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Evolution - What Darwin Never Knew - NOVA PBS Documentary

Evolution - What Darwin Never Knew - NOVA PBS Documentary
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Nejsem Charlie. Stručný návod, jak porozumět arabskému světu Arabskému světu a islámu pravděpodobně nelze porozumět bez znalosti přírodního prostředí a dlouhé historie lidí z chudých polopouštních území a to dávno před vznikem islámu. Kromě svědectví archeologie máme o životě lidí z pouště kupodivu celou řadu písemných materiálů, i když se např. jako ve staré egyptské literatuře jedná spíš jenom o zmínky. Mnohé stopy staré nomádské historie však přináší Starý zákon a o něco mladší (2.-1. století před Kristem) rukopisy od Mrtvého moře. O povaze života v poušti výstižně hovoří nejenom jeden z největších středověkých učenců Ibn Chaldún, ale také cestovatelé včetně našeho Aloise Musila, který se v dodnes citované anglický psané monografii zabýval zvyky a názory beduinů z dnešního Jordánska a Sýrie. Ve všech pouštních tradicích nalezneme důraz na spravedlnost (např. V tomto prostředí vzniká instituce kmenových válek, které se podobají indiánským kmenovým válkám, jejichž hlavním cílem je rovněž udržet rovnováhu mezi zdroji potravy a velikostí populace.

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. "There's been a realization that the boomer generation still really likes to go to theaters and see movies on the big screen -- and they actually have the money to buy the tickets. "I think it was sort of a no brainer on the part of the studios, to say 'this is a unique audience'," Grant says. For a decade, AARP has been publishing a list of films that appeal to its readers. But Grant says older moviegoers shouldn't be pigeonholed when it comes to movie interests; it's not only love and divorce stories that appeal to this age group. Here are some of our favorite flicks for your movie night:

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Concept Artist YONG 특별한 설명이 필요없을 것 같은 "엘프" 컨셉아트 일러스트레이션입니다. 캐릭터를 자주 또, 자신있게 그리는 편은 아니라서 완성에 이르기까지 애를 많이 먹었습니다. 캐릭터 즉, 인간이라는 소재는 사람들에게 너무나도 친숙하고 익숙한 만큼 아주 작은 어색함도 사람들은 금방 알아차리고 맙니다. 그래서 매우 섬세한 표현력과 관찰력이 요구되죠. 배경작업은 상대적으로 훨씬 더 큰 스케일과 분위기를 표현하는 것에 집중하기 때문에 섬세함 보다는 전체적인 조화와 구성을 중요시하는 것이고요. 확실히 두 분야는 표현에 있어서 뚜렷한 차이가 있습니다. 저는 당연하게도 배경을 전문으로 많이 다루어왔었기 때문에 캐릭터를 표현할 땐 약간 불편하다고 해야할까요? 어쨌든, 고생은 했지만, 역시나 완성을 했다는 것은 기분 좋은 일입니다. [작업과정] [디테일] 제 블로그를 방문해 주시는 분들 중에 컨셉아티스트 취준생이 많은 것으로 압니다. 그래서 오늘은 면접과 관련된 약간의 팁을 말씀드릴까 합니다. 저 같은 경우는 업계에서 오래 일하다보니 아트디렉터나 원화팀장 같은 관리자 경험이 많은 편입니다. 그러다보니 자연스럽게 컨셉아티스트들의 면접관으로도 많이 참여했었죠. 그런 경험을 바탕으로 써나갈 내용이기 때문에 조금은 신뢰하셔도 좋을 것 같아요. 일단, 취준생이 면접을 보러 왔다는 것은 포트폴리오 자체는 합격점을 받았다는 뜻이 되겠죠. 이제 중요한 것은 면접에서의 태도와 마인드, 면접자의 비주얼? 면접관들이 바라는 면접자의 모습 중에 중요한 것은 자신감과 호감입니다. 지나치게 긴장해서 굳어 있거나 말을 어눌하게 하고 얼버무리거나 하는 것들은 자신감이 결여된 것처럼 보여지기 쉽고 면접관들로부터 호감을 사기도 어렵습니다. 자신감 넘치고 지적인 사람은 누구에게나 호감을 사기 마련이죠. 평소에 어떻게 행동하고 말을 하던지를 떠나서 면접 날 만큼은 강한 자신감과 똘똘함을 어필할 필요가 있습니다. 가끔 이런 식의 얘기를 하시는 분들이 있어요. "뭐든 시켜만 주시면 열심히 하겠습니다." 솔직히 말씀드리면, 전혀 신뢰가 가지 않습니다. 많은 도움이 됩니다. 화이팅~!

Music and Sacred Geometry | Sacred Geometry Web 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. Ani Williams – Geometry, Music and Healing

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.

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