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PensiveScholar
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I like writing about a variety of things that are intriguing and interesting, with a focus on things that may not be commonly known. It is my hope that you enjoy reading the articles below. If you like something, give it a thumbs up, comment and share. If you're interested in writing for infobarrel, sign up today!

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Lifestyle
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
What women's jewellery would you buy if you could pick anything under $100?

What women's jewellery would you buy if you could pick anything under $100? Here we go on a fun experiment to see what kind of jewellery, be it necklaces, bracelets, or earrings, one can get for under $100 (well under $100). You'll be surprised.

Entertainment
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
The Best Selling Books of All Time

There are some books that have stood the test of time, and have become ever more popular. Learn what the most popular books of all time are, and what they're about (a couple on this list may surprise you)

Travel & Places
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
Sample Letters of Complaint to a Hotel

Sometimes, a stay at a hotel can be particularly disappointing, especially if we have established a loyalty to the place. Writing a letter of complaint can ease frustration, and communicate to management the issues that require fixing. Here are sample letters to help you write a letter to a hotel.

Travel & Places
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
The Top 10 Haunted Castles in Europe

Castles in themselves can be eerie places, with their old stone walls, narrow corridors and secret nooks. The rich and illustrious history of some of these castles has lent itself to many horrors. Many believe that the castles continue to be haunted from ghosts that existed centuries past. Here are the top 10 haunted castles in Europe.

Travel & Places
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
Top 10 Destinations That Will Make You Think You've Died And Gone To Heaven

There are places on this Earth that are so unlike anywhere you've visited, it will feel like you've died and gone to heaven. Soak up the scenery and the serenity while you're there. Here are the top 10 places to visit (pictures included).

Lifestyle
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
Blue Sapphire Engagement Ring: Purchasing a Ring For That Special Someone

Long considered a royal gem, the sapphire has enchanted people for its beauty and believed healing qualities. The sapphire becomes a beautiful, rich stone when used in an engagement ring, and is the perfect way to propose to a loved one.

Lifestyle
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
Emerald Engagement Rings: Purchasing a Gem For That Special Someone

The emerald has long been part of humankind's history. Now, the emerald engagement ring is a popular option for those who want a beautiful green gem on their loved one's finger. Learn more about what makes the emerald a special gemstone, along with what to look for when purchasing one.

Lifestyle
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
Where to Buy Knitting Yarn: The Local Yarn Store or Online?

There are two categories of places one can buy knitting yarn: the local yarn store and online. We learn about the advantages and disadvantages of each, and how to determine which one to shop from.

Entertainment
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
What Is Ribbing in Knitting And How To Do It Properly

Ribbing is a technique commonly used at the border to create stretch and an interesting look. Learn how to do ribbing, along with the type of ribbing and knitting needles to use.

Travel & Places
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
China's Forbidden City: The People Who Lived Inside The Palace

The Forbidden City was long closed off from the rest of the world. In the heart of the Middle Kingdom, Emperors ruled for over 500 years. This article details who resided at the Forbidden Palace and their role there.

Lifestyle
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
How to Use Knitting Needles: A Beginner's Guide

Knitting is a traditional art that can be used to create beautiful crafts, such as sweaters, clothes, slippers etc. Learn the basic art of knitting, including what needles and yarn to use, and how to knit.

History
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
Bog Bodies: What They Are All About

Bog bodies are fascinating naturally mummified bodies found in northern Europe. They give insight into the lives and deaths of the individuals, and of their society at large. The bog body preservation process is discussed. Details on the lives and deaths of famous bog bodies is also covered.

Lifestyle
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
How to Throw a Pirate-Themed Birthday Party for Kids

Arggh! What kid doesn't love a pirate-themed party. Here are steps on how to create a pirate themed birthday party for your child, from the invitations to the loot bags.

Lifestyle
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
Sample Funeral Speeches for a Grandfather

Having a grandfather pass away can be an incredibly difficult time. It can also be hard to come up with the right words to say at the funeral. Here are two sample eulogies as inspiration for your grandfather.

Business & Money
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
How To Avoid Capital Gains Tax on Property

Many people cringe when they think of the capital gains incurred by selling property. However, there are numerous ways to lower and even avoid capital gains. Here are some ways you can reduce your tax.

Business & Money
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
Managing the death of a loved one: The costs of a funeral and life insurance

The death of a loved one can be difficult to deal with, especially with the emotional and financial toll it takes on those close to the deceased. By planning ahead and considering funeral costs carefully, this can help ease the process of making funeral arrangements.

Travel & Places
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
The Hawaiian Hula Dance

The Hawaiian hula dance is a traditional and graceful art form that has been practiced by Hawaiians for centuries. We learn about the history and difference between the traditional and modern forms. Finally, we finish off with a video on basic hula steps and a dance done by Hawaiian dancers in traditional costume.

Entertainment
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
Book Review: Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi

Never Eat Alone is considered the quintessential guide to networking. Keith Ferrazzi provides anecdotes from his life, as well as advice and profiles of famous connectors. He teaches readers about building relationships and the nuances of forming a connection. This review looks at the good, the bad, and the ugly of his book.

Health
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
What Causes Eczema to Flare Up and How To Manage Eczema in Adults

Eczema can affect your skin and self-confidence greatly. There are a number of factors that can cause flare ups, which are discussed. Also, this article provides ways of dealing with eczema and treating the condition.

Beauty
by PensiveScholar
3 years ago
The Best Body Wash and Lotion For Eczema

Eczema can affect people negatively and even impede their lifestyle simply because of their skin condition. This article discusses the various body washes and lotions available, and a review of each of them.

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