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The story behind  the tulip (1)

Its long spring season and cool nights make Holland the perfect country for tulip growing. Tulips signal the arrival of spring. It starts with crocus season in March, which is followed by daffodils and hyacinths. Finally the tulips show their vivid paint-box colors and transforms big parts of Holland into a vast sea of tulips. […]

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Everest Base Camp with modern-day perks

Lukla is a town in the Khumbu area in Nepal at 2,860m above sea level, where the Tenzing-Hillary Airport, the gateway to the Everest region, is located.

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Wanted – Canine blood donors

Wanted – blood donors of a different breed! More than 6 million dogs are registered as pets in Japan. Due to both the increase in overall number and of elderly population of animals, there has been a noted increase in medical complications. The most common use of transfusion is for blood loss and also for […]

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Cautions to headphone users

A study conducted on music volume of headphone that people use in a busy street showed many people increased the volume because of the environment noise. Any sound over 85 decibels is considered to be dangerous to the ears and your hearing. Majority of people use dangerous levels of vol­ume in noisy, public areas. People can protect their hearing by keeping the volume down on personal audio devices and also with short listen­ing breaks.

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A risk of hearing loss – NIHL

By Floro Mercene Noise-induced hearing loss, or NIHL, occurs when your ears are exposed to overly loud sounds. Any sound over 85 decibels (dB) is considered to be dangerous to the ears and your hearing. For example, at a loud rock concert, sound may reach 115 decibels, and only a short 15 minutes can cause […]

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The United Kingdom, United States, Japan, Australia and other western countries were faced with growing piles of recyclables and no place to put them. Similar buildups have been reported in Canada, Ireland, Germany and several other European nations, while tons of rubbish is piling up in port cities like Hong Kong.

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