The imaginarium of doctor parnassus full movie review

June 28, 2017

Summary of the story: the movie meets us with the characters of Doctor Parnassus (Christopher Plummer), his daughter Valentina (Lilly Cole) and his assistant Anton (Andrew Garfield) and their travel through reality towards the so-called impossible. What they do is a traveling theater. But it is not just any theater, common for the time, but a really imaginative one. What the place does to the clients is not just a temporary…

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How To Learn Guitar

May 27, 2017

Learning how to play guitar can be rewarding in numerous alternative ways. Learning this skill will give you a feeling of achievement. You can play at different events and occasions, it can often help you make some money when you become experienced. New guitarists should know that there isn’t any straightforward way in learning the best way to play. You’ve got to practice continually, and it takes patience. It doesn’t…

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Public Speaking Help

April 18, 2017

Back when I first started having to speak in front of groups, I needed a lot of public speaking help. I went to professors and organizations looking for ‘crash courses’ in public speaking. Unfortunately, the only way for you to truly get over your public speaking fears is to actually get up in front of people! You might have heard me tell this story on this site before, but I…

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The BEST Job Boards to Use In Your Job Search

April 18, 2017

The following question came from one of our readers. “Which job search engine works the best? I like indeed.com, and it looks like my monster search is not returning hardly anything. I was also wondering if ladders.com worth the fees that they charge for the job seekers.” Great question!  Here’s the truth about using Job Boards in the job search process: First, you must remember that only about 4-6% of…

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Our Book Club: Review of Halo by Alexandra Adornetto

April 18, 2017

Warning: extreme rant. Approach with caution. It also has a spoiler. Oh, Halo. Because I don’t think I’ll be capable of positive thinking after this, I should add that I did enjoy the writing in this book and that I really admire Adornetto for becoming a published author at the age of 14 (she published The Shadow Thief, if you don’t want to read it all — read the summary…

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Tips On Getting Good Grades in College

March 29, 2017

If you want to ensure a bright future ahead of you in the career of your choice, you should not just be content with getting passing grades in college. You should make the effort to make higher than average grades. An excellent Grade Point Average (GPA) is the gauge by which potential employers determine which applicants are suited for their companies. Students who are about to enter college and who…

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Reading and Writing: A Balancing Act

March 20, 2017

Mayra E. Messi Unlike last year, this year I was given a standard 9th grade English curriculum that dictated what literature I was to teach. According to the curriculum, I was to teach the novel, The Sound of Waves, by Yukio Mishima during the first marking period of the second semester. Knowing that, I began planning for that unit of study. All was well until I approached my principal about…

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UNHRC Calls for More Regulation of Private Education Providers

February 28, 2017

The United Nations’ Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has passed a resolution that calls on governments across the world to monitor and regulate private education more heavily. The landmark resolution by the UNHRC was welcomed by eight international civil society organizations and aims to establish minimum standards by which education providers must abide by to grant all children the right to an education. Through its resolution, the UNHRC wants its members states — especially in…

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Look Like An Engineer Movement Expands to Billboard Campaign

February 28, 2017

Women in the tech industry have been joining a Twitter movement that seeks to deconstruct the stereotypes of the sector being male-dominated. By posting photos of themselves on Twitter using the hashtag #Ilooklikeanengineer, women are showing that tech is not exclusively populated by white or Asian men. Now the project is on Indiegogo in an effort to fund the installation of an #Ilooklikeanengineer billboard. The initial $3,500 funding goal was quickly surpassed with $8,550 being funded in just…

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Japan Scaling Back Liberal Arts for Vocational Focus

February 28, 2017

Japan is rethinking its approach to higher education and is looking to cut back on the liberal arts and introduce more business-oriented programs that will focus on vocational training and R&D. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has asked the country’s 86 academic institutions to redefine their focus and restructure their curricula. “The drive is part of Mr. Abe’s efforts to revitalize Japan, injecting more dynamism and innovation into the economy through a…

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