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Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts about Halloween

Interesting Facts about Halloween

Scary costumes, trick or treat and Jack-O-Lanterns are all representing the Halloween which is celebrated by different countries on the eve of October 31st. Halloween was derived from the words Hallow’s Evening or also known as All Hallows Eve.  It was originated and practiced by the western European group  called the Celthic Samhain and the […]

October 31, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events

Superstorm Sandy Devastates US East Coast

Superstorm Sandy Devastates US East Coast

Hurricane Sandy has caused fear, chaos and devastation to the US East Coast and has left 40 people dead.  There were significant damages to infrastructure due to the heavy winds and flooding. Everywhere flooding is a problem and the massive power outage has affected millions of residents. The  residents of the devastated areas are now […]

October 31, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events

“Frankenstorm” Sandy Hits US East Coast

About 60 million people in the United States East Coast will be affected by  “Frankenstorm”  Sandy as it continues to make its landfall in New Jersey today.  Several states have already declared emergencies and all business establishments, schools and transport services are suspended. The hurricane is so powerful that it can bring catastrophe to the […]

October 30, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Travel

Travel and Explore South Korea

Travel and Explore  South Korea

The natural attraction of soaring mountains, luminous water and the peacefulness of the morning are the reasons why South Korea is called “The Land of the Morning Calm”. The capital of South Korea is the megacity of Seoul which is the most popular tourist destination in the country.  The city ranked eighth in the Global […]

October 28, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts about Lightning and Thunder

Interesting Facts about Lightning and Thunder

Through the research of Benjamin Franklin in 1752, the science behind lightning and thunder has helped Fulminologists and earth scientists to study the background of natural occurrences. A few people may appreciate the nature of thunderstorms aside from kids who are fascinated by earth science. Because lightning represents the basic electrical conductivity to physics, scientists […]

October 23, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Travel

Interesting Facts about New Zealand

Interesting Facts about New Zealand

If there is one country in the world that deserves more attention for its beautiful landscape and opportunities for wild adventures, it is New Zealand. The country is one of the last places in the entire planet to be populated by humans and this is partly the reason a land mass just about the same […]

October 15, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Travel

Travel to Historic City of Kyoto Japan

Travel to Historic City of Kyoto Japan

According to the 2012 survey conducted by Monocle, a lifestyle magazine based in London,  Kyoto is the 11th most liveable city in the world. Some of the criteria used in selecting the top cities were safety, climate, environment, business conditions, medical care, public transportation, global connections and quality of architecture. Kyoto was the capital city […]

October 11, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

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Curiosity in the Amazing Red Planet

Curiosity in the Amazing Red Planet

Two months after NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity left the planet Earth, the vehicle is now scheduled to use the scoop on its robotic arm. There was an instruction made to the NASA’s mission scientists based in California to direct Curiosity and look for “a good sandbox, a good sand pit” for the first sand scooping […]

October 6, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

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