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November 2, 2018 0

Millennials Spot “Fake News” Better Than Baby Boomers

By celmoreblog

Young people should question their elders mainly because millennials are better able than older generations to distinguish facts from opinions.

October 31, 2018 0

The Refugee Caravan: Fearing Immigrants in the Age of Trump

By celmoreblog

Realistically, your chance of being killed by one of the law enforcement agents being sent to face the refugees is higher than the risk of being killed by a refugee.

October 30, 2018 1

It Is Time to Start Calling White Nationalism What It Is- Terrorism: AN UPDATE

By celmoreblog

The smartest thing to do is to detain all of the white nationalists and people associated with white nationalism, as well as people from regions with a high propensity for white nationalism immediately until we can establish a proper vetting...

October 29, 2018 0

Hope in the Heartland: Is Sharice Davids the Next Political Star?

By celmoreblog

“Trump and the Republicans in Washington don’t give a damn about anyone like me or anyone that doesn’t think like them. That’s why I’m running for Congress.”

October 26, 2018 0

HimToo Makes No Sense But Reveals So Much

By celmoreblog

Let’s hope we can find a way to stop lightning from striking people dead. But, I would much prefer that we find a way to stop people from getting cancer. That’s not being political. That is adopting a measured reaction...

October 24, 2018 0

The New York Women’s Foundation Combats Inequality

By celmoreblog

Inequality will not disappear overnight. It probably won’t disappear at all. But, this does not mean that we must accept the things as they are. We should speak out and vote. But, we should also become engaged. If you want...

October 6, 2018 0

“We’re a Generation of Doers”

By celmoreblog

Millennials need to realize that their grandparents don't have their best interests at heart- even if they seem to be really sweet.

Music

November 19, 2018 0

“(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” by Blue Oyster Cult

By celmoreblog

"Seasons don't fear the reaper. Nor do the wind, the sun or the rain. We can be like they are."

November 18, 2018 0

“Back Up Plan” by Big Boi

By celmoreblog

"I got a back up plan to the back up plan to back up my back up plan."

November 17, 2018 0

“Listen Up” by Oasis

By celmoreblog

"One fine day gonna leave you all behind. It wouldn't be so bad if I had more time."

Politics

November 4, 2018 0

Great Moments of the 21st Century: John McCain, November 4, 2008

By celmoreblog

John McCain was a leader of extraordinary character. This speech highlights some of the reasons why he should continue to...

November 2, 2018 0

Millennials Spot “Fake News” Better Than Baby Boomers

By celmoreblog

Young people should question their elders mainly because millennials are better able than older generations to distinguish facts from opinions.

October 31, 2018 0

The Refugee Caravan: Fearing Immigrants in the Age of Trump

By celmoreblog

Realistically, your chance of being killed by one of the law enforcement agents being sent to face the refugees is...

Humor

October 30, 2018 1

It Is Time to Start Calling White Nationalism What It Is- Terrorism: AN UPDATE

By celmoreblog

The smartest thing to do is to detain all of the white nationalists and people associated with white nationalism, as...

October 11, 2018 0

“Is Ted Cruz ‘Tough As Texas’?”

By celmoreblog

“Or you drag their ass out by the woodshed and kick their ass, Ted. Come on, Ted."

October 7, 2018 0

Feel Good Sports Story of the Day, Playoff Edition

By celmoreblog

That is a video of a Yankees fan throwing beer at a very sad A’s fan. That poor fan was...

Sports

October 7, 2018 0

Feel Good Sports Story of the Day, Playoff Edition

By celmoreblog

That is a video of a Yankees fan throwing beer at a very sad A’s fan. That poor fan was...

October 3, 2018 0

Why Has the Ronaldo Rape Allegation Been Met with Such Tepid Coverage?

By celmoreblog

"Millions of people want to hear from Cristiano Ronaldo. Far fewer want to hear from Kathryn Mayorga."

August 21, 2018 0

Best Baseball Manager Ejection: Wally Backman Playing for Peanuts

By celmoreblog

Baseball manager Wally Backman gets thrown out of the game for defending his player in one of the most bizarre...

History

November 4, 2018 0

Great Moments of the 21st Century: John McCain, November 4, 2008

By celmoreblog

John McCain was a leader of extraordinary character. This speech highlights some of the reasons why he should continue to...

October 31, 2018 0

The Refugee Caravan: Fearing Immigrants in the Age of Trump

By celmoreblog

Realistically, your chance of being killed by one of the law enforcement agents being sent to face the refugees is...

October 8, 2018 0

“Among The Americans” by 10,000 Maniacs

By celmoreblog

"Gone the way of flesh, turned pale and died, by your god's decree, for He hated me."

Culture

October 26, 2018 0

HimToo Makes No Sense But Reveals So Much

By celmoreblog

Let’s hope we can find a way to stop lightning from striking people dead. But, I would much prefer that...

October 24, 2018 0

The New York Women’s Foundation Combats Inequality

By celmoreblog

Inequality will not disappear overnight. It probably won’t disappear at all. But, this does not mean that we must accept...

October 12, 2018 0

“What It Feels Like For a Girl” by Madonna

By celmoreblog

"But for a boy to look like a girl is degrading 'cause you think that being a girl is degrading....

Global

October 3, 2018 0

Why Has the Ronaldo Rape Allegation Been Met with Such Tepid Coverage?

By celmoreblog

"Millions of people want to hear from Cristiano Ronaldo. Far fewer want to hear from Kathryn Mayorga."

September 30, 2018 0

Ronald Reagan on Free Trade

By celmoreblog

"The expansion of the international economy is not a foreign invasion; it is an American triumph."

September 17, 2018 0

America’s Global Image: Not Great, Again

By celmoreblog

Donald Trump is not making America great again. In fact, global respect for the US has rarely been worse.

Drink Ocean

March 22, 2018 0

Are Children Addicted to Mobile Devices? The Answer is Probably Yes

By celmoreblog

If you are under 18, you are a digital native in a world where mobile devices are an essential part of your...

March 9, 2018 0

The #MeToo Movement and International Women’s Day

By celmoreblog

The #MeToo Movement is going global.  #MeToo and International Women’s Day came together this week to make global headlines.

Philosophy

April 24, 2018 0

“A Masque of Mercy” by Robert Frost (excerpt)

By celmoreblog

As if I asked for one more chance myself to learn to say, "Nothing can make injustice just but mercy."

April 24, 2018 0

“At Last” by Neko Case

By celmoreblog

"I own every bell that tolls me."

February 12, 2018 0

“Relevant” by Emma Stone from Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

By celmoreblog

"You’re doing this because you’re scared to death - like the rest of us - that you don’t matter. And...

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  • How to Make Your Morning Commute Suck a Whole Lot Less November 19, 2018
    It’s 8:40 am on a Monday and you have no idea when that train is coming. The ETA on the screen above the platform just says “DELAYED,” without any indication of whether or not it’s even on its way. You think of just giving up and calling an Uber. But, then you remember that the […]
  • Weekend Sexoscope: November 16th-18th November 16, 2018
    Aries (March 21-April 19) Aries, Mercury retrograde in Sagittarius begins on November 16th, and it’s bringing out the big mouth in you. And, your partner isn’t too keen on you spilling all the intimate details of your relationship with your friends. Take a breath and think before you speak. Your inner circle doesn’t need to […]
  • NYC BumbleSpots Offer You a Safe First Date November 16, 2018
    There’s no shortage of dating spots in NYC. When the time comes to meet up with your Bumble date, you need a safe and comfortable place to go like a BumbleSpot. BumbleSpots are fun and interactive spaces recommended by Bumble, the female-focused dating app, to meet your matches and get to know them better. BumbleSpots […]
  • Carrie Bradshaw Locations To Get Those Insta-Pics November 16, 2018
    When it comes to memorable NYC television shows, there are definitely a few that come to mind. Gossip Girl. Friends. Seinfeld. But, I argue that none are as influential on the culture of New York City as the one and only Sex And The City. Sex And The City, with its loud, vivacious and controversial […]
  • Feel Good This Thanksgiving by Volunteering in NYC November 15, 2018
    Many of us are fortunate enough to have cozy and welcoming family and friends to spend Thanksgiving with. However, there are hundreds of New Yorkers who are not in our privileged position. Whether they are homeless and/or living in poverty, putting foods on the dining table is an enormous struggle for any ordinary day, let […]
  • Amy Winehouse’s Hairstylist Starts A New Journey November 15, 2018
    After a wonderful introduction to the up-and-coming artist Elisia Savoca, by the management company Band of Others, and delving into her unique sound and untamed passion through an interview, we also were introduced to Alex Foden, Elisia’s hairstylist, who happened to slip us an interesting tidbit; He was Amy Winehouse’s hairstylist. And yes, he was […]
  • Michelle Obama’s New Book Is a Must-Read November 15, 2018
    Do you miss the Obamas? We do too. They’re still around though if you’re following. After a much-needed family break from public life, that brought us those photos of Barack Obama kitesurfing, the former POTUS and FLOTUS are back to being their usual busy selves. In the build-up to the mid-term elections, Barack Obama appeared […]
  • Sleeping With a Friend May Not Be Such a Good Idea November 14, 2018
    Rom-coms such as No Strings Attached, Friends with Benefits, and pretty much any 80’s movie all preach the message that sleeping with a friend is a win-win, perfect situation. These films paint the picture that eventually if you wait long enough, you’ll fall madly in love with each other because of your history and your already […]
  • What To Wear To The Thanksgiving Table November 14, 2018
    It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is next week. If you’re like me, you’ll be surrounded by family on this day. Others may spend the day with their friends having a fun Friendsgiving. Whether you have Thanksgiving at home or a fancy restaurant nearby, there are certain appropriate looks to consider. From comfy to sexy, […]
  • Scary Walk Home? Here Are Some Tips to Stay Safe in NYC November 14, 2018
    I’ve gotten used to – or at least learned to tolerate – a ton of stuff about New York City since moving here. For example, the subway is never on time, winters are much worse here than in the suburbs, and the streets smell like trash and urine in the summer. However, there is one thing […]

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  • There Is 99.999999% Empty Space In An Atom But Why Solid Things Do Even Exist ? November 18, 2018
    “Quantum Physics”, probably the most confusing but realistic theoretical approach to the fundamental consequences in a matter has changed the whole world. Things seems o be pretty much different when viewed from this quantum approach at microscopic level.   It is not a big thing to tell that almost whole pace inside an atom remains […]
  • Train 18 – India’s First Ever Engine-Less Train To Move On November 17, 2018
    This is surely an unbelievable and huge achievement in the development of Indian rail department as India is all set for the moving of their first ever engine-less train. The trial run of the country’s engine-less train will be conducted on 17 November on the Bareilly-Moradabad section. “Train 18”, developed by the Integral Coach Factory […]
  • ISRO Launches India’s Heaviest Rocket GSLV Mk-III (‘Baahubali’) For GSAT-29 Satellite Mission November 16, 2018
    It’s not any shocking news or something unbelievable as India’s space agency ISRO has been doing great things since long and the world is quite aware of their progress and extraordinary potential towards the space related missions. apart from that, towards the nation’s other matter ISRO is fully engaged with their missions for a long […]
  • “Game Of Thrones” Final Season Launch Date Revealed November 15, 2018
    Perhaps we all were away from the discussions related to Game Of Thrones seasons and various underline stories for quite a long time. But soon you will found yourself indulged in this as the latest and the final season of this epic story is coming to you. It already feels like a long time since […]
  • Stan Lee , Marvel Comics Creator Dies At 95 November 13, 2018
    It’s shocking but quite expected that we gonna be losing the legendary visionary creator of this world who aimed to make everyone to make fantasy and real life worth related. Stan Lee, the colorful Marvel Comics patriarch who helped usher in a new era of superhero storytelling — and saw his creations become a giant […]
  • Spain Will Have The World’s Longest Life Expectancy By 2040 And Here IS Why ! November 10, 2018
    When it comes to age , you definitely relate it with life and also life expectancy of people as we are way curious about how much people will live. We are well aware of the fact that Japan is having the world’s longest life expectancy and there are various examples also justifying this. But before […]
  • How Do Humans Think ? November 9, 2018
    It’s an inevitable discussion and surely one of the deep topic to be look upon that how actually we humans think ?. How we make thought process and what is involved in our thinking as we all are full of millions of thoughts that are continuously shifting. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human […]
  • Why People Never Smiled In Old Photos ? November 8, 2018
    Have you ever thought that why old photos have such serious faces ? Why people in old photos seems to be sedate and quite suspicious even in some auspicious occasions?! Well ! That’s probably not be a discussing matter for you, but this thing definitely have some technical reasons to tell and you should know […]
  • NASA Smashed The Record For Fastest Human Made Project : Parker Solar Probe Mission November 6, 2018
    Parker Solar Probe , Nasa’s robotic spacecraft mission which was announced within a project in the fiscal 2009 budget year has just done something which is quite appreciable and great to achieve. Here is what you have to know that NASA’s Parker Solar Probe just smashed the record for fastest human-made object – but it’s just getting started […]
  • Elon Musk And SpaceX Are Making A Monster Rocket To Reach Mars November 4, 2018
    Elon Musk has been indulged in the space world for the long time and also created various projects and missions in accordance with his company SpaceX to find what was hidden in the space. No this time he is looking mars as his new destination and for that he is looking forward to make some […]

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  • How technology can make up for bad, absent teachers in poor-country schools November 15, 2018
    “BOOKS WILL soon be obsolete in schools,” Thomas Edison announced in 1913: they would, he believed, soon be replaced by silent films. Each new wave of information technology—radio, television, computers—has led to similar predictions. And each time, the old technologies of books, classrooms and teachers have proved startlingly resilient. Like teachers, digital educational technology comes […]
  • The biggest tax cut you’ve never heard of November 15, 2018
    PLACES MATTER. The probability that a baby born in the bottom 20% of the income scale in Detroit will make it to the top 20% as an adult is half that of a similar child in San Francisco. One answer is to get people to move. Even a short distance can make a big difference. […]
  • How Japan can cope with the 100-year-life society November 15, 2018
    MORE THAN half of Japanese babies can expect to live to 100. This prospect would have horrified Yukio Mishima, a writer who thought it so important to die young and handsome that he ritually disembowelled himself after staging a pantomime “coup” attempt in 1970. It horrifies today’s pessimists, too. They worry that, as the country […]
  • Into the Brexit endgame November 15, 2018
    AT LAST, BRITAIN’S game of three-dimensional chess with the European Union is entering its closing phase. On November 14th the two parties published a draft divorce agreement, 585 pages in length. Nearly two-and-a-half years after the British shocked their own government by voting to leave the EU, they are about to discover what Brexit really […]
  • The next capitalist revolution November 15, 2018
    CAPITALISM HAS suffered a series of mighty blows to its reputation over the past decade. The sense of a system rigged to benefit the owners of capital at the expense of workers is profound. In 2016 a survey found that more than half of young Americans no longer support capitalism. This loss of faith is […]
  • The mid-terms produce a divided government for a divided country November 8, 2018
    FOR ONCE, the outcome that was predicted actually occurred. Democrats took the House of Representatives in America’s mid-term elections on November 6th, and will provide some welcome oversight of the White House when members of the new Congress take their seats in January. Republicans held the Senate—with a bigger majority, which will make presidential appointments […]
  • Gene drives promise great gains and great dangers November 8, 2018
    EXTINCTIONS ARE seldom cause for celebration. Humans are wiping out species at a frightening rate, whether hunting them into history or, far more threateningly, damaging the habitats on which they depend. But occasionally, the destruction is warranted. Smallpox was officially eradicated in 1980, and no one laments the fate of the virus that caused it; […]
  • China’s gaming crackdown should worry the industry elsewhere November 8, 2018
    MORAL PANICS over new media are old hat. The social effects of novels, films, comic books and pop music were condemned by the grumpy reactionaries of the time. In recent years video games have been a popular villain. Exasperated parents and opportunistic politicians have long fretted that they make players lazy and listless, or else […]
  • Bangladesh’s economic achievements are marred by grotesque politics November 8, 2018
    IN MANY WAYS, Bangladesh is a role model for South Asia. Its economy grew by an average of 6.3% a year over the past decade. Last year it expanded by 7.3%—faster than India’s or Pakistan’s. Once the region’s poorest big country, its GDP per head is now higher than Pakistan’s, when measured at market exchange […]
  • Emmanuel Macron’s calls for a European army are misguided November 8, 2018
    NORWAY’S COUNTRYSIDE teemed with European soldiers in the past two weeks. A Montenegrin platoon drilled within a Slovenian company, which was wrapped in a Spanish battalion, which in turn was inside an Italian brigade. All were part of NATO’s biggest exercise since the cold war (see article). Yet this is not quite what President Emmanuel […]
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