People who love animals all agree that it is a good thing to raise a pet.
But they differ on which animal they want to raise.
If you want a pet, you will normally choose between getting a dog or a cat. (unless you're cool and want a cheetah or a rattle-snake or some other exotic fun t
It has been the stuff of many science fiction novels and
films, cars that successfully drive themselves. Now we seem to be nearly there
and such cars could become a reality. Google has successfully test driven such
a car for 140,000 miles. But would anyone want to actually drive
Many people believe that Obesity is a result of the human race getting lazier and eating too much junk food. I will argue that it is far more insidious than that. There are many, varied causes of obesity and each should be treated differently.
In a college English course titled, "Recent Popular Literature", much discussion revolved around the the belief that literature and the written word is becoming a lost art. With the rapid advances in technology, there is little room left to give books, poetry, and other forms of text. Less people ar
The ball in world cup tournaments always comes in for criticism. They are always the ‘roundest ever’ and therefore the ‘fastest ever’ which in turn means that the goalies complain that the odds of them stopping the ball going in to the goal is decreasing. This has always seemed a silly criti
Tamiflu is a costly treatment that does little good, it only reduces
the time with which those infected by swine flu have symptoms by about
a day. We are now being warned not to give tamiflu to children under
12 when they are the age group most at risk of infection by swine flu.
Many enviornmental campaigns gain corperate sponsors. For example Hopenhagen is sponsored by CocaCola, SAP and Simens. These campaigns appeal to corporations as a way to show they are socially consious and associate themselves with a good cause while still getting their brand out. This does not nece
Throughout human history civilisation has been created where humans can best survive; areas that are fertile and productive for farming. When there is a major natural disaster, desertification, a settlement is lost to the sea, or a river moves we abandon the settlement and move to somewhere safer. W
Normally punishments fit the crime more than the criminal. Countries have big long lists of minimum and maximum sentances for particular crimes. Within this there is a little leaway dependent upon the state of mind of the criminal, repeat offences and what their motivation was.
During the 1990’s many saw the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as an alliance without a purpose, it was deprived of its enemy with the fall of the USSR and the Warsaw pact. The organisation thought it might have found its purpose with out of area operations such as rebuilding Afghanistan. Howev