Featured Video: Failing Means Living


The sweetest victories are the ones that are most difficult. When we think of the most successful people throughout history, their willingness to take risks despite failure isn’t new to them at all. Did you think that it was a walk around the park for the likes of Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Michael Jordan and […]

Featured Video: How the Christmas Tree Came to Be


‘Tis the season to be jolly and why shouldn’t we be happy when it’s Christmas season! Yey! This is probably one of the most celebrated holidays around the world because kids all over the world get gifts while adults get all the love they could get. Why do we celebrate Christmas? For Christians, December 25 […]

Featured Video: Growing Up: What Do We Fear?


If I had it my way, I’d stay a kid forever. When I was about to reach my 20th birthday, I got a little panicky. I do NOT want to get older. I don’t want to face the realities of this world. I do not want adult responsibilities. I just, I do not want to […]

EnglishCentral Partners With Cambridge University Press


Cambridge University Press has licensed over 50 titles to EnglishCentral, which EnglishCentral has adapted into interactive video courses using its Watch, Learn & Speak online English conversation platform. These courses include Good Practice: Communication Skills in English for the Medical Practitioner, Be My Guest: English for the Hotel Industry, Flightpath: Aviation English for Pilots and ATCOs, and […]

Featured Video: What’s in a Name?


First impressions last. Sometimes, your first name can give more than just an impression. We might not notice it but people sometimes judge other people not because of their looks but because of their name. It doesn’t sound too important but Richard Wiseman,  a professor of psychology at the University of Hertfordshire says, “Your name […]

Featured Video: It’s Halloween Again


I looked up at the sky. The thick clouds covered the pale round moon as it shyly shone its light on the street. I stood on the front porch with my bat, ready to hit the lifeless creatures slowly pacing towards my direction. The air was so dry I could barely get a hold of […]

Featured Video: How to Get Rich


We all know that the best things in life are free but we also do know that life would be so much nice if we had a lot of money. Here are some of the things that I would do if I were super duper rich: 1. I would have Oprah narrate my entire life […]

Featured Video: The Power of Words


Schools are children’s second homes. It’s a place where students are nurtured while the faculty keep it a safe and fun environment to be in. Or is it? What does a 15-year-old in Connecticut who shot himself, an 11-year-old who strangled himself, and a college student who went on a killing spree in Virginia have […]

Featured Video: Holly: The Pet Therapy Dog


We leave them in our houses for long hours yet they don’t get mad at us when we return after leaving them. Money and friends come and go but dogs are here to stay. It is very cliche but dogs really are man’s best friend. It might sound a little sad but I know there […]

Featured Video: This is 200 Calories

SAD diet

Let’s face it. Cheeseburgers, cakes, soft drinks, steak: they’re all so tasty and delicious and….deadly. Calories are not bad for you. We need calories every day for energy but too much of it can lead to weight gain. In the US, two-thirds of Americans are overweight. Healthy living is not about counting calories in the […]


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