Daily Archives: June 30, 2011

Green Taggers Needed: Find out more!


I never thought I’m going to tag, even though this is a different kind of tagging! 
Your Paintings Tagger Project: where every tag counts!

Your Paintings Tagger Project: where every tag counts!

Start as a green tagger...Then, who knows: I'm curious to find out - What about you?

Start as a green tagger...Then, who knows: I'm curious to find out - What about you?

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BBC Launches_Your Paintings 60,000 Paintings Online_ From UK National Collections + Crowdsourcing


BBC Launches_Your Paintings 60,000 Paintings Online_ From UK National Collections + Crowdsourcing

BBC Launches_Your Paintings 60,000 Paintings Online_ From UK National Collections + Crowdsourcing

This is something to look forward to over the next few days: are you going to be there too?
Source: InfoDocket

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/2011/06/your_paintings_opening_up_the.html

Article of the Day (June 30): Neurogenesis


Neurogenesis

The human nervous system is composed of some 200 billion cells called neurons, about half of which are found in the brain. Neurogenesis, the process through which neurons are formed, is most active during prenatal development. Though early neuroanatomists believed that the adult nervous system is fixed and incapable of regeneration, neurogenesis actually continues throughout life. Studies have shown that lack of sleep reduces neurogenesis and exercise increases it. How is it affected by stress? How physical exercise help the aging body and the brain?More… Discuss

Today’s Quotation: George Bernard Shaw


You think that you are Ann’s suitor; that you are the pursuer and she the pursued; that it is your part to woo, to persuade, to prevail, to overcome. Fool: it is you who are the pursued, the marked-down quarry, the destined prey.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Discuss

See here for the full text of ‘Man and Superman

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In the News: Rinderpest, Second Disease Ever to Be Eradicated


Rinderpest, Second Disease Ever to Be Eradicated

For the second time in history, a disease has been entirely eradicated. The first was smallpox in 1980. Now, according to the UN, the world is officially free of rinderpest, also known as cattle plague, a highly contagious viral disease that kills ruminants within days of infection. Because many societies are dependent on cattle, this disease has helped shape the course of human history. Indeed, it is said to have sped the fall of the Roman Empire, contributed to the discontent leading up to the French Revolution, and paved the way for the colonization of Africa. More… Discuss