Shopping at the Supermarket
Pulling into the parking lot of the largest supermarket in town, Joe could already see it was going to be a challenge to find parking on this Saturday morning.
A Mystery in the South Pacific
José Tuki is a 30-year-old artist from Easter Island in the South Pacific Ocean. He’s sitting on Anakena beach and he’s looking at enormous statues of people —the moai.
Detroit: Then and Now
The city of Detroit, in the USA, was once compared to Paris. It had a broad river, smart streets and historically important architecture. Then, in the 20th century, it became ‘Motor City’.
Reading is one of the simplest forms of relaxation for mind and body. Relaxation reading helps us take our minds off our problems if even only for a short time. This helps to reduce stress levels.
The Man who can't Sleep
Do you sometimes feel tired? Do you sometimes wish you could sleep for longer? If you answered yes to those two questions, then take a moment to think about poor Thai Ngoc
Why People get Tattoos
Jack lay quiet and perfectly still for thirty minutes while a stranger repeatedly stabbed him with sharp needles, causing blood to pour steadily out of his leg. Jack was getting a tattoo.
The Queen Mary
Susan grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska, the heartland of the USA. She remembers playing in the corn fields as a child, and seeing miles and miles of land stretching out as far as she could see.
The Los Angeles Book Festival
People joke that no one in Los Angeles reads; everyone watches TV, rents videos, or goes to the movies. The most popular reading materials are comic books, movie magazines, and TV guides.
The Effects of Stress
There is a famous expression in English: "Stop the world, I want to get off!" This expression refers to a feeling of panic, or stress, that makes a person want to stop whatever they are doing, try to relax, and become calm again.