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“No Wrestling!?!?” Eh, That Will Not Ruin the Olympics for Me

Among my bucket list of many dreams is attending the Olympics. I want to attend the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics at least once. I admire the skill, hard work, and grace that athletes have when performing incredible feats. … Continue reading

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Don’t (NOT) Vote!! Election 2012

I voted for Jill Stein. I wish the country had a real third party alternative. Obama and Romney are both disappointing to me. As far as elections go, this one has bothered me. With the instant memes possible with social … Continue reading

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“Skinny Minnie Mouse” from Barneys’ the Fashion Standard or Fashion Faux Pas?

As someone who studies society, I was very bothered when I saw these images of Disney characters. Girls and women have enough pressure put on them by photoshopped supermodels, anorexic actresses, and general media scrutiny. Lady Gaga is one of … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons I Miss the USA

This is a list of the various things I miss about the USA during my research trip in the Philippines. It is not necessarily a cultural study … these are just the things that I, an American traveling in the … Continue reading

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“No Balls” insult is a crime, punishable with a fine according to Italy’s Highest Court!

STRANGE NEWS! So, it is illegal to tell a man he has ‘no balls’ in Italy because it may hurt his male pride. This story ends with: A judge will now rule on the fine that Alberto should pay to … Continue reading

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