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The Stanford Prison Experiment was conducted to ‘test the hypothesis that the inherent personality traits of prisoners and guards are the chief cause of abusive behavior in prison,’ The test was conducted by a team of researchers headed by Philip Zimbardo. The results of the experiment were not only shocking, but they could be used to explain our behavior and...
Full Article Sunday, 14 December 2014 00:00
You might have come across this famous quote which, like all quotes, is often used out of context: The revolution is not a tea party.  That’s Mao Zedong.  Whether you’ve heard that or not, if you’ve ventured out of virtual space and took your radicalism into the real world, it’s a reality that you would quickly encounter.
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Eating fast-food can cause many damages to the health, because we never know the ingredients added to them. Most fast-food outlets do their best to prepare the most delicious cuisine in town, with money and publicity-oriented motives. In the recent years many have suffered ill-health due to the increased intake of fast-food.
Full Article Sunday, 14 December 2014 00:00
Alcohol dependency - Last week Dr. Marcel de Roos spoke about how alcohol impairs a person’s cognitions and behaviors, phases of alcohol use and acceptable alcohol consumption for an individual. This is a continuation from last week’s ‘Don’t allow drinks to drink you.’
Full Article Sunday, 14 December 2014 00:00
Write on nostalgia. Something nice, I was advised.   Don’t know whether it should be nice or nicely written. Let me put things in the way I can. I don’t know if ‘nostalgia’ can be nice. It has this bittersweet longing for things, persons or may be some times we have cherished in the past. There are moments when we...
Full Article Sunday, 14 December 2014 00:00
It is December, the vacation and celebration time! All the people who engage themselves in their tightly-packed busy schedule get a break during the holidays. The New Year is coming up, so is Christmas and it is time to focus on celebration, “pressure off work”.There are so many reasons why people should celebrate traditional festivals, religious events, birthdays, thanksgivings,...
Full Article Sunday, 14 December 2014 00:00
Christmas decorations - Since it’s the season to decorate your room, house and even your workplace, it’s time to put together your creative ideas and make everything colorful and bright. Most of us use a computer and here is a simple way to decorate your computer at home or work.
Full Article Sunday, 14 December 2014 00:00
Ingredients250 g unsalted butter200 g good-quality dark chocolate (70 percent cocoa solids), broken up75 g dried sour cherries
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Ingredients5 oz margarine2 cups water1/2 lb flour
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Ingredients 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature2 cups sugar2 large eggs
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One of the most universally-loved and admired English novels, Pride and Prejudice was penned as a popular entertainment. But the consummate artistry of Jane Austen (1775–1817) transformed this effervescent tale of rural romance into a witty, shrewdly-observed satire of English country life that is now regarded as one of the principal treasures of the English Language.
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(What follows is a collection of graffiti etched on the ‘Mirror Wall’ by some of the poetically inclined wasps distraught over the unprecedented slaughter of their fellow creatures)
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Success breeds success; nothing succeeds like success,To achieve success, there’s no easy way to gain access.Success comes to fruition by dint of hard work,Failure is the result when workers involved shirk.
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To the road his life goesCarrying a bulk on his backSweating all over the faceEyes wide opened
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When you’re looking for love, being in a relationship sounds like it would be enough to make you happy. Once you find that someone special, the early days of a relationship feel magical. Everything the other person says and does is wonderful, and you’re never upset or bored. He/she is the most thoughtful, understanding and attractive person ever.
Full Article Sunday, 14 December 2014 00:00
The word ‘reading’ will be alive forever, because there are enough readers in the world, and the desire for reading continues from generation to generation. Apart from that, all the people in the planet contribute as readers by reading whatever wanted, even if it is for a short time period. But finally they have read something. However they should have...
Full Article Sunday, 14 December 2014 00:00
Youths throw stones and flares toward riot police during clashes at the end of a youth protest to commemorate the six-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos by a police officer, an event that plunged Greece into weeks of rioting. The commemoration is held as a close friend of Grigoropoulos, 21-year-old anarchist Nikos Romanos, jailed for attempted…
Full Article Sunday, 14 December 2014 00:00
Rotaract Club of the Victoria Higher Education Campus (VHEC) has been officially chartered with the Rotary International and is in the pursuit of serving the society for a better tomorrow. The inaugural installation ceremony was held at Taj Samudra Hotel on November 22 from 7pm onwards. The VHEC Rotaract Club includes a dedicated board of directors led by its president,…
Full Article Tuesday, 09 December 2014 17:26
Promises are made and promises are broken. Some people don’t know the gravity of a promise when making one. As kids, we would make a promise by placing our palm on our friend's and swearing to keep a secret or do something. Such an innocent and simple gesture was symbolic of a promise that would be held for eternity.
Full Article Sunday, 07 December 2014 00:00
You are a rebel.  This would mean, in most circumstances, that the enemy or the forces that create and defend conditions that agitate you are stronger than you.  You can’t obtain change by hitting your head against a brick wall, obviously.  But not all walls that are brick-made last forever.  Neither are they unbreakable.  There are soft spots.  And there…
Full Article Sunday, 07 December 2014 00:00

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