50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events. Try new things.
National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - Alan Taylor National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30. For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 45 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [45 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose:
10 Very Rare Cloud Pictures Showcasing cool pictures of rare clouds caught on camera. Clouds fill the skies above us and are part of our every day lives but often go unnoticed. However, there are some clouds that are so rare that you will be very lucky to see them in your lifetime. This is a list of the top 10 most rarest cloud formations (in no particular order) that for those lucky enough to see them, were caught on camera. For those of you more interested in clouds, we recommend Cloud Book: How to Understand the Skies Water and ink Art & Design The Italian artist Alberto Seveso takes pictures of ink in different colours blending into water. It might be something that is done a hundreds times before, but this is done better than we've seen saw.
The Five Most Iconic Images Of Photography Iconic Images Of Photography: Starving Child and Vulture, Kevin Carter, 1993 The most haunting image on the most iconic images of photography, Kevin Carter captured the devastating famine in Sudan with a photograph of a toddler crawling to a UN feeding center while a vulture stalks her as prey. Carter won a Pulitzer Prize for his work but received harsh criticism for both the photograph and for not helping the child. A year later, gripped by the devastation and depression he had seen, Carter committed suicide. Murder of Vietcong by Saigon Police Chief, Eddie Adams, 1968 This powerful photograph shows General Nguyen Ngoc Loan of the South Vietnamese Army about to kill the captain of a Vietcong squad at point-blank range.
The 50 Greatest Cult Movies of All Time - Page 3 21. Harold and Maude (1971) A deeply romantic, life-affirming movie dressed up as an outrage of a black comedy, Harold and Maude was the perfect movie for its shell-shocked era. You could say that only in 1971 could Bud Cort and Ruth Gordon pass for movie stars, let alone as a movie-star couple. But then, a lot of people who love this movie weren't even born in 1971. — P.N. 22. How to Photograph Anything When we launched Learn My Shot, just over 2 years ago, our mission was to create the most comprehensive resource where photographers could learn how to photograph anything. We are still enthusiastically working towards this goal. With the help of contributing photographers we published over 90 creative step by step howto tutorials that answered the most common question: How to photograph…? How to Photograph a Model
55 Stunning Photographs of Mosques Mosque or Masjid as it is called in Arabic, is a holy place place for Muslims where prayers are offered. The very first mosque in the world is located in Madina, a town in Saudi Arabia where Al-Masjid Al-Nabawi is located. Like everything else in human history, construction of mosques has evolved over the years too.
Just Some Art... Just Some Art... Keyboard shortcuts: 'J'-previous 'K'-random 'L'-next Added 1 year ago | Source: Unknown | Show comments | Views 534385 Follow us on 40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken Sisters pose for the same photo three separate times, years apart. A Russian war veteran kneels beside the tank he spent the war in, now a monument. A Romanian child hands a heart-shaped balloon to riot police during protests against austerity measures in Bucharest. Retired Philadelphia Police Captain Ray Lewis is arrested for participating in the Occupy Wall Street protests in 2011. A monk prays for an elderly man who had died suddenly while waiting for a train in Shanxi Taiyuan, China.
the Anarchist Library Liberty - Mother, not Daughter of Order "If you love wealth more than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, depart from us in peace. We ask not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you. May your chains rest lightly upon you and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen." Art & Photography For some people, being human isn't good enough. There are people who are more interested in living in another realm and it's made "possible" thanks to various online games or even apps that allow you to "cartoon yourself" or "zombie yourself". I suppose everyone has day dreams about living in a different time period or [...] This may seem weird but I've often thought about what my "last meal" would be if I knew my time on this earth was running out. I enjoy too many types of foods to narrow it down but if I was to have an ultimate meal, it would consist of spicy butter chicken with naan [...]