School. Probably the main source of pressure towards teenagers. “You’re only a teenager, you don’t know what you want, you’re not responsible enough yet – but here’s a bunch of exams that will decide your future and where you go with life.” Now read that again and think of how corrupt and hypocritical that is,..
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Getting told to be thankful is something that is easy for us humans to say, rather than to do. In all honestly, giving thanks is the number one way to stay happy and content with your lifestyle. It’s terrible not knowing what you have until it’s gone. In honor of the year 2013, (and Thanksgiving)..
Bad habits that are good for you, it may sound weird and wrong, but it can be correct. There is evidence that shows several habits that are actually bad, but good at the same time. 1) Waking up late is a bad habit, but it actually improves your long-term memory. Just do not make this..
As a 15 year-old girl, I don’t know if I should be admitting that one of my favorite movies was Horton Hears a Who. This movie expressed the idea that there’s life in the littlest of places and so it has made me very paranoid about everything I eat and drink. I mean, what if..
She was the richest woman in the world. She always gave. She never received. She never complained. She never hated life for all the obstacles it threw at her. And she loved. She loved, even her enemies. He was the poorest man in the world. He snatched everything from everyone. He never gave. He always..
What is it that makes reading so special? Readers argue that the charm behind reading lies within the gradually developing story which constitutes a book. Others would say that knowledge is the ultimate fruit to be gained from reading. Yet there’s a certain charisma behind books which is recognized..
A couple of weeks ago, we had class discussion in Global Perspectives about the conflicts of different endangered cultures and the way they live. The cultures that we were discussing varied from the Maasai, to Bushmen to the Aboriginals and the Bedouin. However, I was really interested in the Bushmen’s cultures and the way of..
The mentioning of the holiday ‘Thanksgiving’ can invoke multiple images of merriment, family get-togethers, and delightful dishes. It’s a day in which citizens of the United States can abandon their woes and worries, and enjoy a festive day with their friends and loved ones. For American citizens residing in Egypt, Thanksgiving maintains its status as..
“A very small portion of the population has a condition which may cause them to experience epileptic seizures or have momentary loss of consciousness when viewing certain kinds of flashing lights or patterns that are commonly present in our daily environment. These persons may experience seizures while watching some kinds of television pictures or playing..
I told you so: things your mom was right about During our normal day, we wake up go to school, come back home with a new story to tell our parents. Most likely our mothers. Even if we don’t want them to know about them, the moment you walk in the door she knows what..
Humans. Are they always this negative? My uncle’s always had a knack for learning about them and the odd things they do. He insists on watching a daily screening of lies and depression humans have chosen to represent current life on this beautiful planet. They call it “The News”. Apparently, humans know they’re being fooled..
So recently I came across what is called “The Arab Mona Lisa”. A couple of months ago in the UAE, Sheikh Zayed Bin Suroor Al Nahyane unveiled of the Arab Mona Lisa piece in the UAE for the very first time by the Emirati artist who goes by “samar arts”. Inspired by the Mona Lisa..
Not because I say “her own” booger, means that it’s okay to eat anyone else’s booger. However this issue is really started to get on my nerves, my sister enjoys eating her own booger. I think in a matter of time, she will start adding ketchup and mayonnaise to that. So I was watching TV..
Throughout my time at AIS I have realized mainly one thing, that love is both a pleasant and a terrible feeling. The social division in AIS is really noticeable and sometimes that serves as a barrier between you and the one you “love” or like. Other times, social pressure from your friends may lead you..
It’s weird how now I know just as little About you as I knew before Nothing has changed This is unfortunate though All I hear is talk about you They say you’re depressed, depressing I don’t know why but I find that offensive That every time death is mentioned Every time, they look at you..
Nick Vujicic was born 30 years ago in Melbourne, Australia without limbs. His life isn’t easy but through the love of his parents, loved ones, and faith in God, he overcame his adversity and is now living a life filled with joy and purpose. When his parents gave birth to him they were shocked that..
Wednesday of last week 11 parts of me died My faith had run away, not wanting to meddle with the wicked intricacies of reality Flashing images of a suicide bombing in Sinai blind my vision A physical and emotional Explosion While my heart goes out to those 11 soldiers Whose eyes shall never see the..
Many people think that video games are a waste of time and that they only suck up our knowledge and get us addicted. They spend their whole lives staying away from them and making sure their children don’t get hooked on them as well. Other than many psychological and social reasons, there is now scientific..
Words She can hear them clearly Piercing through her ear drums, making their way to her heart “You do not belong” the words preach “You must conform” the words imply Her tears begin to blind her Words She can hear them clearly Escaping from the dirty mouths of the ignorant Flooding her mind with thoughts..
It was a misty winter morning in December of 1779 when Thomas Lynch Jr. and his wife were reported missing while sailing to the West Indies. This mysterious disappearance is the first among many in the mysterious phenomenon surrounding the Bermuda Triangle. The Bermuda Triangle, which has also been dubbed as The Devil’s Triangle, is..