The Low Carb Diet

February 15th, 2013

People often wonder which diets are truly beneficial and which are just based unsupported researches. The truth is what the health centers and organizations consider healthy food changes every week, with new research coming up and being debunked soon after, this cycle happens ever so often. To truly know what diets are good, you have to go with the big ones which have been a mainstay of healthy diets for a long time. Not only that but many researches have been done to prove their worth because of that large mainstay in the media unlike diets that come and go without anyone proving them or disproving them. Here is one of them.

The Low Carb Diet

One thing to know about the low carb diet is that it only works on people who are largely affected by carbs. First of what are carbs? Carbs stand for carbohydrate, which is an organic [...] Continue Reading…

What is the Flying Spaghetti Monster?

February 14th, 2013

If you’ve ever read or heard a debate about religion, you might have heard someone bring up the Flying Spaghetti Monster. The abbreviation FSM is used often but what is the flying spaghetti monster, what are its origins and goal?

The flying spaghetti monster originated when a student from the Oregon State University, Bobby Henderson sent an open letter to the Kansas State Board of Education in an attempt to stop the board from applying Intelligent Design theories in school. Which basically meant teaching students that creationism is a viable alternative for science. Henderson stated much like creationism, the theory of the FSM was one of the designer creating the world. Bobby said “I think we can all look forward to the time when these three theories are given equal time in our science classrooms across the country, and eventually the world; one third time for Intelligent Design, one third [...] Continue Reading…

VLC Media the Top Video Player?

February 13th, 2013

Video players are one of the most common software in the world of computers but there are so many of them and very few which are actually decent and reliable. VLC is been considered for sometime the best player out there. Is that claim true or just hyperbole? Let’s find out.

VLC originally started as a school project by students at Ecole Centrale Paris in France. The project started out pretty barebones but the students approach to create an open environment for fast customizations and add ons by anyone in the net, made the program expand rapidly. When the program started gaining momentum and gaining support, the creators decided to make it a freeware. Since 1996, the program has achieved a billion downloads as of the last download check in 2011. The interface of VLC is very modular and standard; it has the top bars and the bottom video modifications [...] Continue Reading…