24 August 2009

SPOTD #158

Unfortunately some of these items are a little old now, but I hope that you enjoy them.

Today's Phrase:
An interesting thought in these trying times.

El objeto de toda discusiĆ³n no debe ser el triunfo sino el progreso

Phonetic with emphasis on bold syllable
Ell oab-hay-toe day toe-dah dee-scoo-syone no day-bay sare ell tree-oon-foe see-no ell pro-gray-so.

The aim of argument, should not be victory, but progress.

Cosas Nuevas
This is a gallery of newly discovered animals and plants, all found in the himayalas.

Top pro golfer Phil Mickelson is trying to buy 100 Waffle Houses. Why not?

Twitter No More
The Marines have banned Twitter and other social networking sites. While this will be difficult for some of the marines who enjoy these networks, the concerns about operational security are real, and the decision seems justified.

A famous carp has died in Great Britain. Foul play may have been the cause. Benson, the popular fish, had been caught and released 63 times.

Strange Abodes
Here is a slideshow of some of the world's weirdest hotels.

Link of the Day
Here is a handy guide on moving heavy stuff without big equipment.

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