What Is Beast Week In Air Force Basic Training?
Air Force basic training has evolved throughout the years, and even as little as 2006 has changed dramatically. What…
Supplement Income After Retirement
My Retirement I enjoyed my job as a teaching assistant for twenty-two years - up until about a year before I retired.…
Live to Fight Another Day: Strategic Self Defense
Recent FBI statistics show that violent crimes in the United States including murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated…
Did Alan Turing Really Commit Suicide?
On June 23rd Google displayed an interesting and puzzling doodle honouring Alan Turing's birthday 100 years ago. The…
The Year it All Ended, 2012?
I have heard on a number of occasions that the world is about to end. In fact, on December 21, 2012, we can assume…
A Classic Example Of Unintended Consequences
The article by CurtisJ75 posted on Jan 29th 2012 on the Street Articles website appears to come to the conclusion that…
News and Society Articles (2004)
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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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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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  
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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  
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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  
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Is Starbucks the Home Front for the New Revolution ?
Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz has fired a shot across the bow of the political status quo, demanding that those aboard the sinking ship, stand and deliver or stand down. Within thirty hours of his challenge, he had garnered thousands of supportive responses but no reply from the politicians that he…
By:  in  News and Society   Aug 24, 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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Love Each Other and Love God
We often hear this phrase in Christian circles where it is said, we need to learn to love each other, love yourself, and love God. With many of the conflicts in the world today; one way to end it all would be to love each other and to love our…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Religion   Jun 13, 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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Internet Marketing News What Are the Latest Trends?
The internet is a rapidly changing world. What are the trends taking place in the world of internet marketing. Here's what my research led me to discover (and confirm in some cases): Google's latest update. There was a lot of concern when google updated again the way it ranks web…
By:  in  News and Society   May 08, 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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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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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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Handling Fights In The Road
Have you ever been in that situation before? You happen to be on your own, and you walk down a slender street. All of a sudden, there are gangsters before and behind you. Instantly, you simply realize there's no getting out. You understand something must happen now, or you are…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Crime   Jun 07, 2012  
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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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Oprah Winfrey Show Ends
The most phenomenal talk show host for the past twenty five years has been Oprah Winfrey. Her educational, thought provoking, inspiring, and uplifting shows were anticipated and viewed by over 42 million people in about 150 countries world wide. But, like everything else, one has to say farewell to her…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   May 29, 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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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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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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Doomsday 21 May? No Way!
Harold Camping of Family Radio has declared tomorrow (at this writing), May 21, to be Judgment Day. No biblical evidence exists to justify this pronouncement. It will not happen. Furthermore, it cannot happen. It cannot happen for the same reason that Jesus cannot come tonight, as many preachers falsely believe.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Religion   May 21, 2011  
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Why I Think The Westboro Baptist Church Should Have To Pay Taxes
If you have not heard about the Westboro Baptist Church by now then you must have been living under a rock for the past 20 years or so. Since the early 1990's this “church” group has been holding protests, rallies, and pickets against everything from gay rights festivals, to NBA…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Religion   Jun 09, 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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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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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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Watch Hulu In Sweden
There is no question about whether people want to watch Hulu in Sweden or not, as there is even a Facebook page called Open Hulu to Sweden! The copyright and licensing agreement with American networks create a major roadblock. They will sell the rights to air programs to local broadcasting…
By:  in  News and Society  >  International   Apr 27, 2011  
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Pakistan Help U.S Kill Osama Bin Laden- Is it true
The biggest current news event of the hour. Pakistan helps United States kill Osama Bin Laden on May 1st, 2011 in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Ok, so, according to the United States government, Bin Laden was the leader of al-Qaeda and head of the terrorist attack back on September 11, 2001. Ultimately,…
By:  in  News and Society   May 02, 2011  
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Watch Hulu In Canada 2011
You can watch Hulu in Canada now. However, you're going to have to pay a fee and if you're looking for a freebie then you can stop reading now. If you'd be willing to pay about five bucks a month to get access to Hulu in Canada then keep reading…
By:  in  News and Society  >  International   May 04, 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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Who is Jesus Christ
Who Is Jesus Christ? This is a question that many will think should be posed as, who was Jesus Christ, for the simple fact that He died. However, it is clear to the world that Jesus has been depicted in many different ways by many different religions, Christian denominations, individuals,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Religion   May 09, 2011  
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American college student, Amanda Knox was freed from an Italian prison after the jury found her innocent…
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One of the first and significant things you ought to do when you are beginning a business is to manufacture…
White House Chief of Staff William Daley has announced that over $800 million in aid to Pakistan…

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