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Angelina Jolie Establishes Girls Only School in Kabul: "First of Many"

Angelina Jolie Establishes Girls Only School in Kabul: "First of Many"

Actress, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, mom of six, and partner of Brad Pitt has opened up an all girls school in Kabul, Afghanistan. Jolie has confirmed proceeds from her personally designed House of Jolie jewelry collection will finance the school through The Education Partnership for Children of...

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Who Are Pancake People?

With the advent of science and technology as well as the innovations that made people’s lives comfortable came the globalization of information and knowledge. As the internet connects people from the other side of the globe, information can also be shared in a matter of seconds wherever a person...

Gold Trends From 1700 to Now: How Booty Became Bling

Gold Trends From 1700 to Now: How Booty Became Bling

Gold is one of the best conducting metals known to mankind. It's also nearly impervious to sulfuric acid due to its nearly unique chemical nature. As if this wasn't enough, gold can be hammered down to only one atom of thickness and worked like clay in its pure state. The physical characteristics...

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How Do I Become a Graphic Designer

If you're wondering "how do I become a graphic designer?" you definitely are not alone. The area of graphic design is a thriving industry, and many people want to get involved in it in one way or another. Here are the basics of what you need to know about becoming a graphic designer. What's it...

Autism Awareness Month Is April

Autism Awareness Month Is April

The number of children diagnosed and living with autism is rapidly rising, particularly within the U.S. Just last year, one in every eighty eight kids exhibited behaviors which fell on the autism spectrum (which ranges significantly from child to child.) Though some autistic children live healthy...

Oprah Winfrey Recipient of Harvard University's 9 Honorary Degrees F

Oprah Winfrey Recipient of Harvard University's 9 Honorary Degrees F

Harvard University's 362nd Commencement ceremony on May 30, 2013 included bestowing 9 individuals with honorary degrees. Among the recipients was media mogul and celebrity Oprah Winfrey. She, along with six men and two other women, including Jose Antonio Abreu, Thomas M. Menino, C. (Clemmie)...

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What Is Discourse?

Discourse is a term that can be described in a number of ways. In language studies, it refers to the speech patterns and how language, dialects, and acceptable statements are used in a particular community. Discourse is a subject of study particularly in peoples who reside in secluded areas and...

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The 10 Easiest College Majors

Maybe you want to pick an easy college major so that you can enjoy more social life during the peak of your life. Or maybe you know your limitations and aren't really interested in becoming a nuclear physicist. Whatever the case, it helps to know what the easiest degrees are to earn. According...

Ohio Gym Teacher Stacy Schuler Facing Charges of Sex With 5 Students

Ohio Gym Teacher Stacy Schuler Facing Charges of Sex With 5 Students

Stacy Schuler, an Ohio gym teacher at the Mason High School in Warren County, is facing charges for allegedly having sex with five students. Warren County officials have charged the nearly thirty three year old Springboro resident with 16 counts third degree felonies of sexual battery and three...

U.S. Curriculum Changes Eliminate to Kill a Mocking Bird and Catcher in the Rye From 2014 Classrooms

U.S. Curriculum Changes Eliminate to Kill a Mocking Bird and Catcher in the Rye From 2014 Classrooms

Big changes to the curriculum of public schools within the U.S. are slated to hit classrooms in 2014 when classic staples to English classes, like Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird and JD Salinger's Catcher In The Rye, are eliminated to make room for non-fictional reads. A list of books approved...