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Face of the day

Ahlam has said religion should not have anything to do with the pageant Muslim-model-Ahlam-El-Brinis-defies-critics-say-insulting-Islam-taking-Miss-Italy-beauty-pageant.BM -MailOnline

Ahlam has said religion should not have anything to do with the pageant Muslim-model Ahlam El Brinis defies critics say insulting Islam taking Miss Italy beauty pageant. -MailOnline

Today’s face of the day is a non-practising Muslim in the same way that I am a non-practising Roman Catholic. Like her I was brought up in a religion and then as an adult I chose to not follow it. If anyone now called me a Catholic or criticised my choices in life based on the fact that I was brought up Catholic I would be outraged. It has never happened though because Catholicism is a religion that you can leave whereas Islam is like the song Hotel California.

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Word of the day

The word for today is…

estrapade (noun) – The action of a horse, when, to get rid of his rider, he rears, plunges, and kicks furiously.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : No information

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 28

18The blameless will be rescued from harm, but the crooked will be suddenly destroyed.

Friday nightCap

Kangaroo apocalypse – He should be thankful they aren’t killer cows


Today’s Trivia


Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

Butterflies attach their eggs to leaves with an almost unbreakable glue, the chemical compounds of which we still do not understand. (Source)

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Are you a racist?


Thank goodness for Faraday cages

Although those people were perfectly save, I suspect they had a bad day as they plane would have had to undergo safety checks – if only to ensure the tires were still good to go.


Daily Roundup


Imagine that guy’s CV

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