6 Ways to Stop Bullying
As a mother of a recently bullied son, I have become intimately aware of the growing concern of bullying. I have come…
A World Without Steve Jobs
I never met Steve Jobs, I wish I had the chance to talk to this genius and to get a glance of his personality. I would…
Marijuana Atm Machine
A new business is about to explode in Colorado"marijuana ATM machine". With the new law in Colorado amendment 64, which…
Occupy LA
I was driving on the 1-10 freeway in Phoenix while listening to a local radio talk show station. Believe me, sometimes…
O the Weather Outside is Frightful (but It Could
Hello World – xmas time approaches. S’funny how we look forward to the holidays and get excited by the ideas we…
Apple Vs Samsung Lawsuit
The lawsuit between Apple and Samsun may be heating up even more after yesterdays pre-trial ruling that Samsung can’t…
Pure Opinion Articles (454)
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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Charlie Sheen Gets Fired And Ready to Make A Change In His Life
Charlie Sheen gets fired via text message. That’s the latest, and I’m sure there is more to come. In recent weeks, the world has been watching the “Charlie Sheen debacle” and today there is another story added to the mess. Last week Sheen created a Twitter account and in less…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 08, 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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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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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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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  
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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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Ipad mini Rumor or Fact
From  IPods  to  Iphones  Apple  products  have  always  seemed  to  amaze  the  customers. Apple has not only  out done itself with its computers the Mac and Mac book pro. Apple  is now come out with a newer  and  better  Iphone. The  Iphone  4s  not only has a sleeker look but…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 17, 2011  
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The Latest Super Injunction - Privacy Laws Through the Back Door?
Another day and another super injunction. The UK newspapers are full of discussions about the latest super injunction. Yesterday judges put in place a super injunction to protect the family of a well known married actor who has allegedly been having an affair. The judges have said that this injunction…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 21, 2011  
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When Was the Great Depression
After World War I, the Great War, the population of the United States and some other countries enjoyed prosperity. Despite the prohibition of alcohol, the people enjoyed illicit booze, wild dancing, new cars and fancy clothes. When was the Great Depression? It began with the stock market crash of 1929…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 06, 2011  
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The Difference Between Men And Women
Yay you figured it out!!! The difference between a man and woman is body parts. Oh my gosh you are so smart. Well duh? We all know that, but I'm talking about characteristics here. Personally I'd rather hang out with a boy than a girl for a lot of reasons,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 03, 2013  
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The Library Of the Future: Does the Trend In Electronic Reading Devices Mean the Inevitable Extinction Of Tangible Books?
When you enter a library, any library, you the first thing you notice is the subdued atmosphere. The same usually holds for bookstores. Employees and volunteers at either usually speak in semi-hushed tones and seem sedate in their manner. Another thing you notice in a library is the faint smell…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 17, 2012  
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What Will Happen In 2012?
There has always been a fascination with the end of days scenario and how it will play out. Periodically throughout history there has been a renewal of interest in the subject matter. Speculation of what will happen in 2012 is once again exploding this topic in popularity as that date…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 01, 2012  
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Dr Conrad Murray - Trial By Television - How Would You Fare?
I turned on the television earlier this evening to listen to the news and the breaking story on the BBC News in the UK was the live trial of Dr Conrad Murray, who is currently on trial for the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson who died two years ago.  I…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Sep 28, 2011  
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Are You Prepared for the Worst And Hoping for the Best?
Unless you have been living under a rock or just jetted in from some other solar system you know from listening to local and national media types the world is in a state of upheaval. Destruction is up many times over what it was just a few years. Destruction from…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 27, 2011  
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Foods To Help You Sleep
While reading through the news today I stumbled upon something that you may want to know . First let me say that I have always been a big believer in natural sleep remedies . I'm sure that there are a lot of foods to help you sleep out there ,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 30, 2013  
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Modern Packaging (if you ain't broken, you soon will be)
Do you remember the old days when you bought a can or bottle or carton of something and to consume it, all you had to do was either: pull out your can-opener or twist the top or at worst, reach for a pair of scissors. These days are gone unfortunately,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 23, 2012  
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Questions Women Ask Men That They Should Never Answer
Poor Pippa Middleton. Ever since her she glided up the aisle in the wake of her old sister, at the Royal Wedding she has been at the centre of fervent gossip mostly about her beautiful body and fantastically shaped rear. There are now facebook pages dedicated to the appreciation of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 13, 2011  
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Bear Faced Day Nov 9th - A Novel Charity Campaign Or Celebrity Hogwash?
Well it’s nearly that time of year in the UK when Children in Need is upon us (November 16th). Every year the BBC host a charity telethon with an evening of entertainment from a host of celebrities, roving reporters at locations around the UK and film reports of how some…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 05, 2012  
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Wal Mart Shoppers Kids Pepper Sprayed - Man Tazed At Walmart - How To Make It In America
Wal Mart shopper's kids pepper sprayed. Man tazed at Wal Mart. My god, what's with this store? What's with this black Friday thing, anyway? Since when do you need body armor to pick up a few trinkets for Christmas? How to make it in America. This question used to be…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 25, 2011  
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Tough Guys Without Borders
My favorite heroes? No contest, Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). MSF is currently maintaining medical facilities in over 65 countries globally. Their aim has always been to find out where others are not going, and then go there. No, I'm not kidding. Yes, they volunteer. Think about what it…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 24, 2012  
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The Woes Of Humanity - Mayhem In Maryland
If there has ever been a time of civil distress, it has been of my generation. The Baltimore riots continue to run violent in the streets of Maryland and people like myself feel helpless. All I can do is share the videos on Facebook and write an article hoping to…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 28, 2015  
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Bob Diamond And A Lesson In Poor Communication Skills
So Bob Diamond the Chief Executive Office of Barclays Bank has suddenly decided to fall on his sword and leave the company with immediate effect. His resignation this morning was unexpected as right up until yesterday he was still insisting that he had no intention of resigning. Now he’s gone…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 03, 2012  
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My Likables : 2015 - 09 - 01
Technically I'm still middle aged, for a few more years. That guy that stares back at me from the mirror, though, sure does look old. One thing I've noticed about getting older is the way your focus, where you concentrate your awareness, changes. Things that were oh so important 40…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Sep 01, 2015  
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Personal Choice And The London Riots
Two nights ago I was watching an old edition of Extreme Makeover – Home Edition from America with Ty Pennington. If you’ve never seen the programme, Pennington and his colleagues descend on a family who have made a huge difference in their communities, but live in terrible conditions and build…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 16, 2011  
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5 Ways To Fix The Economy
When we talk about "the economy" it is simply a measurement of the rate at which money flows. 95% of the population spends every penny they earn even when they are doing well financially. When the 95% have more money to spend, the economy is more robust. It's not rocket…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 20, 2013  
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A Senior Perspective
The rhetoric never seems to change. Paul Ryan and the House Budget Committee have brought a budget resolution to the House floor and passed it. While this was going on the Senate should have been passing a budget of their own. The problem is that the Senate has not brought…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 25, 2012  
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Sleep And Your Health - Short Sleepers
Sleep is one of those subjects that arouses quite strong views in people. Some people swear that they can’t get by on anything less than 12 hours sleep a night, without feeling ill, whilst others are quite content with 8 hours a night. Some people always complain of feeling tired,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 27, 2011  
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Celebrities on Twitter Lead the Charge to Tell All
It sometimes seems that the public appetite for celebrity gossip knows no bounds. Not only are millions of newspapers and magazines bought each week and devoured for their celebrity content, many people scour the internet and read celebrity blogs such as the one written by Perez Hilton.. And more recently…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 19, 2011  
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No More Control - Manipulating Minds
September the eleventh was a dark day for everyone. So bad I would say that I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when it happened. Even those whom did not reside in the U.S. felt the pain of loss and could empathize with the families and…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 10, 2012  
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