Bielefeld Conspiracy

The Bielefeld conspiracy (German: Bielefeldverschwörung or Bielefeld-Verschwörung, pronounced [ˈbiːləfɛltfɛɐ̯ˌʃvøːʁʊŋ]) is a satire of conspiracy theories that originated in 1993 in the German Usenet, which claims that the city of Bielefeld, Germany, does not exist,[1] but is an illusion propagated by various forces. Originally an internet phenomenon, the conspiracy has since been mentioned in the city’s marketing,[2]and referenced by Chancellor Angela Merkel.[3] Read More at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bielefeld_conspiracy

Burning Man Festival

Burning Man is a counterculture festival held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, conceived by Larry Harvey in 1986 to honor the Summer Solstice. It has since become a populist phenomenon, where participants set up a temporary “city,” creating their own community. People are expected to interact with one another, produce and display artwork, play music, […]

Cosplay

A combination of the words “costume” and “play,” cosplay refers to a Japanese subculture in which participants dress as characters from anime, manga, video games, and other forms of entertainment.   Often seen at conventions or parties at nightclubs or amusement parks, cosplay is also publicly practiced in places like Tokyo’s Akihabara district, where costumed […]

Space-Time

In physics, space-time is a four-dimensional continuum consisting of three dimensions in space and one dimension in time. This mathematical model, which is an integral part of Einstein’s relativity theory, combines space and time into a single continuum that allows physicists to more uniformly describe the workings of the universe. The merger of space and […]

E Pluribus Unum (Latin for “One from many”)

The motto E Pluribus Unum (Latin for “One from many”) was approved for use on the Great Seal of the United States in 1782, but was never adopted as the national motto through legislative action. The motto of the United States itself is In God We Trust, proclaimed by Congress and signed into law by […]

The Saron

The saron is a musical instrument that features prominently in Indonesian musical ensembles. It typically consists of seven bronze bars placed on top of a resonating frame, called a rancak. Sarons typically come in a number of sizes, and each size is pitched differently. A seated performer strikes the instrument with a tabuh, or mallet, […]

Visualize Whirled Peas

Humorous play on a bumper sticker slogan https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whirled_Peas  

tyro

Definition: (noun) A beginner in learning something. Synonyms: beginner, initiate, novice. Usage: I once heard a pirate swear, but his best efforts would have seemed like those of a tyro alongside of Perry’s masterful and scientific imprecations. …read more

lentigo

Definition: (noun) A small, flat, pigmented spot on the skin. Synonyms: freckle. Usage: The dermatologist advised the patient to keep an eye on the large lentigo near her lip and to alert him if there was a change in its size or shape. Discuss …read more

“Pity does not Validate Cowardice”

“Pity does not Validate Cowardice” Who: Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard – David McCallum What: NCIS -TV Episode – ‘You are not Alone’   Read More: http://www.tvfanatic.com/2013/01/ncis-review-you-are-not-alone/

Grimoire

noun a book of magic spells and invocations. Read More… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grimoire

“At your own pace”

“At your own pace” What: Advertising and Advice Slogan Read a Related Article Here: It’s Really Okay to Go at Your Own Pace – The Huffington Post – Living

Polymers

Both DNA and plastic, two seemingly unrelated materials, are classified as polymers, compounds of usually high molecular weight consisting of a number of structural units linked together by covalent bonds. A diverse assortment of natural and synthetic materials comprises the class of polymers, including hair, polyester, and shellac. Polymers are even used in the production […]

50 Catchy Marketing Phrases That Sell (And How to Improve Them)

There are certain marketing phrases with a long, proven history of engaging and persuading potential customers.   See more at: http://www.printwand.com/blog/50-catchy-marketing-phrases-that-sell-and-how-to-improve-them

parhelion

Definition: (noun) A bright spot sometimes appearing on either side of the sun, often on a luminous ring or halo. Synonyms: sundog, mock sun. Usage: At first, Sue thought the bright spot in the sky beside the sun was a comet, but she soon realized that the phenomenon was actually a parhelion. …read more

The Oxford Comma

In English language punctuation, a serial comma or series comma (also called Oxford comma and Harvard comma) is a comma placed immediately before the coordinating conjunction (usually and or or) in a series of three or more terms. Read More: Serial comma (Oxford comma) – Wikipedia

diaporama

A diaporama is a photographic slideshow, sometimes with accompanying audio, ranging from using only one or two slide projectors to a multi-image slideshow using a wide screen and several slide projectors connected to a central controlling device changing the slides, turning lamps on and off etc. Diaporama – Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diaporama

“You big dummy”

“You big dummy” Who: Fred Sanford – Red Fox Where: Sanford and Son – Tv show Read More…. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_G._Sanford

Smokejumpers

Smokejumpers are firefighters who parachute into remote areas to combat forest fires. While smokejumpers save many lives, the inherent risks associated with parachuting into a fire lead many to question the value of the profession. Proponents argue that parachute deployment helps firefighters reach remote areas quickly and with more equipment than other means allow, thus […]

honky-tonk

Definition: (noun) A cheap, noisy bar or dance hall. Synonyms: barrelhouse. Usage: The missionaries went to the honky-tonk on a Saturday night hoping to save souls, but they were not very successful. Discuss …read more

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