In the first Cars film, the biggest rube in Radiator Springs hitched himself to famous race car Lightning McQueen and never let go. The rusty tow truck Mater was desperate to be friends in a semistalkery way
Two thousand years ago, when Western civilization was bounded by the laws and legions of the Roman Empire, the proudest words a man could utter were: “I am a citizen of Rome.” A century ago, when the world was girdled by the British Empire, the Englishman's voice sounded from the earth's far corners: “I am a British subject.” Now, in the middle of the 20th Century, the most arresting tones of history said something else: “I am an American.”What did the phrase mean? The U.S.
Man and society are born out of both: violence and gentle cooperation.” That is how Psychiatrist Bruno Bettelheim defines a paradoxical but inescapable fact touching the whole history of “the children of Cain.” How the two forces are balanced in an individual helps determine his behavior, even his sanity. How they are balanced in society helps determine its political organization, the degree and condition of its civilization
In another part of the world, it would have been a straightforward public-works project. A highway was too narrow to handle the increasing flow of traffic, so the authorities brought in heavy equipment to widen it.
In the minds of many outside the country, Afghanistan occupies a space somewhere between war and chaos. But millennia before the Soviet invasion kicked off 30 years of conflict and upheaval, and well before the Taliban began to brutalize its own people, Afghanistan flourished as a hub along the Silk Road
See ya, Saw. According to early estimates from Hollywood.com Box Office, the new big kahuna in horror is officially “Paranormal Activity,” which conjured $22 million in its first weekend with a full wide release, clawing its way to the top of the box office after a full month in theaters