Quote of the day: knowledge
“Knowledge isn’t going to track you down and force itself upon you. “ Professor Lang
“No outcome, no discovery, is really an accident; it is the product of the effort invested in the process.”
Photo credit: http://urbanfragment.wordpress.com/2012/10/07/we-dont-like-stalkers/
Dirt Poster is a Design and Graphic-Design work made by Roland Reiner Tiangco, a new graduate of a Design School, living in New York. While handling the poster, your hands starts to get dirty, and this dirt allows you to see what’s the poster is all about. Check out also the artist’s Website.
I like the moral 🙂
Idiom: “To throw a Hail Mary”
Here’s one of those phrases for you. Used not only in its original field. 😉
A Hail Mary pass or Hail Mary route in American football refers to any very long forward pass made in desperation with only a small chance of success, especially at or near the end of a half.
What Oxford doctionary has to say about it?
1a prayer to the Virgin Mary used chiefly by Roman Catholics, beginning with part of Luke 1:28. Also called Ave Maria.2 [usually as modifier]US (in American football) a long, typically unsuccessful pass made in an attempt to score late in the game.a plan or project with little chance of success.
There is no play riskier in football than making a last second, desperation pass play to the end zone. The game clock is running out, the opposing team’s defensive coordinator knows the play is coming, and the defense is set up and ready to foil the attempt. Hail Mary passes stimulate the minds and hearts of spectators, sports announcers and teammates. After all, that last second chance to claim success offers something needed in a time of helplessness — hope.