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Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden

December 12, 2014

It is the internet myth that the name of the popular Scottish game Golf stands for “Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden.” The word golf originates form medieval Scottish and Dutch dialects. Back in a day before the creation of dictionaries, there was no standardized spelling of any given word. So it is believed that word golf […]

Murphy’s Law?

December 11, 2014

Murphy’s Law is a witticism which states that ‘anything that can possibly go wrong will go wrong’. The Law came into recognition at the Edward’s Air force Base at North Base in 1949. It was named after Captain Edward Murphy, who had been working on an Air Force Project MX981, which was designed to see […]

“Best Christmas Pageant Ever” A Family Tradition At The Ritz

December 10, 2014

SHEFFIELD-The Ritz in Sheffield along with the Tennessee Valley Art Association presents¬†“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”. ¬†Performance dates are Friday, December 12th at 7 pm and Sunday, December 14th at 2pm. About the play: The church is scandalized when the wildest, toughest kids in town take over the lead roles in the church Christmas pageant. […]

Wolf Spiders…Did You Know?

December 10, 2014

Wolf Spiders biologically known as Lycosa godeffroyi is the most common spider found easily in the gardens and homes. The wolf spiders got they from wolf because they catch the pray the same way. They do not make a web for themselves and live on the ground. The common characteristics of the wolf spider are […]

Korean War Facts

December 9, 2014

The Korean War took place within the period of 25th June, 1950 and 27th July, 1953. The battling parties included North Korea, with Chinese assistance about halfway through, and South Korea along with the United Nations. The subject of the battle was communism. Over 3 million lives were lost. However, the war prevented communism to […]

What Are Indigo Children?

December 8, 2014

There are theories that there is a group of children with special abilities called Indigo Children. Concept based on the Nancy Ann Tappe book believes that children are born with a biological connection to their own spirituality. It is said that they are born after 1995, but some consider that starting point could be even […]

Female Koalas…Down Under Facts

December 7, 2014

Female koalas have become infamous for engaging in lesbian sex. Females often overlook males and participate in sexual acts with other females, sometimes in orgies with up to 5 female koalas. This behavior has only observed in captive koalas though, who surprisingly engage in only one heterosexual mating act for every 3 homosexual mating acts. […]

Do We All Have Junk In Our DNA?

December 6, 2014

Susumu Ohno introduced the term, junk DNA, in 1972. Junk DNA represents the genome sequence portions that have no discernible function. Scientists maintain that junk DNA does not convey any selective advantage to organisms and does not possess any specificity. However, researches indicate that certain junk DNA sequences can have functional activity that is difficult […]

Kirlian…Does This Really Capture Ghost In Photos?

December 5, 2014

Man has forever been captivated by photography and the ability to be able to capture images and memories forever. The question that arises is whether the use of Kirlian photography can be used to capture ghosts and spirits on camera. The right use of equipment and technique in Kirlian photography will enable one to capture […]

I Can See It From Here….The Great Wall Of China

December 4, 2014

It is common mistake to say that The Great wall of China is visible from outer space. It is too thin to be noticed from such a great distance. There are no man made structures that are visible from space or moon. Man made objects start to disappear after 300 miles up. From that distance […]

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