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Chinese Jews - History of Jews in China. Chinese Jews - History of Jewish Community in China Archaelogical evidence suggests that Jews were in China as early as the 8th Century, having arrived from Persia along the Silk Road. In 1163 the Emperor ordered the Jews to live in Kaifeng, where they built the first Chinese synagogue. Marco Polo recorded that Kublai Khan celebrated the festivals of the Muslims, Christians and Jews, indicating that there were a significant number of Jews in China in the 13th Century. Now youre cooking with comics. - StumbleUpon. Things My Boyfriend Says.

The 20 Greatest Motivational Quotes Of All Time. InShare9.

The 20 Greatest Motivational Quotes Of All Time

5 Benefits of Meditation I Didnt Expect (and How They Can Make You... I’m not a meditation teacher. I’m not even a very enthusiastic meditator. I’ve averaged about 20 minutes once a week for the past couple of years, and any serious meditator will tell you that’s not enough to really benefit you. YOU HAVE NO RIGHTS - George Carlin. 30 Very Funny Books. By Gina Barreca, Ph.D.

30 Very Funny Books

It's a dreary day, so I thought I'd indulge myself and come up with a list of my favorite comedies. A caveat, however: this is not a fancy English-professor-y list of the finest, most exquisitely crafted, most erudite or intellectually sophisticated works on paper in the language. The Creators of Dorm Life. 7 Not So Obvious Habits To Maximize Your Productivity. I was a big fan of productivity, and, in some respects, I still am.

7 Not So Obvious Habits To Maximize Your Productivity

I’ve been a very early adopter of GTD, and, for years, I did my weekly reviews with the discipline of a zen monk. But, eventually, I hit a roadblock. GTD is about getting things “done”, but in life we have much more to experience than “doing”. 71.jpg from 10 Tips to Advise Wisely: How to Give Advice That Actually Helps. “If you propose to speak, always ask yourself, is it true, is it necessary, is it kind.”

10 Tips to Advise Wisely: How to Give Advice That Actually Helps

~Buddha Nothing appears to be going right. The worst part? No one gets it, even though they might claim to. Even though you know this is all temporary—it always is—you feel the need to ask other people what you should do. Scouting an Abandoned Hotel in Southern California & Scouting NY. Whenever I see a sign like the one below hanging outside of an abandoned property, I immediately feel an intense desire to get inside.

Scouting an Abandoned Hotel in Southern California & Scouting NY

Lorna Li: Three DIY Solar Projects to Try Before Winter. The school year is already starting for many around the country, and although the weather is still hot, many folks are getting ready to settle into their normal routines of school and work.

Lorna Li: Three DIY Solar Projects to Try Before Winter

But just because the lazy days of summer might be drawing to a close doesn’t mean that you can’t still enjoy a few more weekends on the patio, tinkering around with fun projects or sipping a cold lemonade. If you aren’t ready to surrender your time in the summer sunshine just yet, here are three fun and easy DIY solar projects you should try before winter: Solar USB charger USB ports have made it exponentially easier to standardize electronics chargers and transfer digital information between devices.


Quotes. Mind set/ self help. Charlie Chaplin Speaks (rare!) Eerily beautiful speech. I think we all need something like this. Do you agree? 70 Reminders to Help You Break Any Barrier. I am pleased to introduce this guest article by a new friend John, the creator of HiLife2B, where he hopes to inspire people and to help them achieve their dreams.

70 Reminders to Help You Break Any Barrier

Follow him on Twitter: @janyasor 1. Believe that even the smallest compliment can save someone’s life 2. Remember that one person can change an entire nation 3. A Day Without Distraction: Lessons Learned from 12 Hrs of Forced Focus. Here are the rules: All work must be done in blocks of at least 30 minutes.

A Day Without Distraction: Lessons Learned from 12 Hrs of Forced Focus

If I start editing a paper, for example, I have to spend at least 30 minutes editing. If I need to complete a small task, like handing in a form, I have to spend at least 30 minutes doing small tasks. Crucially, checking email and looking up information online count as small tasks. If I need to check my inbox or grab a quick stat from the web, I have to spend at least 30 minutes dedicated to similarly small diversions. I am thankful because... Free Kabbalah Course - Kabbalah Education Center, Bnei Baruch. A life changing experience provided by NATURE ITSELF Starts Wednesday June 22, 2011 at 8:00 PM EST (Americas Prime Time) & 8:00 PM GMT (European Prime Time) Registration Open Until July 6, 2011! Sign Up Today, Watch The 1st Lessons & Continue With The Rest Of The Course! 100 Most beautiful words in the English language* Ailurophile A cat-lover.

100 Most beautiful words in the English language*

Assemblage A gathering. Becoming Attractive. - Pondering the Big Questions. Everything is Possible. DIY Design Community « Keywords: cardboard, Furniture. I know a couple of you have already shown pictures of cardboard furniture, but the other day when I walked by this store, I couldn't help but go inside and take a few pictures of my own.

DIY Design Community « Keywords: cardboard, Furniture

I especially like the white and green bookshelf. Get Ready for Summer with a Grass Chair. The ultimate grow-your-own—the grass armchair. Here is the answer to those tricky design problems—where to put the garden chairs, what kind to buy, will they get rusty, be comfortable, be green, look good….The grass armchair is available from Purves & Purves, a furniture design shop. Chell in the Rain. 66 Things A College Student Must Do Before Graduation.

10 Simple Truths Smart People Forget. Email. You're already perfect. Crazy_Lawn_Chair_War_Email_Chain - StumbleUpon. In Persona - What's in your bag? Start Your Day in 33 Different Ways. We must supply our own light. The Cacophony Society. THE FOOD NOT BOMBS MOVEMENT. Sayings-23.jpg from Making_Happy-20070614-112205.png from

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