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steven-robert-travers's picture
Jan.04.2014
After twelve years, the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, California thought that their New Year’s Day festival would attract more interest if it were moved to Washington’s Birthday, converting it into an offshoot of the patriotic holiday. James Wagner, a newcomer from the East, was elected...
michael-seidel's picture
Aug.13.2013
Upworthy put together a neat little chart combining several polls and surveys about jobs and satisfaction.  They begin by mentioning that Time magazine's 2010 survey found less than half the people surveyed were happy at work. I don't know how true that is.  Most people I know are retired...
farzana-versey's picture
Nov.02.2011
Forget a chair named after you at a tony university. Several dead bodies can soon claim to have been at your place if you have the honour to win the online poll for the best crime writer. Ten authors have signed up for the ‘Million for a Morgue’ campaign. Those who get the most votes will have a...
mark-grayson's picture
Aug.21.2011
      I come from the old school. I'm 56 years old afterall. At the risk of sounding like my parents, when I was a kid people respected the office of the Presidency. Obama was elected in a landslide victory, the majority of Americans voting him into office and, like it or...
gabriella-hewitt's picture
Jun.17.2011
No matter which way you try to dye it, your hair speaks volumes about who you are and who you attract. Don't believe me? Well, I have scientific proof --- okay, maybe not all that scientific but a fun blog about who has more fun, blondes, brunettes, or redheads or could it be the blue-haired...
will-durst's picture
Sep.12.2010
Doom. Impending doom. Deep, dark, impending Democratic Party doom. Losing one if not both houses of Congress -- deep, dark, impending Democratic Party doom. Deep, dark, impending Democratic Party doom of biblical proportions destined to make 1994 seem like walk in the park with a loved one down...
sam-barry's picture
Feb.15.2010
Now that it has been established by leaders and commentators across the political spectrum that the Obama administration is a failure, Americans everywhere must reassess their positions and plans for the three years that remain. This is good news for the Democrats: they no longer need to figure out...
farzana-versey's picture
Nov.30.2009
Minarets don’t really float my boat, but to ban them? That too in Switzerland by a referendum from the people? 57.5 percent voted in favour. It has been opposed by the Swiss government, parliament, business groups and churches but given the thumbs up by the Right wing Swiss People’s Party. Here are...
farzana-versey's picture
Sep.26.2009
How does reading about Barack Obama’s father shape world literature? Is the literary world a conglomerate that follows trends or patterns? Then, does it not oppose the very idea of creativity? In a poll conducted by the international writing magazine Wasafiri 25 writers were asked about the books...
susan-browne's picture
Aug.15.2009
An article in the news today made me laugh.  Here's the lead:  In a shocking and very important poll, it is revealed that the average woman will cry for an equivalent of 16 months of her entire life. This phrase, particularly, is funny:  "In a shocking and very important poll." I wasn't...