Casablanca Ibrahim Ferrer – As time goes by

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La historia se repite librar con las pasiones triunfar o fracasar el mundo “es para siempre joven” y el tiempo va.

…It’s still the same old story
A fight for love and glory
A case of do or die
The world will always welcome lovers
As time goes by…

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Legendary midwife dies at age 96

Τιμώντας μια αξιόλογη γυναίκα που γνώρισα μέσω μιας φίλης

Legendary midwife dies at age 96

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As i had promise to my friend Peggy i want to honor also a truly wonderful person who lived a remarkable life!

Rhodanthe, the midwife

Rhodanthe was passionate about new mothers and their babies. In fact, she spent more than 65 years catering for them. It’s calculated that she assisted 23,000 local mothers and their newborns. Continue reading

The 500-Year-Long Science Experiment

In 2014, microbiologists began a study that they hope will continue long after they’re dead

Imagine, he said, the first human who set out exploring: “What is behind the next hill? What is behind the next river? What is behind the next ocean? Our curiosity is always optimistic.” To continue venturing into the unknown is to be continually optimistic.

 

 

 

Φανταστείτε, τι είπε, ο πρώτος άνθρωπος που ξεκίνησε να διερευνά: «Τι είναι πίσω από τον επόμενο λόφο; Τι είναι πίσω από τον επόμενο ποταμό; Τι είναι πίσω από τον επόμενο ωκεανό; Η περιέργειά μας είναι πάντα αισιόδοξη. “Για να συνεχίσουμε να μπαίνουμε στο άγνωστο πρέπει να είμαστε συνεχώς αισιόδοξοι”.

In the year 2514, some future scientist will arrive at the University of Edinburgh (assuming the university still exists), open a wooden box (assuming the box has not been lost), and break apart a set of glass vials in order to grow the 500-year-old dried bacteria inside. This all assumes the entire experiment has not been forgotten, the instructions have not been garbled, and science—or some version of it—still exists in 2514. Continue reading