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Reading is my favorite way to indulge my curiosity. Although I’m lucky that I get to meet with a lot of interesting people and visit fascinating places through my work, I still think books are the best way to explore new topics that interest you.

This year I picked up books on a bunch of diverse subjects. I really enjoyed Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick. I recommend it to anyone who wants a compelling history lesson on how ISIS managed to seize power in Iraq.

Have you have reached retirement age and are contemplating whether to retire or not? Are you torn between retiring to your golden years or continuing to work for a few more? Here are a few tips to make your decision a little less painful.

1. Consider Your Age

I love myself.
I love mankind.
I will die someday
but my message of love will never die.

My heart bleeds when I see PEOPLE KILLING PEOPLE.
I want to see PEOPLE LOVING PEOPLE
and that’s my dream.

I hope someday my dream will come true
when the planet earth will get a great leader
who is a true lover of mankind.

I am sure,
this is not only my dream
but the dream of the billions of people around the world.

If you think
you have the same dream
then join me in spreading this message of love.
Share this message with your friends.

Purchasing jewelry is exciting for any women. Fashionable ornaments are the prime accessories for women from any walk of life. Today, you can find a wide range of choices in designs for jewelry such as traditional, modern delicate, enamel and stone laid, light and solid stuff, etc. Even when it comes to choice of metals, you can find gold, silver, platinum, etc. Whatever may be your choice, buying jewelry needs considering all the aspects of selection.

Individual jewelry or the set:

Many dog owners find that they enjoy allowing their dog to sleep in bed with them. While this habit is one that may seem harmless, there are many important issues to consider. If you are a dog owner who shares the bed with the dog, you may find yourself rethinking this. You obviously love your pet so it is important to make sure that you are thinking about whether or not allowing the dog to sleep with you is really helping or harming the dog.

Sleep Cycles

Have you ever came home and found your favorite pair of sneakers chewed to bits? Have you ever been irritated by a dog that wants to play a game of keep-away with your gloves? The truth of the matter is that your dog is not trying to aggravate you or to make you angry. There are reasons that your dog does the things that he does, and part of being a responsible dog owner is sitting down and figuring out what is going on and then finding an acceptable solution for the situation.

Fighting among siblings is as natural as the changing of the seasons. And contrary to what many parents believe, sibling rivalry is a sign of mental health in a family. While there may be times when it's difficult to deal with, there are some simple things you can do to limit fighting and make it tolerable:

1. Ignore Their Fighting

Fighting is often a way for kids to get you to notice them. If you ignore their fighting (unless weapons are involved), there will be less incentive for them to do it.

2. Treat Your Kids the Same When it Comes to Fighting

It's hard to pick up a newspaper today without reading another alarming headline about the impact global warming is having on our planet. This growing concern has caused a number of our clients to ask how they might be more environmentally-conscious in their home designs and renovations.

There is nothing better than a great hobby to take your mind off of the everyday and fill you with a sense of well being; that is except for a hobby such as photography that actually pays you. Maybe you didn’t know it but there are many different ways that you can make money with your photographs and turn your shutter bugging habit into a small side job.

With the advent of the Internet it is now easier than ever to make money with your photography hobby, though you can make money offline as well. Here are some of the ways that photography can pay:

Should censorship on the Internet be encouraged or discouraged? At times, it is almost dangerous to think about what is floating out there on the Internet for everyone to see. It almost seems that despite our best efforts, there is nothing that we can truly ever do to prevent children from coming across something that they shouldn't. However, at the same time, we want to be able to feel like we can go on and surf the Internet without finding things that we aren't particularly interested in seeing. For example, just the other day, I was looking up a term for some research that I was doing.