Archive for August, 2012

Environment

Interesting Facts about Heat Waves

Interesting Facts about Heat Waves

Heat waves and global warming proved to be the major culprits of the recent wildfires. This was often the result of warm air getting stuck in mid-air instead of going through the upper layer of the atmosphere. Lack of precipitation, the absence of convection clouds, and the constant build up of hot air culminates into […]

August 27, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Travel

Travel to Western Australia’s Top Cities

Travel to Western Australia's Top Cities

Australia is considered as the smallest of the seven continents in terms of land area. Its population density is also the smallest in the world, with just 3 people in every square kilometer. That’s because a third of the continent is largely uninhabited particularly the arid regions of the west and central states. Along the […]

August 23, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Media

Digital Publishing Wonder

Digital Publishing Wonder

Remember how printed magazine and newspapers land in our footsteps every morning when we were still a kid. Breakfast composed of hot cocoa, pancakes and maple syrup seems incomplete without it on our parent’s hand. However, as we enter the era where everything can be done with an instant click, digital publishing seems promising. Different […]

August 22, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts about the Universe

Interesting Facts about the Universe

Our quest to understand the mystery of the universe has left so many unanswered questions that even today scientists can only speculate based on accepted theories and laws of physics. Things like how big the universe really is, how it came into being, and if there’s really life on the other side of the universe […]

August 18, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Health & Wellness

How to Cope with Work-Related Stress

How to Cope with Work-Related Stress

Job pressure ranks as the no. 1 cause of stress according the latest survey by the American Psychological Association. It further indicates that 77% of Americans exhibit physical signs of stress on a regular basis and more than $20 billion are spent for medical bills and disability payments of stress-related diseases yearly. Excessive stress can […]

August 13, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Natural Disasters

Heavy Monsoon Rains Submerge Manila

Heavy Monsoon Rains Submerge Manila

Almost 2 million Filipino people were inundated by floods and more than 300,000 were evacuated to safer places due to heavy downpours that hit the Philippines. Half of Manila, the capital city, has been submerged when monsoon rains caused rivers, dams and waterways to overflow and set off flash floods to the capital region and […]

August 9, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Sports

Usain Bolt Wins Gold in Olympics Final

Usain Bolt Wins Gold in Olympics Final

Usain Bolt from Jamaica proved to the world that he’s the fastest man in this planet when he grabbed the 2012 London Games gold medal in the men’s 100-meter race. Bolt set a new Olympic record time of 9.63 and retained his title from the 2008 Beijing Games where he had announced that he would […]

August 5, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Personal Development

Positive Intelligence as Measure of Success

Positive Intelligence as Measure of Success

It has been proven that a person’s positive intelligence will have a significant effect to his career, relationships, and his perception of success and life’s fulfillment.  A lot of people are looking for ways to succeed in life. They all feel that they are equipped to succeed, but they do not know how to reach that […]

August 4, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

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