During the delicate phase of motivating children to leave the streets for good, their worries become our worries. Will they survive the time they will need to reach this important turning point in their lives? Each individual child hides an anonymous history, with debts that some day will need to be paid. For a child trying to survive the mean streets of the big cities in Brazil, he would be much safer riding a wild bull at rodeo. Their involvement with the underworld and its multiple criminal activities guarantees that sooner or later these kids will end up spending a good part of their childhood... Read More
Lauren Scurggs, a successful 23 year old blogger and model was coming home on Saturday from doing a tour of Christmas' lights across Texas when after the plane landed she accidently walked directly into the fast spinning propellor and suffered severe, life-changing injuries to her head, face, kneck, arm and hand.
Scurggs was rushed to Parkland Memorial Hospital where her family, including her mom Cheryl, dad Jeff and twin-sister Brittany have been at her bedside since. "Following multiple surgeries, Lauren has received facial and shoulder reconstruction, as well as the loss... Read More
To emphasize the problems of police brutality in Brazil, Amnesty International had stated in a report published just before the incident:
"From prison cells in Brazil and Peru to police stations in Mexico and the United States, scores of men, women and children are tortured every day, in spite of national and international laws, and their torturers continue to walk free. Amnesty International's new report highlights the countries where torture inflicted by state officials is widespread or persistent. Brazil is one such country, and the case of fifteen-year-old José is an example: arrested... Read More
Father Gabriele Amorth served as the Vatican’s chief exorcist for years now says that yoga is from satan. His reason, according to the Telegraph is that it leads to a worship of Hinduism and that "all eastern religions are based on a false belief in reincarnation”.
If you own yoga mats you likely are safe as he did not go as far as saying that they are from satan. However if you have any of the Harry Potter books you may have a slight problem as Father Gabriele said that Harry Potter is also part of this satanic broo. [sp. brew].
"Practicing yoga is Satanic, it leads to evil... Read More
The cost of Thanksgiving dinner is up 13% in 2011 compared to 2010 or around $49.20 for 10 eating heads in 2011 compared to $43.37 in 2010 according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.
However you bet there are the 1% who spend far more than $4.34c a head. If you are curious about how much it would cost a 1%ers to truly "give thanks" for their growing wealth Travers Coch of BankRate.com did the work for you. If you are part of the 1% and aren't pimping your 'Giving! then you can always thank Travers next year when you place your orders. A totally pimped Thanksgiving "ride",... Read More
On Saturday a deputy officer from the Kenall County, Illinois Sherrifs' Office discovered a car that had gone into a ditch off Route 71 East on Highpoint Road, Illinois. The car had been driven, prior to its' standstill, by an 18 year old woman -- by the name of Olivia Christina Ornelas.
After stopping to check out the ditch, the Officer found "after further investigation" that the car involved, had in fact been driven by Ornelas, that it had no front tire - a slight problem, and she was found to be "extremely intoxicated." See an Offical Copy of the Sherrif's Report.
When... Read More
I still remember when I was diagnosed as bi-polar, I wasn't saddened by it, quite the opposite actually. I had finally a reason for my erratic behaviour: all those hit and misses, the pain endured of not being able to achieve what I set myself to do, etc... It explained a lot and I exhaled a sigh of relief as I knew then it wasn't fault but something I had little control of.
Then it dawned on me that because I was also stuck in my 'ivory tower' due to agoraphobia I couldn't spend my days idling away watching television or being on the computer. Granted there are many things to discover... 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.