Born John James Brown Born John James Brown (pen name: James Lachard) in 1923 in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, England, Jim experienced the German bombings in early World War II. He enlisted in the British Army in 1942 and served in Burma until he was injured south of Mandalay in 1944. After spending six months recuperating in a hospital in India, he returned to England. From this wartime association, he was a member of the Burma Star Association, a group of men and women who served in the Burma Campaign of 1939-45. JetHiking: How this traveller flies for free You would be smiling too if you were flying for free. Picture: Amber Nolan/JetHiking.com Onboard one of the private planes Amber flies on. Picture: Amber Nolan/JetHiking.com IMAGINE not having to deal with airport security, spend hours waiting for your flight or put up with annoying passengers. Even better, what if you never had to pay for a flight again?
8 Do-It-Yourself Home Facials Facials are a great way to keep your skin glowing, but they can be pricey. We asked Louisa Macan-Graves, author of Hollywood Beauty Secrets: Remedies to the Rescue, and Elda Argenti, owner of the Plantogen skincare line, for their favorite make-at-home face masks crafted from common household ingredients. For All Skin Types Brighten: Cut a slice of ripe papaya and remove the seeds and pulp (save the pulp for a snack later—it’s great for digestion). My collection of funny emails from my inbox. Subject: 5 MINUTE MANAGEMENT COURSE Lesson 1: A man is getting into the shower just as his wife is finishing up her shower, when the doorbell rings. The wife quickly wraps herself in a towel and runs downstairs. When she opens the door, there stands Bob, the next-door neighbor.
Fat City - What can stop obesity? In the late 1980s I spent a year in the US as an exchange student. The exchange organisation allocated me a local support person named Emily. Emily was white and loud and the fattest person I had ever seen outside a caravan park. She looked different from the rare very fat people I’d seen in Australia. She smelt good and her climate-controlled house meant she did not sweat. She was very well dressed.
Freudian Slip - Definition of Psychology Terms Question: What Is a Freudian Slip? Answer: A Freudian slip is a verbal or memory mistake that is believed to be linked to the unconscious mind. Common examples include an individual calling his or her spouse by an ex's name, saying the wrong word or even misinterpreting a written or spoken word. How to avoid paying extra fees when travelling alone Judging by the Travel Concierge inbox, few topics trigger such frustration among holidaymakers as the vexatious single supplement. But it is possible to avoid paying far more than everyone else, according to a Toronto-based blogger who’s an expert in individual tripping. Janice Waugh’s Solo Traveler site (solotravelerblog.com) is brimming with excellent tips and resources. And she strongly believes that vacationing sans companions is a great way to hit the road. But first: that dreaded single supplement.
Holiday Gift Guide 2012 Hi, Courtney here, the senior editor at YouBeauty. Over the course of the year I see approximately one billion products, go on about 1.5 million launch events, and try around 800,000 new things. Only a few really noteworthy products make it past my skepticism. So, this year I personally took it upon myself to pick out things I want do the holiday shopping for you so you know that if it’s in here, it’s not garbage and you’ll reign supreme as the dopest gift giver ever. Ready? Let’s do this.
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5 Ways You're Accidentally Making Everyone Hate You #2. You Wasted Their Time Getty All you did was email your boss with a simple question or idle thought, and she jumped down your throat! What a bitch! Then, later that night, you popped into your buddy's house unannounced, and like one minute later he's all acting annoyed, opening the door and saying, "Well, good to see you!"
5,000 of Einstein's Documents Are Now Just One Click Away If you've ever wanted to see the work of a staggering genius up close, now is your chance. Princeton University's Digital Einstein archive went live Friday, bringing with it easy access to roughly 5,000 documents from Albert Einstein's life. The collection includes letters, report cards, papers, postcards, notebooks and diaries, covering everything from the theoretical physicist's marriages and children to his famous E=mc2 equation. Visitors will be able to switch between German and English translations. The entire collection includes more than 88,000 documents, though just a fraction of those are currently available online. These documents are the digitized versions of the contents of the Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, a 13-volume print collection covering Einstein's life until 1923, when he was 44.
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