Malaysia is a small country made up of two main landmasses - Malaysian Borneo and Peninsular Malaysia, two of them are separated by the South China Sea. This fast growing economy country has a population of around 31 million people.
Whales and dolphins are not fish at all - they are mammals and therefore very similar to human in many ways. Although they live in the ocean..
Chickens are sometimes considered as the most abused animals on earth. Every year, there are more than 8.5 billion chickens killed for their
Dont be confused by the name; glutinous rice - in fact, glutinous rice does not contain gluten. It is also called as sticky rice or sweet rice. You can recognize this rice by its sticky, glue-like texture after cooked. However
Since gelatin contains collagen (one of the materials that make up cartilage and bone), many people use it for treating osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.
In the human body, the hardest substance is our tooth enamel - even stronger than bone, and it contains the highest percentage of minerals.
Proper hair care is complicated, this is because there are different types of hair with varying compositions, and therefore you can see so many types of shampoo at your local store. They are..
In order to produce 1 kg of butter we need approximately 20 litres of whole milk. The process leaves about 17 litres of skim milk and buttermilk. Unsalted butter is usually referred to as "sweet" butter - but you should not be confused with..
According to WHO (The World Health Organization), we should consume no more than 6 teaspoons of added sugar every day. Do you know how many teaspoons of added sugar in your can of cola?
Citronella oil is one of the best essential oil when it comes to repel mosquitoes. You can inject a few drops in..
A guide to the various mounts on the hand and how they can be interpreted in palmistry.
Certain lines, mounts and signs on your palm can tell whether you can make it to the top or not.
Palmistry can be effective in the study of criminals. In fact, it can be used to recognize whether people are ‘born criminals’ or if their environment is responsible.
Traditionally held on the 5th of May on lunar calendar, zongzi is created to honor Qu Yuan, the pioneer poet of ancient China (340-278 BC).
Every month, your fingernails grow about one-tenth of an inch but toenails grow at a quarter of that speed.
Five yen (pronounced “en”) may not seem like a fortune, however it is considered a lucky charm in Japan. Roughly equivalent to one US nickel, the coins are composed of zinc and copper creating a dazzling gold hue. The 5-yen coin is about 1.5 mm...
The Xumi Pagoda (also called Sumeru or Summer Pagoda) is a Buddhist pagoda from Hebei province, China.
Doraemon was created in 1969-70 by Hiroshi Fujimoto (Fujiko F. Fujio – pen name). Doraemon is an earless robotic cat from the 22nd century of the future, he travels back in time to aid a schoolboy named Nobita Nobi. Doraemon was sent back to the...
In Greek mythology story, the great titan known as Typhon and Echidna (his mate) had many famous monstrous offspring:
The earliest image of tiger discovered in Henan province, central China in 1987 in an ancient tomb unearthed. The earliest image of a dragon ever found made of shells was found on the right side and a tiger, also made of shells was found lying on...
The phoenix is a mythical bird which represents beauty, good luck and southern direction in China. The bird is also considered as a symbol of the Empress and it is the highest-ranked bird in China. Being called as the “King of Birds” the phoenix...
Yin-Yang is one of the most famous symbol of Chinese philosophy. The image of the symbol is a circle which consists of two teardrop-shaped halves – one black (yin) and the other white (yang).
Daisies are one of the most popular flowers. They are simple yet sophisticated and are commonly found around us. Since the old days, daisy plant has always been considered as a supreme flower and they belong to the group of the flowers that have...
Malachite is a popular stone which has dark and light green banded areas, and this patterns give the stone its unique ornamental look unlike that of any other gemstone. Malachite is a carbonate mineral normaly known as "copper carbonate" with the...