6 Insane Coincidences You Won't Believe Actually Happened. America's Freak Luck During the Battle of Midway The Battle of Midway may be remembered as one of the most spectacular naval battles in history and one of the huge turning points in the Pacific theater, but it started out as a pure clusterfuck for the Americans.
Despite going into battle with most of Japan's game plan in their pocket thanks to American codebreakers/Bothan spies, the U.S. Navy had little to show for it in the early hours of June 4, 1942. Just about every aircraft that took on the Japanese that day was destroyed, and all without delivering any serious damage. In short, the Battle of Midway started off like the Battle of Endor, only with every fighter in the Rebel Fleet crashing into the Death Star's deflector shield. Where it Gets Weird: There was one squadron of American dive bombers lead by Lieutenant Commander C. His squadron started dropping like flies until, in an act of sheer luck that would make even J.K. Where it Gets Even Weirder: ...when he wasn't busy being a pimp. The Endicott Studio Journal of Mythic Arts, Summer 2003. The Beatles Player. Coolest Events Around The World.
Here are the most bizarre/amazing events around the the world that you are missing out on every year by not exploring.
This is motivation for you to go out and see what else is out in the world! (I apologize in advance for making your local concerts and street fairs look like petting zoos) Bunyol, Spain — August 26th – 11am Every year 30,000 people assemble in the streets of Bunyol, Spain to participate in the largest tomato fight in the world. 125,000 kg of tomatoes are brought into the city via truck so ammunition is never short. 5 massive tomato-packed rockets are exploded in the air to commence the fight. There are only two rules: 1) You must squish each tomato before throwing it so that the force of the vegetable against you target’s head will not cause injury 2) Only tomatoes can be thrown ‘Black Rock City’, Nevada, USA — September 3rd-5th The official site for Burning Man describes the event as “a city in the desert dedicated to radical self reliance, radical self-expression and art.”
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. 100 Tips About Life, People, and Happiness. 30 Books I’m Glad I Read Before 30. In various ways, these 30 books convey some of the philosophy of how Angel and I live our lives.
I honestly credit a fraction of who I am today to each title. Thus, they have indirectly influenced much of what I write about on this site. A medley of both fiction and nonfiction, these great reads challenged my internal status quo, opening my mind to new ideas and opportunities, and together they gave me a basic framework for living, loving, learning and working successfully. If you haven’t read these books yet, I highly recommend doing so. They will enrich your library and your life. Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert – Gilbert, a Harvard professor of psychology has studied happiness for decades, and he shares scientific findings that just might change the way you look at the world. What are your favorite books? Photo by: Katie Harris Related 21 Must-Read Articles on Happiness Each of these articles delivers a unique, healthy message concerning the topic of happiness. June 18, 2008. 500px / Home. Iceland » one big photo.
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The park is surrounded by the mountains Plješevica, Mala Kapela, and Medveđak, which are part of the Dinaric Alps. The 16 blue-green Plitvice Lakes, which are separated by natural dams of travertine, are situated on the Plitvice plateau. Waterfalls connect the lakes, and the tallest waterfall is Veliki Slap at 70 meters (230 feet) tall. The Plitvice lakes area boasts a large variety of interesting and colorful flora and fauna. Visitors can enjoy walking and hiking the many pathways and trails, or exploring the lakes by boat. Your source of daily updated funny pictures and gifs.