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JMR
Paris
Back in Paris after 6 years in Sydney!
Interests: music, movies, art, travel, sushis, dim sum, tapas, tennis, psychology, nlp, australasia, chi kong
Recent Activity
Cela devrait être "bear with me".
Anna Chapman fait partie des espions russes « vendus » par le colonel Scherbakov au FBI. Crédits photo : Odnoklassniki/Odnoklassniki Le colonel Scherbakov aurait «vendu» aux Américains dix de ses collaborateurs. À Moscou La taupe russe qui avait permis aux États-Unis de démanteler le réseau d'espions illégaux opérant sur son... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2011 at JMR's blog
Google's new social network Google+ is going head-to-head with the biggest social network of them all, Facebook. But for Google's new platform to succeed in gaining social marketshare, it has to also entice users by letting them do new things, too, stuff they can't do in Facebook. After the lackluster... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2011 at JMR's blog
Myspace CEO Mike Jones just sent out this mass internal email and press release confirming the company’s sale to Specific Media earlier this morning. Kara Swisher is reporting that the sale was for $35 million. From what I’m hearing it’s been a rocky morning at the social network, which was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2011 at JMR's blog
Everyone thinks that being a startup CEO is a glamorous job or one that has to be a ton of fun. That's what I now refer to as the "glamour brain" speaking aka the startup life you hear about from the press. You know the press articles I'm talking about...... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2011 at JMR's blog
Get the Giggles With laughter, you reap the recharging benefits of exercise without having to spend time at the gym. After a good laugh, you experience a momentary surge of energy, which—in addition to reducing stress and boosting immunity—can help your body regenerate more healthful cells over time. To get... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2010 at JMR's blog
New research adds credence to the adage ‘whatever doesn’t kill us makes us stronger,’ a well-known saying, that had little scientific evidence to support it. A national multi-year longitudinal study of the effects of adverse life events on mental health has found that adverse experiences really do in fact appear... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2010 at JMR's blog
No.1 Frank "The Tank" Ricard Old School - 2003 Many argue Ron Burgundy should be at the top of any Ferrell list. Their love of the character is obviously not unfounded. However, Frank "The Tank" is better for two reasons: 1) Old Schoolestablished Ferrell as a legitimate box-office hit and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2010 at JMR's blog
Manpower surveyed 64,000 human resource directors and senior hiring managers from public and private concerns worldwide. It asked about their expectations for hiring in the first quarter of 2011. Almost half, 47% of them, came from 10 countries in the Americas, 24% from eight countries in Asia and the Pacific,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2010 at JMR's blog
Taiwan: Ginger Tea for Cold and Flu Symptoms Dosage: Mix 2/3 cup of boiling water with 2 teaspoons of grated ginger and 2 teaspoons of sugar. Add a few slices of fresh ginger root and drink the tea. Verdict: Helps with some symptoms. Ginger can stimulate your circulation, which will... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2010 at JMR's blog
How you spend has a greater effect on your happiness than how much you spend, researchers say. SHE had so much. A two-bedroom apartment. Two cars. Enough wedding china to serve two dozen people. Yet Tammy Strobel wasn’t happy. Working as a project manager with an investment management firm in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2010 at JMR's blog
194 Countries Ranked and Rated to Reveal the Best Places to Live To produce this annual Index International Living considered nine categories: Cost of Living, Culture and Leisure, Economy, Environment, Freedom, Health, Infrastructure, Safety and Risk, and Climate. This involves a lot of number crunching from “official” sources, including government... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2010 at JMR's blog
Make a mean breakfast Every man needs to learn how to make breakfast for one very reason. If you want that chick you hooked up with the night before to come back, you need to either a) be stellar in the sack or b) cook the most incredible breakfast ever.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2010 at JMR's blog
Step 1 Prepare Yourself The Night Before Choose the clothes you’re going to wear the following day and have them grouped together in your closet; prepare a lunch that you'll take with you for the next day and keep it refrigerated (if necessary); check on the weather forecast; put together... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2010 at JMR's blog
Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria,Pakistan, the Philippines, South Korea, Turkey, and Vietnam have been identified by Goldman Sachs as having a high potential of becoming the world's largest economies in the 21st century along with the BRICs. The bank chose these states, all with promising outlooks for investment and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2010 at JMR's blog
1. Aardvark is a social search service that finds people who can answer all of your questions. When you submit your inquiry, Aardvark searches your circle of friends and finds someone who can answer your question. The answer is sent to your IM, or you can check it on your... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2010 at JMR's blog
Technology iPad Flipboard Looxcie Kickstarter Square Sony Alpha A55 Camera Transportation Amtrak's Beef-Powered Train Google's Driverless Car Martin Jetpack Edison2 Antro Electric Car Electric-Car Charging Stations The Straddling Bus Road-Embedded Rechargers Terrafugia Transition The Plastic-Bottle Boat Health & Medicine The Malaria-Proof Mosquito and The Mosquito Laser NeoNurture Incubator eLegs Exoskeleton... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2010 at JMR's blog
The map is not the territory. There is a huge difference between the world as it is and the world as we experience it. We create a representation of the world which suits us. If we change our internal map, we change our experience of the world. All behaviour is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2010 at JMR's blog
1: Garlic Among the 61 medical uses that Pliny the Elder (23-79 A.D.) attributes to garlic in his "Natural History" are: Cleaning animal bites Curing skin diseases Expelling tapeworms Eliminating tumors Extracting arrows Chances are you'll never need to extract an arrow, but you can get numerous health benefits from... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2010 at JMR's blog
TAIPEI — A leading Taiwanese basketball team's bid to join China's professional league has intensified concerns on the island that it is suffering a "brawn drain" to its giant neighbour. The Taiwan Beer side, championship winners in 2006-7 and 2007-8, recently announced that it wants to play in the Chinese... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2010 at JMR's blog
Guy Kawasaki, Co-Founder Alltop 1. Be the first to give. Studies show that we are persuaded more by people who have done something for us first. We give bigger tips to servers who give us a mint with the check. We’re more likely to help work colleagues with their projects... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2010 at JMR's blog
A koala walked into a bar ... no, seriously. And the bartender hopes he's coming back because he's good for business. Kevin Martin, who works at the Marlin Bar on Queensland's Magnetic Island, was stunned a wild male koala wandered inside just after 8pm on Saturday. "He sauntered up to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2010 at JMR's blog
Gartner, Inc. today highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2011. Gartner defines a strategic technology as one with the potential for significant impact on the enterprise in the next three years. Factors that denote significant impact include a high potential for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2010 at JMR's blog
Au Duc des Lombards, temple du jazz parisien. Sports en plein air : respirez... soufflez ! Les tennis du Luxembourg - Pour taper la balle moyennant trois francs six sous au Luco, pas besoin de carte de membre. 19 bis, rue de Vaugirard (VIe). www.tennis.paris.fr Le marché des Enfants-Rouges -... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2010 at JMR's blog
Health habits Exercise 30 minutes every day. Especially if you don’t do much movement while working, it’s essential that you get some daily exercise. 30 minutes every day are the minimum recommended for optimal health. Eat breakfast every day. Breakfast is the more important meal of the day, yet so... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2010 at JMR's blog