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By     |    May 12, 2009
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History of Orange Fruit

The orange is a type of citrus fruit that is very closely related to lemons, limes, tangerines, and grapefruit. Typically an orange of any variety will have a stringy core that contains the seeds, followed by a series of segments that contain the fleshy fruit, and then a thick orange colored skin protecting the fruit and seed from damage. Oranges are the most popular of all citrus fruits, and behind […]

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History of Focaccia Bread
By     |    May 12, 2009
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History of Focaccia Bread

Focaccia is a style of bread made popular in Italy, and spreading around the world wherever Italian settlers and traders have formed communities. The bread is relatively flat, usually quite plain inside, but topped with olive oil and herbs, and occasionally with sliced olives on top. A range of varieties of focaccia exist, and in the 21st century new varieties have been created due to the versatility of the basic […]

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History of Apple Fruit
By     |    May 11, 2009
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History of Apple Fruit

The apple is a sweet round fruit with a central core containing seeds, whilst the bulk of the fruit is comprised of edible flesh, and covered in a thin skin which is also edible. A tremendous number of cultivated varieties of apple exist, as well as many wild varieties not usually picked for sale. The apple is the most popular fruit globally, having more trees in cultivation, and selling more […]

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History of Laffy Taffy
By     |    May 11, 2009
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History of Laffy Taffy

Laffy Taffy is a candy that is one of America’s most well known brands loved by children and available in a range of fruit flavors. The candy is a modern form of taffy (or toffee) and is chewy. Laffy Taffy is packaged in a variety of formats depending on the needs of the market, smaller pieces of individually wrapped Laffy Taffy packed in a jar, or larger 1.5oz candy bars. […]

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History of Tocobaga Indians
By     |    Apr 21, 2009
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History of Tocobaga Indians

The Tocobaga Indians were a native American tribe of people who lived in the vicinity of Tampa Bay in Florida, with archeological remains found in St Petersberg, Tampa, Safety Harbor, and surrounding districts. The tribe were a maritime tribe who subsisted on fish and whatever they could forage in the locality, or trade with distant tribes. The Tocobaga had a highly developed social structure based around chiefdoms, with institutionalized social […]

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The History of the Eiffel Tower
By     |    Apr 21, 2009
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The History of the Eiffel Tower

One of the most prominent landmarks in France is of course the Eiffel Tower. In fact, it is one of the most recognizable structures in the world. While the Eiffel Tower is an iconic image and recognized as purely French, many don’t quite know the entire history of this landmark. Here is the fascinating story behind the Eiffel Tower. The Eiffel Tower was originally built during the years of 1887 […]

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History of the iPod
By     |    Apr 10, 2009
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History of the iPod

Today, one of the most popular devices to listen to music is the ubiquitous iPod. Apple’s iPod not only revolutionized the way many listen to their music, but also how they buy their music and other types of media. While there are plenty of other personal music players, none has had such an impact on culture, the music business and technology. Here is the history of the iPod. Tony Fadell […]

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History of Computers
By     |    Apr 6, 2009
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History of Computers

Obviously one of the great inventions of our time has been the computer. Today, billions use computers in their daily life. While the first computers were extremely large and took up entire rooms, today, computers are extremely small and can not only fit on your desktop, but in your phone and on chips the size of grains of rice. Throughout the years, the computer has evolved from an extremely expensive, […]

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History of Television
By     |    Apr 6, 2009
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History of Television

Television (TV) is a technology that enables the transmission of full motion broadcasts to remote receivers. A television is the device that is used to watch the broadcasts, and is also the name used for the entire process from filming to broadcast and receiving. These days TVs are ubiquitous in the western world and increasingly popular in less developed nations with estimates that by the middle of the 21st century […]

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History of Photography
By     |    Apr 6, 2009
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History of Photography

Photography is a relatively new discipline that involves capturing a scene using a lens to focus light onto film or the CCD of a digital camera. Since it’s invention in the 19th century, photography has become one of the world’s most popular hobbies, and cameras are as ubiquitous as jewelry when phones and laptop computers with built-in cameras are added. As long ago as the 5th century BC Chinese philosophers […]

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