Netiquette-Internet Dos And Don’ts

  Imageine you receive an e-mail that looks something like this : ARE YOU GOING TO CLASS TODAY ? How does reading this message make you feel? Why did the sender use all capital letters? Was he or she angry , or did that person just forget to turn off the 'Caps Lock ' on the computer? The fact is , this email 'sound' like the writer is yelling because using all capital letters in an email is usually the way that people shout online. Knowing when and when not to use capital letters is…

Formal Letter Writing: A Dying Art ?

When we need to read something to find certain information, we move our eyes very quickly across the text . When we 'scan' like this , we do not read every word, or stop when we see a word we do not know ; we read quickly ,and stop only to find the in formation we are looking for . When was the last time you sent someone a letter by regular mail? Thanks to the speed and case of using the Internet, sending C  · mail-rather than mailing letters using the postal system (now…

Have You Read Any Good Books Lately

Being Famous Being I’am OMS is the first novel from Lee Gray : lead guitarist be the world-famous' rock band, The Rumor. Gray tells the story of his own real-life climb to fame through a fictional character named Ringo. The tale begins with Ringo in high school-a shy, unpopular teenager with bad grades in everything except art and music. Ringo leaves school and gets a job cleaning toilets and making tea in a recording studio', hoping that the producers who work there will one day notice his music. We follow Rtingo's story as he is…

U.S. Teens : Reading Is Interesting  

Teens Enjoy Reading According to a survey on reading conducted in 2001 by the U. S. National Education Association (NEAL young Americans say reading is important-more important than computers and science. Over 50X of the S twelve-to eighteen-year-olds interviewed said they enjoy reading a lot. Seventy-nine percent find it stimulating and interesting, and 879o think it i5 relaxing. Most of those surveyed (689o) disagree with the opinion that reading is boring, or old-fashioned.      Teens Read Variety of Material Over half the teenagers interviewed said they read more than ten books a year. The…

Addicted To Chocolate

  How often do you eat chocolate? If you answered 'every day,' you may be addicted to chocolate ; but is this addiction damaging to your health ?   Eating too much chocolate is often thought to be the cause of tooth decay weight gain, headaches, and skin problems such as acne. On the other 5 hand, chocolate is known to make people feel happier. Eating chocolate releases a distinctive flavor that gives US a pleasant, positive feeling. What is it that causes this feeling?   Chocolate contains over three hundred known chemicals. Like a…

The History Of Chocolate popular

    The Tbeobroma Cacao tree, to use its scientific name, provides us with one of the world’s most delicious foods-chocolate! Tbeobroma is a Greek word meaning 'food of the gods.' The tree originally comes from the Amazon region of South America. Hand-sized pods that grow on the tree contain cacao seeds-often called 'cocoa beans.' These seeds, or beans, are used to make chocolate. The earliest use and consumption of cacao beans dates back to around 1000 B. C. Z Later the Mayan and Aztec civilizations consumed cacao as a drink. They often flavored it…