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African Dirge for Maya Angelou by Bayo Omolola

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Bayo Omolola Bayo Omolola is a good friend of mine, and he has been a guest poet in this column before. He is Adjunct Faculty ...

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How to get started with a home yoga practice

OK, so you’ve been going to yoga class every Monday evening for a couple of years, and you love it. But you don’t seem to ...

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Graduates - Take your time, see what you really enjoy doing in life, and how you can make a difference (1)

Make a difference Stand back, take a look at your life, see what you can do to make a difference. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=IGMW6YWjMxw Wangari Maathai is a ...

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The “List” Goes On and On

DoD Identifies Army Casualty 05/15/2014 02:40 PM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-248-14 May 15, 2014 DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today ...

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The University of The Gambia and Gambia College graduation

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Convocation ceremonies for the University of The Gambia and Gambia College (The Gambia, West Africa) For this interview from The Gambia, Mr. Ebrahima Mbowe, with ...

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Hula Dancing from Hawaii - Merrie Monarch festival - tomorrow (repeat of Friday’s event) at 4pm Saturday afternoon; then streaming live with Saturday’s event at 11pm CST

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The Merrie Monarch Festival Hula Competition-Don't Miss It The link below takes you to the live streaming festival of hula competition in Hawaii. There is ...

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Three Miraculous Things

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Searching for a brother, a father, and long-ago roots in another country These are three great articles and films. Two, a video and a film, ...

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Making focus a habit will help you avoid slumps

Mastering Tadasana (Mountain pose) can help you build a habit of focus that will improve your posture and also keep you from slumping in your daily life.

Often the first pose in a yoga class is the simplest — simply standing in Tadasana (Mountain pose). You are instructed to balance the weight ...

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A 13 year old Mongolian woman, and 2 Kahzak hunters, father and son: using trained eagles to hunt for prey in Mongolia

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This is incredible journalism These pictures depict a way of life so completely different from that of the western world, that I can only watch ...

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The lunar eclipse on video (in case you couldn’t stay up) and songs about the moon, April 15, 2014

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In case you weren't able to stay up all night for the lunar eclipse, here it is on video tape, as well as some great ...

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Wind versus Tourism

Boundary of Tallgrass Prairie overlaid on a map of wind potential.

I normally stay out of politics. I understand the physical world better than I understand the world of politics, but I have to point out ...

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Springtime - and Pharrell Williams creates the song “Happy” which has now spread around the world

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It's spring - and this is the time for Happiness The equinox - the first day of spring - was at 11:57 A.M., March 20th, ...

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Singing bus driver in San Francisco

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No. 29-Sunset bus driver changes the day for many people in San Francisco Mike Kepka has done a wonderful job writing this blog, especially with ...

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Google Fiber is coming to nine more cities; but Lawrence is not on the list

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Google Fiber is soon to be in nine more cities Google announced today that it would be considering laying fiber cable for nine more cities ...

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$20,000 urinal sculptures just right for John Waters visit to Lawrence

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$20,000 urinal sculptures should be shown for Larry Waters' visit The moment I saw these sculptures, I knew where they ought to be shown: as ...

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If you missed the event live, here is a video of Jumbo asteroid 2000 EM26, which was not seen (“recovered”) tonight

Here is tonight's video from the Slooh Observatory - the Jumbo asteroid 2000EM26 was supposed to be seen as it passed the earth tonight, February ...

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Help create videos and articles for next year’s Valentines Day - February 25, 2015

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Many points of view for Valentine's Day 2015 The New York Times published this series of articles and videos today, February 14, 2014. It's going ...

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Lawrence and High Speed Internet - Left Behind or Moving Ahead

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Chattanooga - Way ahead when it comes to fast-paced Internet Here is an important story in today's New York Times - about how Chattanooga moved ...

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It’s time that Lawrence has a Martin Luther King, Jr., Street, and also a Nelson Mandela Street, Community Center or Nature Pathway

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Martin Luther King Jr. Street, and Nelson Mandela Nature Trail or Community Center It's about time for a Martin Luther King Jr. street in Lawrence. ...

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Return to home for the whooping cranes - and a new perspective for 2014

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Return to home, with a new, expanded view on life What better site for welcoming in the New Year, than that of the whooping cranes ...

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