Sunday, 29 May 2011
Scouting, also known as the Scout Movement, is a worldwide youth movement with the stated aim of supporting young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development, that they may play constructive roles in society.
Thursday, 26 May 2011
Aviation is the design, development, production, operation, and use of aircraft, especially heavier-than-air aircraft. Aviation is derived from avi, the Latin word for bird.
The Wright brothers were the first to fly in a powered and controlled aircraft by December 17, 1903.
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The year 2011 was declared the International Year of Forests by the United Nations
to raise awareness and strengthen the sustainable forest management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests for the benefit of current and future generations.
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Argentine culture has significant European influences. Buenos Aires, its cultural capital, is largely characterized by both the prevalence of people of European descent, and of conscious imitation of European styles in architecture.
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
The Culture of Malaysia draws on the varied cultures of the different peoples of Malaysia.
The first people to live in the area were indigenous tribes that still remain; they were followed by the Malays, who moved there from mainland Asia in ancient times. Chinese and Indian cultural influences made their mark when trade began with those countries, and increased with immigration to Malaysia.
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The most popular pets are noted for their loyal or playful characteristics, for their attractive appearance, or for their song. Pets also generally seem to provide their owners with non-trivial health benefits; keeping pets has been shown to help relieve stress to those who like having animals around.
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Green energy sources are most often regarded as including all renewable energy sources, such as hydroelectricity, solar energy, wind energy, wave power, geothermal energy, bioenergy, and tidal power. It usually also includes technologies that improve energy efficiency.
Thanks to Withlove.
Tsinghua University is a university in Beijing, China.
It was established in 1911 under the name "Tsinghua Xuetang" or "Tsinghua College" and was renamed the "Tsinghua School" one year later. The university section was founded in 1925 and the name "National Tsinghua University" was adopted in 1928.
With a motto of Self-Discipline and Social Commitment, Tsinghua University describes itself as being dedicated to academic excellence, the well-being of Chinese society and to global development.
Tsinghua is often ranked as the first or second best university in mainland China in many national and international rankings.
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Thursday, 12 May 2011
Rabbit – 兔 or 兎 (卯) (Cat in Vietnam) (Yin, 4th Trine, Fixed Element Wood): Gracious, good friend, kind, sensitive, soft-spoken, amiable, elegant, reserved, cautious, artistic, thorough, tender, self-assured, shy, astute, compassionate, lucky, flexible. Can be moody, detached, superficial, self-indulgent, opportunistic, stubborn.
Tuesday, 10 May 2011
Sloveniais a country in Central Europe touching the Alps and bordering the Mediterranean. Slovenia borders Italy on the west, Croatia on the south and east, Hungary on the northeast, and Austria on the north, and also has a small portion of coastline along the Adriatic Sea.
The capital and largest city is Ljubljana.
Saturday, 7 May 2011
April 12, 1861, Fort Sumter was fired at the South, known as the Battle of Fort Sumter. Later, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln declared war on the South, the Civil War.
First Battle of Manassas (First Battle of Manassas), also known as the Battle of the first Niuben River (First Battle of Bull Run) in July 21, 1861 in Manassas, Virginia, and Niuben Near the river, is the first major battle in the Civil War.
Many thanks to Candy54449.
Chocolate has become one of the most popular food types and flavors in the world.
Gifts of chocolate molded into different shapes have become traditional on certain holidays: chocolate bunnies and eggs are popular on Easter, chocolate coins on Hanukkah, Santa Claus and other holiday symbols on Christmas, and chocolate hearts or chocolate in heart-shaped boxes on Valentine's Day.
Many thanks to nonore
Thursday, 5 May 2011
Finland has a diverse and extensive range of fauna.
There are at least sixty native mammalian species, 248 breeding bird species, over seventy fish species and eleven reptile and frog species present today, many migrating from neighboring countries thousands of years ago Large and widely recognized wildlife mammals found in Finland are the brown bear (the national animal), gray wolf, wolverine, elk (moose) and reindeer. Three of the more striking birds are the Whooper Swan, a large European swan and the national bird of Finland, the Capercaillie, a large, black-plumaged member of the grouse family and the European Eagle-owl.
Tuesday, 3 May 2011
A Bohemian is a resident of the former Kingdom of Bohemia, either in a narrow sense as the region of Bohemia proper or in a wider meaning as the whole country, now known as the Czech Republic.
The word "Bohemian" used to denote the Czech people as well as the Czech language before the word "Czech" became prevalent in English.
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