Archive for Health

‘Smokin’ Joe Frazier dies after cancer bout

Nov 08, 2011 Comments Off on ‘Smokin’ Joe Frazier dies after cancer bout

Joe Frazier, died Monday night after a brief battle with liver cancer at the age of 67. Frazier’s death was announced by his family, who requested to be able to grieve privately and said they would announce “our father’s homecoming celebration” as soon as possible. Ali “I will always remember Joe with respect and admiration,” […]

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Salt is good for you

Nov 04, 2011 Comments Off on Salt is good for you

Salt is made up of two chemicals – sodium (Na) and chloride (Cl), which have many uses in our bodies. In moderation, Salt is good for you! Sodium is an important part of your blood, and it helps carry nutrients into your body’s cells. Sodium also helps to regulate blood pressure and helps your nervous […]

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Sand and its qualities

Nov 01, 2011 Comments Off on Sand and its qualities

Silicon from just one ton of sand, used in photovoltaic cells, could produce as much electricity as burning 500,000 tons of coal. Sandy soils are excellent for growing watermelons, peaches and peanuts. The typical peanut butter and jelly sandwich eaten on the beach contains over 7,000 grains of sand. About ten percent of Bermuda’s beach […]

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Acts of Kindness

Apr 16, 2011 1 Comment

The age old adage, ‘it’s better to give than to receive’, is easier to comprehend when you are prosperous. However, you don’t have to be well heeled to give something of value to another person. The gift you share does not have to be a material thing. It can be a simple act of kindness! […]

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Aftermath of Japan Earthquake

Mar 17, 2011 Comments Off on Aftermath of Japan Earthquake

The aftermath of the Earthquake and Tsunami has left thousands of Japanese people in peril. The impending danger comes from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant. Japan’s military are using heavy-lift Chinook helicopters to dump tons of seawater onto reactors at the Fukushima plant to try and prevent spent nuclear fuel and the reactors themselves from […]

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