Month: April 2022

Is Nudity Always Necessary to the Plot?

Is Nudity Always Necessary to the Plot?

The idea that “sex sells” is nothing new, and certainly mainstream television has become no stranger to this concept either. As far as the plot of a TV series goes, sex and non-sexual instances of nudity can add value to the story, advance the plot, and even educate. However, there are some instances where the level of nudity and explicit acts seems overdone and beg the question of whether or not the success of the show would be any less without it.

Biden Announces Release of Historic Oil Reserve in Effort to Reduce Gas Prices

Biden Announces Release of Historic Oil Reserve in Effort to Reduce Gas Prices

Following a major spike in oil prices in the United States caused by a ban on Russian oil imports, President Biden has now announced he will be releasing a huge historic oil reserve to reduce gas prices. The price of gas has been on the rise, averaging about $4.23 a gallon currently compared to $2.87 at the same time last year. However, after Biden banned Russian oil imports in retaliation for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the price rose significantly.

Natalia Lafourcade Makes You Want to Dance with Folklorico Songs

Natalia Lafourcade Makes You Want to Dance with Folklorico Songs

If there is one person who could mix folklorico music culture with sweet modern tastes well, it is Natalia Lafourcade. Kind and pixie-like, Natalia Lafourcade has set the stage for many singers who are reconnecting with their roots. Some of the popular songs she sang included “Nada es Verdad,” “Nunca es Suficiente,” and “Soledad y el Mar.”

2022 FIFA World Cup Draw in Doha Today

2022 FIFA World Cup Draw in Doha Today

The destiny of the 32 nations that will be playing in the Qatar 2022 World Cup will be sealed today at 12 noon ET. These 32 countries will be placed in one of 8 groups, therefore they’ll get an idea of their odds during the tournament. Teams from the same competition will be placed in different groups, except for some Europeans, as Europe has the most number of Nations qualified, 13.

5 Weird Laws in NYC You Ought to Know

5 Weird Laws in NYC You Ought to Know

During Mayor Eric Adams’s time leading the government in New York City, he has signed a bill that would provide the city necessary time to support their residents in the housing issue. He has also made some initiatives with the sanitation department and the police department in clearing out homeless encampments in the subway station. New York City may be the greatest city in the world, but like any other city, it can have some oddball laws in the mix.

China’s Bankers and Traders Sleeping in Their Wall Street Offices During Covid Lockdown

China’s Bankers and Traders Sleeping in Their Wall Street Offices During Covid Lockdown

Amid a major Covid lockdown in China, nearly 20,000 bankers and traders in Shanghai are taking major precautions to ensure business runs as usual. Many companies have asked their employees to live at the office in an effort to prevent any disruption while the lockdown is taking place. However, a recent extension of the lockdown means that these employees will be camping out for longer than expected.

Bruce Willis Steps Down from Acting Due to Aphasia

Bruce Willis Steps Down from Acting Due to Aphasia

“Die Hard” star Bruce Willis will retire from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, which is a brain damage that hinders the person to express and understand spoken and written language. For “Die Hard” fans everywhere, this is a hard update to chew on, but Willis’s family is there to support him through aphasia challenges.

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