World's Tallest Roller Coaster

~ Posted on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 9:22 AM ~

I'm not a big fan of roller coaster. I can count with 1 hand the number of times I sat in one throughout my life so far. And then I stumbled onto this preview clip of the world's tallest roller coaster. I think I'm going to be sick now...

For roller coaster fans, enjoy this video clip of the preview. Just click on the image below to launch the video.

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iPad App Review - Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

~ Posted on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7:11 AM ~

It's been a while since I did any iPad app review so when I saw this cool app coming up, I was excited to give it a try!

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Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

* Title: Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
* Price: $3.99
* Category: Books
* Released: Nov 05, 2014
* Version: 2.7
* Size: 89.7 MB
* Language: English
* Seller: Oceanhouse Media, Inc.
* Rated: 4+
Made for Ages 5 and Under
* Requirements: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Description from the product page:

"As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest— so they'll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play! Explore animated pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. With irresistible artwork by best-selling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld and sweet, rhyming text, this book will have truck lovers of all ages begging for more." 

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* This app is engaging and interactive and I love that we can also touch the objects in each page on the screen and the words pop out to tell you what it is!

* I used the opportunity from this app to also educate our 5.5 years old boy and 3 years old girl on how each type of construction site vehicles work, I'm very happy to see them engrossed with the animation of the construction site vehicles on how it works!

* There are options to go to other pages instead of going through one by one.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

* I like that there is an option to use new narrator's voice (aka me!)

* Overall an educational and fun app for the kiddos while learning about construction site vehicles!

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You can purchase the "Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site" app from the iTunes App Store.

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I received no monetary compensation for this review, I was provided with the promo code to redeem the application for free from iTunes Store in order to facilitate my review. All opinions expressed in this post are my own. Please do your own research when purchasing products, as your opinions may differ from mine. And if you'd like to read my previous iPad Apps reviews, you can do so by reading this post of mine called "My iPad App Reviews"

Sponsored Video: Horlicks School Journey Initiative

~ Posted on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 4:46 PM ~

Do you know that 57 million children around the world have no access to education? Millions of children who stay in remote places (high up in the mountains, way deep in the jungle or so on) are practically cut off from schools.

Horlicks announces the launch of the "Horlicks School Journey Initiative (HSJI)" programme recently. It is an ambitious new programme to help champion the cause of addressing children’s lack of access to education to ensure they can reach their full potential.

Horlicks believes that every child, no matter where they are in the world, is born with unique talents and abilities. By nourishing their potential, they will have a better chance of living a self-reliant and fulfilling life and for this, access to education is a fundamental part of this journey.

The "Horlicks School Journey Initiative" partners with communities and NGOs to help address the challenges which prevent children from gaining access to an education.

Go check out this video now and help to spread awareness of such causes across Malaysia!

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