The Black Sea: A Threat to Public Health

Who doesn’t like to jump into the Black Sea? The water feels great at the Bulgarian resort Dyuni. It does at Irakli Beach or at those unguarded beaches to the south of Sinemorets. Nude bathing is no problem down there, since hardly anyone climbs those rocks. And those who do usually “forget” their bathing suits and their magnifying glasses. Great.…
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Leon Ware: The Master of Mellow Soul Tunes Dies

A whole generation of genius Soul, Jazz and Funk musicians is dying. After the recent passing of George Duke, Joe Sample, Maurice White and Al Jarreau, the genius producer, composer and Soul singer Leon Ware died today (U.S. west coast time), at age 77. In 2009, he had been treated for prostate cancer. Leon Ware's songwriting career started in…
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