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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Brain Gyms - Tone your Brain Muscles - The Latest Fitness Fad!

You have gone to gyms, building muscles for years. They give you good posture and strength, but you are not considered mentally strong. You often forget something useful and your mathematical skills are laughed at by your peers. Brain too needs exercises to get it working in right order. To achieve this several brainy exercises have been devised. It is believed that memory, concentration and attention can be improved by regular exercises. Such mental fitness programs though target old age people, are getting several young people in their fold. Several traditional gyms too are taking mental fitness exercises as an important supplement to traditional exercises. These gyms have installed some computers with preloaded software, which allows users to take some problem solving exercises tailored to the need of the individuals. A trainer assesses the need of the individual and accordingly sets the type of exercise and difficulty level. It is claimed with regular exercise, it improves your aptitude and other mental skills. Those who want to take advantage of these courses without going into any of these gyms may visit this site .

Brain Gym is a booming business nowadays. The driving forces behind it are well recognized impact of aging on the brain capabilities, and also more publicized Alzheimer, haunting people in 60s. Vibrant Brains & Spark of Genius are software firms engaged in making such brain game software which people can use at home to attain better mental fitness level.
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Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Huan Dao - Circling around island, Catching Up in Taiwan

Taiwanese are gripped into a new Fad. This time it is running. From 12 years old school going children to 70 years old retired person, everyone wants to circle around their own home island. They are not going on bicycle or any machine, they want to complete it on their own feet. Last year in Taipei, Timothy Liu, a 12 year old, with his 47 year old father, decided to circle around the entire island. It has a circumference of around 1200 kilometers. Both of them did it on foot, with some occasional rides from strangers. Summer heat, earthquakes, typhoon and mosquitoes could not make any deterrence to their determination. They completed it in 51 days! This exemplary evidence of courage and determination caught the eyes of other fellow Taiwanese, who too started this operation. This fever is called Huan Dao, meaning circling around the island.

Taiwan's President, Mr. Ma Ying Jeao, circled the island on bicycle during his election campaign. He was followed by a large number of journalists doing the same. This 10 days event covered 680 Km, within 70 cities and towns.

Seeing growing interest of people to go on Huan Dao, Taiwanese Railways have introduced a 14 hrs service, in which one can travel in style, with meal delivered by Five Star Hotels. It costs you NT$2050 only.
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Monday, April 20, 2009

Mystery Tour Fad - Evolving a New Industry

Traveling is the hottest fad that has caught up worldwide, and is expected to grow manifold in years to come. We know people roaming about to know about different cultures, food and fun items. Destinations too are chosen accordingly. Recent boom is not due to any of the aforesaid causes. A brand new fad is all about, thirst to know the mysterious! People come like a bee string following a story around something mysterious. If there is a news about something mysterious happening in certain part of the world, it is bound to attract visitors.

Western Europe and its locations mentioned in the bestseller book - Da vinci Code, started getting visitors from all around the globe. It has been learnt readers, ask new questions about the place, about which tour guides prepare in advance.
Like, In Paris, people ask: Are there really 666 panes of glass in the Louvre's pyramid? The fad has caught up with all sections of the society. In London, British Tours Ltd., claimed, they recently took the rock star, Medonna, with her husband, to see london sites referenced in the book. If you are interested in knowing about all the locations and ways of reaching there, Fodors.com has all the information for you. In Paris, such tours cost you around $400 per group.

Similarly, Yeti, Big Foot and other such sightings trigger, the visitor incoming. People get highly curious about where and who have seen them. Millions of contradictions through different channels are of no avail. People refuse to accept the so called scientific explanation and like to do their own research. NewAnimal.org, is a good resource to learn where such sightings have taken place and at what time. South america, parts of North america and some, high altitude regions of Himalayas, are the target of these travelers.

A section of people consider, an unknown island tour to be equally romantic. Hot detinations are, Hawaii, Taiwan, carribeans, Indonesia, Malaysia & some destinations far off in the pacific. Here they learn about some mysterious customs and rituals of tribals too, besides having fun at exotic beaches.


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Friday, April 17, 2009

Lip Tatto is Back Again

Lip Tattooing the fad prevalent among Hollywood artistes of 1930s is back. Only the process has changed. It is claimed that it has become more convenient now, with sophisticated surgical equipments available. lip tattooing looks exotic and may add a whole new dimension to how you look. Someone having a tattoo on lips are considered sexier and lively. A tattoo speaks about you. People of all gender are embracing it. Earlier process was considered somewhat painful. Now the process is claimed to be highly peaceful. Once you are done you have to live with it. Pick your design and make it the part of your personality Forever. Two shots are attached to show the difference in methods side by side.

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Teeth Whitening - The Latest Fad !

Bad teeth, takes a lot away from your beautiful smile. A white shining array of teeth is what everybody desires. Junk foods, smoking, and many other lifestyle habits distorts the original color of your teeth. Dentists offer many type of solutions to people for whitening their teeth. Solution depends on how much time you can dispose for this. Laser teeth whitening is the most expensive but fastest and most effective solution. You get result within an hour and you can see that your teeth becoming 6-8 shades lighter soon after taking the treatment. This is ideal for people who have to attend an important party and would like to see themselves carrying a full, and inspiring smile. After all it adds to your confidence too. However, in some cases, it may take more than one attempts, and you would get charged accordingly. Standard charge for this treatment varies from $400 - $900 per visit. Some dentists also feel that their in house treatment should be supplemented with some extra dosage of at home whitener, for which they charge extra. Because of absence of any general standard for this treatment, it is advisable to work out the costing involved in this process before attempting it.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Smoking Fad: Smoking Pipes Back with a Vengeance!

Smoking has been discouraged worldwide. Governments around the world have imposed restriction on smoking. Yet people find rhyme and reason to devise some ways and occasions to smoke. It is learnt some old ways of smoking is back. Pipe smoking is at the forefront of them. It was considered old fashioned some 30 years ago, but its a brand new fad nowadays. Many Facebook users have created a club to promote this fad. People in 70s are teaching teens and those in 20s, the different ways to smoke. Feb'20th is celebrated as International Pipe Smoking day. Puffers assemble in different part of the world, with slogan, "Raise Your Pipe Today". Social media platform has become an easy, affordable and stable medium of communication and keeping themselves organized. They are also known to mobilise funds from Tobacco and related industries to protest ban on smoking. International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association is said to have sponsored a grand function for pipers in USA.

Women though smoke pipes as men do, prefer water pipe. In eastern part and middle east it is known as Hookah. Once, considered obsolete, and seen among old people only has suddenly become latest smoking fad among women. It is also common among Arab Ameraican adolescent male. It is claimed it cools the smoke before reaching the smoker and also filters it. However, researchers, says, it increases the carbondioxide and is equally harmful as cigarrete. Women, though were considered to be less vulnerable to smoking a decade back, they have their own reasons now!



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Monday, April 13, 2009

Fad Pets: What is in and what is out of fashion.

We all love pets. People have variety of affection and reasons while owning a pet. Mostly people own dogs, some cats, few rabbits too. People have experimented with camel, tortoise etc. Nowadays, snakes, lizard and scorpio are entering this list. Some love loyal dogs, some meow of cats. Many want to be just different. They play with a tortoise, rabbit, fawn. Pet fad is on the rise. Piglet fad of 70s and 80s is not fading. People have added new varieties in this list. Now, cobra, Lizards, squirrel and other uncommon animals are being used to show the difference. Flaunt your pets before others. Pet fad has taken a whole new direction. It is no more towards a single animal. everyone chooses one's own. it is not - Do you have a pet? it is rather, How different is your pet! So, before buying any breed ensure the difference. You will gain more attention because your pet is different and not because you own an expensive breed. Innovate and get a different idea. Move with a different dog, or take an exotic kitten in your lap. Ensure it is different. Otherwise, you may have to domesticate a scorpio, lizard or even snake, to get attention!
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Saturday, April 11, 2009

Arabian Girls Wearing License Plates on shirts

Women driving has been banned in Saudi Arabia. Girls there are trying to express their dissatisfaction through different means. Noha Berjes and Naglaa al-Oteibi from Dammam's King Faisal University got a superb idea to target this need. They started making shirts embroidered with license plate bearing the name , country and a number. Soon it started catching up. Noha Berjes and Naglaa al-Oteibi designed the shirts at home. They are just two years old in this fashion industry and have made their mark for being original and innovative. They say, Girls like their personal name and design on their shirts. Now, Naglaa and Noha own a workshop where they design them. They paint and print on the shirts after buying them from market. A printed short sells for $32-$40, whereas a printed short sells for $106. They market their products on Facebook!
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Sunday, March 15, 2009

Toys for Dogs - Canine McMansions, chicken flavored bubbles and love dolls!

Dogs Love Toys just like children. Show your love to them. Gift them some toys they would love and play with. They don't only like cake, and some flavored food alone which you buy them frequently. They love something more than that! Just watch this video.


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Saturday, March 14, 2009

Latest Fashion Jewelry - Live Fish!

Chinese Girls are no more fascinated by Jewelry. These teenage beauties have innovated a new way to look beautiful. They are wearing live fishes closed in a plastic pendants. This ornament costs less than 50 cents each and contains, water, food and oxygen balls besides a living creature. Fishes can live upto 3 months inside after which it is recommended to be left in pond or tank. What is most fascinating part of the story os that it is cheap, unique and Living! Incidentally, eastern mythology relates fishes to God of Romance and eroticism - Kama. This Fad is expected to catch up with other young people worldwide. If you want to market such pendants in your area, get started soon, it has big revenue generation potential.
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