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May 14, 2022

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Review and Analysis of Planet of Slums by Mike Davis

The author of the 2006 book, Planet of Slums, Mike Davis, is a noted historian and social commentator who is often concerned with the effects of industrialization on societies, the nature of the urban landscape (particularly in the context of  →

Reimagining Communities: Technology, Truth and Shifting Consciousness

In his text Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origins and Spread of Nationalism, Anderson posits the argument that media contributed to a new consciousness of space, time, and social relatedness beginning in Europe in the 16th century. Interestingly, media’s role  →

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets and the Approaching Paradigm Shift in Transportation

The issues around greenhouse gases are getting more airplay than ever, as we look to renewable energy sources, not to mention those that relate to transportation. “Transportation accounts for a full third of CO2 emission in the United States, and  →

Summary of “Holocene Vegetation Change" by Wahl et al.

The article in question makes assumptions about Holocene evidence found in shifts in pollen and other signs of high humidity and climate change in archeological plant life through carbon dating. Additionally, during this period the forest cover area was significantly  →

Canvas on Demand and Related Photo Printing Services : Do It Yourself and Save

Canvas on Demand is one of the most widely discussed services that offer to take your photographs, blow them up, and put them on canvas, just like someone had painted it. Canvas on Demand, like other related photo printing services,  →

10 Ways to Save Money on Your Health Care Costs

Every day prices on everything is rising, from fuel costs, grocery costs to the costs of our health care needs. Here are some simple tips to help you save money on those important health care costs, without sacrificing your health  →

What is Cell Phone ICE and How Can the Plan Save Your Life?

Cell phones have become a permanent part of our society, and they are constantly being updated with new and exciting technology. One of the most basic updates, however, have nothing to do with technology. ICE, an acronym for “In Case  →

Top Ten Ways to Save Money on Your Grocery Bill

Saving money on our grocery bills has become more important with the economic slowdown of the last few years. Saving money has never been more important. Saving money at the grocery store is actually a real possibility if you re-train  →

Gift Cards : Important Warnings and Tips

The popularity of giving gift cards increased over the last ten years. It seems to have been easier to give a gift card than to give gifts that may or may not have been something the receiver could use. However,  →

The Importance of Checking Expiration Dates when Grocery Shopping

About a month ago my son purchased a container of French Vanilla coffee creamer from a local convenience store that we frequently visit. When he brought it home the creamer turned out to be spoiled. This is the second time  →