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Stop Stalking Me! - Paparazzi's Affect on Celebrities' The Causes and Effects of Global Warming: An Overview of Global Warming Science and Impacts. The causes and consequences of rising global temperatures The effects of rising temperatures are already being felt across the United States and around the world, with serious implications for our health, our environment, and our economy.

The Causes and Effects of Global Warming: An Overview of Global Warming Science and Impacts

Dangerous heat waves are increasing in frequency. Sea level rise is accelerating. Coastal flooding risks are growing. Extreme storms are on the rise in some areas. The science is clear. But we have the solutions at hand to address this global challenge. 20080212_EddieAdams. Ice-cream-lg. Encrypted-tbn3.gstatic. Polar-Bear-lg.

13 Photographs That Changed the World. Any picture can speak 1,000 words, but only a select few say something poignant enough to galvanize an entire society.

13 Photographs That Changed the World

Photography. Paparazzi1. Digital-camera-buying-guide-header. Slider2. Peter Beckwermert. NYC. Victory. Lissfaindance_lindseyfitzmorris_lookinglooking. Quick Crew ft. Chachi, Pat Cruz & Ian Eastwood. "Cups (When I'm Gone)" by Anna Kendrick. Ian Eastwood ft. Chachi Gonzales. "Treasure" by Bruno Mars (Choreography) "Happy" by C2C (Choreography) Dance_3. Tomer_dancer_06. Art-image. Art. Melted-crayon-art. The Role of Film in Society. In this exclusive interview we talk to Tom Sherak, President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (best known for their Academy Awards, also referred to as "Oscars").

The Role of Film in Society

We look at the role of film in society and how it has grown to become such a ubiquitous art. We discuss what makes a 'great' movie, some history of film, the economics and future of the industry, and how the internet and other technologies such as CGI and 3D have affected the movie business. Film has a uniquely powerful ubiquity within human culture. In 2009, across major territories, there were over 6.8 billion cinema admissions () creating global box office revenues of over US$30 billion. The convergent nature of film creates consumption across a number of channels.

The direct economic impact of film is clear, but the effect to the wider economy is also significant. Cinema has become a powerful vehicle for culture, education, leisure and propaganda. Eight Things You Don’t Know About Reality TV. 1.

Eight Things You Don’t Know About Reality TV

Cast members sign restrictive contracts Read the Survivor contract, the Big Brother contract, or The Real World’s contract and you’ll see what cast members agree to before the cameras ever start rolling. That ranges from being inflicted with “severe mental stress” to allowing a TV network to register their name as a domain and use it forever.

Acting-board. USA Welcomes Modern Family. Does television have a negative influence on society? How-to-become-an-acting-coach. Films as Social and Cultural History. Increasingly historians have moved away from a history that chronicles battles, treaties, and presidential elections to one that tries to provide an image of the way daily life unfolded for the mass of people: how they worked, what they did for fun, how families were formed or fell apart, or how the fabric of daily life was formed or transformed.

Films as Social and Cultural History

Film has an important role to play in these histories. While traditional historical documents tend to privilege great events and political leaders, historians now use other records to discern the lives of "ordinary" people: census records, accounts of harvests and markets, diaries and memoirs, and local newspapers. Film is perhaps more like these records of daily life than it is like the documents that record great events.

This is not to deny that film provides indelible images of some of the twentieth century's great events. From 1915 to about 1955, movies were arguably America's most popular form of narrative entertainment. LASTING IMPACT: The Phantom of the Opera - The Diamondback : Arts. The Phantom of the Opera, in my mind, has always been god-like.

LASTING IMPACT: The Phantom of the Opera - The Diamondback : Arts

It was inspiring: The way it skyrocketed into fame, the way its success was a staple to the whole world and not just the community theater nerds in my Midwest neighborhood growing up. Everyone knew that the Phantom standard was the highest you could attain in theater — it set the bar for every production, every budding actress, every hopeful director, every stage mom. THEATRE AND FILM. Phantom of the Opera - Music of the Night. Rock as a reflection of social and cultural change. How, then, should rock’s contribution to music history be judged?

Rock as a reflection of social and cultural change

One way to answer this is to trace rock’s influences on other musics. Another is to attempt a kind of cultural audit. (What is the ratio of rock masterworks to rock dross?) But such approaches come up against the problem of definition. Rock does not so much influence other musics as colonize them, blurring musical boundaries. Its cultural value must be approached from a different perspective. Abstract-free-dual-monitor-wallpaper-music-61. Rock_music_guitar_instrument. Cher Lloyd - Sirens. Cher Lloyd - Behind the Scenes of Sirens. Music_017. Boston - Amanda. Boston. The Who - Baba O'riley. BOSTON HEAVEN ON EARTH NEW MUSIC! The Rolling Stones-Gimme Shelter + Lyrics.

MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS - SAME LOVE feat. MARY LAMBERT (OFFICIAL VIDEO) Why Music Listening Makes Us Feel Good. It can be argued that music is a core function in our brain.

Why Music Listening Makes Us Feel Good

Our brains are wired from the beginning to process and understand music. Yet music has always been sort of a mystery, especially since it's not typically considered "necessary" for survival. That is reserved for the trifecta of food, sex, and sleep. A study came out this month that adds another important piece of information as we continue to figure out how our brain processes music. When we satisfy our desire to eat, to sleep, or reproduce, our brain releases dopamine--the "feel good" neurochemical involved when we experience pleasure and reward. Turns out this same chemical is released when listening to music. The "Music Listening Releases Dopamine" Study A study was conducted by researchers at McGill University in Canada.