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I Love Reading and Knowing Things

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    Finding Different Phrases!

    There are many things said about how reading books can help us! i have heard a lot many things.... and found some to be true but failed to expeience others..!however, i think reading cannot be only about interest and discovering wat others told you about.......but also about...
    AmidstTheShadows AmidstTheShadows 22-25 1 Response Jan 29, 2012

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    The Harm In Temporary Tattoos

    If you want to show off some cool body art over spring break, but you're not willing to have it permanently etched onto your arm, realistic-looking temporary tattoos seem like a healthy compromise. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned people to watch out...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2013

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    This is a great quote.

    ..I love reading.
    heatherm10 heatherm10 16-17, F Jul 21

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    Recycled Time

    I remember when phones still had to be used by spinning the wheel in order to dial the number. I remember the computer being a foreign oddity. I remember vinyl records. I remember cans and bottles being washed and reused. When I was a baby, my mother said I had cloth diapers...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    When I finish a book I just mope around

    for few hours wondering why am I at this planet and I feel this hole and emptiness in my heart. And when I finish a series, gosh that's like even worst.
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I am compiling a list of abbreviations,

    anagrams, computer lingo, Internet lingo and more of words or phrases I learned over the years and that get used a lot online or in any communication method. If you know of any not listed, please feel free to comment them. - Blossomingbeauti STATES AND ABBREVIATIONS AL...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 17

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    NEW YORK (AP) — From the day of his 1989

    arrest in a deadly New York City shooting, Jonathan Fleming said he had been more than 1,000 miles away, on a vacation at Disney World. Despite having documents to back him up, he was convicted of murder. Prosecutors now agree with him, and Fleming left a Brooklyn court as a...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I love to read about just about anything

    (except romance novels - a gal does have to have some limits). I like to understand things. I like to learn things. So be it philosophy, science, poetry or anything else that seems interesting i will give it a try.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Feb 8

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    This has got to be one of the most stupid rules

    our country has so far. The terrorists don't need to commit more massacres. They are winning everytime paranoia hits home and makes people do things like this. Seriously, I am a female. I know all too well the necessity of having to be prepared for when you get your period...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Apr 25

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    You guys should check out my blog!

    It's just a bunch of pieces I'm not sure what to do with, but I hope you'll enjoy:) Oh! And please comment, it would mean a lot to me if you're just bored and looking for something to do. http://abridalforpegasus.blogspot.com/
    lildragon3333 lildragon3333 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 9

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    I Read Alot!

    My father continues to say that reading a book is a very positive thing to do, for three main reasons: 1) You learn something 2) You meet another mind 3) You experience something you might not have otherwise. My father has a room filled with books, a library, in our house. It...
    Alphe92 Alphe92 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    I used to have a cat.

    I recognize the things in this news article. Cats communicate in a variety of ways. Their purrs and meows can have different meanings, but cats also communicate with body language. For example, ear position is a good indicator of how a feline is feeling. Upward ears mean a...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Feb 1

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    6 Horrors About Pets Eating Their Owners

    An Oregon hog farmer goes missing — and hours later, only dentures and an unnamed body part are recovered from his pig pen Staring at cute animals can do wonders for your mental health. But once in awhile, Mother Nature reveals her dark side, and adorable pets revert to their...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2012

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    A Prolific Author's Having Most Memorable Works.

    On the occasion of Updike's passing, I take a look at the prolific author's most memorable works  I’ve read a book titled “In the Beauty of the Lilies” This was my 10th  exposure to Updike and I loved his writing style and rich use of metaphor He is amazingly detailed in...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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    DEAR ABBY: My husband prefers leftovers to

    sandwiches for his work lunch. He generally takes them in reusable plastic bowls that claim to be dishwasher and microwave safe. After a short time, these bowls become terribly stained. Not only are they unsightly, but sometimes they harbor odors. Even though they have been...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Dirty Stuff ;)

    I love reading about people's sexual exploits ;) any got some to share either pm me or post then here :)
    malzhar malzhar 26-30, M Oct 27, 2013

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    I Like Knowing Things - But Sometimes, I Wonder About People...

    I've always been a reader, always liked putting information together and discovering things. Getting rich was not a big thing to me - having enough money to get by was good enough. i had other things that i wanted to do. Money was not an objective" for me, so much as a "means to...
    angusmcfarland angusmcfarland 51-55, M Jun 27, 2012

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    Tattoo Terrors

    I feel so bad for everyone who is dealing with this. ______________________________ The reddish-purple rash, seemingly woven into the tattoo on a 20-year-old New Yorker's forearm, was strange enough to have doctors scratching their heads. This trail began when the man...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2012

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    I just finished reading Bruse Catton's: A

    Stillness at Appomattox, for which Catto won the Pulitzer Prize. This is this final part of a trilogy on the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War. This book is a great read. Catto breaks down the complex movements of the two armies so anyone could understand. His prose...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    “Promise Yourself To be

    so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. To think only the...
    TitaniumSkyScraper TitaniumSkyScraper 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    History Of Things!!

    I love reading and i picked it up from my grand pa!! He used to take me once in a week to the only english book store in my town and get me books!! I started reading Phantom, Mandrake the Magician, Rip Kirby...get immersed in those worlds...then slowly migrated to Famous Five, to...
    iamfine2012 iamfine2012 36-40 1 Response Jun 22, 2012

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    11 Things Your Mom Said That's Not True

    I heard all of these.___________________________Mommy dearest always warned you about these things, and now, you find yourself repeating the maybe not-so-true sayings. In a quest to give his kids a better explanation than, "that's what grandma told me," Ken Jennings, author of...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    I normally post things from news sites

    or web sites here and will rarely post things by me in here because of the message in the group's name, reading something then knowing it and learning it then passing along the knowledge if I think it should be passed along. There is a news article I saw in looking on a web...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 19

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    I Taught Myself

    When I was about nine years old I was told I had a learning disability. I was crushed because 'those kids' always got made fun of in school and I didn't want that. Since I had a learning disability I had to have extra help with mainly reading and spelling. So I would have math...
    shellzz shellzz 18-21, F 1 Response May 21, 2012

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    Human Being

    The most important we do as human beings is learn things. There are so many important things learnt between ages one and six. Being able to write and to read is essential. Finding there are lots of people who can't process learning as the majority does, and that teaching methods...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    “A fight is going on inside me,

    " said an old man to his son. "It is a terrible fight between two wolves. One wolf is evil. He is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other wolf is good. he is joy, peace, love...
    TitaniumSkyScraper TitaniumSkyScraper 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    12-21-12 Hebrew Translation

    Just happened to read this article today-In numerology every number has a corresponding letter associated with it. The date 12-21-12 reads as, A-B-B-A-A-B. When you consider that the Hebrew language is read from right to left, this date would read BA ABBA. The Hebrew...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 17, 2012

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    I Hate Babies

    I absolutly hate babies. I just do. I mean, they are just... annoying and stupid. To me, they are helpless bags of flesh that need a piece of duct tape around their mouths/heads. They creep me out, first of all. That limp-body look. The dazed look. The jerky movement. The stupid...
    ShadowNinjaKitteh ShadowNinjaKitteh 13-15, F Jul 29, 2012

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    Reading And Knowing Things = Cool

    Mmk, I like to read. Yup, I do. Well, most of the time I enjoy reading young adult cuz honestly, I'm...young adult. I find that when I dive into a book, it helps make me feel at peace. I'm so drawn into the plot and characters that I can imagine everything that's going on. More...
    Obsidiann Obsidiann 18-21 1 Response Dec 24, 2011

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    Dog Finds Newborn Abandoned Baby

    Go here to see the picture of the baby: http://shine.yahoo.com/pets/dog-finds-newborn-abandoned-park-141900073.html A retiree was walking his German Shepherd, Jade, in a park in Birmingham, England, on Thursday afternoon when she suddenly ran toward the bushes, laid down next to...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Nov 5, 2013

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    Adult cats spend about 50 percent of their

    waking hours grooming themselves. While friendly cats and litter mates often groom each other, felines may also groom their humans by licking their skin or hair. Sometimes they may even nibble or suckle clothing and drool profusely. Such behavior is generally a way for cats to...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Feb 1

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    Woman Gives Judge The Middle Finger

    Never mess with people who have the power to make your life miserable. That includes DMV employees, waiters and baggage handlers. And judges. Especially them. A Miami woman facing drug charges made her situation much worse when she laughed at and then flipped off the man with...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2013

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    Discovering Linked Knowledge

    Reading and learning is wonderful. A modern day game: Start at a Wikipedia page for some topic of interest to you. Follow only links. Read and enjoy seeing how far from your original subject you can drift. If you try this and enjoy it, I would be curious to know your starting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 27, 2011

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    Body Quirks Explained

    LIGHTHEADED FEELINGThe explanation: You could be mildly dehydrated. Or you might have orthostatic hypotension (a.k.a. postural hypotension), which occurs when blood rushes to your feet and away from your head as you stand up suddenly. (People with low blood pressure can be...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Dec 20, 2012

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    Self Pity

    6 ADDICTIONS OF SELF PITY 1.     We want love and attention: We all love being loved, but most of us look to others for that, when we actually can only give it to ourselves. Most of us have found that when we’re sad, ill or enduring a challenging time, we receive...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 31, 2012

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    1. Soak red wine stains in white wine,

    then cover the stain with a thick baking soda paste. Let it sit a few hours, then wash as usual. 2. Remove white deodorant marks from a garment by gently rubbing the protective foam used on dry-cleaning hangers against the fabric. 3. If you get an oil stain on your favorite...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    This article is so amazingly wonderful.

    We need more people like this and the media needs to spotlight these stories more instead of turning the loveless terrorists when they commit crimes into celebrities. High School Senior with Down Syndrome Goes to Prom with ‘Big Crush’ You can input the shortened link to...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Apr 16

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    Breaking free from the things

    that limit us by Dorothy Victor: Author Gary Zukav in his book “Soul to soul” gives a powerful narration of man’s need to break free from all that he clings to in the name of security even when it limits him in life. It revolves around the story of a man who had been...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M Jun 7

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    The Avenger

    I read a fantastic book from Frederick Forsyth, the Avenger. He is very smart and famous author, and i like read his books. The Avenger is just simply too good , and in this book Forsyth wrote a lot of thing. I like his books because they are dynamic, he knows a lot about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 11, 2012

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    I saw this news article

    and just had to share it. Go here to read the article, see pictures and get a link to a more detailed article. NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart. Helen Felumlee, of Nashport, died...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Apr 20

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    Baby In Casket Found Alive

    I got this news article on my homepage and just had to share it for the miracle this truly is. :) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ * ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A newborn in Argentina was found very much alive in a morgue by her mother 12 hours after hospital staff had declared the baby...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 2012

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    It's How I Learn

    I read pretty much everything. Doesn't matter if it's fiction or non-fiction. The genre doesn't matter either, could be spy thriller, detective, medical, school text, sci-fi, mystery, folktales or bios and auto-bios. Subject matter covers the gamut, might be political, economics...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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    Check your credit card

    and charge card billed statements. Be on the lookout for a recent $9.84 charge on your debit or credit card. It might be part of a massive, worldwide scam. Thieves are using stolen payment cards to make small charges that could easily go unnoticed. The charges are attributed...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 28

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    I Love Learning ..

    Knowledge is power as they say.I love learning new ways of exploring things.Ideas are approches to discover new ways of helping in our growth. To approch things that miht help in our future for our children grandchildren the elerly would be to all our benefit. So live learn...
    Southernwomen Southernwomen 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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    Porphyria: The Vampire Disease

    The Vampire Disease, or porphyria in scientific term, is a set of genetic disorders characterized by the malfunction of the hemoglobin production. It is a rare disease that is said to originate from the intermarriages of the European nobility. The good news is, it is not...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    Knowledge Or Meaning

    I always was seeking knowledge. I am unsure i can ever feel knowledgeable. But, I have found profound meaning especially in terms of who I am while I alive. All mortals do go, but my thirst for reading and knowing has helped me realize i know I have meaning while I am alive.
    ruserious23 ruserious23 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 7, 2013

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    If you want to test a raw egg to see

    if it is good, put it in a glass of water. If it sinks, it is good. If it is bad, it will float. Use by (date), best by (date) mean very little. There is no legality defining that expiration date. Use your physical senses to test if the food or drink is good. Sell by (date) is...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    YET AT THE SAME TIME I FEEL THE INFORMATION

    OVERLOAD AGE ALL AROUND ME.
    OceanGoddess OceanGoddess 46-50, F Jan 13

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    I'm Not Exactly Smart

    Not book smart actually. It's very weird. I'm basically an encyclopedia of useless information that I can only hope will be useful someday. :/ It's an odd kind of intelligence, I suppose. I mostly know other stuff that most people don't know.
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2012

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    Major Crush

    This and How Not To Spend Your Senior Year are two of my top favorite books that Simon and Schuster, a book publishing company, produced. In this one, a female has to deal with personal, social, academic, and domestic decisions and is faced with a bit of a dilemna. The position...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 16, 2011

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    To Not Read Is To Be Ignorant

    I hate it when I can't have an intelligent conversation about things. I don't want to be a know it all but I hate feeling ignorant
    martytice martytice 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 29, 2011

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    I want to know things

    but I hate reading. I'm literally in a bookstore on my phone right now. Is there a way I can really learn to enjoy reading?
    Flowerpush Flowerpush 22-25, F 3 Responses May 25

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