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A Birth Booster?
What do you do if you’ve got a low population? It’s a tough question, making the country more attractive to people that may like to move there is a start, improving the economy is another way forward, how about declaring a “Sex Day” ? That’s how the Ulyanovsk region in Russia have played the game, National Sex Day has been held annually for the last 3 years and has contributed to a 4.5% increase in births in the last year! The governor Sergei Morozov has instructed couples to take the day off to have sex, if their baby is born exactly nine months today on Russia’s national day on the 12th June they will be eligible to win prizes (including… Continue reading »
Early Daze – Gig
Yep, they’ve got another one – I’ve finally seen them in the UK (having worked with and drunk with several of them for sometime I had to go all the way to the south of france to see them last summer!!!!!), and had a good night. So it’s the Liden Arms in Swindon on 11th February 2007 from 8pm onwards.
Bill Gates Home Truths
Bill Gates recently gave a speech at a High School about 11 things they did not and will not learn in school. He talks about how feel-good, politically correct teachings created a generation of kids with no concept of reality and how this concept set them up for failure in the real world. Rule 1: Life is not fair . . get used to it! Rule 2: The world won’t care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself. Rule 3: You will NOT make $60,000 a year right out of high school. You won’t be a vice-president with a car phone until you earn both. Rule 4: If you think… Continue reading »