Saturday, June 04, 2011

Photo Edition

I´m impressed! I was bored and I did this photo edition in like 15 minutes. I don´t know the meaning nor the purpose, it is something crazy.

This is the original.....

what do you bloggers think?

p.s.: Sorry I haven´t post in a while, I´ve been heartbroken and without inspiration.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Favorite Paintings.

A couple of weeks ago a blogged about two of my favorite classical paintings, one from Boticelli and the other from Caravaggio. The link to the post is here - "Lovin Boticelli & Caravaggio". Recently I made a piece to hang on my wall.  I edited several copies of the paintings with PhotoShop giving them different effects like hue-saturation, black and white and zooming different parts like the faces. Then I print them out and paste it onto some cardboard paper. My idea was to give the sense of the painting being de-constructed or "dissected". What do you think about my idea?



Sunday, May 22, 2011

A Different Kind of Blog.

I come across this blog naturesnooze.blogspot.com by user TheDeftGamer. To me is a different design, if he´s idea is to change the images from time to time it can be an entertaining blog. Check it out. Also check out the new Kindle from Amazon.com.

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It has a faster navigation, a new chassis 50 percent lighter and 25 percent smaller than previous models and the best thing of all, it has an enhanced display. I guess its disadvantage is that it is still not available in color, people is used to see color.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

A Record eating Burgers

Reading the news of a Wisconsin man who recently reached a record of eating 25,000 burgers in 39 years, reminded me of the addiction I had with those things. Fortunately I don´t eat anymore in fast-foods but there was a time (it was a about the year 2005) that I would have burgers from McDonald´s as breakfast and as lunch, then at dinner I would eat something else.

My menu consisted of two McDouble, small french fries, and a bottle of water in the morning. (I remember they raised the price of the McDouble from 99¢ to $1.25, I don´t know how much it costs now.) Then in the afternoon as lunch I would have three McDoubles, small french fries and a bottle of water. As I mentioned previously, at night I would have any other regular food - not from fast-foods. This would go for about four months straight. In that time I noticed two things: I became fat, in fact during that time I weighted the most I have ever weight in my life. Second, something very strange, I would get angry if I didn´t had my meal. I´m not kidding. My mood changed and I would get mad at people for no reason. When I realized these things I decided to stop eating at fast-foods "restaurants" and I´m glad I did.

Link to the original news is here.
this is the guy that ate all the burgers!

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Contaminating Butts

I admit it. I´ve smoked cigarettes just to know what it was like and I didn´t like it. I just didn´t liked the taste and if we think the habit of smoking is a lot of money. If we do a hypothetical math exercise we can take a person who uses 1 pack every day. Let´s say a pack of cigarettes is 5 dollars and 50 cents, multiply that 365 days a year, which would equal $2,007.50. In 5 years you would have spent $10,037! That´s quite a sum.

I was browsing for information on smoking and I found out an interest fact. I always thought cigarette´s butts were made of some cotton fiber or some sort of paper, but it is actually a plastic that takes decades to decompose. On top of that cigarette butts go down the sewers reaching the sea. A percentage of all ocean and beach debris is cigarette butts, OceanConservancy.org.
 
The Marine Debris Program also gives information on the composition of garbage that affects oceans, also mentioning that debris such as cigarettes butts have been found in the stomach content of some birds and other marine animals.


Browsing, I also came across this little computer that makes you a program to gradually stop smoking cigarettes. The LifeSign QuitKey Smoking Cessation Computer it is so small you can take it with you. You just need the commitment to stop smoking. My goal with this post is not to make you quit smoking, you do that if you want. Have a nice day!

Friday, May 06, 2011

Lovin' Boticelli & Caravaggio

Today I want to share with you two of my favorites paintings. One is from Italian painter Sandro Botticelli and its called Saint Sebastian:

Executed in 1474 it was made with tempera on a 195cm by 75cm panel. It is actually housed in Berlin. (I wish I could see it one day, hit the "donate button" on top of the page to make this happen.) What I love about this painting is the expression on Saint Sebastian´s face, like if saying: even though you hurt me physically, you can´t hurt my soul.


Another painting I love, also comes from an Italian painter and it is John, the Baptist by Michelangelo Caravaggio:



Painted in 1604 it was made with oil on canvas with a dimension of 173cm by 133cm. This one housed in Kansas, US and I had the blessing of being able to see it in person. The cool think about this painting is the use of shadows, when you see it in person, the figure almost seems to be getting out of the painting.

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Be Neighborly

Right in front of my house lives an old person, all by himself. He is about 80 something years. His only support is his sister, who occasionally comes to visit him. Sometimes is our daily routine we don´t have time to stop and care for the needs of others, even if they live right across our street. Now what I do is I from time to time I take him a cup of coffee and some bread, and I have identify that what he needs more is someone to talk. He spend so much time alone, it is sad. I try to spend time with him and one can tell by face that he enjoy the company even if is for a couple of minutes. What stories do you have with you neighbours? Have ever went to a neighbour you never met before and introduce yourself?

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Turn it Off

If you want to make something useful with your TV, turn it off. That´s the best you can do. A staggering percentage of homes all over the World have television sets, of these, almost half of them have three or more televisions. Even more, it is most likely one of the televisions might be in the bedroom. It is advisable to remove televisions from bedrooms since it promote that we spend more time watching at it.

After giving these advice I must say that I have reduce the time I spend watching TV to the point that I don´t watch tv anymore... but I have change it for something else. Now I watch a lot of online series. Which is not good either. Even though now I read more, I go to the gym, I do some gardening and hang out with my friends more, I have decided to stop following some series. The series I will stop following are Outsourced and The Office. The series I will keep following are Modern Family, Raising Hope, Archer, & Parks and Recreation.

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Sunday, May 01, 2011

8-legged Visitor

Last night a received unexpected & unwanted visit from this bad-ass spider.



I was watching the latest episode of Park and Recreation when I saw it near the window. I was trying to take it outside alive but my nephew came in with a roach killer spray and terminated the poor insect´s life. :(

I don´t know the specie. At least it wasn´t as big and dangerous as a Camel Spider which I didn´t knew existed but apparently there´s even a whole site dedicated to it: camelspiders.net. In honor to the deceased creature I leave this information on spiders from an entomologist in a Texas university: Spiders.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Seagulls

Recently I went to a friend´s beach house and got the opportunity to see this impressive group of seagulls. My friend told me that they came everyday before sunset looking for food.



the Sun looks astonishing






looking at them I thought of how in the distance they looked like pterodactyls, I think pterodactyls might have occupied a niche similar to seagulls.

I made a video for a friend that is feeling very depressed. I hope he feels better soon!
piano music by Masashi Hamauzu from the cd: Piano Collections - Final Fantasy XIII
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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

The Last Typewriters

The last typewriter factory in the World closes!
Typewriters were invented around the year 1867 and from then on revolutionize the way people communicate, now the last company that was located in India will stop manufacturing them. Typewriters were still widely used in that country until recently.
Did you ever used a typewriter?

Monday, April 25, 2011

Thinking Randomly #2

A new and wonderful day! I´m happy today. A brief chapter of my life closed with a positive ending! Instead of a boyfriend, I ended up with a good friend, which is worth more. So for the good and the bad, I give THANKS.



On other matter, some days ago Nicole✗ ✗ gave me an award on her blog. That was totally unexpected and made me ultra happy.  She have this great blog with a cool design, in it she posts some delicious recipes, cool movie reviews, fashion stuff and she also have the "Ramdom Things about Me" section which is funny and entertaining. Don ´t be lazy, check her blog! - electricdaze.blogspot.com

Also for thinking Ramdonly #1 posted on February 14, 2011 click here.
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Saturday, April 23, 2011

Peaceful Walk


Imagine you´re walking through this peaceful place...
Breath...
Open your mind and let it flow....
Leave the worries of the World behind...

Release your worries, fears & desires to the Universe!
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Update:
Sorry for the shakiness, I was walking and decide to take the video so I didn´t have any image stabilizer.

The song is Om Sazabee from the album Bhakti Music - Medicine Buddha.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Mercedes: The Polar Bear

      Mercedes a polar bear from the Highland Wildlife Park in England had to be put to 'sleep' after years of dealing with arthritis. Mercedes was saved from being shot back in 1984 when she lived in the wild, then she was brought to live in a zoo. She gave birth to two cubs  while in captivity. Zoo employees were very sad for this situation.

There are so few Polar Bear in the wild, is too bad we´re losing such a wonderful specie.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Air Pollution Affecting Europe.

      A recent report states that nitrogen largely produced by human activity ("vehicle exhausts, factories, artificial fertilisers and manure from intensive farming, etc.") is threatening biodiversity in Europe. According to the report two threats produced by the excess of nitrogen are:
  1. "It can make acidic soils too acidic to support their previous mix of species."
  2. Since nitrogen is a fertiliser "it favours wild plants that can maximise the use of nitrogen to help them grow."
This is from a study made in Europe, mainly England, I guess the rest of the World is in a similar situation.
Source: BBC News

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Ants for Ants

I´m surprised this video has almost 5 million views, probably most of you have seen it but anyway I publish it since I find it fascinated. In the video ants put to good use every part of a dead gecko, this is a magnificent example of team work.

(Video mat not be suitable for those with a weak stomach or those afraid of reptiles.)

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Clean Ocean Project!

Following the "beach" subject of my last post, I want to blog about the non-lucrative organization called Clean Ocean Project.org. Their purpose is to raise awareness and find cool ways to improve people´s attitude towards the ocean and beach environment. Besides motivating people to take an active role in the protection of ocean´s water, other goal is to demand from local, state, and federal authorities a radical change regarding the treatment of the oceans. Check out Clean Ocean Project´s Facebook Group.

Thanks to blogger: Lucifer (shemaledogs.blogspot.com) for pointing me to this organization.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Sunny Day at the Beach

Yesterday I finally took some time to go to the beach and since it was a weekday, the beach was deserted, just the way I like it: the beach all to myself, perfect for relaxation & meditation.
 
my camera lens was overwhelmed by the power of the Sun

nature is amazing!

this dog appeared, then I felt he was trying to lead me somewhere


as if he was a messenger from Nature, he lead me here...

 
 ...a dump-site where visitors to this amazing beach don´t have decency to pick up their own garbage after they leave and just throw it there. After witnessing so much beauty and then coming to this, I felt rage. But I had to face the reality in front of me.
One of the problems with littering the beaches is that all the garbage will eventually reach the sea by the action of erosion (wind, rainfall, etc.) I always bring a small bag to gather my own garbage and take it to proper disposal site. Now I know next time I come to this paradise I will take a large trash bag (or several) to pick some of the shit left by unconscious/careless people. If everyone that visit this place would pick up their garbage, we all could enjoy this gift from Nature.


On another note: I found this hologram movie poster of "The Ring 2"... too bad it was in such a bad state :(








Saturday, April 09, 2011

Wishing wishes!

Surfing the Internet I found this video, which I think is quite beautiful. In the video a guy named Davey Wavey ask his contacts for a wish, then takes the time to write them in a special paper and symbolically released them to the World. He also has a fitness blog and a youtube channel, so check it out.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Sharks Munching on Lionfish

Brian Handwerk a collaborator for National Geographic News reported that Honduran authorities and ecologists are trying to make sharks develop a taste for lionfish. This as an effort to reduce population numbers of that fish which is not native to that area of the Globe. Lionfish are originally from the Pacific and Indian Oceans and it´s thought that the fish specie was 'accidentally' introduced by aquarium hobbyists about a decade ago. Handwerk states that "lionfish populations have exploded", they´re currently wide-spread in the waters of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and U.S. Southeast. Female lionfish can lay around 200 million eggs each year, resulting in a prosperous propagation of the specie.

I think that people overfished sharks and other species that would have been able to effectively deal with the lionfish. I guess the lionfish is just taking advantage of a new 'predator-less' environment. We cannot blame any animal specie for human error. The State of Florida for example is currently being invaded by harmful reptiles and fish species, released in the wild by irresponsible people. The risk of the introduction of a foreign specie into an ecosystem is that it will compete and most likely eradicated native species, as is the case of the lionfish which might be harming other fish populations such as grouper, parrot fish and snapper.
photos by Antonio Busiello for National Geographic
photos by Antonio Busiello for National Geographic

Conscious Men Apologize to Women

   The next video is just beautiful,
this is from the video description: "...Conscious Men from around the World offer apologies to Women for thousands of years of imbalance between masculine and feminine energy, as well as vision of a new era of co-creation."
   There´s hope of a better future!
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Sunday, April 03, 2011

Keep the Child

Netease News reported that a couple from China who recently got divorced is facing another court issue. It seems none of them want custody of their 4 years old son!






The mother says that she doesn´t have the ability to take care of the child, while the father says having the child would affect his job and the kid itself. The judge might solved this case in an unusual manner, by an auction: the parent willing to give more money to the other will be "free" of taking the child´s custody.

It turns out that this is not the first case of this matter in China. In 2000 another couple didn´t wanted custody of their 9 years old daughter. The father end up accepting the custody for the sum of aproximately 35,000 US dollars [250,000 Yuans (¥)] given by the mother of the child.

    What worries me more out of this issue is the emotional well being of the child, even though the kid might be too small to know what´s happening, children can be very intuitive and sense when something´s wrong with their parents.
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Friday, April 01, 2011

Space Dog: Laika

Launched on November 3, 1957, Laika became the first animal (dog) to orbit Earth. Some of you probably knew about this dog. But what most of you may not know is that there was a band from Spain that composed a song in her honor. The band was Mecano and they released the song in 1988 in the album titled 'Descanso Dominical'. The song is in Spanish language but I include the English translation of the lyrics found in the video´s description.



lyrics in English language:
She was Russian and her name was Laika
She was a very ordinary dog
Pass from being a simple animal
To be a World-Wide star

They put her inside a shuttle
To observe her reaction
She was the First Astronaut
In outer space
In outer space

chorus:
Preparing to ignite the rocket to send her 
[Mission] Control on Earth says to Laika: goodbye
oooh oh oh oh
...


In the base everything was silent
Waiting for any signal
All with their helmets on their ears 

They heard the dog barking

While on Earth there was a big a party 

Shouts, laughs, tears and champagne
Laika looked through the window, [asking]
What could this ball of color be?
And what I´m doing revolving around it?



chorus:
Preparing to ignite the rocket to send her
[Mission] Control on Earth says to Laika: goodbye
oooh oh oh oh
...


One night through a telescope
A new light appeared
Nobody was able to give an explanation
To the appearance of the new sun

And if we rely on the legend
Then we should think
That on Earth there´s one dog less
And in the sky, one more Star
And in the sky, one more Star

 

chorus:
Preparing to ignite the rocket to send her
[Mission] Control on Earth says to Laika: goodbye
oooh oh oh oh
goodbye oooh oh oh oh


For me, the most dramatic part of the song is when the lead singer goes: "[Mission] Control on Earth says to Laika: goodbyeeee ooh oh oh oh". In the original Spanish lyric: 'el control en Tierra dice a Laika: adioooos ooooh oh oh oh'. Even though it´s sang in another language, it sounds with so much passion and sorrow. I really like that part.

Laika died about 5 hours after takeoff. Despite what people might say that this was in the name of science blah blah blah, I think it´s still sad. Years later the mission scientist, Oleg Gazenko said:
"The more time passes, the more I'm sorry about it. We shouldn't have done it... We did not learn enough from this mission to justify the death of the dog."
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UPDATE: Thank you for all your comments. Some people have shown curiosity about what happened to the dog´s body. The answer is that months later the spacecraft was attracted back to Earth by the gravitational pull and it disintegrated during re-entry into the atmosphere.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Past Imperfect - Perfect Present

Hard to believe; a kid found a message in a bottle almost 25 years after another kid threw it in the Baltic Sea.

A 13 years old kid from Russia was enjoying a walk in the beach when he spotted something in the sand that caught his attention. Tadaaaaa!
You got the Message in a Bottle!

He read the letter inside the bottle but it was written in German so he gave it to his father who understands a little bit of German.

The message read something like this:
"My name is Frank and I have 5 years. My dad and I are travelling in a boat on our way to Denmark. If you find this letter, please write me back, and I will answer you."

The letter was dated in the year 1987 and it has the address of the kid in Münich, Germany. The kid that send the bottle message currently is 29 years old and his parents still live at the address provided in the letter. He was astonishningly suprised when he received the news. He even said he had already forgotten he threw that bottle in the sea decades ago.

Next time I visit the beach I´m going to throw a message in a bottle... with my Twitter, Facebook and email address.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

World Prayer for the Water in Japan

  Masaru Emoto have done a lot of research on the power of words and is known for his study on how the energy of words can affect water. Now Mr. Emoto is inviting everyone to join a world-wide prayer for the water of Japan. The prayer goes like this:

“The Water of Fukushima nuclear plant, we are sorry to make you suffer. Please forgive us. We thank you, and we Love you.”

note: Masaru Emoto speaks Japanese in the video.
Here´s the text shown at the bottom of the video that will explain more:

March 29th, 2011
to Fellow Citizens of Planet Earth

    Because of the most massive earthquake of magnitude 9 and the huge tsunamis that followed the earthquake in Japan on March 11th, there are more than 11,000 victims and over 18,000 people are still missing… it’s been 18 days since the disaster happened. Furthermore, the Fukushima nuclear plant has been devastated, so not only air and sea water of nearby area have been affected, but also tap water of Tokyo area is even contaminated by radioactivity now. People are in a state of semi-panic by harmful rumors on agricultural products, sea food and even water. I perceive this catastrophic phenomenon as a beginning of the issue of the entire Earth, not just a problem of only Japan as an island country in far east. So many supports from abroad and media reports on this disaster have shown that whole Human beings are thinking that it is not just something happened in Japan, but it can happen to anyone in anywhere. It seems that people started to have more common consciousness of catastrophe as citizens of the Earth. Under such condition and when we think of; what can we do as citizens of the earth? and what do we have to do? I think the answer is just one? Unite in one mind as a citizen of the Planet Earth.
    I believe that we will come up with the following wisdoms only when we become one, and we will be able to make effective plans and actions. It is now the time to understand the meaning of the energy formula of Albert Einstein, e=mc2, and we shall practice it. Now, fellow citizens of this Planet Earth, let’s do our first try together as follows:

    Day and time: on Thursday, March 31st, 2011 12:00 noon in each time zone please say the following phrase:

    “The water of Fukushima nuclear plant, we are sorry to make you suffer. Please forgive us. We thank you, and we love you.”

Please say it aloud or in your mind. Repeat it three times as you put your hands together in a prayer position. Please offer your sincere prayer.

With love and gratitude,
Masaru Emoto
Missionary of Water


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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

White Lion (2010)

I´ve just finished watching the movie White Lion, not the best film I´ve seen but it is entertaining. It may seem slow sometimes but the most remarkable thing about this film are the splendid scenery shots. The movie was filmed in the Highveld in South Africa during summer time. Also it is fantastic to see the majestic lions in their habitat. The film director Michael Swan has extensive experience filming lions. I´ve learn from the movie that white lions are extremely rare but occasionally are born in areas of South Africa. Lions in general are a threatened specie.
White Lion. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

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Monday, March 28, 2011

"Others Dwelt Here"

"Others dwelt here before hobbits were; and others will dwell here again when hobbits are no more. The wide World is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot forever fence it out..." This is one of my favorite quotes from Lord of the Rings by Tolkien found in The Fellowship of the Rings (page 93 on Ballantine Books´ edition). This was Gandalf talking to Frodo about hobbits being so secluded from the rest of Middle Earth while in Mordor the dark forces were getting stronger: the orcs numbers were increasing, the ringwraiths were like crazy looking for the ring and all that stuff.

I think this quote can also be applied to ourselves. Sometimes we may think that because war is raging in some other part of the World, maybe war won´t come to our own doorstep. Yet war is just an example, we often heard about other dire news in some other countries and don´t care about it. We have to remember this planet is small compared to the vastness of Space so we must be more aware of was going on around us and became more active. In a micro level we fence ourselves from our neighbours even from our own family also. We humans have become very de-humanized.

ANONYMOUS Quote?
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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Anti-Nuclear Marches in Germany

On Saturday March 26,2011 the streets of Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Cologne in the country of Germany were crowded with protests against nuclear power. In Berlin alone it is estimated 100,000 people took part in the manifestation with other tens of thousand throughout the other cities. Recently with the problem at Japan´s Fukushima plant, Germany have had more protests but this one had more participants than anticipated. Other protests are taking place around the World for example in the country of Turkey. There´s hope for a greener future.
Photo from a former protest in October, 2010 also in Germany.

Photo from greenpeace.org

The anti-nuclear movement grows as people is learning how harmful nuclear power can be and how easy a power plant can blow-up whether by natural disaster, technical or human error, or terrorism.

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Saturday, March 26, 2011

Fooling My Cat with the Mouse Pointer

To some people saturdays are caturdays... so I bring you a short video (30 seconds long) of my cat being fooled with the mouse pointer (a.k.a. arrow thingy)....
Have a nice day!
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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Hidden Cavern Leading to the "Unknown"

Researching about the Hollow Earth theory I came across some fascinating information. Among that I learned about the Tsangpo Gorge in Tibet which is one of the deepest canyons in the world (even deeper than the Grand Canyon of Arizona, US). This canyon originates in Mount Kailash and has a length of about 150 miles. By the way, tsangpo means the 'great purifier' and this might be related to the spiritual journey lamas do by travelling through the river in order to improve their faith. Tsangpo can also be known as the 'mighty one'.











The interesting thing which relate the canyon to the Hollow Earth theory is that the locals say there´s a waterfall with a hidden cavern behind. Allegedly, this cavern goes hundreds and hundreds of miles deep into the inner surface of the Earth. It leads all the way through the Earth´s shell but as one adventurer reported, the passage is sealed by a great metal door several miles below. This may sound as if it have been taken out a fantasy movie but is a possibility since it´s not the first time that local myths or legends turn out to be truth. Also the myth of Shangri-la, as described by James Hilton's in his  novel "Lost Horizons (1933)", is believed to have been inspired by the Tsangpo Gorge. And more interesting yet is the fact that from time to time, the different lamas journey down this cavern and knock on the metal door, hoping someday an emissary will emerge to help establish world peace as foretold in their profecies. Awesome!

In other hand, in 2009 China began plans of constructing a dam which will damage the ecology and geography of that place. As I mentioned on the post < New albatross specie >, there are so many unexplored things in this World (or things hidden to general population), is a shame we´re destroying them before knowing all its secrets.
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If you want to do some research on your own. Look for the city of Agharta.

Monday, March 21, 2011

"New" Albatross Specie

Is a shame we´re destroying the World before knowing all its species and wonders. Recently a rare specie of albatross has been certified as a completely different specie, the debate was if it was related to another specie found in the Southern Ocean but that controversy was put aside with a DNA test. I introduce to you the Amsterdam Albatross.
Photograph by Jean-Yves Georges for National Geographic.

This specie spends most of its live in the Amsterdam Island, a volcanic isle located in the Indian Ocean. (coordinates: 37°49′33″ | 77°33′17″E).


Sadly, only about 170 birds remain. They differ from other albatross species by being slighty smaller, slightly browner plumage and laying eggs at a different time of the year. The bird is endangered due to the introduction of domestic animals and also the birds are getting tangled up with fishing lines and die.
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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Tear Gas Fired at Syria Mourners!

Governments keeps repressing citizens throughout the World´s nations specially in the Middle East where things are tense right now. The BBC informed that Syrian "security forces" have fired tear gas to disperse crowds at a funeral of two people killed in anti-government protests. There were thousand of people gathered for the funeral and began chanting anti-government slogans, then the "security forces" (if we can call them that way, I would rather call them cowards) started firing tear gas and a lot of people get injured when they try to to run away. Protesters demand political freedom and an end to government´s corruption. It is important to mention that the same political party have been in power in Syria for almost 50 years!
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UPDATE: the situation in the Middle East is becoming more tense as today France and U.S.A. have launched some missiles in Tripoli, Lybia to stop Gadhafi´s army.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Never Again!

I was going through some old stuff in my room and came across my copy of The Diary of Anne Frank. Today, I want to share a passage from her diary which to me shows how intelligent and mature that girl was. Her writing skills were very good for a girl her age and for that reason the Diary is one of my favourite books.
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"Who besides me will ever read these letters?
From who but myself shall I get comfort?
As I need comforting often,
I frequently feel weak and dissatisfied with myself;
my shortcomings are too great.
I know this and everyday I try to improve myself,
again and again."

Monday, March 14, 2011

My Cats´ New Hobby

So I just found out my mischievous cats have a new hobby: that is to pull out the keyboard´s keys of laptops...

Fascinating, maybe they´re trying to text back their home planet for the impending Lazer Cat Invasion. LOL. Yet the truth is scratching is a completely natural behaviour for cats, they do it to mark territory, for exercise and to keep their claws in shape. Maybe I failed to provide them with a scratching post.

So I ask you, who wants to take care of my cats for a week? You just have to make sure to hide your computers... LOL.
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UPDATE:
I still can´t find letter N.