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I am an Electronics Systems Engineering student at the University of Regina. I stumbled into Infobarrel online and since then I have being working on developing content for IB, Squidoo, Hubpages, Seekyt, Zujava and Bubblews.
In my articles I try to inform, educate and also provide my readers with a little humour. I am aiming for a 1 article per day streak.
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Health
by flippomendes
4 years ago
Are high-caffeine energy drinks dangerous?

Over the years, there have been concerns over the health risk associated with drinks that have high caffeine content. These concerns were renewed by recent statistics released by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on deaths connected directly to the consumption of Monster Energy drinks. Last December a fourteen year old girl from Maryland died from a heart arrhythmia after drinking two Monster Energy drinks in two days. FDA released details of five other death cases associated with the consumption of energy drink. The reports do not prove that Monster Energy drinks are responsible for the deaths, but it shows the need for us to consider our ways and be wise.

Entertainment
by flippomendes
4 years ago
What Non-Airing TV Show Do You Miss the Most?

After one of my favorite shows Desperate Housewives came to a close this year. I sat down and recounted how many non airing tv shows I miss so much. Don't get me wrong. I am excited to see new shows grace the TV screen, but rolling back those years showed that some TV shows have some distinct features and qualities that may never be replicated. Here is a list of TV shows many audience miss. This was gathered from popular demands on online forums. Which one do you miss the most? Maybe my list isn't comprehensive.

Sports
by flippomendes
4 years ago
3 Sports that will blow your mind

A Sport is defined as any form of competitive activity which through the use of casual or organized rules aims to maintain, use or improve the physical ability of participants and provide entertainment to the public. This somewhat "loose" of definition of sports has seen many games that sometimes baffle human logic spring up. According to World Sports Encyclopedia, there are over 8,000 sports throughout the world. However, many people argue that if you narrow down the definition to cover only those sports that have events/tournaments and involves a lot of physical activity then the list comes down to 442 recognised sports. Here are three sports that will blow your mind;

Sports
by flippomendes
4 years ago
Top 5 Dramatic World Cup Qualifiers

World Cup Qualification produces many unforgettable moments- the passion, quality of play and tension is similar to what you will see at the tournament itself. As the road to Brazil 2014 Fifa world cup takes center stage this weekend. Let's recount some of the sizzling qualification matches over the years.

Entertainment
by flippomendes
4 years ago
Assassin's Bullet: Movie Review

The thriller Assassin's Bullet is a screenplay written by Nancy L. Babine and Hans Feuersinger. The movie stars Christian Slater and Donald Sutherland as its headliners, but its real star is Elika Portnoy who shows up as three different personalities in the movie. In this article I will review the movie and give you my thoughts about it.

Lifestyle
by flippomendes
4 years ago
Recipe for Egusi Soup

Egusi soup which is also known as melon soup is a very tasty delicacy that is common in Nigeria, especially in the southern part. It is a spicy thick soup that can be prepared with vegetables, fish and meat. If you are new to Nigerian foods or just want to try a new food this article is a sure guide for you.

Business & Money
by flippomendes
4 years ago
How to Earn Extra Money From Online Surveys

People always tune off whenever they read about the possibility of making money by taking online surveys. Their reason is that surveys pay so little and therefore is a waste of their time. They are right that you don't get a whole lot of money taking surveys, but considering the amount of time you put in I think online surveys rewards you well. I have compiled my earnings from different survey sites over the past one year and the amount of time I invested into each survey. You can take a look at this statistics; it will help you decide if online surveys are worth your time.

Lifestyle
by flippomendes
4 years ago
Effective Time Management

How good is your time management skill? Do you find yourself running out of hours, minutes and seconds? Or are you the person that is always asking for an extension on tasks, assignment or projects? Have you ever fantasized having more than a 24- hour day? Well, the good news is that managing your time wisely will help you make the most out of a 24-hour day.

Entertainment
by flippomendes
4 years ago
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Some African Proverbs and Their Meaning

Proverbs are frequently-used sayings which often provide witty insight into a culture's beliefs and traditions. Many people ask me the meanings of some African Proverb they picked up in a movie or heard from a friend. So to satisfy people's curiosity without having to repeat the same things to different people, I decided to compile the most common ones and their meanings. Below are some of the most popular African proverbs. Enjoy it!

Sports
by flippomendes
4 years ago
Top 7 Free Kick Specialists of All time

The history of soccer is replete with scenarios were players have used dead ball situations to turn games around for their teams. Nakamura's 30-yard masterpiece to hand Celtic a 1-0 win over Manchester United, Austin Okocha's curler against Cameroun to draw Nigeria level in an African Nations cup match and C. Ronaldo's dipping and swerving shot (often called tomahawks) against Bosnia Herzegovina provide a glimpse of the spectacular. Some players have left lasting legacies through the frequency and importance of their free kicks, proving that taking free kicks is indeed an art.

Entertainment
by flippomendes
4 years ago
Come to win by Venus Williams: Book review

Venus Williams's book: "Come to Win" is a masterpiece that compiles the success stories of successful personalities across different industries explaining how sports can help you top your profession. This Compendium draws a parallel between the life as a sportsman and as a businessman or any other thing in life. What is most captivating is that the Denzel Washington's, and Vera Wang's and Ken Chenault's all unanimously agree that sports have impacted their careers. This book teaches essential life lessons and it couldn't have been any better than hearing them from some of the people we admire the most.

Environment
by flippomendes
4 years ago
Environmental and Health Impact of Electricity Generation

In recent years, the generation of electricity has caused the world major environmental and health concerns. All forms of power generation have raised concerns ranging from pollution to aquatic wildlife disturbance, spread of disease, the aesthetics loss of natural scenery and increased risk of landslide. And with the ever increasing demand for electricity these impacts are likely to escalate in the coming years.

Technology
by flippomendes
4 years ago
How Capacitors Work

Capacitors are like little batteries that store electrical energy, although they both function in completely different ways. Unlike a battery that produces electrons via the chemical reactions that occurs at one terminal and is absorbed on the other terminal. A capacitor can't produce new electrons, it only stores them. Hence, a capacitor is simpler than a battery.

Lifestyle
by flippomendes
4 years ago
5 Tips to Prepare For a Long Distance Race

Whether it is a half or full marathon or a cross country run, running requires a lot of energy, determination, speed and practice. It is for these reasons that adequate preparation is essential for pulling off a 3k, 5k, 10k and more races. Below are five tips to help...

Entertainment
by flippomendes
4 years ago
An Analysis of the Poem-When I Consider How My Light is Spent by John Milton

In the poem, "when I consider how my light is spent," John Milton uses biblical literature to consider the second half of his life, which will be difficult for him because of his blindness and comes to the conclusion that man (he) must employ his God- given talent irrespective of the limitation he faces. This poem considers the relationship between man and God.

Entertainment
by flippomendes
4 years ago
A Review of The Lesson by Toni Bambara

In the story "The Lesson," Sylvia the protagonist of the story; a young girl from whose perspective the story is narrated considers Miss Moore's lessons as useless, but ends up learning a great lesson about the economic inequality that exists in the society from one of such lessons.

Technology
by flippomendes
4 years ago
How to Defrag a PC

If your computer is slow, I suggest you defrag the hard drive before you think of buying a new one. Installing and uninstalling programs, and adding or removing files upsets the organization of the hard drive, making it hard for computers to access them. Fortunately, windows operating systems provides a free Disk Defragmenter utility that organizes your hard drive and improves the efficiency of your computer.

Travel & Places
by flippomendes
4 years ago
Nigeria Travel Adventures: Some Tourist Attractions in Nigeria

If you have ever dreamed of going to Africa, then Nigeria is one of your choicest locations. With over 250 ethnic groups, each having unique festivals, music, and dance, Nigeria has a cultural melange that consists of virtually all the native races of Africa. Aside the fact that Nigeria has virtually all the representation of all the ethnic groups in Africa-which provides for a rich culture there are some remarkable tourist attractions.

Technology
by flippomendes
4 years ago
How to Get a Good Grade in a Computer Science Class

Computer science classes are the bane of many university/college students. New terminologies, convoluted processes and a lot of programming/coding don't make a good combination. For some students computer science classes are unavoidable as they are required to take it as a requirement for their major. Fortunately, there are ways to get good grades in computer science classes. Here are a few tips that will help you make good grades in computer science classes.

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