LEGAL AGE OF CONSENT (ageofconsent.com) Age du consentement à l’acte sexuel [Cool Teen Sites] This is not an official guide. We do not guarantee the accuracy of any of the information contained herein. Please help me keep this as correct as possible by sending any corrections that are needed as well as the SOURCE or site where we can verify the corrections. We derive our information mostly from the published laws of the various states and governments.BUT YOU WON'T FIND A MORE ACCURATE GUIDE ON THE WEB. This table lists the age when people of various sexualities can legally have sex right around the world. Where two ages are shown it is because sexual activity is legal at the lower age unless the younger person subsequently complains, or we cannot confirm a codified age. (This chart is left-justified for ease of printing)
Minimum Legal Drinking Ages around the World The minimum legal drinking age varies dramatically around the world. Most such laws apply only to drinking alcoholic beverages in public locations. The only country with a minimum legal age for consuming alcohol at home is the United Kingdom, which prohibits drinking below the age of six. The average (mean) minimum legal drinking age around the globe is 15.9. The majority of countries have set the drinking age at 18. In fifty countries the minimum age is lower than 18 and in 12 countries it is higher than 18. The enforcement of minimum legal drinking ages also varies widely between countries and often within countries. Internationally, the average age at which drinking alcohol first occurs is 12 years and about 80% of young people begin drinking alcoholic beverages regularly at age 15 or younger according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984 required all states to raise their minimum purchase and public possession of alcohol age to 21. 1.
The Convention on the Rights of the Child - For Youth - Are you old enough? Are you old enough? ...to go to war? ...to work? ...to have sex? ...to vote? ...to have your say? ...to go to war? Former child soldiers in Sudan walk away from the weapons they once carried. In some countries the law considers you old enough to die for your country before you're old enough to vote. The Convention on the Rights of the Child says that no one under the age of 15 should have to fight in a war. Quite a few countries allow voluntary recruitment in the armed forces from the age of 16 or even 15, and voluntary recruitment at 17 is common. Shockingly, however, in many parts of the world, much younger children continue to be forced into both State armies and other armed groups when conflicts break out – to kill and be killed. << back to top ...to work? The Convention on the Rights of the Child makes it clear that if you are under 18 you should not have to do work that harms or exploits you. Taking a break from work, three children in Iraq sit on a pile of bricks. << back to top ...to vote?
10 Reasons Why Your Life Will Suck During The First Year After Graduation So you are finally graduating, after all the tireless sleepless nights! Graduation is certainly going to be a fun cake! Yes, it’s going to be…but after graduation, things could spiral down the drain. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Despite of all the crappy things life throws at you, don’t forget to take a deep breath and carry on.
Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed (The Real Reason For The Forty-Hour Workweek) By David Cain / raptitude.com/ Oct 23, 2013 Well I’m in the working world again. I’ve found myself a well-paying gig in the engineering industry, and life finally feels like it’s returning to normal after my nine months of traveling. Because I had been living quite a different lifestyle while I was away, this sudden transition to 9-to-5 existence has exposed something about it that I overlooked before. Since the moment I was offered the job, I’ve been markedly more careless with my money. I’m not talking about big, extravagant purchases. In hindsight I think I’ve always done this when I’ve been well-employed — spending happily during the “flush times.” I suppose I do it because I feel I’ve regained a certain stature, now that I am again an amply-paid professional, which seems to entitle me to a certain level of wastefulness. What I’m doing isn’t unusual at all. It seems I got much more for my dollar when I was traveling. A Culture of Unnecessaries You may have heard of Parkinson’s Law.
10 Websites You Can Waste Your Time On (Other than Facebook and Youtube) Facebooking and Youtubing everyday can bore your brains out. Quit chatting with your 1000 friends on FB or listening to Chrissy Costanza and try these interesting sites: 10. Duolingo duolingo Want to learn a new language? 9. freerice.com Improve your vocabulary in a wide variety of subjects and help give rice to the needy. 8. lifehacker.com Can you really hack life? 7. tvtropes.org Tropes (some might call this a cliché) are themes and plot devices used in a story – any story, from your favorite book to the movie you most hate. 6. sporcle.com If you want to exercise your brain or just want to take a quiz, visit this site. 5. cracked.com A humor website that lists down interesting/funny/creepy articles and videos that will make you spend all the day reading them. 9gag Want to kill some time and have a constant laugh? 3. stumbleupon.com As its name suggests, you stumble upon random websites that you find interesting. ted.com TED: ideas worth spreading. 1. reddit Just visit it often!
GrepLaw | File Sharing and Downloading in Canada This is going to be a lenghty post, but it is our hope (this is co-written by Shawn and Ryan) that this will ,at least, put a solidifying end to our discussion to this point. Please feel free to respond, but we hope that this makes our position very clear. There are two copies to consider It's important to remember that we must consider infringement as it applies to (A) the copy of the file on the sharer's hard drive, and (B) the copy uploaded to a third party. Issues surrounding copy A are secondary to determining whether a sharer is liable, but as far we're concerned, copy A also always becomes an infringing copy once it is used for anything but private use. Statutory Construction of s. 80(1) Let's talk about the place of the purpose test in s. 80(1). (1)The first principle states that the meaning of a passage must be taken in context, or in relation to surrounding passages. (2) Statutory provision are to be construed by the plain meaning of the words. Intent and Copy A Summary
12 Things Completely Happy People Do Every Single Day. Try #5 Multiple Times Today. | VamShare You can’t place happiness in a box, but you can do things that have been proven to increase life expectancy, maintain a healthy lifestyle and keep your mind in a pleasant place. Here are what people that are able to smile through anything do on a consistent basis to be… HAPPY! 1. Choose to be happy. Positive thoughts lead to a positive life. 2. Happy people tend to be grateful for the life they have. 3. Happy people say thank you a lot. 4. Happy people live in a gracious state of being and pay it forward often. 5. Happy people tend to show off their pearly whites. 6. Happy people are quick to hug and be affectionate with people. 7. Happy people dance more often and at times more wildly than others. 8. Happy people use their arms and hands a lot. 9. Happy people do what’s called “power poses.” 10. Happy people move more often whether it’s hitting the dance floor or the gym floor. 11. 12. Finally, happy people want to live the best life they can.
20 Painfully True Facts About Everyday Life Has Our Culture Killed Class? ‘No elbows on the table. You should never leave the house with wet hair. Ladies don’t chew gum. Don’t bite your nails. Ask to be excused from the table. My grandmother, if she were here today, would be thrilled knowing her unwavering insistence on manners and etiquette were not lost on me. I hear her voice in my head when I find myself appalled at the absence of class in our society today. I am by no means a Proper Patty. Maybe I’m old-fashioned, but being ‘old-fashioned’ speaks to one’s character. I cannot count the number of times I’ve held the door for someone without receiving a thank you…how many sneezes have gone unblessed or the numerous wedding and baby gifts that I’ve sent without receiving written acknowledgement. In the modern world, where sit-down-family-dinners are a thing of the past and children are being raised with a sense of entitlement, there is an absence of discipline and an abundance of self-centered behavior. It’s your image. It is not always about you Be humble.