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Cubits, Old Measuring Units

10th March 2009
The cubit is one of the oldest units of measure, employed as early as the Egyptian and Sumerian civilizations. Derived from the Latin word cubitus, this measure pertains to the lower arm, or to be more precise, the distance between the elbow and the tip o... Read >
Author: ajcones

How to carve a marble sculpture?

18th February 2009
Marble sculpture is the result of forming 3-dimensional visually interesting objects from marble. Carving marble into sculpture is an activity older than civilization itself. Prehistoric sculptures were usually human forms, such as the Venus of Willendor... Read >
Author: yxpweed

What is Lyric? Understanding Lyric and Reflective Poetry

02nd December 2008
There is a thin differentiating line between reflective and lyrical poetry. It is quite amusing indeed to have a contemplative study of such kind of poetry. The whole attempts of this article are focused on this very aspect of peeping in to poetry. The... Read >
Author: Rakesh Patel

The History Behind Musicals

14th August 2008
A musical can be in the form of a theatrical production or a movie, either of which uses songs and dancing as a means to tell the story. There are many types of musical theater, such as comedy drama, dramas, and others. They use music to tell their st... Read >
Author: MIKE SELVON

History Of The Hairbrush

05th November 2007
Tracing the history of the hairbrush is akin to sifting through a haystack for a needle. And while written documents in regard to the implement are scarce, there are plenty of clues as to its use throughout history by men and women both.The first appearan... Read >
Author: vincent platania

The History of Acne

05th October 2007
Acne is known to affect people even before humans could write. Some Egypt writings mention that Pharaohs used to suffer with Acne. It seems that the word 'Acne' was invented in ancient Greece as people from there were also affected by this disorder. Here ... Read >
Author: John Sern

Paying Attention to the Umms and Ahhs

21st September 2007
Language and persuasion can both be mangled. They can also be the epitome of art. And as with any artistic endeavor, unless you're a child prodigy like Mozart or Picasso, most likely you'll have to practice to excel.In orienting ourselves toward our afflu... Read >
Author: Kenrick E. Cleveland

Ancient Greek Food: Olives

08th April 2007
Today, you go to the store and buy a little container of olives. You can get them in all different shapes sizes colors, and more. You can buy them with pimentos in them or not. Many wonder how this food became such an important part of Greek culture and l... Read >
Author: george christodoulou

The History and Evolution of the Sexy Thong

02nd April 2006
The loincloth, worn thousands of years ago is likely to be the first undergarment worn by humans and it evolved into the thong over the years. Ironically, it was first worn by men in ancient times before it evolved into part of women's lingerie in modern ... Read >
Author: Rick Freedom
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