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Napkin Folding & Origami

16th November 2008
Indeed what does origami have to do with napkin folding, restaurants and gourmet food? The answer is presentation. Long before this current season fashion trend which is looking East with its intricate fabric manipulations, the art of dressing ...a ... Read >
Author: solange

Immigration Dept rejoices as "Lost Canadians" citizenship bill is passed

07th May 2008
95% of the cases of "Lost Canadians" will be resolved, said Citizenship and Immigration Minister Diane Finley, thanks to Bill C-37. People who are citizens when this law comes into force will not lose their citizenship as a result of these amendments.... Read >
Author: Robert Palmer

Oscar Fish Classification

27th March 2008
Formally described in 1831 by the famous 19th century zoologist, Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (also founder of the Harvard University's Museum of Comparative Zoology), the Oscar is also known as the genus Lobotes Occellatus. Despite the name (Lobotes ar... Read >
Author: Shane Logey

The History of Baby Cribs

20th January 2008
Cribs are used today for all infants up until about age 2 or 3. But this wasn't always the case. The history of baby cribs goes back several hundred years ago. Before babies had cribs they usually slept with their parents. Bedrooms were rare until... Read >
Author: Randi Reese

How to Make a Biscuit or Puff Quilt

02nd August 2007
These quilts are so easy to make in any size. Basically, you make individual stuffed squares from cloth and sew the squares together. These quilts date back to the 19th century and were very popular in the 1970's when people discovered recycling. Yo... Read >
Author: karensvariety

What Makes Patek Philippe So Special?

23rd January 2007
Swiss wristwatches are considered to be the best in the world. Sales of Swiss watches account for over $8 billion each year. But for the true connoisseur of Swiss watches, the best watch in the world is a Patek Philippe wristwatch. But why are Patek Phili... Read >
Author: Robin OBrien

A Brief History of Quilting

22nd June 2006
The art of quilting is not something new to this world, it has been around for centuries, but still there is no confirmation about the exact origin. According to the historians is that the history of quilting, piecing and applique was widely used for clot... Read >
Author: tima ashar

The Lanyard Legend

16th November 2005
The lanyard can be traced back to the late 19th century. It was originally a piece of cord, used to secure a jack-knife, used as a weapon in war. The lanyard was worn on the left shoulder with the end containing the knife tucked into the left breast pocke... Read >
Author: Jay Stockman
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