Entries by Ginny Gaylor

The many facets of the war on terror — research paper topics

ISIS. Al Qaeda. Taliban. All three groups represent various tenets of Islamic fundamentalism, and all have been prominently featured in the news in terms of the war on terror. Research paper topics on these groups, as well as on counterterrorism efforts against them, are just some of the ideas you could cover if you are […]

Explore human rights and Sebastião Salgado for your next research paper

The extraordinary career of photographer Sebastião Salgado is chronicled in the documentary film Salt of the Earth. The movie takes a look at his career as an award-winning photographer, taking images of people around the world. Many of his black-and-white photographs focus on human rights violations and human suffering from war zones and other areas […]

Rhetoric and public speaking: How to give a good speech

Taking a class in rhetoric and public speaking? Many people, including college students, find speaking in front of a group scary and intimidating. When it comes to how to give a good speech, there are things you can do to make the process easier, including look for speech ideas the same way you would research […]

Research topic: Hillary Clinton and the 2016 presidential election

After months, even years, of speculation, Hillary Clinton finally has announced that she is running for president in the 2016 presidential election. Hillary Clinton has already been a major force for women in politics, as first lady, a U.S. Senator and as Secretary of State, but now will she become the first female president, too?

Who’s Trevor Noah? Find out more about him for your next research paper

When Jon Stewart announced in February that he would be leaving The Daily Show after 16 years, viewers were dismayed and concerned to say the least. But with the announcement of the new anchor, Trevor Noah, have those misgivings and fears been put to rest? Read on to learn more about the South African and […]

Learn about Alzheimer’s disease and its experimental treatment for your research paper

Alzheimer’s disease is a growing concern for many people, from those who are afflicted to the people who care for them. How to prevent dementia and the cognitive decline that comes with this disease are of the utmost importance to researchers and the medical community. A new experimental treatment has shown some promise of creating […]

Research topic: Can Ted Cruz win the Republican nomination?

The 2016 presidential election may still be more than 18 months away, but the interest in who will receive the Democratic nomination and the Republican nomination has been heating up for some time already. The first official announcement of someone running came when Ted Cruz said he was seeking the Republican nomination on March 23, […]

Criminal law research topic: Robert Durst murder charges

The millionaire Robert Durst has long been suspected in the death of his friend Susan Berman, as well as his first wife and a neighbor. The star of the HBO documentary The Jinx, Durst recently was arrested in Louisiana for felony gun and drug possession, and is now awaiting extradition to California for murder charges […]

New research: The health risks of diet soda and artificial sweeteners

Drinking diet soda has always seemed like a healthier alternative to regular, sugary soda, allowing you to skip the sugar, while still enjoying your beverage of choice. But new research has shown that the artificial sweeteners used in diet soda can cause serious health risks, increasing your chance of developing a chronic disease, such as […]

Discuss air pollution in China for your next research paper

175. That’s the number of polluted days Beijing experienced last year, according to journalist Chai Jing, who created the documentary film, Under the Dome. The movie looks at the effects of air pollution in China, its causes and what the lack of clean air is doing to the people. If you’re interested in learning more […]