7 Of The Best Movies For Grownups Hollywood sees you, older moviegoers. In case you haven't noticed, there have been a slew of films in recent years catering to older viewers on issues ranging from love and sex (or lack thereof) after 50 to more somber subjects like coping with loss. Why? Well, post 50s are heading to the movies more and more and the industry can't deny the numbers. Straw Bale and Hemp Construction Sam Atkinson LLP specialises in the design and construction of straw bale and hemp buildings. Our recent projects include a straw bale cottage, a straw bale bungalow, straw bale classrooms, a straw bale bird hide and a straw bale screen. You can also see more about our range of straw bale holiday accommodation at www.strawbalecabins.co.uk Straw is an abundant building material and offers a great many environmental advantages such as super insulation, energy efficiency and carbon storage.
Is Time an Illusion? (Video) “Time has no independent existence apart from the order of events by which we measure it.” —Albert Einstein Surprising as it may be to most non-scientists and even to some scientists, Albert Einstein concluded in his later years that the past, present, and future all exist simultaneously. In 1952, in his book Relativity, in discussing Minkowski’s Space World interpretation of his theory of relativity, Einstein writes: Since there exists in this four dimensional structure [space-time] no longer any sections which represent “now” objectively, the concepts of happening and becoming are indeed not completely suspended, but yet complicated.
Music and Sacred Geometry In the Brahma Samhita story written in Sanskrit the first born son of the creator god is called Narada which means Music. I take this as an acknowledgement of the importance of Music as one of, if not the, primary language and metaphor that creates existence. Music spans the gulf between the impersonal patterns of number woven into frequencies of sound and the very personal emotional response to the archetypes of embodied experience. It strikes me as interesting that it is not just being suggested that vibration is the source of existence but that it is the beautiful patterns that can be perceived within the vibrations ! Since at least the days of Pythagorus we have understood that harmony is dependent on simple numerical ratios of vibration. All cultures seem to have discovered the Octave, the extreme consonance of vibrations in the proportion of 2:1, and most cultures also discovered what we call the ‘fifth’ created by proportions of 3:1.
The 5 Best Movies For Mature Audiences In 2013 With some of Hollywood's finest actors and actresses like Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep belonging to the post-50 crowd, tinseltown can't help but cater to the boomer generation at the box office. And we have to say, the studios sure didn't disappoint in 2013. Post 50s make up around a quarter of all moviegoers and that number is likely to keep growing, with studios churning out hits like "Gravity" starring George Clooney and "Captain Phillips" with Tom Hanks. They've also gotten the hint that mature moviegoers have a wide variety of interests and don't just want to see the chronicles of aging on screen. From a hilarious story about a long-married couple, to a dark drama about a dysfunctional family, we've rounded up some of the best movies for mature audiences from 2013. "Le Week-End" As any long-married couple approaching their anniversary, Nick, played by Jim Broadbent, and Meg, played by Lindsay Duncan, are looking to reignite their spark in their now routine marriage.
A Pentecostal, Evangelical Naturalist?! The following is cross-posted from my new Emergent Village Voice blog, here. I’m often described in the mainstream media as an ‘evangelical minister’ or ‘Pentecostal preacher’, even though I speak far more often in moderate and liberal churches (and in secular settings) than I do in evangelical, Pentecostal, and Emerging Church venues. Not surprisingly, I’ve been asked on a number of occasions, by both religious liberals and conservatives, “In what sense do you consider yourself a Pentecostal evangelical, and how does that mesh with your being an outspoken religious naturalist?” For 33 years I’ve proudly called myself a Pentecostal, though my political and theological views are by no means right-wing, and for the past two decades I’ve tended to say “evolutionary Pentecostal” or “Pentecostal naturalist” for clarification.
A New Thermodynamics Theory of the Origin of Life Why does life exist? Popular hypotheses credit a primordial soup, a bolt of lightning and a colossal stroke of luck. But if a provocative new theory is correct, luck may have little to do with it. 300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries I watch a lot of documentaries. I think they are incredible tools for learning and increasing our awareness of important issues. The power of an interesting documentary is that it can open our minds to new possibilities and deepen our understanding of the world. On this list of mind expanding documentaries you will find different viewpoints, controversial opinions and even contradictory ideas. Critical thinking is recommended.
25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming service, you haplessly watch another beloved episode of "Twin Peaks" thinking this just can't last much longer. While we won't deny the overwhelming allure of David Lynch, we will give you a list of 25 documentaries every Arts & Culture lover needs to watch. From Dutch prostitution heroines to the man behind Pee-wee's Playhouse to indie gaming to vintage gig posters, these are the historical gems you should be adding to your queue right now. 1.