The greatest facts of life
You are blessed - The greatest facts of life
If you woke up this morning with more health than illness you are more blessed than the million who will not survive this week.
If you have never experienced the danger of battle, the loneliness of imprisonment, the agony of torture, or ..
There was a teacher
A college professor had his sociology class go into the Baltimore slums to get case histories of 200 young boys. They were asked to write an evaluation of each boy's future. In every case the students wrote, "He hasn't got a chance."
Twenty-five years later another sociology professor came across ..
Teacher bent over Douglas
Thanks giving day - Tiny Story
A Thanks giving Day editorial in the newspaper told of a school teacher who asked her class of first-graders to draw a picture of something they were thankful for. She thought of how little these children from poor neighbourhoods actually had to be thankful ..
How can I show you Zen unless you first empty your cup
A university professor went to visit a famous Zen master. While the master quietly served tea, the professor talked about Zen. The master poured the visitor's cup to the brim, and then kept pouring.
The professor watched the overflowing cup until he could no longer restrain himself. "It's overfull! No more ..
Never be hopelessness
Meditation - Short Story
When the great Sufi mystic, Hasan, was dying, somebody asked "Hasan, who was your master?" He said, "I had thousands of masters. If I just relate their names it will take months, years and it is too late. But three masters I will certainly tell you ..
Like most teachers
Friends are Angels - Lovely Story
Her name was Mrs. Thompson. As she stood in front of her 5th grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children a lie.
Like most teachers, she looked at her students and said that she loved them all the same. ..
Leadership is an Art
Alexander the Great, the Greek king, once led his troops across a hot, arid desert. After nearly two weeks of marching, he and his soldiers were near death from thirst, yet Alexander pushed ahead.
In the noonday sun, two of his scouts brought what little water they were able to ..
Hippos drink as much as 250 litres
Hippos drink as much as 250 litres of water in any given 24 hour period.
That's equivalent to 56 gallons
Approximately 66 million cats
In the U.S. there are approximately 65.8 million cats.
Don't know if that is correct, but that does not take 3 leg/3 leg cats in to count.
Rhinoceros mark their territory by urinating.
yes, it was shown in a History Channel program too. My friends say they have seen this program but I have not seen the program.
Won't it dry?? ..
What does a giraffe called as
A giraffe was called a "camelopard" in ancient times due to people thinking it was a mix between a camel and a leopard.
Lumbricid will have 5 hearts
Earthworms have 5 hearts.
A typical lumbricid will have 5 hearts. The blood is distributed from the ventral vessel into capillaries on the body wall and other organs and into a vascular sinus in the gut wall, where gases and nutrients are exchanged.
Tarsier turns its head to 180 degree
The only animals that are capable of turning their heads 180 degrees?
Tarsier: The only animals that are capable of turning their heads 180 degrees are from the genus Galago, such as the Tarsier.
Iguanas can recognize human handlers
Iguanas can recognize their human handlers and greet them differently, compared with strangers.
When a porcupine is born
When a porcupine is born, its quills are soft and mostly white, but get harden within hours
If you don't know who they are - Porcupines are rodents with a coat of sharp spines, or quills, that defend them from predators.