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I GOT THE COLD!

{ Posted on Jan 02 2009 by }
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colds

So as you should know, my brother loves to just sneeze and cough all over the place without covering his nose or mouth.

We went on vacation over the Christmas break and I had to sleep with him. He was coughing all night and it drove me crazy. The last night I started to get a sore throught and I knew it was starting. I acquired a minor cough then my nose started running.

I want to thank whoever made nasal spray. That stuff works like a charm. Just spray it in your nose and if you did it right then you should be good for the rest of the day. I was for the most part except when I stayed outside for awhile but when I went back inside it had stopped.

The bad thing is that once I get a cold it usually lasts around a month and Mebibyte could tell you the same for me. How many of you have bad colds that seem to last forever?

3 Smart Things About Sleeping Late

{ Posted on Jan 01 2009 by }
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1 // You may need more sleep than you think.
Research by Henry Ford Hospital Sleep Disorders Center found that people who slept eight hours and then claimed they were “well rested” actually performed better and were more alert if they slept another two hours. That figures. Until the invention of the lightbulb (damn you, Edison!), the average person slumbered 10 hours a night.

2 // Night owls are more creative.
Artists, writers, and coders typically fire on all cylinders by crashing near dawn and awakening at the crack of noon. In one study, “evening people” almost universally slam-dunked a standardized creativity test. Their early-bird brethren struggled for passing scores.

3 // Rising early is stressful.
The stress hormone cortisol peaks in your blood around 7 am. So if you get up then, you may experience tension. Grab some extra Zs! You’ll wake up feeling less like Bert, more like Ernie.

Taken from http://www.wired.com/

Stop Sneezing!

{ Posted on Dec 22 2008 by }
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Sneezing

Sneezing

How many of you have that sibling or family member that will sneeze all the time without covering their nose?

Well I do and there doesn’t seem to be anything I can do about it. When he does it I fuss at him then he will cover his nose for the one next time he does it in front of me. Of course by the next time he sneezes he doesn’t cover his nose. I was sitting in the living room on my laptop and he was on the desktop. I look over and see him sneeze all over the desk and mouse. Then I go to fuss at him and of course I end up getting in trouble. Apparently my parents don’t care about germs like I do. He caught the cold that my mom and I had for over two months and now I risk the chance of getting it back. There is never an end to colds in our household. If you have any ideas on what I can do to stop him please tell me about it.

I Get 31 Miles to the Gallon!

{ Posted on Oct 29 2008 by }
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31 miles per gallon

Created by The Car Connection

Place where I took quiz

I was stumbling and I found this website. You take a quiz to see how many miles per gallon that your body would get. They ask you a few simple questions like how fast you can run a mile and how much you excercise. I don’t know if I got the best but I think that you should head on over there and take it for yourself. Comment back with your results and we’ll see who does the best. Can you beat me or am I better than all of you?

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Im Jacob

{ Posted on Oct 23 2008 by }
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Hi! My name is Jacob Skelton and im here to tell you more about me. I have known about this website ever since it started, but i have yet to be a part of it. So, here I am! Most of the stuff i’ll talk about when i blog is just stuff i feel like talking about. Stuff like games, news, technology, videos, pictures…etc. Well, I hope that you hope to be hearing from me very soon!

-J.S.

College in America

{ Posted on Oct 04 2008 by }
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College in America
A Huge Waste of Time and Money

We finally examine college, and that all important college degree, and discover the truth –
or what we think is the truth!

Note: If you are in school pursuing a B.S. degree then most of what is written below does
not apply to you. Congratulations! You may have a future!

By John J. Hussar

WHY YOUR PARENTS WANTED YOU TO GO TO COLLEGE

If you think your parent(s) sent you to college because they care about you – think again…

Your parent(s) sent you to college for only one reason.

To get you out of the house.

Face facts, at this point in your parents’ life they see you as an obnoxious, arrogant, lying,
drunk, dope fiend! A reminder to them that they should have used birth control. Do you think
Mom and Dad, or Mom and her new ‘boyfriend’ Ramon want you lying around the house (a) telling them
that they are lousy parent(s), (b) eating all the food in the refrigerator and (c) whining that you
need money so you can buy Playstation 3!? Of course not. In their opinion, even though college costs
a fortune and will turn you into a drug addicted, Karl Marx spouting robot, it’s worth every penny
just to be rid of you for a few months!

THE THIRTEENTH GRADE

Saying college is the thirteenth grade is an insult to the thirteenth grade. College is actually
more like re-taking ninth grade and paying attention. Be honest (at least with yourself),
college nowadays is just an excuse to do nothing for four years (which we are completely for).
It has become a motley assortment of make-believe majors and self-righteous idiocy. It is
a mental hospital staffed by insane, enraged, wimpy, loser, ex-hippie, baby boomers who could
never face the real world themselves. Most of these ‘Professors’ were college students who in
1972, with the ending of the Vietnam War (and the protesting they so loved), found they had to
find some way to make a living without doing anything. These baby boomers couldn’t actually
stand up to the rigors of ‘real’ college (which used to be hard – and we mean ‘really, really’
hard – which of course is why so few people used to get in). Nor were they willing to get a
real job. So what they did is protest for more ‘socially relevant’ courses (i.e. lame-ass
courses) so that they could get a degree while stoned (again, we aren’t actually against this).
Eventually they found a way to get a PhD/Masters in these newly created, obscure, pointless
fields so they could then teach you their stupid ‘discipline’ and get tenured (salaried for
life for doing nothing). Which leads us to today where you now pay an institution close to
$20,000.00 (repeat: twenty thousand dollars!) a year to teach you something that you could
learn from a $10.00 book, stoned, and/or drunk, in your spare time.

COLLEGES – Which ones are better?

Here is a simple test. Is your school an Ivy League school?

If you said ‘yes,’ you are in luck! You might actually parley this into money! Most people
will be impressed that you were able to get into a good school and might be stupid enough to
hire you. Unless, that is, you got a BFA, in which case your answer should now be changed to a ‘no’.

If your answer was “no“: Forget it, you are in the realm of the generic “any school.”
No one is impressed at all – unless maybe the person hiring you also went to that school.
In which case it might help – but then (if they went there) they will know what a sad, pathetic
school it is, and will probably not hire you anyway!

A COLLEGE DEGREE TRANSLATOR

An accurate breakdown of what your degree really means.

B.S. (Bachelor of Science) – Actually, this is a real degree, and guarantees some sort
of work, somewhere. Note: this is true so long as you didn’t study something like environmental
engineering or agriculture…

RESUME VALUE: An actual degree! Will open doors. You are actually not a loser!

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) – You have insignificant knowledge and vague general suppositions
about obscure authors with half-baked ideas, conjured up by losers. This is the ultimate nebulous,
non-degree. It literally means that you know nothing.

RESUME VALUE: Just slightly better than getting a B.A. from a community college.

B.F.A. (Bachelor of Fine Arts) – You are more than likely permanently damaged as a human
being. A BFA actually guarantees that you cannot ever get a high paying job. Ever.

RESUME VALUE: It would probably be better not mention you got this degree, not if you
want a job, that is.

WHY GO TO COLLEGE

This is a valid point. What is the real reason? To learn? No. If you are motivated to learn
you do not need college for this. There are more than enough resources, libraries, the Internet,
etc. Learning is about you wanting to know something. This is not a talent that can be taught.
You either have the desire to learn – or you don’t. There are many successful people who never
went to college. In fact most highly successful people didn’t go there. So don’t fool yourself.
Besides, within a few months of graduating you will have forgotten what little you crammed
into your head all those nights you took crystal-meth and stayed up to study for finals.

THE ACTUAL REASON TO GO TO COLLEGE

When you boil it down the only point of going to college are a) to party, and b) to get away
from parent(s).

If you are honest and realize why you went to college, good for you. Though it is a huge waste
of money, it really doesn’t matter. As long as you aren’t paying for it… who the f*ck cares!

PROFESSORS

“Those who can do. Those who can’t… teach!”

That is why your professors are on your campus teaching, because they failed the real test,
which is being successful in the real world. Because they have lived in or around colleges
for most of their lives they have built up vast stores of theoretical knowledge of how the
real world works. The ultimate truth is that theoretical knowledge is just that – theoretical – and
on the whole, almost completely incorrect.

To learn from people like this is dangerous. This is really not a joke. It literally takes
years of your life (and we speak from experience) to get their stupid, disturbing ideas
out of your head so that you can even begin to succeed at life. Which means you are virtually
guaranteed to be screwed until the age of thirty-five.

Let us make an additional comment about teachers. For the past few years the “media” has
started b*tching about how ‘undervalued’ teachers are. This is utter bullsh*t that comes
from the publicity arm of the teachers’ unions. In our opinion teachers are so overpaid
for what they do it is criminal.

So what does a “teacher (Professor) do?

THE WORK SCHEDULE

Work in the College World

Professors only work about half of the year at best, and most of the time only a half of an
actual day. Summer is completely off, as are any holidays, as well as a long stretch in the
winter, plus additional break periods. Basically they get paid full time wages for part time
work.

Vs.

Work in the Real World

It is a deadly 9-5 grind. 5 days a week with only a few weeks of vacation.

WORK PRESSURE

Pressure in the College World

College professors are never questioned about what they know. Who could call them on their
mistakes anyway? Their students? Who else is in the classroom to judge them? You will always
know less about the subject than the teachers. Which means they are free from any real
meaningful criticism of their jobs. Once they know a course very little ever changes, so
they pretty much never have to learn anything new for the rest of their careers. We won’t
even talk about high school teachers or below, as these ‘teachers’ were too lame to even
become college professors.

Vs.

Pressure in the Real World

In the real world you are constantly being judged on your performance. If you fail at your
job – you are fired. You have to perfom every day, there isn’t any choice. Knowledge and
procedures are constantly changing so you constantly have to figure out more and more,
or never advance to a higher job. There are Supervisors and Managers who constantly
observe and judge your performance.

So don’t shed a tear for your teachers, they get paid enormously for very little work,
with almost no pressure.

WHAT YOU ACTUALLY LEARN IN COLLEGE

(or BRAINWASHING 101)

When you are taught by failures, who have effectively failed in the world, what are they
likely to teach you? Certainly not what works. What they teach you is what they know, and
what they know is how to do it all wrong. Therefore you are learning what they know all
too well – which is how to fail.

Never doubt the ignorance of your Professor. This is a person who will stop at nothing
to infect you with all the wrong attitudes and ideas. Notice also that they can’t stand
successful people out in the real world. They call those people who succeed evil, or
ignorant (a popular tool in more academic arguments), or bourgeois or imperialistic, etc.
etc. ad infinitum, when it is they themselves who are truly the dull-witted ones.

This having been said – be careful! Disagreeing with these people can be very dangerous.
They are incredibly vindictive (like the losers they are) and will reduce your grades
or even get you kicked out of school for not agreeing with them. They will also do other
childish things such as ridicule you in front of class, shun you, and tell other
professors that you have a bad attitude, which will make it hard for you to pass any
other courses. Just know that they are miserably unaware of how things truly work.
Look at them in front of you and truly know them for the failures that they are.
Hopefully they will not damage you and you can at least get on with your life! If you
want that degree for you resume, listen enough to pass the course, don’t believe any of
it, and keep your mouth shut!

FINAL THOUGHTS

Here’s the low-down: stay in school simply for your resume. Or don’t go at all! Just lie
and say you went to college somewhere in Montana (note: most companies don’t check your
college information anyway, mainly because what you learned was useless to your job
anyway – also, they usually don’t have the time to do it). NOTE: do not lie if you are
getting a high paying or security job, or a job with the military.

Anyway, have a good time, try not to die, take some useful courses (accounting, finance,
basic law) and don’t become brainwashed. If you listen to this advice you will have a
good life, and be miles ahead of almost every other college educated retard out there.

WHAT YOU COULD HAVE DONE WITH THE MONEY

20,000/year x 4 years = 80,000. If you spent some time doing some real research and put
your college money in one semi-decent stock you could expect a 30% compounded return over
10 years. This could end up as a final total of $1,102,867.93 by the time you were 28
years old! (Note: if this amount of money had been invested in Microsoft back in 1987
you would have made $42 Million dollars by 1997.) Instead you will give the money to a
bunch of feeble lunatics who will actually brainwash you with all the ideas that lead
to failure so that you end up, out of desperation, working at a job you hate and paying
off student loans until you are 35 years old.###

This article originally appeared on
blurofinsanity.com
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