Smart People Problems

Month: August, 2012

Lanterns Holiday in China

The bright and pompous Day of Lanterns is celebrated in China on the 15th day of the first month according to the Moon Calender. Actually it is celebrated at night. It is usually preceded by two weeks of careful preparations. For example the 13th day of the Moon cycle is called “The Day of Hanging Out The Lanterns”It’s not difficult to guess that in that day the new red lanterns are hanged in the shop windows for the customers to choose the one they like the most. The next day is called “The Day of Checking the Lanterns”. On this day the towns are being decorated with the red lanterns and everyone gets ready for the celebration.

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Places of Interest to Visit in Heifa

Haifa is the third largest city of Israel. It is one of the most important ports and industrial centers of the country. It is situated at the sole of Carmel next to the shore of Mediterranean. Its five-kilometers-long beaches are considered to be the cleanest and the most beautiful ones on the whole country. The woods of the Carmel mountain provide the great opportunity for having a good picnic.

Those who travel to Jordan also often find themselves in Haifa as the shortest way to reach Jordan takes its start from the Haifa airport.

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How Women Helped The Army During The World War Two

War is not a sight for women. Nevertheless, women participated in World War Two alongside with men: as nurses, volunteers, sewers and even soldiers! WW2 is remembered as the bloodiest armed conflict in history, and the world needed to leverage each and every source in order to put this evil to an end. There are lots of stories when women joined the army and fought with Nazis. But the majority of women got engaged into other types of activities.

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Gadgets Which Help to Keep Fit

The decision to keep fit requires from you huge effort. You have to go to some place, spend money, sweat in presence of strangers and feel ashamed of your extra weight in front of them. Of course, you want to have slim body and strong muscles to be the star of the beach or of some other place, but sometimes this motivation is not enough to make you actually do something.

Modern technology, however, provides you with the means which will help you to loose weight and will not demand you to become a hero of the local fitness club. You can keep fit and train different groups of muscles while playing and having fun. Besides, there is no need to leave home.

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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

…If you don’t know what book to read…

Within the context of the event named “Writers Pick Their Favorite Books” one hundred twenty five writers were proposed to choose their favorite books of all time. They were supposed to make several lists of books: “Top ten works of the 20th century”, “Top ten works of the 19th century”, “Top ten authors by number of books selected” and “Top ten books by points earned”.

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Marriage is the Main Cause of Women HIV Contagination in India

India takes the third place in the world among the countries with the highest amount of HIV-positive population. That is partially explained by the vast number of the whole population. But some of the social groups in India are subjected to the contamination more than the others. And it is sad to admit that this group is the married women. The women who are married usually lack knowledge, the have ho power in their families so they can’t save themselves from this awful infection. Their husbands may have sexual relationships with other women or take drugs. But the wife is the one accused of the bringing the dreadful disease to the family. This phenomenon however may be observed not only in India, but also in the other countries, even the most developed ones.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Ireland (But Were Afraid to Ask).

Ireland. What a wonderful country to visit and to find out whether all the stereotypes about Irish people are right or wrong. To tell the truth Ireland is worth visiting indeed. The culture and history of the country would amaze you no doubts. But there are so many stereotypes about Irish people. As for me all these stereotypes are half true. Irish people are hilarious, they have wonderful sense of humor. Irish people are witty and smart. They are very interesting and mostly easy-going. At least those Irish I met when visited Ireland. Irish people are very friendly. They are open-minded and are ready to help you any time.

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