Procrastination has plagued us. It is a terrible habit to fall into and, like any other habit, really hard to get out of. It is a trap you fall into without realizing it. Once you realize what you have been doing, you have already been trapped. Escaping from that trap is a lot harder than..
Month: December 2016
Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (1871 – 1922) was a French novelist, who is perhaps best known for his seven volume novel entitled In Search of Lost Time, with Swann’s Way (1913) being the best known amongst the seven volumes. Born in Auteuil, France in 1871, Proust was born to a pathologist father..
Mexico is located in North America and is bordered from the North by the United States. The country’s total area is 1,972,550 square km, which is about three times the size of Texas. The capital of Mexico is Mexico City, and it is located in the south-central part of the country. Fifty to sixty percent..
In Boston, there were two attached born twins. The twins shared the same heart, and the parents asked for separation. After the separation one twin passed away while the other one thrives. This also occurred again in U.S., Ohio’s Akron General Medical Center. The parents gave birth to two monoamniotic, “mono mono” identical twins, Jenna..
Plant perception is the bizarre idea that plants experience emotion such as fear and that they can respond and communicate. This idea is considered to fit into the field of plant neurobiology. Since plants technically don’t have a nervous system or sensory organs, this idea is rarely accepted in science and is categorized as pseudoscience…
Were you ever in a situation where you were doing something, but then stopped because you didn’t know what you were going to do next? Many people will tell you that you were just too concentrated on what you were doing that you forgot the next thing that was in your mind, but in reality..
Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, nicknamed “Coco”, was born August 19th, 1883, and died January 10th, 1971. She was a French businesswoman, fashion designer, and the founder of Chanel. At the age of 12, her mom died of Bronchitis, leaving her dad to take care of 5 children. Her dad sent his two sons to work as..
8 Facts about Ancient Egypt!!! They did not ride camels The camels were not used until the dynastic age period, where most Egyptians at that time used donkeys and boats as means of transportation Not everyone was mummified The mummy is a defining Egyptian artefact. Yet mummification was time consuming and expensive process, that was..
There it goes… There it goes again… Casting stones… There it goes Trying to bruise you scare you, somehow tear you down There it goes again… The voices, dark and cold Casting stones All the imperfections in intervention invading your space And as you get older the voices get louder the road seems longer and..
LeBron James and his Cleveland cavaliers have been on a staggering 3-game losing streak since their humiliating loss against the Milwaukee Bucks four days ago. the problem with the Cavs losing streak is that all of their losses were not just losses, they were straight blowouts with all of them being one-sided games for their..
“Betrayal” I yearned for something great True love, that wasn’t fake you made my heart deteriorate While I stayed up all night, thinking about you You betrayed me , with a guy I never knew I kept questioning myself “How could you?” Oh how I thought of the ways I could torture you Nevertheless, it’s..
Have you ever been told that music could somehow make you smarter? Technically, that statement isn’t entirely true but there is something called “The Mozart Effect” and that is actually real. You might be wondering what the Mozart Effect even is right about now and why you should even think to care about it. The..
Born in Salinas, California, John Steinbeck (1902 – 1968) was an American writer, who is perhaps best known for his 1939 novel The Grapes of Wrath, alongside East of Eden (1952) and Of Mice and Men (1937). He is known for his characterization, which is always detailed enough for the reader to feel as though..
Nur had been hurt, and she couldn’t resist the pain. She had been short on the rent. She had become a prostitute. Sexual intercourse was her way out of her emotional depression, and it was a distraction so she could forget about all the love she had missed out on. She was known in the..
Let’s be honest, at one point in most people’s life, there comes a time when there is a compulsory piece to be written that the brain seems to be simply incapable of writing. As you stare at the blank screen ahead of you, it stares back sardonically. Decisively, that is my current situation; an article..
It was a night to remember for Bob Bradley and his men, who won for the first time since the opening day of the season, and the first time under the American boss. Not only so, they did it in exceptional fashion. This was dubbed by several commentators, as the best premier league of 2016,..
Feminist A word A word most people are afraid of labeling themselves as It’s a word which society is ashamed of They are so caught up with the false interpretations This word has lost its true meaning Behind those majestic crashes there will be gentle waves Because you’re a girl Mama can I play sports..
Throughout the years, people have been characterized as a part of a cohort, or generation, such as the Baby Boomers, Generation X, and the Millennials. They are usually attributed to having certain characteristics, which can lead to stereotyping. A generation experiences the same cultural events, but the diversity of gender, class, race, and politics makes..
People wear jeans all the time, it’s one of the most commonly worn pieces of clothing worldwide. Jeans are comfortable and match with many clothing items. Jacob Davis was the person who invented jeans. During the 1800s in the American West, there were miners working in a gold mine. These miners kept wearing out their..
It’s the end of the term and almost the end of the year, and a lot is happening at AIS. A lot of groups are hosting events; some Christmas themed among others. All clubs are hosting events for many reasons, whether it be fundraising or advertising. However, all events together help raise school spirit and..