Thursday, May 15, 2008

Are nature sights better for vacationing with children?

The natural world is full of excitement and fun but more importantly, it stimulates the minds of children. From our early human history and from various studies conducted by scientists and psychologists, natural environments help satisfy the children's curiosity and enables them to development more "fully."

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The Islands of the Indian Ocean

The quickest and cleanest guide to the independent or semi-autonomous Islands of the Indian Ocean. This guide does not include the Islands controlled by the nation of India.

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Theology: Mohammed Vs. Jesus Christ

A comparative analysis of Islam's greatest prophet and the Son of God. WARNING: This is a theological argument so if you are offended, please do not read on. Some parts of the argument may be against your beliefs but that is what makes theological arguments fun!

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Miracle of Gethsemane

Can a man sweat blood? Does science and religion validate each other? These are just a few questions answered in the following article.

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Contemplation of Death in Hamlet

“To be or not to be, that is the question…” Hamlet's soliloquy is one of the most famous in literature. His contemplation of death and his obsessions with the spiritual matters occurs throughout the play and still a matter of contemplation among the scholars.

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Wednesday, May 14, 2008

The legacy of Hammurabi

In early 1792 BC, Hammurabi became the ruler of Babylon and conquered the smaller kingdoms of Mesopotamia and united all the people under the Babylonian Empire. Thus with the conquest of vast amount of lands, the necessity of a unified law and order throughout all the empire resulted in the first written code being created in the 1760s BC, known today as The Code of Hammurabi.

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Book analysis: Hardball, by Chris Mathews

In the world of politics, nothing is of absolute guarantee and nothing is everlasting. In politics, "wars" come and go but the "soldiers" stay forever and to get ahead, one must always be ready to be a team player and must always not forget old allies and the people that worked to get you to where you have gotten.

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Should the US take greater action in regards to Darfur?

- More then 2.5 million people are left without homes- 300,000 to 500,000 People dead- Scores of villages and agricultural areas scorched or bombed- Neighboring countries such as Chad now under attack by Sudan

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Will the photo of Obama in a turban hurt him?

Obama, Osama, whats the real difference? Are the American people ready for an elected president who was educated in a Madrassa as a young boy and has not been forthcoming about his Muslim heritage?

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China and India compete for economic dominance in Asia

The Chinese Dragon and the Indian Tiger have locked themselves into a battle of wits and economic prosperity. The winner of this battle will clearly become the next "Asian Tiger" and a major player in the game of international politics for years to come. However, even to begin predicting who will win, we must look a little back into their respective histories.

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Contributions made by Jewish people

The following figures and facts are what I would term as Israel's contributions towards the modern world. The facts are ordered by ranks for your viewing pleasure. All credits go towards their respective sources. Hopefully you can see how many great things Israel has or done when compared to the rest of the world.

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2008 Olympics: China vs. Western Nations

The 2008 Olympics is a critical step for both the internal image of China as well as how the world precieves China. When Beijing won as the host city in 2001, Chinese primer, Li Lanqing,exclaimed "The winning of the 2008 Olympic bid is an example of the the international recognition of China's social stability, economic progress and the healthy life of the Chinese people." That is the same view shared by the millions of souls within China, the people of China see this as a matter of pride, a historic honor being bestowed on them and fulfilling over a billion dreams

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2008 Olympics: Chinese safeguards against terrorism

The Chinese government, during the past seven years, has spend millions to adequately prepare for the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing. China views the Olympic world with pride as it is a opportunity to showcase to the world, the best China has to offer for the global community. Thus China is taking extraordinary measures to ensure that they a plenty of safeguards are in place for the games and that the Chinese government is not embarrassed during the games when the world is watching. One of the largest security initiatives to cover the 2-week long Olympics with the world watching is mainly shrouded in secrecy.

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Sunday, May 11, 2008

Origin of the Palestinians

The origin of the Palestinians and the land called Israel (or Palestine as called by Romans) and who should "own" the land. A brief history look at the modern day Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

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Top 10 Jobs with Good Pay & Less Competition

Tired of working in that boring office? Want a good pay? Then go out and get a job in one of these 10 jobs with good pay and working benefits but less office-like conditions. These jobs are the "road less traveled" but with great pay within a short time.

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Saturday, May 10, 2008

Asian Nuclear Reactors - Rise of the Tiger

India's nuclear reactors are the most unique in the world because it can work using Thorium with extremely small amounts of Uranium, making India a self-sufficient nuclear power without the need for International Help. In fact, India's nuclear reactors (both military and civilian) are “home grown” entirely without foreign aid because of UN and US sanctions on India due to its failure to sign the NPT.

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Friday, May 9, 2008

Suleman's Michael Jackson Perfomance

Britain's Got Talent - Michael Jackson. Suleman Mirza performing a brilliant act on Britain's Got Talent.

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Dietary Customs in India

Dietary customs around India is as variant as the cultures around India. From the southern state of Kerala to the northern tip of Kashmir, India's food styles are as variant and vibrant as the people of India. However, among all this diversity, a pattern emerges. You will easily notice that Rice and grain products are the staple food, the backbone, of Indian cuisine.

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Virtues and Why they are Important

Virtues are the many gifts given to us by the Holy Spirit by means of sanctifying grace. This special gift of grace is given to us freely by God and thus allows us to become children of God - Sharers in his divine nature.

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Dubai Airport

Dubai Airport's Departure Terminal Road, showing the Duty Free shopping sign.

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Interpersonal Communication Skills

Communication is an essential key ingredient in today's medical field, as numerous professionals and patients strive to build a trusting and open relationship with each other. The main purpose is for one to build the kind of relationship that result in improved patient care and outcomes.

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Moral Obligation for Society to Provide Health Care

Is there a moral obligation for society to provide adequate access to health care for all its citizens? There is a need to improve Health Care in America using moral and ethical theories. This is not to advocate a "Universal Health Care Policy" or to argue whether or not Health Care is a "red" (Republican) or "blue" (Democrat) issue. The need to improve our Health Care system is a universal right that every American deserves and guaranteed under the constitution - yet it has not been fixed or improved.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Plight of Refugees

This shows the plight of the Afghan Refugees from Pakistan and other areas. The situation is truly sad and the pictures are a MUST see!

India launches ballistic missile

India has test-fired its longest-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile, Agni-III, officials said.

The surface-to-surface missile was test-fired off the coast of Orissa state in eastern India.

With a range of more than 3,000km (1,865 miles), the missile could hit targets as far off as Beijing and Shanghai, analysts say.

The Agni-III is India's most sophisticated long-range missile. It was successfully test-fired last year.

Indian defence spokesman Group Captain Ramesh Kumar Das said the latest test was launched from the interim test range at the Wheeler's Island in the Bay of Bengal.

The intermediate range ballistic missile is capable of carrying a 1.5-tonne nuclear payload.

When deployed, it will boost India's second-strike capability as it can be launched from anywhere using a mobile launcher.

It will need a few more tests before it can be inducted into the armed forces, Group Captain Das said.

Possession of the Agni-III will give India deep strike capability because it would have Chinese cities like Beijing and Shanghai and the US island base of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean well within its striking range.

The Agni-II missile, already tested and deployed, has a range of 2,000km (1,243 miles).

The Agni-1 has a range of 750km (466 miles).

The Agni (literally "fire" in Hindi and Sanskrit) missile family is believed to be the mainstay of the Indian missile-based strategic nuclear deterrence, Group Captain Das said.

He said the Agni family would continue to expand its stable, providing a breadth of payload and range capabilities.

Ultimate Matrix & Star Wars Remix

This is an alternate reality of what would happen if Matrix was mixed with Star Wars. The result can be seen here!

Just amazing! Check it out!

Latin American History

An Interesting critical analysis of the Latin American Society.

http://www.socyberty.com/History/Latin-American-History.105165

Excerpt:

"What aspects of Iberian society were transferred to the New World?

The distinctive features of Iberian societies became part of their American culture. They were heavily urban; many peasants lived in small centers. Commoners coming to America sought to become nobles holding Indian-worked estates. Strong patriarchal ideas were reflected in the family life, which was based on encomiendas, large estates worked by Indians."

Gender Differences: Aztec Society

The expectations for men and women differ in Aztec society because the society was a male dominated society (paternalisms). The father the sons the men had the responsibility to hold the family and keep his family in order. The Father was the bread-maker of the family. As a warring state the Aztec had warriors and these warriors were usually males. Warriors held great esteem in their society and were greatly respected. Women on the other hand were housewives the ruler of the house chores and her children. They have to take care of the children and be the teacher.

More on the Gender Differences can be seen at: http://www.socyberty.com/Ethnicity/Gender-Differences-Aztec-Society.108842

Alternate Endings: Antigone

Antigone is the work of Greek player, Sophocles made in BC 441. This work attempts to provide a alternate ending to the play in the most of interesting ways. Here is an alternate ending to the play that is most interesting to say the least.

The entire play is a must read, but read this wonderful ending at: http://www.authspot.com/Fan-Fiction/Alternate-Endings-Antigone.105184

Travian Hero Guides

In the game, the hero is controlled in the same manner as regular troops. If you have multiple villages, you need a Hero's mansion in the new village to change his home village (one cannot have the mighty roughing it with the common man).

After you have trained the standard unit up to hero status you are given 5 initial skill points to raise your hero above the regular troops and five different attributes to assign them to. Every time your hero levels up you receive another 5 skill points to assign. Each attribute can be raised to a maximum level of 100. While at level 0 you are able to reallocate the skill-points distribution, but once you get to level 1 your selections are permanent.

You can read more on the Hero at: http://www.gameolosophy.com/Accessories/Travian-Hero-Guides.88541

Monday, May 5, 2008

Avatar: The Fire Nation Leaders

A exclusive look at the royal family of the Fire Nation from Avatar the last Airbender.

Avatar the Last Airbender is an award-winning American animated television series that airs on the Nickelodeon television network. Set in an Asian-influenced world of martial arts and elemental manipulation, the series follows the adventures of Aang and his friends in a quest to save the world from a war with the Fire Nation, a group of people with the ability to create and control fire.

This article focuses on the elusive and mysterious history behind the Fire Nation's leaders - the Fire Lords.

read at: www.telewatcher.com/Animation/Avatar-The-Fire-Nation-Leaders.119807

Learn about the Burqa

Visit this site for a short and interesting look at the Burqa, the facts and controversies you need to know.

Introduction - What is a Burqa?
A Burqa is an outer garment worn by women in Islamic societies for the purpose of concealing their bodies and/or face. It is mostly worn when a woman leaves her home and she has to wear it until she is back in her home.

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http://www.relijournal.com/Islam/The-Burqa-Facts--Issues.119799
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