If a man is called a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and Earth will pause to say, Here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Measuring 10 ft (3 m) long and weighing in at more than 400 lbs (180 kg), it’s hard to imagine that the arapaima, the largest fish in the Amazon River basin, could ever go missing. But these huge fish are quickly disappearing from Brazilian waterways, according to a new study.
A recent survey of fishing communities in the state of Amazonas, Brazil, found that the arapaima is already extinct in some parts of the Amazon basin. In other parts of the Amazon, its numbers are rapidly dwindling…
Oscar Grant & MANY MANY MORE ! [-Reblog-with names if you know of and want to list more -] Rest in peace to all of those whose lives have been taken by the police while unarmed…you did NOT deserve to Die…..no matter the justification….there is none ! NO MORE EXCUSES!
Anne Boleyn’s Golden Book. Anne Boleyn purportedly handed this miniature book of psalms, which contain a portrait of Henry VIII, to one of her maids of honor when on the scaffold in 1536. This precious manuscript is owned by The British Library.