Monday, 29 Dec 2008


There's no denying that diamonds are a traditional symbol of romance and love. Why, a man needs a diamond ring to ask the woman of his dream to marry him, right? But was it always that way? Did you know that someone worked very, very hard to make diamond rings de rigueur in marriage proposals? Or that diamonds aren't actually very rare at all? Or that they make lousy investments?

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Killer comebacks! A truly good comeback can instantly turn tables, elevate the terminally zinged to the status of champion, and reduce the zinger to a stuttering fool.


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Etiquette used to be the glue that held society together. It enabled people to get on with friends and neighbors without causing offense or harm. Sadly, these days it has mostly gone by the wayside. This list is of 10 of the best rules of etiquette that have now vanished. Perhaps it will inspire some to revive them!

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Some of the most familiar wives tales and urban legends, plus some that sound dubious but which turn out to be true. You know them, now let's bust them...



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Fascinating facts you didn't know about yourself, and can use in your advantage...


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The balance of nature took about four billion years to settle into the pattern the earth now holds. When humans change one thing, large or small, it begins a chain reaction that we often can’t foresee. We don’t know everything there is to know about Mother Nature yet.

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Bored? Unspeakably, interminably, mind-blowingly bored at work? Then why not put on those headphones and be productive with your time instead. Ten great ideas can be found within - ten websites with which to waste way too much time at work.

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