315 results for 'life'
Everyone has a bad day. Sometimes our bad days can stretch into a week or more. We can become disheartened and discouraged. What we need at times like these, are reminders that some people may have it a lot worse and harder than what you are experiencing. So, here are a few quick stories that I found on Puffin.com that may allow you to realize…that things could be worse.
Fire authorities in California found a corpse in a burned out section of forest while assessing the damage done by a forest fire. The deceased male was dressed in a full wet suit, complete with scuba... (more)
Iran's president-elect Hassan Rouhani has called Israel an old "wound" that must be removed. These statements would seem to cast doubt on the viability of efforts to revive peace talks betwen the Palestinians and Israel.
"The Zionist regime is a wound inflicted for years on the body of the Muslim world that must be cleansed," Mr Rouhani said to reporters.
His comments echoed those of outgoing president Mahmound Ahmadinejad who earlier whipped up anti-Israel sentiment at an Quds day rally in Tehran.
He said: "I will inform you with God as my witness, a devastating storm... (more)
GCHQ's eavesdropping HQ in Cheltenham - Photo: http://news.sky.com
The US government has paid at least £100m to the UK spy agency GCHQ, over the past three years, according to documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
The payments were made to secure access to Britain's intelligence gathering programmes, according to the documents viewed by The Guardian newspaper.
The revelations have emerged after Snowden was granted a year's asylum in Russia following more than a month inside an airport terminal.
The fugitive left Moscow airport in a taxi, although... (more)
Ariel Castro seconds after sentence was passed, Life, no parole and 1,000 years, his hell starts
Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro said he is “not a monster” after one of his victims confronted him during his sentencing hearing to describe her “11 years in hell”.
Castro said he knows what he did was wrong, but that he is not a violent person and that his captives asked for sex and were not tortured.
“These people are trying to paint me as a monster. I’m not a monster. I’m sick,” he said during his sentencing hearing on Thursday.
Castro also claimed the women lived... (more)
...how we can gain control back in our world, a world that was long lost to corporate greed and men in suits who must may dividend out to a shareholder leaving us ordinary people to fight to eat and keep a roof over our heads as everything is getting real expensive. Over here in the UK in Scotland life is ok, we do well, but I look further afield and see pain and suffering and I hurt for humanity, my Dad used to say "I could cry for Humanity" I get it now, I really do
How many soldiers are we going to send to their death for profit?
Do we fight?
Do we write?
Sisters pose for the same photo three separate times, years apart.A Russian war veteran kneels beside the tank he spent the war in, now a monument.A Romanian child hands a heart-shaped balloon to riot police during protests against austerity measures in Bucharest.Retired Philadelphia Police Captain Ray Lewis is arrested for participating in the Occupy Wall Street protests in 2011.A monk prays for an elderly man who had died suddenly while waiting for a train in Shanxi Taiyuan, China.A dog named "Leao" sits for a second consecutive day at the grave of her owner, who died in the disastrous landslides... (more)
Summer feeding programmes tackling hunger across America say they are seeing unprecedented demand for free food.
Millions of meals are served every week to children who do not eat properly during the school holidays.
Tennessee is one of many states that has various schemes designed to help youngsters get through the summer.
The Lunch Box is one of them, an old yellow school bus which now doubles as a cafe on wheels, touring around the small town of Rogersville.
Volunteer driver Paul Beckner said "Oh yes the need is here - we have kids that come on and that say they... (more)
Statue of Zeus
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Pyramids of Giza
The Valley of the kings
The grand canyon
Christ the Redeemer (statue)
Great Wall of China
Statue of Liberty
French Statue of Liberty... (more)
...the false sense of authority to impose the gross errors of evolutionary judgment and from generations to generations that had had been going on. Burden of conventions can be looked upon with mistrust and why not. Never let the tragic conditions impose over you the draconian impossibilities of life…Life is too precious…life is too short…Life is too meaningful …Life is wonderful and so as you are and your dreams. Outweigh the impossibilities with reasonable generosity to yourself by just leaning a bit yes just leaning a bit towards perpetual hope…Try out my friend and see the... (more)
Life is not just about an achievement or name
Money, luxury or a beguiling fame
It is all about those small and ordinary things
For a contented living, they lend wings
In our day to day life we find
Many small things of this kind
Which can create a paradise on earth
For exhilaration there is no dearth
The gentle caress of your mother when you are sad and morose
Heals a thousand wounds in its course
A lean against the strong shoulders of your father
Gives the assurance of security like none other
The tender smile... (more)