Society & Culture

The Worst College Hazing Incidents
Society & Culture

The Worst College Hazing Incidents

People across Florida and the nation are watching the marching band at Florida A&M University. The group was recently taken off of suspension following the November 2011 death of one of its members during a hazing ritual. Robert Champion was a 26-year-old drum major who was beaten to death by […]

An Actor’s Guide to DIY Showreels
Society & Culture

An Actor’s Guide to DIY Showreels

If you’re an actor, you probably know that more and more producers of everything from feature films to reality shows are relying on technology to weed through the masses of faces they see at auditions. A showreel can have immense value to an actor trying to get professional jobs, whether […]

Is the United States set for a “War on Immigration”?
Politics

Is the United States set for a “War on Immigration”?

Immigration has been a long-standing, contentious issue in American politics. Early American history witnessed the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798, which ruled that 14 years of residency were necessary before an ‘alien' could be grant citizenship. Later in to the nineteenth century, the 14th Amendment of 1868 addressed the […]

Bizarre Aspects of The Japanese Culture
Society & Culture

Bizarre Aspects of The Japanese Culture

Japan is one of the oddest place in the whole world with a unique convergence of circumstance, tradition and technology. The Feudal samurai ideals has managed to combine with some of the most advanced technologies while it remains to be the only country with living survivors of the atomic bomb […]

The History Of The Chair
History

The History Of The Chair

Looking at the history of the chair is a fascinating way to cross-section the society out of which that chair came. The chair likely evolved in the Stone Age - Neolithic building sites studied by archaeologists have revealed bench-like sitting areas, perhaps used for rituals. It's not certain when exactly […]

Fascinating Tools Of Antiquity
History

Fascinating Tools Of Antiquity

One of the primary ways that people differ from the rest of the animal kingdom is through their sophisticated and extensive use of tools. This is something that has characterised even the earliest of human civilization. Looking at antique tools produced by toolmakers from different places, cultures and times provides […]

Government Relations and Gun Lobbying
Politics

Government Relations and Gun Lobbying

In last April we saw that the US senate rejected the new bill about the restriction of gun sales in America. This is an important step in the history of public and government relations in the USA as it proves the domination of lobbyings in this country one more time. […]