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5 Mobile Apps for Apartment Hunters

If you're over the age of 30 and ever had to hunt for an apartment, you know it used to take weeks of scouring the newspaper classifieds, making a ton of phone calls, and visiting neighborhoods and buildings to make sure you weren't moving into a slum. All this while hoping that the piece of notebook paper you wrote all the information on didn't get lost. Luckily, smart phones have taken the place of the newspaper and the notebook by providing apps that not only help you find apartments for rent, but also organize the information to make it easier to choose. Here is a list of 5 apps that can help make apartment hunting a little less nerve-wracking.

Nestio
Nestio makes your apartment hunting notebook obsolete. This app can save multiple listings with notes and pictures while also plotting all addresses on a handy map to make finding listing locations even easier. If you have roommates, you can share notes and photos with each other so no one has to feel left out of the decisi…

Ustad Sultan Khan - a music maestro, passes away

After Jagjit Singh and Bhupen Hazarika, another music maestro, Ustad Sultan Khan died at the age of 71. The Sarangi player passed away after giving in to kidney failure on Sunday afternoon, November 27, 2011.

His funeral will take place in Jodhpur on November 28, 2011 (Monday).

Aside from his prowess in the world of classical music, Ustad Khan also engaged in the world of Hindi pop music.

A Padma Bhushan awardee in 2010, the maestro popularized his favourite musical instrument, the ‘Sarangi’ throughout the globe, carving a niche for himself since the age of eleven.

Ustand Khan’s profound baritone made him much popular, even to those who did not listen to classical music. Be it his ‘Piya Basanti’ or his ‘Albela Sajan Ayo re’ from the movie Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, his voice never failed to penetrate the hearts of listeners with ease.

He collaborated with legends such as Ravi Shankar on George Harrison’s 1974 ‘Dark Horse World Tour’ to make the kind of music which was classical and popula…

How the Earth Moving Equipment Has Changed

Τhere are many different οpinions as tο what machines shοuld actually be classified as earth moving equipment. Τhere are many different types οf equipment that fall in this categοry, such as excavators, backhoe loaders, dump trucks, and even loaders.

Other machineries that fall in between are articulated trucks, wheel and track tractors, and even scrapers. Τhe thin line is nοrmally drawn at motor grades, which are mοre than capable or light duty excavation, althοugh they are mainly used tο level lοts and grade roads.

If yοu take a glance at any equipment literature frοm leading companies such as CAT, Komatsu, οr Case, yοu'll see right away that they believe the biggest and mοst important change οver the last several years is increased prοductivity. Τhis is nοrmally follοwed by greater comfort and safety.

Trenching and Plowing Equipment

When trenchers were first introduced tο the residential and commercial contractors, they rapidly became the backbοne οf the crew. Τhe time and labor trenchers saved when they replaced the pick and shοvel was simply incredible. Τhe contractor was able tο dοuble the number of jοbs his crew cοuld cοmplete in the same amοunt οf time - οr less.

Τhe standard types of trenchers, whether dedicated units οr attachments, they are versatile machines fοr contractors tο have with them οn the job. Τhey can be used fοr many different purpοses, frοm digging valve box holes tο trenches fοr drain pipes. In areas that cοntain rοcky soil, large roοts, or οther prοblems where the οther machinery can't access the sοil, the trencher will minimize dοwntime that was οnce spent digging by hand.

Τhe many types οf vibratory plοws will οffer even mοre labοr saving optiοns. Τhese plows eliminate the hand labor οf having tο lay the pipe and backfilling οn numerous jοbs. Even thοugh vibratοry plows have t…

Top 10 Elementary LET Passers September 2011 | Top 10 Topnotchers Teachers Board Exam Passers

Here is the list of passers of the LicensureExaminationfor Teachers(LET) or the Top 10TeachersBoard Exam passers held in September 26, 2010 who are on the top ten highest places, as officially announced by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

The 10 passers are arranged based from their scores in the exam.


LET Results September 2011 Secondary Level | Licensure Examination for Teachers September 2011 Results Secondary Level

The official result for Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) September 2011 has been released. Dr. Faith M. Bachiller, chairman; Dr. Reynaldo T. Peña and Dr. Jesus L. Nieves, members are The Board for Professional Teachers.

These are the records of Successful Examinees in the LET - SECONDARY - All Regions
Held on SEPTEMBER 25, 2011
Released on NOVEMBER 16, 2011

Note: To look for the name of your friend use the FIND function: Hold CTRL + F then type the name of the examiner you are looking for in the list.

List of Passers LET September 2011 Elementary Level
1 AALA, VICTORIA LUBANG
2 ABACA, AURORA ATTANG
3 ABACAN, ABADEL CHELU DEL ROSARIO
4 ABAD, ATHENA MAE BATANES
5 ABAD, ELEROSE CABANOS
6 ABAD, FRANCIS RAMOS
7 ABAD, JOHN CARL URCIA
8 ABAD, JULIET ESPLAGUERA
9 ABAD, LORENA ELIZALDE
10 ABAD, MA THERESA CISNEROS
11 ABAD, MARIE ANTONIETTE ORIG
12 ABAD, MARY ROSE PLEÑOS
13 ABAD, ROBELLE MUNAR
14 ABAD, ROXANNE ABERGAS
15 ABAD, SUZETTE YATCO
16 ABAD, VICTORIO JR BAGUHIN
17…

LET Passers September 2011 Elementary Level | Licensure Examination for Teachers September 2011 Results Elementary Level

The official result for Examination for Teachers (LET) has been released as The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board for Professional Teachers (BPT) announced that 10,243 Elementary Teachers out of 45,171 examinees (22.68%) and 6 Accelerated Teacher Education Program (A.T.E.P.) graduates out of 216 examinees (2.78%) successfully passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers (L.E.T) given last September 25, 2011 in 18 testing centers all over the Philippines.

Dr. Faith M. Bachiller, Chairman; Dr. Reynaldo T. Peña and Dr. Jesus L. Nieves, Members are The Board for Professional Teachers.

These are the records of Successful Examinees in the
L.E.T. - ELEMENTARY - All Regions
Held on SEPTEMBER 25, 2011
Released on NOVEMBER 16, 2011

LET September 2011 list of passers secondary level
1 ABA, HADJI MONA ANTI
2 ABABA, JUN RAYMON TEYAB
3 ABACA, CHARINA ATTANG
4 ABACHE, RHEA BONGALON
5 ABACIAL, GERALYN ANDRADE
6 ABAD, DAINA JANE CASILANG
7 ABAD, GENEVIEVE MARIE PADILLA
8…

Billboard Top 20 songs week of November 19, 2011

Here are the Billboard Top 20 songs for the week of November 19, 2011. These are the week's most popular songs across all genres.

Billboard Top 20 - November 19, 2011:
1.  We Found Love - Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris
2.  Sexy and I Know It - LMFAO
3.  Someone Like You - Adele
4.  Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera
5.  Stereo Hearts - Gym Class Heroes Featuring Adam Levine
6.  Without You - David Guetta Featuring Usher
7.  Pumped Up Kicks - Foster The People
8.  Good Feeling - Flo Rida
9.  You Make Me Feel - Cobra Starship Featuring Sabi
10. Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock

Kindle Fire vs. iPad: Which one has stronger gravity this holiday season?

If you are following the trend in technology, especially about gadgets, you should have known these two rivals on the contemporary tech times - Kindle Fire vs iPad!

Holiday season is fast approaching and we can't deny the fact that those geek individuals are planning to buy gadget as a present for their loved ones, or for themselves. At present, the most common question a potential buyer should encounter is: Which one should I buy - a Kindle Fire or or iPad?

So far, as one survey revealed, many shoppers are turning towards the Kindle Fire instead of an iPad during the incoming holiday season.

Based on the survey, more current and non-current tablet owners responded that they are planning to buy a Kindle Fire over an iPad in the next couple of months. Here’s the summary:

20 percent of tablet owners said yes, an iPad10 percent of people said yes, an iPad27 percent of tablet owners said yes, the Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet12 percent of non-tablet owners said, yes, the Amazon Kindle Fire…

New 7 Wonders of Nature | Provisional New7Wonders of Nature

The New 7 Wonders of Nature are listed in alphabetical order, not in any position or ranking namely; AMAZON, HALONG BAY, IGUAZU FALLS, JEJU ISLAND, KOMODO, PUERTO PRINCESA UNDERGROUND RIVER, and TABLE MOUNTAIN.

The Amazon of South America is the second of the longest rivers in the world and by far the largest by water flow with an average discharge greater than the next seven largest rivers combined (not including Madeira and Rio Negro, which are tributaries of the Amazon). The Amazon, which has the largest drainage basin in the world, about 7,050,000 square kilometers (2,720,000 sq mi) accounts for approximately one-fifth of the world’s total river flow.
The Amazon sometimes called The River Sea because of its vast dimensions.

Pacquiao vs Marquez 3 Replay Videos and Highlights

Watch Pacquiao vs Marquez 3 replay videos here. It is a collection of replay videos and and round-by-round highlights of the controversial fight which ended with a majority decision in favor of Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao.

This page will also direct you to different links where you can download the video of Pacquiao vs Marquez 3. Furthermore, we will try our best to give you the best links of different torrent sites offering free torrent download of Pacquiao vs. Marquez III.

Pacquiao wins by majority decision over Marquez in Pacquiao vs Marquez 3

Pacquiao vs Marquez 3 has been concluded with a majority decision in favor of Manny Pacquiao last November 12, 2011 in a WBO welterweight championship bout against Juan Manuel Marquez in MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

The score has been revealed - Dave Moretti scoring it 115-113, Robert Hoyle 114-114 and Glenn Trowbridge 116-112.

Marquez was upset with the decision and left the ring after the announcement.

Pacquiao vs Marquez III is the third clash between Pacquiao and Marquez. The first bout in 2004 was scored a draw, while Pacquiao won a controversial split decision in the rematch four years later.

After this win over Marquez, boxing fans all over the world are all eager to witness Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight and hope that the next negotiation won't end into breakdown over blood and urine testing.

Pacquiao vs Marquez 3 results (round-by-round summary)

Here's the round-by-round summary of the results of Pacquiao vs Marquez 3 - a Welterweight Championship between Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez

Round 1: Here’s hoping this is even a fraction as awesome as their first two fights to get the taste of that last "fight" out of my mouth.

Both men jabbing early. Manny seemingly getting the better of it, but neither man is throwing much. Hard shot lands for Manny. Good left to the dome from Pacquiao. Left to the body from Márquez. Good digging combo from Márquez. Huge left misses from Manny. Good lead left from Pacquiao. Counter left from Manny lands, then a big left straight. Body blows from Márquez, but Manny clearly landed the better shots. 10-9 Manny.

Round 2: Manny flicking the jab out, no contact. One-two deflected by Pacquiao. Another left-right from Márquez blocked. Right hook lands for Manny. Good counter flurry from Márquez. Good left to the body from Pacquiao. Good body shot from Márquez. Right…

Pacquiao vs Marquez 3 Undercard Results and Updates

Pacquiao vs Marquez 3 boxing bout is one of the most awaited bout in the boxing history  because the long-time rivals and Ring magazine top-5 pound-for-pound sluggers, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Márquez, will look to settle their score TONIGHT  Nov. 12, 2011 (November 13 in the Philippines) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, with the WBO welterweight belt on the line.

To add more colors on the big date, the world will also witness Pacquiao vs Marquez 3 undercard bouts featuring WBO Junior Welterweight Champion Timothy Bradley as he returns into the boxing area for the first time in ten months to fight Cuban "Brush"Joel Casamayor.

Breidis Prescott, the only man to ever defeat Amir Khan, will also be in action, looking to bounce back from a tough decision loss to Paul McCloskey against undefeated IBF Latino Light Welterweight Champion Mike Alvarado in a bout that's sure to produce fireworks.

10 Best Holiday Albums 2011 | Best Christmas Albums 2011

Do you feel the breeze of the holiday season? The music is on the air with 10 best holiday albums for 2011 as featured in Billboard.com.

You gotta bring some or all of these albums as your collection to spice up the Christmas season. Some of the songs included on these albums are those which became Christmas songs of all time but other tracks on the albums are original compositions and renditions of the artists.

10 Best Holiday Albums | 10 Hot Albums 20111. "Under the Mistletoe" by Justin Bieber - Released on November 1, 2011
Between last year's breakout release "My World 2.0" and next year's sure-to-be-huge follow-up album, Justin Bieber has headed home for the holidays (with some very special guests) for his first Christmas release, "Under The Mistletoe." The R&B-heavy album features a mix of original cuts and holiday classics, as well as collaborations with Mariah Carey, Busta Rhymes, Usher and The Band Perry. However, the Biebs can still com…

Video: Manny Pacquiao Billiard Trick

Who would have thought that our boxing superstar and the world's famous pound-for-pound boxing champion Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao can do some billiard trick like a pro!

Aside from mastering his craft in glove fights, Pacquiao can do a lot of things like singing, playing guitar, playing basketball, acting in front of the camera, etc. He is indeed a versatile person!

Watch the Billiard trick brought to you by Manny Pacquiao:





Miss World 2011 Replay Videos | Highlights

If you missed the live telecast of Miss World 2011, here are some of the replay videos or highlights of the pageant.

Replay Videos: Miss World 2011Video: Miss World 2011 is Miss Venezuela






Watch Miss World 2011 Live Stream Free

Watch Miss World 2011 Live Stream for free! Yes, a moment from now will be the most awaited for all the beauties who have joined the Miss World 2011 Pageant at Earls Court Two in London. This day marks the 61st edition of the world's oldest beauty contest - the Miss World 2011.

Pacquiao vs Marquez III Live Stream | Online Live Streaming

Boxing fans all over the world, including me, are all set and ready for one of the biggest fights of the decade. The staff behind this Free Article Directory will do our best to embed the Pacquiao vs Marquez III Live Stream here this coming November 12, 2011 (November 13, 2011 in the Philippines). Just bookmark this page or share this to your friend!

Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez III will be held at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Pacquiao vs. Marquez III is a welterweight boxing championship between two of the greatest fighters in the boxing history.

Pinoy MYX Countdown November 5-November 11, 2011

Are you a real Pinoy music fan? Check out the top 20 songs from Pinoy MYX Countdown for the week of November 5 to November 11, 2011.

1. Ako Na Lang - Zia Quizon
2. Forever Young - Sam Concepcion
3. Kay Tagal Kitang Hinintay - Sponge Cola
4. Delivery Boys - Somedaydream
5. Hindi Kita Iiwan - Sam Milby
6. One Hit Combo - Parokya ni Edgar feat. Gloc-9
7. Masasabi Mo Ba - Rachelle Ann Go
8. Breathe Again - Jed Madela
9. Minsan Lang Naman - Gracenote
10. The Oracle - Ernville

MYX Hit Chart - October 30 - November 5, 2011

Zia Quizon's "Ako Na Lang" tops the MYX Hit Chart for the week of October 30, 2011 to November 5, 2011. The song is also on the number 1 spot last week. Check other songs which made their way to top 20 of MYX Hit Chart.

1. Ako Na Lang - Zia Quizon
2. Kay Tagal Kitang Hinintay - Sponge Cola
3. Forever Young - Sam Concepcion
4. Louder - Charice
5. A-Cha - Super Junior
6. Jet Lag - Simple Plan feat. Natasha Bedingfield
7. Delivery Boys - Somedaydream
8. Criminal - Britney Spears
9. Hindi Kita Iiwan - Sam Milby
10. Masasabi Mo Ba - Rachelle Ann Go

MYX International Top 20 (M.I.T. 20) - November 5-November 11, 2011

For those who want to know the updates in MYX International Top 20 or MIT 20 for the week of November 5 to November 11, 2011, here are the songs which made their way to complete the 20 popular songs of the week.

MYX International Top 20 | M.I.T. 20 - Nov. 5 - Nov. 11, 2011:
1.  Louder - Charice
2.  Criminal - Britney Spears
3.  A-Cha - Super Junior
4.  The Boys - Girls' Generation
5.  Mr. Know It All - Kelly Clarkson
6.  Someone Like You - Adele
7.  Jet Lag - Simple Plan featuring Natasha Bedingfield
8.  Wish You Were Here - Avril Lavigne
9.  Neverland - UKISS
10. What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction

Miss World 2011 Live Streaming | Miss World 2011 Live Stream

Watch Miss Universe 2011 Live Streaming online on November 6, 2011. Yes! the live stream telecast is for free if you will find the exact link.

It's 61st edition of the Miss World pageant which will be rolling at the Earls Court Two on Sunday, November 6, 2011, in London.

Let's also watch out for the two beautiful Filipinas - Gwendoline Ruais, representing Philippines and Riza Santos, representing Canada. Will the two be able to reach the Top 10, Top 5, or even Top 3 of this year's Miss World pageant. It's gonna be a tough quest among 113 lovely ladies from all over the world.

Miss World Pageant's brief background:
The Miss World pageant is the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant. It was created in the United Kingdom by Eric Morley in 1951. Since his death in 2000, Morley's wife, Julia Morley, co-chairs the pageant.

November 7, 2011 is a holiday! (Eid Al-Adha)

My students were asking last Friday if it's true that November 7, 2011 is a holiday.

Answer: Yes! Confirmed from reliable government sources, November 7 is a regular non-working holiday in the Philippines.

Why Nov. 7, 2011 was declared as holiday?
This is because of the celebration of Eidul Adha.

The declaration was made on October 20 by President Benigno Aquino III. A declaration which is in consonance with Republic Act No. 9849 which state that Eidul Adha shall be celebrated as a regular holiday.

Received Payment from SocialSpark worth 7,500 points

When my Adsense income is low, it is good I have another monetization option for my Free Article DirectorySocialSpark is on the rescue!

The month of October is my best month so far on my stay with SocialSpark. I received the highest offer for 7,500 points and another offer for 6,749 points. 7,500 and 6,749 points in SocialSpark is equal to $75 and $67.49. Just convert the SocialSpark points to dollars by moving the decimal point two places  to the left.

Here are the posts I published in behalf of SocialSpark advertisers:
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"Under the Mistletoe" album by Justin Bieber out today

" For those who are waiting for "Under the Mistletoe" album by Justin Bieber, here's a press release that will fast-forward your holiday season:

Justin Bieber's highly anticipated Holiday album Under the Mistletoe is finally out TODAY! Pick it up on iTunes or Amazon! A portion of the proceeds from Under the Mistletoe will go to Justin's Believe Charity Drive, aiming to raise millions of dollars for several U.S. charities.

Starting a Small Business

When starting a small business, the business owner has to consider all aspects of the business. From where to start the business, how many employees will be needed to open the doors, where they will rent their space from, how much capital is required to start up the business, whether or not they are going to borrow to start the business, and all other aspects which come along with owning and operating a business. The owner also has to consider the marketing and advertising, the products or services which will be sold and who the potential audience is going to be for these products or services. In order to start off strong, a great marketing campaign is a great idea, so in order to reach the right target audience, the right advertising mediums must be used, in order to get the consumer base the business has to reach.
Starting out a new company also means that the business owner is going to have to manage stock, inventory, and all payments and account receivables which the company gets.…

Pacquiao vs. Marquez 3 Tickets

Pacquiao vs. Marquez 3 tickets are really in demand and this is not anymore a surprise as they witnessed the close clash of the two popular boxers. After two previous tight battles, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will face again for the third fight and this figures to be another blockbuster for sure. Pacquiao’s ticket vendors selling out just started last July.

Pacquiao vs. Marquez 3 tickets are priced at $1, 200, $900, $600, $400, $200. Tickets are limited 10 per person, only two of which can be $200 tickets. Buyers can purchase with a credit card by calling Ticketmaster (800-745-3000) or at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

Pacquiao holds a record of 53 wins, 3 losses, and 2 draws, with 38 wins via knockouts, while Marquez has 52 wins, 5 losses, 1 draw, with 38 knockouts. With these records alone, it’s not anymore a question why tickets selling are in demand. Nevertheless, the battle will no longer doubt as an exciting coming event of the year.