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History
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Bad Man of the "Bounty" Mutiny, Fletcher Christian

History and pop culture can be at odds many times with respect to an event or a certain historic figure.  The name "Bligh" conjures up images of an abusive, megalomaniac British naval captain of the "Mutiny on the Bounty" infamy.  However, it was not Bligh, the commanding officer of "HMS Bounty", who was the wrongdoer in the events leading to the well-known mutiny.  It was the spoiled dilettante, Fletcher Christian, who was the true villain of the "Bounty" Mutiny.

History
by Marlando
7 years ago
Civilization: A Short Unexpected Journey through a Past of Religions

Civilization: A Short Unexpected Journey through a Religious Past is an article I believe will captivate the thinker--not because I have written it so well but because of the subject matter itself--Certainly if you are a member of one of the 3-big world religions, you will discover this article to be thought-prevoking if nothing else. It is after all your history and your future.

Health
by DW32
7 years ago
Aldis Grocery Store Locations

A one spot stop for all Aldis grocery store locations from Alabama to New York.

Lifestyle
by fx2922
10 years ago
We are what we believe all the day long

When changing our minds is necessary for bringing healing into our lives:
Many have said that the human mind is very powerful and that it is able to bring positive or negative results into our lives according to the way we think. One wise philosopher wrote, "there is no good...

Entertainment
by Marlando
7 years ago
Music: One Hundred Years of Memories--1912-2012--Part Five

This is a series that spans 100 years of the romance of music and the reality of history in a mixture of Americana that takes the reader down memory lane into a mindscape of feelings and thoughts. This segment travels between 1970 and 2012 and I believe is a trip worth taking. You may recall times and tunes that you thought were lost forever. Enjoy!

History
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Body Snatching, the Resurrectionist Times and the Burke & Hare Murders

Burke and Hare were a pair of serial murderers operating in Edinburgh in the early nineteenth century. The result of their actions was a change to how anatomy was done in the country, with greater regulation and an increase in the supply of corpses, in order to remove the circumstances that resulted in these murders.

Travel & Places
by JengoJengo
8 years ago
Things To Do in New Orleans - Tips from a NOLA Native!

Looking for things to do in New Orleans? New Orleans is a wonderful city, both to visit and to live in!  There is so much culture, vibrancy, and tradition.  Growing up in the Big Easy, there was always something to do, whether it be the world class attrctions like the Aquarium or Zoo, or visiting the French Quarter Market on a lazy Saturday.  The city has really come back from Hurricane Katrina, and in a big way! 

Environment
by Rye Man
10 years ago
How to Make a Home More Green Energy Efficient

How to Make a Home More Green Energy EfficientRecently, we have begun to witness an increased emphasis on the importance of environmental friendly, and energy efficient, technologies. The truth is, however, that the "green" movement isn't new by any means. Fortunately, there are many simple things that each and every one of us can do make our homes even that much more green energy efficient, that won't wreck or ruin a family who is living on a tight budget. If you have already begun thinking of ways to save money on your energy bills, then you have certainly reached this article in time. The smart changes that I present can really manifest in decreased energy bills, considerable savings, and a more eco-friendly consideration, especially in the long term.As a general background beyond society's desire to "go green", it has been shown that entire communities can benefit from these clear and distinct initiatives, whether pursued on the national level or within the confines of our own homes. After all, we have to begin somewhere. To make your home "green" simply means that you are taking the necessary steps to decrease our natural overconsumption of energy sources by using natural heating and cooling devices. Not only are we concerned about overconsumption of resources, but we are also concerned with providing renewable energy alternatives like wind and solar panels. These two energy sources, in particular, has also proven to be environmental friendly as well as cost effective in the long term. [read the rest]

Lifestyle
by AmenValo
6 years ago
Ways To Improve Communication Skills:

Improving communication skills in order to become an effective communicator is an essential skill to learn. Everyone is born with a clean slate, adapting to the world around him or her and learning as they go. The excellent thing about communication is that like most skills, this can be...

Sports
by Travis_Aitch
9 years ago
Skateboarding

SkateboardingSkateboarding is an activity that has seen more evolution in its history than perhaps any other sport. First bursting onto the scene in California in the 1950s as a new way to "surf on land", skateboards have gone through countless stages since the original prototype--a simple wooden plank with two roller skate trucks nailed to the bottom. In the early days, skateboarding was considered an off-shoot of surfing. Often referred to as "sidewalk surfing", skateboarders used their basic wooden planks and wheels on land to emulate the feel of riding the waves. It wasn't until the rest of the country caught onto this new fad that it just blew up and became what we now see it as today--a highly competitive sport consisting of ridiculous stunts, tricks, and maneuvers using skateboards with perfect dimensions and intricate artwork. 1940s The first prototype of the modern skateboard was created. It was called the "Skeeter Skate", and it was made from aluminum and was ridden on four pedal-car style wheels. The surface of the Skeeter Skate was about 4 3/8 inches wide and 15 3/4 inches long. You could ride it with a handle attached or without one. Before the Skeeter Skate, a few other things came out resembling skateboards, but they never had steering; you could only go straight on them. This was the first skateboard-type device with axles that you could steer, known as "trucks". [read the rest]

Entertainment
by Sudocream
4 years ago
World of Warcraft: Legion

World of Warcraft: Legion is the sixth expansion to the most successful MMORPG of all time and will be bringing to the table a new hero class, artifact weapons, an overhauled PvP honor system more dungeons and raids and the biggest demonic invasion ever seen!

Beauty
by D One
4 years ago
50 Natural Ways to Grow Hair Faster

Figuring out how to grow hair faster can be difficult. Some of the methods out there are just complete bogus or can have harmful side effects. Here are 50 simple, effective, and NATURAL methods that can actually help.

Health
by Yindee
7 years ago
Citrus pulp facts - cures cancer, cuts cholesterol. Here are the recipes!

There is a lot of truth to the theory that fruit can fight cancer. This is a resource centre that provides all the information, recipes and references you need to get practical about citrus fruit. Not only for cancer but just about all the chronic health problems we have today can benefit from a prescription of citrus pectin, limonene and other natural drugs. 

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