Institute for Writing and Rhetoric Writing a Thesis Sentence: An Introduction Few sentences in your paper will vex you as much as the thesis sentence. And with good reason: the thesis sentence is typically that one sentence in the paper with the potential to assert, control, and structure the entire argument. Without a strong, thoughtful thesis or claim, a paper might seem unfocused. Complicating the matter further is that different disciplines have different notions of what constitutes a good thesis sentence. Sometimes you'll encounter differences not only from discipline to discipline, but also from course to course.
The Best First Aid: Stops The Bleeding in 10 Seconds! Native Americans have known this trick for thousands of years, but this first aid trick was one I’d personally never heard of, and certainly wouldn’t have ever thought to try. Believe it or not, Cayenne pepper is a plant that should be in everyone’s medicine cabinet, even if it’s not in your kitchen. Cayenne should also be as a part of your emergency first aid kit. Research has also shown that cayenne pepper has many other exceptional health and medicinal benefits, including the prevention of heart attack, cold, and prevention of bleeding. How to Use Cayenne for external wounds:
Laut Gegen Nazis with the Like Attack Laut Gegen Nazis and Jung von Matt confronted the NPD nazi-party with its greatest fear by infiltrateing their facebook site with foreigners. Credits Client: Laut Gegen Nazis Campaign Title: The Like Attack Advertising Agency: Jung von Matt/Elbe, Hamburg, Germany Chief Creative Officer: Tobias Grimm, Doerte Spengler-Ahrens Creative Director: Hans-Peter Sporer, Henning Robert Art Director: Thimon Machatzke, Canhur Aktuglu Copywriter: Luitguard Hagl Agency Producer: Dennis Wendt Sound Designer: Steven Hofmann Digital Artist/ Multimedia: Joscha Kadegge Producer: Anna Liem
the_dress_and_the_llamas_no_the_media_isn_t_going_overboard Photo illustration by Slate. Photos via Sarah Weichel and Caitlin McNeill/Tumblr; Photo by Thinkstock So two llamas and an ugly dress walk into the Internet. The Internet says “Hey, cool, two llamas and an ugly dress!” (The llamas and the dress say nothing, lacking the capacity for speech.) No more physics and maths, Finland to stop teaching individual subjects Finland, one of the leading educational hotspots in the world, is embarking on one of the most radical overhauls in modern education. By 2020, the country plans to phase out teaching individual subjects such as maths, chemistry and physics, and instead teach students by 'topics' or broad phenomena, so that there's no more question about "what's the point of learning this?" What does that mean exactly? Basically, instead of having an hour of geography followed by an hour of history, students will now spend, say, two hours learning about the European Union, which covers languages, economics, history and geography. Or students who are taking a vocational course might study 'cafeteria services', which would involve learning maths, languages and communication skills, as Richard Garner reports for The Independent. So although students will still learn all the important scientific theories, they'll be finding out about them in a more applied way, which actually sounds pretty awesome.
Save The Children: If London Were Syria PSA If London Were Syria Save The Children has launched a new video campaign that asks you to imagine what London would be like it is what embroiled in a conflict similar to that of Syria. The shocking second a day video features close-ups of a young girl as she goes to school and enjoys a typical day in a peaceful Britain, only for things take a darker path when bombs start raining down and food becomes scarce, with her life, security, happiness and health crumbling around her. It closes with the words: Just because it isn’t happening here, doesn’t mean it isn’t happening. This second a day Video was launched in the run-up to the three-year anniversary of the conflict, in which, to date, 10,000 children have lost their lives and 2.3 million people have become refugees.
8 things Americans can learn from Argentines 1. How to embrace people that aren’t just like you. In Argentina, diversity is embraced. Gays? No problem. Argentina was one of the first countries in the world to legalize gay marriage and allow gays to adopt. 31 Outstanding Quotes From Nikola Tesla There are many great scientists, but certainly one of the greatest is Nikola Tesla, who is often referred to as “the man who invented the 20th century”. He is less famous than Albert Einstein or Thomas Edison, but his contribution to mankind is simply immeasurable. Tesla was quiet and modest inventor, a genius who lived and suffered for his inventions and who did not receive the majority of recognition for his work. This mysterious man brought to the world a system of alternating current (what powers every home on the planet), radar, radio, x-rays, quite likely free limitless energy, the transistor, and many more things that we are using in the present.
How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life Photo As she made the long journey from New York to South Africa, to visit family during the holidays in 2013, Justine Sacco, 30 years old and the senior director of corporate communications at IAC, began tweeting acerbic little jokes about the indignities of travel. There was one about a fellow passenger on the flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport: Rebel Architecture (2014) A six-part documentary series from Al Jazeera profiling architects who are using design as a form of activism and resistance to tackle the world's urban, environmental and social crises. The series follows architects from Vietnam, Nigeria, Spain, Pakistan, Israel/Occupied West Bank and Brazil who believe architecture can do more than iconic towers and luxury flats - turning away from elite "starchitecture" to design for the majority. Part 1 - Guerrilla architect Santiago Cirugeda is a subversive architect from Seville who has dedicated his career to reclaiming urban spaces for the public.
Civil Sector of Euromaidan: Silent Scream Silent Scream – Ukraine’s people won’t be silent. Ogilvy Duesseldorf and Ogilvy Ukraine supported the “Civil Sector of Euromaidan“ in it´s peaceful protest by creating Silent Scream, a mask which became a symbol for Ukraine’s call for independence and freedom of speech. It was and still is a part of the Ukraine peoples’ protests. Credits
Background , History of Universal Declaration of Human Rights : Youth For Human Rights Video Originally, people had rights only because of their membership in a group, such as a family. Then, in 539 BC, Cyrus the Great, after conquering the city of Babylon, did something totally unexpected—he freed all slaves to return home. Moreover, he declared people should choose their own religion. The Cyrus Cylinder, a clay tablet containing his statements, is the first human rights declaration in history. The idea of human rights spread quickly to India, Greece and eventually Rome.