Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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Wednesday Wanderings

Did you know that it is illegal to walk across the street on your hands in Connecticut? Or that the law prevents Wisconsin state prisons from giving inmates butter substitutes??? Here are twenty-five crazy laws in the good old United States.

For those of you who have always wondered what exactly the conductor is doing up there in front of the orchestra/band, here is a succinct article that helps explain all the baton-waving ; )

What is the world's largest dinner dish? If you guessed a camel stuffed with sheep stuffed with chicken stuffed with fish, then you were right!

Before the Inca built their civilization in South America, another people group called the Wari controlled most of present-day Peru from 700-1000 A.D. As you can imagine, most of the empire was completely destroyed by subsequent cultures. But now, scientists have finally found the first untouched, pristine royal Wari tomb! Please tell me that I'm not the only history nerd who is totally excited about this...

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This story was very interesting: on this tiny island, men truly do have a language of their own

I love looking at abandoned buildings. Not creepy ones, but the buildings that have an ethereal, lonely sort of beauty, like these

Lately, I've been listening to this downloadable album by the "Oh Hellos". After spending a week trying to decide whether I liked it or not, I've figured out that when I'm in the right mood, the music is great! I just have to be in the right mood : )  Check it out!

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