Friday, January 30, 2015

Myriam Sidibe: The simple power of hand-washing

Myriam Sidibe: The simple power of hand-washing - Sept. 2014 TED.com

Dr. Myriam Sidibe promotes hand-washing with soap, setting up partnerships with governments, companies and communities to promote this simple, cheap, powerful disease-fighting tactic.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Jero sings Jinsei Hareruya ~ Oukaranbu「人生晴れるや~桜花乱舞」




ジェロ 「人生晴れるや~桜花乱舞」

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Fire and Ice

Fire and Ice
BY ROBERT FROST

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I’ve tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffice.

Friday, January 09, 2015

Happy New Year



Fukusa crane and turtle, image from Japanese Textile Art



"Crane Scroll" by Sotatsu, indiana.edu


A belated but heartfelt Happy New Year to my PINK MANHATTAN readers.


Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Genetic Study Reveals Origin of India's Caste System

Genetic Study Reveals Origin of India's Caste System by Tia Ghose, Live Science 08 August 2013

Related link: The Status Of Women As Depicted By Manu In The Manusmriti by Hirday N. Patwari, August 27, 2011 Nirmukta

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The Continental: Anticipation




Happy New Year! WATCH: Starring Christopher Walken on SNL, The Continental: Anticipation - The night air is tinged with anticipation. It's time to meet The Continental.