Why Are Clothes Important?

Why Are Clothes Important?
Most take it for granted that we clad ourselves, but there are actually several reasons why clothes are important. Some of the most common reasons are the following. To Cover Ourselves One of the main reasons why garments are worn is to cover various parts of the body. Usually there are different types of garments for men and women. In some cultures, women have to clad themselves in a special manner when going out. In Muslim nations, females wear veil around their faces. To Appear Attractive Another reason people wear them is to appear more striking. Since the ancient times, people have used garments, makeup and accessories to beautify themselves. From the ancient Egyptians to the present day, this trend has continued. Of course, what dresses are attractive depends on individual tastes. Part...

Why Do Earthquakes Happen?

Why Do Earthquakes Happen?
Earthquakes cause the earth to shake. It can hit anytime and anywhere. Furthermore, it can strike at different levels of intensity. The unpredictability of this natural disaster makes it even more dangerous and destructive. The shaking of the earth is caused naturally by seismic waves that are produced after the crust of the earth suddenly releases energy. In order to understand the different aspects of this natural activity, it is important to know why earthquakes happen. Major Causes of Earthquakes Why do earthquakes happen? Two things can start this kind of natural disaster. First, scientists have found some close connections between this event and volcanic eruptions. Evidently, places that are near volcanoes tend to experience more tremors. When there are volcanic activities, always...

Why Mexican Immigrants Came to America?

Why Mexican Immigrants Came to America?
“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shores…” These sympathetic words incribed on a bronze plaque in the interior of the pedestal of the statue of Liberty seem to escape from the silent lips of Lady Liberty herself and whispered into the ears of waves of immigrants from the Old World as they sailed past her upon their arrival at New York Harbor. Historically, America is a nation that was built by immigrants from Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin American countries. Immigrants came to escape religious persecution or famine in their own countries or to look for better opportunities hoping to make some money to send back home to their families. And, quite a number came for adventure. The predominantly...

Why Do People Read Movie Reviews?

Why Do People Read Movie Reviews?
Many people read movie reviews because there is an automatic (and often times subconscious) assumption that they will provide insight into a movie. Another reason is that we some how are inclined to wanting to know what other people think about practically everything. The Main Purpose of Movie Reviews Whether or not it’s the writer’s intention, the main purpose of a movie review is to inform an audience about a movie. This sounds so simple that it’s almost ridiculous to state. The fact is, to review something is to dissect it to come to some conclusion while showing how you arrived at said conclusion. If a reviewer thinks a movie is ‘bad’ then he or she must show how that conclusion was drawn if the review is to be considered as having much (or any weight). Simply put, a review demands...

Why is Pluto Not a Planet?

Why is Pluto Not a Planet?
There are several reasons given by astronomers as to why Pluto is no longer a planet. To better understand it, some background information is essential. Discovery and Classification In 1930 Clyde Tombaugh spotted the object over Arizona. It wasn’t entirely unexpected. The movements of the other planets suggested the existence of another one. Even before its discovery, scientists were confident in its existence, which they called Planet X. The Kuiper Belt Early on, it was assumed the Solar System consisted of the nine planets, their satellites, comets and the asteroid belt. Over the years, several heavenly bodies were discovered. Eventually scientists discovered the existence of the Kuiper Belt. These objects covered the space from Neptune up to 55 AU (astronomical units). This discovery...