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Social Media As an Effect On and a Tool for the News Media

People, and particularly the young of society, include hanging out on social media outlets as part of their daily routine. It’s a cute way of sharing snapshots of what’s going on in one’s personal life. It can be a quick and easy way of getting ahold of a friend. In the past few months, Facebook (or Mark Zuckerburg at least) has particularly been featured under … Continue reading Social Media As an Effect On and a Tool for the News Media

‘Jungle Clashing Within’ by John Tuttle

Originally posted on SOFT CARTEL:
art by John Tuttle The city of slums and shining sights Is not as clean as country road. They contrast one another. Neither can be docile or tamed. Each holds its own dangers As well as unique delights These varying dominions of coexistence Between architecture and natural habitat. The concrete jungle, ruled by wall and stoplight, Cannot remove Nature’s foothold.… Continue reading ‘Jungle Clashing Within’ by John Tuttle

Visiting the Field Museum (Featuring Maximo and Antarctic Dinosaurs)

Traveling to Chicago, IL for a day or weekend is usually a fun experience. On my most recent visit to the Field Museum in Chicago, I was met with an array of new prehistoric creature displays. Maximo and the Pterosaurs The most noticeable skeleton on display is seen when you first enter the building in the grand Stanley Field Hall. And it truly has some … Continue reading Visiting the Field Museum (Featuring Maximo and Antarctic Dinosaurs)

News Publications CAN Publish Biased Articles, But Only in Specific Genres

Newspapers and nearly all publishers of news are biased. This simple-to-understand fact is one of the factors which makes the world of news so difficult to navigate, both in readership as well as in the writing of the news stories themselves. Bias sounds like something really bad, and in the media business this quality can be quite detrimental. But bias is what makes us human; … Continue reading News Publications CAN Publish Biased Articles, But Only in Specific Genres

Book Review – Saint Joan: The Girl Soldier by Louis de Wohl

Saint Joan: The Girl Soldier was first published in 1957 and written by Louis de Wohl. Louis de Wohl was a fine Catholic novelist who, as all should, underwent a type of conversion in his life. De Wohl was born in Berlin, Germany in 1903 and moved to England in 1935 in order to remove himself from his fatherland in which the Nazi regime had risen … Continue reading Book Review – Saint Joan: The Girl Soldier by Louis de Wohl

Fans Love Chris Pratt, and He Loves God – Pratt’s Speech at the Generation Award Ceremony

Recently, the renowned character actor Chris Pratt won the 2018 MTV Generation Award. This great honor carries a significant responsibility with it, and Pratt realizes this. He took this amazing opportunity, grabbed it by the horns, and used it as a chance to share a great truth which needs to be heard by all people. It’s a well-known fact that the actor, best known for … Continue reading Fans Love Chris Pratt, and He Loves God – Pratt’s Speech at the Generation Award Ceremony

Fascinating Fungi: Fun Fungal Facts

Some scientists classify fungi as a division of kingdom Plantae, and some consider them an entirely separate kingdom simply referred to as kingdom Fungi. I will be using the kingdom Fungi classification. Members of the kingdom include mushrooms, molds, mildews, yeasts, slime molds, smuts, and rusts. Fungi are eukaryotic-celled decomposers which feed off the organic matter that they grow in. They reproduce sexually and/or nonsexually … Continue reading Fascinating Fungi: Fun Fungal Facts