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Gegen Die Wand - Sibel Kekilli

Head-On (Gegen Die Wand)

Head-On, or Gegen Die Wand (in German, in original), is the most praised movie by the German of Turkish origin director, Fatih Akın. This is also the most awarded of his movies. It won The Golden Bear in 2004 Berlinale, he, Akın, won Fipresci Prize, at the same festival, "Best Director", "Best Film" … [Read More...]

Art

Danny MacAskill - Wallpaper from his own website.

When a Sport Becomes an Art

I have been truly impressed by Danny MacAskill in 2009 when he released the first video presented on this post. I really wanted to show just a few videos here, without too many explanations, since they are very explicit, but a post is a post and it needs words, at least in my book. What follows is … [Read More...]

Motion Picture

Gegen Die Wand - Sibel Kekilli

Head-On (Gegen Die Wand)

Head-On, or Gegen Die Wand (in German, in original), is the most praised movie by the German of Turkish origin director, Fatih Akın. This is also the most awarded of his movies. It won The Golden Bear in 2004 Berlinale, he, Akın, won Fipresci Prize, at the same festival, "Best Director", "Best Film" … [Read More...]

Flash!

The two Godfathers of Christianity

Pope Francisc in Turkey

After a meeting in Jerusalem with Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, at the end of May, this year, His Holiness, Pope Francisc, visited Turkey these days, in order to meet His All-Holiness again. A lot of things happened. In his first day, he went to Ankara to meet Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, an … [Read More...]

Life

Nadia Comăneci, the first "perfect" gymnast

Careful When You Publish “News”

Not once I've seen "respectable" news blogs or media online publications wannabe, just filling the space in order to keep daily posting alive. If you leave the announcement short, without too many insider details, avoiding to be too specific on what you already snatched from another respectable … [Read More...]

Blogging

nofollow evil tag is back

The Evil “nofollow” Is Back in Comments

This post's title should be "How to remove the evil nofollow tag from comments!" I hope you remember my old posts about "dofollow" tag. This is a tag you add to external links, to show your help to their Page Rank (PR). The more interesting is that to be have a real "dofollow" blog, you have to be … [Read More...]

Social Media

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Short Guide on Tsu

I'm relatively new on Tsu, and now I'm very sorry I haven't joined earlier. Every day counts. I find Tsu as the most exciting social media site to date. That is because it’s full of young people who don’t give a penny to know how big a shot you are on Google Plus, that being the reason I haven’t … [Read More...]

Travel

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

10 Disappearing Beaches

When seas rise, beaches disappear. And even setting climate change aside, scientists predict a twenty-five–thirty centimeters rise in ocean levels by the end of this century. And for each two and a half centimeters the ocean rises, a beach gets on average one meter narrower. You may add to that … [Read More...]

The Shadows

Herman Van Rompuy and Mark Zuckerberg

About Modern Censorship

Half of my life I lived under a regime of dictatorship. As a kid I didn't feel it that strong, growing up I have discovered it insane. Beside any stupidities concerning the rulers, censorship is what I hated most. When Gorbachev launched his transparency in politics platform, people started to see … [Read More...]