What all the great composers have in common!

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“What do all the great composers have in common?
They see what nobody else can see, and they hear what others can`t hear!
And how can they do that?
They use the eyes and ears from inside! Let’s call it spiritual eyes and ears.
That shows us that there must be a rich world full of everlasting beauty inside of us!
Much bigger than the world we are living.
And our demanding task is to bring this world alive, so that one day, we can live there forever!”

-Lion of Light

Above, from left, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Mozart, Schoenberg, Haydn, and Stravinsky; below, from left, Schumann, Brahms, Schubert, Handel, Bach, and Debussy!

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Benefits of Walking BareFoot

The Journey Continues

Walking barefoot, also known as “earthing,” has gone from being a kooky counter-culture trend, to a scientifically-researched practice with a number of remarkable health advantages, such as increasing antioxidants, reducing inflammation, and improving sleep.

Earthing means walking barefoot on soil, grass or sand (meaning: any natural surface). So we’ll have to get off the sidewalk. Early studies are showing that the health benefits come from the relationship between our bodies and the electrons in the earth. The planet has its own natural charge, and we seem to do better when we’re in direct contact with it.
Why should you walk barefoot? 
A review published in the Journal of Environmental and Public Health looked at a number of studies that highlight how drawing electrons from the earth improves health. In one, chronic pain patients using grounded carbon fiber mattresses slept better and experienced less pain.
Another study found that earthing changed the electrical activity in…

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Watermelon Chili Preserve

Good Food Everyday

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Watermelon is so refreshing and at the peak of its season now so i think its a good idea to take advantage while the price is low to stock up and store some for the winter months.

We have spent the last month eating watermelon for breakfast with yoghurt, for lunch with local goats cheese and making endless fresh juices and home made granitas with mint and other herbs but it is time for something a little bit different.

I wanted to make a sweet chili jam using watermelon and I have combined two recipes and added chili and salt. In the Middle East, it is common to make a watermelon rind jam and I have combined the red flesh and rind of the watermelon to make this wonderful preserve. The result is something different with a great taste, texture and color and it is delicious served with cheese, fresh…

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200-Year-Old Bottle of Seltzer Found in Shipwreck

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Polish archaeologists have recovered one of the world’s oldest intact bottles of mineral water from a shipwreck lying on the bottom of the Baltic Sea.

Still corked, the perfectly preserved stoneware bottle was produced between 1806 and 1830 by Selters, one of the oldest mineral waters in Europe.

The 12-inch bottle was found during archaeological work on a shipwreck lying at a depth of about 40 feet in the Gdańsk Bay not far from the Polish

Little is known about the wreck. Archaeologists called it F-33-31 or “Głazik,” meaning boulders in Polish. Indeed, its cargo of large stones suggests the vessel was probably used for transporting construction materials along the Baltic coast.

So far, the stoneware bottle is the most valuable find retrieved from the wreck.

“Probably we have found the oldest cork bottle from Selters,” Tomasz Bednarz, an underwater archaeologist of Gdańsk’s National Maritime Museum, told Discovery News.

The…

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