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Capital Gate, the world's most lopsided building

Friday, March 22, 2013 | 9:41 AM

Skyscraper buildings that stand upright on the ground is something that is common. However, an unusual idea creativity, comes from Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM). In 2007, the skyscraper which stands lopsided Capital Gate was being built.

Capital Gate is the first skyscraper in the world skewed. This building is located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Building 160 meters tall with 35 floors has a slope of 18 degrees, or four times more skewed than the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy. Because of the slope, the building owned by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company's grabbed a certificate from the Guinness Book of World Records in June 2010 as the most lopsided building ever built by man.

In order to make this building stand firm, the engineers plant as many as 490 pieces pile reaches 20-30 meters deep in the ground. The tower was made with two layers, the core of the tower was made of different directions with the inclination and straightness of the building. This tower is the first tower in Abu Dhabi built with diagrid technology.

Diagrid technology is construction design used to build large buildings were supported with steel triangular, so the diagonal effect can be obtained. Now, the buildings built over the past five years the stretcher to be one of the famous landmarks in Abu Dhabi, which is used for offices and five star hotels.
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The most favorite tourist destinations in Japan

Thursday, March 21, 2013 | 9:23 AM

Japan, famous as one of the developed countries in the world that is not only famous with advanced products and their modern technological creations. This Sakura Country also holds a series of favorite places that deserve to be visited by the tourists.

Tourist attractions that should be enjoyed when we visited Japan such as Osaka-Jo or Osaka Castle. In Japan, this resort is one of the most famous and has an important role during the unification of Japan in the 16th century.

Besides enjoying the beauty of the building Castle, an area of 60,000 square meters surrounding the building is also known to be very beautiful. Great pity if visitors could not enjoy the beauty of the park, especially if tourists come on when the sakura blossoms in spring or autumn.

Tempozan Market Place located in Osaka also not to be missed. The visitors were obliged to feel and visit uniqueness. Being in an area with the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, Tempozan Market Place into a shopping tour which supports educational tourist destination located in the area.

The area that became one of the places Tempozan Market Place is Naniwa Koshinbo Yokocho. In this area visitors will find many stalls ready to pamper your tongue with various flavors of Japanese cuisine. The journey can be followed by tourists by tracing Kiyomizu Temple and Heian Shrine. The place is a center of Japanese culture in the city of Kyoto. In addition, visitors can also enjoy the beauty of Toyohashi city located in Aichi prefecture. Do not let visitors miss the beauty of Mount Fuji which is located on the border of Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefecture, west of Tokyo.

The peak of Mount Fuji covered in snow so present a timeless beautiful scenery and charming. Picture taken with the backdrop of Mount Fuji, is a gift that seemed to be a must for visitors who visit Japan. Waterfalls, lakes, and forests located at the foot of the mountain adds to the natural beauty around. When the weather is nice in the spring and summer, the mountain can be seen clearly from Tokyo or Yokohama.

In addition to the site, other attractions are no less exciting is Skytree Tokyo, Ueno Park, Tokyo DisneySea, and shopping in Ginza or Shinjuku. Hopefully the above information could be useful for those who intend to travel in the Sakura Country.
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Gymnastics asthma may provide a more comfortable breathing

One of the worrying health problems at this time because the number of patients continues to increase is asthma. This chronic breathing disorders are settled and if the asthma was under attack, though mild, it still can interfere with daily activities.

Data were obtained from the World Health Organization (WHO) indicate that the number of asthma sufferers in the world continues to grow around 180 thousand people per year. Meanwhile, according to survey data from The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) in 2004, found that asthma cases worldwide reached 300 million, and predicted in 2025, people with asthma increased to 400 million.

People with asthma are able to live productive as long as they are able to control their asthma. Asthma can be controlled with proper management carried out in full, not only with pharmacologic therapy, but also use nonpharmacologic therapies, by controlling the symptoms of asthma.

Controlling the symptoms of asthma can be done by avoiding allergens, asthma triggers, asthma consultation with the medical team regularly, healthy life with proper nutrition and avoiding stress. One way that can be achieved is by doing gymnastics asthma.

The series of exercises asthma in principle is to get a positive effect as follows:
  • To practice how to breathe correctly
  • Flex and strengthen the respiratory muscles
  • Exercising effective expectoration
  • Improve circulation
  • Accelerate controlled asthma
  • Maintaining a controlled asthma
  • Improving the quality of life better
Gymnastics asthma is not much different from most other gymnastics, gymnastics asthma just should not be done arbitrarily. Therefore, be some hospitals have been presented a gym routine asthma to advance this exercise correctly.

The requirements for those who would do gymnastics asthma, ie not in an asthma attack, tightness and coughing, heart attack, and stamina in a state of decline due to the flu or a lack of sleep and recovering. Gymnastics asthma should be routinely performed 3-4 times a week and each time the exercise takes about 30 minutes.
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Tiger Woods won the Cadillac Championship

Monday, March 18, 2013 | 7:58 AM

Tiger Woods ready to get back the title world's best golfers. His victory at the Cadillac Championship last week proved that he had found the best performance. Woods 17th title in the World Golf Championship (WGC) is the most prestigious, after he returned to play after the sex scandal with a teenage girl at the end of 2009.

Woods dominant win in the event held in Doral, Florida, USA, on 7 to March 10, 2013. Winning the first day, Woods finally posted the best score of 19-under par of 72. He was two strokes ahead of Steve Stricker who finished second. Rofy McIlroy, world number one at this time comes out in eighth, with 10 under par.

For Woods, Majors and WGC is the best, because it will compete with the best golfers. That's why winning this time so special for him. Until now, Woods has collected 76 PGA Tour titles. The comments of the Woods is a warning to his rivals. This 37-year-old golfer is ready to win another prestigious title. Including Majors event of the year, the Masters Tournament, which will be held on April 11-14 at Augusta National Golf Club, Georgia, USA.

In one year, there were four Majors event. In addition to the Masters Tournament, the other three being the U.S. Open Championship (July), The Open Championship (July, held in England), and the PGA Championship (August). Wins in Majors event, likely to usher Woods as world number one in the world again shifted McIlroy.

Victory in Cadillac Championship coupled with some great notes Woods. A total of 27 birdies he had written off is one of the highest in his career so far.
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British rocker Minister launches music album

Not many government officials are engaged in the world of music. However, the British Transport Deputy Minister, Norman Baker, 55, is one of them. Politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, it was recorded as a rocker. British lawmakers will release his first rock album in the near future.

British weekly newspaper The Sunday Times reported that Baker along with his musical group, will launch the album titled Always Tomorrow, next week. A father who has a daughter that is the lead vocalist and primary lyricist of the rock band The Reform Club.

The band was formed in the early 1990s. But, most of the lyrics and music of the band is produced by the guitarist, Mike Phipps.

Lawmakers representing Lewes, East Sussex had been thinking about the idea of ​​recording an album since 30 years ago. Prominent born Aberdeen, Scotland finally managed to embody the idea after writing a wish list before he died. He added that he had to fulfill his desire at this time, before it's too late. To think of the idea, he takes 10 years.

But he promised that the next album away from political overtones. He did not intend to create an album of music that denounced the Prime Minister or write a political song, because he considered tacky.

One of the songs on the album were written in 1983, when Baker and the band lost a job at a music store. One other song, titled Strange Days, tells about his youth.

In carrying out its day-to-day governing coalition led Prime Minister David Cameron, Baker is responsible for the operation of trains, buses, taxis and traffic management.

The Reform Club is not the only rock band in the land of United Kingdom who have a member of parliament. The band MP4, also have personnel MSPs and a former member of the band Runrig Pete Wishart. Other personnel are former MP Ian Cawsey (bass and vocals), Greg Knight (drums) and Kevin Brennan (guitar and vocals).
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Saudi Arabia plans world's tallest building Kingdom Tower

Sunday, March 17, 2013 | 9:14 PM

We should remember the tallest building in Europe, namely the Shard. The tallest building in the United Kingdom has a height 310 meters. Not satisfied with just being the tallest skyscraper in Europe, the architects of The Shard plans to build the tallest building in the world.

To build The Shard, Qatar National Bank was as a donor. When first opened, the building was held laser show in London, England. Once built, the Shard to be a place of offices, houses, luxury apartments, shops, restaurants, hotels and a building complex. Built with tapered design at the top, this building represents the burst of the iceberg of the River Thames.

The Shard has 95 floors offering views as far as 40 miles to the rest of London. Interestingly, this includes building skyscrapers is environmentally friendly. It is seen from the use of 20 percent of the cost for the construction process, is derived from recycled materials.

In addition, 95 percent of the waste generated during construction is also recyclable. Not only that, The Shard has sky gardens on every floor that offers natural ventilation.

Seeing the success of The Shard in the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia did not want to lose. Through a budget of about $ 1.2 billion, they work with architects to build the Shard the tallest building in the world. The building is expected to be named the Kingdom Tower and built in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Kingdom Tower
As an illustration, the tallest building in the world today is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai which has a height 828 meters. Well, Kingdom Tower is eventually going to break the record, because it has a height of 1000 meters.

Skyscraper construction will begin in 2013 and expected to be completed within 63 months. Kingdom Tower will consist of five star hotels, apartments, office space, and the observatory to observe celestial objects. Pants buildings will be 500,000 square meters overlooking the Red Sea.
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The world's smallest mobile phone, Phone Strap 2

If at this time the mobile phone manufacturers compete to deliver products with a screen as big as possible, this Japanese company just the opposite. The Japanese companies are known named Willcom, recently launched a mobile phone that is claimed to have the world's smallest size, Phone Strap 2.

Quoted from the news released by The Register, product size Phone Strap 2 has dimensions of 32x70x10, 7 mm, and weighs only 32 grams. In addition, Phone Strap 2 has a screen size of only 1 inch and resolution of 96x64 pixels.

By comparison, the largest mobile phone is available today Huawei Ascend, which has a 6-inch screen size. Huawei Ascend has a size six times larger than the Phone Strap 2.

Despite its small size, Phone Strap 2 has a function that is not too much different from the other phones. It can be used to make voice calls and send text messages, the phone can also be used to send e-mail.

Additionally, Phone Strap 2 is also equipped with a 400mAh battery powered. With the battery, the device can live for 30 days in standby mode and 2 hours of talking.

Unfortunately, Phone Strap 2 is not sold globally. This product is only sold in Japan with a very limited number, 12,000 units only.
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Amanda Seyfried loved soccer and boxing

Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 9:42 AM

The lovely lady is a concern at the Academy Awards 2013. Her slender body becomes a magnet, when she chose clothes that seemed to want to exploit her body slimness. For people who are close to this artist would not be surprised by it given the regularity in exercise.

But who would have thought behind the beauty was, she liked a hard sport identical with men, soccer and boxing. Indeed, for Amanda Seyfried, soccer and boxing have become part of everyday life. For her, the two sports are compulsory sports menu.

She also did not deny that soccer could give her happiness and excitement. Moreover, this sport can be played together, including on location or while traveling to a place. That's the other side of the lifestyle Amanda, an actress who last year climbed prominence for her starring role as Cosette in Les Miserables sensational movie.

According to her, boxing could make her whole body moving, whether it's thinking, muscle, power, and footwork. The positive effect is when she plays soccer, her foot was light to run.

This woman has a full name Amanda Michelle Seyfried. She said that knows soccer inadvertently. She only saw her excited colleagues when mentioning the name of a David Beckham, a few years ago. She eventually was curious about the soccer star. During this time she had ever heard the name of the star, but never face to face directly.

Until one day she asked her friend to look at the team's training session Los Angeles Galaxy. It was then that she was curious to come into play, and then she bought a soccer ball to be brought back home. Once seduced by first impressions, Amanda then accepted the invitation of her friend to practice more seriously. Even a soccer instructor brought in every week to the house of a friend her, to train soccer.
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Hillier Lake in Australia has pink color

Western Australia has a unique lake, which the water pink. The location of the lake is surrounded by forest and sand, making the it look so beautiful when seen from the air.

Hillier Lake is a pink lake located in Middle Island, Western Australia. The passenger plane was always amazed when they saw the beauty of the lake from the air. The length of the lake reaches 600 meters, clearly visible among a very lush green trees.

Indeed, Hillier Lake is not the only pink lake in the world. Lakes that have a pink color can be found in Retba and the San Francisco Bay. Origin pink lake is not known with certainty. However, some researchers believe that the pink color comes from the red halofilik bacteria contained in a salt crust.

Even the news reported by Amusing Planet stated that the pink color of the lake water is really real. Visitors can prove it by taking samples of the water and saw that the color pink is going to be permanent and difficult to lose.

Pink Lake was first discovered by an Englishman, named Matthew Flinders in 1802. At that time, he was riding Flinders Peak when later he found a beautiful lake that looks pink untouched human at all.

With the discovery, eventually more and more visitors came to the place. Even now, this place is one of the popular tourist destination in Western Australia.
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Name F1 drivers and team strength in 2013

Thursday, March 14, 2013 | 8:10 AM

Formula 1 Grand Prix which will begin on March 17, 2013, will feature a number of teams that compete closely. The teams have been trying hard to improve performance by development of the car, and the selection of the best riders they can afford. Here's the list of drivers and F1 team in 2013.

Race drivers: Sebastian Vettel, Mark Webber
As long as there is Adrian Newey who designed Red Bull car, this team must always be regarded as superior. At trial, they are not shining. But, reportedly, they're hiding power. Common fans may hope that the team is not dominant and F1 race became more exciting. however, do not be surprised if Red Bull immediately destroy the competition since the inaugural race. Many competitors are concerned dominance is going to happen.

Race drivers: Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa
Fernando Alonso may be the best driver in F1 today. But he needed the best car to be competitive. World champion or not, depending on the F138, Ferrari latest weapons. There is no spike in the performance of the Ferrari while testing. However, they promised aggressive in developing the car. Felipe Massa would be required to improve performance or his long career with the team in red is ending at the end of 2013.

Race drivers: Jenson Button, Sergio Perez
Without Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes may be required to produce the best car, if they want to win the world title this year. Jenson Button has proved itself able to win the title, but he's not the type who can force a car with limited ability to win. But, perhaps McLaren can not demand too much of him. In addition to 2013, McLaren had looked further ahead. Honda is rumored to support the engine of this team again starting in 2015.

Race drivers: Kimi Raikkonen, Romain Grosjean
Do not have a big budget, such as the top five teams other Lotus able to surprise a lot of people last year. In fact, they managed to steal victory with Kimi Raikkonen. This year they will try to repeat that success. Raikkonen proved capable of embracing the opportunity, while Romain Grosjean should have been more mature, no longer often collide. At trial, the team looks solid. They have a chance to steal success early in the season. Including perhaps the series premiere to be held in Australia.

Race drivers: Lewis Hamilton, Rico Rosberg
It goes without a doubt, the main focus of the series opener in Australia will be on the silver troops. The presence of Lewis Hamilton gives an extra burden to the team to produce the best car. At trial, Mercedes was able to repeatedly record the best time. Living proof of it in Australia, whether the time records are completely accurate. If not the fastest car, Hamilton had the ability to drive more than than it should.

Race drivers: Nico Hulkenberg, Esteban Gutierrez
It's a prime candidate best of the rest in F1 2013. Replace total row drivers, the team still believed to be the best in the middle of the board. Hulkenberg known quickly, likely perform better than Sergio Perez, last year. At trial, the team also looked solid. Another advantage is that their cars are no longer boring white. The color is darker and more violent.

Race drivers: Paul di Resta, Adrian Sutil
Attempting to usurp the position of the six constructors, the team chose a safe driver. Paul di Resta will be accompanied by a more senior driver, Adrian Sutil. This strategy could be a surefire safe. In the midst of mid-table competition, every point gained it could mean big. Force India feels, senior hands more trustworthy than the rookie.

Race drivers: Pastor Maldonado, Valtteri Bottas
Williams may be more difficult to steal a victory in 2013. Their latest cars seem more consistent than its predecessor. Unfortunately, Maldonado still have a tendency not stable at every appearance. Bottas was also rumored as a potential superstar. But the rookie is a rookie. It may still take time to show the best performance.

Race drivers: Daniel Ricciardo, Jean-Eric Vergne
Ranked ninth in the past year, Toro Rosso has ambitions to finish in the sixth constructor 2013. At trial, the latest cars they seem more fun, instead of their cars in 2012. Under these conditions they will be easier to gain points. But, perhaps to increase ratings, they would still difficult.

Race drivers: Charles Pic, Giedo van der Garde
Two years ranks tenth constructor, Caterham (formerly Team Lotus) never showed signs of breaking the middle board. Even worse, this year they threatened to occupy the last standings. Their latest cars less convincing while testing and two young drivers are usually not the ideal partner for the development of the car.

Race drivers: Max Chilton, Jules Bianchi
For the first time, Marussia looked confident to increase ratings. Even had two rookie, they have a lot invested from the technical side. For example, for the first time the team was wearing the KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System). Many people who championed this team will successfully displace Caterham, on the order of ten constructors.

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