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First Photograph on web – The CERNettes

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One would think that the first image ever posted on what was to become the omnipresent, omniscient, World Wide Web or the interwebs as we now call em, would be something geeky, nerdy, technical, technological. I don’t know, banks of computers, circuit boards, chips, ram, recording media – something…specially since it originated at CERN – […]

Gustav Klimt – Viennese artist and my inspiration

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the birthday of Gustav Klimt – one of my favourite artists of all time.  He lived from July 14, 1862 to February 6, 1918. He was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. His major works include paintings, murals, sketches, and other art objects. Klimt’s primary subject was the female body […]

Fujifilm X PRO-1

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Two years ago, at Photokina 2010, there were a number of very noteworthy launches from the major camera manufacturers.  Nikon and Canon launched the enthusiast range SLRs  Nikon D7000 and the Canon EOS 60D. Other cameras attracting attention were the  Pentax K-5 and Sigma SD1 – but one absolute dark horse stole the show. Fujifilm […]

Tony Robbins – How much is a Trillion (seconds)?

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Even if you don’t care to go into the details into the massive screw-up of the American economy… or the back-story, or the million theories on what can be done, and whether you are left-leaning, right-wing or somewhere in the middle… This is an interesting piece by Tony Robbins relating Trillions – Billions – Millions […]

SANNA DULLAWAY: Coloring a Black & White History

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When our kids were very young, we saw an old, very retro black & white TV in a junk shop. The shop owner had it switched on and it was showing Sesame Street. My son thought the TV was broken because it was all black & white – and he was so used to seeing […]

Happy Earth Day…
George Carlin explains

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The best piece of environmental philosophy I have heard for a long while – or is that MENTAL philosophy? 😉

SHOCK and AWE
– “Tonight We Are Young” –

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This made my day – no comment necessary (from me) but feel free to comment below.     More on Atheism soup Credits: MUSIC: “Time” by Hans Zimmer, from the motion picture “Inception” FILMS: Babies – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1020938 Big – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094737 City Lights – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0021749 Casablanca – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034583 Cinema Paradiso – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095765 Cosmic Voyage IMAX – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115952 E.T. The Extra Terrestrial – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083866 42nd Street – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024034/ […]

PJ O’Rourke – “Source of our troubles…”
nuff said

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American satirist,  (Patrick Jake) P.J. O’Rourke. As profiled on KCET Public Television:  “…With more than a million words of trenchant journalism under his byline and more citations in The Penguin Dictionary of Humorous Quotations than any other living writer, P.J. O’Rourke has established himself as America’s premier political satirist. His 14 best-selling books include Parliament of Whores, […]

All the places I have been IN
– My Travels

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MY TRAVELS!: I have been in many places, but I’ve never been in Cahoots. Apparently, you can’t go alone. You have to be in Cahoots with someone. I’ve also never been in Cognito. I hear no one recognizes you there. I have, however, been in Sane. They don’t have an airport; you have to be […]

Literary Rules for Life
– 16th April 2012

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When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so. Now that I am fifty I read them openly. When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up. ” […]