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The Meanings Of Flower Tattoos

19th January 2010
These days, more and more women are getting tattoos. As more women decide to get tattoos, flower designs continue to rise in popularity. The best thing about flower tattoos is the fact that there are many different colors and types of flowers - providing ... Read >
Author: marksewan

Fancy Cutlery And Everyday Pieces

22nd November 2009
Cutlery is utensils that were developed by the western world and are used for eating, serving and preparing food. Cutlery also goes by the name of silverware and flatware. Many time cutleries are sometimes only referred to as knives and cutting tools. Tho... Read >
Author: A.Deakin

Why You Need To Know Candle Making History

05th November 2009
Perhaps no era of history reminds us of candles as much as the abbeys and monks of the 16th century and the colonial era of U.S. history. When we think of the time just prior to the Revolutionary War, candles seem to be one of the first items that com... Read >
Author: Daniel P. Martin

Corfu and Other Unusual Places to Find Cricket Abroad

17th September 2009
Canada is one country that features rarely in cricketing circles yet it has a popular cricket tradition which is growing all the time. Canada claims to have started playing cricket as far back as 1785 and recorded its first international cricketing event ... Read >
Author: Mark Bartley

Guide To Buying Wine Glasses

15th September 2009
It is true however that the appearance, smell and even the taste can be enhanced by using the proper glasses. The oldest surviving wine glass with a stem and foot are 15th century enameled goblets that holds more than four ounces of liquid. Towards the en... Read >
Author: satbir101

Ancient Hemorrhoid Cream Works To Cure Hemorrhoids

13th August 2009
People have been suffering from hemorrhoids for a long time. Here's a hemorrhoid cream that was invented in the first century AD. Between AD 40 and AD 90 a Greek Pharmacologist wrote about a hemorrhoid cure that people were making with a common herb calle... Read >
Author: Daniel Griffiths

Tips On Having A Safe And Happy Nose Piercing Experience

25th February 2009
Nose piercing is not a new phenomenon. It is a very old tradition which has its roots in the Middle East. From the Middle East the custom was taken to India by the Mughals way back in the 16th century. This tradition of the nose piercing is still preval... Read >
Author: shipra kaul

Leather Fashion Accessories A Progressive and Fascinating History

23rd October 2008
Accessories can be defined as, clothing that is worn and carried, but not the part of the main clothing; which is a supplementary component. Fashion accessories are decorative items, such as watches, sunglasses, jewelry, gloves, handbags, hats, and be... Read >
Author: Robert Palmer

Top 17 Symbols of Lapis Lazuli

28th August 2008
Introducing lapis lazuli The gemstone like lapis lazuli originates in diverse shades of blue along with a lot of features being spotted on white calcite and a number of with yellow. The gorgeous gemstone "Lapis-Lazuli" is surrounded by blue color along... Read >
Author: MUmarF

Dress up and Princess Games -- Online Games for Girls

15th May 2008
There is nothing that triggers a child's imagination such as a game with possibilities, when it comes to girls there is nothing better than playing dress-up with their dolls and princesses, knowing this information online game designers have come up with ... Read >
Author: John Sern

Designer Purse still Reigns Supreme

18th April 2008
It is still the most versatile "must have" accessory. Whether you choose the more practical Coach purses or a dainty Chanel clutch, it still does more than just look pretty, but performs the essential function of holding lipstick, cell phone and credit ca... Read >
Author: Claudia Corrigan D'Arcy

The Japanese Language: Elegance of the Spoken and Written word

13th April 2008
The Japanese language is written with a combination of three different types of scripts: Chinese characters called kanji, and two syllabic scripts made up of modified Chinese characters, hiragana and katakana. The Latin alphabet, romaji, is also often use... Read >
Author: Joseph H.

Tomatoes and Cucumbers to Detox

03rd April 2007
If you love someone who is an alcoholic, or you are struggling with your own alcohol problem, you may be interested in the process of alcohol detoxification. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can range from uncomfortable to life threatening, depending on the se... Read >
Author: hazel

The Gorgeous Silver Jewelry of Bali

03rd August 2006
Just off the coast of Indonesia is a small island called Bali. This island is home to master silversmiths and jewelers that create distinctive and unique jewelry in silver, gold and other metals. Chinese and Southeast Asian artisans have all influence... Read >
Author: Cory Willins

Dachshund - The Wiener Dog Breed Description

20th May 2006
Dachshunds originated in Germany and are known to have existed as far back as the 16th century. Dachshunds were bred to hunt badgers, wild boar and other types of small animals. In German, Dachs means badger and Hund means dog, showing the emphasis the br... Read >
Author: Josh Emsley
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