The only reason babies get their ears pierced is because their mothers think it looks cute. The babies can't possibly have chosen to be pierced and so we should ban the act until they are of an age when they can choose.


After the case against NAPSTER, millions of people worldwide,continue to steal and exchange free music on the Internet while the music industry objects, but is the music industry really suffering??

The motion : Music should be free


Essentially swimming outdoors, 'wild swimming' normally takes place in rivers or lakes but can also include beaches, caves, and waterfalls rather than in indoor pools. Former politician Matthew Parris has recently courted controversy after swimming across London's River Thames, but is wild swimming,


Immortality, living forever, has always been an ambition and goal for humans. And at least in so far as beating aging is concerned it is coming closer to reality as we cure diseases and we may eventually find a way to stop or turn back aging. If this happens would it be right for us to go ahead and


On the final day of the Oval Test between England and Pakistan, the News of the World published the details of a major sting operation which appears to reveal serious corruption in the world of cricket. The newspaper has named bowlers Mohammad Asif, Mohammad Amir and captain Salman Butt as being at


The claim that housewives staying at home spending more time around their children are better, much-more-responsible/effective mothers than their career-mom counterparts.
But time: quantity equal quality?

Research on the subject is inconclusive, sometimes lauding the children


Why should professional politicians be any better at being a minister than anyone else? What extra skills do they have that means they will be successful at running the country? Celebrities are successful in their own fields, they have often taken a hold of their life and made a success out of unpro


Can an ever increasing human population support the agricultural status quo and continue to dedicate massive resources toward the support of farm animals without significantly destroying what is left of the world’s wildlands? Also are the ethical arguments concerning global food distribution and a


We have all been captivated by documentaries about various types of animals,
be they cute and furry or extraordinarily alien. Wildlife documentaries are
a large part of the landscape of documentary TV. The filming of the wildlife
is just seen as a challenge and is never questioned


Leon Walker from Michigan has been charged with hacking having accessed his wife’s email account. Not surprisingly accessing email, phones with their stored text messages and social networking sites is becoming one of the biggest ways of finding out if a spouse is cheating and the evidence is ofte


The overblown benefits of reading have long gone unchallenged as have the perils of TV viewing. The educational value of TV has been known even before the first lunar landing. TV has brought us up close to distant lands and cultures as well as important issues. We have listened to and watched politi