Favorite Snacks of the Great Writers - Interactive Feature When I sit down to work, I keep a small bowl of garlic croutons on my desk. These are little rewards for good ideas and strong lines, Pavlovian pellets to keep my spirits up. Recently, I began to wonder what fuel writers have relied on, and the answers turned out to be all over the culinary map. Walt Whitman began the day with oysters and meat, while Gustave Flaubert started off with what passed for a light breakfast in his day: eggs, vegetables, cheese or fruit, and a cup of cold chocolate.
18 Accidentally Naughty Cartoons That Will Scar You for Life (PHOTOS) Remember your childhood? Ah, the purity, the innocence. Well, forgot all of that. These 18 accidentally naughty cartoons are guaranteed to ruin your childhood forever… More here: Funny Lists [ Source ] Hawaiians Top 'Happiness' Survey (Infographic) | Happiest US States The Aloha State seems to be having all the fun! And that's for a third year in a row, according to the Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index. The 2011 telephone survey was carried out between Jan. 2 and Dec. 29, 2011 and included a random sample of 353,492 adults, ages 18 and older, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. To understand state well-being, Gallup relied on six measures: life evaluation (self-evaluation about your present life situation and anticipated one in five years); emotional health; work environment (such as job satisfaction); physical health; healthy behavior; and basic access (access to health care, a doctor, a safe place to exercise and walk, and community satisfaction). Results showed that Hawaiians were the most likely to say they smiled or laughed a lot "yesterday," and the least likely residents to report daily worry or stress, or depression. Embed: Paste the code below into your site.
Mind-Blowing Story: "Talking to God…" I met god the other day. I know what you’re thinking. How the hell did you know it was god? Well, I’ll explain as we go along, but basically he convinced me by having all, and I do mean ALL, the answers. Which is odd, because I’m still an atheist and we even agree on that! It all started on the 8.20 back from Paddington. What did he look like? Well not what you might have expected that’s for sure. ‘Anyone sitting here?’ ‘Help yourself’ I replied. Sits down, relaxes, I ignore and back to the correspondence on genetic foods entering the food chain… Train pulls out and a few minutes later he speaks. ‘Can I ask you a question?’ Fighting to restrain my left eyebrow I replied ‘Yes’ in a tone which was intended to convey that I might not mind one question, and possibly a supplementary, but I really wasn’t in the mood for a conversation. .. ‘Why don’t you believe in god?’ The Bastard! I love this kind of conversation and can rabbit on for hours about the nonsense of theist beliefs. ‘Who am I?’ ‘Stottle.
Despicable Me 2 Teaser And Poster Released Universal has released the teaser poster and trailer for Despicable Me 2. Neither of the two divulge any plot details, or even has footage of the film for that matter. This is to be expected, as the film doesn’t even open until July 3, 2013. Here’s the lowdown on what the movie will be about: “In Summer 2013, get ready for more minion madness in Despicable Me 2. The poster and trailer puts the minions center stage, and sees them singing Barbara Ann by the Beach Boys. …and here is the teaser poster.
The Quest For Every Beard Type | Jon Dyer's Blog I’ve been growing a beard every winter for some years now, and every spring, I try to see how many facial hair variations as I can check off from the chart of facial hair types. So far, over 2.4 million people have been following along. Listed below are descriptions of 44 facial hair types including examples of the 39 42 variations that I’ve been able to attain so far. Enjoy! A La Souvarov A sideburn / mustache combo where the sideburn curves downward toward the corner of the mouth and then curves upward into the mustache. Status: Complete (2008) The Anchor A beard without sideburns that extends along jawline and is styled into a point. Status: Complete (2007) Balbo A wide version of the goatee accompanied by an unconnected mustache. Cantinflas The complete opposite of the toothbrush, this mustache is comprised of the two ends of a typical mustache. Status: Complete (2013) Chin Curtain Status: Complete (2004, 2011) Chin Strap Status: Complete (2011) Chin Puff Copstash Standard Dali Ducktail El Insecto
The Most Offensive Jokes Ever | Funny Lists What is the most offensive joke ever? Here are twenty answers to that question along with a little something extra at the end, in my list of the 20 funniest ever offensive jokes: (If you have ever been upset or offended by humor of any kind please do not read any further. Q: What’s the difference between Santa Claus and a Jew? And here is a little something extra, cos you know I always like to go above and beyond – its a video of British comedian Jimmy Carr trying to find the most offensive joke ever based on the reaction of the audience. What is the most offensive joke ever? Family tree of the Greek gods - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - StumbleUpon Key: The essential Olympians' names are given in bold font. See also List of Greek mythological figures Notes External links Media related to Family trees of Greek mythology at Wikimedia Commons
Some paradoxes - an anthology - StumbleUpon mental_floss Blog & 11 Pencil Vs. Camera Images - StumbleUpon 986 653Share10.7K Born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and now living in Belgium, Ben Heine is an amazing artist who overlaps hand-drawn works of art with photos to create stunning images. I selected eleven of his Pencil Vs. An Architect's Dress Code An Architect’s Dress code (Revised 9-12-11) Employees contribute to the culture and reputation of the SVEHN JØSSANG ATELJE in the way they present themselves. An Architectural appearance is essential to a favorable impression with clients, and company shareholders (ie. Svehn). Good grooming and appropriate dress should reflect an employee’s confidence in his/her aesthetic convictions and inspire others to realize that they are dressed unimaginatively. An Architect’s attire should be minimal yet condescending at the same time. Managers may exercise good discretion to determine appropriateness in appearance. Management may make exceptions for special occasions (ie. Architectural casual dress will be permitted on Fridays. Acceptable shirts: Black shirts, Black turtlenecks, Black T-shirts, Black long sleeve T-shirts, Black tunics. Acceptable Pants: Black slacks, Black Jeans, Prada. Acceptable Footwear: Black boots, black leather “minimally designed” shoes. Acceptable bag: Black messenger-bag.
P.S. This is my favorite memo ever (If you're easily offended, please don't read the following memo. Thanks.) Prior to the release of South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut in 1999, the movie's creators, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, were asked repeatedly by the MPAA to alter the film in order for it to gain an R rating rather than an NC-17. Below is a now-legendary memo sent by Stone to the MPAA, in response to such a request. The first picture is of the whole memo; below that is a close-up of the text. See also: Monty Python's I would like to retain 'fart in your general direction.' (Source: MCN - Content since removed.) Transcript Here is our new cut of the South Park movie to submit to the MPAA.