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Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in Did You Know?

When Do Seas Meet and Never Mix

When Do Seas Meet and Never Mix

Good Morning !!!  Did you know that seas can meet and don’t mix?  Well I didn’t until now! The Baltic and North seas meet but don’t mix because of the differing  density. This unique phenomenon happens in a sea beach called Grener, in the city of Skagen in Denmark. 2 seas meet but don’t mix, because the North sea is warm and the Baltic sea is cold, which create a visible sea-line. That is really amazing enjoy the video and these few...

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Posted by on Mar 22, 2013 in Did You Know?, Featured

John Lennon’s Bloody Glasses

John Lennon’s Bloody Glasses

Good Morning !!! Did you know that after almost 33 years of John Lennon’s untimely death nothing has changed.  People still get shot everyday around the world and sadly we didn’t learn a thing. John was fatally shot in the back four times in front of the Dakota Building in New York city back in December 8 1980. In order to raise even more awareness, his widow Yoko Ono tweeted 4 tweets from her account all linking back to an image showing Lennon’s glasses that he was wearing when he was shot. There is a saying that states “If we were all a little bit more like John Lennon, then the world will be a better place”.  All John wanted was to promote peace in the world and he ended being shot down in front of his wife. Each tweet had a different message or fact about promoting peace and ending gun violence : “Over 1,057,000 people have been killed by guns in the USA since John Lennon was...

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Posted by on Mar 21, 2013 in Did You Know?

Happy 7th Birthday Twitter

Happy 7th Birthday Twitter

Did you know that today Twitter celebrate it’s 7th birthday. Happy Birthday Twitter On this special occasion Twitter made a video showing the evolution of this service from day one to the present. Twitter was launched on March 21 2006, and during these several years twitter has become one of the largest social networks, with over 200 millions active users, way to go Twitter. Enjoy the video it’s really...

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Posted by on Mar 20, 2013 in Did You Know?, Featured

Largest Rough Diamond in the World

Largest Rough Diamond in the World

Did you know what was found on January 26th 1905 in South Africa? The Cullinan Diamond. The Cullinan Diamond is the largest gem-quality diamond ever found. The rough weight of this gem is 3106.75 carat (603.35 g, 1.37 lb). This huge diamond was cut into 9 major stones and 95 smaller ones. Here are the 9 biggest parts of the Cullinan : Cullinan I : 530.2 carats, pear shape. Used in the Sceptre with the Cross Cullinan II : 317.4 carats, rectangular cushion shape. Used in the Imperial State Crown Cullinan III : 94.4 carats, pear shape. Was on the Crown of Queen Marry and now it’s being used in a brooch with cullinan IV Cullinan IV : 63.6 carats, square cushion shape. Was on the Crown of Queen Marry and now it’s being used in a brooch with cullinan III Cullinan V : 18.8 carats, heart shape. Used in Delhi Durbar Parure, brooch. Cullinan VI : 11.5 carats, marquise shape. Used in Delhi Durbar Parure , necklace. Cullinan VII : 8.8 carats, marquise...

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Posted by on Mar 12, 2013 in Did You Know?, Fashion, Featured, Women

Who started the diamond engagement ring tradition?

Who started the diamond engagement ring tradition?

Did you know that according to documents, Archduke Maximilian of Austria, is the first man who used a diamond ring as an engagement ring when he proposed to Mary of Burgundy in the imperial court of Vienna in 1477, and since then all the wealthy people liked the idea and followed in his footsteps, and this is how the tradition began. Here is the picture of Maximilian, the guy who started the dream of every girl, and the nightmare of every guy 😉  ...

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Posted by on Mar 10, 2013 in Did You Know?

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s first wine

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s first wine

Did you know that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie just launched their first bottle of wine. Meet Miraval Cotes de Provence, the very first bottle of rosé wine of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. They named it after their estate in France, Chateau Miraval which is a wine chateau in the village of Correns. Pitt & Jolie partnered with Marc Perrin (Perrin family is well-known in the world of Provence wine-making) to produce and distribute the 100,000 bottles of Miraval wine, the first 6000 bottles are being sold online for around $140 a case, you can purchase at http://www.miraval-provence.com/ The wine is made from a blend of organically grown Grenache, Syrah and Cinsault. Wine critic Thierry Desseauve, described the wine as boasting “energy and dynamism, with persistence and freshness” due to its “expressive fruit”. It’s a limited quantity for wine lovers, act fast and have a Good Morning...

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Posted by on Mar 10, 2013 in Did You Know?

Phoenicians might be the first to discover America

Phoenicians might be the first to discover America

Did you know that recently there is a theory stating that the Phoenicians were the first people who landed on the shores of America, and that is due to the effort of former Royal Navy officer Philip Beale who sailed a replica Phoenician boat across the Atlantic, just to prove that Phoenician boats were able to do that voyage, and this is how the theory became more plausible. source:...

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Posted by on Mar 10, 2013 in Did You Know?, Memes

Youtube shaking it!!!

Youtube shaking it!!!

Did you know that the Harlem Shake is becoming really big to a point that Youtube is honoring this phenomenon by making their website go crazy for a few seconds, to be able to see it please follow these few steps: go  to youtube.com search “do the Harlem shake” Or you can simply click here and...

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