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Temper Tantrums

a: Revolution ~
b: a baby

What: "The revolution is like a baby," Rami, a Syrian activist, said in an interview on Sunday in a Beirut cafe. "You can't say if this baby is going to be a doctor or a lawyer, smart or dumb. Even if this baby throws his mother's purse, I can't complain - he's a baby."

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Writer: Rami
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Date: Feb 1 2013 12:08 PM


Your Inner Water Ballon

a: Vacuole ~
b: a balloon

What:

"Vacuole is like a balloon full of water" Yes, it's full of water, it's flexible so it can expand to help a plant cell grow.


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Writer: Dante Almaguer
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Date: Dec 28 2013 12:18 PM



a: Aimless person ~
b: pendulum

What:

"An aimless person is like the pendulum which merely swings to and fro without any forward movement. In life two types of people meet failure: one who thinks right and does not follow up with action; the other, who does the actions without thinking."


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Writer: Pt. Shriram Sharma Acharya
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Date: Dec 30 2013 4:20 PM



a: socialism ~
b: smoking

What:

"I would argue socialism is like smoking, there's a decent amount you may get away with without killing the user, but the safest amount is the least amount. That's the libertarian opinion, but do the facts support it? "


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Writer: Gary Nolan
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Date: Mar 15 2015 10:55 AM



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