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Visiting London * Explore the Coca-Cola London Eye

The London Eye has become a much-loved part of the landscape in a relatively short amount of time. The Eye (whose named sponsor changes every couple of years and currently is Coca Cola) also does the same trick as the Eiffel Tower does for Paris, to let people climb above the city and look back… Continue reading Visiting London * Explore the Coca-Cola London Eye

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Diseases transmitted by mosquitoes and other bugs

A vector is a living organism that carries and can transmit an infectious agent, or pathogen, from one host organism, such as a human or animal, to another. Vector-borne diseases represent 17% of all infectious diseases, are responsible for more than one million deaths each year, and current estimates indicate that at least half of… Continue reading Diseases transmitted by mosquitoes and other bugs

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Gardening: A Fun and Creative Backyard Project

When summer rolls around, many individuals enjoy spending time in their backyard. When it comes to summer, many individuals associate backyards with picnics, barbeques, swimming, and outdoor sports. While all of these activities are nice, there are not the only things that you can do in your backyard. In fact, there are a number of… Continue reading Gardening: A Fun and Creative Backyard Project

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Everything you need to know about Berlin

Berlin brings to one’s min the great divide (or wall) that divided the city into two different political entities. However, the new rejuvenated and reunited Berlin is marching ahead into the future post millennium. It is casting itself as the most important new and modernistic city of Continental Europe. Berlin’s dark past as Hitler’s capital… Continue reading Everything you need to know about Berlin

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The Many Benefits of Walking

You probably always hear the expression ‘take a hike!’ You know what? Health experts are actually encouraging you to follow that particular advice. Walking, or the art of travelling by foot, is human’s natural means of transportation. However, with today’s society full of vehicles, walking is slowly becoming a lost art. And this should not… Continue reading The Many Benefits of Walking

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Introduction to Dutch Language

BRIEF INTRODUCTION Dutch is a Germanic language spoken in the Netherlands, the northern part of Belgium (also called Flemish there) and parts of Suriname. It is the ancestor language of the Afrikaans spoken in South Africa, which is still quite similar to Dutch. Since many Dutch and Flemish people like to practice their foreign languages… Continue reading Introduction to Dutch Language