Today you are going to know why it is important that you do not get everything you want at once.  You might have heard the story of Bill Gates and how he got his fortune in life.  You might have heard that he was arrested two times.  Here I’m going to ask you a question:  What gives us more satisfaction, the pursuit of our desires or the attainment of them?

If I were to pick one it would be pursuit of the item.  Here is the story of Bill Gates who followed his dream to become a programer.  He started programming by joining a club called the Mothers Club at the school named Lakeside.  His interest in programming was the GE system in BASIC.  His first program he completed was an implementation of tic-tac-toe.  He was only 13 years old at the time.

Gates graduated from Lakeside in 1973, and was a National Merit Scholar, he even scored 1590 out of 1600 on his SAT test.

As you can see already Bill was doing good, he even asked the teacher if he could skip math class so that he could do programming instead, and the teacher allowed he to do so.

Bill Gates work hard in programming.  That is when he programmed Microsoft.  His friend Paul Allen helped Bill Gates and also was a founder for Microsoft.

In pursuit of his dreams, Bill Gates is now on average making $12.7 billion a year.  Paul Allen only has $18.1 billion right now (he is not making this much per year) and on his SAT test he got 100%.

You now see that two friends decided to do some work that is now used in everyday lives.

To get everything in life at once is pointless.  You don’t just get everything you want, most people don’t get much, but they go for their dreams.  If something breaks then replace it, if you want a new item, but if you did not want it at all anymore then you can go for something new.  If you want an upgrade, you can sell or just wait till the item breaks.  The thing is, most people like the journey to get the item they want, but some like it when they have it and they can play or work with it.

For me I like the journey of pursuing the item to that of attaining it.  It is my “go” in life.  Post in the comments what part do you like, the desires to have the item, or the attainment?


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My Favorite music/songs

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I have been asked to write about my favorite music/songs. If you like music then you have probably know one of these artists.

The first song is by CaptianSparklz and TryHardNinja. He has written many songs so you have probably seen this one since it came out in 2012. It is on the top 10 of his best videos. Fallen kingdom. The song is based on the mid-evil times.

The next song is Dynamite. You have probably head this song because it was a hit in 2010.(there will be more info).

The 3rd song is Sideburns. If you have subscribed to Tobuscus channel you have probably heard this song.(there will be more info).

The last song is The Dramatic Song which is written by Tobuscus. This is one of his most liked songs.

Now I’m going to tell you some facts about the songs.

Dynamite was writing in 2009. One year later over 5.7M copies were sold.

The song was written by TAIO CRUZ. He has another famous song called Break your heart.

The Langht of the song is 3:22 min.

In the U.S.A. allow over 6M copies where sold. In Canada 319,000 copies where sold.

In New Zealand, over 7,500 copies where sold.

When when the song came out in the opening weekend, over 83,000 songs where sold.

They made about $70M in all.

More facts is that Australia had over 490K songs sold.

Austria had over 30K songs sold.

Belgium had over 15K songs sold.

Canada had over 400K songs sold.

Denmark had over 15K songs sold.

Germany had over 150K songs sold.

Italy had over 15K songs sold.

New Zealand had over 15K songs sold.

Sweden had over 40K songs sold.

Switzerland had over 30K songs sold.

United Kingdom had over 480K songs sold.

And the king of them all is the U.S.A. had over 6M songs sold.

At the year end the song was positioned in Australia as 3rd, in Canada as 4th, In Germany 22nd, Netherlands 48th, Uks 17th, US BH100 9th, US PS 4th, US HDCS 25th, US APS 46th.

At the end of 2011 the song position in Australia was 81st, in Hungary 22nd, and in US BH100 44th.

Now its time for Fallen kingdom and the other songs.

Fallen Kingdom was written and song by CaptianSparklz and TryHardNinja. The song has 96,906,730 views, and has 826,107 likes and 18,925 dislikes. The song is based on the song Viva la Vida(cold-play). Was released in 2012.

Sideburns was written and song by Tobuscus and has 12,621,833 views and has 145,460 likes and 2,555 dislikes. The song was released in 2012.

The Dramatic song was written and sung by Tobuscus. The song has 21,856,424 views and 314,699 likes and 4,642 dislikes. The song was released in 2012.

Ninty9Lives is a channel with nothing but music. There are 685,842 subscribers in 4 months.

Tobu is another Youtube channel with nothing but music. There are 510,623 subscribers and has been up for 3 years.

The most popular song on Tobu is called colors and has 6,526,308 views and was published in the year 2014.

Tobu Candy land is a relay good song and is number three in the most popular songs. It was published in 2015 and has 4,665,560 views. It is behind the music called higher.

The song higher is number two and was released in 2013 and has 5,415,142 views.

Goliath Birdwing Butterfly

Today you will learn about Goliath Birdwing Butterfly and their lifecycle.  First what is a lifecycle?  A lifecycle is the life of something starting from a egg or baby and going till their death.  You are in a lifecycle right now until you die.

The life of a Goliath Birdwing Butterfly starts when the adult butterfly lays eggs on the plant/food the larva eats.  Trees are where they lay their eggs but were?  If you are looking for a Goliath Birdwing Butterfly egg you have to look 20 meters in the canopy of the trees.  If you are looking for a Goliath Birdwing Butterfly egg on the trees, look under the leaves on the top of trees.  The eggs are small and will take some time to look for.  Goliath Birdwing Butterfly lays its eggs 20 m+ in height in the top of the canopies, this is high just to search for some eggs.  You might see more than one egg but the thing is not all of the eggs hatch.  Goliath Birdwing Butterfly lays 20 eggs at a time.  When a egg hatches the little thing you see is a larva which is the second stage.

Larva looks like a worm.  The larva when hatched eats the egg shell for its first meal and then starts eating the leaves they are on.  They shed their skin 4-5 times before they are fully grown caterpillar.  When they are fully grown they start a magical process by spinning a cocoon.

In the cocoon the caterpillar is slowly turning into a butterfly.  First it has to spin/make a cocoon, how they make it is by spinning silk around them until it reaches the branch.  After that it takes a butterfly 1 day-1 year to fully become a butterfly and break out of the cocoon.  Once the day or year has passed a butterfly brakes out of the cocoon.  When out of the cocoon, it takes 3-4 hours for the wings to dry and for the blood to go to the wings.

After 4 weeks to the Goliath Birdwing Butterfly has finally reached its goal and can now travel long distances to find a mate to reproduce.  The Goliath Birdwing Butterfly average lifespan in the wild is 12 months, but is the second largest butterfly in the world.

The Goliath Birdwing Butterfly can get up to 28 cm (11 in)

To tell a Male from a Female is by the color.  A male is green black and yellow in color.  A female is brown, black, yellow, white, and red and sometimes with a bit of blue.

Now you know facts about moths and butterflies and their lifecycles.

Here are some fun facts:  Moths, caterpillars in the Tineidae family eat your clothes and are the only ones that do.  Some caterpillars eat trees and crops and plants.  There are nearly 11,000 species of moths in America alone.  There are about 20,000 species of butterflies in the world.  There are about 160,000 species of Moths in the world.

Here are some things you need to know.  Did you know that you can get a butterfly kit with real live butterflies.  You can see the whole lifecycle happen before your eyes.  Did you know there are two moths that look like Hummingbirds?  They are called White-lined sphinx and Hummingbird hawk-moth.

Butterflies and moths have different ways of life.  Butterflies are out in the day drinking nectar and going from flower to flower.  There long tongue is called a Proboscis.  Here is a list on all the body parts of a butterfly and a moth.  Proboscis, Antenna, Head, legs (4 long and 2 short for butterflies and 6 short for moths), Abdomen, hindwing, wing veins, forewings, and Thorax.

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Gold costs $1320 per once. This pretty expensive.

Gold in the gold rush of California was estimated to be 12 million once which is over $16 billion. The gold rush started at a saw mill on the American river going through North California. The gold was spotted and examined. It was said to be gold, the founder of the gold flaks told his boss. His boss told him not to tell anyone. But the word got out and soon 380,000 would flocked to the west and go for the gold.

The gold was taken and at its peak was worth about $81 million annually.

It dropped tons to $46 million annually.

To get gold from rivers you need a pan and a spot on the river. Look for gravel and sand together. Grab a hand full of it and put it into your pan and wet it. After that you put some more water into your pan and swirly it around. I will put a link to a video. Then you shake it side to side. Then you move it forward and back wards in the water to get some of the dirt out. Then you repeat the process.


How do you swim safely in water?  In other wording means how can you stay safe around water and in water.  Number one is you need to know how to swim properly.  Number two is if you don’t know how to swim, go to swimming lessons.  And number three is don’t dive in shallow water.

These three things will help you be safe around water.

Life cycle of Butterflies

Today you will learn about butterflies and there life cycle.  First what is a life cycle?  A life cycle is the life of something starting from a egg or baby and going till there death.  You are in a life cycle right now until you die.

The life of a butterfly starts when the adult (parents) lay eggs on the food that the larva eats.  Plants is where they lay the eggs but where?  If you are looking for a butterfly egg you have to know what spicey you are looking for.  Different species mean different places where the eggs are going to be.  If you are look for butterfly eggs on plants, look under the leafs.  The eggs are small and will take some time looking for them.  You might see more then one again this depends on the species and not all eggs will hatch.

When the eggs hatch the caterpillars eat there egg shells for the first meal.  Larva looks like a worm.  When the larva starts eating the plant it starts to grow.  When the caterpillar is done growing it turns itself into a cocoon.

In the cocoon the caterpillar is slowly turning into a butterfly.  This takes about 1bay to 1 year depending on the family.

After 4 weeks of every thing the caterpillar is now a butterfly.  There are 20,000 different families of butterflies and 160,000 different families of moths.






America during the 19th Century

America has an area of 3.806 million mi2, with a population of 3.18 million people.  But in the 1800’s America was only the east coast of the country.  It later was settled on the west coast and then settled inward.  How did all of this happen?  Steam trains.  It took a family 6 months to 1 year to travel to the west/east but when the steam train came in business it only took 1 week to 4 weeks to get from coast to coast.

Before trains where invented, steam boats were in business and making the best traveling source by transporting goods up and down the river.  It was cheap and effective.  But there was one problem, if the goods had to be transported from east to west, land was in the way, so they had to go down river and go up the other river to get to the town.  To get around this they made canals going from river to river.  The boats soon started transporting people to places.

Before you knew it, both England and America had steam boats.  Could they now make a train that was powered by steam?  They did start with the rocket.  The rocket was not the first train, but it was a fast one.  If you look at a picture of the Rocket you would say that is not a train, but it is, and was made in 1829. Its top speed was 28 mph which is 45 km/h.  The first train ever built was called Puffing Devil made by Richard Trevithick, and completed on 21 February 1804.

More faster trains were made and could go up to 50+ mph.

When the American Civil war began, trains were very important to transport troops from all over the country to the battlefield.  This made it easier and faster to get troops in and out.  But if the enemy was in control of the rail road they would win the war since they would use the opponent’s rail way and trains to win the war.

The railway line was all over the U.S.A making goods and food, fuel, and more, faster and easier to transport goods and inhabit the rest of the country.  Without trains we would probably still would have not populated the U.S.A.  But thanks to trains and steam power we moved on to electric and combustion engines to power the mode of transport.

Most of the people in the world probably don’t have a car because they are in a third world country.  But those who have cars should be happy that they don’t have to walk from point A to point B.