Category: Insight into life
How can we continue to accept this?
Vinay Prasad, MD MPH; Physician & Associate Professor, is also one of the most eloquent and authentic … Read the rest
“I was quiet, but I was not blind.” ― Jane Austen, Mansfield Park. Photo of singer/actress Kiki Tsaliki. By Murray Mitchell.
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The Igor Ivanov I knew
Today marks the 16th anniversary of the death of Igor Ivanov, who died of cancer at the relatively young age
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Some things are very personal
“People say ‘There are other fish in the sea’. I say ‘Fuck you! She was my sea.’ ” … Read the rest
What is your hidden talent?
Everyone — and I mean everyone — has a hidden talent that is just waiting to be discovered. Anabelle above … Read the rest
‘Psyops and criminal manipulation’
As always, Israeli health activist Ilana Rachel Daniel does not mince words. In episode #6 of The Common Denominator, Ilana … Read the rest
Headaches of Glory
At times it seems unbearable. The struggles with self-doubt and the constant fear of premature artistic decline. What may seem to the … Read the rest
A surprisingly large number of non-chessplayers consider pro-chessplayers to be gamblers, in the same category as card sharks and pool-hall hustlers. Regardless of whether you … Read the rest
What is wrong here? The position? The exposed breast? The cigarette? The sunglasses? Maybe all; maybe none!? Perhaps you are the problem, have … Read the rest
Ariana Saavedra. Born Venezuela. Model and author.
“Me siento feliz cuando estoy sola, porque cuando estoy sola, puedo estar en donde … Read the rest
Paul Morphy RIP
Better late news than no news! Paul Morphy died on Thursday July 10, 1884. According to the calculations of PLANETCALC that makes … Read the rest
Red Lipped Beauty
Continuing to explore the endless labyrinth of red lips. ”If I go out without my lipstick, I feel naked.” Sofia Vergara. But … Read the rest
The Celebration of Ignorance
Carl Sagan’s 1995 best seller The Demon-Haunted World is worth re-reading for those of my readers who have already been fortunate … Read the rest
Today’s INSIGHT into the MEANING of LIFE
“There are two roads to success. The first is hard work and sacrifice. But that takes time… The … Read the rest
Kamsky bares his soul
Earlier last week the popular Russian chess site Chess-News.ru published a long interview with Gata Kamsky that had originally appeared on … Read the rest