Attention! – All the Things You Never Knew about It

Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.

Man, almost starting from his birth, is asked to pay attention. First with jingling toys, then: “Be careful what you eat!”; “Be careful how you cross the street!”; “Pay attention to your lesson!”; “Check out that girl!”; “Be careful how you drive!”; “Watch the steps!”; “Are you still paying attention?”

Unlike animals, humans have a considerably increased attention capacity. No cat has watched “Seven Samurai” till the end.

But how focused are you? Less than you think. I’ll prove it to you right now! And I’ll tell you what you can do about it…

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What, Exactly, Does Being a Shaolin Monk Mean?

While combat efficiency is a primary function of Shaolin Kung Fu, a more immediate and useful benefit in our law-abiding society is attaining radiant health and vitality.

Let’s face it, it’s hard to separate truth from legend. Shaolin monks appear to be part of a miraculous world, a world where everything is possible and human limits are exceeded at every turn.

Yet, what does being a Shaolin monk mean? Can every ordinary person make those amazing moves? Do they take some magic dust, something cooler than your multivitamins? Or is it only a result of special effects for the show?

It’s not like in the movies, but these people really reach some impressive performances. Let’s see take a quick look at what their lives are like!

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The Most Impressive Birds That Are Still Around Today

Birds have done great jobs for the progression of humanity: they kept alive our love for freedom and they insistently motivated us to reach the skies, to reach the stars!

Sometimes we learn about people that go beyond the boundary of their dreams and eventually, their dreams come true. However, I don’t want to talk to you about them now, but about other creatures on the planet: birds.

And not just any kinds of birds! You’ll find out which birds are the most interesting in the world.

Many of them we will never get to see live, neither you, nor me. They live elsewhere or are very rare. That does not prevent us from marveling at their existence. So we can often remember that there is more beauty in the world. We just need to want to see it. Maybe you will get out your binoculars and go observe, in nature, any kind of bird you’re lucky to encounter.
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69 Crazy Wedding Dress Ideas

Normally, I don’t recommend me for wedding dresses – they all get a divorce.

All little girls dream of their wedding day. When they’re little, their fantasies start running around the groom, who, with no exception, is the spitting image of daddy. As they grow, their interest for the groom (who in the meantime can be someone else but daddy) moves in the background, totally eclipsed by the dress that will turn them from young princesses into queens.

Why is the wedding dress so important? Why does it become the center of gravity of the whole event? As this occasion allows her to live her dreams in the most ostentatious way, to shine more than ever, to focus upon her all the admiration of the entourage, and to reflect afterwards in all the splendor of her appearance.

When it comes to the model, any brides’ imagination irrupts. She begins to search, to find inspiration, to do permutations and combinations of n taken by k with different parts in different styles, ransacking and rummaging the huge virtual catalog in search for the unique, original, beautiful, expressive, challenging model… you name it, in one word, the perfect dress!

But sometimes fantasy goes beyond limits, crossing over the sacred and ceremonial perimeter of the event itself and soaring toward the unfenced areas of extravagance. Disproportionate, amazing, funny, or simply ridiculous, I present below a list of craziest ideas for wedding dresses, that you wouldn’t even imagine.

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Shaolin Monks – Between Legend and Reality

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

It’s very hard to find someone who hasn’t heard of the Shaolin monks. Just ask, some will hasten to say “karate” and then they will correct themselves and remember that, actually, it’s kung fu. “Same thing, right?”, others will smile, “it’s about a good fight”, after which they will mention Bruce Lee and will give you examples of even newer films like “The Matrix“. (Remember Neo? His fighting techniques were “uploaded” from a computer directly into his brain.)

We continue the survey. The religion of these monks is a more difficult attempt: “Hm, a religion in Asia…” – some will say. “Something Japanese” – others will fail to guess. Some will guess it’s Chinese; but with a little help, will reply quickly, “yes, Buddhism, I am sure.”

And behold, slowly, the details of the lives of these legendary characters will charm with their spell any group fascinated by the mysterious warrior monks.

I will get you acquainted with this world, born in the temple on top of Shaoshi, Sacred Song Mountain, temple that took part of the name of the mountain, “Shao”, and the suffix “Lin”, which translates into the woods. Shao-lin Temple. With its renowned monks.

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