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Exactly How to Include a Slight Touch of Cottage Charm To Your House

02nd November 2012
Corbels had been initially used in order to increase the structural integrity of several items. During medieval times and before, corbels were usually utilized to help support the weight of the ceiling. These corbels had been placed at the point where the... Read >
Author: ScottUhrig

History of Baseball

25th May 2011
A lot has been written about the history and birth of the sport of baseball and controversy has surrounded the subject for over a century.There has long been a myth, once extensively believed by many Americans, that baseball was invented by one Abner Doub... Read >
Author: Owen Jones

The Rich Tradition and History of Ascot Hats and Beanie Hats

28th April 2011
Ascot hats and Beanie hats are two special headpiece accessories that are both unusual yet stylish. These hats have a long heritage and colorful histories. If you want highly contrasting hats to show different sides of your personality, then you should ha... Read >
Author: hatsboutique12

The Language of Flowers/ Flower Meanings and Symbolism

12th April 2011
The Language of Flowers/ Flower Meanings and Symbolism Receiving and Sending Flowers is an ancient tradition. Even in the Medieval times, people used to send flowers as gifts to their loved ones. By mid 1700s symbolic meanings were attached with flowers ... Read >
Author: Adam Fowler

“Colomba Pasquale”: a sweet story between myth and reality

30th March 2011
Easter is coming and with it are coming all the sweet dishes that feature fresh baked specialties from chocolate loved by children but not all. Certainly in the Italian tradition the best known and most popular dessert that is identified, even in form, w... Read >
Author: MartinaPP

Tactical Gloves

02nd March 2011
TACTICAL GLOVES It is not known when the glove actually came into being as a piece of clothing. The first gloves may have simply been strips of animal skins or fur wrapped around the hands. This offered protection when working, hunting or as a cold wea... Read >
Author: www.tacticalandoptics.com

Rules for Building Spiral Staircase

29th November 2010
Spiral Stairs are staircases that are constructed solely of tapered treads wrapping around a central column. As they twist round in a tight curve they offer a very space-saving solution when accessing a different floor, taking up considerably less floor s... Read >
Author: Ingress

Start Your Own Business With a Hog Roast Machine

29th November 2010
When it comes to food and celebrations,there's not much that's more tantalizing than a hog roast.A crispy pig browning on a spit draws guests together on any occasion. So why not make it your business?A rich tradition dating back to medieval times,hog ... Read >
Author: ConanBrown

Indian Furniture Tips - What is a Diwan?

01st June 2010
Everything about Indian furniture is special, right from the design that it is made in to the cultural and ethical names that they are given. There are several everyday types of furniture that we see which have their traditional Indian name. For example, ... Read >
Author: prashree

Art - The Importance Of The Italian Renaissance

10th September 2009
An extremely important time in art was during the renaissance. In particular the Italian renaissance which was the start of the entire period brought a change in culture, poetry, music and art. This time period was a time of rebirth in which old beliefs a... Read >
Author: A.Deakin

The History of the Trumpet

19th August 2009
Who can deny the wonderful melodic tone of the trumpet? This great instrument is now used in many genres of music, from Christian Jazz to Classical. However, it wasn't always used this way. In its earliest form, the trumpet wasn't even used to move and in... Read >
Author: Vincent Bates

You Are Bitten By The Bed Bug

25th March 2009
A good night's sleep might become next to impossible if one is constantly being bitten by bed bugs. Bed bugs have been a problem for many centuries dating as far back as medieval times and classical Greek, as these have been documented in various writings... Read >
Author: Judd Snell

Die Bed Bugs Die

13th March 2009
Getting rid of bed bugs has been a problem documented as early as medieval times in Europe or during the time of Aristotle in Greece. Often attacking when one is fast asleep, bed bugs are smart creatures that choose to move when the target least knows it.... Read >
Author: Judd Snell

The best places to camp in Europe

16th December 2008
If you're going to Europe any time soon on holiday or if you live in Europe and you want to stay in your own area but still get away from it all for a little while, you might want to go camping. A lot of people go to Europe all the time, and some people a... Read >
Author: Robert Palmer

The Top Vacation Spots in Italy

11th November 2008
What you feel are the top vacation spots in Italy depends on what you are looking for in a vacation. Each region of the country has different attractions and different ways for you to spend your time. You may want to visit the large cities of Rome, Floren... Read >
Author: Ling Tong
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