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About Roof lanterns

23rd November 2011
The origins of the roof lantern can be found in the Roman Oculus - a circular opening in a building - designed as a feature in itself but also to allow natural light in. Glazed Oculus became more popular in northern Europe however, due to the weather c... Read >
Author: Jonathan Hey

Day Investing Converse: Greece

24th October 2011
That Greece will confront a shortfall in financing of around ??thirty billion ($43 billion) a year in 2012 and 2013-even soon after a ??110 billion bailout agreed previous year has been acknowledged for weeks by Euro-zone officials. But the agreement on h... Read >
Author: CarsonMccarthy

Mediterranean Holidays

13th October 2011
For many years, the Mediterranean has been the holiday destination of choice for visitors from all around the world, in particular Britain and Northern Europe. However, in recent years its popularity has declined somewhat. There are many reasons for this,... Read >
Author: richard bowles

A History of the Orangery

28th September 2011
Historically an Orangery was a building, similar to a greenhouse or conservatory, in which oranges, lemons and other citrus fruits and exotic plants were grown. Although Orangeries did not become popular amongst the well-off in this country until the 1... Read >
Author: Jonathan Hey

Football Shoe Technology that Betters Your Perfomance

11th August 2011
Football shoes date in to the time of King Henry VIII. His majesty requested quite a few pairs in 152645 velvet pairs plus 1 leather pair for soccer. Ever since then football shoes have developed to be a vital part of the sport and nowadays they are made... Read >
Author: kevi51khgr

Skype-Microsoft Deal Underscores Changing World Culture

28th July 2011
The recent purchase of Skype by Microsoft for $8.5 billion draws attention to how Skype and other forms of electronic communication affect the way in which we communicate globally. It also focuses on the rapid shift in cross-cultural communication and our... Read >
Author: Brad Cramer

How To Get Fair Skin Fast

11th April 2011
Are you a person with darker complexion wanting to lighten your skin color? Do you want to get a fair skin complexion? Many women and some men spend lots of money on cosmetic or pharmaceutical products that promise to whiten skin and eliminate all types... Read >
Author: Jessica Park

Torremolinos: The trashiest resort on Costa del Sol?

26th August 2010
Torremolinos has a bit of a bad reputation. And it still struggles to get rid of it In the 1990s, it garnered a bad reputation as the Spanish 'trash town', so to speak: the epitome of all you wouldn't want to encounter in Spain - it was ugly, it was dirty... Read >
Author: Kent Sendt

The Evolution of Football Boots

08th April 2010
Believe it or not the use of football boots dates back to Henry VIII of England. Her majesty ordered a pair from the Great Wardrobe in 1526, the royal shopping list stated: "45 velvet pairs and 1 leather pair for football". Since then football boots evolv... Read >
Author: FelipeBz

Finding Adults Only All Inclusive Resorts

04th March 2010
There are different possibilities when talking about going to an adults only all-inclusive resort. Most all-inclusive resorts were designed for families with young children, however there are an increasing amount of adult only all-inclusive resorts. H... Read >
Author: Owen Jones

Views on Punctuality

21st December 2009
Whenever I talk to teachers I don't usually have to wait long before they start listing their concerns about students. I wonder what would come top of your list of teachers' complaints about student behavior. My guess is that punctuality would come pretty... Read >
Author: Isiah Bond

What Makes American and Mexican Food So Different?

28th October 2009
by KC Kudra It should not be a surprise to anyone to hear that the neighboring countries of the United States and Mexico have different cuisines. Nor is it surprising to hear that Mexican food recipes and recipes for traditional American dishes are qui... Read >
Author: KC Kudra

How To Send Free SMS to People in Brazil

21st August 2009
Brazil, the land of the Amazon rainforests, vast sandy beaches, samba and football together combined with astounding cultural wonders and natural beauty. Brazil from the time of the Second World War has been gradually moving from an agricultural country t... Read >
Author: ironmaidendp

Holiday apartments in Spain long stay Rental in Torrevieja – Cheaper than you Might Think!

17th July 2009
Holiday apartments in Spain long stay are popular with people who want to get away for a bit of winter sun. An apartment to rent in Torrevieja Spain can be much cheaper than a hotel stay especially if you book your accommodation direct with the owners. To... Read >
Author: E Lucas

How to survive Italy !

10th April 2009
The real 21 point Guide to traveling and surviving in Italy ! Italy, like Italians is a complex country. Here are some light hearted, useful suggestions for getting the best out of your trip and understanding better the rich tapestry of culture that is It... Read >
Author: Alexander
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