The last American miners – in pictures | Art and design | theguardian.com

19 Sep

The last American miners – in pictures | Art and design | theguardian.com.

Photographer Bryan Schutmaat‘s project Grays the Mountain Sends shows the stoic faces and rundown homes of fading former mining communities in the US. Schutmaat was inspired by the writing of Raymond Carver and Richard Ford, and has just won the 2013 Daylight photography award

 

 

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64-Year-Old Diana Nyad Swims From Cuba to Florida | Video – ABC News

9 Sep

64-Year-Old Diana Nyad Swims From Cuba to Florida | Video – ABC News.

Oh Sweet Lorraine

28 Aug

 

Seats For Groupies: Photo

19 Aug

 

Seats For Groupies: Photo.

YC-Backed Amulyte Is Building A Better Lifeline For Seniors On The Move | TechCrunch

19 Aug

YC-Backed Amulyte Is Building A Better Lifeline For Seniors On The Move | TechCrunch.

Amulyte isn’t the first startup to tackle the senior-sensing problem: Virginia-based BeClose pulled back the curtain on its own in-home monitoring system last year, while the team at Lively tried to crack the code by tracking objects around the house instead of people. Still, the pair have cooked up one of the few monitoring schemes that can keep tabs on seniors wherever they go, and opening up that backend to multiple caretakers means that loved ones and professionals always have access to the same information is an awfully smart move.

Happy Birthday

15 Aug

From televeda- a special mention to Mr. G.V.R Murthy.

Happy Birthday, may your star continue to shine.

10 Grandmothers From Around The World, Pictured With Their Most Comforting Dish | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation

26 Jul

4 | 10 Grandmothers From Around The World, Pictured With Their Most Comforting Dish | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation.

Marina Abramovic and Ulay | Zen Garage

19 May

Marina Abramovic and Ulay | Zen Garage.

 

Marina Abramovic and Ulay started an intense love story in the 70s, performing art out of the van they lived in. When they felt the relationship had run its course, they decided to walk the Great Wall of China, each from one end, meeting for one last big hug in the middle and never seeing each other again.

At her 2010 MoMa retrospective Marina performed ‘The Artist Is Present’ as part of the show, where she shared a minute of silence with each stranger who sat in front of her. Ulay arrived without her knowing and this is what happened.

Predicting The Future Of Healthcare In One Little Statistic – Forbes

18 May

Predicting The Future Of Healthcare In One Little Statistic – Forbes.

Interesting report on health care costs from birth to death and what amount will be need for the retirement years.

Top Ten Things a Caregiver Needs

18 May

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