Enjoy the beauty of the mother nature while listening to comments from one of the great scientists of 20th century Richard Feynman.
See here how the idea of meshing Feynman’s views with beauty of nature, curious world and and even honors came by.
Admittedly, 160 words.
Brave bystanders lift a burning car and save a man trapped beneath.
Flight passenger leaps onto a burning man to prevent him from detonating explosives.
As the train arrives, a 50-year-old man jumps on subway tracks to save a youth.
These men/women were ordinary people who decided in an instant to do something heroic.
Dr. Zimbardo thinks everyone can be a hero.
4.5 billion years of evolution taught nature what works and what lasts.
We’ve been increasingly distancing ourselves from nature: agricultural revolution – grow stock and abandon hunting/gathering; scientific revolution – “torture nature for her secrets;” industrial revolution – machines replace muscles.
Honey is the only food including all substances necessary to sustain life, including enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and water; and it’s the only food, containing pinocembrin, an antioxidant associated with improved brain functioning.
Bees are the only insects that produce food that humans eat.
Like rats, bees use their advanced olfactory, stamina and flying abilities to detect explosives. A hive of 40,000-65,000 bees costs USD $100 and can be trained in two hours. Bees can also signal environmental anomalies, and bee-hive samples (wax, honey, pollen) can highlight environmental contaminants in an area.
Heaven will last, earth will endure. How can they last long? They don’t exist for themselves and so can go on and on. So wise souls leaving self behind move forward, and setting self aside stay centered. Why let the self go? To keep what the soul needs.
Colorblind, sociable, strong, smart, fast (from meetup to hookup to breakup lasts two seconds), a rat can go longer than a camel without water and fall 15 meters without being injured. Rats have the most developed olfaction of all mammals.
In Western cultures, rats stand for dishonesty and cunning, but in Eastern cultures, rats are associated with honesty, hard work, intelligence and good luck. Rats are very clean. In Eastern spirituality, the Year of the Rat is the first year of the Chinese zodiac.
Obama-style solution? E-diplomacy: US State Department operates 230 Facebook accounts, 80 Twitter feeds, 55 YouTube channels, according to this research, leveraging tools like Klout, Facebook Insights,… for influence and measurement.
A native of Trinidad and Tobago, pan, was originally used for communication between enslaved Africans during the British colonial rule and acquired its modern form in the guise of used oil barrels made of steel.
To quote from the launching event of Pan Camp 2011 (during which participants were also taught spirituality and conflict management)
…learning pan… develops qualities of persistence and consistency… for achieving anything in life that is worthwhile.
P.S. Steel-pans are the only instruments in the world that follow the musical cycle of fourths-and-fifths calculated by Pythagoras.