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The world's most well-travelled nations

By Anna D, published on May 20, 2016

Recent data provided by Timetric, a leading information-gathering firm, suggest that national identity may have something to do with it. Timetric surveyed the number of trips taken by citizens of countries around the world in 2013. (Timetric defined “trip” as one that lasted at least one night.) Trips were further rated as either domestic or international: that is, whether the trip was confined to each person’s home country or required traveling across an international border.

Here’s a list of the 10 countries that appeared at the top of Timetric’s list.

1. Finland tops the global... (more)

Tags: world, travel, traveling

12 Surprising Health Benefits of Lettuce

By Anna D, published on Apr 28, 2016

Lettuce, which is also known as "rabbit food" and "the perfect weight loss food” is one of the most popular and healthy green leafy vegetables. Its' crispy, green/crimson red leaves are among the most amazing sources of the essential nutrients which greatly benefit your health. As a matter of fact, it's among the most sought after greens, be it for a crunchy green salad, juicing or for healthy sandwiches.

When cut, lettuce leaves exude a milk like fluid (also known as sap), thus its' name which is derived from the Latin word "lactuca" which means milk. Lettuce contains energy, moisture,... (more)

Tags: health, food, lettuce

Important Factors to Consider Before Renting Home Care Medic

By Anna D, published on Apr 27, 2016

It is not always easy to determine whether renting home care medical equipment is cheaper than buying. If one has to pay for the whole cost of the required equipment in full, then renting it may be a more economical option. However, there are other vital points to consider when making a rent or buy decision. To help you decide whether you should make an outright purchase or rent home care equipment, here are some vital factors to consider.

Time Frame for Rental

This is one of the most critical factors, but it may be the most difficult to determine. In cases where the equipment... (more)

Tags: health, home care medic

The Best Places to Visit in Malaysia

By Anna D, published on Apr 26, 2016

Malaysia is a warm and friendly country with a rich culture. In this country, endowed with well-preserved natural beauty, you can experience a unique blend of Malay, Chinese, Arabic, Indian and European culture. In addition to a wide variety of food and drinks, available in abundance on all major streets, you can also see many world renowned tourist attractions. Here are some of the best places to visit in Malaysia.

Petronas Twin Towers

These exceptional towers in Kuala Lumpur were rated as the world's tallest buildings from 1998 till 2004, when the Taipei 101 was completed.... (more)

Tags: travel, malaysia

10 Must-Haves for the Ultimate Garage Makeover

By Anna D, published on Dec 29, 2015

Many people are always scrambling to find a little bit of extra space in their homes. Frequently, this involves rotating furniture from room to room in a vain hope more space will magically appear. Thankfully, it doesn't have to be this way. Many people have a large area of space just waiting to be correctly utilzied. Do you know what it is? It is your garage! Giving your garage a much needed makeover can add organization and living space to your home. Below are 10 must-haves for the ultimate garage makeover.

New Door Get yourself a new garage door. A new garage door shows you... (more)

Tags: home improvement, garage

The Incredible Value of Trees

By Anna D, published on Jul 1, 2015

The extraordinary village of Piplantri, in Rajasthan, India, has transformed itself with a new tradition. For every female child born in the Indian village of Piplantri, villagers plant 111 trees. Over the last eight years, they have managed to plant a quarter million trees on the village grazing commons, which they pledge to maintain as their daughters grow up. Not only are girls valued in Piplantri, but the new trees have remade the village, adding beauty, giving shade in the summer months, and even spawning a new industry for the villagers in aloe vera products.

While we, in our towns... (more)

Tags: environment, green, trees, ecology, sustainable, plant

Myths And Facts About Cosmetic Surgery

By Anna D, published on Mar 9, 2015

If you're considering cosmetic surgery, then there is a lot of information on the Internet that may not be true. Read some of the myths and facts about cosmetic surgery that can help you decide whether it's right for you or not. A healthy body image can give you more self-confidence.

Popular Myths

There are common myths associated with cosmetic surgery such as anti-aging creams don't work. The fact is that Retin-A works well to uncover youthful skin since it makes the skin cells turn over much faster. Retin-A combined with a good sunscreen can alter the appearance of your... (more)

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Improving Pedestrian Safety

By Anna D, published on Feb 27, 2015

The way people live and interact has drastically changed over the past century – we’ve become more mobile and less reliant on direct proximity to certain needs, such as food, employment and entertainment – we travel and commute. A vital factor in that change were the engineering breakthroughs which enabled us to mass produce motorized means of transport. We drive cars or enter mass transit to get to work, for leisure, sport or to simply go out and meet other people across distances. Traffic is the main element in the structure of today’s society and this is why the fact that close to 300,000... (more)

Tags: traffic, safety, pedestrian

Solenoid Valves – Serving as Foundations for Medical Science

By Anna D, published on Feb 25, 2015

How it Works

Solenoid valves are basically electromechanical devices utilized for controlling the flow of either liquid or gas. Its main component involves solid steel and iron with a wire wrapped around it. Electricity is passed through the solenoid coil, turning it electromagnetic upon which, it acts like a valve that directs the flow of gaseous or liquid matter.

Why Solenoid Valves?

There’s no doubt that other devices can be used to achieve the same flow direction offered by these valves – so why exactly is this favorite? Following are some of the advantages... (more)

Tags: valves, medical devices

Enhancing Photographs Taken at a Wedding

By Anna D, published on Feb 10, 2015

Wedding photography has been described many different ways. It has been lauded by photographers from others fields who recognize the complexity and simplicity that is required in order to achieve beautiful photographs. In addition to this, individuals and couples who believe that prices are too expensive have assailed it. While there are differences of opinions, the fact of the matter is that wedding photographs can capture a special event that can last for numerous generations. There are ways that professionals can enhance the wedding photographs.

Enhancing wedding photographs takes... (more)

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