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About a dog called 'Faith'.. This dog was born on Christmas Eve in the year 2002. He was born with 2 legs - He of course could not walk when he was born. Even his mother did not want him. His first owner also did not think that he could survive and he was thinking of 'putting him to sleep'. But then, his present owner, Jude Stringfellow, met him and wanted to take care of him. She became determined to teach and train this little dog to walk by himself.. In the beginning, she put Faith on a surfboard to let him feel the movement. Faith loves to walk around now. His present owner Jude Stringfellew has given up her teaching post and plans to take him around the world to preach that even without a perfect body, one can have a perfect soul'. In life there are always undesirable things, so in order to feel better you just need to look at life from another direction.

25 clever ideas to make life easier Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com Why didn’t I think of that?! We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw). Via: apartmenttherapy.com Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes. Via: unplggd.com Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40 (also works on walls). Via: athomewithrealfood.blogspot.com Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band. Via: marthastewart.com Overhaul your linen cupboard – store bedlinen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match. Via: realsimple.com Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl – the concave shape amplifies the music. Via: savvyhousekeeping.com Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags. Via: iheartnaptime.net

Expectations vs. Reality (16 Pics) | Things don’t always go as planned. Check out the pics below to see a few examples of what happens when our expectations get punched in the face by reality. via via Tickling Expectations: Reality: via via via via via You may also like: Cutting Out the Crap 1/3: Just Say No There are a lot of things that we say yes to in life that we.. 1) Know inside that we SHOULD not do OR 2) Know we do NOT want to do. These are two very distinct problems and I want to address both right now as bluntly as possible. Solution 1: Stay Focused I think focus is the most important component of success. Unfortunately we’re all social animals and other people just love to (unintentionally) get in the way our goals. If you’re considering saying yes or no to something and you hear that little voice saying “ehhh, I really don’t think this is wise,” here is a handy hint: DO NOT DO IT. Listen to it. Solution 2: Stop Being A Wuss! You can probably come up with a 100 reasons in your head as to why you’re saying yes to something you don’t want to do. - You can’t say no to family! - It’s the “right” thing to do - He/She would do the same for me - If I do it now, I won’t ever have to do it again - He/She asked me in person, how could I say no? To be frank, those are reasons are all weak.

Geek Genius photo: Harshit Sekhon Tired of spending big bucks every time Apple (AAPL) releases a new version of your go-to gadget? (Hint: this happens every year). Then stop. It’s easy to save on everything, from cell phones to laptops, if you know where to look. Frugal tech-shoppers use iPhone apps and police impound sites to score the best and newest gadgets for cheap. Here are five ways to find discounts on all the gadgets you want: RedLaser Bargain hunters swear by RedLaser, a free application for iPhone and Android phones that scans item bar codes to find the merchant that sells it at the lowest price. ChinaBuye Where can you get a laptop for under $100? NexTag You’ve probably heard of NexTag, a price comparison site that now boasts 30 million users. Games Tester Loan Processing Specialist Sarah Horton knows a thing or two about saving money. Property Room Between drug busts and other police seizures, a whole lot of ownerless, high-ticket items end up in police custody.

Short but tricky management ability test The following short quiz consists of 4 questions and tells whether you are qualified to be a “manager.” The questions are not that difficult. How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator? The correct answer is: Open the refrigerator, put in the giraffe and close the door.This question tests whether you tend to do simple things in an overly complicated way.How do you put an elephant into a refrigerator? According to Andersen Consulting World wide, around 90% of the professionals they tested got all questions wrong. Apple has more cash than the federal government | The Ticket Paul Sakuma (AP) Who's ready for iAmerica? As the BBC has reported, the software company Apple has more cash on hand than the United States federal government, according to the company's financial records. Apple's quarterly financial report shows that the company responsible for the iPad, iPod and the iPhone now has $76.4 billion in reserve cash, while the Treasury Department is sitting on just $73.7 billion. The feds could probably learn a thing or two from Apple's success. Meanwhile, Apple's financial report shows that the company's profits, even through the last recession, are booming. iPadiPhoneCongressiPod

The Beginner’s Guide to Zen Habits – A Guided Tour | zen habits Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. While some of you have been following Zen Habits since its early days (beginning of 2007), many of you are fairly new readers. To help you through the fairly overwhelming archives, I’ve compiled a beginner’s guide. First, a note: Please don’t try to go through this all at once. Take it in small chunks. Where do you start when you have a thousand posts to read through? So here they are: The All-Time Most Popular Posts on Zen Habits But those are just the stars of the All-Star team. Or you can go through a few compiled guides I’ve hand picked for some of the more popular categories: And if that’s not enough for you, here’s a month-by-month Best of Zen Habits: By now, you might want to know more about Leo, the guy who writes this blog … well, here’s more than you ever wanted to know: Whew!

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How to grow a Rainbow Rose, Naturally In 2004, two dutch companies, River Flowers and F.J. Zandbergen, experimented and successfully grew a rose that had its petals rainbow colored. As petals get their nourishment through stem, the idea is to split the stem into several channels and dip each one in a different colored water. This way all the colors will be drawn by the stem into petals and resultant rose will have all the colors in it. Sources: 1, 2, 3 Watch: Flowers Color Time Lapse How to Make a Bird out of a Plastic Straw (with pictures) Edit Article Normal Straw MethodLong Straw Method Edited by TOHGIN minako, Wyvernbait, Meta Knight, Lois Wade and 17 others This project is a fun and easy example of plastic straw art. Plastic straw birds are a unique decoration to add to cocktails, cupcakes, or other little delicacies, and are sure to set a lively mood and garner many compliments from your recipients. Ad Steps Method 1 of 2: Normal Straw Method 1 Cut the straw. 19 Display the bird on a glass by putting the rim between the two legs. Method 2 of 2: Long Straw Method This method is the same basic steps as the one above, however the images show what the bird would look like with the use of a long straw. 1Cut the straw. 19Display the bird on a glass by putting the rim between the two legs. Tips Illustration. Try not to cut your fingers.Wash your hands before starting.

Australia Australia is a wonderful, beautiful island continent home to a peaceful, happy, and loving people... that Mother Nature hates so much she can taste stabbing.&&(navigator.userAgent.indexOf('Trident') != Just The Facts Australia is the largest island nation in the world, straddling the border of the Pacific and Indian Ocean. It has a rich and exotic ecosystem supporting fantastic flora and fauna...all of which were unfortunately eaten by the monsters that live there. From the Abyss It Is Birthed Back in the 1770s the British Empire discovered Australia and, after finding it generally unfit for human habitation, proceeded to send all of their criminals and generally unwanted peasants there...because basic human empathy was not to be invented until the year 1821. Things in Australia that Will Kill You Everything. Ah, but the tropical beaches, you say! Your best bet is just to stay in the city then, right? You just walked into Mother Nature's Thunderdome, friend. Hugh Jackman seems nice.

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