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7 Science Quotes from Brilliant Minds | Quotes

7 Science Quotes from Brilliant Minds | Quotes

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Have you ever wondered what some of the most brilliant minds in our history have had to say about the field of science? Here are a few of our favorites.   1. Erwin Shrodinger (on Quantum Mechanics)   2. Sir Isaac Newton   3. Albert Einstein   4. Albert Einstein   5. Ernest (1st Baron) Rutherford   6. Alfred North Whitehead   7. Albert Einstein    
10 Awesome Free Fonts for Your Next Message

10 Awesome Free Fonts for Your Next Message

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The late '90s and early 2000s saw a huge increase in font usage, and I grew up using the most elaborate possible on everything I wrote. Of course, elaborate fonts aren't practical for everyday usage--but when looking for a headline or title for something on a personal level, these free fonts  from 1001freefonts.com are worth the download!   one. And Love St. What better way to advertise Dorm Date Night than with this heart-themed font? Southype's And Love St. is fun, playful and romantic.   2. Th3 Machine If you want something dangerous looking and possibly apocalyptic, Dennis Ludlow's Th3 Machine is a perfect display font with faded letters, wires, and an eerie level of gracefulness.   3. Scrap It Up How about something fun and doodly?
9 Shortest Poems Ever | Quotes

9 Shortest Poems Ever | Quotes

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Modern poetry is all about experimentation. As writers are also known to procrastinate on their own work, there has been an increase in (very) short poems over the centuries. Here are a few examples: 1. When John Donne's secret marriage was found out... 2. A poem by Chinese expat Beidao, containing 3 characters. (Unfortunately, the characters didn't survive my keyboard.) 3. Using Poet J. W. Curry's Fingerprint: 4. Another "single character" poem, this one by Aran Saroyan! 5. Muhammed Ali's poem on being Muhammed Ali 6. This classic, "Lines on The Antiquity of Microbes" by Strickland Gillilan 7. "Ode to A Goldfish" by Giles Brandreth 8. Another Aram Saroyan favorite! 9. Untitled, by Geof Huth
12 Pieces of Overheard Conversations (That Will Make You Laugh) | Humor

12 Pieces of Overheard Conversations (That Will Make You Laugh) | Humor

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Some conversations are at their most entertaining when heard one-sided, fragmented, or completely out of context. On Reddit, a group of people share the most unforgettable things they have overheard by chance. 1 I was out walking one evening, and passing by the scene of an altercation heard the following: Officer: Why did you bodyslam that guy? Fighter: Because I couldn't pick up the earth and hit him with it. - uncledahmer   2 A friend of mine had this happen: He was sitting on the metro in one of those where you sit face to face to eachother. It's him, an old lady, a punk & a young woman with her child. The child, sitting on the lap of mommy, starts kicking the old lady and the old lady asks the mom if she could kindly tell her kid if it could stop kicking. The...
15 Profound Quotes (That Could Apply to An Overflowing Toilet) | Quotes

15 Profound Quotes (That Could Apply to An Overflowing Toilet) | Quotes

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We take quotes out of context every day without realizing it. Shakespeare's famous "Brevity is the soul of wit," was actually originally said by a character in one of his plays who was supposed to be annoying--not the playwright's advice to writers and speakers of the future. The following are a series of well-known quotes... that could just as easily apply to an overflowing toilet).   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8   9 10 11 12 13 14 15
11 Unexpected Origin Stories of Common Nursery Rhymes | Random Facts

11 Unexpected Origin Stories of Common Nursery Rhymes | Random Facts

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  Many of us have heard of the sinister origins behind favorite nursery rhymes, but some of the stories are much more interesting than the rhymes themselves. Here are a few good ones.   1. "Goosey Goosey Gander" was originally about religious persecution. In the late 1700s, Catholics were heavily persecuted in England. The rhyme "Goosey Goosey Gander" refers to Catholic priests looking for places to hide to say Latin prayers, which they were not free to recite even in their own homes.   2. "Humpty Dumpty" was actually a cannon. Not an egg or a person! Humpty Dumpty was actually the name given to a giant cannon that sat (you guessed it) on top of a wall during the English Civil War. Eventually, it was catastrophically destroyed, giving us the rhym...
13 Popular Bits of Advice (You Probably Should Never Follow) | Quotes

13 Popular Bits of Advice (You Probably Should Never Follow) | Quotes

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Out of all the billions of people on this planet, many love to share their common bits of advice and wisdom to help the rest of us get along. The problem is that people are horrible. The next time someone tells you to do the following, think twice before acting.   1. "Just say what's on your mind." No. If you always said what was on your mind, you would end a lot of your friendships and alienate everyone around you--especially if you're prone to mood swings or have a temper. Always watch your words.   2. "Pick a career you love, and you'll never work a day in your life." True, but for the wrong reasons--there are more than enough actors, musicians and models out there, and many of those jobs won't pay even if you do land them.   3. "Be yoursel...
13 Song Lyrics That Will Haunt Your Soul | Quotes

13 Song Lyrics That Will Haunt Your Soul | Quotes

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Music and poetry have ways of grabbing you right at the heart, and some song lyrics grow more powerful every time you hear them. Here are a few examples. Disclaimer: Song lyrics are surprisingly hard to credit, so I went with the readiest information available. Some of these give the title, some give the writer, and some give the performer. Sorry for the inconvenience!   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
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