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Robin Hood

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Happy independence day to Israel. They have proven to be a forteress of modernity in the middle of a barbarian desert.
 
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    17th of May - Happy 5th birthday to Youtube. :1991:

    By far my favorite website - Now seriously, what would the world be without it? It not only entertained us and helped reduce ignorance but also comforted the view that utmost stupidity knows no limits.
     
    Shev

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    Next Monday, the 24th, is the blue Monday of this year, aka the most depressing day of the year.


    According to a press release by a mental health charity, the formula is:



    where weather=W, debt=d, time since Christmas=T, time since failing our new year’s resolutions=Q, low motivational levels=M and the feeling of a need to take action=Na. 'D' is not defined in the release, nor are units.

    This date allegedly falls on the Monday of the last full week of January.

    Blue Monday


    PS: I think the factor that they missed up there is that people receive the credit card bills around that Monday.... remember all the stuff and presents you bought for Christmas? it's time to pay...
     
    Shev

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    Happy Pi Day..............................

    Today is March 14th or 3.14159265359...

    the Pi moment will be today at 1:59:26
     
    Robin Hood

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    Happy Saint-Jean Baptiste! Vive le Québec ivre!
     
    Shev

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    Happy Birthday Google: Making Sense of the Web for 13 Years


    What were you up to 13 years ago? Maybe you were perfecting the ideal AIM screen name. Or you might have been surfing the “WestHollywood” neighborhood of GeoCities. Chances are, you had been using Yahoo! or AOL as your primary search engines. But Google’s debut on this day in 1998 would change the World Wide Web forever.

    On September 4, 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin filed for incorporation as Google Inc. — they had received a $100,000 check from an investor made out to Google, Inc., and needed to incorporate that name so they could legally deposit the check.

    Prior to the launch, Page and Brin met at Stanford in 1995, and soon decided to launch a search service called BackRub in January 1996. They soon reevaluated the name (and the creepy logo) in favor of Google, a play on the mathematical figure, “googol,” which represents the number 1 followed by 100 zeroes. The name embodied their mission to create an infinite amount of web resources. And that they did.

    Since then, Google has become a household name to billions of people worldwide. You’ll overhear senior citizens command their grandchildren to “google” the price of foot cream. You’ll witness toddlers punching the screen of the latest Android phone. And chances are, you’ve navigated the circles of Google+.


    for some more facts: source
     
    Moodyrator

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    Super Penguin
    01/08/2007.
    Lt George Fahed
















    Rest In Peace George.
    In The Same Day , The first lieutenant Houssam Abou Aram passed away , He was preparing his self to his weeding after 1 months .

    RIP All , You left to keep all others alive.
     
    Picasso

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    شهداءُ الجيش كنهر الجمر الذي يروي التربة فتخضرُّ اخضراراً يَسُرُّ الناظرين

    بركانُ حرّاس الضوء، حتى إذا مسّ أسيدُ الضُرّ سلامَ الوطن، ثارَ وتشلّعَ جسدُ الأرضِ ناراً ورماداً وصخراً من الجمر وجدراناً تذوبُ وأفئدةً تهوي ومساميرُ الأعداء تُقلَعُ من وجهِ الأرضِ ويُطمَرون

    الطائرُ الصقرُ الذي يحمي الهواءَ المجروحَ بقلوبٍ-زنازين، كالقبور تودّ لو تشاركُ العالمَ عتمتَها والاختناق

    إبنُ آوى يتلطّى، يختبئُ ويمكُر، ذئبٌ وضباع، أفعى الشرذمة، خنازيرُ الجنون، جنون الحروب الأهلية المصنوعة صنعاً في أقبيةِ الظلاميات، إبنُ آوى ومَن تشبّهوا به يُحاصرونَ ويبخّون، يرمونَ من كلّ سُمٍّ ما تئزُّ لهُ أذنُ الكونِ وتصرُّ منهُ أسنانُ الهواء، ويتسيّدون حتى إذا كانَ حارسُ الضوءِ على قوّته انهمرَ كالمطرِ دونَ إذنٍ ليُطفئ حرائقَ العالم التي تمتدُّ في هذه البلادِ من القلبِ إلى اليد، ومن اليدِ إلى الجغرافيا والأسماء وملامح الوجوه واللكنة و... أحلام النائمين على وطن
     
    kalel

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    The text message turns 20 today

    By Kate Solomon


    The first ever text message was sent 20 years ago today [December 3rd], an appropriately festive communique reading "Merry Christmas".
    Neil Papworth sent that fateful text, then 22 years old (now 42, maths fans) he sent it from a computer to an Orbitel 901 handset.
    To celebrate the text message's 20th, Ofcom has done a bit of research into its illustrious history, finding that we now send around 50 text messages a week each.
    In 2011, that added up to over 150 billion texts sent over the course of the year - compared to 51 billion texts sent in 2006, that's quite a leap.
    However, texting seems to be on the out - the first half of 2012 showed two consecutive quarterly declines in the volume of SMS messages sent which Ofcom puts down to the rise of instant messaging, email and social networking.
    Still, it's not been a bad innings for the little text message that could - James Thickett, Ofcom's director of research explains that, "When texting was first conceived, many saw it as nothing more than a niche service."
    And it certainly broke free of those shackles. Happy birthday text messaging. Or, in vernacular it will understand: hppy bday txtmsg.


    Source: http://www.techradar.com/news/phone-and-communications/mobile-phones/the-text-message-turns-20-today-1116489


    Happy SMS day everyone :smile:
     
    kalel

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    1932 – German-born Swiss physicist Albert Einstein is granted an American visa.
     
    kalel

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    December 10, 1799 – France adopts the metre as its official unit of length.
     
    Nayla

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    December 10..

    1982 Soyuz T-5 returns to Earth, 211 days after take-off

    1981 Jules Feiffer's "Grownups," premieres in New York City

    1980 Soyuz T-3 returns to Earth

    1980 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test

    1978 In Oslo, Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat accept 1978 Nobel Peace Prize

    1977 Soyuz 26 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
     
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