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.…
Underground Tornado Shelters
When I was a youngster, my parents, my younger brother, my two cousins and their parents, and I piled into my uncle's…
Witches In My Family
As part of the research into my own family genealogy, I found that my great-grandmother(x7), Anna Maria Ludwig, was…
The Denzel Washington Facebook Controversy Story
Every so often a celebrity does a good deed and it goes unnoticed... Sound familiar? Well if you're on Facebook then…
Gas Prices Just Keep Going Up
Was gas ever really going for $.99? Was it a dream? But it seemed so real. For the 18th consecutive day gas prices…
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.…
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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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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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Involuntary Separating From the Military Things they Didnt Tell You
So you served your country or are serving your country. You've been notified your commander is pressing through with recommending your seperation from the Military. Your emotions are going to vary from bieng angry, depressed, optimistic, delusional, and sad. I know from a personal standpoint how you feel. It's not…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Jul 02, 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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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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Will Osama Bin Laden’s Wives Be Moved Back to Native Countries
Pakistani officials have revealed that the three wives of Osama Bin Laden may be returned to their own countries in the coming months and that security officials there have also asked that travel restrictions related to the women and their children be removed. The anonymous source revealed that Pakistan’s government…
By:  in  News and Society   Oct 11, 2011  
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September 11, Ten Years After That unforgetable Fateful Day
What went wrong you may be asking? Well, only the Almighty God would have an answer to such a question as it is very complicated. Obviously, something went horribly wrong that no human in this world today knows what really happened. September 11, has gone down in our history books…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Religion   Aug 17, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gadhafi Continues to Refuse to Step Down, Nato Increases Its Attacks
Libyan President, Moammar Gadhafi gave a ten minute speech in which he vehemently declared that he would not be stopped and that he would not step down from power, no matter what. The speech, aired on Libyan state run television was backed by the sound of bombs and low flying…
By:  in  News and Society   Jun 08, 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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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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Schwarzenegger Admits to Affair With Household Staffer Mildred Baena, Reveals Forteen Year Old Child
It has been about a week since Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger announced that they were in the process of ending their 25 year marriage and that the split was entirely on good terms. Both parties were remarkably close -mouthed about the exact cause but it has now been revealed…
By:  in  News and Society   May 18, 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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The Bible is About Jesus
Many people make the grave mistake in thinking that the bible is a novel, a feel good read, a motivational piece, great literature, the Word of God, and for inspiration. However, one key element that is missing when it comes to the Bible is that the entire bible is all…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Religion   Jun 08, 2011  
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Vancouver Stanley Cup Riot 2011 - Is This Deja Vu?
9:19pm, June 15th, 2011: Vancouver has broken out into it's second Stanley Cup riot in 17 years, well, since last time they made the Stanley Cup in 1994. Before the puck dropped in a 4-0 loss to the Boston Bruins, several of the over 100,000 Vancouver fans lining the streets…
By:  in  News and Society   Dec 09, 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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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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Shocking Allegations In the Casey Anthony Capital Murder Case
Prosecutors in Orlando, Florida are seeking the death penalty in the capital murder case against Casey Anthony. In addition to murder in the death of her 2 year old child, Caylee, Anthony is being charged with aggravated child abuse, aggravated manslaughter of a child and misleading police officials. The misleading…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Crime   May 26, 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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The Prosecution In the Casey Anthony Trial May Wrap Up In Week Four
The opening week of the Casey Anthony murder trial was rocked by a bombshell declaration by the defense. Jose Baez, lead defense lawyer for the young woman accused of murdering and then hiding her young daughter claimed that there was no murder, that little Caylee drowned in the family swimming…
By:  in  News and Society   Jun 14, 2011  
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There are many things we are taught in this world that are not correct. That is to be expected because…
Two days ago a woman reported missing for the last 50 years, was found alive. Lucy Johnson was missing…
ive been walking down the aisle way wondering when things would go my way what to do and how to get…
Three strong earthquakes rattled much of India and Nepal in rapid succession on Sunday, with the…
First of all it is better to comprehend what the art of learning is all about? For some people it…
Georgia who is rugged with its beautiful mountain scenery and the spectacular Black Sea coastline…

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