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When media came to know that Donald Trump was outraged because his freedom of speech was violated on Saturday night when his rally in Chicago had to be called off due to protests, they responded by saying that his “fondness for free expression is highly selective.” That was perhaps the drift of the event that took place in University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC). What Transpired at Trump’s Chicago Rally? The Republican front-runner was in for a [...]

Ted Cruz is fast emerging as the man to watch out for in the 2016 US presidential elections. He already has seven wins in his pocket and has begun to give a steady competition to front-runner Donald trump. The Texas Senator, who has his eyes firmly set on the Florida primaries, is currently busy rallying Republicans behind him to beat Trump. So, as the senator is busy in chalking out strategies for the primaries, let [...]

The world loves cheese which comes in a variety of taste, texture, form and even color. While everyday cheese is not very expensive, the better varieties command premium prices. Cheese is made from concentrated milk of cow, buffalo, sheep, goat or donkey, but does not have a viscous or liquid state. The manner of processing and maturing of cheese lends to it the distinct look and a unique taste, enabling you to tell one taste [...]

The various sources of energy being used these days can be broken up into two major groups – the conventional sources of energy and the alternative sources of energy. The conventional sources of energy are the traditional ones such as the various fossil fuels like coal, oil, and natural gas, and even wood to a certain extent. The alternative sources of energy are solar energy, wind energy, geothermal energy, hydrogen energy, tidal energy, wave energy, [...]

Oil is often referred to as Black Gold and with good reason. Oil has powered the industrial and transportation growth for the last 100 years ever since the discovery of oil at the Spindletop geyser in Texas in 1901. Although oil has been around for centuries, its commercial exploitation was triggered by the Spindletop discovery. Soon US emerged as the world’s largest producer and refiner of crude oil, fuelling both the First and Second World [...]

There are several politicians who are popular in their own countries but are not very visible in international politics, while there are politicians who may be popular in international politics but may not enjoy wide support in their own countries. In either case, popularity remains a subjective interpretation and changes with time or events as they unfold, either in their own country or within the global community. Therefore, it is prudent to take into account [...]

Greetings are the first thing that we exchange with people from other cultures such as ones who do not speak our language or ones who are from a different country or perhaps a different part of the same country itself. It is the pleasant demeanor and a smiling face that helps us strike a conversation with people we know nothing about and, if it is meant to be, create a relationship that can stand the [...]

December 4, 2015

One of the major problems facing the U.S. at large is the illicit usage of tobacco, illegal drugs, and alcohol. Every year the U.S. loses more than $700 billion in criminal activities costs, healthcare, and productivity losses generated from instances of lost work. The healthcare costs have been estimated at $130 billion and its overall costs are $295 billion. Alcohol incurs healthcare costs of $25 billion a year and its overall costs have been estimated [...]

When one thinks of horrific deaths on the sports field the first name that comes to mind is Ayrton Senna. The legendary Formula One driver needs no introduction. Just as grand were his accomplishments on his chosen arena similarly gruesome was his death on the racing track on May 1, 1994. Even when the great one passed away he had been heading the leaderboard at the San Marino Grand Prix, being staged at the Autodromo [...]

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) has emerged as a serious global concern with direct impact on human health and environment. The definition of municipal solid waste differs as countries classify according to their own interpretation. As per World Bank, it includes all non-hazardous waste generated from residences, commercial businesses and institutions, along with non-hazardous industrial waste, agricultural waste produce, and sludge produced from sewage. Type of wastes Domestic waste generated from households include food waste, fabric, [...]

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