Extreme Body Modification list Troy (2004) Garrett Hedlund gained 30 lbs. (13,6kg) of muscle for his role as Patroclus. Friday Night Lights (2004) Garrett Hedlund gained an about additional 20 lbs (9,0kg) for this movie on top of the 30 lbs that he had gained for Troy (2004). He was up to 200 lbs(90,7kg) when he'd usually been 155 (70,3kg). Four Brothers (2005) Hedlund had to slim back down for the role of Jack Mercer in Four Brothers. untitled EDITORS NOTE: Although the TRIZ Journal does not endorse Tao as a religious belief system it does consider this particular paper to be an interesting perspective on the subject. Andre de Zanger and Judith Morgan Creativity Institute - 1664 3rd Avenue New York, NY 10128 (212) 289-8856 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org The Dialectic Paradox or The Resolution of Opposites The philosophy of the "Tao" or the "Way", was set down in approximately 600 B.C. by Lao Tzu in 81 poems, entitled "The Tao Teh Ching".
The Funniest Police Blotters Ever Printed from Oh, News! If there was ever a reason to save newspapers (and print media in general, I guess), it's the police blotter. Idiots keep breaking the law and someone has to keep track. (via) friday afternoon « Funny Emails Friday afternoon fun… Part 4 Posted by Jon in Images on September 18, 2009 This cat is going to fuck somebody up! Has anyone seen this cat? Because it is AWESOME! Fuck you – I’m an anteater!
Eight Secrets Which Writers Won’t Tell You Image from Flickr by Lazurite This is not particularly relevant to the post, but I’m getting an awful lot of comments telling me, often a little snarkily, “it’s ‘THAT’ not ‘WHICH’”. The “don’t use which for restrictive clauses” rule comes (as far as I can tell) from Strunk and White. Plenty of authors, including Austen, have used “which” exactly as I use it in the title.
Amazing Spiced Chai Concentrate Warm spices, strong tea and steamed milk swirling around in my tummy make chai lattes a favorite during the winter months. It warms me from the inside out in a way that puts coffee and tea to shame. Unfortunately, the chai concentrate from certain coffee chains is too sweet. But there is something better. It never occurred to me to make my own chai. (Certainly it must be too hard.) Muse The nine muses—Clio, Thalia, Erato, Euterpe, Polyhymnia, Calliope, Terpsichore, Urania, Melpomene—on a Roman sarcophagus (2nd century AD, from the Louvre) The Muses, (Ancient Greek: Μοῦσαι, moũsai: perhaps from the o-grade of the Proto-Indo-European root *men- "think") in Greek mythology, poetry and literature, are the goddesses of the inspiration of literature, science and the arts. They were considered the source of the knowledge, related orally for centuries in the ancient culture, that was contained in poetic lyrics and myths. The Muses were both the embodiments and sponsors of performed metrical speech: mousike (hence the English term "music") was just "one of the arts of the Muses". Others included Science, Geography, Mathematics, Philosophy, and especially Art, Drama, and inspiration.
25 Great Calvin and Hobbes Strips. Why Bill Watterson is our hero. We've re-launched Progressive Boink, friends! Our new front page is here. Hope you enjoy. Hundreds of comic strips have been published in newspapers. The majority are terrible, and almost all the rest are mediocre.