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Monday, October 18, 2010      1 comments

In honor of visits to Chicago: "The Caspian Sea is the largest lake in the world, followed by Lake Superior."... Read more

Before Christmas

Sunday, October 17, 2010      0 comments

For the holidays, in that Halloween Nightmare Before Christmas sort of way: "The song "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" was first sung by Gene Autry in 1949, based on a promotional character created for the retailer Montgomery Ward." ... Read more


Friday, October 15, 2010      1 comments

Nickelodeon. "In 1905, Pittsburgh movie theater owners Harry Davis and John Harris also established the first of what would become a popular form of movie theaters spread throughout the country, which were five-cent nickelodeon movies, known lat... Read more


Thursday, October 14, 2010      3 comments

In honor of NOT drinking soda: "The song was done as a Coca Cola jingle, "I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke" by The Hillside Singers, assembled to sing the jingle when the New Seekers were not able to fit the recording into their schedule. When t... Read more

Monkey Shrine

Wednesday, October 13, 2010      2 comments

Is ignorance bliss? Trivia fast fact: "The three cute little monkeys either originated in eighth century China and were brought to Japan by a Buddhist monk, or came from a carving on the Nikko Toshogo Shrine to represent the religious principle ... Read more

Ginger Fights Colds

Monday, October 11, 2010      6 comments

Cross post from the natural remedies team, more evidence that vegetarian miso soup with ginger is a super food : "I saw this part regarding ginger, and since I love eating unsulfured crystallized ginger lately I was even more excited about using... Read more


Sunday, October 10, 2010      2 comments

I guess anger happens around the world. "The journalist, Jarnail Singh, was upset that a Congress party member, Jagdish Tytler, had been cleared of charges filed during the anti Sikh riots of 1984 and subsequently been given a ticket to contest ... Read more

New Breed

Saturday, October 09, 2010      2 comments

It is funny irony, that as America struggles to lose calories, much of the rest of the world struggles to gain them. "In 1944, Borlaug was commissioned as head of the Cooperative Wheat Research and Production Program in Mexico. He developed new ... Read more


Friday, October 08, 2010      2 comments

P.S. Thanks for Birthday Wishes, all well wishers.... Read more

Roll all Night

Friday, October 08, 2010      1 comments

It makes me want to rock and roll all night, and party every day."Gene Simmons Family Jewels" follows the daily goings on of Gene, his long-time girlfriend model Shannon Tweed and their two kids, Nick and Sophie.... Read more

My Birthday is Today

Thursday, October 07, 2010      8 comments

From on 10/07/10 Hi I am Andrea M in Austin, TX and today is my birthday!!!! Yea! Wish me happy birthday. I am over 21, ha ha. Been that way for a while. From the Birthday Wiki "A birthday, as the term implies, is the... Read more

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


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


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

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