India is one of the most popular countries in which honor killing takes place, especially in the northern state of Haryana. The reason why India is popular in honor killing is due to the radical beliefs, traditions, and cultures, which the villagers acquire. One of the villagers in Garnauthi stated, “Our culture is not like..
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Ever gotten a chill down your spine on Friday the thirteenth? Or maybe wear your, ‘lucky shirt’ the day of a test? The topic of superstitions probably brings about some the most doubtful, amazed, and laugh out loud reactions from people. This doesn’t only apply to spiritual superstitions, but also physical ones. Moles were considered..
The 21st century has been a fruitful period in terms of technological advancement. Utilities ranging from telephones, music carriers, GPS systems and computer technology have all been compressed into what we know as tablets and smart phones. Furthermore, the technological industry is growing at an exponential rate. Back in early 2012, rumors emerged regarding augmented..
On the evening of the 18th of October there was a partial lunar eclipse. This eclipse was visible from both hemispheres but only to places surrounding african and of course africa itself. But what is a lunar eclipse. According to the Oxford dictionary a lunar eclipse is when the moon passes over earths shadow making..
Ever had a complete stranger flash you a friendly smile? Someone you barely know, or maybe not know at all hold open a door, pick up something you dropped, and just for moment, you felt that this world isn’t so cruel after all? It’s those little acts of kindness that can truly brighten up our..
During the month of September, Egypt was overwhelmed with protests all around the streets. AT LEAST 968 protests during the month of September were formed. 80% of all these protests were for political reason. The Muslim Brotherhood formed 42 % of all these protests. There were 408 protests from the Muslim Brotherhood during the month..
A gang of 15 years old girls bullied a 12 years old girl. They sent her messages saying “ You should die” and “Why don’t you go kill yourself.” The 12 years old girl, Rebecca, couldn’t take it anymore so she committed suicide by climbing a tower and jumping from it. There were investigations on..
The Wonders of the Modern World are an amalgamation of the evolved effort, creativity, and increased ingenuity that mankind has been building for years. These wonders include The Empire State Building, Panama Canal, and the CN tower, just to name a few. One that tends to elicit familiarity worldwide is the elongated, bright red bridge..
Throughout our lives, we never stop learning new things, whether it is factual information, the name of our neighbor, or how to do something specific. Education is the key to success and it is the only thing that will stay with you to your grave, no matter what happens. Why is it then that all..
The International Day of Peace (IDP), celebrated at the 21st of September of every year, originated through a proposal by the United Nations in 1981 to spread love and peace throughout the world. Ironically, never since then has the world been closer to war than it is today, with the Middle East at peak of..
It was a bright morning in a small village located in the midst of a large forest somewhere in the Americas. The sun was shining through the tall trees, crossing the eyes of the young kids standing by the road like every Friday morning awaiting the ice cream truck. Later that night, the village elders..
“That’s the thing about pain, it demands to be felt”- The Faults in Our Stars Pain. Suffering. Grief. All aspects of life one would not be delighted to experience. They are in fact inevitable, however after reading the book The Faults in Our Stars, one views these aspects of life in a way as beautiful…
First of all I would like to start by praying for all those we’ve lost. May your beautiful souls rest in peace, you’re always on our minds and forever in our hearts. (Niccollo Shoukri<3). As we’re grow up day-by-day we start realizing the gaps in life, some of them remain unfilled no matter how hardly..
Today, Ethiopia began to divert the flow of the Blue Nile in order to construct the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in the Benishangul-Gumuz region near the borders of Sudan. On its own, the dam will cost $4.7 billion other than the $12 billion required to harness the rivers’ flow through the rugged land of Ethiopia…
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is considered the head of the decision making process in the world. Their role is to seek peace, and work hard on creating a nuclear-free earth. It is made up of fifteen nations, five of which are permanent, the rest are randomly selected. The five permanent members are..
The Milwaukee Bucks, who settled in the 8th spot in the East, were no match for the 1st seed Miami Heat, who easily dispatched of them in 4 games. Even in game 4 of the first round (which occurred on April 28, 2013), without Dwayne Wade, the Miami Heat overwhelmed the Bucks and ended up..
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As we have all so painfully noticed, the power has been vexingly inconsistent over the past few weeks. One minute you’re trying to submit an assignment online while downloading music by the light of your trusty ole lamp, then the next minute you’re sitting all alone in utter darkness, consuming your mind with a..
So I was sort of brain stuck about what I should write next, so I decided to write about one of my favorite bands, which is Pink Floyd; they did after all tell us that we could write about whatever we wanted. I remember the first time I listened to them, I was with my..
How would it be to breath underwater? Feel the bubbles against your face, the cool water brushing your cheek. Seeing creatures you’ve never seen before. This is what it is like to scuba dive. Scuba diving is one of the world’s most fascinating sports. The adrenaline rush one gets from scuba diving is like no..