Thursday, December 24, 2009

Effects of Global Warming on Earth

Global Warming has severe effects on Earth. It causes the change in climate, which can result in less rainfall. Temperature of Earth will keep on increasing, which may create unsuitable living conditions at certain places around the world. Global Warming not only has drastic effects on human beings, but also disturbs the marine life severely.

Many scientists and environmentalists around the world are working to minimize the causes and effects of global warming, so that less toxic gases will emit into the atmosphere. Click here to read more effects of Global Warming.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Twitter plans to make money in 2010

Twitter - a micro-blogging social media site is planning more acquisitions. As per the statement of Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, "Twitter will start making money in 2010 through non-traditional advertising". Twitter, which lets you send 140 characters of text message to groups of followers is continuously growing in popularity and received fresh funding from various investors totaling around USD 100 million.

Microsoft and internet major Google also had deals with Twitter to allow access for its real time content. Stone said, in the coming days, Twitter will also be available in French, German, Spanish and Italian.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

How to Increase Google AdSense Revenue using Firefox

If you use Firefox browser, you might be familiar with add-ons and plugins. Actually, Firefox offers several plugins for the better and increased functionality. 'ColorZilla' is a plug-in from Firefox, which can be used for the better designing of your web-page. You can get the color readings of any point in the window and use this value to match with your text. This can increase your Google AdSense earnings by increasing your click-through rate. Read more about ColorZilla from the below link.

http://hubpages.com/hub/Increase-AdSense-Revenue-ColorZilla-Firefox-Plug-in

Monday, October 19, 2009

Tips for a Happy and Successful Marriage Life

This article is in continuation of previous article describing various intimacy tips required for a happy marriage life. In this article, you will find the qualities that a couple must possess in order to live a Happy and Successful marriage life. To have a successful married life, both the partners must understand each other’s feelings, desires, emotions and needs. Read various qualities of a Happily Married couple.

http://hubpages.com/hub/Tips-for-a-Happy-and-Successful-Marriage-Life

Tips to Make Your Marriage Life Happy and Successful

There are several ways to make your marriage life Happy and Successful. One such way is to show intimacy towards your partner. You can show intimacy in several ways like by giving a hug, a warmth touch, a surprise gift and various other ways. The below link will describe various intimacy tips to keep the spark alive in your marriage life.

http://hubpages.com/hub/Tips-to-Make-Your-Marriage-Life-Happy-and-Successful

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Child Labour – A Challenge the World is Facing

Eliminating child labour is one of the biggest challenges that the whole world is facing since many years. There are several organizations which are fighting against child labor by helping children and improving our society. They are giving knowledge about 'family planning' to the poor families so that the children do not become burden for them. Read various causes and effects of child labour at the given link.

http://hubpages.com/hub/Cause-and-effects-of-Child-Labour

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Kissing Facts and Benefits

Kiss is the most sensual feeling that a person may have. Kiss is a touch with the lips to show the affection and love toward your partner. There are several facts associated with Kiss,

"Our brains have special neurons that help us locate each others lips in the dark."

Advantage of kissing includes, "Kissing helps reduce tooth decay". Kissing actually increases the production of saliva and saliva helps clean the mouth thus aides prevention of tooth decay.

Some facts/surveys:
  • 50% of all people kiss before they turn 14.
  • It is estimated that the average person will spend about 20,160 minutes kissing in their lifetime.

Interesting Facts:
  • Matrimonial pollster's studies prove that a man who kisses his wife good-bye, when he leaves for work earns a higher income than the fellow who does not do that thing.
  • The world's longest kiss took place on Jan 28, 2002 when a couple kissed for a record 30 hrs, 59 mins and 27 secs.
So start kissing someone today, reduce tooth decay and earn more.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Secure your wealth with Health Insurance

There are various advantages and benefits of Health Insurance. It helps you by paying huge medical bills when you require unexpected treatment or surgery. So invest in Health Insurance to save your savings and to feel secured. Read more benefits of Health Insurance at the below link:
Health Insurance - Advantages and Benefits

Friday, September 25, 2009

Dandiya and Garba – The Indian Dances of Navratri Festival

Dandiya and Garba are the most famous dances during Navratri festival in India. These dances are more popular in the state of Gujarat in India. But nowadays, people of all over country in all states perform these dances during this festival.

These dances are performed in honor of Goddess Durga. Dandiya is believed to be the dramatization of a fight between the Goddess and Mahishasura. Read more about these dances and the significance of Navratri festival at the following link:

http://hubpages.com/_socialref/hub/Dandiya-Garba-The-Sword-Dance-of-Navratri

Monday, September 7, 2009

Protect your Family with Term Insurance

Everyone wants to secure the future of his/her family. In order to do so, you work and earn money, open up new business and all you can do to earn more. But many person do not think what will happen to their family if some unfortunate happened to them. How they will survive, will there be someone to take care or to help them financially. So to secure the future of your family, you must take Term Insurance.

Term Insurance cam help your family in their most difficult time, when they have lost their beloved. Read more to understand more benefits of term insurance.

http://hubpages.com/hub/Secure-your-Family-with-Term-Life-Insurance
Two Necessary Investments you must have.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Indian Rupee to get a currency symbol

Indian Rupee is not having any symbol, it is just denoted by Rupees or Rs. in short. So the Indian government has decided to give the Indian currency a symbol to get it recognized globally. All the major economies of the world are already having some symbols to represent their currency.

For this, Indian government invited designs from all over the country and has received around 2,500 designs. Now a committee headed by a Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) top official will meet to short-list some entries and designs.

The Finance Ministry has asked that the selected symbol should represent the historical and cultural ethos of traditional India. The symbol should also be applicable to a standard computer keyboard. Currently, it is in the evaluation phase, so it will take some time to finalize the symbol. But soon Indian currency will have a symbol helping it to achieve a global status and representation.

A committee headed by a Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) shortlisted five symbols and now on 15th July 2010, Union Cabinet has declared the final symbol for Indian Rupee. This new symbol is a perfect blend of modernity and Indian culture.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

How to Prevent H1N1 Swine Flu

Swine Flu has spread all over world and there is no vaccine available as of now. So we can only prevent us from getting infected with H1N1 virus. There are several ways and precautions that we can do to stay away from this deadly virus. Many persons especially kids have died due to this virus. Many persons are advised to use face masks and N95 respirators as a tool for general protection against H1N1.

Most N95 respirators are designed to filter 95% particulates of 0.3µ,
while the size of H1N1 virus is about 0.1µ. Hence, dependence on N95 to protect against H1N1 is like protecting against rain with an umbrella made of mosquito net. 'Tamiflu' does not kill but prevents H1N1 from further proliferation till the virus limits itself in about 1-2 weeks (natural cycle of viruses). H1N1, like other 'Influenza A viruses', only infects the upper respiratory tract and proliferates there. The only portals of entry are the nostrils and mouth/throat. In a global epidemic of this nature, it's almost impossible not coming into contact with H1N1 in spite of all precautions.

Please realize that this is not an official advice, especially the one about face masks or N95. This is just an advice from a doctor working in AIMS, India.

Below are some of the tips to prevent H1N1 Swine Flu:

  • Wash you hands frequently.
  • Try not to touch your face often, resist all temptations to touch any part of face unless you want to eat or bathe.
  • Gargle twice a day with warm salt water (use Listerine if you don't trust salt). H1N1 takes 2-3 days after initial infection in the throat/nasal cavity to proliferate and show characteristic symptoms. Simple gargling prevents proliferation. In a way, gargling with salt water has the same effect on a healthy individual that Tamiflu has on an infected one.
  • Clean your nostrils at least once every day with warm salt water. Blowing the nose hard once a day and swabbing both nostrils with cotton buds dipped in warm salt water is very effective in bringing down viral population.
  • Boost your natural immunity with foods that are rich in Vitamin C.
  • Drink as much of warm liquids or water as you can. Drinking warm liquids has the same effect as gargling, but in the reverse direction. They wash off proliferating viruses from the throat into the stomach where they cannot survive, proliferate or do any harm.
All these are easy way to prevent H1N1 Swine Flu which can be done by any individual and does not require much medication or time.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Mahabaleshwar - Honeymoon spot


Mahabaleshwar, a hill station in the state of Maharashtra, India is a famous tourist place for its natural beauty and greenery. This is a perfect honeymoon spot for the newly-wed couples and a good place for nature-lovers. It is located around 175 miles away from Mumbai.

Mahabaleshwar is famous for its 'strawberries', and if you want to enjoy its real taste, you can also visit strawberry farms. So whenever you are planning to visit Mumbai, or planning for a green-trip, add Mahabaleshwar as an option for you.

Click here to get more information and pictures of beautiful Mahabaleswar.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Different Stages of Life

There are different stages in Life, one when you study, means ‘Teen age’ with lot of energy and enthusiasm. Another stage when you work for money, ‘Working age’ and other is ‘Old age’ with full of time.

In teen age, you have lot of time and energy but you do not have much money.

In working age, you get enough money, and energy but no time.

In Old age, you do have lot of time and money but sadly not much energy.

These are the different stages of life and probably will remain the same. So if you will just complain about this, you will not be able to solve this problem. So you should utilize your time and energy to learn the new things at the teen age.

While you work, you must save and invest your money with energy, get prepared for the future. But do not forget to enjoy your life, take out some time for you and your family from your busy schedule to have some fun as you know in old age, you will not have that much enthusiasm in you to enjoy. And life is so unpredictable that you never know what can happen to you next day. So enjoy each moment of your life.

In old age, when you have lot of time, you should guide your younger generation and show them the right path to live and follow. Share your experiences but do not try to force the younger generation to follow your path. Every day, generation gap is increasing with latest technologies. So you may not always be right, just share your experiences and principles.

So if you will see the life from the proper angle and live accordingly without complaining, you will definitely enjoy your beautiful life.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Udaipur - World's Best Travel City

Udaipur - A district in India is voted as the World's Best City for travel in an online poll conducted by 'Travel + Leisure' magazine. Udaipur is also known as ‘City of Lakes’ for having number of beautiful lakes. India is emerging as a great tourist place for its natural and man-made beauty.

These kind of achievements will definitely boost Indian tourism and economy. India can see better tourism in the coming months and in the winter season. Know more about Udaipur and the places to visit at the following link.

http://hubpages.com/_24c2omwd3q4xi/hub/Udaipur-India-Worlds-Best-City

Friday, June 26, 2009

Summer activities for kids and childrens

As summers in progress, there are many activities that kids can do at home. Activities can be classified in two ways, as per age-group. For preschooler kids, there are different set of fun activities and for school kids, there are different activities to have fun and learn in an enjoyable manner.

For the school goers, they can do some drawing, make some projects on different topics, read different books. For a complete list of activities, click here.

For pre-schooler kids, they can play with some electronic educational toys and have fun with clay or dough. For better understanding, click here to read number of activities that can be done by preschooler kids.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Indian Premier League (IPL), 2009 (Tournament Schedule)

IPL (Indian Premier League) 2009 has finally started today 18th April at 4 P.M. IST (Indian Standard Time) at Newlands in Capetown, South Africa. There was enough dilemma whether IPL will held this year or not as Indian government was not able to provide enough security personnel during matches as there are elections going in the country.

But now every cricket lover is relaxed as first IPL game has already started and may come to an end by the time this article will get finished. First 20-20 match is between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. And Mumbai Indians are in a strong position as of now.

There are total of 8 teams comprised of players from different countries and is a 20-20 over match, and this is the reason why IPL is so popular and becoming the favorite game in many countries.

8 Teams are as follows:

  • Mumbai Indians
  • Chennai Super Kings
  • Bangalore Royal Challengers
  • Rajasthan Royals
  • Delhi Daredevils
  • Kings XI Punjab
  • Deccan Chargers
  • Kolkata Knight Riders

Matches have been scheduled as per the comforts of Indian viewers and some matches will start at 4 P.M. and some matches (D/N) will start at 8 P.M. (IST).

So Lalit Modi and team can expect most Indian viewers will definitely watch all the games. And also fans and viewers of other countries will also enjoy this format of game.

And as I mentioned, first game may finish by the time I’ll finish this article and Mumbai Indians have won the first match by defeating Chennai Super Kings by 19 runs. It was a great first match for Mumbai Indians and tough luck for Dhoni and team. We hope to enjoy some better fireworks from all the teams as the games will proceed. The final match is on Sunday 24th May 2009 at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Now you can enjoy the second game between Bangalore Royal Challengers v Rajasthan Royals in a few minutes.

For the complete IPL match fixture and schedule, just log-on to cricinfo.com


Wednesday, April 15, 2009

How to get more visitors: Easy-to-follow tricks

There are various ways to get visitors, and every one has his/her own ways to get some visitors to their website or blog. Initially one goes by sending links to friends whenever they write new articles, but this way is only good for some initial posts. There needs to be ways to get regular traffic instead of sending individual mails. For this, you have to write regularly, key-word rich original content.Your articles needs to be informative, should catch attention of readers, and must get indexed with search engines.

After searching various places on internet, I came to a post on hubpages by Shalini, giving various ways to increase traffic and get more visitors to hubs. But these points are not limited to hubpages but also work for other blog-sites like blogger or wordpress.

I hope the tricks mentioned by Shalini will definitely help the fellow bloggers/hubbers to get more visitors. And if someone is new to writing articles, look at this hub, you will get some idea what to write on.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Article on Effective Writing

From some days I was looking for some topic to write on, I thought of many things but nothing was very excited. So finally I decided to write an article on the same topic, i.e. 'how to write an article' by the name 'Art of Article writing'. You can click here to read this article on my HubPages profile.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Search Engine Marketing

Search Engine Marketing or ‘SEM’ is a form of Internet marketing for the websites to increase their visibility in the search engine result pages. The basic and most powerful way of SEM is search engine optimization (SEO). But this is not a some day’s work, it needs a lot of time and regular work on the individual web pages to get the site listed on top of the SERPs. In short, it takes time to perform SEO. So there are other ways to increase the visibility of the website till you invest your time for SEO.

Other ways that comes under SEM are paid placements in major search engines, contextual advertisements and such other methods to get the visibility in the search engines. You will find some sites with no SEO at all. Some website owners think that they do not need this and their business is running fine and do not need to invest time or money for Search Engine Marketing.

But the majority of Internet users use search engines (Google, Yahoo etc...) just to find what they want. So even if your business is running good, you should also be visible when someone searches or is interested in your product or service area. And if you are not there, it means you have lost that deal, and one deal does not always closes with one deal, it could lead to many more. So the fact is SEM is a must for every website.

SEO is basically done to get your site appearance at the first page or in the initial pages of the search engine. And as you know it takes time to get the first few positions, you may have to go for some paid search, it means you will pay to the search engine to get you listed at the top, which is popularly known as PPC (Pay Per Click) advertisement. For Google, it is known as 'Google AdWords'. So, whenever a user searches for a particular word or set of words, you will get listed at top, and you are ready to pay the agreed cost to the search engine, if that user clicks on your website link.

There are other ways also to get you listed in the search engine result pages, but they are not direct links to your site instead they provide link to your site, this is also called as link-building, sometimes as back-links. You can get back links by a number of ways, so more the back links you have, more visibility you will get in the search engine. But these back links should be related with your business. You can write articles related to your industry and post them on your blog, put them on some article submission sites, and you are ready with your links. There are many ways to get the high rankings on the search engines, just what it takes is a bit of time and effort. If you have that, it is great, if not then just go and hire some SEO/SEM company but after doing some good amount of research. Remember SEM raises the online profile and builds brand awareness.




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