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Gleanings From The Past #60

Empire of Silence The great silent men! Looking round on the noisy inanity of the world, words with little meaning, actions with little worth, one loves to reflect on the great Empire of Silence. The noble silent men, scattered here and there, each in … Continue reading

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A Victim Of His Own Invention

Sir Robert Watson-Watt was a Scottish physicist and a proponent of radio direction finding and radar technology. His ideas were credited for the defeat of more than a quarter of German U-boats and subsequently enabled the Royal Air Force to … Continue reading

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Pun Of The Weak: Procrastination

In the Self-Help Section of a bookstore: Customer: Do you have books about procrastination? Clerk: I’m sorry sir, but we haven’t gotten around to ordering them yet.

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6 Design Principles In Photography

This is a guest post by Carol James. A long time ago, a human tried to portray the best moments of his/her life in some way. This effort has led to the emergence of such art as photography. Since the … Continue reading

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Learn Fun Facts’ Blog Party: Share Your Blog Here (July 2018)

This is another edition of LearnFun Facts’ Blog Party. If you want to promote your blog or post, this is a great place to do so. The blogging community here is friendly and supportive so don’t be shy to join … Continue reading

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Buggy WordPress

This post is just a way for me to test if my post would appear on the WordPress Reader. More than an hour earlier, I published a blog party post (where you can share your blog with us), but unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Introducing Raymond Smullyan

One day, when a speaker was introducing logician and puzzlist Raymond Smullyan, he remarked that “Professor Smullyan is unique.” Smullyan, who was feeling playful that day, said, “I’m sorry to interrupt you Sir but I happen to be the only … Continue reading

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