7 women who changed the world. They wrote books that revolutionized people's view of society; made scientific discoveries that transformed medicine as we know it; and brought about laws that shook up the establishment.
In celebration of International Women's Day on March 8, Leading Women takes a look at just seven of the many females throughout history who changed the world for the betterment of all. Harriet Beecher Stowe, author and anti-slavery campaigner Harriet Beecher Stowe's best-selling novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" popularized the anti-slavery campaign. The American author's best-selling 1852 novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" helped popularize the anti-slavery movement. Legend has it Abraham Lincoln greeted Beecher Stowe at the White House by saying: "So you're the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war," in reference to the civil war.
Her novel followed the life of black slave Uncle Tom, and was the second best-selling book of the 19th century after the Bible. Anne Frank, writer of Holocaust diary. For the Worrier. 40 Belief-Shaking Remarks From a Ruthless Nonconformist. If there’s one thing Friedrich Nietzsche did well, it’s obliterate feel-good beliefs people have about themselves. He has been criticized for being a misanthrope, a subvert, a cynic and a pessimist, but I think these assessments are off the mark. I believe he only wanted human beings to be more honest with themselves.
He did have a remarkable gift for aphorism — he once declared, “It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.” A hundred years after his death, Nietzsche retains his disturbing talent for turning a person’s worldview upside-down with one jarring remark. Even today his words remain controversial.
Here are 40 unsympathetic statements from the man himself. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. How to Travel Full-Time for $17,000 a Year (or Less!) Wise Bread Picks For the last five years, I've been traveling the world full-time, and for less money than I've ever spent (and I'd wager less money than most people would spend) to live in one place.
My worldly possessions fit into one bag (just larger than carry-on size) and a backpack containing my laptop and computer gear. Strawberry Torte. This beautiful swirled torte is almost too pretty to eat.
Almost. Photography: The Martha Stewart Show, May 2007 Serves 10 Yield Serves 8 to 10 Ingredients Unsalted butter, for pan8 extra-large eggs, room temperature, separated1/2 cup granulated sugar1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract1/2 cup cake flour (not self-rising)2 teaspoons sifted baking powder1 pint heavy cream2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, plus more for work towel1 quart strawberries, washed, dried, and hulls removed Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. . © 2014 Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Word Vrijwilliger. Ben jij een organisatietalent en op zoek naar vrijwilligerswerk?
Word vrijwilliger bij Right To Play en draag bij aan een wereld waarin alle kinderen het recht hebben om te sport en te spelen. Right To Play werkt met regioteams in Nederland. Deze teams bestaan uit een hoofdvrijwilliger en uit verschillende regiovrijwilligers. Als onderdeel van het regioteam organiseer je evenementen voor Right To Play en ga je op zoek naar mogelijkheden om fondsen te werven die bijdragen aan de sport- en spelprogramma’s van Right To Play in onze projectlanden. De regio teams zetten zelfstandig fondsenwervende activiteiten op en geven het werk van Right To Play in hun regio meer bekendheid.
Dan Gilbert asks, Why are we happy? Junenews.jpg (JPEG-afbeelding, 540x531 pixels) Creative ads for a better world. Stunning Short Animated Film <em>The Incident At Tower 37</em> Airs For World Water Day. Image via Youtube video screengrab Chris Perry, who worked at Pixar for many years, created an incredible animated short that aired to day, for World Water Day.
Titled The Incident at Tower 37, the film tells the story of a company that is siphoning off all the water from a pristine lake, until they figure out that they're ruining an ecosystem -- and the message comes from a rather extraordinary hero. Click through to watch the 10-minute short. Take Part has an interview with Chris Perry about the film, in which he states, "Humans exploit the natural world, harnessing it selfishly for their own use. Tower 37 is about the natural world fighting back... Interestingly, Perry notes that while he considered a happier ending, it never felt authentic. Check out more at Bit Films.
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