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Experience: I've played a game of tag for 23 years. As teenagers, a group of friends and I spent every spare moment at school playing tag.

Experience: I've played a game of tag for 23 years

The game developed into more than just chasing each other round the playground; it involved strategy and cunning. But when I failed to tag someone in the last moments before school broke up for summer – he'd locked himself in his car to avoid it – I resigned myself to for ever being "it". We all went our separate ways, off to college or moving away for work, so the game fizzled out. Then a reunion brought the 10 of us together again a few years later and someone suggested reviving it. Since we had busy lives and lived hundreds of miles apart, we agreed on three rules. All-natural.jpg (759×745) Bridge. Debugger. Weekend. The world’s best secret islands. Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours?

The world’s best secret islands

Here’s a list from our brand new Best in Travel 2011 guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe. 1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia Image by Killer White Fluff. Project #29. Project #5. 52 Projects – Resources. NOTE: This resources list originally appeared in the 52 Projects book, which was published in 2005.

52 Projects – Resources

I updated the list in Oct. 2009, as links to some of the websites listed no longer worked. Following is a list of 52 resources for inspiration. The list includes websites, books, magazines, zines, stories, albums and more. Some of the items provide how-to information, others invite you to participate. Eat. Live. Laugh. and sometimes shop!: 50 most beautiful English words. A few weeks ago I ran across a list, which I shared with you, of 33 Ways to Stay Creative.

Eat. Live. Laugh. and sometimes shop!: 50 most beautiful English words.

Do You Think I'm Crazy? at Kontraband. How Daniel Radcliffe Deals With The Paparazzi. 10 places you should visit before you die « Go! from HomeAway. UPDATE: Discover the best places on earth and receive personalised travel recommendations with HomeAway’s new microsite Places to See Before You Die, your guide to the world’s once in a lifetime destinations.

10 places you should visit before you die « Go! from HomeAway

From great architectural feats to breathtaking natural beauty, the world is full of fascinating places to see before you die. Thanks to films such as The Bucket List, starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, making life lists of things to do before you kick the bucket has become popular with those determined to embrace all the world has to offer while they are still alive. So if you want to enrich your life by visiting diverse and outrageously beautiful places, then here is a list of ten places to see before you die.

The Taj Mahal, India Located in Agra, India, the magnificent Taj Mahal is a UNESCO World Heritage site and probably the most recognizable monument in the world. Antelope Canyon, Arizona Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia The Great Wall of China. Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece.

Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1)

Jet Off To Australia’s Pretty Beach House. 15 Amazing Castles from Around the Globe. Although designed and built for the prominent purpose of defense, today the castles seem like somewhat unrealistic constructions straight from the fairytale world.

15 Amazing Castles from Around the Globe

From solid strongholds to oriental fortresses and highly decorative palaces, the castles are our connection to the past, where legends mix with history and reality blends with a fairyland. This fairytale castle is the historical seat of the Prussian Kings and German Emperors. The Luxury Dhigu Resort, Maldives. The luxury Dhigu Resort, Maldives Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa is encircled by mystic lagoons and unspoilt crystal shores, the resort is a heavenly sanctuary on a secluded paradise island, offering barefoot elegance in one of the world’s most celebrated tropical havens.

The Luxury Dhigu Resort, Maldives

Here the sparkling turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean offer an endless horizon of aquatic allure and the evocative location is matched by a tranquil island design style. Anantara Dhigu is a luxurious five-star resort hidden on tropical terrain on Dhigufinolhu Island in the Maldives’ South Male Atoll, a mere 35 minute speedboat journey from the island nation’s international airport, or a scenic five minutes by private chartered seaplane. Luxury Resort Ayada, Maldives. Luxury Resort Ayada, Maldives Ayada Maldives is a brand new awe-inspiring destination comprising an opulent 112 villa resort located on the 150,000 square meter paradise island of Maguhdhuvaa in the stunning Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll.

Luxury Resort Ayada, Maldives

From the moment you arrive on the luxury resort’s delicate, powder white sands you will be immersed in a fantasy of luxury, quality and style unique only to Ayada Maldives. Delight in the impeccable service and superb amenities of the seven indulgent restaurants, bars and cafes offering world-class cuisine to tantalise taste buds, the extensive 3,500 square meter AySpa Spa & Health Club by ESPA will take you to a blissful level of relaxation. Ayada further includes a kids’ club, scuba diving centre and an array of water sports. The luxury Maldives resort with natural beauty at its heart where you can truly discover the exceptional. I Love You More Cartoon. Constant Companion. Your House Is Burning. What Do You Take? [20 pics] Photograph by BRETT ROGOWSKI The Burning House is a brilliant project that seeks to answer a simple question:

Your House Is Burning. What Do You Take? [20 pics]

Deformed puppy, rescued from trash, learns to walk - Good News. No wonder he looks confused: The mystery creature that nobody can identify. By Mail Foreign Service Updated: 06:56 GMT, 22 September 2011 If this cute little chap looks a wee bit confused, it's no wonder. His big wide eyes stare out at the world around him - which in turn is staring back at him. Because nobody has seen a creature quite like this one before. Who am I? Seeing in the Dark. Tom Mabe Pranks A Telemarketer. How Harry Potter Should Have Ended. Check out Our Lighter Side. Check out Our Lighter Side! Jokes and other Stuff! A FREE News Letter Our Lighter Side. Dominos Fires The Greatest Employee Theyve Ever Had. Big Mistake, Dominos. ... Caleb Needs Some Dudes [PIC] To the guy in my closet, you don't have AIDS. Anatomy Of An Icon. Deep Thoughts From Hot Guys With Baby Animals.

For your viewing pleasure we bring you excerpts from the 2011 Hot Guys and Baby Animals Calendar, $14.99 (complete with corresponding captions). Short Film of the Day: Porcelain Unicorn. Why Watch?

Things that make me happy (and dont really go anywhere else)