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Dispelling the myth that ‘everybody speaks English these days’ We have all heard the statistics about the billions of people who speak or who are learning English worldwide. In fact the British Council claims that 25% of the global population speak English to some degree of competence. English is indeed increasingly widely used all over… Read Article →

Some people think that clothes that you wear can really affect how they feel about yourself, others don’t really care how fashionable their clothes are and how they look. Some people think that clothes that you wear can really affect how they feel about yourself, others don’t really care how fashionable their clothes are and… Read Article →

Radioactive water continues to leak Japan’s Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency says there has been no change in the amount of radioactive water seeping from the Fukushima nuclear plant after a polymer absorbent was injected into a cracked pit. Tokyo Electric Power Company found on Saturday that contaminated water was leaking into the ocean from… Read Article →

Dürer’s ‘Rhinoceros’ (1515). Woodcut, printed in Nuremberg The tiny island of St Helena, in the middle of the South Atlantic, is Famous above all as the open prison for Napoleon Bonaparte, banished there after the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. But another great wonder of Europe also stayed on St Helena, a being much less… Read Article →

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”~Dalai Lama Some days I wake up with rocket fuel in my veins, ready to take the day by storm. Happiness comes totally natural. But on others it can feel like I have lead weights strapped to my shoes. Have you ever been there?… Read Article →

TWO GENTLEMEN who were in the lavatory at the time tried to lift him up: but he was quite helpless. He lay curled up at the foot of the stairs down which he had fallen. They succeeded in turning him over. His hat had rolled a few yards away and his clothes were smeared with… Read Article →

Day-to-Day Life in a Small African Village – By Richard Lupinsky Jr. – Country: Tanzania – Dates of Service: 2003-2005 Habari za jioni! Good evening! I have been sitting at my desk and typing into my laptop about all the things that happened to me today. I keep a journal of all my experiences in… Read Article →

You are here: Home ‣ Dive Into HTML5 ‣ VIDEO ON THE WEB Show table of contents DIVING IN Nyone who has visited YouTube. com in the past four years knows that you can embed video in a web page. But prior to HTML5, there was no standards-based way to do this. Virtually all the… Read Article →

When someone tells you your butt is on fire, you should take them at their word. There is no such thing as a bad doughnut. Kids are like monkeys, only louder. If you want results, press the red button. The rest are useless. There are many different religions in this world, but if you look… Read Article →

Novelty Act Lights burned late in the great communal apartment building Abraham Lincoln, because this was All Souls night: the residents, all six hundred of them, were required by their charter to attend, down in the subsurface community hall. They filed in briskly, men, women and children; at the door Bruce Corley, operating their rather… Read Article →

1 It would be very reasonable to view America simply as a collection of different immigrant groups and ethnic or religious loyalties. 2 Despite the variety of ethnic identities, immigration experiences, and cultural choices that have gone into making Americans is so complex, however, that describing the “average American” is not particularly dif-ficult. 3 English… Read Article →

Sarah Waters The Night Watch To Lucy Vaughan 1947 1 So this, said Kay to herself, is the sort of person you’ve become: a person whose clocks and wristwatches have stopped, and who tells the time, instead, by the particular kind of cripple arriving at her landlord’s door. For she was standing at her open… Read Article →

Those of you who have been following this blog and reading some of my best tips, know that sometimes I focus on advice for those of you already abroad. Even though you don’t have to be rich to be able to travel to another country to learn a language, sometimes it just isn’t desirable or… Read Article →

Julian Barnes Arthur George To P. K. ONE Beginnings Arthur A child wants to see. It always begins like this, and it began like this then. A child wanted to see. He was able to walk, and could reach up to a door handle. He did this with nothing that could be called a purpose,… Read Article →

Beware the ZombieSat Presented by Science at NASA On April 5th 2010 something eerie happened to the Galaxy 15 telecommunications satellite, it turned into a zombie. The day began as usual, with Galaxy 15 relaying TV signals to millions of viewers in North America, when suddenly the geosynchronous satellite stopped taking commands from Earth. It… Read Article →

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