15 Most Precious Places on Earth We Have to Preserve at All Costs

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Quote on Earth

Imagine a day coming when the people would watch movies like Madagascar to know the rare and exotic species of plants and animals that existed once upon a time. Or imagine going to maritime museums to see the last remaining endangered species like marine turtles, penguins, marine iguanas, fur seals, sea lions, and whales that once flourished on earth. It might seem an exaggeration for us but not for the researchers and environmentalists witness to the destruction of the most diverse…

15 Anti-Procrastination Tips for You & Me!

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Dogs and Procrastinators

Am I suffering from procrastination like this cute dog? “I’ll leave it to you to decide, but only if you have the time.” 10:00 AM: An hour after I checked into my office, I have successfully managed to check my Gmail, Yahoo mail, Facebook notifications, Twitter notifications, and Google+ notifications. It’s time to start writing an article. But what should I write on? Let’s surf some good presentations on authorSTREAM. 11:00 AM: Yes! I am going to write on procrastination.…

Brilliant, Heart Moving Photographs from World Press Photo Contest 2015

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World Press Photo Contest Winner in Category Nature

Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language. Walt Disney Pictures also speak the most powerful language. They can make or break wars, etch themselves in human psyche, become reminders of all things past, capture present reality, and drive change for future. Photographers thus wield a lot of power and its important that their work be recognized and shared to give voice to the voiceless subjects captured in their lens. To appreciate…

Wishing you a Holy Good Friday & Happy Easter!

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Good Friday Greeting

Many have wondered why Good Friday, which marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, is termed “good”? What’s good about a day when the Son of God was flogged to death. In a lighter vein, American cartoonist Johnny Hart explains it through his award-winning comic strip B.C. Thor: I hate the term ‘Good Friday.’ Curls: Why? Thor: My Lord was hanged on a tree that day. Curls: If you were going to be hanged on a tree on that day, and…

Lights Off! Join the Movement to Celebrate the Biggest Earth Hour ever!

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Earth Hour 2015

162 countries, 7000+ cities, towns and municipalities, and USD$ 61,487 crowdfunding. Earth Hour 2014 broke all previous records. The lights out event is here again and millions of people around the world will come together to switch off their lights for one hour on Saturday, March 28, 2015 between 8.30 pm-9.30 pm. What can one hour darkness achieve in protecting our environment? A lot. Argentina’s mass campaign in 2013 drove its Senate to pass a bill for a 3.4 million…