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Bodhidharma, the founder of Zen Buddhism found enlightenment – as it is known in Buddhism – by sitting facing a wall for nine years.

Only 2% of our genes are specifically human.

If people stay in Japan for a long time, they tend to get used to the native way of thinking. For instance, they start to find it normal that books are always wrapped in plastic covers; they start nodding on the phone saying “te, te” when listening to someone; they start to use shoulder compressors for stiffness; and, they start to think that fried gyoza is normal food. This process of foreigners turning native is so real, the Japanese actually have a word for it: tatami. Curiously, tatami also means a type of rice straw mat which is often used as a flooring material in traditional Japanese-style rooms.

The Swiss have gone over five centuries without a war.

American porn actress Lisa Sparks (also spelled Sparxxx) holds the world record for the largest gangbang (a sexual act in which one person has sexual intercourse with a large number of people from the opposite sex) – on October 16, 2004 she had sex with 919 men in Warsaw, Poland.

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3 thoughts on “14/viii mmxiv

  1. The Swiss have gone over five centuries without a war.” – And yet, for reasons totally incomprehensible to me, they invented the Swiss Army knife.

    As for Ms Sparxxx, I can only say that everyone needs a hobby.

  2. Well, the Swiss are known for their go-getting business attitude.
    As for MS Sparxxx, it’s her job I believe. By the way, the porn industry in one of the few business sectors in which women virtually always make more than men.

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