Women & Islam

Women and Islam It is essential to a women’s equality with man that she be the decision-maker, that her choice be controlling. If you impose restraints, you are disadvantaging her because of her sex. The state controlling a woman would be denying her full autonomy and full equality. I believe the question to all the madness is simply ‘why’. Why have women become the oppre...
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A World of Lightning

Nikola Tesla was, many will agree, the greatest inventor the world has ever known. Until recently, most people were not aware of the accomplishments of Tesla, and instead saw his competitor Thomas Edison as an idol. Contrary to that belief, Tesla was the more influential mind by far. By taking the difficult path in life and never backing down from a challenge, he worked his ...
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Obesity within lower-socio economic statuses

My real-world topic is not only known here in the United States, but around the world. It is becoming more and more serious each year, and is now being recognized by President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. The real-world topic I chose was, obesity within lower socio-economic statuses. In today’s world, society has brought up an entire generation of unhealthy habits, fa...
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What Does the Sea Represent in "The Seafarer"?

In “The Seafarer,” the open ocean represents much more than just a body of water; it represents a malicious beauty that never falters to draw in the narrator. When out at sea, the narrator depicts a storm so horrific that “No man sheltered on the quiet fairness of earth can feel how wretched I [the narrator] was…” However not is all lost to the desolation of the sea, as every...
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Flight 370

Families of the people on board Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, are very worried about when and where this plane will be found, why it went down, and will any of their family members on board be found alive somewhere.Will people of these members on board, the company, or even people of the U.S.A ever figure this out?People may never know. Malaysian Airlines is a airplane c...
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Do Writers Have Rules?

“Writing”, what is “writing”, what do you understand by the word “writing”? What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word “writing”, and by writing I mean any kind of writing. It could be writing a book, a poetry, an essay or even just an article. Well, if you would ask me, I would say writing is freed...
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How Edger Allen Poe's Fears and Obsessions Shaped His Writing

Edger Allen Poe was a very fearful man. He had many fears and obsessions. Although, I think that the three that influenced and shaped his writing the most were the fear and obsession of the death of beautiful women, his obsession with alcohol, and the fear of insanity. These three fears and obsessions seemed to influence and shape many of his writings. Many of his poems were ...
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Stem Cells Vs. Traditional Surgery

Have you, a family member, or a friend, ever have a serious knee injury that needed surgery? What if there was a way where there could be a few simple injections without the pain and struggle from surgery. Well there is, with the help of stem cell therapy, an innovative method for repairing knee injuries instead of the traditional surgical method, arthroscopy. Stem cells ar...
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Nuclear Development in North Korea

NThe Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim Jong-Un, the Supreme leader of North Korea, toured the east coast of the country last month in a 95-foot luxury yacht that could be violating UN sanctions imposed for the country’s nuclear and missile tests. The yacht is a Princess 95MY model and it is worth $7 million. Sales of luxury goods in North Korea was prohibited by th...
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So Much for Individuality

Multiethnic beauty is becoming the new ideal standard and many women demonstrate a desire for it. Minority women, mainly Asian, Hispanic, and African Americans, are trying to reduce the look of certain ethnic-specific facial features that they have been discriminated against for. Trends show that recently more people make an effort to move toward a more mixed, ethnically ambi...
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