Archive for August, 2013

Current Events, Interesting Facts

Massive Wildfire in California’s Yosemite

Massive Wildfire in California's Yosemite

California has been hit by one of the largest wildfires in history, burning more than 192,000 acres in Yosemite area, with 4,500 structures still in the danger zone. Now on its 12th day, the historic fire has darkened the sky in Yosemite with smoke likened to a “thunderhead cloud” as described by witnesses. The cost […]

August 30, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Guest Post, Health & Wellness

Three Important Things about Work-Life Balance

Three Important Things about Work-Life Balance

  by Emma Grey (Life Balance Specialist) We often feel at the mercy of other people’s plans for us: work deadlines, family commitments, even the traffic we battle through or the queues we stand in.  If we focus on the ways that the world pushes and pulls us, and ignore the ways we respond and […]

August 18, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Weather

Countries Experience Excessive Hot Weather

Countries Experience Excessive Hot Weather

Some countries around the world have been experiencing record breaking highest temperature in the past six months. The excessive heat has already caused deaths and harm to people, crops and animals.  Heat waves also bring physiological and psychological stress to mankind. Added to this, are the physical damages caused to properties due to power outages […]

August 16, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts about Biggest Domed Stadiums

Interesting Facts about Biggest Domed Stadiums

Due to its popular use in sporting events, domed stadiums have become the center of architectural exhibition. Stadiums are becoming higher and bigger, trying to compete with others in terms of seating capacity, total land area, and modern high-tech facilities. In these modern days, the stadium is designed as venue for big events like exhibits, […]

August 11, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Environment, Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts about Ice Melt in Antarctica

Interesting Facts about Ice Melt in Antarctica

In July 2013, one of NASA’s satellites has found an unusually large crater on Antarctica’s surface. Scientific studies revealed that craters are formed in this continent when the lakes of fresh water below the thick ice sheets are drained. Between 2007- 2008, six cubic kilometres of water was reported to have flowed and drained a […]

August 6, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>