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Sunday, March 30, 2008

Free for Kids: Nickelodeon's Wildflower Seed Card

I received the following in an email and I thought I would share with my readers and visitors.



FREE For Kids: Nickelodeon's Wildflower Seed Card


The Wal-Mart LiveBetter Program helps make sure you have the most Earth-friendly options for all the stuff you need, in one store!


Stop by your local Wal-Mart on April 19 at 8AM Local Time, and you can pick up a free, Nickelodeon's The Big Green Help seed card, that you can plant and watch grow into a beautiful wildflower.*


These wildflowers help promote biodiversity and create great environments for honey bees and birds.

For more details:
http://walmart.triaddigital.com/Sustainability-Article_ektid39876.aspx


*While supplies last.

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Kaushal and the Computer

Introduced to the World Wide Web at 18 years old, Kaushal Sheth, of India, has been learning about all sorts of things like blogging, web designing and development, and Internet advertising. Kaushal’s site, http://www.kaushalsheth.com/, has many themes available for your blogs. Kaushal also designs custom-made themes based of off your wants. Kaushal states that custom-made themes costs are at “nominal rates”.

Not only does Kaushal offer different themes to readers and clients, Kaushal offers articles and opinions on anything related to the Internet. For example, Kaushal offers opinions on web hosting by comparing three: HostMonster, HostGator, and Yahoo Host. Kaushal ends up choosing HostMonster for his web hosting.

Recommended links by Kaushal are posted at http://www.kaushalsheth.com/. These links include different blogs to visit and resources that a reader or client might find useful. You can also subscribe to the site, by submitting your email. Updates will be delivered via email. Kaushal will answer questions or comments by readers and visitors. Be sure to fill out the contact form found at the site.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Benefits of WII

Normally, I wouldn't blog about video games or systems, but I honestly found something different about Wii.

I don't know much about the Wii. I do know it is hard to get in some areas because of its great prices.

Let me tell you why, I like Wii. It all started on Sunday, March 16, 2008. We were invited to come over to my parents' home for brunch. We had heard about my brother buying the Wii Saturday. We went for brunch and to see the Wii.

I saw my brother relaxing on the couch when I asked him to hook up the Wii because my son would like to try it. (At the time I really meant my son).

He hooked it up, and it turned out that my spouse, son, brother and myself played bowling using the Wii as a motion. You literally had to "bowl". Depending how fast you "bowled", depending how fast the bowling ball hit the pins. There are even other sports you can play as well. There is tennis, golf, boxing, batting, bowling, and physical training.

This is a great item to get for families from the grandchildren to the grandparents. It is perfect for ages 3-over 100. Here you are spending time with each other. You are encouraging each other to achieve the goal of the support. There is even laughter involved as you observe the player's responses and reactions. You even begin to talk about those sports and can see how much your family may enjoy something you never realized.

Physically, Wii is a GREAT workout for all players because in some of the sports, you literally had to move the Wii control with force as if the hit or throw was literally real. Depending on how much you play with the Wii, you can become physically tired--as if you worked out. There is even a brief message on Wii to take a break before playing another game.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Don't Buy Cold Medicines for Young Children

Yesterday, I took my son to the doctor because he had his cough off and on for the past few weeks. It would get better, stop, and then resume again. The doctor checked him out, and said, "Your son has allergies because it is turning into spring. The snow is releasing mold and soon-pollen in the air."

I then told my son's pediatrician that I had given him a cold-cough medicine, but I had seen it on the shelves again at one of our stores, and asked the pharmacist about it, which she had said it was ok now to give to young children.

The doctor told me it is not ok. Pediatricians around the country have submitted about 800 studies and reports to the government showing that cough medicines do not benefit young children.

The pharmaceutical companies want to keep certain cold-cough medicines because it is profitable.

So my recommendation to Parents is this: Consult your child's doctor before going out and purchasing cold-cough medicines for your children. I would hate for you to lose your money with something that doesn't really help your children at all.

Sunday, March 9, 2008

Domain Registration

If you are planning to purchase one or more domain names, be sure to do your homework before purchasing from a company. Often times, you can find great deals when doing a domain registration. Once you are sure what you are looking for, go ahead and purchase with confidence.

An easy and helpful website to check is Pay Less Domains at http://www.paylessdomains.com.au/. The layout of the page is easy to navigate. At the home page, there is a section for Domain Name Research. There you can check what kind of domain extensions you would like to see if they are available.

Plus to make it worthwhile, once completing a domain registration through Pay Less Domains, you get the following free:

24/7 Customer Support
FREE Email Hosting
FREE URL Forwarding
FREE Management Tools
FREE Domain Name Parking
FREE Member Account
FREE Renewal Reminders
FAST Domain Approval

For those who are in the business world or who want to enter one, building a store online is another option available at Pay Less Domains. Ecommerce Shopping Cart Software at http://www.paylessdomains.com.au/g/25628/e-commerce-software.htm explains the process needed when building a store online.

Monday, March 3, 2008

Spring Camp 2008 at U of I, Champaign, IL

The Muslim Students Association of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign would like to invite you to Spring Camp 2008. Insh'Allah, this year's conference will be held on Friday, April 4th - Sunday, April 6th right here in Champaign-Urbana. There will be many speakers who will address this year's theme: "Writing Our Story in American History: Defining Our Legacy"

Featured Guest Speakers:

Yasir Birjas of Al Maghrib Institute
Usama Canon of Zaytuna Institute
Dawud Wharnsby Ali of SoundVision
Jamal Badawi of St. Mary's University
Mohammed Khalil of the University of Illinois
Imam Johari Abdul Malik of MANA

Entertainment:

The Sound of Reason
Amir Sulaiman
Brothers' Basketball Tournament, Please Contact smbaig2@uiuc.edu

We would greatly appreciate it if you could post this email to your listserve and send this invitation to the members of your MSA.

For more information and to register for Spring Camp, visit our website at www.uiucspringcamp.org.

We look forward to seeing you, Insh'Allah, - MSA UIUC

This is awesome!