The Business Insider (I believe it was the BI) had an article recently about the best hamburgers in the world. The best one according to them was in Israel. The article got me wondering why humans are so obssessed with chartacterizing what is "the best" of any particular item?
There certainly is a massive demand for these best of lists. This is evidenced by the fact that there are so many blog posts including in the "best" blogs such as the Huffington Post - that are titled the 100 Best of "this or that" in the world.
Is it even remotely possible to determine the best of anything... Read More
Police Chief Mike Berkemeier was admitted into hospital for a day-and-a-half after he ate a pot-laced pastry that he found in the refrigerator of his home.
The bizarre incident is reported in the Ohio, Logan Daily where "beleaguered from visiting his daughter in the hospital after a major traffic accident, Berkemeier went home to rest, but instead of fixing himself a sandwich, he reached for a piece of cake he found sitting in a container on his kitchen counter."
The cake however was not what he expected as it was laced with a substantial amount of hash oil. The cake, it's believed,... Read More
There have been gay and lesbian superhero characters in comic-books, including one's that would have married and gay facebook status updates, though before this month's Batgirl #19 there has never been a transexual character. Well as the lines between mainstream comic books and reality get narrowed and the violence seems to incrase, DC Comics has stepped up it's diversity quota by revealing that Batgirl's roommate is a transwoman, according to Wired.
Alysia Yeoh, Batgir's roomat, is also bisexual. Gail Simone who wrote the storyline says she decided to introduce the character when... Read More
Life is becoming busier and busier for many people in today's world. Unfortunately, individuals are so busy with their own issues in their lives that they often think that difficulties that may affect others won't affect their lives. Their thought is, “why should I go out of my way to help them with the problem that they are facing? It has nothing to do with me.” Well, sometimes this decision can come back to affect them. The story today clearly illustrates why, sometimes, we should go out of our way to help others...because, you never know.
A mouse looked through the crack in the wall... Read More
Life is a funny thing. There are times when a person feels great about themselves; their self-esteem is at its all-time high, everything in the world looks and feels as beautiful as a cool, crisp fall day…nothing can be better. Then come the “down times” in life; the moments in life when an individual may feel like they are beaten, battered and worthless. It seems as though nobody cares about what they say (or do), their self-confidence is gone and life just appears to be going nowhere.
It is during these rough times that two kinds of people are made; ones that dwell on the negative... Read More
How would your life change with a $1,000,000 inheritance? Studies show that your happiness level wouldn't change much after the initial euphoric feelings. You'll quickly go back to your emotional center. That is, the level of happiness or grumpiness that you were at before receiving your large pile of cash.
Zhulik in Budochka, Belarus is going through the experience right now and making headlines for his almost one million dollar inheritance, thanks to the late John Fyodorov, a US citizen of Belarusian origin. You may be wondering why is this news, since a million doesn't go that... Read More
When Law-making (Legislature), Law-executing (Government) and Law-adjudicating (Courts) bodies are protecting the women by enacting strong Anti-Rape laws and by involving themselves in the personal lives of the citizens by enacting, executing and adjudicating the laws pertaining to their Family/Post-Matrimonial lives as regulatory bodies at different levels, why all the three bodies of the state, are not reckoning it as their responsibility to interfere in the pre-matrimonial lives of the people also, to avert after marriage nuisances and after marriage and family disputes. Such as by performing... Read More
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Nice article.. Loved to read. I will be sharing it on my social profiles.. Cheers!!
The only problem is that one in three homes have a diamond engagement/wedding rings...so really how special or unique are they? Just a thought...
therin lies the problem...cost few can afford.