Silk flowers: What’s in a name?

If you don’t like the hassle of real flowers for decoration, then you will be well served from buying fake flowers instead. These are often known as silk flowers even though they are not made of silk. Ever wondered where the name comes from?
Well, it turns out that once upon a time, fake flowers were [...]

Vacations are for the rich

When it comes to finding a great vacation place, money talks. Let’s face it. If you are strapped for cash chances are that you are going to vacation in some god forsaken place with terrible accommodations surrounded by other people who could not afford to spend some quality time in luxury.
The rich, on the [...]

Australian values

So, I applied for an Australian Work Visa last month and one of the things that caught my attention was that part of the application involved my acceptance of Australian values as outlined below.
The Australian Government encourages people to gain an understanding of Australia, its people and their way of life, before applying for a [...]

What is it with Dogs?

In Alice, Texas mayor Grace Saenz-Lopez appears to have kidnapped her next door neighbor’s dog stating later that the kidnapping was…” in the best interest of the dog.” The mayor went on to say “It was never my intention to bring any negative exposure to our city,” This in her resignation letter.
Oh by the [...]

Ty stuffed animals

Ty Inc. is one of the most famous stuffed animal manufacturers in the world. Not only are Ty stuffed animals fun for children, but they also make great collectibles over time. For this reason, more and more people are buying these animals both when they come off the production line, as well as on the [...]

How to get rid of cockroaches

You might have problems with cockroaches in your home even if you keep it clean. We all know that cockroaches maybe the only living organisms to survive a Nuclear war but it might surprise you to know that cockroaches can eat dead things and including other dead cockroaches! And cockroaches are everywhere. In fact, you [...]

Man lost for 5 years Returns

John Darwin was last known to be canoing in Northern England 5 years ago. On Saturday he walked into a police station in London, stating he could not remember where he had been. Police are naturally suspicious of the man but initial accounts suggest he lost his memory perhaps while boating. John Darwin is currently [...]

Insurance companies are scam

I don’t know how many times this has been said before but I know for sure that it will continue to be said as long as we put up with these companies: insurance companies are the biggest scam in the known universe.
On a daily basis, we are bombarded with advertising designed to target our [...]

Diamonds are Forever

A man from Wisconsin made a not so unusual find, but still an impressive one. Eric Blake while digging in an Arkansas diamond park with his fiancee sure enough found…a diamond. The impressive part is that he found a 3.92-carat white stone. Since his bride to be already has a ring it will go into [...]

How Much Do you Love your pet?

A few years ago, a radio station posed the question for which the answer was thought to be very obvious, however, this was not to be the case. Of course everyone has an opinion and their reasons for giving such answers, but it may reflect a disturbing situation in our society, okay so you are [...]

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