Difference Between Oxymoron, Contradiction, and Paradox

Please make sense with this, because I couldn’t make heads or tails out of it on Wikipedia! Best Answer Found so far was: An oxymoron is a figure of speech or idea in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction (eg; Bittersweet, pretty ugly, open secret) A paradox rather than just a ‘figure of speech’ […]




Popular ex-MLB pitcher dies suddenly

The big man wearing the crazy mustard-colored, three-piece suit and the bright red Angels cap introduced his son, who smiled shyly, shook hands firmly and nodded yes he plays baseball. The 11-year-old boy admitted finally his fastball is pushing 70 mph, but that he really loves to hit, and the big man, who used to […]




Best Affordable Beach Resorts

From the plastic palm tree–lined beaches of the Jersey Shore to the powdery white sands of Belize, beach vacations never go out of style. “Beach destinations remain incredibly popular with travelers right now,” says Travel + Leisure A-List travel agent Kimberly Wilson Wetty; they’re “great for the time-starved couple who needs a mini-escape and perfect […]




McQueen’s death

LONDON – Yes, there are other big names: Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney and Paul Smith come to mind. But the sudden death of Alexander McQueen leaves a gaping hole at the center of London’s fashion universe. McQueen was Britain’s shooting star, the comet who helped make London cool again in the 1990s after a long […]




Madonna returns to Malawi

Madonna returns to Malawi to launch girls school LILONGWE, Malawi – Madonna arrived in Malawi Sunday to visit the girls school she is building in the impoverished country where she adopted two children, an official for the star’s charity said. The official who could not be named because he was not authorized to speak on […]




The World’s Most Powerful People

The 67 heads of state, criminals, financiers and philanthropists who really run the world. “I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.” — Napoleon Bonaparte Power has been called many things. The […]