26 January 2011

Mona Lisa In The Street Of Sydney, Australia.

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Bet you a cup of coffee that you will never be able to 
Figure out how this was achieved.                                   







3,604 cups of coffee which have been made into a giant                                   
                                 

                                                                    

Mona Lisa painting in Sydney , Australia                                   . 
                                 

The 3,604 cups of coffee
                                 

were each filled with different amounts                                   
                                 

                                                                    

of milk to create the different tones and shades !                                   
                                 

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The High School Experience -- 1957 vs. 2010

Scenario 1: 
Jack goes quail hunting before school and then pulls into the school parking lot with his shotgun in his truck's gun rack.

1957 - Vice Principal comes over, looks at Jack's shotgun, goes to his car and gets his shotgun to show Jack. 
2010 - School goes into lock down, FBI called, Jack hauled off to jail and never sees his truck or gun again. Counselors called in for traumatized students and teachers.   

Scenario 2:
 
Johnny and Mark get into a fist fight after school.

1957 - Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end up buddies. 
2010 - Police called and SWAT team arrives -- they arrest both Johnny and Mark. They are both charged with assault and both expelled even though Johnny started it 

Scenario 3:
 
Jeffrey will not be still in class, he disrupts other students.

1957 - Jeffrey sent to the Principal's office and given a good paddling by the Principal. He then returns to class, sits still and does not disrupt class again. 
2010 - Jeffrey is given huge doses of Ritalin. He becomes a zombie. He is then tested for ADD. The family gets extra money (SSI) from the government because Jeffrey has a disability. 

Scenario 4:
 
Billy breaks a window in his neighbor's car and his Dad gives him a whipping with his belt.

1957 - Billy is more careful next time, grows up normal, goes to college and becomes a successful businessman. 
2010 - Billy's dad is arrested for child abuse Billy is removed to foster care and joins a gang. The state psychologist is told by Billy's sister that she remembers being abused herself and their dad goes to prison. Billy's mom has an affair with the psychologist.  

Scenario 5:
 
Mark gets a headache and takes some aspirin to school.

1957 - Mark shares his aspirin with the Principal out on the smoking dock 
2010 - The police are called and Mark is expelled from school for drug violations. His car is then searched for drugs and weapons.   

Scenario 6:
 
Pedro fails high school English.

1957 - Pedro goes to summer school, passes English and goes to college. 
2010 - Pedro's cause is taken up by state. Newspaper articles appear nationally explaining that teaching English as a requirement for graduation is racist. ACLU files class action lawsuit against the state school system and Pedro's English teacher. English is then banned from core curriculum. Pedro is given his diploma anyway but ends up mowing lawns for a living because he cannot speak English.   

Scenario 7:
 
Johnny takes apart leftover firecrackers from the Fourth of July, puts them in a model airplane paint bottle and blows up a red ant bed.

1957 - Ants die. 
2010 - ATF, Homeland Security and the FBI are all called. Johnny is charged with domestic terrorism. The FBI investigates his parents -- and all siblings are removed from their home and all computers are confiscated. Johnny's dad is placed on a terror watch list and is never allowed to fly again.  

Scenario 8:
 
Johnny falls while running during recess and scrapes his knee He is found crying by his teacher, Mary. Mary hugs him to comfort him.

1957 - In a short time, Johnny feels better and goes on playing. 
2010 - Mary is accused of being a sexual predator and loses her job. She faces 3 years in State Prison. Johnny undergoes 5 years of therapy. 
  

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Testing bullet proof glass in 1932

When Farm Boys Get Bored

True or false???

Can you guess which of the following are true and which are false?
(Answers are below.) 

1. Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
 

2. Alfred Hitchcock did not have a belly button. 

3. A pack-a-day smoker will lose approximately 2 teeth every 10 years..
 

4. People do not get sick from cold weather; it's from being indoors a lot more. 


5. When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop, even your heart!
 

6. Only 7% of the population are lefties. 


7. 40-people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute. 

8. Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until they are 2-6 years old. 


9. The average person over 50 will have spent 5 years waiting in lines. 


10. The toothbrush was invented in 1498.
 

11. The average housefly lives for one month. 


12. 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.
 

13. A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened.
 

14. The average computer user blinks 7-times a minute.
 

15. Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than any other time of day.
 

16. Most of us have eaten a spider in our sleep. 


17. The REAL reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search for water.
 

18. The only two animals that can see behind themselves without turning their heads are

the rabbit and the parrot. 

19. John Travolta turned down the starring roles in 'An Officer and a Gentleman' and 'Tootsie.' 


20. Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State Anthem. 


21. In most television commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white paint and a little thinner is used in place of the milk. 


22. Prince Charles and Prince William NEVER travel on the same airplane, just in case
there is a crash. 

23. The first Harley Davidson motorcycle built in 1903 used a tomato can for a carburetor.
 

24. Most hospitals make money by selling the umbilical cords cut from women who give birth. 
They are used in vein transplant surgery. 


25. Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana. They were 7th cousins. 


26. If coloring weren't added to Coca-Cola, it would be green. 



Now, scroll down for the answers..........................


They are all TRUE ?

Now go back and think about #16 !

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A treat for the eyes - National Geographic Photo Collection

Troops First Foundation - David Feherty

Tequila Shots in Other COuntries

24 January 2011

Hidden Reality

Brian Green has publishes another book on multiple universes: The Hidden Reality in which he updates the story on multiple universes and String theory. 
He appeared on Fresh Air today; A Physicist Explains Why Parallel Universes May Exist an as he said in that spot 

There are many of us thinking of one version of parallel universe theory or another. If it's all a lot of nonsense, then it's a lot of wasted effort going into this far-out idea. But if this idea is correct, it is a fantastic upheaval in our understanding

Listen to the interview

Sounds like the twilight zone but the mathematical inconsistencies that currently exist between quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity are unresolved and require some explanation.

Just because we don't understand it or cannot visualize it may just be that we are head of our time

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