The earliest transcribed event in Bhutan was the passage of the Buddhist saint Padma Sambhava (also called Guru Rinpoche) in the 747 Bhutan’s early history is unclear, because most of the records were destroyed after fire ravaged Punakha, the ancient capital in 1827. By the tenth century, Bhutan’s political development was heavily influenced by its religious history. However, there are no sufficient information stating that all historical records were available before the fire.
Does mother always know best? As a mom, I try to create the healthiest environment possible for my kids. I like to think my decisions are based on fact, but emotion plays a role, too. What happens if my choices aren’t supported by medical research, and could even put my children at risk?.
The document totals about 370 pages and is divided into two sections. The first section explores whether repealing “don’t ask, don’t tell” would harm unit readiness or morale. It cites the findings of a survey sent over the summer to 400,000 active duty and reserve troops, a separate questionnaire sent to about 150,000 military spouses, the responses submitted to an anonymous online drop box seeking comments, and responses from focus group participants..
I can speak about FF14 but in a traditional MMO like WoW the story is typically structured through quests that are given by NPCs. GW2 is unique in that it doesn have a conventional quest system, instead relying on hearts that are tied to the location and history of the world to drive progression. Rather, a proper storyline is delivered through personal story instances that carry the narrative forward.
And then there’s a United States sea exploration company, whose argument is essentially: We found it first. Sea Search Armada (SSA) says it located what’s left of the San Jose all the way back in 1982. The company says it has spent some $13 million over the last three decades, first trying find the San Jose and then working to establish its claim to the sunken booty through the Colombian legal system.
Lately, I’ve read article after article describing how Spotify’s profit mongering, capitalistic business model is making it impossible for artists to make a living, how it doesn’t value creators, how it ruined the art of album listening. I understand the realities we are currently experiencing in the music industry how customer valuation of music has been on a steady decline since the early 2000s introduced us to mp3s and Napster, how sheer volume of choice has driven listeners to playlists and other passive listening mechanisms, and how the expectation of instant gratification has shifted people’s expectations and consumption habits. Despite these realities, I can offer a slightly different perspective and perhaps some optimism in a economy beholden to ruthlessly commercial and centralized interests, as Liz Pelly wrote for The Baffler.