Lord Byron, “Epitaph to a Dog”

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 Near this spot Are deposited the Remains of one Who possessed Beauty without Vanity, Strength without Insolence, Courage without Ferocity, And all the Virtues of Man without his Vices. The Price, which would be unmeaning flattery If inscribed over Human … Read More

The wife

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A man comes home and finds his wife making the bags. – How are you, dear? Where are you going? – In Las Vegas! I learned that there are men who would pay me $400 to do what I do … Read More

Questions

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The 7 wonders of communism: All were working Although all were working, no one worked Although no one worked, the plan was made Although the plan was made, there was nothing Although there was nothing, all had everything While they … Read More

Entertainment in London

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(The O2, one of the largest domes in the world, originally built to celebrate the new millennium, this structure is now part of a reconstruction project and hosts many major events) Within the City of Westminster, the West End includes … Read More

Fiat 500

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A guy with a jeep see the red and stop majestically at the traffic light. A Fiat 500 comes in great haste, and bang! ii stick the back. Jeep driver feels a slight jolt, looked calmly left, right, sees nothing. … Read More

The waiter

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 – What would you like?, Asks the waiter.  – What would I like? … Well, a bigger house, more money and more beautiful wife.  – No, said the waiter composedly, I wanted to say: “What do you want?”  – I … Read More

Hummus

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Hummus (Arabic الحمص and Hebrew חומוס) is a culinary preparation of the Middle East, iconic for Arab countries of the Levant, Turkey and Israel in particular, composed of mashed chickpeas and tahini (sesame paste). The term “hummus” means “chickpea” in … Read More

Database song: Beatles – “Yesterday”

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Yesterday, All those backups seemed a waste of pay. Now my database has gone away. Oh I believe in yesterday. Suddenly, There’s not half the files there used to be, And there’s a milestone hanging over me The system crashed … Read More

Short history of cats

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The exact history of human interaction with cats is still somewhat vague. The earliest written records of attempts to domesticate cats date back to ancient Egypt, circa 4000 BC, where cats were employed to keep mice and rats away from … Read More

Dog health

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The domestic dog’s health is possibly one of the best-studied areas in veterinary medicine, since the dog has had such a long and close relationship with humans. Dogs are susceptible to various diseases; similarly to humans, they can have diabetes, … Read More

Animal shelters

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Animal shelters, or what used to be known as pounds or dog pounds, are either governmental or private organizations that provide temporary homes for stray, surrendered, or abandoned pet animals. They most often house dogs and cats. The animal is … Read More

Birds of Africa

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The taxonomy of this list adheres to James Clements’ Birds of the World: A Checklist, and reflects all changes to that work until July, 2005. Taxonomic changes are on-going. As more research is gathered from studies of distribution, behavior, and … Read More

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