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RIP Ric Ocasek - Singer, Songwriter, Producer for New Wave/Rock Band The Cars Has Passed Away

*Photo taken from the internet, from ABC News and likely copyrighted

Well this one is gonna leave a mark… more bad rock and roll news this past weekend when it was announced that the Cars’ lead singer, rhythm guitarist, songwriter and all around seemingly nice guy Ric Ocasek passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday. 1,298 more words

Music

Heroes - Stephen Fry

“Heroes” is the follow up to last year’s incredible “Mythos” and this time focuses on some of the great heroes from Greek Mythology. These include Heracles (more widely known as Hercules) and his labours, as well as Theseus and the Minotaur, who I remember studying at school, and Jason and the Argonauts. 336 more words

Book Review

After Saving More Than 800 Children, Antoinette Tuff Continues to Change Lives with God at Her Side

Antoinette Tuff had not lacked hardships in her life. As a child, she endured homelessness and abandonment by her parents. In adulthood, she attempted suicide after learning that her husband was leaving her for another woman. 1,317 more words

The Right Stuff: Brig Gen Chuck Yeager, USAF Retired

US Air Force Photograph

Chuck Yeager is unquestionably the most famous test pilot of all time. He won a permanent place in the history of aviation as the first pilot ever to fly faster than the speed of sound, but that is only one of the remarkable feats this pilot performed in service to his country. 43 more words

History

Do something important

Many of us began hearing the expression, “Do something important (significant, worthwhile, respectable) with your life” from the time that we were very young. In those days, it meant that you had to go to college and become a teacher, a doctor or a lawyer because those roles were considered to be worthwhile. 341 more words

Writing, Author, Books, Editorial, Philosophy, Kindle

Ayub Khan's Last Family Picture - 1974

Whatever mega projects we have today, date back to Ayub’s era. Though politicians always dubbed him as a dictator, probably because they weren’t allowed to rob the country. 243 more words

History Of Pakistan

Path of Heroes Sestina

(A sestina is a 7 stanza poem. The first 6 stanzas have 6 lines where the final word of each line is used in each position once.  287 more words

Fantasy