The computer games appear to arouse appetite of children and make the risk of developing obesity much higher. According to the opinion of experts this fact explains why the children who spend much time in front of a computer screen shooting their foes and chasing after the artifacts often show the excessive figures of their body mass index while being examined.
What do we know about Indonesia, a mysterious and distant country which lays on the both sides of the Equator, except the fact that famous island Bali belongs to it? Meanwhile, this country has plenty interesting things to offer – unknown Borobudur, Borneo jungles, Komodo dragons… You will find a great number of reasons to love this country once you will arrive to it.
Spare time should be devoted to some pleasant activity, but if this activity also contributes to the development of our physical skills it is even better. Slacklining presents a kind of entertainment which teaches you to keep your balance and have fun at the same time. This activity becomes more and more popular nowadays so it will present no difficulty to you to enter the local slackline community.
So, what is slacklining, after all? Actually, it is a kind of tightrope walking, but instead of a rope you use nylon webbing fastened to two solid points. Comparing to a rope, the slack line is not so stable which allows you to perform different stunts and jumps while walking. This activity can be of various types and you can choose the one which suits you best. It can be water slacklining when the line is stretched over the water surface, or highlining which means that you should perform your tricks on some considerable height, or trickling which is the most spectacular yet the most difficult kind.
Memphis is located in the southwestern part of the state of Tennessee. Memphis is supposed to be the largest city of the state. The population of the city is about 700 000. Memphis is home to the largest International cargo airport in the world.
Undoubtedly Memphis became known due to its music and of course thanks to Elvis Presley. When Presley was 13-years-old his family moved to Memphis. So staying in the city do not miss an opportunity to visit Presley’s Graceland. Graceland is supposed to be the most popular tourist attraction in the area. You’ve got a chance to see the mansion of the Presleys, visit the grave of the King of Rock and Roll, and get acquainted with the collection of automobiles and airplanes Presley had. If you are not in rock-n-roll pretty much nevertheless drop in Graceland. It is really worth it.
Detroit is the largest city of the state of Michigan located nearby the state border with Canada. For many Detroit is associated with cars. An unofficial status of the city is Motor city. The largest and most famous automobile companies are located in Detroit. They are Ford, Chrysler and General Motors.
Detroit became also infamous for its crime. The crime rate in the city is extremely high. At the same time the situation in Canada is opposite. It was discussed in Michael Moore’s documentary Bowling for Columbine. So be careful visiting Detroit and its suburbs.
There is no doubt that the Internet has brought huge benefit to the humankind. However, incredible development of new technologies has led to considerable changes in our habits and our lifestyle as well, and some items have become the rarities from the past. Here are only some things which we are not likely to use any more as the Internet has “killed” them.
Video Rental stores are one of the victims of the Internet. Nowadays everybody can download any movie for free and there is no need to rent or exchange videos any more. That’s why a great number of video rents went bankrupts soon after the Internet torrents became a widespread phenomenon.