Kawehi, The one woman band plays and sings Michael Jackson

Kawehi, music freak does everything from music, instruments and vocal all-in-one. The following video recorded in her bedroom, is a remake of Michael Jackson’s ‘The Way You Make Me Feel’.

All Kawehi uses is the Switch Pedal to loop her own voice for the instruments. The video is an amazing piece of art.

Enjoy:

Although the dogs seem unimpressed, the video has made it big in the internet.

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Teenage Stephen Sutton cancer charity target £1m reached, gives the ‘final thumbs up’

A terminally ill cancer patient teenager, Stephen Sutton has managed to reach the £1m charity target for cancer. The 19-year-old, launched his fundraising campaign to motivate others to enjoy life.

Although he has a big list of things to do before dying, he has signed a ‘final thumbs up’ in his blog. When Sutton was 15-years-old he was diagnosed with bowel cancer. Despite effort to cure, cancer spared to his other body parts and became impossible to cure.

Sutton created a list of 46 things he wanted to do before he died. He also set up a charity fundraising website and a blog in Facebook in January 2013. The initial fund raising target was £10,000, for the Teenage Cancer Trust. After overwhelming response, he increased the target to £1 million. Now, after more than 35,000 have summed up to the target amount.

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Health benefits of banana

Banana is the world’s most popular fruit. In the USA, people eat more bananas than other popular fruits – apples and oranges combined.

Grown in tropical regions, it is believed that bananas came from a plant found in the Indo-Malaysian region. Banana is mentioned in literature as far back as the 6th century BC.  Banana tree is not a tree but a herb that can grow up to 25 ft. Its leaf are huge and can extend up to 9 feet. Technically, banana are berries that grown on the world’s largest perennial herb.

The fruit has high antioxidant levels. Having 15% of the daily recommended Vitamin C, banana helps body to heal from sick.

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The Hippy’s Disappointment, Marijuana saved a 6-Year-Old Girl, TED talk video

Colorado is one of the few states in the US that allow medicinal use of marijuana. A 6-year-old girl named Charlotte who went through pediatric epilepsy causing 400 seizures a week.

In the TED Talk video below, Josh Stanley explain what the marijuana hybrid that has stoner property removed, saved the life of thousands of kids like Charlotte.

The special hybrid plan is now named Charlotte’s Web (renamed from its previous name – The Hippy’s Disappointment).

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10 Health benefits of strawberry

Strawberry is a tasty fruit that has a lot of health benefits.

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Some of the health benefits one can get by eating strawberry are listed below:

  • Eating strawberry regularly makes your skin look younger
  • Strawberry is also known to helps in heart related problems
  • Helps in controlling blood sugar on diabetes patients
  • Helps in reducing body fat
  • Low calorie fruit – a cup of strawberry has 54 calories
  • Strawberry has a lot of fibers
  • Strawberry helps in strengthening bone
  • Improves eye-sight
  • Helps in delaying aging
  • Helps in improving short-term-memory

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10 Health benefits of carrot

Carrots are popular for various health benefits. Carrot was initially used as a medicinal plant. Commonly found in orange color, it is also available in yellow, red, white and purple hues (see image at the end of the post).

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  1. Carrots are low in calories, it is high in nutrition and taste delicious.
  2. Vitamin A in carrot is good for your eyes. Eating carrot also helps in growing healthy skin and delay ageing.
  3. Some studies have even shown carrot to help prevent cancer. Some components in carrots are known to help reduce the risk of lung, breast and colon cancer.
  4. Beta-carotene in carrots is converted in to vitamin A in liver. Vitamin A is then transformed in to rhodopsin, a pigment that helps in the improvement of night vision. Beta-carotene also helps in reducing risks of senile cataracts and other eye diseases.
  5. Carrots works as an antioxidant and help in slowing down cells aging.
  6. It also helps in improving the quality skin. Vitamin A in carrots help in protecting skin from sun damage.
  7. Carrot is also known to prevent premature pigmentation, wrinkling, dry skin, acne and uneven skin tone.
  8. Boiled or mashed carrots can be used on cuts and bruises to prevent infection.
  9. Carrot also help in digestion and prevent gastric ulcers other digestive system problems.
  10. Potassium found in carrot is known to reduce blood pressure.

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World record breaking smallest waist, Cathie Jung

World’s smallest waist – belongs to Cathie Jung from USA.

An American Victorian dress and corset enthusiast residing in Old Mystic, Connecticut, United States holds the record of having the smallest waist on a living person. The lady named  Cathie Jung was born in 1937 is 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) tall, has a waist measuring 38.1 cm (15 inches).

Jung had also appeared in an uncredited role in the Matthew Barney film Cremaster 2 in the role of Baby Fay La Foe.

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Top 10 World Records of 2013

Adam Moore, Video Content Manager at Guinness World Records has selected these top 10 records made in 2013. Others might have a different choices but, they sure sound awesome records.

Top 10 World Records

gwr10. Austin Coulson: Smallest roadworthy car
9. Charles and Alli Trippy: Most consecutive daily personal video blogs posted on YouTube
8. Kenichi Ito: Fastest 100 m running on all fours
7. Steve Sansweet: Largest collection of Star Wars memorabilia
6. Marc Márquez : Youngest MotoGP world champion
5. Colonel Meow: Longest fur on a cat
4. Thunder Law: Longest basketball shot
3. Bob Dylan: Longest wait for a single’s official music video
2. Red Bull: Fastest Formula One Pit Stop
1. Fastest Entertainment Property to gross $1 Billion: Grand Theft Auto

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Most Insured Hair, Troy Polamalu

The spokesperson for Head and Shoulders and an American football strong safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Troy Polamalu, has created a new record by being the most insured her hair in the world at US$ 1 million.

Troy played college football for the University of Southern California. He also earned All-American honors. Polamalu’s hair is one of his most distinguishing characteristics, allowing him to be easily spotted on the field.  In August 2010, P&G had paid for a million-dollar insurance policy from Lloyd’s of London for Polamalu’s hair.Polamalu’s hair is said to be 32 inches long.

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The world’s most tattooed person – Lucky Diamond Rich

Guinness world record for the most tattooed person goes to Lucky Diamond Rich. Born as Gregory Paul Mclaren in New Zealand in 1971, Rich had always dreamed of being the most tattooed person.

Rich won the record in 2006 for having tattoo on 100 percent of his body. He has tattoos in his entire body including inside of his eyelids, mouth, ears and foreskin. Before 2006, the title was held by Tom Leppard. Tom Leppard has tattooed his entire body in a leopart-like colored pattern.

Before he had tattoo, Rich looked like:

Rich before he had tattoo

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