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"English doesn't BORROW from other languages. English follows other languages into dark alleys, beats them up for their words and goes through their pockets for loose grammar." - unknown
"Rock journalism is people who can't write interviewing people who can't talk for people who can't read." - Frank Zappa
"Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock." - John Barrymore
"If you can find something everyone agrees on, it's wrong." - Mo Udall
"Who loves not women, wine and song remains a fool his whole life long."
Lock Picking 101 - you never know where and when you may need to pick a lock. You may just need to get into your house or car, or you may be captured by insurgents in a foreign nation. Whatever the case may be, this is the Beginners Guide To Lock Picking. With practice and time, your skills will improve.
Top 10 Fitness Myths, Busted - many of the 'facts' you know about getting fit are myths.
10 Politically Incorrect Truths About Human Nature - why beautiful people have more daughters, most suicide bombers are Muslim, blondes are more attractive, more...
Hangover Prevention and Remedies - useful sometimes.
101 People Who are Screwing Up Canada - a work in progress. You can help.
How to Select a Running shoe - take care of your feet.
Climate Change Warnings - journalist have been warning us of dire climate change for about 100 years; they just cannot decide whether we will freeze or burn. A brief history of climate scaremongering.
Global Warming is not so Bad - Spiegel, in English
Throw Away Your Cell Phone - 10 reasons why you should.
Are You a Mosquito Magnet? - how not to be.
Best Places to do Stuff - know where to sit in a meeting? in a group photo? in a poker game? And where to be in many more situations.
Passchendaele Photos, in Colour! - never before seen.
101 Greatest Simpson Quotes - "Can't you people take the law into your own hands? I mean, we can't be policing the entire city!". Chief Wiggum
Stop Drinking Bottled Water - reasons why.
Starbuck's Short Cappuccino - you want it; they have it but don't put it on the menu.
Cool Body Tricks - if your throat tickles, scratch your ear. And 16 more.
History in a Hurry - video covering 5000 years in 90 seconds.
15 Uses for WD40 - get ink out of clothing, shine your golf clubs, more.
Can You Spot a Fake Smile? - take the test.
Cure for Cancer? - U. of Alberta has discovered something cheap and easy, but the drug is not patentable so it might not get to market, according to this.
One Million Free and Legal Music Tracks - available here (legal?)
18,000 Naked Mexicans - in one photo
Disneyland in China - it's sad to see Walt ripped off in such a tacky way.
Beijing's Olympic Frenzy - this one's real.
Top 15 Ways to Extend Your Laptop Battery's Life
Hack any Elevator to go Straight to Your Floor - time is money, after all.
How to Clean Your Keyboard in the Dishwasher - careful!
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