We’ve all probably read at least a few of the titles adorning your average list of the world’s most unforgettable novels. Twain, Hemingway, Joyce, Orwell, and every other commonplace literary name; all of them certainly penned great works, stories which forced us to re-think our surroundings and even dispute the truths and values which our […]
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Speak to a middle or high school aged child and ask what they enjoy doing in their free time. What you’ll likely hear is a mishmash of technology-driven hobbies: playing smartphone games, playing video games, texting, watching TV or browsing the internet. It seems like, for younger generations, the classic leisure time activity of sitting […]
Competitions of Art We have art galleries around the world, the purpose of which are to allow us to appreciate the time and effort so many talented people have put into perfecting their latest creation. There are dance competitions held every day, as competing individuals (or couples) square off against one another, putting on […]
While browsing through our music libraries or strolling through an art gallery, we sometimes are inclined to learn more about the artists at hand. Often, you’ll hear stories about certain painters or musicians who only became famous posthumously–those who enjoyed more success after their passing than they did before it. Names like Van Gogh and […]
Though the idea that all men and women are equal is almost universally accepted today, stigmas, racism and sexism continues to run rampant in society. While many people tend to see their fellow humans as equals, the fight for justice for many still lives on today. Women across the world continue to fight for […]
“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” Muhammad Ali, then still going by Cassius Clay uttered this phrase first in an interview when he was still breaking into the boxing scene. It later became the mantra of the greatest boxer of all time, as he toyed with George Foreman by later tacking on […]
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