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2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremonies.

The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony took place on 27 July 2012.
Titled 'Isles of Wonder', the Ceremony welcomed the finest athletes from more than 200 nations for the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, marking an historic third time the capital has hosted the world’s biggest and most important sporting event.
The Opening Ceremony reflected the key themes and priorities of the London 2012 Games, based on sport, inspiration, youth and urban transformation. It was a Ceremony 'for everyone' and celebrated contributions the UK has made to the world through innovation and revolution, as well as the creativity and exuberance of British people. The spectacular finale of the event saw the Olympic Cauldron, formed of 205 copper petals representing the competing nations coming together in London for the Games, ignited by seven young Torchbearers nominated by Britain’s past and present Olympic and sporting greats.

The Opening Ceremony is a celebration showcasing the be…

Diffident.

dif·fi·dent[dif-i-duhnt]


adjective
1.
lackingconfidenceinone'sownability,worth,orfitness;timid;shy. 2.
restrainedorreservedinmanner,conduct,etc. 3.
Archaic. distrustful.
Origin:
1425–75;lateMiddleEnglish < Latindiffīdent-(stemofdiffīdēnsmistrusting,despairingpresentparticipleofdiffīdere), equivalenttodif-

HAPPINESS AND CONTENTMENT.

HAPPINESS AND CONTENTMENT
What is the objective of the man's endless quests? For what purpose is the constant hankering after things in perpetual succession? We may come up with desperate answers on the superficial surface of issues like money, fame, luxury, career etc. But have we ever pondered on that common, universal aspect that underlies all our activities? Have we ever questioned within ourselves what is the actual drive that has necessitated this mad chase? Voluntarily it is one or some of the above-mentioned things. But an involuntary summing up with or without our knowledge is ' Happiness'.
Happiness is the basic essence of our perusals in life. All human endeavors are a constant seeking of security, which in turn fosters happiness. For example we all want to make lots of money to lead a trouble free life; or we want to acquire fame so as to gain status in society. We are very happy when we make money and become famous. One is swept away in the current of happiness …