Wednesday, February 13, 2013

US Politicians' Previous Jobs

As the recent sexual harassment allegations against Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain illustrate, pre-political history can haunt or help a candidate. We take a look at the lives of political leaders before they detoured into politics ­- from actors to athletes, musicians to musclemen.

I’m Watch Smartwatch Review

by Julie

The i’m Watch from Italian based i’m is not only a wrist watch that will display the time of day, it’s actually an Android smartwatch companion for your Bluetooth enabled iPhone or Android based smartphone. In addition to performing as a speakerphone, it can even run its own apps. Let’s give it a spin. Note: Images can be clicked to view a larger size.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Top 3 KL Bakeries

By : Alexandra Prabaharan

The finest places in KL to indulge in great bread 
This savoury crusty sun dried tomato bread from Hiestand just begs to be tucked into.
Bread lovers are always in search of the best bakery in town to get their delicious crusty carbohydrate fix. While many of the spots in the city adjust their flavours to suit the Malaysian palate resulting in sweet and chewy breads, we tracked down the three best KL bakeries that stay true to authentic European flavours.

Monday, February 11, 2013

A Moment Before

Picture taken a second or even a fraction of a second before something big happens. Some are hilarious but most are just scary. These are pictures taken at just the right moment. You may even predict the outcome. Take a look....

Sleeping Positions: What Does Yours Reveal About You?

A study by leading British body language expert, Robert Phipps has revealed the position we sleep in reflects our mood, stress level and even personality. The research, which was carried out for budget hotel chain Premier Inn, found the most common way of sleeping, The Foetal position (58%), reflects subconsciously trying to de-stress in our sleep. The Log, the second most common sleeping position (28%) sees people sleep with their arms and legs by their side, with the report stating that such a rigid position can lead to individuals being very stubborn and set in their ways.

Parents With Two Children Tend To Favour Youngest

Parents of two children treat their youngest as the favourite, new research has found. A study of 1,803 parents shows that 59 per cent of the time, parents will subconsciously choose the youngest child over the eldest. In particular, mums and dads are more likely to side with a younger child in an argument, lavish them with more attention, let them have their own way and spend longer reading with them. Younger children also benefit from more treats and cuddles, and their parents find it hard refusing them anything they want.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Funny Facts About Some Famous World leaders

Here are some facts that are collected on the net. Of course, one of them is fictional. I hope you will be able to recognize the false one easily. Enjoy…

1. Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
He was the seventh and last General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, serving from 1985 until 1991, and the last head of state of the USSR, serving from 1988 until its collapse in 1991. Mikhail Gorbachev is one of the most famous people in modern times with visible naevus flammeus. The crimson birthmark  on the top of his head was the source of much satire among critics and cartoonists. In his official photos as a Politburo  member this birthmark was removed.

Plane Decorated With An Idiot's Guide To Aviation

An airline has decorated one of its planes as an idiot's guide to aviation - labelling things like the engines and where the pilot sits. Kulula Air have covered the surface of their bright green 737 with details about the interior, such as where the black box and radar are located.

Plane Taken Apart In Search For Lost Mobile

A passenger plane had to be partially dismantled before holiday makers could fly home from Spain… because of a lost mobile. Bosses insisted that the phone - which had been accidentally dropped into an air vent - was found before the Jet2 flight from Murcia to Newcastle was allowed to take off.

Household Hazardous Materials

It is almost impossible to to believe that our house could contain potentially hazardous organisms and materials especially considering the level of cleanliness that we maintain. Sometimes, the most dangerous things around us are the ones we can’t see. Here are five potentially harmful problems that threaten a healthy home and tips on how to protect against them.

Baby Born On Plane Is Named After Airline

A premature baby boy who was born on-board during a flight from Penang to Kuching in October 2009, has been named after the airline Air Asia. Mid-flight expectant mother Liew Siaw Hsia give birth at 2,000 feet with the help of a doctor who was handily on-board and the plane was diverted to Kuala Lumpur.

Mums Lose A Month's Sleep In Baby's First Year

The typical new mom will lose 2.05 hours sleep a night throughout the first year of their baby’s life it's been found… that's the equivalent of an entire month. A study of 1,091 mothers across the UK found that 98% of mothers experienced ‘broken sleep’ throughout the first year of their baby’s life with the typical bay waking 3.9 times. When asked how long they were awake for whilst tending to their baby on each occasion, the study found that, on average, the respondents were awake for 31.6 minutes each time.

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