Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

Louis Armstrong – What a Wonderful World

Petula Clark – Downtown

Nancy Sinatra – These Boots Are Made For Walking

Glenn Miller – In the Mood

Dire Straits – Money For Nothing


The Whispers – Rock Steady


Will Social Media Change the Olympics – Infographics

Mashable, 04/19/2012


1 in 10 send Sexts to wrong Person – Infographic

Mashable, 04/19/2012

Music from Côte d’Ivoire – Ismaël Isaac

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World Music - the Music Journey

One of the first songs here:

The song Farafina from Ismaël Isaac is a reggae song from the Côte d’Ivoire. Ismaël Isaac  born 1966 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire was so inspired of Bob Marleys death, that he strived for strating an own reggae career, strongly influenced by Bob Marley and Alpha Blondy.

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Against All Odds!! Its Chelsea 1 Barcelona 0 [In Pictures]




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Well, it wasn’t pretty. Chelsea held on for dear life, defended firmly with patience, and it somehow worked!!  They smashed the ball inside the net at the end of the first half when Lampard stole the ball from Messi, launched it down the left-hand flank to the rushing Ramires, who then slid it across the box to our only man on the box -Drogba, who knocked it in.  I giggled with delight, caught my breath at halftime, then went back to nervously rocking in the fetal position as Barcelona played keep-away for another 45 minutes, occasionally rattling the post. Two years later when the final whistle blew, I pried my fingers out of the couch armrest, allowed myself to smile and breathe normally for a few…

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Understanding Fear And Its Effects

Very good article. Thank you, Elza.

Confluence Media

The reason we sometimes cannot see the other options, when faced with a challenging situation, is because our deepest learned habit is to create fear and then react from that fear, and it’s fear that shuts down our ability to create choices, not to mention paralyzing our ability to assess the strengths and weakness of each option and make the right choice. We have been taught to believe that the fear is normal and natural. But the truth is that the fear paralyses our ability to create what may be much more appropriate and effective responses. Fear is a learned habit and very soon we are generating fearfulness at the slightest perceived threat. Contrary to popular belief, fear has absolutely no value to our well-being. E.g. You don’t even need fear to respond effectively to the unexpected encounter with a thief late at night or an unexpected outburst by your…

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