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HAND PULLER RICKSHAW

Most of us know about hand puller rickshaw. It is a mode of human powered transport by which a runner draws a two - wheeled cart which seats one or two people.

Around 1880, hand puller rickshaw appeared in India, first time in Shimla. And then later introduced in Kolkata (Calcutta, India).

Though, in recent times the use of human powered rickshaw has been discouraged or outlawed in many countries due to concern for the welfare of rickshaw works and have been replaced by cycle…

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Added by Nazneen Ally Hamza on August 30, 2014 at 12:06 — 1 Comment

Ice Bucket Challenge Viral

Have You Heard about the "Ice Bucket Challenge?"

The Ice Bucket Challenge aka ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, is an activity involving a person having a bucket of iced water poured over their head and then nominating someone else to follow it. Video evidence of the drenching  is shared on social media and the…

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Added by Cup Cake on August 30, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments

We have to be thankful for…

One of the main reasons that we lose our enthusiasm in life is because we become ungrateful…we let what was once a miracle become common to us. We get so accustomed to his goodness it becomes a routine. But why a human takes things for granted most of times?

Even if we see and face the hard situations in life but then after…

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Added by Konul on August 30, 2014 at 8:43 — 3 Comments

Who are your favorite EC members?

Who are your favorite EC members?

Hello guys, this is a fun thing!

I encourage anyone of you to list of your top 10 favorite members of English Club at the comment.( random, In any order).

It is up to you if you describe why you voted them or simply write only their names.…

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Added by Jesson on August 30, 2014 at 3:30 — 1 Comment


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You Know You've Met A Malaysian When ....

This coming 31st August 2014, we Malaysians are 57 years old. Well, actually the country is much older than that, if taking into consideration that one of the oldest rainforests (130 millions years old) is in Malaysia, but it is 57 years of independence from the British rules. In the spirit of being independent, I want to share with all of you something unique, weird and quirky about Malaysians. In fact I've written a similar subject in my previous blog; …

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Added by noaslpls on August 30, 2014 at 0:30 — 14 Comments


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Writing Challenge: The World's Biggest Problem (Pollution)

Pollution is now one of the world's biggest problems, especially in developing countries, such as China. The economic growth may be to blame. With the rapid economic growth, China is now the second largest economy in the world, and at the same time pollution, a byproduct of the development, has accompanied the growth to come. People are now so familiar with the environmental pollution, such as air or water pollution - the sky is no longer blue; the rivers aren't clear any…

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Added by Expector Smith on August 30, 2014 at 0:00 — 4 Comments

Just Words

It doesn't matter when or what you started.... What matters most is to know how to finish it even before u think of starting..

Added by Mohammed Ali on August 29, 2014 at 23:16 — 1 Comment

I want to know why......

      This is a site whose aim is to help us  learning English , so it is supposed that we are just for the sake of learning English and nothing more.Therefore, we are not here to make friendship , even though it can happen.So, we are not  obliged to give much  more attention to the people we talk to either their names, age,family members, job or any personal details especially if we dont like to talk about it.The problem is that many people dont appreciate that privacy we want to have.    …

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Added by Rosalind on August 29, 2014 at 16:52 — 11 Comments

How many friends are enough in life

Yesterday my best friend said that he was so proud of himself that he had way more friends than me; it is true that I just have a few friends, five or six or so. I am not good at maintaining a relationship with men, I acknowledge that even my best friends which I own less connect with me than other people, I guess. However, I am so glad that they are still remember me and it seems that our relationship are strong enough to pass the time, maybe you will ask why I am so confident with myself.…

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Added by Lin on August 29, 2014 at 15:06 — 2 Comments

Who is the winner?

Added by Nawa on August 29, 2014 at 14:35 — 1 Comment

Nikita's 9 Letters to Captain X...II

Dear Captain,

I woke up early this morning. When I was checking my mailbox, I read a strange email. In the email, a man called Markus asked me to save him.

I was stunned. I am sure I don't know him. But I can feel his poor situation. He claimed he…

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Added by ⊱ Mickey ⊰ on August 29, 2014 at 13:00 — 1 Comment

What to Wear this Season: Kremlin Dictates New Fashions

This summer Russian Duma (i.e.,parliament) has issued some mind-boggling edicts banning manufacturing, import, sale and wear of lacy underwear, high-heeled and heeless footwear on the territory of the Customs Union. What does it mean? Back to the USSR or clinical insaness? Is it nostalgia for  the past (on the…

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Added by Tanya on August 29, 2014 at 12:51 — 1 Comment

Happiness

Everyone look for the happiness

where is the happiness?

where can we find the happiness?

what can we do to get the happiness?

It is in your heart, so close to you, do something right and we'll get it..

Added by sugeng on August 29, 2014 at 11:25 — 3 Comments

Writing Challenge: The Land of My Birth

I was born in a small town of India. India is a religious country, and Indians are religious by nature. Indians are affable and courteous. India is rich in natural sites such as mountains, rivers, lakes, waterfalls and beaches.

I like mountainous regions of India. My town is…

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Added by Seeker on August 29, 2014 at 8:51 — 5 Comments

Never Sabotage your Health Management Plan with Wrong Diets

A lot of common diet mistakes may appear at first hand least dangerous. However, if committed repeatedly over time, these slip-ups may maneuver you further and further away from your target of weight loss!

To stay fit forever, stick to your diet. Follow the useful tips here:

 Always search for healthy snack ideas for you. Healthy and thoughtful taking of snack is good way to hold back your hunger. If you take something small, you can stay away from stuff…

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Added by Mily Ghosh on August 29, 2014 at 8:46 — 3 Comments

How music can make me more relaxed

music is one of interest thing that generally liked by youth,

exactly they hear it with some reason, maybe they love the singer

or band who singing it, they are falling in love or get some

happiness etc, i think those reason is fair even useful for us.

On my last discussion post, i asked your opinion about the thing

that we can do, if we feel bored in office or in our class, and we

lost our spirit for doing something, my friend, salem, is one and …

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Added by Tantan on August 29, 2014 at 8:32 — 1 Comment

critical thinking in life and in work : part 9

  Today I ‘ll complete the rest of thinking errors as follow:…

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Added by dr.salwa kotb on August 28, 2014 at 23:01 — No Comments

finally Gaza won

finally Gaza won

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Added by nirmeen jamaal masoud on August 28, 2014 at 20:31 — No Comments


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Writing Challenge: The World's Biggest Problem

Have you heard of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals? In the year 2000, at the Millennium Summit, leaders from around the world identified 8 of the world's biggest problems. They set a goal of fixing these problems in 15 years.

On MyEC, we come from…

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Added by Tara Benwell on August 28, 2014 at 19:18 — 4 Comments

The Beauty!

She started saying, “Amazing you are! What a comely lineament! The perfect aquiline nose and perfectly pointed chin. Skin like milk and moon will burn into ashes when you will go out tonight. These waves of hairs are shimmering as waves of ocean shimmered when sunshine touches them. Look at the aura of your pulchritude, a glimpse of which can slake a whole life.…

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Added by Muskan on August 28, 2014 at 18:00 — 5 Comments

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