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1. Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D.C., is the capital of the United States.The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country East Coast.The U.S.Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any U.S.state.The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria.Named in honor of George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital.In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. .....
National Mall
2. The National Mall is a national park in downtown Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.The National Park Service (NPS) administers the National Mall, which is part of its National Mall and Memorial Parks unit.The term National Mall commonly includes areas that are officially part of West Potomac Park and Constitution Gardens to the west, and often is taken to refer to the entire area between the Lincoln Memorial and the United States Capitol, with the Washington Monument providing a division slightly west of the center. The National Mall receives approximately 24 million visitors each year. .....
United States Capitol
3. The United States Capitol, atop Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., is the seat of the United States Congress, the legislative branch of the U.S.federal government, completed in the year 1800.Though not at the geographic center of the Federal District, the Capitol is the origin point at which the District four quadrants meet, and around which the city was laid out. .....
National Museum of Natural History
4. The National Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum administered by the Smithsonian Institution, located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., United States.With free admission and open doors 364 days a year, it is the third most visited museum in the world, the most visited natural history museum in the world, and the most visited museum (of any type) in North America.Opened in 1910, the museum on the National Mall was one of the first Smithsonian buildings constructed exclusively to hold the national collections and research facilities. The main building has an overall area of 1,320,000 square feet (123,000 m2) with 350,000 square feet (33,000 m2) of exhibition and public space and houses over 1,000 employees. .....
White House
5. The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C.It has been the residence of every U.S.president since John Adams in 1800.The house was designed by Irish born James Hobanand built between 1792 and 1800 of white painted Aquia Creek sandstone in the Neoclassical style.When Thomas Jefferson moved into the house in 1801, he (with architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe) expanded the building outward, creating two colonnades that were meant to conceal stables and storage. .....
National Zoological Park
6. The National Zoological Park, commonly known as the National Zoo, is one of the oldest zoos in the United States, and as part of the Smithsonian Institution, does not charge admission.Founded in 1889, its mission is to provide leadership in animal care, science, education, sustainability, and visitor experience. The National Zoo has two campuses.The first is a 163 acre (66 ha) urban park located in northwest Washington, D.C.that is 20 minutes from the National Mall by Metro to the Woodley Park station, or downhill walk from the Cleveland Park station. The other campus is the 3,200 acre (1,300 ha) Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI formerly known as the Conservation and Research Center) in Front Royal, Virginia.On this land there are 180 species of trees, 850 species of woody shrubs and herbaceous plants, and 40 species of grasses.There are also 36 different species of bamboo. .....
Lincoln Memorial
7. The Lincoln Memorial is an American national monument built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.It is located on the western end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., across from the Washington Monument.The architect was Henry Bacon, the sculptor of the primary statue Abraham Lincoln, 1920 was Daniel Chester French, and the painter of the interior murals was Jules Guerin.Dedicated in 1922, it is one of several monuments built to honor an American president.It has always been a major tourist attraction and since the 1930s has been a symbolic center focused on race relations. .....
Korean War Veterans Memorial
8. The Korean War Veterans Memorial is located in Washington, D.C.West Potomac Park, southeast of the Lincoln Memorial and just south of the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall.It commemorates those who served in the Korean War.The initial design competition was won in 1986 by a team of four architects from The Pennsylvania State University, but this team withdrew as it became clear that changes would be needed to satisfy the advisory board and reviewing agencies such as the Commission of Fine Arts.A federal court case was filed and lost over the design changes.The eventual design was by Cooper Lecky Architects who oversaw collaboration between several designers. .....
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
9. The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington, D.C., dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, (1743 1826), one of the most important of the American Founding Fathers as the main drafter and writer of the Declaration of Independence, member of the Continental Congress, Governor of the newly independent Commonwealth of Virginia, American minister to King Louis XVI and the Kingdom of France, first U.S.Secretary of State under the first President George Washington, the second Vice President of the United States under second President John Adams, and also the third President of the United States, (1801 1809).Later he also was very proud of being the founder of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville, Virginia. .....
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
10. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a 3 acre (12,000 m2) national memorial in Washington, D.C.It honors U.S.service members of the U.S.armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam or South East Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War.Its construction and related issues have been the source of controversies, some of which have resulted in additions to the memorial complex.The memorial currently consists of three separate parts the Three Soldiers statue, the Vietnam Women Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, which is the best known part of the memorial. .....
Washington Monument
11. The Washington Monument is an obelisk on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, once commander in chief of the early Continental Army and the first American president.Standing due east of the Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial, the monument, made of marble, granite, and bluestone gneiss,is both the world tallest stone structure and the world tallest obelisk, standing 554 feet 7 and 11 or 32 inch (169.045 meters) tall although taller monumental columns exist, they are neither all stone nor true obelisks. .....
National World War II Memorial
12. The National World War II Memorial is a national memorial dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during World War II.Consisting of 56 pillars and a pair of small triumphal arches surrounding a plaza and fountain, it sits on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on the former site of the Rainbow Pool at the eastern end of the Reflecting Pool, between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. .....
International Spy Museum
13. The International Spy Museum is a privately owned museum dedicated to the tradecraft, history and contemporary role of espionage, featuring the largest collection of international espionage artifacts currently on public display.The museum is located within the 1875 Le Droit Building in the Penn Quarter neighborhood of Washington, D.C., across the street from the Old Patent Office Building (which houses the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery) and one block south of the Gallery Place Metro station via Red, Green and Yellow lines. .....
Ford Theatre
14. Ford Theatre is a historic theatre in Washington, D.C., used for various stage performances beginning in the 1860s.It is also the site of the assassination of U.S.President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865.After being shot, the fatally wounded president was carried across the street to the Petersen House, where he died the next morning.The theatre was later used as a warehouse and office building, and in 1893 part of it collapsed, causing 22 deaths.It was renovated and re opened as a theatre in 1968.During the 2000s it was renovated again, opening on February 12, 2009, in commemoration of Lincoln bicentennial.A related Center for Education and Leadership museum experience opened February 12, 2012 next to Petersen House. .....
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool
15. The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool is the largest of the many reflecting pools in Washington, D.C., United States.It is a long and large rectangular pool located on the National Mall, directly east of the Lincoln Memorial, with the Washington Monument to the east of the reflecting pool. Part of the iconic image of Washington, the reflecting pool hosts many of the 24 million visitors a year who visit the National Mall.It is lined by walking paths and shade trees on both sides.Depending on the viewer vantage point, it dramatically reflects the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Mall trees, and or or the expansive sky. .....
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
16. The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is a prominent Roman Rite Catholic basilica located in Washington, D.C., United States of America, honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary as Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, the principal Patroness of the USA.The shrine is the largest Catholic church in the United States, the eighth largest church building in the world, and the tallest habitable building in Washington,Construction of this church, notable for its Neo Byzantine architecture, began in 1920 under Philadelphia contractor John McShain.It opened unfinished in 1959.An estimated one million pilgrims visit the basilica each year. .....
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
17. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is an art museum beside the National Mall, in Washington, D.C., the United States.The museum was initially endowed during the 1960s with the permanent art collection of Joseph H.Hirshhorn.One of the big five modern art museums in the U.S., it was designed by architect Gordon Bunshaft and is part of the Smithsonian Institution.It was conceived as the United State museum of contemporary and modern art and currently focuses its collection building and exhibition planning mainly on the post World War II period, with particular emphasis on art made during the last 50 years. .....
National Portrait Gallery
18. The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) is an art gallery in London housing a collection of portraits of historically important and famous British people.It was the first portrait gallery in the world when it opened in 1856. The gallery moved in 1896 to its current site at St Martin Place, off Trafalgar Square, and adjoining the National Gallery.It has been expanded twice since then.The National Portrait Gallery also has three regional outposts at Beningbrough Hall, Bodelwyddan Castle and Montacute House.It is unconnected to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh, with which its remit overlaps.The gallery is a non departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. .....
Freer Gallery of Art
19. The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M.Sackler Gallery form the Smithsonian Institution national museums of Asian art in the United States.The Freer and Sackler galleries house the largest Asian art research library in the country and contains art from East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Islamic world, the ancient Near East, and ancient Egypt, as well as a significant collection of American art.The gallery is located on the south side of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., adjacent to the physically connected Sackler Gallery.The museum is open 364 days a year (being closed on Christmas), and is administered by a single staff with the Sackler Gallery. .....
National Archives Building
20. The National Archives Building, known informally as Archives I, is the original headquarters of the National Archives and Records Administration.It is located north of the National Mall at 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest, Washington, D.C..The Rotunda entrance is on Constitution Avenue, while the research entrance is on Pennsylvania Avenue. .....
United States Capitol Visitor Center
21. The United States Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) is a large underground addition to the United States Capitol complex which serves as a gathering point for up to 4,000 tourists and an expansion space for the US Congress.It is located below the East Front of the Capitol and its plaza, between the Capitol building and 1st Street East.The complex contains 580,000 square feet (54,000 m2) of space below ground on three floors. The overall project budget was doller621 million. .....
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
22. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., at Judiciary Square, honors 20,267 U.S.law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty throughout history.The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund was established by former U.S.Representative Mario Biaggi (D NY), a 23 year New York City police veteran who was wounded in the line of duty over 10 times before retiring in 1965. .....
Corcoran Gallery of Art
23. The Corcoran Gallery of Art was one of the oldest privately supported cultural institutions in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.The museum main focus was American art.In 2014 the museum closed, leaving its 17,000 work collection to the National Gallery of Art.Prior to its dispersal, the permanent collection included works by Rembrandt Peale, Eug?ne Delacroix, Edgar Degas, Thomas Gainsborough, John Singer Sargent, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Edward Hopper, Willem de Kooning, Joan Mitchell, Gene Davis, and many others.Founded in 1869 by William Wilson Corcoran, the Corcoran was the oldest and largest non federal art museum in the District of Columbia.Its mission was dedicated to art and used solely for the purpose of encouraging the American genius. .....
Woodrow Wilson House
24. The Woodrow Wilson House was the residence of the Twenty Eighth President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson after he left office. It is at 2340 S Street NW just off Washington, D.C.Embassy Row.On February 3, 1924, Wilson died in an upstairs bedroom. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964. The National Trust for Historic Preservation owns the house and operates it as a museum. .....
Folger Shakespeare Library
25. The Folger Shakespeare Library is an independent research library on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in the United States.It has the world largest collection of the printed works of William Shakespeare, and is a primary repository for rare materials from the early modern period (1500 1750).The library was established by Henry Clay Folger in association with his wife, Emily Jordan Folger.It opened in 1932, two years after his death.The library offers advanced scholarly programs national outreach to K 12 classroom teachers on Shakespeare education and plays, music, poetry, exhibits, lectures, and family programs.It also has several publications and is a leader in methods of preserving rare materials. .....
Smithsonian Institution Building
26. The Smithsonian Castle, located near the National Mall in Washington, D.C.behind the National Museum of African Art and the Sackler Gallery, houses the Smithsonian Institution administrative offices and information center.The building is constructed of Seneca red sandstone in the faux Norman style (a 12th century combination of late Romanesque and early Gothic motifs) and is nicknamed the Castle.It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1965. .....
Renwick Gallery
27. The Renwick Gallery is a branch of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, located in Washington, D.C., and focuses on American craft and decorative arts from the 19th to the 21st century.It is housed in a National Historic Landmark building that was begun in 1859 on Pennsylvania Avenue and originally housed the Corcoran Gallery of Art (now one block from the White House and across the street from the Old Executive Office Building).When it was built in 1859, it was known as the American Louvre. .....
Howard Theatre
28. The Howard Theatre is a historic theater, located at 620 T Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C.Opened in 1910, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.In its heyday, the theater was known for catering to an African American clientele, and had played host to many of the great black musical artists of the early and mid twentieth century.The Howard Theatre was billed as the Theater of the People, and supported two theatrical organizations, the Lafayette Players and the Howard University Players. In September 2010 extensive renovations were started to restore the theater to its former glory. The theater reopened on April 9, 2012 to headline acts like Wanda Sykes, Blue Oyster Cult, and Chaka Khan, all appearing in the first month since reopening. .....
Hotel WashingtonInterContinental The Willard Washington DC
29. The Willard InterContinental Washington is a historic luxury Beaux Arts hotel located at 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C.Among its facilities are numerous luxurious guest rooms, several restaurants, the famed Round Robin Bar, the Peacock Alley series of luxury shops, and voluminous function rooms. It is two blocks east of the White House, and two blocks south of the Metro Center station of the Washington Metro. .....
Organization of American States
30. The Organization of American States (Spanish Organizacion de los Estados Americanos, Portuguese Organizacao dos Estados Americanos, French Organisation des Etats Americains), or the OAS or OEA, is an inter continental organization founded on 30 April 1948, for the purposes of regional solidarity and cooperation among its member states.Headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States, the OAS members are the 35 independent states of the Americas. .....
The Phillips Collection
31. The Phillips Collection is an art museum founded by Duncan Phillips and Marjorie Acker Phillips in 1921 as the Phillips Memorial Gallery located in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C.Phillips was the grandson of James H.Laughlin, a banker and co founder of the Jones and Laughlin Steel Company.Among the artists represented in the collection are Pierre Auguste Renoir, Gustave Courbet, El Greco, Vincent van Gogh, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Pierre Bonnard, Paul Klee, Arthur Dove, Winslow Homer, James McNeill Whistler, Jacob Lawrence, Augustus Vincent Tack, Georgia OKeeffe, and Mark Rothko. .....
Walter E Washington Convention Center
32. The Walter E.Washington Convention Center is a 2,300,000 square foot (210,000 m2) convention center located in Washington, D.C., USA, owned and operated by the city convention arm, Events DC.Designed by the Atlanta based architecture firm Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates, the convention center is located in a superblock bounded by Mount Vernon Square and 7th, 9th and N streets, N.W.It is served by the Mount Vernon Square station on the Yellow and Green lines of the Washington Metro.It was completed in 2003. .....
Famous Indian Scientists
C R Rao. Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao was born to CD Naidu and A Laxmikantamma on 10 September 1920 in Huvvina Hadagalli in present day Karnataka He was the eighth in a family of 10 children After his fathers retirement, the family settled down in Vishakapatna .....
Beautiful Glaciers in the World
San Rafael Glacier Chile. The San Rafael Glacier in southern Chile juts 200+ feet out over the water. Visitors can witness it up close on a cruise, or get an even closer look via motorized inflatable boat. .....
Benefits of Pineapple
Pineapples in Colonial America. American colonists regarded pineapples as a luxurious treat because of their rarity and cost. This fruit is rich in Bcomplex group of vitamins like folates, thiamin, pyridoxine, riboflavin and minerals like copper, manganese and potassium. Potassium .....
Valentines Day Date Night Ideas
Stay in bed all day. Play hooky and stay underneath the covers? Prepare breakfast in bed, cue up an all day lounge a thon, and order in for dinner. .....
Concept Cars That Might Change The Way We Drive
Renault DeZir. First officially presented at the2010 Paris Motor Show, DeZir is an electronic twoseater designed by Renault. Featuring attractive butterfly doors, this concept car is capable of running as fast as 112mph (180 km/h). .....
Best Cricketer
Shane Warne. Shane Keith Warne is an Australian former international cricketer widely regarded as one of the greatest bowlers in the history of the game. He was named Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1994 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. He is the Wisden Leading Cric .....
The Pool
Players Responsibility. It is the players responsibility to be aware of all rules, regulations and schedules applying to competition. While tournament officials will make every reasonable effort to have such information readily available to all players as appropriate, the u .....
Weird Bollywood Movie Names
3 Idiots. Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them idiots. .....
Major Dhyan Chand
Early Life. He was born on the 29th of August 1905 at Prayag (Allahabad), Uttar Pradesh to a Bais Rajput family. His father served the Indian Army as a Subedar, and played the game of Hockey. Initially known as Dhyan Singh, he had 2 brothers named Mool Singh and .....
Ajanta Caves
Rediscovery. On 28 April 1819, a British officer for the Madras Presidency, John Smith, of the 28th Cavalry, while hunting tiger, accidentally discovered the entrance to Cave No. 10 deep within the tangled undergrowth. There were local people already using the ca .....
Most Amazing Water Slides In The World
Walhalla Wave. This raft ride .....
Ideas to Improve your Life
Dont do things for the sake of doing them. Always evaluate what youre doing and only do it if there is meaning behind them. Dont be afraid to quit the things that dont serve your path. .....
Rules to play Wheelchair Basketball
1970s to the present. In 1973, the International Stoke Mandeville Games Federation (ISMGF) established the first sub section for wheelchair basketball. At that time ISMGF was the world governing body for all wheelchair sports.In 1989 ISMGF accepted for its former wheelcha .....
Benefits of Basil
Preparation and serving methods. Wash fresh Basil in cold running water or rinse for few minutes to remove any dust or pesticide residues. In order to keep the fragrance and flavor intact, it is generally added at the last moment in the cooking recipes, since prolonged cooking resul .....
Celebration of Rakshabandhan
Traditions & Customs. A custom (also called a tradition) is any thing which lots of people do, and have done for a long time. Usually, the people come from the same country, culture, time or religion. If something is usually done the same way, you might say that is the cu .....
Propose Day
Surprising By Hiding In A Box. This one can be easy, but a lot of coordination is required to execute this proposal. Hiding yourself in a box wrapped with gift paper can be a big surprise to her when you are holding a ring in your hand and waiting to be unwrapped. .....
Travelling Tips
Bedbug Alert. The first thing you should do in a new room peel back the bedding and check the seams of the mattress for traces of bedbugs bloodstains or actual bugs. And in any case, never, ever, ever put your bag on the bed. The main way travelers bring bedbugs .....
New Hairstyles For Girls
Franny s Easy Summer. This is an easy summer style that is quick, easy, requires no twisting and requires no braiding. It can be adapted for height, and the ends can be left loose as I have chosen to do, or they can be tucked under. Also, you can experiment with flipping .....
Benefits of Cauliflower
Development of Fetus. Cauliflower also helps women during pregnancy. As it is rich in folate and also vitamins like vitamin A and vitamin B, it helps in growth of cells. This ultimately helps in the proper development of the fetus in the womb.Cauliflower is also a good so .....
What to Eat in Sikkim
Khaja. Khaja is a dessert of India. Refined wheat flour, sugar and oils are the chief ingredients of khaja. It is believed that, even 2000 years ago, Khajas were prepared in the southern side of the Gangetic Plains of Bihar. These areas which are home to kh .....
Benefits of Oranges
Selection. Orange fruit season begins from October and lasts until February. Mature fruits are generally harvested from the tree using machines, and thus may sustain minor, superficial injuries. Such small abrasions, however, on the fruit surfacesusually do not .....
Amazing Animals
Eye Popping Undersea Color. A gelatinous nudibranch (Janolus barbarensis) adds a splash of color to the ocean in Morro Bay, Calif. Nudibranches are ocean dwelling mollusks without shells; they re often called sea slugs, but some sea slugs are in a family of their own, unrelated .....
Benefits of Grapes
Incorporating more grapes into your diet. The Environmental Working Group produces a list each year of fruits and vegetables with the highest levels of pesticide residue, known as the Dirty Dozen. Grapes are high on the list of produce that the EWG suggests that you buy in the organic versio .....
Small Things That Can Bring You Joy
Go to the Theater. Behind exercise, people are happiest at the theater. That s the takeaway of a British study on activities that bring people the most glee. Time to scout out tickets for Shakespeare in the park or your favorite Broadway musical. .....
Horse Breeds
Thoroughbred. These horses have been described as ?majestic and athletic? and they are known to run FAST and best known for its use in horse racing. Thoroughbreds are classified among the "hot-blooded" breeds, which are animals bred for agility and speed and are g .....
Benefits of Fennel Seeds
How to choose. Fennel seeds may be yellowish or green in appearance. While the yellow variety is usually used in cooking, the greener variety is softer, naturally sweeter and much better as an oral digestive and a mouth freshener. .....
Benefits of Almonds
It tastes better than cows milk. Almond milk doesn?t taste like cows milk, perfect for those who are turned off by the taste. It has its own unique flavor many describe as being light and crisp. Bonus: its versatile, meaning you can use it instead of cow?s milk in recipes that requi .....
Benefits of Cardamom
Nourishes The Scalp. Black cardamoms have anti oxidative properties that provide nourishment to the scalp and hair follicles. We all crave for long and lustrous hair. Just like the rest of our body, our hair follicles require adequate supply of nutrients for their optima .....
The Best Luxury Cars
Volvo S 80. March 19, 2014: Volvo has introduced the facelifted S80 today. The 2014 Volvo S80 comes with some cosmetic upgrades within as well as without. The updated version of this luxury barge has a new grille, a bit small this time, along with tweaked headla .....
Reasons Tim Tebow Breaks The Mold
Homeschooled. Along with all of his siblings, Tim was homeschooled up until the day he left to play at the University of Florida. .....
Ways to be a Daredevil on Your Vacation
Sled on a Chair in Partially Frozen River in China. Chinese visitors enjoy sledding on a unique chair sled on the partially frozen Houhai Lake during the Lunar New Year holiday in Beijing on February 6, 2014. .....
Body Language
Touch. Do not underestimate the power of touch. We communicate a great deal through touch. A warm hug from your friend or a pat on your back can instantly relieve you of stress. Similarly a weak hand shake or a timid pat can leave a poor impression on the o .....
Baskteball Shoes Of All Time
Kevin Durant Nike Zoom. Kevin Durant is sold more shoes that anyone except Lebron James in 2015. Nikes REVOLUTION campaign has come and gone and Durant is still leading the way with his innovative styles. The KD 4 Nike Zoom was his first shoe to use Nikes hyperfuse construc .....
Astrology
Love Compatibility between Taurus and Leo. Taurus and Leo - Love Compatibility Profile : When Taurus and Leo come together in a love affair, they can be a great couple because they know how to stroke one another's egos and love to have their own stroked! They have similar needs: Taurus needs .....
Rules to play Rubiks Cube
Twists and Flips. A corner at a certain place can have three states. Algorithms that take a corner from one state to another twists a corner. For pratical reasons, twisting is considered undefined when a corner does not stay at the same place. Mathematically, twistin .....
The Worlds Most Impressive Bridges
Helix Bridge Singapore. Inspired by the shape of DNA the Helix Bridge is a super modern pedestrian bridgelinkingMarina CentrewithMarina Southin theMarina Bayarea inSingapore. Completed in 2010 the 280 m (919 ft) long bridge is fabricated from approximately 650 tons of Duple .....
Easy Vastu tips for your home
Light lamps. Light lamps, diyas and incense at home each evening and morning. This acts as a cleanser, shooing away the negativity or any evil eye.North West or South West zones are the right places for overhead tank. Since it is of having weight at a height, Sou .....
Mythic Creatures That Never Existed But People Believed In Anyway
Ghoul. The ghoul is one of the most well known creatures in Arabian folklore and we were introduced to it in the collection of tales, One Thousand and One Nights. The ghoul is described as an undead monster that can also take the form of an immaterial spiri .....
Fitness Stretching
Shoulder Extensor Adductor and Retractor Stretch. Shoulder, Back, and Chest Stretches: Method:Stand upright inside a doorway while facing a doorjamb with the doorjamb in line with the right shoulder. Place feet shoulder-width apart with the toes pointing straight forward. Bring the left arm across t .....
Yoga Basics
Yoga Basics 6. Yoga helps to maintain balance by staying connected to your life and high moral values, it helps in maintaining balance when confronted with a difficult situation, and it gives the tools to stay focused and calm when things arenít going the way it is .....
Forever Young Naturally Exercise
Active in the Office Sticky reminder. Stick a note on your desk or computer, reminding you to take a break every 20 minutes. Take a few minutes to walk around and stretch. .....
Best Time Travel Films
The Lake House 2006. Where Do They Start? Alex Wyler (Keanu Reeves) moves into a lake house in 2004 Kate Forster (Sandra Bullock) does the same in 2006.Where Do They End Up? Moving normally through time except they can communicate via a mailbox that bridges the two year .....
Weird Fruit
Cherymoya. Cherymoya, or custard apple, is a deciduous plant found in the high lying mountainous areas of South America. The fruit is vaguely round and is found with 3 types of skin Impressa (indented), Tuberculate (covered in nodules) or intermediate (a comb .....
Benefits of Lactuca
Vegetable Salad. Cut your tomato, cucumber, radish, carrots, red pepper, yellow pepper, and lettuce leaves. Add the cut vegetables to a bowl. Season with salt, pepper, a dash of olive oil, and lime juice. Lettuce is good for your blood due to all of the many B vitami .....
Kiran Bedi
Career. Her career started in the year 1970, when she took the job of a lecturer at Khalsa College for Women in Amritsar. Two years later, she joined the Indian Police Services. All the way through her career, she has taken up a number of challenging assignm .....
Enjoy New Year
Keep an eye on the time. Have a fantastic idea for the countdown planned well in advance. Choose something that rings in the New Year with a bang and let your neighbors know youre having more fun than they are. Ideas for celebrating include. .....
Great ways to eat Corn
Corn Cakes with Smoked Salmon. A delicious dish of corn pancakes served with smoked salmon mascarpone cheese and chopped chives. .....
Bill Gates
The future for microsoft. Many criticize Gates not just for his success, but because they feel he tries to unfairly and maybe even illegally dominate the market. As a result of Microsofts market control, the U.S. Department of Justice brought an antitrust lawsuit (a lawsuit t .....
Fastest Goal in World Cup History
Arne Nyberg 1938. As for Arne Nyberg, whose semifinal goal against Hungary came about a week after Veinantes goal for France, another goal in 35 seconds. It might have brought Nyberg a degree of personal glory, but it didnt work out so well for the Swedish player. It .....
Benefits of Cardamom
Ground Cardamom. This is obtained by crushing the cardamom using a mortar and pestle to form cardamom powder. It is used as a flavoring in several dishes. It has lesser flavor than the whole pods and is readily available at grocery stores. .....
Benefits of Mangoes
Cautions. If you have a latex allergy, a reaction is possible with mangos and particularly green mangos. This reaction develops because of anacardic acid.Mango peel and sap contain ur ushiol, the chemical in poison ivy and poison sumac that can cause an allerg .....
Ranking The Best Fighters In The World
Mzonke Fana. IBF Junior Lightweight Titleholder 28 4 0 (11) Last Year s Ranking: Unranked Status Report: Fana may be the best of a wretchedly poor division, but he s doing something right. You can t discount entirely a year in which he bested once beaten Jasper S .....
The Best Pokemon
Jigglypuff. Jigglypuff is another cute Pokemon that, needless to say has a huge fan following. If its name is cute, then this Pokemon is even more adorable in appearance. Called as a balloon Pokemon, this ball shaped attraction with a shock of hair coming down t .....
Kissing Facts That May Shock You
Fact 9. Our brains have neurons which help us locate each other lips in the dark. .....
Best Lipsticks In The World
Schiap By NARS. Named for designer Elsa Schiaparelli, its one of the brightest pink lipsticks with blue undertones. Maggie Gyllenhaal wore the shade with her Dries Van Noten to the 2010 Oscars. .....
Greatest Oscar Moments
Social Media. The Moment Ellen DeGeneres takes time out from hosting the 79th Academy Awards to ask Steven Spielberg to take a snap of her with Clint Eastwood. Why Its Great She actually posted the photo online on her MySpace page. .....
Deadliest Diseases in human history
Influenza A H1N1. More commonly known as swine flu, H1N1 was declared a pandemic in 2009. WHO figures put the estimated number of deaths at 18,550, but it is thought many more could have died as a result of complications. .....
Ways to look better Instantly
Find a manly Concealer. Just get over it. Its a thing a lot of guys are doing and if done properly no one will ever know. It takes 60 seconds in the morning and will helpmake you look like you actually got to bed early last night. Many companies are making special products .....
Healthy Knee
If you should fall. Falls, especially falls where you know straightaway that youve twisted your knee, are another potentially alarming scenario. If you can manage to walk home, see if it settles down after a while. If you still cant bear weight on it at all, thats a def .....
Benefits of Turmeric
Asthma. Turmeric is an anti inflammatory, it can help reduce the inflammation associated with?asthma. Add 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder to a glass of warm milk, and drink this mixture as an effective asthma home remedy.? .....
Most Expensive Games Ever Made
Metal Gear Solid 4 Guns of the Patriots. With the amount of detail packed into Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, its shocking that Konami was able to bring it to the masses for just $70 million. .....
Myth about AIDS
HIV is the same as AIDS. HIV is an acronym for human immunodeficiency virus, which is the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). While this virus is the underlying cause of AIDS, not all HIV positive individuals have AIDS, as HIV can remain in a latent .....
Benefits of Maizes
Prevents Diabetes and Hypertension. Organic fruits and vegetables like corn have proven to be effective in reducing the signs of diabetes. Regular consumption of corn kernels assists in the management of non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and protects against hypertension .....
Rules to play Bobsleigh
Sled. The sled consists of a main hull, a frame, a front and rear axle, and two sets of independent steel runners. The hull, also known as a cowling, is generally constructed of fibreglass and is open to allow team members to board and sit down. .....
Benefits of Guava
Guava leaf health benefits. Guava leaves are used as medicine since long times. These young leaves are abundant with many beneficial biochemicals such as quercetins and vitamin C including many antioxidants. Tender guava leaf tea is useful in curing of diabetes, diarrhoea and r .....
Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric milk. Turmeric milk is also a great way for general body detox. Taking turmeric milk daily can help in blood purification and liver detox. Blood impurities can lead to sever health problems and turmeric milk is a great way to combat it. .....
Benefits of Grapes
Many Colors. Grapes come in many colors, including green, red, black, yellow, pink, and purple. andWhiteand grapes are actually green. Grapes contain a phytonutrient called resveratrol, which is an antioxidant that helps fight cancer and heart disease. Resveratro .....
Benefits of Mushroom
Antioxidant Benefits. There are two outstanding types of antioxidant support provided by crimini mushrooms. The first type involves their nutrient composition, and the second type involves their impact on oxidative metabolism. In terms of nutrients, you don't have to look .....
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