Monthly Archives: January 2011

Quote of the day 48

‘Don’t ask what China can do for you, ask yourself what you can do to China.’ –     From a friend, you know who you are.

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The heritage of Confusius

The fascist regime in Peking has erected a statue of Confucius on the infamous square where thousands had been slaughtered in 1989. Not sure what the symbolism behind this is supposed to be, but obviously it is one of many … Continue reading

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Quote of the day 47

“If you see a man opening a car door for a woman, it means one of two things: it’s either a new woman or a new car!” –     Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

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Part artwork, part boat

Some people have too much money, and too much time on their hand 🙂 http://www.gizmag.com/love-love-part-boat-artwork/16928/

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Quote of the day 46

‘Before you criticise someone, try to walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticise you are a mile away… And have their shoes.’ –      Anonymous

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New laser to dazzle pirates on the high seas

New laser to dazzle pirates on the high seas – tech – 09 January 2011 – New Scientist. This looks quite interesting.

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CONGRATULATIONS!

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE KIDS WHO WERE BORN IN THE 1940’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s !! · First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they carried us. · They took aspirin, ate blue cheese dressing, … Continue reading

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