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  • List of secret codes for your android mobile

    List of secret codes for Android

    These codes are mostly universal and should work on Android devices, no matter the manufacturer. There might still be carrier restrictions on certain codes though, so they're not all guaranteed to work.

    Info codes

    CODEFUNCTION
    *#06# Show phone's IMEI
    *#0*# Info menu (doesn't work for all phones)
    *#*#4636#*#* Info menu
    *#*#34971539#*#* Camera info
    *#*#1111#*#* FTA software version
    *#*#1234#*#* PDA software version
    *#12580*369# Software and hardware info
    *#7465625# Device lock status
    *#*#232338#*#* MAC address
    *#*#2663#*#* Touchscreen version
    *#*#3264#*#* RAM version
    *#*#232337#*#  Bluetooth address
    *#*#2222#*#* Hardware version
    *#*#44336#*#* Software version and update info

    Backup codes

    CODEFUNCTION
    *#*#273282*255*663282*#*#* Backup all media

    Testing codes

    CODEFUNCTION
    *#*#197328640#*#* Test mode
    *#*#232339#*#* Wi-Fi test
    *#*#0842#*#* Brightness and vibration test
    *#*#2664#*#* Touchscreen test
    *#*#232331#*#* Bluetooth test
    *#*#7262626#*#* Field test
    *#*#1472365#*#* GPS quick test
    *#*#1575#*#* Full GPS test
    *#*#0283#*#* Packet loopback test
    *#*#0*#*#* LCD display test
    *#*#0289#*#* Audio test
    *#*#0588#*#* Proximity sensor test

    Configuration codes

    CODEFUNCTION
    *#9090# Diagnostics settings
    *#301279# HSDPA/HSUPA settings
    *#872564# USB logging settings

    Developer codes

    CODEFUNCTION
    *#9900# System dump mode
    ##778 (+green/call button) EPST menu

    Manufacturer-specific codes

    Motorola

    CODEFUNCTION
    ##7764726 Hidden Motorola Droid menu

    HTC

    CODEFUNCTION
    *#*#3424#*#* HTC test program
    ##786# (Caution!) Phone reset menu
    ##3282# EPST menu
    ##3424# Diagnostic mode
    ##33284# Field test
    ##8626337# Launch Vocoder
    *#*#4636#*#* HTC info menu

    Other codes

    CODEFUNCTION
    *#7780# (Caution!) Factory reset
    *2767*3855# (Caution!) Full factory reset
    *#*#7594#*#* Power off the phone
    *#*#8351#*#* Activate dialer log mode
    #*#8350#*#* Disactivate dialer log mode

    Stay away from these codes (Caution! Risk of data loss and rendering phone useless)

    CODEFUNCTION
    *#*#7780#*#* (Caution!) Factory data partition reset
    *2767*3855# (Caution!) Format device

    There's a good chance you'll never need to use these codes, but if you do then now you know where to find them.

    Are there any secret codes that you find yourself using all the time? Or are there any we haven't listed here that are really interesting? Let us know in the comments!

     

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  • Teddy Afro’s “Ethiopia” translated into English

    Ethiopian Professor Alemayehu Gebremariam, a Lecturer of Political Science at California State University, San Bernardino, has translated Teddy Afro’s much beloved “Ethiopia” song into English aiming for those native Ethiopians, who have born and raised abroad.

    Here you can find Professor Alemayehu’s English version poem for Teddy Afro’s Ethiopia:-


    “Ethiopia”
    Even if I pass [die] away
    My motherland [Ethiopia]
    She [remains] is my honor
    Indeed, [she is] my [mother] country.

    So many have died
    Guarding your [her] honor
    Against those who have crossed seas
    To dishonor you [her].

    You are the land of heroes
    [Land] Where Adam left his footprints
    The fountainhead of Ghion [river mentioned in Ch. 2, Genesis]
    [From where] your name is called out.

    Not only those who see your flag waving in the SKY
    Even those who hear the name “Ethiopia” [dare] keep quiet
    Not only those who see your flag waving in the sky
    Even those who hear the name “Ethiopia” [dare] keep quiet.

    With your rainbow [shining]
    The sky draped with your flag
    Your symbol is imprinted on the palm of the world
    And known [even] to Aryam [Ge’ez: sky above all skies, heaven].

    Mountain [ranges] of high peaks
    Have stood guard over you
    [From] The peak of mountains
    That citadel of Axum, Ethiopia.

    You are the gate to Creation
    The [beginning] chapter for the round world
    If [rainbow] colors are seen across the SKY
    It is hers [Ethiopia’s] and no one else’s.

    Even though the world calls her [Ethiopia] backward today
    She will be the front runner of the coming age
    Just let me repeat her name over and over
    Isn’t Ethiopia my own name?

    If there is less food [injera] on the table [Ethiopia is poor]
    Is it possible to TRADE one’s [poor] mother for anything else
    I will hold tight on her skirt
    And never give up hope in my mother.

    Before [I] finish paying her [Ethiopia] for all her favors
    Should not people say [shout out] “Unity” when they hear [the name] Ethiopia
    Ethiopia! Ethiopia! My country!
    Isn’t my honor because of you?

    You are the seed of Solomon
    Tears of the holy ones from which your leaf sprouted
    It should be nothing new [not be surprised] today to those
    Who touched [provoked] you to be burned by the fire they lit.

    Without any limitation to your glory
    In the book of your heritage with the history of the spirit of the ages [written]
    The prophets saw you from afar and wrote in their books:
    “Don’t touch Ethiopia!”

    In the north
    In the south
    In the east and in the west
    May your bounty be full!

    Begone hardship [misery] from the land [Ethiopia]
    Let your bounty be full!
    Begone hardship [misery] from your land [Ethiopia]
    Let your bounty be full!

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  • 13 Health Problems the Moons on Your Nails Warn You About

    If you look at your fingernails, you’ll notice light areas at the base. These are moons, or lunulae. Their change in color, shape, or size can indicate not only the presence of a disease but also the predisposition to it. Such diagnostics help you notice the problem in time and take action.

    When a lunula changes on one finger

    • A lunula on the little finger, as a rule, should be almost unnoticeable or completely absent. It’s connected with the work of the kidneys, small intestine, and heart. An increased lunula can be a result of high blood pressure.

    • The ring finger is responsible for the work of the reproductive and lymphatic systems. A barely visible lunula can hint at digestion problems.

    • The middle finger is connected with the work of the brain and cardiovascular system. The absence of a lunula can indicate vascular problems and high blood pressure.

    • The index finger lunula can disappear or get considerably smaller because of improper function of the intestine, pancreas, or chronic E.N.T. diseases.

    • The lunula on the thumb reflects the work of the lungs and spleen. It’s the most visible of all and should take up no more than 25% of the whole fingernail. It can get significantly smaller in smokers or bigger when you have arterial hypertension.

     

    Overly large lunulae

    Lunulae are considered large when they occupy a third (or more) of the fingernail. They indicate problems with the cardiovascular system, heartbeat disruption, and low blood pressure.

    Large lunulae can be often found in athletes and people whose occupation is connected with physical activity. If a person isn’t involved in sports, enlarged lunulae may appear because of a high level of stress.

    Small lunulae

    Small lunulae, which can be barely seen behind the cuticle, indicate low blood pressure and circulatory disorders. This can be a sign of a weak immune system, poor metabolism, or lack of iron and B12.

    If the lunulae are noticeably separated from the rest of the nail plate with transverse lines, it indicates problems with blood sugar levels and the possible development of diabetes.

     

    Lunulae aren’t visible at all

    Don’t panic if you haven’t found lunulae on your own or your child’s nails. They’re often not visible on children’s nails and appear over time. In some people, they don’t appear at all due to physiological specificities of the nail structure.

    However, a sudden disappearance of lunulae is perceived by modern medicine as one of the symptoms of a circulatory disorder. This study showed that the absence of lunulae is connected with thyroid gland disorders and a deficit of vitamin B12 and iron.

    Change in lunulae color

    1. Gray lunulae indicate severe fatigue, digestion disorders, and possible difficulties in nutrient absorption.

    2. White lunulae are healthy and natural. The moons should be several shades lighter than the skin.

    3. Purple lunulae are a sign of poor blood circulation and a lack of oxygen in the organs and tissues. Dizziness and headaches may often occur.

    4. Pink (red) lunulae may indicate low physical activity and lung problems.

    5. Black lunulae are an uncommon and extremely dangerous sign. As a rule, this is a symptom of heavy metal poisoning.

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  • Donkey abattoir still in business despite ban

    Despite a ban from the Bishoftu City Administration, Shandong Dong, the first donkey slaughterhouse in Ethiopia, is carrying on with the business until the stock of donkeys it has already purchased have been slaughtered. Their stock should be complete sometime in the next week.

    In a letter issued on April 16, 2017, the administration banned the Chinese company from carrying on with its operations, saying that it was offensive to the people who are living around the plant. The ban comes three weeks after public outrage exploded on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.

    “We cannot compromise when the community is demanding its closure,” said Dereje Jira, head of Bishoftu City Administration Mayor’s Office. “One of the important points in our deep reform is avoiding negligence of the people’s demands.”

    The shutdown, however, is not stopping Shandong Dong or donkey wholesalers, whose businesses have also suffered.

    We cannot cease immediately,” said Lio Zhaohua, country director of Shandong. “We are supposed to complete at least what we have in stock.”
    “This is a joke,” said Lio. “Any investment should get notice before a shutdown.

    Shandong first come to Ethiopia five years ago secured a license from the Ethiopian Investment Commission. Its original plan was to buy donkey skins from Ethiopian market.

    The Commission, however, suggested the company open its slaughterhouse instead, saying that they would not find anyone suppliers for donkey skin. With an initial capital of 62.6 million Birr, Shandong started to build a donkey abattoir.

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  • Tewodros apologizes for comments on Teddy Afro

    We could say that there was no one like Journalist Tewodros Tsegaye, who have been a source of infinite critics, even insults on the social media after he forwarded an opinion about Teddy Afro’s new “Ethiopia” single and its album poster, which posted on social media.

    Facebookers were seriously condemned following the comments of the journalist and posted that: “comments on Teddy Afro album forwarded on Tewodros show were not totally expert wise views, it lacks professionalism”.

    Tewodros hosted varieties of critics and insults from facebookers and pages. He formally replied to a bulky of comments. “We are in favor of promoting and protecting the good images of Ethiopia”. “Therefore, we have forwarded our opinion towards the singer in that sense, not in any other negative implications,” he added.

    The “Reyot Show” Producer and Presenter, Tewodros also stressed on the “importance of having a multitude of ideas and opinions and the supremacy of logical ideas”.
    He opined: “We were trying to present a positive and constructive critics to create musicians and other personalities with a better cabability in our country”.

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  • Bahrain agency offers “Ethiopian maid” as a prize

    A recruitment agency in Bahrain sparked outrage by offering an “Ethiopian maid” as a prize.

    The Bahraini recruitment agency ran the advertisement on the social networking site, Instagram, according to reports on multiple Arabic news outlets. An “Ethiopian maid” is the prize for the winner of the contest to be held in the Ramadan, the fasting season of Muslims, said the advertisement.

    The announcement provoked condemnation among some Bahraini Twitter users, according to Bahraini media reports. 

    Source: HornAffairs.com 

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  • Man finds £2million worth of gold in tank he bought on ebay

    A 55-year-old British tank restorer who bought a tank on eBay for £30,000 has found £2m worth of gold bars hidden in the diesel tank.

    Nick Mead found the five solid gold bars weighing up to 12lbs each while restoring a Russian T54/69, where he also found a machine gun ammunition with his mechanic friend, Todd Chamberlain. The gold bars are believed to have been looted by Iraqi soldiers during the invasion of Kuwait in 1990.

    Tank restorers Nick Mead (right) and Todd Marshall from Helmdon, Northants, who found five gold bullion bars worth in excess of £2 million in an external fuel tank of a Russian built T-54/69 tank. Material must be credited "The Sun/News Syndication" unless otherwise agreed. 100% surcharge if not credited. Online rights need to be cleared separately. Strictly one time use only subject to agreement with News Syndication

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  • Ethiopian housekeeper in 'murder escape' debunks 'fake' suicide story

    An Ethiopian housekeeper who was filmed begging for help as she hung from the seventh floor of an apartment complex while her Kuwaiti employer stood-by and filmed her, has spoken out about her ordeal and debunked media claims that she had tried to kill herself.

    The domestic worker spoke to Ethiopian media for the first time since a video went viral showing her cling to a window ledge before losing her grip and dropping seven floors, escaping without major injury.

    "I am fine, thank God, I am fine," she said in a video as she lay in a hospital bed after the fall, suffering from a broken arm and bleeding from her ear and nose.

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  • Donkey slaughter house opens in Bishoftu

    Ethiopia is to export donkey's meat, following the start of operations at a slaughterhouse in Bishoftu (Debrezeit) town, 48Km east of Addis Abeba. Shandong Dong, a donkey slaughterhouse, has just opened after 80 million Birr, according to media reports.

    The company will export the meat to Vietnam and the skins of the donkeys to China, which will be used to manufacture medicines.
    The factory was torched down by protesters in Bishoftu/Debre Zeit town a few months ago.

    Another donkey abattoir is being constructed by Chinese investors in Assela, Arsi, Oromo region of Ethiopia, the newspaper added.
    China has turned its face to Africa for its donkey demand, which is attributed to the increased demand of donkey’s in China, especially for its skin, according to media reports.

    In Niger, some 80,000 donkeys have been exported to China in 2016, compared with 27,000 in 2015. In Burkina Faso, donkey traders sold 18,000 animals to international buyers in the first quarter of 2016, up from just 1,000 for the same period last year.

    In Kenya, a donkey abattoir opened in April last year in Naivasha to cater for the burgeoning Chinese market.

    But this thriving export market is not without considerable drawbacks for local people. In Niger, the price of donkeys has risen from 34 to 147 USD, a huge rise for farmers and merchants who need to buy donkeys to maintain their livelihoods. Officials are also worried that the demand for exports will decimate local donkey populations. In response, the government has banned donkey exports.

    Burkina Faso implemented similar regulations last year. In Ouagadougou, the situation was reportedly discussed twice in cabinet meetings before ban on donkey’s meat was announced.

    In South Africa, meanwhile, the surge in demand has led to a rise in cruelty towards, and theft of, donkeys. In a statement released this month the National Council of Societies for the Protection of Animals (NSPCA) said it was “horrified to confirm that donkeys are the latest victims of the trade in animal parts ‘for medicinal purposes’ to the far east. Donkeys are being rounded up, stolen, then transported and brutally slaughtered for their skins.”

     

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  • Ethiopia extends State of Emergency

    Ethiopian House of Peoples' Representatives has extended Ethiopia's state of emergency for additional four months.

    The House has made the decision to bring about lasting peace in the country.

    Ethiopia has declared the six months state of emergency last October following the unrest that happend in some parts of the country.

    (EBC; March 30, 2017)

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  • This Japanese Method Will Help You Quickly Get Rid of Belly Fat

    Japanese actor Miki Ryosuke recently discovered an interesting method that helped him to lose 13 kg (28.7 lb) and 12 cm (4.7″) from the waist in just a few weeks. This result was a side effect of a back pain relief exercise prescribed to him by a doctor, and this exercise takes him only 2 minutes a day.

     


    Ryosuke called it a long-breath diet. The technique lies in taking a certain position, taking a three-second breath, and then a strong exhalation for seven seconds.

    Most European doctors support the use of breathing exercises for weight loss and explain their effectiveness as follows: fat consists of oxygen, carbon, and hydrogen. When the oxygen we breathe in reaches the fat cells, it splits them into components (carbon and water). Therefore, the more oxygen our body uses, the more fat we burn.

    Perform the exercise every day for 2-10 minutes.

    • Stand up, and push one leg forward and the other back.
    • Now you need to strain your buttocks and transfer your weight to your back foot.
    • Start slowly inhaling for 3 seconds, lifting your arms above your head.
    • Then exhale forcefully for 7 seconds, straining all your body’s muscles.


    In addition, as experts say, this technique will strengthen the body’s muscles and increase metabolism.

    Source medicaldaily 
    Illustrator: Alena Tsarkova for BrightSide.me

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Airport Set To Open On March 29th…

    An airport named after Cristiano Ronaldo in his native Madeira, Portugal will be opened on March 29th….

    Ronaldo follows in the footsteps of celebrities like John Lennon, after the Aeroporto Da Madeira was named after him.

    A signage went up on Friday, ahead of the official unveiling on March 29, the day after Portugal play Sweden in the island’s capital, Funchal.

    It adds to a collection of Ronaldo-related establishments that have been built over the last few years.

    A museum has also been opened in Madeira, while he has also opened two hotels in Funchal and Lisbon.

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  • The most expensive cities in the world 2017

    This is one time where most Americans don’t want to be No. 1.

    The Economist Intelligence Unit, the research and analysis division of The Economist Group this week ranked the world’s priciest cities. Of the 10 most expensive cities, five are in Asia. Singapore came out at No. 1, followed by Hong Kong. The third-most expensive city is Zurich, Switzerland, the city with the highest cost of living in Europe. Tokyo and Osaka, both in Japan, are fourth and fifth, followed by Seoul, South Korea. Geneva, Switzerland, and Paris tied for seventh, and New York and Copenhagen tied at No. 9.

    The study rated the cities according to how expensive it is to buy basic items there at supermarkets, mid-priced stores and specialty outlets, using the price of food, drinks, clothing, recreation and entertainment and the cost of buying and running a car (including the cost of gasoline).

    It also includes recurring expenses, including the cost of renting a home, utility bills, private schools and domestic help. It takes into account the relative strength of each of the countries’ respective currencies. A slight weakening of the U.S. dollar, for instance, contributed to New York’s relatively low ranking and kept many other pricey U.S. cities off the list.

     

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  • Death toll reaches 65 in Ethiopia landfill collapse

    The death toll has reached 65 from the collapse of a mountain of trash at a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, according to media reports.

     

    It was not clear what caused Saturday night's collapse, though residents have said the dumping of trash had resumed there in recent months after protests at a newer landfill site.

     

    Weeping mourners clutching photos of the dead lined the narrow roads around the Koshe landfill as police tried to block people from entering, while rescue and recovery work continued. Most of the dead are women and children.

     

    The landfill has been a dumping ground for the capital's garbage for more than 50 years. Smaller collapses have occurred at Koshe — or "dirty" in the local Amharic language — in the past two years but only two or three people were killed, residents said.

     

    Addis Ababa's mayor has vowed to relocate those living at the landfill, which officials say receives close to 300,000 tons of waste collected each year from the capital.

     Source: https://www.diretube.com/articles/death-toll-reaches-62-in-ethiopia-landfill-collapse_14594.html

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  • Landslide at Addis Ababa’s major rubbish dump leaves 46 dead; Premier extends condolences

    Morethan 46 people have reportedly been found dead after a catastrophic landslide at a vast rubbish dump located in the South -West outskirts of Addis Ababa, authorities said on Sunday.

    Diriba Kuma, mayor of the Addis Ababa city, told journalists that about 46 people found dead and several people who had been rescued are receiving medical treatment.

    Many people at the site had been scavenging items to make a living while others live at the landfill because of cheap rental houses mostly built of mud.

    A number of makeshift homes surrounding the landfill are said to have been completely buried by waste.

    PM Hailemariam Desalegn extended his condolences to the families of those who lost their lives by the catastrophic landslide.

    In his condolence message, aired on the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), the premier expressed his government’s commitment to help the families of victims at a deadly incident.

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  • Science Confirms: The More Coffee You Drink, The Longer You Will Live

    Coffee is one of the healthiest beverages on the planet.

    It is more than just dark-colored liquid with caffeine… coffee actually contains hundreds of different compounds, some of which have important health benefits.

    Several massive studies have now shown that the people who drink the most coffee live longer and have a reduced risk of diseases like Alzheimer’s and diabetes.

    Coffee is a Major Source of Antioxidants
    Young Brunette Enjoying Cup of Coffee

    When hot water runs through the coffee grounds while brewing, the substances in the coffee beans mix with the water and become part of the drink.

    Some of these substances are well known, including caffeine, but there are hundreds of other compounds in there as well, many of which science has yet to identify.

    Many of these compounds are antioxidants that protect our bodies from oxidation, which involves free radicals that damage molecules in the body.

    Without getting into complicated details, oxidation is believed to be one of the mechanisms behind ageing and common diseases like cancer and heart disease.

    Coffee, believe it or not, happens to be the biggest source of antioxidants in the Western diet, outranking both fruits and vegetables… combined (1, 2, 3).

    When you’re treating yourself with a cup of coffee, you’re not only getting caffeine but a whole bunch of other beneficial compounds, including powerful antioxidants.

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  • 6 COMMONLY MISSED SIGNS OF OVARIAN CANCER...

    1. Swollen or Bloated Abdomen

    Swelling happens when fluid, called ascites, is trapped in the Abdominal cavity This is a symptom that occurs later as the disease progresses, but can still be blamed on other health issues. Thus, it is important to keep track of your health and compare this symptom to any of the other signs below.

    2. Persistent Pain in the Abdomen or Pelvis

    Chronic pain that displays itself in the abdomen or pelvis is a clear sign that something is wrong. This is a symptom for both ovarian cancer and ovarian cysts. Any pain that does not go away after a couple of days should be taken very seriously.

    3. Feeling Full or Difficulty Eating

    Oddly enough, women who are suffering from ovarian cancer will feel full faster and will have difficulty eating as much as usual. This is most likely because the cancer is disrupting the hormones that control metabolism.

    04: Urinary Problems

    Increase urination is a sign of ovarian cancer. The fluid that builds up, and causes the swelling mentioned above will push on the bladder. This is why women with ovarian cancer will need to use the restroom more often. Unfortunately, this symptom is often attributed to bladder problems.
     
    05: Change in Bowel Movements
     
    Any change in bowel movements, or constipation or diarrhea, could be a sign of ovarian cancer. This could be because the cancer has spread to the colon or because pressure from fluid buildup could be affecting the area.
     
    06: Spotting Between Periods
     
    Spotting can be linked to several different health issues, and one of them is ovarian cancer. Any abnormal bleeding should be mentioned to a health care professional. It is not normal and is commonly linked to serious reproductive system health problems.
    Of course, one or two of the symptoms listed above could be attributed to another, less serious health problem. That is why ovarian cancer often goes undiagnosed for months.
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  • New Teddy Afro’s single videoing in Debremarkos

    A video clip for “Seblewengel”, one of the songs on Teddy Afro’s new album, is videoing in Debremarkos Gojjam. Teddy Afro will not however be a video shot on the clip, according to reports.

    Seblewengel song has written based on Haddis Alemayehu’s character of “Fikir Eskemekabir” or “Love Until Death” long novel, according to one of the music composers.

    Meanwhile, according to media reports, the upcoming album also consists melodies about Ertale (volcano area in the Afar region) and Baro River of Gambella. Teddy Afro’s “Ethiopia” album debut will have 12 songs.

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