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  1. ProducerSteve Jones

    Steve Jones

    The world doesn’t owe you a living.
    The world doesn’t owe you a living.Whilst recently looking at my BeBee profile I noticed I’ve been working for almost 40 years. 40 years, that’s a bloody long time to be working! I’m not rich or famous and certainly not glamorous, but I’ve worked. When looking back I remember...


    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    05/07/2017 #14 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    Excellent read, @Steve Jones. The journey along the way is what life is all about. Our destinations, hopefully are the prizes at the end.
    Steve Jones
    05/07/2017 #13 Steve Jones
    #12Todd, it's not just the states. 😢
    Todd Jones
    05/07/2017 #12 Todd Jones
    Wonderful post, Steve. Here in the States, a generation of millennials brought up to believe that everyone deserves a trophy now finds themselves entering the real world completely unprepared for the fact that the world does not owe them a living. Many can not find jobs in their field of study, and in a rich study of irony, blame the generation that taught them that everybody deserves a trophy. We have raised an entire generation of entitled ingrates that feels manual labor beneath them.

    It's time to stop the touchy feely everybody wins nonsense and start teaching our kids that there is honor in working with their hands.
    Paul Walters
    05/07/2017 #11 Paul Walters
    @Steve Jones " from the chaos of Cairo to the vulgarity of Vegas' Love that > Great piece, thank you
    Lyon Brave
    04/07/2017 #10 Lyon Brave
    Aint that the trutb
    Steve Jones
    04/07/2017 #9 Steve Jones
    #7 Numo - I'm not sure I understand your comment?
    Tricia Mitchell
    04/07/2017 #8 Tricia Mitchell
    #2 You're welcome, @Steve Jones thanks for following.
    Numo Quest
    04/07/2017 #7 Numo Quest
    Great reading Steve, can relate to your 'Honey' fully. And yet ... care for some free challenge on you own terms to see what gives? No charge, no sales. Just for you. :O)
    Steve Jones
    04/07/2017 #6 Steve Jones
    #5 Thanks Gert, I've stayed in some interesting bedrooms where sometimes the bed bugs were not always welcome.
    Gert Scholtz
    04/07/2017 #5 Gert Scholtz
    @Steve Jones Great read on the roller coaster of life and work. I can identify with a lot of what you say - this one very much: "I’ve slept in a car when I didn’t have enough money for accommodation. I’ve flown first class, stayed in 5 star hotels and also stayed at places where it was safer to bring your own bedding." Strange thing is, often the places where you need to bring your own bedding are much more interesting than the five star hotels. To your ongoing journey!
    Steve Jones
    04/07/2017 #4 Steve Jones
    #3 Thanks Harley. As saying goes, 'work is a habit' and sounds like you started the habit a long time ago :) enjoy 4th July in Ohio
    Harley King
    04/07/2017 #3 Harley King
    Great story, Steve. My favorite line is: "I been lucky to learn that the vast majority of the human population, irrespective of race, religion and even politics, are good people trying to do the best they can for them and their families." As someone who began work at age 10 in my father's construction business and who has held many jobs and worked for many bosses over the last 55+ years, I enjoyed your story and perspective.
    Steve Jones
    04/07/2017 #2 Steve Jones
    #1 Trica, thanks for the kind comments. Glad you enjoyed it
    Tricia Mitchell
    04/07/2017 #1 Tricia Mitchell
    I love this sentence, "From the chaos of Cairo to the vulgarity of Vagas to the calm of Copenhagen, I’ve been privileged to travel to some great (and some not so great) places." Great read. Thanks for sharing @Steve Jones
  2. John Enright

    John Enright

    John Enright
    UK government threatens to launch drone strikes against hackers
    hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com If there's one thing that everyone seems to be talking about at the moment, it's hacking. Recent hard-hitting ransomware attacks like WannaCry have made malware a talking point for the man in the street, and allegations persist that Russian hackers...
  3. ProducerDimitris Polychronopoulos, MBA
    Why and How to Make Languages Fun and Interesting in post-Brexit UK
    Why and How to Make Languages Fun and Interesting in post-Brexit UKRecently I returned from the Polyglot Gathering in Bratislava, where I attended many interesting talks, including one by Seán Ó Riain on Brexit and languages in Europe.Ever since the Language Show Live in London, October 2016, featuring the Speak to...


    Dimitris Polychronopoulos, MBA
    11/06/2017 #2 Dimitris Polychronopoulos, MBA
    Thanks Vincent for your feedback. Looking for opportunities to engage in Chinese learning and for creating the need to learn Chinese can be a good way to gain a foothold into the Chinese language. #1
    Vincent Andrew
    11/06/2017 #1 Vincent Andrew
    Excellent suggestions Dimitris.
    I think one reason why people find it difficult to learn another language is that they don't see a need for it. For example, I want to learn Chinese but everyone here speaks English or Malay. If I am in an environment where Chinese language skills are needed, I may be more desperate to learn it.
    Thank you for your buzz.
  4. Steve Jones

    Steve Jones

    Anyone with Welsh Heritage? You might be interested in @globalwelsh
    Together, #WeAreTheGlobalWelsh
    Together, #WeAreTheGlobalWelsh
    Together, #WeAreTheGlobalWelsh Wales has a lot to be proud of. Traditionally our landscapes, our language, and of course, our rugby. We can also be proud of the incredible impact the...
  5. Don Hornsby

    Don Hornsby

    Important and Sad Once Latin America’s richest country, Venezuela can no longer feed its people, hobbled by the nationalization of farms as well as price and currency controls. via The Wall Street Journal.
    See also: http://bit.ly/1LvtYDa
    Don Hornsby
    Venezuela Is Starving
    www.wsj.com Once Latin America’s richest country, Venezuela can no longer feed its people, hobbled by the nationalization of farms as well as price and currency controls. The resulting hunger and malnutrition are an unfolding...
  6. ProducerDimitris Polychronopoulos, MBA
    My Introduction to Intercultural Management
    My Introduction to Intercultural ManagementIntercultural management is an field that some say dates back to the end of World War II, when the US foreign service began to send more staff members to a greater number of posts worldwide. So it was a way to intertwine language learning with...


    Pascal Derrien
    27/04/2017 #1 Pascal Derrien
    Interesting concept from an awareness perspective now practise makes perfect in this field :-)
  7. ProducerJohn White, MBA

    John White, MBA

    To Raise Well Adjusted Kids Host Exchange Students
    To Raise Well Adjusted Kids Host Exchange StudentsGrowing up as an only child, I missed out on the many great experiences other kids were having with their brothers and sisters. That is, until we decided to start hosting exchange students. As I was growing up, my family hosted kids from France,...


    Sarah (Sally) McCabe
    05/04/2017 #12 Sarah (Sally) McCabe
    Great read John. I met a friend at a conference last month who recently adopted a young Russian girl. The experience has been incredible for his three kids!
    Sweta Parmar
    05/04/2017 #11 Sweta Parmar
    Yes indeed ! It's a great experience and we really get to know many new things n culture, tradition n many more . I hosted four times (once from Switzerland and then italy and then germany and then Indiana)when my daughter was in school and now I'll be hosting again for a year a student from USA
    It's great for learning and diversity uniting
    Great article though
    Marcel Kuhn Bamert
    03/04/2017 #10 Marcel Kuhn Bamert
    Hi @John White, MBA - Thank you for this article. I grew up in a family where we had hosted a few exchange students and other guests from different cultures: Tibet, NZ, USA, Australia, Korea.. For my two brothers and I it was a great opportunity to improve our English skills. All three of us had the opportunity later to live and work abroad. These early contacts with different cultures had a lasting influence on us. Knowing both sides - as a host family and as a student I will make sure to host foreign exchange students at my home as well. And of course, I will encourage my kids to study abroad. There is now better way to grow open and tolerant kids. Best, Marcel
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    03/04/2017 #9 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    This is a very valuable experience and would be great for social bonding as well. Meeting kids from different cultures is an excellent opportunity many kids in UAE get the chance to experience.
    David B. Grinberg
    02/04/2017 #8 David B. Grinberg
    Great advice here, John, as always. It's important for children to gain a broader perspective of the world than just that of the USA, or wherever country in which they live. Moreover, in today's modern and hyper-connected global, digital, mobile and virtual world, it simply makes good sense -- personally and professionally -- to learn more about other cultures and peoples. This will make the next generation of leaders more well rounded and grounded.
    Again, John, kudos on another brilliant buzz!
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    02/04/2017 #7 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    I would think this would be a very valuable experience. Sharing.
    Alexander🐝 Ramos🐝
    02/04/2017 #6 Alexander🐝 Ramos🐝
    It is so important to have an "intenational experience" while you are student.
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    02/04/2017 #5 Javier 🐝 beBee
    I was hosted by two irish families ( Waterford and Dublin) and a french one (Lyon). They were a really great experience. I can say I am much better. Thanks Mum&Dad.
    John White, MBA
    02/04/2017 #3 John White, MBA
    #2 Glad to hear that it was a positive experience, @Gert Scholtz. My family will host once my girls get a little older.
    Gert Scholtz
    02/04/2017 #2 Gert Scholtz
    @John White, MBA We hosted an American exchange student through the AFS program when I was at school. In a year he learned Afrikaans and wrote the final Grade 12 School exams in Afrikaans with full university exemption – remarkable. I attest to the formative and educational value it brings – both for him and for me. Thanks John.
  8. Marco Laranjeiro
    Chart: The End of World Poverty is in Sight
    Marco Laranjeiro
    Chart: The End of World Poverty is in Sight
    producaoindustrialblog.wordpress.com Manostaxx The text that follows is owned by the site above referred. Here is only a small part of the article, for more please follow the link SOURCE: Jeff Desjardins End of World Poverty is in...
  9. Nandini Lalcheta
    " Simple Design, Intense Content " #Quoteoftheday #webdevelopment #webdesign #ProfessionalSofttech Nandini Lalcheta
  10. Nandini Lalcheta
    #Quoteoftheday: "Your #website is the window of your business. Keep it fresh, keep it exciting." #Quote #webdesign #ProfessionalSofttech Nandini Lalcheta


    Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    24/02/2017 #1 Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    I need a website . Where can i see your work?
  11. ProducerNandini Lalcheta
    Website Page Load Time Optimization: A must for good UX!
    Website Page Load Time Optimization: A must for good UX!Page loading time is one of the crucial factors determining customer satisfaction and ROI. Slow loading pages not only lose out on ROI, but also hamper the SEO and brand image of the company. Monks with their zeal come up with amazing infographic...
  12. ProducerNandini Lalcheta
    Infographic – Google’s new mobile friendly algorithm: 81% of sites under the lens!
    Infographic – Google’s new mobile friendly algorithm: 81% of sites under the lens!Google has been very aggressive in the recent past updating its algorithm constantly. In our previous post, we promised to bring you an infographic talking about the recent mobile friendly algorithm, its impact on site rankings and the importance of...


    Javier 🐝 beBee
    23/02/2017 #7 Javier 🐝 beBee
    #4 thank you !
    Nandini Lalcheta
    23/02/2017 #6 Nandini Lalcheta
    #3 Thanks Prahlad for your compliments.
    Nandini Lalcheta
    23/02/2017 #5 Nandini Lalcheta
    #2 1 Thanks Monica for your compliments. Please have a look again. I have edited it and made it more clear. Thank you.
    Nandini Lalcheta
    23/02/2017 #4 Nandini Lalcheta
    #1 Thanks Javier for your compliments. Please have a look again. I have edited it and made it more clear. Thank you.
    Prahlad Rao
    23/02/2017 #3 Prahlad Rao
    Good information. Thanks for posting.
    Monica Chetal
    23/02/2017 #2 Monica Chetal
    Thanks for sharing this interesting post. I am unable to read the infographic.
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    23/02/2017 #1 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Nandini Lalcheta thanks for sharing ! very interesting ! I can not read the infographic
  13. ProducerDean Owen

    Dean Owen

    Left Brain, Right Brain - Why everything you believe about the two "parts of the brain" is wrong by Robert Bacal
    Left Brain, Right Brain - Why everything you believe about the two "parts of the brain" is wrong by Robert BacalLeft Brain, Right Brain - Why everything you believe about the two "parts of the brain" is wrong by Robert Bacal Of all the myths people hold about how people behave (Psychology), the left brain, right brain "idea" is probably the most common. No...


    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    13/10/2016 #47 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    Hi Bob! Thoroughly enjoyed all the comments and liked quite a rowdy few of them before I read your uncharacteristically long buzz. Oops sorry! I think you have had enough of all trainers who make it sound as if the left and right brain are two different things with distinct, disparate functions that need to be integrated (by Trainers like them) to increase corporate productivity and individual performance ;) What Gerry is saying is that at the cellular, anatomical, neurological levels the uniqueness of each hemisphere is true. And those distinctions do apply. A faulty bridge or connection can upset the entire mechanism, but so can a faulty part in the left or right, right? But your buzz sounds like it underestimates the neuro-scientific paradigm a bit and it is quite likely that folks might arrive at a conclusion early and overlook the hyperbole ;) I had responded to something by Ian a while ago...let me paste that response here..but let this not take us on another tangent :) : ''....While waiting for a close relative to emerge from a comatose state that lasted for 41 days after an accident, many a doctor told us that time and again that the human Brain was still a mystery and only 10% of it made sense to modern science! And that the average human uses only 10% of his/her brain for all functions. So it was wait and watch till he finally came through. But it wasn't the same person that went in. The multiple clots on the frontal lobe and the right hemisphere/side/part of his brain did something no one could understand or explain. Just like a hard drive with bad sectors/corrupt areas that will not function the same as before! The OS now has less functionality or limited functionality! The Brain is the closest to the barrier that separates matter from consciousness.Through the sensory complex of the Mind perhaps?....'' Okay end of that quote...time to pick up that guitar and sing a right brain song plucking with the left brain fingers maybe? :)
    Mark Anthony
    13/10/2016 #46 Mark Anthony
    Correct me if I am mistaken but isn't Robert referring more to the dynamics , behaviours , learnings and thinking of the brain as a whole whereby Gerald is considering the science facts to date regarding the physical aspects of the brain. No doubt there is some overlap on the effects on people however , I would agree that the human brain is more than a machine and has many complex layers both physichal and psychodynamic .
    Gerald Hecht
    13/10/2016 #45 Gerald Hecht
    #38 @Robert Bacal mature, coherent discussion -- with me? Hello?
    Gerald Hecht
    13/10/2016 #44 Gerald Hecht
    #42 @Dean Owen I forgot about the time diff! Sorry...anyway I think I'm finished ; I tried my best to plug @Robert Bacal amazing and magical book; I only hope that I was able to be of some (however limited) service...
    Gerald Hecht
    13/10/2016 #43 Gerald Hecht
    #37 @Robert Bacal The original "Corpus Callosum patients" weren't rats they were humans suffering greatly --it was a desperate medical procedure designed to limit the focus in people suffering from the most severe types of Epilepsy that were intractable to any other available treatment. You could ask Ian; you don't seem very fun or knowledgeable about much...it is amazing to me that they pay you to write Psychology Books! Could I trouble you to forward my resume??? I could also submit samples of my writing ---here's one of my recent "cut up rat runner" pieces https://www.bebee.com/producer/@gerald-hecht/september-9-2016-postscript-on-swimming-in-poison-with-horses
    Dean Owen
    13/10/2016 #42 Dean Owen
    #39 I am loving the show. But that was last night! 8am here now and I've moved on to bacon and eggs. Loving it as my knowledge on the subject is zero, so when someone writes with such authority, I tend to take every written word as gospel, not that I will ever be a doctor, but I totally understand this is serious stuff!
    Gerald Hecht
    13/10/2016 #41 Gerald Hecht
    #37 @Robert Bacal All kidding aside I hope and pray that you or anyone you know never suffers a severation any of the neural connections "discussed" here --I really wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy. Yes I am as serious as a heart attack about that --speaking of which; l recommend thinking of the heart as a single, simple pump...alternately pumping and resting in perfect harmony with the Universe!
    Gerald Hecht
    13/10/2016 #39 Gerald Hecht
    #37 @Robert Bacal yeah I guess I'm like a Tolman...I can play Bob Dylan songs with my hands and endodermis/decode cognitive maps with my feet; no one would ever accuse me of being a living example of the neuroplasticity wizard of your dreams...I'm known around here as that "one trick pony rat runner" --OH BTW @Dean Owen I almost forgot ✨💫🎸...this whole show was for your benefit...believe it or not... I wasn't really into it until I got that image of you sitting back with an extra huge popcorn 🍿
    Gerald Hecht
    13/10/2016 #36 Gerald Hecht
    Okay 👌🏻 I'm sold EVERYONE BUY @Robert Bacal New Book; it's MAGICAL!!!!✨🎉⚡️💫💫✨🚀
    Gerald Hecht
    13/10/2016 #35 Gerald Hecht
    #31 @Deb 🐝 Helfrich I would respond (I suppose) like a person whose Corpus Callosum was severed
    Gerald Hecht
    13/10/2016 #34 Gerald Hecht
    #32 @Ian Weinberg and in the abcense of any connectivity! The connectivity creates the illusion; if its severed we can see how it really works --I can see now that this is a magic place ; a place full of enchantment and magic!
    Gerald Hecht
    13/10/2016 #33 Gerald Hecht
    #31 @Deb 🐝 Helfrichyou are really gonna show your (now fully exposed) Stockholm Syndrome and say that the title of @Robert Bacal book is HYPERBOLE!!! ✨👌🏻🙏🏽
    Ian Weinberg
    13/10/2016 #32 Ian Weinberg
    Thought I'd just add my little bit to the pot! Much of what is being debated here is dealt with by us in neuro-rehabilitation. Individuals that have suffered damage to the non-dominant hemisphere (usually the right) are more difficult to rehabilitate than left/dominant hemispheres. Non-dominant are often emotionally disconnected, lose subtlety (and humor), lose big picture appreciation (often remaining inappropriate); Dominant hemishere lesions are the usual aphasias, agraphias, acalculias and other linear/strategic functions. And yes, there's a fair amount of neuroplasticity activity giving rise to some re-wiring, but ... clear differences in hemispheral function within a comprehensively integrated whole brain.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    13/10/2016 #31 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #19 Utterly clear about the anatomy and the very real difference that makes us "feel like a unified system until we break our neck" neuroplasticity won't get anyone anywhere in that case. And thousands of other physical issues. But this article isn't addressing anatomy. Certainly the title is hyperbole. He is saying you can't ascribe creativity to right brain and analytical processing to left, if you do you are reducing what humans are capable of to rigid categories.

    As Socrates, help me understand this further, because I don't quite know how to pinpoint what functionality can be considered to have neuroplastic potential in the brain, which is what I see to be the debate. How far can we take the possibilities of what might be re-wired and what will hit a literal anatomical wall?

    In all honesty, I feel like I am looking at that picture of an old hag or fancy lady in a hat depending on how I squint. I have this fuzzy grasp of what you are objecting to, but I cannot find the specific place where I have the knowledge to negate anything Robert has said. I think quite a few of us are interested so pretend I am 18 and learning about a brain without any malfunction.

    How about this question - if your corpus callosum was severed would you have responded any differently? I am really curious.
    Gerald Hecht
    12/10/2016 #30 Gerald Hecht
    #29 @Milos Djukic thank you...when it comes to our anatomy/physiology (how we are "built", and how we "work")...it seems particularly important; if gross neuroanatomy and neurophysiology have become indistinguishable from a Trump/Clinton Debate and people can decide on who makes the better....THIS IS CRAZY! It will soon change with medical breakthroughs (it is) but as of now --IF A PERSON BREAKS THEIR NECK AND COMPLETELY SEVERS THE SPINAL CORD...you can't write a book called "Everything you Learned About Spinal Cord Transection is a Lie"... What is going on here?
    Milos Djukic
    12/10/2016 #29 Anonymous
    #26 @Gerald Hecht, Science requires the facts. Thank you!
    Gerald Hecht
    12/10/2016 #28 Gerald Hecht
    #25 @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador Thank you for your patience --please research this --perhaps this is all my hallucination and I need to be hospitalized...l will abide by the facts you uncover
    Gerald Hecht
    12/10/2016 #27 Gerald Hecht
    #17 @Deb 🐝 Helfrich okay let's throw away my mechanics and go with your thingie --do you consent to either 1) a complete surgical transection of all of the the "bridges" connecting your Cerebral Hemispheres 2) A complete surgical transection of either all of (your choice) your ANTERIOR or POSTERIOR spinal nerve root ganglia or 3) a prefrontal lobotomy because you know with absolute certainty that all of that is mechanistic crap that will not effect you in the least ? YES OR NO? WHY or WHY NOT?????
    Gerald Hecht
    12/10/2016 #26 Gerald Hecht
    Do really think there is an Anatomical/Physiological Expert who is going to publicly say that the "Bell-Magendie Law" snd the effects of Corpus Callosum/ANTERIOR Commissure transection are LIES?? WHAT PLANET IS THIS? Where are the Neurologists...where are the scientists @Ian Weinberg ???
  14. ProducerLisa 🐝 Gallagher
    A Letter From My German Friend to The USA
    A Letter From My German Friend to The USAMy friend wrote this on facebook and wants to keep her anonymity.  I will respect that but I want to repost her letter. I have known her for years and her views have always been moderate. Here is her letter. To all my English speaking friends......


    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    04/02/2017 #42 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    I am confident the resistance will eventually win out, but it will take time, patience, and vigilance. We cannot let history repeat itself in this instance.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/02/2017 #41 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #33 Fully agree on both fronts ;-)
    siraj shaik
    02/02/2017 #40 siraj shaik
    Some pointing on Middle east countries.. about support etc.. OK let me pullout some from history: How many know about "Desert Storm".. when Kuwaiti's left their country, Saudi Arabia opened it's borders and high rise buildings were given with amenities.. till date those are known as Kuwaiti buildings. Also other GCC stood in support. Give a thought thinking.. deep dive if anyone can pull out the points to ponder then you have the answers. No need to think or workout like a person from Top 1000 institutions, simply just give a try to think like Aryans.
    siraj shaik
    02/02/2017 #39 siraj shaik
    The first focus. Seems the media unnecessarily giving roller coaster ride ..and also the article here posted carry some terms as "The Muslim Ban". There is no such declaration "MUSLIM BAN". How many of those here sharing opinions allow "someone to jump the fence"? How many allow the guest to take over there ownership of something they own? How many stand outside giving away & allowing someone to take shelter under their umbrella?. How many allow the weed to grow because it has attractive flowers .. later only to worry over dandelions?. Any Canadians here in the comments thread.. let's ask @Jim Murray "refugees are given support by government.. is the same supportive given to legal residents, citizens, senior citizens, single moms, below income residents?. How many times any homeless person at anytime given a free ride by TTC or any transit? Did anyone see the shelters of homeless people?.
    siraj shaik
    02/02/2017 #38 siraj shaik
    Nowhere have anything to do with The USA, but I openly applause and give a thumbs up to "President Donald J Trump". If by chance anyone followed my tweets more than a year back, tweeted tweets mentioning 'seems @realDonaldTrump will be bring back American dream..." and "how many see passion in eyes of @realDonaldTrump. Some or many are surely overlooking it". Adding another important point to ponder "after sworn in the addressing speech" which was awesome, amazing and superb.
    siraj shaik
    02/02/2017 #37 siraj shaik
    Please don't take me wrong. @Robert Bacal sir if it's ok to ask on your opinion "when and how did The USA became un-great? Who are behind it? From where the competitors emerged? Where all it not adapt? What does it mean "the culture is broken"? There are answers for all these give thought over with "Why", not in the pundits but with perceptions of a common persons thinking". Not necessary only those from top 100o institutions but anyone can surely pick points to ponder and need to be an expert with best practices certification. Just chalk out and maybe not everyone but many surely deep in their heart and mind applause "Donald J Trump the newly elect president of The USA".
    Olga Lawson
    02/02/2017 #36 Olga Lawson
    Wisdom does not fight, just wins. Wise men say :-)
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/02/2017 #34 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #32 I don't think ISIS can be defeated under Trump. As you put it, "it must be done in coalition with Islamic Nations," that I do agree with. It won't happen with a President Trump or as I like to call him #45. I can't even refer to him as President (yes, I said it) ;-) Trump won because many people were disenfranchised Bernie supporters who A. Stayed home and didn't vote B. Voted to spite Hillary because they did not like her, C. People's choices in news organizations sway who they vote for, and one media channel in particular, has always been anti-Obama which helped to further Trump's agenda, D. Nationalism whether some agree or not and lastly E. People who don't do their homework and truly saw Trump as this Savy businessman who could run a country. I agree, those who didn't vote have no right to complain NOW- I hope they will learn a lesson from all of this. We didn't deserve him and agree, the world didn't. Did you hear about him threatening to send troops to Mexico to go after 'the bad hombres, " today?!! And, he was rude to the Australian PM over refugees and the call was over fairly quick. Good job Trump.. 2 of our Allies- Australia was the first to fight w/the US during Vietnam.
    Dean Owen
    02/02/2017 #33 Dean Owen
    #31 Trump's team needs to talk to the countries involved in territorial disputes in the South China Seas before making stupid blanket statements like they just did. Seriously incompetent.
    Dean Owen
    02/02/2017 #32 Dean Owen
    #28 I am saying this presidential election had more media coverage than any election in history and it went on for well over a year. The American people had plenty of time to formulate opinions one way or another. The American people voted and Trump was elected democratically. Your nation chose your president. What did people expect? That he would change? You now have a president that is acting on his campaign pledges. Again, what did you expect? I know you voted Hilary, but what about all those that didn't vote. They don't have a leg to stand on by complaining now. And ISIS can be defeated, but it must be done in coalition with Islamic nations and the vacuum cannot be filled with puppets. Trump's actions have played into the hands of ISIS recruiters and the World will suffer the consequences. Trump needs to be stopped. We didn't deserve this.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/02/2017 #31 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #26 I love hearing others views when it comes to countries we only hear about via the Media or in print. Yes, many are concerned about Human Rights Issues and I do pray that will change since those Governing China are changing their views as you pointed out. I had no idea Japan had become so stagnant, that's sad to hear. In the 80-90's they were booming. I hate to say this but I'm just waiting for the Trumpster to provoke China soon. This man or shall I say those who steer him want to dominate the Globe, some would disagree with me.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/02/2017 #30 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #25 I think Russia is trying to emerge in that arena too. I could be wrong but something smells of it.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/02/2017 #29 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #23 I hate the slogan "America First." It makes us sound elitist and yes, as Isolationists. I pray we ALL get through this unharmed. I care about the entire world as you and many do Dean. As for Countries putting their citizens first, that's a given.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/02/2017 #28 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #21 Do you mean "America is getting what it deserves," Because the people voted for Trump, @Dean Owen? That confused me. I fear what will follow too. I don't think anyone can defeat ISIS unless they kill many, many innocent human beings and even then, there will always be a 'form' of ISIS. There are differing opinions on how ISIS came to be. Some say Russia backs and funds them. We've always been told they formed after we invaded Iraq. I fear if the US or any Country for that matter thinks they can defeat ISIS, the big bombs come out and much of civilization will be forever defeated. Whats ironic- many of us predicted that if we went to war against Al Qaeda another faction would rise and they did, ISIS aka as ISIL. They are like breeding rats, hard to defeat.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    02/02/2017 #27 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #19 Thanks for sharing @Mark Anthony Dyson, and for your comment :)
    Dean Owen
    02/02/2017 #26 Dean Owen
    #25 With globalisation came a need for nation's workforces to compete. The Western hemisphere is losing out to an Asian workforce that is willing to work harder, longer, and for less money. These protectionist measures are a direct but unfortunate result of this, and an all out trade war will ultimately benefit neither side. Innovation and IP is less and less a factor. The only way to compete in this era of globalisation is to increase productivity. The Chinese will be unbeatable as the up and coming generation benefits from a Western education at top schools plus a highly motivated workforce willing to do what it takes. This is very different from what we saw in Japan in the 80's. Japan will continue to stagnate as it is a culture of doing things by the book and every corporation is so wrapped up in bureaucracy, nothing ever gets done. I am in a rather lonely position as a Westerner who is a fan of the Chinese government as most are blinded by human rights issues. What they don't understand is that the govt here is sensitive to these issues but now is not the time. Social instability can easily derail the tremendous progress of the last decade. There will be a time to discuss freedom of speech, democracy, Tibet and other issues, but the time is not now. The Chinese govt is acting in the best interests of the majority, and I can tell you, the majority of people are extremely happy with the government. I am not a fan of corporate governance in China, but that is to be expected. Most of the current business leaders grew up in a dog eat dog world and would do anything to get ahead. That will change with the upcoming generation of Western educated Chinese who will import Global Best Practices and adopt them to a uniquely Chinese model. Apologies for going off-topic. Once in a while I like to get my views off my chest.
    Brian McKenzie
    02/02/2017 #24 Brian McKenzie
    They used to burn libraries and books to keep the public from learning the truths of History ~ Now they just put a # on their blather and their 6 second minions will devour that next hit of Pavlovian Kibble like it is the very air they breathe. The Truth will Set you Free - namely because nobody will pay to hear you speak it.
    The current Marxist Recipe that Soros and Crew are using is 150 years old - y'all should acquaint yourselves how each and every one of those has ended badly for the useful idiots they deployed. * Hint Imprisonment, Disappearances, Assassinations, Prison, Exile, Execution en Mass. History - Go Read Some.
    PS - keep down voting History, Facts, Performance, Precedence and Voices that are inconvenient & counter to your Propaganda - it is more than telling of intellect and character.
    Dean Owen
    02/02/2017 #23 Dean Owen
    #22 Every country has a right to put their citizens first. Even China agrees -
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7J6wFa-vYc View more
    #22 Every country has a right to put their citizens first. Even China agrees -

    "America First" is a great policy if enacted with consideration to the World at large. Unfortunately America elected a leader who is clueless as to the potential consequences of his actions. But he is a result of a democratic process that is clearly flawed. I have long stated that a strong central government, if it is the right one, will always produce superior results since there is no reset every 4 or 8 years. Singapore and China have had the right governments in place. China has had wrong governments in the past, but the current one is steering the country into huge prosperity, and it's foreign policy cornerstone is to focus on win-win scenarios. America perhaps needed a reset. A slap in the face. A reality check. This hopefully short Trump presidency is it. Let's hope we all get through it unharmed. Close
    Dean Owen
    02/02/2017 #21 Dean Owen
    America is getting what it deserves, but the rest of the World isn't. I fear 911 will be minuscule compared to what is to come. Trump may very well defeat ISIS just as Bush toppled Saddam, but I fear for what will follow.
    Mark Tillman Davis
    02/02/2017 #20 Mark Tillman Davis
    #16 No worries. Thank you.
  15. Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Information for Indian Families who would like to see their children excel beyond 12th grade. By @Tanmoy Ray
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    If You Want Your Child to Stand Out in the Crowd, Never Settle for Less!
    www.linkedin.com Being a parent is not at all easy. When it comes to helping your child to decide his/her career path or college admissions, the task can be...
  16. Froilán Pérez

    Froilán Pérez

    Froilán Pérez
    Blue Monday 2017 could be bluest ever, says expert behind equation
    www.telegraph.co.uk Blue Monday could be most depressing ever because of celebrity deaths, anxiety over Brexit, and fears about a Donald Trump presidency in the US, the expert who coined the phrase has...
  17. ProducerAlanea Kowalski

    Alanea Kowalski

    What Happened to Your Sense of Humour?
    What Happened to Your Sense of Humour?You know you had it, but when did you or anyone else last see it? Maybe you lost it during your morning commute; or that endless meeting; or perhaps you lost it when your team didn’t reach the quarterly goals. Perhaps it decided to look...


    Alanea Kowalski
    14/03/2017 #12 Alanea Kowalski
    I think with some cultural sensitivity we can always make it work....but if not then at least we are aware of the possibility when it's relevant. #2
    Alanea Kowalski
    14/03/2017 #11 Alanea Kowalski
    Thanks Javier. #1
    Alanea Kowalski
    14/03/2017 #10 Alanea Kowalski
    #3 Thank you. We can all add a bit of humour to our interactions everyday and make someone's day brighter (and our own).
    Alanea Kowalski
    14/03/2017 #9 Alanea Kowalski
    #4 John that sounds great....anytime you need another audience I am here and always up for some humour.
    Alanea Kowalski
    14/03/2017 #8 Alanea Kowalski
    Thanks Kevin. Yes if you're not having any fun what's the point. People need to remember that fun and hard work are not mutually exclusive. #5
    Alanea Kowalski
    14/03/2017 #7 Alanea Kowalski
    Thanks and so very true. #6
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    17/12/2016 #6 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    Welcome to beBee @Alanea Kowalski. Laughing is good for us. Plus, laugh lines are more attractive than frown lines.
    Kevin Pashuk
    14/12/2016 #5 Kevin Pashuk
    I have to admit I read your post because you spelled 'humour' correctly. To find out you are a Canadian makes it better.

    I agree... life's too short to be dour... you never get out alive, so you might as well enjoy the journey.

    Welcome to beBee Alanea.
    John Prpich
    12/12/2016 #4 John Prpich
    I'm fortunate in that I have a rather large sense of humor and I make it my goal to make several people laugh each and every day, I've been quite successful so far. What amazes me is not how many people have a sense of humor, but the opposite, how many need to find their sense of humor. My family suggested that I do stand up comedy, I told them that as interesting as that would be, it's much harder than they could ever imagine, although it might be fun to give it a whirl one day. I have a difficult time thriving in any environment where people can't take the time to laugh at themselves and with others, it's one of my core values. The only thing that's better than the sound of people laughing is the gurgling sound of a baby. Imagine if we made it our goal to make at least one person laugh everyday, what a better place we would all be in together.
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    12/12/2016 #1 Javier 🐝 beBee
    thanks for sharing it ! Welcome to beBee !
  18. ProducerAndrew 🐝 Goldman
    Thoughts on the presidential campaign in the US
    Thoughts on the presidential campaign in the USGood day, friends! The new president of the United States was chosen. Congratulations Mr. Donald Trump! I've been following the campaign but never commented. And now I want to say a few words.Listening to primaries was not very positive. But it's a...


    Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    11/11/2016 #30 Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    Just 2 more relevants and will start rising)
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    11/11/2016 #29 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    #22 Welcome to beBee @Joris Plaatstaal.
    Jim 🐝 Cody
    11/11/2016 #28 Jim 🐝 Cody
    #27 Everything will be fine. At least better than it would be with Clinton as president.
    Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    11/11/2016 #27 Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    #23 Well, I think everything will be great, @Jim 🐝 Cody. Will see how it goes.
    Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    11/11/2016 #26 Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    #22 Thank you, @Joris Plaatstaal! I love sharing great info! Have an awesome day!
    Cepee Tabibian
    11/11/2016 #25 Cepee Tabibian
    #22 @Joris Plaatstaal, welcome to beBee!!
    Jim 🐝 Cody
    11/11/2016 #23 Jim 🐝 Cody
    Now if everyone that said they would move to Canada if he won would really move America would be a better place.
    Truth is Canada probably won't accept most of them.
    Joris Plaatstaal
    11/11/2016 #22 Joris Plaatstaal
    This the first article I read here. @Andrew Goldman. I must say I love it.
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    11/11/2016 #21 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    Thank you for a sensible read, @Andrew 🐝 Goldman. We must move forward!
    Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    10/11/2016 #20 Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    #17 Very true, @🐝 Fatima G. Williams! Thank you!
    Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    10/11/2016 #19 Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    Thank you for a great comment, @David B. Grinberg! Yes, all that takes place. Luckily USA now has a new leader and I hope for the bright future for the whole world. Not only US. The world is watching. I can only say, that back in the days I dreamed of working for a leader like Donald Trump in one of his businesses. Now just living in the states will mean the same) #16
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    10/11/2016 #17 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    Well said @Andrew 🐝 Goldman And yes God bless the whole world !
    David B. Grinberg
    10/11/2016 #16 David B. Grinberg
    Well stated, Andrew. As I previously have noted, I did not vote for President-elect Trump or Secretary Clinton. However, I would urge all of Mr. Trump's detractors to now listen to, and carefully consider, their own words during the campaign. That is: "Love trumps hate." There can't be a double standard based on political convenience. Part of the fabric of American democracy means citizens unite as one America even after contentious elections. At an absolute minimum, folks should give the new President-elect the "benefit of the doubt" and keep an "open mind" (Hillary's words), unless or until he proves otherwise once in office.
    Moreover, any U.S. President who can mend USA-Russia relations should be applauded rather than castigated. To those who criticize Mr. Trump because of praise by President Putin, I say this: would you rather maintain a Cold War mentality or work together toward common goals and global interests? And finally, to those Hillary supports, please remember that it was HER "reset button" for US-Russian relations that blew up in her face as Secretary of State. How embarrassing that she could not even use the correct Russian language for "reset" on the button/prop she presented to the Russian Foreign Minister at a public event -- for which he subsequently embarrassed her and the USA by pointing out this pathetic mistake -- which speaks volumes in and of itself.
    Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    10/11/2016 #15 Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    #12 True, Life is amazing and we are the ones to make the change, @Cepee Tabibian! Have an awesome day!
    Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    10/11/2016 #14 Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    Thank you, @debasish majumder! Have an awesome day! #9
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    10/11/2016 #13 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Andrew 🐝 Goldman I wish nothing but the best to the US and our american bees !
    Cepee Tabibian
    10/11/2016 #12 Cepee Tabibian
    @Andrew 🐝 Goldman, thank you for this! It was not the outcome I had hoped for but he won, and I accept that. Now let's move on, look forward, and wish him the best....and for those Americans who'd rather have another president, let's stop complaining, try to understand the pain points and reasoning of those who feel he was the better choice, and start getting involved at the local and state level, 2020 isn't far away.
    Brian McKenzie
    10/11/2016 #11 Brian McKenzie
    I often wonder why people have aquafiums and exotic fish, I suppose when I discover that - I will have a ccleare vusion of the Meaning of Life. until then, I am out doing laps past the castle and faux kelp.
    Bobga Ronard
    10/11/2016 #10 Bobga Ronard
    I seem to like the below write up.

    More lessons from Trump......


    Trump lost the presidential debates, twice.

    Yet he won the election.

    He lost the public opinion polls to Hillary by double digit margins.

    Yet he won the election.

    All living former American presidents opposed him.

    Yet he won the election.

    Top celebrities and entertainers opposed him

    Yet he won the election.

    Top party power brokers deserted him.

    Yet he won the election.

    Millions opposed him.

    Yet he won the election.

    Global public opinion ridiculed him.

    Yet he won the election

    Don't build your life around the opinions of critics.

    Don't build your life on public opinion. PERIOD! It's all “OPINION”
  19. Alexa Steele

    Alexa Steele

    Corndog: Hotdog on a stick dipped in cornbread batter and deep fried...mmmm.
    5 American Things British People Don't Understand - Tea 'n' Toast 11
    5 American Things British People Don't Understand - Tea 'n' Toast 11 In this weeks episode Jason & Greg talk about those things from across the pond that we Brits really don't understand!-) America we love you but some of the...
  20. ProducerAlexa Steele

    Alexa Steele

    (Not even close to) Everything your international business needs to know about Americans
    (Not even close to) Everything your international business needs to know about AmericansLately, I’ve been amusing myself by following online threads like this one detailing stereotypes and impressions foreigners have of America. If I had a stereotypical American ego, my feelings might be hurt. But instead, I find these observations...


    Paul Kemner
    17/04/2017 #20 Paul Kemner
    Large parts of the midwest have gotten much more "southern" in the last 50 years. Workers moved north to the big industrial cities, then moved to the suburbs and small towns when the factories closed. You'd never have seen things like roadside shrines where someone was killed in an auto accident, but now they're common.
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    17/04/2017 #19 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Alexa Steele : thanks ! I am learning a lot with our bees !!! Can you please put a pic of you on your profile ? Our System is automatically removing profiles without "a face"... https://www.bebee.com/producer/@javierbebee/fake-social-media-accounts-on-bebee-important-announcement Many thanks!!!
    Todd Jones
    17/04/2017 #18 Todd Jones
    Great post, Alexa. I like your observation about Upstate NY. As a native Upstater, I can attest to the fact that when I mention my residency to anyone removed by a two state radius or more, they automatically think "NY City." Nothing could be further from the political, cultural and economic truth. By and large, most of Upstate NY is rural, Republican, blue collar middle class, and approachably pleasant.

    During 1990 shortly after graduating college, I moved to the Los Angeles area for what I thought was greener pastures. Talk about a culture shock! Completely different values. It was a very transient population back then, with many SoCal residents who thought it better to lease a BMW or Mercedes and live in an apartment than to save and buy a home. It all seemed very superficial and appearance driven to me, and I lasted about two years before deciding that the grass is not necessary greener on the other side of the country, and moved back.
    Donna Wood
    17/04/2017 #17 Donna Wood
    North Dakota may have a small population, but we are hardly uninhabited. Although, I concede that we have four major cities (urban centers) and the rest is pretty much small towns, which are closer together than you think. A few places are still clannish, but not many. As for the Canadians, well most of us the old families that live up here came to America through Canada first - Ontario in particular. I enjoyed the post though over generalizations and all!
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    17/04/2017 #16 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    I was born and raised in Florida and I agree, Florida is not part of the South. The state of Florida has many different personalities. I was born in Orlando and lived in South Florida, Tampa, Ponte Vedra and Jacksonville. The difference in the lifestyles is like night and day. I currently live in Georgia, close to Atlanta, and yes it is a very sophisticated city.

    We travel up to BIue Ridge, Ga frequently, which is a delightful and quaint mountain town. They finally serve alcohol on Sundays. Different strokes for different folks. Nice piece, @Alexa Steele.
    Kevin Pashuk
    03/11/2016 #15 Kevin Pashuk
    #10 This might be why US newscast accents don't sound like anything in the US.. http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/canadians-invade-us-news/
    Alexa Steele
    03/11/2016 #14 Alexa Steele
    #13 😂
    Randy Keho
    03/11/2016 #13 Randy Keho
    Offend Canadians? Why, that's more treasonous than Hillary Clinton's emails..#11
    Randy Keho
    03/11/2016 #12 Randy Keho
    Yes. I refer to "soda" as "pop," but my secret desires have nothing to do with being Canadian, although I used to have an affinity for Pamela Anderson. @Kevin Pashuk When I lived in Florida, everyone immediately knew that I was from the Midwest when I'd request a cold pop. It was a dead giveaway and I often received a lecture on the proper terminology. 9
    Alexa Steele
    03/11/2016 #11 Alexa Steele
    #9 I almost included in this article the fact that there is no place in the US so like Canada as the Midwest (but I didn't want to offend any Canadians) 😊
    Alexa Steele
    03/11/2016 #10 Alexa Steele
    #8 You've got a point, @Randy Keho. But did you know that the Standard American Accent (the one broadcasters use) doesn't exist anywhere but on TV. It's similar to the Midwestern accent, but even the Midwestern accent isn't standard (like the curious way Chicagoans pronounce Chic-A-go). Persnoally, I've got no problem understanding New Yorker's or Bostonians; it's the folks in the hill country of East Tennessee or the bayous of Louisiana that REALLY sound foreign.
    Kevin Pashuk
    03/11/2016 #9 Kevin Pashuk
    #8 I've often thought that Midwesterners have a secretly desire to be Canadian... to the point where some of them even refer to 'soda' as 'pop'... just the way we do in Canada. They are also pretty genuinely nice in my experience. They only pretend to be grumpy, but if you were broke down on the side of the road, they'd stop to help. Just sayin' @Randy Keho
    Randy Keho
    03/11/2016 #8 Randy Keho
    The regional dialects/accents may be just as defining, if not more in some cases, than the regional boundaries.
    However, if they listen to the media, local or national, they would think we're all Midwesterners and sound alike.
    I'm from the Midwest and, even to me, New Yorkers and Bostonians sound like foreigners.
    Alexa Steele
    03/11/2016 #7 Alexa Steele
    #6 There is definitely no consensus on which states belong to which region. For example, I don't think I've met anyone from the South or Midwest that ever claimed Missouri. And you are absolutely right, Texas is a very different beast from Appalachia. Maybe I'll write follow up posts on individual regions.
    Phillip Hubbell
    03/11/2016 #6 Phillip Hubbell
    I think Texas is not particularly tied to the rest of the south. It fought its own revolution and elected Presidents. Sam Houston worked hard to get Texas into the union and was very unhappy with the secession into the Confederacy. Texans have a unique culture. Austin is an anomaly.
    Brian McKenzie
    03/11/2016 #5 Brian McKenzie
    #4 @Kevin Pashuk MJ is not so popular in the Cascadia region, except for growin and selling at extremely high prices to West side colleges 😂
    Kevin Pashuk
    03/11/2016 #4 Kevin Pashuk
    #3 When I lived in British Columbia, there was talk about that province seceding and joining the Pacific Northwest... my guess is marijuana legalization would have been high on the list of priorities for the new country.
    Brian McKenzie
    03/11/2016 #3 Brian McKenzie
    The Seattle corridor of Washington is liberal - the rest of the State, not so much. If East Washington, Northern Idaho and Western Montana ever suceed in seceeding into 'Cascadia Republic' - I would return to the continent.
    Kevin Pashuk
    03/11/2016 #2 Kevin Pashuk
    Highly enlightening post Alexa. I'm glad my near death experience in West Virginia provided the muse.
    Alexa Steele
    03/11/2016 #1 Alexa Steele
    @Kevin Pashuk is mentioned in this post - thanks for the inspiration ;-)
  21. Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza 🐝
    "The most empathetic countries in the world have just been ranked , according to data collected from 104,365 adults across 63 different countries, Ecuador is the most empathetic country in the world, followed by Saudi Arabia and Peru. The study, which placed the US at no. 7 on the list, measured the locals’ compassion for others and their tendency to imagine another person’s point of view. Lithuania was ranked as the least empathetic country of the bunch." Do you agree ? Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza 🐝


    Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza 🐝
    18/10/2016 #4 Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza 🐝
    sure Brian #3
    Brian McKenzie
    18/10/2016 #3 Brian McKenzie
    #2 @Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza 🐝 thanks for the link
    Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza 🐝
    18/10/2016 #2 Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza 🐝
    source: http://jcc.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/10/11/0022022116673910 #1
    Brian McKenzie
    18/10/2016 #1 Brian McKenzie
    Oh my - this is pure hokum and drivle ~ do you hzve a source link to the 'study' - I need a laugh or 3
  22. ProducerJavier 🐝 beBee
    GENGHIS KHANGenghis Khan... No one knows what he looked like Genghis Khan founded the Mongol Empire and became one of the most feared conquerors of all time. The above photo was from the History Channel Documentary. Between...


    jesse kaellis
    04/10/2016 #25 jesse kaellis
    Sounds great, Brian. I need to learn a second language, probably Spanish, which I was picking up when I lived in LA. I admire you for speaking Russian. And English is the universal language on the planet.
    Brian McKenzie
    04/10/2016 #24 Brian McKenzie
    #23 @jesse kaellis Kyrgz is a tough language - it has more Chinese and Mongolian influence than Slavic - I get by with Russian here quite well. An American here that does not belong to the 'Government' and speaks Russian is a rarity. Plus the local girls all have a bit of English as it is a forced requirement for most jr high level students - and they are all too eager to practice it with a Native Speaker. All in all - a great place to land. I just may have to learn how to ride a horse.
    jesse kaellis
    04/10/2016 #23 jesse kaellis
    Perhaps you could pick up the language if you don't have it right now. I also like the exotic types. Why live a mundane life in North America when you can have an exciting and interesting life overseas. And have your pick of women?
    Paul Walters
    04/10/2016 #22 Paul Walters
    @Karen Anne Kramer ~ CNN Women Leaders 2015 Nice way to start the day with 40 million slaughtered ! Excellent read
    Brian McKenzie
    04/10/2016 #21 Brian McKenzie
    #9 @jesse kaellis I am in Central Asia now - the girls are indeed very striking - I cannot resist dark skin, short heights, thin figures, Russian tongues and traditional cultural ways of the region - Hell, I might just 'retire' here after the next coming war.
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    03/10/2016 #11 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    Interesting history contribution. Thank you for sharing.
    James McElearney
    03/10/2016 #10 James McElearney
    really interesting read, thanks for sharing this
    jesse kaellis
    02/10/2016 #9 jesse kaellis
    This is about the DNA of Khan who was a prolific lover.
    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    02/10/2016 #8 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    Super! His tales of conquest are indeed legend. Even today the descendants of Chenghiz Khan...the Mongols ...Mughals....Pathans...reign supreme as noted sportsmen in Pakistan and Hindustan (India)...and in Bollywood as the super-actor Khans...they still inbreed and marry Hindu actresses...they have over the years become Buddhists, Christians, Muslims too many contend. It is their relentless invasions across Asia and Europe that for many centuries thwarted attempts of the Turks to invade and conquer the peace loving kingdoms of mid central and Southern Indian peninsula. One of the most adaptive and religiously-tolerant races too!
    Brian McKenzie
    02/10/2016 #7 Brian McKenzie
    I would love to create a remake of the Hordes, especially if we were upon motorcycles instead of horses.
    Ken Boddie
    02/10/2016 #6 Ken Boddie
    I watched the 2007 movie "Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan" recently on TV, Karen. I'm sure you'll enjoy it if you can find it.
    Ben Pinto
    02/10/2016 #5 Ben Pinto
    Thank you for this rich history lesson, Karen Ann @Karen Anne Kramer ~ CNN Women Leaders 2015
    jesse kaellis
    02/10/2016 #4 jesse kaellis
    Fascinating, Karen. Thank you for posting that.
    William De Voe
    02/10/2016 #3 Anonymous
    Hey! Remember he was my many removed father (maybe)? After all I found out that I was Asian from the Mongolian area!!! Per my ancestry!! Ha!!
    Paz🐝 Hueso Luque
    01/10/2016 #1 Paz🐝 Hueso Luque
    Very interesting.Thanks!
  23. ProducerTimothy Fawcett

    Timothy Fawcett

    Time to Examine Our Relationship with the Philippines and Spread the Wings
    Time to Examine Our Relationship with the Philippines and Spread the WingsOn May 9, 2016 the Philippines elected Rodrigo Duterte to the office of President of the Philippines. A little over a month later, on June 30th, he was inaugurated and immediately made good on his promise to address the country’s drug problems—often...


    Pedro 🐝 Casanova
    30/09/2016 #1 Pedro 🐝 Casanova
    I see a big lack of gratitude here. Phillipines has been helped by the US countless times. Nevertheless that seems to be the latest fashion. Bite the hand that feed you and push it to the limits. Then, when people / countries takes action. It comes the complaints and the tears.
  24. Guillermo Reynoso


    México protege una de las playas más bonitas del mundo y sus mil islas,
    Guillermo Reynoso
    www.elpais.com Noticias de última hora sobre la actualidad en España y el mundo: política, economía, deportes, cultura, sociedad, tecnología, gente, opinión, viajes, moda, televisión, los blogs y las firmas de EL PAÍS. Además especiales, vídeos, fotos, audios,...
  25. Gonzalo Meza

    Gonzalo Meza

    The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has produced the following pearl regarding the UK's decision to leave the EU. A must read:
    Gonzalo Meza
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