Throughout time, society has routinely specified what is good or bad. Social Etiquette stand for all that is good in society and since humans are social animals, we are bound by rules and social conducts. Handshakes give the other person a fair idea of your personality traits. It is not merely a gesture of greeting and can give away a lot about the person, giving first impressions.
Humans across the world are getting fatter by the minute which is not being helped by all the junk foods on the market.
With all the pornography material available on the Internet, it is easy to find, if that is what you are looking for, but it is just as easy to find when not looking as some URL’s and other descriptions can mean accidentally downloading inappropriate images.
A Mothers job is never done. From morning till night she is always on the go, washing and ironing cleaning and scrubbing. She mends she cooks, she sews, she bathes the children, washes their clothes.
With only around 700 mountain gorilla left in the world, all of them around Africa’s Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, they are becoming critically endangered and nearing extinction.
Since the beginning of the first era of Sukhothai, meaning the “Dawn of Happiness”, (the first free Thai city founded by two Chieftains, in 1238), Buddhism has always been a part of the Thai culture. Now in the period of Ratanakosin, Buddhisms is still a major part of almost every Thai’s life that is true to their religion and teaching practices.
Satellite navigation has revolutionized the world making driving experiences so much better for many people, meaning we can find our way around unknown territory with minimum effort and less stress, or can we? Occasionally, a little bit of common sense would make life so much easier.
The traditional tattoo in Thailand is called “Sak Yant”. It is quite difficult to pinpoint the exact origins of this art as it is so old the history has almost been lost. Many countries have laid claim to the birth of this ancient art, but it is believed to have originated from the Khmer period approximately 3,000 years ago. Proof of the age of the tattoo in the form of mummies, have been discovered in and around the Philippines sporting Bamboo tattoos which are still visible.
A Police force spokesperson in the UK stated that everyday their communications staff can answer up to 1,000 emergency calls from the public. The operators try to connect with emergency calls within ten seconds, but quite often they are faced with calls that are not quite the emergency they expected.
End of life computers, televisions and other electronic equipment are still being sent abroad for dismantling despite a ban on the trade, where workers are being exposed to hazardous substances.
As strange as it sounds, ‘exploding head syndrome’ is an actual medical occurrence. It is a rare sleep phenomenon that involves undesired events that happens once you fall asleep which is not often documented.
According to research studies and calculations, Thailand’s capital Bangkok may disappear within 100 years under sea water. This prediction comes from calculations made between Thai based and European Union Institute researchers, working on a geodynamic project called ‘Geodetic Earth Observation Technology for Thailand: Environmental Change, Detection and Investigation’.
Orcaella Brevirostris, the rare dolphins living in South East Asia’s freshwater areas and estuaries, are being pushed to extinction through Thailand’s reckless fishing practices
How many of us would like to live to a ripe old age and still have our faculties about us? There have been a lot of discussions and ideas as to what allows certain people to live long and healthy lives. There are a number of people who smoke, drink and eat all the supposedly wrong foods that manage to outlive the keep fit fanatics out there.
After a relaxing for two weeks or more at your chosen destination in the sun, it is not unusual to forget things and perhaps leave one or two items in your hotel room when you check out.
A wedding is the most wonderful and happy occasion, full of laughter in some cases, while for others, it can be insanely bizarre.
During the peak of the cold war in 1961, CIA was experimenting with all sorts and was willing to try just about anything in order to gain advantage over the communists. They thought about using exploding cigars or seashells to remove the Cuban leader Fidel Castro. They even tried using psychics in an attempt to control the minds of soviets.
One of the most dreaded parts of any holiday can be traveling with young children on a long journey. Babies are not too bad as they are usually quite happy being given any kind of attention and will usually sleep throughout most of the journey
Recently, by way of investigating a distressing case of car theft, PDN discovered a massive vehicle sales scam being operated in the Pattaya area. Apparently, a consortium of businessmen are buying up severely damaged vehicles, and thus having the respective registration plates and licence books, they then get their extensive team of car thieves (at least one of whom appears to be a care salesman) to steal cars and substitute the ownership details with those of the written-off ones.
The original name for the onion comes from the Latin word ‘unio which means oneness or unity. The French named it the oignon. The name as we know it was created by adding the shape of the onion to the beginning of ‘union’ giving it a new spelling of ounion. The letter ‘u’ was later omitted which gave it the modern name of ‘onion’.