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Thursday, May 07, 2009

Art ~ by Lykourgos


Beautiful portraits. There are sketches too. Here's his profile.

I use to draw since my childhood. Now I am 42.I draw mainly portraits from photos. I think faces hide expressions, beauty, feelings. I used to draw friends and relatives because these faces touch me and celebrities because these faces are familiar with all others.I find in flickr the right place to share my hobby with you.


Fever, Thermometer & Temperature Reading

It all started with SARS and now Swine Flu.

This is the Thermometer I'm using. All information is taken from the website of the Thermometer I'm using.


1 • Oral measurement
2 • Rectal measurement
3 • Axillary measurement
4 • Aural measurement
5 • Forehead measurement

1 • Oral measurement
Measurement location: mouthThe best place to take the patient?s temperature is in the posterior sublingual pouch, i.e. the mouth tissue that is far back under the left or right side of the tongue. In these locations, the temperature corresponds most closely to that achieved by invasive techniques. When using this method, the patient must be able to keep his mouth closed and breathe freely through the nose. He should not have consumed any cold or hot drinks or food within the previous 30 minutes. Normal temperatures are usually between 36.6°C and 36.9°C. This method should only be used in patients over the age of about 4 or 5 years.

2 • Rectal measurement
Measurement location: rectumRectal measurement is an alternative if oral measurement is not suitable for some reason (use of warm or cold treatments around the head or throat, local inflammatory processes, babies and children under the age of 4/5). The rectal temperature is, on average, 0.3°C to 0.4°C higher than the oral temperature.In order to avoid injury or perforation of the rectum, the thermometer should not be inserted further than 2 or 3 cm. For greater ease of insertion, a lubricant should be used. Thermometers with a flexible tip are particularly useful for rectal temperature measurement in restless babies and toddlers.

3 • Axillary measurement
Measurement location: under the armThe under-arm is probably the oldest location for determining body temperature. The first temperature investigations by the German physician Wunderlich a century ago were carried out using exclusively axillary measurement. When his findings were published, which led to the introduction of daily temperature measurement in hospitals all over the world, axillary measurement became standard practice.In babies and young children, the axillary temperature is approximately equal to the rectal temperature. The time required for accurate measurement is around 8 or 9 minutes. Electronic thermometers used for axillary measurement should be operated in monitor mode and not in forecast mode. Axillary measurement is suitable for all age groups.

4 • Aural measurement
Measurement location: at the ear-drum. The ear-drum is an ideal location for temperature measurement. It is supplied with the same blood as the hypothalamus, the temperature regulation centre in the human body. Unlike "external temperature measurement?, such as oral, axillary and rectal measurement, the measurement of temperature at the ear-drum reveals the internal temperature of the body.The accuracy of this type of measurement depends heavily on the correct use of the thermometer and the design of the measuring tip. Since the aural canal is not straight, it takes some practice to precisely determine the infra-red radiation from the ear-drum using the optical measuring system. With children under the age of three years, the design of the probe tip for precise location in the ear is often a problem that leads to measurement inaccuracies. It is also very difficult to obtain accurate measurements in active, somewhat restless toddlers, because it is difficult to position the probe correctly in this age group, too. It is also not always possible to recognise a high temperature in children aged between one month and 10 years.In adults, very good measurement results have been obtained by stretching the auditory canal by pulling gently on the ear, enabling the probe to reach not only the auditory canal but the ear-drum, as the actual measurement location. If only the auditory canal is reached, the temperature measured may be as much as 1°C below the true body temperature.

5 • Forehead measurement
Measurement location: forehead and temple. As already mentioned, external body temperatures can be measured reasonably well close to large blood vessels.It is therefore possible to determine body temperature by means of IR sensors around the forehead and temples. The accuracy of thermometers designed for this type of measurement is, however, a matter of controversy.

Dedrick Koh ~ Classical Guitar Teacher (Singapore)

Dedrick Koh ~ Classical Guitar Teacher (Singapore)

100 Greatest Rock 'n' Songs of the 50s

Here are most of the songs I listened to. Music was a big part of my life between 1975 to 1981, but I was listening to mostly to songs in the 1950s. Most of which was my Dad's Music collection and also the collection of a friend of mine.

1. Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
2. Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
3. Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets
4. Tutti-Frutti - Little Richard
5. Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On - Jerry Lee Lewis
6. What'd I Say - Ray Charles
7. Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
8. Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
9. Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
10. That'll Be The Day - Buddy Holly & the Crickets
11. Maybellene - Chuck Berry
12. Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley
13. Shake, Rattle And Roll - Joe Turner
14. Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins
15. Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley
16. Bye Bye Love - Everly Brothers
17. Great Balls Of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
18. Earth Angel - Penguins
19. Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
20. Good Golly Miss Molly - Little Richard
21. Be-Bop-A-Lula - Gene Vincent & the Bluecaps
22. School Day - Chuck Berry
23. Rock And Roll Music - Chuck Berry
24. Peggy Sue - Buddy Holly
25. Lawdy Miss Clawdy - Lloyd Price
26. Lucille - Little Richard
27. Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
28. In The Still Of The Nite - Five Satins
29. I Only Have Eyes For You - Flamingos
30. For Your Precious Love - Jerry Butler & the Impressions
31. Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino
32. Please, Please, Please - James Brown & the Famous Flames
33. Sh-Boom - Chords
34. Money Honey - Drifters featuring Clyde McPhatter
35. I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two
36. Fever - Little Willie John
37. The Great Pretender - Platters
38. Ain't It A Shame - Fats Domino
39. That's All Right - Elvis Presley with Scotty and Bill
40. Your Cheatin' Heart - Hank Williams
41. Sweet Little Sixteen - Chuck Berry
42. The Train Kept-A-Rollin - Johnny Burnette Trio
43. Come Go With Me - Del-Vikings
44. Let The Good Times Roll - Shirley & Lee
45. Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley
46. Rip It Up - Little Richard
47. Rocking Pneumonia & the Boogie Woogie Flu - Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns
48. Pledging My Love - Johnny Ace
49. Sixty Minute Man - Dominoes
50. Rocket 88 - Jackie Brenston
51. Yakety Yak - Coasters
52. All Shook Up - Elvis Presley
53. Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two
54. Searchin' - Coasters
55. You Send Me - Sam Cooke
56. Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
57. Wake Up Little Susie - Everly Brothers
58. Susie Q - Dale Hawkins
59. La Bamba - Ritchie Valens
60. Goodnite, Sweetheart, Goodnite - Spaniels
61. I've Got A Woman - Ray Charles
62. I'm Walkin' - Fats Domino
63. There Goes My Baby - Drifters
64. Shout - Isley Brothers
65. White Christmas - Drifters featuring Clyde McPhatter
66. Keep A 'Knockin' - Little Richard
67. Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison
68. Poison Ivy - Coasters
69. Since I Don't Have You - Skyliners
70. Jambalaya (On The Bayou) - Hank Williams
71. Money - Barrett Strong
72. Speedoo - Cadillacs
73. Rumble - Link Wray
74. Lonely Teardrops - Jackie Wilson
75. Hang Up My Rock And Roll Shoes - Chuck Willis
76. Sea Cruise - Frankie Ford
77. Rave On - Buddy Holly
78. Work With Me Annie - Hank Ballard & the Midnighters
79. Shake, Rattle And Roll - Bill Haley & His Comets
80. Sincerely - Moonglows
81. Crying In The Chapel - Sonny Til & the Orioles
82. Story Untold - Nutmegs
83. My Babe - Little Walter
84. At My Front Door - El Dorados
85. Gee - Crows
86. Matchbox - Carl Perkins
87. C.C. Rider - Chuck Willis
88. Only You - Platters
89. All I Have To Do Is Dream - Everly Brothers
90. Send Me Some Lovin' - Little Richard
91. At The Hop - Danny & the Juniors
92. Little Darlin' - Diamonds
93. Rock-in Robin - Bobby Day
94. Honky Tonk - Bill Doggett
95. Blue Monday - Fats Domino
96. Jim Dandy - Lavern Baker
97. Reelin And Rocking - Chuck Berry
98. Rebel Rouser - Duane Eddy
99. Love Potion No. 9 - Clovers
100. Chantilly Lace - Big Bopper

101. Oh Boy! - Buddy Holly & the Crickets
102. Get A Job - Silhouettes
103. Book Of Love - Monotones
104. C'mon Everybody - Eddie Cochran
105. Do You Want To Dance - Bobby Freeman
106. Willie And The Hand Jive - Johnny Otis Show
107. You're So Fine - Falcons
108. Handy Man - Jimmy Jones
109. Sea Of Love - Phil Phillips with the Twilights
110. Breathless - Jerry Lee Lewis
111. Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price
112. Tequila - Champs
113. It's Only Make Believe - Conway Twitty
114. Have Mercy Baby - Dominoes
115. Maybe Baby - Buddy Holly & the Crickets
116. Young Blood - Coasters
117. Little Bitty Pretty One - Thurston Harris
118. Not Fade Away - Buddy Holly & the Crickets
119. The Fat Man - Fats Domino
120. Baby Let's Play House - Elvis Presley with Scott and Bill
121. Mystery Train - Elvis Presley with Scotty and Bill
122. Tweedlee Dee - LaVern Baker
123. One Mint Julep - Clovers
124. Shake A Hand - Faye Adams
125. Honey Hush - Joe Turner
126. Tears On My Pillow - Little Anthony & the Imperials
127. Oh What A Nite - Dells
128. My Prayer - Platters
129. Dizzy Miss Lizzy - Larry Williams
130. Who Do You Love - Bo Diddley
131. Brown-Eyed Handsome Man - Chuck Berry
132. Ready Teddy - Little Richard
133. Honey Don't - Carl Perkins
134. I'm In Love Again - Fats Domino
135. Little Girl Of Mine - Cleftones
136. A Thousand Miles Away - Heartbeats
137. Tear It Up - Johnny Burnette Trio
138. Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
139. Drown In My Own Tears - Ray Charles
140. I Put A Spell On You - Screamin' Jay Hawkins
141. Love Is Strange - Mickey & Sylvia
142. I'm A Man - Bo Diddley
143. Unchained Melody - Al Hibbler
144. See You Later, Alligator - Bill Haley & His Comets
145. Around And Around - Chuck Berry
146. Don't You Just Know It - Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns
147. One Night - Elvis Presley
148. Carol - Chuck Berry
149. What Am I Living For - Chuck Willis
150. Sixteen Candles - Crests
151. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Platters
152. Bird Dog - Everly Brothers
153. Baby What You Want Me To Do - Jimmy Reed
154. A Teenager In Love - Dion & the Belmonts
155. Splish Splash - Bobby Darin
156. I'm Ready - Fats Domino
157. I Wonder Why - Dion & the Belmonts
158. Charlie Brown - Coasters
159. Rock And Roll Is Here To Stay - Danny & the Juniors
160. Back In The U.S.A. - Chuck Berry
161. Come Softly To Me - Fleetwoods
162. Beyond The Sea - Bobby Darin
163. Night Train - Jimmy Forrest
164. When You Dance - Turbans
165. The Wallflower - Etta James
166. Whole Lotta Loving - Fats Domino
167. Flip, Flop And Fly - Joe Turner
168. (Night Time Is) The Right Time - Ray Charles
169. Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean - Ruth Brown
170. Good Rocking Tonight - Elvis Presley with Scotty and Bill
171. Come On Let's Go - Ritchie Valens
172. Walking After Midnight - Patsy Cline
173. I'm A King Bee - Slim Harpo
174. Got My Mojo Working - Muddy Waters
175. Goodnight My Love - Jessie Belvin
176. Day-O (Banana Boat Song) - Harry Belafonte
177. Stranded In The Jungle - Cadets
178. I Just Want To Make Love To You - Muddy Waters
179. Hearts Of Stone - Charms
180. Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms
181. Too Much - Elvis Presley
182. Diana - Paul Anka
183. Dedicated To The One I Love - Shirelles
184. Silhouettes - Rays
185. Honey Love - Drifters featuring Clyde McPhatter
186. Lovey Dovey - Clovers
187. Hoochie Coochie Man - Muddy Waters
188. Dust My Broom - Elmore James
189. Dream Lover - Bobby Darin
190. It's Late - Ricky Nelson
191. Sleep Walk - Santo & Johnny
192. Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson
193. Don't Let Go - Roy Hamilton
194. Sweet Nothin's - Brenda Lee
195. Fannie Mae - Buster Brown
196. Hey Little Girl - Dee Clark
197. Short Fat Fannie - Larry Williams
198. The Wind - Diablos
199. Rock Island Line - Lonnie Donegan
200. Harlem Nocturne - Viscounts

Credit for the above List is by a site at this Link:
100 Greatest Rock 'n' Songs of the 50s

Acappuccino ~ Singapore Acappella Group


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TONE ~ Singapore Acappella Group

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Digital Dream Door ~ Music Website


Great Website...

Here are some of the things they have:
Music List → Songs → Links Below
Greatest Rock Songs '50s
Greatest Rock Songs '60s
Greatest Rock Songs '70s
Greatest Rock Songs '80s
Greatest Rock Songs '90s
Song List
Links to songs on YouTube