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Month: December 2017

Eye Candy

ONE of the first things you'll notice about the new Windows Vista operating system from Microsoft is the serious amount of eye candy that comes at you. Windows and menus have a glassy, ‚Äč‚Äčtranslucent look, buttons glow when you run the mouse pointer over them, miniature preview screens pop up from the task bar as you point at the tabs, and you can scroll through and select open windows stacked in three dimensions . The star of the Vista eye candy show is Aero, the new graphical user interface that makes better use of today's powerful graphics hardware. You need a minimum of 128MB of video memory on your 3D graphics card, 1 gigabyte of system memory and a processor running at 1 gigahertz to enjoy the show. Otherwise, Vista will kick you back to what it calls Windows Vista Basic, which is the operating system minus the bells and whistles. As far as visual effects go, Aero is far more impressive than its predecessor, Luna, the interface used on Windows XP. Long-time Mac users, however, will no doubt draw comparisons to Aqua, the user interface that made its debut in 2000 Macworld Expo in San Francisco, featuring translucent menus, gel-like or glassy elements, a colorful dock for launching applications and animated windows. For years, these features were the envy of non-Mac personal computer users and became the foundation...

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Heart Disease Prevention: Never Too Late for a Healthy Heart

Hearth disease, "the disease of the 19th century and beyond," as some people say. Based on statistics, nearly 13 million people suffer from coronary heart disease in which an approximately 479,000 death toll was recorded each year. Out of 1000 children, 8 of them suffer from congenital heart disease each year in the United States. Heart disease is a serious problem of the heart and it coordinates the body systems. The disease extends into various related forms each having their own causal elements, symptoms and prevention as well as treatment procedures. There are symptoms and diagnoses that are common among the different kinds of heart disease. Included as common symptoms are: pain in different body parts, nausea, vomiting, sweating, heartburn and swelling of tissues and limbs, chest discomfort, coldness, unexplained headaches, anxiousness and others. Sometimes, ordinary symptoms do not seem to occur at all, whereas, heart disease can be considered as a silent killer. Nowadays, people can already avoid heart disease through education and learning about keeping our hearts healthy. Experts suggest that people should only be occasional eaters with fast foods products and rich foods. Dishes from these ports are best sources of fats and dead calories, which generally, contain fatty acids. Fats that are hydrogenated are mostly unhealthy and in fact, these contribute to heart disease and a lot more unhealthy conditions. Absolutely without any doubt, smoking...

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