Six raging epidemics that shocked the world.
1. AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
(1981 - today)
AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) was first recognized in 1981 and originated from Africa. It has led to the deaths of more than 2.1 million people, including 330,000 children. 77% of women in sub-Saharan Africa are living with AIDS.
AIDS is an infectious disease that attacks the human immune system. It is caused by a retrovirus and spread by transfer of infected blood, a contaminated hypodermic needles or by being born to a mom who is infected. read more...
Monday, July 6, 2009
am in a world not entirely
of my own making
am in a world that
will go on without me
if i don't
the twist and turns the ups and downs read more...
The secret of healthy skin.
1. If you smoke, try to quit. If you don’t smoke, give your self a gold star. Studies have shown that people who smoke have deeper and sharper wrinkles at the outer corners of their eyes (crow’s feet) and that the skin on the backs of their necks takes on a cobblestone appearance. Smokers’ skin also tends to be pale and sallow rather than pink and rosy. And apparently, smoking makes your skin more vulnerable to sun-induced damage. So, if you quit smoking today, you can stop wrinkles in their tracks. read more...
Just some of the hundreds of bizarre and strange houses around the world.
Shoe House (Pennsylvania, United States)
The Haines Shoe House in Hellam, Pennsylvania, USA, along the Lincoln Highway. As a form of advertisement, Mahlon Haines, a shoe salesman was built this shoe-shaped house. in 1948. read more...
What every modern businessman needs in his office.
USB Powered Aquarium
This USB Powered Aquarium has a blue LED nightlight and flowing water current and includes a pair of animated fish that swim around using mechanical tails. You can be fed your robotic pets, played and can even get an underwater rave with via an interactive menu. read more...
Check out the seven out of thousands islands in the world.
1. Palm Islands in Dubai
A palm-shaped man-made island in Dubai is divided in three which are The Palm Deira ,The Palm Jumeirah, and Palm Jebel Ali. These are the three largest artificial islands in the world. All materials are from United Arab Emirates. The Palm Deira approximately composed of 1 billion cubic meters of rock and sand while the The last two islands will approximately composed of 100 million cubic meters of rock and sand also. read more...
These are the most horrible, disturbing and ugly animals exist.
1. Frilled Lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingi)
The frilled lizard is located in a dry forest of southern New Guinea and other region of Australia. This yellowish-brown australian lizard is also known as frilled dragons or frill-neck lizards, they are covered of scales and they got a large neck frill that open much larger when they need to look fierce. read more...
Sunday, July 5, 2009
An impressive collection of amazing animals we will never see.
1. Wooly Mammoths: Extinct 10,000 years
Mammoths are hairy elephant-like animals, with a sloping back, huge curved tusks up to 3.5 m. long, tiny tail, a large shoulder hump, unique teeth and small ears. They were adapted to cold weather, and lived during the ice age. Woolly Mammoths lived from about 2 million years to 10,000 years ago, that was 65 million years after the dinosaurs went extinct.They lived throughout the world. read more...