Daily Archives: May 26, 2011

Remember When It Rained – Danee Robinson – recording session – April 2011

Cover of Josh Groban’s “Remember when it rained” from his album “Closer”. Recorded by 17 year old Danee Robinson at “Top of the Hill Studios” in Duvall, Washington – April, 2011. Engineered by Steven Bell and Produced by Cliff Robinson. To be distributed through iTunes and Amazon. Licensing by Eric Mouquet Publishing c/o Sony/ATV Music and Josh Groban Music c/o the law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, 2450 Colorado Blvd., Suite 400E, Santa Monica CA 90404.

PBS – Frontline – WikiSecrets, May 25, 2011

PBS-Frontline-WikiSecrets (Click on Picture to View the Video)

Radioactive sea life off Japan: Greenpeace


Read more about the latest in the chain of man-made calamities by clicking the picture.

Today’s Birthday: Dorothea Lange (1895)

Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother," a...

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Dorothea Lange (1895)

Lange was a profoundly influential American documentary photographer. During the Great Depression, her photos of stark poverty led to her employment by a federal agency to bring the plight of the poor to public attention. Her images were so effective that the government was compelled to establish camps for migrant laborers. Lange produced several other photo essays, including one documenting the WWII internment of Japanese-Americans. Who is the subject of her best-known photo, “Migrant Mother“? More… Discuss

Today’s Quotation: Fashion

Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.

Henry Fielding (1707-1754) Discuss

This Day In History: May 26, 1868

Andrew Johnson Avoids Impeachment by One Vote (1868)

Johnson became president following Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. When he attempted to dismiss his Secretary of War without senatorial consent, congressional leaders—for the first time in US history—sought to remove the president from office. Their first attempt failed, but in 1868, the House passed a resolution of impeachment against him. During the trial, the charges proved weak, and the two-thirds vote needed for conviction failed by one vote. Which senators voted against their party? More… Discuss

Something To Look Forward To Is Worth Looking Into

Cultured People Healthier and Happier

A study of 50,797 adults living in Norway found that those who engaged in cultural activities were generally healthier, felt a greater sense of wellbeing, were less stressed, and were less depressed. This effect was seen in those who took part in cultural activities as viewers—for example, by attending concerts or visiting art galleries—as well as those who were active participants—such as those who played instruments, painted, or sang. Even when researchers controlled for other factors, such as social background and wealth, the association remained. More… Discuss