Archive for November 2011
Feeling a little homesick when abroad is normal. Its also normal, sometimes you have those days or weeks you wish will end quickly, and some other day or weeks you wish not. Don’t let it bring you down, grab a bunch of friends and start to enjoy every little bit of it like local folks. Dive into the local activities; hits every bars, head to the market and do some proper shopping. Keep moving and go spread some holiday cheer.
This video quite random. It was taken during our random walks in Old Town, Sarajevo.
There is always a chance to make our life better than yesterday, the question is, whether we willingly take the chances or not. But its not come so easy, as there is always a price to pay. Risk. Life is all about taking risks.
‘Think about it — Everything has it’s price. You pay for the choices you make in life. And you can pay for choices you don’t make (like natural disasters, accidents, getting robbed, etc.), and for what you choose not to do (for example, getting an education, unprotected sex, saving for a rainy day, learning a new thing, etc.). Some of the ways in which we pay are with our time, freedom, money, trust, peace of mind, health, relationships, privacy, sweat (hard work) and tears.’ - from Everything has a Price to Pay
What separates achievers from normal folks is their eagerness to take needed risks, and testing their boundaries.
Is there a limits?
You may have a thousand reasons why you should master another languages. I am by no means an unformidable thinker. I always believe curiosity will broaden our horizons and help to make us smarter. All right, I just found one cool site that pretty useful for beginner, or travellers to learn Russian. The site teach you how to read Russian letters, phonetic practises, useful phrases, literature and more.
Enjoy the ride
If we factored in every possible worst case scenario, nothing would get built. What engineers look for is consensus from the seismologists and we don’t get that.
Masanori Hamada, a Waseda University engineering professor. (Bloomberg)
ore than 80 years ago, one man crossed the frontline between the Muslim world and the West – we retrace his journey.
“Islam should be presented without any fanaticism. Without any stress on our having the only possible way and the others are lost. Moderation in all forms is a basic demand of Islam.”
Around 3:28pm (Nov 09) this afternoon, riot police were called in to take down the tents erected by Occupy Cal protestors. The protestors linked arms to form a line in front of the tents which caused a violent confrontation and a number of arrests. Read the rest of this entry »
New upload : Udah Lama (Natasha Hudson’s poem) by helaza.
Listen now at (soundclick) : http://tinyurl.com/3v5wbja
http://www.euronews.net/ One of the world’s most notorious terrorists, Carlos the Jackal, has arrived in court in Paris for the start of his trial.
Born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, the Venezuelan – already serving a life sentence after his capture nearly two decades ago – faces charges he was behind a series of urban bombings in France in the early 1980′s. Eleven people were killed, more than 100 injured. Read the rest of this entry »
Thousands of protesters gathered across from the White House to oppose a transnational oil pipeline they fear could harm the environment. The Keystone XL project would carry oil derived from tar sands in Alberta, Canada, to refineries in Texas. (Nov. 6) Read the rest of this entry »
This footage clips was taken in Sarajevo, Bosna Hercegovina – The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand Museum. The place is believed to be where WWI started. The museum is really small, display every important information and details about the event (etc; weapons, clothes, assassins, )You have to pay 2eu for the entry. Read the rest of this entry »
The ingénue ( /ˈænʒənuː/) is a stock character in literature, film, and a role type in the theatre; generally a girl or a young woman who is endearingly innocent and wholesome. Ingenue may also refer to a new young actress or one typecast in such roles. The term comes from the French adjective ingénu meaning “ingenuous” or innocent, virtuous, and candid. The term may also imply a lack of sophistication and cunning. Read the rest of this entry »