The Most Beautiful World History

My Aunt nun from Manila, recently visited us and brought various gifts for us. Simple yet the thought counts most. The present that really caught my attention is the little bracelet with a wonderful story behind it. The Most Beautiful World History unraveled through every bead of the bracelet. So, Here it goes. Continue reading

Jung Yong Hwa: Who is He by the Way?

 

Jung Yong Hwa is the leaderlead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band CN Blue.
Quick Facts: 
  • Name: 정용화 / Jung Yong Hwa (Jeong Yong Hwa)
  • Profession: Singer and actor
  • Birthdate: 1989-Jun-22
  • Birthplace: Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Height: 180cm
  • Weight: 63kg
  • Star sign: Cancer
  • Blood Type: A
  • Family: One older brother
  • Talent agency:F&C Music Continue reading

Why is Smoking Bad?

Thirty percent of men and 19 percent of women around the world smoke. One hundred thousand children under the age of 15 start smoking every day. One of every ten deaths around the world is caused by a smoking-related disease. With statistics like this, it’s hard to imagine why smoking continues to be so widespread. Continue reading

What Is a Lumbar Puncture?

A lumbar puncture is a medical procedure commonly known as a spinal tap. The procedure involves using a needle to remove cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from the back. Cerebrospinal fluid protects the brain and spinal cord by acting as a cushion surrounding the internal structures. Generally, the needle is inserted into the lumber, or lower portion of the back. The procedure is most often performed in a hospital, although, it may be done in an outpatient facility as well. Continue reading

What Is the Strongest Muscle in the Body?

There are multiple muscles that could be considered to be the strongest muscle in the body. Since the definition of strongest can vary it is hard to choose a single muscle as the strongest. The muscles that are most often considered to be the strongest are the tongue, soleus, masseter, gluteus maximus, heart, external muscles of the eye and muscles of the uterus. Continue reading

What is Amylase?

Amylase is an enzyme that breaks down starch, converting it into sugar. There are two major types of amylase, alpha and beta. Alpha-amylase is found in human saliva, where it begins a chemical process in digestion with the hydrolysis of starch. It is also found in the pancreas. Beta-amylase is found in the seeds of some plants, as well as bacteria, yeast, and molds. Amylase is also found in other animals that use it to aid the digestive process. Continue reading