Browsing Category "Miscellaneous"
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 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. […]

18 Mar
2009

History of Fireworks

Fireworks are a pyrotechnic instrument that explode or combust using a fuse and are used for display purposes or to scare birds away from fields. They are produced in a variety of sized from hand held all the way up […]

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 […]