If you watch the news closely and are up to date on current events, then you may have heard of a militant Islamist group that is responsible for the deaths of thousands of people in Nigeria in just the last few months. They call themselves Boko Haram, and they have been terrorizing Nigeria for almost thirteen years. The day of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris, Boko Haram had just finished a days-long raid of several villages in which upwards of 2,000 people were massacred. Twelve people died in Read More
Obama gave his second-to-last State of the Union address last night, amid his highest approval ratings in eighteen months. I haven’t watched it yet–I wasn’t feeling well that night so I went to bed early. I did record the speech though, so maybe I’ll watch it at some point. Honestly, I get annoyed by all the stoppages for clapping, and the stupid cheering at parts that one party likes, and the pans to different people in attendance, and the derp look that Joe Biden has coupled Read More
The year was 1982, and a new generation of Americans was just starting to be born. They would eventually become known as Millennials. Since they first started arriving on the scene, a lot has changed in the United States–and in the world. Unfortunately, much of it hasn’t been good. It’s been pretty disastrous actually. There have been devastating terrorist attacks; busted economic bubbles and record household debt; the greatest level of wealth disaparity and the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression; an insane amount of Read More
Like I said in a previous post…don’t ever be afraid to speak up. Dr. King’s voice changed the course of history. Your voice could do the same. There is a great article at Upwrothy that has compiled some more inspiring quotes of Dr. King. It is definitely worth checking out.
It’s that time of year again when gyms across the country are packed with new members hoping to make 2015 the year they finally get into shape/lose weight/live healthier. In the past, I have written about health and fitness at the start of the New Year hoping to aid people by giving helpful tips and advice for how to kick-start a new healthy lifestyle. If you want to read those posts, go here and here. Again, I want to state that I am not a certified trainer Read More
Thanks to Attn: for the picture!
Happy New Year! As I have for the past couple of years, I am once again posting the 2015 numerology forecast, from Numerology.com. I know most of you probably think this is a bunch of BS, but I think it’s fun and rather interesting and inspiring. So read on to see what 2015 has in store for us! The year 2015 is an 8 Universal Year in Numerology. The number 8 is considered the number of money and power, which is true, Read More