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					P R E M I E R E           I S S U E !
     APRIL 20, 2012              VOLUME 1 ISSUE 1




     LIKE
    No fuss, no muss, straight to the point!
                      I Ask...
    What’s Not To Like?
                       Life’s Lesson
                          Really Now!
                            READiculous !
                                      World’s
                                      Richest
                                      People


                             I wish you
                                     Enough
 Twoface Feline


                                                                    Is this funny
                                                                     or iconic?
You’ve probably heard of Two-Face in Batman. But
you would have never imagined there’s an honest-
to-goodness real deal! Well, meet Janus, your two-         Aptly called a Janus Cat, pertaining to the Roman god
face cat. Here’s one instance when being two-faced         with two faces -- he’s back in the news today, thanks to
isn’t a bad thing, especially when it lands you in         an Associated Press pickup of a Worcester Telegram &
                                                           Gazette feature on this amazing feline Regardless, this cat
the Guinness records for defying death.
                                                           will always be a great story.
Frank and Louie is one cool cat, born in Massachusetts
12 years ago with separate faces and given little chance
of surviving beyond a few hours. That’s what they said
back then. But look at him now!




              Fantastic
   Andrey Pavlov, a Russian photographer with
                                                   Ants!
                                                           Come see the great moments
   commendable theatrical background chose a               of simple joviality, grant imagi-
   unique way of storytelling combining both the           nation, poignancy, and even
   media. He devotedly studied the lives of ants,          some sublime philosophising.
   and planted histrionic props on their trails.
   There he photographed them live as if in a
   drama or movie. Except for the planned stage
   settings, all the rest is natural; no photo editing
   gimmicks involved, vouches the photographer.
Virtual Japanese pop star
  makes more money than

                 Real Performers
This is one for the books! Imagine a digitally
created character beating out a real-life artist in the concert
scene. Well, this really is happening now. Japanese pop star
sensation Miku Hatsune has a career many aspiring singers
could only dream of. She’s been performing in front of sold out
crowds in the past few years, the most recent of which being
her four shows in Tokyo last week attended by 10,000 adoring
fans. But Miku isn’t like any other pop star in existence —
she’s a -- read this -- computer-generated virtual celebrity.


Check it out!
  nt en ts
co
9    Flashback

     The Years That Have Passed...
     Who could have thought it
     all possible.




11
     Can You Imagine...

     Your favorite cartoon character... in
     the flesh!




                                                                        LIKE T
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                                               19
                                                    I Wish You Enough

                                                    They say it takes a minute to find a
                                                    special person, an hour to appreciate
                                                    them, a day to love them but then an
                                                    entire life to forget them.




                                         39         Amazing Phone Book Carving

                                                    Taking an ordinary phone book, Alex
                                                    Queral carves a face into this object
                                                    of so many faceless names.




                                          45
                                                    A Rainbow at the Palm of
                                                    Your Hand
                                                    How would you like to have a rainbow
                                                    open up at the palm of your hand!
                                                    Sound impossible? Not anymore.




50    The 2% Test

     This is cool... maybe psychologists
     can explain this (or not)... anyways..
     just follow the instructions.




55
      LIKEiT or Not

     A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for
     1/100th of a second!
                       flashback




  The Years That Have
       Passed...
Who could have thought it
      all possible.
Can you imagine
  your Favorite Cartoon
  Characters being real?




  Well, here’s your chance! Flip through the next
pages and see some of your “well-known” cartoon
  character come to life. Umm, maybe almost...
                                     Can you recognize
                                     who they are?
To check if your guess is right, position your mouse on the dot
•
( ) inside each box, click and drag mouse. The correct names will
be highlighted and revealed to you.      http://pixeloo.blogspot.com/2008/03/
Bottom line, some characters may look adorable, but let us just
  say, a lot of them are better off being left the way they are!
Kvisoft FlipBook Maker Pro                    Page Flip Software to Embed
                                              Multimedia to Pages
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                                       type of page flip software to convert
                                       your PDF files to page-turning digital
                                       publications. The powerful page editing
                                       functions allows you to embed videos, images,
                                       audio, hyperlinks, hotspots and more multimedia
                                       objects to the output flipping pages. Creating
                                       multimedia page flipping books makes so
                                       easy with this flip page software!

                                       Professional PDF page flip software
                                       Kvisoft Flipbook Maker Pro provides you an professional way to
                                       integrate hyperlinks, videos, images, sounds, clipcart and more
                                       multimeida objects to your output flipping page books. A nice
                                       program to make digital publicatiions.

                                       Brand new Interface, more easy-to-use
                                       The new-designed Flipbook Maker makes it more intuitive for us-
                                       ers. Once opening the page flip software, you will see four main
                                       buttons: Add File, Edit Page, Design and Publish. Well, the flipping
                                       book creation work is so easy within only four steps.

                                       Import multiple type files
                                       Besides importing PDF files to flipbook, you also can import Flash
                                       movies (.flv, f4v, mp4 and .swf), images (.jpg, .png, .bmp, .jpeg,
                                       gif) as flipping book pages. So, it would be a nice application to
                                       make photo flipping books and video flipping books.

                                       Integrate Multimedia objects to PDF pages
                                       Adding multimedia to your PDF pages is very simple. You can
                                       add text, hyperlinks, video (YouTube video included),
                                       Flash movie, images, hotspot, clipart, and sound to output
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                                                                    World’s

              READiculous !                                    Richest
                                                                    People
                                            carlos slim helu lawrence ellison
                       william henry             $69 B
                                                                      $36 B
                          gates iii              Telecom
                                                 Mexico               Oracle
                              $61 B                                 United States
                             Microsoft
                            United States                                           bernard arnault
                                                                                         $41 B
                                                                                         LVMH

                 warren buffett                                                          France

                 $44 B
                 Berkshire Hathaway
                 United States




                                                                                         eiKe batista
                                                                                                     $30 B
                                                                                                   Mining, Oil
                                                                                                        Brazil
Graur Razvan ionut




                                                    li Ka-shing
                                                      $25.5 B
                                                      diversified
                                                      Hong Kong

                     stefan Persson
                            $26 B
                              H&M           Karl albrecht                            amancio ortega
                             Sweden            $25.4 B                                   $37.5 B
                                                  Aldi                                     Zara
                                                Germany                                    Spain
16                           LIKE T


Really Now!                  There have been many
                             versions of this list over
                           the years, and some emails
                           have credited Andy Rooney
                              as the original author.


• And when God, who created the entire uni-
verse with all of its glories, decides to deliver
a message to humanity, He will NOT use as
His messenger a person on cable TV with a
bad haircut.

   • If you had to identify, in one word,
 the reason why the human race has not
achieved its full potential, that word would
              be “meetings.”
• There is a very fine line between “hobby”
and “mental illness.”
                                LIKE T                                     17



• The most powerful force in the universe is gossip.
• You will never find anybody who can give you a clear and
compelling reason why we observe daylight savings time.

• The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender,
           religion, economic status or ethnic background is that, deep
           down inside, we ALL believe we are above-average drivers.

              • The main accomplishment of almost all
               organized protests is to annoy people
                      who are not in them.
            • A person who is nice to you, but rude to the
                    waiter, is not a nice person.
        • Don’t think that because a person is having fun they are
        drinking to excess. Some people have fun naturally, and
        you need to find out how they do it.

                  • Never fry anything when
                        you are naked.
I wish you                                                     I wish you enough sun to keep your

                  Enough                                        attitude bright no matter how gray
                                                                              the day may appear.
                                                                          I wish you enough rain to
                                                                       appreciate the sun even more.
S   tanding near the security
gate at the airport, a mother and
                                                                         I wish you enough happiness
                                                                        to keep your spirit alive and
daughter hugged each other and                                                           everlasting.
the mother said, “I love you
and I wish you enough”.                                             I wish you enough pain so that
The daughter replied, “Mom, our life together has been
                                                                  even the smallest of joys in life
more than enough. Your love is all I ever needed. I wish                       may appear bigger.
you enough, too, Mom”.
They kissed and the daughter left. You could see the            I wish you enough gain to satisfy
mother wanted and needed to cry. The person nearest                                 your wanting.
her tried not to intrude on her privacy but she welcomed
it by asking, “Did you ever say good-bye to someone
knowing it would be forever?”.                                          I wish you enough loss to
Yes, I have,” the man replied. “Forgive me for asking,
                                                                 appreciate all that you possess.
but why is this a forever good-bye?”.
“I am old and she lives so far away. I have challenges
                                                                   I wish you enough hellos to get
ahead and the reality is - her next trip back will be for         you through the final good-bye.
my funeral,” she said.
“When you were saying good-bye, I heard you say, ‘I            They say it takes a minute to find a special person,
wish you enough’. May I ask what that means?”.                 an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them but
She paused a moment and looked up as if trying to re-          then an entire life to forget them.
member it in detail and she smiled even more. “When
we said , ‘I wish you enough’, we were wanting the other       TAKE TIME TO LIVE and enjoy enough hellos to
person to have a life filled with just enough good things to   get you through the final good-bye.
sustain them”. Then turning toward the man, she shared
the following as if she were reciting it from memory.                   I WIsH You ENouGH.
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                  What’s Not Life
                  To Like?
 • Growing old beats the alternative -- dying
 young.
 • When in doubt, just take the next small step.
 • Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
 • Your job won’t take care of you when
 you are sick. Your friends and parents              Life isn’t ti
 will. Stay in touch.                                 but, it’s st
 • Pay off your credit cards every month.            should live
 • You don’t have to win every argument. Agree
                                                       want, no
 to disagree.
 • If a relationship has to be a secret,
 you shouldn’t be in it.
 • Cry with someone. It’s more healing than crying
 alone.
                                  LIKE T                                     21




e’s
  Lesson                                  Part I


                   • It’s OK to get angry with God. He can take it.
                   • Be eccentric now. Don’t wait for old age to wear
                     purple.
                              • When it comes to chocolate,
                                  resistance is futile.
                                   • Make peace with your past so it
ied with a bow;                    won’t screw up the present.
 till a gIFT. We               • It’s OK to let your children see you cry.
e it the way we                 • Don’t compare your life to
 matter what.                       others. You have no idea what
                                      their journey is all about.
                                      • Everything can change in the
                                      blink of an eye. But don’t worry;
                                      God never blinks.
                                • Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.
MOVIES
worth your
POPCORN           The Vow




             Hunger games




             The Avengers
                     Knows More About
                     You (MORE) Than

You Think You Do                    By Anonymous




You will find the results... slightly unnerving!
YOUR Full Name – It’s in my Gmail head- What YOU Say – Between Gmail and Google
ers and a requirement on various Google signup Talk, let’s just say Google has clear documenta-
forms.                                         tion of what’s on my mind.


YOUR Physical Street Address               – It YOUR Bank Account and Routing
could easily be pulled from the various Google
Maps search queries I’ve performed. Or from my
                                                Number – Associated with my Google Ad-
                                                sense account.
Google Adsense accounts.

                                      Everything                       Blog – Google
YOUR Phone Number – Gmail used to re- Analytics tracksAbout YOUR blog and Google
                                                      the stats for my
quire a cell phone number for signup verification.
                                                   Webmaster Tools hosts my XML sitemap. So they
It’s also in my Adsense and Checkout accounts.
                                                   know what I’m publishing, how popular it is, and
                                                   who’s reading it.
When YOU are Online – Since iGoogle is
my homepage, I guess they know every time I
open my web browser.
                                                   What YOU Look Like – As you can see, I
                                                   have a photo gallery on my blog. In addition, I
                                                   use Google’s Picasa Web Albums.
YOUR Popular Interests – My Google
Reader and Google Bookmarks is chock full of
my favorite news sources, articles, blogs, RSS
                                                   Where YOU Exist Online – This one is ob-
                                                   vious. Since they know my full name, email ad-
feeds, online stores, etc. Toss in my YouTube
                                                   dress, online alias, search history, etc., all they
habits for good measure.
                                                   need to do is plug that information into their
                                                   own search database and start cross referencing
Website that YOU Visit – Google is the every other site where I have a visible account.
portal to almost everything I see online. I also
use Google Web History, Google Toolbar and             Now take all the information
Page Rank info.                                        Google has on YOU, connect
                                                        the dots and analyze it. They
YOUR Schedule – Most of my major ap-                    could tell you more about the
pointments are entered in Google Calendar.              historical trends in YOUR life
                                                        than YOU could.
Who YOU Know – Even if they aren’t read-
ing my email, they have every entry in my Gmail     Here’s to hoping that
Contacts, many of whom are Gmail users as well.
                                                      never happens…
                    Mirror, mirror on the wall,
                               Highest
                         Who’s the EARNER
                                     of them All?
Position your mouse on
        •
the dot ( ) inside the
box, click and
drag mouse to
highlight and
reveal the
names.

                                             $290 M.
                                             $195 M
                                             $125 M
                                             $100 M
                                              $90 M
                                              $90 M
                                               $77M
                                              $75 M
                                               $67M
                                               $61M
                                              $53 M
                                               $53M
                                               $50M
                                              $48 M
                                              $45 M
                 Phobias
      Do you have fear of vehicles? If so then you are the victim of one
      of the more dreaded phobias in the world. Phobias are nothing
      but unrelated fear of objects, events and situations. Here are some
      of the most dreaded phobias people suffer from:
                                http://all-most.com/dangerous/most-popular-phobias/



Amaxophobia                                               Claustrophobia
It is the fear of vehicles. Driving or riding in a        One of the most common among many is Claus-
vehicle scares some people. Such people try and           trophobia the Fear of enclosed places. Such per-
avoid vehicles by making all sorts of excuses             sons avoid congested or crowded places for fear
except admitting that they fear vehicles. The             of getting trapped or confined. Even the thought
reasons could be speed, fear of losing control,           of it makes them breathless.
accident or the very smell of the fuel.

                                                          Hydrophobia
Aviphobia                                                 This kind of fear is very common when someone
The fear of flying in an airplane. Experiences of         has forced the person to enter deep water or
seeing an air disaster or the trauma of flying in a       learn swimming. This can extend from shallow to
stormy weather conditions are main reasons.               deep waters or even at times getting wet.


Bacteriophobia                                            Latrophobia
This category of people is very hygiene con-              The very name of a doctor or surgeon upsets
scious. Sanitation and cleanliness are so em-             some people. It includes any one concerned with
bossed on their minds that even little filth puts         surgery, medical tests, injections or even giving
them off. They will wash their hands after small-         simple medicines.
est of activity.

                                                          Hemaphobia
Brontophobia                                              Many times we see people faint by the sight of
People in this class get scared with slightest signs      blood. They have this phobia called Hemaphobia.
of an oncoming storm. May be due an experi-               Fear of losing, donating or even receiving blood
ence of the past they have developed this. They           affects them.
will start shivering, sweating or even praying in
distress.
 Fitness                                                       f it
                                                               & fab
      Get started the
        right way
                                               Think var
                                                              iety.   Be creativ
                                                   Choose a
                                                                variety of            e.
                                              you meet                      physical a
                                                          your goals                       ctivities to
                                              help keep               . You won                          help
                                                           your mind               ’t get bore
                                              motivation                and body                d and it ca
                                                           is often fin               challenged            n
                                             you enjoy                  ding activ                 . Finding
                                                        , and figur                  ities and c
                                                                     ing out wa                   ha
                                             your day (
                                                        or your ca                ys to work llenges
                                            by yoga, s             lendar). So                   them into
                                                        ome peop                 me people
                                            bored. Fin              le are ene                 are calmed
                                                       d the activ               rgized, an
                                                                   ity that is r              d some ar
                                                                                 ight for yo              e
                                                                                              u.




                                                                                                            Federico Stevanin




I
     ncorporate more physical activity into your daily routine and gradually work up to the 30-min-
     ute goal to improve health and manage your weight. If you have a chronic health problem such
     as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, or high blood pressure, ask your physician or health care
     provider about what type and amount of physical activity is right for you. By going slow and
gradually, you won’t overdo it and you won’t experience the common “burnout factor.”
                                                                                http://www.healthandwellness.com
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1
             Salmon           is known to be very high
              in essential fatty acids, such as omega-3,
              which is great for our brain. Wild salmon is
              preferred over all other types of fish, since
              they are raised in a rugged environment,
which ensures only the highest quality fish, plus it
isn’t subject to mercury.




  Foods Your
7 Brain
                                                              For




2               Blue-
                berries.
                Studies have shown
that blueberries prevent mental decline, short-term memory
loss, and even cancer.




3
                Walnuts.          Walnuts are known to
                help mood disorders and naturally increase
                serotonin levels which can help with de-
                pression.
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4
          Coffee.          Despite the diuretic effect
          of caffeine, the nutritional value of coffee
          makes it one of the best brain foods avail-
          able. Make an effort to avoid sugar and ad-
          ditives as much as possible.




            5
                             Dark
                             Chocolate.
                             Natural dark choco-
                             late is known to be
                             good for the brain
             and helpful to your mood as well.




                                                         6
                                                                       Eggs.          Eggs
                                                                       contain     choline,
                                                                       which is a criti-
                                                                       cal component of
                                                                       brain mass. Cho-
                                                         line is known to aid in concentra-
                                                         tion and the firing of neurons in
                                                         the brain.




7
             Avocados            helps with
               blood pressure and blood
               flow, and is thus healthy for
               the brain. The potassium in
               avocados is essential to men-
tal function and nerve impulses.


                     http://www.mrhealthy.com
                                               LIKE T                                              35




B
         ananas are rich in potas-
         sium and low in salt. They
         help the body maintain
         blood pressure. Bananas                             Benefits
         are especially useful for
people who suffer from stress or hy-
                                                              of the
                                                             Banana
pertension. Bananas are also high in B
Vitamins which help the nervous sys-
tem.

Boost of Energy
       Athletes eat bananas frequently for this rea-
son.


Keeps You Alert
    It’s a good idea to add a banana to your
breakfast before you start the day.


Soothes Your Stomach
     If you suffer from sour stomach, instead of
always relying on Pepto Bismol, Tums, or Alka-
Seltzer, it’s a good idea to have bananas around
                                                       Cure a Hangover
                                                           The banana soothes your stomach. Along with
the house.                                             the milk, it rehydrates your system. With honey it
                                                       comforts your stomach and brings your depleted
                                                       levels of blood sugar and potassium back to nor-
   Bananas help the brain                              mal.

  produce serotonin which                              Helps Quit Smoking
 helps with mood problems                                  The combination of magnesium, potassium,
                                                       vitamins A1, B6, B12, and Vitamin C help the body
      and depression.                                  with nicotine withdrawal.
                                                                      http://www.mrhealthy.com
36                                        LIKE T


      Delicious
      Drinks for

          K id s
 C
            hildren run and play hard in 70 de-
            gree weather just as easily as 90
            degree weather so it’s real impor-
            tant to keep them well hydrated.
 Under hydrated children suffer from urinary
 tract infections, decreased resistance to
 disease, crabbiness and listlessness. Under
 hydration can quickly turn to dehydration
 which is acutely serious.

                    REAL ROOT BEER
                     lla root
     2 tsp sarsapari
                       ot
     1 tsp licorice ro
                       en leaves
     1 tsp wintergre                        optional)
                       ves  (for sweetness
      1 tsp stevia lea
                       on bark
      1/2 tsp cinnam
      2 cups water
                        ated water                utes, then re-
       1 quart carbon              ater in 10 min
                         in the w                    cool. Strain
       Simmer herbs                   e pan and let
                         at. Cover th
       move from he            onated water a
                                              nd serve.
                          carb
        out herbs, add
                                                   LIKE T                                              37
                         e dri                nk
         Purple Pineappl                                                Sneaky Peppermint!
                 ilk
1/4 cup soy m
                 pple juice                    s in season
                                                                    1 cup of soy milk
1/2 cup pinea                  ny other berrie
                   erries or a                                      ½ cup of brewed then cooled pepp
¼ cup of blueb                  fresh or frozen
                                                                                                         er-
 1 cup pine   apple chunks,                                         mint tea( fairly strong)
                  led                                               1 cup of ice cubes
 1 banana, pee
                  laxseed oil                ich are greatl
                                                             y      handful of fresh spinach leaves
 2 teaspoons F               atty Acids wh                         ( don’t let anybody see you do thi
                    ential F
  ( provides Ess                                                                                      s.. it
                        American diet)                             will make the drink green but not int
  m  issing from the                                                                                     er-
                     heat germ                       ple juice,    rupt the flavor, adds nutrition)
   1 tablespoon w                    y milk, pineap
                     r, whirl the so         na, wheat germ
                                                               ,   You may need some raw sugar for
   Using a blende             eberries, bana                       Whirl away until smooth ...pour
                                                                                                      this
                     nks, blu
   pineapple chu             Pour into a gla
                                             ss
                                                                   glasses
                                                                                                      into
    and oil  until smooth.


                   Good Sou
                             rce for
                     Organic
                             Herbs
                 Cho
          1 cup of c colate Monk
         1 banana
                    hoco         ey!
                         late soy m
                                    ilk
                   peeled
        ½ cup of
                  ice cubes
        1 tablesp
                  oon of pe
        Whirl aw             anut butt
                 ay until s            er
                            mooth ! P
                                      our into g
                                                 la   sses


    There are many nutritious alternatives to softdrink,
kool-aid, and other fruit flavored squeeze box drinks .
There are two and half tablespoon of sugar in 8 ounces of
soda, visual that!

    The trick is to offer something good that they will drink with-
out a lot of sugar. The drinks presented here are a good way to offer nutrition and keep
the children and the big kids drinking too!


 Sugar consumption can also contribute to dehydration.
                                                           he
Poi sonings
                                                         T
                                                        R ea lity


W
                e all want to keep our           Thankfully, there are ways you can
                children safe and se-        help poison-proof your home and pro-
                cure and help them live      tect the children you love.
                to their full potential.
                Knowing how to prevent       Prevention Tips
leading causes of child injury, like poi-        Lock them up. Keep medicines and
soning, is a step toward this goal.          toxic products, such cleaning solutions,
    Every day, children all over the world   in locked or childproof cabinets.
ages 0 to 19 are treated in an emergen-          Read the label. Follow label direc-
cy department, and two children die, as      tions and read all warnings when giving
a result of being poisoned. It’s not just    medicines to children.
chemicals in your home marked with               Don’t keep it if you don’t need it.
clear warning labels that can be danger-     Safely dispose of unused, unneeded, or
ous to children.                             expired prescription drugs. Be aware
    Everyday items in your home, such as     that if you dispose of unused medicines,
household cleaners and medicines, can        they can be mixed with coffee grounds
be poisonous to children as well. Active,    or kitty litter to make them less appeal-
curious children will often investigate—     ing to children.
and sometimes try to eat or drink—any-




                                             fyi
thing that’s left out and within their                                http://www.cdc.gov
reach.




                                             for your information
Amazing
  Phone Book
                                     Carving
T  aking an ordinary phone book, Alex Queral carves a face into this object of so many
faceless names. With the book, a very sharp X-ACTO® knife, a little pot of acrylic medium
to set detail areas and a great deal of talent, Queral literally peels away the pages like
the skin of an onion to reveal the portrait within. Once the carving is complete, he will
often apply a black wash to enhance the features and then seal the entire book with
acrylic to preserve the work. However, he never loses the line registration; and the book
remains quite pliable.

Turn the page to see and believe. It’s simply amazing!
The works of            Alex
Queral      have been
exhibited in Canada,
England, Mexico and
throughout the U.S. and
are in the collections
of Ripley’s Believe It or
Not!®,.
http://www.projectsgallery.com/Queral.htm
                                                 LIKE T                                                       43


     Damaging
       habits                          Brain
No Breakfast
People who do not take breakfast are going to
have a lower blood sugar level. This leads to an
insufficient supply of nutrients to the brain caus-
ing brain degeneration.
Overeating
It causes hardening of the brain arteries, leading
to a decrease in mental power.
Smoking




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High Sugar consumption
Too much sugar will interrupt the absorption of
proteins and nutrients causing malnutrition and
may interfere with brain development.
Air Pollution
The brain is the largest oxygen consumer in our
body. Inhaling polluted air decreases the supply
                                                        Working your brain during illness
of oxygen to the brain, bringing about a de-            Working hard or studying with sickness may lead
crease in brain efficiency.                             to a decrease in effectiveness of the brain as well
                                                        as damage the brain.
Sleep Deprivation
Sleep allows our brain to rest. Long term deprivation
                                                        Lacking in stimulating thoughts
from sleep will accelerate the death of brain cells.    Thinking is the best way to train our brain, lack-
                                                        ing in brain stimulation thoughts may cause
Head covered while sleeping                             brain shrinkage.
Sleeping with the head covered increases the
concentration of carbon dioxide and decrease
                                                        Talking Rarely
concentration of oxygen that may lead to brain          Intellectual conversations will promote the effi-
damaging effects.                                       ciency of the brain.
A RAINBOW at
 the palm of your
       hand.
This book started as a personal project
of MASASHI KAWAMURA in summer
2007, and was soon published from
a Japanese bookstore “Utrecht”. It’s
a flipbook, but rather than seeing
animation, it creates a 3D rainbow
in your hand. Since being published
it has been featured on Japanese TV,
Newspapers, major news & blogsites
like yahoo news, coolhunting and
fffffound. This book won the
NY ADC silver cube.




     A new concept flip book that will create a 3D rainbow instead of an animation. Really cool! You can
     buy it online from several selected book stores, Utrecht(JPN) http://www.utrecht.jp/person/?p=316,
     Stereohype(UK) http://bit.ly/2tCzR6, Printed Matter(US) http://bit.ly/925cPH. The 36-page book has an
     image of the color spectrum against a black background on each page, creating the illusion of an arced
     rainbow hovering above the pages as the pages flip by. If you are resourceful enough, heck, you can
     make one of your own.
Stressed? Anxious? In Conflict?
                                  I Can Help.
                                  Life can be challenging. You lie awake at night wondering how to
                                  handle all the pressure. Your emotions swing wildly – usually more
                                  down than up. Tears surge at odd times. You feel suffocated by
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                                  Perhaps there’s conflict in a relationship with your spouse, your
                                  boss, or someone you’re close to. The strife and negative feelings
                                  are draining you.

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                                  help shows your courage to confront your challenges and grow
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                                  I provide a safe and confidential environment for clients to express
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W
              hatever your reason for
              traveling, the information
              on this page will help you to
                                                                 Your
              be Proactive, Prepared, and
Protected when it comes to your health—
and the health of others—while you are
                                                              survival
traveling.
                                                              Guide to
BE PROACTIVE!
    Take steps to anticipate any issues that could arise
during your trip.
                                                              safe and
                                                               Healthy
•	 Learn	about	your	destination.
•	 See	a	doctor	before	you	travel.
•	 Think	about	your	health	status.
•	 Are	you	too	sick	to	travel?	

BE PREPARED!
     No one wants to think about getting sick or hurt
                                                                Travel
during a trip, but sometimes these things happen. You
may not be able to prevent every illness or injury, but
you can plan ahead to be able to deal with them.
•	 Pack	smart.
•	 Plan	ahead	for	illnesses	or	injuries	during	your	trip.
•	 Know	what	to	do	if	you	become	sick	or	injured	on	
   your trip.
•	 Know	and	share	important	information	about	your	
   trip.

BE PROTECTED!
•	 Pay	attention	to	your	health	during	your	trip.
•	 Use	sunscreen	and	insect	repellent	as	directed.
•	 Be	careful	about	food	and	water.
•	 Try	not	to	take	risks	with	your	health	and	safety.
•	 Limit	alcohol	intake,	and	do	not	drink	alcohol	and	
   drive.
•	 Wear	a	seatbelt.
•	 Wear	protective	gear	when	doing	adventure	activi-
   ties.

                                         http://www.cdc.gov
The
      2% Test
         This is cool... maybe psychologists
                 can explain this (or not)...
                   anyways.. just follow the
                      instructions.
                        At the end of this message, you
                        are asked a question. Answer
                        it immediately. Don’t stop and
                        think about it. Just say the first
                        thing that pops into your mind.

                            This is a fun “test”... AND
                              kind of spooky at the
                                 same time! Give it a
                                    try and seef you are
                                   among the 98% or the
                            2%. You’ll understand what
                       that means after you finish taking
                      the test”.

                     Now... FoLLoW THE
                    InSTRuCTIonS as quickly as
                   possible.

                 Do noT Go to the next calculation
                before you have finished the previous
              one. Remember, if you cheat, you are the
            one losing out!

         You do not ever need to write or remember the
         answers, just do it using your mind.

         You’ll be surprised.
START:
1                                        8
         >> Add: 15 + 6?                          >> 123 + 5?

2                                        9
           >> 3 + 56?                         >> QUICK! THINK
                                              ABOUT A COLOR
                                                AND A TOOL!
3          >> 89 + 2?
                                         10
4         >> 12 + 53?                         >> Red Hammer, that’s
                                             what you thought, didn’t
5                                            you? If this is not your answer,
          >> 75 + 26?                          you are among the 2% who
                                             have a different, if not abnormal,
                                             mind. 98% would answer “Red
6                                              Hammer” -- LIKEiT or not!
          >> 25 + 52?

7
          >> 63 + 32?




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  be highlighted and revealed to you. Repeat the process with the rest of the boxes.
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71% of office workers stopped on
the street for a survey agreed to
give up their computer passwords in
exchange for a chocolate bar.
A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for
1/100th of a second!
A baby is born without kneecaps. They
appear between age 2 and 6.
A British gymnast survived a fall from a
fourth story window because he went into a
somersault and came down on two feet.
A car uses 1.6 ounces of gas idling for one
minute. Half an ounce is used to start the average
automobile!
A cat urine glows under a blacklight.
A chef’s hat is shaped the way it is for a
reason: its shape allows air to circulate
around the scalp, keeping the head cool in a
hot kitchen.
A cockroach can live several weeks with
its head cut off.
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         T O P
                            Ways to Reduce

        5                     the Risk of
                            Cardiovascular
                                Disease


 R
                 esearch conducted in 52 countries reveals several con-
                 trollable risk factors attribute to 90% of all heart attacks.
                 Previously, it was believed only half of the heart attacks
                 were caused by factors such as smoking and choles-
                 terol. Today, most heart attacks can be pinpointed to
     one or more of the risk factors mentioned below. These factors are
     neither gender specific nor related to a particular ethnic group.


     1. Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle
         Smoking changes the viscosity of blood. This can
     potentially lead to clumping in the blood vessels that
     supply the heart. A study states that smoking inhibits vita-
     min and mineral uptake, depletes levels of vitamin C, and
     creates a toxic internal environment. Giving up smoking
     can help avoid cancer and lower the risk of heart disease.
         Vitamin C is a highly effective antioxidant; it protects
     molecules in the body from damage


     2. Watch Cholesterol Intake
         It is important to not only control your
     cholesterol, but to decrease fat intake when
     faced with the risk of cardiovascular dis-
     eases such as heart attack, stroke, and
     other disorders caused by fatty depos-
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its of plaque in the artery walls. “Bad” saturated fats (butter, cheese, red meat, fast foods)
increases your blood cholesterol. The body has its own daily quota for cholesterol pro-
duction.


3. Control High Blood Pressure
      It is found that half of all people who suffer a first-time heart attack and two-thirds of
first-time stroke victims, had moderate to high blood pressure. If left untreated, high blood
pressure can increase the risk of atherosclerosis, aneurysms, loss of vision, and kidney
failure. Normal blood pressure is considered to be 120/80. Experts have advocated eating
less salt as a way of controlling blood pressure plus mineral-rich foods and herbs like folic
acid, and branched chain amino acids are known to naturally help control blood pressure.


                      4. Reduce Unnecessary Stress
                             Stress if left unchecked can have a negative impact on both
                           physical and mental health. 80% of all health related problems
                           are attributed to stress. Stress slows the body’s metabolism thus
                          allows fat to linger in the blood advancing the development of
                        atherosclerosis.


                     5. Diet and Exercise
                     Research conducted around the world showed waist circumferences
               of > 34 inches in men and > 32 inches in women increases the risk of car-
             diovascular disease. It is a measure of abdominal fat, which is most closely
           associated with heart attacks.” Walking is not only relaxing but a great, low-
          impact way to lose weight.




                                                      80% of all health
                                                    related problems are
                                                    attributed to stress.
You can make this
 woman exercise,
                    by turning this
                        page...


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 ... and back!
  and back, and back... !




Too bad, it won’t
  work for us!
If we want to keep fit, we have
    to do “actual” exercise.
        However, everybody’s busy these
        days. Your life and time con-
        straints likely won’t change, but
        by utilizing just five free min-
        Utes several times a day (and
        don’t even think about denying
        they’re there) for some simple ex-
           ercises, you’ll not only improve
                 your physical condition
                       for the future but will
                             energize your
                                 body con-
                                    tinually
                                      dur-
                                      ing the
                                      day.
5                        Minute Energizers
                         for Y ou an d Me!
       T
                    hink about it - aren’t you tired of being tired so
                    often? that can change. from dawn to dusk,
                    as we speak, here are six sessions, designed
   to stretch and strengthen you from top to bottom. they’re cat-
   egorized according to certain common times of the day for most
   men. The fitness bursts are in bed, out of bed, driving to work,
   at work, after work and late evening. some exercises overlap,
   to the benefit of major muscles. Of course you should perform
   cardiovascular and resistance workouts too, but if you can only
   spare a few minutes here and there, these quickies are the best
   bets.


SIT-UP STRETCH                                    LEg RAISES
(upper body)                                      (thighs, abs)
     Upon awakening, sit up and slowly stretch         Lie	back	down	with	arms	at	sides	and	pro-
out, extending arms up. Extend the head back,     ceed to raise the right leg, keeping a slight bend
and feel your muscles come to life. Follow        in the knee. Hold the leg up for 10 seconds,
up by twisting the torso side to side, and take   flexing the foot up and down. Then lower and
some deep breaths.                                raise the left leg. Raise each leg three times.
TOE gRASPS                                        back and next work the left leg. Pull each leg
                                                  in three times.
(back, abs)
     With legs out together, sit up and slowly
slide hands down the legs, bending at the waist.  RISE AnD SHInE
Cover toes with fingers, feeling the stretch in Body Bursts
the back. Pause, then return to starting posi- (total body)
tion. Perform five repetitions.                      Standing with arms crossed at wrists, pro-
                                                 ceed to enthusiastically extend them up and
ExTEnSIOnS                                       out, rising up on toes and thrusting the head
                                                 back. Perform five repetitions.
(abs)
     With legs out together, sit up and slowly
slide hands down the legs, bending at the waist.  FLOOR TOUCH
Stop when comfortably stretched, pause, then (back)
return to starting position. Perform five repeti-     Standing with feet wide apart, and keep-
tions.                                            ing the knees slightly bent, bend at the waist
                                                  and lower hands to the floor, or as close as
AnKLE TwISTS                                      possible without strain. Pause, then rise. Per-
                                                  form three repetitions.
(ankles)
     Sit up in bed, supported by hands behind
you, and extend the right leg up, with the knee   BACK BEnDS
slightly bent. Proceed to twist the ankle to one (back, shoulders)
side and then the other. Twist to each side           Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and
three times, then lower the leg and next raise hands clasped behind the back. Proceed to
and work the left leg’s ankle.                   bend over and extend arms up. Pause, then
                                                 rise to starting position. Perform three repeti-
Knee-to-Head Crunches                            tions.
(hips, hamstrings, abs)
     With legs out together, bend the right
knee, pull it in and grasp it with both hands.
                                                  TRUnK TwISTS
                                                  (abs, obliques)
Proceed to pull it in a bit more while raising        Stand with hands on hips and feet wider
the head up to meet it. Pause, then extend        than shoulder-width apart. Proceed to twist to
back and next work the left leg. Pull each leg    the right, down in front and over to the left,
in three times.                                   before rising to starting position. Perform five
                                                  repetitions.
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(hips, hamstrings)
    With legs out together, bend the right knee
and pull it in to the chest. Pause, then extend
There
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             more!
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