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A city in China is planning to launch an ‘artificial moon’ that will light up the skies as far as 50 miles around.
The so-called illumination satellite set to deploy over the southwestern city of Chengdu in 2020 is touted to be eight times as bright as the real moon, to cast a ‘dusk-like glow’ over the region, according to the People’s Daily.
Officials have released few details on the project.
A job scam was used to trick this woman into marrying a total stranger. Sounds funny buy she signed a marriage document thinking she was role playing and proving she could work as a wedding planner.
Imagine yourself out on a very hot and sunny day. You are exhausted, thirsty and sweating. You decide you need to drink cold water, need air conditioner, need to pee and even sit for a while to relax while using a WiFi to surf the internet. But you are out of cash.
There is a bank close to you. What do you do? I bet some banks might start watching out customers who are inside the banking hall not for any real transactions, but to use free facilities.
I saw a camera lens online that I wanted.
It was used. There were no bids.
I put in a bid at just over $425.
There were 2 hours left in the auction. An hour goes by. No bids. I'm excited. It's an amazing lens.
Oh so you wanna go?!?!?!?
Oh you think you are a baller, huh?!?!?!?
Then this escalates into a full blown bidding war. I am ignoring phone calls as I pound on keyboard.
We get to $725. He puts a bid at $730.
I then have an epiphany.
Dude. Do you really want to bid more than that for a used lens? You can buy it new for $790.
I bowed out.
There are many situations in life where we don't even realize that we are trying to “win".
The problem is that we are trying to win the wrong game.
In life, we often find that the price of winning is losing.
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Known as the Golden Bridge, it stands 1,400m above sea level above the Ba Na hills, offering majestic views of the surrounding countryside.
Jimmy Arni's did a very good job in the way he narrated this story, from a first person's POV. Emotions, thoughts, heart beat, and every painstaking detail about the narrator are all detailed (no pun intended). This could pass for a movie. At the point where Chief was about to be murderd, I could feel my heart beating because I thought he almost failed and that would have been disastrous, knowing what a villain chief was.
The officer who opened the door in the end is just a great way to leave us wondering a million things that could have just happened. Let's wait for a follow up if any is in progress. Great story.
I wouldn't recommended this book to anyone below the age of 18 because of the rate of f-word usage... In the past, we read stories and could use a little help from a dictionary to digest new words. For this book, you need internet connection and need to have watched a lot of contemporary movies to understand some comparisons.
Meet Pa Celestine Egbunuche, sentenced to death and seem to be serving a life sentence in an Enugu State Prison. Enugu is a city in the Eastern part of Nigeria.
Pa Celestine clocked 100 years on August 4th, 2018. He was condemned to death along with his son, Paul and another relation, now 87.
They were said to have been engaged in a fight over a piece of land and in the process, somebody died. With such fate, Pa Egbunuche has for over 17 years lived in desolation and hopelessness.
They used 210 million cubic meters of rock, sand and limestone from 16 different quarries to create this Island.