vrijdag 5 augustus 2011
donderdag 23 juni 2011
woensdag 15 juni 2011
For those of you who may not be aware of the concept of electronic cigarettes let me explain exactly what they are: Each electronic cigarette comprises of a battery, an atomiser and also a cartridge chamber that contains a small quantity of nicotine and water.
When you draw on an e cigarette the cravings of the smoker are alleviated due to the 'traditional' taste of tobacco from the 'smoke' like vapour that is emitted, the actual holding of the electric cigarette, the simulated glow of a traditional cigarette and the intake of nicotine provide an outstanding alternative to a standard cigarette.
When drawing on the Smart Smoker electric cigarette, it operates a micro switch which heats up the element within the atomiser to produce a realistic 'smoke' effect that is in fact just a vapour which disperses into the air within a few seconds. This vapour provides a pleasant odour, which does not bother other people and disappears as the vapour disperses so that your clothing, car, home and office do not have the lingering aroma of a traditional cigarette.
vrijdag 10 juni 2011
dinsdag 7 juni 2011
dinsdag 31 mei 2011
Paranormal rappings associated with apparent poltergeist activity have been described for many hundreds of years. It is only now that an interesting pattern has been discovered within the fine detail of the paranormal rapping sounds. No explanation can be found for this pattern at present.Whereas raps and knocking sounds produced by ordinary means exhibit a normal acoustic pattern, those recorded in alleged poltergeist cases show quite a different sound signature.
Dr Colvin has analysed recordings of alleged poltergeist knocking obtained from around the world over a 40-year period. The earliest was a recording made by a local physician at Sauchie (Scotland) in 1960 and the most recent was obtained from a poltergeist case at Euston Square, London in 2000.
Whilst the two types of rap sound rather similar, they are actually acoustically different, although the effect is only made apparent when the recordings of raps are submitted to detailed analysis.The question arises as to how such a sound is generated. There is evidence which points to the sound arising from within the structure of a material rather than from the surface of it, as would be the case with a normally-produced rapping sound. This phenomenon will be examined further in future investigations of poltergeist activity.
Copyright: Society for Psychical Research 2011
donderdag 19 mei 2011
zaterdag 14 mei 2011
woensdag 11 mei 2011
Jersey Shore is an American reality television series that premiered on MTV on December 9, 2009 in the United States. The series follows the lives of eight house mates spending their summer at the Jersey Shore. Season 2 followed the cast escaping the cold northeast winter to Miami Beach, with Season 3 returning back to the Jersey Shore. MTV has announced that a fourth season will be filmed in Italy to air in late 2011.
The show debuted amid large amounts of controversy regarding the use of the words "Guido/Guidette," portrayals of Italian-American stereotypes, and scrutiny from locals because the cast members were not residents of the area.
Dubbed a cultural phenomenon, the series has garnered record ratings for MTV, making it the network's most viewed series telecast ever.The series' cast has also been credited with introducing unique lexicon and phrases into American popular culture.
zaterdag 7 mei 2011
woensdag 4 mei 2011
The biggest party of Europe takes place on an island in the Danube, right in the centre of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Every August thousands from all over Europe head to what has become the biggest summer event of the continent. Over 1000 bands and artists perform on 60 stages: pop, rock, metal, hiphop, dance, world music, theatre, performance arts and everything in between.
The location of the festival in the heart of one of Europe’s most vibrant cities. You can be in the city centre within 15 minutes! You can leave and enter the festival island as often as you like.
The great weather; during the summer Hungary has the same climate as Spain. Forget about ponchos, bring some suncream instead! The wide variety of good food and beverage for cheap prices (a pint of beer will set you back £1,50, a good meal is only £3).
The international atmosphere of the festival. This is where East-Europeans party shoulder to shoulder with people from West-Europe. Only 25% of the visitors come from Hungary itself!
The ability to place your tent wherever you like, wether it’s next to your favourite stage or at the banks of the Danube river.
The variety of activities. Whether you want to learn belly dancing, do some bungee-jumping, learn Hungarian, take a dip in the swimmingpool, watch a movie, sing karaoke or just play football, it’s all possible at Sziget. There’s so much going on that sometimes it’s hard not to forget there are bands playing too!
The diversity of the bands and DJ’s that are performing and the number of stages. There is always something going on somewhere on the island, and therefore it never gets too crowded at any given time at any given stage.
The fact it’s on an island and the sheer size of the island. There’s so much to see and do you can’t really see every part of the island in just one week.
vrijdag 29 april 2011
woensdag 27 april 2011
zondag 24 april 2011
Along with slaying revived skeletons and collecting ever improving weapons the two characters come across a series of puzzles that also require teamwork. This might entail using Allura's fire arrows to ignite a series of torches while Katic takes care of grunt work like pushing large stones into place. There are environmental obstacles like these that block the progression of the main quest, but there are also more difficult "deathstone" puzzles scattered throughout the world. The two heroes use deathstones to converse with the dead who will provide audio and visual clues to push players towards the game's toughest challenges. The deathstones also lead to the biggest rewards and if you'd rather stick to the action, they can be skipped entirely.
vrijdag 22 april 2011
MARS-1 (aka Mario Martinez) is a left-handed artist who spends most of his time in the right side of his brain, communicating through a visual language. His unique imagery explores possibilities of otherworldly existence through highly developed, multi-layered landscapers. Often employing a fuzzy-logic aesthetic.
donderdag 21 april 2011
woensdag 20 april 2011
The Nintendo Wii made waves when it came out in 2006. It wasn't because of an exciting array of incredible launch titles - there weren't any. And it absolutely wasn't due to the Wii packing dazzling HD graphics - it doesn't. It was all down to the motion-controlled gaming interface which put players inside games for the first time. Playing a tennis game suddenly became about swinging and hitting a ball, instead of using your fingers to hit the right buttons on a control pad in the right order. Gaming was revolutionised. Four years and 75 million worldwide Wii sales later, Microsoft and Sony have now both released their high-tech answers to the Wii-mote, and they couldn't be more different.
While Sony's PlayStation Move uses the PlayStation Eye camera to detect and measure the location of high-tech and spatially-aware handheld controllers, Kinect has no physical controllers to speak of at all.
The idea is that your body is the controller. It's up to the Kinect games and apps to use the camera and microphone to work out what you're doing and what you're saying, and to interpret your commands in the appropriate fashion.
dinsdag 19 april 2011
Social Networking, Age and Privacy
maandag 18 april 2011
zondag 17 april 2011
vrijdag 15 april 2011
I've searched on the internet and I could only find articles that talk about all the possibilities and all the money you can earn in a short time. Is this true? According to this article, not much can go wrong ...
Poker players say they are making fast money by playing online poker. Some online poker players say they make enough money to call it a job. These poker players say the best site to make money online fast is www.PacificPoker100.com. Online poker players prefer this site for a couple different reasons.
One of the main reasons online poker players make an extraordinarily unusual amount of money at this online poker site is because players believe pros stay away from this online poker room. Players say pros stay away because they can not play more than one table simultaneously at Pacific Poker.
Online poker players also rated this one of the best online poker rooms to make money fast online because the fact that the software was not all that great. Winning money players say this keeps good players away as well.
Pacific Poker (www.PacificPoker100.com) also gives new money players up to $ 100 up front and beginners take this money and almost always lose it to the more experienced players. Many average poker players record winnings of over $ 100 an hour. Pro online players make even larger amounts of fast money.
Pacific Poker has a tournament every day called the $ 30K guaranteed tournament with a buy in of $ 33. This gives players a realistic chance to make around $ 5,000 in about 3 hours of work with low risk and high probability with proper strategy to make fast money.
Players believe there is a specific strategy used for each online poker site. Online Pacific Poker players use a more tight but aggressive approach. Good players know most players that play at Pacific are really bad and will call bluffs. Winning money players use this to their advantage by over betting pots and getting the new players to call off all their money. Good online players know, “You can’t bluff a sucker but you can take down their entire bankroll with a good hand.”
Online poker always sees a large influx of new players during the broadcasting of the World Series of Poker. Many online poker players know this is the time to make money fast online so they may play even more than usual to generate increased revenues.
This press release was written by Online Poker Strategist Roger Shriver. All research for this press release was done by interviewing poker players to find the best poker room to make money fast online.
donderdag 14 april 2011
You are Adam Jensen, head of a security at Sarif Industries, a biotech company on the verge of a massive breakthrough, one which could see the benefits of cybernatic augmentation fall within the reach of ordinary citizens. Not everyone wants to see this happen - a powerful cabal works against Sarif from the shadows hoping to retain its elitism, while anti-augmentation radicals clamour for a return to human purity. But is all as it seems? (Edge)
As good as the gameplay is, visuals aren't one of Deus Ex's stronger points. Since it's built on the Unreal engine, Deus Ex isn't as pretty as other first-person games like Quake III or Soldier of Fortune. The graphics are blocky, the animation is stiff, and the dithering is just plain awful in some spots, but overall Deus Ex certainly looks better than your average game, and I'm certainly willing to sacrifice graphics in favor of solid gameplay, which this game is overflowing with. While the graphics engine isn't the best out there, Deus Ex does excel in creating atmosphere. The entire game takes place at night, which is the perfect setting for an eerie, conspiracy-laden adventure. As you can see from the screenshots, the game is dark, but that's part of what makes it so mysterious. Plus, with your eye-mounted flashlight, you're never completely in the dark as long as you have a bioelectric cell or two in your inventory.
One of the worst problems I ran into with Deus Ex was the high system requirements. Deus Ex ran choppy even on some of the higher end computers we played it on. I had to turn the detail down on my PII450MHz with a Voodoo3 to get a fluid framerate, but after I installed one of the new Voodoo5s, it was smooth sailing with full detail. Of course, I hope we're not getting to the point where you have to own a PIII600 with a $300 video card to play a good PC game quite yet.
To its credit, its brilliant design and elegant follow through make Deus Ex the best game I've played this year, and I think it's safe to say it's one of the most versatile first-person games ever.
(Pc Review at IGN)
woensdag 13 april 2011
Today I am talking about the cooking programs. You turn the TV on and you will be flooded by programs that have anything to do with cooking. You have the usual cooking programs where the viewer can learn something and competitions between the best cooks in your country.Well, no matter what your mom might say, television can be educational. Why this sudden interest in cooking? Tell me!
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