“I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.”

Jan 1 2013

Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics.

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“After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say 'I want to see the manager.'”

Dec 30 2012

William S. Burroughs, was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, painter, and spoken word performer.

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Rare Historical Photos Pt. 6 [19 Pics]

Dec 29 2012

Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. You can find the previous post here, and the start of the series here.

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“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”

Dec 27 2012

Winston Churchill, a British politician, best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War.

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“Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.”

Dec 21 2012

Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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A Year in Review: 2012 [Video]

Dec 19 2012

A lot has happened this year (good and bad), this video sums up everything pretty well.

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“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.”

Dec 14 2012

William Shakespeare; an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

Dec 13 2012

– Marthe Troly-Curtin.

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“If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.”

Dec 12 2012

Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics.

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“If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

Dec 11 2012

J. K. Rowling, is a British novelist, best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The Potter books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies.

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“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”

Dec 10 2012

Dr Seuss, an American writer, poet, and cartoonist most widely known for his children's books.

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“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.”

Dec 9 2012

Henry Ford, an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Although Ford did not invent the automobile, he developed and manufactured the first automobile that many middle class Americans could afford to buy.

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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”

Dec 6 2012

Leonardo Da Vinci,  was an Italian Renaissance polymath. He excelled in mathematics, engineering and creating inventions during his lifetime (among many other things).

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“If you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”

Dec 5 2012

Marilyn Monroe, was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

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Empty city in Angola, Kimbala

Chinese-Built Ghost Town in Angola [10 Pics]

Dec 3 2012

Nova Cidade de Kilamba, or simply Kilamba is a large housing development 30 km (18 miles) from Luanda, the capital city of Angola. It is being built by the CITIC Group and is currently largely empty.

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