Daily Archives: November 28, 2015

Brazil links fever to birth defects


Brazil links fever to birth defects

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-34956646

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There is a crack in everything: that’s how the light gets in


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Te aud si sânt de’acord…


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Cucu- Bau


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C’est eblouisant: le miracle de la vie


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Love is all we need!


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Rugăciunea Părintelui Arsenie Boca


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quite possibly the most beautiful music ever composed: From Smetana’s Ma Vlast The Moldau


Smetana ~ Moldau

Saint of the Day for Saturday, November 28th, 2015: St. Catherine Laboure


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St. Catherine Laboure

St. Catherine Laboure, virgin, was born on May 2, 1806. At an early age she entered the community of the Daughters of Charity, in Paris, France. Three times in 1830 the Virgin Mary appeared to St. … continue reading

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Chitlin’ Strut


Chitlin’ Strut

The Chitlin’ Strut is a feast of chitlins, or chitterlings (hog intestines), held in the small town of Salley, South Carolina. The affair features a “hawg-calling” contest, country music, arts and crafts, a parade, lots of chitlins (about 8,000 pounds are devoured each year), and chicken for those not enamored of chitlins. Chitlins are prepared by cleaning them well, boiling them until they are tender, and then, after coating them in egg and crumbs, frying them in deep fat until they’re crackling crisp. More… Discuss

quotation: W. Somerset Maugham


I made up my mind long ago that life was too short to do anything for myself that I could pay others to do for me.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) Discuss

today’s birthday: Friedrich Engels (1820)


Friedrich Engels (1820)

With Karl Marx, Engels was one of the founders of modern Communism. After forming a partnership to promote the socialist movement, the two organized revolutionary movements and collaborated on several works, most notably the Communist Manifesto. Though Marx’s personality has overshadowed that of Engels, Engels served as the foremost authority on Marx and Marxism after Marx’s death in 1883. Despite his criticism of capitalism, Engels supported Marx’s publications by doing what? More… Discuss

this day in the yesteryear: Louis B. Mayer Opens His First Movie Theater (1907)


Louis B. Mayer Opens His First Movie Theater (1907)

Born in Russia, Mayer immigrated to Canada and then the US with his family and began working in his father’s scrap-iron business at 14. At 23, he bought a small nickelodeon in Massachusetts, and by the time he reached his mid-30s, he owned New England’s largest movie theater chain. In 1925, he merged his film production company with others to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, which, under his leadership, became Hollywood’s most prestigious studio. Mayer aspired to have “more stars than” what? More… Discuss

The Mysterious Boulders of Moeraki


The Mysterious Boulders of Moeraki

The unusually large, spherical Moeraki Boulders that dot a stretch of Koekohe Beach in New Zealand have been the subject of attention since prehistoric times. They range in size from .5 to 2.2 m (1.5 to 6.7 ft) in diameter and are composed of mud, fine-silt, and clay, and are cemented by calcite. Centuries of coastal erosion have exhumed these septarian concretions from the mudstone enclosing them. How many millions of years did it take for the larger Moeraki Boulders to form? More… Discuss

word: prate


prate

Definition: (verb) To talk idly and at length; chatter.
Synonyms: blabber, palaver, piffle, prattle
Usage: I know the age better than you do, though you will prate about it so tediously. Discuss.

great compositions/performances: Beethoven – Triple Concerto in C major, Op. 56, Capuçon, Braley, & Haitink


Beethoven – Triple Concerto in C major, Op. 56, Capuçon, Braley, & Haitink

Fabulous renditions of Classical Music: Valentina Lisitsa – Moonlight Sonata Op.27 No.2 Mov.1,2,3 (Beethoven)


Valentina Lisitsa – Moonlight Sonata Op.27 No.2 Mov.1,2,3 (Beethoven)

great compositions/performances: Johannes Brahms – Tragic Overture in d – minor, op.81, Walter Hilgers/George Enescu Philharmony


Johannes Brahms – Tragic Overture in d – minor, op.81, Walter Hilgers/George Enescu Philharmony

historic musical bits: Beethoven, Sonata para piano Nº 24 en Si flat major op.78 ‘À Thérèse’. Daniel Barenboim, piano


Beethoven, Sonata para piano Nº 24 en Si flat major op.78 ‘À Thérèse’. Daniel Barenboim, piano

How Anna Kournikova broke the Internet


How Anna Kournikova broke the Internet

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http://www.cnn.comt t t/2015/11/09/sport/anna-kournikova-tennis-sport-marketing-sponsorship/index.html

Unul dintre cei mai cunoscuţi specialişti în cercetarea islamului, analiză explozivă în Le Monde


http://www.flux24.ro/unul-dintre-cei-mai-cunoscuti-specialisti-in-cercetarea-islamului-analiza-exploziva-in-le-monde/

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Reach and Poor in Life and Death


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World Peace Is Everyones responsibility!


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Tezaurul României, cel mai mare jaf din istoria modernă – Diaspora romaneasca – anunturi romani in UK


http://diasporaonline.info/home/cultural/1505-tezaurul-romaniei-cel-mai-mare-jaf-din-istoria-moderna.html

sfântul andrei – Stiri – Pagina 1 | REALITATEA .NET


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Sfântul Andrei. Când să pui GRÂU la încolțit și ce semnificație are | REALITATEA .NET


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