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Tornado

A tornado is a violently rotating column of air which is in contact with both a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, a cumulus cloud base and the surface of the earth. Tornadoes come in many sizes but are typically in the form of a visible condensation funnel, whose narrow end touches the earth and is often encircled by a cloud of debris. Most tornadoes have wind speeds of 110 mph (177 km/h) or less, are about 250 feet (75 m) across, and travel a few miles (several kilometers) before disappears. Some reach wind speeds of more than 300 mph (480 km/h), stretch more than a mile (1.6 km) across, and stay on the ground for dozens of miles (more than 100 km). Although tornadoes have been observed on every continent except Antarctica, most occur in the United States. They also commonly occur in southern Canada, southcentral and eastern Asia, east-central South America, Southern Africa, north-western and central Europe, Italy, western and south-eastern Australia, and New Zealand.

The Baduy Community
The Baduy Community is a unique society. The people live in Banten. It can be reached via a 10 km village road from Cibungur village in Leuwidamar district. It is a steep road. In April and May, The Baduy Community is closed to outsiders. During this time it holds a ceremony called Seba. It is the offering of part of their agricultural products to the Head of the District. Sub Regent and the chief Resident. In Seba ceremony the "puun of Baduy" sends out a group of representatives of Baduy Dalam as well as Baduy Luar to act as the community's spokesmen. When conducting this, the Baduy Dalam members refuse to ride any vehicle. They traveled anywhere on foot. They do this to prove their strength. To enter this very a special Baduy area, one should obtain a written permission from the Rangkasbitung District office. He has to state the purpose of the visit. It may take one whole week to process.

Penguins
Penguins are birds that cannot fly. There are eighteen different species. They are all splendid swimmers and can propel themselves through the water at rate of 30 kilometers per hour. They live only in the southern seas of the world, on the island of Australia, in New Zealand, South Africa and southern South America. Those that live in the snow and ice cannot build nests. The biggest are the Emperor penguins which stand about 1.2 meters and weigh about 75 kilograms. When a female lays an egg, it is the male that keeps it off the ice by resting it on top of his feet. When the chick hatches, the male, which will not have eaten

King penguins also live in the Antartic. then goes off to feed while the female stays with the chick to-feed and protect it. . They are helpless at first and needed to be looked for several weeks. They toboggan on their stomachs at the great speed on the ice to escape their enemies. Their chicks are covered with soft down when hathced.for two months. They are very friendly and do not fear man. It is also known as the black-footed penguin. As far back as 1499 it was noted that the jackass penguin brayed like an ass. Gentoo penguins live on many of the Antartic islands. Rock hopper penguins are so called because of the way they hop from rock to rock. sometimes as many as half a million in one group.Adelle penguins gather in huge colonies. They have long crests on their heads.

Compared to encyclopedias and traditional libraries. text and video. sounds. to transmit data. floods happen when there are lack of trees and the soil alone cannot absorb all the water. It can be caused by several things. river or lake. A flood from sea may be caused by a heavy storm. Web services. e. There are several types of flood. the World Wide Web has enabled a sudden and extreme decentralization of information and data. forming an area known as the flood plain. such as Internet Explorer or Netscape. a high tide.Flood Flood is an overflow of water that soaks or covers land. It is an information-sharing model that is built on top of the Internet. naturally and form the effect of human behavior. or a combination the three. such as the Jakarta flood. use the Web to share information. millions worldwide have easy. The Web also utilizes browsers. only one of the languages spoken over the Internet. instant access to a vast and diverse amount of online information. It can also occur in rivers. Web documents also contain graphics. The World Wide Web The World Wide Web. The most common cause is because of the over capacity of the body of water. As a result some of the water flows outside of the body of water. The Web uses the HTTP protocol.g. Through keyword-driven Internet research using search engines. which use HTTP to allow applications to communicate in order to exchange business logic. Soil and vegetation absorbs most of the surface water. is a way of accessing information over the medium of the Internet. Floods are the most frequent type of natural disaster worldwide. These river floods usually result from heavy rain. sometimes combined with melting snow. when the strength of the river is so high that it flows right out of the river channel. to access Web documents called Web pages that are linked to each other via hyperlinks. . A flood that rises and falls rapidly with little or no advance warning is called a flash flood. which causes the rivers to overflow their banks. like Google. or simply Web. Periodic floods occur naturally on many rivers. a tsunami. The water then runs off the land in quantities that cannot be carried in stream channels or kept in natural ponds or man-made reservoirs. A flood can also be caused by blocked sewage pipes and waterways.

Korean. particularly when sending between networks.. Japanese or Slavic languages (e. Larger content (known as "long SMS" or multipart or segmented SMS) can be sent using multiple messages.SMS (Short Message Service) SMS (Short Message Service) is a communications system which exchanges short text messages between mobile telephone devices. If a recipient is not reachable. Long messages are often billed as equivalent to multiple SMS messages. Characters in languages such as Arabic. Messages are sent to a Short Message Service Centre (SMSC) which provides a storeand-forward mechanism. . The SMS facilitates the development and growth of text messaging. Delay or complete loss of a message is not uncommon. Chinese. Russian) must be encoded using the 16-bit UCS-2 character encoding. The maximum single text message size is either 160 7-bit characters. It attempts to send messages to their recipients. Message delivery is best effort. in which case each message will start with a user data header (UDH) containing segmentation information. which can provide confirmation that the message has reached the intended recipient. the SMSC queues the message for later retry. so there are no guarantees that a message will actually be delivered to its recipient. or 70 16-bit characters. Users may choose to request delivery reports.g. 140 8-bit characters. Some SMSCs also provide a "forward and forget" option where message delivery is tried only once.