Trivia Friday – January 30

January 30, 2015 § 1 Comment

How much do you know about the great William Shakespeare?

1. One of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, Romeo and Juliet, was based on
a) A French tale b) An Italian tale c) An English tale d) A Spanish tale e) None, the plot was an original.

2. Not much is known of William Shakespeare’s wife except that her name was
a) Ann Shakespeare b) Anne Hathaway c) Lady Macbeth d) Shakespeare was single

I’ll post the answers later in the comment section.

Quotes of the Day – Art

January 26, 2015 § Leave a comment

“I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.” Picasso

“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.” Picasso

“Art is never finished, only abandoned.” Leonardo da Vinci

“Why does the eye see things more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?” Leonardo da Vinci

“People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it’s simply necessary to love.” Claude Monet

“I think we’re much smarter than we were. Everybody knows that abstract art can be art, and most people know that they may not like it, even if they understand there’s another purpose to it.” Roy Lichtenstein

Trivia Friday – January 23

January 23, 2015 § 1 Comment

This week we travel to the Korean Peninsula.

1. Other than North Korea, South Korea also borders
a) Russia b) China c) Japan d) China & Japan e) None

2. What is the national flower of South Korea?
a) Cherry blossom b) Red tulip c) Rose of Sharon d) Paperwhite flower

I’ll post the answers later in the comment section.

Brain Teaser – Riddle #4

January 22, 2015 § 1 Comment

Man’s works and Heaven’s laws I execute.
Without Heaven’s laws my work yield no fruit.
Agitation I have none,
Since my calculations are never wrong.

I’ll post the answer later in the comment section.

After plastic surgery

January 20, 2015 § Leave a comment

From being one of the most beautiful women in China to this (Hans Andersen beauty)…..I’ll let you judge it for yourself. (Hint: Look at the chin).

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Source: Chinese media

Happy Martin Luther King Day!

January 19, 2015 § Leave a comment

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I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.” —– This will be the day when all of God’s children will be able to sing with a new meaning, “My country, ’tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing. Land where my fathers died, land of the pilgrim’s pride, from every mountainside, let freedom ring.” Martin Luther King

Bruce Lee – not just an action star

January 15, 2015 § Leave a comment

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