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Venice Will Disappear

Venice, Italy - 2008

Venice, Italy will "almost certainly" be uninhabitable by the year 2100 because of rising water levels and flooding, a meeting of international scientists in Cambridge, England, was warned. The famed Italian city, built on 118 sea islets and joined by 400 bridges, may not be around in another 100 years. For Venice, which rests on millions of wooden piles pounded into marshy ground, is gradually sinking into the water. A four-day conference organised by the Venice in Peril Fund to find a way to rescue the city was told that its population has fallen from 150,000 in the 1950s to 58,000 today. After spending a morning... more

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I told you I was ill

Sussex, England - 2004

Even in death Irish comic genius Spike Milligan managed to have the last laugh. Two years after his death at his home in Sussex, England, the creator of "The Goon Show" has finally got the epitaph he wanted. A headstone bearing the words "I told you I was ill" has been erected above his grave at St. Thomas's Church in Winchelsea, East Sussex. Sadly for more than two years after his death at the age of 83, the funny man's grave had no gravestone, and was marked only with flowers and a small statue. Problems arose after his family had been unable to agree on a... more

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Filed Under: Laertius Diogenes
Biographer
180 AD - 240 AD

He said that there was one only good, namely, knowledge and one only evil, namely, ignorance.

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Windmills always turn anti-clockwise, except for the windmills in Ireland!

Men laugh longer, louder, and more often than women.

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Filed Under: Dorothy Parker
U.S. Author
1893 - 1967

Brevity is the soul of lingerie.

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Filed Under: A. A. Milne
Author  1882 - 1956

We can't all and some of us don't. That's all there is to it.

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Filed Under: Mae West
U.S. Movie Actress  1893 - 1980

I feel like a million tonight --- but one at a time.