Retirement Unknowns
I wonder how many of us give much thought to what our life will be like after we retire. I didn’t give it a lot of…
Obesity Vs Smoking
Can obesity really be as deadly as smoking? Doctors and anti smoking activists have been warning against the dangers…
The New Society
There is one thing in common with the accumulation of great power and total freedom. They both come with even greater…
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…
The National Health Service - Do Not Disturb,
Well the NHS (National Health Service) has done it again and scored what can only be described as an own goal. I do…
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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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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Jury Service Rules - A Surprising Development
I couldn’t believe it when I read the headline in the paper today about jury service rules. The HM Courts and Tribunals Service (a relatively new government agency) has said that there is no reason why people who can’t read English shouldn’t sit on jury trials. Uhm! Why not? Apparently,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 26, 2011  
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Pilot's A Pirate, A Tale Of Two Terriers!
Poor "Pistol" and "Boo" and poor Johnny Depp, the latter in typical piratical manner, smuggled his two Yorkshire Terriers into Australia! Australia has very strict Bio-Security laws, primarily designed to keep diseases like Rabies out of the country. Jack Sparrow apparently had a different idea and thought that the rules…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 15, 2015  
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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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Complaints About The Role Of The General Practitioner Are On The Rise
It hasn’t been a good couple of weeks for the National Health Service. Last week there was a the release of a damning report about the poor treatment of elderly patients in some hospitals which some commentators have suggested that in part it is down to the changing role of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 18, 2011  
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What's Up With Obamacare?
So now Obama gives business a one year delay from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate, but families and you the individual, do not get such consideration? How can that be? Employees whose employers do not furnish health insurance will be required to buy their own private…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 13, 2013  
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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 End Of The World Is When?
The answer? I don't know but I'm hoping it won't be until the sun goes super nova in several million years. With all of these people predicting the end of the world, the most recent as we all know being May 21st, oops October 21st or was that sometime in…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 27, 2011  
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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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Humanity is That Which Does Maintaining Humanity In Society
Street articles: Humanity is desired everywhere to establish peace and happiness. At the present world no civilized and disciplined life- leading is is to be thought and imagined at all.This is why it will never be exaggerating to say that humanity is one of the greatest powers which can make…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 15, 2011  
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Health Care Has Been Getting Worse
Health Care in this country is coming to a crisis. Health Care has been getting worse for the last ten years or longer. I know this from my own personal experience. Ten years or even earlier than that I was planning on being able to keep my health care from…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 06, 2014  
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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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Mississippi State Troopers
ROADBLOCK / CHECKPOINT Well it seems the MS State Troopers had another roadblock /checkpoint set up at the intersection of hwy 603 & 43 in Kiln last Saturday morning. As my wife and I approached this check point we were not worried, as my 2001 Dodge Ram Pickup was in…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 03, 2011  
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I’m A Celebrity 2012 Offers Ideal Platform for Arch Self Publicist Nadine Dorries MP
Now it’s not long since MPs arrived back in the Commons after their long summer break so you’d think it would be a bit early for one of their numbers to be taking off to Australia for a jaunt. But no it isn’t. That’s exactly what Nadine Dorries MP has…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 07, 2012  
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Finding Bigfoot - A Big Disappointment
I'm a sucker for Discovery's "Finding Bigfoot" tv show. If I turn on the tv and it's on then I am glued to the tv show for the rest of that episode and any episode that may follow that one. I really don't know why either. I know that they…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Sep 06, 2011  
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What Happened to the End Of the World?
Well 21st December 2012 has come and gone without world shattering catastrophe! Why was such catastrophe predicted, and why did it not happen? The 2012 Phenomenon The predictions of an end-time apocalypse are based on the end of a 5125 year cycle described by the Mayan calendar. This was then…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 23, 2012  
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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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The Latest Super Injuction- Part 2
When I wrote an article about the lastest super injunction a couple of weeks ago, I said that I thought the story would probably run and run. I was right, it has continued to appear in the news and since that article at least two more super injunctions (that we…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 08, 2011  
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Modern Day Wedding Photographers
Weddings in India is a 300 crore industry, growing at 15 to 20 percent annually. Rising costs and slow moving economy has not brought down the spirits of india’s ‘to be married’ couples to spend thousands of rupees on professional wedding photographers to capture their moments in the best ways…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Sep 30, 2015  
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Flying White Teeth
So this young guy decides to punch a supervisor in the mouth. The date is unknown for now. Did I mention this guy was only twenty? So this twenty year old guy must really have some guts to hit a disco teacher. Or the teacher must have had it coming…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 13, 2015  
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What Lies A Head For The Children Of The World?
Every time my nieces and nephews come over I always have the same questions? How will their future be? Will their economy be like the one we are living in right now? Will every topic that they are involved in be about no jobs? Will there be millions of people…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 09, 2011  
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Bear Grylls is at it again, furthering his branded outdoor survivalist image with a new advertising…
It is interesting that "Free Museums Show Rise In Visits". The blatantly obvious reason is that it's…
“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers,” was the proposal in one of Shakespeare’s…
Recently a childish adult comedian launched an inane parody targeted at students upon the Brigham…
Like many people around the world, I felt rather sad hearing about the death of former US astronaut…
I am happy to declare that I love Sat Nav systems. In fact it I had to name 10 of my most useful…

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