98 year old dobri dobrev, a man who lost his hearing in the second world war, walks 10 kilometers from his village in his homemade clothes and leather shoes to the city of sofia, where he spends the day begging for money.
though a well known fixture around several of the city’s chruches, known for his prostrations of thanks to all donors, it was only recently discovered that he has donated every penny he has collected — over 40,000 euros — towards the restoration of decaying bulgarian monasteries and churches and the utility bills of orphanages, living instead off his monthly state pension of 80 euros.
there’s still good in this world
Oh my fucking god.
I was so confused by what this was about that I ended up watching the first ten minutes of Kitchen Nightmares before I left for work this morning and I cannot wait to finish it tonight.
These are two of the most insane people in the entire United States of America.
Think about that.
We are watching it now and it’s AMAZING.
You know you’re crazy when Gordon Ramsay wants you to tone down the yelling.
We should not be allowed to set our favorite song as a ringtone. Far too many times have I had a missed call because I wanted to listen to Miranda Lambert.
Scientists discover most relaxing tune ever
Sound therapists and Manchester band Marconi Union compiled the song. Scientists played it to 40 women and found it to be more effective at helping them relax than songs by Enya, Mozart and Coldplay.
Weightless works by using specific rhythms, tones, frequencies and intervals to relax the listener. A continuous rhythm of 60 BPM causes the brainwaves and heart rate to synchronise with the rhythm: a process known as ‘entrainment’. Low underlying bass tones relax the listener and a low whooshing sound with a trance-like quality takes the listener into an even deeper state of calm.
If you’re stressed out, be sure to give this a listen!
Saw Life of Pi
My good friend, Kitsis, asked me about my take on it. I loved it. His response: “Worst rendition of Calvin & Hobbes I’ve ever seen.”
“…and there is a 30% chance that it’s already raining…”
WMUR said there’ll be a thunderstorm this weekend. The weatherman said it may hit some areas and may miss others, ending with: “When it starts, well, you’ll know”.
(Also, YAY, thunderstorm)