RACE

Ah race...the social grouping of a group of people who share similar and distinct physical characteristics and perceived traits. A concept used to used to signify different types of human bodies even though there is no biological basis for the classification of, just a means to organize groups of people based on similar skin color and physical appearance. Scientist may discourage collective differentiation of it, but since we've yet to agree with scientist on that on front, might as well discuss it. - Maggie Barnes

HISTORY

Best known as the branch of knowledge dealing with past, notable for important, unusual, or interesting events, acts, or ideas that can, will, or have shaped our present. We explore history to tap into curiosity and think about how that happened, and maybe even why. - Maggie Barnes

CULTURE

Culture, you know, those predominating attitudes and behaviors that characterize a group or organization. All those complexities of arts, beliefs, customs, institutions, and other products of human work and thought, with regard to particular times, social groups, and acquired habits. The concept of culture covers expression to principles, and that intangible heritage to ethnic groups, nations, and subcategories, is fascinating wouldn't you agree?

  • Is There a Certain Race Mindy Lahir (a South Asian Indian) Should Date? (No. So Shut Up)

     

    Mindy Lahir can date all the white guys she wants. The Mindy Project, also known as one of my favorite shows ever, just had their season two winter finale. After I finished screaming in response to the last scene that was an episode one season one plot point FINALLY coming to pass, another thought found […]

  • If I Couldn’t Shop At Target, I’d Miss It Too

     

    I was just saying the other day to a friend, if I was ever famous for some reason, I’d still shop at Target, because Target is awesome. I live in Los Angeles where the odds of running into a celeb doing something normal and boring, and shopping at the same places I do, is pretty much […]

  • Don’t These Restaurants All Remind You of Subway?

     

      The Subway brand known for their assembly line, create-your-food-to-your-exact-specifications concept, they are one the originators, but are the pioneers in this style of having food your way? I don’t know anymore more than you do. What I do know is that I like Subway and there seem to be a stream in custom food joints […]

  • No You Can’t Win the Lottery and Stay on Food Stamps (that’s messed up.)

     

    Lottery winner Amanda Clayton, 24-year-old from Lincoln Park, Michigan is under fire for her decision to continue collecting $200 a month card in food assistance–a program funded by taxpayers as part of their Bridge Card program. Saying, “I thought that they would cut me off, but since they didn’t, I thought maybe it was okay because I […]

  • The Complete Beginners Guide to Chicken Nugget Addiction

     

    Addiction is a condition that results when a person ingests a substance that can be pleasurable but the continued use can interfere with ordinary life responsibilities, such as work, relationships, or health. When Stacey Irvine, a 17 year old factory worker from Birmingham, north or London, collapsed , she revealed a just as faint worthy […]

  • Mental Illness From Deaf to Hearing Ears Explaining Their Struggle

     

    Everyone talks to themselves in their head. It’s logical to assume a deaf person would do the same. Maybe they sign in their heads; I don’t know, but say you were deaf and attempting to communicate to your doctor that you were starting to hear voices in your head that weren’t yours, or whatever the case may be—what would that look like? What would it be like to have a mental illness, to be deaf, and get help?

  • Unexpected Tattoo Artist Dilemma: Tattoo Underage Minors?

     

    There are many things that even if one’s parents give consent for, it’s still not okay exactly… Chuntera Napier, of Acworth, GA thought that with her consent it would be enough for her 10-year-old son get a tattoo in his honor of his 12-year-old brother, who was struck by a car. So she let him. […]

  • Old Coincidental Rumors Die Hard. (The Kennedy Lincoln Connection)

     

    Not long after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, this list of amazing coincidences appeared, and it’s been circulating ever since. It’s like the song that never ends. (it keeps going on and on my friends!)

  • What Not To Put on Your Facebook Newsfeed: “Got a cute ‘Hostage’ huh.”

     

    If you were friends of Jason Valdez, you may have seen such a status update yesterday. During a 16 hour hostage stand off, Valdez, wanted on charges of drug possession; real time updated his social network. As SWAT units surrounded the Salt Lake Utah motel where he held a woman captive, inside he made online […]

  • Bring on the Jury Duty! (Unless You’re Deaf, Then Nevermind?)

     

    Full Disclosure: I’ve actually posted this as my Facebook status: Who just got a summons for jury duty at the end of next month? (Points finger at self) who is EXCITED about it?! (Jumps up and down and points finger at self!!) Am I the only person who’s ever wanted jury duty? Surly I can’t […]

  • If You Wanna Know If He Loves You So: It’s in His “Hiss”

     

    The Bronx Zoo didn’t get that memo. Check out their new gift idea: Name a Roach.

  • Blow That $150Million Dollar Whistle!!

     

    What started out as a man frustrated after being told he was over the spending limit of his Medicaid benefits, ended with Federal officials becoming aware to the nation’s largest case of health care fraud! To the tune of $150million big ones!! Richard West, 63, a man with muscular dystrophy went for some dental work […]