Posts tagged “17 july 2011

The Grand Central Hotel – Barcelona

Discover  this beautiful hotel in the heart of Barcelona, ​​with an outdoor pool on the roof with  an impressive view of all the monuments of the city. The Grand Central Hotel offers 147 rooms and two bars poolside bars

-Full Gallery inside->


Microsoft’s answer to Google+ and Facebook – Tulalip

Microsoft is positioning itself to compete for social networking web space, a recent leak suggests.

On Thursday, the computer giant accidentally published a splash page advertising a social project under to the Microsoft-owned domain name socl.com.

The project, entitled Tulalip, promised to let users ‘find what you need and share what you know easier than ever’.

The prototype was initially discovered by a blogger identified as J.B., who wrote about it on the website domain news site Fusible.com.The Fusible post read: ‘The four letter domain socl.com would complement bing.com. Although the site isn’t operational, visitors can get an idea of where Microsoft is going with the service called Tulalip.’

The network’s name is shared by the name of a group of Native American tribes near Redmond, Washington – home to Microsoft’s headquarters.

The leak comes just weeks after Google launched its answer to social networking with new website, Google+, structured in a remarkably similar way to Facebook with profile pictures and newsfeeds forming a central core


Drying banknotes in the sun

Mr Yang dries Chinese banknotes of 1 Jiao under the sun in Miao-Dong Autonomous Prefecture of Qiandongnan, southwest China’s Guizhou Province, July 9, 2011. Mr Yang, who has the hobby of collecting banknotes, took out the banknotes he collected for many years on Saturday. The banknotes of 1 Jiao he dried on Saturday worth some 2,000 Yuan (about 309.4 US dollars). Drying the banknotes in the sun could prevent them from becoming musty in summer, according to Mr Yang. In China, one Yuan equals 10 Jiao


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