2012-03-21 New York, USA / Reasons to Celebrate / Gründe zum Feiern / Razões para Comemorar / Razones para Celebrar

Down syndrome occurs when an individual has an extra partial (or whole) copy of chromosome 21. It is not yet know why this syndrome occurs, but Down syndrome has always been a part of the Human condition. It exists in all regions across the globe and commonly results in variable effects on learning styles, physical ...

Growing up not growing Apart / Aufwachsen nicht Auseinanderwachsen / Crescendo não crescendo à Parte / Crecer no crecer Aparte

Best friend of mine, First, I want to say that I am so thankful for you. You have always been there in times of need. You are the fun party and adventure friend and the serious and warning dad friend all in one. There are no instructions on how to live, and we both know lives ...

1895-02-20 Washington D.C., USA / The power of Education / Die Kraft von Bildung / O poder da Educação / El poder de la Educación

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Education is the most empowering force in the World. It creates knowledge, builds confidence, and breaks down barriers to opportunity. For children, it is their key to open the door to a better life. However, it is a sad reality of our World today that millions of children will never receive this key. They are ...

2018-02-14 Parkland, USA / Lucky to be Alive / Froh am Leben zu Sein / Sorte de estar Vivo / Afortunado de estar Vivo

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On February 14, 2018, Nikolas Cruz opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 people and injuring 17 others. This killing spree is the deadliest high school shooting in United States history. Cruz was dropped off at the school by an Uber driver at 2:19 p.m., shortly before dismissal time. Cruz was carrying a ...

1968-02-01 Saigon, Vietnam / An unlikely Weapon / Eine unwahrscheinliche Waffe / Uma arma Improvável / Un arma Improbable

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This gruesome photograph became anti-war propaganda that drastically shaped public opinion. The horrific frozen frame depicts a moment of distinction, a moment in a time that could not be undone, a wartime tension that could not be unraveled. In this sense, the photograph was successfu, shocking and characteristic in its ability to drive the anti war movement, protesting ...

2004-01-25 Guimarães, Portugal / Cardiac Arrest / Kreislaufstillstand / Parada Cardíaca / Paro Cardíaco

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Despite being a rare event, the death of an apparently healthy young athlete causes a major impact on the media. Football is the most commonly implicated sport in Europe and has claimed the lives of several high profile athletes. The higher death rates in football compared with other sporting disciplines can almost certainly be attributed ...

2002-01-21 Los Angeles, USA / What a lovely way to Burn / Was für eine schöne Art zu Brennen / Que maneira adorável de Queimar / Que linda manera de Quemar

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Peggy Lee was born Norma Egstrom, the seventh of the eight children. Her father was Swedish-American and her mother was Norwegian-American. Peggy Lee was married four times: to guitarist and composer Dave Barbour (1943–1951), actor Brad Dexter (1953), actor Dewey Martin (1956–1958), and percussionist Jack Del Rio (1964–1965). All the marriages ended in divorce. During her career, Peggy Lee wrote ...

1993-01-20 Tolochenaz, Switzerland / Unending Love / Unendliche Liebe / Amor sem Fim / Amor Infinito

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Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian. Hepburn's first field mission for UNICEF was to Ethiopia in 1988. She visited an orphanage in Mek'ele that housed 500 starving children and had UNICEF send food. In August 1988, Hepburn went to Turkey on an immunisation campaign and toured Central America in February 1989, and met with leaders in ...

1990-01-19 Pune, India / Never Born – Never Died / Nie Geboren – Nie Gestorben / Nunca Nascido – Nunca Morri / Nunca Nacido – Nunca Muerto

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Every Human is a Buddha with the capacity for enlightenment, capable of unconditional Love and of responding rather than reacting to life, although the Ego usually prevents this, identifying with social conditioning and creating false needs and conflicts and an illusory sense of identity that is nothing but a barrier of dreams. Osho's teachings, delivered through his discourses, were not ...

The Passion of Andalucía / Die Passion Andalusiens / A paixão da Andaluzia / La pasión de Andalucía

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Andalucia, the area covering the entirety of the south of Spain, is passion in many ways. Andalucian culture has its roots in the different cultures which have populated the region over the past centuries. Andalucía has been the front line of heated wars between the Islamic and the Christian cultures, and the fire of emotion brought ...

2012-01-13 Isola del Giglio, Italy / Get on board for fuck’s Sake / Geh an Bord verdammt noch Mal / Suba a bordo pelo amor de Deus / Vada a bordo Cazzo

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The Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground and overturned after striking an underwater rock off Isola del Giglio, Italy, resulting in 32 deaths.  About 300 passengers were left on board, most of whom were rescued by helicopter or motorboats in the area. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYLuggTXmPI An investigation focused on shortcomings in the procedures followed by Costa Concordia's crew and the actions of her captain, Francesco Schettino, ...

2017-01-06 Orlando, USA / Captivity Kills / Gefangenschaft Tötet / Cativeiro Mata / Cautiverio Mata

Placing an animal in surroundings that are unsuitable for the species can cause stress and behavioural problems. Wild animals kept in an improper environment or fed the wrong diet can suffer, resulting in illness or death. In some environments, it is best not to keep certain wild animals at all, as their needs can not be met - particularly if the ...

Alone and Peace / Allein und Frieden / Sozinho e Paz / Solo y Paz

Solitude should not be synonymous with loneliness. Loneliness is the feeling someone might have when they feel deprived of their desire for Human affection. The receptive character is likely to feel this way when they are alone. The receptive character seeks validation from the outside. They will crave attention and Love, seek knowledge from outside sources ...

Crying without knowing Why / Weinen ohne zu wissen Warum / Chorando sem saber o Porquê / Llorando sin saber Porqué

Feeling emotions is a natural part of your experience. From happiness to anger to sadness, emotions are your mind's way of responding to your life's events, and on their own, they are perfectly healthy. Even anger has its place, and while sometimes you show inappropriate anger, there are times when anger is necessary and ...

1977-12-25 Rheydt, Germany / The Suburb Crocodiles / Die Vorstadtkrokodile / Os crocodilos do Subúrbio / Los cocodrilos del Suburbio

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Der Niederrhein ist meine Heimat, da komme ich her, da gehe ich auch immer wieder gerne hin. Getreidefelder, grüne Weiden, grasendes Vieh, schwielige Männerfäuste, geraden Sinn, aufrechte Art, Schwarzbrot, den Schalk im Nacken und ungebrochener Optimismus. Der Niederrheiner an sich ist zu allem unfähig: Er weiß nix, kann aber alles erklären. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDKrdPMntD4 Der Niederrhein, ist eine an die Niederlande grenzende Region im Westen des ...

When the going gets Tough / Wenn es hart auf hart kommt / Quando as coisas ficam Difíceis / Cuando las cosas se ponen Difíciles

It is not easy to stay positive when life is really, really tough and if you are struggling with life; when getting out of bed in the morning feels like a real struggle and you feel you cannot win that struggle and you will suffer alone for a long time. You feel more and more ...

1996-12-20 Seattle, USA / Pale Blue Dot / Hellblauer Punkt / Ponto azul Pálido / Pálido punto Azul

Carl Sagan was an American astonomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in astronomy and other natural sciences. Sagan is best known as a science popularizer and communicator. In 1980 Sagan co-wrote and narrated the award-winning 13-part television series 'Cosmos: A Personal Voyage', which became the most widely watched series in the history of American public ...

1980-12-08 New York, USA / Give Peace a Chance / Gib Frieden eine Chance / Dê paz uma Chance / Dale a paz una Oportunidad

John Lennon will be known for many things that he did with the Beatles but something that he will also be remembered for is his ideas about peace. He took a very active role in trying to persuade people to protest against the Vietnam War, by doing many different things. John Lennon taught us to stand up ...

2017-12-06 Paris, France / Alone / Allein / Sozinho / Seul

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Hallyday was married five times - including twice to the same woman - with the first four marriages ending in divorce. His last marriage was his longest, lasting twenty-one years. His first marriage was to French singer Sylvie Vartan, lasting fifteen years from 1965 to 1980. Son David was born in 1966. His second marriage to Babeth Étienne was ...

2012-12-06 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Curves make up the Universe / Kurven bilden das Universum / Curvas compõem o Universo / Curvas forman el Universo

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In 2006, shortly before his 99th birthday, Niemeyer married for the second time, to his longtime secretary, Vera Lucia Cabreira at his apartment, a month after he had fractured his hip in a fall. His first wife Annita died in 2004, at 93, after 76 years of marriage. Oscar Niemeyer, was a Brazilian architect considered to ...

1993-12-04 Los Angeles, USA / I am a handsome son of a Bitch / Ich bin ein hübscher Hurensohn / Sou um belo filho da Puta / Soy un guapo hijo de Puta

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Frank Vincent Zappa was an American multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, and bandleader. As a self-taught composer and performer, his diverse musical influences led him to create music that was sometimes difficult to categorize. During Zappa's lifetime, he was a highly productive and prolific artist with a controversial critical standing. He was a strident critic of mainstream education and organized ...