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The speed of the Internet Cloud

The speed of the Internet Cloud

The volume of data we use doubles every 18 months. An Intel firm called Gordon Moore has measured this figure. According to them, in 2018, the data usage will reach 8.6 zettabytes. A digit that has over 20 zeros.

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Armando E. D`Alessandro L. “The Commodore”

Armando E. D`Alessandro L. “The Commodore”

The poet Antonio Porpetta says that when the sun goes down, the angels of the sea drag out the drowned ones to nearby beaches to save their lives. With such a lifeguard spirit, the Dominican Marine Rescuers (Auxiliares Navales Dominicanos “AND” as in Spanish) has been around since 2009. Armando D`Alessandro is the head of this organization that works towards the general welfare to look after the unprotected ones, sometimes the sea suddenly put them at risk and that is when the AND comes around to help. It is a 24-hour service that is alert and stay active permanently, according to the records, it has saved around 400 victims since its beginning.

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Why we yawn

Why we yawn

Why can´t we avoid yawning?

It is irremediable. We might have seen a friend or a family member yawning and then a few seconds later, we repeat the same action. It is a catching reflex and unfortunately, we cannot control it. Researchers have claimed that such a contagious action actually occurs in the next 5 minutes as a maximum. We carry that in our DNA. In fact, babies can yawn as early as 11 months old, actually blind people can also listen to the sound that yawning makes.

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Tell me which tennis shoes you wear and I will guess the sport you practice

Tell me which tennis shoes you wear and I will guess the sport you practice

When exercising, the feet represent the part of the body that suffers the most. Therefore, choosing the right shoes is essential for the sake of somebody´s health. Shoe features such as shock absorption, the sole, zippers and the material used for its manufacturing are important to make the right decision as to which shoe we should buy. More importantly than the actual brand is how they will prevent you from getting injured while practicing a sport.

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Getting to know “Lambí”

Getting to know “Lambí”

Its scientific name is “Strombus gigas”, but in Dominican Republic is known as its popular name, “Lambí”. This mollusk is not only around “Hispaniola Island”, but also in the United States and Central America. It is one of the seven species of the “Strombidae” that is located in the western Atlantic Ocean.

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Hemingway Club,  A place to live unforgettable moments

Hemingway Club, A place to live unforgettable moments

This country still has places totally unknown for most tourists. Secrets we keep for ourselves and for own relish. We do not feel like sharing them with others, we definitely do not wish to share that much of our favorite places…I bet you have one special secret place, don’t you?

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Modelling as natural as possible without surgery

Modelling as natural as possible without surgery

In recent years, feeling and looking good have become priority for women and men. There are lots of treatments to shape the body without surgery or scalpel intervention. The increased demand for “coolscupting” ambulatory treatments has gone up exponentially. People are looking for natural, painless, age-matching body changes without going to the surgery room. The procedure is painless as the treated area is numbed by the cold. It is a non-invasive method that helps reducing the localized fat throughout the body quickly and with no surgery.

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The Operito Legend – “Living beings without navel that bring good luck to the crop”

The Operito Legend – “Living beings without navel that bring good luck to the crop”

Fantastic living beings born of the union of different extinct indigenous cultures and Spanish settlers, they are called “Operito”. They belong to their own mythology, yet with some specific attributes. According to the tradition, it is a being with a juvenile, yet complex physique, straight gray hair, bulging eyes, rounded chin and a very sharp belly, but with no navel.

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Integral Medical Delivery Service

Integral Medical Delivery Service

Packed luggage, bathing suits, dresses and flip flops…all ready to embark the dream trip we have been planning on for months. We cannot control what will happen, yet we can get ready beforehand in case we need to sort out a health problem during the trip.

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A 72-hour tour around Puerto Ric

A 72-hour tour around Puerto Ric

The Island of Enchantment is an attractive touristic option when you live in Dominican Republic. If you want to enjoy a sea trip, the ferry offers you an overnight journey with a show included. If you want to get there quickly, flying to San Juan is the quickest option. It would take you only one hour to get there. Varied Airlines companies have great deals at reasonable prices.

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In The Quest for the Last Pharaoh of Egypto

In The Quest for the Last Pharaoh of Egypto

Just drinking a cup of tea, she looks around and shows her smile while hiding her pushy astuteness. Her first impression also hides an intrepid journey full of adventures. She left her job at a law firm in Santo Domingo and decided to live like Indiana Jones for the last 12 years. She holds an undaunted determination and a sense of adventure like those who explored the Pyramids of Egypt, Kathleen Martinez is looking for the tomb of Cleopatra VII. Her perseverance is curse-safe.

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A new Pharmacy Concept

A new Pharmacy Concept

Traveling opens up your mind, frees you up from prejudice, gets you closer to people, makes you more human and understand the world better. As Mae West says: “you only live once, if you do it right, once would be enough”.

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Pelempito

Pelempito

The Gran Caribbean Canyon, Dominican Republic treasures a vast variety of climates zones, with its particular geographic characteristics encourage a large and diverse habitat that accommodate all kinds of flora, fauna and wildlife.

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The First Railroads in Dominican Republic

The First Railroads in Dominican Republic

The restoration period finished with the victory of Dominicans after the Spaniard troops withdrawal. The Spaniard courts ordered the deployment of their troops due to the high costs of maintaining them in war. They came to the conclusion that there was no need to carry on fighting over the Dominican territory. This event set the starting point for the improvement of communication channels in Dominican Republic. Over all of them, the rail was taking its great momentum in the history of the island.

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Porsche 911 GTS 2015

Porsche 911 GTS 2015

The new Porsche 911 Carrera GTS 2015 is a reality and has been unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto- Show. It is the most exclusive atmospheric version above Porsche 911 Carrera S and radical Porsche 911 GT3.

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Beauty, unique within the wonderfull environment. Villa Agapi

Beauty, unique within the wonderfull environment. Villa Agapi

Set on a one-acre lot this property is developed on two levels for a total of approximately 16,673 square feet.

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The Fried Food King - Pica Pollo

The Fried Food King - Pica Pollo

The famous “fritangas” (fried foods) are an inherent part of Dominican culture. We have developed the ability to pass any food through boiling oil: potatoes, yucca, sweet potato, pork rinds, beef and of course chicken.

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Expresions and Popular Dominican Signs. Bacana 14

Expresions and Popular Dominican Signs. Bacana 14

Expresions and Popular Dominican Signs

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Don´t Miss Motivation, Get fit with a personal trainer

Don´t Miss Motivation, Get fit with a personal trainer

One of the goals we always set when a year begins or summer gets closer is to lose weight. But sometimes it is not easy to go to the gym, most of the time it is due to the lack of willpower.

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The mystery of the Magnetic Pole

The mystery of the Magnetic Pole

Visiting Barahona is already an experience requiring a lot of space in the camera then imagine that a touch of mystique and elemental physical is added to the turquoise color of its beaches and landscapes.

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Amber, the stone fire

Amber, the stone fire

One of the greatest treasures available to Dominican Republic is amber, a fossil resin that from immemorial times has fascinated mankind.

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Subconscious: Nature of reality

Subconscious: Nature of reality

Throughout history search and understanding of the nature of reality has been a constant concern subject to debate by philosophers, scientists and religions.

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