Explaining myself..

Sorry about the short leave of absence, but I was out-of-town for some job hunting.  It didn’t go that great… but heh the show must go on!!! God I love Freddie Mercury!!!! Sooo… now I’m back and I have a list of things I’ve learned in the past week. Allow me to share it with…

Did you know…?

I was procrastinating today ( I seem to be doing a lot of that lately) and I came across some pretty interesting stuff. So here they are the ” did you know” posts: 1.  The lion used in Metro Goldwyn Mayer logo killed his trainer the next day after it was filmed? 2. In 1938 Time Magazine…

The Planet We Call Home ( Episode 1- Angel Falls)

So, I was watching ” Who wants to be a millionaire” the other night, and they had a question about the highest waterfall in U.S.A. (Yosemite).  Among the answers there was Angel Falls. There are many places on this beautiful planet that we call home that I would love to see for myself.  Places that simply…

The Dark Side of Fashion

Did you know that Hugo Boss used to be the manufacturer of the nazi uniforms?!? I recently found out from a friend of mine on facebook. Hugo Boss started his clothing line in 1924. However, due to the economic climate  he faced bankruptcy. In 1931 he joined the nazi party, who promissed to put an…

Make your life easier

Don’t you just hate it whan the elevator stops so many times before it reaches your floor?!? Well… Trolling time is over!!!! 1. Hold the close door button till doors close. Keep holding. 2. Select floor and DO NOT let go of button till elevator moves. Thanks 9gag!! Remember to always stay informed.

Where Heaven meets Earth

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia it’s the world’s largest salt flat. It is located at about 12.ooo ft above sea level and is considered ( by some) the border between Heaven and Earth. Interesting facts: during the rainy season, water turns this region into a giant natural mirror. It contains 50 to 70% of the world’s…

Damascus the City of Jasmine

I was watching on Discovery Channel the other night  a documentary about Alexander the Great and how the world still echoes with his memory. This post is not about him. It’s about Damascus a city he conquered. Did you know that tha capital of modern day Syria is, “the oldest lived city in the world”? It was…

Engineering Rulz!

Recently  I’ve received an email from a colleague at work and I’ve found out this: This engineering wonder was built in Germany, in the town of  Magdeburg, near Berlin. It took 6 years to build, cost 500 mil. euros and it is 918 meters long.  The water bridge is built over the river Elba. They did it…

My Geeky Self.

Hello my name is Aleena and i’m a geek.  I played WoW ( World of Worcraft) for 5 years.  I own a PS3 and a Nintendo Wii (  which i believe is a chick console).  I have 2 personal fitness trainers: the Nintendo Wii and my Alienware laptop. I could watch Discovery Channel and Viasat History all day…