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Dec 21, 2011

What!!! Eating Pizza Again

Pizza, the Italian food loved by entire world. When I did my college, Pizza hut and Pizza was very new to me. We friends go out whenever possible to get stuffed with Italian Delicacy. As time passed by, I realized that it contributed a lot to my weight gain. I had to stop eating Pizza for some time. Now, again I have started eating Pizza, but this time I watch what I eat.

Dec 18, 2011

Does My Selection Display My Personality Type

Condoms come in a variety of shapes. Most have a reservoir tip although some have a plain tip. Condoms may be regular shaped (with straight sides), form fit (indented below the head of the penis), or they may be flared (wider over the head of the penis). Ribbed condoms are textured with ribs or bumps, which can increase sensation for both partners.

It’s up to you which shape you choose. All of the differences in shape are designed to suit different personal preferences and enhance pleasure. It is important to communicate with your partner to be sure that you are using condoms that satisfy both of you.

Condoms also come in a variety of colours. Some are flavoured to make oral sex more enjoyable. They are also safe to use for penetrative sex as long as they have been tested and approved.

Dec 11, 2011

Little Things Mean A Lot

All pain is not gain. The sum is a total of the parts. A truth brought home to you when you suffer from something as innocuous as a stubbed toe. The pain almost unbearable for a while. You shrug it off with ‘it’s only my toe’. How naive can one get.

That’s when you realise how vital that tiny appendage is to your physical well-being. A part of your body you’ve never really given much thought to.

As soon as the throbbing subsides, you delude yourself into thinking that it’s going to be all right.

But you’re only being lulled into a false sense of security. As you get up the next morning, you start your day feeling this burst of energy. And leap out of bed. Only to land on that left foot, the one with the stubbed toe. And discover that your foot is a mass of nerve endings. For some seconds which seem like minutes the pain blots out the brightness of the new day.
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Dec 1, 2011
Lorna Gravoso

It Is The Early Worm That Gets Caught

I have a little problem with the popular saying regarding the early bird getting the worm. My girl friend rephrased it as, it’s the early worm that gets caught. First and foremost, is that baiting enough to encourage one to make do with less sleep? Is it sufficient reward as you wake up bleary-eyed, wondering if it was worth the effort of hauling yourself out of bed merely to win some dubious brownie points?

More often than not you find yourself shortchanged. However much I may disagree over the advantages of being an early bird, I think I was born with a premature sense of timing, always ready well before time and then having to endure the long wait for others who are time-challenged. I have tried my best to cure myself of this habit but it’s too deeply ingrained. My body clock insists on never letting me down.

One hears about the virtues of early to bed and early to rise which supposedly inculcate wisdom and good health. I beg to differ. The only quality I have seen emerge from indulging in such behavior is grumpiness and a disinclination to converse in anything but grunts. Waking up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed is obviously too much to ask for.

So, you get up early and try to convince yourself that the long day stretching before you is rich with diverse possibilities.

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Nov 28, 2011

Are Professional Ballerinas Stronger Than Football Players?

If you want a ballerina’s body, the facts can be discouraging. A professional ballerina must be between 5-foot-2 and 5-foot-8, slender and limber, have a perfect limb-to-torso ratio, a long neck, a small head and perfectly arched feet with good point. While there’s not a lot you can do about how how your skeleton is constructed, how tall or short you are, or how you’re built, you can achieve a more dancer-like shape.

Personally, I think professional ballerinas are stronger than professional football players. This is due to the fact that, ballerinas require more skill and talent to perform their art. It requires more task and work as compared to football, when you look at the routine involved. It involves elegance; grace and they have to go through years of training. They also require discipline and strength, due to the physical demands involved.

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Nov 23, 2011

Positive Mental Attitude: How to Stop Thinking Negative

The concept of a “Positive Mental Attitude” was first introduced by Napoleon Hill in his book, “Think and Grow Rich” in 1937. He later went on to write several other books including “Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude”.

Positive mental attitude is a psychological term which describes a mental phenomenon in which the central idea is that one can increase achievement through optimistic thought processes. PMA implies that one has a vision of good natured change in one’s mind; it employs a state of mind that continues to seek, find and execute ways to win, or find a desir able outcome, regardless of the circumstances. It rejects negativity, defeatism and hopelessness. Part of the process of achieving PMA employs motivating “self talk” and deliberate goal-directed thinking.[citation needed]

Positive mental attitude means to respond positively to every situation in life. It means ‘to strongly believe that everything in this world is good’. PMA means that happiness and unhappiness are defined by our assumptions and do not depend on what we are facing outside ourselves. It takes the form of sayings like “Our Attitude Decides Our Altitude.”

Nov 23, 2011

Xmas Lights Visible From Space

Nice…. I am SOOO glad I don’t have to put that up and take it down, but beautiful to see! 🙂

Nov 13, 2011
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There Are Two Types Of People In This World

Are you a doer or a watcher?

Years ago, my high school wrestling coach said something to us that I still remember and take to heart to this day… “You either doing or you are watching other people do.” I believe he was on to something when he told a bunch of exhausted, bloody, and hungry teenagers that wanted to do anything but run, train or wrestle at the time. Most of us got the point and although we would rather be home, sleeping, resting somehow or just watching TV, we gathered ourselves, and started working again…training. I work with people all of the time that are motivated to train or workout to reach various goals. They come in every single day, pump iron, run, sprint, and push themselves…they ‘do.’ I have teenage athletes that want to win, and need to be their best. They get it. They are doers.

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Nov 11, 2011

One Image Describes The Educational System

It would be more accurate if it was “To test aptitude to climb trees, we are going to have everyone climb the trees.” Sorry, but education is geared toward real-world application (at least college is if you don’t take a fluff major like philosophy). I’m sorry, but those who perform better in school GENERALLY perform better in real life. Is this always the case? No! Is it generally true? YES! If you can’t write clearly and cogently, perhaps you shouldn’t be writing office memoranda or otherwise communicating through writing where your words matter (law, civil service, etc). If you can’t do math, you probably shouldn’t be an accountant. If all you can do is dig ditches, you will be a ditch digger. It’s that simple.

Sep 28, 2011

Greatest Drag Race In The World

With an empty airstrip and eleven of the best driver’s cars in the world, we put on the world’s greatest drag race.

The GT-R is amazing off the line with 4wd and computerized launch control, but notice the trap speed. It’s only the 6th fastest car of the group. It’s hitting an aerodynamic brick wall. If that race had gone on any further, the GT-R would have been overtaken by 3 or 4 cars. I suspect it also has the shortest gearing of the leading cars to take advantage of the 4wd.