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The Other Way... Magazine


Editorial This is an experimental magazine. Paper is a laboratory. Skill 3 students write here. We are young, who woke up early Monday through Friday and from 5 to 8 in the morning to try to be bilingual one night. The magazine contains several articles. The topics can be found under the issues we care about students. That's why several articles talk about sports and technology is done. The magazine was done in several stages. The truth is that the first step towards creation occurred when we enrolled in the Colombo Americano with a dream to learn English. As time has passed, and the levels of the course, we have been learning the language. At first we only knew general words. Then we construct sentences. Short talks and later paragraphs. In skill II work in short texts and now decided to improve them and publish in this journal. The process was coordinated by Professor Jaisson Urquijo. To make work more organized we divided into three groups: Editors, Diseñes and Marketing. We are all authors of the content. We hope that readers will find topics of interest and read the magazine with a critical eye. We identify errors to correct and improve. Learning English is a matter of record. Learning English is also very exciting and interesting because it is another way of seeing the world. Therefore: The Another way.

Contents TOURISM Barbados….An Exotic Place……………………………………………… 1 Ecological Tourism In The Amazon……………………………………… 2 One beautiful alternative if you come to Colombia……………………… 3 The Amazing OSHOIA…………………………………………………… 4 Main Activities In Bogotá On The Weekend…………………………… 5 Iguazu´s Waterfalls – Argentina………………………………………… 6


The momentum of fixed telephony in Colombia ended a long time…… 7 Smart Buildings…………………………………………………………… 8 Facebook vs. Twitter: Who is the winner?……………………………… 9 Why Biotechnology? …………………………………………………… 10 Payments On Line...More Time For You………………………………… 11 Self Leadership…………………………………………………………… 12 Technology Applications In Hotels……………………………………… 13 A toy for a big people………………………………………………………14

SPORTS The Selection Colombia’s Going To Go To Next World Cup Soccer…… 15 Baseball: The National Pastime……………………………………………16

HEALTH Toxoplasmosis And Pregnancy…………………………………………… 17 Diet And Exercise………………………………………………………… 18 Eating Well…………………………………………………………………19 Just 15 Minutes Of Workout Per Day Could Improve Your Health………20

BARBADOS‌.. Martha Chamucero.


t is a Country island in the Lesser Antilles. Barbados is a relatively flat island, shaped somewhat like an upside-down leg of ham, narrow at its northern end, its west coast relatively straight, and its east coast gently curving outwards before bending back to form the south. Barbados is outside of the principal Atlantic huracane belt.

There are beaches everywhere. Along the East coast they are wide and wind-blown. Here the shore is pounded by the Atlantic making it a delight for the surfers who come from all over the world. The largest city of the island is its capital, Bridgetown. Barbados coastal regions are flat, and the interior of the island has mountainous terrain. Golden Beach, named for its beautiful sand, is ideal to relax, appreciate the beauty of the place or for water sports, swimming, windsurfing and sailing.


AN EXOTIC PLACE Wildlife is not abundant but can be seen on the island monkeys, mongoose, hares, ducks, frogs and diversity of birds. The fauna has been thinned to make room for crops, especially sugar cane for the production of molasses, refined sugar and rum (which was distilled here for the first time), but there are plants with flowers of exotic beauty. Underwater lovers have in Barbados ideal place not only for the spectacles of coral reefs and marine species, but also by the remains of sunken ships in the vicinity. Come and experience the natural wonders of Barbados! Its beaches are truly some of the most beautiful in the Caribbean, in fact the beach at The Crane was rated "one of the ten best beaches in the world" by Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.

It's an all day beach bash at The Boatyard! Relax on a beach chair under the umbrellas or indulge in some of the many water sports available including snorkeling, scuba diving, beach volleyball, kayaks, pedal boats and ocean trampolines!

GLOSARY Molasses: Ame athic sweet black liquid that is obtained from the sugar plant and used in cooking. Wildlife: Animals and plants living in natural conditions. Crane: 1. Tall machine with metal arm for lifting heavy things.2. A water bird with vwry long legs.



he Amazon is the region located to the south of Colombia, between the countries of Brazil and Peru. It is the biggest tropical jungle and with most biodiversity of the world. This region is known also as the lung of the world and a natural reserve of big proportions. This wonderful place has six million square kilometers of continental area. For this reason Colombia is considered as one of the countries richer in flora and fauna.

Also it is a cultural experience for the possibility of visit territories where inhabit ethnic primitive groups. In this site live: Huitotos, Yaguas and Ticunas. In this travel you can meet indigenous families, immense trees, different types of birds, reptiles and the exotic animals as the pink dolphin. The Amazon has different sites to meet. Between these are: Cahuinari Natural Park, Amacayacu Natural Park, Puerto Nari単o, Tarapoto Lake, Monkey Island, Dosel Tanimboca, Tabatinga and other special places. For this, The Amazon is considered a good option to choose this site as vacation destination.

The expedition to the Colombian Amazonas is considerate as one of the adventures ecotourism more fascinating.


Additional you can practice fishing, observation of birds and fauna, visit archaeological sites, do excursions and practice rafting and trekking.The Amazonas department represents the tenth part of the Colombian territory and to the same time a one of the areas more vulnerable of Latin-America.

GLOSARY Natural Reserve: an area of land where wild animals, plants, etc are protected Flora: all the plans that grow in a particular place Fauna: all the animals living in a particular area Ethnic: relating to a particular race of people

In the past, this place was victim of the rubber commerce, processes of settling, deforestation and in general, extraction of the natural resources. But in this moment this one is Zone of conservation, investigation, and preservation of the ecosystems, with ninety six protected areas; the Amazonia is one of the regions with great ecological transcendence for the future of the planet..



ne smart building can have a system that adjusts the temperature, light and changes of humid. It’s controlled automatically or by sophisticated control devices. The techniques employed in home automation include those in building automation as well as the control of domestic activities, such as home entertainment systems, houseplant and yard watering, pet feeding, changing the ambiance "scenes" for different events such as dinners or parties, and the use of domestic robots.

Erika Barney.

Devices may be connected through a computer network to allow control by a personal computer, and may allow remote access from the internet. Smart buildings have many systems like energy, security, technology and integration. An energy system are automatic and essentially serves to take advantage of the resources and optimizing energy use like lighting, refrigeration systems, ventilation and humidity control.

Moreover, one system based on sensors that detect changes and they can adapt themselves. We can control one smart building by one centralized remote control by computer, individual remote and automatic control. The centralized remote control is one control room where all services are administrated. An individual remote control is for the buildings occupants. They can control different systems like the lighting system. Finally, the automatic control decides which environment is the best for the user.

An automated home can be a very simple grouping of controls, or it can be heavily automated where any appliance that is plugged into electrical power is remotely controlled. Costs mainly include equipment, components, furniture, and custom installation but these represent many benefits. The main benefits or advantages of one smart building are security, to be good advisable and vanguard.

According to Colliers international the smart buildings in Bogota are: Edificio Carrera 7ÂŞ, Torre Bancafe, Edificio 100 Street, Capital Power, Edificio Mobil, Centro Empresarial Metropolitano,

World Business Port, Edificio Central de Seguros, Nogal Trade Center, Torre ABN Amro Bank Teleport Business Park.

Glossary Devices: a thing made or adapted for a particular purpose, especially a piece of equipment mechanical or electronic. Houseplant: a plant which is grown indoors Network: a group or system of ,interconnected people or things Plugged: connect an electrical appliance to the mains by means of a socket.


One beautiful alternative if you come to Colombia Hans Pino.


hicamocha National Park is one of the parks in Colombia dedicated to ecotourism. It is one of first touristic places in Colombia. This park is located in Santander Colombia, nearby to Bucaramanga, exactly to 54 kilometers. Chicamocha was opened since 2th December of 2006. The park’s places promote values of land, the landscape and the culture of the people of Santander.

For this, is one of the parks in Colombia dedicated to ecotourism. In Chicamocha National Park you can do some interesting activities. What are these activities? First, you can mount by cable car or by cable flight, but too, you can find one track of skating and one track to buggies.

You can visit different attractions, there are Jumping, ostriches’s park, goat’s park, gazebo 360°, paragliding and boating. If you want walk or cycling, in Chicamocha you can do this activities and many more.

For me, Chicamocha is a very good idea if you like to do some different activities and if you love the nature. I recommended this park for people that want know one place different, for do some activities and also take some photos of the beautiful landscapes in Chicamocha National Park.

If you come to Colombia, you should go to Chicamocha National Park. In Colombia you can find different types of parks, for example in Armenia you can find Coffee National Park that is also a park dedicated to ecotourism. Too, if you want visit some snow, in Colombia this is San Agustin’s park. However, if you come to Colombia is obligatory go to Chicamocha National Park.

Glossary Ostrich: A two toed, swift-footed, flightless bird, origin of Africa and SW Asia. Gazebo: A structure, as a pavilion, built on a site that provides an attractive view.


THE AMANZING USHUAIA The most important sports are ski, long walk with dogs, trekking. Boating theses sports are popular for foreign people; when summer is traditional to practice trekking, mountain bike, and cavalcade in National Fire Earth Park, also if you want to enjoy the sights this city is rich in flora and fauna. Ushuaia has many options for fun and learning.

Leidy Nasayo.


The end world’s train is other famous attractive. This attractive is connected with the prisoner of famous jail, the train travels 8 km. guide by a steam Locomotive. If you want to have a relaxing holiday is a good plan to visit this city where you will find a Gato cucuchet in this place there are kennels, you can also enjoy prestigious hotels and it is different foods.

shuaia is recognized because have a tourist places for extreme sports and beautiful scenery. This beautiful city is locate on the banks of canal beagle and between west Martial mountain and East Olivia mountain, also near a five brothers mountain. In this city you can practice different sports, for example: hiking, ski, trekking and others.


I recommended know this city because the culture, the sceneries, and other things that you are extraordinary. So in your next vacations not doubts trip this amazing city!

GLOSSARY Locomotive: a powered railway vehicle used for pulling trains. Cavalcade: a procession of people walking, on horseback, or riding in vehicles. Escenery: The natural features of a landscape considered in terms of their appearance, especially when picturesque.



eople have a lot of things to do and see in Bogota, on the weekends. The whole family can have a good time. Children, teenagers and adults can enjoy different activities, alone or in groups. Family can enjoy the parks like Salitre Magico, Mundo aventura, divercity; Young people can enjoy spectacular bars and clubs; adults may find different restaurants specialized in seafood, Colombian and international dishes, as well as cultural and religious activities. Bogota is now one of the major tourist destinations in Latin America, because it has many activities for everyone, and according to their likes they choose the best option to have a good time on the weekends.

Bogota offers the best places to know the Colombian culture in its different expressions. You can find many important museums like: The Gold museum, Botero Museum, National museum of Colombia, International Museum of the emerald and the Regional Museum of Colombian Suits. Other cultural expressions are: PHOTOGRAPHY: In Bogota, is very common to have photographic exhibitions in streets, restaurants and galleries. CINEMA: People usually enjoy amazing films in the numerous theaters that you can find in the different malls of the city during the whole year.


THEATER: In Bogota there are important and famous theaters like, Colon theater‌ where you can watch a great variety of plays performed by famous actors and actresses from Colombia and all over the world. MUSIC: There are a lot of auditorium and big scenarios to enjoy different musical shows. Bogotå is the cultural, financial and tourist heart of the country. A city that combines colonial architecture with skyscrapers. A fantastic place with numerous churches, art galleries, and shopping centers full of fun, entertainment and diverse spectacles, night activities, and city tours to get to know the capital of Colombia.

Thematic and amusement Parks for adults and children offer ecological walks, golfito, Paintball, karts… good alternatives to have a good time in Bogotá on the weekends. Amusements and thematic parks as: MALOKA: An interactive science park is the most important technological one in Latin America. In this park people learn a lot all the time. PANACA SABANA: the largest agricultural theme park. There, people can interact with the animals. DIVERCITY: playground where children play to be adults. Children can dress up according to their dreamed profession and work for a while.

SALITRE MAGICO AND MUNDO AVENTURA: Parks with many attractions and fun activities for the whole family. In Bogota always there are activities for children, youth, adults and elders in these parks. Throughout the city you will find more than fourteen party concepts among the best bars and clubs. The best rumba in the city is in 9 areas that are: historic center, Zona Rosa, G area, 15th career, park of the 93, Usaquen, via to Calera, avenue first of May, Restrepo. In each area there are bars and clubs that go from the typical vallenato to the most sophisticated electronic rumba, going by other rhythms; enjoying any atmosphere

GLOSSARY Botero: Famous Colombian painter, recognized by his fat sculptures. Golfito: little golf course. Bar: Place where people sit down to drink and listen music. Vallenato: Typical Colombian music from the Caribbean Rumba: Party in which people drink and dance

and special effects, as foam and laser parties, depending on each person’s likes. There is nothing better on the weekend than a good night out in Bogotá, enjoying with your preferred style of rumba.


The park can be visited by any of the three countries, being Argentina the country with major quantity of waterfalls and Brazil the country with the best view. Depending on the water level, the people can see between 160 to 260 falls, that on average flow at a rate of 1500 cubic meters of water per second.


n unforgettable experience for everyone is visit the Iguazu´s Waterfalls, considered a wonder of the world.

This place was originated 200.000 years ago in the union of the rivers Iguazú and Paraná among the frontiers of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.

The biggest fall is called the devil's throat and it´s the principal attraction of the park. The balconies in form of ring permit a special view of the colossal “throat” in the final of the upper circuit: a giant horseshoe-shaped waterfall 150 meters long and 80 meters high. In this amazing place, you can listen the roar of the waterfalls, feel the vapor of the water and appreciate the rainbows that form amongst the clouds of water and rays of the sun. This fabulous place is located 2080 m from the Devil's Station and you can arrive by the Ecological Jungle Train, 5 km from the Central Station, surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes.

Through the lower circuit you can take the boats which are fully equipped for crosses to San Martin Island. This is the only island of the lower circuit and is composed of flora and fauna own to the Park. On the island there is a unique geologic formation called “The Window”, that permits a spectacular view of the Devil’s Throat and the Brazilian side of the falls. Through the boats, the people can arrive too near from the junction of the River with the Waterfalls and live an incredible experience full of adrenaline. Additionally the park offers other activities to visitors to be in contact with nature. In the “Ivira Retá” Natural Interpretation Centre, the people can find a detailed explanation of the jungle´s biodiversity and local culture.

The ecological jungle train offers a spectacular trip across the jungle and along the Iguazu River. This is a good option to enjoy flora, fauna and one of the most beautiful landscapes of the world.

Glossary Waterfalls: a cascade of water falling from a height, formed when a river or stream flows over precipice or steep incline. Frontier: a border separating two countries. Devil: the supreme spirit of evil; Satan


The momentum of fixed telephony in Colombia ended a long time Andrea Diaz.


ixed telephony lost more weight compared with mobile Colombia. Since 2004, the grow trend of this market has been negative and increase business concern especially when the figures show that the country is close to record an average per cell.

According to the most recent survey of information technology and ICT Ministry communications, fixed telephony in Colombia loses 500,000 customers a year and during the third quarter of 2010 the number of lines was 7,219,173, compared to 43.000 of lines reached 405,330 mobile phones, are following the entry of new cellular companies and a wider choice, lower prices in the sale of phone calls.

The biggest challenge for telecommunication companies is to stop this fall supporting the packaging of voice with other services.


It is difficult to compete, “We have telephony and broadband, but that's not all, today we talk about mobility and content. The market has 4 basic points and you have to enter them," said the website Community-wave Edwin Lopez, telecommunications manager Emcali. Unfortunately, the fixed telephone companies did not adapt in time now has little to do with the competition. Simply supply the fixed telephone is increasing distance less than the bids offered by cellular telephone. The companies should propose a fixed telephone service less expensive and less confusing to compete in the market

GLOSARY: Concern: Worry Winder choice: Variety

Facebook vs. Twitter: Who is the winner?

Juan Sanabria.


ocial networks are the most popular innovation for this day, in social groups, but the majority people don’t know the uses and consequences of this. As matter of fact, now twitter and Facebook account for more than 600 million users, and both are emerging as potential applications to dominate the market. This means that they have a great communicative power, which makesthem very interesting as sites of advertising and business.

his breakdown was put together by Digital Surgeons and shows demographic statistics (and a few fun facts) for both sites. More than two hundred million people remain in Facebook brands more than twenty six million in twitter. Half of Twitter’s users are in college compared to only 28 percent of Facebook users. It shows one principal differences between Facebook and twitter. If you remember Facebook began as a network of universities. The most important conclusion is that in twitter 25% follow a brand but 67% of brand followers willpurchase that specific brand on the other hand in Facebook 40% of his users follow a brand but only 51% brand followers will purchase that specific brand.

Twitter on the other hand, is used by people to tell others, what you are thinking or doing at any given time, is kind of micro blog, is also used to connect the ideas of people. Ultimately, it remains to be seen whether any of them has a profitable business model, promote and sustain or if the exit strategy because is simply to be acquired.

There are now so many social networks vying for users, and more are still to find effective marketing strategies, this pointing to massive consolidation at some point. According to this computer graphics and the continuing evolution of these networks in these few years it seems that Twitter and Facebook are going to, become the next Google. In conclusion, according this information the winner is Facebook because offers a lot of activities.

Twitter and Facebook are simply communication tools; both will final new ways to extract value of users. Facebook is not only for people who search reconnect with old friends and family members or find new friends online; also for people who like share thoughts, images; and see the same from others.


Why Biotechnology? Julian Garcia Arias.


he biotechnology can be defined as a technique that uses living cells to obtain or modify a product, improve a plant or an animal, or develop a microorganism for the use with a specific purpose. In other words, the biotechnology is the application of studies and advances in life science to develop commercial products.

Biotechnology has applications in industrial areas such as health care, with the development of new approaches for treating diseases; agriculture, with the development of improved processes; environmental care, such as recycling and cleanup of sites contaminated by industrial activities and other uses such as biodegradable plastics, vegetable oils and biofuels.


The difference provided by modern biotechnology is that humans in addition to knowing how to use cells or organisms, it has also learned to manipulate them according to their needs.

One of the promises of biotechnology is to generate innovations and improvements in the areas where it is applied, helping to improve processes related to the use of resources of the environment, however the application of biotechnology poses risks that may be classified into two different categories, the effects on health and environment consequences.

GLOSSARY Life science topics of study like biomedical sciences, biochemistry, Biocomputing, biology, Genetics, Health sciences, Nanotechnology, etc. Microorganism organism that is unicellular Disease abnormal condition affecting the body of an organism Recycling processing used materials into new products Biodegradable capable of decomposing into natural elements Biofuel range of fuels which are derived from a renewable energy source (biological material)

Payments On line... More time for you!!! Diana Gonzalez.


ach time the world runs faster and the people have less time to daily activities and focus attention in other topics like work, family and lifestyle. But what is the best option for that time be productive? Maybe you can put in order your habits and activities and then remove some that consume a lot of time, for example sleep, talk on your cell phone, chat in msn, facebook or twitter and buy services and products like books, things for your personal care and appearance, technology and something that you imagine.

If you take advantage, you can sleep maximum eight hours per day, give less important to cell phone, internet communities and try to meet with your parents, other family, friends and anybody, and finally you can buy all products that you need in ecommerce. The last idea permits most comfort, ease and time for other important activities, because you only need to enter the web site, select the product or service, check the security in the URL and include basic information about you.


Buy in internet have many advantages for example, decrease cost the products and services, you pay less tax in some cases, and the most important thing: you can buy things in anywhere around the world without be your home, only you must have credit card because it´s usual in this kind of payments. In Colombia there are some companies that permit to pay with cash like Pagosonline, Place to Pay and Advisor, only you requests select your preference and that´s it.

If you don´t know where can buy, don’t worry because here you will find web sites recommended for on line shopping like:;;; www.falabella. com; and www. Also if you want to travel you should visit other sites like:; www.;; and www. Right now enjoy buy on line.



his article searchs to break Paradigms of how to Be successful. Dr. Christensen is a professor at Harvard and teaches his students about experiential theories. In his view is not necessary to tell another how to think, only be given the tools to make the right decision. Always think how your life will be assessed and take the decision to ultimately be successful.

How to you ensure happiness in our lives with the chosen career?. According to studies the most powerful motivation in our lives is not money but the opportunity to learn, to grow through responsibility. That is why professional success should be based on the contribution that you can create others to learn and grow and take responsibility, to be recognized for their achievements.

How do you sure to balancing family and lasting source of happiness?. It is necessary to maintain a strategy or purpose in life as central priorities. You must be set to spend the time, talent and energy. If you believe they will have more time and energy to reflect later, not, as this becomes more demanding every day. Having a clear purpose in life is essential, without it you will march to nowhere.

How do you avoid making sure to unlawful?. The writer states that some think this seems like a joke, which is not. The point is that sometimes we think of breaking some rules and we said "just this once�. This decision leads to infidelity and dishonesty in all forms. The problem is that it can become an endless number of wrong decisions. The message is clear, be firm with your convictions and do not make exceptions for them.

GLOSSARY Successful It is somewhat doubtful, ignored or hidden, to right.


Technology Applications in Hotels


n Colombia since 10 years, has been implementing new technologies, a one example is Zeus technology. Zeus technology is a good example, Founded in 1995, Zeus Technology develops application traffic management software. The systems includes; general parameters, reservations, receptions, audit, box, mistress of keys, maintenance, security.

Edgar Mendieta.

It also two models made of phone and POS(point of sale). A special module for banquets and events. The most important is the improvement in the quality of service and warranty support In recent years has been important the impact information technologies in tourism industry, specially in hotels.

Have been the significant changes that have occurred in the way in which the services are offered and operate the companies that comprise this industry. With it has been great benefits as the best know the needs of customers, provide a better service delivery, reach more customers and optimize their resources and increase their efficiency. The implemented information technology translates into a better interaction between hotels, restaurants, travel agencies and airlines with its customers, thus achieving benefits for all. There are many factors that make the tourism industry is potentially attractive for the develop ment of information technologies. More than 70% of bookings are made through the internet, moreover, the information industries have been important in the administrative processes of the hotels and are essential in increasing competitiveness.

For these reasons, it is increasingly important for companies to have customer information, which is a valuable weapon for making decisions, defining strategies and to achieve competitive advantage. The hotels have benefited in many ways with the development of technology. The hotels with the help of information technologies can

better understand their customers, provide better service to reach more customers and new markets and optimize its resources.

especially in the development of software that make all processes more efficient.

Moreover, in Colombia in particular, Zeus technology has been implemented in most hotels because its portfolio that it offers. The hotel industry has beneficed directly with the technological advances

GLOSARY. Zeus technology. Is a software provide. Mistress of keys. Is a housekeeper.


A toy for a big people Jose Monsalve.


echnology enthusiasts are happy with the arrival of Ipad 2. This technology toy is the most revolution a table, is a device similar to a laptop but much lighter, efficient and attractive. His great design allows you to read texts as if they had in hand a book or magazine paper This device has sold over 15 million units of its first generation. What is new in the iPad 2 compared to the previous model? The iPad 2 has a more rounded shape. Unlike Ipad1, silver, this new model will be available in a striking design of black and white. The iPad 2 has measures 241.2 x 185.7 x 8.8 millimeters. Is smaller than its predecessor.


The device has a storage capacity of 16, 32 or 64 GB. The price does not vary much from the original iPad. It costs about $ 450, or about a million and a half pesos. The new device is available from the March 11 U.S. and two weeks later will begin distribution in the rest of the world, according to Steven Jobs (see photo) said during the official announcement of his company's new toy Jobs is the founder of Apple, tenologĂ­a company known for its logo of a bitten apple. Shares of the company were reduced when it was announced that Jobs had cancer. However. reappeared after submitting iPod2 the company's stock shot up to heaven.

The Selection Colombia’s going to go to next World Cup Soccer Ulises Trujillo Díaz.


occer’s the principal sport in Colombia, currently there is important popular about 36 soccer team, the soccer arrive to Colombia about 1908 year been the Independiente Medellín the first soccer team foundation in Colombia in 1913, the champions Colombian it’s playing from 1948. The soccer Colombian is leader for the Federación Colombiana de Fútbol (Colfútbol), this organization is affiliate at South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) and the FIFA. Currently, Colombia has a good organization of soccer.

Soccer Colombian has been a one better in lasts year in Latin American and world. The team Colombian played your first game in Panama in the year 1938 when it participated on IV Central American and Caribbean Game, the team Colombian played your first game of American Cup in 1945, this competition is the older of the world; ten years after the Colombian soccer team played your first game of qualifying of World Cup Soccer, the team Colombia participated first time on World Cup Soccer in Chile 1962, there the selection Colombia did a good participation; it got a draw with

World Cups was in Italy 90, when the team classified to final eighths, when it drew with Germany Selection. However, the team Colombian hasn’t classified to another World Cup Soccer, their good last competition was in 2001 when won the American Cup played in Colombia. Currently the team Colombia makes a good training playing with good European teams and Latin American like Spain, Ecuador and Chile.

selection URSS, and then the player’s Colombian Marcos Coll did the unique Olympic goal in the history of World Soccer Champions. The team Colombia was one of the best on the world,

I’m sure and think that the Colombia Selection’s going to classify the next World Cup Soccer that going to be play in Brazil in 2014. The team Colombian has had good soccer teams and has played important world competitions.

Actually, the team Colombian has been making a good season for the next American Cup and this competition to be will a good trying for the qualifying of World Cup Soccer of Brazil, now the team Colombian has good players for plays with any team of world, currently, many their players are playing on good European team in Italy, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom and Germany. At moment the Colombia selection has a good support from your citizen and the most people think the team Colombian’s going to participate in the next World Cup. You know, like the team Colombian going to go to next World Cup, you can’t stop going to Brazil in 2014 for support it.

The wonderful time of the selection Colombia. The selection Colombia was on three World Cups continually in the decade of years 90, it becoming one of the better soccer selections of the world, on this period the team Colombian played with team argentine, winning 5 for 0 in the Monumental Stadium. The better participated of team Colombian on those three



David Mora.


aseball is a game between two teams of nine players each. The goal is to score runs by hitting a thrown ball with a bat and touching a series of four bases arranged at the corners into of a 27.42 mts square(90-foot square), or diamond. This game has two teams at the moment to play, the batting team, who take turns hitting against the pitcher of the other team (pitching). The team with the most runs at the end of the game wins. One team (usually the visiting team) bats in the top, or first half, of every inning. The other team (usually the home team) bats in the bottom, or second half, of every inning.

The goal of the game is to score more points (runs) than the other team. The players on the team at bat attempt to score runs by circling or completing a tour of the four bases set at the corners of the square-shaped baseball diamond. A player bats at home plate and must proceed counterclockwise to first base, second base, third base, and back home in order to score a run. The team in the field attempts both to prevent runs from scoring and to record outs, which remove opposing players from offensive action until their turn in their team's batting order comes up again. When three outs are recorded, the teams switch roles for the next half-inning. If the score of the game is tied after nine innings, extra innings are played to resolve the contest. Children's games are often scheduled for fewer than nine innings Baseball was born (formally) in United States like National League in 1876 in New York. Since this moment the different local journals were referring to baseball


as the National Pastime, also the other game similar to baseball (softball) born in 1887 and has known as winter game. However, something about this game had has a racial problems because the black people can´t play in the National League and for this in 1890 had founded the Negro American League. Larry Doby debuted with the American League´s Cleveland Indiands as the first black than played in the National League, the same year the Venezuelan Chico Carrasquel had debuted in Chicago White Sox.

GlosaryRun: is scored when a player advances around first, second and third base and returns safely to home plate . Home plate: is the final base that a player must touch to score. Out: When a player is called out, he is said to be retired. When three outs are recorded in an inning during a team's turn at offense. Foul: a breach of the rules that concerns illegal personal contact with an opponent. Inning: Baseball each division of a game during which both sides have a turn at batting. Counterclockwise: in the opposite direction to the way in ch the hands of a clock move round. After so many years and with the global phenomenon this game became famous around the world a example: The Colombian player Edgar Renteria won the best player in the finals playing for Giants of San Francisco , If you want learn play Baseball in Bogotá, you can go to “Centro de Alto Rendimiento” and ask for the different courses about this fabulous game. I think than you like it because it´s good for your health and it´s easy to learn.  

If you want to know the American sports customs, It´s necessary than you know this game, because it´s the most important game in USA with Football and Nascar in (the South of the country).

Toxoplasmosis and Pregnancy

Camila Camacho.


oxoplasmosis is a disease caused by a protozoan called Toxoplasma gondii, is a disease of great importance because it is considered a zoonosis that is transmitted from animal to human disease caused in humans and particularly affecting pregnant women. The main source of transmission of toxoplasmosis is the cat food, in the case of cats because it is poor management of feces and food because it is as raw or undercooked meat that is contaminated with the parasite.

When a pregnant woman is infected with this disease depends on the time to take pregnancy because according to the days pass I could or not the baby of this disease should it spread to the first three months of pregnancy there will be a 15% infection, if during the next three months is 30% and if the last three months of pregnancy is 60%.

If the mother is infected by toxoplasmosis can cause abortion, death of the baby before birth or the birth of the baby but very weak, in the case of infection in the baby and be born but will have eye problems, jaundice, hepatomegaly, hydrocephalus and respiratory problems.

It is very important to know about this disease because it is very common that people have in their house pets like cats, not knowing that it affects primarily pregnant women all kinds of tests done and take care all the time in which realize they are pregnant.



Angie Hernández.



ating well is a way of balancing food that you eat to keep energy all day and get the vitamins and minerals that your body needs. You can stay strong for do some sport or other activities, You need avoid prevent unhealthy eating habits like skipping, meals and feeling overly hungry at the next meal, Care of your body starts with healthy food, The first thing most important it´s eat a lot of fruit and vegetables this helped to digestive apparatus, It’s a good idea eat 3 hours, Avoid fatty food and candies. .


Eating well starts with food like sweets, pasta, potatoes, white rice, white bread, The second food most important it’s the food that contain milk, it’s good to calcium And it’s important sometimes eat sea food it’s so good for your health. When you eat fruits and vegetables you'll notice that you’ll be a strong and energy person and you’ll avoid problems with your health, Food like whole grain or vegetable oils at most leas It’s not important in your alimentation in your diet because it contains saturated fat.

In my opinion, If you don’t know about health of your body It’s a good idea see a nutritionist to change some habits that you have. It’s a good idea go to Gym to keep your body health and drink a lot of water all day and eat fruits and vegetables 2-3 portions ,

Eat 3 times at day it’s good for your body or playing some sports in the weekend and avoid some candies and food fatty, This is my suggestion to keep a good health eating well.


Diets and Exercice Patricia Machado.


good diet and a moderate exercise are fundamental to get a healthy life. When you combine a good feeding some exercises, you begin to see and feeling some changes in your life like, better dream, better humor and less disease. So, all the better stuff in your life and in your family`s life. Enjoy a variety of foods that will provide essential nutrients. Here some tips for you: Â Eat some food with whole grains, lean proteins, fruits, and vegetables. Eat smaller meals 3-5 per day. Eat slowly and taste the food. Eat those things in small amounts: pizza, candy, cookies, etc. Prepare healthy snacks that are easily available: cut carrots, apples,


Eat a lot of fruits and vegetables. Drink plenty of water, especially immediately before meals. These tips help you in your new healthy life but don’t forget the exercise Forty five minutes of exercise three times of week is only the necessary work. You need to do some cardiovascular and some weights in your training, but before that you need to consult a doctor. The doctor should be tell you what type of exercise is better for you and for your body, no all the people need the same training. If you don’t like the gym you can do exercise outdoor like in the mountains or in the park.

Diet and exercise are the base for a healthy lifestyle, although many People turn to costly fad diets and exercise programs that fail to provide weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. All the people should be aware about the benefits with a diet or a healthy food with a little exercise can provide in their life.

Just 15 minutes of workout per day could improve your health Daniel Silva.


ecent researchers have found that 15 minutes of workout per day could improve the health and the cardiovascular performance. The investigation showed that when overweight sedentary people started to doing 75 minutes of workout per week, they started to increase their oxygen consumption and, in consequence, they improved their cardiovascular performance compared the people who were sedentary. This demostrated that a little quantity of exercise per day could be a lot of advantages that there isn’t obtained being sedentary.

In my own case, I used to go to the 2gym every days, but now I don’t have time for this, for this reason I’ve sought some option for make exercises and don’t lose this health habit. I always knew that the exercise is the better way to keep the health, however, the work and university spend all my time, and I only have a little moment of the day for make some physical activity, because, normal activities like walk don't provide me enough for my needs; and, I never found a gym that had a schedule appropriate for my little free time, and I thought that 15 minutes of exercise would not give me results. However, 15 minutes of exercise per day would be the solutions for my requirements while I can get more time, additionally, this helps me to keep the discipline and relax my mind.

Regardless of your genre, you could design an exercises program according to do you want or do you want avoid, and your skills or capabilities. You can find some basic exercises that could be help to build and/or toning your body (Is just a little list of a big kind of exercises that you can mix for work all your muscles, and obtain different result; only you need ask support for your personal trainer): • Biceps: Underhand chinup (4 series) • Triceps: Bench dip (4 series) • Check: Push up (4 series) • Abdominals: Crunch (4 series) • Back: Chin-up (4 series) • Thighs: Standard squats (4 series)

The main idea is able to make two exercises with your own body weight per day as minimum, 5 minutes per exercise with breaks of 30 seconds; resistance could be increased making more repetitions for better results. This is an excellent option for people that are worry for their health, and the best way for gain strength if don’t have time for going to the Gym. Make 15 minutes of exercise per day has a lot of benefits, for example: Let gain weight, reduce the stress, is faster and easy, help to reduce fat, Improve cardiovascular system performance, improve respiratory system performance, and the most important is that you can make it wherever you want. Now, you don’t have excuse for don’t make exercise, so, if you have discipline, you can find good results although you don’t have time.

EXERCISE GLOSSARY push up: Keeping body straight, lower body to floor by bending arms. Push body up until arms are extended. chin up: Pull body up until chin is above bar. Lower body until arms and shoulders are fully extended. CRUNCH: Flex waist to raise upper torso from mat. Keep low back on mat and raise torso up as high as possible. Return until back of shoulders contact mat. Standard Squats: Bend knees forward while allowing hips to bend back behind, keeping back straight and knees pointed same direction as feet. Descend until thighs are just past parallel. Extend knees and hips until legs are straight. BENCH DIP: Lower body by bending arms until slight stretch is felt in chest or shoulder, or rear end touches floor. Raise body and repeat. UNDERHAND CHIN-UP: Pull body up until elbows are to sides. Lower body until arms and shoulders are fully extended.


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