Articles by "Shenron | History of Things - Part 6"
4 Apr
2009

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 […]

3 Apr
2009

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 […]

3 Apr
2009

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 […]

3 Apr
2009

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. […]

3 Apr
2009

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 […]

3 Apr
2009

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 […]

3 Apr
2009

History of Cheerios

Cheerios are a breakfast cereal made from puffed oats in a distinctive ‘O’ shape that have been popular with children and adults alike since the 1940s. The Cheerios brand is owned by General Mills, a US based cereal company and […]

3 Apr
2009

History of Strawberries

A strawberry is a small fleshy red fruit favored in desserts or eaten on its own and is usually sold in small baskets known as punnets. Strawberries contain no fat, are very low on calories, and are a rich source […]

3 Apr
2009

History of Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart is a global discount retailer headquartered in Bentonville, a small city in Arkansas, USA. Wal-Mart is a public corporation, the largest public corporation by revenu, one of the biggest retailers in the world, and its stock is traded in […]

23 Mar
2009

History of Chocolate

Chocolate is a sweet food derived from the cacao bean, itself a bitter tasting bean native to Central and Southern America. The cacao beans are ground and then used in beverages, medications, and food. The cacao bean has also been […]