This hub is a collection of quotations of Nelson Mandela that brings together some of his thoughts that conveys his warmth and wisdom, his words are certain to inspire all who read them.
Boxing day is a secular holiday celebrated after Christmas and is observed in most Commonwealth countries.
Provided here are the many legends and ancient beliefs associated with the Christmas tree.
The story of Silent Night and YouTube videos sung by your favourite artists. I hope you enjoy this hub.
Filipinos always express happiness, victory, sadness and mourning through songs, particularly the Kundiman. They did it then, they are doing it now, so the Kundiman will stay forever in our hearts.
This collection of proverbs from Tibet was compiled and translated in English by Marion Duncan. A lot of profound, thought-provoking quotations and general observation about life.
General information and interesting facts about saffron - the most expensive spice in the world.
Eggs are extremely useful food as they are used in making so many different kinds of dishes, either as a full menu or breakfast dishes. Eggs are an integral part of cookery and this hubs talks about its many uses in cookery.
This hub talks about the differrent kinds of milk, an important component of our diet.
An A-Z list of different spices used around the world.
Set of three science and nature trivia quiz. See how much science trivia you have in your brain. Have fun!
This hub explains the types of menus that are used in restaurants, hotels, hospitals, schools and other food service outlets.
Good knives are essential part of your kitchen and it is good to know the different types of knives and their uses. Knowing the right knife to use for each task and how to use it makes cooking easier.
If you are researching a child's name from the Bible you might just come in the right place. Whether from the Old testament or New testament, the Bible have many fascinating names and inspiring stories.
A short and simple way to guide student in setting their goal.
A collection of selected quotations about tea. Enjoy reading the collection of quotes with a hot cup of tea in hand.
Handy kitchen measuring tools includes liquid measuring cups, dry measuring cups, measuring spoons, kitchen scales.
You will be surprise of what these little leaves can turn your dish into. By adding fresh herbs in your cooking, a simple dish can be turned into a masterpiece. Not familiar with culinary herbs, this guide maybe of help to you.
A handy reference list. Descriptive list of popular dishes from the Philippines that every Filipino family have enjoyed cooking and serving on their dinner table.
Lemon is an essential cooking ingredient around the world, this hub also explores the many uses of lemons in the kitchen.
General information about vegetables such main groups of vegetables and examples. Nutritional values of vegetables and different ways to prepare and eat vegetables.
From artichokes to zucchini, this is a list of different types of vegetables, including general information and a buying and storing guide.
A selection of easy, economical and simple Filipino fish and seafood recipes that you can cook. Also includes - list of common local Philippine fishes and shellfish.
For those of you who are confused about why there are so many kinds of tea and how they are different from each other, this is what I gathered.
Puto - Filipino Rice cake is a all-time favorite,popular snack in the Philippines. Includes recipe, video and some tips on how to cook puto.
Easy mathematics quiz for primary students. If you are looking for a general mathematics quiz for upper primary students this hub contains 3 sets of quizzes ranging from time, money multiplication, addition and division.
Custard apples are often heart-shaped or oval-shaped and have a delicious, mellow flesh that is soft, almost like custard.
General information about mangoes, guide to buying and storing mangoes.
Provided here are general information and health benefits of jackfruits, also some tips in storing and preparing jackfruits. Video included.
From apple to watermelon, an A- Z list of different fruits and some related facts. Lots of photos included!
Here are some the reason why they are good for you.
Interesting facts about this nutritious fruit and recipe for Guacamole and Avocado shake.
Color of food is an integral part of our culture and enjoyment of life. After reading this hub you will be able to make the right choices and enjoy your food for a better health.
Pictures and general information about the Seven Baha'i temples located around the world.
St Lucia’s Day is celebrated not only in homes but also in school, offices, hospitals nursing homes and factories which often hold their pre-Christmas parties on December 13th.
Cracker is a cardboard tube covered in a brightly colored twist of paper, creates a small explosive 'pop' produced by a narrow strip of chemically impregnated paper. Invented by Tom Smith, from London in 1847. Crackers are often pulled before or after Christmas dinner or at parties.
Diwali is the Hindu festival of light, celebrated around October - November each year. At this time lamps or diwas, light up dark nights and the sky ablaze with fireworks. Hindus see Diwali as a time of hope and new beginnings.
Free online verbal analogies practice test.
A comprehensive list of colleges and universities situated within the metropolitan area of Manila, Philippines.
Are you an Elvis Presley's fan? How well do you know Elvis? Here is a set of three Elvis Presley trivia quiz, that will test your knowledge. Free!!!!
Santa Claus/Father Christmas/St Nicholas - this is the story of how a bishop of Myra in Asia Minor in the 4th century(St Nicholas) becomes Santa Claus as we know him today.
This article explains the basic electrical concepts of current voltage, resistance and electrical polarity and list the effects of current flow in an electrical circuit.
Information about 5 women who have made a remarkable contributions in the field of mathematics, the list includes Hypatia, Emy Noether, Sonya Kovalevskaya, Maria Gaetana Agnesi and Mary Fairfax Sommerville.
Leonardo Fibonacci was the greatest European mathematician of the Middle ages. He was born in Pisa in Italy circa 1170 and died some time after 1240. He introduced the Fibonacci numbers and the Fibonacci sequence for which he s best remembered today.
Mathematician, physicist, religious philosopher and writer. Blaise Pascal was born in Clermont-Ferrand France, in June 19, 1623 and died aged 39 in Paris in August 19, 1662. As a child he was tutored by...
Learn more about Rene Descartes, French scientist and mathematician.
George Boole was a mathematician who helped to establish modern symbolic logic. The design of modern digital computer circuits is based on his algebra of logic called Boolean Algebra. He was born in the...
A quick reference list of different popular brands of vodka around the world.
Different non alcoholic drink ideas for your party.
The Bloody Mary is probably the most popular and vodka-based cocktail in the world and there are many variations of this tempting drink.
General information and history about vodka and free instructions or recipes on how to make the most popular vodka drinks.
All about the Philippines Trivia Quiz with answers. It covers a wide range of topics such as history, geography, and general information about the Filipino people, places and culture.
Free Trivia Quiz. Test your general knowledge. Three sets of General Information Trivia Games for you to enjoy.
A list of phobias related to different animals.
Many writers used animal similes to describe their characters attitudes and personalities. Here is a list of commonly use animal similes.
Free Science trivia questions with answers. Test your general knowledge with these three sets of trivia quiz.
Free three sets of mathematics trivia quiz with answers for you to use at home at school or at a fundraising event. Plus a bonus Number Skills Quiz. Have Fun !
A growing collection of trivia quizzes: topics includes General knowledge, Mathematics, Science, Harry Potter quizzes, Filipino trivia quiz, Christmas trivia quiz. Provided free and with answers.
Let us look on the symbolic roles that numbers have played in different cultures, religion, beliefs and human thoughts.
A collection of quotations from the writings of Dr Jose Rizal, Philippine National Hero.
A hub that will acquainted you with the diferent types of climber and understand a little more about how and where they grow.
A short biography of Dr Jose Protacio Rizal,(June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896). Philippine National Hero. He was a nationalist and the most prominent advocate for reforms in the Philippines during the Spanish colonial era.
Sculpture by the Sea, a spectacular outdoor art gallery along the coastline of Bondi Beach to Tamarama Beach in Sydney. Includes a lots of photos.
Compilation of easy to tell and cool jokes for kids. All G-rated, plus knock knock jokes
A collection of online links that you can browse to know more about the life during the Ancient Egypt. Great for assignments and school projects.
The story of the Christmas Manger and how Francis of Assisi have re-live the scene one Christmas night in 1224.
Interesting facts about the Poinsettia and how it becomes the Christmas flower. Includes images of Poinsettia.
Short reflections taken from various source. inspirational phrases and thoughts may bring the wisdom of the ages into our lives. I hope you will enjoy them as much I enjoy putting them together.
Kare-kare or kari-kari is a popular Filipino dish. It is a Filipino version of the beef stew, flavoured and thickened in a peanut - based sauce, with a variety of vegetables.
The recorder is an end-blown whistle flute made from wood or plastic. its name comes from an old word which means to 'sing like a bird." This refers to recorder's sweet and gentle tone. The recorder has seven finger holes and thumb hole.
Here is a collection of 40 questions ranging from easy to difficult about Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling, the second in the Harry Potter series. It follows Harry, Ron and Hermione through their second year at Hogwarts.
Basic and simple rules to follow in the kitchen for kids.
A collection of quotes about what a friend should be and what friendship is all about, quoted by writers, authors, great men and women and everyday people like you and me.
Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes is the second of two collections of nursery rhymes written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. It was first published in 1922, it is a sequel to Beatrix Potter's first rhyme 'Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes'.
Facts about the Olympic games, includes YouTube videos and links to others sites. A great resource for primary and high school students doing assignments and project.
The Queen Victoria Building fills an entire city block bound by George, Market, York and Druitt Streets. There is so much history to see when you visit this unique building.
A collection of quotations, gems of thoughts from various writer, poets and great men and women who have shared inspiring wisdom about books.
Step-by-step cooking instruction for leche flan, a favorite and popular dessert in the Philippines. Leche flan is similar to a cream caramel.
Find beautiful and inspiring quotations about roses, written by poets and great writers who were inspired by this beautiful flower called Rose.
Hibiscus are evergreen shrub, the height varies, flowers can be single, semi-double or double. They come in red, pink, orange, yellow and white and often with several colours in the one flower. Most of all they add colours to any garden.
If you are looking for surf, sand, clifftop walks , Bondi Beach is your beach. Bondi beach is Sydney's most famous beach and an Australian icon. Bondi is an aboriginal name roughly means, "noise of tumbling waters", a description that sums up this beach and its rolling surf.
Several quotation hubs, which includes quotations about birds, travel, sculptures, Christmas, love, wise Chinese sayings and wisdom from the Bible.
The Bahai' Temple in Sydney is one of the only seven Houses of Worship in the world and is a prominent and well-known landmark in its region.
Explanations of the different Catholic symbols. These symbols act as badges of faith, teaching tools, and aids on the journey towards understanding complex philosophies.
Family Banana Pancake Recipe tested over the years. I hope you will also enjoy your breakfast with banana pancake.
A short overview of the cold war, the name given to the period from 1945 to 1990 when a high level distrust existed between the USA and the USSR. communism.
Discover how to use simile and metaphor and how it will create images or pictures in the minds of the readers.
The topic included in this hub are: Chinese great inventions,The Chinese Flag, the Great wall of China, Food and Drink and China's Icon e.g Panda, Terracotta Warrior. Great resource material for high school assignments and projects.
This collection of profound, thought-provoking and wise thoughts about virtues, learning and life in general is compiled from the timeless wisdom of the great Chinese philosopher Confucius.
A short article about the life of the first Filipino saint and martyr - St Lorenzo Ruiz. He was beatified by Pope John Paul II during the Papal visit in Manila on February 18, 1981 at Luneta Park . He was canonized on October 18, 1987 in Rome. Lorenzo Ruiz's feastday falls on September 28.
Whether your 7 or 75 years old, these jokes, including Knock knock jokes, will make you smile or laugh when you leave this hub.
Read the legend of the Nian monster. Accordingly the Chinese people celebrate in remembrance of this legend and still continues till today!
Inspiring and positive affirmation on the beauty of flowers. Includes thoughtful proverbs from different cultures from the minds of great leaders, painters, great men and women.
First Name Almanac is a software where you can use for business to create a lovely printouts of the meaning of your name. Great for gifts and a great business idea.
All Chinese Zodiac animals and the corresponding year, with an explanation of how your character is influenced by the ruling animal on the year that you were born.
This is the story of the three wise men who have travel far to worship Jesus.
People from different walks of life were born on this special day and have achieved wonderful and extraordinary things that have made them famous in different field of endeavours. Their achievements, inventions, jobs created through their business, their accomplishments have made a big difference...
Pictures and general information about Frangipani, a deciduous shrubs and trees, native to Mexico and Central America and Venezuela, it produces flowers ranging from yellow to pink.
Pictures of Christmas cards with Australiana themes, eg. kangaroos and koalas.
Christmas Trivia Game is fun for the whole family, it is one way of enjoying the Christmas season without much expense and to sneak in "quality family time" and a great way to learn more about Christmas.
A collection of Christmas sayings and quotations from sharp-witted, hilarious one liners to thought provoking stuffs by prominent personalities, politicians, religious leaders, movie actors, poets, writers.
A list of different ways to say "Merry Christmas" in many languages, one resource that will help you communicate the greetings for the season.
A collection of popular and favorite Christmas carols for kids. I've included YouTube clips and interesting facts about the Christmas songs.
Spread a bit of excitment during the Christmas season, by playing the role of Santa Claus. It is not easy but I hope you enjoy it if you ever become one.
In this hub will find interesting things that you may not know about Australia.
The story of the first UNICEF CARD and links to websites where you can help to buy UNICEF card to help support a worthwhile cause.
The story of the first Christmas card, which was designed and printed in London in 1843.
Examples of acrostic name poems using girls name and some suggestions on how to write acrostic name poem.
An acrostic poem is written so that you can read a word downwards using the first letter of each letter. Each line starts with a word beginning with the designated letter. Here are examples of acrostic name poems using names of boys.
This hub contains interesting information about the color blue plus pictures.
Picture Gallery - a collection of pictures taken during the 2007 Sculpture by the sea.
Photo Gallery : A collection of lovely Chrysanthemums flowers.
Pictures of tulips and interesting information.
A collection of interesting facts about the colour/color red.
A photo gallery of colourful bougainvilleas. An evergreen woody semi-vines with thorns, with masses of papery, petal-like bracts which surround tiny, tubular white flowers.
Filipino proverbs, or salawikain, echo the values of the Philippines. The values and lessons they impart to us still hold truth to this day.
The celebration of Christmas in the Philippines is quite different from the other countries of the world, it is the longest of the Philippine festivities stretching for over 3 weeks. This makes the Filipino Christmas celebration one of the longest Christmas season in the world.
Step-by-step instructions on how to cook basmati rice using the stove-top method or the rice cooker.
The Flipino Cuisine is a combination of all what we have learned from the people who have come to the shores of tahe Philippines, they introduced us to different ways of cooking, they brought spices and herbs, fruits and vegetables, and cooking ingredients. Read more...
Acrostic name poems are simple poems in which the first letter of each line forms a word or phrase vertically, it uses each letter of the name to begin an inspiring phrase.
The following Aesop Fables are included in this hub: The Fox and the Stork; The Ants and The Grasshopper; The Plane Tree; The Hare and the Tortoise; The Goose and The Golden Egg; The North Wind and the Sun; The Fox and The Monkey. All with moral lessons and pictures.
Wine glass charms are like little ID tags. It is an elegant and fun way to identify which glass is yours at any party. You can make your own wine glass charms with these easy to follow instructions.
Sepia tone is a type of digital photo in which the picture appears in shades of brown. Before the invention of digital photography, sepia can only be produced in the darkroom, now you can create sepia tone by using your camera's software.
As a parent, naming your baby is one of the most important task you will ever undertake. Choosing a baby's name can be the most fun part of expecting a child but it is not an easy task.
A traditional Filipino style meatloaf, wrapped in an aluminum foil and steamed. There are so many ingredients needed and preparation time to make this recipe, but once it is prepared and cooked it can be stored and freeze, it is the perfect dish for those unexpected guests.
Considered as the unofficial national dish in the Philippines. Adobo is a most popular and favourite dish of the Filipinos, there are different variation cooked in different regions but the main ingredients are pork, vinegar, soy sauce and garlic.
Digital photography has changed the way we take pictures. Now, you can look at it on your camera's LCD screen and you can take as many as you like and store it in your computer and edit it in your leisure time.
The following Aesop Fables are included here: The dog and his reflection; Two travelers and a bear; The crow and the pitcher; The fox and the grapes; Belling the cat; The Young crab and the mother; The Gnat and The Bull.
Kiwi fruits are fuzzy -skinned eggshaped fruit known as the Chinese gooseberry was introduced to New Zealand from China.
General overview of picture books, different types of picture books and genre of picture books.
Step by step guide on how to make Polvoron /Pulvoron, a powdered milk candy made of flour, powdered milk, sugar, butter . It is so easy, even the kids could do it.
Simbang Gabi is a Filipino Christmas tradition. It is a series of nine dawn masses on the days leading up to Christmas. The masses can start as early as 4:00 a.m. It begins on December 16 and ends at midnight on the 24th of December, Christmas Eve.
A collection of Filipino Riddles (Bugtong) about fruits, with answers.
Caroling is a part of the Filipino Christmas tradition. Once the Dawn Mass known as "Misa de Gallo" or "Simbang Gabi " starts, carolers will be on their feet singing Christmas carols from house to house.
Parol is a traditional Filipino Christmas decoration, a five point star-shaped Christmas lantern. Parol reminds the Filipino Christians of the star of Bethlehem that guided the Three Wise Men on their way in search of the new-born Jesus.
Filipino Proverbs are called "Salawikain", like most proverbs around the world imparts a lesson. It is part of one's cultural heritage which should not be forgotten, proverbs are good sources of information about traditions, beliefs, and customs.
Chinese sayings are simple, short and witty but they give a direct message that will reach the heart and mind of the readers, they are condensed truth that are evident in our daily life.
A collection of quotations and wise sayings about sculpture from great artist and famous people. Lots of photos included!
Christmas is the season of gift giving. In keeping with the tradition of giving, Filipinos have their own version of exchanging gifts called "Monito Monita." It's similar to Secret Santa or Kris Kringle, but it has its own unique rules and variations.
A collection of Filipino riddles (Bugtong). A great resource material for primary and high school students doing assignments or projects.
A collection of Filipino Proverbs - Salawikain. With literal English translation. Plus pictures. Great if you are doing school assignment or project or just want to read something about the Filipino culture.
New Year's eve celebration in the Philippines is quite different compared to other countries. Filipinos literally start the year with a bang, with lots of firecrackers. This article also includes some of Filipinos New Year's beliefs and practices.
A collection of Chinese proverbs, that gives a reader a glimpse into the lives of the Chinese people. Their wise sayings are drawn from experience of their daily lives and observation.
One of the main causes of missing of what you are reading is a lack of concentration. When your attention wanders words slip by and leave you with little memory of what you have read. Read more to find out.
A collection of wise words and sayings about birds from famous people, great writers and authors.
A collection of quotes from men and women who have express their thoughts and feelings about this wonderful feeling called LOVE.