SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileIn the light hearted Christmas issue of the British Medical Journal, Dr. Nathan Grills, from Monash University in Australia, says the image of jolly old Saint Nicholas promotes obesity and an unhealthy lifestyle, based on Grills’s review of literature and websites.But the review suggested Santa is a reckless role model, who snacks on cookies, occasionally smokes cigars and doesn’t wear a helmet during “extreme sports such as roof surfing and chimney jumping.”None of the publications examined were peer reviewed.Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests.
Many charities accept only gently used items and would prefer brand new, and certainly donating new clothes to people in need is a good thing. But what about options for recycling the old stuff? I called several Los Angeles shelters, and most said they didn accept clothing and shoe donations from individuals. Los Angeles Youth Network, a shelter for homeless, foster and runaway youth in Hollywood, was the rare exception, though the man who answered the phone said the group preferred hand me downs in good condition.
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Still, it hard to imagine rabid college sports fans leaving stadiums and TV sets in droves just because students at their favorite schools receive payment for playing football or basketball is why they at the school in the first place. In so many pockets of America, college football ingrained in the cultural DNA. Why would the tailgate lose its appeal when the star quarterback has an endorsement deal?.
The big question is why do Black Friday and Cyber Monday exist? they exist because the American Thanksgiving is so close to Christmas since it is in November which is when most people do their Christmas shopping, and they usually like to start right after Thanksgiving. That is why Black Friday and Cyber Monday exist in my opinion. If you are from the united states you probably have done Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping what have you noticed about it, do you find it limitless? Or has the novelty of running around the stores on Black Friday or shopping online on Cyber Monday worn off? Are the good deals still there or are they always the same thing?.