It is a widely debated topic in our education system. president Obama believed we should have one so we could improve national test scores. There are many pros and cons on the issue, between year round schooling and traditional schooling ( 3 month summer break). What is your opinion on the issue. Al


In recent years the UN and other International Organizations have pointed out as a major problem for this Century the shortage of water availability for human usage. The crisis is a widespread phenomenon but specially affects under-developed countries, where life can be seriously jeopardized due to


According to this link :http://gomestic.com/personal-organization/10-reasons-procrastination-is-good-for-you/
procrastination is good for you assuming it is structured organised and balled into a limited and set time-period.
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Most people are heavier by choice(eating too much and no excersise) so why should they pay the same seat price as a lighter person ?. A smaller person will pay extra on baggage weight then sit next to a heavyweight, where is the justification in that ??? the other person is 4 times heavier.The genui


In 2010 for the first time more than 50% of the global population lives in urban areas. This is a trend that is set to continue for decades more as the less developed countries urbanise. China for example is set to have its number of megacities, cities with over 10 million people, grow from six to t


The European Council in 2008 estimated that the EU has 3 million illegal immigrants. Migration affects all nations one way or another as people increasingly move around the world escaping war or environmental catastrophes or as with the majority of migrants simply to find jobs and a better standard


Russia was a favorite for many investors but Prime Minister Putin initially showed no interest in F.I.F.A nor the commercialism it would bring. Putin was not in Zurich when the bid was made but has denounced smear campaigns against the event.
Now he seems to be somewhat supportive. Concerns a


Should the current Gregorian calendar be reformed? Should worldwide calendars be standardised?


*Are Singaporeans happy? Do share your opinions. I would like to collate as much opinions as possible as I am working on a project.

*I do not assume reponsibility for any damaging comments whatsoever of which others post due to this topic.


Sentient AI are not a reality yet, but technology is expected to reach that point in the foreseeable future. A moralistic question that has been floated many times among various groups I associate with is whether it would be wise to give SAI rights comparable to humans. Another point to consider is


Politicians see immigration reform as a useful way to curry favour with the electorate. Immigrants can’t vote and the native population often wants tighter controls on who is allowed into the country. However, such controls can often be counterproductive and should be more carefully thought thro


The world is awash with people forced to leave their homes and flee for their lives as a result of persecution and political upheaval. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the main international body dealing with refugees, estimates their number could be as high as 40 million -


It seems that the economic priority of the government is to do anything but create more jobs. The Brown government poured most of its recession spending into bailing out banks that then did not help businesses, so not helping create jobs. Cameron’s priority is cutting the deficit, so creating more


Michael Jackson was the king of pop. He is one of the biggest selling artists of all time, with his Thriller album being totally revolutionary. The fact that he was able to sell out 50 shows at Londons 02 arena, when we was no where near his most popular, further emphasises that as a musician and en


There is an option to drop out of highschool in grade 11.
Research shows, 90% of students who drop out of highschool regret it during the first year.
Dropping out of highschool isn't exactly a great option. To drop out of highschool, you should have a better reason, like having a bab