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  1. Inspirational Quotes

    "The most confused you will ever get is when you try to convince your heart and spirit of something your mind knows is a lie." ~Shannon L. Alder sandrewn
  2.  

     

    A 90-year -old man goes for a physical and all of his

    tests come back normal.                                                 

     

    The doctor says, "Larry, everything looks great. How 

    are you doing mentally and emotionally? Are you at  

    peace with God?"                                                               

     

    Did you hear about the Hindu yogi who was having a 

    filling put in a tooth? When the dentist asked him if   

    he wanted Novocaine, the yogi said, "No. I can            

    transcend dental medication."                                         

     

    ...

     

    Larry replies, "God and I are tight.He knows I have    

     poor eyesight, so He's fixed it so when I get up in the

    middle of the night to go to the bathroom, poof! The

    light goes on. When I'm done, poof! The light goes   

    off."                                                                                      

     

    "Wow, that's incredible," the doctor says.                    

     

    A little later in the day, the doctor calls Larry's wife.

    "Bonnie," he says, "Larry is doing fine! But I had to   

     call you because "I'm in awe of his relationship with

    God. Is it true that he gets up during the night, and 

    poof, the light goes on in the bathroom, and when  

    he's done, poof, the light goes off?"                            

     

    "Oh sweet Jesus," exclaims Bonnie. "He's peeing in

    the refrigerator again!"                                                  

     

    ...

     

    What do you do with a bachelor who thinks  

    he's God's gift to women?                                 

     

    Exchange him.                                                    

     

    ...

     

    A climber fell off a cliff, and as he tumbled down,

    he caught hold of a small branch wedged in the   

    rock.                                                                               

     

    "HELP! IS THERE ANYBODY UP THERE?" he          

    shouted.                                                                        

     

    A majestic voice boomed through the gorge:       

    "I will help you, my son, but first you must have  

    faith in me."                                                                 

     

    "Yes, Yes, I trust you!" cried the man.                    

     

    "Let go of the branch," boomed the voice.            

     

    There was a long pause, and the man shouted   

    up again. "IS THERE ANYONE ELSE UP THERE I

    COULD TALK TO?"                

     

     

                                       

     

     

    18 October

     

     

    was

    National Chocolate Cupcake Day

    Medical Assistants recognition Day

    Bra Day USA(3rd Wed in Oct)

    Hagfish Day(3rd Wed in Oct)

    National No Beard Day

    &

    Support Your Local Chamber of

                                                    /Commerce Day(3rd Wed in Oct)

    World Menopause Day

     

    18 October

     

    2007 - Benazir Bhutto returns to Pakistan

    1998 - Jesse Pipeline Explosion in Nigeria Kills Over 200

    1967 - First Space Probe to Enter the Atmosphere of Another Planet

    1867 - Alaska Becomes a Part of the United States

    1851 - Moby Dick is Published for the First Time(call me Ishmael)

     

    Births

    1984 - Lindsey Vonn

    1960 - Jean-Claude Van Damme

    1919 - Pierre Trudeau

     

    Deaths

    1973 - Leo Strauss

    1931 - Thomas Edison

    1871 - Charles Babbage

    1744 - Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough

    1541 - Margaret Tudor

     

     

    Did you know that?

     

    tumblr_oy1ov0PP4r1roqv59o1_500.png

     

     

     

     

     

    Did you know that?

     

    the U.S. population - WTF fun fact

     

     

     

     

     

    Did you know?

     

     

    The Hairy Frog - WTF fun fact

     

     

    ...

     

    25 Strangest Holidays That People Actually Celebrate

     

     

    02 Nenana Ice Classic

     

     

    Nenana Ice Classic

     

    The Nenana Ice Classic is a spring ice-melting lottery in Nenana, Alaska which is a contest to guess the exact time and day that the Winter ice will crack on the Tanana River and make way for Springtime. A giant wooden "tripod" is set on the ice and a clock is tied to the shore. When the ice melts, it sinks the "tripod" which pulls the rope tied to the clock. This stops the clock and a winner is then declared. The largest reward was given to a single ticket holder in 2008 amounting to $303,895. This tradition started in an especially long winter in 1917 when a group of railroad engineers first placed bets on when the Tanana River would break. A few more folks continued the following year. Since it's inception over  10 million dollars in prize money have been given away.

     

     

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    ILLUSIONS

     

     

     

     

    Spirit of the Woods

    A landscape and the face of a bearded man (by Sandro Del Prete)

     

     

    (If I said anything at all, it would give it away.)

    Spirit of the Woods
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    Farmer's Wife

    Help this farmer find his wife.

     

     

    Farmers Wife
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    2. droughtquake

      droughtquake

      Quote

      My prayers are for the day, all cancers will be no more

      While I wish for that day will come since I’ve lost several relatives and friends, I am not that optimistic. I foresee a future where more cancers are cured and the severity of the treatments are lessened. But I think there are too many different forms of cancers with a multitude of causes. Plus humans keep creating new materials and processes that end up causing new diseases!

    3. Puppilull

      Puppilull

      There is an upside down face under his arm holding the cane. But I see faces in other parts of the bush too. As well as an unmentionable female part of the anatomy at the foot of the pole... But I guess that's just my dirty mind. Or he's a dendrophile. 

    4. sandrewn

      sandrewn

      @Puppilull  @droughtquake

      There is an upside down face under his arm holding the cane

      Your first sentence was the correct answer :). I am going to try very, very hard to forget every thing else you said afterwards. You have a wicked imagination(the both of you) and then, to throw in a possible lover of trees. Geese, you guys! All I asked for was one simple farmer's wife. At least when I couldn't find that damned cow before, I didn't imagine seeing a 'devil heifer from hell lurking about'.:no:

  3. Hi everyone,

     

    My Status Update will be out later on tonight. This is only warning of my possible sudden disappearance from the site. My system has been shutting down on its own of late. It merely needed to be turned on again with a normal startup, until this afternoon. Long story short, after a not able to come out of hibernation warning, 2 system failure messages, 2 (scary) fatal error messages, I am back up. For how long I don't know. If this computer dies, I have my rusty but trusty XPS Pro backup system, so it will not be a long time out. I think my long delayed trip to the computer store might be sooner than I hoped for.

     

    sandrewn

     

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    2. Dmrman

      Dmrman

      Ivor Slip ..FUNNY....!!!!!!!!!:rofl: Exiled to ICU Unit...:gikkle:

    3. sandrewn

      sandrewn

      Okay, I admit that was funny, but Dmrman, don't encourage him or start . One is bad enough. I've been baby sitting my computer since yesterday and am a bit cranky at this point.:boy:

    4. Dmrman
  4. Inspirational Quotes

    "The right time is any time that one is still so lucky as to have." ~Henry James sandrewn
  5.  

     

    A kindergarten teacher was observing her              

    classroom of children while they drew. She            

    would occasionally walk around to see each          

    child's artwork. As she got to one little girl who    

    was working diligently, she asked what the            

    drawing was.                                                                

     

    The girl replied, "I'm drawing God."                          

    The teacher paused and said, "but no one knows

    what God looks like."                                                 

     

    Without missing a beat, or looking up from her   

    drawing the girl replies, "They will in a minute."  

     

    ...

     

    A man is dining in a fancy restaurant, and there    

    is a gorgeous redhead sitting at the next table.     

    He had been checking her out since he sat down, 

    but lacked the nerve to talk yo her.                           

     

    Suddenly she sneezes and her glass eye comes   

    flying out of its socket towards the man. He refl- 

    exively reaches out, grabs it out of the air, and      

    hands it back.                                                              

     

    "Oh my, I am so sorry," the woman says as she      

    pops her eye back in place. "Let me buy you          

    dessert to make it up to you."                                     

     

    They enjoyed a wonderful dessert together, and   

    afterwards, the woman invites him to the theater 

    followed by drinks. After paying for everything,    

    she asks him if he would like to come to her place

    for a nightcap...and stay for breakfast the next     

    morning. The next morning, she cooks a gourmet

    with all the trimmings. The guy is amazed!             

    Everything has been incredible!                                 

     

    "You know," he said, "You are the perfect woman. 

    Are you this nice to every guy you meet?"              

     

    "No," she replies...                                                        

    ..."You just happened to catch my eye."                   

     

    ...

     

    Carlos told his wife he wanted a guitar

    to play while sitting in the Jacuzzi.      

    "The next day she bought him an         

    electric guitar."                                       

     

     

     

    17 October

     

    was

    National Pasta Day

    National Mulligan Day

    National Pharmacy Technician Day(3rd Tue in Oct)

    National Edge Day

    Black Poetry Day

    &

    Pro Life Day of Silent Solidarity(3rd Tue of Oct)

    Intl Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    Four Prunes Day

    Information Overload Day(3rd Tue of Oct)

    National Face Your Fears Day(3rd Tue of Oct)

    Spreadsheet Day

    World Trauma Day

    Wear Something Gaudy Day

     

    17 October

     

    1989 - Loma Prieta Earthquake Rocks California

    1973 - OPEC Declares Oil EMbargo

    1956 - Bobby Fischer Wins the Game of the Century

    1861 - Cullin-la-Ringo Massacre

    1814 - London Beer Flood

     

    Births

    1938 - Evel Knievel

    1912 - Pope John Paul I

     

    Deaths

    1967 - Puyi

    1868 - Laura Secord

    1849 - Frederic Chopin

     

     

     

     

    Did you know?

     

    Woman finds love after failing to commit suicide - WTF fun fact

     

     

     

     

    Did you know?

     

     

    Christopher Columbus - WTF fun fact

     

     

     

    Did you know?

     

     

    Positivity Effect - WTF fun fact

     

     

    ...

     

     

    25 Strangest Holidays That People Actually Celebrate

     

    04 Bean Throwing Day

     

    Bean Throwing Day

     

     

    Bean Throwing Day or Setsubun in Japan is a holiday that occurs on the first day of spring according to their lunar calendar, which is usually around February 2nd or 3rd. This celebration involves throwing beans around homes, shrines and temples to scare away evil spirits.

     

     

    ...

     

     

    ILLUSIONS

     

     

     

    Flowers and Faces Eye Illusion

     


    Flowers and Faces Eye Illusion
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    (Hint: There are 5 faces)

     

     

     

     

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    2. sandrewn

      sandrewn

      @droughtquake

      1 -

      Quote

      National Edge Day

      A day to celebrate a Ford SUV, the U2 musician, or shaving cream?

      Not even close. Actually I had never heard of this day or of the movement itself.

      National Edge Day - Wikipedia

      Straight edge - Wikipedia

       

      2 -

      Quote

      WTF fun fact #8014

      I see six faces. They weren’t even hidden! That wasn’t much of a challenge!

      It seems that the change has not had any effect on you as yet. In time young man, in time it most certainly willdefault_smile.png

       

      3 -

      Quote

      WTF fun fact #8016

      This is another reason why we don’t need a day to celebrate him.

      So now, in addition to the posse of Arizonans(with that necktie) that are still looking for you, you will have to be on the lookout for the, Sons of Italy and a blood vendetta. :facepalm:Watch your back my friend. Good luck.

       

      sandrewn

       

    3. Page Scrawler

      Page Scrawler

      I thought Christopher Columbus was from Portugal? :huh: And another thing: he didn't actually "discover" America. He bought a map off of an Italian cartographer, who bought it off of a Ming Chinese merchant, after China's "Golden Era of Exploration" was expunged from the records, following the Emperor's death. The Americas had already been charted, albeit roughly. :)

       

      https://www.amazon.com/1421-Year-China-Discovered-America/dp/0061564893

    4. droughtquake

      droughtquake

      Quote

      I thought Christopher Columbus was from Portugal? :huh:

      The Italians claim him.

      Quote

      And another thing: he didn't actually "discover" America. He bought a map off of an Italian cartographer, who bought it off of a Ming Chinese merchant, after China's "Golden Era of Exploration" was expunged from the records, following the Emperor's death. The Americas had already been charted, albeit roughly. :)

      And then there’s the fact of hundreds of thousands who were already living here. Also the fact that @Timothy M.’s and @Puppilull’s distant relatives had been the first Europeans who can be conclusively proved to have gotten here earlier. There is also archeological evidence that Japanese and Chinese fishermen had reached the Pacific Coasts of North and South America. (My [Lesbian?] Aunt had a multi-decades long Italian/German-American ‘roommate’ and a couple of my cousins married Italian guys.)

  6. Thanks for the follow :)

    1. sandrewn

      sandrewn

      Good luck on Sunday.

  7. Inspirational Quotes

    "Be wise today so you don't cry tomorrow." ~E.A. Bucchianeri sandrewn
  8.  

     

    A little girl asked her father, "Daddy? Do

    all Fairy Tales begin with, Once upon A  

    Time?"                                                            

    He replied, "No, there is a whole series   

    of Fairy Tales that begin with 'If elected 

    I promise...' "                                                 

     

    ...

     

    Little Nancy was in the garden filling a      

    hole when her neighbor peered over          

    the fence. Interested in what the cheeky- 

    faced youngster was up to, he politely       

    asked, "What are you doing there, Nancy?"

     

    "My goldfish died," replied Nancy tearfully

    without looking up, "and I've just buried    

    him."                                                                 

     

    The neighbor was very concerned. "That's

    an awfully big hole for a goldfish, isn't it?"

     

    Nancy patted down the last heap of dirt    

    then replied, "That's because he's inside   

    your fricking cat."                                           

     

    ...

     

    The child comes home from his first day at school.

     

    His Mother asks, "Well, what did you learn today?" 

     

    The kid replies, "Not enough. They want me to        

    come back tomorrow."                                                   

     

     

     

     

    16 October

     

    is

    National Boss's Day

    National Liqueur Day

    Global Cat Day

    National Dictionary Day

    Department Store Day

    &

    National Clean Your Virtual

                                                     /Desktop Day(3rd Mon of Oct)

    World Food Day

    lntl Adjust Your Chair Day(3rd Mon of Oct)

    Multicultural Diversity Day(3rd Mon of Oct)

    National Cut Up Your Credit Card Day

    Steve Jobs Day

    National Learn a Word Day

    World Spine Day

     

     

    16 October

     

    1986 - First Person to Scale all Eight-Thousanders

    1978 - First Non-Italian to Win the Papacy since 1523

    1964 - First Chinese Nuclear Test

    1923 - The Walt Disney Company is Founded

     

    Births

    1888 - Eugene O'Neill

    1886 - David Ben-Gurion

     

    Deaths

    1981 - Moshe Dayan

    1951 - Liaquat Ali Khan

    1793 - Marie Antoinette

    1791 - Grigory Potemkin

     

     

     

    25 Strangest Holidays That People Actually Celebrate

     

    05 Waving All Your Fingers at Your Neighbor Day

     

    Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbor Day

     

    Celebrated every February 7th is a day to say hello to your neighbors not only with your bright smile, but with a big wave as well. This a good way to be friendly or a great way to just make somebody's day bright and sunny.

     

     

    04 Beer Day

     

    Beer Day

     

    For those who love beer, you might want to go to Iceland every 1st day of March for a nationwide drinking party. An excuse for a 'runtur' or 'pub crawl', this is an all-day celebration that will give you plenty of chances to raise glasses to the local brews of Viking Dimmur, Thule or Litli-Jon. Though most banks and offices will not change their hours of operation for this holiday, you can expect pubs to stay open longer than usual. This celebration started when the country's 75-year ban  on beer was repealed, which apparently resulted in much rejoicing.

     

    ...

     

    Did you know that?

     

     

    Friendship quotes - WTF fun fact

     

    ...

     

    Did you know that?

     

     

    Serial killers and bees - WTF fun fact

     

    ...

     

     

     

    ILLUSIONS

     

    Definitely a couple of points of view here

    65 Amazing Optical Illusion Pictures

     

     

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    2. droughtquake

      droughtquake

      Well October 16 seems to be the day (in different years) that Apple announced the iPad Air 2, acquired Siri, and got approval to build the Apple Campus (aka the Spaceship). There have been other announcements around this week in October – Apple likes to introduce new consumer products in time for the holiday season. iPhone announcements come earlier in the year. The original Macintosh ad that introduced the Mac happened in January. The original iPhone was announced in January too. I don’t see anything significant to Apple that happened on October 16.

       

      MacOS is currently 10.13 (High Sierra) but 10.16 probably won’t arrive for another 5-7 years based on historical patterns…

    3. sandrewn

      sandrewn

      @droughtquake

      1 - I’m trying to figure out why today is Steve Jobs Day.

      Answer: California Declares Oct. 16, Steve Jobs Day.

      California Declares Oct. 16 Steve Jobs Day

       

      2 - Some people act like these are both celebrated every day!

      National Boss's Day

      If I was a boss, I might also be guilty of that.

      Global Cat Day

      You got it wrong, it's the cats who celebrate it every day and to keep the peace, their owners go along with it. Very smart owners in my opinion.

       

      3 - Two more things that seem to be going out of style!

      National Dictionary Day

      A real, hard copy, yes, plus I have to use reading glasses to read it. Now I just click, for a larger size print (no glasses needed) and best of all, no more paper cuts.

      Department Store Day

      Unfortunately, a sign of the times. Why walk when your fingers can do the shopping. Department stores have to adapt or disappear, as so many have already, with more to follow.

       

      4 - Are there more than two faces?

      I only see two. One face on, in shadow. The other in profile with, I grant you a weak chin.:yes:

       

      5 - People laugh because I always wave and say Hi!

      Smiling while drooling and making faces followed with shouting Hi. Might require a rethink on how you go about doing your greetings?:gikkle:Rude gestures with your hands or certain fingers is not helpful either.:rofl:

    4. droughtquake

      droughtquake

      Quote

      Smiling while drooling and making faces followed with shouting Hi. Might require a rethink on how you go about doing your greetings?:gikkle:Rude gestures with your hands or certain fingers is not helpful either.:rofl:

      I only wave with all of my fingers extended. And I don’t drool when greeting people – exceptions for Chris Evans, Paul Betany, and a few others. I think they laugh because they think I look like a little kid! I’m always doing things that others in my neighborhood are amused by.

  9. Inspirational Quotes

    "Life grows too quickly; It quickly turns into memories." ~efrat Cybulkiewicz sandrewn
  10.  

     

    "When his wife demanded that he give up polo,

    he decided to chukker."                                          

     

    ...

     

    Just as a surgeon was finishing up an operation and

    was about to close, the patient awakes, sits up, and

    demands to know what is going on.                             

     

    "I'm about to close," the surgeon says.                        

     

    The patient grabs the surgeon's hand and says, "I'm

    not going to let you do that! I'll close my own            

    incision!"                                                                           

     

    The doctor hands him the needle and thread and     

    says, "Suture yourself."                                                   

     

    ...

     

    TEACHER: Glenn, how do you spell 'crocodile?'

     

    GLENN: ' K-R-O-K-O-D-I-A-L. '                             

     

    TEACHER: No, that's wrong.                                 

     

    GLENN: Maybe it is wrong, but you asked me  

    how I spell it.                                                          

     

    ...

     

    "I hope I'm not poisonous," says the first snake.

    "Why?" asks the second snake.                             

    "Because I just bit my lip."                                      

     

     

     

    15 October

     

    is

    National I Love Lucy Day

    National Cheese Curd Day

    National Pregnancy and Infant Loss

                                                          / Remembrance Day

    National Grouch Day

    National Aesthetician Day

    National White Cane Safety Day

    National Latino Aids Awareness Day

    International Day of Rural Women

    Breast Health Day

    Global Handwashing Day

    National Chicken Cacciatore Day

    My Mom is a Student Day

    National Mushroom Day

    National Roast Pheasant Day

    Sewing Lovers Day

    Nat Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day

                                                                  /(3rd Sun of Oct)

    World Toy Camera Day(3rd Sun of Oct)

     

    15 October

     

    1990 - Mikhail Gorbachev is Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

    1987 - Thomas Sankara is killed

    1951 - I Love Lucy Airs for the First Time

    1783 - World's First Manned Balloon Flight

     

    Births

    1931 - A.P.J. Abdul Kalem

    1881 - P.G. Wodehouse

    1844 - Friedrich Nietzsche

     

    Deaths

    1964 - Cole Porter

    1946 - Hermann Goring

    1917 - Mata Hari

    1817 - Tadeusz Kosciuszko

     

     

     

    Did you know that?

     

     

    How you like your coffee says a lot about you - WTF fun fact

     

     

     

    ...

     

     

    Did you know that?

     

    The “blood” out of a cooked steak - WTF fun fact

     

     

     

    ...

     

     

    Did you know that?

     

    Don’t celebrate too early - WTF fun fact

     

     

     

    ...

     

     

    Did you know that?

     

     

    Vincent Van Gogh - WTF fun fact

     

     

    ...

     

     

     

    ILLUSIONS

     

     

     

     

    Generals Family by Ocampo

     

     

    129-ocampo-generals-family_030325

    Do you see them?

     

     

     

     

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    2. droughtquake

      droughtquake

      I’m amused by how many people stop by, but don’t comment!  ;-)

    3. Puppilull

      Puppilull

      Hmm... But my 9 was including the baby... 

    4. sandrewn

      sandrewn

      @Puppilull

      Hmm... But my 9 was including the baby... 

      I see 10 faces. I do not think that any of the shadowy/foggy faces I seem to see, count as family members, but that is only my opinion.

       

      left side

      - between the two finials, 3 faces

      - between the finial and archway, 2 faces, on top of each other

       

      right side

      - between finial and archway. 1 face

       

      in the center

      - one large face/head (of the General)

      - within the large head, one old man

      - within the large head. one lady and one child(baby)

  11. Inspirational Quotes

    "The future is something everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is." ~C.S. Lewis sandrewn
  12.  

     

    Q: What did the hurricane say to the palm tree?   

     

    A: "Better hold onto your nuts because this is no

    ordinary blowjob."                                             

     

    ...

     

    An archaeologist was digging in the Negev Desert in 

    Israel and came upon a casket containing a mummy,

    a rather rare occurrence in Israel, to say the least.     

    After examining it, he called Abe, the curator of the  

    Israel museum in Jerusalem.                                          

     

    "I've just discovered a 3,000 year old mummy of a      

    man who died of heart failure!" the excited scientist 

    exclaimed. Abe replied, "Bring him in. We'll check it 

    out."                                                                                     

     

    A week later, the amazed Abe called                             

    the archaeologist. "You were right about both the     

    mummy's age and cause of death. How in the world

    did you know?"                                                                  

     

    "Easy. There was a piece of paper in his hand that    

    said, ' 10,000 Shekels on Goliath ."                               

     

    ...

     

    "What do you call an expensive shoe? A cashew."

     

    ...

     

    A highway patrolman pulled alongside a speeding car

    on the freeway. Glancing at the driver, he was              

    astounded to see that the woman behind the wheel    

    was knitting!                                                                         

     

    Realizing that she was oblivious to his flashing lights

    and siren, the trooper cranked down his window,         

    turned on his bullhorn, and yelled, "PULLOVER!"          

     

    "NO," the woman yelled back, "IT'S A SCARF!"              

     

     

     

     

    14 October

     

    was

    National Dessert Day

    Be Bald and Be Free Day

    National Chess Day(2nd Sat in Oct)

    National Costume Swap Day(2nd Sat in Oct)

    &

    National Motorcycle Ride Day(2nd Sat in Oct)

    Intl Cassette Store Day

    Intl African Penguin Awareness Day(2nd Sat in Oct)

    National Frump Day

    National Chocolate-Covered Insect Day

    National Kids Bowl Free Day(2nd Sat in Oct)

    Universal Music Day(2nd Sat in Oct)

    National Lowercase Day

    World Standards Day

     

     

    14 October

     

    1994 - Two Israelis and a Palestinian Share the Nobel Peace Prize

    1984 - Joseph Kittinger starts on his Solo Gas Balloon Flight Across the Atlantic

    1947 - First Human to Fly Faster than the Speed of Sound

    1926 - Winnie-the-Pooh makes his Literary Debut

    1913 - Senghenydd Collery Disaster

     

    Births

    1930 - Mobutu Sese Seko

    1906 - Hannah Arendt

    1644 - William Penn

    1542 - Akbar

     

    Deaths

    1990 - Leonard Bernstein

    1977 - Bing Crosby

    1959 - Errol Flynn

    1944 - Erwin Rommel

     

     

     

    Did you know? That Russia has "closed cities", cities that have restrictions on visitors and are sometimes omitted from maps.

     

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    Did you know? The mayor of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, is a pit bull named Brynneth Pawltro. In the late 1990s, the town held a fundraiser where citizens could vote for mayor as many times as they wanted as long as they paid $1 per vote. They elected a dog, and Brynn is the 4th dog in a row to be awarded the title.

     

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    Did you know?  The exercise called a "deadlift" refers to soldiers in ancient Rome lifting their fallen comrades into wagons.

     

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    Did you know? That in 1493, Columbus mistook manatees for mermaids and wrote "they are not so beautiful as they are said to be, for their faces had some masculine traits."

     

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    25 Strangest Holidays That People Actually Celebrate

     

    06 Lammas Day

     

    Lammas Day

     

     

    Lammas Day or 'loaf mass day' is celebrated by many English-speaking countries in the Northern Hemisphere on the first day of August (which is considered the first wheat harvest of the year). In this custom, the locals will bring a loaf made from the new crop to church. In some parts of England, the tenants were required to give the freshly-harvested wheat to their landlords.

     

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    ILLUSIONS

     

    FIGHT IN THE HEAD

    "St. George the Dragon Slayer" by Sandro Del-Prete

    Fight in the Head
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    (Did you find him fighting a fire-breathing dragon?)

     

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    2. droughtquake

      droughtquake

      Quote

      Universal Music Day(2nd Sat in Oct)

      Some companies will do anything to promote themselves!

    3. droughtquake

      droughtquake

      Quote

      National Lowercase Day

      not in the mood to celebrate?  ;-)

    4. Puppilull

      Puppilull

      "Pullover..." snicker, snicker...

  13. Inspirational Quotes

    "Always forgive, but never forget, else you will be a prisoner of your own hatred, and doomed to repeat your mistakes forever." ~Will Zeus sandrewn
  14. Inspirational Quotes

    As soon as I read this, the First thing that came to mind was scene from the ' A Christmas Carol '. The ghost of Jacob Marley as he appeared before Ebenezer Scrooge, with his long and heavy chains forged over his life time as a cold-hearted miser. sandrewn
  15.  

    OLD FISHERMEN never die, their rods just go limp   

    OLD FISHERMEN never die, they just get reel tired   

    OLD FISHERMEN never die, they just smell that way

     

    OLD EXORCISTS never die, they just give up the      

    ghost                                                                                 

     

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    POINTS TO PONDER

     

    Why is it called a "building" when it is already built?

     

    Why do they call them "apartments" when they are  

    all stuck together?                                                          

     

    Why is there an expiration date on SOUR cream?     

     

    If you keep trying to prove Murphy's Law, will           

    something keep going wrong?                                      

     

    Why does flammable and inflammable mean the     

    same thing?                                                                      

     

    How can someone "draw a blank?"                              

     

              Shouldn't there be a shorter word for for "monosyllabic"?

     

    Why is the word "abbreviate" so long?                        

     

    Why did kamikaze pilots wear helmets?                    

     

    What is another word for "thesaurus"?                     

     

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    He stole my coffee

     

    20822

     

    I'm going to have him arrested for mugging.

     

    It upset me a latte.

     

     

     

    13 October

     

     

    is

    National No Bra Day

    National Train Your Brain Day

    US Navy Birthday

    &

    National Yorkshire Pudding Day

    International Day for Disaster Reduction

    English Language Day

    Intl Plain Language Day

    Intl Day for Failure

    Intl Suit Up Day

    Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

    Silly Sayings Day

    Simchat Torah

    World Egg Day(2nd Fri of Oct)

    World Day Against the Death Penalty(2nd Fri of Oct)

     

    13 October

     

    2010 - Chilean Miners Rescued

    1958 - Paddington Bear makes his debut

    1792 - Construction of the White House begins

    1773 - First Spiral Galaxy Discovered

     

    Births

     

    1982 - Ian Thorpe

    1941 - Paul Simon

    1925 - The Baroness Thatcher

     

    Deaths

     

    1911 - Sister Nivedita

    1812 - Isaac Brock

    1282 - Nichiren

    54    -- Claudius

     

     

     

    The strangest boozy products

    we've ever seen

     

     

     

     

    The strangest boozy products we’ve ever seen

     

    "If only there were a beer designed to be consumed while I bathe," said nobody, ever. That didn't stop the Swedish brewery PangPang from releasing a six-ounce, 10 percent pale ale for drinking in the shower ("Shower Beer"). Other boozy inventions are much less stupid: sippy cups for wine? Absolutely. Coffee beer? Two birds, one stone. Alcohol-infused whipped cream in a can? Kind of gross, but bring it on!

     

    Wine Ice Cream

     

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    An ice cream headache, followed by a wine headache. But in a cone! Mercer's Dairy----a New York ice cream maker---has almost a dozen different wine-infused flavors (five percent alcohol); there's also Winecream (10 percent alcohol), from a company in Baltimore.

     

     

     

    Booze for Animals

     

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    Since giving your pets actual alcohol is terrible, companies such as Apollo Peak and 3 Busy Dogs sell "wine" and "beer" for dogs and cats: Porky Pug Porter; Pinot Meow; Zinfan Tail; and so on. They're booze-free and made with ingredients like beets, catnip, and malt barley. Does this Chardognay taste okay to you, Rufus?

     

     

    Anti-Aging Alcohol

    6.-Anti-aGin_bottle_cutout-credit-Bompas

    It turns out that you can combat the aging effects of drinking alcohol by...drinking alcohol. Last year, a U.K. company created the world's first anti-aging gin (Anti-aGin), distilled with pure collagen. In 2015, a Japanese company was marketing Precious, a five percent beer with two grams of collagen per can. Science says: ridic.

     

     

    Celebrity Craft Beers

     

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    What do you do when you used to be famous, and now you aren't really doing anything at all? You run for president! Or you get your own craft beer, like Rick Astley, Hootie & the Blowfish, Tom Green (who?), and Megadeth (seriously, who?).

     

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    2. mogwhy

      mogwhy

      you have to reach the sink before you can use the sink. guys have a guidance system

    3. droughtquake

      droughtquake

      A drain is a drain. And there’s plenty of water in a shower to wash away anything that strays. No need to aim carefully…

    4. Defiance19

      Defiance19

      @mogwhy I really hate to think about that. We know they have faulty direction... 

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