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One Sentence - True stories, told in one sentence.

One Sentence - True stories, told in one sentence.
Louisreility We left for a two week holiday to see a few concerts in California and ended up three months later in a hostel in Guatemala city looking at a map, eating frozen chocolate bananas and asking each other if we knew where we were. tags: travel surprise [add] 2014-03-03 09:20:39 / Rating: 83.25 / Robert One of the saddest things I've ever saw was a little bird that had frozen to death perched on a tree branch alone.

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Human Useless Facts Men fart an average of 17 times a day, and women fart an average of 9 times a day. If you fart constantly for 6 years, 9 months and 23 days you would produce enough gas to explode an atomic bomb. The longest ever penis recorded by scientists is 13.5 inches. Humans are only second to cats for having the dirtiest mouths. It takes about 40 muscles to smile, but only 4 to pull the trigger of a decent rifle. Beard hair grows at twice its usual rate when you're in a plane. Make Your Own Pop Bottle Drip Irrigation System The last time I forgot to water my outdoor potted plants and discovered them completely wilted and hanging on the cusp of near death, I decided it was time to take action. Some of the plants on my deck receive a full, searing sun all day long during the hottest mid summer days. While these plants thrive under such conditions if properly taken care of, they will die quickly if they don’t receive enough water. Although it has been unusually rainy this year in these parts, full sun deck plants will still get extremely hot and dry very quickly. One of the best ways to provide a steady water supply to your plants without your constant attention is the gradual watering system or drip irrigation. Through this method a device is employed that slowly delivers water into the soil directly around the roots.

Who wrote this amazing, mysterious book satirizing tech startup culture? A mysterious little book called Iterating Grace is floating around San Francisco right now. At least a dozen people have received the book in the mail—or in my case, by secret hand-delivery to my house. (Which is a little creepy.) The artifact itself consists of a 2,001-word story interspersed with hand-drawn recreations of tweets by venture capitalists and startup people like Chris Sacca, Paul Graham, Brad Feld, Sam Altman, and others. How to Make Readers Feel Emotion on January 30th, 2011 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill and last modified on February 8, 2011 I wrote an article on the importance of creating emotions in readers, but I’ve noticed that writers are looking for specifics on how to accomplish that. So, this article complements that first one, presents practical tips on how to stir the reader’s emotions. Readers like to be touched, moved, by story. They like to imagine themselves in worlds and situations that challenge them, that give them opportunity to do and be something other than what they do or are in their real lives.

Why Do Cats Sleep So Much? Did You Know? Although they master the art of sleeping, they are light-sleepers. Their propensity to wake up at the slightest noise or touch is a genetic survival mechanism. They have the ability to wake up and be alert quickly.Sheldon Cooper's song from Big Bang Theory "Soft Kitty, Warm Kitty, Little ball of fur, Happy Kitty, Sleepy Kitty, purr, purr, purr..." perfectly sums up a cat's sleeping habits. Because that's all they need to fall into a deep slumber. Humor pages. Humor from the net... To: comic@superkids.com Subject: Trivia Who collects this stuff?? ----- Begin Included Message ----- Bank robber John Dillinger played professional baseball. If you toss a penny 10000 times, it will not be heads 5000 times, but more like 4950.

Seed Paper Tutorial I first heard of seed paper–or hand made paper that has real flower seeds embedded in the pulp itself and is actually plantable–about a year ago while browsing through a stationary catalog. It was the coolest idea I’d ever seen–and so incredibly spring-y! Well, who knew that you could make this funky stuff all by yourself? And dang we had a good time! These would be just perfect to include with a birthday or Christmas card–don’t you think? Expressions & Sayings Index If you prefer to go directly to the meaning and origin of a specific expression, click on its relevant entry in the alphabetical list below. Use this alphabet to speed up your search: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A quick overview of the Hero’s Journey Planning out a novel? Be sure to join my newsletter for a FREE plotting/revision roadmap, and check out the full series on plotting novels in a free PDF! Over the last two weeks, we’ve looked at two plotting methods. One helped us parse our story into parts, the other helped us grow it from an idea. But a weakness of both is that neither really tells us what kind of events we need in a story—especially in the sagging middle. The Hero’s Journey is based on the universal archetype work of Carl Jung, as applied by Joseph Campbell.

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