Nerium Oleander is an ornamental plant with beautiful flowers. All parts of the plant, however, are poisonous to human beings and many animals.
The narrator's routine Christmas song
An eventful date
You have seen zombies on film and TV shows, but have you seen real-life zombie ants? Continue reading :)
If everything in the physical universe is causally determined, should we be held accountable for our actions?
“If We Must Die” was written in 1919 by Claude McKay, one of the key figures in the Harlem Renaissance. In this article, I try to analyze the poem and discuss its meaning, at least from my understanding.
Depending on who you ask, Cain is either looked at as having been the black sheep of the family or the product of someone who did not receive as much love from God as Abel did. However, the few interactions between God and Cain in the Old Testament are evidence that God cared for Cain just as much.
Some students experience a lot of difficulty when it comes to reading and comprehension. A number of studies have found a number of techniques that can be used to improve on these challenges among students.
I have been on Hubpages for two years now. On the 28th of September this year (2018). I received my very first payout, which I was not really expecting. This is just a highlight of my Hubpages experience thus far.
In the book of Numbers in the Bible, Moses is instructed by God to make a bronze snake and mount it on a pole. Whoever looked at the snake, even though they had been bitten by real snakes, would live.
James Baldwin's I am not your Negro touches on a number of important points regarding racial issues in the United States and how they affect the nation as a whole. The following are some of the most important points in the manuscript.
Rehabilitation should continue being as part of punishment in order to make the punishment more effective and enhance the well being of the offender whether or not they get an opportunity to re-join society.
Pancakes are a type of cakes prepared using starch-based batter (baking flour) and oil or butter. However, they may also contain additional ingredients including; sugar, salt, eggs and, milk among others depending on one's preferences.
The past few years have seen a lot of criticism being directed towards men over movies with women leads in movies. This was the case with Ghostbusters (2016) and the more recent Ocean's 8. Considering that there are many movies with women leads that everyone loves, these complaints are unjustified.
There are many negative views against religion. Is Christianity the easiest religion to attack?
liberalism is the political ideology that promotes the liberty/freedom of an individual in society. At the same time, it promotes equality or all members of society. This article looks at some of the critiques of liberalism by Plato, Marx and Nietzsche.
Being an efffective leader is essential if any progress is to be made. The following are some habits to avoid on the road to being an effective leader.
What exactly is cultural diversity? This article will give a details definition of cultural diversity and what this may mean for students
An a**hole has been described as an upsetting individual in the way they act and behaves as they interact with others. In this article, I provide a detailed definition of who an a**hole is and what he/she is really like as well some of the moral theories that can be used for a**hole management
The law should ensure a complete human life. Unjust laws may not allow for a complete human life. For this reason, you have the moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws
Some people may find some laws to be unjust in their society, which raises the question; should we obey unjust laws?
How should the Second Amendment be interpreted in today's society?
Long term imprisonment has been used as a form of punishment for a long time. However, it has been associated with various issues, raising the question as to whether it should continue being used in future.
Studies are finding out that games can help improve cognitive and psychomotor processes
Like Patroclus and Achilles, Beowulf was brave, fearless and proud
In the united states, the wealthiest 1 percent to own 35 percent of all the nation's wealth, making them 288 times richest as the average American
Adolf Hitler and Franklin Roosevelt were presidents/leaders of their nations between the 1930s and 1940s. Here, I focus on some of their views on development.
In his narrative, Frederick Douglass helps us understand the impacts of slavery, not only on the African American families, but also on the southern whites
What can we learn from the story of Job?
Authority refers to the power/right to command some action. There are several types of authority. What type of authority do you have?
The topic on labor and alienation is one that has gained considerable attention among sociologists such as Karl Marx. Here, I focus on alienation of the worker today.
In America, 1968 is described as the year of upheaval. The following are some of the major events that took place in that year.
Today, chlorine is added to public water supplies to kill various diseases causing pathogens. However, this was not always the case.
Telling time; from tracking heavenly rhythms of the solar bodies to digital watches
The Gradual Release of Responsibility practice (GRR) is an important and beneficial practice that will be used to help gradually shift the learning responsibility from the teacher (s) to the student
Rudolf Jaenisch is a Professor of Biology at MIT. He is also one of the founding members of Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research as well as a pioneer in transgenic science
Can you think of any instance where telling the truth would be immoral?
Legal moralism may be described as the use of law for the purposes of enforcing morality. Therefore, the law may be used (legitimately) to criminalize a given act/behavior that is deemed immoral
Putting the Service-Profit Chain to Work is an article that was published in the Harvard Business Review in 1994 By James L. Heskett, a Professor of Business Logistics at Harvard and his colleagues,
In philosophy, and life in general, one of the most asked questions is whether life has any meaning
The six major religions we have today can be grouped in to three main categories namely, the Abrahamic religions, Daoic religions and the Dharmic religions
According to Mark Frost, the co-creator of hit television show Twin Peaks, the series was inspired by events that took place in Sand Lakes, Upstate New York in 1908.
While there are varying expert opinions regarding the acceptable amount of alcohol women can consume during pregnancy, most seem to range from an occasional glass early in the pregnancy to none later
Thinking of trying out the 125cc Atv Quad Vtt Four-Wheeler, here are a few things to remember about the four-wheeler
Kenyans are innovative and hardworking. The following are some career areas to take advantage of in 2018.
Despite a shift and increase in the consumption of poultry and fish, which are white meat, red meat is still the largest proportion of meat consumed in the United States
Marijuana has been a controversial topic for decades. However, there are different perspectives on its legalization.
Life is sacred and valuable. For this reason, it should be protected.
Can kids interact and engage in critical thinking?
Here are a few things you should know about the 40CC premium gas pocket bike.
Gender equality refers to a state where men and women enjoy same status, having equal opportunities to achieve their full human rights and the potential to contribute to all aspects of social life
Ancient Greece and Roman societies were some of the most recognized in history. So what roles did women play in these societies if any?
According to Fred Pearce (2015) there appears to be a relationship between climate change and shifts in the earth’s crust, which suggests that the world faces an upsurge in volcanic activity
Essentially, cause and effect refers to the principle of causality - a relationship between given events where one is caused by another
Cystic Fibrosis is an inherited disease that affects the lungs as well as the digestive system
According to a study that was conducted by Pew Research Center in 2014, it was shown that about 83 percent of Americans can identify Bill Gates in a photograph
In philosophy, egoism is the notion that one’s self is, and should be the motivation and goal of the actions of the individual
This is a continuation of Origin: Book 1. Chapter 5
Education is important for kids given that it helps them develop a habit of learning from a young age. Several strategies can be used to help students learn. Here, we shall look at a few that can work
Depression among young people has been shown to be on the rise. Considering the the fact that it can result in other problems, it is important that parents pay close attention to these young people.
Should employers access or even use employee's personal information?
According to emerging studies, it has been reported that the sensationalist media coverage of terrorist acts has the tendency to trigger further attacks
The debate surrounding immigration has become a contentious topic in the United States. This is a brief look at the history of immigration in America,
Although social media has its benefits, interactions on these platforms have presented a number of challenges, causing conflicts over ethical, professional and other social issues
Unlike young kids (under the age of 10 or 12) adolescents and young adults are maturing and therefore undergoing changes. Therefore, parents should pay close attention and maintain a close relatinship
Chapter 4: The Good Old Dark Cloud
Chapter 3. A new life, a new start in Purity
A continuation of my short story :) enjoy
Just a guy. Part one
While there are different theories as to how HIV came to infect humans, the first cases of human infections have been well documented, showing how the virus came to spread and affect millions
According to an article that was published in by the National Obesity Observatory in 2011, a majority of adults and children have a good understanding of what constitutes a healthy diet
According to Anthony Clifford Grayling (1998) philosophy is the study of such fundamental problems as existence, reason, knowledge and mind among others.
Childhood is a very critical part of human life. This is because it is the phase of life where a child gets to learn about their surrounding, interact with others and prepare for adulthood
A majority of studies conducted on child development have shown play to play a crucial role in their development by contributing to their physical, social, cognitive and emotional well being.
As children grow and develop, parents will have a significant influence in the process. In addition to simply caring and ensuring that the needs of the child are met, parents are also "teachers"
The gay and lesbian community has always faced significant challenges. While there are still some challenges today, it is evident that there is a more positive attitude towards these groups
Philosophical arguments on why living in such a simulation in ignorance is not a better alternative to living in the real world
Christina of Sweden is today remembered as one of the most educated women from the 1600s with her interests ranging from philosophy to mathematics.
As compared to developing nations, which also tend to be agrarian, the Western nations are highly fond of foods despite the risks associated with these types of foods.
A person who is said to be real or genuine possesses all the character or qualities attributed to them, and is free of any hypocrisy in their portrayal of the claimed/attributed qualities or character
Countess Ceccano remains skeptical and is convinced that Aquinas was killed by his enemies under the orders of Jacques de Molay of the Knights Templar
The topic on labor and alienation is one that has gained considerable attention among sociologists such as Karl Marx. Kai Erikson also touches on this subject in his work on work and alienation.
In his article, "The real cost of meat" R. Hooper (2015) gives focus to the two major impacts of meat production; environmental impacts and health impacts.
The Second World War is one of the most significant events in history. However, like the Civil War and the First World War, it was of great significance for African Americans
YouTube has changed a lot. It was a site where creators could express themselves, but this is not the case any more. So what happened?
What would Hume and Descartes think of a recent study in the University of Kyoto that cats may understand the laws of physics?
I have always love Butter Stotch. He is one of the best characters in South Park, but I always wonder if he has multiple personality disorder.
A number of arguments have been put forward for and against the existence of God by various philosophers. While one do you find most convincing?
With high competition on a global platform, it is the young people who are finding themselves faced by various challenges of unemployment- these including low income levels and wellbeing
According to a good number of studies, parental divorce has been found to affect individuals throughout their lives regardless of their ages.
Bitcoin may be described as the currency of the internet. It is a form of digital currency where encryption techniques are used to regulate generation of units and verify funds transfer
Euthanasia may be described as a practice through which the life of a patient is intentionally/deliberately ended in order to relieve their pain and suffering.
According to a study that was carried out by Lorge (1944-1947), it was noted that the test scores of adults were dependent on previous skills and education
By 1788, women had started joining this movement to eliminate slavery and the institution of slavery as a whole.
You've probably watched all the five seasons of Hell on Wheels. Did you know it was based on real-life events? Here are some facts about some of the personalities represented in the TV show.
I went out today and decided to take a little walk. It was great
Same sex marriage has to be one of the most discussed topics in any given country- even among developed nations. So what's the fuss all about?
Most of those who claim to be atheists (or not believe in God) tend to portray anger towards God and religion in addition to shouting that they don’t believe in His existence. Why is this so?
Jesus Christ has been the at the point of unending debates between religious grounds and among historians. But who was He really? and what did He have to do with God?
I personally don't believe that religion encourage people to hate each other or have divisions between themselves. If anything, it teaches us to love and show compassion for each other.
Feminism/women empowerment has catapulted women to such great heights. It has truly improved their situation and lives in general. But has it had negatively affected the male child in the process?
Arguments for and against the existence of God are fairly common in the world of philosophy. Which side are you on? Do you believe in the existence of God? Here's what I think...
Sports betting and gambling; Have you tried it? what was your experience? I had some experience with the whole thing- So let's get right to it.
By definition, a hero is an individual who is "Admired or Idealized for their courage, extraordinary achievements and/or noble qualities". That is why John Brown was a Hero
According to statistics, about 40 to 50 percent of marriages in America end in divorce and separation.
If you are a religious person then you have asked yourself this question a million times. I bet you ask yourself this question whenever things start falling apart- Well, Does He?
The internet, like the real, physical world is full of job opportunities. It is a reality that millions of people work online in one form or another. However, one has to wonder, is it worth it?
Animations are easy to work with. As a creator, you want more control, and wish to work at your own convenience with as little stress as possible. Why not try using animation in the process?
I like to think of the internet as a whole different world full of opportunities for everyone. I would therefore encourage young people to take full advantage of his virtual world.
There are so many issues facing us as human beings with most of these being our own doing. Racism, tribalism, ethnic tensions and genocide among others. Should we judge a people? or individuals?
I don't have a life, I don't have a social life, I am so lonely, I feel so empty, and the list goes one. We've heard this words uttered so many times. But the reality is that you do have a life!!!