Sorority’s Be My Valentine Candy-Gram Kiss Fundraiser

With Valentine’s Day approaching, there’s no better time to get ready to do a candy gram fundraiser. Candy Gram fundraisers are perfect for sororities and fraternities and other groups that have a large social circle and are great for getting the word out. The candy-gram fundraiser works like this: You post your candy gram day or week. On this day […]

Entering Belfast

Situated at the mouth of the River Lagan at the Belfast Lough, Belfast is surrounded by low-lying hills, making flying into Belfast the easiest way to get there. There are two airports in Belfast: George Best Belfast City Airport, which is just two miles from Belfast city center (airport code BHD), and Belfast International Airport, which is further from Belfast […]

High School Wrestling: Bodyweight Training Tips

I first learned bodyweight exercises and calisthenics in gym class in elementary school. In gym class, we mainly did push-ups, sit-ups, and jumping jacks. I think we’ve also learned how to do burpees and mountaineers. Our PE teacher even made us crawl from time to time. When I was a wrestler in high school, we used bodyweight exercises and calisthenics […]

They didn’t promise me a rose garden

“Wow, what a ride!” is all I can say about the 22 years since I graduated high school (John Jay HS 1990). The famous sign that boldly read “We don’t promise you a rose garden” was brutally honest and accurately described what a life in the Marine Corps would be like. I am not a recruiter and I was not […]

Crooked cops? An interview with Tony Hayes

Corruption is a widespread social phenomenon; it continues to exist in all cultures, although many countries claim to have eliminated corruption in higher authorities. These countries believe that corruption only exists in bureaucratic societies; where each issue is dictated and dominated by a government; maybe a corrupt government. I beg to differ… …Police corruption can comprise a single officer or […]

An introduction to tattoos

Tattoos… Everyone has a different reaction to that word. It always caught my attention. I think the first thing I saw in a living person were my cousins. I must have been 7 or 8 years old. He had a funny cartoon devil on his arm with “born to raise hell” written on it. I was in awe of it […]

Dubai Tour Package Tips

Dubai, a world business center, is one of the seven emirates that represent the United Arab Emirates in the Persian Gulf and is one of the country’s major cities, sometimes called “Dubai City” to differentiate it from the emirate. Dubai has the largest population and is the second largest emirate by area, after Abu Dhabi. Dubai and Abu Dhabi are […]

A Guide to Keeping Desert Iguanas

As with chuckawallas, desert iguanas are often not available in the pet trade. Only Nevada allows commercial export of this lizard. Several states allow collecting some individuals with a hunting license. Not many herpetoculturists work with this beautiful species of lizard, but hopefully more will to ensure captive-born animals are available. Taxonomy and Natural History The desert iguana (Dipsosaurus dorsalis) […]

Benefits and Disadvantages of Business Networks

Business networking has a world of positive benefits. However, with all the positives, come at least some negatives. So, without further ado, let’s start with the positives/pros in supporting business networking: The first upward point is; You are being active in accumulating business contacts and letting yourself be seen. Many people complain that they simply don’t know enough of the […]