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Interview with an Occupier

Interview with an Occupier

I was lucky enough to procure a phone interview with Michael Collins, a person directly involved with the Occupy London (Ontario, Canada) movement.

The Nutcracker – A Christmas Tradition

The Nutcracker – A Christmas Tradition

The Nutcracker has long since been a traditional Christmas performance attended by Americans since the 1940’s. The Nutcracker made it’s worldwide debut in 1892 in St. Petersburg, Russia. As many are familiar with the composer, Tchaikovsky, the original choreography was conceived by Marius Petipa. Petipa became very ill in the middle of composing the choreography so his assistant, Lev Ivanov aided in the completion of the dance.

A Fly Walk In The Park

A Fly Walk In The Park

Eighteen year old Karishma Dhawan of Healthland School (in Hounslow, London) won the annual “Radley Design Your Own Pocket Bag” competition.

In The Land Of Blood and Honey (2011) | Written & Directed by Angelina Jolie | Film

In The Land Of Blood and Honey (2011) | Written & Directed by Angelina Jolie | Film

In the Land of Blood and Honey is about war, vulnerability, transformation and love.

The Warmth and Mirth of an Irish Christmas: Fiddler Eileen Ivers, Tricky Wrens, and Troublesome Cakes on U.S. Tour

The Warmth and Mirth of an Irish Christmas: Fiddler Eileen Ivers, Tricky Wrens, and Troublesome Cakes on U.S. Tour

Recalling the roaring hearths and roars of laughter that are part and parcel of Christmas in Irish families, virtuoso fiddler Eileen Ivers interweaves age-old Wren Day songs, beloved American carols, and even a jigging Bach in An Nollaig: An Irish Christmas. With her signature warmth, Ivers invites listeners in for a tuneful, soulful celebration that’s as comforting as a favorite carol and a slice of Christmas cake.

Not Crazy about ‘Like Crazy” | Film Review

Not Crazy about ‘Like Crazy” | Film Review

Most neuroscientists believe that the human brain does not reach full physical maturity until the calendar age of 25. Maturity is defined by a fully developed and functioning pre-frontal cortex. This area of the brain is located below the top of the head and behind the forehead. The pre-frontal cortex is responsible for executive function like long-term planning, execution of concepts, impulse control, rational judgment, and the ability to connect action with consequence.

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