Archive for June, 2010

Germany Beats England in World Cup

In a match went unbelievably well for the German's side, England was sent home from South Africa. Some kind of deja vu happened in the match, a shot by Frank Lampard clearly cross the goal line but neither the referee or the linesmen saw it, totally opposite what happened in 1966 World Cup when a shot by English player Geoff Hurst struck the crossbar, bounced down, did not cross the line but the referee awarded a goal for England.

Defending Champion Knocked Out

Slovakia started the game powerfully and showed their domination to led 2 - 0 with Robert Vittek's goals in 25th and 73rd minutes.  Only in the 81st minute did Antonio DiNatale manage to put the ball in the net for the Italians. From there they began to emerge and dominate the play, a furious rally in search of a second goal to preserve their tournament lives.

Komodo Dragon

Komodo is actually the name of an island within the eastern part of Lesser Sunda chain of Islands (part East Nusa Tenggara province) in Indonesia. The name Komodo is getting famous when first European in 1910 visited the island and came back with report of giant lizzards roaming the island. They named this enormous lizzard as Komodo Dragon. One very interesting fact of these giant carnivorous lizzards is their parthenogenesis ability. A Komodo dragon at London Zoo named Sungai laid a clutch of eggs in late 2005 after being separated from male company for more than two year

Marco Polo

As young man, eager for adventurer, gifted linguist and deep interest in foreign culture and people, Marco was more than happy to join his father and uncle. During this long three years journey, Marco put notes about everything that interest him. Although not a historian, and indeed some historians doubted the accuracy of Marco's story, but Marco did provide detailed accounts about the Mongols and their realm.

First Goal in FIFA World Cup 2010

Siphiwe Tshabalala of South Africa scored the first goal in FIFA World Cup 2010

Shakira Performs Waka Waka

Shakira Performs Waka Waka, official FIFA's 2010 World Cup Song, during opening ceremony
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