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Diet Dos and Don’ts for Senior Citizens

  As you age, your needs for nutrition increase. Your body is in a degenerative mode. Growth of cells and tissues is slow but repairing of tissues is at a higher rate.    You suffer from low immunity, poor digestion, weak bones and muscles and fatigue. Activity of the body reduces and you may be

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Becoming Rich!

  Robert Kiyosaki's best selling book Rich Dad, poor Dad should be made the Bible of the financial world. Here are four points from the book on how to become rich: 1. The value of learning  Go back to your earliest memory. When you wanted to ride a bike on your street, the first thing you had to

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June 3, 2013 2:12 pm
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Olympic Symbol for 2016 – Rio de Janeiro

  Olympics 2016 Welcome Symbol – WOW!!! 2016 – Rio de Janeiro   " Solar City Tower ", built atop the island of Cotonduba will be the welcome symbol to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro .  It will be seen by the game visitors and participants as they arrive by air or water. 

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June 2, 2013 3:31 pm
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Eleven Things Germier Than Toilet Seats : Be Aware!!

        11 Things Germier Than Toilet Seats People are understandably squeamish about public restrooms. But the same people are probably regularly interacting with surfaces that have far more germs and overall icky-ness than your average public toilet seat. For example:   1. Hotel/Motel Bedspread Items like the sheets, hotels and motels do

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Don’t move an inch……….. just watch till the end. Amazing !

      How  human brain finds the CG ? Unbelievable !     http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=jJrzIdDUfT4&vq=medium              

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Fengshui

15 Golden Fengshui Tips for the Home   1) There should be no shoes or slippers lying around outside the main door of every house. Remove it if you can. Allow that space at the main door to be free and clear. Now, allow me to tell you why. The chi (energy) rides with the

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April 23, 2013 3:07 pm
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The TRANSITION – A Street Legal Plane

  Terrafugia has completed flight testing of the Transition POC (Proof of Concept). Introducing the Transition®. Simply land at the airport, fold your wings up and drive home.   Fly a distance of 725 kilometers at speeds of 115 km/hour;     requires a special license to drive and fly.       The time required

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April 19, 2013 6:03 am
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Petrol vs Diesel

  Petrol vs Diesel: And the Economies of Scale   Case – 1   With the prices of petrol skyrocketing, car buyers seem to be lining up to book diesel variants as they are highly economical and easy on the pocket compared to their gasoline counterparts. Well, that is only if you discount everything else

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Interesting co-incidence

History Mystery                                                                                                           

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Safety Alert!

    Safety Alert!  Here are some reasons why we don't allow cell phones in operating areas, propylene oxide handling and storage area, propane, gas and diesel refueling areas.      The Shell Oil Company recently issued a warning after three incidents in which mobile phones (cell phones) ignited fumes during fueling operations  In the

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April 15, 2013 4:13 am
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What’s the Healthiest Breakfast?

What’s the Healthiest Breakfast?    Here’s What the Experts Say You've heard it before, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yet so many of us skip it. Consider these easy ideas from health experts who make their morning meal a priority.   Veggie Omelet with Berries            

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April 13, 2013 2:50 am
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Parsi Surnames

    While most surnames in India reflect caste and lineage, the Parsis had a delightfully modern streak  having landed without caste, history and context, they created identities through professions and urban streets.   Our family moved to Bombay (now Mumbai) from Rawalpindi in 1947. We came as refugees but the family soon settled and

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‘Low Flying’ at its most awesome best…!

    Fantastic photographs.The B-52 flying below deck level is indeed spectacular , just one large wave & it could be curtains– notwithstanding the avionics. The Persian Gulf is by & large a docile sea ……     'Low Flying' at its most awesome best…     I can't even imagine how amazing it would

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How old is grandma?

    How Old is grandma?  One evening a grandson was talking to his grandmother about current events.  The grandson asked his grandmother what she thought about the shootings at schools, the computer age, and just things in general.  The Grandmother replied, "Well, let me think a minute, I was born before:  ' television  ' penicillin  ' polio shots  ' frozen foods  ' Xerox  ' contact lenses  ' Frisbees

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Nine Strangest Streets in the World

    1. Shortest Street in the World, Ebenezer Place – Scotland                                                                   Ebenezer Place, in Wick, Caithness , Scotland , is credited

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March 8, 2013 4:50 am
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First Year of Work

  HOW TO NAVIGATE THROUGH YOUR FIRST YEAR OF WORK?   Congratulations! You've got your first job and your confidence is high. However, it's time to get your feet back on the ground and evaluate the future realistically. To your first employer, your existence is marginal, so you need to prove to yourself and to

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Top 10 Most Expensive Accidents in History

  Top 10 Most Expensive Accidents in History Throughout history, humans have always been prone to accidents. Some, such as the exotic car crashes seen on this page, can be very expensive. But that's trivial compared to the truly expensive accidents. An accident is defined as "an undesirable or unfortunate happening that occurs unintentionally and

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India that is a Marvel

  Shekhar Kapur -A Blackberry addict discovers grassroots enterprise in India   A greater ‘hole in the wall’ you cannot imagine.    A small fading sign on the top saying “Cellphoon Reapars” barely visible through the street vendors crowding the Juhu Market in Mumbai.   On my way to buy a new Blackberry, my innate

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The Secrets of Thin People

  The Secrets of Thin People How they get there, how they stay there. Thin people favor bulky foods. Barbara Rolls, a professor of nutrition at Pennsylvania State University, has done extensive research on “calorie density,” or the ratio of calories to the weight of food.She says, foods with a high water content―fruits, vegetables, water-based

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Hotel offers free meal to guests who are willing to generate electricity        The Crown Plaza Hotel in Copenhagen , Denmark , is offering a free meal to any guest who is able to produce electricity for the hotel on an exercise bike attached to a generator. Guests will have to produce at

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Good Interview Questions and Great Answers

Below are the Interview Questions, which were asked in HR Round….. No one will GET second chance to impress…. Very very Impressive Questions and Answers….. … Question 1: You are driving along in your car on a wild, stormy night, it's raining heavily, when suddenly you pass by a bus stop, and you see three

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20 great foods we aren’t eating much

  20 great foods you aren't eating These easy-to-buy superfoods could help you to live a healthier, flat-bellied and longer life, says our nutritionist   Baked beans Great for soluble fibre (the type that helps to lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels), baked beans also give you 6g of protein per average serving; about the

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Largest Man made machines…

World's Largest Machines Ever Built       1.Liebherr T 282B: Largest Earth-hauling Truck in the World   This monster machine Liebherr T 282B is a large earth-hauling dump truck designed in 2004 by a German manufacturer and became the largest earth-hauling truck in the world. The top level model is driven by a 10.5 ton,

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What is this ?????

Look closely and guess what they could be…       Are they pens with cameras?   NO Any wild guesses? No clue yet? NOT YET  You've just seen something that will replace your PC in the future !!!!! Here is how it works: In the revolution of miniature computers, scientists have made great developments

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A-Z OF WEIGHT LOSS

A AVOID ALCOHOL: You booze, you lose! Alcohol increases your levels of the hormone leptin, which in turn makes you crave sweets.Don’t want to be branded a teetotaller? Order a glass of Sauvignon Blanc  119 cals per 5 ounces.   B BREAKFAST: A good breakfast with fibre and protein will keep you full till lunchtime

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Interesting Historical Facts

      The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn't just how you like it, think about how things used to be. Here are some facts about the 1500s:    Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and they still

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Vitamins- Know Them

   

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Quick Tips to Identify Clutter

Nine Quick Tips to Identify Clutter     Don’t stress, declutter.   'How many things are there which I do not want.’ ~Socrates     Lately, I’ve been on a clutter-clearing frenzy. For me, as for most people, outer order contributes to inner calm, and sweeping away a bunch of unloved, unused stuff has given

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Warren Buffet Ideas and advice!

  The financial world is a mess, both in the United States and abroad. Its problems, moreover, have been leaking into the general economy, and the leaks are now turning into a gusher. In the near term, unemployment will rise, business activity will falter and headlines will continue to be scary.    So … I've been buying American stocks.

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Food For Thought…

        You are what you eat, so eat well.    A stupendous insight of civilizations past has now been confirmed by today's investigative, nutritional sciences. They have shown that what was once called 'The Doctr ine   of Signatures' was astoundingly correct. It now contends that every whole food has a pattern that resembles

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Things You Didn’t Know About Sleep

   

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Advice very useful

Advice – V. IMPORTANT   1)   Any time you see an E-Mail that says forward this on to '10' of your friends sign this petition, or you'll get bad luck, or whatever, it has either an E-Mail tracker program attached that tracks the cookies and E-Mails of those folks you forward. The host sender is

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10 Geological Wonders..

Chocolate Hills (Philippines) Composed of around 1,268 perfectly cone-shaped hills of about the same size spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometres (20 sq mi), this highly unusual geological formation, called Chocolate Hills, is located in Bohol, Philippines. There are a number of hypotheses regarding the formation of the hills. These include

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A Wrong font can cause Computer Vision Syndrome

Do you know which font you need to use while working on your computer, the right font that does not tax your eyes? With majority of the people facing some kind of vision problem due to excess exposure to computer screen, it is imperative that one knows this.   According to a research funded by

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A Chat With Dr. Devi Shetty(Heart Specialist) –

  A chat with Dr.Devi Shetty (Heart Specialist), Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore was arranged by WIPRO for its employees . The transcript of the chat is given below. Useful for everyone.   Qn: What are the thumb rules for a layman to take care of his heart? Ans: 1. Diet- Less of carbohydrate, more of protein,

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Why No Soft Drinks?

  Daniel Reid, author of The Tao of Detox, explains, the sugary sweet, fizzy 'soft drink' is actually an 'acid bomb'.   1. A 350 ml serving of Coke, Pepsi or similar drink delivers a sugar fix equivalent to about 9 tespoons of sugar straight into the blood stream. This instantly acidifies the bloodstream to

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Buddha Statue in Leshan

   The Leshan Giant Buddha (simplified Chinese: Lèsha-n Dàfó) was built during the Tang Dynasty (618–907AD). It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan. The stone sculpture faces Mount

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Continuously Inhabited Oldest Cities in the World

Ever since man learned to grow their own food and rear cattle, they have been living in permanent to semi-permanent settlements with certain degree of planning. Although opinions vary on whether any particular ancient settlement can be considered to be a city, there is no doubt that towns and cities have a long history.  

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A Mosquito or a Drone…?

        Is this a mosquito?No. It's an insect spy drone for urban areas, already in production, funded by the US Government. It can be remotely controlled and is equipped with a camera and a microphone. It can land on you, and it may have the potential to take a DNA sample or

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