Some rappers turned actors get a bad rap

Rappers-turned-actors are creating a lot of buzz, box office, and bombast in Hollywood. In the latter's case, no one has been more vocal than Samuel L. Jackson, who has turned down various roles in movies co-starring rappers. His most recent dislike was 50 Cent on last year's "Get Rich Or Die Trying." Jackson opined: "'It is not my job to give credibility to such a rapper who has just entered the...

5 Ways Partisan Politics Hurts The Nation!

The United States of America certainly does not have a worse political and / or electoral / voting system than most other nations, all over the world, unfortunately, it remains too partisan, and this refusal to seek a meeting of minds , for the common good, he often hurts this country! Many Americans seem to be proud of our heritage, in terms of the visions and supposed intentions of our Founding...

How Reddit lets people decide your marketing success

Reddit is a social bookmarking / link sharing site similar to Digg or StumbleUpon. However, more than this, it is an aggregate content site where you can find content voted at the top by other users and therefore selected for its popularity among the community. It was founded by Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian, roommates and students at the University of Virginia and later acquired by Conde Nast...

Virat Kohli: the fastest growing Indian brand

Virat Kohli's smile at the end of the 2016 IPL final said it all, an acceptance of the result and a reminder of the changed person he was.Virat Kohli is today the fastest growing brand in India. The upshift has taken place between Diwali (October 2015) and Holi (March 2016). Kohli's rankings were on the rise in the last 3-4 years, but they were always behind the great Dhoni. Athletes typically...

Educational videos only have content appropriate to your elementary lesson

You have probably heard some of the alarming stories about children being attacked and groomed by pedophiles through online chat sites. And chances are, you've found out for yourself how easy it is to accidentally stumble upon inappropriate material online that would be very annoying for children to see or read. One of the great problems of the Internet that discourages many teachers from using...

Siberian tiger profile

The siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) or the Amur tiger is a rare cat that lives in the Russian Far East. The largest population is found in the mountainous regions of Sikhote Alin. The cat was once widely distributed throughout northeast China and Korea, but today there are only 393 tigers living in the wild. Siberian tigers are also known as the Manchurian tiger, Korean tiger, and...

Protecting your garden against storms

As we move into fall and winter, it's time to protect your garden from storms. Depending on its location, it is vulnerable to hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, or just heavy rain and hail. All these natural phenomena take their toll on your plants. However, they can weather the storm better if we take some precautions.Most of these precautions are common sense. However, we can be busy and forget to...

Viper Boa (Candoia aspera aspera) care

Viper Boas are a wonderful species of snake to look at. They are very robust, with hard keel-shaped scales and an arrowhead. They are usually quite a dull brown, although they can be a wonderful bright red or orange. However, they change color with the seasons, temperature, and perhaps mood swings. I have had wonderful orange specimens that turn dark brown over time. Almost all Viper Boas are...

Object Lesson: Can You Keep Your Promise?

This is a practical lesson that uses 2 sticks to share with the children that God always keeps his promises and that they must do the right thing and not lose hope. The verses of the Bible that are used to reinforce the teaching are Romans 12:12 and Deuteronomy 6:18.Lesson:Show the 2 sticks and tell the children that you are going to make a promise. The promise is that you will put these two...

The life of Tracy Morgan

His birth name is Tracy Jamal Morgan, he was born on November 10, 2010. He is a comedian, writer, producer and actor. Tracy Morgan is best known in the cast of all 7 seasons of 'Saturday Night Live'. He is currently best known on 30 Rock, an NBC series, under the name Tracy Jordan. He was born and raised in Bronx, New York as the second child in a family of five. He grew up alongside rapper Jay Z...