STATUS QUOtes – 20141231

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” ― Oscar Wilde

“The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without the work.” ― Emile Zola

“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.” ― Antonio Porchia

“Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits.” ― Anonymous

STATUS QUOtes – 20141229

“The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried.” – Stephen McCranie

“Years of love have been forgot, in the hatred of a minute.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“Never derive your self worth on other people’s inability to love you. That is their flaw, not yours.” – Unknown

“You can pay for school, but you can’t buy class.” – Jay-Z

Alpine Ibex Crave Salt of the Earth

Alpine Ibex Crave Salt

Photo : AFP news agency ) Source: Youtube/AFP news agency

I thought this picture was amazing, not for the photographic quality, but for showing us this unusual behavior of the Alpine Ibex. How are they able to climb a nearly 90-degree wall to get to the salt licks?

via BoomsBeat

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Lifehack – Keeping Plugs Together

A life hack (Lifehack) is an innovation using easily available components to solve one of life’s annoyances. I am a big fan of life hacks and the one below is no exception. I have been using this one for years. Look at the picture to see how the male and female plugs are united. The tension on both ends of the cord keeps them from becoming unplugged. This has saved me much frustration.

Keeping male and female plug parts together

via Solving Life’s Simpler Problems With Hacks

STATUS QUOtes – 20141228

“Storms make trees take deeper roots.” — Dolly Parton

“If one sticks too rigidly to one’s principles, one would hardly see anybody.” — Agatha Christie

“Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.” — The Imitation Game

“You can only feel good about what you’re not doing when you know what you are not doing.” — David Allen

Bonus quote: “Sweater, n. Garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.” — Ambrose Bierce

STATUS QUOtes – 20141227

“What you don’t understand you can make mean anything.” ― Chuck Palahniuk

“The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too” ― Vincent van Gogh, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

“There is no safety. Only varying degrees of risk.” – Lois McMaster Bujold

“If you want loyalty get a dog. If you want loyalty and attention get a smart dog.” ― Grand Fairley