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Cory Zacharia (Guru-C)

Joined 14 years ago from Miami Beach, Florida

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  • Beautiful Botanical Gardens
    3

    Beautiful Botanical Gardens

    6 years ago

    Garden in the Holy Land Photo by Cory Zacharia The primordial garden of the Bible, the Garden of Eden is what I imagine as paradise, the unspoiled environment, pristine in its perfection as God planned it. We can only imagine its lushness, the...

  • Really good drawing instruction books for pre-teen kids
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    Really good drawing instruction books for pre-teen kids

    9 years ago

    There is an art to drawing. Some people may be gifted with an innate ability to create realistic looking images. Other people need to learn how. In this hub, we look at three really good drawing instruction books for pre-teen kids. Grownups will like them too, with their friendly tonality and solid...

  • Cops Beat Tibetans in front of the UN
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    Cops Beat Tibetans in front of the UN

    9 years ago

    For the people of Tibet, no positive developments have taken place to restore sovereignty or at least autonomy to the Tibetan people in their own country, protect their right to preserve their culture or practice their religion. Vast numbers of prisoners of conscience continue to be mistreated,...

  • Night in Tunisia
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    Night in Tunisia

    9 years ago

    The dictatorship of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia has fallen. How will that impact the lives of the people of Tunisia and what will the ripple effect be in the region and around the world? "Night in Tunisia" as you know it, too.

  • Arepas, Venezuelan Staff of Life
    4

    Arepas, Venezuelan Staff of Life

    6 years ago

    How to make the perfect arepa. But I will point you to a few experts. Actually, in nearly every household in Venezuela and Colombia you will find an expert, because arepas are practically the...

  • Venezuela's Growing Militia
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    Venezuela's Growing Militia

    10 years ago

    One of the most frightening aspects of today's Venezuela is the growing militia and the encroachment of a militaristic attitude into all aspects of society.

  • Plate Holders and Wall Racks
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    Plate Holders and Wall Racks

    8 years ago

    Home is where the heart is and the kitchen and dining area is the heartbeat of the home. It's where families spend the most quality time interacting and communicating. One way to make the dining area more homey is with an attractive plate holder to...

  • I Missed My Car Crash
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    I Missed My Car Crash

    7 years ago

    How lucky that nobody was in our car and nobody got hurt when it was totaled by a medical transport van careening on the boulevard where I live. We actually made the news that night. Oh, the hassle!

  • How to prepare for your high school reunion
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    How to prepare for your high school reunion

    10 years ago

    There are lots of things you can do to make your school reunion a rewarding experience. Even if you were not a cheerleader or football player, you can bring the past into the present in a positive way. Here is how.

  • Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar Free at Last
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    Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar Free at Last

    9 years ago

    June 12, 2009, Now that the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been under house arrest for more than 13 of the last 19 years, has been adjourned until June 26, it's important to voice outrage toward the Myanmar government and secure world support...

  • Two Tibetans Sentenced to Death
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    Two Tibetans Sentenced to Death

    11 years ago

    "Two Tibetans, Losang Gyaltse and Loyar, were sentenced to death on 8 April by the Municipal Intermediate People's Court in Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR). It is unclear if they will appeal against their sentence. Ultimately...

  • Once Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel
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    Once Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel

    9 years ago

    I can imagine the ripping I'd get from Mr. Emanuel for the volumes of missing details. That's my disclaimer. More scrapbook than history, This morning, the news showed veteran Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, the fourth highest ranking Democrat in the U.S....

  • For the Gold
    6

    For the Gold

    8 years ago

    *Suzie Orman I (Guru-C) have never been all about the gold. If anything, I've always had a phobia of expensive jewelry out of fear I will lose it on a soccer field somewhere which happened to the beautiful gold and pearl earrings my aunt Regina...

  • How do you know If it's Love or Lust
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    How do you know If it's Love or Lust

    6 years ago

    Love and Lust. Relationships 101. How to know the difference between lust and love. Knowing when it's real love. What to do about lust. Quiz to know if you're The One. By Cory Zacharia

  • How to Laugh Out Loud
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    How to Laugh Out Loud

    9 years ago

    Like funny ha ha?

  • How You Can Help the People of Tibet Now
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    How You Can Help the People of Tibet Now

    8 years ago

    Now is the time you can really make a difference on behalf of the people of Tibet. Help Save Tibet! Information. Links. Letter from John Ackerly, President of the International Campaign for Tibet.

  • Statement by HH the Dalai Lama on the 49th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising
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    Statement by HH the Dalai Lama on the 49th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising

    10 years ago

    Every year, on March 10, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, issues a statement in commemoration of the Tibetan National Uprising Day, in which the Tibetan people took a stand against the Government of the Peoples Republic of China, which has occupied...

  • Why I Love Hillary Clinton
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    Why I Love Hillary Clinton

    9 years ago

    Petition in support of Hillary Rodham Clinton. Now is the time to express your support of Hillary Rodham Clinton for President of the United States. Even if you live in another country, please feel free to share your ideas. Please do so today! I plan to submit the results to the official website.

  • How To Use a Mandoline (Vegetable Slicer)
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    How To Use a Mandoline (Vegetable Slicer)

    9 years ago

    William Shakespeare, in the opening of his great comedic entertainment, "Twelfth Night", declared, "If music be the food of love, play on!" I think it can also be said, "If food be the music of love, taste on!"... By Cory Zacharia

  • Salvador Dali for the Perplexed
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    Salvador Dali for the Perplexed

    4 years ago

    Salvador Dalí Bending Time. Almost anyone who has ever experienced a time meltdown has flashed on Salvador Dalí's famous melting clocks from his iconic painting, "Persistence of Memory." See how you can begin to collect works by this revered modern master. By Cory Zacharia

  • Life as a Designated Driver
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    Life as a Designated Driver

    8 years ago

    (To the cadence of the "Budweiser Real Men of Genius" radio spots) Let's sing in praise of the designated driver. That awesome friend who lets you get totally sloshed...) By Cory Zacharia

  • 14

    Meet the Voice of Angora the Cat from "Horseland"

    6 years ago

    The voice of Angora the Cat on the television cartoon, "Horseland" (10:30 AM on AOL Kids "Kewlopolis" on CBS Saturday mornings), is my baby sister, Michelle Zacharia. By Cory Zacharia

  • Thanksgiving Greeting Cards - Where to Buy Online
    3

    Thanksgiving Greeting Cards - Where to Buy Online

    8 years ago

    Where to buy Thanksgiving Greeting Cards Online

  • Coin and Paper Money Auction Gallery - Great Prices!
    2

    Coin and Paper Money Auction Gallery - Great Prices!

    10 years ago

    The allure of coin and paper money collecting resides in the challenge of the hunt, as well as the inherent value in the objects of collection and the pride of display. Well, some display and others hoard and view like a King counting his treasury. Then, there's the social aspect: attending coin...

  • How to Look 10 Years Younger: Henna Tattoo Eyebrows
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    How to Look 10 Years Younger: Henna Tattoo Eyebrows

    9 years ago

    How to look 10 years younger with Henna Tattoo permanent makeup. My own experience. By Cory Zacharia

  • We Are the First i-Phone Couple
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    We Are the First i-Phone Couple

    9 years ago

    I wouldn't presume to be the first Apple i-Phone couple ever, but we are the first among everyone we know. And I'll say it: I feel proud. There was no question my husband, a perrenial early adopter, would,... By Cory Zacharia

  • Here
    10

    Here

    9 years ago

    The poem, "Here" by Cory Zacharia. Cosmic tremble...

  • An Israeli and Palestinian Peace Movement
    11

    An Israeli and Palestinian Peace Movement

    8 years ago

    For the love of God. I can visualize ancient coffee houses in the winding markets of Baghdad, Damascus, Alexandria and Andalucia... By Cory Zacharia

  • How To Have Lots Of Friends
    8

    How To Have Lots Of Friends

    8 years ago

    What qualifies me to write about how to have lots of friends? As a child, you would not have called me a swan. ...By Cory Zacharia

  • Delicious Garlic Mashed Potato Recipes
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    Delicious Garlic Mashed Potato Recipes

    6 years ago

    Garlic mashed potato recipes. Comfort food meets gourmet. From my own roasted garlic non recipe, this is how I do it, to the Chef Jean-Pierre version, to my favorite, Southern Living garlic mashed potatoes developed by Joy Zacharia, R.D., to a compendium of garlic mashed potato links... By Cory...

  • How Anais Nin Changed My Life and Love
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    How Anais Nin Changed My Life and Love

    10 years ago

    I spent most of my twenties entwined with the life of Anais Nin. I had developed a craving for a thin novel with a gestural line drawing on the cover during my daily visits to a little off campus bookstore... By Cory Zacharia

  • Guru C Art Cinema
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    Guru C Art Cinema

    6 years ago

    Those of you who love cinema will understand the reason for wanting to gather several of the auteurs of genius juxtaposing them in the attempt to apprehend the intention behind their art. Calling this page a Cinema may seem imprecise, but if you...

  • How To Enjoy Your Job
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    How To Enjoy Your Job

    6 years ago

    A long, happy career in advertising and as a writer qualifies me to share my knowlege of how you can use your creativity and common sense to get ahead. I hope you enjoy my take on how to turn everything you do into a step on the road to success... even if in retrospect. Have fun and prosper. By...

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    How To Begin Collecting Picassos

    6 years ago

    Here, we will explore cultural icon, Pablo Picasso, and the world that surrounded him. I will never forget the first time I stood before Picasso's masterpiece, "Guernica", at the Museum of Modern Art in New York...By Cory Zacharia

  • The Film Red Road - A Voyeuristic Thriller
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    The Film Red Road - A Voyeuristic Thriller

    9 years ago

    "A spellbinding, intelligent thriller that takes its time to get where it's going but is well worth the trip, "Red Road" is the feature debut of British filmmaker Andrea Arnold, who won an Oscar for her short film "Wasp." Part of the Advance...

  • Prisoners of Tibet Special Report
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    Prisoners of Tibet Special Report

    9 years ago

    23 March 2007 [press release] TCHRD Releases New Prisoner Report The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) releases a new report "Prisoners of Tibet". The report launched during a side event today at the ongoing 4th...

  • Have You Seen The Mind of Mencia?
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    Have You Seen The Mind of Mencia?

    9 years ago

    Carlos Mencía starts out laughing at himself. From there, he spares no one in the name of satire. Is this ok? I don't know. Do I sometimes feel guilty when I'm laughing at his humor? Honestly, sometimes I do. Do I think he's being mean-spirited? Not at all. I think in a way, he is like a...

  • Divine Light Pound Cake Recipe
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    Divine Light Pound Cake Recipe

    6 years ago

    Perhaps the most mouth-watering pound cake recipe you've ever tasted. My sister, Joy Zacharia, RD, has served home made pound cake at her parties, and has given her home made poundcake as a gift, and people love her forever. Perhaps the most delicious cake you've eaten of any kind. By Cory Zacharia

  • Uncle Sam's Musicafe Miami
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    Uncle Sam's Musicafe Miami

    10 years ago

    Uncle Sam's Musicafé in South Beach is a magnet for the truly hip and everyone who wants to know what's cool. Music, magazines, home decor, accessories, one of the world's largest collections of Scarface posters, and most of all, vinyl in all its glory with the turntables to make it spin. By Cory...

  • Café of Wonder
    2

    Café of Wonder

    6 years ago

    I always wanted to have my own café, a slightly smoky, cozy place of mismatched furniture and endless journaling in the echos of Puccini and Verdi. The expresso machine would punctuate the self expression of poets on a tiny stage, the steam...

  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama with Silvia
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    His Holiness the Dalai Lama with Silvia

    12 years ago

    Dear Silvia, I would love to share with you an image from an early morning dream, a vignette that awakened me happy. We were in that place that we so long for, as we go about walking down the street,... By Cory Zacharia

  • Free the Panchen Lama and Tenzin Delek Rinpoche
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    Free the Panchen Lama and Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

    6 years ago

    There are many prisoners of conscience held by the government of the People's Republic of China. Among them, are two very prominent figures for the Tibetan people. One is His Holiness the Panchen Lama, a person revered by the Tibetan people who disappeared kidnapped at an early age. Another is...

  • Statement of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the 48th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day
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    Statement of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the 48th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day

    9 years ago

    10 March 2007 On the occasion of the forty-eighth anniversary of the Tibetan people’s peaceful uprising in Lhasa in 1959, I offer my prayers and tribute to all those Tibetans who have suffered and sacrificed their lives for the cause of the...

  • Guru-C Vintage Shop
    5

    Guru-C Vintage Shop

    2 years ago

    Some of the nicest clothes you can find come from the past. See some of them here.

  • Guru C Fine Art Gallery
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    Guru C Fine Art Gallery

    8 years ago

    My mother paints divine watercolors. Her work is the cornerstone of my art collection which includes an original Miguel Ordoqui etching, signed pieces by my sisters, an etched Buddha, a bountiful oil...by Cory Zacharia

  • The Film, Tears of Tibet
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    The Film, Tears of Tibet

    9 years ago

    The film, "Tears of Tibet" highlights the plight of the Tibetan people. Often not reported in the news, Tibetans suffer enormous tribulations at the hands of the Chinese government. Link to reliable source about the Tibetan situation, Tibet Information Network.

  • Le Corbusier
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    Le Corbusier

    8 years ago

    Yesterday, my fabulous, glamourous friend, María Rita Caso, visiting from New York, stopped by for coffee. Flipping through a catalogue for Design Within Reach, she mentioned that they are the certified dealer of Le Corbusier furniture. I have...

  • Recollected Poems by Cory Zacharia
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    Recollected Poems by Cory Zacharia

    6 years ago

    Photo by Cory Zacharia Why am I afraid to fully describe my surroundings, worried that my words might fail, unleavened? Would I recollect the tangly-like vines raveled around the mugwort? Clarions, pink as morning, purple as night, one...

  • Antoni Gaudi y Cornet
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    Antoni Gaudi y Cornet

    6 years ago

    Architect Antoni Gaudi y Cornet, Barcelona's famous Gaudi, art nouveau, engineer of the caternary vault, apostolic, recluse. Known for great kindness and his patron, Eusebio Guell. Gaudi's masterpieces, Parque Guell, Casa Milá (la Pedrera), Casa Batlló... By Cory Zacharia

  • Humor: How to Build a Better Mousetrap
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    Humor: How to Build a Better Mousetrap

    2 years ago

    Humor: How to build a better mousetrap. By Cory Zacharia. Funny, heartwarming moment together with Cat Adoption will appeal to cat lovers everywhere.

  • Honoring Poet Laureate, Brenda Connor-Bey
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    Honoring Poet Laureate, Brenda Connor-Bey

    9 years ago

    Brenda Connor-Bey, Poet Laureate of Greenburgh, New York, Author of Thoughts of and Everyday Woman, Contributor to The Legacy Of Ibo Landing: Gullah Roots of African American Culture, recipient of four PEN awards, Yaddo fellowships, numerous other grants and awards, teacher of New Series for Young...

  • A Few of Me
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    A Few of Me

    6 years ago

    I love this.  beautiful... THANK YOU, Iðunn!!!!!!!!!!!!

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