Central pacific railroad

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Ten-second optical illusion will have you seeing things that aren't there

Stare at the red dot in the centre of the above image for ten seconds, we dare you.

150 Years of Great American Trains - Union Pacific 119 - On May 10, 1869, Central Pacific Railroad chief Leland Stanford used a golden hammer to pound a single golden spike into the ground, joining the tracks of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads in Promontory Summit, Utah. Beside Stanford were two trains -- the Central Pacific's Jupiter, and the Union Pacific's 119.

From Simple Steam to Burly Turbines: 150 Years of Great American Trains

In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Pacific Railway Act, we take a look back at ten great American passenger trains, from steam engines to streamliners

His Needs, Her Needs overview - great review of a great book!

4 of the Best Marriage Books

“Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story.” -Jennifer Smith

Handy Guide for spotting a Gun

Surreal memes are (usually humorous) memes that are in a surreal style or contain surreal content. Such memes may be difficult to understand for...

Police cars for their country - LolSnaps

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Is this cat going up or down? New optical illusion sweeps the internet

This image of a cat on a flight of stairs has provoked a furious debate online between users who cannot agree whether the animal is climbing or descending the staircase.

Math Humor - PA Coalition for World Class Math

Math Humor

A coalition of concerned parents, teachers mathematicians, school board members who support real math and world class math standards. Math humor but no fuzzy math.