Oscars 2017 awards ceremony was by far a very embarrassing and disputable show, even if the actual weirdness started much earlier. Yes, dear friends, it was more absurd than this year's Golden Globes, where "Hollywood legend" Meryl Streep threw some venomous spikes at their democratically elected president, misinterpreting some of Donald Trump chaotic aping gestures. She has been applauded long lasting moments (even if she pretended to have "only three seconds to say this"). Her peers repeated … [Read more...]
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There are many fantastic yacht brokerages around the world to choose from- so many that compiling such a short list can’t help but do a disservice to the numerous quality companies left off. However, the five companies that appear on this list have won their places for being major players in the industry, having client lists and networks that span the globe, and operating in both the yacht sales and yacht charter markets. Along with the long-established players, there are a couple of relative … [Read more...]
Patreon is a crowdfunding site based in San Francisco, California, very popular with content creators. By content creators you have to understand artists, musicians, writers, even bloggers, but the most prominent on Patreon are vloggers, the youtube videos' creators. This site has been founded by a musician, Jack Conte, together with a web developer, Sam Yam. The site helps creators in the world to achieve sustainable income. It is not a business per se, as it is a way to channel some … [Read more...]
"We will not allow historical incidents to be taken out of their genuine context, and be used as a tool to campaign against our country," are the words said by the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan after Pope Francis urged the Christian European Lieders to recognize the killing of "up to 1.5 million Armenians"[sic] by the Ottoman Empire soldiers in 1915 as "the first genocide of the twentieth century". Not only that, but His Holiness urged the international community to recognize it as … [Read more...]
Yesterday was the PI Day, as every March, 14 day is, every year. But yesterday was special because the year we are in is 2015. The English spoken world spells the year as "15". So, writing the day, today, we have 3.14.15. Coincidentally, 15 are the following decimals after 14, "3.14" being the general and the most often used abbreviation of what "Pi" represents. [source: Pinterest] First nine decimals of π can be represented by just giving the exact date and time at nine twenty six and … [Read more...]
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 about mountain bike trials, the street trial section, a sport, a hobby, an activity pushed to unimaginable levels by this Scottish phenomenon named Danny MacAskill. [source: … [Read more...]