When Deviants Do Good Fixes looks at solutions to social problems and why they work. Jerry and Monique Sternin and their son were among the very first Americans to move to Hanoi when they arrived in Vietnam in 1990. They had come from the Philippines, where Jerry had been director of Save the Children’s program there. At the time, Vietnam was losing its imports of subsidized rice from ideological backers and shifting from collectivized to private agriculture. The dislocation was deadly — “a near-famine situation,” Monique Sternin said in an interview from Addis Ababa this weekend. About two-thirds of children were malnourished. The Sternins had seen in their previous work how big programs run by outsiders created dependency. They had just read a book, however, by Marian Zeitlin, a professor of nutrition at Tufts University, called “Positive Deviance in Nutrition.” The volunteers checked the list and excitedly reported that there were some. And then they leave. * Outsiders don’t monitor success.
Eleanor Rigby vs. Psycho Connected by Strings Revolver (album) [“Eleanor Rigby”] George Martin used to claim that his composition was inspired by the Bernard Herrmann score for François Truffaut's film Fahrenheit 451, however this is not possible because the film had not yet been released. The writers of the book Recording The Beatles theorized that Martin was probably referring to the score from Psycho, which was also scored by Herrmann. Martin has since altered his telling of the story and agrees that he was probably thinking of the score to Psycho. The strings were recorded without reverberation, and compressed, giving a stark, urgent sound.
The Magic With Corks If you enjoy in good wine and you didn’t trow away the old corks you can create interesting home gadgets that are both interesting and creative. Home decorating can be improved using one of the 25 home ideas with corks we presented here. You don’t need to spend money for your home, you can easily recycle and reuse the old corks for coasters, maths and much more. Stamps Thread Spool Corks Wreath Magnetic Cork Planters Cork Ball Key Chains Coasters Cork Letter Placecard Holders Trivet Bathmat Plant Marker Cheese Knives Cork Candles Cork Candle Votives Simple Cork Necklace Embroidered Cork Necklace Wine Corkboard Champagne Cork Knobs Wine Charms Lampshade Fridge Magnets Animal Sculptures Cork Pen Journaling corks arts, corks usage, diy corks
HOW DO YOU DECIDE WHO TO MARRY? (written by kids)Daily News Dig A group of young kids were asked how do you decide who to marry and here are the results which are pretty amusing. While there are some creepy things kids say now again these little fledglings seem to be getting it right from an early age. (1) You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the chips and dip coming. - Alan, age 10 (2) No person really decides before they grow up who they’re going to marry. [SEE ALSO - Kids Dressed As Famous Movie Characters – Can You Tell Who They Are?] (1) Twenty-three is the best age because you know the person FOREVER by then. - Camille, age 10 (2) No age is good to get married at. (1) You might have to guess, based on whether they seem to be yelling at the same kids. - Derrick, age 8 (1) Both don’t want any more kids. - Lori, age 8 (1) Dates are for having fun, and people should use them to get to know each other. (1) I’d run home and play dead.
Scientists discover most relaxing tune ever - Music A British band and a group of scientists have made the most relaxing tune in the history of man, an Mp3 of which is at the bottom of this article. Sound therapists and Manchester band Marconi Union compiled the song. Scientists played it to 40 women and found it to be more effective at helping them relax than songs by Enya, Mozart and Coldplay. Weightless works by using specific rhythms, tones, frequencies and intervals to relax the listener. A continuous rhythm of 60 BPM causes the brainwaves and heart rate to synchronise with the rhythm: a process known as ‘entrainment’. Low underlying bass tones relax the listener and a low whooshing sound with a trance-like quality takes the listener into an even deeper state of calm. Dr David Lewis, one of the UK’s leading stress specialists said: “‘Weightless’ induced the greatest relaxation – higher than any of the other music tested. The top 10 most relaxing tunes were: 1. Listen to it on Soundcloud here. Image: Rex Tags: Music
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60 Uncommon Things Men Find Attractive About Women I asked *50 straight males over text, email, and at random on the street for less traditional, obvious characteristics or actions that they find attractive about women. Here are the responses: *I actually asked well over 50, but got several repeat answers or unusable responses, so I took the best version of that. 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. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. In Practice: David Byrne And St. Vincent