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Pretty Wallpaper, Please!

June 2, 2011

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These body painting images will blow your mind! Advertisements

Don’t Mess With These Countries

May 30, 2011

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Before anyone decides to mess with these countries, they should consider the fact that they have pretty large military forces. Figures include reserve forces that can aid a depleted active military and/or paramilitary. 1. Russia – 21.48 million! 2. North Korea – 9.50 million (To fight every other nation out there) 3. Korea – 8.69 million […]

Foodscapes!

May 26, 2011

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At first glance, these images may look like painted landscapes. If you look a little closer, you will see that these images are actually made of food. These are actually true photos taken by Carl Warner, a photographer who works in London. Each scene is photographed in layers from foreground to background. Check them out! If […]

What Did She Do?

May 25, 2011

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This is a solution to the Tale of Two Pebbles: The girl put her hand into the moneybag and drew out a pebble. Without looking at it, she fumbled and let it fall onto the pebble-strewn path where it immediately became lost among all the other pebbles. “Oh, how clumsy of me!” she said. “But […]

The Tale of Two Pebbles

May 25, 2011

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Many years ago in a small Indian village, a farmer had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to a village moneylender. The moneylender, who was old and ugly, fancied the farmer’s beautiful daughter. So he proposed a bargain. He said he would forgo the farmer’s debt if he could marry his daughter. […]

From Mike Rowe

May 24, 2011

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 The following paragraphs come from Mike Rowe, host of “Dirty Jobs” on Discovery Channel, excerpted from his testimony to the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: We’ve elevated the importance of higher education to such a lofty perch that all other forms of knowledge are now labeled ‘alternative’. Millions of parents and kids […]

From Derek Handley

May 24, 2011

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Derek Handley sold his mobile marketing company, The Hyperfactory, to Meredith Corporation last year. Price? Undisclosed. Here is how Handley spent his money and his explanation for the unusual purchases:  A trip to Africa A ticket to space  A letter Napoleon wrote to his generals  “19,392 is apparently the number of days that I have […]