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What They Didn't Teach Us About Success

When I was growing up, like most of my friends, I judged others success by the size of their house and the type of car their parents drove. 783 more words

Your Life

Rediscovering Our Water Culture Paths in the Mediterranean

“Much of the past water culture heritage has been left largely unexploited, resulting in neglect, deterioration and even loss of any potential remains”, writes Vangelis Constantianos, Executive Secretary of… 799 more words

Water Resources Management

Not so happy about Garmin Express right now

If you happen to follow me on Twitter then you probably know that I’m really not happy with Garmin and their Garmin Express software right now. 310 more words

Development

"Are YOU Committed To YOUR Dream?"

                                           Are You Committed To Your Dream?

“Until one is committed, there is hesitance, the chance to draw back, and always ineffectiveness…The moment one definitely commits oneself…a whole stream of events issue from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen incidents and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would come his way.”   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe… 192 more words

Dick Powell

The Day I Became a Woman

HA! Yeah, no, I’m not about to tell you the heart warming tale of the day I “lost” my virginity – why do we use that particular word, “lost”?   645 more words

All About Me

Shouldn't "anti-poverty" and "pro-middle class" be synonyms?

Standard Bank’s landmark study of the growth of the middle class in Sub-Saharan Africa offers some welcome clarity. In the 11 key African economies they look at, they find 15 million households living on more than $15 per person per day, while 95 million households living on less than that. 436 more words

But Not As You Know It

How to Solve: "Too many connections"; nested exception is com.mysql.jdbc.exceptions.jdbc4.MySQLNonTransientConnectionException:

Hi,

in one of my projects I used GPars and its withPool() method to execute some async tasks.
The prime purpose of a task is to fetch some data from external sources and save the resulting data to a database. 344 more words

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