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Lifestyle
by yaworsk
9 years ago
Common Criminology Definitions

Below are some common criminological definitions from my University days. These are by no means exhaustive but should give you a good starting point for common subjects / themes in criminology. Eugenics is a concept...

Entertainment
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Ugliness on the Small Screen: Racism's History on Television

Television's earliest days were filled with racial stereotypes, cruelly portrayed and appealing to the lowest common denominator of the white viewing public.  These images reinforced popular prejudices of the times, but television has not been so progressive as to shy away from such racist portrayals.  Even today, programs feature modern versions of negative stereotypes of ethnic groups. 

Entertainment
by egdcltd
5 years ago
Why I Am Madly In Love With Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie

One of rock band Fleetwood Mac's most quietly creative forces--singer, songwriter, and keyboardist Chrisitne McVie--is back with the group after a roughly 16 year absence.  And, boy, howdy, did we miss her! 

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Charlotte Corday's Web of Intrigue

Perhaps history's only sympathetic assassin, Charlotte Corday was a beautiful young French woman fired by a desire to end the madness of The French Revolution's Reign of Terror. She managed to gain access to Jean-Paul Marat, a leprous tyrant responsible for the deaths of thousands by the guillotine. She stabbed him to death in his bath, an image fancifully immortalized in a painting by French artist, Jacques Louis David.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Fallout from the Serial Murders of 10 Rillington Place

Reg Christie was a true serial killer; it seems unlikely that he failed to murder (after his second victim in 1944) for the next five years before killing Beryl Evans. Consideration should be given for examining unsolved British murders of women fitting Christie's M.O. for those "missing years" of criminal activity when he was at liberty and free to kill anytime he wished.

Lifestyle
by Marlando
8 years ago
A HISTORY OF RAISING KIDS IN THE U.S. and HOW TO FIX WHAT WENT WRONG

A HISTORY OF RAISING KIDS IN THE U.S. and HOW TO FIX WHAT WENT WRONG is a surprising journey for parents into themselves and their children; article takes the reader back to the days of innocents through the modernization of today showing how society and world views have changed and changed childhood with the aim of how to raise today's kids happy and healthy.

Entertainment
by egdcltd
9 years ago
Yvonne De Carlo: Slave Girl

The stunning Canadian actress Yvonne De Carlo, although perhaps best known as the iconic TV vampire Lily Munster in the 1960s, had a respected career as a leading lady in movies before then. She worked musical theater later in life. She was a favorite pin-up in the 1940s, she is a cult figure in the noir world, and her classic Hollywood glamour image has made her a pop culture icon.

Entertainment
by Amerowolf
7 years ago
Following the Footsteps of Hamelin's Pied Piper

The familiar story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin is considered merely a fairy tale by many. However, as with most fairy tales there may be a factual basis behind the fanciful legend.

History
by egdcltd
8 years ago
Vanished Villages

Cities and towns don't last forever. The causes of their disappearances make for fascinating investigations, however.

Lifestyle
by Brockett
9 years ago
Super Size Me: A Look at the Techniques Used in the Film to Provoke a Dialogue About Fast Food and Ultimately Obesity

Super Size Me Morgan Spurlocks' film Super Size Me is a piece of rhetoric that intends to provoke a dialogue about fast food. This paper will examine the techniques and topics used in the film to provoke a discussion about fast food ultimately leading to a discussion on the topic of obesity

History
by Marlando
8 years ago
The Decade of Fury and Fascination, those Incredible 1960s

In this world of constant conflict, massive human hunger, self-serving governments and Darwinistic business practices; of noise and chaos there arrived a primal howl from the country’s youth for a more peaceful, loving world. That youth would be called the flower children but would evolve into the more politicalized hippies. It would be the hippies of those ragged years of outrage and outcries who were destined to change the world.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
9 years ago
St. Bernadette: Beatific Light

46 years after her death, the Catholic Church beatified Bernadette, the first step toward canonization as a saint. During the years of investigation, her life and her death were examined in detail. Her body was exhumed more than once, and initially found free of advanced decomposition, a condition known as "incorruptibility".

History
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Hitler's Best Gal, Eva Braun

In strange male-female pairings one may ask what a certain woman might see in a certain man, believed to be not in the same league as the woman.  Eva Braun's relationship with Adolf Hitler, perhaps history's most reviled man, was one such "Beauty & the Beast"-style relationship.   

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
9 years ago
America's First Female Serial Killer

Belle Gunness, a pig-farming black widow, worked lonely suitors for money and their assets. She disappeared under mysterious circumstances but not before killing at least a few dozen people and disposing of their remains on her farm.

Lifestyle
by fx2922
11 years ago
We are what we believe all the day long

When changing our minds is necessary for bringing healing into our lives:
Many have said that the human mind is very powerful and that it is able to bring positive or negative results into our lives according to the way we think. One wise philosopher wrote, "there is no good...

Entertainment
by egdcltd
4 years ago
8 Great: Grade B Movies that Transcended

Grade B movies-the thrown-together, low-budget projects that they are-sometimes transcend their lowly status and become iconic for their innovations or storytelling.

Entertainment
by Marlando
7 years ago
Music: One Hundred Years of Memories--1912-2012--Part Four

This is a series that spans 100 years of the romance of music and the reality of history in a mixture of Americana that takes the reader down memory lane into a mindscape of feelings and thoughts. This segment travels between 1970 and 1989 and I believe is a trip worth taking. You may recall times and tunes that you thought were lost forever. Enjoy!

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Final Serial Murders of 10 Rillington Place

By 1950, Reg Christie had gotten away with killing at least four people and was responsible for the conviction and execution of his upstairs neighbor, Tim Evans, for a murder Tim had not committed.  In the final stretch, Christie, after killing his wife, went on a murderous spree, killing one woman a month during the first three months of 1953.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Ruth Ellis' Last Stand: Britain's Final Female Execution

Ruth Ellis, the last woman executed in Britain before it abolished capital punishment, was a bleached-blonde party-girl.  Her crime, shooting her lowlife boyfriend to death was, was not very interesting or unique. The only reason Ruth Ellis' execution is remembered today is simply this: she was pretty. And pretty people make for better copy.

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