Archive for January, 2010

New Zealand

New Zealand

New Zealand

Located in the South Pacific Ocean, 1600 km southeast of Australia, New Zealand consists of two bigger islands and several smaller ones. Being so isolated, New Zealand is the last piece of land inhabited by humans and touched by civilization. The first European that visited New Zealand was Dutch explorer Abel Tasman, back in 1642. (more…)

Venezuela has the world’s largest oil reserve

Venezuela has the world’s largest oil reserve

Venezuela has the world’s largest oil reserve

A US Geological Survey says that Venezuela has much more oil than we all know. The scientists estimate that Venezuela’s Orinoco oil belt holds 513 billion barrels of recoverable heavy crude. This is twice as much as Saudi Arabia’s reserve, the country that was considered to hold the biggest reserve in the world with proven reserves of 260 billion barrels. (more…)

Incredible football match: Belenenses – F.C. Porto 11-12, 30 Penalties


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Is Obama eligible to be President of U.S.?

Is Obama eligible to be President of U.S.?

Is Obama eligible to be President of U.S.?

According to the U.S. Constitution the right to citizenship is based on two situations: people born on U.S. territory persons born from U.S. parents. The law stipulates that a person born in territories under U.S. jurisdiction automatically becomes an American citizen. Also, with some exceptions, children born of American parents that live on a foreign territory, receive the U.S. citizenship.

The conspiracy theory, which denies the legitimacy of the election of President Obama, comes from circles opposing Obama. Launched before the elections, the President’s legitimacy issue, occasionally becomes a top news in newspapers or online. According to this theory Obama was born in Kenya, not Hawaii, and the birth certificate presented is a fake. (more…)

How to eat and lose weight

How to eat and lose weight

How to eat and lose weight

Many people that want to lose weight think that the only way to do that is to eat less. This measure does work, but is not the only way. Is possible to lose weight and eat as much as before. You only need to respect some simple rules.

– First of all start exercise every day. You can start with 10 minutes walks and increase the intensity and duration slowly in time. (more…)