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Good Trivia To Share

I wish to share these good information called trivia which are forwarded in my email. Actually it is a subscribed mail from arcamax and I want to post it here for general information before I delete it. time to go now! take care everyone!

How small are redwood seeds?

The seed of the redwood trees are so small that 123,000 of them weigh scarcely a pound.

Who signed the first U.S. passport?

Until the Middle Ages, passports were given only to the privileged well-to-do. In 1215, the Magna Carta established that "All merchants are to be safe and secure in leaving and entering England." One of the earliest U.S. passports on record was issued in France in 1778. It was signed by Benjamin Franklin, Arthur Lee, and John Adams.

What is the Bible's shortest verse?

The King James version of the Bible has 50 authors, 66 book, 1,189 chapters, and 31,173 verses. The shortest verse in the Bible consists of two words: "Jesus wept" (John 11:35).

How quickly do London cabbies drive…

Italy Shopping Trip with Venice Sightseeing..Everyone is Invited Esp. from Germany

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took a pose after shopping for remembrance

Hello Everyone!

I am finally organizing a shopping trip in Italy with Venice sightseeing. As you know Italy is very famous for its porcelain and ceramic collections which are hand made. It is especially famous for its capodimonte. I have been there thrice already and bought some porcelain and ceramics as my collections. If you have not been in Venice, this is already the chance for you to see this beautiful city. Without further adieu, here are some infos and itinerary about the trip.

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Cool News from Italy

This is quite cool. How about women from different countries? would you do the same? I don't have problem with this one because my husband don't burn money with fireworks. Think about it now!! Do you think it is the best solution? happy New year in advance!!

Women's ultimatum: Sex or fireworks

NAPLES, Italy (UPI) -- A group of more than 40 women in Naples, Italy, said they will withhold sex if their husbands or boyfriends set off fireworks during the holiday season.

Dr. Vincenzo Sorrentino said the idea for the committee of women pledging to withhold sex came after years of injuries and deaths resulting from Christmastime fireworks, ANSA reported Friday.

"We've tried everything to stop the mayhem caused by fireworks but we've never reached the results we hoped for," Sorrentino said. "We decided to get women involved because they are more convincing and they always achieve their goals."

Carolina Staiano, 42, the head of the women's committee, …

Genetic basis for some birth defects found

I guess, this is a good info for all women out there especially to all Mother!! keep reading to find it out!! have a great day!!

Genetic basis for some birth defects found
Copyright 2008 by United Press International
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CLEVELAND (UPI) -- U.S. medical researchers report they have determined the genetic basis for some birth defects that affect the development of the heart and head.

A multidisciplinary team led by Case Western Reserve University Professor Gary Landreth discovered a common genetic pathway for a number of birth defects such as abnormal development of the jaw, palate and brain.

The researchers said they developed a mouse model of the disorders by removing a gene, ERK2, responsible for the pathway. The scientists, in collaboration with Dr. William Snider at the University of North Carolina, discovered the mice missing the gene for ERK2 in neural crest cells had developmental defects resembling those of human patients with a deletion that includes that gene.

Landreth, with…

Halloween Time!

Halloween (or Hallowe’en) is aholiday celebrated on October 31. Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, ghost tours, bonfires, costume parties, visiting haunted attractions, carving jack-o'-lanterns, reading scary stories, and watching horror movies. Irish and Scottish immigrants carried versions of the tradition to North America in the nineteenth century. Other western countries embraced the holiday in the late twentieth century. Halloween is celebrated in several countries of the Western world, most commonly in the United States, Canada, Ireland, Puerto Rico, Japan, Australia, the United Kingdom, and at times in parts of New Zealand.

Termites helped destroy New Orleans dikes?

This seems to be a very interesting article about New Orleans...Most of us know how termites can be very dangerous to your house and your other properties. If you have some termites at home, better act earlier now...keep reading this news below ...any comments or reaction are very welcome!!

Termites helped destroy New Orleans dikes?
Copyright 2008 by United Press International
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NEW ORLEANS (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say they've discovered evidence termites might have been to blame for the failure of some New Orleans dikes during Hurricane Katrina.

Louisiana State University Professor Gregg Henderson says he discovered Formosan subterranean termites (Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki) in the floodwall seams of some New Orleans dikes five years before Katrina struck.

After the dikes were breached in 2005, Henderson and colleague Alan Morgan inspected 100 seams for evidence of termites where major floodwall breaks had occurred. They said they discovered 70 percent of the seams i…

Trivia for your Info

I just thought of sharing this little infos before I will delete it in my inbox. Trivia might not be very interesting for you but sometimes we just need to know some facts which might be important....be informed my friends!! here they are..thanks to arcamax for sharing this

What do the Japanese use their handkerchief's for?

Blowing your nose in public is considered rude in Japan. The handkerchief is use primarily for wiping the mouth or drying your hands when leaving a restroom.

Do people in India wear their pajamas all day?

In India it is perfectly proper for men to wear pajamas in public. Pajamas are accepted as standard daytime wearing apparel.

Who eats the most cereal?

Ireland boasts the highest per capita consumption of cereal in the world – 15 pounds per person annually.

How many puppies does the U.S. produce?

Every hour, nearly 12,500 puppies are born in the United States. That's 15,600,000 puppies born annually!

7 Qualities of a Good Leader

I am just sharing this for today. I am just so tired today having my monthly visitor. Just let me wish you a great evening!! Read this very good words below!!

7 Qualities of a Good Leader
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1. A good head to be able to evaluate the quality of ideas and
suggestions presented to him.

2. A good heart to be able to be compassionate and fair with the
people.

3. A good spirit to be able to hear the voice of God. Some paths
God will lead you down don't make head and heart sense at the
time.

4. A good eye to be able to see things other people cannot.

5. A good tongue to be able to communicate the vision to the
people and motivate them to follow.

6. A good hand to be able to do the things that need to be
done. Knowing the right way is not the same as doing it.

7. A good foot to set an example for the people. A minor flaw
can outshine a major mission in the eyes of small minds.


~A MountainWings Original by James Bronner~
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A Very Sad True Story and a Prayer for My Friend

I was shocked today after I read the message in my friendster inbox. The message is from my sister's friend who is also my friend and like a little sister to me. The message which was sent yesterday says like this ;

Date: 09/29/2008 11:19 am
Subject: just to let u know...
Message:
hi ate rubz,
just to let u know ate grace passed away last aug. 9, 2008. nanaginip man gudkosaiya last night telling me for not informing u. sorry po!

joy

I just read it today and I didn't realized that tears were already fulling from my eyes after reading it. My chest is even harden until now after I read again another message coming from her sister, the reasons why she passed. I just can't imagine and ask why???? My friend's name is Grace. She had been a very good friend of mine in College days. I am also very close to her family back in Midsayap. She was my former classmate and I really treasured the friendship we had. Grace is really one in a million!! This post i…

Beware of Internet Fraud and Scam mails

There are lots of scams in the internet today. Some of these scammers will send you mails which says that you win a lottery, or they are looking for the relatives of dead persons who leave millions of money, they will also simply say like the letter below or any other forms of frauds or scam mails. Please if you happened to receive such mails they are all fraud and they just want your money.

The email below which I received today is a scam. if you also receive such mails, please don't entertain them and immediately put it in you spam mails. I even don't know these persons and they call me dear!!!ngeekkk...nakakapanindig balahibo!!! kakadiri to the bones!!

Below is the body of the scam email..

from: miss2sidiki@yahoo.fr

Good Day My Dear

It is our pleasure to contact you for a business venture which i and my sister intend to establish in your country. Though we have not meet you before but we believed,one has to risk confiding in succeed sometimes in life.My name is…

News..News..News...

This is quote interesting..thought of sharing it to you before I delete it in my inbox...
happy Thursday!! Good night..need to go to bed now!!

Details of anthrax investigation revealed
Copyright 2008 by United Press International...arcamax.com
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A team of U.S. scientists spent nearly seven years working in secret to help crack the 2001 anthrax letter case, the FBI said.

Federal investigators asked scientists from a number of research institutions, including Sandia National Laboratories, to help in the investigation of letters containing bacillus anthracis that were mailed in 2001 to several media organizations and two Democratic U.S. senators -- Tom Daschle of North Dakota and Pat Leahy of Vermont. Five people were killed and 17 people were injured.

Sandia said research by the lab demonstrated to the FBI that the form of bacillus anthracis contained in those letters was not a weaponized form. Investigator Joseph Michael said the information was crucial in ruling out stat…

Trivia for you!!

I guess, these trivia are worthwhile sharing before I delete it from my subscribed mail from arcamax...have fun!! wish you all a nice Tuesday!!


Can gold help with your aches and pains?

Gold salts are sometimes injected into the muscles to relieve arthritis.

Which was the first plastic?

The first plastic ever invented was celluloid. It came about as an alternative for billiard balls made from ivory.

What was David O.'s middle name?

Famous for his pet film project Gone With the Wind (1939), movie executive David O. Selznick’s middle name was Oliver.

How many blood vessels do we have?

If all the blood vessels in a single human body were stretched end to end, they would form a string capable of going around the world.

Most Important Law in Germany

I just want to share one of the most important Law in Germany. I believed this is good to share especially to those persons who live in Germany whether you are a German citizen or not. In my own opinion, as long as you live in this country, you must also respect and follow the German Laws especially the basic ones.

As I made my German Oath of Citizenship, I was given a Book entitled "Grundgesetz für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland". This means in English "The Basic Law of the Federal Republic of Germany".
I am specifically sharing below Basic Right which is stated in page 111 of this Book.

The first basic law of Germany is this;

I. DIE GRUNDRECHTE

Artikel 1

(1) Die Würde des Menschen ist unantastbar. Sie zu achten und zu schützen ist Verpflichtung aller staatlichen Gewalt.

Below is the translation of this right in English;
I. Basic Rights Article 1 [Human dignity] (1) Human dignity shall be inviolable. To respect and protect it shall be the duty of all…

Independence Day in US

In the United States, Independence Day (commonly known as the Fourth of July) is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, picnics, baseball games, and various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States, but is often also viewed as simply a summer festival, apart from its patriotic overtones.

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Blogger Profile

I posted last time that I wasn't able to access my blogger profile. well, it's because I am using an old PC and the profile can be seen at the very bottom of the page screen. I smile after I found it out!! I am happy again after making some changes in my profile!!

just for your info. Special mention to all bloggers who added my links already...I will try to add you asap..Thanks a lot!!

Take care everyone!!

FYI

When was the Declaration of Independence signed?

Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.

Would you eat chocolate with insects in it?

You may not have a choice, as the average chocolate bar in the U.S. contains at least 8 pieces of an insect in it. Harvesting of the cacao beans occurs in the tropical countries of South America with low sanitation levels.

Cacao tree beans are cut and piled in the farmer's field where they ferment for 6 days. During this process, children and adults walk over the piles; insects, rodents, small animals and other living things that make their nests in the piles. Actually the The U. S. Department of Health publishes a book entitled "The Food Defect Action Levels" in which they list unavoidable defects in food (insect, rodents etc.) all allowed by FDA.

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Union: Gender imbalance in Defense Dept.

OTTAWA (UPI) -- A Canadian union has called for more women in Defense Department emergency response units after women were stripped and washed by male responders.

The Union of National Defense Employees wants a mandate to employ more women in the hazardous materials and security units following an anthrax scare last year at a military base in Quebec, in which an all-male team took off female employees clothing and scrubbed them through the decontamination process, the Ottawa Citizen reported.

Union President John MacLennan told the newspaper there are only seven female emergency responders in the Defense Department across the country.

"You have to have a hazardous response team that represents gender, male and female," he said.

Defense Department spokeswoman Lynne Rattray told the newspaper in an e-mail the incident is being overblown by the union.

"In this particular case, all personnel present were informed of what was involved in the decontamination process, and voluntari…

U.S. tomato warning expanded nationwide

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Many U.S. restaurants have removed dishes containing raw tomatoes from their menus in the wake of a nationwide federal warning.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration during the weekend expanded its warning that a salmonellosis outbreak has been linked with consumption of certain uncooked red plum, red Roma and red round tomatoes, as well as products containing such tomatoes.

The FDA said consumers can continue to eat cherry tomatoes, grape tomatoes and tomatoes sold with the vine still attached, or tomatoes grown at home.

"Since mid-April, there have been 145 reported cases of salmonellosis caused by Salmonella Saintpaul nationwide, including at least 23 hospitalizations," the FDA said in a statement. "States reporting illnesses linked to the outbreak include: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin."

Salmonella can cause serious and …

How long has the U.S. had a Secretary of Energy?

The United States Secretary of Energy is the head of the United States Department of Energy and is a member of the President's Cabinet, fifteenth in the Presidential line of succession. The post was created with the formation of the Department of Energy on October 1, 1977, after the signing of the Department of Energy Organization Act by President Jimmy Carter.

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