"On my father's side, I'm descended from dirt farming peasants from the Netherlands, and starving peasants from Ireland. On my Mother's side, dirt farming peasants from Russia, so poor, they had meat when the chicken died (Note:…"
"Unless you write it down, its not a goal, just a dream or a wish. Have a specific and clearly defined endpoint, not something vague. "I want to get in shape" is not a goal. "I want to lose 15 lbs by a certain date" is. Write this…"
"I use the BBC as well. American news is just awful. This is what happens when ratings become more important than the quality of content. Its all spectacle rather than substance. News agencies would probably get better ratings if they actually…"
"I was never attacked or threatened by an animal, though a squirrel did look at me menacingly once...
Anyway, as far as I know, when attacked by wolves, mountain lions, or coyotes, it is probably a predatory response, so fight it off as much as…"
"I've never had an experience like this, but I think that anyone that anyone who treats a "friend" like they treat you are not friends. Leave them. It may be painful, but it will be worth it in the long run. Let then wallow in their…"
"Anything by Sabaton. They're a Swedish metal band that sings about history. Their subjects include D-Day, the siege of Stalingrad, the Somme, the 101st at Bastogne, Vietnam, the battle of Winza, The Thirty Years War, among many others.
"A littel bit of everything. To quote one of my favorite authors:
"A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone,…"
"Undergraduate: Major in History, a minor in Anthropology (mostly by accident). I don't regret it, but given today's job market, I wish I choose something else if I had the opportunity.
Graduate: I am a dissertation away from having a…"
"Classical- Beethoven, Vivaldi and Wagner are among my favorites
Metal- Sabaton is my all time favorite band, they sing about war and history. As a history buff and a metal fan, I can't help but love…"
"I had a job interview for a high school teaching position and knew that it would be a good idea to be clean-shaven. The job position ended up being filled by someone else that was much more qualified. Now I'm a carpenter and a beard…"
"I've read a lot over of Jeff's Beard Board, and there's been a lot of people that tried it. I think that getting a transplant shows an insecurity. If you don't have it, don't sweat it! I know that probably…"
Does anybody here have any experience with cigar box guitars? The title is pretty self-explanatory; they're guitars made out of cigar boxes.I've seen people get very creative with these and produce some pretty cool results. I've made about 10 of them myself, but I'm nowhere near the caliber of some builders. Hank Snowden has some pretty cool tutorials and guitars if anyone is interested.I've made all of mine electric and they are really fun to shred on. They're tuned to an open G (GDG.)…See More
"EXACTLY!! I've scoured the internet for more information about it, and the original post above is without a doubt the most informative source I've yet to find. A certain community-driven internet encyclopedia has a full page on…"