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  • The Split Second when Lightning Meets the Land

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    Voortrekker Monument

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    Johannesburg city

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    Magaliesburg, South Africa

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    Magaliesburg, South Africa

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    Magaliesburg, South Africa

    [Contributed by: User – Chetan Bhatt on 03/03/2013]

  • Nausea & Vomitting

    Introduction to nausea and vomiting

    Nausea and vomiting are symptoms of an underlying disease and not a specific illness. Nausea is the sensation that the stomach wants to empty itself, while vomiting (emesis) or throwing up, is the act of forcible emptying of the stomach.

    Vomiting is a violent act in which the stomach has to overcome the pressures that are normally in place to keep food and secretions within the stomach. The stomach almost turns itself inside out – forcing itself into the lower portion of the esophagus (the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach) during a vomiting episode.

    What causes nausea or vomiting?

    There are numerous causes of nausea and vomiting. These symptoms may be due to the following:

    • acute gastritis
    • central causes (signals from the brain)
    • association with other illnesses remote from the stomach
    • medications and medical treatments
    • mechanical obstruction of the bowel

    Acute gastritis

    Acute gastritis (gastro=stomach + it is= inflammation) is often caused by an offending agent which irritates the lining of the stomach. Examples of these include:

    • Infections: Infections are often the cause, whether it is a common virus or an infection that is contracted from travel. There may be associated crampy upper abdominal pain, fever ,and chills may be present. Common viral infections include noroviruses and rotavirus. Parasitic infections often are associated with diarrhea but may also have a component of nausea and vomiting. Infection by bacteria in the Helicobacter family (like H. Pylori) can also be the infectious agent.
    • Stomach flu: Stomach flu is a non-specific term used to describe vomiting and diarrhea associated with a viral infection. It should not be confused with influenza, whose symptoms include fever, chills, cough, and myalgias (muscle pain).
    • Food poisoning: Food poisoning may cause significant vomiting and usually is caused by a bacterial toxin. Symptoms begin within a couple hours of eating contaminated or poorly prepared food and may last for 1-2 days. Sources of food poisoning include Salmonella, Campylobacter, Shigella, E. coli, Listeria, or Clostridium botulinum (botulism).
    • Other stomach irritants: alcohol, smoking, and non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as aspirin and ibuprofen may irritate the stomach lining.
    • Peptic ulcer disease:Peptic ulcer disease can range from mild irritation of the stomach lining to the formation of a defect in the protective lining of the stomach called an ulcer.
    • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD, reflux esophagitis): Nausea or vomiting is also associated with irritation of the lining of the esophagus

    (source: http://www.medicinenet.com/nausea_and_vomiting/article.htm)

  • Husband

    Jo Aadmi hamesha hasta rehta hai

    usko “HUS-MUKH” kehte hain.


    Ab sawaal yeh hai ki jiska hasna bilkul bandh ho gaya ho


    usko kya kehte hai – 

    “HUS BAND”.





    (contributed by user S. Narayanan on 07.06.2011 )

  • Life tips

    • A neighbour near is better than a brother far away.
    • Adopt the pace of nature. The nature  secret is patience.
    • All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it.
    • All our business in life is with doing, enjoyment and suffering come by themselves.
    • Believe what you see and lay aside what you hear.
    • Character is not ready made, but it is created bit by bit and day by day.
    • Discussion is an exchange of knowledge, argument an exchange of ignorance.
    • Dishonest men conceal their faults from themselves as well as from others. Honest men know their faults and confess them.
    • Do not offer advice which has not been seasoned by your own performance.
    • Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
    • Do not tell secrets in front of  servants.
    • Do you know what a pessimist is? A man who thinks everybody as nasty as himself and hates them for it.
    • Doing easily what others find difficult is talent. Doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
    • Don’t be too sweet, lest you be eaten up. Don’t be too bitter, least you be spewed out.
    • Don’t play for safety. It is the most dangerous thing in the world.
    • Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
    • Each morning sees some task begun. Each evening sees it close. Something attempted, something done. Has earned a night’s repose.
    • Earth here is so kind, just tickle her with a hole and she laughs with a harvest.
    • Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self confidence.
    • Education is the ability to meet life’s situations.
    • Even God cannot change the past.
    • Every child ought to be more intelligent than his parents.
    • Fame is like a river, that floats up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.
    • Great men never feel great, small men never feel small.
    • Greatness and goodness are not means but ends.
    • Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength.
    • Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.
    • Hate is the coward’s revenge for being humiliated.
    • Hate the sin and love the sinner.
    • Hatred is blind, as well as love.
    • Hatred is like fire, it makes even light rubbish deadly.
    • He is always right who suspects that he makes mistakes.
    • He who praises you for what you lack, Only wishes to take from you what you have.
    • He who thinks himself wise, O heavens is a great fool.
    • He who waits for a dead man’s shoes is in danger of going barefoot.
    • When a poor fool acquires riches he becomes a rich fool.

    (excerpts from more lessons of life by Gyan C. Jain)

  • Security DVR – Factoids and Facts to Know

    The affordability of Digital Video Recorders or DVRs is creating them well-known amongst the finish users. The expectation a frequent customer has from the standard or IP security camera is usually variable according to the necessity and expense. As a wise shopper you must know about the facts and myths related to a safety digital camera.

    Truth is that the terminology they utilization of surveillance cameras could make a distinction to the finish item. You ought to understand about the phrases and specific terms and conditions for finding high quality IP security camera. Factoid is that there’s no variation inside the excellent of movie amongst many compression modes.

    A further fiction about the security DVR is the fact that you may look for certain occasions and have them within couple of seconds. The technology is overrated right here since the DVRs need to have time to locate the videos when you are on the lookout for certain product.

    One truth to understand is the fact that storage capability is needed to acquire high quality pictures within the reduced body amount. You have to be cautious though buying the IP surveillance cameras.

    Real truth is that bandwidth too as resolution is impacted by the compression. You are able to choose from the MPEF2, JPEFG, MPEG4 and MJPEG mode.

    Factoid to be cautious about is that security DVRs have possible to compensate for unwanted cameras.

    You may also lookup the web for much more tips to be cautious about whilst buying. Have a look at a lot of the appealing surveillance camera software to go with your gadget for optimum final result and improved safety using technologies.

    (source: eyecamblog on 13.01.2012)

  • Vitthal, Satara Maharashtra

    Vithoba, also known as Vitthala (Marathi), is a Hindu god, worshipped predominantly in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. He is a manifestation of the Hindu God Vishnu or his avatar (incarnation) Krishna. Vithoba is often depicted as a dark young boy, standing arms-akimbo on a brick, sometimes accompanied […]

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  • REAL TIME : What is happening around the World!

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    Real Time around the World
    (contributed by: Mohan Rao on 21.10.2011)



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