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Inspirational Stories

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Here is a list of the best stories I collected over time from many of the wonderfully inspiring stories available on the web and elsewhere. If one of those stories resonates with you, moves you …

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How to Create and Publish a Deep Zoom Composition in 5 Easy Steps

September 12, 2010 – 11:47 am | 5 Comments | 4,125 views
How to Create and Publish a Deep Zoom Composition in 5 Easy Steps

Follow these steps to create and publish your own Deep Zoom composition:

Step 1: Download and Install Deep Zoom Composer
Deep Zoom Composer is a tool that allows you to prepare images for use with the Deep …

Mona Lisa: Why Is She Smiling?

September 5, 2010 – 4:34 am | 3 Comments | 3,234 views
Mona Lisa: Why Is She Smiling?

The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci is without a doubt the most famous work in the entire forty-thousand-year history of the visual arts. It is the enigmatic smile that has fascinated and baffled art …


August 15, 2010 – 6:22 am | One Comment | 178 views

Validation – a short film (16 min) about the magic of looking for the best in people:
Watch this video on YouTube
This film tells the story of a parking …

Born To Run

July 29, 2010 – 7:32 am | No Comment | 2,213 views
Born To Run

A while ago I got myself a pair of Vibram Five Fingers Shoes (the KSO model) to try the new trend of barefoot (or nearly barefoot) running. After a week or so …

Is Your Office Chair Killing You?

July 26, 2010 – 10:29 am | One Comment | 562 views
Is Your Office Chair Killing You?

Do you feel some pain in your lower back? A light numbness in your rear and lower thigh? Are you feeling a little down?
These symptoms are all normal, and they’re not good. They may …


July 25, 2010 – 2:13 pm | No Comment | 2,077 views

The historical film Gladiator directed by Ridley Scott and starring Russell Crow has a fictional storyline. It is only loosely based on historical events.
It’s interesting to read how Marcus Aurelius described the character of the …