Catching Fire protagonist Jennifer Lawrence a.k.a. "Jay-Law" as she is known on the streets SYGU'ed pretty hard this year at the 85th Annual Academy Awards taking home Best Actress for her critically acclaimed portrayal of a beautifully flawed Tiffany in mental-health narrative Silver Linings Playbook. At the…
(GUATEMALA CITY) — A Guatemalan court has convicted former dictator Efrain Rios Montt on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity, sentencing him to 80 years in prison.
The 86-year-old former general is the first former Latin American leader ever found guilty of such a charge.
A three-judge tribunal issued the verdict after the nearly two-month trial in which dozens of victims testified about horrific atrocities.
Yes, I’m writing on this topic again. On the same topic that I wrote about last week in response to Mr Denmore and the same topic that my mother, Kay Rollison, has written so eloquently about today. There’s more to be said and no doubt I will keep saying more because this topic is important.
I’m talking about the quality of our mainstream press.
The director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Thomas Insel, announced last week that the NIMH will no longer rely on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), a longtime guidebook for psychiatry:
While DSM has been described as a “Bible” for the field, it is, at best, a dictionary, creating a set of labels and defining each.
During the 2010 election campaign we had Tony Abbott campaigning frenetically against the NBN. In response to his desire to rip up progress, Julia Gillard came up with this gem:
Imagine missing out on the possibilities of the future.
Thankfully, in 2010 Julia Gillard was given the opportunity to ensure that we didn't miss out on these opportunities. Nasking, commenting on…
If others can benefit from it.
Yes, she is in a league of her own: Boys Baseball Little League. She is the only girl in the league.
Her statistics are impeccable. In four years of pitching for Brandon Farms against all-boys teams, she compiled a perfect 37-0 record. She completed a 12-0 season with the second perfect game of her career (16 strikeouts in six innings) while striking out 127 in 60 innings.
"Oh well, I'm just tired of losing."
So much still a child, childlike, with this child's quick, short attention span, an impulsiveness, and a love of portable electronics. Then she gets in the ring and the temperature of the room begins to rise. You cannot take your eyes off her.
Her father could have been a contender, but jail put an end to his career.