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13 Amazing Women Cover "Girls"

toni-morrisonAmazing women are everywhere: in every era of human histroy, in every area of human endeavor. They are all ages, all races, all religions, all nationalities, all colours, all creeds, all shapes, all sizes.

There are 13 amazing women pictured in the gallery below.  Match the pics in the gallery with the links listed in the Related Articles to find out!

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1 List For Us All To Live By: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

pink globeThe Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (10 December 1948 at Palais de Chaillot, Paris). Here are the 30 articles, without preamble:

Article 1.

  • All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
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That Green Thing Isn't Such A New Thing After All

plastic-bagsThe Green Thing

In the line at the store, the cashier told the older woman that she should bring her own grocery bag because plastic bags weren't good for the environment.

The woman apologized to him and explained, "We didn't have the green thing back in my day."

The clerk responded, "That's our problem today. The former generation did not care enough to save our environment."

He was right, that generation didn't have the green thing in its day.

Back then, they returned their milk bottles, soda bottles and beer bottles to the store. The store sent them back to the plant to be washed and sterilized and refilled, so it could use the same bottles over and over. So they really were recycled.

25 100-Year-Old Factoids

Susan notes: talk about future shock...!

100-year-old-factoids.jpgMore than just cars have changed since vehicles such as this 1910 Ford Model R were in style. Consider these factoids:

1) Fuel for this car was sold in drug stores only.
2) There were only 8,000 cars and only 144 miles of paved roads in the USA.
3) The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 mph.
4) The tallest structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower.

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