Happy Mother’s Day!!!! Feliz dia das Mães!!! Feliz dia de las Madres!!!

To all mothers in all corners of this world: happy Mother’s Day. Mother is the person who always influences each and every aspect of our lives. Most of the time our actions reflect what we have learnt from our mothers. Certainly no one on this earth can repay the debt of mother. It is true… Ler mais

Top 10 Weird Jobs

10. Egg Breaker/Smeller The smell of rotten eggs has to be one of the least pleasant, most vomit-inducing aromas known to mankind. It’s no coincidence that the sulphuric pong is the main ingredient in stink bombs, an enduring favourite of school pranksters. Yet there are people out there who are actually paid to sniff out… Ler mais

Queen Elizabeth II revokes independence of the United States of America

To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II In light of your failure to financially manage yourselves and inability to effectively govern yourselves responsibly, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence, effective immediately. (You should look up ‘revocation’ in the Oxford English Dictionary.) Her… Ler mais

Groundbreaking theaters that exist around the globe

A movie theater or movie theatre (also called a cinema, movie house, film house, film theater or picture house) is a venue, usually a building, for viewing movies (films), for entertainment. Most but not all movie theaters are commercial operations catering to the general public, who attend by purchasing aticket. The movie is projected with… Ler mais

The History of Chocolate

Chocolate is a raw or processed food produced from the seed of the tropical Theobroma cacao tree. Cacao has been cultivated for at least three millennia in Mexico, Central America and Northern South America. Its earliest documented use is around 1100 BC. The majority of the Mesoamerican people made chocolate beverages, including the Aztecs, who made it into a beverage known as xocolātl, a  word meaning “bitter water”.… Ler mais

The Blonde Stereotype

I have always wondered about the origin of blonde jokes. All women I know, despite of their hair color, are pretty smart! So, with a little help from Wikipedia, here it is: The blonde stereotype, the stereotypical perception of blond-haired women, has two aspects. On one hand, over the history, blonde hair in women has… Ler mais

Gestão estratégica de tempo para homens: como passar o tempo no supermercado…

Minha mulher insiste que eu a acompanhe quando vai ao shopping ou ao supermercado. E, como a maioria das mulheres, fica horas fazendo compras. Infelizmente, como a maioria dos homens, eu acho que fazer compras é muito chato, o que me obriga a ficar inventando formas de passar o tempo. Resultado: ontem, minha querida esposa… Ler mais

Building Vocabulary

If you happen to read a lot, jotting down words you don’t know—and learning what they mean—is a great idea. Here are some others: 1. Use Free Rice or Vocabulary.com for practice (or to gain exposure to new words). 2. Make mnemonics for the tricky words that you have a tough time remembering. 3. Use the words daily in your writing, texts, emails, and… Ler mais

Nova espécie de pinguim descoberta na Antártida

A BBC anunciou que as equipes de filmagem localizadas perto da Antártica para sua série de história natural Milagres da Evolução tinham capturado imagens de pingüins Adélie voando. Veja as imagens incríveis desses pinguins voadores no link abaixo no Youtube. O apresentador Terry Jones explica que, ao invés de se aglomerarem para suportar o inverno… Ler mais