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Confessions of a Teacher

At this time of the year, in the high school where I've taught for some time, lockers are emptied and final exams administered. Yearbooks are signed and there are plenty of goodbyes. Commencements commence and students and teachers alike look forward to a long-awaited respite from school. Yes, the school year has finally ended.

Yet, in spite of the colossal wave of relief surges over me during this time, there is also something about the end of the school term that makes me a bit maudlin, too. I seem to forge... continue reading
 
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[pic1]The David Lettermans, Robin Williamses, the Richard Pryors, the Gary Sh... continue reading
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Reducing costs
Smartphones can allow a busin... continue reading
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Our own comic Lue Deck publishes "Stand-up Decoded"!
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Old stuff is not for throwing away, anymore
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4 Awe-Inspiring Sport Bets of All Time
Ever since competitive sports have existed, gambling has never been far behind. Even in countries where gambling is illegal, you can always count on s...

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.

Why It's Important to Play as Hard as You Work
With eight or more hours at work each day, the daily commute to and from, and the responsibilities at home, it's no wonder breakrooms always have coff...

The Future of TV: How Technology Is Changing the Way You Watch It
Television as we know it is changing. The way televisions look, how they operate, how we watch them, and what we watch on them is almost unrecognizabl...

Paris vs. Rome - how do they compare?
Two big cities, capitals, Paris with its population of roughly 2.3 million (or its urban area population of 10.5 million people) and Rome with its pop...

An awesome way to use your mobile to get discounts on non-discount hotels
We all know it, we've all seen it. The world of mobile apps is a never-ending source of new features for us to use, and sometimes, just sometimes, the...

A Guide to Buying High End Audio
High end audio provides an unrivalled entertainment experience. However, it comes with a hefty price tags – you pay for quality. With this in mind you...

A Handful of Top Money-Saving Tips
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Fast Broadband Reaches Rural Areas
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Masterpiece Cinema - Arrested Development
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Brief Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Preview
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Ryder Cup staying in Europe?
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Fake-news author killed by 3 one-legged prostitutes
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Playboy Bunnies and Free Cash – Gratis-fication Guaranteed
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How (NOT) to fix and build things
There's always been the common sense statement around that says - you're not rich enough to get it done cheaply.

Travelpony.com - the best place to save huge on hotel rooms
Just recently I happened to find myself on a new hotel booking site called TravelPony. Why pony? As they say on their site, getting hotel rooms with b...

The 5 Most Popular Attractions in Waikiki
Every inch of Hawaii is a slice of paradise, but Waikiki will find a special place in your heart. With its natural beauty, luxurious niceties, and bri...

Sex Without Guilt? Why The Hell Not!
Regrettably, there are many people who still prefer to live in the dark where sex is concerned, although I'll never understand why. Yet, much of Amer...

Professional gambler – a good career choice
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"Love's Muse"
My boss and i used to date, we ended things on what i thought was a cordial note but... have continued "fooling" around ever since. I am tired of it n...

The horse that became a sofa
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Can you drive without your hands touching the wheel?
I remember when I was a small child I was sitting on my father's lap and driving the car...well, in all honesty just turning the steering-wheel, but I...

Top 6 Pre-Game Sports Rituals and Superstitions That Are Just Plain Odd
You’ll just be amazed and shocked at how superstitious sportsmen actually are. Perhaps this is not surprising given the fact that players often find t...

The Arc is on its way
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Three wives and a Score of children, the African way ...
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What to Expect From FIFA 15 Now That the EA Sports’ Latest Hit Game Is About To Be Released
EA Sports’ latest hit game FIFA 15, which is expected to hit the shelves on September 23rd and 25th in North America and Europe, has generated a lot o...

Ways To Earn Money With Online Gambling
The idea of earning money online is always a great idea. However, earning money through online gambling can be even more exciting. And fortunately, th...

The Mystery of the Mayanup Poltergeist
Forty-five years ago it rained stones in the town of Mayanup, Western Australia, terrifying farmers and driving people from their homes. Decades later...

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Devonshire delights: Top summer festivals
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Why the suffering of Gaza?
On July 20, ten days after Operation Protective Edge was launched against Gaza, the Defence Minister who threw the Jews out of Gaza in '05 had this to...

Treat Yo' Self: 4 Badass Toys and Gadgets
Have you been clocking in extra hours at the office? Did you just save someone from a burning building? Now is the time to indulge and reward yourself...

The obsession of money
Every day you turn on the TV and there is a new support group for some addiction. A 12-step program for internet addiction, gambling, alcoholism, etc...

What are the most common types of hair loss?
Hair loss can be a daunting experience, especially when it happens in younger years. Some men may think that they can rock the manly “skinhead” look w...

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...

The Advantages of Being a Good Listener
People often say I am a good listener. I have become used to this compliment. On closer introspection, I feel being a good listener has its own advan...

Loan shark activity on the rise
As the UK mulls over the comments made by Archbishop Welby – that payday lenders should be forced out of business, this blog examines the rise of loan...

Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri are at it again
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Germany Races To Win The World Cup Squashing Argentians In a Historic World Cup Finals
The 2014 World Cup Final between Argentina and Germany proved to be an adrenaline filled game, where both the teams gave it all they had to hold the w...

Unexplained Science: People drink more when sober
A study conducted by the world's best known science lab at The Cheers shows that sober people tend to drink more than drunk people. Study shows that t...

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...

It's time to ditch your new laptop - the concept for the replacement
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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...

5 Tips to Know Before Hitting the Casino
Three-quarters of visitors to American casinos gamble only occasionally. They come with dreams of winning big and being social, but most of them are p...

Gideons, Thanks For The Assist with a Cyst!
Is it wrong to want to smash a coffee mug into some woman's wrist if it is for her own good?

Earn Money Playing Slots...or not
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Ditch the Traditional Summer Vacations
Summertime is officially upon us and what comes along with these gorgeous summer months? Why, family vacations and romantic getaways of course! Those ...

Top 5 Ways A Country Can Boost Its Economy
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Sex - The Final Frontier
Guys, how many times have you been looking at magazines at the newstand when you hear the uneven breath of a pasty-faced pudge-ball next to you?

Australia's Secret Independence
Australia gained Independence on the 11th December 1931 when the British Parliament passed the Statute of Westminster. It’s a sad fact that most Austr...

Sponsored Post: Alligators & How Can a bank help people find a job?
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I Love The Marines!
Since I was in the Navy, I heard the taunts directed at our Marine Corps. I’ve always thought our leathernecks were tough enough to take these minor i...

Moving to the Sunshine State: 7 Cities to Consider
Florida is a beautiful state. There are so many great opportunities and interesting things to see. It's also home to many inviting cities that are gre...

Uppercut Deluxe: "The modern man"
The modern man. This phrase has numerous definitions depending on who you’re asking, but one thing could be had in common with this statement: "a man ...

The Loire Valley-French castles, Glorious Countryside. What More Could One Ask For?
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5 Ways Women Can Boost Their Health and Happiness
Women tend to have more aches and pains than men for biological reasons. That's why it's important to manage your health. Plus, your health is directl...

Obama blockers look like Racists!
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Ronaldo suffers a double bluff!
Ronaldo and Bebeto have reunited but not on the football field and in a way which took Ronaldo by surprise.

Life's lesson from the Three Caterpillars
One afternoon, I saw three healthy caterpillars carefully clinging on the leaves of a very healthy plant.

Will Lionel Messi Mess Up for Argentina?
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5 easy ways to manage money
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Smart health – making health and wellbeing a fun, interesting and vital part of everyday life
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Clash of cultures and the formation of Indian Taboos
This article is in connection with the 31st Night Molestation Case of Female Tourists at two prominent places in India. I got a chance to catch the de...

3 Steps to Safely Remove a Tick
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Out of the Mouths of Babes
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6 Tips for Decorating for a Dinner Party
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Fashionable and Functional Gifts for Men with an Affordable Price Tag
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30 years of Internet banking
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Promotion or Demotion: Is the Job Opportunity Worth the Move?
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10 tips to cut down your business expenses
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How to Vet Potential Business Partners with a Free Company Check
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How to protect your business idea
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Got a Small Business? Use the Cloud
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Sun Times: Top Sunny Travel Destinations in Europe this Summer
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Is Your Child at Risk? The Facts About Strokes in Teenagers
Stroke is a serious health condition typically associated with older people. It is true that the risk of having a stroke increases with age, but it is...

It's time to take a selfie!
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InfraGard: Who's Watching the Watchers?
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David Haye challenges Full Tilt pros at Rush Poker challenge
Professional boxer and former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye is used to a challenge.

Island Hopping in Fiji
With no fewer than 333 islands to her name, Fiji certainly provides enthusiastic island hoppers with plenty of options.

Taking up Fishing: Investing Wisely in your Hobby of Choice
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5 Things Every Indie Band Must Do If They Want to Be Successful
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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 ...

E-Cigarette now as effective as Nicotine patches
Most,if not all, tobacco smokers are already informed about the risks involved with cigarette smoking. Studies have shown that cigarette smoking can c...

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

Chupa Chups releases 50-carat precious stone lollipops
According to an announcement by Chupa Chups they have just released a limited edition lollipops that could be a precious stone worth hundreds of thous...

Other Ways To Make Travel Your Career
If you love travelling, learning about different cultures and areas of the world, and making plans and travel arrangements, the travel and tourism ind...

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 actuall...

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 ex...

Five Reasons Why Online Gaming Disrupts Traditional Casino Experience
The boardwalk of casino gaming has expanded and touch based with the virtual world.

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 wri...

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 ove...

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 ...

The Worst Religious Charlatans
People should be wary of religious charlatans, those colorful, flamboyant, and deceiving characters, who are leading millions of people deliberately s...

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 future of energy - Thorium
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 ener...

Must Dos for a Memorable Wedding
Congratulations on your upcoming wedding. It's a time of tremendous celebration, both for you and the groom and your families and friends. Your weddin...

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 ...

What You Need to Know About LSAT Dates
The Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) is administered at testing centers throughout the world, including the United States and Canada. Designed to tes...

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 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...

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...

Russia's Attempt to Modernise Defence Forces
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 experti...

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 f...

Are You a 21st Century Hermit?
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 yourse...

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...

Sponsored Post: Drink some tea, you Muppet
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How to meet people and make friends while on a vacation?
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...

Appreciating failures – the good, the bad and the ugly
Appreciating failures is as important skill as anything else related to business. Because without failures there can seldom be any success.

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