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  • Never Satisfied

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 20, 2013
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    NEVER SATISFIED Some people are never happy. A Jewish lady's grandson is playing in the water, she is standing on the beach not wanting to get her feet wet, when all of a sudden, a huge wave appears from nowhere and crashes directly over the spot where the boy is wading. The water recedes more

  • Not All Moms Are Gentle

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 13, 2013

    Not everyone has a gentle mom. A police recruit was asked during the exam, "What would you do if you had to arrest your own more

  • The New Baby...?

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 13, 2013

    THE NEW BABY...? For weeks a six-year-old lad kept telling his first-grade teacher about the baby brother or sister that was expected at his house. One day the mother allowed the boy to feel the movements of the unborn child. The six-year old was obviously impressed, but made no comment. more

  • According To The Government Census, "In 2010, Of ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 13, 2013

    According to the government census, "In 2010, of the 3.7 million women 15 to 44 years old who had a birth in the last year, 1.4 million (39 percent) were to women who were not more

  • John The Baptist And The Mandaeans

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 6, 2013

    JOHN THE BAPTIST AND THE MANDAEANS One religion exists to this day that reveres John as their main prophet: The Mandaeans were originally native speakers of Mandaic, a Semitic language that evolved from Eastern Middle Aramaic, before switching to colloquial Iraqi Arabic and Modern Persian. more

  • Betting On Goliath  PRO

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 2, 2013
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    BETTING ON GOLIATH Death was handled differently in the ancient world. An archaeologist was digging in the Negev Desert in Israel and came upon a casket containing a mummy. After examining it, he called the curator of a prestigious natural history museum. "I've just discovered a 3,000 year more

  • Nasa, Britons And The Chicken

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 4, 2013

    Sometimes it DOES take a rocket scientist. 
 Scientists at NASA have developed a gun built specifically to launch dead chickens at the windshields of airliners, military jets and the space shuttle, all traveling at maximum velocity. The idea is to simulate the frequent incidents of more

  • Optimism Is Healthy

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 19, 2013

    OPTIMISM IS HEALTHY "Middle-aged adults who are more optimistic about their future tend to have higher antioxidant levels than their less optimistic peers, according to new research out of Harvard. Investigators studying nearly one thousand people over ten years found that increases in optimism more

  • Your Sin Will Find You Out

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 4, 2013

    YOUR SIN WILL FIND YOU OUT ORANGE CITY, Fla., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Authorities in Florida said they arrested a man who accidentally called 911 while allegedly talking about selling drugs. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office said dispatchers contacted deputies around 9:42 p.m. Tuesday and told more

  • The Vastness Of The Galaxy

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 21, 2013

    THE VASTNESS OF THE GALAXY Have you ever considered the speed of light? It’s pretty fast you know — about 186,000 miles per second. Since the distance around the earth is about 25,000 miles, at this speed a "particle" of light can zip around the earth about 7 or 8 times in just 1 second. That’s more

  • On "Stuff"

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 2, 2013

    One authority writes: "For example, ever wonder why retail clothing stores have those helpful bags and baskets for gathering all your potential purchases? Retailers know that once you have held an item in your hand, you’re psychologically tied to it and you don’t want to give the item up. The more

  • Christmas Season Makes Us Think Of Shopping. ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 4, 2012

    Christmas season makes us think of shopping. That brings to mind an older couple who are always holding hands. When I asked him why he always holds more

  • Someone Asked A Group Of Jewish Merchants What ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 4, 2012

    Someone asked a group of Jewish merchants what they do on Christmas Day to celebrate. They said they go to their shops, count the cash more

  • Thanksgiving Gags

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 19, 2012

    THANKSGIVING GAGS Some of you might want to add variety to your Thanksgiving dinner conversation for those of you who are mischievous: • During the middle of the meal, turn to mom and say, "See mom, I told you they wouldn't notice that the turkey was four months past its expiration date. You more

  • Accused

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 29, 2012

    ACCUSED A Louisiana man has been released from death row, becoming the 300th prisoner nationwide to be freed after DNA evidence showed he was innocent. Of those 300 prisoners, 18 had been on death row, according to lawyers from the New York-based Innocence Project. [source: Good News more

  • The Three-Legged Chicken

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 4, 2012

    THE THREE-LEGGED CHICKEN One day a traveller was driving down a back country road when he noticed that there was a three-legged chicken running alongside his car. He stepped on the gas but at 50 miles per hour, the chicken was still keeping up. After about a mile of running, the chicken ran up a more

  • Where Will Our Jobs Go?

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 13, 2012

    WHERE WILL OUR JOBS GO? Futurist Thomas Frey blogs, "People are seriously worried. I've been in a number of conversations recently where people are very worried about our coming era of automation where fewer and fewer jobs will be left for people to do. A few months ago I predicted that over 2 more

  • The Jewish Belief Was That The Messiah Would Come ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 6, 2012

    The Jewish belief was that the Messiah would come after the great tribulation… “R. Johanan said: When thou seest a generation overwhelmed by many troubles as by a river, await him, as it is written, when the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard more

  • The Danish Philosopher, Kierkegaard, Tells A ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 6, 2012

    1. The Danish philosopher, Kierkegaard, tells a parable of a theater where a variety show is proceeding. Each show is more fantastic than the last, and is applauded by the audience. Suddenly the manager comes forward. He apologizes for the interruption, but the theater is on fire, and he begs his more

  • The Antichrist In Jewish Literature

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 23, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    THE ANTICHRIST IN JEWISH LITERATURE In Jewish literature, the Antichrist was sometimes referred to as Belial. According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, "in Jewish circles in the pre-Christian period the expectation was prevalent of the appearance of Belial (one of Satan's lieutenants) if not of more