Bali Kite Flying Ban to be Expanded by the Government

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Bali kite flying have proven to be a dangerous situation for  flyers on the island. Falling kites have led to a number of blackouts, followed by the recent Kite Festival resulted in the death of a child. As a result the current bylaws are being revised to expand the “no-kite zone” to include high voltage networks, and to cover power plants.

According to spokesperson Ketut Teneng the current bylaw is inadequate. It was initially put into play to protect an important Bali tradition that brings Bali locals together before harvest. More than 1200 kites of different sizes participate in the three day festival this year. Tragically an 8 year old boy was killed when a giant size kite fell and fatally wounded him. This was the 34th year of the kite festivities.

“So far, the ban on Bali kite flying has been focused on areas near Ngurah Rai Airport. We plan to extend the coverage to other vital public facilities,” Teneng said.

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Bali Kuta Beach Launches First Johnny Rockets Restaurant

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Bali tourists and locals are excited as Bali launches the first Johnny Rockets Restaurant. With thousands of travelers visiting Bali’s world class beaches and holiday villas every day, there is a rich tourist market in the area that is well suited to the American dining experience.

Just like the 300 other Johnny Rockets throughout 16 countries, this latest Johnny Rockets offers delicious all American meals along with some of your favorite regional dishes. From delicious hamburgers to delicious shakes, you can enjoy the music from the past eight decades as you dine.

Steve Devine, president of Johnny Rockets International, met with hospitality titan Wiryanti Sukamdani to sign an agreement to open five Johnny Rockets restaurants in the next five years throughout Indonesia.

Wiryanti brings a great deal of experience in the industry to the Johnny Rockets restaurant and is an excellent choice for a franchise partner. Sukamdani has a degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University, and he runs Riyanti Investama International Group. He was also a member of the Indonesia Parliament and the founder of the Indonesian tourism board.

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Should You Be Concerned? Signs of Teen Drug Abuse

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Experimentation with drugs in adolescents is quite common, but there is cause for concern. Many teens who do use drugs in their early teen years are likely to become addicted to them when they enter into adulthood and subsequently spend time in a drug rehab or much worse. Since the brain is not fully formed as a teenager, addiction can happen quickly, thus leaving your teen in danger.

It is important that you take the time to learn what teen drug abuse looks like and what to do. You may just be saving your child’s life. Below, we will go over what to look for and help you identify the signs that indicate there may be a problem.

Signs to Watch For Before You Need to Book into Drug Rehab;

While your teen may try to hide the fact the he or she is experimenting with drugs, continued drug use will eventually show symptoms and there will be warning signs. Some of the most common signs to look out for include:

  • Intense feelings of hunger
  • Poor grades in school or poor performance in extracurricular activities
  • Irritability and anger
  • Lethargy and tiredness
  • Loss of interest in activities that were once stimulating to the teen
  • Decline in the way your teen cares for himself or herself
  • Hanging out with known dealers or teens who experiment and use drugs

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What Type of Wines you need to Pair with Veggie Burgers

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Wines always go about with any of the food items but choosing a wine to suit your burgers can be a complex task. Wine was made to go about with some of the delicate foods. Burgers on the other hand are fast foods that need a different form of wine to go along with it. In this section we will take a look at how to choose the wines. This exhaustive list will help you get the right wine for your burgers so that you can enjoy it to the fullest.

Tip 1:

Since the burger is junk food stuff you need to make sure to get a full bodied wine for enjoying your dish. You can also enjoy your burger if you pair it with sparkling wine which will ensure the flavors of the burger emanate from it.

Tip 2:

Is there a vegetable which dominates in your vegetable burger? If there is a burger that has a single vegetable dominating in it then you need to choose a wine that will help in intensifying the effect of that single veggie. For instance if you have mushroom dominating in your burger, you can choose the pinot noir while the asparagus will pair brilliantly with a glass of chardonnay. You need to identify the various vegetables that are dominant and choose a wine based on it.

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How to Exercise in Stolen Moments

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How to Exercise

These days everyone seems to be so busy they can hardly fit in time to exercise and stay healthy. If you are feeling overwhelmed by your life and seem to have no more than a few minutes to spare, that’s okay because studies have shown 10 minute segments of exercise throughout the day work just as effectively to lose weight and get fit as a half or one hour segment.

Here are some tips to help you find those few minutes and use them efficiently to get fit.

  • If you go outside in the morning to pick up the paper, go for a brisk 5 minute walk as well. That will be 10 minutes by the time you return.

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Top Tips On What To Eat When You Are Training

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What To Eat

Training requires fuel, but it has to be the right kind of fuel or all that exercising will be wasted as you pile on the weight. When you eat properly before training it gives you more stamina to get through all those workouts. When you eat properly afterwards, it helps your body recover well so you can keep on with your training goals.

Here are some experts tips on what to eat when training.

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  • Before – Simple and complex carbohydrates are essential for giving your body the fuel it needs to go through your training regime. It’s important that the energy is released in a slow and steady way during the whole routine. Whole wheat toast with banana and cinnamon is a good way to get what you need. The toast provides long term energy and the fruit will replenish the potassium lost when you sweat. Cinnamon is said to stabilise blood sugar as well as improve brain function.
  • After– try chicken with mixed vegetables in olive oil. This gives you lean protein and carbs without making you feel bloated.

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Ten Tips for Exercising Safely

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Whether you are fit or not, there are ways to exercise safely to prevent injury and make your training time more pleasant. No one wants to be injured during their exercise session; for a start, injury is painful and secondly, it will prevent you achieving your goal as you’ll have to forego those exercises until you’ve healed. So don’t rush in without learning how to exercise safely.

Here are some tips to help you

  • If you’ve not exercised much before, get clearance from your doctor before you start.
  • Don’t do exercises that jolt your joints if you have arthritis or another inflammatory disease.
  • Warm up for 5 or 10 minutes before you start, and warm down too, to help prevent injury.
  • If you are not sure how to do a specific exercise, get a trainer to show you how first and make sure you are doing it properly to avoid injury.
  • Start off slowly and build up rather than rushing in with a hard 2-hour session if you haven’t done much exercise before.
  • Mix different kinds of activity so you don’t wear out one set of muscles without exercising the others. Rest properly in between activities.

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The Importance of a Healthy Diet for the Disabled

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Healthy Diet for Disabled

It is important for everyone to have a healthy diet if they want to enjoy their life for longer. But for people with a disability it is even more important. In fact, you could say it is an essential part of their care and should be something that is a normal part of their lifestyle. Why? Disabled people usually have many more health problems than others.

If they have a diet filled with fast food or high sugar snacks they are even more likely than others to succumb to diseases such as diabetes and other problems. A poor diet will make them even more likely to become obese because they cannot move around and exercise to the same extent as other people, especially if they are wheelchair bound.

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Don’t Desert Your Outdoor Room in Winter

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Outdoor Room in Winter

Once you go to the trouble and expense of creating an outdoor room, you’ll really enjoy it in summer as well as some of autumn and spring, but come winter that room will be deserted simply because it is too cold. This seems a shame, so get some heating installed there. That way you can make even more use out of the room rather than letting it go to waste.

Your outside room can become a year-round retreat with just a little more attention. It doesn’t cost a bomb to add a few things to enhance the climate in what may be a cold place during winter. Here are some tips on how to do it.

  • Add blinds – the clear plastic, roller blinds that are used to enclose verandas will keep out that cold breeze while still letting the sunshine through. You can get them to zip all the way down so they don’t flap. Some will roll up with a remote control for ease of handling.
  • Add a fire – if you choose an electric or gas one you may need an electrician to install it. Other options are a chiminea or fire pit, a self standing gas heater or a built-in fire; all will help to keep the room and you, warm.
  • Transform the outdoor room into an outdoor kitchen. The stove will help to warm it when you cook up a storm.

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5 Benefits of Sport for People with Disabilities

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Benefits of Sport

People with disabilities have a tough time of it, yet often they don’t realise it, especially if they were born with the disability. But those who lose limbs or vision through accidental injury as an adult will know what they are missing because they have experienced life without a disability. It is these people who find it more difficult to adjust to their new ‘normal’. Playing a sport can help them in many ways.

It gives them something to look forward to. With a disability, many of the usual activities simply cannot be done so a lot is lost from their new life. With all the things that they now can’t do, it makes a big difference to find something they can not only do, but have fun with.

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10 Tips For Improving Your Marriage

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Improving Your Marriage

Living together is never easy, whether it is with your spouse, children or parents.  If you don’t want to end up with a divorce, it is important to nurture your relationship with your spouse so that they feel loved, and to ensure good communication with them so they know how you feel. Divorce brings its own set of problems, so it’s not always the easy fix that people think it will be, especially when children are involved.

If you are feeling a bit negative about your relationship, here are some tips that might help.

  • Spend more time together alone. This might mean waking up 15 minutes earlier so you can have your morning coffee together before the children and the day’s responsibilities require your attention.

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Schooling Options for Your Child

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Schooling Options

Once your children become old enough for school it is important role of parenting to choose one that is suitable for them and for your expectations of them. Sending them to a school that does not have a good reputation is a decision you may well regret, especially if nothing’s done about bullying, or if the study ethic is not encouraged. Children have enough distractions these days; having teachers who don’t appear to care if they do their homework will only exacerbate it.

A good school teaches much more than the subjects offered. Children in good schools learn a lot about attitudes and what they need to do to get on well in life. With the right kind of encouragement from teachers, children can get better grades and their options in life improve as well.

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