Make a wish on Titan and send it to your friends

Written by Maggie Jones

A new type of eCard simulates science news webpage

Recently a piece of news is widely spread on internet. It announces that NASA scientists have found mysterious characters onrepparttar rock of Titan and it might berepparttar 118097 sign of civilization having existed onrepparttar 118098 planet. Bob Rowntree received this URL link ( from her girl friend on MSN this morning. When he felt suspicious aboutrepparttar 118099 trueness ofrepparttar 118100 source, with an accidental click onrepparttar 118101 picture, Dave saw his name and a josh message!

This page has a headline “Sign of civilization discovered on Titan!” withrepparttar 118102 news category “Science”. A set of space pictures are located adjacent serving as a foil. The underside picture shows NASA scientists gather themselves together discussing excitedly, which helps enhancerepparttar 118103 suspense.

What Whine Goes With Cooked Goose?

Written by Rev. James L. Snyder

Some who know me suggest I might be a wee bit absentminded at times. I prefer to think of it as simply being actively engaged in processing thoughts; givingrepparttar tiny gray cells a good workout. My motto: Don't hate me because I'm thoughtful.

I must admit to a certain aura of preoccupation at times. However, it is not as severe asrepparttar 118096 Gracious Mistress ofrepparttar 118097 Parsonage seems to think. I just have many things on my mind and at times, I am not fully conscious of my immediate surroundings.

I admit it, but I refuse to acceptrepparttar 118098 thought that I am absent-minded. I always know where my mind is and what it is doing.

Of course, I will accede to certain instances where it might appear onrepparttar 118099 surface to resemble absent-mindedness, but appearances can be deceiving.

Case in point. Several times when my wife sent me torepparttar 118100 grocery store aroundrepparttar 118101 corner for a few items (which doesn't happen often, due to what she calls my absentmindedness) I ended up across town not knowing what I was doing there.

I cannot explain this activity, but it is not empirical evidence that I am absent-minded. It's just one of those things that happens every once in a while to a person like me.

Sometimes I will meet a friend, and he or she asks why I did not wave backrepparttar 118102 other day when they saw me. Sheepishly, I admit that I did not see them.

It could happen to anybody.

With this in mind, an incident happened last week bearing explanation.

As it happened, my wife was going to accompany our granddaughter on a school field trip. There was one thing needing attention. Someone needed to pick up our grandson from school that afternoon.

That someone turned out to be me.

In preparation for my "assignment," my wife lectured me onrepparttar 118103 necessity of picking up our grandson by 2:30 that afternoon. "It is extremely important," my wife said to me as I gazed outrepparttar 118104 window, "that he be picked up no later than 2:30."

Then she added something that terribly insulted me. She said, emphatically, "Do you think you can remember to do it?"

As far back as I can remember, my memory has served me quite well, thank you. I could not believe she could believe I would forget something that important. It just goes to show how little some people know some other people. I'm not mentioning any names.

The morning ofrepparttar 118105 field trip arrived and I was in fairly good spirits, as I recollect. As my wife went outrepparttar 118106 door, she threw in my general directionrepparttar 118107 words, "Don't forget to pick up our grandson at 2:30."

I just smiled a smile, telling her I was in complete charge of my agenda.

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