Archive for March, 2011

Environment

Nuclear Power

Nuclear Power

When fossil fuels become too expensive, people turn to energy sources that are much cheaper and readily available in abundant quantities. Nuclear energy was long envisioned after the realization that petroleum and other non-renewable energy sources are slowly running out. It has seen a number of uses since it was made commercially available to the […]

March 31, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Life & Leisure, Travel

Unique Restaurants

Unique Restaurants

Doing the same thing over and over becomes too monotonous. That’s why we want to do things a little different from time to time, sometimes even things that are odd or unusual. Our natural cravings for anything that’s new lead people to come up with the most unusual, wacky concepts. Take these unique restaurants for […]

March 29, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Travel

Beauty of Spain

Beauty of Spain

In the year 1939 up to 1975 Spain was under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco. During this time Franco wanted to unify the division between Spain and other regional languages and to promote the Roman Catholic Church as the official religion of the country. However, after his death in the year 1975 the country’s government […]

March 28, 2011 1 Comment / Read More >>

Health & Wellness, Life & Leisure

Laughter is the Best Medicine

Laughter is the Best Medicine

You might have heard this before. It is a popular saying, yet only a few people have serious thoughts about it. Besides, who would think that laughter has anything to do with health and wellness? But the saying “Laughter is the best medicine” is no laughing matter. In fact, a number of research and studies […]

March 26, 2011 1 Comment / Read More >>

Environment

The Earth Hour

The Earth Hour

Support Earth Hour 2011 to create a better future for our planet! Switch off your lights for an hour  on  Saturday, 26th March, 8:30 pm. What is Earth Hour? It is a global sustainability movement with 50 million supporters across 35 countries and territories.  It started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia with around 2.2 million people and […]

March 24, 2011 1 Comment / Read More >>

Environment

Pacific Seismic Belt

Pacific Seismic Belt

Japan, Indonesia, Mexico, and the Philippines are just a few among countries along the Pacific that have notably frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. These natural occurrences gave rise to what is known today as the Pacific Ring of Fire, so called because of its distinct horseshoe shape of nearly continuous series of volcanic belts and […]

March 24, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Environment

What are Glaciers?

What are Glaciers?

One way to tell the how hot or warm the earth is on a global scale is to determine the rate at which large, persistent bodies of ice melt in the cryosphere. It is interesting to know that cryosphere is the earth’s region where water is in solid form and known as the lake ice, […]

March 23, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Environment

Self-watering Desert Plant

Self-watering Desert Plant

There is a unique plant found only in Israel and Jordan that has the ability to water itself and survive the extremely dry climate in the deserts.  This rare plant is called the desert rhubarb (Rheum palaestinum) and was discovered by reasearchers from the University of Haifa at Oranim,  Israel. It has wide and broad […]

March 22, 2011 1 Comment / Read More >>

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