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heanders
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I enjoy motor racing. Several years ago I photographed and wrote reports of motorcycle races for publication.  I also like open wheel racing. I enjoy aquariums and parrots.

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History
by heanders
8 years ago
Teotihuacan: Birthplace of the Gods

This is an overview of Teotihuacan, an archaeological site in Mexico. It is dominated by two large pyramids, one the third largest in the world. Teotihuacan tours are popular with tourists visiting Mexico.

Entertainment
by heanders
8 years ago
Collecting Gold Coins

This article is about collecting gold coins as opposed to investing in gold. It gives some of the pitfalls, and gives advice on how and what to collect and the hazards to be aware of.

Pets & Animals
by heanders
8 years ago
Fish Stores

This is a guide to choosing an aquarium supply store. It gives advice on what to look for when buying fish or aquarium supplies

History
by heanders
9 years ago
Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride, a book review

Billy the Kid is one of the iconic gunfighters of the Wild West, with much written about him. Some of what has been written is romanticised fiction with a few facts to give it credance. There are very few facts known about Bonney and everyone who has read about...

History
by heanders
9 years ago
The Crazy Horse Memorial

Native Americans asked the sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski to carve the Crazy Horse monument. Crazy Horse was a beloved Sioux leader and warrior admired by many tribes. When they presented the idea, Ziolkowski wanted it to be more than a sculpture. Ziolkowski envisioned a complex of the sculpture, cultural center,...

Health
by heanders
9 years ago
Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia: Opposite Sides of the Same Coin

Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia are conditions that center on blood sugar (glucose). These conditions are the result of the body not being able to regulate glucose levels properly. Medication may be required if it is not possible to control them with diet. They are both dangerous conditions that could evolve...

Entertainment
by heanders
9 years ago
Tom Dooley, Tale of Legend, Song and Film

Tom Dula, pronounced Dooley in North Carolina, was a 22-year-old Civil War veteran hanged for murder in 1868. The events that brought him to that end is the source of legend, song and film. Before the Civil War, Tom Dula was involved with a woman named...

Business & Money
by heanders
9 years ago
On the Wealth of Nations, A Book Review

Adam Smith was a moral philosopher who taught philosophy and logic at Edinburgh. Smith is known for publishing the first in depth book of economics, "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations" in 1776. Commonly called, "The Wealth of Nations," was to be part...

Business & Money
by heanders
9 years ago
Reverse Mortgage

TV ads for reverse mortgages feature older respected movie stars in front of a large house and expensive car who describe a carefree life of travel and security for people in their golden years. The free DVD explains the process of reverse mortgages and their benefits. It has testimonials...

Technology
by heanders
9 years ago
Polygraph Tests

In the movies and on TV shows someone is hooked up to a lie detector and asked the critical question and the needles jump all over the place and the suspect breaks down and confesses. In movies and TV, it is infallible, but results aren't used in court because...

Technology
by heanders
9 years ago
Perpetual Motion Machines

This is an article about perpetual motion machines. It covers the search during the industrial revolution and the discovery of the physical laws that prevent their manufacture.

Lifestyle
by heanders
9 years ago
Paralegal and Legal Assistant Jobs

Paralegals and legal assistants do many of the same things that lawyers and attorneys do. They are not a lawyer, but capable of doing legal work. Most work in an attorney's office and assist lawyers. A paralegal can work anywhere that legal assistance and knowledge is required. ...

Entertainment
by heanders
9 years ago
United States Bicentennial Coins

This is an article about the United States bicentennial coins minted in 1975 and 1976. These coins had a different image on the reverse during those two years.

Technology
by heanders
9 years ago
Tree Rings: A Timeline To History

These tree rings provide a record of the past. The light and dark rings are a timeline to history.

History
by heanders
9 years ago
Unknown Gunfighters, Captain Jonathan R Davis

Many western gunfighters have had many movies, books and articles written about them. While there were many skilled men with guns in the old west, there are others just as deadly, who are relatively unknown.

Sports
by heanders
8 years ago
Go-Kart Racing School

This article is about go-kart schools. It discusses their attention to safety and the programs they offer

Health
by heanders
9 years ago
Unwanted Additives in the Municipal Drinking Water Supply

Have a headache? The solution may be easier than one thinks. Take a drink of municipal water. Contaminated Water During the past few years, studies have revealed unwanted additives in the drinking water supply. These include recreational drugs, hormones and pharmaceuticals. These components are not...

Health
by heanders
9 years ago
Polio: The Forgotten Scourge

This is an article about Polio. A cure was found for the virus in the late 1950s, but before that, it spread terror throughout the United States. Polio has been eliminated in except for four countries.

Sports
by heanders
8 years ago
Choosing A Motorcycle Racing School

This is an article on schools for motorcycle racing. It covers different forms of racing and the skills required.

Health
by heanders
9 years ago
Herbal Supplement Blood Thinning Hazards

Many people feel that because something is natural, it is automatically safe. Supplements such as ginger are often used as food, or for seasonings. Those who take herbal supplements often overlook that they can have negative side effects. This is especially true for people that take anticoagulant or blood...

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