Category Archives: Life

My lifetime experience

One Successful Woman: Marissa Mayer

On Tuesday, July 17, 2012, longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer was appointed as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo. Specializing in search and artificial intelligence, she apparently mastered the subject matter to such an extent that she would later become Google’s first female engineer – in 1999. Continue reading

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Law Abiding Citizen

I am usually not a huge fan of movies. Most of them seem too predictable to me – be they comedy, action, drama, and so on. Continue reading

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The North Korea we know little about

If you know me, you know that I like watching and reading about North Korea. It is not because I like it (in fact the more I find out about it the more I get to hate it, as you have probably noticed) but because it is mysterious and the most isolated country in the world. If it weren’t for the few journalists and tourists who were granted visas to the Secret State and documented their visit (sometimes without being allowed), all the footage would be purified the way only the Korean Central News Agency and David Pluth are capable of. Continue reading

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Bad journalism? You decide (part five)

Huffington Post keeps making sure that people read news articles few people would actually click on by posting their links on its Facebook page or on my AIM email newsfeeds page. I never comment on any of them on my blog or under their comments section but the following article prompted me to share my unbiased opinion with you here on my blog: Banker Leaves 1% Tip On $133 Lunch Bill In Defiance of ‘The 99%’ [UPDATED]. The entire reporting constitutes bad journalism, and in this article, I will explain why I think so. Continue reading

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How following works

As a political scientist, I have a variety of experience in the world of politics. I have had experience in the following: Continue reading

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Who Moved My Cheese

This very short book is about rethinking our own life in general, about our own approach about how to deal with issues of any kind. Cheese, as mentioned in the book, could symbolize anything dear to a certain individual – money, sound health, loyal friends, great family, and so on. Continue reading

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Ayn Rand: In her own words

Ayn Rand – a famous author and philosopher who wrote Atlas Shrugged, sometimes compared to The Bible for today’s world, and strongly revered by Conservatives and Libertarians – was dedicated a documentary titled “Ayn Rand: In her own words.” Continue reading

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