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J.Krishnamurti Newsletter -September 2013

<b>J. Krishnamurti Online International Newsletter</b><p>Greetings!<p>Are we responsible with our families, ourselves, the world, the teachings? What does it mean …

Picasso was a Spanish painter, draughtsman, and sculptor. He is one of the most recognized figures in 20th-century art. The Acrobat, 1930 by Pablo Picasso http://www.pablopicasso.org/ Posted by Lara

This is the world's largest cave. It was only discovered in 2009! http://huff.to/18Kqff4 Photo credit: Getty Images

Could People Hibernate? Lemurs Give Clues

<b>Ever wished you could hibernate? Ask a fat-tailed dwarf lemur how it’s done.</b><p>These mini-primates have a talent that could help save human lives. Fat-tailed dwarf lemurs are the only primates that can hibernate, according to a new study published in the journal <i>PLoS ONE</i>. And lemurs are unique in that …

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5 Reasons to Go to Laos

Laos often gets short shrift compared to its heavily traveled neighbors. Thailand, the undisputed tourism champ in the region, sees almost 10 times …

Vietnam

MAULDIN: Japan Is On The Brink Of Disaster

<b>The Mother Of All Painted-In Corners</b><p><i>Alice laughed: "There's no use trying," she said; "one can't believe impossible things."</i><p><i>"I daresay you haven't had much practice," said the Queen. "When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible</i> …

Economics

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

When America became a third-world country

Public investment has been a key to U.S. prosperity for the past century. Sequestration will undo all that<p>The streets are so much darker now, since money for streetlights is rarely available to municipal governments. The national parks began closing down years ago. Some are already being subdivided …

The VW Beetle: How Hitler’s idea became a design icon

An idea that came from Hitler would become the best-selling car of all time. Jonathan Glancey explains our enduring love for the Volkswagen Beetle.<p>In 1945, a rare and curious Volkswagen car was shipped from its bomb-damaged German factory to England. Here, a commission of leading British motor …

Volkswagen

El Ateuf, M'Zab Valley, Algeria. Photo by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

Was wäre, wenn alle Gletscher und Polarkappen abschmelzen und der Meeresspiegel dadurch um 66 Meter stiege? Eine einzigartige Karte zeigt die Folgen http://on.welt.de/16IU65Y

Leonardo da Vinci’s groundbreaking anatomical sketches

Alastair Sooke looks through the ultimate Renaissance man’s anatomical sketchbooks – scientific masterpieces full of lucid insights into the functioning of the human body.<p>We tend to think of Leonardo da Vinci as a painter, even though he probably produced no more than 20 pictures before his death …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Fascinating Photographs of India’s Disappearing Professions

If you’ve ever spent any time in India, you’ll know that one of the myriad fascinating aspects of the country is that so many trades that have been …

India

Never-before-seen celebrity photos by Andy Warhol to be sold at auction

Fine Art

Associated Press News

Oldest Globe of New World Carved on Ostrich Eggs?

The mysterious globe was discovered by a Belgian map collector.<p><b>A recently discovered globe from the early 1500s, carved onto ostrich eggs, may be the oldest globe of the New World ever identified, experts say.</b><p>Latin inscriptions dot its surface, and two small islands sit in the place of what we now …

Archaeology

The US: Surveillance, secrets and security | US & Canada

This week on the <i>Listening Post</i>, we feature a special edition of the show. <br>On August 21, Bradley Manning, the US soldier convicted of leaking a trove of secret government documents to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, was sentenced to 35 years in prison having been convicted in July of 20 charges …

Ring Clock

Whether you're averse to wearing things on your wrist, or you're just looking for an interesting way to start a conversation at parties, the Ring …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Fascinating Mugshots from 1920s Australia

In the US, the 1920s are associated as much with gangsters as they are with flapper dresses and Gatsby-esque parties. So it also went on the other …

Australia

Japanese screen at the Asian Art Museum is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

The Daily Pic: Japan's old masters loved depicting corn – but who knows if they liked eating it.<p>One final Japanese work, again from “In the Moment: …

Rolf Sachs’ blurred journey through the camera's eye

Swiss artist and photographer Rolf Sachs’ latest project shows an ever-changing train journey, with trees, buildings and structures reduced to abstract blurs.<p>Many of us take the same train journey day in, day out. The details that sweep by the window become part of the familiar detail of our lives. …

Landscape Photography

Richard Branson and James Cameron want to save the high seas

We share a deep and abiding passion for and fascination with the ocean that has led us since childhood to wander the world under the waves. We also share an increasing concern that the health of the ocean is rapidly deteriorating under the strain of human pressure and neglect. The evidence is …

Richard Branson

See these stunning photographs of jellyfish in the North Atlantic Photograph: Matt Doggett /www.earthinfocus.com http://t.gu.com/o7P2G