The Christmas gift company Christmas Bells & Whistles has just mailed out its yearly catalog which contains over 16,000 Christmas gifts, including 97, which are brand new for the 2011 holiday season.
The catalog contains over 700 pages and lists everything from armadillo shaped Christmas cookie cutters to green and red stripped zebra pajamas.
One of last years biggest sellers was the Ho...
December 8, 2011, marks the 31st anniversary of the passing of John Lennon who was part of the Beatles considered by many to be the greatest rock and roll band of all time.
Hundreds of articles have been written about John over the past years including some which talked about the performers who influenced him, his early childhood growing up in Liverpool, and his uncanny ability to write a compl...
Little Miss Muffet Kids Magazine has just announced their list for 2011's Ten Least Popular Christmas Children's Books. The list was compiled by the magazine's Senior Executive Assistant Publisher Jefferson Dante Quickowitz.
Mr. Quickowitz personally read over 800 children's Christmas books plus he texted, emailed, and called up 27 other top executives whose companies sell children's Christmas...
It seems like only yesterday that the American Dream promised you could be anyone, do anything, and go anywhere without fear and with full freedom. But all that has changed. Here's a list developed by the US Department of Expectations detailing the Top 10 Signs The American Dream Is Over:
1. Instead of freshly ground pepper on your salad, you get industrial-strength pepper spray in your face.
1. If your wife keeps turning up the thermostat, start collecting guns, just to let her know you mean business.
2. You remember that guy that never wore a heavy coat and said he was always comfortable. He died of pneumonia.
3. In the depression people burned their homes' inside doors for warmth. Luckily that could never happen again.
4. You can turn off your refrigerator if...
To some a pastime, to others a way to unwind from the stresses of the day.
And to other others it's a job.
Others still find sport a thing that 'other people do'!
But whatever it is, it's sport! A competitive, energy depleting activity, designed to get you fit, sweaty and worked up!
Here we delve in to ten things you need to know about all types of sport, so jog on...
It's no fun turning 60. It's the official beginning of "old manhood," as in, "What are you doing in the fast lane, old man?" Or worse, "What are you doing in the diaper aisle, old man?"
But as with most things in life, there are some positives. Change can be good. Improvements have been made. For instance, the life expectancy of an American male back in 1937 was 58. If that number hadn't improv...
Hello, and welcome to this special edition of our Beginners Guide's.
The chill of winter is upon us, and as those cold, misty nights draw in, so too does the fear of the dark.
Each year we celebrate Halloween, the time when the veil between that which is living and that which is dead is at it's thinnest.
All year we try our best to keep our children safe from the fears and scary reality o...
Hello and welcome to the fourth in our Beginner's Guide series.
In this edition we are talking about travel.
Since man could first walk, he has wandered freely, seeking out adventure and experience to broaden the mind.
From the classic family holiday to the trans-Atlantic business trip, travel has become a much needed part of the day to day dealings of the human race.
Whether you are p...
Due to the popularity of our 'Beginner's Guide' series, we have decided to print a selection of periodicals covering more specific subjects.
Currently in the making is our 'Season's' selection, and we will also be publishing certain topical items, the first of which is our 'Halloween' special. Look out for these soon.
But the first of our Special Edition's is devoted to Dorking. That histori...
A gift to the senses to be enjoyed by all? Or the elitist, stuffy domain of people with beards and dinner jackets?
With so much history and so many players involved, traversing the auditory minefield that is Classical music can be daunting to the seasoned veteran, let alone the humble beginner!
Well not any more! Not with our handy 10 point 'Beginner's Guide'.
The second part of our 'Beginners' series looks at the wide, and often confusing, world of religion.
From the very dawn of time, man has been seeking the truth's to many of the questions of his own existence. In his quest for knowledge and understanding he often turns to religion.
From the all powerful Gods that dictate how this great world was created to codes with which to live ones life b...
In the first of our handy beginner's guides, we delve in to the mysterious, and often mind-jangling field of space!
What is it? Where did it come from? Who, or what is in it?
All these things, and a few more, will be answered in our easily printable guide.
For the full on novice, or the more studied amateur, this top ten fact-file will impress and delight, enabling you to talk knowledgeab...
JAZZ: Five men on the same stage all playing different tunes.
BLUES: Played exclusively by people who woke up this morning.
WORLD MUSIC: A dozen different types of percussion all going at once.
OPERA: People singing when they should be talking.
RAP: People talking when they should be singing.
CLASSICAL: Discover the other 45 minutes they left out of the TV ad.
FOLK: Endless songs...
Depressed? Feeling a tad suicidal are we?
Doesn't bother me in the least.
But here are ten top really crap things to do if you feel like popping your own cork.
1 - Play Sinead O'Connor's 'Nothing Compares 2 U.'
You don't really want to listen to this. What you need to do is convince yourself that you're not really suicidal at all, and that life's great. Life's not really...
with Prince Constantin Ferdinand Maria of Liechtenstein, Winner Of "Landlocked Royalty Goat Fancier Of The Year 2003"
"Salutations, gentle goat-lovers. Here are some of my favourite facts about the goats. I trust that you will enjoy them."
1) I knew a woman once who was interested in goat husbandry.
She wanted to marry a goat.
2) Goat breeding is quickly learned. You can pick it up on...
Top Ten tips to the newly retired:
10. Relax for the first few days
9. Get out of bed at the same time as you did when working
8. Get washed every day and clean your teeth
7. Don't get into conversations with the tele-marketers
6. Don't start going to church if you didn't go when
you were working. This will only depress you.
5. Get to know your neighbo...
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