Sunday, August 26, 2007

Wet mount

A lot of objects that are going to be viewed on a microscope slide are prepared as a damp mount using water. Other materials are used when a everlasting slide is being prepared for viewing and storage. In a wet mount, the specimen is placed at the center of the slide with one drops of water and the cover glass placed over the specimen. In some preparations, the object being prepared for viewing is contained within water. Special slides are obtainable for viewing mounts that require more than one or two drops of water.

Sunday, August 19, 2007

Persian orange

The Persian orange, grown-up widely in southern Europe after its introduction to Italy in the 11th century, was bitter. Sweet oranges bring to Europe in the 15th century from India by Portuguese traders, rapidly displaced the bitter, and are now the most common variety of orange cultivated. The sweet orange will grow to different sizes and colors according to local conditions, most commonly with ten carpel’s, or segments, inside.

Sunday, August 12, 2007


Odissi (or Orissi) is the traditional style of dance that originates in the state of Orissa in Eastern India, where it was performed by the maharis. It is one of the oldest existing forms of dance, with evidence dating back to 2200 BC to be found in the caves of Khandagiri and Udayagiri in Orissa. Today, there are three distinct styles of Odissi, including the Gotipua style of Guru Deba Prasad Das, the Mahari style of Guru Pankaj Charan Das, and the repertoire of Odissi as formulated under the aegis of Jayantika in 1957, which is the style of Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra.

Thursday, August 02, 2007

Apple Computer

Apple Computer, Inc. NASDAQ: AAPL is a Silicon Valley company based in Cupertino, California, whose nucleus business is computer technologies. Apple helped originate the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II microcomputer and has since further shaped it with the Macintosh. Apple is known for its original, well-designed hardware, such as the iPod and iMac, as well as software offerings exemplified through iTunes as part of the iLife suite and Mac OS X, its flagship operating system.