Hace más de medio siglo que el compositor y cantante Paul Simon, uno de los componentes del mítico dueto conocido como Simon and Garfunkel, compuso su famoso tema The Sound of Silence, editado por Columbia Records en 1964. Muchos creyeron que la letra de tan singular canción, hacía referencia al estado de zozobra generalizado que se había apoderado de la sociedad norteamericana tras el atentado a John F. Kennedy, ya que el primer single salió tan solo tres meses después del magnicidio y que, por tanto, tendría que estar relacionado de algún modo con aquel suceso. Sin embargo, sería el propio Paul Simon quien años más tarde, tras ser preguntado sobre qué le había llevado a componer dicha canción, asegurara, en contra de lo que muchos pensaban, que la había compuesto cuando tenía tan solo veintiún años, tiempo antes del atentado, y que la canción la había compuesto principalmente en…
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Unmanned aerial vehicles, popularly known as drones, are most often associated with airstrikes in modern warfare, but their history goes much further back than that. While drones came into the spotlight during the early years of the 21st century the idea of a remotely-operated flying machine was developed much earlier. A forerunner of what we consider today to be an unmanned aerial vehicle was an Austrian balloon used during the siege of Venice in 1849.
During WWI many eccentric weapons were developed on all sides of the conflict. One was the pilotless aircraft that operated with the help of Archibald Low’s revolutionary radio controlled techniques. The Ruston Proctor Aerial Target represented the cutting edge of drone technology in 1916. Low, nicknamed “the father of radio guidance systems,” was happy for the project to be developed further and used in kamikaze-style ramming strikes against Zeppelins.
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De când e lumea și pământul hainele și Tradițiile din zonele mele nu sau pierdut niciodată mai bine zis sau îmbunătățit. Ţara Oaşului a devenit celebră prin portul popular, prin arta, muzica şi dansul specific oşenesc, care se desfăşoară în special cu ocazia unor evenimente importante cum ar fi “nunţi, hore, şezători, sâmbre, lăutul torturilor şi multe altele.
“ Tara Oasului “
Penso che da sempre, dalla notte dei tempi, i vestiti le tradizioni del mio paesino vivono, e non moriranno mai e poi mai. Potrei anzi dire che si rafforzano di anno in anno.
In un mondo che corre frenetico, si omologa, e dimentica le proprie tradizioni, Tara Oasului è diventata famosa, perché ha saputo mantenerle immutate… ha dei vestiti unici (non li trovi nei negozi)…la musica è diversa, antichissima… come i suoi balli.
Nelipsite oşanului sunt clopul împodobit cu mărgele sau pene şi straiţa ornamentată într-o…
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#AceMustRead Friends post …
l wish l have a million heart .
To love every living soul.
l wish on their beats l can sing,
A magical song to touch every heart.
To fill them with affection’s loving care.
l wish l can wipe the sorrow and the tear,
Of those who are mourning someone dear.
l wish l can help the injured to heal.
l wish l have a magical portion to end ,
Despair,to change sadness to hope and joy.
To fulfill the dream of everyone far and near.
l wish l have a remedy to cure the depresses,
The ill , to free the oppressed and the captive.
l wish l can convince people that goodness is alive and real.
That we are but pilgrims,the traveling never stand still.
((THanks from the heart for the 4200 followers of the blog and to those who visit the blog.))
Jalal MIchael Sabbagh-http://mysuccessisyoursuccess.wordpress.com
Twelve plus months ago, measures were put in place to keep MM’s (My Man) parents in their own home as long as possible. There were visits from the home-care workers twice daily. The morning attendant helped them with showers, dressing, made breakfast, managed their prescriptions and did general cleaning. Before she left she would make lunch, leaving it in the fridge for them to help themselves. The afternoon attendant took care of the evening meal, tidying up and would do any shopping when required.
Recently, MM’s parent’s doctor advised him his parents can no longer live in their home after both of them were admitted into hospital a couple of times over a 2 month period due to ill-health.
The ill-health really related to old age and mismanagement of everything from their dietary requirements to their prescriptions. We noticed how little they ate and on many days forgot or not want…
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I learned every facet of seismic work from drilling the hole into which dynamite would be placed and tamped with water, to laying out arrays of sound wave detectors (seismometers) connected to a recording apparatus. One holiday weekend when the rest of the crew had gone home I went through all the steps outlined above and predicted the depths of various layers that a nearby drilling crew would encounter. I was spot on.
With permission of the author. This is an on going story one paragraph at a time beginning on the post of July 6th. We will get back to our music and art after this little break.