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Best Dog Movies of All Time
There has always been something special about the relationship you have with your dog - something you cannot simply put into words. The world is full of stories that portray the beautiful bond between man and his best friend; stories of love, care and loyalty. Each story makes one marvel at the love of a dog; a mere animal who has the ability to give back as much as he takes. So what if you don't speak the same language as them? There are signs and gestures only both of you understand and that's what makes your bond so special.
How Disease Shapes Human History
I'm going to talk about a subject that has become revitalized in the past few years and that is the impact that disease has on us as humans. Most people do things to prevent the spread of diseases in their day-to-day life as second nature because of the effect it's had on us in the past. Such as washing their hands or sneezing into their elbow. However, for the majority of people in first-world countries, it doesn't weigh on our mind 24/7 as it does in say, less developed countries. In modern life, with all of our current medicine, we don't seem to feel that a tiny micro-organism can be our undoing as it could have in ancient times but perhaps we'd better think again.
Top Shelf Cures
When I was six or seven, my parents went out to celebrate an anniversary and left our grandmother to watch my brothers and me. Grandma Jean is British, and when I was little I loved this the most about her. She brought chocolate Smarties and Noddy books back for us in her luggage and made us afternoon tea. I spent so much time reading British books, in fact, that I was often corrected at school for using a ‘u’ in the word 'color.'
A Fascinating Window Into Sean Stone - Host of 'Buzzsaw'
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Sean Stone (eldest son of Oliver), and the host of Buzzsaw, a series on Gaia, a member-supported conscious media company.
Personal Space is an Actual Thing, Sir.
It's a tough 'ole world out there for us girls - this is a known fact so I shan't labour it too much, worry not. I just want to share with you an experience I had the other day which had a superb effect on me.
Best Michael Jackson 'Thriller' Songs
Michael Jackson, also known as MJ and the King of Pop, was an iconic star in pop culture throughout his life. He began in a band with his older brothers known as the Jackson 5 but quickly moved on to a long solo career which landed him countless awards. His album, Thriller, is still the best-selling album of all time to this day. The intense popularity of this album was not only a musical and cultural phenomenon but very important because its success helped to pave the way for other Black artists. He was one of the first popular Black artists to consistently air music videos on MTV. It's nearly impossible to go through life without knowing the chorus by heart to at least one of his songs, especially off of this album. But if you're wondering which of the songs on this album are the top of the top, here are the best Michael Jackson Thriller songs ever recorded.
Interview with Stephen Amell and Andrew Harding's Nocking Point
Men only drink beer and women only drink wine. Right? Wrong. Arrow actor Stephen Amell and longtime friend Andrew Harding stand behind the ideology that dudes can still be dudes and drink wine. In 2012 they created Nocking Point Wines, a winery located in Walla Walla Valley, now home to the popular tri-monthly subscription box service The Wine Club.
How To Order Your Steak
Steak is one of the few foods out there where you can become a connoisseur devoted to every step of the preparation process. Every little aspect of steak, from the meat itself to its preparation method, can be graded and rated by a solid set of standards.
What NOT to Say to Someone with Autism
I'm 37 years old and in February last year I was diagnosed with High Functioning Autism. After all that time, finally finding out who I am, was quite a revelation.
Low Calorie Summer Cocktails
Dieting isn't easy, especially if you love to party and drink the night away. After all, if there's one thing that can kill a diet faster than a trip to an all you can eat buffet, it's drinking.
Top 10 Tips to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse
Even though we've seen the scenario played out in the movies and on TV, what would you, or rather, should you do in an honest-to-goodness zombie apocalypse situation? First of all, can this actually happen? Will there be some nasty virus that makes us long for the taste of brains? Or is religion playing a cruel game by warning us that once Hell’s full, the dead will walk the Earth? No one really knows for sure, and that's what makes it so goddamn terrifying!
Give Up the Day Job & Chase Your Dreams!
Success is a funny thing. It can be quite elusive. It can also be jaded, like an ex-lover that you used to enjoy tumbling around with. And just like that ex-lover of yours, the way you saw him/her was as clear as day at the time of courtship. But then something happened. Life got in the way. It has a habit of doing that. It's a mightily intrusive habit, but it happens pretty much every single day.
Artificial Gender Intelligence
As a western society with fairly traditional views, England as a whole has moderately outdated views on what gender is as a concept (Woods 1995). Even with progressive views speaking of non-binary people or trans people; there is still some element of binary or even a linear spectrum. When realistically gender is a performance, which yes, we already know. So how do we begin to break this down in the future?
Develop a Female-Led Relationship
Why We Should Improve Our Males We all learn our gender roles from socialisation. This includes school, university, the workplace, the media, and from our parents and families. It's learnt from every single interaction we have with the society we live in, from the time we are born. Since much of society is still largely controlled by men, we learn that men should be in control and, despite many social advances, that it is still a woman's place to look after the home and children.
Racial Prejudice in America
Racial prejudice is defined as an irrational suspicion or hatred of a particular group, race, or religion that typically arises from race-based stereotypes (Nittle). The media has played a major role in distorting the images of many races with stereotypes that have made society come to believe they are all true and apply to everyone in the race. Vincent Parrillo’s “Causes of Prejudice” indicates that prejudice is not from a single cause but from psychology and sociology. He explains that people become hostile towards others when they feel their security is being threatened (Colombo). This essay will present a few images from the media that demonstrate the pervasiveness of inequality. These images prove that America is far from having equality among all races. Self-justification involves denigrating a person or a group to justify maltreatment of them.
Stoner Girl Must-Haves
In High Places 420: July 7th, 2017 This list is for my fellow lady tokers that are anything like me. In other words, you're magnetized to those of the pink, glittery, or cute variety. If it’s too dull, too boring, or isn’t the right color, we want nothing to do with it.
For the Night and the House: How To Meet the Parents
I remember the first time I met a girl I was seeing's parents, and it wasn't good (in hindsight). I believe I must've been 16 at the time, and I didn't quite have a grip on how to keep my identity while still portraying myself as someone that wasn't nearly as hormone/heartbreak-driven as I was (am).
Signs He is Ready to be Serious with You
While women are known to be difficult and sometimes frustrating when it comes to relationships we often know what we want. Men, on the other hand, are never really sure. Commitment can so easily scare them off yet if you date other guys they get jealous. They love to say they don't believe in monogamy yet they want to spend every night with you. Or how about when they disappear for a few days, like full blown fall off the planet. No warning, no reason, he just vanishes like a ghost only to text you a few days later and act like nothing happened. How the hell are women supposed to keep up?
Best Historical Fiction Shows to Watch Right Now
Historical fiction used to be a 'nerd's nerd' genre — but not anymore. As people increasingly grow interested in what life was like in the past, historical fiction has become a majorly popular genre of movies, books, and even television shows.
A Corn Lover's Guide to Getting the Most Out of Early Season Corn
I have a friend who will not eat corn. She will eat foie gras and grilled sardines and truffles of course. But she will not eat corn. Don’t ask me why. Whenever she starts to tell me, I immediately stop listening. It just isn’t something I can pretend to comprehend.