The Worst Things For Sale. Verified Facts - Conspiracy Theories Generator. New-Age Bullshit Generator. Just click and the truth will manifest Click the Reionize electrons button at the top of the page to generate a full page of New Age poppycock.
The inspiration for this idea came from watching philosophy debates involving Deepak Chopra. I wrote a blog post about it if you're interested. After sitting through hours of New Age rhetoric, I decided to have a crack at writing code to generate it automatically and speed things up a bit. I cobbled together a list of New Age buzzwords and cliché sentence patterns and this is the result. You’ll get some profound-sounding nonsense here, too. So, what is this for? Interesting Trivia?! & Matt's Notes. When you’re finished reading, check out the new trivial posts: More Interesting Trivia and Even More Interesting Trivia.
Mum sent me this so it has to be true – right? Here are some ‘facts’ about the 1500s: They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot & then once a day it was taken & sold to the tannery…….if you had to do this to survive you were “Piss Poor” But worse than that were the really poor folk who couldn’t even afford to buy a pot, they “didn’t have a pot to piss in” and were the lowest of the low. Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and they still smelled pretty good byJune. Baths consisted of a big tub filled with hot water. Houses had thatched roofs-thick straw-piled high, with no wood underneath. There was nothing to stop things from falling into the house. The floor was dirt. (Getting quite an education, aren’t you?) Sometimes they could obtain pork, which made them feel quite special. Monstrous. Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop: Empowering young inmates through books and creative writing.
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Everyone's talking about it - author Neil Gaiman is even tweeting about it, posting a link and suggesting his followers: "Go to this link and gaze on the titles and be made happy. Trust me. It'll work". With new titles added periodically - including five recently-added, delightfully odd books about tractors - we have an excellent selection of crazy and strange titles for sale by our booksellers, about every oddball aspect of life you could possibly imagine (and a few things you couldn't). We invite you to not only revel in our collection of literary oddities but to also send us your suggestions. Reddit. xFruits. The Smoking Gun.
This list includes unique or extremely rare circumstances of death recorded throughout history, noted as being unusual by multiple sources. Some of the deaths are mythological or are considered to be unsubstantiated by contemporary researchers. Oxford Dictionaries defines the word "unusual" as "not habitually or commonly occurring or done" and "remarkable or interesting because different from or better than others. " Some other articles also cover deaths that might be considered unusual or ironic, including List of entertainers who died during a performance, List of inventors killed by their own inventions, List of association footballers who died while playing, List of professional cyclists who died during a race and the List of political self-immolations. Antiquity Middle Ages Renaissance 18th century Top 10 Things That Women Invented. It was just supposed to be a temporary job.
Stephanie Kwolek took a position at DuPont in 1946 so she could save enough money to go to medical school. In 1964, she was still there, researching how to turn polymers into extra strong synthetic fibers. Kwolek was working with polymers that had rod-like molecules that all lined up in one direction. Compared to the molecules that formed jumbled bundles, Kwolek thought the uniform lines would make the resulting material stronger, though these polymers were very difficult to dissolve into a solution that could be tested. She finally prepared such a solution with the rod-like molecules, but it looked unlike all the other molecular solutions she'd ever made. Kwolek persisted, and after the spinneret had done its work, Kwolek had a fiber that was ounce-for-ounce as strong as steel. Simile Outrageous. These are the results from The Style Invitational's first analogy contest, published July 23, 1995: Report from Week 120 in which we asked you to come up with bad analogies.
The results were great, though we feel compelled to point out that there is a fine line between an analogy that is so bad it is good and an analogy that is so good it is bad. See what we mean: Fourth Runner-Up: Oooo, he smells bad, she thought, as bad as Calvin Klein's Obsession would smell if it were called Enema and was made from spoiled Spamburgers instead of natural floral fragrances. Third Runner-Up: The baseball player stepped out of the box and spit like a fountain statue of a Greek god that scratches itself a lot and spits brown, rusty tobacco water and refuses to sign autographs for all the little Greek kids unless they pay him lots of drachmas. Amsika. Ciphers & Puzzles.