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History of Vampires
By     |    Mar 18, 2009
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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 have in common their need for human blood which they either drink or suck directly from their living victim. In ancient times drinking blood was always considered demonic and monstrous […]

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History of Gangs
By     |    Mar 18, 2009
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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 are usually considered by the authorities to be undesirable, although many gangs see themselves as protectors of their community and performing a legitimate social service. In ancient history little is […]

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History of the Internet
By     |    Mar 17, 2009
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History of the Internet

The internet has become a cultural, economical and life changing technological phenomenon. Enough can not be said about this incredible technology. However, the internet is not one single invention; it is a simple idea that has evolved throughout the decades into something bigger than us all. While the internet was started fairly recently, today we are still at the tip of the iceberg of what this technology in all its […]

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History of Veteran’s Day
By     |    Mar 7, 2009
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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 togethers. The history of Veteran’s Day begins with Armistace Day. The 11th of November is a day of remembrance outside of the US such as Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, […]

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History of Soccer
By     |    Mar 7, 2009
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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 played in various styles throughout civilized history. The ancient Japanese are known to have played a game similar to soccer, but perhaps also akin to American style football as far […]

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History of Cosmetology
By     |    Mar 7, 2009
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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 to have made up pastes of mud and ash that they applied to their bodies for disguise or to intimidate other tribes. In the early 21st century it is easy […]

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History of Sesame Street
By     |    Mar 7, 2009
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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 interact with puppet characters created by Jim Henson to educate and entertain young children. Sesame Street’s history began back in 1966 when Joan Cooney, a children’s TV education producer, Lewis […]

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History of Bossa Nova
By     |    Mar 7, 2009
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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 for it’s swaying motion rather than the swinging motion of Jazz or Samba. Brazil is a Portuguese speaking country in the tropics of South America and was settled by Portuguese […]

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History of Niagara Falls
By     |    Mar 7, 2009
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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 feet of water tumbles over the falls every minute, making it one of the most impressive natural wonders known to humans. The Niagara falls is actually a misnomer since there […]

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History of Mcdonald’s
By     |    Mar 6, 2009
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History of Mcdonald’s

McDonald’s pioneered the concept of fast food and are best known for their hamburgers and strong branding which is known in 119 nations around the planet. The Golden Arches are their most recognizable brand closely followed by the Ronald McDonald clown character. Two brothers Dick and Mac Mcdonald started the McDonald’s brand in California in 1940 after moving their hotdog stand known as Airdrome from Monrovia Airport to a section […]

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