• August 29th, 2014
  • heather
  • Posted in Travel
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A baby delivered in a Thai taxi ....   Bangkok, Thailand   Since the capital's notorious traffic jams mean pregnant women sometimes give birth on the way to the hospital ..... a specially trained police unit has delivered more than 120 babies at the roadside and has escorted 2,600 pregnant women to the hospital .... My first thought?!? ......Lungo Tevere and attempting to arrive at Fatebenefratelli Hospital on Isola Tiberina!!!   HP...

  • August 27th, 2014
  • heather
  • Posted in Free Mind
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The dark underbelly of the Internet... Internet has been around for nearly 3 decades and it has changed our lives vastly. To be blunt, in the good and in the bad .... Zelda Williams, Robin Williams' daughter announced that she was quitting Twitter because of troll attacks. The veil of anonymity has allowed the Internet to bring out the evil that many people have inside of them. Until now they had nowhere to shout out their perverted thoughts.....before it was hate mail or a nasty comment written on a bulletin board at school or wo...

  • August 26th, 2014
  • heather
  • Posted in Travel
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  New Delhi, India   Just at the thought, I get chills going up and down my spine... A Minister from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has said rapes happen "accidently" ..... Do I need to rewrite this phrase again or did you get it the first time around?! Ramsevak Paikra, the home Minister of Chhattisgarh state who is responsable for law and order, said that rapes did not happen deliberately. "Such incidents happen accidently", was his absurd response after bein...

  • August 25th, 2014
  • heather
  • Posted in Travel
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Italian team + roadside food = ......   Sarah Karacs for South China Morning Post In a small town deep in central China, a man hangs a dead dog from a tree on the side of the road. He pulls out a knife, cuts off chunks of flesh that he flings into a bag, and drives off on a motorbike with the quartered hound over his shoulder. For Italian filmmaker Alessandro Milini, this is the strangest image he will take away from his time on the road documenting street food from Kyrgyzstan to Hong Kong. Milini and six others arrived in ...

  • August 22th, 2014
  • heather
  • Posted in Free Mind
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Lawmaker apologizes ....   Tokyo, Japan Akihiro Suzuki, a lawmaker from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party, admitted to shouting a sex taunt at Ayaka  Shiomura, 35 years old, a young assemblywoman, during a debate on motherhood. In a case that has cast a harsh spotlight on the attitudes of many of the older men who occupy senior positions in Japanese public life, the 51 year old Suzuki said he yelled "Why don't you get married?"... After bowing embarrassingly in a public apology in front of ...

Me and you and FOOD!!!!
  • August 18th, 2014
  • heather
  • Posted in Free Mind
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Summer Resort in dorm?! Wuhan, China   This is truly an awesome idea, it might be difficult afterwards to dismantle, but an unthinkable plan. College students attempting to survive stiffling temperatures, cool themselves off in an inflatable pool inside their dormitory!!   Temperatures are similar to the ones we live with here in my beloved Hong Kong. Yes, yes, you read 37 celsius.................but the "Real Feel" is actually 41 celsius. Believe you me, air conditioning is "a must" here, but some aren't...

  • August 14th, 2014
  • heather
  • Posted in Diary
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Watching TV

Dylan Maria likes to watch TV upside down ....

Sometimes, the world looks better if we look at it from a different prospective ...

HP

 


  • August 14th, 2014
  • heather
  • Posted in Free Mind
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.....Love Is Never Wrong   Kathmandu, Nepal   As activists prepared for Nepal's annual gay pride parade which was held August 11th, draft laws that restrict their rights, have cast a nasty shadow over the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) population.   A mural in Kathmandu's Ratna Park area marks the campaign ....   "Understand Love, Love Is Never Wrong" ....   HP...

  • August 13th, 2014
  • heather
  • Posted in Free Mind
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Manic Funnyman ....

 

"Cocaine is God's way of saying that you're making too much money" .....

 

Robin Williams


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