Monthly Archives: August 2012

Lisbon is less popular with tourists than Barcelona or Paris. The people who find themselves there usually have some business or go on an excursion there. In other cases this city becomes the point og changing the planes and the passengers sit in the airport lounge for several hours tired and bored.

But even if you don’t have a plenty of time before boarding Lisbon is worth to be seen. The main thing is to plan your route carefully. If you have more than two hour don’t stay in the airport and set your feet to the downtown. The airport in Lisbon provides the tourists with the bus service for the passengers who have to wait their plane for more than an hour. In that way you will not only get entertained but also have the opportunity to make yourself acquainted with this beautiful and ancient city. Another good alternative is to take a taxi and get off in a nice street to go along a couple of blocks on foot. The taxi cars differ from each other with their colors and prices. Anyway it is better to make sure that the price is appropriate to avoid misunderstanding.

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It could be a challenge for you to visit Japan especially if you do not speak Japanese and are going to visit the country by yourself. So I would like to share some tips that hopefully would help you. Japan is amazing country but it is absolutely different. You should keep it in mind. So before visiting the country learn basic facts about its customs and traditions. It would definitely help you to understand locals and the lifestyle of the Japanese.

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The ubiquity of global networks has led to the fact more and more people prefer to get to know each other without ‘getting up from their chairs’.

However, fans of this kind of “relationships” should know a horrible and at the same time, quite a typical story about a 18-year-old American Alicia Kazakevich. When she was a young girl, she was kidnapped by a 38-year-old man, whom she met in the Internet. This poor girl was chained up in his house and repeatedly raped by that man. Fortunately, the FBI officers rescued the girl from sexual slavery, but after that incident Alicia decided to help potential victims of network starting the survival courses for those who begin to communicate in the Internet.

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I was introduced to the marvelous world of film photography when I was a little girl. Once my elder brother Jim bought Polaroid camera. It was in the middle of the 1980s. I was really amazed and fascinated by the effect of instant shots. Several seconds and here we are! It was some kind of miracle for me to get a picture then and there. Later I realized the trick and found out nothing special about it… but for short while.

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I believe the most fascinating and the most meaningful news / blog and forum posts are that about scientific discoveries, no matter if they are big or not. Here is a few pieces of news I find pretty interesting:

1.Not So Sweet Tomatoes.

Using genetics scientists discovered why natural tomatoes from your arm are always sweeter than those you buy in a supermarket. They found so called genetic switch responsible for the level of sugar in tomatoes. Tomatoes bred for better transportation and firmness have this switch turned off. Now that the reason of that is known, scientists may create tomatoes that can both: remain fresh for a long period of time and be sweet at the same time.

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