Christmas! Presents, eggnog, turkey, family, giving and did I mention presents? Every year, people take the time out of their lives to spend their hard earned money on loved ones and friends. It seems that this should be the happiest time of the year. I love Christmas, but there is certainly a big sense of… Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Shoes. The rubber in them originates from a petroleum based monomer. The nylon or polyester that is needed for the shoelaces and other material are all meet in a factory that is usually in China or Indonesia or Korea. From there they are shipped thousands of miles to distributors and then the shoes end up… Continue reading What’s the fuss about shoes?
Hello again everyone, I was just wondering…do you all believe in magic? or have you ever believed in magic? I mean I know I do. But I only believe in Magic to a point. Being Puerto Rican has allowed me to grow up in a culture that’s very superstitious about some of the very strangest… Continue reading Magic…Whats it like everywhere else?
Hi Everyone!!! I hope all you had a great semester! if not well there’s always next semester. I hope everyone had a great thanksgiving, because now christmas is coming around and with that everybody’s favorite fat jolly old man is coming to town once again. Thats right i’m talking about old saint Nick or as… Continue reading Santa All Over The World
Everybody loves Christmas. When someone mentions this particular holiday or festivity the first thing that you might think about is Santa Claus, gifts and a Christmas tree. December 25 is the celebration of Christ’s birth and it is mainly related with Christianity. In many parts of the world Christmas is celebrated in different ways. It… Continue reading What is Christmas?
Becoming a vegetarian is turning into something more popular every single day. Vegetarianism can be defined as abstaining from eating meat. In this case meat is considered as anything from red meat, poultry, seafood and the flesh of any animal. People have different reasons for becoming a vegetarian but there is one important one, which… Continue reading Food and the Environment
Today in class we talked about religions and beliefs, and what makes a religion. As an atheist I have always believed that I had no religion, however last night I conversed with a friend who also shared my views, and an interesting question came up: Is Atheism a religion? Because the question caused me to… Continue reading Is Atheism a Religion?