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Characteristics of polymer clays. MAGNIFICENT time lapse: Landscapes, Volume 2 - Bad Astronomy. Ukulele weeps by Jake Shimabukuro. Powers of Ten™ (1977) Marty McFly Returns! : snopes.com. Senior citizens like to have fun, too. And these playgrounds are built just for them.

Playgrounds can be a lot of fun.

Senior citizens like to have fun, too. And these playgrounds are built just for them.

Kids love them. Parents are into them because physical activity is good for kids. Declaration of the Independence of the Mind: An Extraordinary 1919 Manifesto Signed by Albert Einstein, Bertrand Russell, Jane Addams, and Other Luminaries. By Maria Popova “We commit ourselves never to serve anything but the free Truth that has no frontiers and no limits and is without prejudice against races or castes.”

Declaration of the Independence of the Mind: An Extraordinary 1919 Manifesto Signed by Albert Einstein, Bertrand Russell, Jane Addams, and Other Luminaries

Decades before Martin Luther King, Jr. made his timeless case for the ancient Greek notion of agape as a centerpiece of nonviolence, another luminous mind and soaring spirit challenged humanity to pause amid one of the most violent periods in history and consider an alternative path. The declaration was published in the socialist newspaper L’Humanité on June 26, 1919, and was later included in the out-of-print treasure Hermann Hesse & Romain Rolland: Correspondence, Diary Entries and Reflections (public library) — Rolland enclosed the text in an April 1919 letter to Hesse, asking the beloved German writer to be among the signatories. Smart and Spirited Fashion for Smart Women – Shenova. Overlege vil forby vaskespray - NRK - Livsstil. The Best Kindergarten You've Ever Seen.

A School Designed To Let Kids Be Kids: The Best Kindergarten You’ve Ever Seen.

The Best Kindergarten You've Ever Seen

Reading comprehension, English comprehension. As we walked back to the longhouse, Chabok, who was in front of me, suddenly stopped on the track and raised his blowpipe, quickly inserting a dart into the mouthpiece and packing the end with a small twist of raw cotton.

Reading comprehension, English comprehension

To one side and above him, about twelve meters away, a squirrel was scampering on a branch. I wanted to see Chabok bring it down with a dart but at the same time I had an almost uncontrollable urge to cry out and frighten the animal away. It seemed such a small squirrel. The Missing Links: Digging For E.T. Minimum Viable Fitness Guide Part 3: Highly Effective Workouts for Busy People. While there will be several routines that you can choose from, depending on your level of expertise, they won't be available until closer to launch date so that I can get a better sense of everyone's skill level.

Minimum Viable Fitness Guide Part 3: Highly Effective Workouts for Busy People

In this guide, I will instead explain the basis behind any MVF routines. The most important thing you can do between now and the start of class is learn the correct form on barbell squats, barbell deadlifts, and dumbbell bench presses. If you are in Manhattan, Julie, Kasra, or myself will gladly schedule time to take any of you to the gym as our guest and show you. MVF--Strength training, not cardio The entirety of MVF revolves around strength training, not cardio. I am insistent, in fact, that you do not do any form of cardio to start out. Here's why: while cardio may be great for heart health, general health, etc., it has horrible return on time. One study showed that a it took an average of 35 hours of cardio to lose 1 lb of fat. Strength Training. Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy  Say hi to Lucy.

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy 

Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She's also part of a yuppie culture that makes up a large portion of Gen Y. I have a term for yuppies in the Gen Y age group -- I call them Gen Y Protagonists & Special Yuppies, or GYPSYs. A GYPSY is a unique brand of yuppie, one who thinks they are the main character of a very special story. Pandas scared after the 2008 Sichuan earthquake - warning: extreme cuteness alert. The 2008 Sichuan earthquake was absolutely brutal: at a magnitude of 8, and coming in a totally unexpected area, it struck hard.

Pandas scared after the 2008 Sichuan earthquake - warning: extreme cuteness alert

Quiz: Whaddya Know About Water Bears? Oops! This Content is Members Only. Laurajmoss: I don’t know which I like more:... "The The Impotence of Proofreading," by TAYLOR MALI. Underwater crop circle mystery solved. One of the coolest stories from last week (September 18, 2012) introduced the world to what many are now calling an underwater crop circle.

Underwater crop circle mystery solved

Of course, these sea floor circles have nothing to do with crops, but they are intricate circles, reminiscent of the elaborate crop circles that sometimes turn up in farmers’ fields. Japanese photographer Yoji Ookata captured the photos below while on a dive near Amami Oshima at the southern tip of Japan. He said the rippling geometric sand patterns are nearly six feet in diameter and almost 80 feet below sea level. Image Credit: Yoji Ookata Ookata brought colleagues and a television crew to study the mysterious underwater circles further. Puffer fish. The photo above shows the artist: the puffer fish.

Darwin Awards. Chlorinating The Gene Pool. Improbable Research. Main Page. Unlocking a car with your Brain. We Do Not Inherit the Earth from Our Ancestors; We Borrow It from Our Children. Amish Saying?

We Do Not Inherit the Earth from Our Ancestors; We Borrow It from Our Children

Ralph Waldo Emerson? Native American Proverb? Wendell Berry? Isaac Asimov – “Silly Asses” These Baby Birds Puke on Predators with Third-Hand Weapons. This is how you advertise science - Bad Astronomy.