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The 25 Most Powerful Songs of the Past 25 Years

by Jennifer Drapkin, Kevin O'Donnell and Ky Henderson They’re not the most beautiful songs, or the most musically important. In fact, a few could literally drive you nuts. But the following tunes—some as old as Mozart, others as current as Beyonce? 25. Music That Makes Sewage Disappear For all the chatter about how Mozart makes your kids smarter (false!) 24. "867-5309/Jenny" (Tommy Tutone) The Drunk-Dialing Song For nearly three decades, this single has been a gift to smashed college kids everywhere. A few people have managed to turn the digits to their advantage. 23. The Song That Showed Saddam's Softer Side © INA/Handout/Reuters/Corbis You might think winning elections is easy for dictators—after all, they aren’t running against anyone. 22. The Tune That Revolutionized the Underarm Industry Kurt Cobain claimed he didn’t know Teen Spirit was a brand of deodorant when he wrote Nirvana’s 1991 grunge anthem. 21. 20. The Song That Toppled a Dictator Sometimes music moves people. 19. 18. 17. Related:  Check ups

How To Say I Love You In 100 Languages I found this fantastic list and wanted to share it with you. It’s how to say “I love you” in more than 100 languages. Don’t think about it as something that serious, but more as a means to have fun and to take a smile out of a girl. For more how-tos, advice and other language tricks, check out my inspiration blog – there’s plenty of goodness in there! Any language missing? Enjoy this article? Do You Want to be More Than “Just Friends” With a Girl? Specific, Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Get Her to Bed the First Night How to Last in EVERY Position and Have Girls Beg You for More Know EVERY TIME if She Is Ready for The Next Step and Never Get Rejected You'll Also Enjoy These Featured Articles: How to Know if a Girl Likes You: Attraction Signals III (1 Comments) Natural Male Enhancement – How to Become Better in Bed (0 Comments) Top 10 Women to Stay Away From (No Matter How Hot) (0 Comments) Seducing Every Woman in the World (3 Comments)

15 Amazing Animated Short films We all love short animated films, but creating short film is very hard task. Putting whole story in 5 to 10 minutes is not easy. Can you imagine? Few films produced after working hard more than 6 years! I bet you will love these short animated movies, do let us know your favorite one, also feel free to share your favorite short film if it’s not present in the list. Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty Oscar-nominated film of ‘Granny O’Grimm’, directed by Nicky Phelan, produced by Brown Bag Films, and written/voiced by Kathleen O’Rourke. Oktapodi (2007) In Oktapodi, these two cuties help each other escape the clutches of a tyrannical restaurant cook. This Side Up – A Short Animation by Liron Topaz A naive music-lover’s patience is tested on his quest to download music online, as his perspective on technology completely changes. Oxygen Oxygen tries to make friends on the playground. “Heavenly Appeals” a short film by David Lisbe After many millennia of being tortured in Hell, Raymond K. Alma

Guitar/Guitar Chords Song Library - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks The following is a list of notable easy to learn guitar songs from the 1950s to the present. It also contains links to external websites containing different informal chords to songs which represent many different authors' own interpretations of the original songs. Most of the chords on the list are relatively easy to learn, and would be a great start for novice guitar players who are interested in improving their playing abilities. The technical difficulty and skill level required to play each of the songs is defined with a star rating system: - Easy Song - Intermediate Song - Difficult Song Basic Guitar Chord Patterns You will find 5 simple major chord styles on your guitar. also minor chord variation of those 5 basic patterns. You’ll discover that you will find chords that be seemingly missing such as for instance F chords and B chords in addition to chords with sharps or flats. for instance) you've to utilize a barre chord. site. The 5 Essential Major Chord Patterns basic guitar chords g

stereomood - emotional internet radio - music for my mood and activities Wizard of Oz / Pink Floyd synchronization now on YouTube July 25, 2012, 1:44 PM — This urban legend has been around for almost 20 years now - the idea that if you watch the movie "The Wizard of Oz" with the audio off, and then play Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" as the soundtrack, that the music and visuals from the movie magically synchronize. Rather than trying to time this perfectly with your home theater system, you can now watch this effect on YouTube, in its entirety. It's tough to pinpoint some exact moments where the synchronization appears, but I suppose with enough alcohol or other substances (kids, don't do drugs!), you can fill in a lot of the gaps. [Via the fine folks at Reddit]

Elsies Thrift Tips My sister, Emma, and I started thrifting together when I got my drivers license in high school. There are several shops in our town that stay open until 9PM, so that is what we would do for fun several times a week. With absolutely no knowledge of vintage we collected dresses and accessories from the decades that we loved, the 1950s-1970s. We also collected little boys cartoon t-shirts from the 1980s and a pretty sweet collection of "hope chest" items like fondue pots and retro coffee mugs. Fast forward ten years and we still love thrifting. Thrifting can be overwhelming when you start out. This next tip can be a little tricky. The nature of thrifting is that you choose pieces you love from the most random assortment. Sometimes you'll find a piece that could maybe work, but you aren't sure. Emma and I try to thrift every week. A couple years ago I had to have a HUGE garage sale and simplify my home because I had just collected too many things. I hope these tips have been helpful!

Celtic Symbols and Celtic Signs Celtic Symbols and Signs (portal page) For centuries, Celtic symbols and signs held incredible power for the ancient Celts in every way of life. Today, we can learn about this power and utilize it by learning the language of Celtic symbols. The word "Celtic" refers to people who lived in Britain and Western Europe from 500 BC and 400 AD. Celts were of the Iron Age and lived in small villages which were led by warrior chiefs. The written records remaining from the Celts of Europe are scant, therefore signs and symbols can be hard to determine and trace. Regardless, thanks to time-honored traditions, (like story-telling) enough history was salvaged, and the Celtic heritage remains strong. In honor of the bravery and magic of the Celts, and to celebrate their rich history, I now provide you with a wealth of information. Note: Whenever possible, I have cited my sources of information (even when it's just my own observations or from my personal sources such as family and friends).

15 Chic and Creative Ways to Tie a Scarf How to tie a half-bow scarf To tie the half-bow scarf, you should first loop the scarf around your neck and tie once– like the first step of tying your shoelaces. Then, take one side of the scarf and make a one loop, as if you were only tying one side of the bow on your shoes. Take the longer section of the scarf and wrap it in front and then behind the entire scarf, next to your neck. Fluff the loop afterwards to taste. How to tie a scarf bow Wrap the scarf around your neck and make sure both ends are even. How to braid a scarf Although it looks complicated, this scarf style is easy to tie. How to tie the scarf rosette belt Wrap a longer scarf around your waist and then twist it until the scarf starts to curl around itself. How to tie a layered knot Start by putting the scarf around your neck so that the ends hang in back. How to tie a simple slip knot Double up your scarf and wrap it around the back of your neck. How to tie the half-bow cinch How to tie the knotted loop How to tie a knot row

- StumbleUpon Midnight in Paris Woody Allen’s latest places starving writer Owen Wilson in Paris with his fiancée, Rachel McAdams. Searching for inspiration for his incomplete novel, Owen begins taking strolls around the city at night where he discovers an unexpected group of people. I wish I could be more specific, but it would ruin the surprise. Let the Right One In The best vampire movie ever made in my opinion. Watch Let the Right One In for FREE on Amazon Instant Video The Man From Earth Holy &#%@ this film’s plot is fascinating! Garden State This is my absolute favorite film. Waking Life It’s impossible for you to grasp Waking Life without actually watching it, but I’ll do my best to explain it. Watch Waking Life for FREE on Amazon Instant Video Closer This film is a rather dark, yet comedic story about the twisted relationships between Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Clive Owen and Julia Roberts. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le Scaphendre et le Papillon) Sin Nombre Snatch Spirited Away The Descent Once

Before I Die & Candy Chang What matters most to you Interactive public art project that invites people to share their personal aspirations in public. After losing someone she loved and falling into depression, Chang created this experiment on an abandoned house in her neighborhood to create an anonymous place to help restore perspective and share intimately with her neighbors. The project gained global attention and thanks to passionate people around the world, over 1000 Before I Die walls have now been created in over 70 countries, including Kazakhstan, Iraq, Haiti, China, Ukraine, Portugal, Japan, Denmark, Argentina, and South Africa. 2011, New Orleans, LA. Cordoba, Argentina. Najaf, Iraq. Brooklyn, NY. Almaty, Kazakhstan Savannah, GA. Pohang City, South-Korea. San Francisco, CA. Johannesburg, South Africa. Cordoba, Argentina.

50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive, here is a list of 50 things everyone should know how to do. Edit: Do you like this post image? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 25 Clever Ideas to Make Life Easier Here are clever ideas to make life easier. To see the complete list of 25 go here. You can pin the pics directly to Pinterest by hovering your mouse over the pic then clicking the “pin it”! 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! Via: apartmenttherapy.com Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes. Via: unplggd.com Supposedly you can remove crayon masterpieces from your TV, computer screen, or walls with WD40 – I’m not going to try it though! 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 bed linen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match. Via: iheartnaptime.net Via: realsimple.com

33 Movies To Watch When You're Sad, Glum Or Bummed&160;Out! www.galadarling.com We all have days that don’t feel quite right. Maybe you’re bored, sick or lethargic. Perhaps you just got some bad news that has left you feeling slack-jawed & useless. Whatever the case, sometimes you just want to indulge in a little escapism. (Oh, I should warn you… I have dreadful taste in movies!) Enjoy! 10 Things I Hate About You This was my favourite movie when I was an angsty teenager! “Iwis it is not halfway to her heart. here. (500) Days Of Summer Okay, this one stars Joseph Gordon Levitt too! I fell in love with (500) Days Of Summer immediately. It’s a total indie rock love story. It is so wonderful. The Addams Family Firstly, I think this movie is responsible for many, many aspects of my adolescence. If you’re not familiar, The Addams Family started as a cartoon in The New Yorker in the 1930s, & became a television show in the 1960s. Addams Family Values is fantastic too: Wednesday & Pugsley go to summer camp. P.S. Amélie It’s a great movie. Click the CC for subtitles! Bring It On

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