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  • With climate change and increase in the use of toxic pesticides, honey bees are disappearing. Colony collapse disorder causing their deaths will affect humans, honey bees vanishing is not a good sign.

    Why Are Honey Bees Dying?

    Why Are Honey Bees Dying?

    by Michael Kismet8

  • Thousands of shows that are being aired on television hold a powerful social message. One of these shows is "Steven Universe," which teaches the kids who watch it how to accept those who are different than them.

    "Steven Universe" Is Teaching Kids Acceptance

    by Santiago Salinas0

  • Have you ever wondered why people become homeless? This article explains just a few of the most common causes of home loss for people living in the United States. Some of them may surprise you.

    Some Reasons People Become Homeless

    Some Reasons People Become Homeless

    by Kylyssa Shay147

  • This article explores the issues regarding the question of whether or not cigarettes should be banned, with themain arguments that are used for and against making cigarettes illegal listed.

    Should Cigarettes Be Banned Completely?

    Should Cigarettes Be Banned Completely?

    by Paul Goodman23

  • Everything I was being taught in dental school about fluoride was wrong. To my horror, it was all quite the opposite. I made it my goal to find out why..

    The Toxic Truth About Fluoride

    The Toxic Truth About Fluoride

    by Kate P14

  • The writer H.G. Wells had a knack for correctly forecasting events; the foresight of many others has often been wrong, sometimes humorously so.

    Predicting the Future Is Impossible

    Predicting the Future Is Impossible

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • The hippie movement was a catalyst for a great deal of change. What came of these changes and is there a lasting effect today? What came of the hippies themselves?

    What Happened to the Hippies?

    What Happened to the Hippies?

    by Tracy Lynn Conway48

  • One of the world’s oldest tax havens is Monaco, described by writer W. Somerset Maugham as a “Sunny place for shady people.” Now, the world has 50 or 60 places where people can hide money

    How the Rich Hide their Money from Tax Collectors

    How the Rich Hide their Money from Tax Collectors

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • What can be done to change people's minds about tossing trash in the streets or industrial waste in our rivers? We can start by looking at our own behavior and asking ourselves some key questions.

    Ways to Prevent Water Pollution

    Ways to Prevent Water Pollution

    by Susette Horspool5

  • I am not a celebrity. I am simply a writer with my own ideas, opinions and creative pursuits. Behind my words, you cannot see me, except for a small profile picture in the corner of the screen. If you saw me in the street, you would not recognise...

    The Media's Obsession With Celebrities: Fame's Negative Side

    The Media's Obsession With Celebrities: Fame's Negative Side

    by Polly C6

  • This article shows the different sources and effects of each of the nine major air pollutants. You will also learn the causes of air pollution, the two principal classifications of air pollutants and a brief narrative about the "The Great Smog of London."

    Sources and Effects of the 9 Major Air Pollutants

    Sources and Effects of the 9 Major Air Pollutants

    by Ray2

  • The prospect of designer babies has spurred various debates on whether it is unethical or not. Whether you're for or against designer babies (or haven't decided yet), this ethical dilemma is worth exploring.

    Designer Babies: An Ethical Dilemma

    Designer Babies: An Ethical Dilemma

    by Margaret Pan0

  • While numerous people have felt deep conflicts between their physiological and psychological structures, gender reassignment has been slow to emerge as a pathway to freedom

    Discussing Transgender Issues in Society

    Discussing Transgender Issues in Society

    by Colleen Swan14

  • 10 real and whimsical solutions to stop a mailbox thief before they can steal your mail or identity. From practical mail tips to locks and alarms for mailboxes.

    How to Stop Mail and Mailbox Theft

    How to Stop Mail and Mailbox Theft

    by ga anderson7

  • Modern farming methods rely heavily on the European Honey Bee for pollination, but the honey bee population is in peril and the cause of the problem is not well understood. Modern farming methods do not currently support adequate pollination by native species of bees.

    What's Killing the Bees and What Can We Do About It?

    What's Killing the Bees and What Can We Do About It?

    by Sherry Hewins37

  • Few would believe that a cartoon could play a role in the deaths of thousands of animals, but Disney's "101 Dalmatians" did just that. "Finding Nemo" and "G-Force" had similarly negative effects. Animals in the media are often purchased by families with little idea of what they're truly getting.

    101 Dalmatians Syndrome: Media Influence on Pet Owners

    101 Dalmatians Syndrome: Media Influence on Pet Owners

    by Schatzie Speaks11

  • It's no secret there's bias in the mainstream media, but when you're hunting for a good news source, these are a few things to watch for.

    How to Choose a Reliable News Source

    How to Choose a Reliable News Source

    by Emilie S Peck10

  • This blog is about the "#MeToo Movement," its origins, its expansion, and what the movement plans to draw attention to and improve.

    The "#Me Too" Movement

    The "#Me Too" Movement

    by Ezria Copper0

  • Every July 4 in the U.S., millions of people gather after dark in public parks to view fireworks. Although they're quite spectacular to watch, firecrackers have many harmful effects.

    3 Good Reasons to Ban Fireworks in the U.S.

    3 Good Reasons to Ban Fireworks in the U.S.

    by Madeleine Clays7

  • Without change, our dependence on petroleum and coal for power could someday lead to society's demise. But why wait for the inevitable when we can enact change now? With a multitude of viable energy sources at our finger tips, we are on the brink of a paradigm shift. Here are nine sources of renewable energy that could potentially change how we power our future.

    Ten Ways to Generate Electricity From Renewable Sources

    Ten Ways to Generate Electricity From Renewable Sources

    by Christopher Wanamaker24

  • The technological revolution of recent years has brought with it many positives, but also quite a few negatives. I look at the advantages and disadvantages of technology.

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology

    by Paul Goodman26

  • This article explores one of society's complicated and most interesting social issues: the generation gap. What complications does this social phenomenon create? Can the generation gap ever be bridged?

    Generation Gap: An Eternal Social Issue

    Generation Gap: An Eternal Social Issue

    by Margaret Pan3

  • After watching the documentary film Blackfish, I will never go to SeaWorld again. The film sheds light on the treatment and conditions that orcas must endure while being held captive. Set orcas free!

    Why Killer Whales in Captivity Should Be Set Free

    Why Killer Whales in Captivity Should Be Set Free

    by Michael Kismet6

  • The middle class has been difficult to define because there isn't a universal definition of middle class. The middle class has only been identified basing upon an income range while taking to valuable consideration the poverty line of a country and...

    What It Means to Be Middle Class in the Philippines

    What It Means to Be Middle Class in the Philippines

    by Greg de la Cruz2

  • We can create happy neighborhoods, beginning with personal effort to become good neighbors. The following habits form the foundation for good next door neighbors.

    Six Habits of Good Next Door Neighbors

    Six Habits of Good Next Door Neighbors

    by Dora Weithers56

  • Who doesn’t like cute widdle wabbits hoping about the landscape? Twenty-three million Australians for a start.

    Australian Rabbit Plague

    Australian Rabbit Plague

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • More and more people are leaving the church that they once were actively involved in. This article provides some reasons that active members are leaving the church.

    Reasons Faithful Members Leave the Church

    Reasons Faithful Members Leave the Church

    by Margaret Minnicks53

  • Have you wondered why people living on the street don't just get jobs and stop being homeless? Learn about homeless employment statistics, the barriers to employment they must overcome, and share your solutions in the comments.

    Why Don't Homeless People Just Get Jobs?

    Why Don't Homeless People Just Get Jobs?

    by Kylyssa Shay161

  • Society now values education more than ever, with more and more people choosing to pursue a higher education. Have you ever wondered which countries have the most educated people? Read this article to find out.

    What Countries Are the Most Educated?

    What Countries Are the Most Educated?

    by Margaret Pan8

  • Climate change is increasingly recognized as being observable today. But if we want to do something about it, how much time do we have to do so? Personal and scientific reflections on this question.

    Climate Change:  How Much Time Do We Have?

    Climate Change: How Much Time Do We Have?

    by Doc Snow131

  • Since the current solution for traffic control in Austin has failed to show evident improvements, this paper looks at three alternate ways to mitigate the situation.

    Improving Austin's Traffic Control

    Improving Austin's Traffic Control

    by Ashok Meyyappan0

  • Although the debate over whether cannabis should be legal has gone on for decades, the intensity has increased in recent years. This article lists the pros and cons of legalization.

    The Pros and Cons of Legalizing Cannabis

    The Pros and Cons of Legalizing Cannabis

    by Paul Goodman11

  • I am often asked why I don't believe in God. It seems shocking to some, and an immediate condemnation of being evil usually follows. The simple answer is no God has ever answered my prayers...

    Why I Don't Believe in God

    Why I Don't Believe in God

    by Tessa Schlesinger21

  • This article summarizes the history and misdeeds of the Mexican drug cartels. The scope of this international problem is discussed as well, emphasizing its impact on the United States, perhaps the only country powerful enough to stop them.

    What Should I Know About Mexico’s Drug Cartels?

    What Should I Know About Mexico’s Drug Cartels?

    by Kelley Marks167

  • Public education might be the last resort for children of color to constructively assimilate into American society, but there is an enormous disjoint looming over America’s educational itinerary.

    Standardized Tests: A Dilemma for African Americans

    Standardized Tests: A Dilemma for African Americans

    by Linda Joy Johnson3

  • All across Europe, Ireland is perceived as a sustainable green country. But is it really? Ireland's new program "Origin Green," the first such in the world, is making sure of it.

    Sustainable Agriculture in Ireland: Origin Green

    Sustainable Agriculture in Ireland: Origin Green

    by Sustainable Sue14

  • Highlighting differences between UK and USA housing, to show some of the social and cultural differences between Britain and American homes; based on my personal knowledge and perceptions of America.

    Comparison of British and American Housing

    Comparison of British and American Housing

    by Arthur Russ30

  • Many people already realize the importance that recycling has on our society and way of life. However, if you still need more convincing, here are five big reasons why you need to start recycling today.

    Top Five Reasons Why You Need to Recycle

    Top Five Reasons Why You Need to Recycle

    by Christopher Wanamaker11

  • Some of us feel a strange conflict when we see "Xmas" instead of "CHRIST-mas." What causes this internal conflict? We might tell ourselves, "Oh, it's just because there was no room to add 'Christ.'" What are we, secretly, making room for...the sun god or Jesus?

    Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday?

    Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday?

    by Reformed Eve9

  • Chocolate bars have a dark, often untold story of human trafficking and child slavery. Cocoa plantations on the Ivory Coast use unpaid child labor to harvest the cocoa beans, often employing tactics such as physical abuse by overseers on plantations in West Africa.

    Chocolate Slavery: Slave Labor in the Cocoa Industry

    Chocolate Slavery: Slave Labor in the Cocoa Industry

    by Leah Lefler102

  • Bullied children across America suffer needlessly. The number and severity of attacks by bullies continue to increase exponentially with the availability of social media sites and texting capabilities. States, desperate to get a handle on it, impose fines or jail parents of bullies. Is this fair?

    Should Parents Be Fined or Jailed If Their Children Bully People?

    Should Parents Be Fined or Jailed If Their Children Bully People?

    by H Lax10

  • There are several deep-rooted causes of Indian poverty. Some have historical roots and others derive strength from socio-political structures. Lack of effective governance and corruption has only sustained Indian poverty.

    8 Reasons Why India Is so Poor

    8 Reasons Why India Is so Poor

    by Goodpal129

  • Hostility and contempt towards women, or belief in their inborn inferiority, has pervaded religious and political ideology. Many women believe the fight continues to obtain equality and respect

    Quotes About Misogyny

    Quotes About Misogyny

    by Colleen Swan16

  • Gun control is an important topic that, when discussed in a manner of politicking, often comes to a point where rights on all sides are called to be infringed upon. Logic, patience, understanding, and practicality can see the issue addressed progressively for all.

    Bipartisan Solutions to the Gun Control Problem in America

    Bipartisan Solutions to the Gun Control Problem in America

    by Kyler J Falk2

  • This article summarizes the various reported incidents of human trafficking in the contemporary world. The story also provides contacts for organizations involved in the fight against human trafficking.

    14 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking

    14 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking

    by Kelley Marks16

  • Democrats are placing themselves at a huge disadvantage in much of America due to their stance on gun control. Americans today value the Second Amendment as much as ever.

    The Progressive Case for the Second Amendment

    The Progressive Case for the Second Amendment

    by Ralph Lopez5

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