“The Glory Theirs, the Duty Ours” A Tribute to True Heroes!

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Tribute to soldier

Do not stand at my grave and weep. I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning’s hush I am the swift uplifting rush Of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry; I…

The Cutest Mother’s Day Greeting Ever!

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Happy Mother's Day

Every Mother’s Day you struggle hard to find that perfect way to make your mom feel special. Amber Pommerville, a young mother herself, had the same problem. This is what she did: She wrote a poem for her mother LaRee Olson, collected all the memories captured in family pictures in the form of a slideshow, and decided to get it narrated by her little daughter. After the daughters narration, they closed it with family chorus “We love you Grandma!”. Lucky…

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…

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…