Minggu, 21 Oktober 2012

Monks Found Drunk and Gambling

Monks are said to be the epitome of holiness, shunning earthly pleasures.

However, it seems that is not what all of them do behind closed doors.

Six monks from South Korea’s Jogye order were caught on film gambling, smoking and drinking!

The monk who released the video said that the six gambled away about US$875,000 in 13 hours of continuous playing!

Where would Buddhist monks get that much money?
The video was taken in a hotel room during one of the memorial services for one of their fellows.

Sadly, this controversy happened several days before Buddhists celebrate the birthday of the Buddha, one of the biggest events on the religion’s calendar.

Gambling outside of casinos also is prohibited in South Korea.

Kamis, 18 Oktober 2012

Love to His Son. A man Kept him on freezer

Love to our son it's really ood. But too love with him, can make a weird things. Xueming Tian, from Huangling, Chongqing, a town in southern China, really loves with his son and didn't want to far away from his son. So he put his son’s corpse in a freezer for six years. He even had generators to keep the freezer running in case of a blackout.

“It makes me feel as if my son has never left me,” Tian said. “When my wife and I want to talk to him, we can just pull up some chairs, lift the lid and chat with him as if he had never been taken from us.”

According to Tian, his clever son had just started college when they found out his son’s incurable leukemia.

“We were devastated. We visited many doctors, but there was nothing else we could do. I just prayed we would not lose him,” Mr. Tian said.

“When he died, I just couldn’t face never seeing my child again, so we decided to put him in a freezer to preserve his body.”

What’s more devastating is that this is not the first time that one of their kids has died. Mr Tian’s daughter also died after collapsing on a hot summer day.

“After the death of my daughter, I gave up my job so that I could spend more time with my wife and son.”

He also said that at first not a lot of people knew about it, and then rumors started to spread.

“Not many people knew at first what we had done as we did not want anyone to find out. We kept it a secret for a long time. But over the years, the news spread.”

When asked if they will bury him eventually, he said, “One day the time will come when his mother and I can no longer look after him and we will then give him a proper burial, but now is not the time. When the time is right, we will give him the most dignified burial and have a celebration of his life, and invite everyone to pay their respects to him. But later.”

Avoid Morning Sickness of Pregnancy

According to US and UK data from public health authorities, morning sicknessaffects over half of all pregnant mothers. It is generally related to an increase in estrogen levels, low blood sugar counts, and a greater susceptibility to some smells. More often, morning sickness will be present in the early hours of the morning and will ease up somewhat as the day goes on.

Morning sickness is also known as nausea gravidarum, nausea, vomiting of pregnancy (emesis gravidarum), or pregnancy sickness.

At times, morning sickness can be mild. However, the pregnant mother may at other times feel so nauseous that she will vomit.

Even though morning sickness can be extremely unpleasant, it is hardly ever severe enough to cause metabolic derangement. In most cases, morning sickness settles down by the end of the first trimester.

Morning sickness is more likely to occur during the first three months of a pregnancy.

Here are a few tips you can put in to practice to minimize unpleasant morning sickness symptoms:
Get plenty of rest.

You must ensure you get a good night´s sleep - wear a sleep mask, or even dark glasses, to block out as much light as possible. You might also consider a maternity body pillow that will properly help you support your back and stomach.

Sometimes taking naps during the day may help.

Avoid moving around straight after eating.

Get up slowly

Don't be in a hurry to get out of bed when you wake up. Take your time.

Avoid some types of foods

Avoid fatty and/or spicy foods. Avoid caffeine as well.

Food portion sizes - have small ones.

It is important to always have some kind of food in your stomach, as this will lower your chances of experiencing nausea - and if you do, most likely symptoms will be milder. If the stomach is empty, the acids have nothing to workon, except for the stomach lining, resulting in worsening nausea.

Have some salty crackers, peanut butter snacks, or some other protein snack before you get out of bed in the morning.

At breakfast, cold apple sauce, pears, bananas or any citrus fruit will help you feel satisfied early. Baked potatoes, although, less tasty for many, are highly nutritious. The fruit's potassium may help prevent morning sickness. At night, try eating something high in protein snack/meal before going to bed, as this will help regulate your blood-glucose levels.

Computer monitor flicker.

The rapid, almost unnoticeable flickering of the computer monitor could cause morning sickness. If you are susceptible to morning sickness due to monitor flicker, try to avoid using a computer completely. If you must, you should adjust the screen by making thefonts bold and larger and changing the background to a soft tan or pink color - this will help reduce eye strain.

Physical activity.

Some mothers may find it hard to move around if they feel lousy. However, being physically active has been found to improve symptoms in many people.

Fluid intake.

Being hydrated is crucial for good health, and very important during pregnancy. Some mothers with morning sickness may not feel like consuming their recommended eight glasses of water per day, especially if their stomachs seem not to let them. However, the more dehydrated you are, the more nauseated you will become.

If drinking water is hard, try adding apple cider vinegar and honey. Some mothers say flat Sprite helps, or decaffeinated cola. Sucking ice cubes made from water or fruit juice is also an effective method. The colder the drink, the easier it is to consume.


For many years, ginger has long been publicized as a stomach soother, and studies have shown that it may help relieve nausea symptoms. Sipping cold ginger ale, or adding a slice of raw ginger to water or tea may help sooth your stomach.

Snacks such as gingerbread, or ginger cookies will all effectively help prevent nausea.

Keep your mind occupied.

It is important to try to take your mind off the nauseous feelings. Finding things to do might not be easy. Reading a book, doing puzzles, watching television, playing cards, or going for short walks around the block will clear your mind and relax you. However, you must also listen to your body, and stop whenever necessary.

Wear loose and comfortable clothing.

Restrictive or tight clothing may exacerbate the symptoms of morning sickness. Studies have found that pregnant mothers with nausea who switched from tight to loose-fitting clothing reported either reduced symptoms or non at all.

Consider using children's vitamins instead of regular pre-natal vitamins.

Children's vitamins are usually easier to digest.

Sniff fresh scents.

Morning sickness is very much smell-associated - the pregnant mother becomes more sensitive to odors. Certain ugly smells, smells you cannot get away from, and potent smells such as perfumes can trigger an episode of unpleasant nausea. The most effective scents, according to self-reports, are lemon extract and/or rosemary.

Fresh rosemary is a very effective scent for morning sickness


There are several triggers that can bring on an episode of nausea and a general feeling of being unwell due to morning sickness. Most people will soon identify what they are. Avoid them as much as you can, and your frequency of nausea and/or vomiting will reduce, as will severity of symptoms.

Acid reflux

Sometimes, the náusea and vomiting may be due to acid reflux. Taking antacid medication before going to bed may help reduce stomach acid levels, and the subsequent morning vomiting. Check with your doctor before buying any medication during pregnancy.

Iron pills or iron-containing multivitamins

Some pregnant women may become nauseous because of the iron supplements they have been told to take. Talk to your doctor and ask him/her to recommend a slower-release form, or even possible a lower dosage.


Applying pressure on specific points on the body to control symptoms has been shown to help some women with morning sickness. In this case, it involves wearing a special band on your forearm.Hyperemesis gravidarum - excessive vomiting during pregnancy. This may lead todehydration and malnutrition. A woman with hyperemesis gravidarum may weigh over 5% less than she did before she was pregnant.

About 1 in every 300 pregnant women develop hyperemesis gravidarum. The condition does not usually persist beyond the 20th week of pregnancy. The doctor may recommend dietary changes, plenty of rest and the use of antacids. In severe cases the patient may need to receive fluids and nutrition intravenously.

Nails released from woman body

Hospital medical officer Nur Hidayah Bantul, Yogyakarta, on Thursday had issued dozens of nails and needles in the feet Supiyati, patients who suffer from a strange disease.

"A total of 12 nails and needles out while patients in the ward. Then of operating results on Wednesday (26/9) night were 70 nails and needles, so that the total spikes and needles are removed from the patient's body as much as 82 pieces," said the director of the hospital Nur Hidayah, dr Arrus Ferry in Bantul Thursday.

Supiyati a strange disease Harjomulyo origin, tribe Madang, East Oku, South Sumatra, and in the period of about 1.5 years, more than 2,000 out of the nails and needles all over his hands and feet.

After undergoing surgery at 21.00 pm until 23.00 pm on Wednesday (26/9), hospital medical teams Nur Hidayah successfully raised 70 spikes and 12 needles are embedded in both legs Supiyati, and most of the metal is rusted.

According to doctors, the first day of treatment in the hospital Nur Hidayah, Tuesday (25/9) afternoon, a total of 12 nails and needles out of the second leg Supiyati naturally, and five nails out when Supiyati in the Emergency room (ER).

Arrus said of the X-rays thoroughly after undergoing surgery, it sure no foreign objects such as metal still embedded in the body Supiyati, however, for non-metallic foreign body, the hospital does not guarantee 100 percent.

"Because, in the operation, the team also raised a long curler coagulating and glass flakes detected X-rays, if just a hair, so it may not be apparent when X-rayed," he said.

Still, he said, in an unspecified time, Supiyati still have to undergo intensive treatment in hospital Nur Hidayah for physical recovery is still weak.

He said to prevent harmful foreign objects both metal and non-metal back into the body Supiyati, since yesterday the team Husnul Khitmah Care (Hu Care) RS Nur Hidayah has provided spiritual guidance.

According Arrus, causing the entry of foreign objects into the body Supiyati still a question in western medical science, and to try to heal Supiyati to completion, Nur Hidayah RS method combines eastern medicine (rukyah).

"Alleged temporary entry of foreign objects into the body of the patient was due to the role of the spirit or jinn. In Islam, we believe in the existence of the jinn," he said.

Titanic with the Arabic Victim

One hundred years have passed since the sinking of the Titanic, considered the worst disaster the seas have ever witnessed in the twentieth century. In the middle of the extensive coverage this shocking event has received, hardly anything has been mentioned about the Arab passengers that perished on the ship.

In addition to the list of victims which reveals all the Arabs who died in the tragedy were Lebanese except one Egyptian, the proof of Arab presence on the ship was evident in the 1997 blockbuster movie directed by James Cameron.

In the film “Titanic,” an Arabic speaking mother is heard urging her daughter to hurry when she ship starts to sink. The Lebanese accent with which she says “Come! Come!” in Arabic shows her roots.

Her husband replies, also with a Lebanese accent, “Wait! Let me see what we can do,” while panicking in one of the third class corridors. Behind the Lebanese family appears the film’s protagonist Leonardo Di Caprio, also an inmate of the third class, running with Kate Winslet in tow.

The Lebanese husband is seen flipping through the pages of a book that contains a layout of the ship in order to look for a way out. Other than this scene, which lasted for only six seconds, nothing was heard of Arabs who died in this tragedy even though the world keeps remembering the victims on every anniversary.

This clip from the movie is shown on Al Arabiya followed by real footage from the only video recorded inside the ship since it sailed on its way to New York. The video was discovered 27 years ago.

Titanic tragedy felt in Lebanon

The village of Kafr Mishki in the Rashaya District southeast of the Lebanese capital Beirut suffered the most in the Titanic tragedy. The village, whose population does not exceed 500, lost 13 of its residents.

“The church of Kafr Mishki will hold Sunday a Mass for the victims and the congregation will observe a minute of silence to mourn their death,” village mayor Khalil al-Sikli told Al Arabiya in a phone interview.

Sikli added that more than 11,000 natives of Kafr Mishki have immigrated to several parts of the world and are currently scattered over five continents.

“More than 6,000 from Kafr Mishki are in Ottawa, Canada alone.”

The village of Hardine in the Batroun District in northern Lebanon comes second as far as lives lost in Titanic are concerned.

“Hardine lost 11 of its residents in the Titanic [disaster],” the village mayor Bakhous Sarkis Assaf told Al Arabiya.

“When the ship started sinking in the first hours of dawn, those 11 passengers gathered in one corner and started reciting verses one of them improvised in the style of Lebanese vernacular poetry.”

According to Assaf, who says the story has been narrated down generations, the verses Hardine residents recited right before their death were: “O Hardine, weep and lament the death of 11 of your youths who did not exceed 25 years old. Five of them are single and the others are married. None of them is old. They’re all 25.”

Like Kafr Mishki, Hardine will hold a Mass in its church to remember its victims in Titanic, Assaf added.

“I just wish that the Lebanese government would also remember those forgotten victims especially at the 100th anniversary of the tragedy.”

Assaf from Pennsylvania told the story of a 19-year-old boy called Daher Shadid Abi Shadid from the village of Abrine in northern Lebanon. Abi Shadid accidentally killed a girl from his village while experimenting with his gun.

“Fearing the retaliation of the girl’s family, Abi Shadid left the village not knowing where to go until his uncle, who lived in Pennsylvania, sent him some money and told him to travel to the U.S.,” Assaf told Al Arabiya.

Shadid first went to Marseille in France and from there boarded the Titanic which stopped at the UK to pick up more passengers before sailing to New York.

“Shadid escaped a fate in Lebanon only for his uncle to receive his corpse from the Titanic,” he said, again recounting a story as told throughout generations.

One of the most striking details revealed to Al Arabiya during the search for details about Arab victims on the Titanic was provided by Syrian-American writer Laila Salloum Elias who wrote a book titled “The Dream and then the Nightmare.”

Elias relied on Arab newspapers published in New York at the time of the ship’s sinking as information for her book. One such story came from the then famous al-Hoda newspaper.

According to Elias, who also listened to testimonies from victims’ families, several of the Lebanese victims were shot dead for refusing to obey the orders of the ship’s security personnel.

One was killed for trying to get on a life boat reserved for first class passengers.

Rabu, 17 Oktober 2012

How to respond the Cancer detection

After the initial shock, the next reaction is to seek information. Many will talk to their family doctor, friends and family, and seek information on the internet or in book stores in order to learn as much as possible about the type of cancer they have and the best medical specialists to seek out. This is a very daunting task as few individuals are knowledgeable about cancer and its terminology or about what constitutes excellent cancer care. Needless to say, the stress of the diagnosis makes it doubly hard to process information and make the best choices.

In order to give you some grounding during this initial phase of coping with cancer, I have prepared the following list of essential things that anyone newly diagnosed with cancer should know.

1. Understand the diagnosis. There are many different types of cancer, even within the same broad category. For example, in non-small cell lung cancer, the most common types are adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma and they are treated differently. Breast cancer has three general categories: hormone receptor positive (for the estrogen and/or progesterone receptors), Her2 positive, and triple negative (hormone receptors and Her2 are negative or not present); the three types are often treated very differently. Nearly every type of cancer has different sub-types and it is important to know which one you have.

2. Do not jump the gun and think the worst. Not all cancers of the same type act the same. Some “bad” cancers may be curable. Get all the facts straight and get them only from the experts who treat the disease, not from physicians who are not cancer experts and not from well-meaning friends and family who “know someone with…”

3. Meet first with local specialists. What other tests are needed to fully determine the stage or extent of the cancer in the body? Do you need surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation? Have these questions answered first in your community, near where you live or work. Physicians that specialize in treating cancer have been highly trained whether they practice in a community setting or at a large medical center. Since cancer treatment may not be a one shot deal but can involve six months or more of therapy, it is important to make these treatments as convenient and safe as possible. Having a good cancer center close to home can make a world of difference.

4. Consider a second opinion. The need for a second opinion depends on the quality of the first opinions you receive and on your preferences as a patient. Do not think that the grass is greener elsewhere and that an incurable cancer is curable at a more heavily advertised center. If the cancer specialists in your area have an excellent reputation and you like their approach to you and your cancer, then you may not feel that another opinion is necessary. On the other hand, if you feel that surgery is better performed at a high volume center, for example, or you just want the peace of mind that comes with confirmation of treatment recommendations, then a second opinion is right for you. The best doctors do not dissuade patients from seeking other opinions nor from receiving cancer care close to home when that is more convenient.

The best food and Where to Eat

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1. st place to eat: Oysters.
Strangfor Lough, Northern IrelandRichard Corrigan reckons Strangford Lough oysters are the world’s best. Photograph: John Smith/Corbis
"If I were to die tomorrow, I'd walk to Strangford, get a couple of bottles of really cold Chablis, and eat as many Strangford Lough oysters as I could. Then I'd die very happily indeed. There are very few places you can get Strangford Lough oysters now. Last time, we bought some from a company called Cuan and went to a beautiful local pub and opened them ourselves. The speed of the tidal movement, and the huge nutrient richness of the water, is what makes them so good. The only accompaniment you need is lemon juice and black pepper: you'd never ever use vinegar and shallots or Tabasco."

2. Best place to eat: Aubergines Ta Kioupa, Athens

"The aubergines were slow- baked for six hours, brought to the table whole, and skinned in front of us. They took out the flesh, crisscrossed the aubergines with two knives, and then added whipped cream with hazelnuts, lemon, sweet pepper, oil, feta cheese, salt and pepper.

3. Best place to eat: Hamburgers Little Owl, New York

There are many fine hamburgers in New York, even the most mediocre of which would put its British counterparts to shame. But the best is the bacon cheeseburger at a small Greenwich Village bistro called Little Owl. "This sandwich is so copiously juicy, so rich with precious bodily fluids," says Josh Ozersky, author of The Hamburger: A History, "that it practically haemorrhages onto the plate. But the meat, which is a signature blend from New York's virtuoso hamburger maker Pat La Frieda, is perfectly paired with a bun of uniquely moist and yielding character. It's by far the best cheeseburger in this or any other city."

4. Best place to eat: Zabaglione La Cinzianelle

The best place in the world to eat zabaglione, according to Giorgio Locatelli, is at his uncle's restaurant, La Cinzianell, in Corgeno, northern Italy. "As the sun goes down behind Monte Rosa and it starts getting a bit chilly, the thing I enjoy most is the zabaglione prepared by my cousin Maurizio…"    

Via Lago, 26 Corgeno, 0039 0 331 946 337

5. Best place to eat: Pho Pho 24, VietnamVietnam’s signature dish Pho at 'Pho 24' in Hanoi, Vietnam. 

Pho, a noodle soup with thin slices of meat (usually beef but sometimes chicken), is Vietnam's signature dish, and the issue of who makes it best is as tangled as white rice noodles in tasty broth. The Hanoi streets throw up a lot of persuasive contenders, such as the shack at 172 Ton Duc Thang Street. However, the sleek chain restaurant Pho 24, with branches around the country and across Asia, produces Vietnam's most reliably good pho. The meat is of a consistently high quality – a rarity in Vietnam – and the stock impresses even the hardest-to-please critics.

7. Best place to eat: Macaroons Laduree, Paris

The original M Ladurée opened his bakery on the rue Royale in 1862. In 1930 his grandson invented the double-decker macaroon – two shells of the meringue-like pastry held together by creamy ganache filling. Ladurée has produced the definitive macaroons ever since. In recent years the company has opened shops around the world, but the original is by far the best.

8. Best place to eat: Roast Chicken L'Ami Louis, Paris

This Paris fixture, open since 1924, is the ultimate French bistro. Heads of state (Clinton, Gorbachev) and cultural giants (Welles, Hemingway) have come here to feast on sumptuous roast chicken, served whole with matchstick pommes frites and a simple green salad. It's touristy and expensive and the decor is a bit clichéd, but such details become trivial once the chicken (which inspired Simon Hopkinson to write his much-loved Roast Chicken and Other Stories) turns up at the table.

32 rue du Vertbois, 3e, 3rd arrondissement, Paris, 0033 1 48 87 77 48

9. Best place to drink: Milkshakes Fosselman's, Los Angeles

The ingredients for the perfect milkshake are extremely good ice cream mixed with just the right amount of milk, and a classic American setting. The award-laden Fosselman's, in the LA suburb of Alhambra, has been offering both since 1924. The milkshakes, made with home-made ice cream, taste like you'd expect milkshakes to taste in the movies. Make a beeline for the double-chocolate malt.
1824 W Main Street, Alhambra, Los Angeles, 001 626 282 6533,www.fosselmans.com

10. Best place to eat: Texas barbecue Snow's, Texas

The title of best BBQ joint in Texas is hotly contested in a state where the consumption of charred meats is as serious as religion. Texas Monthlymagazine does the definitive annual poll. Most recently, the magazine awarded the title to Snow's, a rank outsider that has been trading a mere five years. Run by a former rodeo clown and an elderly lady named Tootsie, the restaurant only opens on Saturday mornings and consists of a small number of tables around a smoking pit.

516 Main Street, Lexington, Texas, 001 979 773 4640 (Saturday only),www.snowsbbq.com
1nches; my favourite is the one near Keio University."

Senin, 08 Oktober 2012

How to Use Eye shadow

1. Eye Shadow Brush
A good brush is the key of perfection using eye shadow. Do not hesitate to invest in having the best make-up brushes. Brushes of fur is better than synthetic brushes. Brush can be perfectly natural blend eye shadow around the eyes.

2. Concealer
Skin color is usually darker eyes than other facial skin. So that the color of eye shadow does not change when applied to the eye, then you must neutralize the eye color by using a concealer.

3. Eye Shadow Base
The secret to long-lasting eye shadow all day is to apply eye shadow base before using the eye shadows. Base textured eye shadow a little greasy, so it can stick to the perfect eye shadow on the eyes. You can change the base eye shadow with petroleum jelly. Rub the base eye shadow or the petroleum jelly on the crease of the eye using a finger, so as not to clot. However, if you use a type of creamy eye shadow, eye base shdow no longer used.

4. Eye Shadow Application
Choose the color of eye shadow and event needs. Eye shadow shades of brown, pink and peach are suitable for daytime appearance and make-up work. As for the party you can use black, or shades of eye shadow colors. Whatever color you choose, you need to know how the application:

- Use bright colors or younger at the crease of the eye using a small eye shadow brush.

- Use a medium color in the middle of the eye. Mix the colors together with a larger brush, so as not to be seen the line between young and medium colors.

- Use a dark eye shadow color on the outside of the eye, to make more visible the eye contour. Apply using a small brush.

- Apply appropriate color of light in the brow with a small brush. This makes the form look neater brows and brow bones become more prominent.

- End the use of eye liner to emphasize lashes. Finally, use mascara to the lashes to be more tapering.

How to avoid Acne

1. Keep your face clean. Whether or not you have acne, it's important to wash your face daily to remove impurities, dead skin cells, and excess oil from the skin surface. Use warm, not hot, water and a mild facial cleanser. Using a harsh soap (like deodorant body soap) can injure the already inflamed skin and cause more irritation.

Avoid scrubbing your skin harshly with a washcloth, exfoliating glove, or loofah (a coarse-textured sponge). Gently wash it with your clean hands or a very soft cloth. Always rinse well, and then dry your face with a clean towel. (Toss the towel in the laundry hamper, as dirty towels spread bacteria.)

2. Moisturize.
Many topical acne products contain ingredients that dry the skin, so always use a moisturizer that minimizes dryness and skin peeling. A gel-based moisturizer usually works well for oily skin. If you have dry skin, try a moisturizing cream or lotion. Combination skin may need two products (cream or lotion for the dry section; a gel for the oily part). Always hydrate your skin with water before you moisturize it.

3. Try an over-the-counter acne product.
Topical (those applied to the skin) acne products may contain ingredients such as benzoyl peroxide, an antibacterial agent with a drying effect, or salicylic acid, an agent that sloughs off skin and gets rid of bacteria. Start with a small amount at first. Then increase or decrease the amount and how often you apply it, depending on how much peeling or drying you have. Use these ointments with caution if you have sensitive skin. Benzoyl peroxide can cause redness and scaling of the skin. It can also bleach your clothes, towel, and hair.

4. Use makeup sparingly. During a breakout, try to avoid wearing foundation, powder, or blush. If you do wear makeup, wash it off at the end of the day. If possible, select oil-free cosmetics without added dyes and chemicals. Water-based cosmetics are available. Read the ingredients list on the product label before buying.

5. Watch what you put on your hair. Avoid using fragrances, oils, and harsh chemicals on your hair. These ingredients can drip on the face, blocking the skin pores and irritating the skin. Stick to a gentle shampoo and conditioner. Oily hair can add to the oil on your face, so wash hair often, especially during a pimple outbreak. If your hair is long, keep it pulled off your face.

6. Keep your hands off your face. Avoid touching your face or propping your cheek or chin on your hands. Not only can you spread bacteria, you can also irritate the already inflamed facial skin. Never pick or pop pimples with your fingers, as it can result in infection and scarring.

How To Get Taller

1. Understand that most of your height will be determined by genetics. Height is a polygeneic trait, meaning that it's influenced by several different genes. Having two short parents doesn't necessarily mean you'll be short, just as two tall parents won't make you a towering giant. However, if most of the people on both sides of your family are short, odds are that you'll be short, too. Don't be discouraged, though - the truth is that you can't know how tall you'll be until you reach full physical adulthood in your mid-20s.

2. Avoid growth-stunting factors.
There might not be a lot you can do to increase your height, but you can take several steps to make sure your natural height isn't shortened by environmental influences. Drugs and alcohol are both thought to contribute to stunted growth if they're ingested while you're young, and malnutrition can keep you from reaching your full height, as well.

3. Get plenty of sleep. Research suggests that growing teenagers and pre-teens need between 8.5 and 11 hours of sleep every night. This is because your body grows and regenerates tissue while you're at rest. Make your sleeping environment as calm as possible, and try to eliminate loud nosies and unnecessary light. If you have trouble falling asleep, try taking a warm bath or drinking a hot cup of chamomile tea before bed.

4. Eat right. Ensuring that you're getting all the vitamins and minerals your body requires will help you grow to your full height. Take a supplement targeted at your age group with breakfast each morning, and try to incorporate certain foods into your diet. Here are some specific suggestions:
Get plenty of calcium (found in dairy products and green vegetables). Calcium promotes bone growth, and can help prevent osteoporosis.

Get sufficient vitamin D (which can be obtained through eating fish, alfalfa, or mushrooms, or spending more time in the sun). Vitamin D promotes bone and muscle growth in children, and a deficiency has been shown to stunt growth and cause weight gain in teenage girls . If you don't like fish, consider a fish liver oil supplement.

Take in lots of protein (from meat, eggs, tofu or legumes). Proteins provide the essential building blocks your body needs in order to grow. At least one (preferably two) of your meals each day should include a protein.

Up your zinc intake (oysters, chocolate, peanuts, eggs, peas, asparagus and supplements). A zinc deficiency can cause stunted growth in children . The best way to make sure you meet your body's daily need is by taking a vitamin or supplement that includes zinc.

Eat on a regular schedule. You should be eating 3 meals a day, with small snacks between breakfast and lunch, and lunch and dinner. Try to schedule these events at roughly the same time each day.

5. Keep your immune system strong.
Some childhood illnesses can stunt your growth. Most of them can be avoided by the routine immunizations you may have had as a baby, but stay on the safe side by ingesting plenty of Vitamin C (found in citrus fruits such as oranges, grapefruits and lemons) and getting plenty of rest as soon as you notice that you feel sick.

6. Practice good posture.
Rolling your shoulders or hunching over can actually affect the curvature of your growing spine (and not in a good way). Keep your shoulders back, chin high, and hips over your feet. Walk with purpose instead of slouching or slinking, and try to sit up straight when you're in chairs. Even if you're not actually getting taller, good posture will make you look taller.

7. Cultivate confidence. Being taller might be nice, but it can't make up for a general lack of confidence. Try to talk yourself into feeling comfortable in your own skin, and being generally happy with your looks no matter how tall you turn out to be. A positive attitude will more than make up for any lacking height.

8. Visit a medical professional.
If you're from a tall family and you're not growing by your mid-teens, or if your height hasn't changed much from before puberty to during puberty, then it's a good idea to see a doctor. Conditions that can stunt your growth (such as human growth hormone deficiency or autoimmune diseases) are fairly rare, but they do exist. If you're eating a healthy diet and getting plenty of rest but you're still not growing, then it's time to consult a doctor.
Consider seeing a doctor if you're a short adult. Though there are several childhood conditions (such as rickets) that can result in a short height as an adult, you should still ask a doctor about it. There may be ways to make sure that your bones and organs are healthy even though you didn't grow to full height.

How to Reduce Menstruation Cramps

1. Stick to a healthy diet. This includes plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as plenty of water. Attempt to keep track of how particular foods affect your period. Plenty of fiber is particularly useful in cleansing the body of excess estrogen (which can lead to heavier and more painful periods and cramps).

2. Take dietary supplements. Some studies indicate that Vitamin E, thiamine and Omega-3 supplements may reduce menstrual cramps. [1] Zinc and calcium have been found to reduce cramps, bloating and related PMS symptoms. [2] Calcium and magnesium reduce muscle soreness, but must be taken for 2-3 months every day before producing a noticeable effect.

3. Make sure to have regular health check-ups to ensure health. Mention to doctors any menstrual problems you feel you might be having, and take into consideration how conditions such as IBS or anemia may make you feel during menstruation. In addition, menstrual cramps can be caused by an underlying disorder such as endometriosis or fibroids, in which case the surgical removal of tissue may be required to help alleviate your symptoms.

4. Avoid Xenoestrogens and Phytoestrogens. Some new scientific evidence points to xenoestrogens and phytoestrogens actually causing menstrual cramps. Xenoestrogens are simply "foreign" estrogens that are not really estrogen but mimic estrogen. Xenoestrogens can be chemicals present in items used in every day life such as lotions, shampoos, and laundry detergent. Phytoestrogens are plant estrogen's that can be found in some herbs.Xenoestrogens and Phytoestrogens can cause Magnesium and Vitamin B deficiencies. A Magnesium deficiency can cause muscles to cramp. A Vitamin B deficiency can cause Neuropathy. Think Restless Leg Syndrome.

Topical Natural Progesterone can also counteract xenoestrogens and phytoestrogens, if the body load of xenoestrogens and phytoestrogens is not too high. If the body load of xenoestrogens and phytoestrogens is too high, then topical Natural Progesterone may actually temporarily increase menstrual camps.

5. Use painkillers around the clock as soon as you notice your period.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDs), medicines such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin etc.) or naproxen (Aleve) actually reduce menstrual blood flow not just the pain associated with menses. Acetaminophen, while helpful for the pain, is not nearly as effective as the NSAIDs. Many women find that painkillers can decrease menstrual pain. If you can't tolerate ibuprofen or naproxen sodium, simple aspirin or acetaminophen can help a lot. The effectiveness of NSAIDs builds up over time, so if your cramps are so severe that the painkillers don't do much, start taking ibuprofen every six hours up to a couple of days before you expect to get your period and continue until your cramps abate. If over-the-counter NSAIDs do not help, your doctor may prescribe a prescription NSAID such as mefenamic acid (Ponstel).

6. Take hormonal birth control. Birth control pills contain hormones which prevent ovulation and reduce the severity of menstrual cramps.  This is why your doctor may recommend birth control pills for menstrual cramps. The same hormones can also be delivered through injection, a patch you wear on your skin or in a flexible ring you insert into your vagina.

7. Lie in different positions.
Laying on your side with your knees tucked into your chest can temporarily reduce the pain. Some people say to lay face down on the bed, with your face in a pillow. Stick your butt up in the air. This will relieve gas and help you feel better. Also try lying on your back, keeping your feet elevated by pillows.

8. Try placing a hot water bottle or heating pad on your abdomen. This helps ease your muscles. A hot wash cloth or even just a warm blanket can also help. According to the Mayo Clinic, this appears to be just as effective as over-the-counter pain killers. Also try taking a hot bath of shower . If you don't have a heating pad, you can make one.

9. Do some mild exercise.
Walk around the neighborhood, run on the treadmill, go ride your bike, or any other exercises you enjoy. This will increase blood flow which will help the cramps go away.

10.Use the body's own pain-killers. If you're worried about over-use of traditional pain-killers, or they are not available, you may also wish to make use of the body's own pain-management mechanisms.

Distract yourself from the pain. Distraction is one of the most powerful and readily available painkillers. So if you have intense cramps, do something that normally totally absorbs you, such as socializing with good friends, reading a book, playing a computer game, or spending time on facebook.

Get regular exercise. Exercise increases your overall serotonin levels. Serotonin is the body's own painkiller, and also makes us feel happier.

Sexual activities do help anything with the menstrual cycle. Try to get as much as possible. Orgasm releases oxytocin, which causes uterine contractions, which eases pain.

11. Try acupuncture, which, according to the Mayo Clinic, may help to relieve pain associated with menstrual cramps.
Acupuncture has been used as a pain relief method for over 2,000 years. Hair-thin needles are placed into the skin on specific locations on your body. The needles do not cause pain for most people.

12. Engage in stress reduction activities such as yoga, massage and meditation as they may ease the pain of menstrual cramps.

13. Have a glass or 2 of wine; alcohol thins blood

14. Try to wear clothing that doesn't pressure your abdomen, such as all-in-ones.
They are comfortable, warm and help reduce period cramps caused by tight clothing. Dance Direct sell some good-quality ones.

Traditional Games for Children

In this era children are going to play games in gadget and othe technological things. They forget to play traditional games that is suitable with their age.

Here are the list and brief way in playing traditional games for children.

Duck, Duck, Goose
The children sit in a circle. One child is "it." He walks around the circle. He pats each child on the head. He says, "Duck, duck, duck..." as he touches each child. When he says, "Goose!" the child he touches gets up and chases him around the circle.

The child who gets to the empty place first sits down. The other child is "it". Sometimes, the child he tagged catches the child who was "it". Then he has to sit in the "stink pot!" (the center of the circle). He can't get out until another child who is "it" gets caught and gets put into the stink pot. Little children love this game!

A game' children like to play on rainy days at school is called "Seven-up." On rainy days, we can't go outside to play at recess time. Instead, the children sit at their desks. The teacher chooses seven children to be "it." Then the teacher says, "Thumbs up." The children who are sitting down rest their faces on their folded arms so they cannot see. They make a fist, with one thumb sticking up.
The children who are "it" tip-toe quietly and touch someone on the thumb. Then they go back in front of the class. The teacher calls, "Seven up." Everyone looks up. The children who were touched try to guess who touched their thumb. If the child guesses right, she or he gets to be "it" and the other child sits down.

Freeze Tag
Someone is 'IT'. 'IT' tries to tag people. Everyone else is running around. When 'IT' tags someone the personfreezes in whatever position you got tagged in. And when you get tagged 3 times then you are the person who becomes 'IT'. When you are frozen, someone can 'unfreeze' you by touching you.

Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?
A fun game that is common in the United States. Everyone sits in a circle. Before the game starts everyone is given a number, but not in order around the circle, that is kept in front of each person. Names are usually used. The teacher or leader starts a rhythmic pattern such as clap, tap thighs, clap, tap thighs, ... at a slow pace in the beginning. The leader says, "Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar? again and again in the same rhythm as the clapping and tapping. The leader will start by saying "# 1 or ________(name) stole the cookie from the cookie jar." That person says, "Who me?" Everyone says, "Yes you!" The person says, "Couldn't be!" Everyone says, "Then who?" The person says, "#2 or _________ (name) stole the cookie from the cookie jar." And on it goes. The object of the game is to keep the rhythm going and the talking, without breaks.

Pin the Tail on the Donkey
This game is for young children. It is played at birthday parties. There is a poster of a donkey. The donkey has no tail. There are numbered tails. The children line up. Each child gets a turn.

For his turn, he puts on a blindfold. All the children make sure he cannot see! He is turned around one time. Then he tries to find the poster and pin his tail in the right place. Everyone laughs! It is funny to see a donkey with tails on its nose, back, and ears. Some tails are not even on the poster! The tail closest to the right spot wins!

Relay Games
It is fun for older children. You need two equal teams. Each child needs a toothpick. (You can also use a spoon with an egg or ping pong ball) The toothpick is held in the mouth. Each team needs one "lifesaver" candy with a hole in the middle. Each child must pass the lifesaver candy from her toothpick to the toothpick in the mouth of the next child on her team. No hands allowed! The toothpicks wiggle. The lifesaver slips. The children make REALLY funny faces! It is funniest when children line up girl-boy-girl-boy.

Hide and Go Seek
Any number of children can play. One child hides their eyes and counts up to 10. all other children hide. When they finish, the person says: "Ready or not, here I come".
The person who counted tries to find the others.
If you are back to the pole (where the person counted) without getting caught, you are not 'it'.
The last one found is 'it' and must count for the next game.

The game " Telephone " is a simple game. You start off by getting lots of friends and parents, a total of about 15 people. Then you all hold hands and get into a big circle. While still holding hands, stretch out until your arms hurt. Then you sit down and let go of each other's hands. The oldest person should think of a message. When the oldest person thinks of a message they pass it to the person sitting next to them, then the person sitting next to them passes the message to the next person and so on. If one person should not understand the message they may say operator and the person sitting in front of them repeats the message to that person again. If anyone needs to say operator, they can only say it once. When the last person gets the message they stand up and they say the message out loud. If the message is right, then the person who thought of the message says "yes" and the last person wins the game. If the message is wrong, then the person who thought up the message wins the game. The point of this game is not winning. The point of the game is to see if the last person can say the message correctly. The fun thing about this game is that usually the last person never say's the message correctly. It is fun to hear the message all scrambled up.


There can be any number of players, and a stone is the only object you need to play it. If you are the first player, you draw a figure on the floor with a piece of chalk. Then you throw the stone inside square one. After that, you have to hop into each square, starting with square 1 and ending in square eight. If there are two squares together, you jump landing with one foot in each square; but if there is only one square, you must hop on one foot. When you reach squares 7 and 8, you have to turn back jumping again until square 1. Then you continue playing the next level. This time you begin by throwing the stone into square number 2. In the next level, you throw it into square number 3. You continue until level 8. The first player who does all the levels is the winner. The most important thing is that the player has to skip the square where the stone is.

Special Rules of the Game

The game has some rules. If an of the following things happen, the player has to stop and another player takes a turn.

  • The player can't put his/her foot or feet on the lines of the square
  • The player can't jump with two feet in squares 1, 2, 3, and 6.
  • The player can't fall down.

Selasa, 02 Oktober 2012

The Biggest Family in The World

  • Ziona Chana lives with all of them in a 100-room mansion
  • His wives take it in turns to share his bed
  • It takes 30 whole chickens just to make dinner
He is head of the world's biggest family - and says he is 'blessed' to have his 39 wives.
Ziona Chana also has 94 children, 14-daughters-in-law and 33 grandchildren.

They live in a 100-room, four storey house set amidst the hills of Baktwang village in the Indian state of Mizoram, where the wives sleep in giant communal dormitories.

The full monty: The Ziona family in its entirety with all 181 members

You treat this place like a hotel: With 100 rooms, the Ziona mansion is the biggest concrete structure in the hilly village of Baktawng in Mizoram, India

Mr Chana told the Sun: 'Today I feel like God's special child. He's given me so many people to look after.

'I consider myself a lucky man to be the husband of 39 women and head of the world's largest family.'

The family is organised with almost military discipline, with the oldest wife Zathiangi organising her fellow partners to perform household chores such as cleaning, washing and preparing meals.

One evening meal can see them pluck 30 chickens, peel 132lb of potatoes and boil up to 220lb of rice.

Coincidentally, Mr Chana is also head of a sect that allows members to take as many wives as he wants.

Feeling peckish? The senior ladies of the Chana family show what it takes just to make a meal

The wives and me: Mr Ziona Chana poses with his 39 wives at their home in Baktawng

He even married ten women in one year, when he was at his most prolific, and enjoys his own double bed while his wives have to make do with communal dormitories.

He keeps the youngest women near to his bedroom with the older members of the family sleeping further away - and there is a rotation system for who visits Mr Chana's bedroom.

Rinkmini, one of Mr Chana's wives who is 35 years old, said: 'We stay around him as he is the most important person in the house. He is the most handsome person in the village.

She says Mr Chana noticed her on a morning walk in the village 18 years ago and wrote her a letter asking for her hand in marriage.

The Effect of Smoking to your Body

Smoking is one of the human habit not only in western but all over the world. The warning of smoking always announce everywhere, but all smoker ignore them. So, this is just to remind and emphasize that the effect of smoking and especially the things contains it.
  • Toxic ingredients in cigarette smoke travel throughout the body, causing damage in several different ways.
  • Nicotine reaches the brain within 10 seconds after smoke is inhaled. It has been found in every part of the body and in breast milk.
  • Carbon monoxide binds to hemoglobin in red blood cells, preventing affected cells from carrying a full load of oxygen.
  • Cancer-causing agents (carcinogens) in tobacco smoke damage important genes that control the growth of cells, causing them to grow abnormally or to reproduce too rapidly.
  • The carcinogen benzo(a)pyrene binds to cells in the airways and major organs of smokers.
  • Smoking affects the function of the immune system and may increase the risk for respiratory and other infections.
  • There are several likely ways that cigarette smoke does its damage. One is oxidative stress that mutates DNA, promotes atherosclerosis, and leads to chronic lung injury. Oxidative stress is thought to be the general mechanism behind the aging process, contributing to the development of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and COPD.
  • The body produces antioxidants to help repair damaged cells. Smokers have lower levels of antioxidants in their blood than do nonsmokers.
  • Smoking is associated with higher levels of chronic inflammation, another damaging process that may result in oxidative stress.

How To Prevent Mosquito Bite

Mosquito is a small insects but it is the dangerous enemy for human. Besides it is really disturbing, mosquito can impact many diseases such as malaria and blood fever. So, we have to be smarter than mosquito with looking for the way and things that can prevent mosquito bite. here Are :

1. You are most at risk for mosquito bites - particularly in the islands - as the sun lowers; use extra caution at dusk.
2. Pay attention under the tables when eating in Southeast Asia. Mosquitoes would love to enjoy you as a meal while you eat your own.
3. Wear earth tones, khaki, or neutral clothing while trekking. Studies show thatmosquitoes are more attracted to bright clothing.
4. If staying in a place with a mosquito net, use it! Check for holes and apply DEET to any breeches. Do the same for any broken window screens around your accommodation.
5. Mosquitoes are attracted to body odor and sweat; stay clean to avoid attracting unnecessary attention from mosquitoes and clean travel mates.
6. Female mosquitoes normally feed on flower nectar when not trying to reproduce - avoid smelling like one! Sweet-smelling fragrances in soap, shampoo, and lotion will attract more biters.
7. Unfortunately, DEET remains the most effective known way to prevent mosquito bites. Reapply smaller concentrations of DEET every three hours to exposed skin.
8. Although the hot climate usually dictates otherwise, the most natural way to prevent mosquito bites is to expose as little skin as possible.
9. Gecko lizards, considered lucky in Southeast Asia, eat several mosquitoes a minute. If you are lucky enough to have one of these little friends in your room, let her stay!
10.Make a habit of closing your bathroom door after checking in to your accommodation; even small amounts of standing water give mosquitoes a better chance.

How to Avoid and Reduce Stress and Underpressure

1. Breathe, when you feel tense, take 10 slow, deep breaths in through your nose, out through your mouth.
2. Touch, hug someone, hold hands, stroke a pet, make non-sexual physical contact with people, brush your hair.
3. Communicate, be honest with your Self and others. Ask for what you want. Express your true feelings when they occur.
4. Drink at least eight, 8 oz. glasses of good water a day. This flushes toxins out of our body.
5. See the humor in life. Laugh at your self and life. Have fun and "play" at life.
6. Meditation 15 minutes a day. Take time to relax, sit, breathe deeply, quiet your mind. Record In-sights and dreams in a journal.
7. Be Human. Let up on yourself. Forgive your self and others. Slow down and enjoy being alive.
8. Communicate with friends. Spend time with each other. Share the good stuff.
9. Hug three people each day. Relax and enjoy the feeling of
10. Quit worrying about the Future. Concentrate on what you can do NOW.
11. Make a TO DO list of your agreements for each month. Schedule both play time and free time, and do both activities.
12. Write it down. Make notes to yourself. Make a list. Write special dates down on your calendar. Put it on tape.
13. Say "NO" Allow yourself to say "NO" to some requests. Don't over commit yourself. Put yourself first; say YES to you.
14. Clean it up Recycle old junk and papers. Clean your physical and mental house of old garbage.
15. Wear comfortable, clean clothes, that make you feel good about yourself.
16. Avoid doing anything to excess, even having fun.
18. Express and receive love as often as possible to yourself and others.
19. You always have choices in life. Re-Order your priorities. If you are not happy, choose some- thing new.
20. Express your anger to the person involved the moment it's experienced.
21. Be honest with yourself con- cerning your fears. Ask for more information or assistance.
22. Crying is nature's way of releasing toxins from the body, releasing stress, or expressing joy.
23. Change is constant. You can choose to change your choice anytime you want to do so.
24. Trust your Self, and value your needs and choices. Follow your own intuition.
25. Live in the moment. Stop fanta- sizing about "What If ". Choose from what IS available, Now.
26. Feel good about yourself and your choices in life. Value what you Believe in. Walk your Talk.
27. Forgive yourself and others. Withholding Love does not nur- ture relationships.
28. When you do not love yourself first, you can not be satisfied by loving and doing for others.
29. Make a commitment to expand your Spiritual, Mental, Emotional, and Physical well-being.
30. Your most valuable and limited resource is your time. Value it, so others will.
31. Obtain a written job description from your boss. Make any changes needed to keep your agreements.
32. Take pride in your work. You only get One First Impression!
33. Be responsible for your work. Do your best with every opportunity.
34. Only do your job. Do not get conned into permanently assuming another person's job responsibilities.
35. Do not play office politics. Be open and above board in all your relationships. Honor your Integrity.
36. Do not listen to, encourage, or spread gossip. It damages your credibility and others.
37. Talk with your co-workers about how to work together to solve problems.
38. Don't be a "fix it " person for people's problems.
39. When you have a problem, go to the person who can solve that specific problem. Ask questions.
40. Ask questions. When you are not sure, or don't know, get information before taking action.
41. Contribute Become a solution provider for problems, not just a problem discoverer.
42. Leave work. When you go home, Go Home ! Work can be a part of your life, not your whole life.
43. Put your family, career, and Self in perspective; know which is most important and nourish it.
44. Value your emotions. Feel your feelings. Allow yourself to express them appropriately as they occur.
45. Express your anger directly with clarity. Indirect or covert anger only prolongs distress and distrust.
46. When asked, always tell the whole truth to yourself and to others.
47. Respect your own ideas, and have respect for other people's feelings, ideas, and choices.
48. Exercise, walk, stretch, move about. Staying physically fit keeps you mentally fit, emotionally calm, and at peace.
49. Eat healthy foods and chew well. Don't eat just because you are bored, unhappy, or angry.
50. Experience and express joy at being alive, at having choices, and at the opportunity to explore loving relationships.

Mini Biography of Marilyn Monroe

Norma Jean Baker endured a fatherless childhood of sexual abuse and poverty and was put in a string of orphanages and foster homes after mother Gladys Baker (nee Monroe), who suffered mental illness, was institutionalised.

She was born on 1 June 1926 in the Los Angeles County Hospital, the third child of Gladys Baker. She lived with a number of foster parents, as her mother was mentally unstable, until her mum's best friend Grace Mckee became her guardian.

Mckee was inspired by Jean Harlow and allowed the nine-year-old Norma to wear makeup and curl her hair until McKee married and sent Norma to an orphanage.

She was then sent to live with her great aunt Olive Brunings and it is thought that Norma was sexually assaulted by Olive's son, which some biographers have claimed led to her later behaviour, including substance abuse.

At 16, she escaped her old life by marrying a 21-year-old aircraft plant worker, Jim Dougherty, who she divorced four years later. By this time she had begun modelling bathing suits and, after bleaching her hair blonde, posed for pin-ups and glamour photos.

Howard Hughes tried to get her a screen test but was beaten to the punch by 20th Century-Fox, who signed her to a contract - at $125 per week for six months - and changed her name to Marilyn Monroe.

After appearing in small parts in films including 'Love Happy' and 'All About Eve', Monroe found fame in 1953 with 'Niagara', 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' and 'How To Marry a Millionaire'. That same year, she began dating baseball player Jo DiMaggio, and a nude spread of her appeared in the debut issue of Playboy magazine. Monroe had hit stardom.The nude spread caused a scandal with her studio so she agreed to admit she had posed for the photo as she was struggling to pay her rent. The resulting publicity created some sympathy for the struggling actress.

In 1954, she eloped with DiMaggio - a union which was only to last eight months - before filming 'There's No Business Like Show Business' and 'The Seven-Year Itch', with the classic scene in which she stood over a subway grating, skirt billowing. She applied for divorce from DiMaggio on the grounds of mental cruelty. Despite this, he secured her release from the Payne Whitney Psychiatric Mental Clinic in 1961.

Monroe's work began to slow down but, after undergoing psychoanalysis, critics praised her acting in 1956 film 'Bus Stop'. She married playwright Arthur Miller the same year, divorcing him four years on. In the meantime, she fell prey to alcohol and pills, and suffered two miscarriages.

After a year off in 1958, Marilyn returned to the silver screen for smash comedy, 'Some Like It Hot'. In 1960, she appeared in 'Let's Make Love', with Yves Montand, with whom she had an affair.

'The Misfits', written by husband Miller, was to be her final film. Work was interrupted by exhaustion, and she was then fired from 'Something's Got to Give' for not turning up for filming.

On 19 May 1962, the actress attended the early birthday celebration of John F Kennedy at Madison Square Gardens and sang 'Happy Birthday Mr President' in a now iconic manner.

She went into seclusion and on 5 August 1962, she was found dead at her home of an overdose of sleeping pills, aged 36. The verdict was suicide but has always been disputed, with countless conspiracy theories triggered by alleged affairs with brothers John F and Robert Kennedy.

Monroe has been portrayed by a number of actresses over the years, with the latest being Michelle Williams.

Williams will be playing Monroe in the BBC TV film 'My week with Marilyn' this year (2011), which portrays the seven days Monroe spent in England in 1957 filming 'The Prince and the Showgirl' with Laurence Olivier.

The Most Strange and Haunted Islands in The World

Island is one of the famous and favourites destination spending holiday. But How if the islnad looks strange and scary and doesn't give us the comfortable we expected?

1. Alcatraz Island

Located in the San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island is famous for having a maximum security federal prison built on it. This prison was in operation from 1933 to 1963 and it housed some of the most infamous criminals of the twentieth century. “Machine Gun” Kelly, Al Capone, and “Doc” Baker are among the people who were put behind bars in this notoriously brutal prison.

In 1972 it was opened to the public as a national recreation area. Since this time visitors, security guards, and other employees have been reporting paranormal activity. People report hearing sobbing and clanging against cell bars with no source. Others claim to hear the ghost of the infamous Al Capone. AL Capone spent his dying years on Alcatraz Island. Capone was known to sit in the shower room playing his banjo instead of going to the yard during recreation time. Some have claimed that you can still hear Capone picking his banjo to this day.

The reports of ghosts also date back to when the prison was still in operation. One of these stories is said to have to do with a prisoner who was in Cell 14D. The prisoner screamed in horror all night claiming there was a green-eyed monster in his cell that was trying to kill him. The next morning the guards found the man in his cell, dead. He had been strangled. After this event, the guards would often come up with one extra prisoner during head count. The other prisoners would claim to see the ghost of the prisoner of Cell 14D standing in line and vanish after being counted.

2. the Island of Hawaii

When people vacation in Hawaii they normally go for relaxing on the beach, eating exotic food, and experiencing an exotic culture. They do not normally think to go ghost hunting, but the string of islands that make up Hawaii are supposedly some of the most haunted islands in the world.

The old Hawaiian religion was not easy on those who would break moral code. These sinners or kapu as they were called, would be executed, hunted down like animals some of the time. They could redeem themselves, though, and avoid death. If they reached a temple before being killed they were aloud to then work off their wrongdoings. The largest of these temples still stands today in Honaunau National Park. Some claim that you can sometimes see the ghosts of poor men still trying to charge toward the temple.

In Waianae there is a spot called Kaena Point where it is said that heaven and hell literally come together. The old Hawaiian religion said that this place was the home of the gods. People claim to hear disembodied voices in this area that speak of strange things that are beyond human understanding. There are also countless other paranormal hotspots in Hawaii, so the next time you decide to go soak up the sun in this island paradise perhaps do a little paranormal investigating as well.

3. Seguin Island

Seguin Island is located at the mouth of the Kennebec River in the U.S. state of Maine. The lighthouse that currently stands on this island was built in 1857 and is the highest lighthouse in the state. While the lighthouse on this island has undoubtedly protected sailors from the dangerous rocky waters off the coast of Maine, those who have stayed in the lighthouse as its keeper have a history of horror.

One of the first keepers of the lighthouse lived in the house with his wife many years. To break the terrible silence of the isolated island the keeper’s wife would often play the piano. Unbeknownst to her, the same isolation that drove her to the piano would drive her husband to murder. Late one night thelighthouse keeper killed his wife with an axe. He then turned the axe on himself and ended his own life. Many claim that you can sometimes still hear the sounds of a phantom piano even though there is no longer a piano on the property.

Also, in 1985 the lighthouse was decommissioned and all the furniture was to be taken out of the lighthouse. The warrant officer overseeing the seizing of the furniture stayed in the lighthouse. One night while he slept he was awakened when his bed began shaking violently. He then heard a disembodied voice shouting, “Leave my home alone!” The officer ignored the ghost’s warning and packed up the furniture and sent it off on a boat. The boat carrying the furniture sunk in a freak accident on its way to its destination.

4. the island of The Doll

Imagine you decide to take a vacation to Mexico. I do not mean American Mexico, like Cancun, but you actually want to see the real Mexico. You decide to go to Mexico City. While there you decide to take a ferry ride down Xochimico’s canals. The ride is relaxing and you are enjoying the exotic plant life that grows along the banks of the canal. Suddenly you start seeing dolls hanging from the branches of the trees. You eventually see an island and every piece of vegetation has either complete dolls or doll heads hanging from them.

Don Julian was a hermit who lived in a shack located on the island. He claimed that the ghost of a young girl who drowned in the canal haunted him. To appease her angry spirit, Julian began collecting baby dolls and hanging them from the trees for her to play with. In 2001, Julian was found dead by his nephew. He had drowned in the same canal as the girl who tormented him through out his life.

Tourists who visit the island today claim to hear the dolls whispering and some of the dolls open and shut their eyes on their own accord. The island has been featured on the Syfy Channel show Destination Truth, in which a paranormal investigating team spent the night on the island. They had a terrifying experience, seeing apparitions, feeling inexplicable paranoia, and hearing disembodied voices.

5. Poveglia Island

Poveglia is a small island located between Venice and Lido in northern Italy. During the times of Ancient Rome the Island was used as an isolation area for plague victims and it was used as a quarantine station again when the Black Death swept through Europe a few centuries later. In the early 1920s a mental hospital was built on the island.

Local folktales claim that the hospital was home to a doctor of the insane variety. He would perform cruel experiments on the patients being kept there most of which were elderly, as metal hospitals and nursing homes were practically synonyms in the early 1900s. The doctor eventually attempted suicide by jumping off the roof of one of the buildings. Supposedly he survived the jump but a strange mist arose from the ground and strangled the doctor, finishing the job.

All attempts at populating the island have been met with frightened people fleeing from the island in terror. Today, Poveglia is uninhabited and the Italian government has declared it completely off limits to the public. Many legends and claims of ghosts of plague victims still surround this creepy island. Some claim to see strange lights coming from the island. They also claim to still hear the moans of those who were tortured on the island. Fishermen also refuse to fish near the island because they will often dredge up human remains.

Islands are often seen as being a paradise on Earth. People often venture to remote islands to escape the pressure of every day life, and relieve their stress by relaxing on a sandy island beach, but as illustrated by these five islands looks can be deceiving. Islands are often cut off from the rest of the world and can be the scene of atrocities as a result of disease or insanity. So the next time you are vacationing on a beautiful island keep your eyes open and be on the look out for the supernatural.

The Real Harry Potter Graves Found in Israel

The family of a real life Harry Potter who was killed in the army claim that his grave has been turned into a tourist attraction by fans of the hit book and movie series seeking their fictional hero.

Private Harry Potter was serving overseas when he died in Israel in 1939 during an uprising.

His grave had gone unnoticed in the British Military Cemetery in the town of Ramla for more than half a century.

Landmark: Private Harry potter and the grave in Ramla, Israel which has become a tourist attraction with fans of the books and movies

But now the headstone has become an unlikely tourist attraction because of J K Rowling's much-loved books and movies.

Sightseers have had their photos taken next to the grave, while the local tourist board has listed it as an official attraction.

And even though Mr Potter, from Kidderminster, Worcs., would have led an active life in the army, it is far removed from the magic and spells of the fictional Harry Potter.

Pvt Potter's surviving family members have come forward to reveal the years of heartache they suffered after his untimely death.

Ken Potter, 77, was just six years old when his elder brother was ambushed and killed while driving back to a base near Hebron in Israel.

'Harry has never left our thoughts,' said the former greengrocer, from Kidderminster.

Wizard: Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Harry Potter in film versions of the book, at the premier of the Deathly Hallows

'He is with us all the time, even though he died such a very long time ago.

'We were just young kids when it happened, all I was bothered about at that time was going and playing.

'But I remember a policeman came to our door to give mum and dad the news. They were very upset but we didn't really know what was happening.

'All I can really remember about Harry is one time him carrying me about by the fireplace.

'It was so long ago and I was so young, but I never forget his face." Fellow brother Derek, 82, also recalled their parents Edith and David, who had eight children, finding out about their son's tragic end.

'I can remember our parents being very upset but they kept it to themselves," said the retired carpet maker, also from Kidderminster.

'They kept the war from us because we were just kids, but you could tell something was very wrong.

'It was hard because a letter from Harry arrived the day after the policeman came to tell us.'

The poignant personal note read: 'Dear Mother, I am getting on alright. I expect to be home for Christmas. If I am not, it is a bit of bad luck.

'I hope dad is still in work. Tell Ken I am not forgetting his bike. I hope Alice (his older sister) is alright.

'You perhaps have been reading the papers.

'I am not boasting but listen to the news on the wireless and listen to what work we in the Worcester shires have been doing.

'Well, I think that is all for now.

'Cheerio, Crash Harry.'

The latest film in the blockbuster movie series Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was released two weeks ago.

The film is based on the book which was released in 2007 as the last in the series of novel about the fictional wizard at Hogwarts school.

Killed: Soldiers pay their respects at burial ceremony of the real life Harry Potter after he was killed during an uprising in 1939

A staggering 44 million copies of the book were sold around the world just eight months after it was published.

But despite his late brother and the boy wizard sharing the same name, Ken admits he has never watched the films.

'I've seen bits of them fleetingly on the TV but I have never properly watched them," added the dad-of-two.

'Actually, I never really twigged that Harry shared the name with the film character.

'It was my sister's son who first found out about the interest in his grave about three years ago while on the internet.

'We couldn't believe people visit his grave, but apparently they come from miles around to have their photo taken next to it.'

The real Harry Potter left his family's home in Kidderminster to join the army in Birmingham in 1938.

The 17 year-old lad was desperate to serve his country, so lied about his age, telling the recruiting sergeant he was a year older.

He spent eight months training with the 1st Battalion Worcestersire Regiment in Aldershot, Hampshire, before being ordered to Palestine in September 1938.

His unit was garrisoned in the area to battle an Arab uprising, and Pvt Potter was a driver in the Motor Transport section, where he gained the 'Crash Harry' nickname.

During spring 1939, he was based at Deir Sha'ar, near Hebron. On July 22 of that year he was driving back to the camp in convoy when they were ambushed by armed bandits.

Soldier: Private Harry Potter in his army uniform a short time before before he was killed

Pvt Potter and fellow soldier Pvt Joseph Darby were killed in the attack. But despite being given the tragic news soon after his death, it would be 50 years before the family found out the exact circumstances.

Ken, married to wife Shirley for 56 years, said: "About 15 years ago a fella came into the shop and said he was with Harry when he died.

'That was how we finally found out what had happened.

'He said Harry had been shot by a Shot sniper during the attack while they were driving back to the base.

'We had not known exactly what had happened to Harry until that day. The chap was old when he came to see me and has probably died now, but it was only through him we knew how Harry died.'

Brother Derek is still the proud owner of Harry's campaign medal from the Palestine conflict. Two more of Harry Potter's siblings are also still alive and well in Kidderminster.

His sister Joyce is 88 years old, while youngest brother Ray, 75, has named his pet dog Harry after his long lost brother.

And there is one other spooky link to the boy wizard. Harry's father David acquired a scar on his forehead, just like the fictional character, while in the trenches during the Great War.

Ken added: 'Dad had a scar on his forehead from the First World War.

'He was shot across the forehead when he was in the trenches. They operated on him and put a metal plate in his head.

'He was never the same after he came back from the war." As for visiting Harry's grave, none of the family has been able to make the journey, despite an invitation from the town's mayor.

Ken, who served in the Korean War with the Enniskillen Dragoon Guards while doing National Service, added: 'The mayor of Ramla did once invite us to visit.

'We would love to go, but things just kind of trailed off and we didn't hear any more.

'I know Ramla can be a bit of a dangerous place, so I'm not sure if we will ever be able to see it.

The Strangest Death in The World

Death is the certain things to all people and the creatures. But when and why we will die no one can predict it. These are the stranger when people met with their death :

Stabbed to death at a cockfight - Jose Luis Ochoa was attending an illegal cockfight in Tulare County, California when he was stabbed in the leg by a cock that had a knife attached to one of its limbs. Ochoa was taken to the hospital where he was declared dead. He was reportedly a regular participant at organized cockfights and had previously been fined for owning or training animals for fighting.

Fell from a balcony while planking - Acton Beale, a 20 year old Australian, fell from the balcony of an apartment in Brisbane while trying toplank on the railing. Planking is a trending internet craze where people take photos of themselves in Superman-like poses, lying flat on some surface, with arms at their side. Plankers then post the photos to social media websites like facebook and YouTube. Just weeks before, in Brisbane, another 20 year old was arrested for planking on the roof of a police car. Other plankers have been photographed lying on railroad tracks, in the middle of the road, and in trees.

Suffocating in a recycling bin - A 62 year-old Toledo, Ohio woman died from asphyxiation after falling head first into a recycling bin. She was discovered by her husband, upside down in the 65-gallon plastic bin, wearing pajamas. It is thought that she either lost her balance and fell off a porch into the bin or fell in while trying to retrieve an object. She died from positional asphyxia, which means because of the way she was stuck she couldn't breathe, the county coroner explained.

Mixed martial artist crushed to death by falling cow - A 23 year-old man known as McCrazy died from a heart attack after being crushed by a cow carcass at a slaughterhouse just outside Glasgow, Scotland. The man was a member of a group called the Dinky Ninjas Fight Team and was known as a prankster. Upon hearing the news, most of his friends assumed it was a joke. It is thought that the carcass, which weighed about a ton, fell off a conveyor belt hook and landed on him. He was a blue belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and was also trained as a Thai boxer.

Elite German handball referee twins die in car crash on way to game –Bernd and Reiner Methe got married on the same day, lived in homes just 50 yards away from one another, both once worked for a Mercedes-Benz dealership and in 1987, took up handball refereeing together. By 1993 they were refereeing for the Handball-Bundesliga, the best professional handball league in Germany. Their highest profile match was the 2010 European Men's Handball Championship, in which Croatia played France. On November 11, 2011 they were on their way to a Bundesliga match between HBW Balingen-Weilstetten and SC Magdeburg, when their Mercedez-Benz E Class, a car they had gotten just one day before, collided with a furniture truck, killing them both. Together they had refereed nearly 700 Bundesliga matches. The game they were on their way to was canceled.

Suffocating in a clothes drying rack
- A 38 year-old man from Bradford, England was hanging his clothes out to dry on a plastic clothes drying rack when he tripped over a stool, fell backwards into the rack and suffocated to death. His neck and chest became stuck between the rungs as the rack collapsed under his weight. He struggled to free himself but this further compressed the rack and only made the situation worst. The clothes on the rack were wet, which would have put even more weight on his neck, explained a detective who surveyed the scene. “I have never come across a case like this,” the coroner who handled the incident explained, adding that the chances of such an accident were less than that of being struck by lightning, or a meteorite.

Couple killed by a horny black bear that catapulted through their windshield
- A man from Quebec and a woman from Ontario were killed when a 440 pound black bear smashed through their windshield on a highway in rural Quebec. The bear was struck by a separate car, catapulted into the air, and landed on their windshield, which it crushed. It then swept through the car and exited through the back window, dead from its injuries. A local hunting guide instructed drivers to be careful during mating season. “What happens,” he said, “is these guys are roaming a little bit out of their territory, looking for sows in heat.”

The Benefit of ZAM-ZAM Based on The Research

The results of the water samples tested by the European laboratories.

The difference between Zamzam water and other water (city water) was in the quantity of calcium and magnesium salts. The content of these was slightly higher in Zamzam water. This may be why this water refreshes tired hajis.

But more significantly, the water contains fluorides that have an effective germicidal action.

Moreover, the remarks of the European laboratories showed that the water was fit for drinking.
Hence the statement made by the Egyptian doctor was proved false. When this was reported to King Faisal he was extremely pleased and ordered the contradiction of the report in the European Press. In a way, it was a blessing that this study was undertaken to show the chemical composition of the water.

In fact, the more you explore, the more wonders surface and you find yourself believing implicitly in the miracles of this water that Allah Ta'ala bestowed as a gift on the faithful coming from far and wide to the desert land for pilgrimage.

Let me sum up some of the features of Zamzam water:
Never Dried Up:This well has never dried up. On the contrary it has always fulfilled the demand for water.
Same Salt composition:It has always maintained the same salt composition and taste ever since it came into existence.
Portability:Its portability has always been universally recognised as pilgrims from all over the world visit Ka'aba every year for Hajj and umrah, but have never omplained about it. Instead, they have always enjoyed the water that refreshes them.
Universal taste:Water tastes different at different places. Zamzam water's appeal has always been universal.
No Biological Growth:This water has never been chemically treated or chlorinated as is the case with water pumped into the cities.Biological growth and vegetation usually takes place in most wells. This makes the water unpalatable owing to the growth of algae causing taste and odour problems. But in the case of the Zamzam water well, there wasn't any sign of biological growth.

Freak, Weird, and Strange Car Accident

Accident is the worst thing heard. But how if the accident looks weird and really freak. It is like imposibble accident happened. Here the chronological and the pictures of the strange accidents ever after.

1. A giant Nike soccer ball has fallen on top of a car. How weird is that? The ball was obviously a prop on top of this store because how else would a ball get on a car. It may have rolled off the roof of “Nooddi” onto the car. Imagine coming out of a store after shopping to have a giant soccer ball with a diameter of about ten feet smashed into the top of your car.

2. How does a car appear to be coming inward on a guard rail from the outside of it? This must have been one amazing car jump. The fact that the guard rail is bent with the car leads me to believe it is truly not staged, but the angle the car is positioned leaves me wondering how in the world it got like that. I’ll bet the driver is thankful it didn’t topple over the guardrail completely. Now I know why the government spends our taxes on guardrails.

3.What did this car even crash into? I have a feeling this is the back of a semi truck as it appears to be the top part, and scattered around would be the metal product he was transferring. It is a little odd that the car seems mostly undamaged except for a slightly bent hood. This makes me wonder how the silver material was spread so drastically unless it was from the result of the cabin falling of the trailer. Staged or freak accident?

4. Seeing a car crashed in a garage or house is one thing, but for it to be crashed on top of another car. This is just completely amazing. Honestly how could you even drive a truck on top of this car inside a garage without being highly intoxicated or staging it? I see no way for this to be a natural crash, you decide.

5. Ouch, the car splits in half when hitting a metal railroad crossing pole. It’s truly a sad accident that appears as though it could have been deadly. Unless it was a purposeful accident I’m undecided upon how you could achieve this. The speed had to have exceeded sixty miles per hour meaning this was on a highway or a similar road of higher speeds without a guardrail. The only thing is, if you examine the picture it appears as though it is crashing inward. The front and back of the car are pointed at what we would assume to have been the road. A car that breaks in half doesn’t break and have the ends pointing the way in come from. Imagine a cracker with the two sides when you snap it the sides go away from where the force that broke it was. The break goes away from you the ends come towards you. The way the car is lined up has it the force and sides coming towards us.

7. does that work? A cars wheel gets caught in not one but three telephone wires. The wires are about three feet apart so the car had to have been launched to the highest one and fallen straight down catching all three. Your power goes out; you call the power company, “What happened to our power?” They reply, “A car is hanging vertically off of three wires causing the power outage.”

8. This was on the channel nine news, which leads me to believe that this actually did happen. As to how I am unsure. There is a car parked next to these from the direction the car came and it is undamaged. The car had to have come from that direction at a high speed to achieve the height to get leverage on the truck to tip it. I don’t know about you but if I saw this no matter how full the lot I’m not parking there.

9. Lady those white things you can see behind you, you park behind those. A small amount of damage is done to the front of the car appearing as though she hit the stopper before going over. No real damage is done to the car so this could easily have been prepared; I mean there is a small risk for actual damage. This doesn’t look like a true accident but nonetheless it is a one in a million.

10. So car one stops and car three rams car two into it leading it to go upright. Obvious damage to the bumper of car two so that much is clear. As to how the car stayed like this long enough for the fireman and cameras to arrive I do not know. I would really hate to have been stuck upright like this. Scary getting out because if you move too much it might fall and crush you!

11. Well my best guess is, the semi decided to backup. The front of the red car is at least partially under the trucks wheels. A cars wheel go forward on top, backwards on bottom which would have prevented the car from getting under the wheels if it were going forward. Nevertheless it would be a very scary situation, and I hope that it is staged because the entire front of the car is crush.

All the views written about these articles are simply to evaluate how I think they happened. It may seem insensitive to assume some of these are staged, but personally I truly believe some of these would be next to impossible to achieve unless we are missing something in the picture. My best of wishes to the drivers involved in these, and any other car accident for that matter because the feeling of having no control of a fast moving car is about the worst feeling you can get.