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Afghan Scouts learn to 'be prepared!' By Adrienne Mong, NBC News Correspondent KABUL – In the United States, being a Boy Scout or a Girl Scout is just one of many diversions offered to kids. But here in Afghanistan, it's not simply a diversion – it's a matter of survival. The worldwide scout motto, "Be Prepared" ("Tayar Osay" in Pashto) takes on a larger, more urgent, importance in this war-torn country. We could see that clearly at the Alluhodin Orphanage in Kabul on a recent afternoon. A round of first aid demonstrations was being led by Zainab Ramin, a 16-year-old who came to the orphanage four years ago from Mazar-i-Sharif after her parents were killed in the war with the Taliban. At first, she and her younger sister went to live with their only relative, an uncle. "We go to school and study our lessons. Zainab especially enjoys being an Afghan Scout and admires its values. She realized it was her son's Boy Scout background that had taught him to be so well-prepared. A scout legacy Getting 'life skills'

The Solar system Source: [accessed 2009] You may have wondered if there was a tenth planet out there. Wonder no longer; the astronomers have changed the meaning of the word planet so such pondering is no longer valid! Source: KBO's [accessed 2009] Our solar system is now filled with interesting things and I hope to go into many of them here. Our solar system of course has a structure just like our galaxy has. The wikipedia has more details on the solar systems structure , but here is a list of the basic structure of our solar system: Sun Inner Solar System Inner Planets: Mercury; Venus, Earth and Mars. Asteroid Belt: contains Vesta and Hygieia--may be classed as dwarf planets Ceres which is classified as a dwarf planet. Outer Solar System Outer Planets: Neptune, Uranus, Saturn, Jupiter Comets Trans-Neptune Region Kuiper Belt : has debris similar to the asteroid belt and also contains: Haumea (egg shaped, with two moons) and Makemake.

Physics Flash Animations We have been increasingly using Flash animations for illustrating Physics content. This page provides access to those animations which may be of general interest. The animations will appear in a separate window. The animations are sorted by category, and the file size of each animation is included in the listing. In addition, I have prepared a small tutorial in using Flash to do Physics animations. LInks to versions of these animations in other languages, other links, and license information appear towards the bottom of this page. The Animations There are 99 animations listed below. Other Languages and Links These animations have been translated into Catalan, Spanish and Basque: En aquest enllaç podeu trobar la versió al català de les animacions Flash de Física. Many animations have been translated into Greek by Vangelis Koltsakis. Most animations have been translated into Hungarian by Sandor Nagy, Eötvös Loránd University.

Serene Harbor Domestic Violence Shelter Brevard County The Nine Planets Solar System Tour Interactive 3D model of Solar System Planets and Night Sky Ancient Egypt | Ancient Egyptian Resource Center | Includes Pyramids, Pharaohs, Queens, and More! Lamborghini Madura by Slavche Tanevski One Sharp Black Lambo From the darkest depths of the design mind of the one called Slavche Tanevski comes THIS! The Lamborghini *Ankonian. It’s black. It’s sharp. And I don’t mean flashy in any kind of bad way. It’s not quite “green,” but it’s does have that sort of environmental friendliness in mind with it’s downsisedness. + Does this car look familiar to anyone? *NOTE from Chris Burns: originally I’d had this car marked “Madura”, when in fact it is called the Ankonian. Designer: Slavche Tanevski

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