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Tropical Hurricane Chris

Where will Chris strike? Will Chris crash into the war torn and weary Gulf Coast as ravished residents re-build? Or will Chris cut across the continuous sand bar we call Florida to cause catastrophic catastrophes?

There Are Damn Lies - And There Are Statistics

Statistical surveys are all about interpretation. I can only hope that my understanding is closer to the truth, and that Israel is not descending into religious fundamentalism, in spite of the recent disturbing events...

How You Can Use News Releases To Promote And Market Your Business

Press releases are no longer just for the press. Here is How to Use Press Releases to Promote Your Business Press releases and news announcements serve many different functions in addition to being source material for journalists to write about. Yes, it is good to have BIG news that will motivate a

Reading culture and mass exam failures

The government, parents, teachers, students/learners, school proprietors/proprietresses, education administrators and managers are all to blame for continued decline in reading culture and its attenda

Shy Southern Casanova

Calvin Bennett was quite a heartbreaker. He was a prolific internet dater, enjoying success with quite a few young ladies. He seemed to have had a sweetheart in almost every state he passed through.

Barack and Mahmoud: Two Peas in a Pod

Were Barack Obama and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad separated at birth? That was my first thought when conceiving this piece, but realizing that they were born nearly five years apart, that would render the the

I'm Not A Baby Sitter, I'm A Cupcake Sitter

One teenage girl's journey from raising awareness on water privatization to the pursuit of perfecting the art of sugarpaste crafting. Her experience of raising a cupcake from scratch and seeing it to adulthood. The search for the best cupcake recipe and the trials of designing beautiful cupcake

Japan worried about China military advantage

While Japan is really a major partner of both Indonesia and ASEAN, it's losing to China's growing influence. The Jakarta Post's Desy Nurhayati spoke with Japan's Fo

What You Need to Do to Get Into Your Career

Many unemployed youth are turning to unorthodox ways of making it in the world. It is easy to find them dealing in drugs, or using them, and it is even easier to blame it on the system or the moral degradation that society is exposing them to. There is some truth to this regard - that the media, the

Aluminum Recycling - The Right Step For Energy Conservation

Aluminum recycling refers to reuse of scrap aluminum for making different products. The metal is re-melted which involves far less cost and less use of energy as compared to making new aluminum. About 31% of aluminum which is manufactured in U.S.A is created out of recycled scrap.

Culture and Values

The relationship between culture and values is coherent and wide ranging. It covers the commercial, social and religious angle intrinsically and effectively, affecting individual and groups alike. The effect on the life of a common man in his daily life is vibrant or subdued subject to his cultural

Why Thousands of Fathers Are Fighting a Restraining Order This Year

During divorce cases, your ex's lawyer might suggest she file a phony allegation of abuse against you so that a temporary restraining order can be obtained. And while you're trying to figure out how to fight the restraining order, you can end up losing your job, your home, your car, and vi

Do Our Politicians Really Think We Are That Stupid?

Our elected officials on both sides of the political aisle must really think we, their constitutes, are dumber than dirt. That is how we are being treated. The congressional political process seems to be filled with more and more "corrupt," self-serving practices in each new session - rega

Is "Black Liberation Theology" Really Helping African Americans?

Rev. Jeremiah Wright of Trinity United Church of Christ has sought, in his own beliefs and methods, to minister to the needs of his congregation, exhibiting a perfectly normal and natural sense about what a minister should be doing. His unexpected exposure on national television has caused umbrage w

Top 10 Earthquakes

The ranking of the top 10 earthquakes by the U.S. Geological Survey is formed on magnitude according to the Richter scale. Earthquakes with lower magnitudes infrequently cause more serious causes and