Archive for September, 2010

Top ten female politicians

Top ten female politicians

Top ten female politicians

Margaret Thatcher: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1979-1990. She was the first woman head of state to one of the top seven industrialized nations plus Russia (G8).  She also was the first woman to chair the G8.

Angela Merkel: is Germany’s Chancellor since November 2005. She is the first woman head of government in Germany. She is the second woman to lead the G8 summit.

Benazir Bhutto: was Prime Minister of Pakistan in office for the first time in 1988 at the age of 35, but was removed from office 20 months later. She was reelected in 1993 and was in office till 1996. (more…)

Best sports for your health

Best sports for your health

Best sports for your health

Just watching your diet is not enough when it comes to having a nice figure and a strong health. Exercising is equally important to the health and equilibrated diet.

Currently there are many sport activities to choose from but the main question is which sports are the best for your health? And how often do you have to exercise to be in good shape?

According to the scientists the best and healthiest sports are: (more…)

Top 10 all time female singers

Top 10 all time female singers

Top 10 all time female singers

Aretha Franklin: born in March 1942 is considered the Queen of Soul. She won 18 Grammy Awards and had 20 No. 1 singles on the Billboard Chart.

Mariah Carey: born March 27, 1970 she won five Grammy Awards and sold more than 175 million albums, singles and videos worldwide and she is still one of the best female artists in the world.

Whitney Houston: born in August 1963. Won six Grammy awards but the cover version of the 1974 Dolly Parton song “I Will Always Love You” made her famous. (more…)

Forex market

Forex market

Forex market

The foreign exchange market (also known as forex) is one of the largest markets in the world. With a daily turnover of $4 million is easy to see that. Products traded on forex include currencies, currencies future, currency swap and forex swap. The daily turnover is mostly based on foreign exchange swaps (around $1.8 million daily) and on spot transactions (about $1 million daily). (more…)

Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Located in the North Pacific Ocean, this giant pile of garbage is also known as Pacific Trash Vortex. The exact dimensions of this garbage patch are unknown but some scientists estimate that the patch is larger than the state of Texas.

The patch consists in plastics, chemical sludge, and other debris trapped by the currents of the North Pacific Gyre. The North Pacific Gyre is a circular current rotating clockwise between Kuroshio Current, California Current and North Equatorial Current. (more…)