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. They hit nerves. Here are 40 unsympathetic statements from the man himself. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. More of Nietzsche’s genius here. Have a lot on your mind? 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. This small entourage (weighing less than 45 pounds in total) comes with me as I wander around the world, sometimes quickly, but mostly slowly.
In 2011 alone, I traversed 13 countries and over 45,360 miles. What if I told you it wasn't? Believe it. How to Keep Your Travel Costs Low Of course, I could travel for way more than $17,000/year. Here are a few of my secrets. Don't Pay for Accommodations In the entire year of 2011, I paid $173 for accommodation. Work-Trade/Volunteer There are lots of creative opportunities to work in trade for your accommodation (and sometimes food) and enjoy a more immersive travel experience. Hospitality Exchange House/Pet-Sitting Travel Slowly. Strawberry Torte. 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.
Als hoofdvrijwilliger opereer je in jouw regio als initiatief nemer. Wij zijn op dit moment specifiek op zoek naar hoofdvrijwilligers in de regio's Den Haag en Utrecht.Wil je hoofdvrijwilliger worden in een andere regio dan vind je hier algemene vacaturetekst voor de functie hoofdvrijwilliger Als regiovrijwilliger opereer je in jouw regio samen met de hoofdvrijwilliger en andere vrijwilligers. Dan Gilbert asks, Why are we happy? Junenews.jpg (JPEG-afbeelding, 540x531 pixels) Creative ads for a better world. We just hope the world will one day be as good as these ads are. Share. 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... The film tells the story of one person's transition from ignorance to awareness. Interestingly, Perry notes that while he considered a happier ending, it never felt authentic. Check out more at Bit Films. Father and Daughter HD. Albert-camus-freedom-quote.png (PNG-afbeelding, 350x517 pixels)