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Topic: Every limit is a beginning as well as an ending.
Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 12:30:42 PM
Every limit is a beginning as well as an ending.

George Eliot.

Interesting person George Eliot was.
This was, in fact, a character wore by a very talented English novelist truly called Mary Anne Evans to protect her from being judged by the society of her times.
As she pointed out once, she took this male fictionist persona to avoid the real likelihood of her work would be taken less seriously by the fact that she was a woman.
The quotation can shine a little bit more with this additional information.
Topic: US Supreme Court Declares Home VCRs Legal (1984)
Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 12:19:34 PM
Betamax x Universal

It was a small point the immense ocean of competition between the biggest VCR and Television companies in the US and in the newly formed image market that was recently blasted by the ability to record the broadcasted images by the TV stations.
This is a chapter of a very long novel of the image war initiated with RCA in the 1930's against the firsts explorers of the electronic image transmitter, lately called TV. This war produced not only torrents of legal battles and courts feuds, but also a major breakthrough in technologies that open up the humankind for the new era of development right after the Industrial Revolution. The Information Revolution.
This new race in human evolution was possible thanks to inventions like tube valves, electrical transmitter, transistors, capacitors and a variety of other electronic implements invented over this image era.
Topic: specious
Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 11:47:46 AM
Specious
(adj)
- fallacious, false, illogical, sophistic, spurious, unsound
- Counterfactual, false, spurious, untrue, untruthful

Containing fundamental errors in reasoning:
- Although the theory had been well presented to the board, the facts used as a backbone of the work were almost all specious by lacking a great deal of trustworthy information.
- The presented ground by the defense testimony was totally specious being harshly dismounted by the prosecutor over the court session.
Topic: Dian Fossey (1932)
Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 3:53:22 PM
I recall as well.
A beautiful depiction of the Congo, Africa, and the protectionist work of this brave woman.
Gorillas in the Mist - the movie starred by Sigourney Weaver.
Topic: There is one kind of prison where the man is behind bars, and everything that he desires is outside; and there is another...
Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 3:40:39 PM
Upton Sinclair

A talented man who wrote nearly hundred books, most of it regarded as investigative journalism.
He devoted work in clarifying and exposing the corruption in as many areas as politics, food industry, and journalism cast shadows in many businessmen marked specially for unfair and corrupted acts.
His two masterpieces were The Jungle, an expository novel about the meat industry and its unfair relation with the unaware population, and The Brass Check, that is a muck-raking exposition documentary that cast light on the yellow journalism pointing it as a sick form of a reporting system.
Topic: Harbin Ice and Snow Festival
Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 3:00:01 PM
Harbin's Ice and Snow Festival.

Harbin is a beautiful city in the old region of the Manchurian State, located almost on the brink of Corea and Russia in a once very busy harbor area.
Around this time this beautifully prepared event takes place during the Asian Winter.
Topic: Pentagrams
Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2:52:23 PM
Pentagrams.
As many other geometric figures, pentagrams play roles in humans minds.
We are extremely stacked with patterns and geometric correlations, and as our imagination plays lots of games with our perception, we are condemned to perceive the reality as it is gotten by our own eyes.
Mathematical relations, geometric connections, religious embodiment, are some of the links that our mind and soul (as the refined portion of our conscience) are able to deal with.
Topic: Mysterious series of fast radio bursts may have been twisted by extreme environment
Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 9:52:28 AM
Los Angeles Times has reported:
Mysterious series of fas radio bursts may have been twisted by extreme environment.

This kind of event is very unlikely to be caught by an equipment on Earth since it represents a very specific form of extragalactic emission.
Although its difficulty of being taken, the opportunity has an optimum conjunction of factors that worked together in order to give the scientists a good instance of such kind of event.

I can be read in its entirety on this link below:

https://www.nature.com/articles/nature25149.epdf?referrer_access_token=jQlnl_RgisTjmGWGvhjZRtRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0Myd0zy_Q0HgwPgkfTCX6eGGHwKl7w_aUUhyqAB6gI53byz9hvQIGisRreuMVJW351qU2bX-fCw2AIcFAvKdkqpg1FKK31ZCPMKdpYSHIehHKNEeypyo21yFqYsggYTJVNWV7kOJLiEQck8fwDZmpvObRyi3O3awEcBg7Gmu-JzTuQNkwqS1901buzyKtp_Q7rBa6UJ4F7saOgMnwAYqhxGwmDCBBjDLkFKw5QHFxExHw%3D%3D&tracking_referrer=www.latimes.com
Topic: torrent
Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 9:37:30 AM
Torrent:
- After we back home, they asked a torrent of questions about the trip, our stay in Canada, and many other things.
- The reporters shot a torrent of questions to the President in regards mostly to his late controversial statement about foreign countries.
- More then conversation, it was a torrent of thoughts that almost drawn everyone in the meeting.
Topic: long memory
Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 9:20:38 AM
A short pencil is better than a long memory!
Very nice this one. Thanks for sharing it!

Long Memory
When I came across this idiom, I recalled so much of my mom's stories about the family and others.
- She has a very long memory of previous events.
- We've been working with a living memory of this company. I guy who has a long memory in engineering.

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