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Friday, February 27, 2009

Newzealand beats India in a thriller

The Indian batting struggled in today’s match also. They were unable to take singles and which forced them to play big shots. But they were able to find only the fielders. On the other side kiwis did everything with ease. The 17th, 18th and 19th over turned the match towards India. At the end Kiwis was in need of 9 runs from 3 balls. The hero Brendon Macullum hit two fours and a single to win the match.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Download vennila kabadi kuzhu(kulu) songs for free

Vennila kabadi kuzhu has become one of the most awaited movie in kollywood. Though the hero Haasan is a new face the expectation of the movie is high. Divya does the heroine role who already acted in Yaradi nee mogini, panchamirtham. The songs of the movie released recently and all the songs are good.

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Antarctica – The Coldest continent

Antarctica, the land of penguins, is the coldest continent on earth. The average temperature there is -49 C and the lowest temperature ever recorded on earth, -89 C, was recorded at the Russian Base Vostok in Antarctica in 1983.

One of the reasons why Antarctica is so cold is that the continent’s permanent reflects about 80% of the suns radiation. This means that only 20% of the energy from the sun is absorbed.

Another reason why Antarctica is so cold is its location over the Earth’s South pole. How much heat an area receives from the sun depends on whether the sun is overhead or not. This is why it is always hot near equator. Because the Earth’s surface curves at the poles, the sun’s rays are spread over a wide area and so temperatures are almost always below zero. In fact, it is so cold here that no human beings live in Antarctica, except for the most dedicated scientists.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Red data book

The IUCN or International Union for the Conservation of Nature and resources maintains an international list of species facing extinction, published as the Red data book. The species are classified into different categories according to the risk they face. Each Red data book usually deals with a specific group of animals or plants, whether they be reptiles, insects or mosses. Red data books are now being published in many different countries.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Why is red cross emblem special?

The Red Cross emblem, which has a red cross on a white background, was adopted at an international conference in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1864. It is the symbol of national relief societies devoted to aiding wounded soldiers during wartime.

The emblem was chosen in honor of the Swiss flag, which is a white cross on a red background. today, the emblem is used by Red Cross societies around the world. A Red Crescent emblem is used by the relief societies of many Islamic nations.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Deserts become very cold at night

You know the deserts are very hot places, but did you know that they can become very cold at night? The sky above a desert is usually very clear. So during the day, the ground absorbs most of the sunlight that strikes it, heating the surrounding air.

At night the reverse happens. Since there are no clouds over a desert to trap the heat, the land gives off heat rapidly, and it becomes very chilly. In fact, though daytime temperatures in the desert average 38 c, in some deserts it can get down to -4 c at night.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Why are some people left handed?

About four percent of the population is left-handed. In the course of history, many of the greatest geniuses have also been left-handed. Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, the greatest sculptors of all times were both left-handed.

The brain has a right half and a left half, and these two do not function in the same way. It is believed that the left hand of the brain is predominant over the right half.

This being the case, the right half of the body is more skilled and better able to do things. We read, write, speak, and work with the left half of our brain. And this, of course, makes most of us right-handed too. But in the case of left-handed people, it works the other way around.

The right half of the brain is predominant, and such a person works best with the left side of his body.