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The Final Days of The Beatles

The date was August 20, 1969. The Beatles were recording what was to be their final album, Abbey Road. The date is important (and historic), although the boys probably had no idea of it’s significance. August 20, 1969, was the last time the four Beatles were together in the recording studio. They were recording the final over-dubs [...]

World’s Largest Yoga Class

New York went yoga crazy Session for a second day running as thousands of practitioners gathered on Central Park’s Great Lawn.Under the guidance of acclaimed yogi Elena Brower, the masses assembled for a calming session under the open skies.Sadly the event came to a premature end after a rain shower hit the area, but spirits [...]

Interpreting the UN

The United Nations is in session, with leaders and representatives from all over the world meeting to exchange ideas. Just how can they do that, when they speak so many different languages? The United Nations hires about 120 interpreters—not to be confused with translators, who translate text—who are considered the best in their profession. No education [...]