"A Sqirrel dying in your front yard may be more relevant to your Interests right now than people dying in Africa." - Mark Zuckerberg
If you think it could not have been possible that Mark Zuckerberg would ever have made such a colossally insenstive statement such as this, then watch the video below. If you think that a shameful degree of sheer and absolute pettiness has not overwhelmed and buried the better natures of almost everyone who spends excessive time on Facebook, then you haven't been reading the contents of FB lately.
Oldspeak: "In the wake of the latest hyperconsumption fueled "holiday" complete with shootings, pepper spraying and beatings, it is useful to consider the implications of the continuation of our ecocidal, unsustainable carbon-intensive civilization. Every day really is black friday. We're constantly and relentlessly exhorted to consume more and more and more. Consumption is Citizenship. Consumption is Love. Consumption is Happiness.
Did you know that the ocean is around 180m higher off Australia than it is around Sri Lanka. This is incredible. Why doesn't the water flow towards Sri Lanka then? It all got to do with gravity, and how it is varies across the globe. This explanation is brilliant, and I guarantee that after 2 minutes and 45 seconds, you will know a lot more about the world*.
You cannot negotiate with Iran. That is what they told us for years. The Iranian leadership is too fanatical, they are not rational actors, they are “not like us.” One US official even recently said that deception is part of the Iranian DNA. But just over a week ago negotiations between the five permanent UN Security Council Members plus Germany and the Iranians produced an historic agreement that may be first step toward a new era in US relations with the Middle East.
Composer Jim Wilson has recorded the sound of crickets and then slowed down the recording, revealing something so amazing. The crickets sound like they are singing the most angelic chorus in perfect harmony. Though it sounds like human voices, everything you hear in the recording is the crickets themselves
THE STORY BEHIND GOD’S CRICKET CHORUS”
This unusual recording contains two tracks…
1st Track: The natural sound of crickets chirping.
2nd Track: The sound of the crickets slowed down frame by frame to match and mirror the length of the average lifespan of a human being.
The angelic chorus you hear accompanying the sound of the crickets is NOT a synthesizer or a chorus singing, it’s the crickets themselves (slowed down) creating the effect. Really an amazing thing they’ve accomplished here. This recording can be played continuously in the background to create a natural soothing atmosphere for calming and healing.
Gods Cricket Chorus was created in (1992) By
Jim Wilson & David Carson
If I am counting right this will be the birth of the fourth island in under two years. Two in Jebel Al-Zubair, one in Indonesia (that I for the life of me can’t remember the name of) and now Nishinoshima is in the process of birthing its second island in 40 years. It is also interesting that it takes place within a week of the fiftieth anniversary of the birth of Surtsey.