Archive for September, 2012

Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts about Rice

Interesting Facts about Rice

For most of the people in Asia, rice is life and the staple food. In some countries, rice is even considered as food that comes from the gods. In India, rice is commonly associated with Lakshmi, also known as Hindu’s Goddess of Wealth. It is also associated with bounty and prosperity. Basically, the Hindu people […]

September 28, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Environment, Interesting Facts

Typhoon Brings ‘Fish Rain’ in Russia

Typhoon Brings ‘Fish Rain’ in Russia

In August 29, 2012, a strong typhoon named Bolaven hit Russia and caused disruptions to train system, power cut-off to thousands of people and also a weather phenomenon called  ‘fish rain’. After bringing devastation to the Korean peninsula, the powerful typhoon dominated east Russia for several days with reports that fishes and sea shells rained […]

September 26, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events

Avalanche in Mount Manaslu Kills Mountaineers

Avalanche in Mount Manaslu Kills Mountaineers

At least 11 mountaineers lost their lives while  others are still missing when a devastating avalanche hit down the slope of Mount Manaslu in Northern Nepal, early morning of Sunday, September 23, 2012. The mountain climbers were fast asleep in their tents when the avalanche happened. The large mass of snow, described to be the […]

September 25, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Interesting Facts

Space Shuttle Endeavour Retires

Space Shuttle Endeavour Retires

On September 23, 2012, the Space Shuttle Endeavour has finally retired after 20 years of service in the space mission program of the United States. Built in 1987, the maiden voyage of the shuttle was in May 1992 and the last journey was in May 2011. Records show that Endeavour has completed 25 flights and […]

September 22, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts about Space Missions

Interesting Facts about Space Missions

Space shuttle Discovery (bbc.co.uk) Space has always been considered the last edge of exploration for mankind, the final frontier or the great unknown. Ever since the dawn of men, people have always wondered what lay out beyond the outskirts of Earth’s grasps. With the revolution and innovation in technology, mankind finally has to escape the […]

September 20, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Parenting

Tips to Parents: Dealing with Peer Pressure

Tips to Parents: Dealing with Peer Pressure

When a child reaches school age, parents can’t monitor them 24/7—what they do and who they go with.  At this stage, one of the hardest battles for both child and parent is peer pressure. When a child gets along with other kids in a playground or at school, they become susceptible to bullies, especially if […]

September 16, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Travel

Travel Guide to Kuala Lumpur

Travel Guide to Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is truly Asia. It is a melting pot of ethnic Malays, Chinese migrants and the colonial British who opted to remain in this extra ordinary city. It is a culturally diverse city with bustling metropolis and dotted with world’s tallest buildings. In addition, it is a city of contrast with historic and ancient […]

September 9, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Travel

Top 5 Most Expensive Hotels in the World

Top 5 Most Expensive Hotels in the World

If you have US$ 65,000 splurged for the night, then you have the Royal Penthouse Suite in the President Wilson Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland. Known to be a super secure city but for self-preservationists and fearful rich, this hotel is perfect. Visiting heads of state prefer to enclose themselves at the hotel’s bulletproof doors and […]

September 6, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

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