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

Radio is the science of wirelessly transmitting data to a remote point where a receiver detects the signal. In common lexicon we think of radio in the context of FM or AM stations that broadcast a radio announcer speaking and playing music, but in fact radio waves are also used for sending and receiving data such as wifi networks, satellite broadcasts and Bluetooth devices. The history of radio begins in […]

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

According to the Oxford English Dictionary medicine is the science and practice of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. The American Heritage Dictionary goes further and says the art or science of restoring or preserving health or due physical condition, as by means of drugs, surgical operations or appliances, or manipulations. Few medical professionals would disagree with these definitions although they might suggest medicine more often involves treating ailments rather […]

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

Opera is a style of entertainment that involves theater combined with orchestral music and singers who perform using a distinctive classical method of projecting their voice. Performers in opera are not only trained in singing, but also in stage craft such as acting and choreography. The lead performers in most major productions are usually well known, and often as famous as their counterparts in other forms of theater such as […]

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History of Coca Cola
By     |    Apr 5, 2009
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History of Coca Cola

Millions of people each day all around the world enjoy soft drinks such as Coca-Cola. Coca-Cola has been widely successful both in America and the world. While the story of Coca Cola starts in Atlanta Georgia more than 100 years ago, its origins and original recipe as an elixir are quite different than they are today. However, with plenty of advertising and a great business model, Coca-Cola has spread across […]

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History of Chinese Astrology
By     |    Apr 4, 2009
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History of Chinese Astrology

Chinese astrology is an ancient philosophy and form of fortune telling that is interpreted by knowing the exact day of a person’s birth, and using charts of the sun and the major planets allows practitioners to develop a horoscope and life chart for the person whose fortune is being determined. In common with western astrology, the Chinese variant is believed to be useful in predicting a person’s character and their […]

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History of the Christmas Tree
By     |    Apr 3, 2009
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History of the Christmas Tree

Throughout the world when the Christmas holiday season is upon us one of the most popular traditions involves decorating a tree with ribbon and small ornaments, a string of lights that flash, and of course the magic of stacking gifts for loved ones under the bottom branches. Usually the decorated Christmas tree takes pride of place in the corner of the room or beside the fireplace for several weeks, until […]

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History of Christmas
By     |    Apr 3, 2009
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History of Christmas

Christmas is the time of the year when Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and along with Easter is their most important event in the Christian calendar. In the 21st century the Christmas holiday season has become popular outside of the Christian faith, with many Hindus, Buddhists, Jews, and even Muslims adopting the holiday aspect of Christmas. Whilst Christ was born a little over two thousand years ago, the […]

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History of the American Flag
By     |    Apr 3, 2009
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History of the American Flag

The flag of the United States of America, also known as the Stars and Stripes, Old Glory, the Star Spangled Banner, or even the Red White and Blue, is the official standard under which Americans identify themselves to the world. The flag is composed of thirteen horizontal and alternating red and white stripes with a blue rectangular field in the canton (top left corner) that is filled with fifty five […]

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History of Twix Candy
By     |    Apr 3, 2009
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History of Twix Candy

The Twix candy bar is a butter cookie topped with a thick layer of caramel and the whole bar covered in dairy milk chocolate. Twix candy fingers are about four inches long, and half an inch thick, and two of these are packaged together in a single wrapper. The Twix brand is owned by Mars, Inc who are one of the largest confectionery manufacturers globally. First created by Mars Limited […]

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History of Citigroup
By     |    Apr 3, 2009
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History of Citigroup

Citigroup, the world’s ninth largest bank by market capitalization, and largest by revenue in 2008 is a global banking giant headquartered in New York City in the United States of America. Citigroup has departments covering almost every major and minor niche within the finance sector including retail, commercial, investment, credit cards, institutional, insurance and assurance, and other financial services. Citigroup currently owns the world’s largest financial services network and operates […]

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