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as common sense is a gift to each soul,
as common environment is the inseparable planet,
as common desire is to live in a better world.


Visionary, innovator, inventor, business giant Steve Jobs: "think different".. "There is no reason not to follow your heart." sticky icon

*update* 22 August 2014
Jobs prefaced his Stanford remarks by saying: "I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is the closest I’ve ever gotten to a college graduation."

Steve Jobs in 1981
Steve Jobs in his Los Angeles office in 1981, five years after he co-founded Apple.

Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976, when they founded Apple. Jobs sold his Volkswagen minibus and Wozniak his two Hewlett-Packard calculators to raise the money they needed.

Steve Jobs on Macworld cover in 1984.
On the cover of Macworld, a sister publication of Computerworld, in 1984.

Steve Jobs and John Sculley
During happier times with John Sculley. Jobs lost the helm at Apple in 1985 after a power struggle with Sculley, who was CEO of Apple at the time, and Jobs left to found NEXT.

Steve Jobs bought Pixar in 1986
In 1986, Steve Jobs bought Pixar from George Lucas for less than $10 million. The company later was renamed to Pixar Animation Studios. This photo is from the 2003 opening of 'Finding Nemo'. Pixar was ultimately sold to Walt Disney in 2006.  read more »

Jimmy Fallon: "genius comedian and actor Robin Williams...He's one of a kind. He's one in a million. He's unbelievable"

August 13, 2014 Jimmy Fallon Pays Tribute to Robin Williams to honor the late comedian, choking back tears, before doing his best impersonation of the legend -

*update* 21 August 2014 Robin Williams's Ashes Scattered in San Francisco Bay near his home just one day after his death, per his official death certificate

*update* 20 August 2014 2014 Emmys: Billy Crystal to pay tribute to Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week's Emmy Awards. At 2013 Emmys, Williams honored his friend and mentor Jonathan Winters.

Unbreakable bond. Christopher Reeve: the greatest gift from Robin Williams is laughter

Robin Williams - Inside The Actors Studio - FULL Video


young Robin Williams (credit: childhood-images1)

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"The good is the beautiful." - Plato

"The good is the beautiful."
- Plato

"Things of this world are in so constant a flux, that nothing remains long in the same state."
- John Locke

Photos: Emma Thompson in Arctic; tortoise oldest animal, a well respected resident; dolphins at world's top surfing competitions



Emma Thompson and daughter join Greenpeace ship on voyage to protect the Arctic. (Credit: Emma Thompson Fans / savethearctic.org / GreenPeace)



Meet Jonathan the Tortoise, the Oldest Animal in the World (182) (Credit: negreenplanet.org / seychellesnewsagency.com / puravidasail.com)


Octopus sets record for motherly care: deep-sea octopus broods eggs for over four years - longer than any known animal (Credit: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute)



Surf's up! Playful dolphins put pros to shame as they ride the waves during prestigious surfing competition in South Africa (Credit: Stan Blumberg / Barcroft Media, Mail Online)

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Emma Thompson and daughter join Greenpeace ship on voyage to protect the Arctic  read more »

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." - Aristotle

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."
- Aristotle

"The basis of good manners is self-reliance."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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