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5 Things Every Indie Band Must Do If They Want to Be Successful
Just about everybody has the ability to put together an indie band. Not everybody has the ability to take that band “all the way.” Yes, it is true that building a following for an indie band is easier than it has ever been. Twenty years ago bands like Nirvana had to pay through the nose to produce physical media and play at every venue that would have them. Today all you really need is access to the Internet.

Still - having a loyal audience is great but that doesn’t necessarily mean that you are successful. If ... continue reading
 
latest in Sport

So who’s really going to win the World Cup?
This summer’s World Cup is going to be one like no other before it because the perennial pre-tournament favourites are hosting the event. So it seems ...

New Jersey Is All Set For Super Bowl XLVIII
If you're anywhere near the Garden State right now then you know how crazy it's getting for Super Bowl XLVII. Fans of the Denver Broncos and the Seat...

5 Adrenaline Fueled Spectator Sports
Do you enjoy watching exciting sports? There are a select few sports that are great to watch and can really get your heart pumping and give you an adr...
 
latest in Politics

The Unnerving Political Activities in Ukraine
Crimea, a region where mostly the ethnic Russians live, has been the centre of tensions after the fall of Ukraine's pro-Moscow president.

The tension between Russia and Ukraine, who is to Blame?
Trouble is brewing in Europe after efforts to find diplomatic solution to the tension between Russia and Ukraine failed. Following the recent toppling...

Indecision: Barack Obama On Syria
The big question on the lips of every news anchor and columnist is about the notable appearance of indecision on the part of US President Barack Obama...
 
latest in Money

The Top 3 reasons to sell your structured settlement
If you've won a personal injury case or some other form of lawsuit, and your award was a relatively high one, chances are you're being paid a structur...

Buying Real Estate? Watch out for pitfalls
Land is widely thought to be the safest and if not the only proper investment. But in the contemporary real estate market is it really so or has it be...

Running your own business - Part Two
Last time we talked about picking your market segments. Finding the market segment you want to approach is not difficult but deciding how to approach...
 
latest in Opinion

The back story: What the situation in Ukraine is all about
The current situation in Ukraine is not a new thing. With numerous channels all over the world covering every single detail from the country, there is...

Uncle Sam IS His Brother's Keeper!
Only an "R" makes the difference between a brother and a bother. Being your brother's keeper can be a real bother. Sometimes, in fact, most of the ti...

Today's editorial
Very few journalists have the courage to broach the topic of certain groups having a greater rate of violence. ... (but, as a clinician who worked in ...
 
latest in Entertainment

Recent Films With Major Security Fails
Everyone knows the importance of security these days, whether you run a business or want to protect your home. Thankfully there are endless possibilit...

The 10 Most Shocking Untruths Revealed
Throughout the years there have been many stories and "facts" which have been constantly recited and believed to be true. But, with extensive research...

Everyone is legendary at something
Heineken has just launched a campaign named The Odyssey with the idea that everyone is good at something, every man is legendary at something.
 
latest in Technology

Climate Control Clothing, why not
Ever thought of clothes that you can wear throughout all seasons and look fashionable at the same time feel well dressed. Then this is where technolog...

Ouya – A New Gaming Console Created Through The Help Of Kickstarter
Two years ago, the Web seemed to have been taken by storm by a new experimental hardware project by the name of Ouya, which is a cost-effective gaming...

The art of addressing source code
The path that leads to making a video game is, like all wish-fulfilling fantasies, fraught with perilously tedious real-world details. While it may se...
 
latest in Travel

Road Trip of Colorado
People desperate to bid goodbye to concrete blocks of the city and say hello to countryside wilderness, should checkout exploring the magnificent stat...

Road Trip in Netherlands
Folks, reverberate your 4x4 engines and get ready to vroom out into the wilderness of scenic Netherlands.

Reasons Why You Should Travel Light
Traveling light gives you a sense of security. You will not need to hand your bag or bags over to someone else for care, thus you are far less likely ...
 
latest in Relationships

5 Timeless Lessons About Divorce That You Need To Learn NOW!
After getting divorced and having to go through everything else that goes along with it, I feel inclined to share the timeless lessons that I learned ...

What to Remember when Christmas Shopping for your Girlfriend
Shopping for your female other half is a task that should be approached with the utmost caution. To avoid spending New Year single, down the pub with ...

Top 3 Reasons Why Recording Your Intimate Moments Is A Bad Idea
Before I start talking about why recording your intimate moments with your special someone is a bad idea, let me ask you first - how many of you have ...
E-Cigarette now as effective as Nicotine patches
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Most,if not all, tobacco smokers are already informed about the risks involved with cigarette smoking. Studies have shown that cigarette smoking can cause lung cancer, vascular diseases and heart problems. Even second-hand smoke is found to be dangerous. There are people who died of lung cancer and never smoked... continue reading
Chupa Chups releases 50-carat precious stone lollipops
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According to an announcement by Chupa Chups they have just released a limited edition lollipops that could be a precious stone worth hundreds of thousand of dollars. Based on the information we have at hand right now, the lollipop could be a sapphire, a ruby stone, giant black pearl, or an emerald.

The 50-c... continue reading
Other Ways To Make Travel Your Career
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If you love travelling, learning about different cultures and areas of the world, and making plans and travel arrangements, the travel and tourism industry might be a great fit for you. Not everyone wants to or can become a travel blogger, after all; but you can still turn your passion for travel and culture in... continue reading
Uncut diamond inside a lollipop, what?
Earlier today I happened to come across a video in Youtube, a story by "3 News," that caught my attention. The video claims that a 16-year-old actually managed to find an uncut diamond inside a lollipop.

Authorities have no ideas at this point where the diamond might be from, the value of which might be millions of ... continue reading
The Truth about Vatican?
Vatican, which is noted as the smallest country in the world, has been always considered suspicious. This notion can be justified with the simplest example, that it is also known as "Holy See" – located in the most exotic Italian capital, Rome, the country is limited to 110 acres with around 1000 citizens only. Interes... continue reading
Five Reasons Why Online Gaming Disrupts Traditional Casino Experience
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The boardwalk of casino gaming has expanded and touch based with the virtual world. The proliferation of online casinos is a solid proof that the demand continues to mount.
Casino online gaming is revolutionizing the gambling experience in more ways than one. It holds a considerable edge, especially at this da... continue reading
The Cafeteria Terrorist
Important Notice: If FBI/CIA was to request and article about this topic, the article could look similar to this. Full of stupidity. We considered writing a humorous piece, but...why not scare you with simple fact-based informational article that has been written based on an FBI document. No leaked document, just a pub... continue reading
Most Popular Post Study Abroad Careers
Studying abroad is a great opportunity to get the experience and skills you need for getting the most perspective job. But here you are, with your overseas degree, what is next? Most of those who were brave enough to dare studying abroad are eager to bond their professional life with traveling and exploring new horizon... continue reading
The Worst Religious Charlatans
People should be wary of religious charlatans, those colorful, flamboyant, and deceiving characters, who are leading millions of people deliberately speed straight down to hell (that is a good way of putting it, right?). Religious charlatans are today’s most popular televangelists and ministers. They are practicing the... continue reading
The future of energy - Thorium
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We live in a world of finite resources. Some of those finite resources are coal, oil, and gas that so many people rely on for energy. Alternative energy sources are very important to our survival as a race. There are many different alternative energy sources available to us. One such source is thorium.

Thori... continue reading
Must Dos for a Memorable Wedding
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Congratulations on your upcoming wedding. It's a time of tremendous celebration, both for you and the groom and your families and friends. Your wedding also requires lots of organizing and preparation. Even if you have a small wedding, there are activities to complete. For starters, you and your fiancé will hav... continue reading
What You Need to Know About LSAT Dates
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The Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) is administered at testing centers throughout the world, including the United States and Canada. Designed to test a student’s ability to succeed in law school (based on their reading and verbal reasoning skills), this standardized test consists of five sections, including m... continue reading
Russia's Attempt to Modernise Defence Forces
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Ever since the end of the Cold War, Russia has been looking at modernising its defence structures and equipment but never had the money or the expertise to do so. Now, with greater access to better technology and more money being available through its resources boom, Russia might well be able to substantially m... continue reading
Ten myths about area 51
Area 51 is a place that has appeared throughout history (well, all those decades) as a place that has a lot of mystery behind it. The airbase can be found at Lincoln County in the southern part of Nevada, United states. However, the area is surrounded by high security gates, and getting in is not possible for a "normal... continue reading
Are You a 21st Century Hermit?
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With a million and one friends on Facebook, an army of followers on Twitter and an inbox where there's never a dull moment, chances are you see yourself as quite the social type, right?

It's funny, but the very people that poke fun as the shut-ins of the 21st century are often guilty of precisely the same cr... continue reading
Sponsored Post: Drink some tea, you Muppet
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Lipton has just come out with a new ad campaign #BeMoreTea to promote their brand as well as show that tea is healthy, relaxing, and calming. You don't have to be British to be able to appreciate good tea, but we have all seen the Brits having a good relationship with this beverage. And maybe it's not just to p... continue reading
How to meet people and make friends while on a vacation?
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Meeting people is something that comes easily to some, and not at all to others. The key to meeting people on the road is to make use of any resources you have at hand, but to not be dependent on them. One strategy that you can use to meet people when traveling is to become a regular at a few different places n... continue reading
Appreciating failures – the good, the bad and the ugly
Many business owners do not appreciate failure. But the problem with this approach is there can be no failure only if you do what you have always done or what others have always done and what you know that works; sometimes somehow anyhow.

This means you will never try nor let your employees try anything different wh... continue reading
Did you know that you are a shoe?
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Everyone knows the expression but not many people act on it. To start with, you may be the boss of a large organization, you may be the project manager, you may be the one doing the actual communications with clients and potential clients. But what you really are is a shoe. And in order for anyone to buy a shoe... continue reading

Taking risks will get you ahead
In order to get something you need to risk something. And that’s the often overlooked universal rule.

Advertising that sells?
When you watch TV you see loads of awful advertising, the ones of washing powders are usually the worst. And then there are some great ads that you ac...

Common Mistakes of Novice Cigar Smokers
It's easy to look like an amateur when you try something new - lighting up that first cigar is no exception. You may have qualms about smoking in gen...

5 Advertising Trends That Every Advertising Agency in Australia Should Leverage
According to the Big Australia digital report published by Responsys, 74% of businesses with websites carry out online marketing.

Can you afford your holiday?
According to data recently released by Travel Supermarket, the average UK holidaymaker spends £617 on their holiday and due to the convenience offered...

Everything you wanted to know about McDonald's
The world's largest chain of fast food restaurants is operating in 119 countries and serves roughly 68 million customers daily. Welcome to the daily l...

Rare Case Of Occult Spinal Dysraphism Discovered In Taiwan
In a rare case a young girl’s back problem was diagnosed through thick hair that was growing on her back.

Prostitution in numbers - facts, figures and two-dollar bill
Comedian Steve Martin once said, "I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy." Simply put, sex is a...

Career Colleges of America Closes Leaving Students High & Dry
Over 800 students just found out that they don't have a college to attend right now. On January 8th, 2014, Career Colleges of America announced that t...

Space, the Final Frontier
Hello darkness, are you there my friend? Space, the final frontier, a seemingly empty and comforting dark void suddenly threw up an alien ship. Sudde...

Spicing Up Your Freelance Career
Freelancing definitely has its perks—flexible hours, the ability to work from home, the opportunity to be creative. But, like with any job, you can bu...

Macy's and American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Campaign
Macy's introduced a red dress pin sale to boost up some of their charitable campaigns.

10 recent celebrity deaths caused by overdose
The recent death of Philip Hoffman by a suspected drug overdose has once again highlighted how lethal the combination of fame and drugs can be and hig...

Long-term plan is an illusion
Work on possibilities, not plans. Long-term planning is an illusion. If you can’t predict the future, how in the world can you make correct plans?

4 Intelligent People Who Have Gone Nuts
Everyone knows that many intelligent people are a little eccentric. Some have some interesting behavioral quirks, or are recluses or just don't seem t...

The Most Prevalent Issues That Cause Disability
According to 2010 U.S. census statistics, over thirty million Americans are receiving Social Security Disability. The term "disabled" serves as an umb...

Bruges: A Trip Full Of Learning and Discovery
Packed with culture, great cuisine and beautiful architecture, Bruges is the ideal continental destination for anyone who wants to relax, unwind and d...

The Indian Pacific - An Australian Journey from East to West
The Indian-Pacific is an interesting train in that it runs from Sydney, on Australia's east coast to Perth on Australia's west coast via Central NSW, ...

Travel Bug
What does it take to be a lone female traveller? A woman reflects on how far she has come through travelling far.

Pumped in Poland
Grey and impoverished, a downtrodden land inhabited by dour cynics. This was my perception of Poland prior to going there.

30 Emerging Jobs of the Future
A new workplace trends reports has just been released by a company called Sodexo. The report mainly addresses the key issues affecting the workplaces ...

Great American Dumb Ideas: Disneyism
In the 1920s, Walt Disney started a uniquely American religious cult that I call Disneyism. It has never stopped growing.

Getting married in a care home
You can be too old to go boxing, too old to go skiing, you can be too old to even walk, but you're never too old to fall in love.

Running your own business - Part one
I ran my own business for thirty years (still am) and I’ve learned a lot. Some of it by making mistakes, some of it by osmosis and some from the advi...

Scott Adams, Mark Fidelman, Beverly Macy to speak at IBM Connect 2014
Among the featured speakers at IBM Connect 2014 are keynote speakers Scott Adams, Dave Lavery and Mark Fidelman, Beverly Macy.

Lessons in Economy: My Debt is Bigger than Yours
Is it just me or have we really become a society where we don't have anything to brag about anymore, discussing our debts in the bar with our friends,...

Gift ideas to get your adrenaline going
There are so many of us these days that experience our sports and our adrenaline-fueled highs vicariously - through the experience of others.

Things to do in Cancun
Four decades ago, few knew of Cancun as it sat deserted in the Caribbean. Made up of sand dunes in the shape of a '7', it became a small fishing town ...

From The Eiffel Tower to the Statue of Liberty: Five Great Holiday Monuments You Can Climb
When travelling to a new country or a different part of your own country, it's always good to visit the local attractions. Whether it's museums and ar...

2014: Long Haul Destinations to Look Out For
With Christmas over for couple of weeks already, many people's thoughts are turning to 2014 holidays.

How do Americans use their time? Sleeping, pooping, doing their hair?
According to American time use survey from 2012, the average American between ages 25 and 54, who is employed and has children, spends 8.8 hours on wo...

How to beat the Monday blues
After the weekend has ended and the working week has rolled around once more, we are all prone to a dose of the Monday blues. You've got a stack of wo...

Hi, This Is Marianne! Today's Your Lucky Day!
For those of you outside the USA you may not know this but we have a system in place that anyone wishing to call people to sell their services [Telema...

Reality Strippping
The next time you go to a strip club....

Jesus Who?
I’m not much of a holiday kind of guy. Christmas seems to bring out the most skeptical side of my nature. Christmas followers have a name for this sor...

Porn Again American
Porn is the latest addiction to hit the sheets. Back in the day, and by this I mean the 1970s, if you wanted to see some porn you had to steal it. The...

Confessions of a Sudoku Addict
My hands shake, my pulse races, but relief is close at hand. Soon the newspaper will arrive with today’s Sudoku.

Leo Getz Was Right!!!
If there is one piece of advice some of today’s most successful companies have to offer it is this, “Screw over your customers ruthlessly while shamel...

Top Ten Companies You Should Avoid Due to Commercial Insanity
Advertising has always gotten me more worked up then it should. Something about the nerve they have presenting a product to you in a MOST disturbing m...

ABUSED BY PRIESTS OR OTHER RELIGIOUS SEX OFFENDERS? HERE ARE SOME GUIDELINES AS TO WHAT ACTION TO TAKE
The phenomenon of priests, clerics and other religious sex offenders is, by all accounts, more like an epidemic rather than the occasional occurrence ...

The Political System’s Broken. Let’s Fix It!
Is our political system broken? Whew, is it ever! It’s in shambles! Let’s look at some of the brokenness. First, lawmakers at all levels continue ...

Al Qaeda’s Hidden Weaknesses - Why Al Qaeda can't succeed
Highly dangerous cults of hate like Al Qaeda are social mutations that grow virulently and seem unstoppable. But they are not invincible and are bedev...

The Muslim Brotherhood – a force not to be underestimated
An introduction to the Muslim Brotherhood and why they are the best interlocoutor for the West to the Middle East. It is my belief that the Muslim Bro...

Gold Diggers
When most of us think of having great wealth, we probably think of earning it. For those of us who would like to be rich but do not want the hassle of...

Great Drinking Songs (Will Neil Young Remember?)
Are closet Bon Jovi fans loitering in a pub near you?

Great American Dumb Ideas: Atheists are Evil
It’s time for me to come out of a dark closet. I am a proud non-believer, a better-than-thou, evangelical atheist, if you will.

Politicians GONE WILD!
Democrats get away with sex scandals, Republicans get away with money
scandals! Both parties' incumbents, who are tainted with scandal, get re-electe...

Great American Dumb Ideas: Gang Phobia
America has a long history of gangsters, leaders of gangs that form in economically depressed urban areas. In human evolution, no behavior was more ad...

Great American Dumb Ideas: Debt-life
Money may be the root of all evil, but lack of it isn’t far behind, and massive debt can be a living hell for many people.

Have you ever been to Okinawa?
Whenever you visit a new destination, a place you've never been to before, the best idea is to get to know the locals and try to hang out with them. A...

US stock exchanges and the ASX: A comparison
Alongside the widely recognised New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ, there are a number of other US-based exchanges, such as the National Stock ...

Running with your dog: Get fit and lose weight whilst running with your dog
Running is one of the best ways to get cardiovascular exercise. It raises your heart rate and works a lot of areas in your body, great for shedding an...

When your dream holiday doesn't go as planned
One of the best forms of enjoying yourself or relaxing while taking a break from work is through travelling. By travelling we not only engage in some ...

Own your dream car using a car loan
All of us have various aspirations. For some it may be a house, for some a great job and for others who aspire to move at the speed of convenience, it...

The Scion 10th Series Celebrates Success
When the Toyota Motor Company launched its innovative Scion auto marque ten years ago no one could have guessed just how far it would come. In the dec...

Rent My Body?
As he put his red van in park and turned off the engine, Willy realized that someone had just rented his body...again! Damn, he always felt so cheap a...

Circumnavigating an Insane Planet
Say what you will about traveling light, it is a sound theory, and one which I usually adhere to, but if you happen to be on an around the world journ...

The Charms of Business Travel These Days
Here is a typical reaction that you get when someone finds out that you travel regularly for business. Wow, that must be exciting! Oh yes, the glamour...

Top 2014 Events in Kuwait
Kuwait City is a vibrant, multi-cultural, cosmopolitan and immaculate metropolis that has made significant strides of late to bolster tourism. By the ...

Fear of Flying
I'm not afraid of flying . . . I hate landing.

Home Protection Tips
One of the biggest threats to your home is burglary. Some homes are more susceptible to these burglaries than others due to their layout, the amount o...

This Week in the NBA
A busy week of basketball in the NBA has saw 24 games played over Monday - Thursday, with a further 24 over an action-packed weekend.

Medical Beanbags - What They Are & What They Do
Bean bags are traditionally thought of as a means for lounging, relaxing and playing - but medical bean bags have a more important benefit - as these ...

Who the fark is Miley Cyrus?
She's being talked about, she's being played in the radio, she's someone known by the whole of the younger public. So who is she really?

Sydney Holidays: Add a Punch with Campervans
Travelling does develop our brains, and none of us will agree we don't have one. And if there is self-driven holiday written in your tour package, con...

The Natural Choice
Aesthetically speaking, green is not just a color for a design but it's a theme for renewal and conservation. The theme green when applied to your hom...

Point of Sale - Mind on your Business
The markets are abuzz with innovative technologies brought to your door-steps to make your life easier. Technology has been a driving force that prope...

13 Inspirational Sports Quotes
Amidst all the 'know what I means' and 'ya'knows' it's sometimes painfully hard to understand what sportspeople are trying to say. Yes, when it comes ...

Turkey: it’s never too soon to start exploring
Turkey really is a one of kind holiday destination. This is a country that straddles not just two continents but two ways of life. It forms the geogra...

Judy Gold to take part of Rachael Vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off
Rachael Vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off is a show by Food Network that will be premiering its third season on January 6th, at 9pm ET/PT. Among the eight m...

Distribution discomfort for Indian news channels
Totally dependant on the advertisement revenues, where the monetary contribution from millions of viewers never reach the management of news channels,...

You have a license?
I'm 30, but I got my driver's license in spring this year. Why? Well, the fact is that I simply haven't seen the need for them. Truth be told, I went ...

5 Tips to Decrease Building Costs
Building a house is really expensive and you need to be financially prepared when you decide to have a house erected.

Top 6 Reasons Why Helping Filipinos in Times of Calamity Is Heart Warming
A week ago, it was unfortunate that some of the provinces in the Eastern-Central-Western Visayas Region of the Philippines were badly damaged by Typho...

4 Ways to Get Free Internet When You need it
Ah, the internet. It's practically a guarantee that anyone net-savvy enough to navigate to this page would consider life without internet to be a horr...

The cost of huge transportation projects - do the construction companies lie?
Huge transportation projects obviously cost a motherload, but as experience shows, the actual price often ends up being a mothermother load squared. W...

What is the NBA Atlantic Division?
Today the NBA is the most recognized representation of what it means to play professional basketball. High school players and college hopefuls look at...

Filipinos unique way of celebrating Christmas!
The celebration of Christmas season in the Philippines is the most awaited and the happiest event. It is the only season where members of the family, ...

Top 10 songs about car-loving
It seems that there are almost as many songs about loving your car as there are about loving another person. So many "passion for the pistons" ditties...

What is the Difference Between E-Cigarette and E-Shisha
E-Shisha and E-Cigarettes are some of the amazing products created by modern technology. These products are growing very popular and consider one of t...

Public Liability Insurance: Do I need it?
In the world of business, whether it’s a big or small venture, there are plenty of things that can go wrong. For most business owners, taking the nece...

Alzheimer's facts and figures
Alzheimer's is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States and more than 5 million people are currently living with it. In recognition of the ...

The top 3 biggest art heists
How do you put a value on something as remarkable, as unique and as ‘priceless' as the Mona Lisa? Art insurance valuations have to do precisely that, ...

Why it’s never too early to start preparing for Christmas!
At some point, everyone has experienced the trauma of Christmas preparations left until the last minute. It's hard to imagine anything that can be as ...

Why you should take walking holidays in the UK
Walking holidays: the perfect way to get out and appreciate the great outdoors in different parts of the world. Every destination has something unique...

The youngest football player to win the World Cup
Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known around the world as simply Pelé, is the youngest footballer/soccer player in the world to have ever won the World C...

The lineup for Sydney Festival 2014 revealed
The lineup for Sydney Festival 2014 was recently revealed and among the performances you can expect to see a lot of known names like Chaka Khan, Amand...

The Benefits of Purchasing a Used Vehicle
While the British media remains obsessed with continual growth in the new car sales market, there has also been an explosion in the popularity of used...

Australian Art: The Best Galleries Down Under!
With a stunning natural landscape and some of the world's best beaches, it's no wonder Australia is such a popular tourist destination. But there's so...

6 Tips to Cut Costs in a Laboratory
Sadly, science - as vastly important as it is - does not have unlimited funding, and the fact of the matter is that the majority of laboratories in op...

Beginners Guide to Wine Etiquette
For wine lovers, enjoying a satisfying glass of wine is an activity that cannot be substituted. The vast variety of types and flavors cater to almost ...

Great American Dumb Ideas: External Identity
The idea is to define who you are to those around you by using unique clothing, tattoos, hair styles, and insignia of all sorts. The car you drive, th...

Water found on Mars, so when do we move?
Mars is an exciting place. It is very similar to the Earth, minus a few problems like having no atmosphere. Recent discoveries made by NASA's robotic ...

Spiritual abuse & cults - why some fall prey
The vast majority of people who join cults were approached at a very low period of their lives. They may have been suffering from deep depression, gri...

Ten interesting and maybe not so well known facts about earth
How much do you know about Earth? If the answer is "not much," don't worry. Thanks to the hard work by scientists and curious hobbyists, humans today ...

Krokodil Drug - the drug DEA doesn't know about
Krokodil, Russian for 'crocodile', is a flesh-eating drug, often disguised as heroine, and it has been spreading around the country. I's made up of a ...

Coca Cola: A few things you might have not been aware of
Coca-Cola, a worldwide name brand, one of the most recognizable logos on the planet, and also a staple of modern Americana. While many know the compan...

How to Receive an Awful Present
Whether it's a secret Santa or insane grandma, there are times in your life when you'll receive presents that are not only bad, but have no relevance ...

The Seven Joys of Secularism
It’s impossible to count how many times secularists are told by religious folk of various faiths that we will regret our "godless" or "sinful" life so...

I Told Me Not to do It!
(Would you change you?)

Old Lue sat by the desk, pondering the note. What should he say to himself? The last note didn't work as well as he'd hope...

President Elect Daniel Harvith, is about to be sworn in as new President of the United States
The oath of office is given in front of thousands of cheering Americans in front of the Capitol.

Yogi's vet exam
I just took my dog Yogi for a check up.

Halter Skalter
Guess who is coming to Jerusalem? A group of 150 European priests, rabbis and imams to pray for peace at the Western Wall, all with the personal bless...

Lefkoslut, attorney at LARGE
Mucus Lekoslut, attorney at LARGE, weighed over 300 pounds, but claimed to have lost 50 pounds in the last month.

He said he discovered a new, most...

English Politeness and Manners
English people are famous all over the world for their politeness. This article is about my own experience with this phenomenon, and I can only confir...

The Biggest star that never was!
There never was a stand up that didn't fail. There never was a comic with such ardent and loyal fans. Never, there was a comedy act that ransacked h...

Wine: the worst hangover ever
The one thing I can tell you, with full knowledge, is that no matter how good, expensive, old, tasteful or rare a wine is, if you get hammered with it...

Loved-Up in Perth: 6 Romantic Date Ideas to Impress Your Partner
Heading to Perth with a loved one soon and looking for some fun, romantic things you can do together while you're there? Although you may have booked ...

Alligators as Pets
People have dogs, cats and birds, why not a 14 foot alligator?

A woman's way to mend a broken heart
The woman is sitting in the corner of the room. She is silently watching through the window, the man that she has been living with all her life, slowl...

Things that men should avoid doing on the first date
Okay, since I'm done sharing with you the personal views of women when it comes to what men should consider while dating, let me share you now some id...

GOD, RELIGION AND FRAUD - IT ALL LOOKS THE SAME TO ME
While I would be the first person to defend anyone's right to practice their chosen religion unhindered and where and when they please, and while I al...

The World's Best Sports Gamblers
Most bettors check out VIP betting sites, hoping to become some of the world's top gamblers. Very few, however, make it to the pinnacle of gambling fa...

5 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight
The journey toward safe, healthy and lasting weight loss can be difficult. Permanent weight loss success can remain elusive, despite your best efforts...

Marketing Tips for Startups
Starting a new business is fun and exciting, and the proof is in the numbers! More than half a million entrepreneurs embark on a new business startup ...

City Break Trendy: 5 Destinations for Hip Travellers
A city break is more than a chance to get away: It's an opportunity to visit some of the most fashionable cities of the moment. Turn your friends gree...

Decadent Desserts in the Desert - Las Vegas for the Sweet Tooth
When you want a little bit of dessert to finish off a great night in Las Vegas, there are a number of superb places where you can find desserts that w...

The Key Ingredients for Cooking Up a Blockbuster
We hear the term "Hollywood Blockbuster" thrown around in a myriad of circumstances; you only have to glance at the new DVD releases to see how many m...

Choosing the Right Promotional Products for Your Business and Budget
Companies that want to remain competitive in the oil and gas industry understand that they must provide "pay at the pump" conveniences for their custo...

Is It Time To Cleanse Your Colon?
We usually realize our bodies need our attention because something hurts, isn't working right or doesn't look right. One area where every person has s...

4 Can't-Miss Topics to Cover When Writing Your Employee Handbook
When you're starting a new business, you have many things to juggle — and putting together your employee handbook is likely an afterthought. Similarly...

We're all aliens, I’ve got the proof!
Has anyone had any green alien sex? William Shatner claims he hasn’t, even though we have all seen him on Star Trek doing that thing. My buddy George ...

How to Take the Best Vacation Photos at Niagara Falls
Tired of the old one-two-three-say-cheese photos from your holidays? On your next trip to Niagara Falls, take the opportunity to capture the continent...

5 Web Sites for the Best Movie Reviews Online
There’s nothing quite like the sounds and smells of an actual movie theater. At a cinema, the impressive surround sound and the wafting scent of butte...

My Farked up life!
Greetings, readers of The Cheers, creatures of the Earth. Today is the day when The Cheers found a new, especially creative, fabulous, nice looking, a...

Reasons why I will never be getting a tattoo
Yes, I know what you are thinking, you may be saying, "Who cares if you want to get a tattoo or not?" But, before you make that violent reaction, hold...

Best beaches to visit in the Philippines
Planning for a vacation but can't decide where to go? Why not choose Philippines!

Drone Golf Ball
To say a stand up comic's world is competitive is like saying a Lady Gaga concert is kinda noisy! On tour across our USA, a good stand up act is eith...

Get identified under your skin!
There are movies that entertain you, frighten you, and enlighten you. Then there are movies that trigger your brain of a possible invention that might...

Bud's Last Mission
It was Bud's last mission. And even though he had passed away some time ago, this was one World War Two operation that would be completed, come Hell ...

The Five Best Hotels in the Maldives
With a reputation as the ultimate luxury holiday destination for honeymooners, retired professionals and scuba fanatics alike, the Maldives is a name ...

Cloud computing is turning us all into Soviet Russia, claims Steve Wozniak
One of the founding fathers of the mighty Apple has made some pretty controversial statements in the name of social justice in the last few days. In a...

Which South Park character are you?
Those foul-mouthed little rascals at South Park Elementary have been with us since 1997. So why do we love them so much? Apart from the 'did-they-just...

How to Plan the Ultimate Pub Golf Course
Pub Golf is a drinking game for over 18 year olds. It is basically a pub crawl involving nine or eighteen 'holes', which are actually pubs or bars. At...

Couch Surf Your Way Around the World
With the cost of holidays skyrocketing and the price of relaxation on the rise, we are all feeling the pinch when it comes to our annual trip abroad. ...

How hackers could take control of your car
It may sound like the premise of a terrible Hollywood blockbuster but the idea that your vehicle could be taken over by hackers is growing ever more l...

Five home improvement jobs you probably shouldn't attempt on your own
DIY disasters are the bane of budding home improvement experts everywhere and most of us have a terrible tale to tell. If you’ve had a sore thumb or s...

BBQ Season: Planning Your Summer Parties
As the summer season draws closer, thoughts turn to planning fun events for the family. With the average number of BBQs held by a family in the UK qua...

What Do Dictators Like to Drive?
Everyone needs to get from A to B – even bloodthirsty dictators. The despot's lust for, and execution of, power was often manifested in grand visual s...

How to turn a student hovel into a bohemian paradise of cool without spending all your beer money
Whether you’re a dewy-eyed Fresher or a seasoned third year veteran, the importance of a quality student pad is paramount. It’s the place where you pa...

How To Survive Freshers Week
Fresher's week is your first week at university, however it is not limited to first years or 'freshers'. During this week you'll have to put up with y...

Weird Things People Do In Their Sleep
There's a scene which sticks in the mind in the latest Steven Soderbergh film Behind the Candelabra which stars a lizard-like and insidious Michael Do...

The first Jewish Pope
Bar Mitzvah boy, Hymie Klitmann, announces his conversion to Catholocism during his Bar Mitzvah speech. His mother has a stroke. His father, unimpre...

Protect yourself from online relationship scams
How do you protect yourself from being scammed in an online relationship?

Get Your Musical Fix Here: 21 Songs About Addiction
Here are TOP 21 songs about addictions. Whether you have an addiction or just want to see what the world's top performers are singing about addictions...

Addiction in the Spotlight: Celebrity Addiction
With the popularity of celebrities, the tabloid press's obsession with catching celebrities out and today's audience's having a slightly sadistic, voy...

Drug Addicts Need Treatment Not Incarceration
The U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world, partly due to harsh penalties for drug possession. Many Americans call for drug sentencing r...

HOW TO CATCH A SPY
Have you ever wondered as to how you can distinguish between a real spy and a fake?

I am going to tell you how to do this in fine detail, well, al...

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Oahu, Hawaii
Oahu, Hawaii is a beautiful vacation destination to experience if you have a great passion for magnificent volcano views, a tropical climate and breat...

Who was the fastest runner in Baseball in the 1960s?
Great baseball story by Tom Boswell, journalist/Post and one of the premier baseball experts and baseball historians.

Are you setting the bar too high with your dating expectations?
You've been dating for a while now and nothing seems to be going quite right. You've had a good number of dates but there’s been little to no spark an...

GOD IS DEAD. HE IS NO MORE. HE IS KAPUT.
There is no such thing as church law, sharia law or any other religious law. The law of the land, Government law, or International law applies. Religi...

WORDS THAT ARE DIFFICULT FOR MEN TO TELL THEIR WIFE
The first thing that I do when I wake up in the morning is to check my e-mail.

Bigger in Texas: Five Must See Landmarks In The Lone Star State
Texas may not be the biggest state in America, but its close. With 262,017 square miles of land on the Texas map, Texas is a diverse and fascinating ...

Six kinds of dreams
All of us, without exception, go through the experience of dreaming, but how many understand how we dream or why we dream and, even what we dream? We ...

Women on Jet Ski: The Thrill behind the handle bars
Jet Skiing is a water sport loved by individuals who enjoyed being in the water and who are thrill-seekers. It's more common to men because they are i...

Gandhi's Seven Blunders of the World
Mohandas Gandhi was convinced much of the violence in society and in our personal lives stem from the passive violence that we commit against each oth...

Studying tips for students
School teaches a lot. Maybe not everything we need to know, but it gives us a lot. No doubt about that.

But schools tend to fail in teaching the o...

3 Popular Health Tips (That Are Myths)
"What constitutes a healthy diet?" Google this question and you will find numerous answers. Some of the answers may be true but some are half-truths f...

Online relationships - where do they lead?
These days everything seems to be accessible by internet. If you are hungry there's a 24-hour online delivery of your favorite fast food. If you need ...

My son wants to get married, so we are going window shopping for a wife
It may be 2004, but educated women in Hyderabad, India are stlll selected for marriage based on what they look like, the colour of their skin and much...

Confessions of an Ad-Man
Many years ago I started writing in self-defense. I ran a fairly successful advertising agency and found that I was constantly in the middle of a seri...

Masterpiece Cinema - The End of Evangelion
This week, we look towards the Land of the Rising Sun...

Whiskey, clothes and being a bum
Years back I couldn't even smell whiskey. Or actually, I could smell it, but I would rather not. The reason being, obviously, the whiskey I had drank ...

7 of the most famous cigar smokers
"Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman - or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle,” said American...

Masterpiece Cinema Classic - The City of Lost Children
Hi, everyone. We’re going to take another trip into the Masterpiece Cinema vaults this week, with a look at…

Stopping Idiocy!
In the course of human events, it has become necessary for one people to dissolve the bonds that restrain each from saying, “Stop that!” I may have a...

5 Reasons Your Boss Wants You to Take a Vacation
You might think that you’re indispensable to your company and the whole place will come to a screeching halt if you take a few days off, but the truth...

Theres NO business, like dough business!
OK, we've all heard it before: Capitalism begets freedom, freedom brings choices, choices help make happiness. Following that logic, business is the e...

Star signs (Astrology for unbelievers)
Who could possibly believe in astrology? Lue is my name and SATIRE is my game!

Getting Even With The Boss
I want something that will be more than pesky and mere annoyances. Can you help me, Revenge Guy?

My Dinner With Gacy
May 10, 2004 marked the 10th anniversary of the day serial killer John Wayne Gacy was put to death in Joliet, IL. I'd all but forgotten about him. I w...

The CIA Hoax Report
A phoney CIA report on Israel is being distributed by a notoriously iffy Canadian website. The problem is its conclusions may be right for all the wro...

Late Night Scene at San Francisco
Perhaps you wonder where and how can you break the monotony of everyday lifestyle. Maybe flying to another state and discovering what lies ahead in th...

World Peace, Myth or Reality ?
We have seen grand pronouncements by many countries and by many leaders calling for world peace. Is this a reality, or is it politicians saying one th...

A Losers Guide To Being Single
There is a certain pivotal point in every nerd's life when he realises that any efforts to run with a popular clique are futile, and so instead he set...

My story: Growing up as a Jehovah's Witness
Every child raised as a Jehovah's Witness will have different circumstances. However, the intensity of pressure to conform remains constant.

Light Of The Quasar: What did John Titor know that we don't?
John Titor (a.k.a. Timetravel_0) was a message poster in a few forums some years ago, and he had many different discussions about the future time he ...

Skydiving: The Ultimate Rush!
What part of it is the ultimate rush? Following through it or the reality that life could be over in a matter seconds. No Fear! That would be correct...

Job App: Senior Pastor
An open letter to Pastoral Search Committee or how to get work as a pastor?

Workout or Eat Out
Open the magazine or turn on your TV, check your online mail or scroll through your morning papers, and here it is: the ever present ad, commercial or...

The IRA: America's Favorite Militant Group?
I first noticed it at a Flogging Molly concert in Philadelphia: a young man wearing a tee shirt identifying himself as a sniper. I immediately underst...

How to Stay Hip! (Age 35 and over)
Hip is like being tall. You either are, or aren’t! You don’t have to take counter measures to stay tall, but staying hip, well, hey, that’s another st...

Technology can byte my arse
The technological revolution has electronics manufacturers out doing each other almost on a daily basis. What is the best and fastest today will be an...

An Inside Focus On Indian Woman
I'll try to expose the discriminations against Indian women, beginning with the origin of such discrimination. I'll also talk about the reform movemen...

Conscious citizens meet cries for certainty in wildlife conservation
It was a crowded citizens' gathering organized at Guwahati Press Club on March 14 that elaborately discussed the wildlife conservation effort in north...

American students are the beast in the world
These are actually test responses by 16 year old American high school students.

Jingle contest offers $25 000 for the winner, but you could win $10k just for voting
If you are a legal resident of any of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are at least 18 years old, you should head over to Folgers ...

Albert Einstein
My pacifism is an instinctive feeling, a feeling that possesses me because the murder of people is disgusting. My attitude is not derived by any intel...

Danny tells his Dad about his engagement
Danny Horoputz, age 63, visits his 90 year old father, Steve in his nursing home, called "Fields of Yellow Snow."

What can you get for $10?
Different people have different buying power. Fact. Some things which may be cheaper for someone may be costly for another one. Fact. A large proporti...

Don't like sports? Then why not tune in for Super Bowl just for the ads!
Super Bowl, the biggest sports event for the year, is taking place on February 3rd. Over the years this sporting event is known to glue the most viewe...

How to Play…Bingo!
For many years now bingo has been the sort of game that has been stereotyped as "an old people's pastime", where the elderly would go along to a bingo...

Running Your Own Business - Part 3
This segment is about advertising. Before launching into an ad program that has been put together by ad salespeople, you have to deal with a few very...

Mini-essay on negative ethnic humor
From a dialogue with a buddy on negative ethnic humor. Is some negative ethnic humor more understandable or than other negative ethnic jokes?

Top 5 Inventions Associated with Bacteria
Bacteria can cause an infinite amount of problems; however it can also be pretty useful. From the bacteria that our body needs to survive to how it ca...

Public Art Squad: The Power of Today´s Messengers
Is human a stranger to his own existence? Is there a place for the essence of our nature in this world? What role does art play in modern hard hitting...

Green Garo Hills!
People in North East India are very much conscious about Environment. Their love for nature inculcates in them a strong sense of preservation and cons...

Romney's Corporate Pandering Unlikely To Win Crucial Votes
The recent negative publicity concerning the huge losses at JP Morgan are a reminder to all that even with the Dodd-Frank financial industry reforms t...

Family Matters
There’s a popular saying that “family business stays behind closed doors”. It goes without saying that someone should remind the family members of th...

The Talented Mr Poe: The Truth behind the Lies
On Monday the 5th June during an audition for the latest installment of NBC’s reality TV series ‘America’s Got Talent’, aspiring 35 year old country s...

When movies aren’t safe…
I would first like to send out my thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families of the horrendous movie theatre shooting in Aurora, CO. I wa...

Comeback Kids: Actors Who Came Back and the Roles That Helped
The roads of Hollywood aren't only paved with the stars on the Walk of Fame, but also the long-forgotten actors and actresses that tried to make it bi...

To Spank or Not To Spank?
…That is the question. A recent article released in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, has recently released a s...

THE FUTUREHEADS TO HEADLINE NOZSTOCK FESTIVAL 2012
It’s that time of year again when everyone is getting ready to party at Nozstock festival nested in The Hidden Valley of Herefordshire this coming Jul...

PSYCH IN THE CITY: Three’s Company, Not a Crowd
Just when you thought a two-person relationship was difficult enough, there is a new phenomenon starting to catch on in the world of relationships - p...

The MTV Effect
MTV turned 30 years old last year, and the network doesn't much resemble what it was when it first launched. Once, MTV – Music Television – was a clea...

Change or progress – the pot calling the kettle black?
I have always found it extremely annoying, when people criticize people and things they do not actually know. I have always thought that it is a refle...

What was Your first computer like?
Before I got my first computer, I had used a lot of computers like 386 or even 286. These were the computers I had at my school's computer class. They...

How to Tell If Your Ex Still Likes You 7 signs your ex still likes you
The summer's in the air and I guess this type of articles are needed too. Hmm, right?

ROMNEY, OWENS AND THE HIDDEN MORMON POLITICS
On the morning of Dec. 18, 2002, former congressman Wayne Owens arrived in Tel Aviv and was murdered by the evening. Those who know my research will n...

When being green actually pays off, literally
Green thinking and green living has always been linked to doing something differently, causing yourself more headaches and allowing yourself less thin...

Confessions of an unstable Editor-in-chief: The Cheers has a new office!
We have worked long and hard to get to this point and now that it's happened, we're proud to announce the opening of a new office for The Cheers magaz...

Have you written a book?
And want to get it published? Author-friendly Pack 'n Go could be just the ticket.

When art becomes genderless
Whether we want to admit it or not, even now, in year 2012, there are still big gender biases in some fields of life. While it's generally understanda...

The EIP factor - what you should learn from it
When we grow older, or get older for the sake of the argument, we tend to start seeing the world only from one side. We tend to believe, no, not belie...

How to create a $500 website in 5 easy steps
I know what you're thinking - it's yet another one of those pointless MLM strategies someone has come up with. It's not my intention to disappoint you...

Teens think life's a box of chocolate, Birdgestone begs to differ
Well, not exactly, but Bridgestone has brought some additional attention to a topic that's not so chocolaty - teens and driving safety. Bridgestone re...

The fight against cyber-censorship
The fight against cybercensorship is more essential than ever. By creating blogs for exchanging ideas and information, internet is a force for freedom...

U2 360 Concert Review - When Love Comes To Town
Whilst not a regular concert goer, I recently attended the U2 360 tour concert in Sydney, Australia. Being a bit older and not quite up to the intensi...

Taxi Of Tomorrow: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg goes with Nissan
Back in May 2011 New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission ended a two-year-old selection process of choosing New York's Taxi Of Tomorrow. April 3, ...

7 Deadly Ego Sins of Household Financial Management
These are a list of my 7 deadly ego sins when it comes to financial management for the average household. I say ego sins because I’ve found that often...

Review of Argonaut 's Electric Sight: Out of the Dark and into the Light
Based out of London, it’s only natural to be curious as to who is playing what. In a city known for their clubs and frenzied shows let’s dive into the...

ET TU, ELAD? or ISRAELIS THINK NETANYAHU IS ON THEIR SIDE
Elad Pressman, to my mind, is Israel's leading deep investigative journalist. Two weeks ago I had him on my radio show and what he said disturbed me s...

Making Sense of Social Business
It was a dusky evening of November, 2010 when I met Bangladeshi Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus in his Grameen tower office. The date and tim...

Delusions of an invisible escape artist
It's a story about heroism, story about a man's quest to discovering his true self. It's a story of true contradictions and criminal convictions. Self...

My Generation: Fucked Up Beyond All Recognition?
Marc L. Lynch conceptualizes this generation best, "[T]he echo boom (those born from 1977 to 1997), is 80 million people strong, the largest generatio...
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