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Johnny
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Interests: international news and interesting quotes
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The motorcade was president Barack Obama has been blocked for one hour on a highway due to heavy snowfall that hit the north-eastern United States, forward YahooNews. Bush returned to Washington Wednesday evening after a visit to Wisconsin. Because of bad weather, Obama has cut short a visit to perform... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
An earthquake measuring 5.1 degrees hit on Saturday morning, Fars province, southern Iran, causing damage in several villages in the area, but to do and no casualties, according to preliminary information broadcast by state television and quoted by AFP . The quake occurred at 3:54 local time (0:24 GMT). This... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
India has produced the lightest supersonic fighter in the world, which will replace old MiG 21. 13-ton plane, called Tejas, began to be designed since the mid-1980s. The first flight was conducted by Tejas on 4 January 2001, reports RIA Novosti. Indian Air Force made a request for 200 single-seat... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
Ben Ali's dictatorship in Tunisia was very real, as well as formal unemployment had reached 14%. In fact it was more than 20%. Daily shortages and population rises beats basic foodstuffs (flour, oil and sugar) with more than 30% have produced complaints that could be "liquidated" the way it is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
U.S. and China have reached an agreement on the conclusion of trade agreements worth 45 billion dollars, said Wednesday a senior U.S. official quoted by Reuters. Agreements have been obtained during the visit President Hu Jintao made a period of four days, U.S.. According to reports, an agreement aimed at... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin continues to reorganize after taste of cabinet work in Moscow, writes Nezavisimaya Gazeta. With his blessing, after eight years of break, the presidium of the government was restored. In Putin's opinion, the executive will be issued as too bureaucratic procedures obositoarele inevitable in the usual... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
Heads of government factions of the Union and Social Democrats in Germany have stopped yesterday, the proposed new wage increase / diets of 612 MPs from Germany, Deutsche Presse Agentur reports. Argued the measure was "momentary lack of support" the bill. Both opposition parties and German unions have welcomed the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
Irix is about as stable as a one-legged drunk with hypothermia in a four-hundred mile wind, balancing on a banana peel on a greased cookie sheet. When someone throws him an elephant with bad breath and a worse temper. - Simon Cozens Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
Shake off all fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God, because, if there be one, he must more approve of the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. -Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again. -Og Mandino Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
586: The average IQ needed to understand a PC. State-of-the-art: Any computer you can't afford. Obsolete: Any computer you own. Microsecond: The time it takes for your state-of-the-art computer to become obsolete. G3: Apple's new Macs that make you say, "Gee, it's three times faster than the computer I bought... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
Never leave diskettes in the drive, as the data can leak out of the disk and corrode the inner mechanics of the drive. Diskettes should be rolled up and stored in pencil holders. Diskettes should be cleaned and waxed once a week. Microscopic metal particles may be removed by waving... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
My kids love going to the Web, and they keep track of their passwords by writing them on Post-it notes. I noticed their Disney password was "MickeyMinnieGoofyPluto," and asked why it was so long. "Because," my son explained, "they say it has to have at least four characters." Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
Oprah Winfrey virus: Your 200MB hard drive suddenly shrinks to 80MB and then slowly expands back to 200MB. AT&T virus: Every three minutes it tells you what great service you are getting. MCI virus: Every three minutes it reminds you that you're paying too much for the AT&T virus. Politically... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
Dear Ann Landers, I am a sailor in the New Zealand Navy. My parents live in the suburb of Seatoun and one of my sisters, who lives in Palmerston North, is married to an Australian. My Father and Mother have recently been arrested for growing and selling marijuana, distribution of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
There was once a young man who, in his youth, professed his desire to become a great writer. When asked to define "great" he said, "I want to write stuff that the whole world will read, stuff that people will react to on a truly emotional level, stuff that will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
"This little computer," said the sales clerk, "will do half of your job for you." Studying the machine, the senior VP said, "Fine, I'll take two." Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
No, Windows is not a virus. Here's what viruses do: 1.They replicate quickly - okay, Windows does that. 2.Viruses use up valuable system resources, slowing down the system as they do so - okay, Windows does that. 3.Viruses will, from time to time, trash your hard disk - okay, Windows... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
Russia has decided to replace the U.S. ambassador, writes Kommersant daily. Yuri Ushakov, who represents Moscow in Washington in January 1999, was a few days at home. The newspaper quoted, it will become deputy chief of the government, Sergei Sobianin, and will be responsible for international activities of the cabinet.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
Today's early parliamentary elections in Macedonia were marred by numerous incidents, after which one person was killed and several wounded, the BBC transmits. The vote was suspended in five regions of the republic because of the incident. In Aracinovo region inhabited by Albanians, there were several armed clashes between police... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
New images sent by the U.S. probe Phoenix on Mars shows a white matter, possibly ice or salt, in a pit dug in the soil of the Red Planet, NASA said. On the website of the American Space Agency have been sent to probe images displayed in this matter which... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
Iranian Defense Minister said Tuesday that Israel will be part of "a very painful response" if it attacks Iran, said on Monday. "Our armed forces are at the peak of their training and if someone wants to undertake a review stupid answer will be very painful," said Minister Mostafa Mohammad... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
American writer Gore Vidal believes that Americans will need "100 years to repair all evil" made by President George W. Bush, according to an interview published Saturday, the Spanish newspaper El Mundo said on Tuesday. "The president behaved like a real killer, but we do not have the courage to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the guy who'll decide where to go. -"Oh, the Places You'll Go!", Dr. Seuss Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at News and interesting stuff