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Native American Teepee Craft

Native American Teepee Craft

A conical dwelling made of animal hide and favored by the nomadic tribes of the Great Plains, the Native American teepee was constructed to be easily assembled and dismantled. Known alternately as the tepee, tepe and tipi, the image of the teepee still retains the cultural significance of the tribes......[Read More]
What Made Michael Jackson So Famous in the 80s?

What Made Michael Jackson So Famous in the 80s?

Few performers have ever enjoyed the iconic, worldwide notoriety Michael Jackson had in the 1980s. One of the first true breakout stars of the video era, Jackson sold more than 750 million albums and had 13 No. 1 singles and 13 Grammy awards. A combination of several factors led to that fame, not th......[Read More]
Information on Medieval Gypsy Clothing

Information on Medieval Gypsy Clothing

Gypsies are nomadic people who spread into clans throughout the world. Their clothing remained similar despite the geographic distance. Some modern clans still dress in the traditional, medieval gypsy clothing. A lot of the clothing featured embroidery around the neck. An interesting fact about gyps......[Read More]
Video: How to Speak Basic Japanese

Video: How to Speak Basic Japanese

Video Transcript I'm teaching you practical Japanese, which you can start using today. I moved out here seven years ago from Osaka, Japan. I studied linguistics when I was in college, and I've been tutoring from students to adults who are travelling to Japan, and I've been working as a.........[Read More]
How to Make Excellent Homemade Waffles

How to Make Excellent Homemade Waffles

For Sunday brunch, Saturday breakfast or as a quick late-night dinner, waffles are delicious and beg to be garnished with syrup, fruit, berries and cream. Whisking will incorporate air into the batter, and the beaten egg whites will keep it light.

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What Is the Difference Between the French & Italian Fleur De Lis?

What Is the Difference Between the French & Italian Fleur De Lis?

Extending as far back as Mesopotamian times, the fleur de lis, or stylized lily flower, has close links with the country of France, and more esoterically, with the Italian city of Florence. The differences between the two fleur de lis can be found in their design, usage, as well as historical origin......[Read More]
Now Give The Best Bar Mitzvah Bash With the Assistance Of Event Planners

Now Give The Best Bar Mitzvah Bash With the Assistance Of Event Planners

Events for traditional festivals are quite special everywhere and always require the special attention of all those who are a part of the event. If it is a major event that will be celebrated on ... ......[Read More]
How do I Plan a Substance Abuse Event Conference?

How do I Plan a Substance Abuse Event Conference?

Planning an event conference requires a good mind for details and the ability to create and maintain a schedule long before the conference takes place. Ideally, the first thing you should do is form a committee and appoint committee chairpersons who will be responsible for their committee items. The......[Read More]
THE CULTURE of HALLOWEEN

THE CULTURE of HALLOWEEN

Halloween is a traditional festival in western countries which is explained that the eve of all saint day in dictionary. October 31st was the eve of the Celtic new year. The present-day Irish, Welsh and ... ......[Read More]
Difference Between Deism & Theism

Difference Between Deism & Theism

Human beings are curious creatures who have wondered about the existence and nature of god. People have turned to many different philosophies and religious views in their quest for answers. Theism and deism offer seekers widely different views about the nature of the divine.......[Read More]
Chinese Culture Etiquette

Chinese Culture Etiquette

Chinese culture is full of different customs and etiquette in regards to business, giving greetings, dining, giving gifts, keeping distances, gestures and facial expressions. It's important to know about some of them.......[Read More]
What Are the Differences Between Fascism & Marxism?

What Are the Differences Between Fascism & Marxism?

Fascism and Marxism are often confused because they appeared as political philosophies at roughly the same point in history and some 20th century governments mixed socialist and fascist rhetoric. In a way, though, fascism and Marxism are opposites. Both philosophies call for a strong central governm......[Read More]
The History of Beading

The History of Beading

Beading is a craft that uses small beads to create an item for decoration or to be worn. Beading has been popular at various times throughout history. The first "beads" were made by cavemen as far back as 38,000 B.C. They used stones and the bones and teeth of animals. Beaded jewelry has a variety o......[Read More]
Native American Gifting Customs

Native American Gifting Customs

The value of passing items and ideas to other generations is important to Native Americans. Almost every sacred ceremony involves the use of plant material and hand-made objects. A large number of the designs found on baskets and quilts today are traditional. It is a tradition to keep gifts in the f......[Read More]
Define Zeitgeist

Define Zeitgeist

The word Zeitgeist means "spirit of the times." Although it has become part of the cultural construct of many nations, the origins of the word are German. Dating back to the time of the German Romantics, the word can indeed be translated as "spirit of the times." The original German word carries, ho......[Read More]
How to Find Your Family History in New York

How to Find Your Family History in New York

It is almost impossible to trace a family line without having some information on ancestors. Even those who possess extensive knowledge of lineage may not be guaranteed to find accessible information. Careful research is required to establish a family tree, and it still may take years to fit the puz......[Read More]
What Riches Were Found in the Pyramids?

What Riches Were Found in the Pyramids?

Of all Egypt's ancient monuments, the most famous are the pyramids. Although over 100 pyramids are known, the largest and best-known are the pyramids of Giza, built between the 26th and 25th centuries BC for the pharaohs Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure. The rest of the complex contained smaller pyramids ......[Read More]
Pet Friendly Restaurants in NYC

Pet Friendly Restaurants in NYC

Pet-friendly restaurants make dogs happyDog image by Jan Zajc from Fotolia.comPet owners know how important it is that their pets are happy and healthy. Many pet owners appreciate being able to take their pets with them wherever they go, especially when enjoying a day in the city. New.........[Read More]
How to Find Arrowheads in Indiana

How to Find Arrowheads in Indiana

Arrowheads, or projectile points, can be found in Indiana, where the state has a history of Native American populations. From the Potawatomi and Miami nations of Indians to the prehistoric Paleoindians, Indiana offers hunting grounds rich in arrowhead artifacts. Heed state laws when searching for t......[Read More]
Why Is Giza an Important Place in the History of Egyptian People?

Why Is Giza an Important Place in the History of Egyptian People?

Few locations in Egypt are more fascinating or more steeped in history than Giza. The valley of Giza contains some of the most familiar and important architectural wonders in the world.......[Read More]