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Catching Lightning

How to take photographs of lightning (using a cheap camera)

Find a good spot.
Point your camera in the general direction of lightning.
Frantically press the shutter button every second (may vary depending on your cheap camera’s shutter speed).
(Optional) If you are religious, pray for lightning and luck.
Ignore the mosquitoes.
Repeat 327 times or until you get this:

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The Perfect History Lesson

“Okay, class. Who is Emilio Aguinaldo? … Yes, Mary?”

“Emilio Aguinaldo is a traitor who sold our country to the Americans.” I proudly recited to a room full of shocked first graders.

Needless to say, my teacher didn’t like this turn of events in her Let’s Talk About History and Patriotism! lesson.

“What did you say, Mary?” she … Read full post →

People Are Horrible, Life Sucks, We’re All Going To Die

Or you could just turn off the TV.

If you watch the news or read the headlines, this is the subliminal message you’re going to get:

People are hidden thieves, rapists, and murderers. The government sucks, our infrastructures are crap, our neighboring countries are bullies and everyone hates us…

On and on in an endless stream of depressing … Read full post →

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