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History of Atlanta Falcons
By     |    Mar 2, 2010
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History of Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons is an American football team that is based in Atlanta, Georgia. The team is a member of the NFC South, a division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The team joined the NFL in 1965 and has been a member for more than 45 years. The team is known for its compiled record of 275-400-6 as well as division championships in […]

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History of Arnold Schwarzenegger
By     |    Mar 2, 2010
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History of Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s rise to prominence epitomizes a story of success for foreign nationals who have migrated to the United States. Formerly an actor and action star, he currently serves as the 38th governor of California. As a household name and icon, his style, personality and accomplishments have earned him a place in history.  His Austrian manner of speech, so recognizable to his audience, allows for many hilarious cartoon characters to […]

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History of Adam Sandler
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History of Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler is not just an actor. He is also a comedian, film producer, screenwriter and musician. Adam Richard Sandler was born in Brooklyn, New York, on Sept. 9, 1966. He was raised by a nursery teacher and an electrical engineer. When he turned five his family moved to Manchester, New Hampshire. Adam was a natural clown, but he never thought of becoming a comedian until he turned 17 and […]

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History of AIDS
By     |    Oct 14, 2009
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History of AIDS

AIDS, or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, is not a specific disease, but rather a syndrome of HIV infection paired with opportunistic infections. Because the Human Immunodeficiency Virus attacks the CD4 lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell, the immune system of infected patients break down and ultimately stops functioning. The absence of immunity has made the patient vulnerable to diseases without any way to fight them, where a simple flu can […]

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History of Cell Phones
By     |    Oct 14, 2009
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History of Cell Phones

The history of cellular phones may have originated in 1910 with Lars Magnus Ericsson who was said to have installed a telephone in his car. He traveled across the country, and whenever he saw a place where phone lines were accessible, he would connect to them using a pair of long electric wires. In 1946, two Soviet engineers, G. Shapiro and I. Zaharchenko, successfully tested a mobile phone installed in […]

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History of Barbie
By     |    Oct 14, 2009
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History of Barbie

Growing up and playing with dolls, young girls often look forward to receiving a one-of-a-kind doll as a birthday or Christmas gift – the Barbie Doll. Among young girls and pre-teens, Barbie Dolls are a symbol of privilege. Aside from being fun to dress up with and to style the hair, Barbie Dolls are also great toys to share with other girls. Usually, one girl would have a set of […]

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History of Ballet
By     |    Oct 14, 2009
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History of Ballet

The beauty of ballet is in its simplicity. The dancers do not need to wear costumes to portray a character. They do not need many props to create a scene. Most of all, the story is told only through body movements, gestures, and facial expression. Words are never used; not even a whisper is heard from the dancers. Like the mimes, ballet dancers use all of their body parts and […]

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History of Alaska
By     |    Oct 14, 2009
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History of Alaska

Alaska, the 49th State, has a rich history behind it. From the Paleolithic period to the present, Alaska’s natural beauty, and its rich resources have been the land’s bane and boon to its natives. The Russians, Spanish, British, and Americans have at one time or another exploited Alaska’s otters for their fur, and the land for its oil. Paleolithic Inhabitants Alaska’s original inhabitants were of Asiatic descent. By that era, […]

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History of Disneyland
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History of Disneyland

For many children all over the world, Disneyland is the Mecca of childhood dreams. Theme park attractions such as colorful stage and street shows with dancing and singing fairy tale characters, exciting themed rides and games, special tours to movie sets of popular films, and great food and accommodations mark the total family-friendly Disneyland experience. Every year, millions of tourists visit the theme parks of Disneyland in different parts of […]

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History of Email
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History of Email

Email was much older than the Internet itself. It was actually never invented, but evolved from very simple beginnings. Email messages were not sent, but left behind, much like leaving a note in someone else’s desk. The message would be left behind in a location that would be easily seen by the user when logged in. Like Leaving a Note The MAILBOX was probably the first email system of this […]

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