There are many ways to manipulate people nowadays and mass media is one of them. There is radio, television, newspapers, Internet, etc. All of them are powerful weapons which help the government to control, form and change public opinion.
News media tend to focus our attention on situations or events they need and force us to shape a certain opinion both about individuals and entire nations. Many stereotypes, especially negative ones, appear thanks to the mass media. (далее…)
Many people know that if you want to do some great shopping in Dubai, you should go to the Dubai Mall. This outstanding place with more than 1200 stores of all kind will impress you not only by the great number of boutiques but also by a variety of amusements. (далее…)
If you have ever traveled to Thailand, you must know the Siam Paragon very well. If not, we will make a revelation for you because this is the name of one of the largest shopping malls in Asia. It is situated in the capital of Thailand, Bangkok.
The mall was opened in 2005 and includes a wide range of shops, restaurants, cinema, aquarium, showroom, and even an art gallery and an opera house! Sounds impressing, doesn’t it? Certainly, because you won’t find a place like this anywhere. (далее…)
Last year I visited one of the biggest shopping malls in Europe. It is situated in a hackneyed town Arese close to Milan, Italy. The mall is called “Il Centro” which means “the center” in Italian.
I got to know about this place by chance when my friend got some job there. She worked as a model in one of the shops and as she came back home from her first day in the “Il Centro”, she told me how large it was. Sometime later I managed to go to this mall and saw with my own eyes how great it was. (далее…)
Nowadays we have television and the Internet, so the radio has become less popular. Nevertheless, there are still a lot of radio stations of different purpose and many people prefer to listen to the news or just to music while they are going or driving to work.
However, few people know about how the radio was invented. Even the greatest scientists still argue about the fact who was the first to invent it because all of these people had made an important contribution to the creation of the radio. (далее…)
Eastern and European cultures though often exist close to each other but still have a lot of differences. Usually, it is important to know about them in order to behave properly and to react adequately to all traditions and rites.
Talking about relationships, it should be noticed that family is the central concept in the eastern countries. Couples in these areas have to get parents’ approval to get married or even do not have a choice, because even now arranged marriages are very common in the eastern culture. European countries, on the contrary, put an individual in the first place. (далее…)
All we know Will Smith as an actor who has starred in such movies as ‘Men in Black’, ‘Hancock’, ‘I am Legend’ and many others. He usually plays comic or fantastic characters, however, there have been some dramatic roles, too. Apart from his successful acting career, Will has created a great family with Jada Pinkett who is also an actress.
Will and Jada have been together since 1997 and since then they have had 2 children: Jaden and Willow. The Smiths’ children grow professionally despite being very young. Willow is building a career of a singer and Jaden follows in the track of his parents. He has already played in several movies, including those in which he starred with his father. (далее…)
Incomplete or broken family stands for a family which has gone through a divorce. Children in such families have to grow up having only one parent at home and meeting the other from time to time if at all. This is a tough experience for all members of the family, but especially for a child.
Many children, having seen their parents arguing, often feel guilty for what has happened. As a result, they have serious psychological issues and feel miserable. Not surprisingly, this trauma may cause problems when children grow up as well. (далее…)
David Beckham, a great football player in the past, is also famous for being an excellent family man. Although David and his wife Victoria are busy doing their work, they always find some time for their children. Now they have 4 children: three sons and one daughter.
Brooklyn, Beckhams’ first son, was born in 1999, 4 months before the couple’s wedding. Brooklyn is a football fan and now he is also into photography, working for one of the most famous and prestigious fashion houses – Burberry. (далее…)
Black Friday is a Friday after Thanksgiving Day in the USA. From this day begins the traditional Christmas sales season. The idea of holding this event came out in XIX century already and the term “Black Friday” was created in 1966 and was first used mostly on the east of the United States. Since Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November, Black Friday is usually between 23 and 29 of November. (далее…)