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Interesting Facts About Jamaica

October 26th, 2009

The countries folks are known as colorful and happy but here is a more detailed look about Jamaica and it’s people.

-60$ Jamaican is worth 1$ American.

-Average temperature 84f.

-Famous exports are Bananas, Rum, coffee, citrus and many more.

-The population is around 2million and the capital is Kingston (also being the most populated city.

-In Jamaica people can watch the political proceedings by the visitors gallery.

-Snakes are really really rare in Jamaica, since they imported Mongooses to kill off rats, who also killed Snakes.

-Obeahism is the practice of Voodoo in Jamaica, it is a punishable crime, mostly imprisonment.

-Orchids grow everywhere in Jamaica and 72 of the species are native only to Jamaica.

-Blue Moons have been observed more then once in Jamaica.

-The coconut palm, sugar are not natives of Jamaica, they were brought by outsiders in different times of history.

-They passport are required for tourists of Canada and US who visit for a period of 6months.

-The Arawak Indians, who were living there at the time of Columbus’s arrival, were exterminated by him later. The Spanish were later defeated by the British and since then Jamaica is a member of the commonwealth.

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Facts on losing weight

October 24th, 2009

I am not a person who likes to be told what to do, but when someone needs to lose weight these are the best advices possible.

-Losing fat doesn’t mean that you lose weight some percentage of your weight will still be made up by carbohydrates, depending on what meals you take the amount may wary.

-Drinking water often throughout the day will help you, it will give a little boast in your exercise, that doesn’t mean you should be drinking every single minute, it might cause water intoxication.

-Whenever you lose weight, it becomes harder to lose more, that is why many personal trainers change exercises after a few months.

-People concentrate to much on losing weight instead of concentrating on losing body fat.

-Most people can’t keep the constant exercises each day. They see their exercise time as choir more then as a past time. So the best thing to do would be to make the exercise a bit fun, put some music or something.

-When doing exercise never take a break until it is all over. When really tired do the low effort demanding exercise. If can’t talk to someone while exercising due to heavy breath, that means your working too hard.

Just always remember there is no easy way. No shortcut. You have to work hard for what you want and you will almost always get it.

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Facts about Grass

October 23rd, 2009

Grass is everywhere, but do know much about it ? Guessed so, here is abit about them.

-There is up to 10,000 different types of grass in the world. Ranging from grass to rice to wheat to corn to sugarcane and bamboo.

-20% of the earth’s vegetation’s main ingredient is grass.

-Some plants(herbs) from a 1000years ago’s are still present. That are as long as three adult person horizontally.

-Grasses influenced cave mans to become farmers rather then hunters, of course not the case for everyone.

-Grasses are extremely tough in nature, they can be found in the center of the north pole and in the middle of the equator.

-The grass producing industry is multi million dollar because the high demand of artificial grass for sport arenas etc.

-There are so many grasses that their is one species for every corner of the earth.

-Grass provides most of the earth living creatures diet, plants, breed etc.

-Most animals grow because of grass, such as butterfly’s, panda’s(bamboo) etc..

-Most parties would be dull without grass, since most alcohol drinks, whiskey, beer, sake all need sometime of grasses.

-Grass has been used to make paper nowadays too, even homes are helped constructed by bamboo, straw etc..

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