Friday, 28 October 2011

Apple Television Set - expected to hit the market either by end of 2012 of by early 2013

This isn’t the first time the rumor has spread that Apple will be making a television set, but numerous sources are indicating that component suppliers and Apple insiders are saying this rumors will soon and expected to be realized by late 2012 or as early as 2013.

This venture into the television set market may seem unwise, yes we are talking about the actual television set, with the Android-based Google TV doing so poorly thus far. But an iOS-based monitor with iTunes in the Cloud integration and the full feature-set of the Apple TV devices built-in, might just be the head start to success that Apple needs.

For the late Mr. Steve Jobs a leap into consumer television segment was considered to be a little more than a hobby for the technology giant.

According to macrumor "...Rumors of an Apple-branded television have been circulating for years, but have been gaining steam following the release of the iPad as observers look to Apple's "next big thing".

So could the next big thing is the comming of Apple very own Television set which is expected to hit the market shelve by end of 2012 or in the early of 2013?

According to Steve Jobs in his biographies has hinted that the current model of Apple TV unit can plugged into a television set and stream video programming - to completely re-imagine.

as quoted in Steve jobs biographies .."I'd like to create an integrated television set that is completely easy to use. It would be seamlessly synched with all of your devices and with iCloud. It will have the simplest user interface you could imagine. I finally cracked it."

While any specifications on an Apple TV remain unknown beyond Jobs' suggestion that it would integrate iCloud presumably with iTunes Store video content, Munster believes that Apple could sell 1.4 million television sets at an average selling price of $1800 in 2012, ramping up to 4.3 million units by 2014 as costs drop to an average selling price of $1400. Munster's estimates, which are of course essentially guesses informed by current market trends, put Apple's share of the connected TV market at 3% in 2014, with the company bringing in $6 billion in revenue from the segment. 

Resource :
http://techland.time.com
http://www.padgadget.com

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

The Four vs The Fours...

Dear Readers,

Apple Has launch its latest iPhone4s a predecessor from its previous model the iPhone4. Though everyone thought that Apple would launch iPhone 5 a replacement to the just slightly more than 1 year ago iPhone 4. 

Though externally speaking iPhone 4s looks no different to its elder brother the iPhone4 but internally speaking iPhone4s is a totally different most of the features in iPhone4s are new comparatively speaking.

One of the obvious changes in iPhone 4s is Apple latest version of dual-core A5 CPU inside alongside a new dual-core GPU (Graphical Processor Unit) that supposedly capable of boosting its graphics performance by up to 7x.

Remember the antenna issue that has cause so many iPhone users the inconveniences? well it is said that Those antennae around the sides (which has caused many users so much trouble) have been revamped the  iOS will intelligently switch between two different sets on the fly to avoid dropping calls no matter how you hold it. Those antennae are connected to a dual-mode GSM and CDMA radio that will let Apple's handset roam the globe while enjoying either 14.4Mbps HSPA+ or EV-DO Rev. A.

Apart from that iPhone 4s also comes with a new 8-megapixel camera with a backside illuminated CMOS sensor for better low-light performance.The lens now comes packed in a new 5-element assembly with a hybrid IR filter and sports apertures down to f/2.4. 

The improved visuals extend to video performance as well. The 4S can record 1080p video and has a new image signal processor for image stabilization and facial recognition, making the handset's camera comparable to many point-and-shoots.
  It is also the first Apple handset to come packing  Siri virtual assistant tech baked in. Just tap the mic on the keyboard and start talking to enter text, check the weather, get directions or perform web searches. Basically Siri is a feature installed in the latest 4s that lets you use natural language to perform tasks like asking for a weather forecast or getting directions, setting an alarm or making a calendar appointment, and searching Wikipedia or Wolfram Alpha for information (among many other possibilities).

As far as battery life is concerned, you're looking at eight hours of talk over 3G network, a14 hours of talk time in GSM (2G) network, while web browsing over 3G cuts off at six hours. Using WiFi you'll get a respectable somewhere around nine hours of web browsing,while video playback tops will last you for about 10 hours and music at distance of 40 hours of battery life.

Lets lets compare these 2 brothers side by side and see and lets see if it is worth the upgrade for the iPhone 4 users or is it best to wait for the latest version of iPhone (5), but if your are planning on getting a new phone..Then iPhone4s is the best phone to spend on..


iPhone4s comes into 2 colours White and Black. and available in 3 choices of memory capacity/sizes 16GB, 32GB and finally 64GB.

So there you go, should you switch to 4s or remain at 4 while waiting patiently for the iPhone5 to be released and announced..hehehe not sure when..and to the new soon to be iPhone users...this is the phone to have for 2011. maybe you can even hint your love ones what you wish for your up coming Christmas present or even sooner you birthday coming soon, either one just enjoy you new gadget.

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Monday, 24 October 2011

10 weird natural phenomena




Asperatus clouds are so rare they managed to escape classification until 2009. Ominous and stormy as they appear, these clouds often break up rather quickly, without producing a storm. As with most other undulating cloud types, these clouds are formed when turbulent winds or colliding air masses whip up the bottoms of the cloud layer into fancy shapes and formations. More common in the plains of the United States (try Iowa), asperatus clouds are at their weird and swirly best during the morning or midday hours after a thunderstorm. Photo: B.J. Bumgarner



When conditions are just right, ocean phytoplankton reproduce like bunnies, creating a thick, visible layer near the surface. These algae blooms (a.k.a "red tide") might look disgusting during the day, but in parts of California and other places where the bioluminescent variety of Noctiluca scintillans bloom, red tide nights look out of this world. This particular variety of phytoplankton glows blue when agitated, transforming the dark ocean into a giant lava lamp. Watch the waves light up as they crash, run across the sand to see the ground glow under your feet, or dive in to be surrounded by the bizarre Timex-y glow. N. scintillans is also the culprit behind the Bioluminescent Bays in Puerto Rico. Photo: catalano82

To read more about bioluminescent please go to http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor/4ADA.html, where lights are made through chemical reactions in living things.





Still a relatively mysterious occurrence, the Catatumbo lighting in Venezuela is known as the everlasting storm. The seemingly non-stop cloud-to-cloud lightning can be easily seen from a distance, and has long been celebrated for its ability to assist sailors with navigation. Since the Catatumbo lighting does its thing approximately 140-160 nights per year, your chances of viewing it are quite good. It occurs very specifically in one area -- the mouth of the Catatumbo River and around Maracaibo Lake. Photo: Thechemicanengineer

Video of Catatumbo Lightning phenomenon in Venezuela 



A natural volcanic formation, columnar basalt has a seemingly man-made appearance. The (mostly) hexagonal columns form naturally as thick lava rapidly cools, contracting and creating cracks in the surface of the new rock. These unusual geological formations can be seen across the globe. Two of the most notable examples include the Giant's Causeway in Ireland, and Devil's Postpile in California (pictured above). Photo: dwolfgra


If there were any atmospheric phenomenon that could bring a grown man to tears, it's this one. So, "WHAT DOES IT MEAN?!?!?!?" Well, it means pretty much the same thing as a regular rainbow. Only, on occasion, sunlight reflects in a raindrop not once, but twice, creating a secondary rainbow outside of the much brighter primary arc. The best views of this phenomenon occur when the sky is still dark with rainclouds, as the gray background helps the much dimmer colors of the secondary arc appear. Double rainbow, all the way! Photo:Tim Kelley

Another resource found in http://eo.ucar.edu.The rainbow we normally see is called the primary rainbow and is produced by one internal reflection; the secondary rainbow arises from two internal reflections and the rays exit the drop at an angle of 50 degrees° rather than the 42°degrees for the red primary bow. Blue light emerges at an even larger angle of 53 degrees°. his effect produces a secondary rainbow that has its colors reversed compared to the primary, as illustrated in the drawing, adapted from the Science Universe SeriesSight, Light, and Color.


Another summertime occurrence, fire rainbows appear when sunlight hits frozen ice crystals in high-altitude cirrus clouds. Because the fire rainbow actually involves no rain at all, scientists would rather we refer to this occurrence by its much less fun, but much more accurate title: the circumhorizonal arc. Since the arc requires both the presence of cirrus clouds and for the sun to be extremely high in the sky, it's much more likely to be seen at latitudes closer to the equator. Conditions might be right for a fire rainbow in Los Angeles six months out of the year, but in a more northern city like London, that window drops to a mere two months. The photo above was taken in West Virginia. Photo: Jeff Kubina

According to other resource http://www.hoax-slayer.com. The CLOUDS HAVE TO BE CIRRUS, AT LEAST 20K FEET IN THE AIR, WITH JUST THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF ICE CRYSTALS AND THE SUN HAS TO HIT THE CLOUDS AT PRECISELY 58 DEGREES FROM THE OBSERVER, MUCH LIKE LOOKING AT A RAINBOW.


Known as the Moeraki Boulders, these spherical stones have been naturally excavating themselves one by one from their mudstone beds on the New Zealand coast. Erosion uncovers these giants, but it isn't responsible for their spherical shape. Instead, these boulders are said to have been created millions of years ago on the ocean floor in a process similar to the formation of oyster pearls -- layers of sediment and material crystallizing around a central core. Over the course of millions of years, they grew to the immense sizes seen today. The boulders can be found on Koekohe Beach, New Zealand. Photo: Geof Wilson


Waves apparently aren't restricted to large bodies of water or the stands at sporting events -- they can happen, albeit rarely, in the sky as well. When air is pushed up into a more stable layer of atmosphere, it can cause a ripple effect, just like tossing a rock into a pond. For a gravity wave to occur, there must be a disturbance in the atmosphere, such as an updraft of a thunderstorm. Recent studies indicate that gravity waves have the power to concentrate and intensify tornados, so if you're lucky (or unlucky) enough to view the undulating cloud formations firsthand, I'd suggest seeking shelter soon after! Iowa would be a good place to start the hunt. Photo: NASA

So What is a Gravitational Wave?

Most scientists describe gravitational waves as "ripples in space-time." Just like a boat sailing through the ocean produces waves in the water, moving masses like stars or black holes produce gravitational waves in the fabric of space-time. A more massive moving object will produce more powerful waves, and objects that move very quickly will produce more waves over a certain time period. (Read more)



When the sun is near the horizon and ice crystals are present in the air, look up to see a pair of bright spots sitting on either side of the sun. Always to the right and the left along the horizon line, these dogs loyally follow the sun across the sky. While this atmospheric phenomenon can occur whenever, wherever, the effect is usually quite subtle. When sunlight passes through cirrus clouds (or other types of ice clouds) at just the right angle, however, these spots can appear as bright as the sun itself. The brightest occur when the sun is low in the sky in colder regions. This photo shows a sun dog at the South Pole. Photo: Lt. Cindy McFee


A sundog is an optical phenomenon that is sometimes observed in the sky when sunlight interacts with ice clouds or particles in the atmosphere.  A more complete explanation is found here. The above photograph of sundogs over Greenland (the bright spots left and right of the sun) was kindly provided by Jay Johnson, Physical Sciences Lab, University of Wisconsin-Madison. (read more)

A moondog is the same as a sundog, only caused by the moon. Before the Beatles chose the name for which they became famous, they briefly toyed with calling themselves Johnny and the Moondogs. The Sundogs therefore have yet another thing in common with the Beatles besides the facts that there's four of them, they're male, and they play a lot of Beatles tunes. (read more)


Icebergs aren't exclusively monotone. A few nonconformists come in various colored stripes, standing out against arctic whites and blues. As water melts and refreezes on an iceberg over time, dirt and other particles can become trapped between new layers of ice, creating multicolored stripes across its surface. A variety of colors can appear. Blue stripes occur when water gets trapped between layers of ice and freezes so quickly that air bubbles cannot form. Once icebergs break off and fall into the ocean, algae or other materials present in the water can create green or yellow stripes. Up your chances of viewing striped bergs by heading south to Antarctica. Photo: Jeff McNeillMore about striped iceberg click here

Saturday, 22 October 2011

Mud streaks on the exterior? Dirt and dust fills your interior? Buck up, it's only RM40. #Raydiance #MilkADeal

Mud streaks on the exterior? Dirt and dust fills your interior? Buck up, it's only RM40. #Raydiance #MilkADeal

Kendra is dancing at her little Aunty's party...

We went to my younger cousin's birthday, it was last year and I think it was my counsin's 8th birthday.  They celebrated at one of her uncle's philipine restaurant located at Lintas Plaza Commercial Center.

In the restaurant there is a small stage enough for a band to sing and small children to dance, at least during my cousin's birthday...

Lets have a look on the kid's, how they enjoy the party...and the adults are the audience of the night.

 Click here to watch the kids dancing..

The video I have uploaded in my Fb...so I just link the video..


My Daughter Practice Dancing on her own..

Dear Readers,

This is my eldest daughter Kendra, she is dancing in her very own style...

video
Olite...Letz densing ebi badi....shake..shake.. ur badi..shake..shake...yor solder.

Something to call my own..

Dear Readers,

Here is a story I ready from a book, and I found it interesting a person ambition can turn into a success despite the succesof his family business, he strive to try somthing different and to have something not inheritted to him but something that he build from scratch and turn nothing into something success just like his father and eventually turn something to call his own..

This is how his story and journey begins..

Everyone of us young boys always begins our ambition to become something or the correct term is to become someone that make us feels like a hero. Just like any other typical young bots his ambition was to become a policeman. As he grew up and saw how his fatherbuilt a successful businessfrom scratch, and he was inspired to do something just the same, thus making his father his role model and the one person he can look up to. 

When he was was a young boy, his father had to take 3different job at the same time. During the startup years of his father's business, his mother was also busy helpup with the business, thus putting him under his grandmother's care. As such they did not have much time with him. When in his teens, her parents business begins to pickup and making this the turning point for his family. The family begins to prospered in the nineties. with his father success in building up the family business, allows him to enjoy a transition from a juat enough to survive kind of life to a more secure and the opportuniy of enjoying a more luxury life.

However, in his early beginings, had taught him the value of frugal. He was motivated to earn his own money through the process of buying and selling. During his primary school, he was selling erasers and stickers just for fun and of cause also for the money. He knew that if he could get some money from the selling of these small items, he could use it to buy something for himself. As he enterred secondary school, his passion for business continues, in order to erned the extra cash, he traded idol cards with his school mates and class mates. When he became well-off, he did not forget how life was in the begining, how he experience the difficult phase of his early life, instead he took these experience as an opportunity to explore the different opportunities and gain more valueble experiences.

His First  business setup...

His first taste and experience in setting up a business entity came about when he was studying at the National University of Singapore. He got together a group of his fellow university mate and started up a tuition agency. it was a fulfilling experience for him, but their project had to end after they graduated from the university, and pursue their individual carrer path.

But his passion for bussiness did not ends there, as he further his education in the United States for his Masters degree, he begins to build up his second business, and it was an online bookstore. He found that most of the text book would cost them about USD120. however he was able to get a book with a relatively new and low in price for just USD25 from his fellow American classmates who had taken those modules before. He realised that if he could buy these book at a low prices and sell them to the international student, he believe he could make a handsome profit. So he venture around to buy books from his friends and sell it to his existing schoolmates. As he continues this routine of business his volume grew and soon he started selling within the Chicago area. The business continued to to grow and believe it or not his business reaches nationwide, and everyday for two whole years,he would take orders, shipped the books and at the same time continue to study. Soon his profit reaches USD100,000 from running that online bookstore, this cash has helpped him a lot in paying his tuition fees and covers his overall living expenses.

PurpleClick.com

After completing his Masters degree, he decided to return to Singapore. Well to some the easiest choice would be for him to join his father's business as it was all ready operationally. But he realised that was not what he had in mind or wanted to do, he has seen how his father worked hard to build a business from scratch, and eventually creating a better life for this family and how his father's hard work had inspired him how success is defined and that is what he wanted to do and experienced one day. He wanted to create a legacy of his, something to cal his own. So I decided to chose a different route, the entrepreneurial path.

Today Learnard Tan, is the MD for PurpleClick media, he gave up his five figure job and created something that he could call his own. in the year 2006, he started PurpleClick Media, an online marketing company that focusing on search engine marketing (SEM) to cater Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) market. The company help client like FarEastFlora.com, Job Central, Parkway Healthcare, Q&M Dental, Avis and CPF to get the most of their online advertising dollars. In the first year alone the company netted more than 1 million dollar in revenue.

During his long journey into the world of entreprenuer path, Leonard Tan shares how he applied the Chinese idioms inspired business strategies and his deep passion for E-Marketing to create a million-dollar business within 1 year.  

Achievement, Awards and Accredittations (AAAs)
PurpleClick is the first in South East Asia to be accreditted by both Yahoo! and Google. 
2006 and 2007 named Yahoo! top search partner
2008 awarded Google agency of the year for Market and Education
The Crowning moment was in the year 2009 when PurpleClick was awarded as Emerging Enterprise Award.
PurpleClick was also honoured by the Marketing Magazine as the Top Local Hero and Top 3 Search Marketing Agency of the year in the Global category.
Leonard Tan was named as BusinessWeek's Top 25 Asia's best Young Entrepreneur of the year 2008 
Leonard Tan was also named as Rotary-ASME's tops entreprenuer of the year 2009 
The latest in the list is Leonard Tan, Founder and CEO of PurpleClick nominated or Spirit of Enterprise 2011

The Story/Myth of Japanese Sun Goddess

The eight islands of Japan were the children of the first gods. After the creation of the islands Ama-Terasu came into being and she was the leader of the gods. Ama-Terasu is the sun goddess. She became the sun goddess because of her kind generous thoughts. She was born from the left eye of her father and she has two brothers-- Sosa-no-wo the Storm god and the Moon god (which has no name and was ill tempered).

One day Sosa-no-wo the other wicked brother of Ama-Terasu was told to go to the lower world where it is cold and black unlike the shining kingdom of Ama-terasu's. Sosa-no-wo decided to go and visit his sister in the shining kingdom before going to the lower world where his kingdom lies. Ama-terasu knew that her brother was coming by the roaring sounds. She thought that he was going to try and take her shining kingdom away so she put on the weapons to fight. 100s of arrows carried on her back two swords stuck through her belt and an arrow and a sword in her hands.

Soon Sosa-no-wo came carrying nothing like a weapon and politely he said "High sister I came to visit you before I go to the lower world where I'm supposed to go." Ama-terasu was ashamed of her self thinking that her brother was trying to take her kingdom away. Then Sosa-no-wo continued "And would you be kind enough to let me stay at your kingdom?"

Ama-terasu took her weapons off and made Sosa-no-wo feel welcome. She even gave him 3 rice fields to plant the seeds.But Sosa-no-wo stayed longer in the heavens than he said and did unpleasant things like make rude remarks of the other gods and just to be mean he stamped around in the clouds to make thunder and turning sky gray. He was lazy too. He never took care of his fields and the fields where often drowned by flooding.And each day he got jealous of his sister's shining kingdom and the healthy rich harvests. And soon Sosa-no-wo let out a mighty roar in a tantrum and did awful things. Ama terasun was very upset about her brother when she saw this and said "I have been so kind to him and now see what he repays me with but I must stay nice and calm to show example to the other gods."Sosa-no-wo kept on causing problems and one day he let some of the spotted colts from the heavens into the rice fields where they galloped around and ruined the crops. When the gods came to celebrate the spring fruit harvest, he'd spoiled the feast by creating a mess.Still each time Ama-terasu held her temper and forgave her brother. She waited for her brother's visit to end and for him to go to his kingdom in the lower world. But there was no sign of him leaving.


One day Ama-terasu was weaving her golden cloth of the gods when she suddenly heard a noise from above. Sosa-no-wo was making a hole by removing the tiles from the roof. And before she could notice what was happening Sosa-no-wo pushed one of the spotted goats through the hole. Ama-terasu jumped from the spinning wheel and pricked her finger on the spindle. This time she could not forgive her brother and she ran out of the palace in to the cave of heaven and locked herself in.

Without the Sun goddess darkness fell over the heavens and only the Moon goddess and the Storm goddess enjoyed the darkness. The crops were starting to die because they can not grow without sunlight.All the gods met at the banks of the peaceful heaven lake. they decided to get the cloud spirit to talk to her. But Ama-terasu didn't respond and they now decided to show how much they love her by praying and begging. She thought that they had a new god and felt very sad but then she noticed that they where praying to her. She was very confused about this and peeked out. She saw a reflection of her but she thought that they really had a new Sun goddess and when she was just going to return to her cave, all the gods cheered. Ama-terasu was so confused and stepped out to see what the shining thing can be which she thought it was a new Sun goddess.She slowly crept out of her cave and soon as she did the Goddesses threw a sacred rope of rice straws because they knew that she would not step over the sacred rope. Ama-terasu stepped closer and closer when suddenly she noticed that the new goddess was only her reflection and laughed. Then she swept open her arms and let the light come back again to earth and heaven.



A great feast was held for Ama-terasu for her coming back. 

The Emperor of Japan is supposed to be a direct descendant of Ama-terasu, and that is why the people of Japan regarded him as a semi-god.

The Ten Chinese Suns (Chinese Myth About Sun)


In ancient China beliefs, that there were ten suns that appeared in turn in the sky during the Chinese ten-day week. Each day the ten suns would travel with their mother, the goddess Xi He, to the Valley of the Light in the East. There, Xi He would wash her children in the lake and put them in the branches of an enormous mulberry tree called fu-sang. From the tree, only one sun would move off into the sky for a journey of one day, to reach the mount Yen-Tzu in the Far West.

Tired of this routine, the ten suns decided to appear all together. The combined heat made the life on the Earth unbearable. To prevent the destruction of the Earth, the emperor Yao asked Di Jun, the father of the ten suns, to persuade his children to appear one at a time.

They would not listen to him, so Di Jun sent the archer, Yi, armed with a magic bow and ten arrows to frighten the disobedient suns. However, Yi shot nine suns, only the Sun that we see today remained in the sky. Di Jun was so angry for the death of nine of his children that he condemned Yi to live as an ordinary mortal in the earth.

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

2012: Beginning of the End or Why the World Won't End?

Dear Readers,

Since the latest hot prediction regarding The End of World is said to be predicted by the Mayan will be in the year 2012 December 21st. according to wkipedia "The 2012 phenomenon comprises a range of eschatological beliefs that cataclysmic or transformative events will occur on December 21, 2012.This date is regarded as the end-date of a 5,125-year-long cycle in the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar. Various astronomical alignments and numerological formulae related to this date have been proposed."

Now let us see what the scientists has to comment about this..

Remember the Y2K scare? It came and went without much of a whimper because of adequate planning and analysis of the situation. Impressive movie special effects aside, Dec. 21, 2012, won't be the end of the world as we know. It will, however, be another winter solstice.

Much like Y2K, 2012 has been analyzed and the science of the end of the Earth thoroughly studied. Contrary to some of the common beliefs out there, the science behind the end of the world quickly unravels when pinned down to the 2012 timeline. Below, NASA Scientists answer several questions that we're frequently asked regarding 2012.

Question (Q): Are there any threats to the Earth in 2012? Many Internet websites say the world will end in December 2012.
Answer (A): Nothing bad will happen to the Earth in 2012. Our planet has been getting along just fine for more than 4 billion years, and credible scientists worldwide know of no threat associated with 2012.

Q: What is the origin of the prediction that the world will end in 2012?
A: The story started with claims that Nibiru, a supposed planet discovered by the Sumerians, is headed toward Earth. This catastrophe was initially predicted for May 2003, but when nothing happened the doomsday date was moved forward to December 2012. Then these two fables were linked to the end of one of the cycles in the ancient Mayan calendar at the winter solstice in 2012 -- hence the predicted doomsday date of December 21, 2012.

Q: Does the Mayan calendar end in December 2012?
A: Just as the calendar you have on your kitchen wall does not cease to exist after December 31, the Mayan calendar does not cease to exist on December 21, 2012. This date is the end of the Mayan long-count period but then -- just as your calendar begins again on January 1 -- another long-count period begins for the Mayan calendar.

Q: Could phenomena occur where planets align in a way that impacts Earth?
A: There are no planetary alignments in the next few decades, Earth will not cross the galactic plane in 2012, and even if these alignments were to occur, their effects on the Earth would be negligible. Each December the Earth and sun align with the approximate center of the Milky Way Galaxy but that is an annual event of no consequence. 

Q: Is there a planet or brown dwarf called Nibiru or Planet X or Eris that is approaching the Earth and threatening our planet with widespread destruction?
A: Nibiru and other stories about wayward planets are an Internet hoax. There is no factual basis for these claims. If Nibiru or Planet X were real and headed for an encounter with the Earth in 2012, astronomers would have been tracking it for at least the past decade, and it would be visible by now to the naked eye. Obviously, it does not exist. Eris is real, but it is a dwarf planet similar to Pluto that will remain in the outer solar system; the closest it can come to Earth is about 4 billion miles.

Q: What is the polar shift theory? Is it true that the earth’s crust does a 180-degree rotation around the core in a matter of days if not hours?
A: A reversal in the rotation of Earth is impossible. There are slow movements of the continents (for example Antarctica was near the equator hundreds of millions of years ago), but that is irrelevant to claims of reversal of the rotational poles. However, many of the disaster websites pull a bait-and-shift to fool people. They claim a relationship between the rotation and the magnetic polarity of Earth, which does change irregularly, with a magnetic reversal taking place every 400,000 years on average. As far as we know, such a magnetic reversal doesn’t cause any harm to life on Earth. A magnetic reversal is very unlikely to happen in the next few millennia, anyway. 

Q: How do NASA scientists feel about claims of pending doomsday?
A: For any claims of disaster or dramatic changes in 2012, where is the science? Where is the evidence? There is none, and for all the fictional assertions, whether they are made in books, movies, documentaries or over the Internet, we cannot change that simple fact. There is no credible evidence for any of the assertions made in support of unusual events taking place in December 2012.

Q: Is there a danger from giant solar storms predicted for 2012?
A: Solar activity has a regular cycle, with peaks approximately every 11 years. Near these activity peaks, solar flares can cause some interruption of satellite communications, although engineers are learning how to build electronics that are protected against most solar storms. But there is no special risk associated with 2012. The next solar maximum will occur in the 2012-2014 time frame and is predicted to be an average solar cycle, no different than previous cycles throughout history.

How to read a book in one go..

Dear Readers,


I found this article as I read through I found it useful if I share this finding to all my guest/readers


remember my last post regarding photo reading? this one is also related to the my previously posted topics, to simply return to my previous post, just click the list of titles below



Photo Reading..new way to increase your reading speed


5 Steps to Photo Reading technique...


This article mentioned about how you can learn to speed-read by going from cover to cover in one sitting -- and yet you still able digest all that you need to know about that particular book..


Here are the tips highlighted:


SPURN THE MIDNIGHT OIL
According to Cisek "all you required is a work session of 20 minutes". You don't have to read the whole book. You can just read chunks and pull out information that is relevant to you." 


UPGRADE YOUR BROWSER
I thought at first this is about upgrading your internet browsing...as I read through this is what he meant by upgrading your browser...haha...


"Preview the book for two to five minutes, flicking through the table of contents and index to get a sense of how it's laid out," says Cisek. "This will help you set up a purpose for the 20 minutes." Know what you want to get out of the book.


...Oh..ok so you need to practice browsing your book, any kind of book that interest you will do.. well you know what they said "practice makes you perfect" this is how we can upgrade our Browser..


STAY WIDE-EYED
Peripheral vision helps you read in clumps, so sharpen up before you start. "Look straight ahead, relax your eyes and be aware of as much as you can in order to see both sides of you at the same time," advises Cisek.


let go all the worries, anxiety (if any), concentrate, relax you mind before you start photo reading a book. find a place a quite place this will help you avoid all the distraction.


HANDY POINTERS
"Deliberately fix your eyes on only two or three points per line as you read, and you'll take in words on either side of these points with your peripheral vision," says Cisek. You're reading the message, not the words themselves.


The PhotoReading Whole Mind System consists of 5 steps:


1. Preparation Stating your purpose and entering an ideal state for learning.
2. Previewing Scanning the information to make a decision whether to go further and discovering the 4-11% of the text that includes the key messages to satisfy your purpose for reading the material.
3. PhotoReading Taking in (downloading) all the information from the text at a speed of 25.000 words per minute - or if you like, one page per second into the subconscious mind where it can be processed. Our conscious mind can process 7 (+/-2) bits of information at a time. The subconscious mind processes at least 20.000 bits of information at a time.PLEASE NOTE The PhotoReading step itself isn't "traditional / conventional reading" at 25,000 words per minute
4. Postviewing Extracting very detailed information if needed.
5. Activation Building conscious understanding of the text with a variety of speed reading techniques.



Resource from  : http://www.photoreading.co.uk


according to photoreading uk :


"PhotoReading does not give you a photographic memory nor instant recall of everything. It simply makes visual information faster to process and easier to use with more choice to how to do it."


To Summarized: 

• The 5 step Photoreading system enables you to process information at least 2-3 times faster with increased comprehension
• The PhotoReading step itself is "downloading" the printed page
• The PhotoReading step itself isn't "traditional reading" at 25,000 words per minute
• With the Photoreading system we use intentionally the subconscious mind and physical relaxation to enhance learning



To read more you can visit 
http://www.photoreading.co.uk
http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/scheele.html 
Resource by Mark Russell: 
http://www.wired.co.uk