- Walt Disney was afraid of mice.
- The name ‘Wendy’ was made up for the book Peter Pan.
- The Nestles haven’t run Nestle since 1875.
- Walt Disney World generates about 120,000 pounds of garbage every day.
- A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
And, as you probably noticed, today's quote comes from Walt Disney himself: ‘It’s kinda fun to do the impossible.’
- The normal static electricity shock that zaps your finger when you touch a doorknob is usually between 10,000 and 30,000 volts!
- The first cell phone was invented in 1942.
- Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
- The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
- The can opener was invented 48 years after the can.
- The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
And today's quote comes from Thomas Alva Edison: ‘I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.'
(Be advised that my sister went on a trivia kick when she was younger and the facts might be out of date as of 2/22/2017.)
- There are coffee flavored Pez candies.
- Wal-Mart generates $3,000,000.00 in revenues every 7 minutes.
- Micheal Keaton's original name was Micheal Douglas!
- Arnold Schwarzenegger's voice in the movie 'Hercules' was dubbed.
- The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
And today's Quote comes from Carl Sagan: "If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe."
- It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
- When you sneeze, all your bodily functions stop – even your heart!
- If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and six days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
- During a typical human lifespan, the heart will beat approximately 2.5 billion times.
- During his or her lifetime, the average human grows 590 miles of hair.
- The average human body contains enough fat to make seven bars of soap.
- If you lock your knee while standing long enough, you will pass out.
- A hard-boiled egg will spin. An uncooked or soft-boiled egg will not.
- About twenty-five percent of the population sneeze when they are exposed to light.
And today's quote comes from James Stephens: ‘Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera.’
(And today is my dad's birthday, but no cake tonight for him. Tomorrow, we'll celebrate it. My birthday is in a month - 27 years - and during Lent, too. T-T)
- Current Mood: exhausted
Fandom: Elementary (TV)
Warnings: Creator Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Sherlock Holmes/Joan Watson
Characters: Sherlock Holmes, Joan Watson (Elementary), Moriarty (Elementary), Marcus Bell, Tobias Gregson, Clyde the Tortoise (Elementary)
Additional Tags: Apocalypse, Case Fic, Romantic Friendship, there's love and there's sex but it's not about romance
The bad news: In 111 days, an asteroid will strike the Earth in a cataclysm that promises to destroy human civilization as we know it.
The good news: There's been a murder.
My favorite Elementary story ever.
Not So Stupid (4450 words) by Tarlan
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Jack Carter/Nathan Stark
Characters: Jack Carter, Nathan Stark, Paul Suenos, Allison Blake
Additional Tags: Community: smallfandomfest, First Time, Humor, Romantic Comedy, Community: trope_bingo
When Nathan realizes Jack might not be quite as stupid as his High School I.Q. test made out, he starts a little scientific experiment of his own, with an interesting result.
The Play (19228 words) by sam80853
Fandom: due South, Slings & Arrows
Warnings: Creator Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Benton Fraser & Ray Kowalski, Ellen Fanshaw/Geoffrey Tennant
Characters: Benton Fraser, Ray Kowalski, Ellen Fanshaw, Geoffrey Tennant, Oliver, Anna Conroy
Additional Tags: Crossover
Fraser and Ray are getting cast in Geoffrey Tennant's "Romeo & Julian"
Just... just... yes.I don't know what to say other than it's just so... good, but even 'good' isn't good enough.
I have this lj that I created about three years ago this March by accident and sometimes I look at it and I can feel the need to post something, but nothing comes to mind. I've been so busy writing the Summer Contacts meta crossover series that I think I'm draining myself. I have at least vague outlines of two stories, but I get headaches when I think too hard about the Eureka installment. I might be wrong, but that sounds kind of like writers block to me.
For years I've written poetry - mostly rhyming poems - and I have more than enough materials to work with, but I don't really feel the words rushing like they had in the past.
So, what am I supposed to with this? In the times when I want to write, but can't form the words?
I don't know.
One day, I would like to write steamy stories of both straight and gay types.
I have that story I did for RairPair and that is most certainly a trio that I would like to keep writing and I had this long story in mind, but things happened and I'm pretty much still holding onto the first part of it. Trio femslash, trio mixed, trio guy slash are all on my radar, but I've no current desire for it right now.
And I have regular pair combinations that I can't bring myself to delve into yet, either. And I would dearly love to post them on here when I do.
I changed my user look and journal, which a lot of you probably already know. There's just something so calming about them. I can't exactly do much with 2016 stress, so it works.
The user look was taken at Ft. Monroe. My sister has buisness out there and I find myself babysitting Pokemon for her and the other sister. There's just so many good shells to scoop up! And there are horseshoe crab shells on the beach, too.
Pairing: Ezra/Vin, very light slash.
Summary: Vin decides to take a slight side trip before their flight home.
Word Count: 1,773
(Also on AO3 under 'HM', my short story alias.)
Disclaimer: I do not own anything, especially from the television show "Magnificent Seven."
Notes: I had the urge to do a short story and I remembered a trip we took to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee about four or so years ago. As you may remember, that area has recently been ravaged by fire. There was a gem panning place and it was very fun and I would pan for a lot of gems and other such material if I could. Alas, I have both limited money and limited space in my room, but I highly encourage you to take the chance if you can. I think that everyone should at least try it once in their life, but maybe twice if you live around the mountains.
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