This awesome YouTube Video does a great job explaining how solar panels work. Here is the transcript:
The earth intercepts a lot of solar power: 173 thousand terawatts: that's 10,000 times more power than the planet's population uses. So, is it possible that one day the world could be completely reliant on solar energy. To answer ...more
When it comes to web development, the question often comes up "which is the best text editor for hand coding?"
Well, I'll tell you a little story; and this goes back to the good old days of when I use to code my very first webpages in the most basic (you guessed it) HTML coding language. ...more
Let's say John wants to find a good car rental company in Miami. He fires up google and types in "car rental company in Miami." Let's say there are 100 websites which deal with car rental companies in Miami. Which website will show up first and why? Which website will show up last in the ...more
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Fact #1: Research has proven that you could have the best product or service, but if you don't advertise properly, you won't be doing much business. ...more
Welcome to Baganara Island Resort!
Baganara Island Resort is a showcase of Guyana in the fullness of its beauty and splendor: a place of peace, tranquility, relaxation, beauty, nature, and most of all, exciting activities.
Every Guyanese should make Baganara Island Resort their holiday destination at least once in their lifetime, and every tourist visiting Guyana ...more
The words for "goodbye" in Portuguese are "tchau" or "adeus," but what's the difference between these two words?
When do you use tchau and when do you use adeus?
My friend Emerson from Sao Paulo, who happens to be a professional English teacher and is fluent in both English and Portuguese, explained to me the difference between ...more
Our World encompasses all subjects, topics, ideas and themes which deal with the world as it relates to governments, principles and ideologies, as well as international news
Here I'll express my views and ideas on everything from the rise of China to the Oscar Pistorius trial.
Have fun and enjoy.
I guess almost all computer users today have had the opportunity to read a PDF document. And many of you have had the opportunity to save a file in PDF format. But for many, the question still remains: what really is PDF? What does it stand for? And why PDF?
PDF stands for "Portable Document Friendly." ...more
I was born and raised in the relatively small and insignificant country of Guyana, South America. Many people around the world don't even know that Guyana exists. We're not the richest or most-talked about country in the world. But today, I learned that there is something very special about Guyana.
During the Easter Holiday - like ...more
The War of the Worlds - A Classic Novel by English Author H. G. Wells - Republished Online by Patrick Carpen.
A Foreword by Patrick Carpen - The War of the Worlds by English Author H. G. Wells.
The War of the Worlds is a classic novel written by British author H.G Wells. The War of the ...more
Adventure Village - the waterside.
Adventure Village is located along the Corentyne Highway in the county of Berbice. It lies about halfway between New Amsterdam and Moleson Creek - which is the last village near to the Suriname Ferry Crossing.
Adventure Village is bordered by Hogstye Village to the west, Limlair Village to the east, the ...more
No laughing Matter - A Commentary by Patrick Carpen.
Some days ago, I wrote a humorous article about Guyana being for sale. That article was meant to be a joke, and it was posted in the humor section of my website. You can read it here.
I mentioned in the article that Exxon, which I humorously called ...more
What did I tell you to do? God is Angry at His Own People.
Many people underestimate the true value of being a christian - being a sheep of God's pasture and a child of God through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; they just don't get it.
(Related: How Jesus changes the hearts of men.)
And that's exactly what ...more
Today, I was feeling a little down; a little disappointed with the way things are going. Indeed, I had asked God for many great things. I had asked Him to make all my dreams come true.
I trust Him when He says "Ask and it shall be given unto you," and I remember Jesus' advice to "be ...more
Some days ago, I was in a tragic incident. I had been overly nice to some people who didn't deserve it. I lent too much of my energy, and I gave too much of my resources. These same people whom I was too kind to turned around and hurt me. They spun a web of ...more
This is one of the most beautiful love songs I have ever heard in my entire life, and when I first stumbled upon it accidentally and put that earpiece to my ear and touched that play button, that was it, I was hooked.
I've listened to this song over and over, and I never get tired ...more
A man went to visit his friend one day and found him sitting on the fence looking really sad and depressed. So he asked him, "what's wrong?"
"Some things you can't explain," sighed his friend.
"Come on, tell me," the man insisted.
"Well," the friend said, "I was milking the cow this morning when it kicked the pail ...more
When I first heard this song, it touched my heart, and I'm sure it will touch your heart too. I don't know if the story is true or fictional, but it is certainly is emotional. The song tells a story of four persons traveling in a bus heading to Mexico from the United States: A ...more
Many of the children's books written by Patrick Carpen are pervaded by a tinge of educational facts. For example, the fictional work, "Angela's Lost Turtle" teach many facts about turtles, such as the amount of species alive today, the class of animals under which turtles fall, and the fact that they sometimes carry the bacteria ...more
This article was last updated on the 31st of January, 2018 by Patrick Carpen.
The law came so that sin might abound? It might sound silly to the ears of the simple.
In the book of Romans, the Apostle Paul writes, "the law (of Moses) came so that sin might abound." Back in my early days of running from ...more
Andrew and his newly made alien friend, Sordna, were going for a drive into outer space on their little space kit. The actual diagram of the space kit is coming soon. But it looks something like a small skateboard, with two seats, controls suspended apparently on thin air, and an invisible shield around it, when ...more
Like the United States of America, Brazil is a country which is composed of a number of United States.
However, while the USA is composed of more than fifty states, Brazil is made of up twenty six states plus one Federal District. Here are the 26 states of Brazil:
Listed Alphabetically: A-Z
Acre (AC) covers 58,912 square miles and ...more
Brazil is a very large country located in the continent of South America.
(Related: The Largest Countries in the World)
It is bordered by a host of Spanish speaking countries, the only English-speaking country in South America - Guyana, the only Dutch-speaking country in South America - Suriname, and the only French-speaking country in South America - French Guiana.
A very ...more
We learn in English Literature that figurative language is language that is not "literally" true. For example, in the expression "the man is as tall as a tower," the simile which compares the man to the tower should not be interpreted to mean that the height of the man is "literally" the height of the ...more
Lahore Night Club on Regent Street is looking for female sex workers to work between the hours of 11 pm - 4 am.
Must be between the ages of 18 - 35
Must be healthy and attractive.
Must know how to flirt and get men's attention.
Attractive salary, insurance coverage and benefits await the sucksexful ...more
The Guyana Juice Manufacturers Association at Farm, East Bank Demerara is looking for suitably qualified persons to fill the positions of Mango Peelers at their East Bank Productions Factories.
In an effort to reduce CO2 emissions, in accordance with the President's Low Carbon and Green Economy Policy, the factory will not engage the use of industrial ...more
The Brazilian CPF for Foreigners
The Brazilians would say "CFP para estrangeiros," which translates to "CPF for foreigners." The CPF in Brazil is something like the Guyanese TIN number.
I don't know what the policy is for the other countries, but for the two years that I've lived on the border between Guyana and Brazil, I've learned ...more
The coadora is put over the mouth of the coffee flask and the coffee is strained through it into the flask.
If you're going live for some time or travel extensively throughout Brazil, you'll have to learn a thing or two about Brazilian culture. And that brings us to: the coadora. The coadora gives Brazil the ...more
The bible tells the story of Jonah, a prophet of God who refused to do God's will, and ran instead in the opposite direction. God instructed Jonah to go preach to the people of Nineveh and warn them of their sins, so that they might repent and turn away from their sins and be saved ...more
I'm proud to say that I'm all about Jesus. As the song goes, I will not boast in anything...no gift, no power, no wisdom....
Indeed, how deep the Father's love for us, how vast beyond all measure, that He should give His only Son, to make a wretch His treasure. I love that song by the ...more