LET US BE GAY!
With London LGBT Pride Parade taking place this Saturday, it’s time for a quick review of LGBT-related events that took place in Europe during World Pride…Continue
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A quick update of the situation in the Eurozone.
Spain has been promised a bailout of around 100 billion euros by 17 Eurozone countries.
These are the Spanish bankers:
And these are the Spanish…Continue
I need a hero. Not the Justice League of America kind (I understand that Green Lantern is busy coming out at the moment, which is great news). I need a nerd.
Here's what happened.
Way back in the early '00s, a 7 year-old me received a Pokemon edition of Gameboy Color along…Continue
More accurately, the portrayal of teachers.
As a self-diagnosed fan of unrealistic cinematography (Lord of the Rings, hear me roar), I truly understand that film-making is an art, and at times (or most of the time) is purely aesthetic, without any real underlying message or political/moral statement.
Am I right, Ben Stiller?…Continue
The world sucks. More accurately, the world is seething with people who suck, ideas that suck, systems that suck, corruption that sucks... The list of Suck is endless. It's time to take action. It's time to fight with all your might, with…Continue
It's happening again. The image above is not of a historical remake of Nazi Germany. It is Greece, 2012. Anti-bailout movements, financial ruin, austerity cuts, over 50% unemployment - an opportunity for neo-Nazism to rise up among the ruins of what was once…Continue
I must admit, I am rather curious. I personally would consider my "best friend" to be my sister, the closest person to me and generally really quite awesome. However, I hesitate in understanding what the "best friend" tag really means. Is it your favourite friend? Your longest friendship's friend? Is it something deeper that just "fits"? Does everyone have one? Do you really need one?
My good friend dictionary.com (which often does not know words, such as "dolorifuge", at…Continue
This piece of artwork above is by the British, notoriously anonymous street artist Bansky. He did another one with the same tag line, but in America next to one of the many American Flags.
Here in the UK, patriotism is a rather grey area. First of all, many of us have trouble distinguishing being English and being British in the first place. Being English, in effect, is originating from England for many…Continue
Want power? Devoid of feelings? Maybe a little sadistic? Don't worry, there are plenty of things you can do to gain that all-important Queen Bee status.
1. Sense weakness.…Continue
Let me just start off by saying that we, the UK, do not give a Miley Cyrus about the Olympics. According to a recent survey, almost half of the population has declared that they are not looking forward to the Olympic Games.
Why? Let me break it down:
The purpose of this blogpost is to give some tips on how to interact with Muggles, especially concerning the Art of Small Talk. I'll highlight some general social skills that I have observed among the masses. I have stressed "real life" as, you may have noticed, online interactions are different. I don't know why, but they are. Must be the virtual thing.…Continue