“ Werewolf is a simple game for a large group of people (seven or more.) It requires no equipment besides some bits of paper; you can play it just sitting in a circle. I’d call it a party game, except that it’s a game of accusations, lying, bluffing, second-guessing, assassination, and mob hysteria. ” – Andrew Plotkin
1. If the enemy is in range, so are you. 2. Incoming fire has the right of way. 3. Don't look conspicuous, it draws fire. 4.
Most animals have a daily pattern of rest and activity. Some animals are more active during the day (diurnal) and some are more active during the night (nocturnal). How much time do animals spend sleeping? Well, it depends on the animal: References : This table was adapted from four sources: Aserinsky, E., Eyelid condition at birth: relationship to adult mammalian sleep-waking patterns, In Rapid Eye Movement Sleep , edited by B.N.
March 28, 2013 13:28 Singer claims it would be her 'dream' to direct a new version of the '80s film The electro-pop artist, who has referenced Frank Herbert's 1965 sci-fi novel in her songs, claims it would be her "dream" to make a new film version. David Lynch previously brought the book to the big screen in 1984.
The New York City Municipal Archives just released a database of over 870,000 photos from its collection of more than 2.2 million images of New York throughout the 20th century. Their subjects include daily life, construction, crime, city business, aerial photographs, and more. I spent hours lost in these amazing photos, and gathered this group together to give you just a glimpse of what's been made available from this remarkable collection. [ Update - 50 additional photos added: More from NYC . ] [ Update II - Image sizes reduced by request of the NYC Archive. ] [ 53 photos ]
Fancy yourself a logophile ... and didn't have to look up "logophile"? See if you know these 12 words for common things. 1. The plastic table-like item found in pizza boxes is called a box tent and was patented in 1983. Most people in the biz now call it a pizza saver.
I'll vouch for the Culture books. They're all impossibly delicious and given how Banks write (one book under his "Iain M. Banks" one year for sci-fi and "Iain Banks" for general fiction), you're guaranteed at least one new book a year. That said though, nestled amongst the M.
Post written by Monica Wilson at GAIA , the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives. GAIA is a worldwide alliance of more than 650 grassroots groups, non-governmental organizations, and individuals in over 90 countries whose ultimate vision is a just, toxic-free world without incineration. The U.S. could create 1.5 million jobs through recycling. Right now, public funds for expensive, dirty “waste-to-energy” incinerators hold back job growth – and Congress is about to make it worse. The U.S. could add nearly 1.5 million jobs if it adopted a 75% national recycling rate. Wow, that’s a lot of jobs!
1. A group of flamingos is called a flamboyance. 2. If you fake laugh long enough you’ll start to really laugh, really, really hard. 3.
The Hero Archetype in Literature, Religion, and Popular Culture: http://tatsbox.com/hero/ (along with a useful PowerPoint presentation teachers can download at this URL: http://tatsbox.com/hero/powerpnt.htm ) Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (users embark on their own hero's journey): http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/smc/journey/ An American Masters Lesson from PBS for Teachers on George Lucas, the Power of Myth, and the Hero's Journey: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/lessons/george-lucas-and-the-power-of-myth/lesson-overview/1292/
What is the Genre Map? We want it to be fun and easy for you to find something you’re interested in reading. So the Book Country team created a unique, new tool—the Genre Map—to help you do just that. When describing a new book editors, industry insiders, and avid readers often reference a known book as a shorthand way of describing the new book (e.g. “It’s like Nora Roberts’s Vision in White but a little sexier.”) We’ve taken this shorthand and turned it into a fun and very visual way to browse and discover new fiction.
When the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum were suddenly consumed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 C.E., many of their buildings were so intimately preserved that modern archaeologists can even read the graffiti scribbled onto their ancient walls. See if any of these remind you of a twenty-first century bathroom. 1. “Philiros spado.” "Phileros is a eunuch."
Edit Edited by Flickety, Sondra C, Nicole Willson, Davereit and 18 others A pepsi can stove. Try making your own easy, lightweight and portable cooking stove from used aluminum beverage cans.