Month: October 2015

  • October 25: Pablo Picasso was born in 1881

    Everything you can imagine is real. – There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence transform a yellow spot into a sun. Wikipedia Born Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de […]

  • October 15: Friedrich Nietzsche was born in 1844

    “There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Wikipedia: Born Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche 15 October 1844 Röcken (near Lützen), Province of Saxony, Kingdom of Prussia Died 25 August 1900 (aged 55) Weimar, Saxony, German Empire Residence Germany Nationality German Era 19th-century philosophy Region Western philosophy […]

  • The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work – Shawn Achor

    From amazon.com: Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard. Today Shawn travels around the world giving talks on positive psychology to Fortune 500 companies, schools, and non-profit organizations. He has worked with doctors […]

  • October 12: Piero della Francesca passed away in 1492

    A self-portrait, detail from The Resurrection Wikipedia: Birth name Piero della Francesca Born 1415 Sansepolcro, Republic of Florence Died October 12, 1492 Sansepolcro, Republic of Florence Nationality Italian Field Painting, Fresco Movement Italian Renaissance Works The Baptism of Christ Flagellation of Christ Brera Madonna Piero della Francesca (c. 1415 – October 12, 1492) was a painter of the Early Renaissance. As […]

  • Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849)

    “I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.” ― Edgar Allan Poe Wikipedia: Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole. Best known for […]