Daily Archives: April 10, 2016

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Photo by Phil Koch


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Female rufous hummingbird


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Distance doesn’t separate people…Silence does. JEFF HOOD.


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Vas cu Liliac, Octav Băncilă


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The FDA has received over 1,000,000 comments from citizens…


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I got you… I got you…I ain’t got you!


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Your daily raven


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www.laweekly.com/news/el-ni-o-is-pretty-much-over-for-southern-california-6797354


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End of nations: Is there an alternative to countries? | New Scientist


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FEATURE  3 September 2014
End of nations: Is there an alternative to countries?
Nation states cause some of our biggest problems, from civil war to climate inaction. Science suggests there are better ways to run a planet

Try, for a moment, to envisage a world without countries. Imagine a map not divided into neat, coloured patches, each with clear borders, governments, laws. Try to describe anything our society does – trade, travel, science, sport, maintaining peace and security – without mentioning countries. Try to describe yourself: you have a right to at least one nationality, and the right to change it, but not the right to have none.

Those coloured patches on the map may be democracies, dictatorships or too chaotic to be either, but virtually all claim to be one thing: a nation state, the sovereign territory of a “people” or nation who are entitled to self-determination within a self-governing state. So says the United Nations, which now numbers 193 of them.

And more and more peoples want their own state, from Scots voting for independence to jihadis declaring a new state in the Middle East. Many of the big news stories of the day, from conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine to rows over immigration and membership of the European Union, are linked to nation states in some way.

Even as our economies globalise, nation states remain the planet’s premier political institution. Large votes for nationalist parties in this year’s EU elections prove nationalism remains alive – even as the EU tries to transcend it.

Yet there is a growing feeling among economists, political scientists and even national governments that the nation state is not necessarily the best scale on

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https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329850-600-end-of-nations-is-there-an-alternative-to-countries/?utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=SOC&utm_campaign=hoot&cmpid=SOC%7CNSNS%7C2016-GLOBAL-hoot

Mica Grecie din Constanţa


Constanţa este locul din ţară în care turcii, tătari, români, bulgarii si grecii au învăţat, de-a lungul timpului, să trăiască în bună pace. Zona peninsulară este înţesată cu edificii ale mai multor culturi, iar unele dintre cele mai apreciate sunt cele construite în secolul al 19 lea de negustorii greci. De la biserici, la case de burghezi, elenii şi-au lăsat amprenta asupra imaginii actuale a oraşului de la malul mării. Comunitatea plina de viață acaparează şi acum Piaţa Ovidiu la fiecare sărbătoare.

http://m.digi24.ro/Stiri/Digi24/Cultura/Stiri/Mica+Grecie+din+Constanta

Mica Grecie din Constanţa


http://m.digi24.ro/Stiri/Digi24/Cultura/Stiri/Mica+Grecie+din+Constanta

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Mica Grecie din Constanța, România


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The human body is 80% water, we are basically just cucumbers with anxiety.


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87 year old woman from Texas completed “Fun Run For Cancer” in honor of her son.


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87 year old woman from Texas completed “Fun Run For Cancer” in honor of her son. She had a police escort and her doctor followed her in a golf cart. How many ‘Likes’ and ‘Shares’ for her??

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Cedar waxing


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Son of Walk Behind. KIOWA


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Watch “Leonard Cohen – Tonight Will Be Fine” on YouTube


Soundtrack: Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man
Title: Tonight Will Be Fine

Sometimes I find I get to thinking of the past.
We swore to each other then that our love would surely last.
You kept right on loving, I went on a fast,
now I am too thin and your love is too vast.

But I know from your eyes
and I know from your smile
that tonight will be fine,
will be fine, will be fine, will be fine
for a while.

I choose the rooms that I live in with care,
the windows are small and the walls almost bare,
there’s only one bed and there’s only one prayer;
I listen all night for your step on the stair.

But I know from your eyes
and I know from your smile
that tonight will be fine,
will be fine, will be fine, will be fine
for a while.

Oh sometimes I see her undressing for me,
she’s the soft naked lady love meant her to be
and she’s moving her body so brave and so free.
If I’ve got to remember that’s a fine memory.

And I know from her eyes
and I know from her smile
that tonight will be fine,
will be fine, will be fine, will be fine
for a while.

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If you don’t like where you are….


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The Grand Canyon: how to get the most from a short trip – Lonely Planet


https://www.lonelyplanet.com/usa/grand-canyon-national-park/travel-tips-and-articles/76807

Free entry to Grand Canyon National Park April 16-24 | Local | azdailysun.com


http://m.azdailysun.com/news/local/free-entry-to-grand-canyon-national-park-april/article_16b2cb61-c264-5189-939c-96c1dcc46aaa.html

Din culisele tratatului care a umilit Germania (28 iunie 1919) | Historia


http://www.historia.ro/exclusiv_web/general/articol/culisele-tratatului-care-umilit-germania-28-iunie-1919

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If you don’t want…


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Metro Transit Tax Proposal Includes $425 Million For a Bicycle Path Along the Los Angeles River | L.A. Weekly


http://www.laweekly.com/news/does-la-need-to-spend-425-million-on-a-river-bike-path-6753679

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Quotation: If you don’t know where you are going any road will get you there, Leslie Carroll


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Quotation: If you don’t know where you are going any road will get you there


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Cinciarella


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Solitary


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Metro Transit Tax Proposal Includes $425 Million For a Bicycle Path Along the Los Angeles River | L.A. Weekly


http://www.laweekly.com/news/does-la-need-to-spend-425-million-on-a-river-bike-path-6753679

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Bamby times two…


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Căpșuni, Octav Băncilă


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Magic hour in Panamint Valley, Death Valley


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Terasa de la marginea pădurii, Aurel Jiguidi


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Goldfinch, Canada


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Pelişor, Little Peleş, ROMÂNIA


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Fill your life with experiences. NOT THINGS.


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Gull Lake: Summer’s Comming


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Do you get it?


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Ciufulici


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A world apart


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Under the canopy of the jungle, a bitd is singing


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The dragonfly engraving


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The lovers on the bench engraving


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A capella


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The sentry engraving


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My Chakra Today


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In my world today


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My bird sketch today


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My birds on the wire today


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My pot with flowers Engraving Today


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