Archive for August, 2011

Natural Rainbow Bridge National Monument

Natural Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Rainbow Bridge is the largest natural bridge in the world at 290 feet (88 meters) tall and 270 feet (83 meters) across. The bridge has been formed by erosion of the sandstone by water flowing from Navajo Mountain towards the Colorado River. The bridge can be reached by a two-hour boat ride on Lake Powell from either of two marinas near Page, Arizona. It is located in one of the most rugged and remote regions of the United States, it was discovered... 

Risk of Water Intoxication

Risk of Water Intoxication
Health professionals agree that the body needs water, but too much can be fatal. Hyponatremia is also called water intoxication. This situation can be caused by excessive drinking of plain water. It causes a low concentration of sodium in the blood. Healthy kidneys are able to excrete approximately 1 litre of fluid water per hour, but stress, disease states, physical exertion can rapidly reduce this amount to 0.10 litre. If any of the symptoms become... 

Expensive Elephant Polo and Horse Parade

Expensive Elephant Polo and Horse Parade
Elephant polo is a game quite similar to the horse polo. Main difference is that players ride elephants instead of horses. Elephant polo is often played in India and Thailand. The game is played with 4 players in every team. Every match is divided into two 10 minutes periods. Matches are played on a playground sized 100 metres by 70 metres. credit: mbostock  Read More →

Traditional Mehndi Designs

Traditional Mehndi Designs
Traditional mehndi decorations draw the sun on the palm which represents the mind. In the West, people sometimes call mehndi henna tattoos. Henna is a temporary form of skin decoration used in India. It is typically used during occasions like weddings and Hindu festivals. Henna has been used for thousands of years throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The henna paste is piped onto the skin in ornate patterns, then kept moist as long as possible... 

Special Presentation of Audi A1 MUC Edition

Special Presentation of Audi A1 MUC Edition
The A1 is a three-door, four-seat hatchback pitched as a rival to the Alfa Mito, Fiat 500 or Citroen DS3. The A1 is smallest member of the Audi family. First impressions at presentation at Munich International Airpot were a very good looking car with no visible compromise to the Audi reputation for build quality. Audi A1 Follow Me in citrus yellow colour is powered by 1.4 TFSI. Special Edition has their different design, individual components, including... 

Historical Buildings of Oxford University

Historical Buildings of Oxford University
Oxford University is a unique and historic institution and the oldest university in the England. The legend of Oxford’s founding says that Oxford University was founded in 872 by Alfred the Great, but Oxford has no clear date of foundation. The teaching existed here in some form in 1096 and developed rapidly from 1167, when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris. Nowadays, university cosits of 38 colleges and... 

Best Things to Do in Los Angeles ( L.A. Zoo )

Best Things to Do in Los Angeles ( L.A. Zoo )
The Zoo is home to more than 1,100 mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles representing more than 250 different species of which 29 are endangered. The L.A. Zoo has been welcoming visitors since 1966. The Los Angeles Zoo is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles from July 1, 1997 till present. The Zoo receives over 1.5 million visitors per year. L.A. Zoo is located in Griffith Park, Los Angeles CA. Hours: 10:00am to 5:00pm daily except December... 

The Battle of the Atlantic – German U-Boat U995

The Battle of the Atlantic – German U-Boat U995
U-995 was a German submarine, a part of the Kriegsmarine. She was laid down on 25 November 1942 by Blohm & Voss in Hamburg, Germany, and commissioned on 16 September 1943 with Oberleutnant Walter K√∂hntopp in command. Today, U-995 is part of museum and she is resting peacefully on the shores of Ostsee beach, in Laboe, Germany. Preserved in time, she had in 1971 been converted into a museum ship. You could visit this u-boat and be fascinated inside... 

Tropicarium Budapest – Island of Discovery

Tropicarium Budapest – Island of Discovery
Around short walk, you can see many types of animals, that call the Tropicarium their home. You can imagine walking in the depth of rainforests with colourful exotic birds flying freely above heads and squirrel monkeys jumping branch to branch, not to mention the elegantly stretching snakes in green, yellow, red colours. Visitors are fascinated by chameleons, giant turtles, spiders, scorpions, alligators. Most famous attraction is 11 meter long observation... 
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