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  • The Origins of Carnival  By : William N. Ross
    “Carnival” has different names in different parts of the world, but it means big, lavish parties, one after another, continuing for days at a time in late Winter. Carnival is synonymous with masquerade balls and bright parades. Once a year, people all over the world launch themselves into the same late-Winter party binge. “Why?” you might ask. Here’s the answer.
  • The History Of Shade Sails  By : Robert Thomson
    In ancient Egypt, strips of fabric were used to cool countless numbers of Pharaohs. Ancient Greeks used them; sailors throughout history have used them while at port on a beach. In fact, the largest application of fabric used for shade was in ancient Rome.
  • Ecofacts in european barbarian age  By : Sulamita Berrezi
    Some archaeologists use the term “ecofacts” to describe a third class of material remains that are commonly recovered from archaeological excavations.
  • A site definition in ancient europe world  By : Sulamita Berrezi
    A site is defined as any concentration of artifacts, ecofacts, or features that marks a location of past human activity.
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  • What about wood stoves?  By : glen
    How to save thousands of dollars on
  • Confederate State Notes  By : Johnny Kicklighter
    A story of irony of the Confederate States of American honoring a man on a Confederate note who opposed succession.
  • Burton - how it became the place it is today-00-1388  By : 4Ps_Marketing
    The town originally grew up around Burton-on-Trent Abbey, the monastery of Saint Modwen, and had grown into a busy market town by the early modern period. While Burton's great bridge over the Trent was in poor repair by the early 1500s....
  • History Of Carbon Monoxide  By : Robert Thomson
    There is a long history of the carbon monoxide compound that dates back nearly eight hundred years.
  • More about Japanese culture-00-1317  By : Michale Song
    Few people care to learn more about the rich cultural heritage of Japan that has provided the world with famous movie directors like Kurosawa Akira (1910-1998) and renowned artists like Ando Hiroshige (1797-1858).
  • To Tell The Tale Of The Limousine Past  By : Robert Thomson
    The limousine, for many of us, has been around forever. We associate it with the wealthy, famous or those who just want to travel in class.
  • Paper's Long And Fascinating History  By : Robert Thomson
    Paper has a long and rich history. Many of us were taught that paper originated in Egypt with the use of papyrus. But a recent archaeological discovery has revealed that the Chinese may be the first to have created paper.
  • Archaeological Sites in Hertfordshire-00-1191  By : 4Ps_Marketing
    Hertfordshire is brimming with areas of archaeological importance that define the county’s character. Even within the Mercury’s patch of East and North Hertfordshire and West Essex, there are numerous reminders of the rich and fascinating local history that helped shape its identity, people and landscape.
  • History Of The Wheelchair  By : Robert Thomson
    Many of us take the wheelchair for granted. Its design and function has evolved over the years - modified, improved and even motorized.
  • The History Of Chinese Paper Cutting  By : Robert Thomson
    Art in any form is a matter of "beauty is in the eye of the beholder", but no one can deny that Chinese paper cuts are delicate, intricate and - above all - unique works of art.
  • History And Use Of Cedar Shake Roofing  By : Robert Thomson
    Cedar, known for its durable, decay-resistant qualities as well as its wonderful scent, has been utilized in construction as far back as King Solomon's temple.
  • Recycled, Chlorine-Free Paper - Good for You, Your Wallet and the Environment  By : Robert Thomson
    The average North American uses more than 730 pounds of paper each year. That's as much as a tree as big around as a utility pole standing 4 stories high.
  • How to Lose Weight with Brown Fat  By : Jonathan Baldwin
    A new study by Ronald Kahn of the Joslin Diabetes Center has discovered that the more slender adults are retaining brown fat longer than their weighty counterparts.
  • Confederate Currency  By : Johnny Kicklighter
    The folks who said, “Hold on to your Confederate Money boys, the South will rise again,” were the brunt of many a joke over the years. Now however, the wise ones who kept their paper are laughing all the way to the bank. The South hasn’t declared its independence again, but the value of Confederate currency has shot through the roof.
  • Enjoy the Rich History of Bear Lake Valley  By : Robert Thomson
    Bear Lake Valley, which crosses the border of Idaho and Utah, has a rich and colorful history. Native Americans, trappers, outlaws, grizzly bears and even a mythical lake monster all add to the intriguing past of this beautiful valley.
  • The bread process from prehistory back to our days  By : Michele De Capitani
    The bread is one of the most ancient and well-known foods in the world. There are also really a lot of different types of bread, according to the shape, the dough, but also the weather and the place it is produced.
  • The Ink Jet Printer - A History  By : Robert Thomson
    Today's ink jet printers work so efficiently and with so little effort that it is easy to take them for granted.
  • The History of Popcorn Poppers  By : Robert Thomson
    Popcorn has been known for at least 5,000 years. South American Indians ate it, made beer with it, and created a god to worship for its continued blessings upon them.
  • Historia del Chocolate, el Chocolate y Fruta de los Dioses  By : James Murray
    La historia del chocolate o de los cuentos de las noches de Arabia, que es más intrigante. El nombre Theobroma cacao que significa "fruta de los dioses", y al igual que el chocolate que es un ingenioso proceso, por lo que la historia del chocolate está llena de mitos y leyendas.
  • History of Chocolate, Chocolate and the Fruit of the Gods  By : James Murray
    The history of chocolate or the tales of the Arabian nights, which is more intriguing. The name theobroma cacao meaning "fruit of the gods," and just as chocolate making is an ingenious process, so the history of chocolate is full of myths and legends.
  • Beggar's Chicken, Mud Hidden Treasure  By : James Murray
    Imagine a beggar and who thief steals a chicken under the nose of the emperor’s guards. Hiding it by throwing it in a mud puddle, and realizes that placing in a fire in that state it would trap the aroma and flavors, thus a legendary delicacy know as Beggars Chicken was born.
  • Cocina italiana, el sabor de Italia, Arte Culinario, Tradición y Cultura  By : James Murray
    Italia es un país de un centenar de cocinas y miles de recetas se remontan a la Edad Media que se identificable italiano. La rica historia de la "Cocina Italiana", y los ingredientes, los platos, las técnicas y las costumbres sociales detrás de la comida italiana son seres que hoy en día. Cocina italiana permite a las personas de todos los países a vivir más tiempo a través del italiano enginuity de incorporar ingrediants sano con amor y cuidado.
  • Italian Cuisine, Flavors of Italy, Culinary Art, Tradition and Culture  By : James Murray
    Italy is a country of a hundred cuisines and thousands of recipes dating back as far as the Middle Ages that are identifiably Italian. The rich history of "Italian Cuisine", and the ingredients, dishes, techniques, and social customs behind the Italian food that are loved today. Italian cuisine enables people of all countries to live longer through the Italian enginuity of incorporating healthy ingrediants with love and care.
  • Cocina griega: el estándar de oro olímpico  By : James Murray
    Cocina griega es el alimento de los dioses o tal vez de los griegos. La base de la dieta mediterránea, aceite de oliva es consumido tradicionalmente en los países mediterráneos se ha hecho conocido para ser el más antiguo y característico elemento de la cocina griega.
  • Greek Cuisine: the Olympian Gold Standard  By : James Murray
    Greek cuisine is the food of the Gods or perhaps of the Greeks. The foundation of the Mediterranean diet, is olive oil traditionally consumed in Mediterranean countries has become known to be the most characteristic and ancient element of Greek cuisine.

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