Thursday, December 17, 2015

Christmas Crackers

According to the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary a cracker is ' a tube of coloured paper that makes a loud explosive sound when it is pulled open by two people. Crackers usually contain a paper hat, a small present and a joke, and are used in Britain at Christmas parties and meals.'

Crackers FAQ's

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Dear Basketball, by Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant, arguably the best player of his generation, announced on Sunday (29 November) he will retire after the 2015-16 National Basketball Association season. 

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Toni Morrison's Beloved


Few intellectuals have waged a public battle against white supremacy and patriarchy like Toni Morrison. Morrison has both examined and challenged systems of domination throughout her intellectual life. With her novels, essays, and interviews she has taken critical looks at the interlocking systems of race and gender oppression. In this interview she is asked by PBS's Charlie Rose what it is like for her to encounter racism. 

Monday, December 7, 2015

Britain's got Talent

Britain's Got Talent: 53-year-old Telecommunications Engineer Steven really enjoys performing his talent, and practices each week, but only in the kitchen. Completely taking the audience by surprise - could Steven have danced his way to greater things?

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