BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #354: “YOU’RE NO GOOD”- LINDA RONSTADT – FEBRUARY 15, 1975 — slicethelife (Reblog)

Billboard #1 Hits: #354: ” You’re No Good”- Linda Ronstadt. February 15, 1975. #1 for 1 week in Billboard Hot 100. Single: “You’re No Good”- Linda Ronstadt Record Company-Capitol Genre: Rock Written by Clint Ballard Jr Time: 3:44 B-side” “I Can’t Help It [If I’m Still In Love With You} Album-Heart Like A Wheel Grade: […]

BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #354: “YOU’RE NO GOOD”- LINDA RONSTADT – FEBRUARY 15, 1975 — slicethelife

Whither the origin of chess — Stabroek News (Reblog)

A senior official of the International Chess Federation, known by its French acronym FIDE, once noted that perhaps the game of chess was devised by aliens. I laughed. How ridiculous! The moment passed. However, as I widened my listening and reading skills, the thought that chess was alien oriented did not seem so far-fetched after […]

Whither the origin of chess — Stabroek News

Baikal Zen — Rhapsody Bohème (Reblog)

Via Colin Monteath Life and Mother Nature can be pretty amazing. Check out this beautiful occurrence and forget your troubles for a moment by filling your heart with awe and wonder. This rare phenomenon is called “Baikal Zen.” Rocks that have fallen on the ice of Lake Baikal are heated by sunlight and emit infrared […]

Baikal Zen — Rhapsody Bohème

Three-Dimensional Chess — shadowplay (Reblog)

I read Walter Tevis’s The Queen’s Gambit years ago and loved it. His other filmed books, The Hustler and The Man Who Fell to Earth are great too, and made good movies but the books are still worthy of investigation. The Color of Money doesn’t really have anything much in common with Scorsese’s film and […]

Three-Dimensional Chess — shadowplay

An Inspiring Zen Story……… — Boundless Blessings by Kamal (Reblog)

One day a traveller climbed up on a mountain where he saw a hermit woman meditating with no one around her.  Surprised to see her there all by herself, he asked: “What are you doing here alone in such a solitude place?  You are not scared if something happens to you?”  To which she replied: […]

An Inspiring Zen Story……… — Boundless Blessings by Kamal

There’s more to reading than just looking at the words — The Renaissance Mathematicus (Reblog)

When I first became interested in the history of mathematics, now literally a lifetime ago, it was dominated by a big events, big names approach to the discipline. It was also largely presentist, only interested in those aspects of the history that are still relevant in the present. As well as this, it was internalist […]

There’s more to reading than just looking at the words — The Renaissance Mathematicus

New year resolutions — karlien09 (Reblog)

A New Year’s resolution is a tradition, most common in the Western Hemisphere but also found in the Eastern Hemisphere, in which a person resolves to continue good practices, change an undesired trait or behavior, to accomplish a personal goal, or otherwise improve their life. ~Wikipedia My new year resolutions are usually habits that I want to […]

New year resolutions — karlien09

The origins of New Years Eve traditions — Courageous Christian Father (Reblog)

The origins of New Years Eve traditions – Here is a closer look at some of the most popular traditions tied to New Year’s Eve, both domestically and around the world. #NewYears #NewYearsEve

The origins of New Years Eve traditions — Courageous Christian Father

Thought for the Day – 30 December – Following Jesus — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 30 December – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) – Friday of the Second week in Ordinary Time, Year A Following Jesus “When we have renounced ourselves and have embraced our cross with resignation and love, we must follow Jesus.We must follow Him in a special way as the infallible […]

Thought for the Day – 30 December – Following Jesus — AnaStpaul

|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.15 “The Trouble with Tribbles” – (Original air date: Friday, December 29, 1967) — firewatersite (Reblog)

Welcome to my rewatching of the original 79 episodes of the series that launched the franchise. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching “The Trouble with Tribbles.” On this date in history, “Hello, Goodbye,” by the Beatles, is the #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100. The song is going to ride […]

|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.15 “The Trouble with Tribbles” – (Original air date: Friday, December 29, 1967) — firewatersite