Daily Archives: August 28, 2014

Russia advances into Ukraine, West wonders what to do now (+video) – CSMonitor.com


‘Cricket compost’ tackles food problem

‘Cricket compost’ tackles food problem http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-28969505

Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis

Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28977766

FBI investigates cyber attack on US banks – The Times of India on Mobile


EU mull more Russia sanctions after alleged Ukraine incursions – The Hindu: Mobile Edition


U.S. Identifies Citizens Joining Rebels in Syria – NYTimes.com


Bedřich Smetana – Ma Vlast – Vltava “Moldau” – EMH Classical Music: make music part of your lifr series


Bedřich Smetana – Ma Vlast – Vltava “Moldau” – EMH Classical Music


Dvorak – Piano Concerto in G minor, Op.33-Rudolf Firkusny: make music part of your life series

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Dvorak – Piano Concerto in G minor, Op.33-Rudolf Firkusny:


The concerto has three movements:

  1. Allegro agitato
  2. Andante sostenuto in D major
  3. Allegro con fuoco: G minor →G major

Rudolf Firkušný was a Czech-born 11 February 1912 — 19 July 1994) , American classical pianist.Born in Moravian Napajedla, Firkušný started his musical studies with the composers Leoš Janáček and Josef Suk, and the pianist Vilém Kurz. Later he studied with Alfred Cortot and Artur Schnabel. He began performing on the continent of Europe in the 1920s, and made his debuts in London in 1933 and New York in 1938. He escaped the Nazis[citation needed] in 1939, fled to Paris, later settled in New York and became a U.S. citizen. Firkušný had a broad repertoire and performed with skill the works of Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin and Brahms as well as Debussy and Mussorgsky. However, he became known especially for his performances of the Czech composers Bedřich Smetana, Antonín Dvořák, Leoš Janáček, and Bohuslav Martinů (who wrote a number of works for him), as well as recordings of the complete piano works of Janáček. Continue reading

Amgen’s Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Meets Co-Primary Endpoints


Information for the World’s Business Leaders – Forbes.com


Quietly, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie say, ‘I do’


145 immigration activists arrested in front of W.H. – Seung Min Kim – POLITICO.com


Islamic State Entrenched in Syrian City as Obama Weighs Steps – Businessweek


U.S. says Russia has ‘outright lied’ about Ukraine


this pressed: Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone Is Tied to One Funeral – NYTimes.com

Sierra Leone’s explosion of Ebola cases in early summer all appears to stem from one traditional healer’s funeral at which 14 women were infected, according to scientists studying the blood of victims.

The funeral, which took place in mid-May, constitutes a “super-spreader” event comparable to a 2003 one in a Hong Kong hotel in which one doctor from China dying of SARS infected nine other guests who spread the virus throughout the city and to Vietnam and Canada.”

via Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone Is Tied to One Funeral – NYTimes.com.

this pressed from THe Washington Post: Ebola virus has mutated during course of outbreak – The Washington Post

Community portrait of Yambuku, Zaire -- 1976

Community portrait of Yambuku, Zaire — 1976 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Ebola virus virion. Created by CDC mi...

English: Ebola virus virion. Created by CDC microbiologist Cynthia Goldsmith, this colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Ebola virus has mutated during course of outbreak – The Washington Post.



Dem senator claims male colleague told her: Don’t get ‘porky’ | Fox News


Union leader: Obama must take ‘bold’ action on immigration | OnPolitics


Syria conflict: UN peacekeepers held in Golan Heights – BBC News


Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm – Businessweek


Polyp Removal Doesn’t Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says – WebMD


Aid flows into Gaza after Israel-Hamas truce | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR


Russian village’s graves may tie Kremlin to fighting in Ukraine


Strike disrupts Argentine capital

Strike disrupts Argentine capital http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-28965005

Ebola spreads to Nigeria oil hub

Ebola spreads to Nigeria oil hub http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-28966258

IS ‘kills dozens of Syrian soldiers’

IS ‘kills dozens of Syrian soldiers’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-28965959

‘Russian troops deployed’ in Ukraine

‘Russian troops deployed’ in Ukraine http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28967526

Arthur Conan Doyle’s eerie vision of the future of war

Arthur Conan Doyle’s eerie vision of the future of war http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28954510

France urges special Libya support

France urges special Libya support http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-28963770

‘Many Russians’ fighting in Ukraine

‘Many Russians’ fighting in Ukraine http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28963310

Roman toilet seat found at dig site

Roman toilet seat found at dig site http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-28956328

South Korea military under fire over abuse

South Korea military under fire over abuse http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-28933724

The last Armenians of Myanmar

The last Armenians of Myanmar http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28867884

Russia pressed over Ukraine fighting

Russia pressed over Ukraine fighting http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28961498

First human case of West Nile confirmed in Riverside County :: The Fallbrook Village News


Pandas may fake pregnancies to lead better lives | Zee News


Best Mirrorless Camera 2014 – Video – DSLR Replacements