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News Briefs 19-05-2014

Small steps, or giant leaps?

Thanks to Greg for links

Quote of the Day:

It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.

Neil Armstrong

News Briefs 16-05-2014

“Everywhere is walking distance… if you have the time.”

Quote of the Day:

“I wish the first word I ever said was the word "quote," so right before I die I could say "unquote.”

Steven Wright

News Briefs 15-05-2014

The Hell with the Answer! What is the Question?

Thanks to Martin, Redington & John A.

Quote of the Day:

"We have to abandon the idea that schooling is something restricted to youth. How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 --and half the things he knows at 40 hadn't been discovered when he was 20?"

~Arthur C. Clarke

News Briefs 13-05-2014

Hugs for sad Alien fans...

Quote of the Day:

My childhood was very happy, and my parents have been very nice to me. I think that most of the images in my paintings are evil, but you can't say that I'm evil. It's just that evil is much, much more interesting than Paradise...

H.R. Giger

News Briefs 12-05-2014

More fairy tales

Quote of the Day:

At every moment of our lives, we all have one foot in a fairy tale and the other in the abyss.

Paulo Coelho

News Briefs 09-05-2014

“Things don't disappear. They just change, and change and change again.”

Quote of the Day:

“Life's like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending.”

Jim Henson

News Briefs 08-05-2014

...That awkward moment when you can't think of something witty to write for your intro…

Quote of the Day:

"If you want to discover just what there is in a man — give him power."

~Francis Trevelyan Miller (1910), Portrait Life of Lincoln: Life of Abraham Lincoln, the Greatest American

News Briefs 07-05-2014

I'll see you at the Graham Hancock Tour in Melbourne this Saturday!

Quote of the Day:

He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.

~ Gabriel García Márquez