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Saturday, November 30, 2013

Paul Walker dead at 40


Paul Walker
TORONTO — Actor Paul Walker, best known for his role in theAccording to celebrity website TMZ, Walker and another person were killed when the driver of a Porsche GT lost control and crashed, bursting into flames, according to the report.
"It's with a heavy heart that we must confirm Paul Walker passed away today in a tragic car accident," read a tweet at@RealPaulWalker.
The accident is said to have occurred in Valencia, California, where the actor was attending an open house at Always Evolving, a performance car and racing business.
According to fire officials, the single vehicle crash happened at around 3:30 p.m. local time in the Rye Canyon Business Park.
A red Porsche had struck a light pole and a tree. Two occupants were pronounced dead at the scene.
The L.A. County Sheriff's Traffic Services Detail is investigating the cause of the accident and the L.A. County Coroner is on scene.
In addition to playing Brian O'Conner in the Fast and the Furious movies, Walker starred in 1999′s Varsity Blues, 2001′s Joy Ride and 2005′s Into the Blue.
He worked several times in Canada, including 2000′s The Skulls in Toronto and 2006′s Eight Below in B.C.
Walker has several films set for release, including the drama Hours on Dec. 13.
Walker has a 15-year-old daughter, Meadow.

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Marzipan Babies

Thought you'd be as fascinated with these as I. These are made with marzipan ... really unbelievable!

While some of the faces may look "crafted" rather than "real", every detail is amazing, and the rest looks VERY real.

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25 Signs Showing You Might Be Canadian


Canadian Pride

1. You're not offended by the term "HOMO MILK".

2. You understand the phrase "Could you pass me a serviette, I just dropped my poutine on the chesterfield."

3. You eat chocolate bars, not candy bars.

4. You drink Pop, not Soda.

5. You know that a Mickey and 24's mean, "party at the camp, eh!!!"

6. You don't care about the fuss with Cuba. It's a cheap place to go for your holidays, with good cigars.

7. You know that a pike is a type of fish, not part of a highway.

8. You drive on a highway, not a freeway.

9. You have Canadian Tire money in your kitchen drawers.

10. You know that Casey and Finnegan were not part of a Celtic musical group.

11. You get excited whenever an American television show mentions Canada.

12. You brag to Americans that; Shania Twain, Jim Carrey, Celine Dion & Mike Myers are Canadians.

13. You know that the C.E.O. of American Airlines is a Canadian!

14. You know what a toque is.

15. You design your Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.

16. You know that the last letter of the English alphabet is always pronounced "Zed".

17. Your local newspaper covers the national news on 2 pages, but requires 6 pages for hockey.

18. You know that the four seasons mean: almost winter, winter, still winter, and road work.

19. You know that when it's 25 degrees outside, it's a warm day.

20. You understand the Labatt Blue commercials.

21. You know how to pronounce and spell "Saskatchewan".

22. You perk up when you hear the theme song from 'Hockey Night in Canada'.

23. You are in grade 12, not the 12th grade.

24. "Eh?" is a very important part of your vocabulary, and is more polite than, "Huh?"


25. You actually understand these jokes, and forward thois post to all of your Canadian friends! Then you send them to your American friends just to confuse them!

Friday, November 29, 2013

Wise Words


Be Wise

Be Wise!The end of it

It's better to burn out than fade away.

Be Wise!Be without

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.

- Bertrand Russell

Be Wise!WHAT DOESN'T NEED IRRIGATION

Alcohol is the irrigation that problems use to grow and multiply.

Be Wise!MONEY

Money is neither good nor bad, the results of your use of it will determine its usefulness.

Be Wise!It's whats inside

It is not important what is in front of you, or behind you. But what’s inside of you that count.

Be Wise!Always Be Optimistic

Life can only be understood backwards: But it must be lived forward.

Be Wise!Your hair

Eat wheat – it’s a great source of biotin, the single most important nutrient for shiny hair.

Be Wise!The Evil Of Our Fears

IT IS EASY "IF"

It is easy to not lie if one doesn’t fear the truth.

It is easy to not steal if one doesn’t fear need.

It is easy to not envy if one doesn’t fear that one’s status is threatened.

It is easy to not anger if not fearing others.

It is easy to not be open-minded if one fears knowledge.

It is easy to not kill if one doesn’t fear that a life is threatened.

It is easy to not be creative if one fears criticism.

It is easy to not be prejudiced if not fearing the differences of others.

It is easy to not trust if one fears the mal-intent of others.

It is easy to not have hope if one fears continued failure.

It is easy to see that most of the evils of life come from our fears

It is easy to see that if we stopped responding to most of our fears, that most of life's evils would no longer be.

Be Wise!Simple Meditation

MEDITATION is simple. PRECISELY because it is simple, it looks difficult. Your mind is accustomed to dealing with difficult problems, and it has completely forgotten how to respond to the simple things of life.

- Osho

Be Wise!Love Disasters

If you love some one, go for it and ask them out, after all what have you got to lose your not seeing any one yet.

Be Wise!Relationship

Don't weep for things which cant weep for you !

Useless Facts


MMM Trivia night - Homer Simpson


It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

The plastic things on the ends of shoelaces are called aglets.

Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.

"Bookkeeper" and "bookkeeping" are the only words in the English language with three consecutive double letters.

The name of the dog on the Cracker Jack box is Bingo.

Welsh mercenary bowmen in the medieval period only wore one shoe at a time.

New Jersey has a spoon museum featuring over 5400 spoons from every state and almost every country.

The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's A Wonderful Life".

Alaska is the most northern, western and eastern state; it also has the highest latitude, the most eastern longitude and the most western longitude.

It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

The metal part at the end of a pencil is twenty percent sulfur.

Duelling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.

When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home to a sellout crowd; the stadium becomes the state's third largest city.

The only member of the band ZZ Top without a beard has the last name Beard.

There is a seven letter word in the English language that contains eleven words without rearranging any of its letters; "therein": therein, herein, there, rein, her, here, ere, the, he, in, re.

You would have to count to one thousand to use the letter "a" in the English language to spell a whole number.

111 111 111 x 111 111 111 = 12 345 678 987 654 321.

The statue of George Washington in London's Trafalgar Square stands on imported Virginian soil in respect for Washington's wishes never to stand on British soil.

Qu├ębec and Newfoundland are the only two Canadian provinces that do not allow personalised licence plates.

Pluto, the astrological sign for death, was directly above Dallas, Texas when JFK was born.

All fifty states of the U.S. have a city named Greenville (spelling varies).

The Titanic had four smokestacks. Only three worked, but it is good luck to have four so they built one for show.

The zip code 12345 is assigned to General Electric in Schenectady, N.Y.

The letter J does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements.

The cells that make up the antlers of a moose are the fastest growing animal cells in nature.

If Brooklyn, NY became independent of New York City; it would be the third largest city in the United States, after the remainder of New York and Los Angeles.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

The longest intra-continental flight in the world is from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Manila, Philippines.

A Boeing 747s wingspan is longer than the Wright brothers' first flight.

Hippopotamuses do eighty percent of their vocalisations under water.

It would take a one kilogram weight one hour to fall to the bottom of the Marianas Trench, the deepest part of the ocean (35 839 feet).

I, Q, and X are the only letters that don't start a city that ends in -ville in the state of Ohio. i.e. Brownsville, Zanesville, etc.

The billionth digit of pi is 9.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men do.

The province of Alberta in Canada has been completely free of rats since 1905.

Illinois has the most personalised licence plates of any state.

The Dalmatian is the only dog that gets gout.

The only person to be elected to both the baseball and football Hall of Fame's is Cal Hubbard.

The movie playing at the drive-in at the beginning of "The Flintstones" was "The Monster".

142 857 is a cyclic number; the numbers of which always appear in the same order but rotated around when multiplied by any number from 1 to 6. 142 857 * 2 = 285 714; 142 857 * 3 = 428 571; 142 857 * 4 = 571 428; 142 857 * 5 = 714 285; & 142 857 * 6 = 857 142.

"King Kong" is the first movie to have its sequel ("Son of Kong") released the same year (1933).

The real name of the "Loony Tunes" music is "The Merry-Go-Round Broken Down".

"Rhythms" and "syzygy" are the longest English words without vowels.

Pennsylvania was the first colony to legalise witchcraft.

The distance between an alligator's eyes, in inches, is directly proportional to the length of the alligator, in feet.

Beaver Cleaver's locker number was 9.

Giraffes have no vocal chords.

The lifespan of a tastebud is ten days.

A, H, I, M, O, T, U, V, W, X, & Y are the symmetric capital letters in the Roman alphabet. i, l, o, t, u, v, w & x are the symmetric lower case letters in the Roman alphabet.

In order for a deck of cards to be mixed up enough to play with properly, it should be shuffled at least seven times.

Vanilla Ice's real name is Robert Van Winkle.

2 and 5 are the only prime numbers that end in 2 or 5.

1 and 2 are the only numbers where they are the values of the numbers of factors they have.

Switching letters is called spoonerism. For example, saying "clag of Fanada", instead of "flag of Canada".

Mike Nesmith's (of the Monkees) mother, Bette Nesmith Graham invented Liquid paper, in 1951.

Felix the Cat is the first cartoon character to ever have been made into a balloon for a parade.

More money is printed daily for the Monopoly game than by the U.S. Treasury.

The only continent without reptiles or snakes is Antarctica.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs, because cows' knees can't bend properly to walk back down.

A golden razor removed from King Tut's Tomb was still sharp enough to be used.

You can make a glass of apple cider with three apples.

All gondolas in Venice, Italy must be painted black, unless they belong to a high official.

The word "karate" means "empty hand".

A standard grave is 7'8" x 3'2" x 6'.

Howdy Doody had forty-eight freckles.

There is a city called Rome on every continent.

More Hollywood films have been made about boxing than about any other sport.

The names of the three wise monkeys are; Mizaru: See no evil; Mikazaru: Hear no evil; and Mazaru: Speak no evil.

The name of the asteroid that was believed to have killed the dinosaurs was named Chixalub (Pronounced Sheesh-uh-loob).

John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln in a theatre and was found in a warehouse. Lee Harvey Oswald shot Kennedy from a warehouse and was found in a theatre.

Santa Fe, New Mexico is the highest state capital at 7000 feet above sea level.

Stewardesses and reverberated are the two longest words (12 letters each) that can be typed using only the left side of the keyboard.

Skepticisms is the longest word that alternates sides.

Alaska could hold the 21 smallest states within its borders.

The sport with the highest ratio of officials to participants is tennis. A singles match should have 13; ten linesmen, one net, one foot-fault, plus an umpire.

49.6% of US residents live in Eastern time zone, 29.3% live in the Central time zone, 5.3% live in the Mountain time zone, 15.0% live in the Pacific time zone and 0.8% live in any other time zone.

Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.

It takes forty minutes to hard-boil an ostrich egg.

There are 2 598 960 five-card hands possible in a 52-card deck of cards.

There are 1 929 770 126 028 800 different colour combinations possible on a Rubik's Cube.

Every Swiss citizen is required by law to have a bomb shelter or access to a bomb shelter.

In 1986 Danny Heep became the first player in a World Series to be a designated hitter (DH) with the initials "D.H."

If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating to the top and sinking to the bottom.

International Pi Day is March 14, at 1:59. (3/14 1:59)

Shortest Intercontinental Commercial Flight in the world is from Gibraltar (Europe) to Tangier (Africa). Distance: 34 miles, flight time: 20 minutes.

In the game Monopoly, the most money you can lose in one travel around the board (normal game rules, going to jail only once) is $26 040. The most money you can lose in one turn is $5070.

Drinking water after eating reduces the acid in your mouth by 61 percent.

The cheetah is the only cat in the world that can't retract its claws.

Only 7% of the world's population is left-handed.

Des Moines is the city with the highest jelly consumption rate in the USA.

"Queuing" is the word with the most consecutive vowels in the English language.

Eyelashes live for about 4 months.

The shortest street in the world is only 5.7 metres long.

If you lined up all the cans of SPAM in the world (new and used), it would encircle the Earth 300 times.

SPAM is really machined separated pork shoulder.

More cans of SPAM are consumed everyday than any other meat.

Every second, somewhere in the world, a can of SPAM is consumed.

Woodwind instruments push teeth out, while brass instruments push teeth in.

The bottled water "Evian" is "naive" (ex: a naive person) spelt backwards.

Somewhere, every second, someone in the world is watching "Star Trek".

4" x 2" wood does not exactly measure 4" x 2".

It has been calculated that in the last 3500 years, there have only been 230 years of peace throughout the civilised world.

Animators drew nearly 6.5 million black spots for the film "101 Dalmatians".

By the end of the Civil War, between one-third and one-half of all U.S. paper currency in circulation was counterfeit.

India, not the United States, is the country which produces the most films yearly.

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Giggles, Guffaws and Groaners


Haeeya!

Only in North America

Only in North America... can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance.

Only in North America... are there handicap parking places in front of a skating rink.

Only in North America... do drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front.

Only in North America... do people order double cheese burgers, large fries, and a diet Coke.

Only in North America... do banks leave both doors to the vault open and then chain the pens to the counters.

Only in North America... do they leave cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway and put our useless junk in the garage.

Only in North America... do they use answering machines to screen calls and then have call waiting so they won't miss a call from someone they didn't want to talk to in the first place.

Only in North America... do they buy hot dogs in packages of ten and buns in packages of eight.

Only in North America... do they use the word "politics" to describe the process so well; "Poli" in Latin meaning "many" and "tics" meaning "bloodsucking creatures".

Only in North America... do they have drive-up ATM machines with Braille lettering.

HYUK!

Jay went to a psychiatrist. “Doc, he said, “I’ve got trouble.

Every time I get into bed I think there is somebody under it.

I get under the bed; I think there’s somebody on top of it.

Top, under, under top. I’m going crazy!”

“Just put yourself in my hands for two years,” said the shrink.

“Come to me three times a week and I’ll cure you.”

“How much do you charge?”

“A hundred dollars per visit.”

“I’ll think about it.”

Jay never went back. Some time later he met the doctor on the street.

“Why didn’t you ever come to see me again? Asked the psychiatrist.

“For a hundred buck a visit? A bartender cured me for 10 dollars.”

“Is that so! How?”

“He told me to cut the legs off the bed.”

HYUK!

A couple is arguing about who should make the coffee in the morning. The wife says, “I think your should do it because you get up first.”

He counters with, “The kitchen is your domain, and you do all the cooking so you know where everything is. I think you should make the coffee.” “No way,” she says. “You should do it. The Bible even says so.” “What the heck are you talking about?” She grabs the family Bible, thumbs through, and point to the appropriate section: “Hebrews”

HYUK!

The sergeant-major growled at the young soldier: “I didn’t see you at camouflage training this morning.”

“Thank you very much, sir.”

HYUK!

Q: Why can't idiots make Kool-Aid?

A: They can't get a quart of water to stay in the envelope.

Mrs. Sullivan and her little daughter Patty were outside the church watching all the comings and goings of a wedding. After the photographs had been taken, everyone had driven off to the reception, and all the excitement was over. Patty asked her mother, “Why did the bride change her mind, Mommy?

“How do you mean, change her min?” asked Mrs. Sullivan.

“Well said the child, “she went into the church with one man and came out with another!”

HYUK!

“Honey,” says a husband to his wife, “I invited a friend home for supper.” “What? Are you crazy? The house is a mess. I haven’t been shopping, all the dishes are dirty, and I don’t feel like cooking a fancy meal!!” “I know all that.” “Then why did you invite a friend for supper?” “Because the poor fool’s thinking about getting married.”

HYUK!

Two cowboys are riding their horses together on the prairie. They come upon a big pile of manure. The first cowboy goes to the second, "I will bet you a $1000 that I can eat all of this crap." The second cowboy agrees, so the first cowboy eats the entire pile and wins $1000.

The two cowboys ride on and after some time come across another pile of manure. This time the second cowboy bets the first that he too can eat the whole pile for $1000. The first cowboy agrees and the second cowboy eats the entire pile and wins the bet.

They ride on again. After a while the first cowboy says to the second, "Do you realize that we just ate a whole pile of manure for nothing?"

HYUK!

The Antartian reported for her university final examination which consisted of "yes/no" type questions. She took her seat in the examination hall and stared at the question paper for five minutes.

In a fit of inspiration, she took her purse out, removed a coin and started tossing the coin and marking the answer sheet - Yes for Heads and No for Tails. Within half an hour she was all done, whereas the rest of the class was still sweating it out.

During the last few minutes, she was seen desperately throwing the coin, muttering and sweating. The moderator, alarmed, approached her and asked what was going on. Her reply was, "I finished the exam in half and hour, but I'm rechecking my answers."

HYUK!

Little Johnny wasn't very good at spelling. During an oral spelling exam, the teacher wrote the word "new" on the blackboard. "Now," she asked Johnny, "what word would we have if we placed a "K" in the front?"

After a moment's reflection, Johnny said, "Canoe?"

They can't all be funny!

HYUK!

Two bachelors, Larry and Frank were out to dinner. The conversation drifted from office, sports to politics and then to cooking. “I got a cook book once” said Larry. “But I couldn’t do anything with it.” “Too much fancy stuff in it, huh?” asked Frank. “You said it, Larry replied, nodding. “Every one of those recipes began the same way: “Take a clean plate…”

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