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History of Snickers Candy Bar
By     |    Oct 14, 2009
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History of Snickers Candy Bar

The Snickers Candy Bar is a chewy peanut butter nougat and caramel and roasted peanut topping candy bar covered in dairy milk chocolate made and marketed by Mars, Inc, a US based private corporation that is one of the world’s largest food and confectionary suppliers. The Snickers candy bar is sold throughout the world and over 15 million bars are made daily with annual sales of over $2 billion making […]

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History of Baseball
By     |    May 18, 2009
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History of Baseball

Baseball is a sport played internationally but mostly in the US and Canada between two teams of nine players over nine innings. At any one time one team will be on field with one of the players designated pitcher while the remainder field, and the opposing team rotates a player to bat. Baseball is similar to other bat and ball sports such as cricket, but differs in having four bases […]

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History of Philippine Literature
By     |    May 12, 2009
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History of Philippine Literature

The Philippines is an island country in Southeast Asia bordering the Philippine Sea, the South China Sea, the Sulu Sea, and the Celebes Sea. People from the Philippines speak a language that formed within the island group known as Tagalog, although from the early 1500s the islands were a Spanish colony, and in the first half of the 20th century the islands were controlled by the United States of America. […]

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History of the Gemini Constellation
By     |    May 12, 2009
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History of the Gemini Constellation

The Gemini constellation, one of 88 defined by the Astronomical Union, is a group of stars and galaxies that are visible in both the northern and southern hemispheres during autumn and winter. The Gemini constellation is made up of two long spurs joined at one end by the stars Castor and Pollux, and at their other ends splitting again into four shorter spurs. There are four main stars within the […]

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History of Hong Kong
By     |    May 12, 2009
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History of Hong Kong

Hong Kong has become one of the most successful islands in the world. Its growth as a financial center has blossomed over the last century and today, its future seems as bright as ever. While it became a dependent territory of the United Kingdom in 1842, since 1997, it has once again been brought back in the fold of China. Today, Hong Kong continues to enjoy growth and prosperity under […]

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History of DJIA (Dow Jones Industrial Average)
By     |    May 12, 2009
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History of DJIA (Dow Jones Industrial Average)

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is one of America’s oldest stock market indexes and lists 30 companies that together are held representative of the health of the industrial stocks, and allows investors to chart the progress of individual stocks or groupings of stocks against a weighted average. The DJIA is assessed regularly and defunct or unrepresentative companies replaced with new entrants. The DJIA owes its conception to Charles Henry […]

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History of Serena Williams
By     |    May 12, 2009
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History of Serena Williams

Serena Williams is a female American tennis player, the sister of Venus Williams, and also a top ranked player who has been ranked number one in the world several times, and holds the record for holding all four grand slam titles consecutively. Serena Williams has represented the US at the Olympic Games, and is one of the world’s highest earning sport celebrities. Ms Williams is a long time philanthropist, having […]

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History of Ratatouille
By     |    May 12, 2009
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History of Ratatouille

Ratatouille is stewed vegetable dish, with the main ingredients being tomato, zucchini, eggplant, and peppers, mixed with Mediterranean herbs, and stewed in olive oil. Although a thick gravy is present, ratatouille is not a soup. The word ratatouille is pronounced rat-a-tooey and is a French word, but the full name of ratatouille is ratatouille ni├žoise referring to the Nice region of France where ratatouille is most often associated with. Food […]

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History of Electronic Money
By     |    May 12, 2009
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History of Electronic Money

Electronic money is a fairly recent invention in the history of money and commerce, and typically means that currency with real value, and which can be exchanged for traditional cash, is instead entirely digital (or virtual). Electronic money only exists in digital format, and can be primarily based on the Internet or on smart cards that maintain a record of their stored value. Transactions carried out electronically are also known […]

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History of Sock Puppets
By     |    May 12, 2009
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History of Sock Puppets

Puppetry is an expressive art form involving manufactured characters, which in the case of sock puppets, are made from socks embellished with faces, hair, and accessories such as hats, cigars, mustaches, eye glasses etc. Sock puppets are a form of puppet that can be manipulated with only one hand, allowing the puppeteer to use the other hand for a second puppet or to control stage items. Typically a sock puppet […]

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