Category - Cool

WHY?

Why is it that to stop Windows, you have to click on “Start”?
Why is it that doctors call what they do “practice”?
Why doesn’t glue stick to the inside of the bottle?
Why is it called lipstick if you can still move your lips?
Why is it considered necessary to nail down the lid of a coffin?
Why is it that rain drops but snow falls?
Why does the sun lighten our hair, but darken our skin?
Why is it that when you’re driving and looking for an address, you turn down the volume on the radio?
Why is lemon juice made with artificial flavor, and dishwashing liquid made with real lemons?
Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker?
Why is the third hand on the watch called a second hand?
Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic called rush hour?
Why is the word dictionary in the dictionary?
Why isn’t there a special name for the tops of your feet?
Why isn’t there mouse-flavored cat food?
Why don’t you ever see the headline “Psychic Wins Lottery”?
Why is “abbreviated” such a long word?
Why is a boxing ring square?
Can fat people go skinny-dipping?
Why do you need a driver’s license to buy liquor when you can’t drink and drive?
You know that little indestructible black box that is used on planes, why can’t they make the whole plane out of the same substance?

Shutdown your computer

Nice idea…

It is obvious that people would find life extremely difficult without computers, maybe even impossible. If they disappeared for just one day, would we be able to cope?
Be a part of one of the biggest global experiments ever to take place on the internet. The idea behind the experiment is to find out how many people can go without a computer for one whole day, and what will happen if we all participate!
Shutdown your computer on this day and find out! Can you survive for 24 hours without your computer?

Vote on yes or not on www.shutdownday.com/


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American Pie Trailer – horror and violence Re-Cut

You’ve NOT seen a re-cut like this one! Here is the American Pie trailer presented from a completely different perspective, only it has one major twist… additional digital effects! Turn down the lights, turn up the volume and enjoy the horror and violence of the widescreen edition of American Pie – Re-cut!


American Pie Trailer - Re-Cut

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World’s Largest Glass Paperweight

The world’s largest glass paperweight — a luminous orb of kaleidoscopic landscapes and underwater worlds encapsulated in glass — was unveiled today at The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York.

Glass Paperweight

The Corning Museum commissioned the 107-lb. paperweight, entitled Megaplanet, as the thousandth paperweight to enter its collection. Its creator is Josh Simpson, an artist based in Massachusetts who has been widely acclaimed for his vessels and sculpture that are inspired by the environment and by space exploration. For this occasion, Simpson has realized a wonder-provoking object. The work is more than 13 inches in diameter and is comprised of more than 30 layers of glass.
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