On a grey and parky Sunday afternoon, few things are more diverting than a quiz down at the pub. Throw a log on the fire, pull yourself a pint of bitter and above all Google not and see how many of these 10 questions you can get correct. This one isn’t too hard so you […]
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National moments of shared silence are opportunities for communion and transcendence, but no guarantee of them
Money can’t buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you’re being miserable. –Claire Booth Luce
Street orchids in Rio de Janeiro.
Sandia works on a solar power tower that heats falling sand.
Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper. –Julia Child
Life is full of ghost stories that turn out to be true
If it’s true that a rich man leads a sad life Then what do all the poor do with their lives? –The Clash
Culture is the ability to describe Jane Russell without moving your hands –Bob Hope
It is not a Rorschach ink blot, nor does it require a subjective interpretation. But what is it? A year’s free subscription to RBC for the first right answer. UPDATE AT 6:35AM PACIFIC: No right answers so far. Here is a hint: It’s related to politics. UPDATE AT 2:46PM PACIFIC: Many good guesses, but so […]