June 10, 2007

What did they do when they were at your age?

Things Other People Accomplished When They Were Your Age lets you to enter your age and find out what other great people (and ordinary) had achieved at that age.

May be little depressing to find how much years I have wasted. Worth a click!

At age 29 (my Thiru's age),

The Buddha decided to renounce the world and abandon family and possessions. Seven years later, he realized this brought him no closer to the wisdom he sought.

Scottish-born inventor Alexander Graham Bell transmitted the first complete sentence by telephone.

Agatha Christie, the most translated writer in the world, published her first book.

Michael Faraday demonstrated electromagnetic rotation, leading the way to the invention of the electric motor.

Blacksmith Kirkpatrick MacMillan invented the first real bicycle.

English novelist Emily Jane Bronte wrote the romance Wuthering Heights .

Singer-songwriter Carole King released her best-selling album Tapestry.

French naturalist George Dagobert founded the science of comparative anatomy.

By age 29, Paul (from England) fathered three lovely children, and by working very hard for six days a week and spending all his free time with them, hopes to raise them to be complete and successful human beings with many positive attributes including compassion, generosity, wisdom, honesty, etc.

By age 29, Coco had raised her drug-addicted niece, had two children of her own, gotten married, held a full-time job and went to school full-time, graduating with a 4.0 GPA in Accounting,

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