Critical reading is not easy. It is important to slow down when we read and to become an active participant. We should mark up the text with our reactions, conclusions and questions.
We should not overwind the clock when we are winding it . This is important because the main string can coil too tightly and it can be broken.
In the old days, black-and-white camera film was very sensitive to blue light but not to red light. Blue skies would shown very little detail. Thus, the photographers would put the red filter on the lens, so the film could record skies fluffy clouds.
Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers and the crossroads of the Pannonian Plain and the Balkan Peninsula. Nearly 1.7 million people live within the administrative limits of the City of Belgrade.
It can be said that the best recipes for clam chowder all include onions and a bay leaf. The onions add sharpness and help remove slimy texture of clams. On the other hand, the bay leaf complements the onion’s strong flavor
A lot of people in the United States want an anthology that includes the complete works of Shakespeare. The psychological insights he portrays in both male and female characters are amazing even today and they are the reason for this renewed interest
Reality TV shows will have effect on traditional dramas and comedies. As reality TV increases in popularity, there will be less traditional programs which will be replaced with the latest in reality TV
Fruška gora (Serbian Cyrillic: Фрушка гора) is a mountain in northern Serbia. Most of the area is administratively part of Serbia, but a small part on its western side extends into eastern Slavonia. The area under Serbian administration forms the country's oldest national park. Sometimes it's also referred to as the Jewel of Serbia, due to its largely pristine landscape and protection effort, or the Serbian Mount Athos, it being the home of a large number of Orthodox monasteries.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by wooden hammers that are coated with a softer material (modern hammers are covered with dense wool felt; some early pianos used leather). It is played using a keyboard, which is a row of keys (small levers) that the performer presses down or strikes with the fingers and thumbs of both hands to cause the hammers to strike the strings
There are no effective boundaries when it comes to pollutants. Toxic insecticides have been banned in many countries, but they are coming from the countries where they remain legal. Also, in this paragraph we can see that compounds such as DDT and toxaphene have been found in remote places like the Yukon and other Arctic regions.
The Constitution protects citizens against unreasonable searches and seizures. Without a written search warrant, no search for person's home or personal effects may be conducted. This means that judge must justify a search.
One of the good things about mathematics is that it allows us to expand our consciousness. Mathematics tells us about economic trends, patterns of disease; it is good at exposing the truth, but it can also perpetuate misunderstandings and untruths. Figures have the power to mislead people
Chocolate is a food product made from roasted and ground cacao pods, that is available as a liquid, solid or paste, on its own or as a flavoring agent in other foods. Cacao has been consumed in some form since at least the Olmec civilization (19th-11th century BCE), and the majority of Mesoamerican people - including the Maya and Aztecs - made chocolate beverages.
Today’s postal service is more efficient than ever. Once upon a time, it took months to deliver a mail by horse and foot and today it moves around the country in days by truck, plane or train. If your package is urgent, the U.S. Postal Service offers Priority Mail and Express Mail services. Priority Mail is guarantees to go anywhere in USA in two days or less and Express Mail service will get your package there overnight.
Silva was a weaver and did not like to share. Silva was very stingy. His life was very monotonous, but that all changed when he adopted Eppie. Eppie was a very curious girl. Eppie brought freshness to Silva's life. Then Silva began to change his life habits. He became better person and he stopped to be obsessed with gold
In nutrition, diet is the sum of food consumed by a person or other organism. The word diet often implies the use of specific intake of nutrition for health or weight-management reasons (with the two often being related). Although humans are omnivores, each culture and each person holds some food preferences or some food taboos. This may be due to personal tastes or ethical reasons. Individual dietary choices may be more or less healthy.
The OPEC is international organisation of the Petroleum Exporting countries. When this organisation established, in 1965, it had five members, but in this moment this organisation has 13 member countries. The main mission of this organisation is controlling and making efficient petroleum market and coordination and consolidation of the petroleum policy of the member countries. So the letter P in this abbreviation stands for Petroleum.
Radio is the technology of signaling and communicating using radio waves. Radio waves are electromagnetic waves of frequency between 30 hertz (Hz) and 300 gigahertz (GHz). They are generated by an electronic device called a transmitter connected to an antenna which radiates the waves, and received by another antenna connected to a radio receiver. Radio is very widely used in modern technology, in radio communication, radar, radio navigation, remote control, remote sensing and other applications
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules. It has been a part of the official program of the Summer Olympic Games since Tokyo 1964. Beach Volleyball was introduced to the programme at the Atlanta 1996. The adapted version of volleyball at the Summer Paralympic Games is sitting volleyball.
Bački Jarak (Serbian Cyrillic: Бачки Јарак) is a town located in the Temerin municipality, in the South Bačka District of Serbia. It is situated in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. The town has a Serb ethnic majority and its population numbering 5,687 people.
History is the study of the past. Events before the invention of writing systems are considered prehistory. "History" is an umbrella term comprising past events as well as the memory, discovery, collection, organization, presentation, and interpretation of these events. Historians seek knowledge of the past using historical sources such as written documents, oral accounts, art and material artifacts, and ecological markers
Physical fitness is a state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities. Physical fitness is generally achieved through proper nutrition, moderate-vigorous physical exercise, and sufficient rest. Before the industrial revolution, fitness was defined as the capacity to carry out the day's activities without undue fatigue or lethargy. However, with automation and changes in lifestyles physical fitness is now considered a measure of the body's ability to function efficiently and effectively in work and leisure activities, to be healthy, to resist hypokinetic diseases, and to meet emergency situations
The space exploitation will certainly improve the living standards on the Earth. Besides making a few billionaires even wealthier, it will help the ordinary people, too. We will all gain from the mineral bounty and spin-off technologies. However, there are many downsides that deserve careful consideration. There are many people disapproving of this action. Some argue that space is no tours to despoil, and that it should be left pristine. Also, the resources that are valuable in orbit or beyond may be different from those we prize on Earth. Moreover, there is no consensus on regulation, which makes the gains insecure.