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Overheard In New York

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5 Funny And Adorable Pet Websites To Brighten Your Day - PetAg Brighten up these long days of spring showers with a little pet humor. Our pets always have a way of brightening up even our darkest days. Whether you need a furry shoulder to cry on, a cuddle buddy on a lonely night or just someone to listen while you talk, pets are always there for you. Awkward Family Pet Photos Georgie March 20th, 2014 He was always a forward thinker. Other People's Rejection Letters - Book - Clarkson Potter Rejection is everywhere these days. Given the state of our economy, given that banks and employers and credit card companies are saying no to anything that moves, you have to believe that more rejection letters have been written in the last two years than at any time in this country's 234-year history. With that in mind, I began collecting other people's rejection letters.

s Beware of the Blog The unusual, obscure and fascinating trips to my reel to reel collection, and the offbeat, unknown and one-of-a-kind records from the archives will wait until another day and another post. My hero is gone. Pete Seeger, 1919-2014. For my money, the best singer ever recorded, and that I've ever heard anywhere. No one comes close. His voice was the purest expression of joy, or sadness, or anger, or righteous indignation, or whatever else was called for.

Short Story Ideas and Creative Writing Prompts Here are lots of short story ideas that you can use as writing prompts. Use these story starters on their own or to get ideas for the CWN online writing courses. You'll also find links to more creative writing prompts at the bottom of the page. Any of these ideas can be used either humorously or dramatically... or you can try both. Have fun! Do you like this page? FUNNY STUFF A carefully selected collection of the funniest stuff anywhere! Warning: Some of these pages are incredibly funny, and you read them at your own risk - I accept no responsibility! (particularly for time lost due to rolling on the floor). Enjoy! STAIRS, a very funny short story.

Happiest People Ever ! Wed Aug 28 New on Twitter: The 4 8 15 16 23 42 project. Here’s the concept: NEWS of the WEIRD LEAD STORY -- Noise Is Golden The Formula One circuit is generally thought to attract fans as a showcase of motorcar technology and racing skill, but organizers of the Australian Grand Prix (the first of the 19 races on the annual circuit) threatened a lawsuit in March against Formula One management because the races should also be showcases of noise. Formula One has softened cars' power this year in order to make breakthrough achievements in fuel efficiency, but that also tamped down Formula One's "trademark ear-shattering roar," according to a Business Insider report. Fans are less likely to buy tickets, the organizers fear, if they lose the deafening, 100-decibel vroom that is a "visceral element of the fan experience." [BusinessInsider.com, 3-20-2014] The Championship Brackets

Creative writing prompts Here are some creative writing prompts we've developed that you may find useful. We'll be adding to these periodically, so check back often. These have been compiled by many people, please feel free to contact us if you think of any. We'll be happy to add them. Creative Writing Prompts: Story Starters Think back to a time when you say a stranger say or do something that that caught your attention. Entertaining Websites List A quirky compilation of bookmarks found in old or used books, giving a curious insight into the previous owner's life - especially interesting with those found in much older books. The makeshift bookmarks come in forms of letters from friends, travel tickets, old family photos and other interesting trinkets. Entertaining websites Correspondence between designers and crudely uninformed clients, made comical through the unquestionable stupidity and ignorance of the customer. Whether they're requesting the impossible, or can't understand the concept of paying designers, you're sure to be humoured and surprised by the discussions.

Fuck Yeah! Ryan Gosling Hey Girl, Ryan Gosling’s new movie The Place Beyond Pines opens in Los Angeles and New York tomorrow and will start making its away across the country in the next few weeks. It looks pretty great. Reblogged from beyondthepinesmovie 1 year ago Hey Girl(s), Today in Rotten History we live in a slightly mad world Dec 23 1888 After an argument with fellow painter Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh takes a razor and removes a portion of his left ear. Their quarrel regarded the prostitutes in Arles who seemed to prefer Gauguin over Van Gogh; the painter delivered his ear to one Rachel, who preferred Van Gogh.

Creative Writing Prompts Many creative writers use prompts to generate new material. Prompts can be challenges -- for example, write a story using only one syllable words or craft an alphabet story where the first sentence begins with the letter A, the next sentence B, and so on -- or themes provided by journals, or a poem to which an writer can respond. For example, the Sun lists prompts and deadlines every issue. To see responses, check out "Readers Write." For a list of up-to-date journal prompts, deadlines, and contest information, see the Writing Program's bulletin board in Jensen on the second floor. Creative Writing Exercises

Top 10 Fun and Entertaining Websites So you are sitting at home (or wherever), with nothing else better to do than to look for creative ways to waste time on the Internet. Maybe you actually have something to do, but you are desperately searching for a distraction to take you away from the impending, mind numbing task lurking around the corner. In any case, you have come to the right place. Listed here are 10 entertaining websites just waiting to feed your hunger for a distraction while providing good entertainment as well. 1: Bored.com (www.bored.com) This site is the ultimate of random Internet entertainment.

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