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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. 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. The Creators of Dorm Life. Take one “born-again comedian,” (Chris Smith), a handful of talented actors, writers and friends, then add a video recorder, and you have Dorm Life, an exciting online mockumentary that follows 10 lovable (or not–so-lovable) characters as they navigate the residential halls of “5-South” dorm hall. Co-creator, Brian Singleton (Marshall Adams), says he and his friends had a vision. 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. 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. 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. 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!

A deep understanding of nature, the world & who you really are Tools for developing higher states of perception & sensation. 100 Most beautiful words in the English language* - Pondering the Big Questions. Everything is Possible. DIY Design Community « Keywords: cardboard, Furniture. Get Ready for Summer with a Grass Chair. Chell in the Rain. 66 Things A College Student Must Do Before Graduation. If you (have graduated or) are afraid of graduating college unemployed or underemployed with an expensive piece of paper and a pile of loans, then you should consider taking Route 66.

66 Things A College Student Must Do Before Graduation

Route 66 is an alternative way to move through college that will maximize your personal, intellectual, social, and financial capital so that you can graduate on the path to do what you love. It requires taking the road less traveled. Your life is your vehicles to design, drive, and maintain. Unfortunately, too many people end up backseat driving through life or driving someone else’s vehicle without every getting in the driver’s seat of their own life. 10 Simple Truths Smart People Forget. Email Some of the smartest people I know continuously struggle to get ahead because they forget to address a few simple truths that collectively govern our potential to make progress.

10 Simple Truths Smart People Forget

So here’s a quick reminder: #1 – Education and intelligence accomplish nothing without action. 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. Mornings are underrated.

We must supply our own light. The Cacophony Society. THE FOOD NOT BOMBS MOVEMENT. Sayings-23.jpg from Making_Happy-20070614-112205.png from The Best Flash Mobs Ever. Featured, Pop Culture — By BB Admin on January 24, 2011 2:05 pm.

The Best Flash Mobs Ever

The Venus Project. Chris McKenzie. : DIYers Build Bridge Over Puddle in NYC. The Inspiration Tree: I Believe... That two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different. I believe… How to make a difference- Food and gardening - How and why to make seedbombs... FREE GONG BUTTON. Projects & Candy Chang. I woNt telL you, buT i Love yoU sO FUckinG mucH. Play Nintendo - Page 4. Lifes Choices.

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