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hearken the facts - v

A few facts that you might never come across, but your life will be incomplete without:Before writing 007 novels, Ian Fleming studied languages at Munich and Geneva Universities, worked with Reuters in Moscow, and then became a banker and stockbroker.If you rearrange the words “A Domesticated Animal” you can spell “Docile, as Man Tamed it”.In Los Angeles, there are fewer people than there are automobiles.Airports that are at higher altitudes require a longer airstrip due to lower air density.San Jose was the original capital of California.An adult female mosquito consumes about 5-millionths of a liter of blood in a single meal.The entire town of Capena, Italy (including children as young as 2 years old) lights up cigarettes each year in honour of St. Anthony’s Day. This tradition is centuries old.The average 21 year old has spent 5,000 hours playing video games, has exchanged 250,000 emails, instant and text messages and has spent 10,000 hours on the mobile phone.Honey is the only nat…

one heist up: ocean’s eleven

Danny Ocean (George Clooney) along with Rusty (Brad Pitt) plan to rob three Las Vegas Casinos whose central repository is one of the most secure vaults in the world. Their accomplice – nine strangers who are adept at one or another skill required for the job.They gather up as a team from all over the United States, and formulate a plan. No detail is overlooked in the plan; but for a robbery of this magnitude, no plan is ever perfect. A throbbing sequence of events, and a mystical play of the characters thus ready them for the final loot.But will they pull it off, against Benedict, the most methodical owner of the casinos? Watch Ocean’s Eleven to discover one of the greatest plots in a heist movie ever.And while you’re at it, you might want to check out two heist up and three heist up. Technorati Tags: ,,,,,,,,