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Are You In Pain All The Time? I Hope So.

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Are You In Pain All The Time? I Hope So.
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Amazon’s chief has three simple rules for success. What are yours?


Amazon’s chief has three simple rules for success. What are yours?

Off the top of your head what is the most interesting fact you know?

Answer by Varsheindra Gautam:

1) This gorgeous concoction is called Aurora Jungle Juice.

It’s pink in natural light, but when viewed under black light it glows aquamarine. It’s made of gin/vodka, Rose’s Mojito Passion/pink lemonade and gin.

2) HILLER LAKE in Western Australia

3) Hidden Underground Beach of Marieta Islands, Mexico.

The Marieta Islands were originally formed many thousands of years ago by volcanic activity, and are completely uninhabited. The islands are about an hour long boat ride west-northwest from the coast of Puerto Vallarta and are visited daily by hundreds of tourists, yet no one can legally set foot on the islands.

4) The world’s largest jellyfish, Lion’s Mane, 8 feet in diameter and 50 meters of tentacles.


Morning Glory Pool is a hot spring in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park in the United States.
The distinct color of the pool is due to bacteria which inhabit the water. On a few rare occasions the Morning Glory Pool has erupted as ageyser, usually following an earthquake or other nearby seismic activity.

6) A woman knitted a life-sized Ferrari !!!

Artist Lauren Porter used a ridiculous 12 MILES of yarn to create her cottony car! She convinced several friends and family members to help her in knitting the 240 squares of thread, a process that took 10 months to finish and assemble over the metal frame of the car.

7) This one’s about THOMAS EDISON

Two years after his first wife Mary died, Edison met and married 20-year-old Mina Miller.
Edison taught Mina Morse code so they could communicate in secret by tapping into each other’s hands when her family was around. One day, Edison asked .— —- ..- .-.. -.. -.— —- ..- — .- .-. .-. -.— — . and Mina replied -.— . …

8) TRIPLE CROSSING in Richmond, Virginia

It is believed to be the only place in North America where three Class I railroads cross at different levels at the same spot.

9) World’s bendiest woman Zlata.

Russian girl Julia Zlata, who’s able to bend herself into the most improbable shapes has broken several world records for her unbelievable flexibility.

10) Flathead Lake in Montana

Because of the crystal-clear water, the lake seems shallow, but in reality it is 370 feet in depth !!!
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Ernesto Sirolli: Want to help someone? Shut up and listen!

When most well-intentioned aid workers hear of a problem they think they can fix, they go to work. This, Ernesto Sirolli suggests, is naïve. In this funny and impassioned talk, he proposes that the first step is to listen to the people you’re trying to help, and tap into their own entrepreneurial spirit. His advice on what works will help any entrepreneur.

Jeff Bezos - Regret Minimization Framework

Jeff Bezos - Regret Minimization Framework


Gadgets, Games, Robots and the Digital World Charis Tsevis

  • Tomohiro Nishikado: The …space invader
  • Bill Gates: The Windows portrait
  • Grace Hopper: The gifted mathematician and pioneer
  • Cynthia Breazeal: The robots whisperer
  • Mark Zuckerberg: The international portrait
  • Sir Clive Sinclair: The PC pioneer


How To Get Nothing Done: An Illustrated Guide