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Do you have any New Year Resolutions for 2014?

For 2013 there were nearly 500 answers to a similar question. Have you kept those resolutions, and what do you plan to do this coming year? (more…)

What are your New Year’s Resolutions for 2013?

When we “resolve” to do something, we decide firmly to do it. It’s like a promise to ourselves. The verb is “resolve” and the noun is “resolution”. Typically, at the start of each year, people make New Year’s Resolutions such as: (more…)

Have you ever seen a ghost?

ghost.pngWhere?

What?

When?

Who?

If you ruled the world…

Master of the UniverseIf YOU

were the

master of the universe

for one week,

what would you do?

Who would you like to be today?

Who?If you could change

for one day and

be anybody on earth

(present or historical),

who would it be?

And why?

What do you think you were in your last life?

?!

We are all basically selfish

selfishWhat do you think about this statement: “We are all basically selfish“?

Is it true? At the end of the day, are we all only interested in ourselves? Or are some people genuinely selfless and altruistic?

Wordchecker
selfish (adjective): having no consideration for other people; being interested in one’s own personal well-being, profit or pleasure
selfless (adjective): having no concern for oneself; unselfish
altruistic (adjective): having consideration for the well-being and lives of other people

Alcohol should be illegal

alcohol“ALCOHOL SHOULD BE ILLEGAL.”

???????????!!!!!!!!!!

What do you think

about THAT?!

Mobile Phones Dangerous?

mobile phonesSome scientists now say that

mobile phones are dangerous and

may damage our brains

or cause cancer.

But not all scientists agree.

What do you think?

How do you use the Internet?

How do you use the Internet? What do you do? How often? Why? Do you mainly use the Internet to play games, find friends, learn online, shop online…? What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of the Internet? Do you have any tips and suggestions you would like to give others?