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  A new page in the book of life:  Thursday, 21 August, 2014

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Toady's tidbits for today /
Don't skip breakfast! Start the day with some food for thought.

Words to keep
"For all men strive to grasp what they do not know, while none strive to grasp what they already know; and all strive to discredit what they do not excel in, while none strive to discredit what they do excel in. This is why there is chaos." —Chuang Tzu

Literature & arts
Albert Einstein is known as a scientist, but he was a music lover as well. Einstein preferred Mozart's music to Beethoven's. He said Beethoven's music was beautiful, but "it sounds as if it had been invented; Mozart's sounds as if it had been discovered." Einstein himself was an accomplished violinist.

Toady's teaser for today /
Look tomorrow!

Q:  Who wrote the words "Beauty is truth, truth beauty"?

Yesterday's teaser
Q:  When and where did the first full-color comic strip appear?
A:  In 1894 in a New York newspaper, The New York World.
Toady's triathlon for today / Here are three quick exercises to get you going!
[Note: The exercises may not work in all browsers.]
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