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Happy Blue Monday

From Wikipedia on the most depressing day of the year: Arnall says the date was calculated by using many factors, including: weather conditions, debt level (the difference between debt accumulated and our ability to pay), time since Christmas, time since failing our new year’s resolutions, low motivational levels and feeling of a need to take […]

Spite Houses

I had never heard of this before today: A spite house is a building constructed or modified to irritate neighbours or other parties with land stakes. Spite houses often serve as obstructions, blocking out light or access to neighboring buildings, or as flamboyant symbols of defiance.[1][2] Because long-term occupation is at best a secondary consideration, […]

Word of the Day

Borborygmus. (via delicious.com/alfawolph)

The 50 most Interesting Articles on Wikipedia

At least according to Copybot. (I did check out a few and they were interesting.)

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