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Solar Power Education - How Teaching Children Ensures A Safe Environment -- Abhishek Agarwal
Today kids are learning about all sorts of things especially with modern technology. We are moving ahead and it is good to teach them about solar power, which is a resource that will be part of their ...

For ESL Learners - 10 Questions and Answers About Halloween -- Jane Wangersky
Halloween is one of those holidays ESL learners find confusing, or even disturbing. Understanding it will help you understand North American culture. Here are some questions you may have about ...

The Compass - Know the Basics -- Victor Epand
The magnetic compass is one of those interesting devices that, in essence, has not changed since its invention. Oh, it has been improved upon, made more accurate and more durable; the basic concept, ...

Kids' Science - Gravity For Beginners -- Anthony Vecchioni
Here's a science activity for kids that offers basic exposure to density and the law of gravity. It also gives your child an opportunity to engage in the trial and error method of problem ...

Solar System FAQs -- Eddie Tobey
The solar system form was formed about 4.5 billion years ago from a massive cloud. The massive cloud contained hydrogen, helium, and pinches of heavier elements such as oxygen, carbon, nitrogen, ...

Top 5 Songs About Education -- Sarah Maple
The subject of school has been a big theme for pop songs since Chuck Berry goose-stepped his way through School Days (Ring Ring Goes The Bell) in 1957. However, it seems that the seventies heralded a ...

Various Uses of Glass -- Rob Mainstone
Glass is the transparent solid that we see around us on a regular basis. With time, glass has come to be used in various forms. This brittle object is used on a large scale and has gained certain ...

3 Quick Magic Tricks You Can Learn Right Now -- Izrul Fizal
Have you ever wanted to try some quick magic tricks to amaze your family and friends? Did you ever think learning these tricks would be too time consuming or difficult? Well, think again! Here are ...

Fantastic Four -- Virgil Vince
Created in 1961 to rival the Justice League of America, the Fantastic Four centered around the adventures of genius Reed Richards, his fiancé Sue Storm, her brother Johnny, and friend Ben ...

Captain America - Part Two -- Virgil Vince
The political turmoil of the 60s was a great showcase for refining Captain America's personality. Over the next two decades, Captain America would deal with racial tensions, changing gender ...

Captain Marvel -- Virgil Vince
Captain Marvel was created in 1940 to be Fawcett Comic's version of the popular DC hero Superman. After being approached by a stranger while trying to sell his papers on a rainy-night, Billy ...

Batman - Part Two -- Virgil Vince
Though the stories took on a more serious tone, this did very little to help the failing Batman books. Batman was in very real danger of cancellation by the time writer Frank Miller came along and ...

Batman - Part One -- Virgil Vince
Making his debut in the May 1939 issue of Detective Comics, Batman has been around longer than any other traditional superhero besides Superman. For this reason, both the history and personality ...

Captain America - Part One -- Virgil Vince
The impressively long history of the comic superhero Captain America began in December 1940, a full year before the bombing of Pearl Harbor brought the United States into World War II. "As the ...

Fall Activities For the Preschool Classroom & Preschool Children -- Marisa Robinson
School aged kids are back to school and fall is here for most of us. What can we do as Parents, Early Childhood Educators and Home Care Providers? Get the children in to a "school" like routine. This ...

Future Cities Will Move and Change Shape -- James W Smith
Every day millions of people all over the world go to the office to work at the same location. It is another work day at the same address in the same office building. The structure may be old or it ...

The Greatest Invention In The World -- Saleem Rana
One of the most remarkable inventions ever in the history of the human race is the invention of the World Wide Web. In the middle of the 15th century Johannes Gutenberg a German goldsmith, invented ...

What is a Comet? -- Alexander Sutton
Comets are small Solar System bodies that are caught in the Sun's orbit. When a comet is close to the sun they exhibit a visible coma, otherwise known as a tail, which effects the solar radiation ...

What is a Meteor? -- Alexander Sutton
A meteor is an event that occurs when a meteoroid or an asteroid enters the Earth's atmosphere and becomes very visible. This often occurs in the mesosphere is at an approximate range of 75km to ...

What is the Milky Way? -- Alexander Sutton
The Milky Way is a galaxy that is part of a large group of galaxies. There are billions of galaxies in the observable universe, but the Milky Way is especially important because it houses the Solar ...

How to Explore the Night Sky Without a Telescope -- Willard Kalif
You don't need a telescope to see a lot of wonderful things in the night sky. For example five of the planets are often readily visible with the naked eye. There are lots of amazing things you ...

How to Take Star Photos Without a Telescope -- Willard Kalif
You don't need a telescope to take beautiful and even dramatic photos of the stars and the night sky. You just need a camera and film. In this article I give you tips and techniques for taking ...

The Gregorian Telescope - The First Practical Reflector -- Willard Kalif
The Gregorian Telescope is an interesting design of reflector and it was the first practical design for a telescope that used a mirror. It is still used in modern times but only in very limited ...

How Newton's Telescope Changed the World -- Willard Kalif
Sir Isaac Newton is often considered as the greatest Astronomer and Mathematician to ever live. There is a lot of validity to this claim. This article looks at his famous reflector telescope and ...

Huygens and the Biggest Telescopes of the 17th Century -- Willard Kalif
Christiaan Huygens was born in Holland in 1629 and he was a mathematical genius who invented several important mechanical devices including the pendulum clock. He had a deep understanding of ...

The Art of Paper Flowers -- Robert Grazian
Making paper flowers is a fun and interesting activity for your child. It can also be a relaxing time killer and you will soon find yourself engaging on the activity. With this basic instruction, you ...

The Invention of Frisbee -- Robert Grazian
As with every object, the first is always the most remembered. Frisbee is widely available nowadays and is played by a lot of kids. But when were Frisbees invented? How cool was it to see the first ...

Heart Healthy Activities For Kids -- Robert Grazian
Today, more and more kids are overweight and many are dealing with obesity. There have been so many technological advances that have made life easier today, which has been a great benefit, but with ...

Teaching Kids to Be Kind to Animals -- Rajni Seth
Children have gentle minds. The best way to teach them to share and care is at home. Kids are naturally attracted to animals. Tending to animals is interesting for them. One could teach them to be ...

Things to Do in the Summer (For Kids) -- Jennie Gandhi
As the summer holidays approach the major thing that's on the mind of a child is, "What's next? What will I do this summer?" This thought has to be catered to, by considering that each child ...

Two Minute Mysteries - Just a Glaring Error -- Vic Bilson
Detective Nose had just wrapped up a case in the upper town district of Trenton and since he was in the area decided to stop by and pay his friend Dr. Dean Lamar a visit at the museum. Dr. Dean was ...

Two Minute Mystery - The Mona Lisa Ransom Caper -- Vic Bilson
The Louvre's director in charge, Théophile Homolle was pacing back and forth within his small disorganized office. With the setting where the Mona Lisa was once proudly displayed now empty, he ...

5 Tallest Statues in the World -- Neil Simon
A statue is a three-dimensional representational abstract based on a symbol, person or object. However, does the size of the representation also represent the greatness of that symbol? Now ...

5 Strange Buildings in the World -- Neil Simon
A building is man's testament to engineering. But what of the arts? Here's a couple of strange buildings that separate themselves from the pack. In my travels I've come across more ...

The Origins of Commonly Spoken Phrases -- Jeff Fitzgerald
The Culture and Language of the British Isles is our Genesis. The countless phrases, idioms and expressions freely spoken today that convey ideas, concepts and imaginations are universally grounded ...

An Introduction to American Literature -- Maureen Mclean
In the beginning, America was a series of British colonies on the east coast of the present-day United States. Therefore, its literary tradition begins with the tradition of English literature. ...

A Brief History of Chinese Literature -- Maureen Mclean
Chinese literature goes back thousands of years, from the dynastic court records to novels that became popular during the Ming Dynasty (1368-16440). During the Tang Dynasty (618-907) woodblock ...

The Unusual History of Popcorn Machines -- Christine Harrell
Popcorn machines have been around for more than 4,000 years and have evolved considerably since. These machines now use electricity to heat oil or air to heat large batches of corn kernels at a time. ...

Niagara Falls History -- Wendy Pan
Niagara Falls is probably the world's best known waterfall. It sits on the border between Canada and the United States of America and lies between the two cities of Niagara Falls. Canada has one ...

Inventing Campfire Stories For Children -- Sarah J Holt
Inventing campfire stories for children is easier than you might think. Use these easy tips for telling campfire stories that will entertain and delight children of all ages. Use Fun And Wacky Names ...

Must-read Classics for Kids -- Philip Nicosia
Reading should always be an integral part of growing up. It should always start in the home and encouraged even until the children are already grown up. It is only in this way that they learn the ...

The Real Tomato Story -- Audrey Frederick
How many times in the course of eating a vegetable or fruit have you ever wondered about the person who tried it first? How daring were they to try it and how did they know it was good to eat? I have ...

Short Poem to Say Thank You - How To -- Sabrina Lawton
Nothing shows thoughtful gratitude like a short poem to say thank you. A poem shows that you spent the time to think about the thank you note or card you sent to its recipient. Whether you wrote the ...

Graduation Verses - Samples For You to Choose From -- Sabrina Lawton
To have some graduation verses at hand during graduation is a must. Graduation is a special, exciting time for any graduate. Whether the graduate is exiting high school or college, graduation is the ...

Huckleberry Finn- An American Boy -- Katie Criss
The novel “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” was written over 100 years ago, and yet I still felt like I had been dramatically affected by it in many ways. I felt like I was living through a ...

The History Of The Nintendo Wii -- Lorna Goldsborough
The vision for the Nintendo Wii was in the works as early as 2000. However, the public didn’t get a taste of the concept until mid 2004. The goal of Nintendo with this product was to revolutionize ...

The Olympic Games - The History Of The Olympic Games -- Lucy Bartlett
Olympics or The Olympic Games is a multi-sports event which takes place once in four years and comprises of winter and summer games. It is an international event and almost all the countries in the ...

The History of Computers -- Simon Goodman
The early computers The history of computer dates back a lot longer than the 1900s, in fact computers have been around for over 5000 years. In ancient time a "computer", (or "computor") was a person ...

A Look At The History Of Notebook Computers -- Gabriel J. Adams
A notebook computer is a term used interchangeably with laptop computers. For those of you not familiar, a notebook computer is one that is smaller and lighter than a personal computer. You can take ...

The History of Catwoman Comic Books -- Gavin Roberts
Let me take you back to discover the history of the Catwoman comic books. Selina Kyle... for comic book fans around the nation, this name is one of the most popular series to ever hit the market. ...

The History of the Microscope -- Peter Emerson
The first microscope was created hundreds of years ago. In the passing centuries, microscopes evolved into powerful, precise tools that allow scientists to view tiny objects at a level of detail that ...

The History of World Cup Football -- John Gibb
The World Cup Football has a long history of more than 125 Years. England and Scotland played the first International Football Match in the year 1872. But during that time the Sport was rarely played ...

The History of Sunglasses -- Tim Gorman
Did you think that sunglasses were always used to protect our eyes from the sun? Well if you did, you are most certainly mistaken. The first reason why they darkened glasses was because of smoke ...

The History of Solar Technology: A Timeline -- Anne Clarke
In 1839 the phenomenon was revealed by French physicist Alexandre-Edmund Becquerel. Alexandre-Edmund Becquerel did not make much progress other than discovering the solar cell itself and speculating ...

The History Of Bubble Gum -- Michael Russell
The Bubble Gum has gone through a lot over its long history. In the early 1900s, a man named Frank Fleer tried to come up with the perfect bubble gum recipe for his candy company. He experimented ...

A Brief Overview of the History of Snowboarding -- Timothy MacAlistaire
Though there are many conflicting stories as to "who" was the actual pioneer of snowboarding, there are a few facts that remain constant throughout each history article you read. Here is a brief ...

The History of Animation -- Jason Gluckman
Animation, contrary to what many people think, has a long and illustrious history of its own. Ancient Egyptian excavations reveal that the Egyptians did extensive wall decoration way back in 2000 ...

History of Language -- John T. Smith
It is a known fact that all animals commute with each other through language and body gestures. But it's only the humans who have developed a system of communication amongst themselves. Since ...

History of Video Games - The First Video Game Ever Made? -- Ian Blake
As an avid retro-gamer, for quite a long time I've been particularly interested in the history of video games. To be more specific, a subject that I am very passionate about is "Which was the ...

The History Of Volleyball - A Quick Look Back In Time -- Ethan D Orman
Volleyball has become a worldwide sport that is popular with all age groups, but when did this fun sport start? The history of volleyball dates back to 1895 when William G Morgan piggy-backed off the ...

Brief History of the Electrician -- Barry Walker
With the late nineteenth century seeing developments in using electricity for residential and industrial use, along with this came the electrician for installation and maintenance. There was a rapid ...

Interesting Facts on History of Sneakers (shoes) -- Olivia Thomson
The sneaker shoes have been our best friends and it can accompany us in walking, running, jogging, dancing and also in the other sports. They always give us a comfortable feel and good look when we ...

A History of Industrial Recycling -- Waylan Smart
The word "recycling" makes many think of the little blue bins where we place our old cereal boxes, empty soda cans, and unneeded paper. But recycling actually takes many other forms: for example, the ...

A Brief History of Gymnastics -- Denise Villani
Gymnastics is a graceful and artistic sport that requires a combination of strength, balance, agility, and muscle coordination, usually performed on specialized apparatus. Gymnasts perform sequences ...

Teaching Children Personal Hygiene Habits -- Clark Thomas
Back in the day; I mean some twelve years ago when my daughter was a toddler, I used to teach her personal hygiene while she was unable to comprehend anything. While most children do not even ...

Teaching Kids About Animals Is Fun -- Victor Epand
Teaching kids about animals can be quite interesting, and if you add trips to the zoo for that purpose, it will be all the more helpful. They can learn there about how animals behave, their eating ...

7 Tips for Teaching Children Science -- Robert Burke
Getting kids interested in science at an early age is very important. It's easier than you think. Science does not have to be something mysterious. It is happening all around us, and you can use ...

Teaching Children to Be Environmentally Responsible -- Michael Tasner
If you’re an environmentally responsible individual, you probably want others to become more aware of how their actions affect the environment and learn how they can make changes that create ...

The Secret to Teaching Science to Kids -- Barry Chickini
Every child should have a solid science education regardless of whether they want to be the next Albert Einstein or Michael Jordan. Science is all around us, it is everywhere, effecting everything ...

Teaching Your Kids Conflict Resolution -- Carrie Lauth
If you're like me, you want to teach your kids how to resolve their little conflicts by themselves. Tattling is inappropriate attention-seeking behavior, and the tattler is rarely 100% free of ...

Teaching Children the Importance of a "Thank You" Note -- Richard Arnold
Childhood is the perfect time to express the importance of verbally saying Thank You and beginning to write notes. If they begin as children the act of writing notes feels natural to both boys and ...

Teaching Children The Value of A Dollar - Parenting Tips For A Generation -- Michelle Bery
As children we were hopefully all taught the value of a dollar; that the amount of work we put in will determine our reward. But in a day and age where children seem more materialistic than ever, it ...

Teaching Children - Should You Let Nature Take Its Course Or Intervene? -- Donald Saunders
One tough dilemma for any parent is to know when to let children learn for themselves from the consequences of their own actions and when to intervene to teach them a lesson. This is sometimes ...

Importance Of Patience Teaching In Pre-School Children -- Anirban Bhattacharya
A child is a very innocent and can be molded in any way that you want him or her to be in. For giving the best education to the child, it is very important to teach him or her in a positive and ...

Children and Cognitive Development: Teach Them To Think -- Anne Clarke
As I have mentioned, It starts early. Of course children can think (in the most basic sense) before they are even walking. However, the notion of teaching kids to think in an educational sense is ...

Life After Television: Teaching Our Children to Play Again -- Lisa Workman
Studies have made the news again regarding television and our children. What are they saying? Too much television is not good for our kids. The very presence of a television in your child’s room ...

Teaching Children in Love -- Katheryn Hoban
Children are a joy and an incredible gift. If you teach with respect and love they will act in kind. See the beauty and the gentleness of children and go out of your way to engage a child or to take ...

Clocks and Calendars - Teaching Children the Concept of Time -- Hilary Basile
Elementary school teachers invest a lot of effort into teaching students about the concept of time. Think of all there is to learn about time - seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, and ...

Just Walk Away - Teach Your Children to Brush Off Teasing -- Judy H. Wright
If you are a parent whose child is suffering from teasing, you should remember that there are options. Teach your child that there are different ways to deal with teasing, and encourage them to ...

Teaching Kids Civility In An Unkind World -- James Krehbiel
Without a doubt, we live in a crazy world. Have you observed a driver holding a cigarette in one hand and using a cell phone while weaving down the highway? Have you ever had someone cut in front of ...

Make Teaching Your Kids Fun, With Games They Will Enjoy -- Scotie Keithlow
How often have you looked back and thought that much of what you studied in school has proved to be irrelevant. If you can think like this and agree to this statement, imagine what you children go ...

How To Teach Kids Math? -- Frank Liu
Math is everywhere in our lives. For example, taxes, loans, credit cards, purchases, budgeting and shopping. Parents should teach kids handle money wisely when he is small. All this requires math ...

A Parents (teachers) Role In Teaching Their Children Good Anger Management Skills -- Steve Hill
In this article I write about a parents role in teaching their child good anger management skills. How many times have you been shopping in for example a supermarket and witnessed an over-aggressive ...

Teaching Children that Being Different Isn't "Special" -- Mary Gardner
How many times have you stared at a person who looked different? The person could be largely overweight, have some sort of physical deformity or be too tall or too short….. but whatever it was ...

How Teaching Music Has Taught Me How Children Think and Learn -- David John Hart
How to positively handle almost any child throwing a tantrum and have them all smiles within 60 seconds. To fully understand why tantrums occur and how to reslove them quickly you should read the ...

Being a Good Friend - Use Your Good Manners -- Katherine C. H. E.
Sometimes we save our best manners, our nicest behavior, for special events -- like eating in nice restaurants or visits to grandma's. But what, really, is more important than our own families? ...

Being a Good Sport -- Katherine C. H. E.
Good behavior is just as important at sporting events as it is any other time. Being kind and considerate of others' feelings makes the experience of attending a game a positive one for all ...

The Importance of Teaching Our Children Good Manners -- Katherine C. H. E.
"Manners are the happy way of doing things." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson Good manners are ways we express caring, consideration, and respect of others. When we use our good manners, we make our community ...

Teaching Kids About Animals -- Jennie Gandhi
Children have the virtue of innocence. Their minds are pure and educating them about good values is worth every effort. Parents are the best teachers. As a child graduates from pre-school to a ...

Bus Safety Advice to Teach Your Kids -- Joseph Devine
It is natural, perhaps even instinctive, to care about the well being of the children in our communities. If you know a young child who rides the bus to school, you may want to teach them the ...

5 Strategies to Teach Your Children About Saving Money -- Barbara House
Teaching your children financial skills is critical for their future. 80% of parents believe that their children are being taught personal money matters in school, yet 90% of high school students and ...

Teaching Children Responsibility -- Judy H. Wright
What does it mean to teach your children responsibility? Every parent has a different answer and a different expectation of when and how their child will assume personal responsibility. One thing is ...

Teaching Children Astronomy -- Chris Lowrey
At certain times of the year and dependent upon where you live, hopefully you can be outside to enjoy the beautiful days as well as glorious night sky. After the long winter months, there will be ...

Teaching Children About India -- Jennie Gandhi
India is a great country in terms of culture and values. Children from all over the world will learn to be better human beings by learning about this country. The Republic of India is a South Asian ...

History of Email -- Lindsay Bonn
Email has been around longer than the internet has. In 1968, a company called Bolt Berenak and Newman was hired by the Department of Defense to create a way for military and education facilities to ...

Electricity - How it Came to Be -- Liam Gerken
Electricity and water are the two main things that the majority of the world's population take for granted. With the flick of a switch we are able to power anything from the humble light bulb to ...

Using the Stars and Sun to Find Your Way -- Robert J. Carlton
Taking a serious hike requires you to bring navigational equipment but sometimes this "crutch" can be detrimental. GPS units are ideal for finding your way but since they rely on modern technology ...

Why the Summer Solstice is Celebrated Around the World -- Andy Gibson
The summer solstice is a fascinating astronomical event and is celebrated in many countries around the world. The solstice literally means sun standing still in Latin. While it is orbiting the Sun, ...

Who Was Montezuma? -- Armando Martinez
The name can also be spelled as Moctezuma, and he was the ninth Aztec emperor of Mexico. Montezuma is particularly famous for his confrontation with Hernán Cortés, the Spanish conquistador. He was ...

History of Asbestos -- Althaf Ahmed
Asbestos is a natural heat- and electricity-resistant fiber that is mined from the earth. It has been around for as long as 2000 years back. The ancient Greeks named it "asbestos" which means ...

God Bless You: Why Do We Say It -- Jack Reider
The moment someone sneezes, an array of greetings is thrown at them from the people around. Have you ever wondered why you or others do that? This article will try and cover the historical origins ...

Bingo History: Story of the Game Bingo -- Jack Reider
The origins of contemporary bingo go back to 16th century Italy, where the lottery game Lo Giuoco del Lotto dItalia was introduced. The popular chance game was introduced to North America in the late ...

Band Name Origins: Stories Behind Band Names -- Jack Reider
Did you know that the Bee Gees were named after the initials of a DJ called Bill Gates? Did you know that the real story behind the origin of the name of the rock band 10cc is much more trivial and ...

A Few Words In Praise of Birds -- Barbara Freedman-De Vito
Why do birds appeal to us ? Most people enjoy the sight of birds, even people who have never been active birdwatchers. Although birds are less like us in appearance and habits than our fellow ...

Geology Activities-inspiring Life-long Learning With Fun -- Claudia Mann
Do you need geology activities? For a classroom? Homeschooling? Something different for an after school program? Maybe you don’t know how much you need them. If you’ve ever taken a walk in the ...

The Mesozoic Era -- Claudia Mann
The Mesozoic Era begins at the end of the Permian Period. Mass extinction had eliminated most of the species of life that had existed throughout the Paleozoic Era. The Continents At end of the ...

What Is A Fossil? -- Claudia Mann
What is a fossil? While this is a simple question, the answer can be simple or a bit more complicated. The short and sweet answer to that question is “A fossil is the remains or evidence of any ...

The Jurassic Period - More Than Just Dinosaurs -- Claudia Mann
The Jurassic Period lasted more than 60 million years. It began after the Triassic Period about 206 million years ago and lasted until 144 million years ago at the beginning of the Cretaceous period. ...

Properties Of Minerals -- Claudia Mann
Mineral identification is done by checking for certain properties of minerals. Because each mineral has its own unique set of physical properties we can test a specimen and find out how it exhibits ...

Fossils: A Teaching Tool That Promotes Enthusiastic Learning -- Claudia Mann
How can you use fossils as a teaching tool? In my classrooms over the years, fossils have never failed to spark fun and enthusiasm for learning about earth sciences. I have seen students, otherwise ...

How Are Fossils Formed? -- Claudia Mann
How are fossils formed? For fossil formation to take place a series of fortunate events must occur. If any part of the series is missing, we will never see the fossil! In fact, fossilization is a ...

The Ammonites-index Fossils -- Claudia Mann
Ammonites have been known to mankind for thousands of years. They are the source of many stories and myths. The name of this spiral-shelled cephalopod comes from the Egyptian god Ammon. Ammon was ...

Megalodon, The Worlds Largest Predator? -- Claudia Mann
Megalodon was the largest shark the world has ever seen. Initially researchers estimated this beast to be 80 to 100 feet in length. More recent estimates are in the 40 to 50 feet range and weighing ...

Kids' Activities: The Magic Bag Is A Great Way To Introduce Kids To Fossils -- Claudia Mann
My long-time enjoyment of earth science, especially when it included fossil activities, had me doing earth science activities for kids from the time my own children were little ones. So when my ...

Spinosaurus The Sailback Theropod -- Claudia Mann
Jurassic Park 3 made Spinosaurus famous: Spinosaur was the ferocious star of the film! But we all know that films take great liberty with the truth, so let’s see what paleontologists can tell us ...

The Paleozoic Era -- Claudia Mann
The Paleozoic Era is seen in the fossil record as an explosion of life forms. The Cambrian Period marks the beginning of an era with thousands of new life forms in the ancient seas. Prior to the ...

On Civilization -- Gary Kimball
INTRODUCTION Hunter/gatherers have few possessions, out of necessity, but also due to a respect for the Earth. The need to move to follow the herd, or to the berries and fruits, requires few ...

History of Disney -- Leanne Ronalds
Did you know that the Disney fairy tales we've grown to love were based on already existing works? Here are some fun facts about the history of Walt Disney's classic children's stories. ...

Who Wrote Aesop's Fables? -- Mike Haydon
Everyone is familiar with Aesop's Fables. They are short stories usually about animal characters designed to make a point about human behaviour. Aesop has been credited with inventing the fable. ...

The History Of Some Of The Worlds Flags -- George Pascatt
For centuries discoverers have been planting flags to signal that their claim a new land. Now every country in the world has its own design. Flags originated as vexilloids, which were decorated ...

The Paleozoic Era -- Claudia Mann
The Paleozoic Era is seen in the fossil record as an explosion of life forms. The Cambrian Period marks the beginning of an era with thousands of new life forms in the ancient seas. Prior to the ...

How Photo Paper Works -- John R Sollars
A piece of paper is a rolled-out mix of wood pulp and cloth, right? And photo paper is wood pulp and cloth with varnish on top. Yet, printer and ink makers try and tell us ink and paper form a ...

Oscar Wilde the American Tour -- Robin Tim Day BSc MSc BEd
On his famous tour of America Oscar Wilde was the guest of honour at the home of two wealthy New England brothers, one nuttier than a fruit cake, the other fruitier than a nut cake. Oscar, a relative ...

Two Spiders.......a Modern Fable -- Robin Tim Day BSc MSc BEd
Two tiny spiders decended on their threads over a vacant breakfast table, one over a stale cup of coffee and the other over a glass of fresh orange juice. ¨ My, the weather is so hot,¨ said the ...

The Unlucky Louse.......a Modern Fable -- Robin Tim Day BSc MSc BEd.
A louse woke up in the early evening but his human had died. ¨That´s just my bad luck´´, he said shivering, ¨I´m hungry and dinner is cold´´. ...

The Donkey and the Elephant (A Fable) -- E. Raymond Rock
Once upon a time, in a magical land far across the sea, there lived together a donkey and an elephant. This was very difficult, because they both had such different ways. The elephant loved to ...

April Fools -- Michael Mcshea
Winter's shadow is cast no more upon this treasured land. Green through brown crust earth shoots up with demon drive to capture a breath of life. - Solemn no more do winds chime through the bare ...

Miss Diana -- Michael Mcshea
Dear Liberty, Liberty, Liberty dear, It has been many a year Since last our paths were parted. In case you forget, I was the spec That topped a building forgotten. Madison Garden on the Square, I was ...

The Forty First -- Michael Mcshea
Broken walls, things in time, thoughts not yet pondered, thoughts divine. - Visions stare up, from multitudes past, giving no feast, from the somber fast. - Where is tomorrow? When was yesterday? - ...

A Memory of Christine -- Michael Mcshea
For the record I've Watched many a sun rise. Felt dawns burst into color and energy. Witnessed light, its pallet - day. Pondered for moments by a stream. Cried, then laughed - no use for gray. ...

The Poison Tree -- Michael Mcshea
Her grandfather, who had raised her, was exclaiming something loud in the back garden as we toured all the structures that now were built on the once empty patch of land. The old man had been ...

Woolly Mammoth - (A Fable Of Sorts) -- Michael Mcshea
I wrote this so called fable some five years ago in response to our invasion of Iraq. Sitting on it for five years and rereading it, I am not quite certain if the message of the fable is at all that ...

Two Young Rats......a Modern Fable -- Robin Timothy Day B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed.
Two Young Rats...Modern Fable Two young rats were poking around a field looking for something good to eat. At the very same moment they grabbed hold of the same big worm, one the head and one the ...

Life of a Firefly -- Carol Hegberg
Outside is the summer night is getting dark. What are those twinkles in the yard? They are fireflies. They signal to one another with their lights. The males fly round. The females wait on the grass ...

Why Do We Hate The Color Red? -- Marko Danilovic
Tell us, what's your favorite color? Don't think about it too much..! Well? Chances are you didn't say "red". According to some surveys, as few as 8% of people would cite their favorite ...

The Facts About Gold -- Stewart Mathers
The chemical representation for gold is Au , from the Portuguese aurum, its atomic number is 79, and its atomic weight is 196.967. Its ductility, malleability, and spat to waste and mold make gold a ...

Ancient Treasures Unearthed in Rome -- Mirella Patzer
It is a well known fact that in Rome, undiscovered treasures and artifacts may lie a mere 30 feet below the surface. Therefore, building an underground subway in the city of Rome is no easy feat. The ...

Diary of an English teacher -- Charles Shell
Ellie’s Diary #1 - The Future Tense You know what the great thing about teaching English is? You meet so many interesting people. Just last week I met a lady called Lucretia. She’s really old and ...

Care Bears Party Games That Fill the Heart -- Gail Leino
Care Bears Party Games can be great fun for the kids and even fun for the adults who just happen to attend the party too! Here are a couple of suggestions for your next Care Bears Party. The first ...

A Quick Guide to Greek Mythology -- Gary Edwards
The Greeks believed in many Gods (and many generations of Gods) and believed they had both supernatural powers and human weaknesses. Probably the greatest beings in Greek Mythology are the twelve ...

A Glimpse Of Charles Dickens -- Babu Banik
Charles Dickens who was one of the most successful English novelists of the Victorian era was actually called as Charles John Huffam Dickens in full. His works revolutionized the world of English ...

What is Intelligence? -- Cornelius Gee
If you go to Google and type in "define:intelligence", you will get a number of definition of intelligence ranging from spying to a TV series and magazines names. However the definition that's ...

Historical Political Cartoons - A Brief History -- Beth Schelle
The first real political cartoons were drawn back in the early 1500's in Germany during Martin Luther's campaign against the excesses of the all-powerful Catholic Church. During this time of ...

Cotton - Not All Fibers Are Created Equally -- Maurice M. Christopher
Cotton and the differences between the varieties within this family are the topic we discuss today. Many believe that cotton is simply bath towels and athletic socks. This however is not true; there ...

Polar Bear Cubs - The Start of A Polar Bear's Life -- Steve Bralovich
Polar bear cubs start their lives as cute and cuddly youngsters. This is in stark contrast to the majestic kings of the Arctic they will become if they survive to maturity. Female polar bears have ...

Story Writing Quiz for Children - Outlines, Story Starters and Excitement Rating -- Jen McVeity
Top Three Writing Steps Here are three of the seven advanced techniques authors use to make a story powerful. Share this quick quiz to see which skills your kids use. TOPIC: A Boy, a Bear and a Lucky ...

Story Writing With Children - Planning And Playing With Stories -- Jen McVeity
If you got a dollar for every time you told your kids to plan their writing, you'd be living on a tropical island now, right? The only trouble is, it's hard to show children HOW to plan. ...

Valentines Day Stories -- Denise Andrews
Valentines Day is the most preferable time of year for showing your love and affection with feelings of admiration and even desire. The time of Valentines Day is truly very exceptional for those who ...

Useless Facts And Fun Trivia Questions And Answers -- Deanna Mascle
Question: Which is stronger -- concrete or bone? Answer: Bone Useless Fact: Human bones can actually resist 40 times more stress than concrete. Don't believe it is true? Then picture a piece of ...

Sweet Trivia Question And Answer -- Deanna Mascle
1. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans. But where do cocoa beans grow? A. On trees B. On bushes C. On vines D. On roots A. On trees TOPICS: Cocoa beans come from cacao trees that grow in tropical ...

Scary Movie Trivia Questions And Answers -- Deanna Mascle
1. If you are a teenager living on Elm Street what should you never do? A. Go to sleep B. Play with dolls C. Go to the prom D. Have sex A. Go to sleep TOPICS: We all know from "Nightmare on Elm ...

Love Poem -- Anna Williams
If you see a sunset, it's me, smiling From behind it. If I go away far, and you see a star If you find it, I'm inside it. You can fold it, and hold it forever, If you hide it. If our words ...

Create You Own Tales At A Hotel In Canterbury -- Landon Colins
In a timeless classic, Theseus, the duke of Athens, imprisoned the knights, Arcite and Palamon. Though the two were bossom friends, they despised each other after they saw the lovely Emily, the ...

Poems For Children -- Fred Watson
I write a quite a bit of prose, mainly short stories. A lot of them, but not all aimed at children. But poetry is a different matter, while I liked to read and listen to all sorts of poetry. I had ...

I need a 100 ways to say "thank you, you are the best! -- answers.yahoo.com
Hi everyone! I need a 100 creative ways to say, "thank you, you are the best!" or "thank you, your great" etc. I dont need whole paragraphs, just small phrases of lines! Basically, if someone were to ...

Halloween Masks Halloween Costumes And Makeup - How To Find A Halloween Costume Idea -- Daryl Plaza
Halloween night would not be complete without some spectacularly scary Halloween costumes. The first question that any kid often asks when they wake up the day after Halloween is, "Where is all my ...

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Top 5 movies at the box office -- Pramod Fanda

Get Your Message Across by Creating Powerful Stories -- Kevin Eikenberry
Stories are an incredibly powerful way to communicate. But you don’t have to take it from me. Consider Plato’s view: “Those who tell stories rule society.” Perhaps you don’t want to rule ...

There's An Alligator Under My Bed-Story Time -- critterpaw

History Of Pirates -- JD Theis
Where did pirates originate from? That is a question that has stumped archeologists and historians for years, but the researchers at Pirate Theme Party have decided to take on this daunting question ...

Oil Painting of the Day -- Amitai Sasson
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Why should Fantasy stories be used in the classroom? -- answers.yahoo.com
For younger Children (grades 3-7) What will they learn from reading fantasies? RSS2JAVA

Coloring Page Crayons History: Four Fun Facts for Kids -- Michael J Bennett
Kid coloring page crayons have a history. Here are four free color crayon history facts most kids don’t know. 1) Kids crayons 2) History and Inventors of crayons 3) How crayons are made 4) Types ...

320 useless facts that you most likely didn't know and most likely won't need to know ¢¾? -- answers.yahoo.com
1. Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) was born on and died on days when Halley's Comet can be seen. During his life he predicted that he would die when it could be seen. 2. US Dollar bills are made out ...

The Continuing Story of 8 ESL Students -- Darwin C Vickers
Stone Gate House This is the continuing story of eight foreign students who choose to study English at an interesting old school in the heart of the English countryside. None of them expected the ...

Looking for short stories about aliens/UFO's? -- answers.yahoo.com
I'm an English teacher and I'm looking for short stories or text about aliens or UFOs for a Grade 5 English class. Does anyone know of any good websites that I can use? RSS2JAVA

100 Best Movies Ever Made -- RikiOhh
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Reading Twinkle Twinkle Little Star - Cullen's abc's -- Cullensabcs

Just Me And My Dad Part 2 -- critterpaw

Just Me And My Dad Part 1 -- critterpaw

Mercer Mayer reads Just A Snowman -- critterpaw

Little Critter™ Sings Big Paw's Comin' -- critterpaw

Rythmic Story (Childrens' Video) -- DavidOsaka

There's An Alligator Under My Bed-Story Time -- critterpaw

First Well (English): A read-along story for children -- bookboxinc

My Favorite Top 10 Cartoon Characters -- Paul Venier
If you are anything like me or half of the population, you have loved cartoons growing up and most probably still do. If you are saying to yourself, "Nah, I am too old for cartoons anymore", then you ...

April Fools Day -- Ryan Fyfe
April Fool's Day, is not officially considered a holiday, is most definitely a notable day that is celebrated in many countries on April 1. The thing that is so special about April 1 (April ...

April Fools! -- Lexi Raine
Of all the days we celebrate, April Fools is the one that puts that naughty sparkle in your eye and tempts you to get up to some mischief…But did you ever wonder where it all began? The origins of ...

Romantic Comedy In The 21st Century -- Nick Rauge
The romantic comedy has slowly evolved into a more formidable opponent to all of the other film genres present in the modern entertainment world. Though the romantic comedy is a genre unto itself, ...

6 Worst Films In Cinema History -- Jack Reider
You will not find Citizen Cane in this list. You will read here neither about Academy Award winners nor about movies that have changed the world of films. You will read here about films that the only ...

The Boy and the Tiger -- Robin T. Day B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed.
A boy was gathering foods and medicines in the forest, some black shiny berries, some resin from a tree and some delicious mushrooms. It was a perfect happy day, the birds the sun and the sweet smell ...

Pig Chinese Zodiac-Fun Trivia -- Gail Leino
Individuals born under the Pig Chinese Zodiac, also called the Boar Chinese Zodiac, are often seen as being honest, warm-hearted and even somewhat simpleminded. They are lenient, generous, and have a ...

Dog Chinese Zodiac-Fun Trivia -- Gail Leino
Individuals born under the sign of the Dog Chinese Zodiac are often seen as being honest, generous, candid, kind-hearted, and soft spoken. Individuals born under the Dog Chinese Zodiac are often ...

Rooster Chinese Zodiac-Fun Trivia -- Gail Leino
Individuals born under the sign of the Rooster Chinese Zodiac are often seen as difficult individuals to get along with. Roosters want to be the center of attention. They have their own ideas, and ...

Monkey Chinese Zodiac: Fun Trivia -- Gail Leino
Individuals born under the sign of the Monkey Chinese Zodiac are ambitious and capable of achieving their goals. Monkey Chinese Zodiac personalities are always striving to keep up with their ...

Goat Chinese Zodiac: Fun Trivia -- Gail Leino
The Goat Chinese Zodiac (also known as the Sheep Chinese Zodiac) are seen as being lucky, peaceful and prosperous. In addition they are considered to be generous and kind-hearted. They may seem timid ...

Horse Chinese Zodiac: Fun Trivia -- Gail Leino
If you or someone you know where born under the sign of the Horse Chinese Zodiac, you may recognize some of the following traits. For example, individuals of the Horse Chinese Zodiac often are ...

Snake Chinese Zodiac: Fun Trivia -- Gail Leino
People born in the year of the snake are thought of as being charismatic, cunning, and always charming. They often take leadership roles in society as adults including politicians, clergy, ...

Dragon Chinese Zodiac: Fun Trivia -- Gail Leino
When one considers that the symbol of the dragon is used to represent the Emperor and power, it is easy to think about what the characteristics of someone born under the sign of the Dragon Chinese ...

Rabbit Chinese Zodiac: Fun Trivia -- Gail Leino
You have undoubtedly heard of a lucky rabbit’s foot and according to the Chinese Zodiac individuals born under the sign of the Rabbit Chinese Zodiac are among the luckiest born. The Rabbit Chinese ...

Tiger Chinese Zodiac: Fun Trivia -- Gail Leino
Individuals born under the sign of the Tiger Chinese Zodiac may be at one extreme or he other. Tigers may be gentle, sentimental, and full of sympathy. Others may be controlling, hot-tempered and ...

Ox Chinese Zodiac: Fun Trivia -- Gail Leino
Individuals born under the Ox Chinese Zodiac are often recognized for their ability to lead. Those people who are born under the sign of the Ox Chinese Zodiac are strict individuals who maintain ...

Rat Chinese Zodiac: Fun Trivia -- Gail Leino
If you were born under the sign of the Rat in the Chinese Zodiac, chances are you are sentimental and sensitive. You may also be optimistic and cheerful and quite resourceful when it comes to finding ...

Whatever Happened to the Trivia Game? -- Mark D Peterson
What has happened? The trivia game is a game genre that has been sacrificed to the RPG and teen driven comic character games that are the mass market today. Having studied the market I realised that ...

The War Poets: An Introduction -- Stephen Colbourn
Modern poetry grew out of the First World War. English verse altered under the impact of mass murder in the trenches 1914-1918 and ceased to be cosy. The war spread to Russia and Italy and Turkey and ...

Recommended Movie In 2007 -- Flora Jean
2007 is drawing near for us to greet and along with the coming of the year, major film companies are also set to bring more excitement in cinematic experience as numbers of blockbuster, ...

Who Is Your Favorite Animation Character -- Morgan Hamilton
Do you love cartoons and animated films? Well, I do and they are my favorite means of entertainment. When I was young, I would always rush home from school to see my favorite animation character on ...

Youtube Phenomenon -- topyoutubevideos.com
If you browse the web, you'll come across many websites that has one or more video clips embedded in it. News websites such as BBC and CNN fall in this category. But, what about a website that ...

Finding Information On New Movies -- Robert Palmer
If you like to go to the theater to see new movies when they are released you are not alone. Millions of people from all over the world wait for new movies to hit the big screen so that they can be ...

Recommended Movie In 2007 -- Flora Jean
2007 is drawing near for us to greet and along with the coming of the year, major film companies are also set to bring more excitement in cinematic experience as numbers of blockbuster, ...

Science Fiction Movie Reviews -- Francesca Black
Nothing beats a Friday night at home, snuggled up on a coach with a bowl of popcorn watching Science Fiction Movies. Stop at your local video store and find a science fiction movie sure to get you ...

Casino Royale Review – The Believable Bond -- Sacha Tarkovsky
The new James Bond film, Casino Royale, staring Daniel Craig, is by far the best James Bond film ever made. The best? Not necessarily in terms of special effects, spectacular climax scenes at the end ...

Mexican Mayans Descendants Make Debut In Apocalypto -- Erick Laseca
The height of Mayan civilization may have ended some 1600 years ago, but this enigmatic empire seems to be making a come-back. This past Friday, December 8th, movie theaters across North America ...

Borat: Both Sides Of The Debate -- Gabriel Adams
Borat is a movie that has caused a great deal of controversy. The movie is funny, but the jokes make fun of women, Jewish people, and Gays. The controversy has two sides, those who view the movie as ...

The History of Backgammon - Now and Then -- Natalie Aranda
Backgammon is the oldest game in history. Also known as the “wee battle,” backgammon began in Mesopotamia (now known as Iraq) about 5000 years ago. However, Egyptians called backgammon ...

Balloons: Party Trivia History -- Gail Leino
Some historical facts indicate that balloons like those used at parties may date back as far as the ancient Aztecs. It is believed that the Aztecs used the intestinal linings of cats to create ...

Candles: Holiday History and Party Trivia -- Gail Leino
Candles were originally used to provide a lighting source. Today candles are used for decorations, party favors, gifts and centerpieces. As early as 3000 B.C. Egyptians were making candles from ...

Beads: History and Trivia Great for Mardi Gras Party Games -- Gail Leino
Beads have a long and colorful history. Whether made from seeds, bones, teeth, glass, crystal or other materials, beads have been a great tool for expressing oneself. During a Mardi Gras parade is a ...

Bandanas: Trivia, History, and Fashion -- Gail Leino
Bandanas are piece of cloth that are either cut to be a square or a triangle, then folded to wear on the body. They come in many colors, mainly one bright color like red, blue, green, yellow, black ...

Paper Recycling - History and Processing -- Michael Russell
Paper is an example of a valuable material that can be recycled. Its wood fibers are reused five to seven times before they become too short and brittle. Possible products are paper and corrugated ...

Kids Crayons - History and Trivia -- Gail Leino
Made of a mixture of charcoal and oil, records of what were probably the first crayons are found in Europe. Later, the oil was replaced with wax making sticks that were less messy and easier to ...

Costumes - History and Trivia -- Gail Leino
Costumes refer to distinctive style of clothing worn by particular classes or people from specific periods of time. More commonly costumes refer to the clothes worn by actors who are portraying ...

The History of the Christmas Tree -- J Gardener
Your child's just reached the age where Christmas really matters. All the preparations, all the planning and decorating, everything about the holidays is an exciting experience for him. Along ...

Worried About What To Give? Try A Christmas Story -- J Gardener
We all have different traditions, when it comes to celebrating the holidays, but one thing most of us can count on: It's the time of year when friends and families gather for fellowhip, food, and ...

The History of Maple Syrup in the United States -- Kit Asselin
Native Americans have been credited as the first to discover that the sweet sap from a maple tree could be processed into maple syrup. It is one of the few processes that was not brought to the ...

A Brief History of Invitations -- Gail Leino
Tech is the name of this game, the history of invitations closely parallels the inventions of all matters of the written word. The invention of the quill and of paper only slightly predates the ...

Mis Quince Party History and Trivia -- Gail Leino
The Mis Quince celebration is a very important event in the life of many young Hispanic women. It marks the fifteenth birthday of these women, much like the sweet sixteenth birthday is celebrated in ...

La Quinceanera Party History and Facts -- Gail Leino
La Quinceanera is also known as Mis Quince in many areas. This celebration marks the fifteenth birthday of a young Hispanic woman. Much like a mix between the Bat Mitzvah and a Sweet Sixteenth ...

Hulk Superhero History and Facts -- Gail Leino
The Hulk, a.k.a the Incredible Hulk has many powers beyond his normal superhuman strength and stamina. He can heal from even major wounds, incredibly quickly as his name implies. Hulk can also speak ...

Hello Kitty History and Character Facts -- Gail Leino
The most well known and loved character of Hello Kitty has several friends, Mama, Papa, Mimmy, Tim and Tammy, Mory, Cathy, Jody, Thomas and others. Hers is a world filled with family, caring fun, ...

Harry Potter Facts and History for Party Trivia -- Gail Leino
The boy wizard Harry Potter couldn’t have survived all these years without the help of his wizardly friends, Hermione, Ron Weasley, Dumbledore, Severus Snape, Professor Lupin, and so many others. ...

Finding Nemo Trivia and History -- Gail Leino
The movie Finding Nemo has many popular characters including, Marlin the Clownfish, his son Nemo, Dory the Tang fish, and the characters from the aquarium, Gill, Bloat, Peach, Gurgle, Bubbles, Deb, ...

Elmo History and Facts -- Gail Leino
Elmo has been a fun character on Sesame Street for many years with his friends, the cookie monster, Big Bird, the Grouch, and even Bert and Ernie. A red furry Muppet he is probably about the age of a ...

Care Bears History and Facts -- Gail Leino
The lovable Care Bears were first created by the American Greetings company in the year 1981. They were intended to be used on greeting cards and become very popular to the public. Artist Elena ...

History of Chess -- Kadence Buchanan
I come from a family of golfers. Golf is the favorite recreation of everyone in my family, including my grandparents, my mom and dad, myself and my four siblings. Every year, we have a family reunion ...

The History of Rap and Hip Hop Music -- Kurt Howard
The origin of hip-hop can be traced back as far as the ancient tribes in Africa. Rap has been compared with the chants, drumbeats and foot-stomping African tribes performed before wars, the births of ...

The History Of The Electric Guitar -- Al Beckett
The popularity of the electric guitar began in the big band era when guitarists needed to amplify their instruments to compete with the large brass sections found in most jazz orchestras. In the ...

The History and Party Trivia of Pinatas -- Gail Leino
Many party goers think of Pinatas as a party game with its origin tied to the lands of Mexico. Instead, however, the origins of pinatas can be traced to Italy. Originally known as pignatta (which ...

Cinco de Mayo: A Celebration of Brave Determination (History & Party Trivia) -- Gail Leino
Cinco de Mayo is best compared to America’s holiday of the seventh of December, otherwise known as Pearl Harbor Day in that it commemorates a famous battle. The holiday marks the victory of Mexican ...

The History of Christmas Lights: How Did the Tradition Begin? -- Anne Clarke
Originally, Christmas lights were used in Germany in the homes of only the very wealthy as long ago as the 17th century. This was before electricity, and the lights were actually candles. They were ...

Temporary Tattoos: A Long History of Temporary Accessorizing -- Gail Leino
It is difficult to pin down exactly when the first temporary tattoo was debuted, but it is thought that they were designed and produced around the turn of the century. In the late 1890s and the early ...

Grandfather Clocks: A History -- Susan Fielding
Grandfather clocks have not been around forever. Humans have attempted to find the most reliable way to keep track of time since the beginning of civilization. When they first attempted to track ...

A Brief History of Puzzles and Riddles -- Natalie Aranda
A world like ours needs a smile from time to time, and there is nothing better that spending our leisure hours with fun and entertaining activities, such as puzzles, riddles and trivia solving. ...

Where Does Italian Food History Begin? -- Andrew Krause
Italy is one of the oldest countries in the world, and thanks to the geographical boundaries of the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps it has remained largely unchanged throughout history. Even during ...

The History Of Astrology -- Karima Lachtane
This science is the oldest science known to mankind, and still the most mysterious science to us! Scholars have different opinions on 'When' Astrology came into play. (Also because we today ...

Calling Cards History -- Serg Vitkin
Calling cards sales experience strong growth all over the world. We want to tell about a history of development this business. Calling cards were invented in Europe in the mid Seventies. Over 11 ...

The History of Pinatas Exposed -- Mark Keller
Like most youngsters I have had the chance to take a mighty swing at a dangling festive creation. The piñata has become a very common part of celebrations throughout the world. Amazing that such an ...

History of Arcade Games -- Jake Jenkins
The first video game machines appeared in the and were mainly coin-operated. To play the game, you sloted in your coin or token and when that run out the game ended. You then had to purchase further ...

History of Eyeglasses to Sunglasses -- Roger Green
Somewhere around 1200-1300A.D. a well known philosopher and scientist by the name of Roger Bacon made his mark in history when he recorded the first known use of lenses. While teaching at Oxford he ...

A Little History on Kung Fu -- Robert L. Jones
More on Chinese Kung Fu Kung Fu a generic label used to describe the martial arts that come from China. Chinese kung fu is not only about fighting but about self discipline, self respect, humbleness ...

The History Of Paper Money -- Andrew Routledge
It’s funny to think just how many people use paper money yet do not really know how the whole concept of paper money started. Paper money was non existent in the ancient world. Money was mostly ...

The History of the Tomato -- Barbara Johnston
Tomato history has had its origins traced back to the Aztecs around 700AD, therefore it is believed it is native to the Americas. The word tomato comes from a word in the Nahuatl language, tomatl. ...

A Concise History Of Cartoons And Funny Pictures -- Vicki Churchill
We all like to laugh and a smile and there is no quicker way to evoke joy than looking at cartoons and humorous pictures. For as long as man has been able to paint and draw, funny pictures and ...

The History of the Telephone -- Rito Salomone
The invention of the telephone has a long intriguing and contested history. There exists great dispute over who deserves credit as the first inventor of the telephone. According to dictionary.com the ...

The Story So Far- Episode 2 -- MagentaKristen

Clown Sunday at Clown Chowder -- MagentaKristen

Ten Amazing Brain Facts -- Steve Gillman
What part of you is only 1% to 3% of your body's mass, yet uses 20% of all the oxygen you breathe? Your brain! Here are ten more brain facts. - Your brain needs a continuous supply of oxygen. A ...

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A Beginner's Guide to Lost (TV show) -- Damien Chambers
Maybe you’ve never seen the excellent television series Lost, or maybe you’ve only recently become hooked. Either way, this article was written with the intention of giving you a brief rundown of ...

Hippily Bunny (Kids Story) - Video -- Kids Story

(great for kids) Neverending Story - Song, lyrics and Video -- Never Ending Story
Never Ending Story Lyrics Turn around Look at what you see In her face The mirror of your dream Make believe I'm everywhere I'm hidden in the lines And written on the pages Is the answer to a ...

Oktoberfest Oktrivia -- Deanna Mascle
1. Which city is the birthplace of Oktoberfest? A. Munich B. Berlin C. Dublin D. Cincinnati A. Munich QQ: Oktoberfest is an institution whose origins are unique to Munich. It is not celebrated ...

Fall Into Action -- Deanna Mascle
1. What American city is recognized as the cradle of modern professional football? A. Canton, Ohio B. Chicago, Illinois C. Muncie, Indiana D. Rochester, New York A. Canton, Ohio QQ: Today, Canton is ...

A Clue For Scooby-Doo Part 2 of 2 - Video -- art
See also: A Clue For Scooby-Doo Part 1 of 2 - Video

A Clue For Scooby-Doo Part 1 of 2 - Video -- art
See also: A Clue For Scooby-Doo Part 2 of 2 - Video

Time Squad - BlackBeard, Warm Heart - Video -- art

Cow and Chicken- Be Careful What You Wish For - Video -- art

nice cartoon story for students of any language - Video -- art

Hey Arnold: A Day In The Life Of A Classroom (2 of 2) - Video -- Joseph Purdy
See also: Hey Arnold: A Day In The Life Of A Classroom (1 of 2) - Video When Mr. Simmons is named City Teacher of the Year, he discovers a film crew will be recording him for a day, so he makes his ...

Hey Arnold: A Day In The Life Of A Classroom (1 of 2) - Video -- Joseph Purdy
See also: Hey Arnold: A Day In The Life Of A Classroom (2 of 2) - Video

Halloween - The Ghost Of Julie Dodge -- Bill Knell
It was a warm and quiet October in Saint Petersburg, Florida during 1971. My family had moved there just a year before to escape the hassle, bustle and crime of New York City. Being an only child ...

Halloween - The Ghost Children Of San Antonio -- Bill Knell
When I first began to speak of the Ghost Children of San Antonio in my seminars, the story was largely unfamiliar to people outside of Texas. But it’s more then just a ghost story, it’s a part of ...

Halloween - The Haunting History Of Ghosts -- Bill Knell
The belief in life after death is a common denominator among most of the world’s major religions. According to the available archeological and anthropological evidence, this concept grew out of the ...

Halloween - The History of Vampires -- Bill Knell
I. It Started With Blood The Vampire persona has evolved from many true and untrue facts, legends and myths. At various times vampires, real and imagined, have been considered fiends, supernatural ...

How Much Do You Know About Halloween? -- S. Roberts
How much do you know about the spooky holiday of Halloween? As you probably know, Halloween is celebrated on the 31st October and the name Halloween descends from the old name Hallows Eve, the night ...

Samhain - The Origin of "Halloween" -- Tonia Jordan
Samhain, the traditional Celtic holiday, literally means “summer’s end.” The Celts divided the year into two seasons, representing light and dark. The first day of each season held a ...

The Halloween Legend of the Jack-o'-Lantern -- Treva Bedinghaus
The Jack-o'-Lantern we carve at Halloween comes from an Irish legend about a man named Jack. According to one version, Jack lured the devil up a tree to pick him an apple. He then carved the sign ...

Inspirational Children's Story - Shadowflower and the Garden of Time - Part 1 -- Tony Cuckson
In the Garden of Time there lives a flower called Shadowflower. No one knows how she got her name. All the bees are drawn to this flower for its sweetness and the way it sends out rhythms that dance ...

Inspirational Stories… Sweet Memories That Stay -- Charlles Nunes
"You made me believe in myself!" Some years ago, I was called in a hurry to substitute an absent teacher. It was an early evening, and the class should last for only 2 hours... But its effects would ...

What is IQ? -- Francesca Black
IQ or intelligent quotient is supposed to test intelligence irregardless of age or environmental factors, yet numerous studies show that environmental factors can strongly influence IQ. The concept ...

Who Wrote Aesop's Fables? -- Mike Haydon
Everyone is familiar with Aesop's Fables. They are short stories usually about animal characters designed to make a point about human behaviour. Aesop has been credited with inventing the fable. ...

The History Of Greeting Cards – An Overview -- Gabriel Adams
Greeting cards started out as simple slips of papyrus, that were exchanged by both the Egyptians and Chinese as messages of goodwill. As the concept of greeting cards evolved, Europeans began to send ...

Writing 101: Getting an Idea for a Children’s Story -- John T Jones, Ph.D.
I guess you’ve noticed that children’s books are often about everyday happenings. The Cat in the Hat is an exception that everyone loves. So are fairy tales involving fire-spitting dragons. But ...

The Gladiators – From History To Movies -- Richard Monk
The movie Gladiator was very entertaining and certain raised the profile of gladiators. The question, however, is whether the movie accurately portrayed these warriors. The Gladiators – From ...

Getting Educated (trivia) -- Deanna Mascle
1. In 1949, following the Communists' victory in the civil war between Communists and Nationalists, the Common Program establishes the right of all citizens to education and the responsibility of ...

A Short History of Printed Art -- Michael Russell
The oldest and most well-known graphic art prints were first produced by woodcut printing. The Chinese were the first to make religious woodcut prints though they never became prominent print ...

Dream Interpretation - Common Symbols And Their Meanings -- John Foley
Dream interpretation has many forms; it can be done be done for the sake of fun, hobby or can be taken up as a serious career. Psychologists and therapists are already incorporating dream ...

Theme Parks - The History of Disneyland -- Michael Russell
Disneyland is one of the world's most popular attractions, often compared to the likes of the Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore and other popular American attractions. The Disneyland park is located ...

Charles Dickens - A Biography - English Literature -- Michael Cooper
There is something about Charles Dickens' imaginative power that defies explanation in purely biographical terms. Nevertheless, his biography shows the source of that power and is the best place ...

History of the Computer - Computers and Technology -- Michael Cooper
The volume and use of computers in the world are so great, they have become difficult to ignore anymore. Computers appear to us in so many ways that many times, we fail to see them as they actually ...

The Beast - Lord of the Flies -- Michael Cooper
Throughout the novel Lord Of The Flies, the boys on the island are constantly faced with various fears. However there is nothing on the island which they fear more than the beast. In Lord Of The ...

Love in Hamlet - Shakespeare -- Michael Cooper
Although the relationship between Laertes and Polonius showed deceit, there was evidence of love. Polonius' character was shown as a devious, spying character throughout the play. His spying ...

Shakespeare - Taming of the Shrew - Play Review -- Michael Cooper
Keeping within the imaginative boundaries of human life, without becoming overly outlandish, the comedy demonstrated in the play was often sardonic, lighthearted, and always entertaining. The comedy ...

The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck - A Book Review -- Michael Cooper
The Grapes of Wrath is a novel by John Steinbeck that exposes the desperate conditions under which the migratory farm families of America during the 1930's live under. The novel tells of one ...

Characters in the Hobbit - Tolkien -- Michael Cooper
Bilbo Baggins - he was a hobbit, a race of small people (no bigger than 4 or 5 feet), with lots of hair on the upper part of their feet, they enjoyed calm sorroundings and to live a quiet life. ...

Hamlet - A Brief Synopsis - Shakespeare -- Michael Cooper
Horatio and other guards witness the ghost of their recently deceased king. Horatio quickly reports the viewing to the king’s only son, Hamlet. Hamlet decides to attempt to communicate with the ...

The Pearl - John Steinbeck - Book Review - Essay -- Michael Cooper
John Steinbeck’s The Pearl, starts off by introducing a simple family living by the sea. Kino, a diver whose skills have been pasted down from generation to generation, his young wife Juana, and ...

Othello - Shakespeare - Play Essay - Review -- Michael Cooper
Although it was produced in 1604, William Shakespeare’s play Othello still relates to the everyday situations of certain people. In the play, Shakespeare gives the reader situations of misguided ...

Modern Fable: The Herd Remembers. -- Robin Day B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed.
The bulls lived long while cows and calves kept pace in peace o'er the endless sea of grass. Milk flowed, calves lowed, seasons grew and passed, night and day, moon and sun, feasting never fast. ...

Modern Fable:The Spider the Monkey and the Deer -- Robin Day B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed.
In a dark corner of the forest a small and hungry spider was busy spinning its little web in vain. The summer was hot and dry with very few insects a'wing. Along came a monkey and sat down in the ...

Modern Fable: The Boy the Sky and the Earth -- Robin Day B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed.
A smiling boy lay flat on his back in the sweet summer grass gazing up at the dreamy sky. "The sky is cool and free and blue", he said. "The earth is cold and dark and takes all the dirty things. I ...

Modern Fable: The Small & Big Monkey -- Robin Day B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed.
A small monkey found a single little orange in a tree. But a big monkey had been watching him and he came over, plopped down and said "There is just one orange but two of us. I am bigger, so, to be ...

Einstein's Riddle - Can You Solve It? -- Steve Gillman
Some have said Einstein's riddle is the worlds hardest riddle. It isn't. The story is that Albert Einstein created it as a young man, and claimed that 98% of the world population couldn't ...
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A Cornucopia of Pets I've Known -- Robin Day B.Sc. MSc. B.Ed.
ESL students may enjoy this reading material as the content is a bit unusual. It is factual not fiction. Some of the words and expressions are a challenge but many high school students can handle ...

Ballet: a Beautiful, Graceful History -- Michael Russell
Ballet is a demanding art. Ballet dancers are trained to move their bodies in unnatural ways and if they are good, they make it look natural. Sometimes it seems as if they are defying gravity with ...

Films - The Wizard Of Oz -- Michael Russell
Why on Earth would anybody review The Wizard Of Oz? The film is probably one of the most popular movies of all time, it's so well known that most people can give you the dialogue word for word ...

Films - War Of The Worlds -- Michael Russell
With all the talk about the remake of the H.G. Wells classic "War Of The Worlds", it may be a good time to revisit the original movie from the late 50s. Whether you are a fan of the original, or the ...

Art - Edouard Manet's Life -- Michael Russell
Edouard Manet was a revolutionary painter. His work changed art forever and inspired the impressionistic style of painting. His art is so inspirational that it even influences today's art! Manet ...

Art - Rembrandt's Life -- Michael Russell
Rembrandt is an extraordinary Dutch painter, etcher and draftsman of the 1600s. He is most well known for his chiaroscuro, his brush work and the way in which he connected with the human soul. His ...

Films - Plan 9 From Outer Space -- Michael Russell
"Plan 9 From Outer Space" is said to be the worst movie ever made. As a matter of fact, the movie is so bad that people actually enjoy watching it to the point that they will call up their friends, ...

Tattoos - A History -- Michael Russell
There was always an important role in ritual and tradition for tattoos. Women in Borneo used to tattoo symbols on their forearm indicating their particular skill. If a woman was to wear a symbol ...

Origins of Yoga -- Michael Russell
Yoga is an ancient art of physical and spiritual well being that originated in India. Even today in India it is a vibrant living tradition, it is also seen as a means to attain enlightenment. In ...

Films - Invaders From Mars -- Michael Russell
The 1950s were a special time in movie making, especially for the paranoid. Because of the whole McCarthy era communist conspiracy garbage, sci fi movies of the 50s were quite paranoid, with many of ...

A Brief History of Aviation - The Beginnings -- Michael Russell
This is part one of a two-part review of Aviation from its beginnings to the present day. It is a subjective look at a few of the highlights in the development of Aviation over the centuries. The ...

Leonardo Da Vinci's Life -- Michael Russell
Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the most well known artists today. He was not only an artist though; he was also a scientist and an inventor. His Mona Lisa is probably the most recognized painting ever! ...

Mcdonaldization -- Aaron Schwartz
There are not so many things human beings could live without and among them probably the most important is food. Traditionally, food preferences vary from country to country because practically each ...

Frankenstein -- Aaron Schwartz
“…Life is a gift. I don’t think anybody will argue on that with me. But after it’s given no one can take it away and it becomes the responsibility of the creator. Can a human be responsible ...

Romeo and Juliet -- Aaron Schwartz
Ask people to give an example of a romance classic, and most will answer that it is “Romeo and Juliet”. Even origins of the story are romantic, wandering minstrels in Medieval Europe sang about ...

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Have You Discovered These Secrets In The Da Vinci Code? -- Piercarla Garusi
On Friday 19th May I went to see the Da Vinci Code, as did thousands of other people here in London. It made me think a lot and I compared the world it describes with the world we really live in. On ...

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The Da Vinci Code: a dud of a movie -- Dennis L. Siluk
The Da Vinci Code: a dud of a movie I wrote about the book, ‘The Da Vinci Code’, a while back, matter-of-fact, a few years ago, and was honestly too fair, but this time I can’t help but give my ...

What Is A Fossil? -- Claudia Mann
What is a fossil? While this is a simple question, the answer can be simple or a bit more complicated. The short and sweet answer to that question is “A fossil is the remains or evidence of any ...

Lego - A History Of These Building Blocks Of Imagination -- Royce Armstrong
Lego bricks. Creativity. Childhood. They go together like Mickey Mouse and Disney, wizards and Harry Potter. Lego has been a part of childhood for more than three generations. Nearly everyone under ...

The History of Dragons -- Francesca Black
The Dragon has played an important part in myths and religions since pre-historic times. The history of dragons goes back at least six thousand years, and there are dragon tales and legends from ...

Trivial Pursuit: In Search Of Amusing Historic Events -- Pamela Beers
I love trivia. While reading various books on various subjects over varying periods of time, I always come across some interesting tidbits of information…trivial food for thought, all of which make ...

Fiction Short Story (for kids) -- Laura Hickey
Looking for a story to tell or read out loud to your kids this Halloween? Enjoy the free short story from the children's book Mysterious Chills and Thrills, by Laura Hickey. Happy Halloween! ...

A short biography on some of Europe's most loved and hated Monarchs - Pt 6 Philip II -- Stuart Bazga
We bring this series of articles to a close by taking a look at the life and times of Philip II of France. Philip II, born 1165, was the son of King Louis VII and became King of France in 1180 when ...

A short biography on some of Europe's most loved and hated Monarchs - Pt 5 Charles II -- Stuart Bazga
During the last thousand years, European Monarchs have ruled Europe and the world with an iron fist and by fear, compassion and hatred. As their wealth grew from the riches of newly conquered ...

A short biography on some of Europe's most loved and hated Monarchs - Pt 4 Queen Mary I -- Stuart Bazga
Queen Mary I of England was born in 1516 to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon and was the first British monarch to rule in her own right. Mary was pronounced queen in 1553 and ruled for five years ...

A short biography on some of Europe's most loved and hated Monarchs - Pt 3 King Ludwig II -- Stuart Bazga
King Ludwig II of Bavaria, named after his grandfather, was born in Nymphenburg Castle outside Munich on August 25, 1845 and was the eldest son of King Maximillian II and Queen Marie. As a boy, ...

A Short Biography on Some of Europe's Most Loved and Hated Monarchs - Pt2 (Mad) King George III -- Stuart Bazga
King George III who suffered from porphyria, a maddening disease, was born in 1738 to Frederick, Prince of Wales and Augusta. In 1761 George married Charlotte of Mecklinburg-Strelitz and together ...

The Evolution of the British Castle – A Short History -- Stuart Bazga
When William the Conqueror, conquered England in 1066, his armies quickly erected wooden palisades (a fence of stakes or iron railings forming an enclosure or defence) establishing a presence in the ...

The Ghosts of The Tower of London Pt2 -- Stuart Bazga
The most grisly execution and thus haunting is that of the 70 year old Countess of Salisbury, the last of the Plantagenets. King Henry VIII had her executed for political reasons. The feisty Countess ...

The History of Lancaster Castle Pt2 -- Stuart Bazga
One of the most famous events at Lancaster castle was the Pendle Witch trials of 1612. During the reign of King James I, he passed laws which forbid any act of “making a covenant with an evil ...

The History of Lancaster Castle Pt1 -- Stuart Bazga
Lancaster Castle stemmed from an original fort built by the Romans overlooking the town of Lancaster and the River Lune to help combat the invading forces of the Picts and Scots. Following the demise ...

The Ghosts of The Tower of London Pt1 -- Stuart Bazga
The Tower of London has developed into one of the most haunted places in Britain. She has been home to beheadings and murders, torture and hangings, as well as being a prison to Queens and Nobles ...

The Ghosts of Stephen's Branch a True Story -- David Slone
I once lived, for a short time, in a haunted house. Many readers may be skeptical of this "story" but I assure you that it is true. I have been fascinated with ghosts and the unknown since I was a ...

The Ghosts of Windsor Castle -- Stuart Bazga
Windsor Castle is one of the many homes of the present Queen of England, several of her royal ancestors, and "non-royal" spirits, one of whom, according to legend was an ancient Saxon hunter named ...

A short biography on some of Europe's most loved and hated Monarchs - Pt 1 Vlad Tepes (Dracula) -- Stuart Bazga
Join me as we take a trip back in time, discovering which Monarchs were tyrants, mentally unstable, drunks and psychotic, as well as those who were loved by their people. This series of articels will ...

Miguel de Cervantes is considered the most acclaimed writer in Spanish. -- Stuart
Miguel de Cervantes (1550-1616) is considered the most acclaimed writer in Spanish. Cervantes' masterpiece , El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha (1605, 1615), is the most significant ...

Share Your Story -- Steve Davis
Share Your Story Storytelling is one of the most powerful methods to inform your audience while increasing participation and trust. As the pace quickens in our high-speed society, it's ...

The Moral of the Story is...Use Stories to Sell -- Lisa Lake
When women have lunch with their girlfriends, they tell amusing stories about their husbands and boyfriends to relate to each other. And when you tell a story on your website, in an article, or even ...

My Baseball Story -- Aron Wallad
I want to write and read about all types of baseball stories that are inspiring. Why not? Isn’t being inspired a great way to live? Isn’t offering others an expression of what you love the ...

The World's Most Beloved Sport - The History of Soccer -- Rebecca Blain
While it is undisputed that the origins of modern soccer, or football, originated in Britain, there is a great deal of evidence that points to this beloved game as having an older history. Where did ...

April Fool's Day - History -- Birmingham UK Com
April Fool’s Day originates from Germany. It is believed to be the brain child of Gabriel Hoffman who lived in Damstadt during the 1860’s. The day is celebrated in many countries with the ...

Napoleon Bonaparte -- Max Weber
The military of Napoleon Bonaparte was of considerable value not only in the history of France, but also in the world history. It was the most notable military among the analogous structures of other ...

Bingo History - The Origins Of Bingo Games -- Mark Falco
The origins of bingo, as with most games, is shrouded in the mists of history. However, we can trace the idea back to the 1500's where the Italians invented a lottery game to be played 'en ...

The Diary of an English Gardener in Tuscany -- Rupert Mayhew
Looking at the bleak colourless winter gardens here, and the memory of the garden in the summer, it is clear this garden needs work, but none more so than planting trees, and not any trees of course. ...

Global Warming and Global Warning.. Wildflower Diapensia rings the bell. -- Robin Day B.Sc. MSc. B.Ed.
When a canary died in a coal mine it was a strong warning to get out. The canary was a sensitive meter, a living organism with all its strengths and frailties warning of toxic gas, usually methane or ...

How Do Glowsticks Work? -- Robert Thatcher
Glowstick is a piece of plastic tube containing a glass vial. This glass vial contains chemicals that when react with the plastic tube create light. For a glowstick to produce light, it must bend. ...

A Brief History Of Pocket Watches -- Robert Thatcher
Everything has its beginning. And if you believe that time starts from somewhere, also consider the beginning of time measurements. Early people have devised a system to tell the exact date. But a ...

Great Expectations - Charles Dickens - English Literature Essay -- Michael Cooper
Charles Dickenn's Great Expectations is a story about a boy, Philip Pirrip, who comes to a point in his life where his life changes drastically from the way it was when he was growing up. ...

History of Soccer -- Michael Cooper
The score is tied 1-1. It’s you and the goalie with ten seconds left. You dribble left, then right, you shoot . . . GOOOAAALLL!!! "Association Football", "football" or, in this age, "soccer" is ...

Medieval Castles - An Essay -- Michael Cooper
Castles remind us of a time that was full of adventure and romance. Castles remind us of a time in history in which there was a lack of government and order. Although there was not mass confusion and ...

The History of Body Piercings - Ancient and Fascinating Around the World -- Lori Wilkerson
Body piercings have seen a resurgence of interest in the last ten to twenty years and are becoming more and more a part of the mainstream Western culture. Take a look at any fashion or entertainment ...

The Pearl - John Steinbeck - Book Review - Essay -- Michael Cooper
John Steinbeck’s The Pearl, starts off by introducing a simple family living by the sea. Kino, a diver whose skills have been pasted down from generation to generation, his young wife Juana, and ...

March Of The Penguins (DVD) Review -- Britt Gillette
One of the more surprising films of 2005, and perhaps the most intriguing, was March Of The Penguins, a full-length feature film documentary cut from the same mold as a PBS National Geographic ...

Frosty The Snowman (DVD) Review -- Britt Gillette
A gold member of the Christmas classic elite, Frosty The Snowman has entertained several generations of children and adults with its charming holiday magic. Jimmy Durante narrates this 1969 animated ...
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Kindergarten Cop (Movie Review) -- Britt Gillette
Long before Californians elected him as the Governator, former elite bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger took Hollywood by storm as The Terminator. An overpowering figure with amazing charisma on and ...

The Origin Of Easter -- Gray Rollins
The origin of Easter does have a couple of different possibilities. First of all Easter is mainly considered to be a pagan holiday. Most of the old religions have different celebrations for different ...

When Is Easter And Why Does It Always Change? -- Gray Rollins
When Is Easter? This has always been a very good question because there was a time when Easter was moved around from day to day. The pagan celebration of Easter occurred each year at the same time ...

Beer Through the Years (story) -- J Square Humboldt
No one really knows exactly how the first beer came into being ... Suffice it to say that, around 10,000 years ago, somebody let a primordial barley and hop concoction stand long enough for it to ...

The History Of Personal Ads -- Josh Greenberger
Did Marc Anthony once run an ad in The Roman Chronicle, "Looking for Egyptian queen -- must know how to water ski?" Personal ads have brought people together as far back as Julius Caesar's time. ...

Encounter At A New York City Party -- Josh Greenberger
This story is based on a gross exaggeration of a hypothetical situation. Any similarities to persons or events in your life is purely coincidental and rather pathetic. We met at a party in an Upper ...

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (DVD) Review -- Britt Gillette
Nominated for three Academy Awards, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe follows on the heels of recent successful big screen adaptations of other childrens’ fantasy ...

Brokeback Mountain DVD Review -- Chris Shelton
The controversial film from director Ang Lee has reached store shelves in DVD form. Little needs to be explained of the discussion surrounding the movie and just about everyone has heard of or ...

The Chronicles of Narnia DVD Review -- Chris Shelton
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe C.S. Lewis’ imaginative and compelling story of four siblings who take a journey to a magical world by venturing through a wardrobe ...

Dora the Explorer: A Fun Companion for Kids -- Jared Winston
Dora the Explorer is a cartoon show that airs on the Nickelodeon channel, featuring stories about Dora Marquez, a young Hispanic girl who ventures forth on adventurous quests. The Dora the Explorer ...

Cartoons - The Japanese Invasion -- Michael Russell
For the kids of today who think that these Japanese imports are a new thing, you may be surprised to find out that Japanese import cartoons have been going on for some time. We're going to touch ...

Cartoons - How They Are Made -- Michael Russell
In the world of cartoons what we see when we view the finished product is just that, finished. What we don't see are all the things that go into making a cartoon. Those inside the industry itself ...

Cartoons - Bugs Bunny -- Michael Russell
Cartoons may or may not have been made just for kids, but one thing is for certain. Cartoons have made an everlasting impression on all people both young and old. Some cartoons fade into obscurity ...

Cartoons - Superman -- Michael Russell
The Superman character was probably one of the most famous creations in history. Superman first appeared in comic books. But it wasn't until Superman cartoons were made that people really got the ...

Hollywood Film King Kong and Some Scientific Facts About Apes -- Santhanam Nagarajan
King Kong is out with the Oscar-winning visionary. The story in short can be enumerated in a few lines: A crew of explorers and filmmakers set out to investigate the myths of legendary creature King ...

The Phantom On Film -- Andrea Stephenson
I will admit it. It may not be fashionable, but I am a musical theatre buff. In my youth I attended countless stage productions, drinking in the delights of the theatrical experience. A movie can ...

Star Trek and Persistence: The Making of a Short Film! -- Jose Guzman
During my junior year in high school, my best friend told me he was making a parody of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. What was really cool about this short project was that I would play a version ...

A History of the T-shirt -- Robert Carney
Know the history of the tee? How did the t-shirt get its start in the beginning of the twentieth century? How did the t-shirt become an American favorite? We're now into the twenty-first century, ...

The Wedding Ring - A Brief History -- Eriani Doyel
Most people know that a wedding ring is symbolic of the bond of love and commitment between two people. But not everyone knows about the history behind this small yet powerful symbol. The history of ...

A Martial Artist's View Of The Film: "A History of Violence" -- Dr. Gary S. Goodman
If you’re a martial artist and you haven’t seen the movie, “A History of Violence,” you should. In fact, I’m surprised it didn’t get more recognition at the Academy Awards. There are lots ...

Jessica Simpson and the New Dukes of Hazzard -- James Hall
Before Jessica Simpson became the fun loving pop-teen idol, she was a young member of her church choir in Dallas, TX. Discovered by the music industry while attending a summer church camp, she later ...

Superstitions - Mirrors and Number 13 -- Sarah Todd
Superstitions are not based on rationale and practical thought. They’ve evolved from ancient religious or supernatural genres, a huge resource that includes belief in specific events (Halloween), ...

The Wiggly Tooth (short story) -- Dennis Siluk
It was a matter of extraction, I was eleven-years old, and my tooth wiggled, and wiggled, and wiggled too much, too long, and it had to come out one way or another. Even at eleven I knew this, but ...

Easter, a New Life Within (How my Family Celebrates Easter) -- Francine Larson
Easter seems to have two different meanings in the mind of most people. There is the spiritual meaning of Jesus Christ rising from the dead, thus showing the world that death should not be feared if ...

Easter and the Rabbit on the Moon -- Christopher Jon Luke Dowgin
Happy Easter! Long time ago around Lithuanian there was a goddess named Eostre that was brought to the Norse along with Perkunas by the people of the Historic Odin; being Eostare and Thor. Eostare ...

Hare Raising Questions About Easter -- Sharron Myers
Have you ever wondered what a bunny that lays eggs has to do with Easter? Do bunnies even lay eggs? How did the bunny and the egg theory ever come into being? How did Easter come about? What are its ...

A Tale of Two Enemies : Sun and Saturn -- Sreenivasamurthy Kubatoor
In astrology Sun and Saturn are considered enemies of each other. The gods or the demi-gods cannot behave like mortals. So we have to analyse the concept of enemies in a context and appropriate ...

The Troy Burroghs Adventures in: Old Man Rice [And the Tri-Told-Tales] -- Dennis Siluk
I was reading the newspaper at the Barns & Noble Deli in Roseville Minnesota yesterday, I should have started this story out with, this is me, you know, Troy baby, Mr. Burroghs to those who are under ...

Off Piste Skiing and Avalanches - A Cautionary Tale -- Simon Dewhurst
Skiing off piste, back country skiing, off trail skiing, call it what you will, can mean an exhilarating experience of skiing powder snow away from the crowded pistes. But in that sparkling carpet of ...

A Note from Saint Valentine - A First Person Tale of This Wonderful Day -- Eric Cech
Let me introduce myself. My name is Valentine. I lived in Rome during the third century. That was long, long ago! At that time, Rome was ruled by an emperor named Claudius. I didn't like Emperor ...

Patti Pacifico's Oscar Tale: 2006 -- Patti Pacifico
I was on my way home from Munich for the holidays and while reading "Memoirs of a Geisha" my Transamerica plane took a Crash on Brokeback Mountain. At first I thought, "Our Time Is Up", but a guy ...

A Tale of Whales and a Whale of a Tour -- Michael Miller
The big black and white killer whale -- his four-foot sail-like dorsal fin erect and rising from a long sleek black and white body -- came slicing rapidly through the water, seemiingly on a collision ...

The Lobster's Tale: Through the Eyes of a Cape Cod Lobsterman? -- Christopher Seufert
Once upon a time if Cape Codders wanted a grand lobster feast they merely walked down to the shore, waded in and plucked all they could carry by the armload. In fact, the Pilgrim Miles Standish ...

The Scorpion [Vietnam Tale] -- Dennis Siluk
I can’t remember all the details, of that particular evening out on patrol in the Ammo-dump, but Charlie was to have penetrated the area, and we were to go find him, seek and destroy. And so when ...

Frightful Witches and Kissable Toads: How Folktales Nourish the Soul -- Jenni Cargill
One day Baba Yaga’s two trusted toads said, ”You are truly terrifying!” “Good!” said Baba Yaga, “because that’s what I’m here for.” from The Wise Doll by Hiawyn Oram. As a ...

Tales of the Often Underappreciated Kitchen Faucet -- Kristen Easton
Hi, my name is Leaky (I hate that nickname but you gave it to me). I’m your kitchen faucet. I don’t think you realize how important I am in your life. Stop and think for a moment how many times ...

Silk - History And Facts -- Michael Russell
Silk may be just another fabric to most of us. But the truth is, silk is a very unique fabric that has many activists up in arms. We're going to take a look at a brief history and some facts ...

Flight - History of Aeroplanes and Steps of Flying -- Sharon Albright
The invention of flight by the Wright brothers has brought about a revolution in the world. The concept of speed and distance started changing. The impossible started looking possible. The perfect ...

The History Of The Star Wars Films -- Gray Rollins
Star Wars was one of those magnificent films that was an instant phenomenon when it hit the box office and continues to be a hit today. Why not take a moment to follow the intriguing history of Star ...

Shara's Marbles - A Short Story -- Rajesh Kanoi
Shara was sitting under a tree, his eyes on the ground, looking idly at a tiny plant, bent and bruised by the numerous people and animals that had trampled upon it. Around him, people were busily ...

The History of Calendars -- Sam Vaknin
Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas on January 7. Their "old new year" is a week later, on January 14. It is all Julius Caesar's fault ... The Romans sometimes neglected to introduce an extra ...

The Invention of Television -- Sam Vaknin
The transmission of images obsessed inventors as early as 1875 when George Carey of Boston proposed his cumbersome system. Only five years later, the principle of scanning a picture, line by line and ...

The Tale of the Humble Popcorn -- Sam Vaknin
Corn pollen more than 80,000 years old was found in Mexico. Proper popcorn was known in China, Sumatra, and India for at least 5000 years. Popped popcorn and kernels 5600 years old were discovered in ...

What Are Telescopes? -- Jason Adams
Telescopes act as windows to the universe. It is with the help of telescopes that we can study the solar system and view the conjunctions of stars. Not just that, the various planets, galaxies, ...

Polar Bears, Rulers of the Arctic North -- Clint Leung
Polar Bears, the Rulers of the Arctic North The polar bears (Thalarctos maritimus) live in the Arctic regions of the north near open water where they can find their main source of food which are ...

Using the Sun for Power - How It Works -- Rick Solare
With massive rebate programs and tax credits being issued by state and federal governments, using the sun to generate electricity is very popular. So, how does it work? Generating electricity from ...

Was Galileo the first person to use a telescope -- Anne Noonan
Many historians explain that Galileo was the first person to use a telescope. In 1610 Galileo discovered Saturn's rings. He also observed Jupiter's four moons and viewed the different phases ...

Robin's Rainbow -- Dianne James
When my daughter was very young, one night she was saying her prayers. She paused and asked me, "Mom, if I pray for a rainbow, will God make one?" Well, what could I say? Anyone who can part the Red ...

Our Adobe Hacienda -- Dianne James
When I was a teenager, my family moved to the largest alpine valley in the world, the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado, into a house that hadn't been inhabited for many years. What appeared ...

Cell Phones and the Dentist -- Cynthia Pinsonnault
Don't you just hate people who talk on their cell phones while they drive? Blindly babbling away, not paying attention to the road, endangering everyone nearby … so inconsiderate. Anyway, today ...

How I Feel About Pirates -- Charlie Hatton
Pirates are BAD because they steal booty from other people. The only people that should get to steal booty from other people is me. Also, I should get a pet parrot. And get to say, 'Arrrrr!' ...

Beautiful Worms - story for 6-8 year olds -- Janice M. Jones
Beautiful Worms 816 words by Jan Jones Wilma, Wendy and Wally shared a hole in the ground. They enjoyed warm sun and soft, moist mud. They giggled and wiggled. They rolled and slid. They took care of ...

The Story of St Patrick -- Terry Black
Miserable Boyhood First off, St. Patrick wasn't even Irish. He was born somewhere in Britain. (Mental note: delete the red hair; insert pasty complexion and bad teeth.) He was captured as a lad ...

A Short History Of The Motorcycle -- Jim Johnson
Todays motorcycles are everywhere and there are lots of different classes or kinds of motorcycles as well. But the motorcycle, like the automobile, is a relative newcomer to the world stage. The ...

The History of Valentine's Day -- Natalie Aranda
Love has many different meanings in every single language but there is a universal traditional day when people express their inner feelings for each other, either love or friendship. Valentine's ...

Hostel Movie Review -- Alice Flegel
Two American backpackers in Amsterdam, Josh (Derek Richardson) and Paxton (Jay Hernandez), along with their Icelandic friend, Oli are lured into a hostel Slovakia where they are told the woman are ...

What started it all - the History of Volleyball -- Rebecca Blain
Surprisingly, one of the most well loved sports in the world is also relatively young. Despite the game's youth, it has gone through a wide variety of changes and evolution as a part of its rich ...

History of kitesurfing -- Jakob Jelling
KiteSurfing is by far the latest craze in extreme sports. The idea of using a kite to enhance speed and gravity for the surfer seems like a new and exhilarating challenge, yet the art of KiteSurfing ...

Dental Hygiene, an Ancient Practice - The History of the Toothbrush -- Rebecca Blain
One of the most asked questions by adults and children is the origin of the toothbrush. There are several schools of thought on when the real toothbrush was created, but you need to look far into the ...

The World's Most Beloved Sport - The History of Soccer -- Rebecca Blain
While it is undisputed that the origins of modern soccer, or football, originated in Britain, there is a great deal of evidence that points to this beloved game as having an older history. Where did ...

The Evolution of Technology - The History of Computers -- Rebecca Blain
While computers are now an important part of the lives of human beings, there was a time where computers did not exist. Knowing the history of computers and how much progression has been made can ...

A look at the intriguing History of Snowboarding -- Keith Kingston
It has taken almost forty years for snowboarding to be recognized as a major sport that is followed and participated in by hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Humanity’s love affair with ...

History of the Camera -- Chris Haslego
The camera and photography are an important part of the communication history of the world. The history of the camera is indelibly linked to the understanding and development of optics. Optics is the ...

A Quick History Of The Clock -- Joey Lewitin
The earliest clocks were simply ways of keeping track of time using the elements. The sundial did this, as well as a clock created in ancient Greece often ascribed to Plato, that used water dripping ...

Brief History of Blogs -- Andy Wibbels
Summary: A quick look at where blogs came from, where they are and where they're going. So where did all these blogs come from? How did they get from an underground geek toy to a mainstream tool ...

The History of Yoga -- Della Menechella
The history of yoga is long and steeped in tradition. Contrary to what some people may believe, yoga was not developed as the newest way to slim down so they could fit into a smaller pants size. The ...

The History of Teddy Bears -- David Chandler
Teddy bears have been around since 1902. The teddy bear came to being when President Theodore Roosevelt refused to shot a black bear held captive by his hunting party. Also worth noting is that ...

The History of Coffee -- Chris Vorelli
Who would have thought that a berry that was discovered by a herd of goats would be the single most important ingredient in the world’s most popular drink? Legend has it that back in 850AD, a goat ...

Karate a History -- Michael Smith
Although the basic forms of self defense are probably as old as the human race, the art of karate as it is practiced today can be traced directly to the Okinawan technique called, in Japanese, ...

History of the Guitar -- Graham Howard
It is very difficult to trace a line back to the exact birth of the instrument we know as the guitar today, as there is a lot of myth and uncertainty surrounding its origins. This is mainly due to ...

The History Of Camcorders -- Richard Gazzo
Well, when you think of a camcorder, you probably envision those little hand-held mini dv camcorders that fit into the palm of your hand, right? Like all things, the camcorder had it’s own starting ...

The History Of Cellphones; Telefonos Moviles Just Began With Simple Telephones -- A.Caxton
Here, with the extract of the book THE HISTORY OF THE TELEPHONE by Herbert N. Casson, we show where moviles, cell phones and pdas began. In that somewhat distant year 1875, when the telegraph and the ...

Irish Baby Names - History and Origin -- John Lynch
The meaning of baby names of irish origin lies hundreds of years back in the Irish gaelic language of the ancient Celts who migrated from Central Europe before the foundation of the Roman Empire. The ...

History of Web Design -- M. Williams
History is the replica of the present. Thus, we have to press our flashback imaginary buttons in order to have a sojourn in the times of yore. We have to know the beginning in order to relate it to ...

AMAZING Kung Fu Martial Arts HISTORY -- Peter Sundbye
The term 'Kung Fu' does not relate to any specific form of martial art, but rather translates as 'skill' or 'ability'. Scholars believe that the use of Kung Fu to describe the ...

Lost and Found (A Valentine's Day Story) -- LeAnn R. Ralph
I casually glanced down at my hand, but instead of a wedding ring and an engagement ring, there was only the narrow gold band. "Randy!" I yelped. "My engagement ring is gone." It was Valentine's ...

The Story of the 12 Animal Zodiac in China -- Wong Yee Lee
One day, Tian Di (The God Above) wanted to manage all animals on earth. He took out 12 chairs and told the cat to tell 11 other animals to go to the sky palace. When the cat told the ox about it, the ...

How to Start Your Story with a Bang -- Caterina Christakos
The purpose of creating a story is to create a world that will draw the reader away from their own. In order to do this one must create suspense, drama and mystery. Your reader must absolutely need ...

The History of Popcorn -- James Hunt
Popcorn is loved by young and old today. Popcorn itself dates back many centuries. It is believe by many historians that popcorn first came from Mexico. The oldest ears of corn have been found to ...

A Short History of the Umbrella -- James Hunt
No one wants to be caught outside in the rain without an umbrella. These handy devices come in an array of shapes and sizes, many that will conveniently tuck into a purse or glove compartment in case ...

The History Of King Kong: From The Big Screen To The iPod Screen -- Scott Britner
King Kong is a fictional giant gorilla who stars in books, tv shows, video games and movies that bear his name. Though many know him because of his latest 2005 remake – King Kong’s groundbreaking ...

The Ancient History of Chocolate -- Jane Roseen
A journey through the history of chocolate reveals that this mysterious food has woven its story throughout multiple cultures and continents impacting civilizations culturally, socially, economically ...

The History Of Arcade Games -- Simon Oliver
Gaming today is a recognized element of our cultural scenery, even to people who are over thirty or who can barely recall the time before arcade games were invented. Gone are the days when you would ...

Top TEN greatest Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movies -- Gary Whittaker
10. The Princess Bride This movie has all the elements a family adventure film should have, with sword fights, comedic dialogue, interesting characters, and of course, a central love story. This ...
Re: Top TEN greatest Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movies -- Gizmo
Nice selection of movies for a top 10, but from my point of view, I think Blade Runner deserved a much higher ranking though, and from the Matrix trilogy I would have only considered the first one as ...

The Truman Show -- Sam Vaknin
"The Truman Show" is a profoundly disturbing movie. On the surface, it deals with the worn out issue of the intermingling of life and the media. Examples for such incestuous relationships abound: ...

They Shoot Horses - Horses In Motion Pictures -- Jack Palone
Notwithstanding Rin Can Tin can and The Thin Man series' Asta, the positron emission tomography film achieved its canine calvary in the Lassie movies. Its feline apotheosis came in That Darn ...

Vertigo - a masterpiece? (film) -- Ryan Fyfe
Vertigo, a 1958 suspense film, was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Many people beleive that this film is Hitchcock's masterpiece. The movie tells the story of a detective in San Francisco. The ...

A Walk through Winter Park - A Hint of New England in Florida -- Susanne Pacher
Just a few minutes north of downtown Orlando awaits Winter Park, a charming picturesque suburb steeped in history. After my excursion on the Scenic Boat Tour, my local expert Wanda Salerno took me on ...

A Walk Through St. Augustine - The Oldest Continuously Inhabited City in the United States -- Susanne Pacher
On our way home from Orlando, a little more than an hour into our 20+ hour road trip back to Toronto, we stopped in St. Augustine, "the nation's oldest city", just north of Jacksonville - indeed ...

Hello from Chicago - The Field Museum and Pompeii - Stories from an Eruption -- Susanne Pacher
Yesterday I got up early again and typed up my travel reports on the free computer at the Arlington House. Then my friend Linda and I made our way to one of our favourite Chicago hangouts for ...

Short Story: The Next Level of Humanity -- Jesse S. Somer
“Hey Mac, have you ever been thinking of someone and then-bang! - The telephone rings and it’s them on the phone?” “Pinkus, why are you always asking me stupid inane questions that have ...

Handling Questions and Answers -- The Seven Secrets -- Chris King
Whether or not you will be faced with questions you are expected to answer depends upon the type of presentation you are giving, the time available, and your topic. To handle this possibly daunting ...

Audience Attention -- Grab It by Using the Power of Stories -- Chris King
It was 3 p.m. on a hot, summer afternoon. The non-air conditioned college classroom was jammed with CityYear participants who had started their active day before 6 a.m. I was doing a workshop on ...

An October Afternoon in Lima & The Wild-cats of the Nevados -- Dennis Siluk
11)An October Afternoon in Lima, Peru The sun sets upon my brow A book upon my lap— The city’s cars I hear nearby —as a realm of thoughts… Sink deep into my mind— I am subdued by the cooing ...

Sacrifice at the Hypogeum -- Dennis Siluk
Part I A young man, named LH, came from the small country called Malta, to pursue studies at the University, who had but a little money in his pocket, settled in an apartment near by the University. ...

One Horse and Six Men" (Arizona Blue—Gunfighter) -- Dennis Siluk
Had he not gone into that backyard, or was it a corral? I’m not sure, I wasn’t there; had he not gone into that bar and just stayed at that hotel, until the wedding took place, that forenoon day ...

Already Dead (a Short Story) -- Dennis Siluk
The Room She is down, down in the China Cabinet; her insides, ashes, that’s all that is left of her—wood around her, and her, she´s just ashes, that´s it in a nutshell: “Over there” —I ...

Untrue Father (A short Story) -- O.P.Somani
Kallu was a tenant of Santosh Kumar Nayak. Santosh Kumar was a businessman in a small town of Utter Pradesh. So far the rent is concerned he was charging the rent very much according to the prevalent ...

The Attic Bedroom [An Old Type Winter--l958] Short Story -- Dennis Siluk
Again, Lee, now eleven-years old, and Mike, his brother, two years his senior, ran through the second floor attic bedroom discovering Grandpa Anton was listening, they heard grandpa cursing and ...

Short Story: Take a Trip To The Temple Of The Great Tomato -- Jesse S. Somer
Jimmy Jenkins Jr. is not an adventurer, traveler, or pioneer. Far from it, Jimmy has had the same job, in the same office for 15 years. He’s got about 2 years of holiday time built up because he ...

14 Tips On Writing The Short-Short Story -- Marg McAlister
The short-short story has been likened by some as being closer to writing a poem than a story. And that makes sense—every word has to be packed with power; every line has to move the story along. ...

The Big Carrot [a Short Story: 1957] -- Dennis Siluk
The Big Carrot [St. Paul, Minnesota: 1958] Uncle Ernest, who really was not my uncle, but my mother’s boyfriend for some forty-years, found my secret when I was eleven years old, back in the summer ...

April Fools Day (story) -- Ryan Fyfe
April Fool's Day, is not officially considered a holiday, is most definitely a notable day that is celebrated in many countries on April 1. The thing that is so special about April 1 (April ...

The Rolling Stones -- Chad Koch
1. You Can't Always Get What You Want 2. Only Rock 'n Roll 3. Get Off My Cloud 4. She's A Rainbow 5. Under My Thumb 6. It's All Over Now 7. Don't Stop 8. Happy 9. The Last Time 1. ...

Adult Swim - You Must Be This High To Ride This Ride -- Chad Koch
1. You Must Be This High To Ride This Ride 2. There’s No “P” In Pool 3. Harvey Birdman, Attorney At Law 4. Aqua Teen Hunger Force 5. Sealab 2021 6. Brak Show 7. English Channel Swim 8. Bobby G. ...

Maurice Cornelius Escher - MC Escher -- Chad Koch
MC ESCHER "I play a tiresome game" - MC ESCHER 1. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish 2. No Apt Pupil 3. The Creature In The Forest 4. Head In The Clouds 5. The Puzzler 6. Impossible Architect 7. ...

John Deere -- Chad Koch
JOHN DEERE GO WEST YOUNG MAN THE BLACKSMITH MASS APPEAL NOTHING RUNS LIKE A DEERE COMMITMENT LEGENDARY LEAPING FORWARD THE CLASSIC "I will never put my name on a product that does not have in it the ...

Metallica - St. Anger -- Chad Koch
1. St. Anger 2. Metallica Reloaded 3. The Early Early Early Days 4. Under The Influence 5. Monsters Of Rock 6. Nabbing Napster 7. Master Of Puppets 8. Ride The Lightning 9. Worn Justice 10. ...

Monty Python - Top 10 Comedy Films -- Chad Koch
1. Fruit In The Looms 2. Python's Give Live Birth 3. The Toad Elevating Moment 4. Mystery Of The Lost Python Sketches 5. Brian's The Life Of The Party 6. Kim Bread Aka John Cleese 7. Around ...

Bruce Lee - Enter The Dragon -- Chad Koch
BRUCE LEE ENTER THE DRAGON LITTLE KNOWN FACT WAY OF THE INTERCEPTING FIST A WARRIOR'S JOURNEY LAST MAN STANDING GAME OF DEATH NUNCHAKU FISTS OF FURY THE CURSE MISSION IMPOSSIBLE SILENT BUT DEADLY ...

Vampires: the Romantic Ideology behind Them -- Xavier Zambrano
The French Revolution constituted for the conscience of the dominant aristocratic class a fall from innocence, and upturning of the natural chain of events that resounded all over Europe; the old ...

The Story “From the Chicken Coop”™ -- Ted Borgeas
Many years ago my grandfather, had a small farm and chickens. One morning he sent me out to the chicken coop to collect fresh eggs. He became concerned when I didn’t return after a shot interval. ...
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