Day: April 1, 2012

All-Natural Cleaning Solutions

Source: Real Simple.com (health.com) Tackle countless chores with common household items (like toothpaste and salt). Lemons The acid in lemon juice removes dirt and rust stains. It’s especially effective when mixed with salt, which makes “an excellent scouring paste,” says Karyn Siegel-Maier, author ofThe Naturally Clean Home ($9,amazon.com). Use Them to […]

How to Handle Your Insecure Boss

ScienceDaily (Mar. 29, 2012) — As parents strive to instill in their kids the importance of saying “thank you,” it turns out expressing gratitude is not just good manners, A new USC Marshall School of Business study shows that gratitude is an essential tool to navigating the workplace, especially when that […]

Philippines top cyber attack source, says Russian security firm

Philippines News The Philippines has been tagged one of the world’s top sources of a dangerous kind of cyber “attack” designed to take down entire computer networks and shut down key consumer services. The latest report by Russian Internet security firm Kaspersky Labs showed the Philippines ranking 13th on a list of 23 countries where “distributed denial of […]

The Hague mosque suspends radical sheikh

The Sunnah mosque in The Hague has suspended Sheikh Fawaz for at least three weeks for allegedly insulting board members and disturbing a meeting. In an interview with Radio Netherlands Worldwide, Fawaz al-Jneid voiced anger and frustration. Sheikh Fawaz is known for his extreme opinions. In the past, he said […]

Dutch switch lights off for Earth Hour

Many well-known spots in the Netherlands switched off their lights for an hour on Saturday evening for Earth Hour. Several cities including Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Groningen turned off the lights of some of their characteristic monuments. The seventh edition of Earth Hour was joined by a record 147 […]