Origin of Thanksgiving Day

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Thanksgiving is America's preeminent day. It is celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday in the month of November. It has a very interesting history. Its origin can be traced back to the 16th century when the first thanksgiving dinner is said to have taken place.

Journey of Pilgrims
The legendary pilgrims, crossed the Atlantic in the year 1620 in Mayflower-A 17th Century sailing vessel. About 102 people traveled for nearly two months with extreme difficulty. This was so because they were kept in the cargo space of the sailing vessel. No one was allowed to go on the deck due to terrible storms. The pilgrims comforted themselves by singing Psalms- a sacred song.

Arrival in Plymouth
The pilgrims reached Plymouth rock on December 11th 1620, after a sea journey of 66 days. Though the original destination was somewhere in the northern part of Virginia, they could not reach the place owing to winds blowing them off course. Nearly46 pilgrims died due to extreme cold in winter. However, in the spring of 1621, Squanto, a native Indian taught the pilgrims to survive by growing food.

Day of Fasting and Prayer
In the summer of 1621, owing to severe drought, pilgrims called for a day of fasting and prayer to please God and ask for a bountiful harvest in the coming season. God answered their prayers and it rained at the end of the day. It saved the corn crops.

First Thanksgiving Feast
It is said that Pilgrims learnt to grow corn, beans and pumpkins from the Indians, which helped all of them survive . In the autumn of 1621, they held a grand celebration where 90 people were invited including Indians. The grand feast was organized to thank god for his favors. This communal dinner is popularly known as “The first thanksgiving feast”. There is however, no evidence to prove if the dinner actually took place.

While some historians believe pilgrims were quite religious so, their thanksgiving would've included a day of fasting and praying, others say that the Thanksgiving dinner did take place.

Turkey and First Thanksgiving Feast
There is no evidence to prove if the customary turkey was a part of the initial feast. According to the first hand account written by the leader of the colony, the food included, ducks, geese, venison, fish, berries etc.

Pumpkin and Thanksgiving Feast
Pumpkin pie, a modern staple adorning every dinner table, is unlikely to have been a part of the first thanksgiving feast. Pilgrims however, did have boiled pumpkin. Diminishing supply of flour led to the absence of any kind of bread.

The feast continued for three days and was eaten outside due to lack of space. It was not repeated till 1623, which again witnessed a severe drought. Governor Bradford proclaimed another day of thanksgiving in the year 1676. October of 1777 witnessed a time when all the 13 colonies joined in a communal celebration. It also marked the victory over the British.

After a number of events and changes, President Lincoln proclaimed last Thursday in November of thanksgiving in the year 1863. This was due to the continuous efforts of Sarah Josepha Hale, a magazine editor. She wrote a number of articles for the cause.

Google Adsense How To

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1. Sign up for an account and advertise

Into the Google Adsense site, click on the home page, "Sign Up" button, fill out the application form to enter the page. Follow the prompts to enter the URL, language, as well as information such as account type. Prior to the submission of information, it is recommended to read the statute running AdSense.
Wait a few days, if the account is approved, there will be an application submitted by the registered e-mail sent to the mailbox, then you can place ads on the site.

2. Analysis points AdSense income

Google AdSense ads Union has been the most important channels for profit site, but the default background AdSense statistics only basic impressions and click-through rate, such as simple data, these statistics can not fully reflect the specific circumstances of your ads. Here to teach you how to add the Analytics code statistics, statistics skillfully AdSense ad clicks, and then through the statistics for your ads are optimized to obtain higher advertising revenue.

3. AdSense payment and extraction methods

Ad site, log in Adsense management background, you can click to see a detailed list of information and advertising when the advertising costs account for 10 dollars, will be to fill out an application similar to the address to send a postcard kind of PIN cards , which used to confirm the PIN code, and only through the PIN authentication only after Google paid advertising.
When the advertising account up to 100 U.S. dollars in commissions, you can use the check-collection methods or the way of Western Union Extraction advertising.

4. Note AdSense

Application information be correct. Adsense accounts for each application require a manual review, it is the correct account information must be guaranteed. This is not only with the ability to apply through the relevant, but also related to the future will be charged the normal advertising. It should be noted that, once the application is successful Adsense account, the payee name can not be changed.

Lightweight Sony P series of practical pocket computer

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I am afraid that only Sony can do a little online so this concern, Apple pay no attention to Who does the low-end market. P series of new mobile phones like the same thin, 8-inch 1600 x 768 pixel widescreen LED, hard drive models equipped with SSD weighs just 594 grams. Independent combination of the expansion of the keyboard keys to the edge of the design of the case in a limited space to provide a good comfort, and effectively reduce the possibility of misoperation. Instant Mode can be activated to enter the Sony Xross Media Bar customization interface can quickly appreciate the multi-media content or Internet access.

Of course, the Atom processor can also be the little guy running smooth Windows Vista, it supports Bluetooth, WLAN and GPS, the North American customers can also enjoy the built-in 3G services.

iPhone sales in China on the an increase of 2.5 times

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"When in the end to the use of the real iPhone?" When China Mobile and China Telecom 3G users to have access to business, many of Apple's iPhone has been a long time favorite of the fans are more looking forward to this phone listed in the Chinese market. Some analysts expected, iPhone this year 80% chance to enter the Chinese market.

On parallel imports reached 1 million sales

Ovum telecommunications consulting services company in the latest report, although not yet formally entered the Chinese, but so far, through other channels to enter the Chinese market the iPhone has reached the number one million.

According to Apple's release of results, ending March 28 of the second quarter fiscal year 2009, Apple delivered to the carriers of the 3.8 million iPhone. The basis of this calculation, the parallel market in Apple's total iPhone sales in the proportion occupied by more than 1 / 4.

As early as the end of 2007, another market research firm In-stat has pointed out that at that time in the Chinese market to unlock the iPhone is about the number of 400,000, which means that in just more than a year, iPhone sales in China on the an increase of 2.5 times.

In the U.S. market, iPhone bundled with operators only after the price of 199 U.S. dollars, but in mainland China, to break the price of iPhone version of parallel basic more than 4000 yuan. In accordance with the expected introduction of iPhone in China Unicom after the mobile phone may provide a subsidy, which will further boost phone sales in the Chinese market growth.

China Unicom plans to postpone the introduction of In order to counter China Mobile and China Telecom, China Unicom through the iPhone has been hoping to strengthen the influence of 3G mobile phones. In particular, China Mobile and Apple negotiations break down, as China Unicom with Apple to clear away the obstacles to cooperation.

March 8 this year, China Unicom vice president Li Gang, led the negotiating team went to the United States, on the introduction of the iPhone to enter the Chinese market with Apple to use his good offices. Since then, the official website of Shanghai Unicom, the emergence of the iPhone introduction. There rumors that China Unicom will be May 17 at the start of commercial 3G trial the introduction of a time when the official phone.

However, in the "fertile" WO brand conference, the outside world, said Li Gang, the company's negotiations with Apple are still in progress, which means that China Unicom said in the introduction of commercial 3G trial has not iPhone. In addition, China Unicom has been disclosed in the first batch of 3G phones and that there is no shadow iPhone. According to informed sources, iPhone to enter the Chinese market will be the time may be delayed until next year.

Application Mode challenges Even the successful introduction of iPhone, phone a short time it will be difficult for the performance of China Unicom to upgrade play a significant role. In addition, iPhone into proud mode, in the Chinese market is also facing an enormous challenge.

At present, China Mobile shops own application "Mobile Market" is in the final testing and will be May 17 will on line. Earlier, China Mobile president Wang Jianzhou has repeatedly said that he hopes to follow the example of Apple's applications store model, and external cooperation in an open mind, all software, application developers can goods in the "store" in the sale, the also give the outside world as China Mobile against Apple's application store, one of the logo.

In addition to China Mobile, China Unicom has also sent a few days ago is a free mobile phone operating system, internal testing and hope that will be loaded into the first batch of its 3G phone customization. Analysis of the industry, this means that China Unicom to launch 3G in Apple's software business will give up the store, and the use of self-developed operating system to provide users with a wide range of applications.

YouTube on the "light" out of your own

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I am still looking forward to their 15-minute video for people familiar with the work, in order to speed up the process, I began to try to video posted to the popular YouTube Web site full of this world-famous video sharing Web site claims that its daily release of the number of new video as much as 65,000.

I use a portable MiniDV (Mini-cameras) to film and video editing software with the amendment, with a view to optimize the effect, but the time required for the whole process, I often exceed the acceptable limit, which makes me eager to find a way to streamline the procedures process to improve the processing speed but at the same time ensure a high video quality but also the hardware and software combination, which is why I believe that the future of "fans" who have longed for.

Although I could not even a "fan" did not, but I Testing Center where the analysts do not mind; the contrary, they made me very interested in different devices, agreed to five categories of products for testing, they are: approachable price of the Canon Elura 100 MiniDV Camcorder, Creative Live Cam Optia Webcam network camera, aimed at children of Digital Blue American Idol Digital Camera, Palm Treo 750 camera phone and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2 digital camera.

Even low-end video camcorders produce side effects are better than camera phone, after all, the main function of camcorders for shooting video instead of the call. But you want the video uploaded to YouTube, as the site of the maximum file size limit of 100MB, this will be the need for video compression or the use of compression lens, together with the majority of home broadband network upload speed is very slow, So at the end of the video quality may be less than the original video.

In the test, we will set up each device to the best quality, the same scenario for the shooting, and then compressed, and each fragment of the video conversion tools to use AVS Media Video Tools 5.5 for conversion, the use of YouTube to distinguish rate of 320 × 240, video format MPEG-4, for the MP3 audio format of the recommended settings. YouTube accepts several different formats, including most digital cameras, film cameras and mobile phone format. Next, we will make the original video uploaded to the same system configuration, shall use the same 19-inch widescreen LCD Monitor ViewSonic VG1930WM the five computers, and then compressed the video uploaded to YouTube website, the final editing Group and the Testing Center and the analyst would have compressed the original video in color, detail, action and analysis on the overall quality of comparison.

Mainland China's Ministry of Health announced the first case of influenza H1N1 in the suspected cases

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News from The Associated Press - China's Ministry of Health announced the first case of the mainland territory of suspected cases of H1N1 influenza.

Do not know because the news is too new, maomao not found the relevant national reports, on the brief description of the media outside the bar.

The packages from Chengdu, Sichuan (transliteration, which read Bao), has to go to school in the United States, last Saturday to fly to Beijing from the United States and the middle of a turn for the better in Japan, then fly back to Chengdu from Beijing.

Beijing, Chengdu, the two local students the right to wear masks. . . JuliaD added: At the same time, the report of four cases were confirmed in Japan, Australia's first suspected cases.

But Australia has been recovered in this case is no longer infectious. The latest WHO report (May 10 Beijing time 3:30 pm): a global total of 4379 cases of confirmed H1N1, 49 people were killed and 45 cases of Mexico, two cases of the United States, Canada and 1 case of Costa Rica. Update: Reuters reports, the man of the 150 people on the same plane, at least 130 people have been isolated.

The man's girlfriend, with his father and taxi drivers have been quarantined.

What is the swine flu (H1N1)

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Recently, "Swine Influenza (H1N1)" pretty much terrible, although China's official statement claiming that the time being not yet spread to the mainland, but you believe it?

Moreover, Hong Kong has a "suspected cases", so it is necessary that we remain vigilant! Swine influenza (H1N1) the mortality rate reached 6.77 percent, higher than normal influenza, and infection to the crowd for the 20-year-old young adults between 45-year-old. For me this kind has been in a "sub-healthy" in terms of IT practitioners, or the best to be careful!

Posted a few here and swine influenza (H1N1) related to the article, we sweep with literacy, learning about prevention matters! Swine Influenza Virus (Swine influenza virus, SIV), is a cause of swine influenza is endemic virus mucus (Orthomyxoviruses).

In the laboratory is currently separated by the virus, more than has been recognized as a C-type influenza virus, or influenza A virus, one of the subspecies. Under the electron microscope type A swine influenza virus there are many different varieties, including: H1N1, H1N2, H3N1, H3N2 and H2N3 subtypes of influenza A virus can cause infection of swine flu.

Swine influenza virus electron microscopy photos

Mexico now is the outbreak of swine influenza type A influenza viruses from pigs caused by respiratory infections, a preliminary study to detect the virus is influenza virus type A, carrying the H1N1 strain of swine influenza virus subtypes, including avian flu, swine three types of influenza and human influenza virus gene fragments of DNA, and swine influenza in Asia and Africa, the characteristics of swine influenza virus.

Reuters quoted the results of research by U.S. scientists reported that this new type of influenza virus for swine flu, because scientists have been detected in patients with H1N1 subtype swine influenza virus strain, but this new type of influenza viruses with hybrid characteristics of the virus.

World Health Organization said that the swine flu virus caused the outbreak of avian influenza and human influenza after "shuffling" effect generated by the new virus.

After the encounter of different viruses to exchange genes, variation for the new hybrid virus, so their lack of human immunity. This will make the swine flu epidemic affected the scope and impact is difficult to estimate the follow-up.

However, the virus attacks, and the individual differences in human immunity and human influenza from the confrontation in a variety of integrated access to the decision of the resistance is the decisive factor in the epidemic situation. According to the records of the United States, human infection with swine flu H1N1 virus outbreak in 1976 and appeared in 1988, resulting in two deaths.

Mother's Day Poems - A Mother's Love

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There is no love, like a mother's love,no stronger bond on earth...like the precious bond that comes from God,to a mother, when she gives birth.
A mother's love is forever strong,never changing for all time...and when her children need her most,a mother's love will shine.
God bless these special mothers,God bless them every one...for all the tears and heartache,and for the special work they've done.
When her days on earth are over,a mother's love lives on...through many generations,with God's blessings on each one.
Be thankful for our mothers,for they love with a higher love...from the power God has given,and the strength from up above.
by Jill Lemming

A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
--Victor Hugo
All that I am or hope to be I owe to my angel mother. I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
--Abraham Lincoln
A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials, heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine, desert us when troubles thicken around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.
--Washington Irving
A mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart -- a heart so large that everybody's grief and everybody's joy found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.
--Mark Twain
The mother loves her child most divinely, not when she surrounds him with comfort and anticipates his wants, but when she resolutely holds him to the highest standards and is content with nothing less than his best.
--Hamilton Wright Mabie

Economic crisis hit, schools increase tuition fees

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The arrival of the economic crisis, suffering not just on Wall Street or Detroit, but also in major European and American schools.
Europe and the United States are private schools funded from donations, the specialized agencies of the re-investment, earn money to support their school.
However, under the global financial crisis swept through not only fewer alumni donations, and many have lost their capital investment, so the major schools have been cut in order to tide over the crisis.
We all know that cutting expenditure, the renovation of all campus expansion plans all stranded, reduce seats assistant, to persuade the non-faculty employees, such as early retirement.
Like the majority of open source is closely related to the students, an increase in tuition fees. In February, the world's richest universities, Harvard University, the United States has announced that undergraduate tuition will rise 3.5 percent, after adjustment, an undergraduate tuition fees for one academic year, accommodation and other incidental charges will add up to as high as 50,000 U.S. dollars (about 350,000 yuan or so)! Recently, another across the Atlantic Ocean famous Oxford also announced the possibility of price increases, and are even more alarming rise of 2.5 times. Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University recently revealed that Oxford needs of their students each year from the tuition fees of £ 3145 is now raised to 11,000 pounds (about 110,000 yuan or so). That sounds cheaper than Harvard is not it? But this is the price to their own students, in the case of students, the current fee is £ 10,000 on, and then prices may not know is even more expensive and more (please let Scarlett who are students studying in the United Kingdom talk about it?).
Oh, the difficult employment,when study your economic crisis is no turning back?

Continued increase in U.S. oil inventories rise to concern

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) announced Wednesday morning, some data show that U.S. gasoline inventories last week, eight million barrels per day to increase to 2.173 million barrels in September 1990 for the highest inventory levels since.
The Wall Street Journal report that oil inventories continued to grow a cause for concern. If the economic situation is beginning to turn for the better, then the oil stocks should be reduced.
On gasoline inventories, the inventories are being reduced means that the American people to drive. As a result of pressure from the rapid growth of inventories, since the oil prices in April dropped a total of more than 7 percent, but still higher than the level of the beginning of this year.
Gasoline prices and reduce household energy expenditure is equivalent to the United States to increase the income of consumers.
At the same time, prices have continued to show that the lower demand, investors may want to see higher energy prices, which means that the increase in global economic activity. At present, such a positive signal is still quite uncertain.

Keyboard Chocolate

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Chocolate, one of the food which we normally have the most common favorite to eat.
However, this kind of chocolate you seen it? Keyboard-shaped chocolate, when you open the packaging, they can choose to eat your favorite keys. enter, ctrl, A, etc., with the love of your own. Unfortunately do not know where to sell, and this is a gift of computer enthusiasts, one of the best gifts, you can eat the keyboard, the keyboard delicious chocolate! Saliva has been stayed.

super race car new soldier! Audi R8 forestalls to appreciate

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On the other day, Audi R8 unfolded in the Paris International vehicle issued officially, like this, in global super race car camp, also increased one powerfully “the soldier”!

'Audi R8' The Audi R8 automobile body size is long 4430× width 1900× high 1250mm, spread of axies 2650mm, is the typical race car modelling.

'Audi R8 automobile body size' Looked from the contour that, Audi R8 has inherited the Audi family's tradition, has the huge inversion trapezoid launch cowling before, its both sides air inlet must compare any section Che Duyao exaggerates.

'Audi R8 front of a train' The front of a train head lamp headlamp ingenious merges into one organic whole with the air inlet, also has 12 LED light emitter diode around the head lamp headlamp, with us in front of introduced on Audi Q7 V12 TDI has the similarity, moreover also exists on Audi S6, looked like the front of a train the LED use, becomes the Audi high performance family a characteristic.The tailstock modelling and the front of a train are nearly same, but the headlight has used the LED material quality nearly completely, passes in review to tell you in the both sides two-row trachea it to have the ultra strong performance.

'Audi R8 tailstock' Audi R8 has provided 4.2 litre V8 the FSI engine, maximum work rate 309kW/7800rpm, peak value torque 430N · m/4500"6000rpm, and can erupt 90% above peak value torque between 3500"7600rpm, is same with the Audi RS4 embarkation engine.

pure and beautiful woman

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The woman stand in front of a sofa, the figure is so slim.
The pose is so sexy and impressive.
Black and healthy hair, great.

Beside the railway.
Walking with attention.

Recommanded Film

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X-Men Origins Wolverine


Transformers Revenge of the fallen

The Trking of pelham 123

The Lovely Bones

The Informant

The End Of The World

Sophie Marceau

S. Darko

Public Enemies

Ice Age Dawn Of The Dinosaurs

Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince



Astro Boy

A Perfect Getaway

Car model craze

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At auto shows in most countries, it's not the sky-high priced luxury cars that attract the visitors, but the models standing by the vehicles.

Visitors flocked around car models, and photographers took numerous pictures of them as they change to various poses in front of the cars. These beautiful showgirls, usually in short and sexy outfits, have quickly become an indispensable part of the car exhibitions for years.
Men are attracted to beautiful women, but what surprises many is how crazy the auto show visitors could be for models. Unless the car is a 10-million-yuan Bentley or Maserati, there won't be big audience around the booth without gorgeous models.

Car Modeling isn't That Easy

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In the eyes of most visitors, the job of a car model is literally "under spotlight" -- they show off their beauty and charm in every way before crowds of people, and they are able to make a lot of money just by smiling at cameras.

But some models don't agree with the visitors' perception of their work. "People don't see our hardship and effort put into the job," said Wang Fei, a model for the Chery cars who had been modeling since she was 14 years-old. She complained she has to stand all day long during the show and keep smiling at everyone, trying to showcase her best stance at any moment.
Besides, the strong flash on cameras make the models feel dizzy, and they have to be cautious when wearing sexy clothes and around sly photographers.
"I'm very careful when wearing short skirts. There are visitors who put their cameras at low angles and shoot upward," said Ke Er, another model. But she said she won't tell them to stop, but will change her pose instead.
In most cases, model management companies hire models and send them to auto shows as carmakers request them. The modeling agencies train them and find them work, but provide no social welfare and other guarantees during their labor contract period, which is usually for one year.
However, aspiring models need to meet the high requirements of these agencies.

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