The Proposal – Film Analysis. The Usual Proposal: How Hollywood “True” Love Promotes Hegemonic Gender RolesThe Proposal tells the same formulaic story that many romantic comedies have told over and over again of two young white people who despise one another falling in love in a matter of days.
Ryan Reynolds plays Andrew Paxton, the 20-something loyal executive assistant to Sandra Bullock’s character, Margaret Tate, a powerful editor of a large publishing company. When Margaret, a young Canadian citizen, finds out that she is about to lose her job and be deported, she blackmails her loyal assistant to marry her so that she can stay in the country. Oamenii se nasc buni Bine ai venit pe WebCultura Din cuprins: EEA & Norway Grants – Instantanee: retrospective si oportunitati Ambasada Norvegiei şi Innovation Norway, în parteneriat cu Universitatea de Arte Bucureşti, vă invită să vizitaţi expoziţia de fotografie cu...
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Barnes & Noble Stores Closing - Beginning of the End? After disappointing holiday sales, particularly of its Nook eReader, Barnes & Noble seems to be struggling: there have been a rash of store closures across the U.S.
Before Christmas, stores that should have been gearing up for the holidays seemed to be out of stock and just biding their time. According to this article on the Melville House site, if Barnes & Noble gets out of the brick and mortar game, that would mean the closure of some 1,362 stores. For a couple of years I’ve been predicting in column after column that B&N was going to get out of the brick-and-mortar business of selling books, but seeing it finally kick into high gear was no fun. If you include the company’s college stores, this is going to mean 1,362 bookstores disappearing from the American landscape — less than two years after 686 Borders stores disappeared.
Regardless of your take on independent vs. chains, this isn’t going to be good — all those closed stores means about half the bookstores in the U.S. are gone. Statistical Proof That Women Make The World A Better Place. Continua sa fortezi limitele! Cât știi de fapt atunci când ai ajuns cu adevărat să știi ceva.
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Top Five Documentaries of 2012. I didn't review Samsara, but I wrote about it after being blown away in the only way it should truly be seen... on the largest screen possible.
Like Baraka and films such as Koyaanisqatsi before it, Samsara is a completely wordless documentary that tells its story through images and in that respect holds a close relationship with my #1 documentary of the year. Director and cinematographer Ron Fricke tells a tale of our world today, where we've been and where we're headed with such eloquence you don't ever feel as if you are being bombarded with a message as much as you are coming to terms with reality. Shot over five years, in twenty-five countries on five continents, Samsara is truly majestic. Unfortunately most won't get the opportunity to see it on the big screen as I did, but even on the small screen it should manage to have an impact. This is a couple that's easy to look down on. For Those Who Want to Lead, Read - John Coleman. By John Coleman | 10:00 AM August 15, 2012 When David Petraeus visited the Harvard Kennedy School in 2009, one of the meetings he requested was with author Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Petraeus, who holds a PhD in International Relations from Princeton, is a fan of Team of Rivals and wanted time to speak to the famed historian about her work. Quick and Easy Ways to Quiet Your Mind - Matthew E. May. By Matthew E. May | 8:00 AM December 24, 2012 Neuroscience tells us that, to be more productive and creative, we need to give our brains a break. „Lumea în biblioteca mea” - argument - Psalmul XLV. Cu viaţa care trece-n zbor, Stăpîne, mă lupt de dragul vieţii ce rămîne, şi zi de zi ca-ntr-un turnir turbat cu monştrii sufletului meu mă bat. Îndop cu cîlţi gîtlejul care-mi cere taìn de bucurie şi plăcere Şi, Doamne, universu-ntreg mi-l smulg din inimă, şi-l suflu ca pe-un fulg. Dar oare-atîtea doruri ne-mpăcate să fie, Doamne,-ntr-adevăr păcate? Dar dacă-aceşti şacali interiori sînt doar năluci pe care, uneori, chiar Tu le înzestrezi cu dinţi şi coarne ca să-mi surprindă sufletul în carne? Ei şi! Cît umblă încă pe pămînt rătăcitor prin zeci de rîpi şi grote, Tu, mare Domn al morilor de vînt să nu-l trezeşti din vis pe don Quijote!
Din CD-cartea Ştefan Aug. O aniversare uitată. Predictions for digital journalism in 2013. We asked seven industry experts to share their predictions for digital journalism in 2013. They are key figures from the New York Times, WSJ.com, FT.com, the Daily Post, plus an academic, the founder social news agency Storyful, and a leader in B2B who is also chair of the Association of Online Publishers. There are predictions around mobile, paywalls, social media platforms and more. If you would prefer to hear them explain their predictions, you can listen to them speaking in this podcast. Here they are listed in alphabetical order of first name. Environment More Important Than Leave Policies. For companies trying to choose between improving employee engagement and boosting workforce wellbeing, Gallup research provides good news.
"Employers can improve both aspects at the same time," says Jim Harter, Ph.D., Gallup's chief scientist of workplace management and wellbeing. What's more, the research strongly suggests that "the nature of the work environment may have more of an effect than workplace policies on overall wellbeing," Harter says. The researchers weren't surprised to find higher levels of wellbeing among engaged employees.
Employee engagement is a much stronger predictor of overall wellbeing than factors such as hours worked, weeks of vacation time taken, and flextime allowed, according to new research by Harter and Sangeeta Agrawal, a Gallup research manager. The study, which used a sample of 4,894 U.S. Can We Talk About This Tragedy For Longer Than It Takes A Gallon Of Milk To Expire? Every day a nation waits before talking about gun control substantially lowers the likelihood that any progress will be made. Since we couldn't make any sweeping changes after the Gifford shooting, Columbine, Virginia Tech, or Aurora, I suspect the only way forward is through consistent action.
No, we can not wait to discuss the politics of a mass shooting. If we do that we substantially lower our chances of doing anything. This graph shows the spike in the amount of times gun control is discussed after a tragedy. Young & Extraordinary Series - Nathaniel Smith - Founder of Student Minds & Rotarian. Enterprise security in 2013: Nine trends to watch for. Steve Robinson is the vice president of Development, Product Management and Strategy for IBM's Security Systems Division.
During the past year, I spent a lot of time traveling the globe, meeting with clients and industry experts to discuss security. Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2012 - Andrew Winston. It’s time once again to try and summarize the last 12 months in a handy list. But before I dive in, some quick thoughts. It was an odd year for green business, and it began with some mixed signals about how far companies were coming on sustainability. A GreenBiz report indicated that progress had slowed or even regressed, but MIT and BCG also declared that sustainability had reached a “tipping point” with more companies putting sustainability “on the management agenda.”
What You Resist Persists. Source: jnac.deviantart.com via Lynn on Pinterest Life is going to teach you what you need to know, that’s for sure, but it’s up to you how quickly you learn what’s on offer—you get to choose how many times you undergo each lesson plan. You can look away, run away, and hide away all you like, but whatever it is you’re fighting against—whatever lessons you haven’t fully committed yourself to learning yet—well, they’re not just going to back down quietly. Whatever you resist is going to persist. The lessons you need to learn are the lessons you need to learn, and Miss Cheeky Universe is going to keep on throwing them in your pathway until you stop tripping over them and falling, and instead, see them for the shiny gems and jewels of direction and transformation that they are. Cele 22 de reguli ale unei povestiri de succes The post-American Middle East - Empire. For generations the Middle East has served as a setting for the grand narratives of American imperial power.
US presidents have had a long-standing and complex relationship with Arab leaders, often playing puppet-master to the proxies and despots they put in power to look out for US interests. The Arab Spring ushered in the debut performance of a new player: The Arab people themselves. And they are loud, clear, and unabashed about their desire to take the front seat in the policies and procedures of their region.
From attacked embassies to unwinnable wars, the Arab world is quickly and deftly slipping out of US control and the power the US has enjoyed in the Middle East may finally be reaching an end. News:rewired » Agenda. Home » Agenda Our next news:rewired conference takes place on Wednesday 23 July, at MSN HQ in London. (Cardinal Place, 100 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5JL). Reshaping beauty. On Monday, October 22, at 19:30 GMT / 3:30 PM EST: School funding cuts approved. Council chiefs vow to fight for better deal 1:16pm Thursday 18th October 2012 in News By Tom Edwards Buy this photo » OPPOSITION: Demonstrators outside County Hall today (42157101)
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