Can you imagine this is the last day of the month, with kids going back to school in a Week ( If you live in Canada).
I remember when Bogdan would do a blog post talking about the happenings of Adlandpro and it got me thinking that it would be kind of nice to do something similar.
While there is no way I can be Bogdan, I hope he will approve of me and doing this kind of blog post. I am titling it “Did you know…” simply because I want this to be fun, maybe having some facts and I dont know about you, but I really miss the inspirational stories …without further adieu..
Did you know!
Jan(aka)Jaz Green shared a story that I personally find incredible. Apparently scientists have discovered two supermassive black holes in the quasar closest to eart, Markarian. Read more about this story here
Speaking of astronomy, Patricia Bartch shared how scientists hope to find alien life. There have a 7 step plan to find aliens and here is how they are doing it
Did you hear the one about Mexican Bungie?
“Two guys are bungee-jumping one day. Being the entrepreneurial type, the first guy says to the second. “You know, we could make a lot of money running our own bungee-jumping service in Mexico.”
The second guy thinks this is a great idea, so the two pool their money and buy everything they’ll need – a tower, an elastic cord, insurance, etc.
They travel to Mexico and began to set up on the square. As they are constructing the tower, a crowd begins to assemble. Slowly,
more and more people gather to watch them at work….
Read the rest of this hilarious joke shared by Phil Black here
Did you know that there are 5 online marketiing basics every entrepreneur needs to know? One of the tips is understanding that testing is not profitable at first, but that does not mean you should stop. To read more about this story by ROCCO BALDASSARRE on Entrepreneur …just click on Rocco’s name.
Did you know that on this day William Cobb in 1955 demonstrated the first solar-powered car. Read more about this story on This Day in History
I’m not sure about you but I have always wondered about emojis and emoticons. I alsways felt they were the same thing…wrong!!
“Emoji is a special standartized set of icons, invented by Shigetaka Kurita in 1995.
Emoticons are any smiley symbols.
Emoticons represent a broad category of icons, while emoji include only specific icons.” Ozzy Musa shares more about the difference between emoticons and emojis that you may find interesting.
By the way did you know that as a marketer you should be using emoticons? Guess what there are 7 reasons to use emoticons in your writing and social media according science and Courney Seiter will tell you all 7 reasons.
I have to agree that using emoticons sometimes can be a social thing to do unless one goes completely overboard and lol…another guess what… when you use an emoticon sometimes you are showing your are not a robot ( I got that from one of the commenters
Just a reminder and a did you know that the credit builder contest on Adlandpro is as popular as when it first started. I suggest you visit the Credit builder forum and visit the different winners.. I’m sure they would love to hear from you.
As many of you may have heard Wayne Dyer has passed away and I felt it appropriate to share with you something
that he shared
10 Life Changing Tips Inspired By Wayne Dyer
1. Change your perspective
“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.”
2. Pursue your dreams
“Anything you really want, you can attain, if you really go after it.”
3. Hardships reveal who you are
“Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.”
4. A calm mind is powerful
“A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe. “
5. Do not judge
“When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.”
6. Make a decision to move forward
“You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.”
7. Control how you react to events
“How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.”
8. Do what you love
“Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.”
9. Go the extra mile
“It’s never crowded along the extra mile.”
10. Be open to miracles
“Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing.”
source: by Robert Piper
I hope that you have enjoyed this “Did you know” post…I had a lot of fun creating it. If there is anything you would like me to write about, a question you want answered, don’t be afraid to let me know.
Have a great next month..make every day a good one!
- Which Emoji Is Most Popular in Your State? (pcmag.com)
- Each state has its own fave emoji (and some of you people are weird) (cultofmac.com)
- Stream Silicon Personal Computer (stereogum.com)
- Did You Know: How fragels got their start in Ann Arbor (mlive.com)
- Did You Know Planets & Stars Give Off Music? This is What It Sounds Like (theeventchronicle.com)