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Is It Necessary for Kids in America to Spend Long Hours at Schools?

American education stands as a model for many countries around the world. Findings have however shown that students spend more time in American schools, but this time spent does not exactly result in a better performance when compared to their counterparts in other countries, where students spend less hours in school. Is this be an important signal for the need to review the school system? Dispelling the myths surrounding the American school system In this video, there is an attempt to dispel a perceived notion that American’s spend longer hours…

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Fed Up Challenges America about the Dangers of Her Eating Habit

Obesity is a serious issue. Statistics show that 95% of all Americans will be overweight or obese in two decades. This will lead to high rates of diabetes and the worst public health crises the world has never seen. Fed Up is a documentary with a mission to open the eyes of Americans to the impending danger and get them to change their eating habit. Government Ignorance Exposed Fed Up shows how the US government and allies ignored the effects of dietary sugars in increasing obesity and other diseases when…

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Central America Tops and Flops

This time last year, I was flying back to America after four months spent in one of my favorite pockets of planet earth: Central America. Over the course of five different trips, I’ve now been lucky enough to visit each of the seven countries making up this sub-continent — some of them multiple times! A rough calculation reveals I’ve dedicated over six months to the region. This part of the world captivates me and should I ever decide I need a change of pace from calling Thailand my home base,…

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Just back from… Canada and the United States of America

Joe is king of the road in Joshua Tree © Joe Davis Joe Davis, Online Marketing Coordinator at Lonely Planet, is just back from an epic road trip through Canada and the United States of America. Tell us more… I spent three months driving 8000 miles from Calgary to New York with two friends. Our route took us to Vancouver through the Rockies in a camper van, down the entire West Coast of America in a convertible Mustang, and across to Boston in a more sensible car (a Nissan Altima). We…

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Here’s Everyone On Iron Man’s Team In “Captain America: Civil War”

Nothing is OK. Yesterday we were gifted with the character posters for Captain America’s team in the upcoming Captain America: Civil War. Falcon, Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch, Bucky and Ant-Man are fighting on Cap's team, who want to remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Marvel “But what of Tony Stark’s team?” many of us wondered. “What of that hot purple guy born with a cape, otherwise known as Vision? What of BLACK PANTHER?” Tony's team supports government oversight and accountability. Marvel Well, wonder no more. The Team Tony posters…

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