Tuesday, April 19, 2016

IV Convocatoria de Bolsas Eurolingua

Eurolingua Venairlanda SL convoca 15 bolsas (5 delas reservadas a centros docentes galegos) para a realización de cursos de inglés nun programa de inmersión en Irlanda durante dúas semanas no mes de agosto de 2016, para estudantes universitarios, de secundaria, bacharelato ou formación profesional.

  Máis información na ligazón aportada:   http://www.becaseurolingua.com/
O prazo de solicitude remata  o 25 de abrl de 2016.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Good News: The Seabin Can Clean Up Our Ocean

Two Australian surfers have quit their jobs and come up with a brilliant solution to combat the millions of tons of trash in our oceans.
Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski’s Seabin invention is an ocean-cleaning device so simple and effective, we’re wondering why it took so long.
The water filtration system is much like what you’d find in a fish tank, but it has the potential to clean up an entire ocean:

The concept is simple: A bucket, as seen in the GIF below, connects to a water pump, sucking in any floating trash inside a removable mesh bag (= bolsa de malla)
(...)  Turton and Ceglinski say they have never caught a fish or marine animal in their pumps in four years of testing.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The Reality of Syrian Refugees.

 WWII survivors are reaching out to Syrian refugees to let      

  them know they're not alone

"She made me feel like I exist"

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Welcome Back.

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Gandhi
Enjoy the video 


There is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Happy Women's Day.

Happy Women's Day to all the women who fight for a better world around them, who fight to make a difference. At school, at home, at the workplace, wherever.

“We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.”– Marie Curie

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”– Maya Angelou

“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.”– Melinda Gates

Smart women love smart men more than smart men love smart women. - Natalie Portman

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” _ Charlotte Brontë

“I'm tough, I'm ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” - Madonna
“I like men who have a future and women who have a past.” 

- Oscar Wilde

Monday, February 29, 2016

At last, Leonardo DiCaprio.

Nineteen years after “Titanic” made him a global star, Leonardo DiCaprio finally won an Oscar Sunday night for his role as a vengeful frontiersman in “The Revenant”. 
This is his brave and righteous speech of acceptance

“Making “The Revenant” was about man’s relationship to the natural world, a world that we collectively felt in 2015 as the hottest year in recorded history. Our production needed to move to the southern tip of this planet just to be able to find snow.
Climate change is real. It is happening right now. It is the most urgent threat facing our entire species, and we need to work collectively together and stop procrastinating. We need to support leaders around the world who do not speak for the big polluters or the big corporations, but who speak for all of humanity, for the indigenous people of the world, for the billions and billions of underprivileged people who will be most affected by this, for our children’s children, and for those people out there whose voices have been drowned out by the politics of greed.
“I thank you all for this amazing award tonight. Let us not take this planet for granted. I do not take tonight for granted.”

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Happy St, Valentine's Day, everyone!

Each year on February 14th, many people exchange cards, candy, gifts or flowers with their special “valentine.” The day of romance we call Valentine’s Day is named for a Christian martyr and dates back to the 5th century, but has origins in the Roman holiday Lupercalia: 

In the beginning, Valentine's Day was associated with romantic couples only but in recent times the festival is seen in much larger perspective. Now, people take opportunity of the day to wish ‘Happy Valentine's Day' to anyone they love be it father, mother, teachers, siblings, friends, co-workers or just anyone special to them. The idea behind this tradition is to celebrate love, get love and give love to everyone around us. 

Approximately 150 million ❤ Valentine's Day cards ❤ are exchanged annually, making Valentine's Day the second most popular card-sending holiday after Christmas.

Do you want to surprise your beloved ones? No need to spend your money. Here you can learn about how  to make a Valentine's Day Heart Pop-up Card

 And... if you need some inspiration to express your love: 

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
- Aristotle

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
- Anais Nin

I love you and that's the beginning and end of everything ― F. Scott Fitzgerald

"I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you" ― Roy Croft

"If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever" ― Alfred Tennyson

"A loving heart is the truest wisdom".- Charles Dickens

"Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear." —John Lennon

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart."
-Helen Keller

"Loving is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction"
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry,

"I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way than this" 
Pablo Neruda, "Love Sonnet XVII"

“A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.”
- Honore de Balzac
    • “Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”
      -Oscar Wilde
    • Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,

      And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

      A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare 
  • Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. ~Albert Einstein

  • So... make your beloved feel special and tell them how much you love them. 

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