Society

Impact of Social Media on Society

"Do you have Facebook?" "Yes, of course. But I don't think you can find me, as there are too many people who have the same name as me. Try searching with my surname as well." "Hey, you celebrated your birthday in K-Box, right? I saw the photos in your Facebook." "Bro, I saw your comments about the YouTube video that I've posted in my...
Dec 30, 2014 |

The Percussive Arts Society - What Is PAS, And What Are The 40 Rudiments?

If you are new to the drums, or have been playing for a little while, then you have probably heard of "The Percussive Arts Society", and the 40 drum rudiments. Rudiments is a common term in the drum world, and if you are taking lessons with a teacher, you will most likely be learning about rudiments as we speak. This article will introduce the...
Dec 30, 2014 |

Why Is Precision Machining Important to Today's Society?

We wouldn't have the civilisation we know today if it wasn't for precision machining. If you just look around you're sure to see something that has been precision machined in some form or another. It might just be a small component for a particular object but this is enough to show the true importance it holds in today's society. It's because so...
Dec 30, 2014 |

Changing Society - One Pant Leg at a Time

Wait! Are my eyes deceiving me? Is that Aston Kutcher flaunting his Ginch Gonch undies in the new movie Spread? Can someone please tell me when things suddenly changed without my knowledge? I Remember a time, not to far too long ago, when guys wearing anything but the traditional "tighty whites", were ostracized for their underwear choice.
Dec 30, 2014 |

Male Chastity in Modern Society

Right now, male chastity in modern society is definitely not mainstream. At least... not yet. But there are some very encouraging signs that it's becoming more common and more acceptable, and not only in 'fringe' groups where you'd expect it, either. Here are some surprising facts and observations about...
Dec 30, 2014 |

Defiant, Kurds vote in northern Iraq, seeking path to independence

In Erbil, capital of northern Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region, the longstanding dream of statehood has been sold as a done deal. Streets have been lined with billboards in favor of Kurdish... Read More

In Alabama, an early test of anti-establishment mood

“We cannot be bought,” declares B.B. Sellers, as he and his wife leave a sweltering outdoor rally for Roy Moore, the firebrand former judge who has been leading in a tight Republican run-off for US... Read More

Why elections in Europe spring a surprise

Last spring, Europe watched with surprise as a new centrist party in France, En Marche!, defeated the two traditional parties. The election win was a signal that the French want more independence... Read More