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Beer versus sobriety

In Bric-a-brac, Funny, Lighter Sides on January 21, 2009 at 12:23 pm

I came across a picture this morning from the web and somehow this tickled me to write a post about it. To be honest, I never drink but then again, I just thought that this post might be interesting enough to explore. Afterwards, I was drowning in my cramped, smokey but definitely-cool-for-me cubicle in search for statistics or data to support this writing. This article may also trigger controversy just like the previous one.

As I was browsing Google, entering such keywords as “Effects of beer”, I stumbled upon a page with the subject of “Effects of drinking beer” and on top of the page, there’s question that read “Does drinking make you stupid?”. I read on, and here’s the adapted excerpt from the web page:

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Are You A Movie Freak?

In Lighter Sides on November 7, 2008 at 10:34 am

Can You Guess The Movies?

A fun trivia from Empire Movie Magazine

Have a look at these pictures and try to guess each movie represented by one of the letters taken from the movie title’s typography? Should you answer all titles correctly, then you really are a movie freak.

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Now That Obama Is A President

In Bric-a-brac, Lighter Sides on November 5, 2008 at 11:15 am

Lighter sides on Obama’s winning the election:

Barack Obama, The 44th President Of The United States

Mural on the side of the Obama ’08 campaign headquarters in Houston (Alabama and Milam). Based on a design by Shepard Fairey, creator of Obey Giant. Painted by Aerosol Warfare.

His name etched in history as America’s first black president, Barack Obama turned from the jubilation of victory to the sobering challenge of leading a nation worried about economic crisis, two unfinished wars and global uncertainty.

In November 2006, Obama carried …

1. His home state of Illinois.

2. His birth state of Hawaii.

3. The District of Columbia.

In November 2006, Obama got 28 total electoral votes.

In November 2006, John McCain carried 48 states, and rolled up 510 electoral votes.

How far has Barack Obama come in 24 months?

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Weird Facts (Mostly Useless)

In Lighter Sides, Trivias on October 31, 2008 at 7:36 am

  1. The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.
  2. Tom Sawyer was the first novel written on a typewriter.
  3. If Texas were a country, its GNP would be the fifth largest of any country in the world.
  4. There are 1 million ants for every human in the world.
  5. Half the foods eaten throughout the world today were developed by farmers in the Andes Mountains (including potatoes, maize, sweet potatoes, squash, all varieties of beans, peanuts,manioc, papayas, strawberries, mulberries and many others). Read the rest of this entry »

Cool Bus Stops Around The World

In Amazing, Lighter Sides on October 14, 2008 at 6:58 am

Oddee’s Cool Bus Stops Around The World

Signs of creativity from all around the world. Even bus stops can be so damn interesting and comfy.


A bus stop designed by Dennis Oppenheim, Ventura-California

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