What Went Wrong at Mattel
The toymaker is recalling more dangerous toys made in China. Its troubles may be a warning sign for other multinationals
Elmo, Barbie, Big Bird, and Dora. They are some of the most familiar and best-loved children's characters. Now they're caught up in the global debate
A day when everything went wrong
Life has its ups and downs, highs and lows. Sometimes you feel as if you are on top of the world, other times you feel as if everyone or everything has turned against you. I intensely recall a day when nothing went as I expected. Everything seemed out to get me,
WHAT WENT WRONG WITH SATYAM?
PROFESSOR J. P. SHARMA
J.P Sharma, Professor of Law & Corporate governance, Department of Commerce, Delhi School of
Economics, University of Delhi
WHAT WENT WRONG WITH SATYAM?
Till about two decades ago corporate governance was relatively an unknown
Euro Crisis- What went wrong in the Eurozone?
The euro was launched in 1999 and the idea was to reduce trading costs, boost tourism, and smooth the economy. However, instead of running a budget deficient, most governments spent more than they were earning. Many countries such as Spain, Ireland, Por
I am writing to complain about the terrible organization of a holiday recently booked with your agency.
Me, my husband and our two-year-old daughter had chosen to stay in one of the Caribbean's resorts, in the luxurious Sunset Hotel in oder to spend our summer holidays together in peaceful and re
My Favourite Holiday Destination
I have been to several places around the world, Mumbai and Goa in India, Paris in France, Hamburg in Germany, Rome and Venice in Italy, Vatican City, Singapore, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney in Australia but my personal favourite is the Brisbane-Gold Coast trip
What is an urban legend? An urban legend is, according to Webster Dictionary, “a form of modern folklore consisting of stories thought to be factual.” Urban legends are not necessarily false, but they often become distorted over time. Some urban legends have been passed down from generation to g
Many entrepreneurs go out of business because something went wrong in their partnership or sometimes a corporation. In our business, we will try to beat out that option of having to close down. Our restaurant, B.Y.O.F Seafood and Grill is different which puts us ahead of the competitor already. By f
About six years ago I discovered that my mother was pregnant with her third child. She did not want to keep the baby, for she could barely support my sister and I. Both of us (my sister and I) wanted my mother to keep the baby, however she did not change her mind. My mother often thought of abort
by P.G. Wodehouse
When Jack Wilton first came to Marois Bay, none of us dreamed that he was a man with a hidden sorrow in his life. There was something about the man which made the idea absurd, or would have made it absurd if he himself had not been the authority for the st
Literary Analysis for “The Wrong Lunch Line”
The story “The Wrong Lunch Line” by Nicholasa Mohr is about two girls who met at school. They come from different cultures. Yvette is Hispanic and Mildred is Jewish. But despite the differences in religion and traditions, their friendship grew st
An Explication of James Weldon Johnson's Poem, Since You Went Away
The poem, Since You Went Away (Sence You Went Away), depicts James Weldon Johnson as one who reckoned with the fact that the one person (or object) that someone loves most can make everything seem
Celebrate! Holidays in the U.S.A.
Table of Contents
New Year's Day (January 1)
Martin Luther King Day (Third Monday in January)
Abraham Lincoln's Birthday (February 12)
Presidents' Day (Third Monday in February)
George Washington's Birthday (February 22)
Fiction for young adults have been criticised as dark and pessimistic, as Kate Legge says in The Australian Magazine, âFather bashes mother, mother abandons childrenâ¦ Violence, drugs, suicides. The novels of some top writers of young peopleâs fiction have never been bleaker or more explicit.â
The academic year is about to come to an end and many university students are making holiday plans. You have
been asked to write an article for the ‘Travel Log’ section of the university magazine.
Write your article describing a travel experience you have had in appr
There are a lot of people who think that the death penalty shouldn't be legal anywhere in the United States. They say that killing someone doesn't right the wrong that has been committed against society and/or another individual. They say that executing the offender doesn't allow him a chance to
A Wildlife Tour Gone Wrong...
An Inspector Bottle adventure by Tom Mottershead
Autumn was pleasant in Hollyhurst. Occasionally obstructed by a cloud, the sky offered its ocean blue colour to the village. At the heart of the sky was the sun, beaming its magic charm upon the village; at night, the
In 1923 Southern Rhodesia became a self-governing British Colony and although in 1965 the then Prime Minister, Ian Smith, declared Rhodesia independent and Great Britain declared this action illegal, we saw the official recognition of Zimbabwe's independence in April 1980 when Prince Charles handed
Sergeant Woodie F. Ingram joined the United States Air force September 21st 1966. He spent four years in active service ending in September 18th 1970. His reserve time ended on September 20th 1972. Sergeant Woodie F. Ingram was a high school graduate when he joined the air force. He was born in Mo
Life has more imaginations than we carry in our dreams. It's full of incredible events and unexpected surprises that change our moods. And sometimes they can even shock us. After that we feel frustrated, tired of living in the world which only yesterday didn't seem to be savage, in the world full
My last holiday
It still haunts me till this day. It was the most scariest moments I have ever encounter in my life. How wrong was I to make that decision. Why I did not listen to my friend. How I wish I could turn back the time. On my last holiday, my friends and I have decided to finish up our
Tragedy struck America on December 26, 1996, when a little girl named JonBenet Ramsey was found murdered in her home. The murderer has not been caught and may be right under our noses; however, there is no case that is unsolvable, so her parents should not make long-term plans.
Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to. - George Seaton Science verses Religion. It has always been this way since the beginning of time, literally. It is very difficult to choose one over the other because one is based on fact and logic while the other is built on faith
How John McCain’s techno-monopolism
will hurt the economy
John McCain is an AT&T guy; Barack Obama is a Google guy. And that’s one of the most important policy differences between the two.
Think of the Internet as working at different layers. There are all the pipes that go into your home,
THE UNITED KINGDOM
There is, perhaps, an excuse for people who use the word 'England' when they mean 'Britain'. It cannot be denied that the dominant culture of Britain today is specifically English. The system of politics that is used in all four nations today is of English origin, and Eng
A society is, by definition, a group of people with similar interests, beliefs, and ways of life, residing and perpetuating in a specific area. Societies include people, who are organized into families, tight-knit groups of friends, and acquaintances. Individuals within a society possess certain re
Abortion: Right or Wrong?
Abortion has always been a major topic for debate in the United States due to all the moral issues that surround it. Abortion has been in debate since the 1800’s and will always be in debate. No matter what decisions are made regarding this topic, someone w
As we walked into our own charter bus, on the day of Thanksgiving, we started to realize that we had just walked into our worst nightmare, yet an amazing dream. This year thanksgiving was going to be completely different from the past ones. My team and I were going to a tournament filled...
BLACKADDER QUOTES FILE
Note: Blackadder himself is referred to either as BA or EB
"Baldrick, your brain is like the four headed, man-eating haddock fish beast of Aberdeen"
"In what way? "
"It doesn't exist "
- Edmund & Baldrick
"They do say, Mrs M., that verbal ins
Why does rap music get a bad rap?
Why does rap music get blamed for a lot of negativity that goes on within the black community? In 1992 a man named Ronald Ray Howard was charged with shooting a Texas state trooper to death while listening to a Tupac Shakur song called, âSouljaâs Story.â