank at gun point, and with shooting at a Florida based police officer. A…
By:  in  News and Society   Aug 11, 2011  
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Brad Womack And Emily Maynard Engaged - But Will it Last?
Brad Womack and Emily Maynard engaged.  To many, this was the fairy tale ending... but now that the season is over and true reality hits, their engagement has many viewers wondering if it will truly last? Tonight's two and a half hour finale episode of ABC's The Bachelor drew an…
By:  in  News and Society   Mar 15, 2011  
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Did Amanda Knox Kill Meredith Kercher?
Amanda Knox was convicted of murdering Meredith Kercher in 2009 but was just released in October of 2011 so people are a bit confused as to what’s really going on? Some people are calling this a disgrace and think the only reason the conviction was overturned is because of Knox’s…
By:  in  News and Society  >  International   Oct 09, 2011  
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Scarlett Johansson Leaked Photos
It used to be that as long as you didn't post something online, it was safe.  However, that isn't true anymore as in the case with Scarlett Johansson's leaked photos.  Scarlett Johansson said that the naked photos of her posted online are hers, but they were stolen off of her…
By:  in  News and Society   Sep 16, 2011  
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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 11 years in federal prison as well as a $10,000,000 fine. Not only that, he has been ordered to return $53,800,000 to defrauded investors. This case goes down in history as…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Crime   Oct 13, 2011  
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Thrift Store Shopping: Great Deals Right In Your Hometown
A lot of people these days LOVE to shop at Wal-mart and the mall and K-mart and all these chain stores and think that $20 for a hoodie that barely fits is a good deal. Well, for those that only have $20 to their name, such as I, think that…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 08, 2011  
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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  
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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  
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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  
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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  
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Japan Earthquake Updated to 9 By United States Geological Survey
The U.S. Geological Survey upgraded the recent March 11, 2011 earthquake that hit Japan, to a 9.0 magnitude on March 14.  The earthquake that rocked Tohoku in northern Honshu, Japan, was originally estimated at an 8.9 on the Richter scale, caused a massive tsunami that drove large schools of fish…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Environmental   Mar 15, 2011  
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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  
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Earthquake In Myanmar 2011 - Death Toll Rises
Breaking News: Earthquake In Myanmar 2011. A 6.8 magnitude earthquake has just struck in the northeastern region of Myanmar, Thursday night, March 24 2011. This, just weeks after the 8.9 earthquake in Japan that has claimed the lives of more than 10,000 people. Many living in the remote area are…
By:  in  News and Society   Mar 25, 2011  
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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  
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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  
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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  
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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  
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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  
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The Beginning Of the End - Blocked Vpns In China
Is this the beginning of the end? Have vpn's in China become obsolete? The recent attempt to block vpns in China by the government may be an omen for internet users in the country. For Chinese citizens and especially for expats living in China, a vpn is a must-have. A…
By:  in  News and Society  >  International   Apr 08, 2012  
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The Royal Wedding - The Other Side
The royal wedding is due on Friday, April 29th, which is just around the corner. Most of the news sites are concerned with what Prince William thinks about the wedding, or what Catherine Middleton is going to wear. The ceremony itself is going to be broadcasted all over the world,…
By:  in  News and Society   Apr 27, 2011  
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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  
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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  
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Twitter And Celebrities: Do they Mix?
Some people open a Twitter account and love it from the moment they start using it. No more so than some of the A list stars either side of the Atlantic. I’m curious about Twitter and celebrities, I really am. One minute they use it to inform their adoring fans…
By:  in  News and Society   Apr 17, 2011  
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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  
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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  
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A damming report by the Care Quality Commission,  looking at the care of the elderly in the NHS…
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