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History of Aurora, Colorado

30th December 2009
Aurora, Colorado, one of Denver's larger suburbs, was founded in 1891 by Donald Fletcher. Initially named after its founder, the town took on the Latin word for "dawn" in 1907 and was a textbook- and postcard-perfect representation of small-town America. ... Read >
Author: Robert Bell

Aquamarine Stone

01st August 2009
Aquamarine rings are fashion rings and are extremely reasonable 19th anniversary present. Aquamarine rings are also an ideal gift for your friends who are celebrating their birthday in March. With its delicate sea-blue color, aquamarine is thought to brin... Read >
Author: Ivan Christopher

The Importance of Sermon Outlines

26th June 2009
There is nothing more daunting then hearing a preacher struggling and stumbling through a sermon.rambling on from one thing to another aimlessly trying to say something. confusing him or herself and more importantly confusing the Listeners Most Preache... Read >
Author: Ranches Hall

The Chinese Dong Zhi Festival

15th April 2009
Dong Zhi, or the Winter Solstice Festival, was celebrated by the Chinese of ancient times. It was commemorated in much the same way Chinese Lunar New Year is now - with visits to friends and relatives. There is customary feasting and businesses will close... Read >
Author: Henry Fong

Fractions in Real Life

10th April 2009
IntroductionThe term 'fraction' is from the Latin word 'fractus' meaning 'broken'.A fraction is a broken number that represents a part or parts of something considered as a whole.1/6, 2/8, 3/5, 11/15, 34/79, 121/197-are some examples of fractions.In a fra... Read >
Author: Chandrajeet

Do Commercials Use Subliminal Messages

10th March 2009
Do you really know what subliminal messages are?Have subliminal messages ever been used in commercials? Have you ever decided to buy a product because you were following a hidden command embeded in an ordinary commercial? Can these messages really be used... Read >
Author: Michael McGrath

Lapis Lazuli - The Royal Blue Gemstone

28th January 2009
Lapis is a beautiful royal blue stone often associated with royalty. The name lapis comes from the Latin word for stone and lazuli is from the Persian name for the place where the stone is mined. When the two words are combined, it means "stone of azure".... Read >
Author: Dale Arnold

What Are Subliminal Messages & How Do They Work

31st December 2008
Subliminal messages are suggestions that are offered below the level of conscious awareness. They are messages that take the form of either visual images or spoken words. Such suggestions are hidden in other forms of communication such as still picture... Read >
Author: Michael McGrath

Dog Names and Meanings ?An Important Part of Naming Your Pet

14th October 2008
When choosing a name for their new puppy, many people do not give much thought to dog names and meanings. The meaning of a dog's name has a lot to do with the dog's personality, so you should choose names that will reflect the personality associated with ... Read >
Author: Ling Tong

The Four Types of Anger - All You Ever Wanted to Know About Anger (But Were Too Furious to Ask!)

12th September 2008
Anger comes from the Latin word, angere, which means "to strangle." Anger strangles us on a number of different levels. It is the emotion which is probably the most familiar to the majority of us. A consistent finding in those who have low self-esteem, mi... Read >
Author: Dr. John Schinnerer

Zillij tile: Moroccan mosaic tile elegance and timeless beauty

25th April 2008
Zillij mosaic tile also known as Zellidj, Zillij, Zellij, zellige is an important element Moorish and Moroccan architecture and decorating. The word tile is derived from the French word tuile, which is, in turn, derived from the Latin word tegula, meaning... Read >
Author: calvdavid

History of the Quaich – the Scottish drinking cup

25th March 2008
The Quaich is a shallow drinking cup or bowl originating from Scotland. The word Quaich is attributed to the Gaelic word 'cuach', which is itself derived from the Latin word 'caucus' meaning drinking cup. The Quaich hails from medieval times when people w... Read >
Author: J Wilson

Parapsychology Schools Teach Parapsychic Sciences

20th January 2008
Those who are fascinated by the parapsychic sciences should look into parapsychology schools. The word parapsychology is derived from the Latin word "para" (which means beyond) and psychology; it literally means "beyond psychology." Schools for parapsycho... Read >
Author: Michael Bustamante

History of Socks Timeline

11th February 2006
Believe it or not socks have been around since the stone ages. They were very different from socks as we know them today. They were often made of animal skins that were tied around the ankles. In Ancient Egypt there is evidence of the existence of knitted... Read >
Author: Jerry Smith

The Lost Art Of Listening

01st January 2006
"The Lost Art of Listening." (c) Camilla Barker 2005 Ever wondered why we use the words, "need a shoulder to cry on" and "I'll be your ears"? These phrases have, over time, lost some of their deeper meaning and become yet more clichs in the Engli... Read >
Author: Camilla Barker
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