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The Centre Pompidou's Many Exhibitions

08th August 2012
For fans of contemporary art, the Centre Pompidou is an absolute must-see while in Paris. The building itself stands out from the crowd thanks to its eccentric, colourful architecture, and there are a number of fascinating exhibitions and activities to en... Read >
Author: W.Smetak

Top Selling Royal Enfield Bikes in India

01st August 2011
Royal Enfield bikes in India have undoubtedly scored the name in the Indian bike industry. The Royal Enfield bikes have successfully made its special position in the heart of the bike enthusiast. Well every flourishing brand has its story of success; the ... Read >
Author: Simon

Top 5 Vintage Bowman Baseball Cards

06th July 2011
Did you know that the most expensive Bowman baseball card is the 1953 Bowman Color Mickey Mantle, released by the Bowman Gum Company of Philadelphia? This card is one of the most sought after cards in its league and has sold for a whopping $162,000! Bowma... Read >
Author: orsondixon

Making Do and Mending to Create Your Own Shabby Chic Wardrobes

15th February 2011
Making do and mending was not just an attitude, it was a way of life in the post-war years of many of our grandparents! Now, this make do and mend vibe is back with us, inspired as a positive response to making more of what we have in the face of economy ... Read >
Author: Franklin Bill

Long Lost Symbolism Of Dance: War Dances

14th September 2010
In a period when people fought and went to war to conquer new countries and regions or to defend their peace in their territories, war dance had two basic functions: to prepare the warriors for the battles and to welcome them back. Phyrrhic dance ... Read >
Author: Theo Grigore

Germans fear language is being ruined by English

04th May 2010
After years of post-war Anglicisation and Americanisation, seven out of 10 Germans speak some English. But experts say there is a growing backlash against the widespread use of foreign terms in the age of globalisation, technology and immigration. Busines... Read >
Author: Aspinalls Ltd

LIONEL TRAIN REPAIR GUIDE

01st April 2010
Are you a collector of old Lionel trains? Do you need a one-stop resource guide to repairs and restoration? The art of restoring and repairing Lionel trains is becoming lost. There are fewer and fewer enthusiasts around who are able to do this kind of wor... Read >
Author: Rob Nichols

A Brief History of Shoe Manufacturing the United States (Part Two)

27th October 2009
By the late 19th century, shoes were largely manufactured in factories that specialized in a minute step of the shoemaking process. Materials, parts and products were shipped around the US. And a standardized American sizing system was finally put into pr... Read >
Author: jane baron

Fridges - A Brief History on how they have evolved

23rd June 2006
The chances are that you use your fridge every single day of your life, but I doubt you think about it very often. It just sits there, gently humming away, doing its job it's just part of life. Yet before the 1920s, there were no fridges, and they we... Read >
Author: John Gibb
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