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Amazing and Interesting Facts Generator – Mental Floss. Free Nature Sounds Mixer. We are listening. Big Bang Map. On-This-Day.com. Time Capsule. To begin, enter a date in the box above and click either:

Time Capsule

Unusual (and fun!) Date Ideas. The Idea Swap. Yahoo! Answers. Breathingearth - CO2, birth & death rates by country, simulated real-time. Dayofbirth.co.uk. Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein. [Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page.

Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein

I'm afraid I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or anything like that. Still, the quotes are interesting and enlightening.] "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction. " "Imagination is more important than knowledge. " Copyright: Kevin Harris 1995 (may be freely distributed with this acknowledgement) Some Useful Condescending Phrases. How to Detect Lies - body language, reactions, speech patterns. Interesting Info -> Lying Index -> How to Detect Lies Become a Human Lie Detector (Part 1) Warning: sometimes ignorance is bliss.

How to Detect Lies - body language, reactions, speech patterns

After gaining this knowledge, you may be hurt when it is obvious that someone is lying to you. The following deception detection techniques are used by police, forensic psychologists, security experts and other investigators. Introduction to Detecting Lies: This knowledge is also useful for managers, employers, and for anyone to use in everyday situations where telling the truth from a lie can help prevent you from being a victim of fraud/scams and other deceptions. This is just a basic run down of physical (body language) gestures and verbal cues that may indicate someone is being untruthful. If you got here from somewhere else, be sure to check out our Lie Detection index page for more info including new research in the field of forensic psychology.

Signs of Deception: Body Language of Lies: • A person who is lying to you will avoid making eye contact. Bored? Anna Harriet Leonowens (1831 - 1915. 6 Insane Discoveries That Science Can't Explain. We like to feel superior to the people who lived centuries ago, what with their shitty mud huts and curing colds by drilling a hole in their skulls.

6 Insane Discoveries That Science Can't Explain

But we have to give them credit: They left behind some artifacts that have left the smartest of modern scientists scratching their heads. For instance, you have the following enigmas that we believe were created for no other purpose than to fuck with future generations. The Voynich Manuscript The Mystery: The Voynich manuscript is an ancient book that has thwarted all attempts at deciphering its contents. It appears to be a real language--just one that nobody has seen before. Translation: "...and when you get her to put the tennis racket in her mouth, have her stand in a fountain for a while.

One red paperclip. The paperclip that Kyle MacDonald traded for a house. The website One red paperclip was created by Canadian blogger Kyle MacDonald, who bartered his way from a single red paperclip to a house in a series of fourteen online trades over the course of a year.[1] MacDonald was inspired by the childhood game Bigger, Better, and the site received a considerable amount of notice for tracking the transactions. "A lot of people have been asking how I've stirred up so much publicity around the project, and my simple answer is: 'I have no idea'", he told the BBC.[2] Trading timeline[edit] MacDonald made his first trade, a red paper clip for a fish-shaped pen, on July 14, 2005.

He reached his goal of trading up to a house with the fourteenth transaction, trading a movie role for a house. See also[edit] Straw Millionaire References[edit] List of common misconceptions. This incomplete list is not intended to be exhaustive.

List of common misconceptions

This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. Note that each entry is formatted as a correction; the misconceptions themselves are implied rather than stated. History Ancient to early modern history Modern history Napoleon on the Bellerophon, a painting of Napoleon I by Charles Lock Eastlake. History of Nintendo. Nintendo Company, Limited (任天堂株式会社, Nintendō Kabushiki gaisha?)

History of Nintendo

Is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. It was originally founded in 1889 to produce handmade hanafuda cards. It eventually became one of the most prominent figures in today's video game industry, being the world's largest video game company by revenue.[1] Origin[edit] Nintendo poster from late Meiji Era Nintendo started out as a small Japanese business, founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi on September 23, 1889,[2] as Nintendo Koppai. Fusajiro Yamauchi did not have a son to take over the family business. In 1947, Sekiryo established the company Marufuku Company, Ltd., to distribute the Hanafuda cards, as well as several other brands of cards that had been introduced by Nintendo.