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Twelve million dollars for a pen

Friday, April 13, 2018

When Nasa first began sending astronauts into space, they were confronted by a small problem. Their standard ballpoint pens would not work in space. They spent a decade and twelve million dollars designing a pen that would work below three hundred degrees, in space, and on glass. Russia used a pencil.

Millions of stars

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson go on a camping trip. After a good dinner, they retire for the night, and go to sleep. Some hours later, Holmes wakes up and nudges his faithful friend. “Watson, look up at the sky and tell me what you see.” “I see millions and millions of stars, Holmes” exclaims Watson. “And what do you deduce from that?” Watson ponders for a minute. “Well, astronomically,…

A new soldier on sentry duty

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

A new soldier was on sentry duty at the main gate. His orders were clear; no car was to enter unless it had a special sticker on the windshield. A big Army car came up with a general seated in the back. The sentry said, “Halt, who goes there?” The chauffeur, a corporal, says, “General Wheeler.” “I’m sorry, I can’t let you through. You’ve got to have a sticker on…

Twee biscuit tin hiding naughty sex scenes – and artist has reveals why

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

A freelance artist who slipped naughty sex scenes into a twee country scene on a biscuit scene has revealed why he did it. Mick Hill, from Whistable, Kent, illustrated the tins for Berkshire-based company Huntley & Palmers in the 1970s. The artist’s raunchy handiwork was later featured in the Whitstable Times , and was then picked up in the national papers, making page three of the Sunday People in 1980.…

25 Ideas for Building Fun into Your Work Setting

Friday, April 6, 2018

1) Hire competent employees who already value fun and have a sense of humor. If you begin with employees who already have humor and fun as part of their personality and style, they will automatically bring these qualities to their job. They will already have the skills you want to nurture throughout the organization. A core of people with strong humor skills is one of the most important keys to…

What time is it?

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

On some air bases the Air Force is on one side of the field and civilian aircraft use the other side of the field, with the control tower in the middle. One day the tower received a call from an aircraft asking, “What time is it?” The tower responded, “Who is calling?” The aircraft replied, “What difference does it make?” The tower replied “It makes a lot of difference. If…

Three Reasons for a pay rise

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The Mexican Maid asked for a pay rise. The wife was very upset about this and decided to talk to her about the raise. She asked, “Now Maria, why do you want more pay?” Maria: “Well, Señora, there are tree reasons why I wanna increaze. The first eez that I iron better than you.” Wife: “Who said you iron better than me?” Maria: “Jor huzban he say so.” Wife: “Oh…

The Funny Story of the Taxi Driver and St Peter

Monday, April 2, 2018

One Easter a priest and a taxi driver both died and went to heaven. St. Peter was at the Pearly gates waiting for them. ‘Come with me,’ said St. Peter to the taxi driver. The taxi driver did as he was told and followed St Peter to a mansion. It had everything you could imagine from a bowling alley to an Olympic size pool. ‘Oh my word, thank you,’ said…

In my past life, I think I was a cat

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

I don’t like to travel. To me, getting on a plane and traveling to a new place is what I imagine it’s like for my cat in her carrier when going to the vet. It’s full of stress. (Except maybe I don’t hiss as much.) I like my routine. I could eat the same thing every day. My cat eats the same kibble every single day, no complaints. I can…