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…)
It goes without saying that family is one of the most important aspects of our life. Everyone knows about this and every child is taught about this from the very first days. But have you ever thought why it is so essential and what role the family plays in everyone’s life?
Do you know your origins? How well do you know your family members, including great-grandparents and distant relatives? Can’t answer for sure, right? The family tree is the thing that could help you to respond to all these questions.
Family or genealogical tree is usually a drawing of all family members, from the oldest on the top and to the youngest at the bottom (or vice versa). This tree can be useful in some situations, however, in most cases, it is just a kind of fashion or way of entertaining. (далее…)
Usain Bolt is a Jamaican track athlete who specialized in the sprint. He was born on August 21, 1986, in Sherwood Content, a small town in Trelawny Parish, Jamaica. Bolt was an active child who loved to play cricket and used an orange instead of a ball. (далее…)
Michael Fred Phelps is an American swimmer born on June 30, 1985. He is a frequent winner and the only sportsman of all times who won 23 gold medals on the Olympic Games. Phelps is also a repeated record holder. He won medals both in individual competitions and swimming relays. (далее…)
Hockey is a popular kind of sport both among professionals and amateurs. There are two types of it, ice hockey and field hockey. If you are not informed enough about them, you will be very soon.
Ice hockey is a team sport which is played on ice. Two teams consisted of 6 players play this game using sticks and trying to shoot a puck into the opponent’s net. Hockey is considered to be a rather aggressive and as a consequence a high-injury sport. (далее…)