Archive for April, 2011

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Natural Disasters, Top News

Tornadoes Hit U.S.

Tornadoes Hit U.S.

More than ten  people were killed due to tornadoes that hit Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.  States of emergencies have been declared due to the extensive damage caused by the powerful storms and wave of tornadoes.  (See more updated news below.) Aside from deaths and injuries, numerous houses collapsed with people trapped inside. The […]

April 16, 2011 1 Comment / Read More >>

Health & Wellness

The Five Best Fruits

The Five Best Fruits

It’s nice to know that healthy food can taste good as well. When it comes to taste and nutritional value, nothing beats mother earth’s natural food – fruits. They abound in local stores and markets and they can be easily grown in your own backyard. Of course, not all fruits are the same. Some fruits […]

April 14, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Life & Leisure, Sports

How Badminton Got Its Name

How Badminton Got Its Name

Badminton is a very popular sport that can be played in singles or doubles. It can be an indoor or outdoor game and could be played by any person. Originally, the shuttlecock used is made up of 16 goose’s left wings officially weighing 4.74 to 5.50 grams, the standard weight of the shuttle. The world’s […]

April 12, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Environment

Future of the Polar Bears

Future of the Polar Bears

In the year 2006, the winter in the northern hemisphere had the lowest level of ice in three decades which was just 14.6 million square kilometres.  The average recorded from 1979 to 2000 was 15.9 million kilometres.  Given this situation, there is a posing threat to the polar bears that are dependent on the ice […]

April 11, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Media

The YouTube Story

The YouTube Story

YouTube has become a household name since the website launched as a versatile, multi-functional, and ever-expanding video sharing website. It was nicknamed “GooTube” after Google acquired ownership of it on November 13, 2006. It started out as an online dating website in February 2005 by a team of three former PayPal employees: Chad Hurley, a […]

April 10, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

Environment

Global Warming Threat

Global Warming Threat

We often think of global warming as something only found in books, magazines, and daily news. We don’t have any idea how close we are to a situation that’s hopelessly irreversible, and how far our earth has changed from bad to worse. This is due, perhaps, to our willful acts of negligence or ignorance to […]

April 8, 2011 1 Comment / Read More >>

Life & Leisure

Man’s best friend

Man's best friend

When we talk about dogs, we always think of them as a loyal friend and companion. It excites us just to see one, especially if it is a puppy. People love to make them as pets at home because in nature, they can be trained very well and can be as friendly as any human […]

April 6, 2011 3 Comments / Read More >>

Environment, Travel

Life in the Desert

Life in the Desert

Different people living differently in different places still have these common needs: to have something to eat and drink in order to survive. In the desert for instance, food is still the main problem to endure. The desert is a kind of place that receives minimal amount of rainfalls, a dusty and rocky place where […]

April 4, 2011 No Comments / Read More >>

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