For the young scientist in your home that loves rocks, gems and
crystals, here is an interesting project. -Grow your own alum
crystals. A great educational science fair project that is easy, fun
and surprisingly effective to do using just a few simple to follow
instructions and readily available ingredients.
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Sleep is an essential attribute to keep us mentally and physically
healthy. The normal sleep requirement for an adult is 8-hour a day,
but seldom attained due to our hectic daily chores that keep us
awake late at night and wake up early in the morning to do our job.
The advent of nightlife such as nightclub and disco bar contributed
the abnormal patterns of our daily sleep.
Read more: http://healthmad.com/conditions-and-diseases/the-art-of-
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Eating out occasionally is wonderful and a great way to spend some quality time with your partner, family or friends. Do not deprive yourself from life's delicious and luscious treats, as there are plenty of ways to eat out for less. Read on to learn about the top secret ways. How to slash your restaurant bill?
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In this age when we think of weapons, we tend to think of aircraft, electronic guidance systems, bombs and missiles. Sophisticated star wars systems may come to mind or huge warships and aircraft carriers or even chemical or nuclear weapons.Of course that has not always been the case.From man's earliest days the blade has been the basic form of weapon whether for hunting, defence or warfare. For close combat and ceremonial occasions it is still in use today...
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These are the ten tallest lighthouses in the United States that werebuilt to be lighthouses. Other buildings and structures like theStatue of Liberty (302 feet), the Perry's Victory and InternationalPeace Memorial (352 feet) and the steeple of St. Philip's EpiscopalChurch in Charleston (200 feet) have been used as lighthouses andare tall enough to be on this list but were not built as lighthouses.
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The red little furry things babies are a mischievous lot. Theyve
gone exploring, now they cant find their way home.
Find and save all 5 little furry babies by bouncing from platform to
platform and then get to the exit within the time limit, on each of
the 16 levels.
Use Left and Right arrow keys, or A and D to accelerate left and right.
Hit springs for extra lift.
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As a Marine, we are first of all branches of the United States
military to fight in any conflict. During World War I, the Marines
were given the nick name Devil Dog by a German soldier on his dying
breath because we fight like fierce dogs. The Japanese during World
War II, thought Marines were a bunch of lunatics and escaped convicts.
Source: youtube Marine Corp History video
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According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other
Communication Disorders, “A cochlear implant is a small, complex
electronic device that can help to provide a sense of sound to a
person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard-of-hearing. The
implant consists of an external portion that sits behind the ear and
a second portion that is surgically placed under the skin (see
figure). An implant has the following parts:
• A microphone, which picks up sound from the environment.
• A speech processor, which selects and arranges sounds picked up by
• A transmitter and receiver/stimulator, which receive signals from
the speech processor and convert them into electric impulses.
• An electrode array, which is a group of electrodes that collects
the impulses from the stimulator and sends them to different regions
of the auditory nerve.
An implant does not restore normal hearing. Instead, it can give a
deaf person a useful representation of sounds in the environment and
help him or her to understand speech.” To read more: see
Source: Website for hearing devices
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For those who haven't seen Spartacus Blood and Sand, Spartacus wasbetrayed by the Romans, torn away from his wife and sold intoslavery. His role in slavery was to be trained as a fearless andruthless Gladiator. His dominus made it clear that Spartacus willnot be freed until he kills all opponents dominus bets on. The videobelow is the training the actors/actresses needed to be there bestin the Starz movie.
Source: youtube video
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This poem was written by Jeanette Stonecipher about her daughter
Jessica who has autism and the way the world see her.
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There's a German proverb that says “A great war leaves the countrywith three armies - an army of cripples, an army of mourners, and anarmy of thieves.”
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The New Imperialism was characterized by the ability of a
nation-state to acquire more colonies, thus adding to the great
power of the country. The perspective was that colonies were a
source of prestige, thus if you failed to enter the race for more
land, it was a sign of weakness.
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The basis of opponents, oppressed and the oppressor, good and evil,
and simply the war of classes, was an already existing societal
issue ever since the Middle Ages. The emerging middle class and the
bourgeoisie laid the foundations of control over the feudal classes,
thus the powerful maintained the dominant views in business and
government. Marxism simply capitalized on the fact that a revolution
could quite possibly restructure society, taking the dialectic that
everything evolves scientifically, thus every change throughout
history is the result of conflicts between material forces.
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Salat: Prayer in the Religion of Islam describes how Muslims pray
and clears up common misconceptions about their practices in
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The Sunnah is a second source of guidance for Muslims second only
to the Holy Quran. How does the Sunnah guide Muslims in everyday
life? Read on...
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Hammams of Morocco: Take a look at how the locals live and if
you're ever in Morocco try it out yourself!
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The Essential Cookbook Collection of Moroccan Cooking: the top
five cookbooks for learning Moroccan cooking.
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Switch up your boring salad routine and try these easy yet exotic
Moroccan salad selections. Eat your veggies!
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An easy recipe for a popular Moroccan tagine that doesn't require
an actual clay pot tagine to make. Try it, you'll love it!
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Try making kabobs the Moroccan way with this simple recipe- you
can use mutton, lamb, chicken, beef or turkey.
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Have a wonderful wedding without spending a fortune feeding people
you hardly know! Make the day about the bride and groon with
these ideas for making it special.
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Making a well packed hospital bag ahead of time, can really make
your days easygoing and relaxed in the hospital. On the other hand
preparing you bag at the last moment, can only lead to
frustrations. You will be simply calling people to get what you
need, which invariably will be the wrong thing, when it actually
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There aren't enough words to describe how amazingly talented Trey
Radcliff is. Not only does he produce some of the most spectacular
shots I've ever seen, but he happens to be a gifted artist. He's
been called a a “Pioneer of HDR photography” by Chris Anderson from
TED and he's won several awards including the First HDR Photograph
to hang in the Smithsonian.
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The Cro Magnon people left no written records about themselves,
however they replaced the Neanderthals over 30,000 years ago. So
what do we know about this prehistoric forerunner to the Homo- sapiens?
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In a recent Religion class, I was asked to take a quiz on the siteBelief.net. The idea was to compare and contrast one of the top fiveand one of the bottom five religions assigned to me by the quiz. Tobe quite honest, I was a bit surprised at the results. I wasn'texpecting my religious beliefs to be packaged up in one perfectlittle box, however this site claims to do it with only 20 questions.
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Frederick II, Catherine the Great, and Joseph II all considered
themselves disciples of the Enlightenment and expressed interest in
reforms based on the philosophes ideals. However, none of the
reforms stemmed from enlightened principles, as all three rulers
were driven in the direction of absolute power for their states.
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As Humanism was evolving during the Middle Ages, so were the women
of the elite. In the past, women were expected to assume their roles
as mothers, daughters, and wives, however during the 14th and 15th
centuries; a secular movement was allowing some of the privileged
women to learn reading and classical and Christian texts.
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