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Treats and Tribulations: Part 1

I’ve just started working in a dessert parlour called Treats on Manchester’s Curry Mile.

It’s not the worst job in the world but right now I’ve just come home from a 9hr shift and the thought of doing it all again tomorrow is bringing me out in a rash. 613 more words


From Ping Pong Diplomacy to Ping Pong Capitalism Part 1: An Example of China "Soft Power"

On April 10, 1971, members of the US Table Tennis team made a historic trip to China to play ping pong, a significant step in thawing the icy relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China. 484 more words


"If you like Piña Coladas, getting caught in the rain..."

“Pluviophile: Noun Latin pluvia +‎ phile = pluviophile ‎(plural pluviophiles) 1) Any organism that thrives in conditions of heavy rainfall 2) One who loves rain, a rain-lover” 595 more words


A soundtrack defining decades

Regarded highly as one of the ‘greatest films’ of all time, Forrest Gump  is a piece of cinema history that will surely make its way into the hearts of those who watch it. 543 more words

Week 8 Blog: Favorite Movies

This weeks blog for my class is supposed to be on my favorite movies. Honestly, off of the top of my head I really can’t think of my absolute favorite movies. 279 more words


People Make Publishing: A Reader on Running (and Walking!)

The following is a post from Joeth Zucco, Senior Project Editor at UNP. 

Was Forrest Gump the first ultra-marathoner? In the movie, he crisscrossed the United States numerous times during his three-year, two-month, fourteen-day, sixteen-hour run. 771 more words

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