Main Page 40 Fantastic Websites To Help Pass Time « TechWorthy Warning: Reading this story may be hazardous to your productivity. The Web sites within may divert you from the dull tasks in need of your attention and may cause you to goof off for hours instead. Oh, who am I kidding? You weren’t going to get any work done today, anyway. 1. Hey, get your mind out of the gutter–Stripgenerator is about comic creation, not clothing removal–though we wouldn’t claim that the two paths have never crossed. 2. FMyLife encourages people to send in anonymous real-life stories of worst-case scenarios that came horrifyingly true–things you’ll just have to read to believe. 3. A must-try for any music or film fanatic, LivePlasma helps you find new movies and music by building interactive maps around your current favorites. 4. The onetime competitor to Mad Magazine has reinvented itself as a Web site for all things funny. 5. Add some pizzazz to your profile pic with BeFunky.com. 6. 7. Do park visitors generally need to be told “Please do not sit on crocodile”? 8.
"What Does Love Mean?" See How 4-8 Year-Old Kids Describe Love Article - Relationships Article By:Ladan Lashkari A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds: "What does love mean?" The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what you think... "When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn't bend over and paint her toenails anymore. Rebecca - age 8 "When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. Billy - age 4 "Love is what makes you smile when you're tired." Terri - age 4 "Love is when my mommy makes coffee for my daddy and she takes a sip before giving it to him, to make sure the taste is OK." Danny - age 7 "Love is when you kiss all the time. Emily - age 8 "Love is what's in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen." Bobby - age 7 (Wow!) "If you want to learn to love better, you should start with a friend who you hate." Nikka - age 6 (we need a few million more Nikka's on this planet) "Love is when you tell a guy you like his shirt, then he wears it everyday."
Olivier Levasseur Olivier Levasseur (1688 or 1690 – 7 July 1730), was a pirate, nicknamed La Buse (The Buzzard) or La Bouche (The Mouth) in his early days, called thus because of the speed and ruthlessness with which he always attacked his enemies. History Born at Calais during the Nine Years' War (1688–97) to a wealthy bourgeois family, he became a naval officer after receiving an excellent education. During the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714), he procured a Letter of Marque from king Louis XIV and became a privateer for the French crown. When the war ended he was ordered to return home with his ship, but instead joined the Benjamin Hornigold pirate company in 1716. Levasseur proved himself a good leader and shipmate, although he already had a scar across one eye limiting his sight. After a year of successful looting, the Hornigold party split, with Levasseur deciding to try his luck on the West African coast. The treasure Alphabet of Olivier Levasseur and one to his brother: "[..]
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Abandoned Places: 10 Creepy, Beautiful Modern Ruins Abandoned Places: 10 Creepy, Beautiful Modern Ruins Abandoned Places | We humans are explorers by nature. The quest for discovery, both old and new, is part of what separates us from rest of the animal kingdom. Since the world we live in has been largely mapped and plotted, we urban adventurers turn our sights toward the relics of old and the ruins of the recent past. If you find beauty in urban decay, in the crumbling and abandoned places of yesteryear, you’ll want to read on. Abandoned Submarine Base, Ukraine In a bay on the northern shores of the Black Sea, the Soviet army maintained an elaborate submarine base throughout much of the Cold War. Abandoned Submarine Base Gallery The Ruins of Detroit by Marchand and Meffre In the United States, few cities have felt the burn of urban decay more than Detroit. Ruins of Detroit Gallery Beelitz Military Hospital, Berlin It is rare that a ruin like this should decay so gracefully and without the marks of vandalism. Beelitz Military Hospital Gallery
Cute, Cuter, The Cutest | The Chameleon is a truly amazing type of lizards. It is obviously cute but also beautiful, coming in a vast range of color, from red to pink, to blue, turquoise, orange, green and even yellow. There exist roughly 160 species of chameleon mostly found in warm habitats including the rain forest, Madagascar and the desert, […] The Snow Leopard is a rare & beautiful endangered cat native to the mountain ranges of Central Asia, it is considered moderately large in size weighing between 60lbs & 120lbs. This Is Luck This Is Luck Look at the top picture and you can see where this guy broke through the crash barrier (right side where the people are standing on the road). His truck left the road, traveling from right to left. He flipped end-over-end, across the culvert outlet and landed on the left side of it. Now look at the picture below.
What Are the Essentials of Buddhism? The workings of the mind are examined with great precision in these teachings of the Buddha that originated in India over 2000 years back. However the way to freedom lies not in a scholarly study of these teachings, but instead in practicing meditation and mindfulness. The reality of suffering draws many to Buddha's teachings; the teachings are not about suffering though. Four Noble Truths 1. Noble Eightfold Path Three Characteristics of Existence 1. Hindrances Unwholesome mental states that impede progress towards enlightenment. 1. Factors of Enlightenment 1. COURTESY OF: BuddhaWeb.org
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30+ Useful Websites You Probably Didn't Know About Like many people these days, I spend most of my working hours online. At least half of those hours, I’m doing actual work. As millions have discovered, working at a computer with Internet access is a hazard to your productivity. There are so many cool sites, so many ways of connecting with others, so many things to do that are fun or intensely interesting, that it’s hard to actually get anything done. The sites listed below are time drains, sucking up your precious hours by their amazingly cool attractions. Should you never go on these sites? Before we get into the list of time-wasters, let’s take a look at 6 strategies to beat time-wasters and keep yourself on task. Track time. OK, we’ve identified some strategies for dealing with these time-wasters, so let’s take a look at them. Email. Written for Dumb Little Man by Leo Babauta