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The Ten Commandments for Teens

The Ten Commandments for Teens

For the people of Israel, the ten commandments were the foundation of their ethics. As they moved into the promised land, understanding the commandments was essential for them to maintain the conduct that would show the world what God was like. Teenagers are bombarded with images and messages that c......[Read More]
Medieval Wedding Flower Centerpieces

Medieval Wedding Flower Centerpieces

If you intend to purchase wedding flower centrepieces with regard to medieval weddings you must first understand the part flowers played in them. Typical flowers used in medieval weddings tended to be flowers that were ... ......[Read More]
Seminole Native American Arts & Crafts

Seminole Native American Arts & Crafts

The Seminole people currently reside on seven reservations in Florida and are an important part of Florida's culture and economy. Seminole artisans are known for their unique, colorful, patchwork designs, and their work is sought after by collectors. Traditional and contemporary Seminole arts and cr......[Read More]
The History of Tammuz

The History of Tammuz

Tammuz refers to the fourth month of the Hebrew calendar. The name Tammuz derives from the ancient Mesopotamian god of agriculture and fertility, who descended to the underworld and returned to life on a seasonal basis.......[Read More]
What Does the Hummingbird Represent?

What Does the Hummingbird Represent?

Hummingbirds are tiny nectar-drinking birds found in the Americas from Alaska to Chile. The name refers to the humming sound made by the bird's rapidly beating wings. The jewel-like hummingbird plays an important role in the mythology and art of many Native American cultures.......[Read More]
How to Use Candy Bars to Say Thank You

How to Use Candy Bars to Say Thank You

Finding a thank you gift can be a challenge, especially if you don't know the person well or if the person has unusual tastes. Candy bars make versatile thank you gifts because they can be enjoyed by the recipient as well as the recipient's family, friends and co-workers. Because handing a person a ......[Read More]
What Are Some Typical Customs for Greek Children?

What Are Some Typical Customs for Greek Children?

Greece is a country rich in traditions, some of them going back for centuries. Many of the customs of Greece involve its children, particularly those traditions dealing with holidays and religion.......[Read More]
What Are the Seven Major Sins?

What Are the Seven Major Sins?

Islam considers 70 acts to be major sins, called kaba'ir, some of which parallel the principles behind Christianity's seven deadly sins. These 70 acts can largely be categorized into seven categories, or seven major sins. As with any religious text, the holy book of Islam, the Quran, is open to inte......[Read More]
Filipino Restaurants in New York City

Filipino Restaurants in New York City

dried fish store image by Antonio Oquias from Fotolia.comFilipino cuisine looks as good as it tastes; the recipes are the result of a combination of flavors from different cultures such as Korean, Italian, Arab and Spanish, among others. This rich gastronomic tradition that has passed on.........[Read More]
Association Between Western Food and Chinese Culture

Association Between Western Food and Chinese Culture

Though China has its own strong culture, Western food plays an important role in the modern shaping of cities across the country. Today you will find a number of fast food chains in China that experience just as much success as their Western counterparts.......[Read More]
Colors & Images in Heraldry

Colors & Images in Heraldry

In medieval times, heraldry was used to define families and knights, especially on the battlefield, according to their colors and the heraldic arms they bore on their surcoats and shields. Heraldic emblems had many colors and images that made up the shield, crest (which showed the helm) and shield s......[Read More]
How to Assemble a 38 Special Iron on Tattoo Machines

How to Assemble a 38 Special Iron on Tattoo Machines

Most .38 Specials are five shot revolvers but the ".38 Special Revolver Iron Tattoo Machine" has a cylinder embedded in the frame with six replica bullets. This machine is widely available, comparatively inexpensive and usually used with a shading needle. It is a coil tattoo gun, which is the more m......[Read More]
How to Retire in Bali

How to Retire in Bali

Typically, most retirees yearn to live out their remaining years in solitude by staying in their homes, and only moving about 15 miles away to a retirement community or nursing home when the time comes. Others look upon retirement as an opportunity to see faraway places and do things that were not p......[Read More]
The Effects of the Rwandan Genocide

The Effects of the Rwandan Genocide

Years of conflict between the Hutu and Tutsi tribes in Rwanda came to a head in April 1994 when a plane carrying the country's Hutu president was shot down. At the time, three ethnic groups existed in the country, with the Hutu comprising a large majority over the Tutsi and Twa populations. Presiden......[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]
About the Nez Perce Indians

About the Nez Perce Indians

The Nez Perce Indians, who called themselves the Nimi'puu, are recognized as having one of the largest populations of Western American tribes. They stretched from the Northwest to the Great Plains when traveling during the hunting season across Oregon, Washington and Idaho and sometimes into Western......[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]
The 3 Ways People Around the World Protect Themselves

The 3 Ways People Around the World Protect Themselves

People around the world protect themselves by securing their physical safety, resources and health.black and white 88 image by Nathalie P from Fotolia.comCultures around the world have diverse customs, behaviors and languages that often seem foreign to each other as the result of.........[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]
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]