"Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.”
“When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign you’re getting old.”
You may know Mark Twain for some of his very popular books like Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He was a writer and also a humorist, satirist and lecturer.
Twain is known for his many – and often funny – quotes. Here are a few of my favourite tips from him.
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About 30 men joined the march on Sunday, wearing bras to show their support
More than 50 women marched through downtown Vancouver on Sunday, baring their breasts in the name of gender equality.
The march was part of a national campaign organized by GoTopless, a women's organization fighting for equal topless rights.
Organizers said similar marches were happening in 45 cities around the world.
"Being topless in B.C. is legal. We have the right to be topless and this is wonderful," GoTopless Read more [...]
After combing the planet for the most exotic retreats, we put together a collective of our favorite 15 spots that all have a lovely mixture of adventure, relaxation, danger, and beauty. Many of these out-of-this-world destinations might take more than a typical flight to get to, but whether you are riding on a camel’s back to a far out tented retreat or swinging from a rope onto a tree house balcony, these extraordinary spots will make you want to pack light, and enjoy the ride!
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In a refreshing and fiery interview on CNN live, Jesse Ventura tells it like it is. Bold, blunt and honest. Would you expect anything less from the former governor? Read more [...]
Can you imagine how scary it would feel to be at the bottom of a dive like this?
You're losing air and you must time it perfectly for you to get back up to the surface without suffocating or passing out.
The dangers of freediving can arise when you ascend too quickly up to the surface. When you do, nitrogen bubbles begin to form in your veins.
Watch freediver William Trubridge set a new World Record as he Freedives to 101 meters - an attempt that is courageous beyond belief, an impressive Read more [...]
Watch this man light up as the musical sounds from his younger years strike a chord deep inside his soul.
Cab Calloway eat your heart out! Read more [...]
The government of Iceland has forgiven the mortgage debt for much of its population. This nation chose a very different way of stopping the crisis from the rest of European countries. It decided to hear the requests of the population and to put politicians and bankers on the bench of the accused three years after their financial excesses would sank one of the most prosperous economies in 2008. Read more [...]
Youtube User: Facing42
"This is my daughter. She gave this speech at a businees meeting in front of 600 people. Her eyes have been opened to a scam that is being perpetrated upon Canadians and the rest of the world." Read more [...]
Isao Machii of Japan is a real-life modern-day samurai who started honing his unbelievable sword skills when he was a child. Hee was taught by an old master from the age of 5 and has now graduated to become the headmaster of a samurai school.
Isao Machii's sword skills have become so accurate that he claims he can slice a tiny pellet in half when shot at him from a BB gun. All of this action happens at such an incredible speed that it is almost impossible for the human eye to register. Read more [...]
Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked by a reader of TIME magazine, "What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?" This is his answer. Read more [...]