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Table of Contents Introduction to the Magazine………………………………………………………………………………………………… ......................... …6

Inspirational Section Story: The Six Blind Men and the Elephant………………………………………………………………………………. ........................ 8 Broken Hearted Teenagers……………………………………………………………………………………………………… .......................... 9 Problem Page: Letters of Advice…………………………………………………………………………… .......................... ……………….10. Ideal Friends…………………………………………………………………………………………………… .......................... ………………………12 Inspirational Quotations……………………………………………………………………………… ..........................…………………………14 Story: Acts of Kindness………………………………………………………………………………… ........................... ……………………….15 Chain of Favours………………………………………………………………………………… ............................ ………………………………..15

Incredible World Amazing World……………………………………………………………………………………… ................................ ………………………..17 Changes in Eye Colour…………………………………………………………………………… ................................ ………………………..18 Dolphins also Talk………………………………………………………………………………… ................................. ………………………..19 Dreams……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ................................... ………………….20 How to control Bad Dreams……………………………………………………………………… .................................. ………………….. 21 Do Dreams Save Lives?……………………………………………………………………………… .................................... …………………22 Game Engines…………………………………………………………………………………………… ....................................... ……………….23 Music that Heals………………………………………………………………………………… ................................... …………………………23 Natural Disasters………………………………………………………………………………… ....................................……………………….26 The Easter Island Mystery…………………………………………………………………… ....................................……………………….28 Why am I a Technology Fan?.................................................................. ...................................... .......................29 The Bermuda Triangle………………………………………………………………………….....................................……………………….29 German Shepherds………………………………………………………………………………… ....................................... …………………..31

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Think Green Urban Groups…………………………………………………………………………………………… ........................................……………….31 Hallucinations……………………………………………………………………………………………… ..................................... ……………..33 Tree Kangaroos…………………………………………………………………………………………… ..................................... ……………..34 UFOs…………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ..................................... ……………..36

Sports and Entertainment The Argentinian Cup……… .......................................………………………………………………………………………………………….38 Lionel Messi…………………… ........................................…………………………………………………………………………………………38 Sports News………………………......................................... ……………………………………………………………………………………..39 Top Football Teams……………… ....................................... ………………………………………………………………………………….40 Amy Winehouse and Addictions………………… ......................................... ……………………………………………………………41 Film Review: Cast Away………………………………… .........................................………………………………………………………..42 Concerts in Argentina…………………………………… .........................................………………………………………………………..43 Movies……………………………………………………………… ...........................................…………………………………………………...46 A Ghost Story……………………………………………………… ........................................... ………………………………………………..48 CFC: A Band from Córdoba…………………………………… ......................................... ……………………………………………….49 The Beatles…………………………………………………………………………………… ...........................................……………………….50 The Terminal………………………………………………………………………………… ............................................………………………50 Villa Allende City…………………………………………………………………………… ............................................. …………………….51 Harry Potter…………………………………………………………………………………… .............................................. ………………….53 The Phantom of the Opera…………………………………………………………… ................................................ ………………….54 Johnny Depp……………………………………………………………………………… .................................................…………………….57 Keane………………………………………………………………………………………… .................................................. …………………...58 The Rolling Cheese Festival in England……………………………………………… ................................................ ……………59 Music………………………………………………………………………………………… ................................................. …………………….60 Places worth Visiting…………………………………………………………………………… ................................................. ………….62

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Think Green Fun Time Smile Every Day without a Reason Why…………………………………… .................................................. …………………..67 Games to Stimulate the Mind…………………………………………………… ....................................................………………….68 Puzzles (Natural Disasters)………………………………………………………....................................................... ………………….. Word Puzzles about Sports………………………………………………………… ........................................................ ………………. Guiness Records………………………………………………………………………… ....................................................... ………………75 An Embarassing Situation………………………………………………………… ...................................................... ………………76 My Worst Day…………………………………………………………………………… ...................................................... ……………….77

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Think Green Villa Allende, September 2011 Dear readers, Welcome to the first issue of our magazine. We really hope you enjoy reading it. The objective of this new challenge is to enhance reading and writing for pleasure and in doing so, to improve our command of the English language. All the students were involved as text producers and that has implied research work, cooperative learning and editing. At this point you may wonder why we have chosen the name “Think Green�. The first reason has to do with nature because the word green in English is often connected with concern for the environment. Since this is a virtual magazine, we can also say that it is an ecological one. This magazine is in favour of nature so we have not used any kind of paper, except for the sample issues on display. In this way we are saving a lot of trees from being cut. We want to encourage you to join us with this attitude, so as to be able make a better world. A second connotation the word green has is also associated with the environment and more particularly with the idea of purity. In fact, it is in green areas that we are able to find the purest air, free from pollution and dirt. Likewise, this magazine is full of clean and positive ideas and promotes a feeling of happiness, honesty and cleanness, completely free from the pollution of negative outlooks on life. Last but not least, this colour is also the colour of spring, of a new life and of youth. We have chosen this name because we have new perspectives as young writers who want to convey a hopeful message of life for today’s society. Besides, green is the colour of a precious stone, the emerald, which is a good symbol for our newsletter. We are offering you something valuable that is the result of our best efforts to make something worth reading. Enjoy reading the magazine as we have enjoyed making it.

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THE SIX BLIND MEN AND THE ELEPHANT Retold by Gregoria Torres Once there were 6 blind men who lived in India. One day they heard about a new creature in the country, they wanted to know what it was like , so, they decided to feel it. The first man felt the legs of the elephant; he said that the creature was like a tree. The second man felt the trunk, so he said that it was like a snake. The third man felt the ears, so he said that the creature was like a fan. The forth man felt the tusk; he thought that it was like a spear. The fifth man touched the side of the elephant, he was sure that it was like a wall. The last man felt the tail, it was like a rope. When the last men felt the elephant they started to argue about what the strange creature was like. They argued so much that they never agreed and came to know what it was really like . So, we can say that if we don’t come to an agreement about something we can listen carefully to everybody and be open-minded. May be the best answer to a problem lies in putting all the opinions together so as to have a more complete picture of what we don’t know.

So, we can say that if we don’t come to an agreement about something we can listen carefully to everybody and be open-minded . May be the best answer to a problem lies in putting all the opinions together so as to have a more complete picture of what we don’t know.

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Think Green BROKEN-HEARTED TEENAGERS You Split up with your boyfriend and you feel wrong, sad, depressed and that your whole world is falling into pieces. You had thought that your relationship would last forever and now it is over. “Be realistic and don’t wait for a fairy tale to come true.” It may sound impossible now, but someday you will forget him. The world is not over, you are young and there are a lot of things that didn’t happen to you yet. “There are plenty of fish in the sea”. You will fall in love again with another boy, but till this happens, you will feel blue and all the songs which you listen, all the places where you go, EVERYTHING will remind you of him. It may be possible that you will suffer a lot, you will cry and you won´t go out or do anything, but take advantage of your friends, family, classmates, they could make you feel better. Play sports, do things that you like to do and don´t think about him. I have a friend called Carol who had a heart breaking experience. She had secretly been in love with a boy for 9 months, and then they began a relationship. She was very happy because that boy was the love of her life, or at least that is what she thought. One day, he phoned her and told her that he wanted to break up. She was so sad that she didn’t go out for months, and it took her a long time to feel better. Now, she is in love again with another boy, and she feels happy again. So, as I told you after, it’s not the end of the world, and you should go on with your life, and enjoy love, don’t let him make you feel wrong. More information about Teenagers… The things that affect teenagers are not only the physical changes but also the important changes at the level of mental and emotional development. Their brains work in a fast manner, they have to accept the changes that are occurring in their bodies and in their lives and sometimes they feel that nobody can understand them. It is not easy to be a teenager but it is not easy to be the parent of a teenager, either. They are often oversensitive, and sometimes parents lose their temper and forget that they, in turn, also had those experiences and felt that way,too.

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Think Green PROBLEM PAGE HAVE YOU EVER BEEN THROUGH ONE OF THESE SITUATIONS?

Our problem is that we are not doing very well at school. We study at home for tests but we fail and we don´t know why. Maybe we don´t study a lot or our way of studying is not the best. Can you help us please? Agus and Mica

ADVICE: Agustin & Micaela: Hi ! How are you? I think that you´re right! You can change your way of studying or maybe ask your teacher about other methods to study such as brainstorming or diagrams. My question is, do you study together? If you do maybe that´s the problem. Hope this can help you. Cata and Cami

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TELL US!

Dear Sam,

I’m a very intelligent girl, I have very good marks and everybody teases me because of that. I feel very sad but I accept that sometimes I’m a little bit annoying. I dress like an ordinary girl and I’m nice but anyway they hate me. Actually they have even made a group just for teasing me. Please help me Tracy

Dear Tracy, Thank you for your letter, when I was at school I knew a girl with the same problem, so I understand how you feel. Did you try talking to them? Perhaps you can ask why they bother you to understand their reasons. If this doesn´t solve the problem you can try to avoid or to ignore those people. The best of luck

Sam

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My Ideal Friend ♼ We all need friends. They are like the family we choose. But have you ever asked yourself if you are a good one? Read the following compositions to find out what makes a good friend.

My ideal friend has to be a funny person who makes me smile, He or she has to be honest because I hate people who lie. He or she also has to be an understanding person, he or she has to listen to me because when I have a problem I like to talk about it all and I like to have people who will listen to me. My friend has to be grateful and selfless. I like people who can laugh for anything. My ideal friend has to believe in me because if she or he is a good friend I will never lie to him or her. An ideal friend is the person who you can trust, the person who you tell something and that person is not going to tell the rest all the things that you told him or her and the person who makes you smile every day.

My ideal friend My ideal friend should be a very good person. First of all, she/he should be generous; if I need something she/he should help me. Then, she/he should be an understanding person. A good friend should give me advice when I need it. Another thing, she/he should be funny, every day she/he should make me laugh. She/he should be trustworthy; when I tell her/him something they shouldn’t say anything to anybody. Then she/he should be nice. My friend has to make me feel happy and in a good humor and should be honest, too. Between us there should be no secrets. One of the most important things is that she/he shouldn’t be selfish, because friends share a lot of things. In conclusion, with her/him I should spend the best moments in my life.

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Think Green MY IDEAL FRIEND By Grego Torres My ideal friend has to: Listen to me, for example when I have a problem with someone or with something. Be generous, not only in material things also in company. Give something without expecting a reward. Be funny, and make me laugh when I’m sad or in a bad humor, he/she has to be always with a smile on the face. Honest, when he/she doesn’t like something, He or she has to be someone that never lies to me, even though it is the hardest truth. Be trustworthy, my ideal friend has to be a person that I can tell him or her all the things and that I kno w he wouldn’t tell anybody. All this things would make my IDEAL FRIEND.

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Think Green Inspirational Phrases Do you have a favorite phrase or quotation? Here we are going to give you some which could be useful for you and will inspire you and give you a positive way of seeing things that is going to help you in life. "Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present." It means that you have to live the present moment, and don’t think about the things that have already happened, or haven’t happened yet. Just enjoy the moment. “Smile every day without any reason why” It means that you have to be happy all the time because life is only one and you have to enjoy it all the time Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. It means that you have to learn from your experiences so as not to repeat the same mistake to have a good present. It also implies that you have to be positive about the future. A friend walks in when everyone else walks out. Its means that true friends are always when you need them most and also when everybody else is not with you. Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each. It means that we have to live every moment, and enjoy the good things that life has, and accept the bad ones, too. When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. It means that it takes us a lot of time to stop thinking about the past, and start a new life with different opportunities. Josefina Bauducco, Luz Arguello, Josefina Triunfo and Micaela Davicino

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Acts of Kindness Once upon a time there was a man who was driving his car when he saw a woman standing outside her Mercedes and he decided to help her. When he finished repairing the car the woman wanted to pay for it. The man told her that if she really wanted to pay him she should help other people when they needed. After that she wanted to drink coffee and there ( at the bar) she saw a woman who was pregnant and was working with a smile so she gave her 400 dollars because she could clearly see she would need that for the baby. Then the waitress went home and told her husband that she had received 400 dollars because a woman wanted to help a person because someone else had helped her, and guess what? Her husband was the man who had repaired the car.

Have you ever seen the movie “Pay it forward”? What we want you to do is to do favours to 3 other people and tell them that in return they have to do 3 favours to some other people, and then go on and on until everybody helps and gets some kind of help. Can you imagine that? It would be amazing! But there are some favours that you will never be able to pay, like the favours that you mother did to you, she kept you in her body for 9 months, she gave you food, clothes and warmth, she woke up many nights when you were sick or crying, and what has she got in return for that? She has got you! So never say that she hasn’t done anything for you, because she did and still does a lot. The best thing that you can do is to help her when she needs it, give her love and try to behave very well. What are you waiting for! Start now with you chain of favours! You will feel very happy and the others will feel happy to. Spread love and happiness everywhere you go. You will not be disappointed! Let’s do it! Maryland High School

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In this article we are going to talk about two curiosities regarding animals and human beings. Curiosity is an emotion related to natural inquisitive behavior such as exploration, investigation, and learning, evident by observation in human and many animal species. The term can also be used to denote the behavior itself being caused by the emotion of curiosity. As this emotion represents a drive to know new things, curiosity is the fuel of science and all other disciplines of human study Arctic Fox The Arctic Fox, or the Polar Fox, is the only fox species that changes color with the seasons. Therefore, in winter it is white to blend in with snow, while during summer it changes to brown. This is one smart way of camouflaging and many animals developed special adaptations that let them change their coloration as their surroundings change. The Elephant Man Joseph Carey Merrick, 5 august 1862-11 April 1890, was an English man with severe deformations who was exhibited as a human curiosity and called the elephant man. He became well known in London after he went to live to the London hospital. Merric was born in Leicester and parts of his body began to increase a lot during the first few years of his life .His skin appeared thick and lumpy and he developed an expansion of his lips, and a bony lump grew on his forehead. One of his arms and both feet became enlarged and at some point during his childhood he fell and damaged his hip, resulting in permanent disability. Merrick died on 11 of April 1890, aged 27. The official cause of dead was asphyxia, although Dr.Treves, who dissected the body, said that Merrick had died of a dislocated neck. He believes that Merrick –who had to sleep sitting up because of the weight of his head –had been trying to sleep lying down, to “be like other people “ His life has been the subject of plays, films and stories, which focus on his intelligence and sensibility as a message of tolerance. IN OUR NEXT ISSUE WE ARE GOING TO PRESENT NEW CURIOSITIES WE HOPE YOU LIKE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Changes in eye color Children are most commonly born with unpigmented eyes. However, the babies that have European descendence, have light-colored eyes before the age of one. Melanocytes are the cells found within the iris of human eyes, when the child develops they start to produce melanin. Because melanocyte cells continually produce pigment, in theory eye color can be changed. Most changes start when the child is about one year old, although it can happen up to three years of age. Changes (lightening or darkening) of eye colour during puberty, early childhood, pregnancy, and sometimes after serious trauma (like heterochromia) do represent cause for plausible argument to state that some eyes can or do change, based on chemical reactions and hormonal changes within the body. I have chosen this topic because it is very interesting and it was something I had never heard before. I like it!

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Think Green Dolphins also talk In an aquarium in Hawaii a mother dolphin chats with her baby…over the telephone! The mother and her two-year-old calf swam in separate tanks connected by a special underwater audio link. The two dolphins began squawking and chirping to each other—distinctive dolphin chatter. But what were they saying? That is what scientists are trying to find out by studying wild and captive dolphins all over the world to decipher their secret language. They haven't completely cracked the code yet, but they're listening…and learning. Chatty Mammals In many ways, you are just like the more than 30 species of dolphins that swim in the world's oceans and rivers. Dolphins are mammals, like you are, and must swim to the surface to breathe air. Just as you might, they team up in pods, or groups, to accomplish tasks. And they're smart. They also talk to each other. Many experts believe that dolphins speak a language like us. This language is composed of whistles, barking, meowing, clicks and all other sorts of strange sounds.Without a doubt dolphins use 'words' and even have a proper grammar ! Their language appears to be very complicated and until now no one has managed to understand it.And just as you gesture and change facial expressions as you talk, dolphins communicate non-verbally through body postures, jaw claps, bubble blowing, and fin caresses. Thinking Dolphin

Scientists think dolphins "talk" about everything from basic facts like their age to their emotional state. When the going gets tough, for instance, some dolphins call for backup. After being bullied by a duo of bottlenose dolphins, one spotted dolphin returned to the scene the next day with a few pals to chase and harass one of the bully bottlenose dolphins. "It's as if the spotted dolphin communicated to his buddies that he needed their help, then led them in search of this guy," says Herzing, who watched the scuffle. Deciphering "dolphin speak" is also tricky because their language is so dependent on what they're doing, whether they're playing, fighting, or going after tasty fish. It's no different for humans. Think about when you raise a hand to say hello. Under other circumstances, the same gesture can mean good-bye, stop, or that something costs five bucks. It's the same for dolphins. During fights, for example, dolphins clap their jaws to say "back off!" But they jaw clap while playing, too, as if to show who is king of the underwater playground. May be in the future we will be able to communicate with dolphins, if scientists are able to understand their secret code!

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Think Green I Have a Dream Dreams are successions of images, ideas, emotions and sensations occurring involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep. Scientists believe that all the people dream, but sometimes the people forget what they dream. Dreams happen in R.E.M (rapid-eye movement) stage of sleep that is when brain activity is high and signaled by continuous movements of the eyes. Dreams can last for a few seconds, or as long as twenty minutes.

Jacob's dream of a ladder of angels, c. 1690, by Michael Willmann.

"The Knight's Dream", 1655, by Antonio de Pereda.

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Think Green How to control bad dreams: There isn´t a person in the world that doesn’t suffer from a bad dream once in a while. If you are usually having bad dreams here there are some tips that will help you control your dreams: The first tip is one of the most important ones. You have to tell or talk to your brain and let it know that the dreams or messages that you´re receiving are not acceptable .Ask for new messages. Tell yourself or your subconscious that the dreams that you´re having are not solving your problems our helping you in your daily life and that you would like new messages or symbols. Another method you can use to control bad dreams is to try to do so when you are in middle of the dream. Many people will have nightmares, and during the nightmare you sometimes realize that horrible thing is nothing but just a dream. When this happens, you may want to do the thing that scares you the most in the dream. In other words, confront your fears, confront the nightmare. These symbols will be intimidated by your courage to do so. If you are being chased for example, stop running and face the object that is chasing you. See what happens. Keep doing this, eventually your brain and subconscious will realize that the nightmare is not frightening you , because you are beating it ! Lastly, and for me the best tip but at the same time the most difficult one is to do a regular routine. It does not have to be extensive, just a few steps you take every night to slowly tell your body you are winding down. Try not to watch too much TV before bed, and you may also want to avoid exercising very close to bedtime. Put on some relaxing sounds like rainforests ,birds ,water or whatever will work for you. The more often your body gets that you are relaxing into bedtime, the sooner you will be able to control bad dreams.

TYPES OF DREAMS DAYDREAM.

Day dreaming is classified as a level of consciousness between sleep and wakefulness. It occurs during our waking hours when we let our imagination carry us away. As our minds begin to wander and our level of awareness decreases, we lose ourselves in our imagined scenario and fantasy.

LUCID DREAM.

Lucid dreams occurs when you realize you are dreaming in the middle of your dream. "Wait a second. This is only a dream!" Most dreamers wake themselves up once they realize that they are only dreaming. Other dreamers have cultivated the skill to remain in the lucid state of dreaming. They become an active participant in their dream, make decisions in their dreams and influence the dream's outcome without awakening.

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NIGHTMARE.

A nightmare is a disturbing dream that causes the dreamer to wake up feeling anxious and frightened. Nightmares may be a response to real life trauma and situations. These type of nightmares fall under a special category called Post-traumatic stress nightmare (PSN). Nightmares may also occur because we have ignored or refused to accept a particular life situation. Research shows that most people who have regular nightmares have had a family history of psychiatric problems, bad drug experiences, people who have contemplated suicide, and/or rocky relationships. Nightmares are an indication of a fear that needs to be acknowledged and confronted. It is a way for our subconscious to make up take notice. "Pay attention!"

RECURRING DREAMS.

Recurring dreams repeat themselves with little variation in story or theme. These dreams may be positive, but most often they are nightmares. Dreams may recur because a conflict depicted in the dream remains unresolved and ignored. Once you have found a resolution to the problem, your recurring dreams may cease.

HEALING DREAMS.

Healing dreams serve as messages for the dreamer in regards to their health. Dreams of this nature may be telling the dreamer that he/she needs to go to the dentist or doctor.

DO DREAMS SAVE LIVES? By: Juan Pablo Tomacello, Ignacio Díaz y Tomás Acevedo Are dreams of any use to de dreamer or to anyone else? The story says that a girl called Merna who lived in Czernak, Poland, had a boyfriend who was a polish soldier, called Stanislaus Omensky. He went to fight in World War I. After some month Merna had a dream in which her boyfriend got trapped by stones from a castle in the mountains. She had this dream many times and every time she heard her boyfriend’s voice in the castle. So she told her mother but anybody believed her. After that she started the long search for the destroyed castle. One day on April 1920, she came to the village of Zlota. There on the top of the hill stood her castle, as she has seen in her dreams. She ran to the village and fell down to the ground and a crowd of people arrived and looked at her. Merna told everyone about her dream and she pointed to the castle. She asked the men to lift the stones and they laughed a lot. They did not believe her story but it was not very difficult to lift some stones. The first day they did not find anything, but the second one they heard the voice of a man. Maryland High School

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Think Green Merna recognized the voice, it was the voice of Stanislaus her boyfriend. H e had been in the darkness for two years, at first the strong light of day hurt his eyes. But soon he was looking normal with surprise all the people who were there. He had lived on the food that he had found on the castle. He entered the castle during the war and it was hit and destroyed, so he had to wait somebody to help him. What cause her to dream like that? How did her mind know anything about a castle which she had never seen? How did she know that Stanislaus was down there among the broken stones?

MUSIC THAT HEALS Music therapy is a type of therapy that relieves pain. It acts as a natural pain killer. Around the globe, millions of people use this type of therapy. For example: In childbirth it reduces pain in mothers and also in cancer patients. Music therapy increases the amount of endorphins, which greatly contribute to a sense of well-being. Although it is fun to listen to music like hip-hop or rap, those kinds of music do not really make much of a difference when it comes to improving one’s health. Doctors highly recommend classical music because its complexity and tempos enhance positive emotions and feelings.

This type of music is usually used to reduce pain in patients. Music therapy also simulates brain activity after an injury or when there is memory loss. Music therapy is probably the cure to pain and the answer to find relaxation in this stressful world. By Tomás Olcese

THE ENGINE OF A GAME Ever since videos games were created, they all have something in common: GRAPHICS. We see graphics in most of today`s games but most people refer to graphics as engines. Every game runs on an engine which is created by the game´s developers. A game can also use an engine that was developed by another company so they don´t have to go through creating another one. For example, engines like Unreal Engine 3 which was released in 2006 has been used by many games like Gears of War, Tribes, Medal of Honor, etc. Today, Graphics have improved a lot lately. Engines like Frostbite 2, CryTech 2 and id tech 5 show the true meaning of graphics Maryland High School

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Battlefield 3 using frostbite 2

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Think Green Many developers do their best to make their engines look good and suitable enough for today´s consoles. Although some developers worry more about gameplay rather than graphics. Even though it might take a while to develop a game with such graphics they turn out to be quite jaw-dropping. The longest game in development was at least 14 years!. Games like Crysis and Killzone 2 have proved that. Engines do not only provide graphics but also sound, rendering, animation, etc. Combine these together carefully and I ensure you, it is mind-blowing But a game doesn´t need a good engine to be fun. Sometimes it´s about how the game plays. Take for example Minecraft or Team Fortress 2

The Wonders of Minecraft

The War of Valve´s Team Fortress 2 It is without doubt that graphics and game play are revolutionizing more and more, presenting technical advances that we don´t see in many previous games. But it isn´t what the developers choose to work on more, but what a person prefers. One may be concerned on how the game looks and will be satisfied with good visuals, others about how the game plays and will be happy with smooth gameplay, some will worry about both. It can be entertaining to play a game with high graphics and fluid gameplay but few developers spend most of the time working on both things

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Think Green NATURAL DISASTERS Did you know that every week a natural disaster takes place somewhere in our planet? Natural disasters do not only cause damage to places, they also cause damage to people. In this article we are going to explain the different types of natural disasters and some of their characteristics. A natural disaster is the effect of a natural hazard. It leads to financial, environmental or human losses. The term natural has consequently been disputed because the events simply are not hazards or disasters without human involvement. There are three different types of natural disasters: GEOLOGICAL DISASTERS: Avalanches: a mass of snow , ice and rock that falls down the side of a mountain .  Earhquakes: is a sudden shake of the earth’s crust caused by the tectonic plates colliding. The vibrations may vary in magnitude. The underground point of origin of the earthquake is called the “focus”. Earthquakes by themselves rarely kill people or wildlife.  Volcanic eruptions: volcanoes can cause widespread destruction and consequent disaster in several ways. The effects include the volcanic eruption itself that may cause harm following the explosion of the volcano or the fall of rock. HYDROLOGICAL DISASTERS:  Floods: a large amount of water covering an area that is usually dry.  Limnic eruptions: they occur when a gas, usually water, suddenly erupts from deeps lake water , posing the threat of suffocating wildlife , livestock and humans. An eruption may also cause tsunamies in the lake.  Tsunamies: can be caused by undersea earthquakes METEOROLOGICAL DISASTERS:  Blizzards : are severe winter storms characterized by low temperature, strong winds, and heavy snow. The difference between blizzard and snow storm is the strength of the wind.  Cyclonic storms : is a cyclonic storms system that forms over the ocean.  Droughts : an extended period of time of months or years when a region notes a deficiency in its water supply. Generally this occurs when a region receives consistently below average precipitation. It can have a substantial impact on the ecosystem and agriculture of the affected region. Maryland High School

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Think Green  Hailstorms: are the rain drops that have formed together into ice .  Heat waves: prolonged period of excessively hot weather which may be accompanied by high humidity.  Tornadoes: are violent ,dangerous ,rotating columns of air that are in contact with both ,the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or ,in rare cases ,the base of a cumulus cloud  Fires: wildfires are uncontrolled fires burning in wildland areas .Common causes include lightning and drought but wildfires may also be started by human negligence or action .

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Easter island By Delfina Bonichelli

The statues on Easter island are a huge mystery because no one knows how they appeared there. This island is one of the most remote islands on Earth.. Easter Island is only 15 miles long and 10 miles wide. This island was discovered by a Dutch Capitan called Jacob Roggeveen. It is covered with hundreds of giant statutes, each weighing several tons and some standing more than 30 feet tall. Easter island is nearer to Tahiti than Chile, making it one of the most isolated places on Earth. A triangle of volcanic rock in the South Pacific - it is best known for the giant stone monoliths In my opinion this place is very strange because nowhere else you can find giant statues like these and I would like to visit this place. The origin of the statues is still unclear. Some people say that the humans built them but the question is how? Others said that the aliens came a lot of years ago and left them like a symbol or message. Will we ever know how they came to be there?

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Why am I a technology fan? We are in a technological era. Are you taking advantage of all the benefits it provides you with? Technology: Makes communication easier, for example a cellphone or chat that allows us to have long distance conversations. It makes it easier to work and study. We can use calculator to solve difficult math problems fast or internet to look for information. It gives us a great variety of entertainment, like computer games, iPod to listen to music, etc. It keeps us updated through television and radio. These are just a few examples of how technology helps us in our daily life and through all these discoveries we can realize how intelligent human beings are for having created these extraordinary innovations that make our lives easier.

Did you know that more than 1000 ships and planes disappeared in the triangle area over the past five centuries?? And all these happened when apparently there were no human errors, equipment failures or even natural disasters. Strangely, the ships and aircraft just vanished when everything seemed to be okay. There are many theories that try to explain missing ships and planes in Bermuda some theories are close to what may have some are just speculations. For example: the Devil is at play here and therefore call the Triangle.

the mystery of Triangle. While happened in reality, many believe that area also as Devil's

The facts however are quite far from what is generally known or believed to be true. There are many stories and myths created through sheer imagination of writers who have used them rampantly to draw publicity to their books. In many cases, the facts got blurred. One of the most popular stories about a desaparition in the Bermuda Triangle is “The Mary Celeste� On December 4, 1972 Mary Celeste, also known as the Ghost Ship, was found without a single soul on board while she was still sailing. She was located off the coast of Portugal heading towards the Strait of Gibraltar. This happened even though the weather was fine and she had very experienced an able crew. Maryland High School

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Think Green It was launched in 1961 which also happened to be the year when the American Civil War broke out. Since her launch, she had always been influenced under some evil power. In October 1872, Mary Celeste was made ready in New York's East River for a voyage to Genoa, Italy. The captain of the ship was Benjamin Briggs aged 37. Briggs’ 30-year old wife Sarah and 2-year-old child were also in the ship. And there were 7 crew making it a total of 10 on board. Captain Briggs was a very experienced and able seaman and captained five ships in his career. He himself was an owner of many ships and had spent most of his life on the sea. Mary Celeste departed from New York City on November 7th, 1872. She was carrying a cargo of 1701 barrels of raw commercial alcohol valued at some $35,000 and had full insurance. Strangely after almost a month of her sail, on December 4th, 1872 a British Empire vessel named Dei Gratia found the Mary Celeste off the coast of Portugal. She apparently looked abandoned although still under sail. There was not a single soul on board. So what could have been the cause of such mysterious abandonment? The weather was fine and she had 6 months of food and water. The crew were all very able seamen and trustworthy. Even the personal belongings including valuables were untouched. In conclusion, if you want to go to de Bermuda Triangle, be careful!! because something can happen to you as to the poor people who were on the ships and planes that disappeared there.

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Think Green The German Shepherd The German sheperd is famous because it is used and trained by the police. It is used to smell and detect drugs at the airport , for example .They are also faithful companions . DESCRIPTION German Shepherds are large-sized dogs which are generally between 155 and 165 centimetres and weigh between 22 and 40 kilograms (49 and 88 lb).They can have 2 types of hair: there is one kind with short hair and another with long hair. The color of the coat can be black or yellow (golden) The nose is black and pink and the eyes are Brown. They are really strong. INTELLIGENCE German shepherds are really intelligent and they can open doors smell things. USE AS WORKING DOGS German Shepherds are very popular as working dogs. They are especially well known for their police work, being used for tracking criminals, patrolling troubled areas, and detecting and holding of suspects. Additionally thousands of German Shepherds have been used by the military. HEALTH The German sheperd with long hair needs a daily brush .Both types also need to take a walk every day for at least 2 hours and it its better if you go with your bike because you can run with the dog and it is better for the dog. In summer you need to wash them so that they are not so hot. CONCLUSION: I have a German shepherd and it is a really faithful dog. He is really smart and he also open doors. His name its moro , we are like friends

URBAN GROUPS

The urban groups are all the groups that have different beliefs. Generally urban groups are made up of teenagers. We think that they created these groups to share their ideas and talk about their interests. There are many examples of urban groups: RAVERS They are all the people who listen to electronic Music. They also think that when they are in parties they have to enjoy it very much. Ravers wear tight shirts and dresses and colourful accessories

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Think Green CANDIES They are a part of the community who listens to electronic music. They dress in tight jeans and small shirts with blooming colors and the main difference between them and the ravers is that they think That Disney is for them the perfect world where they would like to live. EMMOS The emmo as a musical genre derived from the hardcore of the late ‘80s. They dress in dark colors and are greatly influenced by gothic style. Emmos’ hair is dyed dark covering one eye or the entire face.

PUNKS are the people who participate in all the different forms of exchange and social relationships that occur around the punk music. They don’t have a common style, but what differentiates them from others groups is that the hair is dyed using bright colors like red yellow or blue.

RAPPERS It is a group of people belonging the hip hop culture which has three main cornerstones: break dance, graffiti and Dj. Rappers wear sportswear, loose clothes and baseball caps.

METHALIC PEOPLE They are the people who usually listen to heavy music and are against following the latest fashion.

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Think Green SKATERS They love skateboarding, which means creative freedom and expression. These young people who share the adrenaline and excitement to overcome obstacles and to master skateboard moves.

RASTAFARIANS Their main feature is not to accept the values imposed by the dominant ideology. Their clothing is very loose and is based on the colours of the Jamaican flag. Some have dreadlocks, a symbol of protest against white people’s straight blonde hair.

They are a false view, something that is not happening in reality, a product of our mind, They are usually caused by drugs, sleep deprivation, psychosis, stress and other mental disorders, but know they can also happen in people with a normal status. Common halucinations include:     

Experiencing physical sensations Listening to sounds, music, steps Hearing voices (the most common type of hallucination) Seeing patterns, lights, beings or objects Feeling a pleasurable smell

In some cases hallucinations can be normal. For example when you’re in the grieving process (when a loved has died) you hear his or her voice. My grandfather used to have hallucinations and some were:  A rotating building in front of his house  Goats in the living-room  He saw my sisters and me having lunch with him in my grandmother's dining room when we were not actually there For me, hallucinations are are a GREAT product of our imagination because they can make you happy or sad . And they can also help you to build or create great things and make your dreams came true.

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The tree kangaroo is an animal that has truly been adapted for living life in the trees. The species is seen in many areas and may be known either as the tree kangaroo or the lowlands tree kangaroo. The interesting thing about this species is that they are thought to have evolved from a creature not unlike a kangaroo or wallaby, but they have adapted to a life in the trees over time. They have the large hind legs and narrow feet, which allow them to travel with great speed on the ground but also have long tails for balance and very strong forelimbs that are great for climbing. The tree kangaroo has feet that are shorter and wider than your typical kangaroo as well as longer claws, which make moving around in the trees much more doable. The tree kangaroo is also different from the traditional kangaroo in that it can move its back feet independently of one another. What is remarkable about this species is that they are much uncoordinated when they are walking on the ground. They walk hunched over and it is obvious that they have evolved and just are not equipped to be on the ground, which is even more obvious when you watch them take to the trees and move with ease and great agility. The tree kangaroo is known for its jumping, as it leaps from tree to tree, and it is known to jump almost 30 feet down and will jump to the ground from as high up as 60 feet without being injured! This is a truly remarkable species when you stop and consider how highly evolved they truly are for living in the trees when you compare them to modern kangaroos. Habitat The tree kangaroo lives in the trees and they are usually found in the rain forests of New Guinea as well as northeastern Queensland, and nearby islands. The species are usually found in the mountainous areas, though they Maryland High School

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Reproduction The tree kangaroo is a solitary animal and appears only to come together with others for mating purposes. The female will become pregnant with one joey, which will climb on its own into the pouch where it will develop for 10 to 12 months before leaving the pouch. The Joey will continue to nurse from its mother for several months, even after it has left the pouch. In my opinion the tree kangaroo in an interesting animal to do research about because very little is known about them. I have chosen this topic because it is interesting to find information about exotic animals that are in danger of extinction.

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The Argentinian Cup tournament is an absolutely national integrator that combines tradition with innovation. Teams from all parts of Argentina (including the First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Division) will take part in this cup. It will take place from August of 2011 to May of 2012. Argentina Cup tournament is fully inclusive and enhances national solidarity. Format: 270 matches will be played in direct elimination with only one match in a neutral stadium. The tournament will start on 30th of August and it will finish on 22th of May of the next year. The first matches will be played between the clubs from the lowest division and as the cup goes along, more clubs will join the competition until all the 186 teams will have played a minimum of one match.

LIONEL MESSI I`m going to tell the history of Lionel “la pulga” Messi. Lionel Messi was born in Rosario, Santa Fe on 24th of June in 1987. He lived with his father who was called Jorge Horacio Messi, a factory steel worker , and his mother Maria Cecilia Cuccittini. He has two brothers, one called Rodrigo and Matías and a sister who is called María Sol. He started to play football when he was five years old in his father´s football team. Messi’s team was called Grandoli, a local football team. In 1995 Messi switched to Newell`s. At the age of eleven River Plate -showed interest in Messi but at that time he had a hormonal deficiency and he could not pay for the treatment. Some people from the F.C Barcelona football team saw him and recluted him for that team.Now he is playing for that team and he is the best player of the world.

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Sports News Basketball News We are writing to tell you about the Amazing cup in which Argentina is participating in Lithuania. They did not only defeat the home team but they also won against the last champion, the Brazilian team.

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It is almost ready. The stadiums an all the places are finished. London will provide us with a good organization for these games! We are waiting for you!

Tennis Show

Roger Federer Roger Federer is a Swiss Professional tennis player who held the ATP number one position for a record of 237 consecutive weeks, and 285 weeks overall. As of 18 July 2011, he is ranked World No. 3 by the Association of Tennis Professionals.

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Top football teams in history There were a lot of great teams in the football history, but only a few of them really left their mark for their tactics, their passion, their magic, etc. In Think Green, we decided to make a ranking of the best teams that played officially in the FIFA tournaments. We know we are missing a lot of great teams, but we think that it’s better to put just 10 teams. So, here is the list of the teams that Think Green considers are the best 10 in history, with their best player, and a photo of their line up: In the first place we have the Santos team, in the 1960’s decade, with Pelé as the team’s best player. Then, in second place, the actual Barcelona team, with the best player in the world, Lionel Messi. In third place, we consider that the Real Madrid team from the 1950’s made history, with Di Stefano as the star. In the fourth place, the Italian team, Internazionale, from 1964 to 1965, with Armando Picchi as the best player. 1) Santos (1960’s) 2) Barcelona (2010/11) 3) Real Madrid (1950’s)

After the Inter, in the fifth place, 4) Inter de Milán (1964/65) we have the Ajax team from 1970 to 1974, with the magnific 5) Ajax (1970/74) Johan Cruyff as the star. A little lower, in the sixth place, is placed the Argentinian River Plate team formed between the 6) River Plate (1942/45) 1942 and the 1945 years, with the goalkeeper Amadeo Carrizo as the best player. Then, in the seventh place, is situated the awesome Racing de Avellaneda team 7) thatRacing playeddeinAvellaneda the 1966 and in (1966/67) the 1967, winning an Intercontinental Cup, with Roberto Perfumo playing the role of the star. In the eighth place we consider that the Boca Juniors team from 1978 is the indicated one, with the great 8) Boca Juniors (1978) Hugo Gatti as the most important player of the team. Close to the final of the list, in the ninth 9) Bayern (1972/76) place, we have the Bayern Munich team that made history in the years 1972 toMunich 1976, having in it’s line up the incredible Beckenbauer. Finally, in the last place of the ranking of the top 10 teams in 10) Talleres de Córdoba football history, we have the Talleres de Cordoba team from 1974 to 1978,(1974/78) with Daniel Willington as the best player in the team, a curiosity from this team is that it had never won a championship, but it was the best Argentinian team in that time.

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Drug addiction is a disorder that consists in the dependence of substances that affect the nervous central system and the cerebral functions. The effects of the drugs depend on the type of drug and the quantity or frequency with which it is consumed. The dependence produced by the drugs can of two types: Mental dependence: it is the condition of euphoria that one feels when the drug is consumed. The individual feels an imperious need to take the drug, and experiences an emotional breakdown when he or she does not get it. Physical dependence: the organism becomes dependent on the drugs. An example of this type of addiction is Amy Jane Winehouse, a singer who was born on September 14th in 1983 in the city of London. Almost she was a British composer known by her contralto voice. Her addiction to the drugs, alcohol and medical complications derived from her destructive behavior led her to very hard times in her life. Winehouse’s problems with the abuse of drugs were an object of strong attention from the media. In several interviews, she admitted to suffer from depression, drug addiction and eating disorders . In August, 2007: she cancelled a series of shows in the United Kingdom and Europe, because of her poor health. She was hospitalized during this period due to an overdose of heroine, ecstasy, cocaine and alcohol.

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Think Green Because of drugs, this 27-year-old singer was found dead in her apartment in the city of London. The British police answered to a call from the London service of ambulances after reports of the decease of a woman. The officials found Winehouse’s body which was declared dead immediately. A lot of famous people, like singers, actors & actresses, start consuming drugs or alcohol when paparazzi and fans over whelm them. The problem is that these people don’t think what would happen to them if they start taking drugs and alcohol, instead of asking for professional advice.That is why we have chosen this famous singer who has died recently because of her addiction.

Cast Away is a movie starred by Tom Hanks. This movie is about a company that delivers things, called FedEx. Chuck (Tom Hanks) is the boss of this company. One day, some people of the company decided to travel to check the work in one of his companies. Chuck is in the members of the crew. Unfortunately, the plane experienced turbulence because of an explosion. Chuck used a raft to go to an uninhabited island. He spent five years there trying to survive, for example fishing, drinking coconut water, building some shelters, etc. After that time, he decided to build a boat to go to an inhabited place. He kept sailing for a long time, until he found a big ship. The crew of the ship saved him and helped him to go to his town. Four months later, he returned to his city to start his life again. He found it difficult, but he tried to continue as nothing has happened.For me, this is a very interesting movie and has a very powerful moral. This movie teaches us that although

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RICKY MARTIN A Puerto Rican pop singer and actor who achieved prominence, first as a member of the Latin boy band Menudo, then as a solo artist since 1991. CHAYANNE He is a Puerto Rican singer and actor. He began using the stage name "Chayanne" when he was only 10 years old. KATY PERRY He is a singer, guitarist and songwriter. The success in his musical career began in 2007 when he signed a contract with record company Capitol Records. LAS PASTILLAS DEL ABUELO Argentina is a musical band. It is mainly characterized by the fusion of Rock with musical styles such as reggae, Candomble, chacarera, country and others.

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MOVIES

If you are interested in movies about true life and amazing experience in the water you should see SOUL SURFER; a champion surfer loses her left arm in a shark attack. Her objective is to win a competition without an arm. If you want to spend a good afternoon laughing you should see THE HANGOVER the movie saga. It is about four friends who get drunk and take drugs in a bachelor party and the next day they can’t remember anything. Also in both movies they lose a friend and they have to find them before the weddings. Another interesting romantic film is WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING, where a woman lies about her life to get the man that she thinks she loves but at the end she falls in love with his brother.

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Think Green DEAR JOHN, an original and romantic movie, about two young people who meet at summer time. John is on vacations from the Special Forces and meets Savannah. They fall deeply in love but, will they be able to continue their relationship when John has to come back? If you are interested in musical you should see BURLESQUE. The life of Ali is about to change when she starts working at a nightclub in Los Angeles. There she meets Jack, who will help and support her. Do you want to know if they end together? Don’t miss this film.

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GHOST STORY

Bermela: Burned Man By Gregoria Torres, Santos Ortega and Tomas Olcese Once there was a man called Jonathan Bermela. He lived in a wooden house in the countryside in England. While he was in his house, he heard a noise outside. He grabbed a gun and went out through the door, looked around to see if there was anyone, he went back inside and sat down in front of the chimney. Behind him two men appeared and hit him in the head and he was knocked unconscious. The two strangers run up the house and stole belongings, they decided to burn down the house and leave the man inside. Ten years later a man called David Ronalsplick decided to buy the house, destroy it and build another one. The neighbours warned him about Jonathan´s ghost, but he didn`t care. When he moved with his family to the new house, he started to hear some noises, but he didn`t pay attention to them. A few weeks later a man appeared sitting in a chair in front of the chimney. But it wasn`t a man, it was like a ghost. He told him to get out of his house. But the man didn`t listen to him. The house burned down with the family inside the next day. Some experts said it was because of the oven, but we think that it was Jonathan Bermela. Maryland High School

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This picture was taken by the husband of the woman in the picture on a sunny afternoon with ordinary print film. They had just moved into their new home in Chicago, Illinois. The window on the left clearly shows an older woman with her hair put up in a bun and a bulldog next to her. There was no one in the house at the time of the picture was taken.

The CFC movement Cfc is a rap group in Argentina, born in Cofico neighborhood, province of Cordoba. The band is just beginning, however, it is gaining some social movement because of the

harsh critics to the affluent society

CFC is different, it gives you a strong sense of belonging as their members say, who apparently are eager to kill the "Chetos" (Group of people who belong to pushing power

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To expand your knowledge about this new group you can visit & join coficocfc.wordpress.com.

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They are one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed bands in the history of popular music. This rock band was formed in the 60’s in Liverpool, England. It started with John Lennon and Paul McCartney and George Harrison, and then Ringo Starr joined them. They became famous with the song Love Me Do, which managed to be in the charts in the UK, in 1962. Years later their fame came up to the USA where they got for the first time on the top of the success. 1963 and 1964 proved to be the most important years in their careers. The group became extremely important for people. America was mourning the death of President John F. Kennedy and The Beatles appeared on the scene to bring them fun and excitement and end their mourning. In 1965 The Beatles performed at Shea Stadium in New York to a crowd of 55,000 screaming fans. The largest live audience in history. During the sixties, The Beatles not only became a musical phenomenon, they affected the styles and fashions of the decade. They transformed the record industry as well. They brought about royalties for artists and producers, revolutionized music tours, and started the Pop promo film or what we know today as "The Music Video". After their manager´s death Paul wanted to be the leader of the band but John argued with him. But the one who left the band was Ringo for a short period and then he came back. The Beatles gave their last public appearance on top of the Apple building on January 30, 1969. The Beatles decided to get together to make one final album "Abbey Road" which would go on to become their biggest selling record in history. In the end, The Beatles became true legends. They will always be the greatest rock 'n' roll band in history.

“The Terminal” What would you do, if your country is at war and you are in another country? “The Terminal” by Steven Spielberg, is starred by Tom Hanks as Victor Navorski and by Catherin Zeta Johns as Amanda. The movie is about a man that wants to go to New York, but the problem starts when he comes to know that his country is at war. He can’t enter New York because his country no longer exists. That’s why he has to

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Villa Allende I live in Villa Allende which is a city in Córdoba, Argentina. The population here is about 45.000 people. It is a beautiful city, there are five churches, one shopping mall, shops and there is also a sport center. The weather here is really different from the weather in Brazil. The winter is really dry, but some summers are wet and really beautiful. It is suny but it is not so hot, so it is great to go for a walk. Villa Allende is famous because of golf, but I don´t like it. The biggest tourist attraction here is golf. There is a carnival in February and it is really funny. I think the best thing about it is the people. They are quite friendly and that is the main reason why I like living here a lot.

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VILLA ALLENDE, THE CITY THAT YOU HAVE TO CHOOSE I live in Villa Allende which is a city located in the province of Cordoba. It is not a big city. Villa Allende is very beautiful and great for having a fantastic day. There is a very big sport center in the middle of the city. There is a cultural house where you can take classes of different artistic subjects. Then, you can visit our churches that are very beautiful. We alsohave a beautiful river. The weather here is very different from La Cumbre. The winter can be very dry, but it sometimes rains. The summer here is fascinating, because the sun shines every day, and if you have a pool you will enjoy it a lot. Villa Allende is famous for the golf. We have one of the most important golf course of South America. Here there are two famous golf players that live here and train in our golf course, Pato Cabrera and Gato Romero. Nowadays, you can visit our new and extraordinary shopping centre, called Villa Allende Shopping, that has very good shops with beautiful clothes. Here we have Neverland, so kids will enjoy it a lot. I think that it is an amazing city where there are lots of things to do. It is not very big so you can visit it and have a new experience. Come and visit Villa Allende, the best city to live in.

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The Last Trick What was first released in 2001, has now come to its end. Harry Potter, the magical story released in the cinema the last movie including exciting tricks and the best characters. Here we will give you a short summary of these spectacular 8 movies. The story begins with the celebration of the magical world. On October 31st , Voldemort discovered the hidden refuge of the Potters and killed Lily and James Potter. However, when he tried to kill Harry: He got the Avada kedavra-killing curse and he couldn’t. Voldemort`s body was destroyed, but his spirit was not, he was not either dead or alive. Harry is left with only a lighting shaped scar on his forehead, he is the only survivor of he killing curse, so the wizard world begins to call him “the child who survived�. Harry lived with the Burleys, his uncle Vernon, aunt Petunia and his cousin Dudley. They tried to hide his magical heritage, but when he was on his eleventh birthday, Hagrid appears and tells harry that there is a magical world and a muggle world and he was invited to attend Hogwarts school. From that moment on, Harry spends most of his time at Hogwarts, home to many adventures related with Voldemort, who continues with his plans to dominate the magical world and delete the muggle world. In the last movie, Harry and his friends decide not to attend their final year at Hogwarts and they are determined to go out in search for the remaining horocrxes and to kill Voldemort. Remember to see the last movie of this great saga. You`ll enjoy it. Agustina Hoss Agostina Rivadero Agostina Silvestre

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The Phantom of the Opera A girl called Christine who lost her father when she was a child moved to a dance academy. At that moment she started singing. She believed that her father’s ghost was her angel of music, who had taught her singing for many years. One day on a rehearsal, Christine had the opportunity to show her talent. That is why, she became famous with her angel of music protecting her. However, her angel of music was not as good as he seemed to be. They called

him

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because nobody has ever seen him before. Raoul, one of the new benefactors of the theater, had met Christine before her father died. Raoul fell in love with her at first sight. And then, they became a couple. Christine found out that her angel of music was the one that scared all the people, so she tried to stay away from him. A year later, Raoul and Christine decided to get married and not to tell people about their decision. When The Phantom of the Opera found out the truth, he decided to take revenge‌

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Christine … I want you to be my wife.

NO! I don’t love you. I love Raoul.

The Phantom gives Christine a ring to marry him.

Christine, if you want him to survive, marry me or everything will go wrong.

Raoul arrives at the cave and he sees the Phantom with Christine, but he can’t do anything because he is behind the bars.

Ok, ok! I will marry you, but let him free.

The Phantom hangs Raoul and Christine has to decide whether she marries the Phantom or everybody dies.

Christine chooses the Phantom to save her love of her life, and she kisses him. But he is so moved by the kiss that he lets them go.

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I know you love him, so go! Go away before I change my mind.

Thanks! We are very grateful, stay with the ring.

Christine returns the ring to the Phantom because she feels pity for him.

Christine and Raoul go back to the theater together singing a beautiful song.

HE WAS HERE!

The Phantom escapes and no one knows about him ever again. Several years later...

Raoul goes to Christine’s tomb and sees that the Phantom has left a red rose with the ring.

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Stars Scan Real name John Christopher Depp

He was born on the 9th June 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky, USA. He is one of the most famous actors because of his ability in front of the camera.

Curiosities: He left school when he was 15 year old because he wanted to become a famous rock star. He was a rebel, and he took to vandalism and narcotics. AWARDS: He won 1 Golden Globe, 3 Oscars and 2 BAFTA nominations.

Most of the films where he performs were directed by Tim Burton. The films are: •Edward Scissorhands. •Ed Wood. •Sleepy Hollow. •Charlie and the Chocolate Factory •Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. •Alice in wonderland. Another film where he became most famous is Pirates of the Caribbean (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) where he acts as the most important pirate Jack Sparrow.

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Keane Keane is a band that was formed in England, The group currently comprises Tim Rice-Oxley (piano, backing vocals), Tom Chaplin (lead vocals), Richard Hughes (drums, percussion). Their original line-up included founder and guitarist Dominic Scott, who left in 2001. Keane started to be well-known with the release of their debut album, Hopes and Fears, in 2004. Keane is known for using a piano as the lead instrument instead of guitars, differentiating them from most other rock bands. The inclusion of a distorted piano effect in 2006 and various synthesizers were a common feature in their music.

Tim Rice-Oxley and Dominic Scott were the main writers of the band's songs during their early years. When Scott left in 2002, Rice-Oxley became the main composer. However, Rice-Oxley credits the rest of the band on all compositions, so that royalties for song credits are shared. The best album they have made: Hopes and Fears (2004) Under the Iron Sea (2006) Perfect Symmetry (2008) Night Train (2010) In conclusion, I think that Keane is a very good and originally band, because they use the piano as the leading instrument instead of guitars, differentiating them from most other rock bands. Tomas Ottonello – Manuel Marti

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Rolling Cheese Festival in England The Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling festival is an annual event that takes place in England and a lot of people to take apart in this event. From the top of the hill a round of Double Gloucester cheese is rolled, and all the competitors run down the hill after it. The first competitor to cross the finish line wins the cheese, but they can also catch the cheese as they are rolling down.

History This tradition is at least 200 years old and each year the event becomes more and more famous. Now people come from all around the world to compete or just to watch the game.

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The world of music By JuliĂĄn Cardozo

Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1983. The group's musical style fuses traditional funk with elements of other genres, including punk and psychedelic rock. The band consists of Anthony Kiedis (vocals) and Michael Balzary (bass), alongside longtime drummer Chad Smith and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer. Cliff Martinez was the drummer for the first two records.

How Music Affects Us and Why Music Therapy Promotes Health Research has shown that music has a profound effect on your body and psyche. In fact, there’s a growing field of health care known as music therapy, which uses music to heal. Those who practice music therapy are finding a benefit in using music to help cancer patients, children with ADD, and others, and even hospitals are beginning to use music and music therapy to help with pain management, to help ward off depression, to promote movement, to calm patients, to ease muscle tension, and for many other benefits that music and music therapy can bring. This is not surprising, as music affects the body and mind in many powerful ways.

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Think Green LIVE MUSIC: EXCITING OR ANNOYING Maybe someone can say that concerts leave you deaf others say that is like heaven when you can see your favorite band singing just in front of you. Well here we will talk about this way of feeling music. Concerts or live music have increased so fast and have become so important that almost every weekend we can go around and get some good music. If you asked me I would prefer a thousand times to go to a live concert. In my opinion there is where you can actually see music and enjoy real music not just being in front of your computer and with your headphones. The feeling of being with other people that feel like you and sing just like you. But there are other people that prefer staying at home listening on their TV. In their opinion concerts are just too noisy and messy. They may enjoy it better but they will never know that other people feel just like them and listen to the same music like them. They miss it! Maybe you should just go to a concert of your favorite band and know what really music is.

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Places Worth Visiting El Durazno Calamuchita - C贸rdoba. Located in the middle of the Sierras de Los Comechingones,

the

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of

Durazno,

shows

varied

landscapes. Therefore, the visitor will find pine forests, a glorious green in summer, and bright white during the snowy winter.

This beautiful place is in the middle of the Sierras de los Comechingones across the river that bears the same name. The city of Durazno, Calamuchita, C贸rdoba, also has beautiful pine forests and a wonderful landscape.

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In winter, it is covered with white snow and in summer it is dressed in color for its trees and flowers. The clear running water, offer the possibility to access to beaches, which have deep pools for swimming. Durazno, does not have a highly developed tourist infrastructure, making it ideal to enjoy the mountain environment, surrounded by beautiful pine trees that favor walking or biking. Maryland High School

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San Marcos Sierras is a place located 150 km from the city of Cordoba. It is well known as the capital of Cordoba’s honey, in which tourist activities are developed, and you will be charmed by its very attractive places and activities. Among them are hiking, horseback riding, tours to seven different ancient churches in the area, etc.

Our recommendation is to spend a nice relaxing time, staying at "La Posta del Gaucho," where you will enjoy the peace of the place, staying in cabins, enjoying different types of activities (horseback riding and full moon trips on horseback, etc.)The place also offers a range of amenities such as swimming pool, lounge, etc.

San Martín de los Andes It is a very amazing city in Neuquén. There is a variety of free time activities like skiing, snowboarding, visiting the museum, trips in the lake, walking around downtown, having a coffee in bars near the lake and many other exciting activities. It’s a city to go with your family since there are activities for all ages where everyone can have fun. I also like this city because there I can feel the peace and I can relax and keep my troubles away seeing the white snow and the fascinating pine trees around the lake. As it is a safe place you feel like nothing wrong can ever happen. If you want to have some fun and relax with a beautiful sight you had better come to San Martin de los Andes, I guarantee you will enjoy it and love it!!

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Villa Carlos Paz We know that Cordoba has a lot of beautiful and awesome places to visit. One of them is Villa Carlos Paz. If you want a place that mixes great landscapes, with cultural activities, and a place to relax; Carlos Paz is the best choice. Carlos Paz is a city placed in the west of Cordoba, 36 km away from the Capital, and it is one of the most important touristic places from the region. It is situated next to the San Roque lake, which is a great place to do water activities, like going on water jets, or going fishing. “El Cucú”

The city is best well known for its theatres, as the Candilejas, the Acuario, or the Lago one. The theatrical activity in Carlos Paz is the most important in Argentina, together with the Mar del Plata one. The most important celebrities work in Carlos Paz in the summers. But theatres are not the only attraction that Carlos Paz offers. Think Green suggests you to take a look at the chairlift (the “aerosilla”), the Cucu, the Hippie beach, or the Casper’s house. You can also visit the big number of casinos that are on the city, or the high-end restaurants. To finish, you have a lot of hotels near to the lake, so you can have a great view, and at the same time, have a very relaxing time varying with some of the activities that we named before. A very complete and nice place to visit.If you want more information about the city you can enter to the official website www.carlospazturismo.com.ar By Nicolás Cafferata & Juan José Neder

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Have you ever visited this wonderful city? Is full of choices when it comes to gastronomy, hostage and activities. You can find a lot of historical and cultural symbols that come from Germany, including their food and festivals. This city is located in Valle de Calamuchita, surrounded by mountains, lakes and great rivers. The main characteristic of this place is that all dwellings are made of wood and with a colonial aspect that refer to the German country. Almost every cottage and house you can find it constructed in that style. Many tourists come for a visit because of the many festivals that take place in that city. As regards the festivals the most important ones are

Oktoberfest (that takes part in the first and second weekend of October) , Chocolate Alpino Fest (In the month of June) and Nacional Fest of the

Masa Vienesa (Easter Time) . YOU MUST VISIT IT!

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Think Green ALWAYS SMILE WITHOUT A REASON WHY With every laugh a person activates more than 400 muscles. Laughter also increases lung capacity, oxygenates the tissues, lowers blood pressure, relieves constipation, adrenaline is released, self-esteem is raised and stress and fear are reduced. That is why it is often said that laughter is the best medicine for anyone. A red haired girl said: “I will be the first red head on Jupiter”

A blonde was asked what the capital of California was. “That’s easy,” she said. “It’s C.”

A dark haired girl said: “I will be the first brunette on the moon” A blondie said: “I will be the fist blondie on the sun”

While working a blond employee was found to be using this password:

The brunette answered: “you idiot, you are going to burn”

GoofyHueyLouieDeweyDaisyDonaldMick eyMinniePhoenix

And the blondie answered: “no, because I will go at night”

On his trip to New York, Manolo bought a television for his family There were two blonde women talking and one asks the other, “Which is the farthest: Mendoza or the moon? “ And the other answered: “oh you stupid fool; can you see Mendoza from here?”

And someone asked: “is it that there are no TVs in your country?” And he answered: “of course there are, but I like your programs more”

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When she was asked why she had such a long password, she said, "The boss said that my password had to be at least eight characters long and have at least one capital." This blonde girl went to the pizza place and ordered a pizza. The pizza guy asked her if she wanted it cut into six pieces or twelve. “Oh, six,” she said. “I could never eat twelve pieces.”

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More Humour!!!! The teacher tells Pepito: “ Pepito, let's see, if I say I was rich, it's gone, but if I say I'm beautiful, what is it? “Excess of imagination teacher!” A lady enters the shop and says: “Give me the pig's head there.” And the butcher replied: “Excuse me ma'am, but that is a mirror.” While a woman was walkin a drunk man shouts at her: “ugly!” The woman answered to him: “drunk!” And the man smiles and says: “Yes, but it will gone tomorrow for me.”

GAMES TO STIMULATE THE MIND:

Did you know that many people lost their ability to think because they didn`t train their minds?? Training the mind is very important because if you train it you are going to be less likely to have illnesses and you are going to be more open-minded to learn new things. Here we have some games to stimulate your minds. Try them!!

STEREOGRAM: Hidden inside each image is an object which appears in 3D when viewed correctly. Try to find them!!!

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If you take a smaller portion of the image and then magnify it, you find a new image within, which is just as complicated. Did you find them??

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I M N N-D- O, I C

The second one is another dialog between people that are waiting in a line.

I M B-4 U!!

And the last one is a dialog between a woman and a boy.

I M 2 O-L 4 U

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The Waiter

Three men in a cafe order a meal the total cost of which is $15. They each contribute $5. The waiter takes the money to the chef who recognizes the three as friends and asks the waiter to return $5 to the men. The waiter is not only poor at mathematics but dishonest and instead of going to the trouble of splitting the $5 between the three he simply gives them $1 each and pockets the remaining $2 for himself. Now, each of the men effectively paid $4, the total paid is therefore $12. Add the $2 in the waiters pocket and this comes to $14.....where has the other $1 gone from the original $15?

SOLUTIONS: Activity 3: I M N I-N-D-N: I am an Indian O, I C: Oh, I see I M B-4 U: I am before you I M 2 O-L 4 U: I am too old for you Activity 4:

1-The payments should equal the receipts. It does not make sense to add what was paid by the men ($12) to what was received from that payment by the waiter ($2) Although the initial bill was $15 dollars, one of the five dollar notes gets changed int o five ones. The total the three men ultimately paid is $12, as they get three ones back. So from the $12 the men paid, the owner receives $10 and the waiter receives the $2 difference. $15 - $3 = $10 + $2

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Find the names of natural disasters

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Think Green Across 3. WHEN SPORTSPEOPLE TAKE DRUGS 4. A MEETING WHERE PEOPLE PLAY SPORTS 5. A SPORT THAT IS PLAYED BY AGUSTIN PICHOT 9. 11. SPECIAL THING TO PLAY IN EVERY SPORT 12. SPORT THAT RAFAEL NADAL PLAYS 13. AN IMPORTANT THING THAT NADAL USES 15. A PLACE IN EUROPE 16. SPECIAL PRIZE 18. A SPORT SIMILAR TO BASEBALL 20. SPORT THAT DAVID PLAYS

Down 1. PLACE WHERE YOU CAN SWIM 2. THE SPORT THAT MESSI PLAYS 4. THE PERSON WHO TRAINS A TEAM 6. SPORT THAT MANUEL GINOBILI PLAYS 7. SPORT SHOES 8. THE PERSON WHO CONTROLS THE SPORTS GAMES 10. THE SPORT IS RELATED TO... 14. SYNONYM OF COACH 17. 19. WHEN SPORTSPEOPLE TRAIN

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Guiness World Record The guiness world records is a book in which there are a lot of interesting records made by people who did strange things or are different physically. Sometimes there are new records and at some other times the old records are improved. Whenever a new record is included in the book the person who is involved gets some money as a

price.

LARGEST AUGMENTED BREASTS Maxi Mounds from U.S.A has an under breast measurement of 91, 44 cm and a U.S bra size of 42M. She had her first implants in 1991, another in 1998, and the last in 1999. HAIRIEST FAMILY Victor “Larry” Ramos Gomez from Mexico and his family of 19 generations suffer the rare condition known as congenital generalized hypertrichosis that is characterized by excessive facial and torso hair. The women have less hair than men. LONGEST FINGERNAILS LONGEST HAIR

Lee Redmond from U.S.A hasn’t cut her nails since 1979. Her nails are 8.65 meters long.

Xie Qiuping who lives in China has been growing her hair from the age of 13 in 1973.On may 8, 2004, her hair was 5.62meters long. SMALLEST WAIST LONGEST BEARD India has his beard of 1.83m long from the end of his chin to the tip of the beard.

STRETCHIEST SKIN Garry Turner has a strange condition called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome that made him have an exceptionally malleable skin. He can make “the human turtleneck” by pulling his neck skin up over his mouth.

Cathie Jung from U.S.A who is 1.72m tall has a corseted waist measuring 31 cm

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HEAVIEST LIVING MAN Manuel Uribe Garza lives in Mexico and is the heaviest living man because he weighed 560 kg in January 2006. Then with medical assistance he lost weight. In January 2008 Manuel’s weighed was 299 kg.

In our opinion sometimes it isn’t a very good thing to give money to some people because the things that they have are illnesses and problems. In this case, instead of giving money, they should help them to find a cure. But in some other cases it is good to give them money or a prize because they are things for which they worked hard .

Last year we were, with some friends, at Musical Comedy auditioning for a play. A girl was going to audition; everybody was in silence, suddenly another girl farted!!! All the class started laughing and the girl who was going to do the audition asked: -Who farted?? -I-answered the girl She wasn`t very embarrassed. After that, the girl finished the audition, but we still remember that funny moment.

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My worst day We were with my family in a zoo in Buenos Aires. I´d wanted to go to the toilet since I entered. When my parents decided to have lunch in a restaurant inside the zoo, I thought that I could go to the toilet. There, I couldn´t wait any more so I entered running. But I was so nervous that I entered the Women’s toilet!!! It was so embarrassing! Finally I went quickly to the boy’s toilet.

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