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People sayings

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youre-like-a-drug.jpg (JPEG Image, 400x135 pixels) It might sound funny, but there are ways to get free weed if you don't have money. The first thing to add of course it that drugs are bad. You should not use drugs, even if they are free. There Will Come Soft Rains "There Will Come Soft Rains" is a 12-line poem by Sara Teasdale in her collection Flame and Shadow, published in 1920 (see 1920 in poetry). The poem imagines nature reclaiming a battlefield after the fighting is finished. The poem also alludes to the idea of human extinction by war (lines 10 and 12), which was not a commonplace idea until the invention of nuclear weapons, 25 years later. The poem reads:

Water is dangerous This was found on the newsgroup: rec.humor.funny A student at Eagle Rock Junior High won first prize at the Greater Idaho Falls Science Fair, April 26. He was attempting to show how conditioned we have become to alarmists practicing junk science and spreading fear of everything in our environment. In his project he urged people to sign a petition demanding strict control or total elimination of the chemical "dihydrogen monoxide." And for plenty of good reasons, since: dumblaws Dumb Laws in Illinois It is against the law to have sex with a corpse in Illinois Sex offenders in Illinois are prohibited from participating in holiday events like handing out candy at Halloween and Easter or dressing like Santa at Christmas, except under specific circumstances Those under 21 can drink legally, but they must be enrolled in a culinary program to do so It is illegal to hang “obstructions” form the rear view mirror, including fuzzy dice, air fresheners, GPS units, etc. You may be arrested for vagrancy if you do not have at least one dollar bill on your person.

Six Comedians We Wish Would Return to Standup I've always rejected the idea that standup comedy is useful as merely a stepping stone to other things (movies, a sitcom, writing gigs). In my opinion, it’s as noble a final destination as any other. That’s what made Seinfeld documentary Comedian so refreshing to watch — a legendary, insanely-wealthy comic heading enthusiastically back into the standup fray, while a virtual no-name claws and screams as he tries to escape it.

Make a cloud lamp. The ORIGINAL cloud lamp project! Have you ever noticed the strange pearl effect that is seen in some liquid soaps? The chances are it's caused by Glycol Stearate or Glycol Distearate which gives a strange optical effect in liquid when it is disturbed by turbulence. This design was inspired in January 2003 when I was washing my hands after a long day derigging Glasgows Christmas lights. I squirted some liquid soap onto my hands, and observed the way the pearl effect changed when I ran a finger through the puddle of soap. Wondering if it would work if the soap was suspended in water, I added some water to the soap in my hand and stirred it up.

Rescued Humpback Whale Thanks Divers That Cut Her Free “The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.” — Charles Darwin (OCEANS/WHALE RESCUE) PACIFIC OCEAN — When a humpback whale became entangled in hundreds of yards of nets and fishing line, she was lucky to be spotted by a caring fisherman. Rescuers arrived and spent hours cutting her free.

why americans should never be allowed to travel I had someone ask for an aisle seats so that his or her hair wouldn't get messed up by being near the window. A client called in inquiring about a package to Hawaii. After going over all the cost info, she asked, "Would it be cheaper to fly to California and then take the train to Hawaii?" I got a call from a woman who wanted to go to Capetown. I started to explain the length of the flight and the passport information when she interrupted me with "I'm not trying to make you look stupid, but Capetown is in Massachusetts. "Without trying to make her look like the stupid one, I calmly explained, "Capecod is in Massachusetts, Capetown is in Africa."

Per Color by Marco Ugolini - VLAMBOYANT On 13-04-2011, In photography, by oscar Matching your daily groceries in style and buy them by colour. That would be a fun thing to do when you’re bored on a lazy Sunday. Per Color pictures are exhibited at Robert Mann Gallery, Food For Thought: A Group Exhibition in New York from March 31 – May 14, 2011. Marco Ugolini

100+ Sites to Download All Sorts of Things These days you can find all sorts of things online, from audio books to flash files, from sound effects to CSS templates. Below we compiled a list with over 100 download sites that serve that purpose. We will also try to keep the list updated, so if your favorite download site is not here, let us know about it with a comment. Audio Books Cool design ideas #2 Some really cool design ideas: folding chairs, folding bath, cool light, pizza scissors,… Related articles: Cool design ideas, Cool inventions (15 pictures)

The Funny Truth shorten: there’s a lot of weird shit on this site but have you ever seen a peeled lemon I feel like i’m not supposed to be looking at this. The World Factbook Location: This entry identifies the country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water. Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Somalia and Tanzania Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the centroid or center point of a country expressed in degrees and minutes; it is based on the locations provided in the Geographic Names Server (GNS), maintained by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency on behalf of the US Board on Geographic Names. Map references: This entry includes the name of the Factbook reference map on which a country may be found.

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