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The pleasure in the countryside listening to the birds singing All is peace with a gentle breeze Relaxing in the coolness of a glade surrounded by trees in a tranquil forest A path leads up to a place to live and a path that goes down so as to eat A choice...

Universities such as Oxford and Cambridge are guilty of increasing academic misconduct cases. The number of students caught cheating at England's top universities have increased each year. Many students are being caught copying from different sources...

A Canadian company may want to change the name of their healthy food bar. The unfortunate acronym stands for "Seriously Helps You To Energize" - But Shite that is pronounced the same as shyte is the Scots for excrement. The company's inappropriate name...

Rolling stones kellog advert Even rock stars need to eat breakfast. And when they do, they prefer a delicious bowl of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies. At least that seems to be the case with the rolling stones Brian Jones, who penned a hilariously rockin’ jingle...

Air is important How often do you think about the air around you? For most people, the answer is never: Yet air is very important to us: We simply cannot live without it. That is because air contains a gas called oxygen that all animals need to survive. Air...

Amish Family Life The family is the most important social unit in the Amish culture. Large families with seven to ten children are common. Chores are clearly divided by sexual role in the Amish home - the man usually works on the farm, while the wife...

Amish Schools & Education The Amish believe strongly in education, but only provide formal education through the eighth grade and only in their own private schools. The Amish are exempt from state compulsory attendance beyond the eighth grade based on...

Technology & the Amish The Amish are averse to any technology which they feel weakens the family structure. The conveniences that the rest of us take for granted such as electricity, television, automobiles, telephones and tractors are considered to be...

Amish Dress Symbolic of their faith, Amish clothing styles encourage humility and separation from the world. The Amish dress in a very simple style, avoiding all but the most basic ornamentation. Clothing is made at home of plain fabrics and is primarily...

The Amish people in America are an old religious sect, direct descendants of the Anabaptists of sixteenth-century Europe. Not to be confused with the term anti-Baptist, these Anabaptist Christians challenged the reforms of Martin Luther and others during...

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