Toy Extinction

Weak holiday sales of toys hurted Hasbro this year. The company announced that traditional toys were fighting with video games. “We have at this point in history, for the first time, more play available than there is demand,” said the CEO of the company Richard Gottlieb. Because most of the video games and apps are…

One Day My Prince Will Come!

‘’One day my prince will come!’’ is the typical sentence the Disney princesses used in Disney Princess movies. Mulan, Snow White, Bella and the other princesses always had princes awaited. But the new Disney movies don’t have them anymore. The new movies Brave and Frozen have two strong women figures. They don’t need a prince.People…

Fantasy Films Mean A Lot More

“What if we used fantasy not as an escape from our world, but an invitation to look deeper into it?” Andrew Slack Books such as The Hunger Games and Harry Potter are about much more than what they seem to be on the surface. Poverty, torture of prisoners, economic inequality, abuse of wealth and power…

Is Frozen Blood Art?

Marc Quinn is a fifty years old, contemporary British artist who is known for “Self” which he made from his own frozen blood and “Alison Lapper Pregnant” which is a sculpture of Alison Lapper (it has been installed on the fourth plinth at Trafalgar Square). He investigates “the relationship between nature and culture as well…

Media Blamed For Stress

According to Roxane Cohen Silver’s research, people who witnessed the Boston Marathon Bombing, and people who had someone close to them witness the event showed nearly equal amount of acute stress symptoms compared to people who were exposed to the event only through the media. People who were exposed to bombing related coverages more than…

Continuum Continued

The sun chases the moon, magically. Beautiful, The dark clouds leave my house while the murky mist of the night disappears with its deep darkness   I hear voices coming out of my mouth. I see my hand moving towards my pen. I grab it. I feel the dusty clouds fade while I start writing.…

How To Destroy Istanbul?

Istanbul has always been a beautiful city. With her extreme beauty and romantic atmosphere she has a unique place in the world. Seeing Istanbul’s nature is spectacular . However, some people want to destroy her magnificence for their own interests.   They’re cutting down trees to construct new buildings and settlements. No one can try…

Coke Carries Cancer Risk

After 27 years, when Coca-Cola was first released, a cancer warning is placed on their famous red bottles. The state of California declared that one of the ingredients of Coca-Cola carried carcinogen, and under Californian law, drinks containing a certain level of carcinogens must have a cancer-warning label on their packaging. For the National Institute…

Year Of The Selfie

Selfie obsessed brands Recently there has been a new trend called ‘’selfies’’.  As you all know, it’s people taking pictures of themselves. Brands have been using this trend as a type of advertisement.  Last year (2013), there was a huge growth in brands which used selfies.  Number of brands running selfie contests from Facebook were…