Beautiful Place In China — Shanxi

Shanxi province is a beautiful place in China. It looks fantastic and truly amazing on these photos. Shanxi Province got its name due to its location to the west of Taihang Mountain. Shanxi neighbored on Hebei, Henan, Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia & Autonomous Region. It is located to the east of the Yellow River, and is also known as Hedong. Shanxi belonged to Jin State in Spring and Autumn Period, so it is abbreviated in Jin. Shanxi occupies an area of 156,000 square kilometers and has a population of over 32 million, including its minority ethnic population. Its capital is Taiyuan City.

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,300 times in 2010. That’s about 3 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 34 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 51 posts. There were 295 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 13mb. That’s about 6 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was July 21st with 115 views. The most popular post that day was how to insert rupee symbol in your documents.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for horse bike, wooden horse bike, strange railway picture, blue river ice, and handlebars horse.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


how to insert rupee symbol in your documents July 2010
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Horse Bike..!!! September 2010


The most creative Hotels of the world October 2010


Why CTRL+ALT+DEL Does Not Open Task Manager In Windows XP August 2010


Do you believe this is a GUN… August 2010
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No laps for warm laptops : It can cause “Toasted Skin Syndrome”

Are you a “Laptop” user???        Then please read this post…

A new scourge threatens a generation of laptop users. “Toasted Skin Sydrome” is the result of having a hot laptop pressed to your skin for hundreds of hours.

The Latin name for the syndrome is erythema ab igne, and it’s getting some attention today because the latest sufferer is of only 12. This really brings up a couple things.

First, where are the parents?! This kid has a hot laptop on his legs for enough hours a day to cause a rare disorder; don’t you think they might have objected, or at least had the common sense to say “hey, maybe you should have something between your legs and that burning-hot machine?” But no.

Second, it’s interesting that it’s such a young kid — the idea that a 12-year-old spent so much time on a computer is indicative of the huge cultural change the world is going through. The crispy leg is also perhaps a suitable metaphor for the other dangers of overexposure to computers.

The lesson here is really just to take things off your skin when they feel hot; more to the purpose, though, most laptops hover between 110 and 150 degrees Fahrenheit, so it’s always worthwhile to get a mat or pillow under there, or just work on a table.


Take care.

Sail Amsterdam – Parade of Ships

Sail Amsterdam - 2010

SAIL Amsterdam is a large maritime event held every five years in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Tall ships from all over the world visit the city to moor in its Eastern harbour, and people can then visit the ships for four days (free of charge). The event was organised for the first time in 1975 to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Amsterdam, under the name ‘Sail Amsterdam 700’. At that time, interest in tall ships, which had sunk to a low since the 1930s when the last commercial tall ships had been built, was starting to rise[citation needed]. The success of Sail Amsterdam 700 led to the establishment of the Stichting Sail Amsterdam (SSA, Foundation Sail Amsterdam).

Sail is one of the largest maritime manifestations in the world, and the largest event of any kind in the Netherlands. Tens of tall ships and hundreds of other historical ships are involved. Numerous other ships and boats are present besides the participating ships, amounting to 8000 boats in the 2000 edition. The Next Sail Amsterdam will be held from 20 August to 24 August 2015.

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The secret histories of the computer symbols…

They are road signs for your daily rituals-the instantly recognized symbols and icons you press, click, and ogle countless times a day when you interact with your computer. But how much do you know about their origins?

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Nokia Kinetic phone (Amazing feature)

The Nokia Kinetic isn’t just a sleek concept phone. It’s a sleek concept phone that raises itself up into a standing position when a call comes in. Huh?  Inside the Kinetic is an electromagnet that can shift weights in the curved base, causing the phone to tilt upright on cue, that cue being an incoming call. Telemarketer again?
Tap the phone to decline the call and it’ll fall back down. It’s intended to be a playful feature, though I can see it being useful in a quiet office where even vibrating phones are sometimes an irritant to others.