I totally agree, school has been pretty hard this quarter. I can barely get myself to do work and I’m glad that I’m not the only one who feels this way. School is a lot better when you have all the fun social stuff that comes with it too instead of just learning. I kind of lost all my motivation, so yes. Online school is the solution…[Read more]
I think this is a very interesting idea. I thought it was a new concept but I guess I was wrong. Why do you think vaping is so appealing to us now where cigarettes aren’t? I personally think cigarettes are far worse than vaping but vaping is also not healthy.
2 days into the new Month of 2020, May, and our luck just gets worse. This month we have a new problem we need to solve. The famous “Giant Asian Hornet” has been spotted in the state of Washington and leaves the
I’m Josh and I have a dog and it loves me. I love coming home and seeing my dog wagging its tail in the excitement of seeing me. I think pets help us in our daily lives by getting on with them. They may not be the superhero the world needs but it’s what the individual needs.
Our ancestors were killers, hunters, and especially runners. It’s in our DNA to be physically active. Everyone can be and there are so many amazing reasons why you should try to physically and work out. Even t
Joshua, this makes sense, but I would like to expand on your idea. I don’t disagree with you, but I think that working out in the sense of going to the gym or doing planned workouts is not the most natural thing in the world. There is nothing wrong with it obviously, but I think the outdoors can be a powerful exercise for the mind and body. https://flipbelt.com/blog/working-out-at-the-gym-vs-outdoors this site compares the gym and the outdoors pros and cons. In my opinion most people I know that go to the gym are there to look good instead of caring about their physical well-being, and that annoys me. People shoot for looking strong but they can’t rock climb or do anything practical with their huge biceps.
Joshua I completely agree with your post, some members of my family just started to try HIIT workouts and it has completely changed their lifestyle in the past couple months. They have been happier, more energetic, eating well, and has just helped them clear their mind. I too have somewhat recently started to workout more frequently and have found a lot of the same findings such as how working out in any form actually speeds up your metabolic rate allowing you to process food faster. I do also agree with the fact that there are so many reasons to start working out and it is unfortunate that the initial get go of starting a workout routine is so difficult but like you said you just have to keep going and don’t stop.
I love this. I think if more people listened this our society would be happier and more productive. But for some people it is hard to get motivated to start new habits. New habits are hard to create, and I think if we had more ways for beginners to access plans to start creating a healthy lifestyle, it would be well sought after and good for the generally community.
Joshua, I completely agree with you. I consider myself very active with all of my sports and activities I do outside of school. I try to maintain a healthy exercise routine and to stay in good shape. I totally agree that it is somewhat hard to be motivated, but as I have seen, when you start, its hard to stop working out. I find myself laying in bed, tired, but when I go workout, I feel rejuvenated and full of life. Along with exercise, a good diet is very important to stay healthy. Here is a link for simple rules when it comes to dieting for beginners: https://www.verywellfit.com/how-to-follow-a-make-your-own-rules-diet-4153881. I loved reading this article, it helped me feel motivated to work out and be healthy to be the best version of myself, so thank you. Let me know how your workout plans are going, and we can share information. Excited to see what comes next Josh.
I loved your story and I think it’s truly inspirational. You can really feel the emotion you put behind the story. As I read it it kind of felt like a story that could have happened in real life. So my question is, where did your inspiration come from?
Hey Samantha, you know I totally agree with you. I’ve never read that book but it sounds very interesting. Thanks for the idea! I honestly think that our behavior is shaped by our parents more than we realize. They teach us the difference between right and wrong. Or at least they should. A lot of parents take their responsibilities too lightly and…[Read more]
Hey sandra, I thought this article was quite interesting because I’ve always admired the finish school education. They value cooperation more than grades and the results have been amazing! So thanks for sharing!
The Internet is full of interesting and especially odd ideas. These ideas sometimes get so successful that even communities about these ridiculous ideas are formed. One of these weird communities is called
I like this article a lot, probably because not most people would think to question such a weird internet thing. I liked this statement “The definition already defined bread as “a staple food”. In conclusion, stapling is in bread’s nature. ” I never thought of that, and it is a stretch but it’s something. I would recommend better sources for a stronger essay. This made me laugh, thanks for that.
Wow. I am not surprised that this exists on the internet. As for the history of the bread people of reddit, it is hard to track or pinpoint viral jokes and trends. It is kinda scary how vast the internet is. I do have to question whether
mass stapling of bread to parks and neighborhoods is a health benefit for the birds. I wonder what possible problems could arise.
This article definitely caught my attention with the smiling bread picture! When you said “No, not at all. In fact, by stapling bread to trees, we start helping the trees. Birds build their nests up in the trees and the trees get nutrition from the birds pooping near them. When we staple bread to trees it attracts the birds to the tree. So, stapling bread to trees is a wonderful thing and it helps our forests just a little more by giving them the nutrition they need. That’s why I think we all need to start stapling trees on a regular basis to help the environment.” I was surprised by the fact that you gave this silly trend a well thought meaning. I think that you might like this article: https://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/bmzk35/weird_trends/. It is a reddit about silly trends. I hope to see more of your writing soon.
This article was a nice change in pace from a lot of the heavier topics being written about! This made me smile and think about all the videos I’ve seen of this. At the time I had no idea there was such a huge community for bread stapling and it makes me think about all the other insane reddit blogs that must exist. I think it’s awesome that this trend is un-harmful and I love finding dumb things like this which might even help small eco systems. I think this is an awesome essay that you could divulge into a lot more with the proper research, you might even be able to contact people within the community and conduct an interview!
Your article was very eye-opening Josh. I never thought that I would believe that bread could be damaging to trees Josh. I am not still sure about my opinion but will get back to you on that Josh. I’m back Josh. I don’t agree with your opinion Josh. I think the stapled bread hurts the environment Josh. However, I appreciate the different examples you used such as Jesus being “stapled” to a tree and bread being a “staple” food Josh.
I liked how strange and peculiar this topic is. I would have never thought of something like this to write about and nor do I have any idea where you found this but I love it. I’m glad you shared this with is and I am intrigued to look up more about bread stapling.
A lot of the discussions on this website tend to be really substantial so reading this made me happy. The internet is definitely full of interesting little things and the fact that you found this both surprises me and intrigues me. The fact that people take the time out of their sometimes, busy days to staple bread to trees (and not always knowing the benefits it has) really brings me hope for a bettering community. I look forward to your next piece, thank you!
I worked at the zoo over the summer and I do agree with some of what you’re saying. Zoos are for the most part bad for the animals and that is one of the reasons I quit my Job. I didn’t want to support an organisation harming animals who are innocent. We need to stop that. Though when zoos say they are helping an animal that’s going…[Read more]
There are two major topics that should never be discussed at the dinner table: politics and religion. Well, why is that? Both politics and religion change your way of life, thought and how you see the world. My
I like this article. It’s interestingly fun to read and you learn a lot about where the word Yellowstone comes from. But you don’t necessarily get the history of Yellowstone. Besides that I love this article.
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