Biggest dog in the world: Meet George the 7ft long Great Dane... who's terrified of chihuahuas By Dave Nasser Created: 23:16 GMT, 22 July 2011 The first time we saw George, our beloved Great Dane, he was no more than a tiny, cowering ball of fuzzy fur. As my wife Christie opened the door of the crate he’d travelled in, he teetered to a standing position and looked out at us, moving his head slowly from side to side, taking in the wonder of it all. Finally, as if weighing us up and deciding we were acceptable, he tentatively pushed his little nose forward and gave Christie her first lick. Man's biggest friend: Devoted owner Dave Nasser with George, the world's biggest dog Though it didn’t really register, George’s paws were comically large even then. We certainly never dreamed he would one day become the biggest dog in the world, standing nearly 4ft high at the shoulder, 7ft long and weighing nearly 18 stone. He came into our lives in January 2006, just a few months after we had married and set up home in Arizona. Puppy love: A young George with Dave's wife Christie.
A Dog’s Purpose According To A 6 Year Old May 24, 2011 | 70 Comments » | Topics: Dog, Heartwarming, Writing Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten-year-old Irish wolfhound named Belker. The dog’s owners, Ron, his wife, Lisa, and their little boy, Shane, were all very attached to Belker, and they were hoping for a miracle. I examined Belker and found he was dying of cancer. As we made arrangements, Ron and Lisa told me they thought it would be good for six-year-old Shane to observe the procedure. The next day, I felt the familiar catch in my throat as Belker’s family surrounded him. The little boy seemed to accept Belker’s transition without any difficulty or confusion. Shane, who had been listening quietly, piped up, “I know why.” Startled, we all turned to him. The six-year-old continued, “Well, dogs already know how to do that, so they don’t have to stay as long.”
Bucket List Ideas What is a Bucket List? A Bucket List is a list of items that you would like to accomplish before you “kick the bucket”. The term has been made popular by the 2008 comedy-drama movie, The Bucket List. (Item #36 of Bucket List. Essentially, the message you need to heed is this: do the things you have always wanted to do before it is too late. Hence, a bucket list is not just a list of everyday tasks; such as hanging out your laundry, getting your hair done or driving your children to their piano classes. Accomplishing worthy items on your bucket list help you to create compelling stories about how you have lived. Tips To Make Your Bucket List 1. 2. 3. 4. 111 Items For Your Bucket List Need ideas about what items to put in your bucket list? Travel Your experience of the world becomes more vibrant, colorful and exciting with traveling. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. Sports & Special Interests Sporting interests move you into action. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.
Why &034;Outdoor Dogs&034; Are Miserable - Vetstreet What compels people get a dog only to keep it isolated outside, away from the family? I have often wondered this as I walk my dogs down streets lined with fences behind which lonely outdoor dogs bark as we go by. I don't know what they look like and can only guess their size by the deepness of their voices. The experts say many of these dogs will never really bond with owners who interact with them so little.When the puppy is no longer cute and the children grow tired of the care they promised to provide, when the destructiveness escalates or the neighbors complain about the noise, it's often just easier to dump the dog than solve the problem. I have always had difficulty understanding why people want to keep dogs outside. You don't get the benefits of companionship from a dog you see so little. Outdoor dogs often become a problem to their owners. If you have a dog who has been banished because of behavior problems, find someone to help you turn the situation around.
50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks An absolute gem of an article by John Brandon and Graham Barlow from MacLife on 30th March over at TechRadar. This is going to become my iPad manual from here on in. Customised iPads for all iPad 2 tips and original iPad tips - get 'em here! With great new features like two video cameras, a faster processor and a thinner design, the iPad 2 is the world's best tablet device. iPad 2 review It's also fully capable of running the latest version of Apple's iOS operating system and great apps like iMovie and GarageBand. 1. iOS now supports folders. 2. Double-clicking the Home button shows you all the apps that are running on your iPad in a bar along the bottom of the screen. 3. The internet got mightily upset when Orientation Lock was replaced with Mute on the iPad during the last iOS update. 4. If you're carrying around sensitive data, you can now enable a feature that'll erase all the data on the device if someone inputs the incorrect passcode 10 times. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.
Improve your Social Skills PositivityBlog.com “The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. “Who was Dale Carnegie?” He wrote a little book called “How to Win Friends and Influence People”. Carnegie then continued to write more books and to create courses on how to interact with people, on how to make friends and on how to gain influence. Here are 10 of my favourite tips from Dale Carnegie. 1. “If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.” Emotions work backwards too. “When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.” This is so key. The body language and the voice tonality is a bit like the rest of the iceberg, the great mass below the tip of the words we use. “Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.” Now these things may not be easy to avoid all together. 6. 8. 9.
100 Essential iPad Tips and Tricks Change the way the default apps and the operating system behave, to make them suit your particular needs. You’ll also discover ways to squeeze more functionality out of the default apps. The guys over at tcgeeks.com have put together another great article on the iPad. Where many articles before have focused on the settings and technical aspects of getting the most from your iPad, this article is really about customising your ipad. 01 Which Direction Am I Travelling In? When using the Maps app, you can see your current position on the map as a blue dot. 02 Share Your Location If you want to rendezvous with a friend, tap the ‘i’ icon by the pin that indicates your current location. 03 Drop a Pin If you can’t find a precise location via the Maps app’s handy search option, you can tap on the curled paper at the bottom right and press ‘Drop Pin’. 04 Get Bus Times 05 Instant Traffic Repport 06 Give Turn-by-Turn Driving Directions 07 Pause Your Downloads 08 Create Big Print 10 Activate VoiceOver
Brain Fitness The Complete List of iPad Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials The Apple iPad is an amazing tablet, and to help you get the most out of it, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of every tip, trick, and tutorial for you. Read on for more. Note: This article was originally published earlier this year, but we’ve updated it with a real lot more content since then, so we’re republishing it for you. We’ll be keeping this page updated as we find more great articles, so you should bookmark this page for future reference. How to Maximize Your iPad’s Battery Life So you got yourself a shiny new Apple device, but you’re so addicted that the battery is running out way too soon—what you need is a couple of tips to keep your battery running for as long as possible, and we’ve got them here. How to Maximize Battery Life on Your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch How to Lock the Screen on Your iPad with iOS 4.x How to Lock the Screen Orientation on Your iPad (with iOS 4.2) How to Pause an iPad App Install How to Force Reboot and Quit Apps Multitasking on the iPad iPadPeek
20 Great Websites To Earn Part-time Money There are literally thousands of ways to make money online. They range from affiliate marketing, blogging, domain parking, web designing and many more. But most of them, like any other real world business require time and patience to bring in a decent amount of cash every month. Contrary to the general belief, there is no get-rich-quick scheme online. Having said that, there are various ways which help you get started quickly and make a few bucks. The following list contains 20 such websites/methods which can help teens and college students generate some cash quickly. Sell Stuff 1.eBay Buying and selling on eBay is probably one of the most common methods to earn money online. College students can utilize eBay to sell old unused items and generate cash. 2.BuyMyTronics BuyMyTronics is a cool site which will buy all your gadgets including old and broken gadgets. 3.Zazzle 4.Craigslist The potential of Craigslist as a money making tool is endless. 5.Cafepress Writing, Reviewing & Blogging 7.Elance
How to Open Zip File and Email Attachment on iPhone and iPad It’s uncommon you receive email with an attachment in zip format. Or you want to download a zip file while browsing the web. The built-in Mail app or Safari browser, however, is not capable to unzip the compressed file. So how can you open a zip file on iPhone or iPad? If you’ve purchased GoodReader or Air Sharing, both apps already come with the zip feature to uncompress any zip files or email attachment. Open Email Attachment in Zip Format You can grab the app from App Store via this direct iTunes link. Open Zip File in Safari Winzip also works in mobile Safari browser. Not only it can unzip the archive file, the app lets you view the contained documents in the following formats: Word documents (.doc, .docx)Excel spreadsheets (.xls, .xlsx)PowerPoint presentations (.ppt, .pptx)PDF files (.pdf)Photos and images (.jpg, .jpeg, .png, .bmp, .gif, .tif, .tiff)Text files (.txt)Rich Text Format (.rtf)Keynote (.key)Numbers (.numbers)Web files (.htm, .html, .jsp) Pages (.pages) About Simon Ng
60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, you don’t need to wait a long time in order to see the measurable results that come from taking positive action. All you have to do is take small steps, and take them consistently, for a period of 100 days. Below you’ll find 60 small ways to improve all areas of your life in the next 100 days. Home 1. Day 1: Declutter MagazinesDay 2: Declutter DVD’sDay 3: Declutter booksDay 4: Declutter kitchen appliances 2. If you take it out, put it back.If you open it, close it.If you throw it down, pick it up.If you take it off, hang it up. 3. A burnt light bulb that needs to be changed.A button that’s missing on your favorite shirt.The fact that every time you open your top kitchen cabinet all of the plastic food containers fall out. Happiness 4. 5. 6. How many times do you beat yourself up during the day? 7. Learning/Personal Development 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.