Sunday, May 28, 2017

Take A Ride On North Korea’s Mysterious Subway


Welcome to the Pyongyang Metro. A ticket to travel will set you back a paltry 5 won, which, at the time of writing, is £0.004.
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Here is where the MTR will take you. It is currently formed of two lines — the Chollima Line and the Hyŏksin Line. Stations are not named after places, but revolutionary phraseology, such as Kaeson, meaning 'Triumph.'
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The Pyongyang Metro is 110 metres underground, making it one of the deepest subway systems in the world. It's so deep that stations double up as bomb shelters — hallways are protected by thick steel blast doors.
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The total descent takes almost 4 minutes, while revolutionary anthems boom from overhead antique speakers.
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The interiors of the subway stations are often opulent, boasting marble pillars, chandeliers, and paintings of Kim Jong-il.
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The trains themselves are ex-German cars, purchased in the late 1990s. It's hard to tell the carriages' past as they have been carefully painted over, though, some German graffiti in the carriage interiors lets the secret slip.
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Trains come and go often — every 2 minutes during rush hour.
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At the bottom of the escalators, adverts are replaced by state-controlled newspapers. Travellers can stop and peruse the daily news.
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Tourists are accompanied by guides on their Metro journeys and are only allowed to travel to certain stations.
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Each carriage contains portraits of Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il, framed thicker at the top to give the impression that the former leaders are looking over the commuters.
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Metro trains also have the ability to play announcements or music over the speakers.
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The grandeur of Pyongyang's subway stations is allegedly designed to 'bring affluence and luxury to the lives of even the lower working class,' according to one traveller that used the system.
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Australian visitor, Elliot Davies told National Geographic: "Every single station pretty much covers all of what they really want the people in North Korea to listen to."
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"The whole journey in North Korea is political, where they want you to come out the other side and be like, ‘You know what? North Korea's not that bad!"
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Peace out, Pyongyang.
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10 Eye Exercises You Should Do Every Day for Better Vision


10 Simple Eye Exercises!

As simple as exercising your eyes may be, it is something that few of us do. While it may seem unnecessary at first, exercising your eyes helps maintain great vision. Here are 10 exercises that you should do on a daily basis. They won't take you longer than 10 minutes:
 
1. Regulate blood circulation in your eyes by blinking for two minutes.
 
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2. Maintain blood circulation by rotating your head from right to left, then up and down. Keep your gaze fixed. 

3. Look to your right, then slowly move your gaze to the left. Slowly repeat on the opposite side. 
 
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4. Close your eyes and relax. The darkness is believed to help strengthen the photoreceptor cells in your eyes, maintaining clear vision. 

5. Move your gaze in various directions. Look right to left, up and down. Then rotate your eyes in a circular motion. Complete your exercises by drawing a figure eight.
 
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6. Relax your eye muscles, while increasing blood circulation to your eyes by closing your eyes tight for three to five seconds, then open them.

7. With your fingers, lightly push against your temples. Keep this pressure for around two seconds, and repeat the exercise four to five times. 

8. While keeping your eyes open, draw simple geometric figures with your gaze.
 
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9. Keep your eyes closed and gently move your eyeballs up and down, repeating this exercise five to ten times.

10. The below exercise will strengthen your vision:

    Sit or stand in front of a white wall and place your thumb about 10 inches in front of your face. Focus on your thumb for 10 to 15 seconds.
    Next, focus on an object that is 10-20 feet in front of you without moving your head. Keep your gaze focused for 10 to 15 seconds.
    Bring your gaze back to your thumb, holding for 10 to 15 seconds.
    Practice this exercise for a total of five times.

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Don’t Need Thousands Of Dollars To Get Your Teeth Fixed

Amos Dudley had braces in middle school, but he didn't wear a retainer like he was supposed to, so his teeth slowly shifted back. But as he had no money for the new set of braces, the digital-design major just decided to 3D-print one, using a high-quality printer at his university. The whole process cost him only 60$, too.
Dudley ran across a photo from a "name brand clear-alignment treatment" and noticed that the plastic looked like it had the layer striations from a 3D print. So what was to stop him from 3D-printing his own, he thought.
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First he took a mold of his teeth with alginate powder. "These molds are very precise, and capture an amazing amount of detail," he writes. "There were some bubbles in the mold," but they wouldn't matter for the aligner.
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Making this casting was simple, he says. "I put the mold upside down in a yogurt container, and then filled it with liquid Permastone," he writes. "When it came out, I simply broke off the top to reveal the casting, and used a razor blade to smooth out the surrounding area."
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Now he had a better sense of what was going on with his teeth. You can tell specifically that the LI-r (right lateral incisor) juts out.
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The laser scanning was reasonably painless, he says, though he describes the NextEngine software interface as "awful." "The dimensions of the scan seemed to correspond very closely to the dimensions I measured on the physical model with calipers," he writes. He also says creating the animation, which would show the path his teeth would take through different iterations of the braces, wasn't particularly difficult either.
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"Here’s where it started to get very exciting," he writes. The 3D printing of the molds.
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An up-close view of the 3D-printed mold.
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These are the "steps" all 3D-printed out. "Labeling the pieces is critical," he advises. "They look virtually identical."
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After the final versions of the braces came out of a vacuum-form machine, Dudley sanded down the edges so they wouldn’t irritate his gums.
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But did they work? Here was his smile before.
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And after about four months.

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14 Tips to Turn Your Internship Into a Job

Internship is a good opportunity to turn it into full time employment. 

Here are some tips that can help.

Tips to Turn Your Internship Into a Job

An internship is a great way to secure stable, full-time employment. Especially after you’ve graduated, the main aim of an internship should be to turn it into a job. The purpose of an internship is to gain real world experience and to learn skills that weren’t taught in school.
Organisations look at internships as a way to try and test if you fit into the overall culture of the company; it is a very advantageous screening process for both the company and the intern.
Although doing good work and achieving desired results will help a great deal in securing a job, there are many others techniques that can help add to your chances of being considered for the position. Let’s look at the tips below, compiled by Market Inspector, that you can use during your internship and turn it into a job:
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Thursday, May 18, 2017

How To Increase Positive Energy In Your House!

How To Increase Positive Energy In Your House!
 
1) Open all windows in the house and allow fresh air and sunshine to enter the house. Free flowing air and sun are negative energy removers.


2. Dispose of all the old unwanted things lying in the house. Clutter is a negativity magnet. It attracts and accumulates negative energy in the house.


3). Walking barefoot in the house helps all your negative energy to be absorbed by the earth.

Grounding is important to keep the energy balance in our body.

4) In the olden days, footwears were kept out of the house. People used to enter the house only after washing feet with water. This action ensures that all the negativity remains outside or are grounded by earth and does not enter the house. Now it has become difficult to keep the footwear outside. So preferably remove them near the entrance door.


5) Go out in the open air. Take walks in the garden or open ground. Being amongst nature re-energizes or charges you fully.


6) Sweeping the floor also ensures that the negative energies are shaken and moved out with the dirt.


7) Rock salt is another negativity remover. Wash or mop your floor with a fistful rock salt in a bucket of water. This ensures that every nook and corner of the house is rid of negative energy.


8) Potted plants or trees around your house or society also ensures more positive energy in the house and area.


9) Bathing or Soaking your legs and hands in rock salt water once in a while removes the negativity attached to your body and cleanse your aura.


10) Repetition of Prayers, increases the positive vibrations in the house. 100%


11) Keep your thoughts, action and speech Positive. Negative thoughts will bring in negative vibes. So avoid all negative thoughts, speech and actions.


12) Keep your house well lit and illuminated. Light removes negativity.


13) Keep faith in God and in yourself.


You are the Creator of your own destiny by the Choices you make.


STAY HAPPY...
STAY BLESSED...


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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Men's Jacket Guide

Why Is Korea So Obsessed With Everything Massive

Entering the capital city of Pyongyang, visitors pass through the Arch of Reunification. The two women holding a conjoined North and South Korea symbolize supreme leader Kim Il Sung's vision for the two countries.

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Immediately, visitors are struck by the Workers' Party Monument. The outer belt reads, "Long live the Workers' Party of Korea, the organizer and guide of all victories of the Korean people!"
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Downtown Pyongyang's skyline is punctuated by the 105-story Ryugyong Hotel, currently the tallest abandoned building in the world. It hasn't had any work done on it since 1992.
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On the other side of the city, the 558-feet-tall Juche Tower looms above the Taedong River.
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Some of North Korea's most impressive (and intimidating) architecture lives in the city center, such as the sprawling Manyongdae Children's Palace. It features two "arms" meant to imitate a mother's embrace.
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It's here in central Pyongyang that the Korean People's Army meets in a hangar-like assembly hall for addresses given by the country's leader, Kim Jong Un.
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Much of the country's architecture is meant to honor its leaders: founder Kim Il Sung, who led between 1972 and 1994, and Kim Jong Il, who followed until his own death in 2011.
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Portraits of the two men hang all around the capital city. Here they are featured prominently above a downtown train station.
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And here they are immortalized at the People's Grand Assembly Hall.
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However, North Korea doesn't have enough of its own electricity, so at night the entire country goes pitch black. What little remains goes toward illuminating a picture of the country's founder.
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These buildings wouldn't be possible without the thousands of laborers who are forced to work long hours to build them.
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The conditions are often poor, if not downright treacherous.
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Nearby is the Fatherland Liberation War Museum, which celebrates Korea's victory over the imperialist American forces during the Korean War.
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One building in central Pyongyang reads, "The great comrades Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il will be with us forever."
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Disregarding the blatant propaganda, there are many aspects of North Korean architecture that are genuinely impressive. The metro station is among the most ornate in the world.
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Perhaps unsurprisingly, North Korea is also home to the largest sports arena in the world, May Day Stadium.
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Filled to capacity, it's capable of holding 150,000 people. Most often, it's used for the annual Mass Games, which pay tribute to the country's history.
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Amid the bleakness of everyday life, people also manage to find time to have fun at the Munsu Water Park.
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Science also plays a big role in North Korea. The Sci-Tech Complex, for example, was built in the shape of an atom and opened in early 2015.
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Kim Jong Un has said he hopes the center will help "advance the establishment of a rich and powerful fatherland through the locomotive of science and technology."
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The structure joins the Mirae Scientists Street, which North Korea wants to use as its hub for becoming a global force in innovation.
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Some apartment buildings sport solar panels.
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Many of the buildings stand out for their bold color palettes and industrial feel.
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But others, like the Wonsan Baby Home and Orphanage, opt instead for bright pastels.
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Completed in June of 2015, the home is spread across several floors. Its blues and yellows stand in stark relief to the concrete that dominates so much of North Korea's landscape.
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Whatever bright spots there may be, from far away the skyline clearly reveals North Korea's obsession with power and might.

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