Archive for July, 2010

Top ten deadliest creatures

Top ten deadliest creatures

Top ten deadliest creatures

Although the man is the most evolved creature on Earth, there are hundreds of species of animals or insects that can be deadly to him threatening his life. From the whole range of deadly creature these are considered the most deadly, according to the number of human deaths every year.

10. Jellyfish: there are several species of jellyfish that can kill you with their touch. They cause tens of deaths every year. (more…)

Red Sea, the world’s best snorkel destination

Red Sea, the world’s best snorkel destination

Red Sea, the world’s best snorkel destination

Latest trend in the travel industry is represented by the snorkeling vacations. There are several exceptional snorkel destinations around the world, but most tour operators consider that the Red Sea is the best destination for snorkel.

The Red Sea is located between two continents, Asia and Africa, and is surrounded by desert. It was created by the separation movement of the two tectonic plates that meet there. The water temperature on the Red Sea varies with only 2° C around the year and has an average of 26° C in the north part and 30° C in the south. (more…)

Jamaica, the country with the world’s best sprinters at this time

Jamaica, the country with the world’s best sprinters at this time

Jamaica, the country with the world’s best sprinters at this time

At the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, Jamaican athletes won six gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals, totalizing 11 medals. This was the best ever participation of Jamaica at the Summer Olympics. Jamaican athletes dominated the both, men and women 100 m, 200 m and 4×100 m relay races.

The long list of Jamaican athletes that won medals at Beijing includes Usain Bold, Michael Frater, Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell, Shelly-Ann Fraser, Melaine Walker, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Sherone Simpson, Kerron Stewart, Shericka Williams and Kerron Stewart. (more…)

The Simon Bolivar’s exhumation raises controversy in Venezuela

The Simon Bolivar’s exhumation raises controversy in Venezuela

The Simon Bolivar’s exhumation raises controversy in Venezuela

Since the beginning of 2008 the Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez decided to exhume Simon Bolivar, the national hero that died two centuries ago. Chavez created a special scientific commission to study the death of the national hero, the Venezuelan president saying that certain theories regarding a potential assassination of Bolivar must be investigated.

Also known as “El Liberador” (liberator), Simon Bolivar was a Venezuelan leader that liberated Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Panama and Venezuela from the Spanish domination. He also was founder of the first union of Latin American states, named Gran Colombia, and is considered in all countries of Latin America a hero. (more…)

United States and Russia still spying each other

United states and Russia still spying each other

United states and Russia still spying each other

The stories of Russian and American spies during the Cold War were good novel and movie scenarios for a long period of time. In the past ten years no one paid attention to these stories any more, because nobody believed that these powerful countries continued their spying activities. The recent developments proved us that we ere all wrong. (more…)