Archive for the ‘DailyNews-Humanities’ Category

The come back

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

of the surrendered wife

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You can go Back Home

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

For a Visit

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The Need for Nervousness

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

 
I never thought I’d do improvisational comedy. It was one of those things in life that I felt I couldn’t do; I closed the door on that one. (more…)

Facebook Causes Divorce!

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

 
Lately, couples have been complaining about their significant other and their lack of Facebook involvement. (more…)

Dharun Ravi Free After 20 Days: Justice Was Not Served

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

 
Dharun Ravi, the 20 year old former student from Rutger’s University who was convicted of bias intimidation, invasion of privacy, and witness tampering, is free after just 20 days behind bars. (more…)

سلام שלום (Salam Shalom)

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

 
سلام שלום (more…)

Women and body

Monday, May 21st, 2012

 
One of the most controversial topics in our society is the body of women. The issues related to this irrelevant biological accident in the lives of female human beings that is the body are many and often contrasting. (more…)

Without Memory

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Summer Palace in Beijing, China
 
What a moment (more…)

Asexuality: the fourth orientation

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Asexuality: The fourth orientation

 
The results of an Internet search about the GLBT rights in the world are depressive for anyone who cares about human rights. (more…)

A Marathon Running through Jerusalem’s Ancient Streets

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

MARATHON RUNNING THROUGH JERUSALEM’S ANCIENT STREETS
 
Times of unrest are hard on all the people of Israel, but Jerusalem is impacted particularly hard, as it depends heavily on tourist visitation for funds, and this income is severely impacted by violence. (more…)

Belly dancing, female Muslim attire and Nargila smoking pipes

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Nargila pipes in the Bekka Valley,  Lebanon [Photo: Haifa J. Church]

Traditions of ancient Middle Eastern culture in Lebanon

 
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MoodOff Day for Smartphones Addiction

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

MOODOFF DAY FOR SMARTPHONES ADDICTION
 
I have confessed already in the lines I write here that I have a loving relationship with my Blackberry. He is like no other man, reliable, present and only mine. (more…)

Wealthy European immigrants in New York against private schools

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

WEALTHY EUROPEAN IMMIGRANTS SHUN NEW YORK PRIVATE SCHOOLS
 
According to the International Herald Tribune, who reported the results of surveys and researches into the matter alongside with interviews, the wealthy Newyorkers migrated from Europe tend to prefer public schools to private schools. (more…)

Pope Benedict XVI to visit Lebanon

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Our Lady of Lebanon [Photo: Haifa J. Church]
 
Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati has invited the Pope to visit Lebanon. (more…)

Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

VALENTINE’S DAY
 
According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, there are three saints named Valentinus under the date of the day of lovers, Valentine’s Day. (more…)

2012, the Chinese year of the Dragon

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

CHINESE YEAR OF THE DRAGON
 
On January 23rd the celebrations for the Chinese New Year have started. On Sunday 29th, they have reached a peak. (more…)

Japan and Costa Rica: An Unlikely Parallel

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

 Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda in Costa Rica
 
With my first time living abroad being in Japan, it is inevitable that I would attempt to make parallels between my experience there and my life here. (more…)

Living the Simple Life

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Jonah Kruvant
 
It was time for a change. My best friends here, Carlos, Monse, and Jacob, had either returned to the US or were about to. (more…)

2012: year of the environment

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

 
If you open a famous search engine and look for those keywords: plans for environment 2012, (more…)

Love and Asperger’s

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Love and Asperger's
 
On Boxing Day, a famous American newspaper published a news about a successful romantic relationship between two people with autism, precisely a form called Asperger’s syndrome. (more…)

The Waterfall

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Jonah Kruvant at Montezuma Waterfalls in Costa Rica
 
There are some things you dread. With just the thought of them your entire body convulses, and your mind, for a brief moment, is overcome with fear. (more…)

Christmas for everyone: a reflection

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011


When I was a child, December was my favourite time of the year. It didn’t only mean the Advent Calendar (more…)

Journey into the Jungle: Part 2 – The Coconut

Thursday, November 24th, 2011


 
My roommate, Jacob “the Dude” Westman, coined the term “Costa Rica, the new west” on our trip to Cahuita National Park.  (more…)

Journey into the Jungle: Part 1 – The Sloth

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Photo: Jonah Kruvant (All Rights Reserved)


 

5% of the world’s biodiversity (animal and plant life) is in Costa Rica, more than Europe and the United States combined, all in an area of the size of West Virginia. (more…)

Mother Sets Fire to Daughter’s Gloating Rapist

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

A Spanish mother has taken revenge on the man who raped her 13-year-old daughter at knife point by dousing him in gasoline and setting him on fire. He died of his injuries eleven days later in hospital.
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Cyprus … Selling its Soul for Russian Cash

Saturday, March 19th, 2011


As I sit at my desk, overlooking an orange orchard and the mountains in the distance with the sea behind me, I wonder if I’m over exaggerating the growing sense of unease and dissatisfaction I feel. (more…)

Awakening

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Awakening,

the hours have lost their sense. (more…)

Pole Dancing an Olympic Sport?

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

World Champion Pole Dancer Mai Sato, 29, of Tokyo, Japan.


Thousands of members in the growing number of international and national organizations of pole dancers say their time has come (no pun intended). (more…)

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