Category Archives: Art and Entertainment

Finding Quality Pictures of Dinosaurs

I have two children which even though are similar in age, are completely different when it comes to their areas of interest. My daughter who is in her teens is interested in fashion, guys, and dates. But her primary hobby is talking on the phone; she is doing it all the time. My son is ten years old and all he cares about are toys and things that crawl, smell and make funny noises. Not to mention that his favourite activity is trying to make my daughter’s life a living hell.

This is why I got very surprised when one day both of them said they wanted to make a class project with pictures of dinosaurs. I could have expected such an idea popping up in my son’s head, but I was surprised that my daughter’s art class was concentrating on dinosaurs. My son found the idea of working together with his sister trying to discover pictures of dinosaurs brilliant, but she didn’t even want to hear about it. She highly disliked this project and she had no intention of making things worse by doing research about dinosaurs with her younger brother.

I thought it would be funny and easy to help my children with their projects. After all, how hard could it be to find some pictures of dinosaurs? The interest in them has been huge since the motion pictures invaded our lives. Then I began researching and I was faced up to a great difficulty. There were way too many sources to sift through. There are pictures of dinosaurs suitable for classes, others in clip art and there were also such pictures including a multitude of facts – some showing fun facts, others deep analysis of the life and demise of dinosaurs.

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Respect Is On The Endangered Virtues List

As I continue my quest to uncover the long lost art of living a virtuous life, readers have begun to comment in wonderfully articulate ways, about how, they too, want them back in their lives. One word keeps popping up as I hear from you that I had expected to espouse on sooner or later, but since you keep using it in your emails I thought I’d cover it in this article.

That one word is the virtue respect.

Mr. Webster defines respect as: “to consider worthy of high regard, to refrain from interfering with, an act of giving particular attention: consideration.” Respect should be found in many areas of life; I’ll try to cover a few of them in this article.

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Mixtape Genres and Types

If you have read Nick Hornby’s best-selling novel, High Fidelity, chances are you already have an idea of what mixtapes are. Mixtapes are more popularly known as a CD or a cassette which contains songs from various artists compiled to fit a specific theme, genre, mood, or occasion. The most popular mixtapes are the OSTs or the Original Sound Tracks of films, and the party mixtapes which contain remixed popular songs that could now be classified as dance music. Unfortunately, though, many people make the mistake of interchanging mixtapes with compilation disks. While the two may be similar in some factors, there are various distinct characteristics that the mixtapes have over compilation disks.

First, it is important to establish the fact that mixtapes are created and classified under themes like mood, music genre, artist, and occasion. Mood mixtapes are mixtapes that contain songs that reflect a certain mood or feeling. Genre mixtapes, the most popular, like R&B mixtapes contain songs and music under one specific genre. Occasional mixtapes are mixtapes complied especially for a specific occasion like Wedding mixtapes and party mixtapes.

Mixtapes were first created as a backup plan for DJs and MCs to show off their musical mixing capabilities in times when there are not turn tables and electronic autotune devices around. Thus, the electronic party mixtapes were the first mixtapes to ever be created. It was, however, closely followed by the emergence of the popularity of hip hop mixed with electro music known as the ghetto electro music. For quite some time, mixtapes were mostly made for parties and for dance mixes solely, but after the 90’s, more and more mixtape types have emerged. After discovering how mixtapes are good ways to promote without spending too much on media coverage, many artists and labels decided to utilize it as one of the main mediums in introducing their artists new songs and building up audience hype. R&B mixtapes, Pop mixtapes, and Rock Mixtapes also started to gain popularity as newer artists started to jump into the bandwagon.

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How to Dress Right for Your Age

We often see tips on what’s trendy and fashionable for men for each season and we usually believe everything that’s written there. Whenever possible, we try to get those very same clothes so that we would appear to be in style. The problem with that is that we are really missing the most important point.

We might follow the trend for men’s fashion, but the real question is whether it’s really right for your age? Does it look right for you or do you look like a total dork? Dressing like Justin Bieber is okay if you’re a teen, but if you’re in your 30s, then you would probably look more silly than fashionable.

In order to help you out here are some simple tips that you can follow when it comes to dressing properly for your age:

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Country Music Artist Taylor Swift

The teenage music artist jumped on top of hoops to find its way to the top after merely three years in the industry, having country music veterans both consider and exclaim as for the future of country music.

As the youngest winner to the most important prize for the night, she happens to be also one among just six females to be able to experience the Entertainer of the Year award – behind Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Barbara Mandrell, Reba McEntire, Shania Twain and the Dixie Chicks. It has been only 2 years ago in which the new Nashville resident picked up CMA’s Best New Artist, and this year Taylor Swift strolls away with Female Vocalist, Video of the Year for “Love Story,” as well as Album of the Year for Fearless.

“I’ll never forget this moment, because in this moment, everything that I have ever wanted has just happened to me,” Taylor Swift said while taking her Entertainer of the Year award amidst tears. In the event that you want to enjoy this multiple award winner, secure Taylor Swift concert tickets for the Fearless tour are now on sale for all concert tour dates.

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