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The Great Scottish Sporran

05th January 2012
A sporran is an essential part of Highland dress when wearing a kilt, both to keep the tradition of the outfit as well as for practical reasons, where else to keep your flask of whisky and mobile phone As early as the twelfth century Highlanders were ... Read >
Author: The Scotland Kilt Company

Is The Briefcase For Women Any Good?

05th April 2011
Briefcases were first used in the fourteenth century to carry money and valuables. Later on, briefcases got their name after lawyers commonly used them to carry "briefs" to present to courts. Understandably, briefcases used to be exclusive for men only. B... Read >
Author: Rudy Silva

The Importance of Brass Tube in Music Instruments

10th January 2011
Enter the doors and hallways of Asian houses and you will notice chimes hanging on the doorway. These chimes produce a relaxing sound. Traditional Asian beliefs say wind chimes drive away bad spirits. Nevertheless, wind chimes are also used for decoration... Read >
Author: Lawrence Halter

Characteristics and Great Figures of British Renaissance Era

10th May 2010
Renaissance literally means rebirth. It refers to especially to the rebirth of learning that began in Italy in the fourteenth century, spread to the north including England by sixth century, and ended in the north in the mid-seventeenth century (earlier... Read >
Author: Ahmad Alim Aziz

Where Did Lipstick Originate From?

17th April 2009
Lipstick as we recognize it is a relatively recent invention, but women have been coloring their lips for a very long time. A vibrantly dyed lip was worth paying any quantity of money and using any substance, enjoyable to make a vividly colored lip. Pr... Read >
Author: Nisar Ali

Taste The Cava

27th March 2009
Wine is an alcoholic beverage often made of fermented grape juice. The natural chemical balance of grapes is such that they can ferment without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes or other nutrients.Wine is produced by fermenting crushed grapes using v... Read >
Author: ajcones

Monaco's Coins

13th March 2009
The state of Monaco, beside his small area - it's the second smallest country in the world - is a sovereign state since its foundation in the fourteenth century, with a little aside during the French Revolution. It therefore has the right to fly its own c... Read >
Author: Olivier Roland

Cat and Kitten Origin and History of Cat Information

09th July 2008
Curious, to know the origin of the word cat, then here is a brief history, which will help people to understand as how the word 'cat' originated. The English word cat was not into usage until 300 AD. It is very remarkable that, in numerous languages aroun... Read >
Author: Martin Marks

Bichon Frise: From Barbichon To Bichon

24th January 2008
The Bichon Frise is descended from the Barbet or Water Spaniel, much like his cousin the Caniche and was originally known as a Barbichon, which was later shortened to Bichon. In addition, there are four different categories of the Bichon, which include th... Read >
Author: Mary Stevenson
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