Jan Kooning

1,513 Flips | 6 Magazines | 9 Likes | 3 Following | 18 Followers | @roiacetate | Fundraiser/relationsmanager in the charities and non-profit sector. I am a experienced fundraiser with a great deal of knowledge of fundraising in the charity sector. Strong points: entering into and maintaining of sponsor relationships with large and small companies, being responsible for return, and communication tools. In addition I have a lot of experience with private investment funds, major and middle donors, donation funds by name and by notary. I am excellent in upgrading existing relationships (both companies and individuals). Furthermore, I am well acquainted with crowdfunding, for example through the social media. Moreover, I have a lot of experience with commercial logistics, sales, product development and communication. I master the spectrum of fundraising, product development, assortment management, promotion and sales. I am versatile in working in the interface of relationship management, fundraising, marketing, communications and commercial logistics.

Why archaeologists are arguing about sweet potatoes

It’s a hot (potato) mess.<p>At some point, sweet potatoes crossed the Pacific. This much we know. As for the rest—How? When? Why?—we’re just not sure.<p>Or, to be more clear, some people are sure they’re sure, and others disagree.<p>Sweet potatoes have been at the center of a massive archaeological debate …

Breuk in Kenia: splitst Afrika in tweeën?

De drukke Keniaanse weg Mai Mahiu-Narok stortte hierdoor deels in. De breuk is daar op sommige plekken twintig meter breed en vijftien meter diep. En …

Music Discovery for Internet Nerds

<b>7 hacks to find hidden gems</b><p>Let me tell you how I feel about music. <b>I LOVE IT.</b> I like to say “my heartbeat has a bassline” because literally it’s what moves me. Music is my motivator, my consoler, my memory maker, and my biggest passion outside of my family, words and work. Did I mention how much I …

One Australian island has a bold plan to annihilate all its rats

Native species could resurge once the rodents are gone.<p>In 1918, a ship beached on Lord Howe Island. It brought rodents to the lush, crescent-moon-shaped volcanic remnant in the Tasman Sea for the very first time. Without any predators to hold them back, the rats decimated native species of insects …

Heel Siberië zoekt goud: ’Tot het morgenrood verschijnt’

Vermoedelijk gaat het om grote hoeveelheden. Een vliegtuig verloor gisteren een lading van zo’n negen ton. Een deel is teruggevonden, maar de …

Opportunity Rover Celebrates 5,000 Days on Mars

NASA's long-lived Mars rover Opportunity has just rolled past another big milestone — 5,000 days on the Red Planet.<p>The golf-cart-size Opportunity …

‘Doe altijd het tegenovergestelde van wat de overheid adviseert’

Hij lijkt een beetje op Dr. Phil, maar dan in de gedaante van een boer. Een charismatische boer. Belezen, gevat en met een natuurlijke autoriteit …

Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read

... and the movies and TV shows we watch<p>Pamela Paul’s memories of reading are less about words and more about the experience. “I almost always remember where I was and I remember the book itself. I remember the physical object,” says Paul, the editor of <i>The New York Times Book Review</i>, who reads, it …

The Brain

Five ways the Fourth Industrial Revolution will transform NGOs

The Fourth Industrial Revolution will arguably become the most disruptive and transformative shift in history, and it's happening at a rapid pace. …

Innovation

Amersfoortse jeugd moet meer bewegen

<i>Bibliotheek Eemland en AmersfoortKiest gaan de komende tijd met een zeepkist rond, zodat Amersfoorters zelf hun zegje kunnen doen.<br>Dit keer Mik</i> …

The DNA of Iceland's First Known Black Man, Recreated From His Living Descendants

Hans Jonatan, who escaped slavery in 1802, now has hundreds of relatives in the country.<p>Hans Jonatan was born into slavery on a Caribbean sugar plantation, and he died in a small Icelandic fishing village. In those intervening 43 years, he fought for the Danish Navy in the Napoleonic Wars, lost a …

Black History

12 Photos That Prove We Have No Idea How Food Grows

Talk about being disconnected from Mother Nature! Most people are completely surprised when they realize they can't recognize these weird foods.

Food Photography

Kom in actie met je werk

Wat doe jij om van Type één Type geen te maken? Misschien al veel! Dat is mooi, dankjewel! Of wacht je af totdat T1D de wereld uit is? Nee toch, kom …

Bos van 260 miljoen jaar oud op Zuidpool

De aarde bestond 260 miljoen jaar geleden uit twee werelddelen: Gondwana in het zuiden en Laurazië in het noorden. Antarctica maakte deel uit van …

Zuid-Hollandse boeren gaan stroom opwekken op 'slechte' grond

Boeren op Goeree-Overflakkee stellen hun grond beschikbaar voor een groot zonnepark. Op de 70 hectare grond worden 140.000 zonnepanelen …

Het heelal zou niet mogen bestaan, zeggen wetenschappers na bizarre vondst

Ons universum zou eigenlijk helemaal niet mogen bestaan. De meest toonaangevende wetenschappers in de wereld proberen uit te dokteren waarom ons …

Civilization Swallowed by Nature -Images Reveal How The Fukushima Exclusion Zone Was Swallowed By Nature

Polish photographer Arkadiusz Podniesinski travelled to the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster to see the location with his own eyes. When he …

The Unlikely Return of Cat Stevens

Early in a Cat Stevens, a.k.a. Yusuf Islam, a.k.a. Yusuf/Cat Stevens, concert in Boston a couple of years ago, there was a hushed pause in the room as the then sixty-six-year-old performer waited for a stagehand to bring him a guitar in between songs. “I’m <i>really happy</i> to be here!” the singer …

Blancmange - The day before you came (HD 16:9)

Holger Czukay obituary

Founder member of Can who took a prominent role in producing and engineering the German rock band’s albums<p>When Holger Czukay, who has died aged 79, became one of the founding members of the Cologne-based band Can in 1968, his role was that of bass player. “The bass player’s like a king in chess,” …

Murder trial unmasks Germans who believe the Reich never ended

The trial of a man accused of murdering a police officer in Bavaria has brought renewed attention to the so-called “Reichsbürger”, a mixed bag of far-right ideologues, tax dodgers and oddballs who reject the authority of the modern German state.<p>When German police approached the home of Wolfgang P. …

German History

Waar gaan al die geruimde kippen en afgekeurde eieren heen?

De fabriek waar de kippen en eieren verwerkt worden tot biobrandstof Rendac Son<p>Het bedrijf verwerkt nu zo'n 200.000 kilo aan eieren per dag. Dat zijn …

Kwijtgeraakte trouwring teruggevonden in Australische woestijn

De woestijn is niet de meest handige plek om je trouwring kwijt te raken, want de kans dat je hem terugvindt is niet heel groot. Toch lijkt een …

7 Animals That Freak Out During Eclipses

When the sun or moon vanishes from the sky, it tends to weird out animals just as much as people.<p>People aren’t the only ones buzzing about the coming eclipse — some of our animal friends have a long-documented habit of reacting strangely to celestial high jinks. As far back as the 1500s, solar …

Traangas raakt op in Venezuela

Na klachten op social media liet vliegtuigmaatschappij Avianca Brasil weten dat geen van haar vliegtuigen richting Venezuela de bestelling zal …

Teamgenoot Afellay woest om bizarre drijfzand grap

De Egyptische ploeggenoot van Erik Pieters, Bruno Martins Indi en Ibrahim Afellay werd door de tv-grappenmaker in de val gelokt toen hij onderweg was …

Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ at 50: When Jesus Dropped by During ‘Fixing a Hole’ Sessions

<i>The Beatles‘</i> Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band<i>, which</i> Rolling Stone<i>named as the best album of all time, turns 50 on June 1st. In honor of the</i> …

fixingahole

Mayim Bialik Warns Fans To 'Grab A Tissue’ For ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Season 10 Finale

"Our writers took a very big risk that honestly I was even surprised that they took,” Mayim Bialick told HuffPost.<p>Last week’s penultimate Season 10 episode of “The Big Bang Theory” may have left viewers with a few lingering questions. Mainly, what will become of Amy and Sheldon’s relationship? In a …

If Spiders Ate Humans, They Could Eat Us All In One Year

And never feel full.<p>Spiders ― those eight-legged, hairy, creepy-crawling, poison-fanged, silk-spinning arachnids ― are often the stuff that nightmares and horror movies are made of.<p>Spiders primarily eat insects, with the exception of some larger spider species that have hearty appetites for a good …

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