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A country with zero percent unemployment rate

The country of Andorra has a zero percent unemployment rate.

Reference: http://sumantkhanna.rediffiland.com/scripts/xanadu_diary_view.php?blogId=1158838340&postId=1159177442

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Who gets thirstiest, rats or camels?

A rat can last longer without water than a camel can.

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The misinformation administration

When the U.S. began the occupation of Iraq 72% of Americans thought that Saddam Hussein ORDERED the September 11th attacks. The Bush/Cheney ticket aka misinformation administration claimed to have evidence at the time.

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What is room temperature anyway?

Room temperature is considered to be 72 degrees Fahrenheit

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/72_(number)

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Fact about extreme temperature variation in Colorado

The highest temperature ever recorded in Colorado was 118 F (48 C) on 1888-07-11, at Bennett, while the lowest was -61 F (-52 C) on 1985-02-01, at Maybell.

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado

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Interesting fact about the declaration of independence

Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776 John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, 1776 but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.

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Rats really are special

Rats can't throw-up

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The Integration Age

"We have entered the Integration Age " - Steve Jobs CEO Apple... The integration age has been mentioned for nearly a decade as a product name or marketing slogan. Now in 2007 it's hard not to see that a new era has arrived.

The integration age is the evolution of the information age. The integration age is made possible by the evolution of information management (search engines, bill pay, etc.) and information sharing (wikipedia.org, meetup.com, myspace.com) .

In fact a whole new generation of businesses that emerged (or came of age in Apple's case). Google, Apple, eBay, Amazon, PayPal, myspace.com, youtube.com, craigslist.org, technorati.com, del.icio.us are just some of the big winners.

They share a common bond, right? They helped facilitate the creation and navigation of information and in the process dramatically affecting what is now possible.

The integration age is marked by globalization and specialization. It means highly integrated and efficient systems on the macro level thanks to specialization on the micro level. It is an age where Walmart rules because of their ability to effectively manage moving pieces. Did you know that Dell does not build computers and Nike does not make shoes?

The information age meant more information than any person or corporation could possibly handle, and businesses that specialized in the information age thrive in the integration age.

It is the IPhone that will likely be the symbol of the dawn of the integration age. An elegant merger of technologies, who would've thought it would take so long to merge the cell phone with the music player effectively.



Evidence that the integration age is well under way is seen in more and more places every day.
  • You can use www.salesforce.com to find clients, subcontractors off the Internet to implement services, and an accountant to keep track of it.
  • VA hospitals can access patient records from any location
  • www.zillow.com integrates Google maps and publicly available housing information giving anybody a reasonable estimate of the house prices on your block
  • Today's vehicles offer GPS, video screens, satellite, radio, oh, and talking maps
  • Social networks like www.myspace.com, www.blogger.com, and www.youtube.com, and open-source software all leverage information-age technologies to create a new type of social system that has had a profound impact on culture and the media.
  • You can now run Windows on your Macintosh
  • hackers now can control massive networks of zombie machines (1.5 million computers in one case) that act in co-operation (called botnets). These botnets might peddle spam and attack networks.


Welcome to the integration age.



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Some seriously irony and ungrateful animals

Two animal rights protesters were protesting at the cruelty of sending pigs to a slaughterhouse in Bonn. Suddenly the pigs, all two thousand of them, escaped through a broken fence and stampeded, trampling the two helpless protesters to death.

Reference: Bizzare News

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What are the classifications of Treaties?

A treaty is an international law agreement between organizations of state, including sovereign states. Classifications of treaties are organized by the subjects with which they deal with. For example, political treaties are in relation to wars and boundaries, Legal Treaties include the extradition of criminals, copyrights, and patents. Treaties are confined to only high priority and important formal agreements. The less formal accords are called, conventions, acts, declarations and protocols. Greeks and Romans have elaborate ceremonials to emphasize the sanctity of Treaties

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What does 0.0 celcius represent?

0.0 Celcius, better known as 32 degrees Fahrenheit is the freezing point of water.

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How do you convert celsius to fahrenheight?

To convert Celsius to Fahrenheit multiply the temperature by 1.8 then add 32. To convert Fahrenheit to Celsius subtract 32 from temperature multiply that number by 5 then divide that number by 9. Or just visit this site .

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What saturation of sulfur dioxide will cause people to cough

Sulfur dioxide is a colorless gas with a suffocating, choking odor. It is toxic to humans and concentrations as low as 8 ppm will produce coughing. Incredibly, in the Odyssey, Homer describes the burning of sulfur (formation of SO2) as a way that homes were 'fumigated'.

Reference: http://mattson.creighton.edu/SO2/SO2_Info.html

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