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Funny Incidents In History
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Who says history is boring or dull? Many people apparently think funny incidents are a modern thing, and the rest of history as a sad or boring movie. After meeting a great history teacher (and looking up historic follies on the web), I realized... (more »)
Pokémon Go and Beyond This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“Pokémon Go” has changed the gaming industry as we know it. What makes the game so noteworthy is its use of a technology called augmented reality (AR), which blends a virtual world with the real world. Unlike virtual reality... (more »)
The Life and Works of Sandra Cisneros
By , North Plainefield, NJ
Sandra Cisneros is a great Mexican-American poet and author. She was born in 1954, the decade of a booming economy, but it was also an era of conflict. She wrote many famous literary works such as the novel The House on Mango Street and the... (more »)
Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
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The process of growing up exposes people to the ugliness and complexities of adulthood, which contrasts significantly with the innocence and simplicity of childhood. In the Catcher in the Rye, Holden, a high school student who is sick and tired... (more »)
Night Essay
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"War does not determine who is right-only who is left" -Bertrand Russell. On September 1, 1939, World War II broke out causing separation between the world's countries. One of the countries that created a big separation was... (more »)
Edgar Allan Poe
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"Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality" (Edgar Allan Poe). Explained within the quote is the fact that words alone have no significance and that horrors are dreadful but those... (more »)
My Best Friend
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I would like to describe about my best friend. His name is Nikhil. I first met him in my school when I was in seventh standard. He was the new admission in our school.  At that very point it appeared to me that he could be a great friend of mine.... (more »)
Native American Affairs
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The U.S. government has committed a terrible injustice towards Native Americans. They live on small reservations in poverty, they have the highest rate of drug and alcohol abuse; not to mention the high rate of teen suicide. The United States... (more »)
Texas Independence
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Mexico invited Anglo-Americans into Texas, but Anglos refused to become Mexican citizens so they came up with the Texas independence movement. Taking place in 1836, the movement said that Texas would be their own little country, will give... (more »)
Parenting: Teen Identity Issues
By , Wyckoff, NJ
Most adults would believe that one of the hardest stages in parenting is during their child’s teenage years. During this time in a person’s life, one is struggling to build on their identity and become their own individual. Often times,... (more »)
Hunting as Conservation
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Theodore Roosevelt once said “in a civilized and cultivated country, wild animals only continue to exist at all when preserved by sportsmen.” Conservation plays a vital role in preserving ecosystems and wildlife maintenance.... (more »)
U.S. Education: Reaching for the “Finnish”...
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Dr. Pasi Sahlberg, a Finnish educator and author, holds numerous discussions on how schools in the United States of America can learn from Finnish public education. He is the former Director General of the Centre for International Mobility and... (more »)
The Trap Teens Are Falling Into
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In the Twilight Zone episode “Eye of the Beholder” by Rod Serling, a woman goes through surgery after surgery in order to try to achieve the beauty by which she is surrounded. Each surgery ends up as a failure, and with each she... (more »)
Islamic Contribution
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OUCH! I have fallen down a hill! I think most people can relate to falling at some point in their life.  Let's just say when you fell, a piece of glass cut you deep in the leg and you were gushing blood. So you get driven to the... (more »)
Addiction
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“Addiction is a condition that results when a person ingests a substance or engages in an activity that can be pleasurable but the continued use/act of which becomes compulsive and interferes with ordinary life responsibilities” (Psychology... (more »)
Organ Donation
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Mahatma Gandhi said, “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” He explains that to reach out a hand and help someone in need is a much stronger gesture of thoughtfulness than... (more »)
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