Daily Archives: August 19, 2013

Usain Bolt – 3 Gold Medals at Moscow World Championships 2013

Usain Bolt Wins 100m Final – 9.77 Moscow World Championships 2013

Usain Bolt 19.66 wins 200m Final Weir 2nd Mitchell 3rd IAAF World Champs 2013

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Russell Foster: Why do we sleep? – video

 

Russell Foster: Why do we sleep?

Published on Aug 14, 2013 — Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist:  He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns out, for something we do with one-third of our lives. In this talk, Foster shares three popular theories about why we sleep, busts some myths about how much sleep we need at different ages — and hints at some bold new uses of sleep as a predictor of mental health.

Matthew CENTROWITZ USA – Moscow 2013 -1500m Men Final Silver

Matt Centrowitz Jr – Guyanese roots

Matthew Centrowitz USA -Moscow 2013 1500m Men Final Silver

Video of race: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=8739iJ6QFdo

Giving It All For Dad

http://www.armorytrack.com/News/Post/giving-it-all-for-dad

–  Also view this earlier entry in Guyanese Online:               

Olympic hopeful – Matt Centrowitz Jr – Guyanese roots

Racial Profiling in the United States

This entry is from the Blog of Guyana-born Rosaliene Bacchus….

Three Worlds One Vision

Stop Racial Profiling - Demonstrators in New York City - June 2012Demonstrators in New York City – USA – June 2012
Source: news.yahoo.com

 

In 2008, for the first time in US history, an African American made it to the top post in the White House. Last year, thirty nine percent of white voters helped him to continue serving as our president for another four years. Considering the opposition he still faces in getting needed legislation passed in Congress, we need to do much more to narrow our racial divide.

Racial profiling persists in towns and cities across our nation. The stand-your-ground law – applied in some form in over thirty states, including California where I live – puts the lives of black and brown-skinned people at risk. In New York, the excessive use of the stop-and-frisk police tactic, targeting blacks and Latinos, is under attack.

I fear for my young adult sons. One of them, a service provider in…

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