Tagged with United States

IRS inmune to Nuclear wars!

IRS inmune to Nuclear wars!

Even a nuclear war won’t get you out of paying your taxes or keep the Internal Revenue Service from coming after you. Since the 1960s, the U.S. Treasury Department, has had an Internal Revenue Manual, guiding IRS employees on how to function in the event of wars, natural disasters, pandemic influenza, terrorist attacks and yes, … Continue reading

Helium fun!

Helium fun!

Why does your voice change when you inhale helium? How you sound: characteristics of air+throat+mouth+nasal cavities +tongue+lips. First of all: Helium is less dense than air; that’s why helium balloons rise. As a result of its lower density, sound travels 2½ times faster in helium than in air. The cords vibrate when air passes; higher lower pitches correspond to cords length and … Continue reading

Misleading names

Misleading names

It’s funny when you meet people who’s last name is misleading like White, Price, Wood, Gray.. and they in fact portray none of these characteristics.mne Had NO Clue the Same thing happens with animals. Check it out common misleading names.

Green goes the gringo?

Green goes the gringo?

Demonym- names of nationalities (name given to people from a place). grin·go (in Latin America or Spain) a foreigner, especially one of U.S. or British descent. Origin:  The word gringo was first recorded in the Diccionario castellano con las voces de Ciencias y Artes y sus correspondientes en las 3 lenguas francesa, latina e italiana (1786-1793) by Terreros y Pando, where it is defined as: Gringos is what, in Malaga, they call foreigners who have a certain type of accent … Continue reading

Garcia..The 8th most common last name in the US!

The most popular last name in the US is of course Smith. According to the U.S. Census bureau, the 8th on the list is Garcia, followed by Rodriguez. This reveals what we already know, Hispanics are an important sector of the US population. Not to mention Hispanics were a major actor in Barack Obama’s win this 2012 presidential elections. In 2010 ,there … Continue reading

Day light saving 1,2,3

Day light saving 1,2,3

Day Light Savings is adjusting clock  item by 1 hours so as to gain the added daylight on summer evenings. It is common throughout the world, check the map. Since 2007, Daylight Saving started at 2AM on the 2nd Sunday of March and ended on the first Sunday of Nov. The point is to : – Conserve … Continue reading

Oct 31 On this day.. Mount Rushmore

Oct 31 On this day.. Mount Rushmore

A post NOT about Halloween.. is the 71st anniversary of Mount Rushmore. Facts.. Completed in 1941 to promote tourism in South Dakota Visited by nearly three million people each year Used to be a sacred place for the Lakota tribe. Took 15 years to complete The lake behind mount Rushmore in “National Treasure” is not the … Continue reading

NBA 12-13 season starts today!

NBA 12-13 season starts today!

Fun facts about Basketball (by 10 facts about.com) Fact 1: In the very beginning the color of the basketball was brown, but later it was changed into a brighter color; that is orange. Fact 2: The NBA (National Basketball Association) was founded in 1949, after the combination of the NBL (National Basketball League) and the … Continue reading

Oct 28 – On this day…

Oct 28 – On this day…

On this day 126 years ago Lady Liberty was given to the US to commemorate the 100 years on the nation. Gustave Eiffel (same guy who made the Eiffel tower) was the architect .  It was first used as navigation aid and the island it is on was a Fort. It was then declared a national emblem and … Continue reading

Rhymes with??

Rhymes with??

There are a quarter of a million distinct English words, and there are 5 of them with no perfect rhyme!           Try it! (Tip: Keep them in  mind for rhyming games) Bulb Orange Silver Angel Month Related articles Finding Rhyming words help (daniweb.com) Ever have troubles with Rhyme Patterns? (gearslutz.com)