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Why the Peaceful Majority is Irrelevant

On 21 February 2006, Canadian Paul Marek published on his blog Celestial Junk an article titled “Why the Peaceful Majority is Irrelevant.” Marek’s essay warned about the dangers of Islamic fanaticism and dismissed as irrelevant the notion that the overwhelming majority of Muslims are peaceful. This work is incorrectly attributed to Dr Emanuel Tanya.

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Useless Knowledge

What is the name for a sentence that contains All 26 Letters of the alphabet?

These things are called pangrams and the most famous is the one typists use to test their keyboards:

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Usain Bolt - Lightning Bolt

Usain Bolt - Lightning Bolt

It has to be extremely deflating to race next to Usain Bolt.

To come out of the tunnel to the audible cheers from your family members and few fans, only to then to watch him come out to raucous applause and stadium-wide cheers. To stand beside him as all the runners are introduced, and see him dance and play to the crowd as everyone else around him tries to focus. It’s not that the pressure doesn’t get to him, but that he enjoys it. He revels in it. You’re trying to concentrate, knowing the gravity of the race before you, and he’s not even bothered.

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The True History of Mankind

For those that don't know the true history of mankind ...

Here is a condensed version:

Humans originally existed as members of small bands of nomadic hunters/gatherers. They lived on deer in the mountains during the summer and would go to the coast and live on fish and lobster in the winter.

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Military Medly - Obama

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Baltimore Riots Explained

The riots in baltimore rocked the city with violence.  Here is a graphical representation of the situataion.

 

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Ground Hog Day

In 2016, both Groundhog Day and the State of the Union address will occur on the same day. This is an ironic juxtaposition of events.

One involves a meaningless ritual in which we look to an insignificant creature of little intelligence for prognostication.

The other involves a groundhog.

 

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