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today’s holiday: Denmark Constitution Day


Denmark Constitution Day

This public holiday commemorates the constitution signed on June 5, 1849, that made Denmark a constitutional monarchy, and the one signed on June 5, 1953, that created parliamentary reforms. A parade takes place in Copenhagen, and other festivities are held in villages throughout Denmark. More… Discuss

USA TODAY – Anonymous Threatens cyber-revenge for Paris Killings


USA TODAY - Anonymous Threatens cyber-revenge for Paris Killings Click to access this and many more stories at USA Tuday!)

USA TODAYAnonymous Threatens cyber-revenge for Paris Killings (Click to access this and many more stories at USA Today!)

Chopin Nocturne – No 5 in F Sharp Major Op 15-2


Chopin Nocturne – No 5 in F Sharp Major Op 15-2

The Saguaro


The Saguaro

The saguaro is a large, candelabra-shaped cactus that can grow up to 50 feet (15 m). Native to the deserts of Mexico and the southwestern US, it takes up to 75 years to develop but can live more than 200 years and can weigh up to 10 tons (9,000 kg). This mammoth typically dies by being uprooted by wind or washouts. It produces edible red fruits and white flowers that bloom at night but remain open into the next day. What are “saguaro boots,” and how have they been used by Native Americans? More… Discuss

qauotation: “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” Herman Melville


It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.

Herman Melville (1819-1891) Discuss

EATING POPCORN REDUCES AD EFFECTIVENESS


Eating Popcorn Reduces Ad Effectiveness

Movie theater concessions may be pricey, but buying them could save you money in the long run. Researchers say eating popcorn or other snacks reduces the effectiveness of cinema advertising. They hypothesize that the process of chewing interferes with “subvocal pronunciation,” an automatic moving of the lips and mouth to silently pronounce the name of what is being advertised, that seems to help imprint the advertiser’s message in our minds. More… Discuss