When you order a cup of coffee at your favourite cafe or buy instant coffee at the grocery store, do you know what coffee you are getting? You may already have a favourite from the coffee menu in your favourite cafe but the Philippines actually grows four (4) varieties of coffee that are grown in other parts of the world, plus one (1) special variety that is uniquely produced.
When you and your friends walk into a cafe, do you select your order from the list of cold beverages or do you check out the coffee selection? If you’re the type who goes for a warm cup of coffee, then this helpful guide should encourage you to try the different coffee types that you will find in most cafes.
Did you know that?
1. France is the most visited country in the world with more than 82 million international visitors per year.
According to statistics, out of every 100 persons aged 65, 96% are either dead or dead broke, 3% are comfortable and only 1% are wealthy. Because of this, many retirees continue to work long after their retirement age. Others are dependent on their social security payments, which are never enough; while some depend on their children’s money or support for their day-to-day expenses like food, utilities, transportation and maintenance drugs. Most problem arises when there is an unexpected medical emergency.
It all started as a niche genre until the Wonder Girls’ hit “Nobody” penetrated the Billboard 100 chart at least eight times in 2009. A few years later, “Gangnam Style” reigned as the most watched video on Youtube with over 3 billion views for five consecutive years. Today, K-pop is a global phenomenon with a price tag of over 5 billion dollars.
Numbers are everywhere. You can see them in your cellphone, identification cards, money, plate numbers, reading materials, receipts and even in your clock. Numbers are part of our daily lives. However, have you noticed that there is a number sequence that you keep on seeing lately?
Did you know that jet lag is worse if you travel from West to East?
Three American scientists, Jeffrey Hall, Micheal Rosbash and Micheal Young who all won the 2017 Noble Prize for Physiology or Medicine explained this phenomenon with “their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.”
Did you know that the left side of your face is more attractive than your right?
A study that was published in Psychology Today shows that the left side of the human face is generally more attractive than the right. In the study, photos were presented in both original and mirror-image forms. No matter which portraits were shown, the results remained the same. The correspondents found the left side of the face to be more pleasant and attractive than the right.Read More »
Your body needs energy to keep moving. It gets the energy that you need from calories from food. The calories that you eat are then converted to physical energy that fuels your every movement. Those that were not used are stored in the body as fats.
Weight management is all about balancing the calories that you consume with those that you burn. If your food intake is greater than what you burn then you gain weight. If you eat less, then you lose weight.Read More »
According to Chinese folk legend, the seventh lunar month is the ghost month. During this time, the gates of hell are supposed to be open so bad spirits roam the world of the living. For 2018, the ghost month starts on August 11 and ends on September 9.
Generally, believers are not supposed to put themselves at risk during the ghost month. Major decisions such as getting married, buying a house, changing jobs, signing contracts, traveling, having a major operation or starting a business should not be done during this period.
Minor things such as not staying at home at night are also practiced. It is believed that spirits will follow you back if you roam around at night. Taking photos at night is also a no, no. You might capture images that you don’t want to see if you take photos at night.
We often use coins in our everyday transactions that we often forget it wasn’t a popular form of currency way back in ancient times. Now, aside from our coins for change, we have Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies; but before that, real coins were probably minted in ancient Lydia (now western Turkey) around 700BC.
Did you know that men are more attracted to a woman wearing red?
A study done by two psychologists from the University of Rochester in New York, showed the effect of the color red on the behavior and attitude of men towards women. Five psychological experiments were done using identical women whose photographs were digitally altered in different color presentations. The photographs were shown to more than 100 men and were asked their attraction to the women on the photo. In all cases, the men strongly favored the women in red. It also showed how the men are more than willing to spend more money on the women in red.
So you know what to wear ladies, the next time you want to impress someone on a date.