2016-07-02 New York, USA / Never Again / Nie Wieder / Nunca Mais / Nunca Más

Elie Wiesel was a Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor of the humanities at Boston University (which created the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies in his honor), political activist, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor. At age 15 Elie Wiesel with his family, along with the rest of the town's Jewish population, were placed in one of the two confinement ...

Skin Color / Hautfarbe / Cor da Pele / Color de Piel

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Discrimination based on Skin Color is a form of prejudice or discrimination in which people are treated differently based on the social meanings attached to skin color. Racism is the dependence of social status on the social meaning attached to race; colorism is the dependence of social status on skin color alone. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZmbM5JalNU There are more than 75 ...

2007-06-29 AllOver, USA / iPhone / ichTelefoniere / euChamo / yoLlamo

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The iPhone, the first smartphone model designed and marketed by Apple was introduced in the United States on June 29th, 2007. Thousands of people were reported to have waited outside Apple and AT&T retail stores days before the device's launch; with many stores reporting stock shortages within an hour. The original iPhone was described as revolutionary for ...

1997-06-28 Las Vegas, USA / Bite Me / Beiß Mich / Me Morde / Muérdeme

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Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson II was a professional boxing match contested on June 28th, 1997 for the WBA Heavyweight Championship. It achieved notoriety as one of the most bizarre fights in boxing history, after Tyson bit off part of Holyfield's ear. Tyson was disqualified from the match and lost his boxing license, though it was later ...

The Illusion of Control / Die Illusion von Kontrolle / A ilusão do Controle / La ilusión de Control

When you think you control something, you are wrong. It is amazing how often you think you are in control of something when really you are not. Control is an illusion. You constantly make plans that never actually turn out the way you envisioned. How often are you trying to control a future that you can ...

Fall in Love with Existence / Sich in Existenz Verlieben / Apaixone-se pela Existência / Enamórate de la Existencia

When you learn to fall in Love with existence, when you thrive not because you are forced to, but because thriving allows you to fall more in Love with existing then you truly live and do not to merely exist. The single most important energy on Earth, what merely itself is able to transform everything into gold. The ...

Identify with your Soul / Identifiziere dich mit deiner Seele / Identifique-se com sua Alma / Identifica con tu Alma

There is a difference between your Ego and your soul. Your Ego is the image you have of yourself and your social mask, whereas your soul is who you truly are. It is eternal, divine and inherently worthwhile. When you align with your soul, life flows more naturally and taking action is less of a struggle. ...

All in the Mind / Alles im Kopf / Tudo na Mente / Todo en la Mente

There are innumerable definitions of happiness. Everybody has their own definition depending on their outlook about life. Some get it from money, or fame, or helping others while others get it by being close to their loved ones. The word happiness produces close to 50 million Google results! Irrespective of the inputs, happiness is a state ...

The great Lie / Die große Lüge / A grande Mentira / La gran Mentira

The word addiction brings to mind alcohol and drugs. Over the past 20 years, a new type of addiction has emerged: addiction to social media. It may not cause physical harms, such as those caused by tobacco and alcohol, but it has the potential to cause long term damage to your emotions, behaviour and relationships. While the ...

1991-06-21 Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Hot Dog Special / Fleischrolle Spezial / Salsicha Especial / Salchicha especial

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A Frikandel is a Dutch and Belgian snack, a sort of minced-meat hot dog. Some say it was first made by Gerrit de Vries in Dordrecht in 1954, when a law prevented him from selling his product as a meatball. De Vries changed the name and shape instead of the recipe. Others say it was created ...

How to save Humankind / Wie man die Menschheit Rettet / Como salvar a Humanidade / Cómo salvar a la Humanidad

Cities are part of the system to keep people alive on Earth. People tend to like cities, and have been congregating in them ever since the invention of agriculture, 10,000 or so years ago. Agriculture made cities possible, by providing enough food to feed a settled crowd on a regular basis. Cities can not work without ...

Ugly truth about modern Life / Hässliche Wahrheit über das moderne Leben / Verdade feia sobre a vida Moderna / La fea verdad sobre la vida Moderna

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You use your smartphone twice as much as you think you do, an average of five hours a day - that is roughly one-third of your total waking hours. Do you use your smartphone because you are bored or because you are trying to avoid dealing with stressful or unpleasant things in your life. Excessive smartphone use is ...

Eyes are the mirror of the Soul / Augen sind der Spiegel der Seele / Os olhos são o espelho da Alma / Los ojos son el espejo del Alma

You can tell a true smile from a fake smile by looking at a person's eyes. The mouth shape of a smile is easy to fake - you do it all the time out of politeness. But the eyes are the giveaway: When you are truly happy, you not only smile but also your eyes ...

Escaping from Reality / Flucht vor der Realität / Fugindo da Realidade / Escapar de la Realidad

As fugitive, you go throughout your life escaping from your reality, running and hiding, seeking redemption from this evil reality wandering around alternate realities in order to enter in the realm of sweet dreams where everything is possible. Are you condemned to live your whole life escaping from reality to encounter short periods of bliss in ...

Relationships for your Awakening / Beziehungen für Dein Erwachen / Relacionamentos para o seu Despertar / Relaciones para tu Despertar

Living a spiritual life is a strategy for working on yourself for the benefit of all beings. That is another way of saying that the optimum thing you can do for someone else is to work on yourself - not out of some idealistic sense of altruism, but because getting to Oneness for yourself means resolving ...

2015-06-13 Natal, Brazil / Saint John the Baptist / Johannes der Täufer / São João / Juan el Bautista

Festa Junina, also known as festa de São João for their part in celebrating the nativity of St. John the Baptist, are the anual Brazilian celebrations historically related to European Midsummer that take place in the beginning of the Brazilian winter. As Northeastern Brazil is largely arid or semi-arid these popular festivals not only coincide with ...

How did you get Lost / Wie hast Du Dich Verloren / Como você se Perdeu / Cómo te has Perdido

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Your superficiality, alienation, stress, addiction, fear, trauma, depression, insecurity, and abuse are a sad reality. A little less clear is why you are so lost and how did you get lost. The answer is painfully obvious: You detached yourself. For centuries you have been culturally conditioned to mistrust your physical impulses. The western 'Era of Enlightenment' spawned the idea ...

You do not truly need This / Du brauchst das wirklich Nicht / Você não precisa verdadeiramente Disso / Tu realmente no necesita Esto

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Consumerism is one of the strongest forces affecting your life. The term ‘consumerism’ does not simply refer to immediate factors in your daily life such as the omnipresence of advertising, but anything connected to the overarching idea in our modern Society that in order to be happier, better and more successful people you have to have ...

Express yourself every Day / Drück Dich jeden Tag aus / Expresarte todo los Días / Expressarte todos os Dias

When you express yourself in a way that brings out the best in you, you have already succeeded. Step by step you improve. That is what matters. It matters that you persist. Give yourself permision to screw up. And it is okay when you do. Your next action is the most important step you will have ...

2015-06-07 Ponta Negra, Brazil / In the (last) Moment / Im (letzten) Augenblick / No (último) Momento / En el (último) Momento

Life exists only in the moment, and in this moment it is infinite and eternal, for the present moment is infinitely small; before we can measure it, it has gone, and yet it exists forever ... ... You may believe yourself out of harmony with life and its eternal Now; but you can not be, for ...

A Critical Point In History / Ein kritischer Punkt der Geschichte / Um ponto crítico na História / Un punto crítico en la Historia

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One day, if Human civilisation ever wipes itself out, aliens or one of our successors will cast an eye on our ruined planet and ask themselves what ever happened to homo sapiens. The root cause was not a specific catastrophe, conflict or devastation that eradicates us; the problem began with the architecture of the Human brain. For many ...