Wednesday, October 31, 2007

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Fish swim past Italian scuba divers Debora Vissani, right, and Alessandro Brandetti as they

sit on a platform anchored 50 feet (15 meters) underwater on the sea floor.


Vissani and Brandetti are two of six "aquanauts" who will spend 14 days submerged as part

of an experiment to study the effects of living underwater for prolonged periods.

The divers have three diving bells for living space and a fourth bell for cooking, eating, and

maintaining equipment.







Fawnskin, California,—Firefighters stand at the ready as the Butler 2 fire
spreads through mountainous terrain near Big Bear Lake.

The wildfire, which ravaged more than 15,000 acres (6,100 hectares), prompted a mandatory
evacuation of Fawnskin earlier this week.

Two days of high humidity and low temperatures enabled firefighters to contain most of the blaze.
Already this year, 70,546 wildfires have raged throughout the United States,

charring more than eight million acres (three million hectares), according to the National Interagency Fire Center.





The Queen Elizabeth 2 enters the mouth of the River Tyne as she sails to Newcastle on her 40th anniversary cruise around Britain.

The world's most traveled liner, the QE2 was launched from the John Brown shipyard in Clydebank on September 20, 1967. In 800 transatlantic crossings and 25 world cruises, the ship has carried some 2.5 million passengers.

That long career is almost at an end, though. The QE2 is slated to end its travels in November 2008 in Dubai, where it will be refurbished as a floating hotel.




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September 20, 2007—A rare celestial body known as a magnetar shimmers in an explosion of x-rays in this artist's depiction.

The unusual object, about 15,000 light-years away in the constellation Sagittarius, is a small, fast-spinning neutron star that periodically shoots out huge cataclysms of x-ray emissions.

A new study has found that an outburst of radiation detected from the star in 2003 came from a spot below the star's surface only 2 miles (3.5 kilometers) across.

The magnetar is only about 9 miles (15 kilometers) across in total but contains about as much mass as the sun.

The study, conducted with the European Space Agency's XXM-Newton orbiting telescope, also found that the star has one of the most powerful magnetic fields in the universe—600 trillion times that of Earth's.





A curator prepares a mummy preserved in marshland at the Archaeological Museum of Castle Gottorf.





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The differente between appraisel en resignation


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Appraisal and Resignation

In appraisal meeting they will speak only about your weakness, errors and failures.     

In resignation meeting they will speak only about your strengths, past achievements and success.

In appraisal you may need to cry and beg for even 10% hike.     

In resignation you can easily demand (or get even without asking) more than 50-60% hike.

During appraisal, they will deny promotion saying you didn't meet the expectation, you don't have leadership qualities, and you had several drawbacks in our objective/goal.     

During resignation, they will say you are the core member of team; you are the vision of the company how can you go, you have to take the project in shoulder and lead your juniors to success.

There is 90% chance for not getting any significant incentives after appraisal.     

There is 90% chance of getting immediate hike after you put the resignation.


Trainee: "Yes boss enough, now I understood my future.

For an appraisal I will have to resign ...!"

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Tuesday, October 30, 2007

From now on we speak...


For those of you who watch what you eat,
here's the final word on nutrition and health.
It's a relief to know the truth
after all those conflicting
nutritional studies.

1. The Japanese eat very little fat
and suffer fewer heart attacks than

2. The Mexicans eat a lot of fat
and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans.

3. The Chinese drink very little red wine
and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans.

4. The Italians drink a lot of red wine
and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans.

5. The Germans drink a lot of beers and eat lots of sausages and fats
and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans.

6. The Afrikaners eat lots of braai vleis and drink beer and brandewyn and watch rugby and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans.


Eat and drink what you like.
Speaking English is apparently what kills you!


(translation: from now we only speak Afrikaans, or Khoza or Zulu or.........)


Friday, October 26, 2007

Men strike back

Men strike back

Ring Tones

How many men does it take to open a beer?
None. It should be opened when she brings it.
Why is a Laundromat a really bad place to pick up a woman?

Because a woman who can't even afford a washing machine will probably never be able to support you.
Why do women have smaller feet than men?

It's one of those "evolutionary things" that allows
Them to stand closer to the kitchen sink.
How do you know when a woman is about to say something smart?

When she starts a sentence with "A man once told me..."
How do you fix a woman's watch?

You don't. There is a clock on the oven.
Why do men pass gas more than women?

Because women can't shut up long enough to
Build up the required pressure.
If your dog is barking at the back door and your wife is yelling at the front door, who do you let in first?

The dog, of course. He'll shut up once you let him in.
What's worse than a Male Chauvinist Pig?

A woman who won't do what she's told
I married a Miss Right.

I just didn't know her first name was Always.
Scientists have discovered a food that diminishes a woman's sex drive by 90%.

It's called a Wedding Cake.
Why do men die before their wives?

They want to.

Women will never be equal to men
until they can walk down the street with a bald head and a beer gut, and still think they are sexy.
In the beginning, God created the earth and rested.
Then God created Man and rested.
Then God created Woman.
Since then, neither God nor Man has rested.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

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Good photography

Iron Mountain.jpg

Stinging snow and below-freezing temperatures on Oregon's Iron Mountain couldn't stop Marc snap  this 20-story-tall pinnacle--a remnant of the peak's volcanic core.


A bomber drops fire retardant on the Iron Mountain fire near Canon City, Colorado, on June 3, 2002.


The fire would rage on for a week, burn almost 4,500 acres [1,800 hectares] of forest, and threaten more than a hundred homes.

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A rare swift fox pauses on a December morning in Canada's Cochrane Wildlife Reserve.
In Canada, the swift fox was considered extirpated [extinct in the wild], but due to the efforts of various breeding programs that release foxes into the wild, this species has now been downgraded to endangered

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"I made this rare image shooting into the teeth of 30-mile-an-hour [48-kilometer-an-hour] winds on a very cold late-October evening along the shore of St. Mary Lake in Montana's Glacier National Park--a place where the wind never stops," photographer Marc Adamus

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Yellowstone National Park at night

Mauro shot this image after coming upon a grizzly and her two cubs feeding on the carcass of a caribou killed by wolves.
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"Just as their feeding  was about to end, I looked down the river bar and spotted a very large solo bear coming towards the kill. Taking notice, the sow proceeded to pick up the head and began shaking it violently from side to side in what I assumed was a display for the approaching bear."

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When John found out he was going to inherit a fortune when his sickly father died, 

he decided he needed a woman to enjoy it with.

So one evening he went to a singles bar where he spotted the most beautiful woman

he had ever seen. Her natural beauty took his breath away.

"I may look like just an ordinary man" he said as he walked up to her "but in just a week or two, 

my father will die, and I'll inherit 20 million dollars."

Impressed, the woman went home with him that evening and, three days later, she became his stepmother.

Women are so much smarter than men.


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Monday, October 15, 2007

Let's watch the sunset

Let's Watch The Sunset

I want to watch the sunset
Iwant to see it in your eyes
I want to feel it in your body
An erotic passion in disguise
I want to hear the waves
Crash angry on the shore
Iwant to fell your hands explore me
While all around us the water poors.
I want to feel the sand between my fingers
Small the salt in the air
I want to feel your tounge go through me
Secret places if you dare!
I want to feel the heat
Of a restless summer nite
I want to kiss you softly
Beneath the pale moonlite
I want to meet the stars
That lie hidden in the depth
Baby will you take me
To watch the sunset ?

Like a Dream

Like A Dream

Here I sit, thinking only of you
Wondering what is to become of us
Understanding all you have been through
Hoping to slowly gain your trust

My heart aches for you, and also I yearn
I want to understand you
In hopes that I will learn

Your unique and special qualities amaze me
Your smile
Your mind

Your voice and its beautiful sound
Your eyes
Your hair

Your ability to cheer me up
When you see that I am down
My feelings for you go beyond that of words
And at first it didn't seem real

But that just taught me a lesson
In doubting what I feel
It seems I dreamed you into life

And the reason for my stare
The bluest sky
The deepest sea
Don't even compare

Becky, you're so very special in every single way
And thoughts of you
Run through my head
Every hour of the day

I hope that you will understand
Just how I feel about you
I want to be your guiding hand
For all that you go through


Naples & more

Flamboyant in close-up, a cowry is well disguised at a distance in the fluffy arms of pink-and-white soft coral.
The mollusk's body covers its shell, polishing it to the famous cowry sheen.

The ruins of an abandoned restaurant offer a view of the future for the towns closest to the volcano.


Scarred by minor eruptions, Vesuvius hovers menacingly above Naples, a mere nine miles (14.5 kilometers) away.
A major explosion could shatter the crater, destroy the city, and ravage the entire region.

The world's most dangerous volcano looms over the lives of three million people in southern Italy.
An eruption in A.D. 79 buried the town of Pompeii (near the white spire, at center), but new research
indicates the next blast could be much bigger.

A school of golden sweepers shelters beneath a canopy of table coral on a reef off Kri Island in the Raja Ampat archipelago.

Waterton National Glacier Park

As if the lifeblood of the Earth were welling up in its stones, a Waterton creek bed
gleams crimson.
Iron-rich rocks are glazed by brushstrokes of tumbling water, some of the cleanest on the continent.



 For several years, a man was having an affair with an Italian woman. 
One night, she confided in him that she was pregnant. 
Not wanting to ruin his reputation or his marriage, 
He paid her a large sum of money if she would go to Italy to secretly have the child. 
If she stayed in Italy to raise the child, he would also provide child support until the child turned 18.

She agreed, but asked how he would know when the baby was born. 
To keep it discreet, he told her to simply mail him a post card, 
and write "Spaghetti" on the back. 
He would then arrange for the child support payments to begin.

One day, about 9 months later, he came home to his confused wife.
"Honey, "she said, "you received a very strange post card today."
"Oh, just give it to me and I'll explain it later," he said. 
The wife obeyed and watched as her husband read the card, turned white, and fainted.

On the card was written:

"Spaghetti, Spaghetti, Spaghetti, Spaghetti, Spaghetti.
Three with meatballs, two without.  
Send extra sauce."

I just wanted to tell you


There have been many, many times when I may have disturbed you,


troubled you, pestered you, irritated you, bugged you


and maybe,

I even got on your nerves with all the e-mails I have sent you.



So today I just wanted to tell you that.......


Tough mate!


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Dog Story

Had to pass this on to members of our family and friends who love & own animals


The story begins with the rescuers finding this poor little guy they named Ralphie.
Someone had already taken him under their wing but weren't equipped to adopt;


Ralphie, scared and starved, joined his rescuers...

I wouldn't think anything could live thru this...

but we were wrong.

This little lady also survived that wreckage.

Here she is just placed in the car - scared, but safe.

and then...they are no longer alone!

Instant friends, they comforted each other while in the car.

Add two more beagles found after that...

the more, the merrier!

Oh boy, a new traveler to add to the mix...

(note: the cat coming over the seat needing shelter...)

now just how is this going to work?...and remember they are all strange to one another....


It's going to work just fine, thank you very much!

Wow! The things we learn from our animal friends...

If only all of mankind could learn such valuable lessons

as this. Lessons of instant friendship. Of peace and harmony

by way of respect for one another -- no matter one's color or creed.

These animals tell you... 'It's just good to be alive and with others.'

Yes, it surely is.

So... Live, love, laugh.

Life's a Gift...

Ring Tones

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