Cyberbullying - let's fight it together The music throughout the film is a song by Ben Folds called Still Fighting It. You can listen to it here: JOE: Um … Hi. My name’s Joe. I don’t really have anyone to talk to, so … I thought I’d tell my story like this. When it all started, I just tried to laugh it off. Gold, Oil, Africa and Why the West Wants Gadhafi Dead By Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Last updated: Jun 7, 2011 - 7:59:09 PM What's your opinion on this article? Printer Friendly Page Muammar Gadhafi's decision to pursue gold standard and reject dollars for oil payments may have sealed his fate (FinalCall.com) - The war raging in Libya since February is getting progressively worse as NATO forces engage in regime change and worse, an objective to kill Muammar Gadhafi to eradicate his vision of a United Africa with a single currency backed by gold.
Mrs. Doubtfire - Recut as a Creepy Horror Movie It’s amazing what a person can do with a bit of creativity, some editing software, and the desire to take a wholesome, family friendly film and transforms it into something twisted and amazing. Remember Mrs. Doubtfire ? These 21 Brilliant Illustrations Summarize Everything Wrong With Society John Holcroft's thought-provoking illustrations depict everything wrong with the modern world. Credit: John Holcroft “Satire is fascinating stuff. It’s deadly serious, and when politics begin to break down, there is a drift towards satire, because it’s the only thing that makes any sense” – Ben Nicholsan. John Holcroft is a talented British illustrator known for his ability to merge retro-style illustrations with satirical commentary concerning topics that matter. Using drawing inspiration from the 1950’s, Holcroft has created thought-provoking depictions of everything wrong with the world today.
Police gun down man in street, threaten to shoot witnesses for filming incident (NaturalNews) When Narces Benoit decided to use his cell phone to film Miami Beach police officers gunning down a man sitting in a parked car early Monday morning, he had no idea the same cops would eventually target him as well. According to video evidence and witness testimony, officers pointed a gun at Narces and his girlfriend, threw them to the ground, destroyed his camera and what they thought was the footage he captured, and handcuffed and arrested the couple, all because Narces happened to capture indicting video evidence of the officers' heinous actions. The Miami Herald reports that Narces and his girlfriend were driving on Collins Avenue in South Beach, Fla., when they happened upon the shocking tail-end of a police chase involving Raymond Herisse, the suspect in question who had allegedly fled police following a scuffle. You can view the video footage for yourself here: The entire event reeks of abuse and coverup.
How To Become a Better Person This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Tracy Foster for The School of Life titled How to Become a Better Person. Students work on abstract nouns, discuss virtues important in the modern world and watch a short film. Language level: Upper Intermediate (B2) – Advanced (C1) Worse than meltdown, government report says devastating 'melt-through' has occurred at Fukushima; Official suggests Japan could become 'uninhabitable' (NaturalNews) Recent reports confirming that Reactors 1, 2, and 3 of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility completely melted just hours after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area on March 11 ( have been trumped by even worse news that those same reactors have all likely "melted through," a situation that according to Japan's Daily Yomiuri DY is "the worst possibility in a nuclear accident." And senior political official Ichiro Ozawa suggested in an interview with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that the Fukushima situation could make the entire country of Japan "unlivable." A nuclear core meltdown involves nuclear fuel exceeding its melting point to the point where it damages the core, leaks out, and threatens to potentially release high levels of radiation into the environment. IAEA has already stated that the Fukushima disaster is at least as bad as the Chernobyl disaster ( but this new information now suggests that it is probably even worse.
One of San Francisco's toughest schools transformed by the power of meditation There was a time when Visitacion Valley middle school in San Francisco could have featured in a gritty US crime drama. Surrounded by drugs and gang violence, the kids were stressed out and agitated. One day children came in to find three dead bodies dumped in the schoolyard. “In 2006 there were 38 killings in our neighbourhood,” says Barry O’Driscoll, the school’s head of physical education (PE). He says the lives of students were infected by violence in the community, and several fights would break out every day. In 2007 a meditation programme called Quiet Time was brought in to meet some of these challenges.
Supreme Court Blocks Climate Change Lawsuit Filed By States WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court unanimously ruled out a federal lawsuit Monday by states and conservation groups trying to force cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The court said that the authority to seek reductions in emissions rests with the Environmental Protection Agency, not the courts. EPA said in December that it will issue new regulations by next year to reduce power plants' emissions of carbon dioxide, the chief greenhouse gas.
Cartoons of Finnish Nightmares Even Non-Finns Can Relate To Karoliina Korhonen has created a hilarious series of cartoons that depicts typical Finns, but I’m sure that all introverts can relate. Featured below are some of my favorites.