Articles by " Shenron"
18 Mar
2009

History of Zodiac Signs

The signs of the zodiac are a belief that certain time periods, for example the 12 months of the year, or the cycles of the moon hold special value and can be used to predict the fortunes and life of […]

18 Mar
2009

History of Enchiladas

If you love Mexican food, you have probably come across the enchilada. Enchiladas today are not only available at purely Mexican food establishments, but can be found at restaurants that offer Tex-Mex specialties, diners and even many supermarkets sell either […]

18 Mar
2009

History of Vampires

Since Bram Stoker’s novel “Dracula” published in 1897 people have been intrigued by stories of where vampires originated and whether they are real. Vampires are creatures that are sometimes considered to be demons, and other times undead, but they all […]

18 Mar
2009

History of Gangs

The history of gangs stretches back in time almost as long as humankind has lived in towns, and if piracy can be considered gang related then also as long as we’ve used ships to trade across seas and oceans. Gangs […]

7 Mar
2009

History of Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day as a US federal and State public holiday honoring service men and women who served in defense of the nation. November the 11th every year is designated Veteran’s Day and involves religious services, veterans marches, and family get […]

7 Mar
2009

History of Soccer

The world’s most popular sport, the game of soccer, is widely considered to have been a British invention, mostly because the rules that established the game were written in England in the 1800s, yet in fact the game has been […]

7 Mar
2009

History of Cosmetology

Thru the last several thousand years people have been using cosmetics to improve their appearance, mimic animals, or just to look scary for religious festivals. The history of cosmetology is actually older than civilization with ancient nomadic peoples being known […]

7 Mar
2009

History of Sesame Street

Sesame Street is a pre-school TV show produced and filmed in the USA by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), although the show is very popular outside of the US as well. The show features a group of human actors who […]

7 Mar
2009

History of Bossa Nova

The Bossa Nova is a Brazilian style of music that is closely related to Jazz and is known for its off key interpretations where the melody is often sung at a higher range than the instrument. Bossa Nova is known […]

7 Mar
2009

History of Niagara Falls

The Niagara Falls lies on the border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the state of New York in the US, and is one of the most impressive and visited water falls in the world. Over 4 million cubic […]