Miscellaneous Quotes


You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. – Beverly Sills – Opera Singer (1929 – 2007)

Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. – Author

It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot – Novelist (1819 – 1880)

Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart. – Ancient Indian Proverb

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. – Vincent Van Gogh

My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength. – Michael Jordan

A pot-in-pot refrigerator or zeer (Arabic: زير‎)

A pot-in-pot refrigeratorRefrigerate foods without using electricity -this mode of refrigeration goes back at least 5000 years.

It uses a porous outer earthenware pot, lined with wet sand, contains an inner pot (which can be glazed to prevent penetration by the liquid) within which the food is placed – the evaporation of the outer liquid draws heat from the inner pot. The device can be used to cool any substance.

Have any of you tried this.
More info – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pot-in-pot_refrigerator