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People are Freezing to Death in America While the Church Doors are Locked

Numerous people have frozen to death in America this winter. They literally died from exposure to the cold.

Stop the Hate, Start to Love

Anger, resentment, jealousy and hate are terribly draining emotions. If you have any of these going on in your life then you’re going to be tired most of the time. They can be mentally exhausting.

Bringing a Touch of Home to Service Members Through NFL Viewing Parties

Service members stationed or deployed away from home often put the treasured Sunday NFL football game-watching ritual on pause because of work responsibilities, time zone differences or lack of access to the game broadcasts.

How You Can Donate Plasma and Save a Life

Millions of people around the world rely on plasma to treat a range of conditions, including rare inherited diseases, severe burns and trauma, liver disorders, and for cancer supportive care.

4 Ways You Can Observe National Veterans and Military Family Month

When was the last time you thanked a military member or veteran for their service? November is National Veterans and Military Family Appreciation Month and an excellent time to celebrate, support and honor service members.

How Military Spouses Can Find Connection and Support

Military spouses sacrifice stable careers and time with loved ones due to constant moves to new duty stations, and hold down the fort at home during their spouses’ deployments. That’s why the USO prioritizes providing community and support to military spouses. Here are some of the ways their programs are making an impact:

Be Grateful If You Aren't In the Story

I’m burned out watching the news. I don’t enjoy feeling like I want to throw up. There has to be more to life than taking in the world headlines every morning and every evening. However, I have to pause and give thanks because I’m not part of the news story. I don’t want to be because news is typically bad.

Hell's Fire — Treat Others the Way You Want to be Treated

Do you worry about going to hell? Will you burn there in hell’s fire? Will you be in the hands of the Devil?

Aaron Rodgers — Life Changes

National football star Aaron Rodger’s football career may be over, but maybe not. It’s hard to keep a good man down. Sometimes, there is too much to overcome to come back.

Barker, Buffett, Richardson and Extraordinary Lives

Jimmy Buffett, Bob Barker and Bill Richardson all died recently. They all had one thing in common. They lived extraordinary lives.

Biden, Trump and World issues, Fervor or Fever?

Every day in America we hear the names of Biden and Trump mentioned on various news television or radio stations. We daily hear about the struggles of Ukraine and Russia. Border security, illegal immigrants, inner city issues and China are almost daily themes.

Taking Life For Granted

Realizing that I’ve been taking something for granted — one grain of infinity — is never an abstraction. It generally happens by whack and wallop.

Maui, Devastation Can Happen Anywhere

Maui has long been the go-to destination for millions to experience paradise. Life has changed.

Want a Friend? Be a Friend

You may have heard this before. I went out to find a friend a none were to be found. I went out to be a friend and found them all around.

Seek Medical Truth, Enjoy Your Life

Does your doctor make you feel good? Does he or she tell you what you want to hear just to make you happy? If so, you probably should look for another doctor.

Life is Always Changing

No doubt life is always changing. If you don’t like the weather it will change, eventually. It’s been hot most all over but cooler weather will come. In most of the country, cooler weather will be welcomed sooner rather than later.

How One Father’s Dream Empowered His Son to Drive Change

Strengthening communities is often a family affair. At least it is in the case of Alioune Thiam and his siblings.

Bringing Comfort to U.S. Service Members at Sea

For more than 80 years, the USO has served the men and women of the U.S. military and their families, throughout their time in uniform. And now, with the opening of its first two ship-based USO centers, they are going where they go even at sea.

3 Ways People of All Ages Can Make the Most of International Youth Day

August 12 is International Youth Day, a United Nations effort to celebrate youth activists, combat ageism and help bridge gaps between generations working toward the same change.

Is the Titanic Worth the Risk?

Life is filled with risks.

Choose Your Company Carefully

A friend will do his best to prevent you from driving off a cliff. Your enemy will give you directions to the cliff and happily watch you plunge to your destruction. A friend cares enough to caution you about financial decisions or bad investments. Your enemy will be glad to see you lose your money.

Donate Plasma to Save Lives this Summer

Plasma donation is an impactful, meaningful way to give back to your community this summer. By donating plasma, you can help people like Machelle Pecoraro.

Enjoy Your Stuff, but Be Prepared to Let It Go

One of the perils of life is putting too much value on “stuff.” Stuff can be about anything. It can consist of what we have or what we don’t have.

Easy Hacks to Live a More Sustainable Lifestyle

Ninety percent of Americans want to live more sustainably, but only 11% consistently do. Why? Research from Procter & Gamble conducted in 2023 found that Americans think sustainable habits at home are too difficult (82%), too expensive (89%) and sacrifice product performance (73%).

5 Ways to Show Your Support This Military Appreciation Month

U.S. military service members are ready to be called upon at any time to protect the country, and May, which is Military Appreciation Month, is the perfect opportunity to express gratitude for their sacrifices.

Honoring the Bravery and Sacrifice of U.S. Service Members

Every year, the United Service Organizations (USO) honors junior enlisted service members who have exhibited a commitment to protecting and serving others both on and off duty.

A Short Discourse on Cinema

One day they were discussing some movies and talking about how cinema is dead. I told them I thought that cinema is pretty much alive, with hundreds of movies being made every year. I told them that I thought it was doing pretty well and was a big business.

Love Cares Enough to Try

Honesty is not always the easiest path but it’s usually the most loving path.

4 Ways to Get Involved This Global Volunteer Month

Global Volunteer Month, celebrated throughout April, is a time to recognize people who actively support their communities through volunteerism and active civic engagement. It’s also a time to get in on the action. However, if you’re like many people, you may not know where to begin.

Police Officers and Citizens Must Have Mutual Respect

American citizens need police officers. Our state police, county sheriff’s department and city police all deserve our help, respect and decent pay. None of us like being recipients of speeding or other motor vehicle violations.

School Bullying Must Stop, Everyone Must Work Together

Four New Jersey teenagers have been charged in connection with the attack of a 14-year-old girl who later took her own life after video of the incident was posted on social media.

Romantic Hero

Nineteenth century was called the century of contradictions. It was the century when many countries in Europe and in America began to build democratic societies; it was till when lots of nations were getting more and more liberties from their absolute and monarchic governments and when industry and technology were developing faster and faster.

The Complexities of European Society: A Result of the Socio-Political Changes

The European society underwent many astonishing changes and developments during the late 19th century.

Early History of Oxford University

There has been a dwelling around Oxford since Roman times. However nothing permanent was established until about 700 AD when the hamlet of Oxnaforda became a strategic place between the kingdoms of Mercia and Wessex. After the Norman conquest the town was fortifies from about 1070. Some of these city walls remain and one of the mounds is still in existence (by the Old Prison)

German Memory in Asia: Memories of the Old Europe

While we were passing a junction, the driver told, he wanted to visit a deity, because he had made a vow some time back and turned the vehicle towards a more isolated passage.

Civil War in the USA

New war was about to start. It was a war between the States, between North and South. Here in this case the author describes both parties, he tells about views and beliefs of both sides. It is really hard to make up one’s mind which is right and which is wrong.

Your Job is to Deliver Each Sentence to the Best of Your Ability

Remember: Rome wasn't built in a day. Reflect on your recovery rate each day. Every day before you go to bed, look at your progress. Don't lie in bed saying to you, "I did that wrong." "I should have done better there." No. Look at your day and note when you made an effort to place a full stop after an incident. This is a success. You are taking control of your life.

Volunteer Opportunities for Young People

Consider the type of volunteering in conjunction with work experience. If management is already part of work experience, the type of volunteering may be aligned closely to that. In almost any economy, good or bad, volunteering is always available. This doubles the networking exposure that can be most advantageous to people who are unemployed and seeking employment. Volunteering and work experience are a perfect fit.

Boise Museums About Communities

Among Boise's many featured and famous museums are the Idaho Black History Museum and the Basque Museum and Cultural Center. These two museums differ from the rest of the museums in Boise by dedicating itself to the history and culture of their respective communities.

Native American Pow Wow

Pow wow is a fascinating gathering of Native American Indians which may last from days to a week. Pow wow is an important cultural expression of the Native American heritage.

Kokopelli: A Humpbacked Flute Player

The content of Maya classic civilization is very rich and can be summarized only in a briefest way. They consist of large pyramidal mounds and platforms made of earth and rock fill. Many of the Maya buildings are tremendously high and amazingly steep. As examples, the great temple pyramid of Tikal rise tower-like to heights of over 60 meters above the plaza floors.

A Brotherly Birthday Gift

A notice arrived from the Post Office today – my birthday. It says that there is a package waiting for me at the parcel section, waiting to be claimed.

The Welsh Love Spoon Tradition

The custom of carving and giving Welsh Lovespoons originated in Wales hundreds of years ago. The young men of today would probably buy flowers, chocolates or jewellery as a token of affection.

Art Museums Around the World

Museums collect and care for objects of scientific, artistic, or historical importance and make them available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary. Large museums are located in major cities throughout the world and more local ones exist in small cities.

Art Colleges Around the World

Art Schools and Colleges art the colloquial term for any educational institution with a primary focus on the visual arts, especially graphic design, illustration, painting, photography, and sculpture.

National and International Art Fairs at Saatchi Gallery

National and international art fairs, art expositions and 2008 art events are listed on Saatchi Gallery. Listing includes United Kingdom, United States and International Art Fairs.

A Short Biography of René Magritte - The Famous Belgian Surrealist Artist

The surrealist art on canvas of Rene Magritte is said to represent his efforts to put an end to the sense of familiarity. As an artist he considered ordinary things as subject for his canvases, modified them with his imagination and presented them with such illusory blends and associations that very often the viewers were moved to challenge their genuineness

Most Popular 3D Animation Studios

3D animation is more prominent today than ever before. Movies are faster, bigger and better than ever before and studios have enabled that to happen. Of course, all studios work in a different way, so they all use certain processes that they feel will work for them.

Original African American Art

African American paintings are in high demand, we know that for sure. The mixture of the two cultures combined into one form of art is truly beautiful, but what are the artists really trying to portray?

Achille Castiglioni's Work - The Healer's Object

The few brave souls who have penetrated the vast territory of Achille Castiglioni's work have encountered serious obstacles to understanding the secret of his unique design approach.

Attending Ands Approaching Art Galleries - Some Basic Things To Keep In Mind

Whether you are an artist or an art lover, it is very important for you to keep in mind that all galleries may look similar to each other, but they may actually be very much different.

The History of Body Piercings - Ancient and Fascinating Around the World

Body piercings have seen a resurgence of interest in the last ten to twenty years and are becoming more and more a part of the mainstream Western culture. Take a look at any fashion or entertainment magazine and you'll see plenty of well-known celebrities with body piercings like navel rings or a labret.

How to Make Your Civil War Uniform Shirt

Your own shirt designed and made by you for your own Civil War Uniform Impression is easy and economical. Follow these simple directions, and your Civil War uniform shirt will be exactly how you want it.

Top 10 Questions about Body Piercing

Body piercing has grown so much in popularity in recent years that it has become almost mainstream, with more and more people sporting navel rings and multiple ear rings. Facial piercings, surface piercings and lots of others to choose from can make things confusing.

How I lost A million Dollars In A Bank Robbery

The Million dollars was my life-savings earmarked for prime the pump money for my biotech start-up. I am the Gerald Armstrong the owner of Gen Cells Cures?Gen Cells Cures is focused on private medical research for the individual.

The Crisis of Human Survival

Environmental Pollution1. Damage to The Ozone Layer Causes Radiation PollutionThe hole in the ozone layer above the North Pole is becoming larger, allowing large volumes of ultraviolet radiation to fall directly on the Earth's surface, causing destruction and harm to humanity, and resulting in skin cancer and other bodily ailments.

African Masks

The following is a general over view of African Masks.There are still places in Africa where genuine old masks can be bought, generally through dealers.

Tribal Masks

Original Tribal masks are often seen by unknowing eyes as art objects in themselves. That is not the case, unless of course they are modern copies.

The Masked Fool

The FoolMy first direct experience of the fool in masking was watching Morris Dancing here at home in Yorkshire, England. The Morris dancers were dressed up in their usual dancing shoes with bells and baggy pants.

The Contingencies of Despair: How Existentialists Survive

~ Dread is dizziness unto freedom-freedom that gazes down into its own possibility. In this dizziness freedom succumbs.


Flashes of memory stream into my consciousness. They take me back thirty years plus.

Heraldry in the Crafts--Why Not Specialize?

I have a small website where I try to sell custom-made lapel buttons. In addition to these made-to-order buttons I also offer several specialty lines of off-the-shelf items and at this time of year I'm usually concerned with one of those lines in particular: Irish heraldic buttons.

The Trickster of Folklore

Folklore includes a traditional trickster figure, the subject of many stories in a cycle. Trickster tales are in the animal tales genre, with the trickster himself -- he seems always to be male -- identified with a particular animal.

Nessie, the Beast of the Loch

They were fierce hill tribes in what is now Scotland, and we called them Picts. The name seems to mean "The Painted People" for they were known to love bright body art and multi-coloured clothing.

The Year of the Rooster

The Rooster is traditionally considered to be a favourable sign. His crow signals the break of dawn and the beginning of a fresh start, driving away the ghosts and evil spirits of the night.

Progress Versus Perfection

From the creative explosion marking the outset of the universe to our advanced human stage in evolution, some fifteen billion years have elapsed. This advanced stage refers to the natural abilities and the cultural realizations of our species.

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Neither right nor wrong? Ethics of collaboration in transformative research for sustainable futures

Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, Published online: 25 May 2024; doi:10.1057/s41599-024-03178-z

Neither right nor wrong? Ethics of collaboration in transformative research for sustainable futures

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Technology factors and ERP system efficiency in the Jordanian industrial firms: does company size matter?

Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, Published online: 25 May 2024; doi:10.1057/s41599-024-03198-9

Technology factors and ERP system efficiency in the Jordanian industrial firms: does company size matter?

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How spirituality affects individuals’ attitudes towards corporate social responsibility: a moderated mediation model

Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, Published online: 25 May 2024; doi:10.1057/s41599-024-03205-z

How spirituality affects individuals’ attitudes towards corporate social responsibility: a moderated mediation model

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Examining consumer behavior towards adoption of quick response code mobile payment systems: transforming mobile payment in the fintech industry

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Examining consumer behavior towards adoption of quick response code mobile payment systems: transforming mobile payment in the fintech industry

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The impact of text type on Chinese-English translation effort: an investigation with reference to translation entropy

Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, Published online: 25 May 2024; doi:10.1057/s41599-024-03187-y

The impact of text type on Chinese-English translation effort: an investigation with reference to translation entropy

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Are migrants a threat? Migrant children and human capital investments among local households in urban China

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Are migrants a threat? Migrant children and human capital investments among local households in urban China

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Beyond probability-impact matrices in project risk management: A quantitative methodology for risk prioritisation

Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, Published online: 24 May 2024; doi:10.1057/s41599-024-03180-5

Beyond probability-impact matrices in project risk management: A quantitative methodology for risk prioritisation

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The environmental impacts and sustainable pathways of the global diamond industry

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The environmental impacts and sustainable pathways of the global diamond industry

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