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№2 (98) – февраль 2011
- Valentine's Day is Overrated / Lifetime
- Jared Leto: 30 second to infamy / Music
- 10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Boyfriend / For women
- Laugh Your Belly Off / LifeUP
Valentine's Day is Overrated / Lifetime
We had just about finished eating our mayonnaise salads and redecorated the Christmas tree when hearts started to fill every shop window.
Some believe that February 14th is the most romantic day of the year; while others are ready to boycott the money-making holiday for it has become so over-rated.
Jared Leto: 30 second to infamy / Music
In the vein of musicians-turned-actors, Jared Leto is a very familiar face in recent film history. Although he has always been the lead vocals, rhythm guitar, and songwriter for American band 30 Seconds to Mars, Leto will always be remembered as an accomplished actor for the numerous, challenging projects he has taken in his life.
Cooking For Different Types Of Women / For men
Thomas Wolfe certainly had one thing right: The preparation of food for another is an act of love. On the other hand, times have changed, and the traditional roles of men and women have evolved. Let’s switch gears by replacing ourselves with the woman in the quote above. Women tend to pick up on the small things. Our shoes, mannerisms and even our treatment of complete strangers all play into her impression of who we are.
10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Boyfriend / For women
You pride yourself on your open, honest relationship. But that doesn't mean you should blurt out any thought that comes to mind.
Sometimes, a comment that seems perfectly harmless to you might be hurtful, awkward or just plain irritating to your boyfriend.
We have identified 10 such comments. Ignore us at your own risk!
When westerners hear the words “body modifications,” hardcore kids with stretched earlobes and assorted nose rings may come to mind. Think again! Traditional cultures around the world still practice body modification that seriously puts our punks to shame. Although many of these practices may seem exceptionally invasive and painful to us, they are seen as rites of passage...
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.These wise words can be easily the name of the following article. No doubt, London’s a great city no matter which way you look at it, but melancholia has no GPS and sometimes you can find yourself feeling down, even in your dream town.
Don’t put all your eggs into one basket / Business english
Most of us at some point of our lives will travel. This can be for pleasure or work purposes, within the country or abroad.
Different countries – different people and in every one even in developed countries, you might encounter swindlers and thieves. Some of my friends have been...
Laugh Your Belly Off / LifeUP
A man and a woman wanted to buy a flat. The agent took them to a cheap flat to look. They did not like it very much.
The woman said, "It is important to know - is it insulated?"
"Yes" said a voice from the flat above them, "But the insulation doesn't work."
The Warm Fuzzies (by Chris Adrian) / Fiction
Short story about an African-American foster child who goes to live with a family of Christian musicians...
«Идиотизмы» английского языка / Nota bene
Английский язык не похож на ни один другой язык по форме и содержанию. В нем есть множество феноменов, которые трудно встретить в другом языке в том же количестве. Иногда мы встречаем что-то похожее в русском, французском или немецком, но никогда в отдельном взятом языке.
- Legendary Joan Crawford / Cultperson
- Mishaps: Five reasons to look forward to troubles / Lifetime
- The Busy Person's Guide To Romance / For men
- 9 Things I Learned About Women From Editing Maxim / For women