What Does 200 Calories Look Like?


Some foods have significantly more Calories than others but what does the difference actually look
like. Each of the photographs below represents 200 Calories of the
particular type of food; the images are sorted from low to high calorie
density. When you consider that an entire plate of broccoli contains the
same number of Calories as a small spoonful of peanut butter, you might
think twice the next time you decide what to eat. According to the
U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average adult needs to consume about
2000 – 2500 Calories to maintain their weight. In other words, you
have a fixed amount of Calories to “spend” each day; based on the
following pictures, which would you eat?”


Kiwi fruit – 328g = 200 calories

Actual Excuses


Collection of “actual excuse
notes from parents (including spelling)” from the Office of Educational Assessment
at the University of Washington.

My son is under a doctor’s
care and should not take P.E. today. Please execute him.”

Dear School: Please ekscuse
John being absent on Jan. 28, 29, 30, 31,32, and also 33.”

Please excuse Tommy for
being absent yesterday. He had diarrhea and his boots leak.”

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One-Liners and Proverbs


 – “A Committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing, but as a group decide that nothing can be done”

 – A college professor asked his class a question. If Philadelphia is 100
miles from New York and Chicago is 1000 miles from Philadelphia and Los
Angles is 2000 miles from Chicago, how old am I.
One student in the back of the class raised his hand and when called upon said “Professor your 44..”
The Professor said “you’re absolutely correct, but tell me how did you arrive at the answer so quickly?”
The student said. “You see professor I have a brother, he’s 22 and he’s half nuts.”

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