Two would-be robbers in Benicia, California, did almost everything right: Ski masks? Check. Semiautomatic handguns? Check. Burst into the bank and order everyone to lie down on the floor? Check. Get the money? Uh . . . there was no money. It was... Read more
“The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudices.”
“It’s all right to let yourself go as long as you can get yourself back.”
“The most common way people give... Read more
Black as night I’ll always be,
Until my mother smothers me. Then clear as ice I will become
In the rough.
Thank you, Mum!
What am I?
Scroll down for the answer...
It's a challenge...
I didn't get this one..... Read more
“To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it,—but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.”
—OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, American writer and physician... Read more
"The Pistachio Principle"
People who were serve the nuts in the shell consumed about 40 percent fewer calories than those who snacked on the ready-to-eat version. Why?
Prying them open slows your pace so you can realize you're sated. ... Read more
“A previously unknown Canadian singer has finally found fame after writing a song about his struggle to get compensation from United Airlines. Dave Carroll claims his Taylor acoustic guitar was damaged by baggage handlers at Chicago’s O’Hare air... Read more
I’m a cartoon character.
I was created in America in 1949.
What I lack in stature, I make up in wealth.
People think I am crazy, but I am actually just nearsighted.
My Christian name is Quincy.
I played Scrooge in a... Read more
Honoree: Simon Norris
Notable Achievement: Being the first person to have a letter addressed and delivered to him in a public restroom
The Story: Norris, a homeless recovering alcoholic, requested temporary housing from the city of Bou... Read more
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
“I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”
—STEPHEN LEACOCK, Canadian economist and writer... Read more
You'll burn more calories. Since walking in the snow is tougher than walking on solid ground (you have to lift your feet higher as you step), you'll burn more calories-even if you walk slower than your usual pace.
You'll tone up faster. Y... Read more