Nathanael Steven Henry Brown

CWM (Common Wealth Minister) #1, Canada = Stephen Harper

New brand I created for the Prime Minister of Canada in hope.

CWM (Common Wealth Minister) #1, Canada = Stephen Harper

New brand I created for the Prime Minister of Canada in hope.

THE NEW COMMON WEALTH LOGO
Original by: UnknownRevised by: NATHANAEL

THE NEW COMMON WEALTH LOGO

Original by: Unknown
Revised by: NATHANAEL

Polar Bear eating the Great Pyramids in Egypt by NSHBCreated On: 2014-04-09

Polar Bear eating the Great Pyramids in Egypt by NSHB
Created On: 2014-04-09

OpenSSL project has recently announced a security vulnerability in OpenSSL

The OpenSSL project has recently announced a security vulnerability in OpenSSL affecting versions 1.0.1 and 1.0.2 (CVE-2014-0160). Customers that are running Linux and are using SSL could be affected by this issue and should upgrade to a fixed version as soon as possible.

If you’re using the Amazon Linux AMI, you can simply run “sudo yum update openssl”, and then restart any services using OpenSSL to protect any at-risk instances.

Find more details and update instructions from the websites of your Linux vendor of choice:
* Amazon Linux AMI: https://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-ami/security-bulletins/ALAS-2014-320/
* Red Hat: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0376.html
* Ubuntu: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2165-1/

Please note that several of the prominent Linux operating systems have released fixed packages that still bear the OpenSSL 1.0.1e name.  Even though the OpenSSL project released 1.0.1g as their newest software, downstream Linux providers have in some cases elected to include just the fix for CVE-2014-0160 in their packages in order to provide a small update quickly. Updates to 1.0.1g are likely to come later.

For more information about this vulnerability, please visit
* AWS Security Bulletin page: https://aws.amazon.com/security/security-bulletins/
* OpenSSL’s official advisory: https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20140407.txt
* The Heartbleed Bug: http://heartbleed.com/

MI8 - Headed by Major J.P.G. Worlledge ;)

At the start of World War IIVernon Kell, the head of MI5, introduced a contingency plan to deal with the problem of illicit radio transmissions. A new body was created, the Radio Security Service (RSS), headed by Major J.P.G. Worlledge, who until 1927 had commanded a Wireless Company inPalestine. Worlledge’s brief was to “intercept, locate and close down illicit wireless stations operated either by enemy agents in Great Britain or by other persons not being licensed to do so under Defence Regulations, 1939”. As a security precaution, the RSS was given the cover designation of MI8…….. [more]

The Orange Apple ~ Canadian Retouching Firm

The best retoucher I have ever come across in my professional career as a photographer! Stunning. Lil pricey for the average shooter, but if you want quality ya gotta pay.

Got two photos of mine retouched by them and can HIGHLY recommend them. Try to guess which ones at http://nshbrown.500px.com and I’ll give ya a cookie.

Are You Left-Brained or Right-Brained? The Surprising Truth

The Right Brain

According to the left-brain, right-brain dominance theory, the right side of the brain is best at expressive and creative tasks. Some of the abilities that are popularly associated with the right side of the brain include:

  • Recognizing faces
  • Expressing emotions
  • Music
  • Reading emotions
  • Color
  • Images
  • Intuition
  • Creativity

The Left Brain

The left-side of the brain is considered to be adept at tasks that involve logic, language and analytical thinking. The left-brain is often described as being better at:

  • Language
  • Logic
  • Critical thinking
  • Numbers
  • Reasoning

Foods rich in complex carbohydrates such as whole grains, including rice, oats, corn, millet and buckwheat help sustain and boost serotonin levels, and thus a sense of well being and calm and increased concentration, confidence and relaxation. Other foods that boost serotonin levels include fresh vegetables, especially root crops, squash and fresh fruits. Apples are noted for bringing oxygen to the brain and being rich in complex carbohydrates and B vitamins, critical nutrients for balanced serotonin levels. Serotonin-boosting snacks include popcorn, tortilla & corn chips, and natural sweeteners like maple syrup, honey and rice syrup. Chocolate beans contain PEA, called the molecule of love. Chocolate stimulates the central nervous system and acts like a natural antidepressant.

Herbs that help boost serotonin levels include oatstraw, which is loaded with B vitamins, and the roots of angelica, burdock, dandelion, ginseng, wild yam and black cohosh. Cannabis, long called the “giver of joy”, significantly raises serotonin levels.

Activities that enhance serotonin levels include gentle yoga or tai chi, walking, stretching, being in nature, sunshine, clear skies, mild wind, prayer and meditation. Talking with a compassionate person or writing to oneself in a journal is very healing and boosts immunity as well as serotonin levels.

lemusicville:

Wu-Tang Clan Secret Album “Once Upon A Time In Shaolin”

Looks like a SWEET box set. Wonder what the lyrics are all about.

lemusicville:

Wu-Tang Clan Secret Album “Once Upon A Time In Shaolin”

Looks like a SWEET box set. Wonder what the lyrics are all about.

(Source: weheartit.com)

T'ai chi ch'uan

T’ai chi ch’uan or Taijiquan, often shortened to t’ai chitaiji or tai chi in English usage, is an internal Chinese martial art practised for both its defense training and its health benefits. It is also typically practised for a variety of other personal reasons: its hard and soft martial art technique, demonstration competitions, and longevity. As a result, a multitude of training forms exist, both traditional and modern, which correspond to those aims. Some of t’ai chi ch’uan’s training forms are especially known for being practised with what most people would categorise as slow movement.

Today, t’ai chi ch’uan has spread worldwide. Most modern styles of t’ai chi ch’uan trace their development to at least one of the five traditional schools:ChenYangWu (Hao)Wu, and Sun.