New 7 Wonders voting continues

The task of massive Internet voting is called upon once again! After the first batch of voting, only Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park survived at the New 7 Wonders of Nature Search.

Those who took part in the first stage of the poll may vote again in the ongoing stage. To vote, here are the very easy steps:

1. Click on the widget above or
2. Register, and then select the Philippine entries as among your 7 nominees (Choose Asia, then look for the Philippines entries).
3. Check your email and confirm through the link sent to you by “Webmaster New7Wonders”.

"Once again we urge Filipinos from all over the world to keep their eye on the prize. All the voting and support have already generated immense publicity for our country. It would indeed be a feat for the Philippines if the Puerto Princesa Subterranean Park becomes one of the seven phenomenal sights in the world," Tourism Secretary Ace Durano explained.

You might get confused on New 7 Wonders of Nature. It's different from the New 7 Wonders of the world voting held last 2007.

Voting for New 7 Wonders of Nature will continue until July 7, 2009. The top 77 nominees, will be examined by the N7W Panel of Experts. Then after further delibaration, a shortlist of the selected 21 candidates will be announced two weeks after and will go to the Official Finalist stage of voting, which will be determined come July 7, 2011.

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Anonymous said...

According to Edgar Cayce’ prediction “sound is the medicine for the 21st century”. His prediction is proven correct; one of the amazing findings of the 21st century is classical music.

There are increasing numbers of experts that testify the surprising benefits of classical music:

1. February 2005 (Journal of Advance nursing):

Found that older adults with sleep problems who listened for about 45 minutes to soft music at bedtime reported 35% improvement in their sleep.

Classical music is proven therapeutic to a lot of illness such as old age related conditions (like alzheimer), Brain injury, acute pain including mothers in labor, and physical disabilities. That is why in US classical music is played in psychiatric hospitals and rehabilitation centers.

One hospital study found that heart patients received the same anxiety benefits from listening to 30 minutes classical music as they did from taking drug valium.

2. 2004 (London, England)

British Transport police play classical music to underground stations in some of the areas most dangerous neighborhoods. After 6 months of playing the music,

Robberies were cut by 33% , Staff assaults decreased by 25%, vandalism went down to 37%

3. 2001 (West Palm beach, Florida)

“It’s not practical to have a cop sitting there all day long”

“So what do we you do?”

“How do you change the scope of the neighborhood ”

Cops installed a CD player and speakers on an abandoned building in a crime- ridden neighborhood. After playing the music for 24 hours a day for about 3 months, Shootings, theft, loiterers and drug deal decreased.

4. Some supermarkets and stores in the US piped in music in their place. According to them classical music tend to put shoppers at ease, relax and look at the items for sale.

5. In the office classical music is used to reduce mood disturbance and job burnout.

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