The traditional yellow school bus is a staple of American culture. They’ve featured in high-school movies for longer than most of us can remember. And, they’ve been on our roads for even longer. In fact, both the color and design date to a conference way back in 1939. In many ways, these are our equivalent to the UK's red telephone boxes. And, there isn’t a person out there who’d want to get rid of them.But, that doesn’t mean the sunny exterior of our school transport isn’t under some duress. Many parents currently have worries about the safety such vehicles... Read More
Are you more likely to have a car accident if you are a man, or a woman? How about if you’re driving a Mercedes, or cruising round in a vauxhall corsa? After analysing 25,000 incident reports, Car Accident solicitors Your Legal Friend found some interesting results.
The boys have it
Men make up 70% of drivers who cause road accidents, according to this study. The gender of victims in accidents were more evenly split, with 59% of the victims in accidents being men and 41% being female.
3 is the magic number
Exiting your twenties may mean lower car insurance... Read More
In today’s United States, the word treason is bandied about frequently and used against people who have been perceived to do any kind of wrong to their country. ‘Treason’ was shouted when the Hillary Clinton email saga was at its most ferocious. It continues to be levelled at President Trump with connection to his alleged connection to Russia and their interference at the election of 2016.
Treason is sill a federal crime, but it is an ancient concept that is is not commonly understood by many people. Well, in an attempt to shine a little bit more light... Read More
All Guillermo del Toro wanted to do was remake “Creature from the Black Lagoon.” On behalf of cinema lovers everywhere, it’s a good thing that never materialized. Instead, del Toro directed one of the most stirring films of 2017 –– the utterly bizarre and totally amazing “The Shape of Water.”
“The Shape of Water,” is a love story hundreds of years in the making, but there’s never been a tale told quite like this one. It’s been well-documented at this point that del Toro was greatly inspired by the 1954 horror classic, “Creature.” And that much should be obvious to even the most casual... Read More
America is a country unlike any other, in ways both good and bad. While some of the health issues we’re dealing with are also problems in other parts of the world, some of them seem to be more uniquely American. Our methods of providing healthcare could probably stand to be more efficient, but change is hard, and there’s a ton of resistance built up in the medical and pharmaceutical industries. That said, we do have some of the most advanced medical science in the world. Breakthroughs are still happening here, and that’s encouraging news. We may have trouble deciding how much to charge people... Read More
No matter what way you look at it, it’s plain to see that wealth divides have been worsening for years. In some ways, this is an issue which has always bubbled under the surface. During points in history, such as The Great Depression, wealth inequality came even more to the fore. And, while it’s hard to imagine things reaching those same devastating heights, it’s fair to say that they aren’t great at the moment. So much so, in fact, that The Washington Post recently revealed that the wealthiest 1% now own more of the country’s wealth than in the past 50 years. To put that into perspective,... Read More
The first snowfall of the year and the countdown to Christmas might be exciting, but the colder months are some of the most dangerous in terms of health and safety. From illnesses to accidents on the road, at home, at work and in public it’s important to take care of yourself and take the necessary precautions. Here are a few things to bear in mind.
Temperatures dropping can cause disasters in the home. Pipes can expand and contract which can eventually cause them to weaken and burst, which can lead to extensive flood damage. Avoid this by insulating your pipes, you can... Read More
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The world we live in currently, one would be very hard pressed to experience rational peace and genuine freedom. "Peace", is a rare and almost extinct commodity. It is a shadow in the memory of humanity, a mere moment in the blink of an eye that we seldom...
Nice piece Credo as usual. You mention in context at the end "for fear of making war with the Gods." The keystone of peace lies crumbling,simply because the 'Gods of war' reign supreme despite race, religion,etc. Hypothetically if religion didn't exist...
I have serious doubts about the reality of Christ, but I have no doubt that if he existed, he did not look the way as the image commonly depicted in the U S and the rest of the West does. As the early Christians made war on pagan civilizations and cultures,...