Tag Archives: Board of directors

American voters reject Washington as it is.#uniteblue #BernieSanders— AlterNet (@AlterNet)


health news: Canes and Walkers May Increase Fall Risk


Canes and Walkers May Increase Fall Risk

Many elderly people use canes and walkers to get around, but a new study reveals how dangerous these aids can be when used without proper training. Untrained users tend to drag the cane or walker, thus creating a dangerous gait pattern that increases the risk of falling. The study focused on 43 older adults in an assisted living facility and found that those using walking aids were nearly four times more likely to fall than those without aids. Experts recommend training individuals to use such devices as well as instructing them in balance recovery and gait exercises. More… Discuss

“Camp Brisket” a Thriller for Grillers


“Camp Brisket” a Thriller for Grillers

People flocked to Texas A&M University’s Meat Science and Technology Center this month for Camp Brisket, a gathering focused on how to properly cook the eponymous cut of meat. Many campers were foodies experienced with cooking barbecue staples, like pulled pork, but looking to conquer the more challenging brisket. Meat scientists, chefs, and pit masters all taught lessons about the day-long grilling and seasoning process that brisket requires. Tickets to the popular event, which cost up to $550, sold out in minutes. More… Discuss

Mengelberg – Grieg – Two Elegiac Melodies for Orchestra, Op 34: great compositions/performances


Mengelberg – Grieg – Two Elegiac Melodies for Orchestra, Op 34

word: edacious


edacious 

Definition: (adjective) Characterized by voracity; devouring.
Synonyms: ravenous, voracious, wolfish, esurient, rapacious, ravening
Usage: The edacious vultures soon devoured the animal’s remains. Discuss.

The first Miss America Pageant, 1921 — Historical Pics (@HistoricalPics)


The object of objectifying is never more than an objectionable! 

word: exculpate


exculpate 

Definition: (verb) To clear of guilt or blame.
Synonyms: acquit, assoil, exonerate, discharge, clear
Usage: He was exculpated from the charge when the real criminal confessed. Discuss.

today’s holiday: Marshall Islands President’s Day


Marshall Islands President’s Day

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has designated November 17 as President’s Day, a day to remember the nation’s first president, Amata Kabua. Kabua started his career as a school teacher and rose to become paramount chief of the Island of Majuro and head of state of the Marshall Islands. He served five terms as president of the Marshall Islands, beginning in 1979 when the country became independent and continuing until his death in 1996. More… Discuss

New Widget at EUZICASA: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Images Online for Non-Commercial Use


400000IR-Photos-Metropolitan Musieum of Art_ Access from here

400000 IR – Photos – Metropolitan Museum of Art  (Access from here) or visit all Widgets installed on the primary sidebar (around 100, I think!)

“The Fifth Element” – Police scene: Police Nation (a possible “Near Future”)