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Make Up

Wednesday, October 06, 2010      5 comments

I love to use make up, yet companies sort of count on us NOT knowing what is in there. For example, eyeliner contains bat guano, eye shadow has fish scales. "The ingredient under discussion is called pearl essence. It's the silvery stuff found ... Read more

Glastonbury

Tuesday, October 05, 2010      1 comments

Fast Fact: "Glastonbury Festival began in 1970 and has developed into the biggest music festival in England. The line-up in the early days included T. Rex, David Bowie and Hawkwind. The event is held at Worthy Farm, in the middle of the Somerse... Read more

Phoenix

Monday, October 04, 2010      0 comments

Fast fact: "A Centaur is part Horse, part Human. Harpies are foul fowl that steal the food of Phineas. Sirens tempt sailors onto unseen rocks with their sweet music. The Phoenix is a bird that rises from its own ashes."... Read more

12 Meters

Sunday, October 03, 2010      1 comments

"The whale shark has been known to grow to over 12 meters in length, however, it feeds primarily on small, even microscopic, plants and animals. For all its size and dangerous relatives, it is surprisingly docile and friendly in the water, thoug... Read more

First Jobs

Saturday, October 02, 2010      1 comments

Fast fact of the day: "Brad Pitt, was born William Bradley Pitt on 18th December 1963. In 1985, he left the University of Missouri, some two weeks prior to his graduation, therefore not obtaining his degree in journalism. He aspired to be an act... Read more

Chord

Friday, October 01, 2010      0 comments

Fast fact of the day: "The word chord is a shortened version of accord meaning harmony. An octave is the interval between one pitch and another pitch that is either double or half its frequency. Pitch is the perceived tone of a note. Timbre is t... Read more

Giacomo

Thursday, September 30, 2010      0 comments

Fact of the Day: " Venetian adventurer Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798) was an author, a scientist, a gambler, a preacher, a soldier and a spy, but he remains especially (in)famous for his countless love affairs. He provided a detailed account of h... Read more

Falkor

Wednesday, September 29, 2010      0 comments

From the Never Ending Story: "Falkor or Fuchor in German, is the luckdragon who helps Atreyu on his quest. He has often been mistaken for a dog."... Read more

Cold weather

Tuesday, September 28, 2010      0 comments

"Cold weather, can hurt your body's attempt to combat a virus, but cold weather doesn't cause colds." - Online trivia.... Read more

Hyperbole

Saturday, September 25, 2010      0 comments

It seems like I have posted a blog here a million times. "A hyperbole is an exaggeration of speech, not meant to be taken literally." - Trivia... Read more

Cancellation

Friday, September 24, 2010      0 comments

On Star Trek sci fi : "There are several reasons for the cancellation of the show, but I rather like this quote from George Takei, who played helm officer Hikaru Sulu ... "I will always be mindful of the fact that we celebrate the genius of the... Read more

Sybil

Thursday, September 23, 2010      0 comments

"Fawlty Towers" was a classic 1970s BBC TV show written by John Cleese and Connie Booth. Only twelve episodes were produced but the show has consistently rated high on lists of best British TV shows. Sybil, Basil's long-suffering wife (or was it... Read more

Vindaloo

Wednesday, September 22, 2010      0 comments

"Vindaloo derives from the Portuguese dish "Carne de Vinha d'Alhos", a stew of pork cooked in garlic wine. It was brought to Goa by sixteenth-century Portuguese colonists, and subsequently spiced up and re-introduced in the twentieth century to ... Read more

Text Talk

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      0 comments

"POS, or "parent over shoulder". In the U.S. "p911" is used as the same warning: "parents are here." Don't type something you wouldn't want them to see! Also for parents, watch out for this -- it may indicate that your children are up to no good... Read more

Lake Garda

Monday, September 20, 2010      0 comments

"Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy. It is located in Northern Italy, about half-way between Venice and Milan." - Online Trivia... Read more


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