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Swami Vivekananda Quotes

Swami Vivekananda Quotes

Swami Vivekananda and his famous quotes are known not only to the people of Indian origin but also to the people around the world. His words are true source of inspiration and motivation to one and al......[Read More]
What Are the Three Subplots in the Story "Flowers for Algernon"?

What Are the Three Subplots in the Story "Flowers for Algernon"?

"Flowers for Algernon," a short story published in 1959 by Daniel Keyes and later made into the Hollywood film "Charly," follows the changing fortunes of a mentally challenged 37-year-old man named Charlie Gordon. This character, referred to throughout the story simply as "Charlie," serves as the su......[Read More]
5 Android Myths

5 Android Myths

Android phones are Google's answer to Apple's staggering market share. While as of August 2011, Android held 43.4 percent market share to the 18.2 percent iOS share according to Gartner, Android is yet a fairly new platform and sometimes not well understood. Android myths, for better or worse, affec......[Read More]
How to Write an Essay on the Theme Kafka's Metamorphosis

How to Write an Essay on the Theme Kafka's Metamorphosis

Franz Kafka is one of the great writers of the 20th century and reading his short novel "The Metamorphosis" is a rite of passage for most college students. "The Metamorphosis" is capable of multiple interpretations but it is usually portrayed as representing the meaninglessness of life in the modern......[Read More]
Differences Between Mesopotamia & Ancient Egypt

Differences Between Mesopotamia & Ancient Egypt

Rivers are one of the most basic similarities between Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia.river image by Bartek Jurkowski from Fotolia.comAncient Egypt and Mesopotomia were two of the greatest civilizations in human history. They both made huge cultural and scientific advances that will forever.........[Read More]
The Fellowship Of The Ring/lord of the ring

The Fellowship Of The Ring/lord of the ring

The terrific tale of true friends in a thrilling and scary journey can excite all who read the tale.......[Read More]
How to Read the Nodes From an XML Parser

How to Read the Nodes From an XML Parser

XML stands for Extensible Markup Language. They are data files that are used to store and transport data on the Internet. Unlike HTML, which is used to display data, XML does not actually do anything. It has no set tags, and all of the encoding in XML is created by the user. Because XML is a text-ba......[Read More]
Sites of Ancient Petroglyphs in Colorado

Sites of Ancient Petroglyphs in Colorado

Most known petroglyph sites in Colorado can be reached on foot through public access areas. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the National Forest Service manage many of these areas, and can provide information on reaching the sites, travel safety, history of the petroglyphs and regulations abo......[Read More]
The Plight of Sita and the Indian Woman

The Plight of Sita and the Indian Woman

The various mythologies of India played a crucial role in shaping the present India and so the women in those mythologies. We worship and respect the women of the Indian mythology like Sita, Draupadi,......[Read More]
What Is the Meaning of the Lapis Stone?

What Is the Meaning of the Lapis Stone?

The gemstone lapis lazuli is deep blue and sprinkled with gold pyrites that create a gold dust effect in this opaque stone. Lapis jewelry has been found in several Mediterranean archaeological excavations, indicating that it has been used in the decorative arts for a considerable length of time. Man......[Read More]
What Is the Symbolism of a Juniper Tree?

What Is the Symbolism of a Juniper Tree?

The juniper tree is represented by many varieties of evergreen shrubs and tall trees. Juniper communis is one of the most well-distributed trees on earth. Because of its many varieties and many locations, juniper has symbolized everything from female virtue to longevity, and has been associated wi......[Read More]
How to Address Postcards to Another Country

How to Address Postcards to Another Country

Sending international post is virtually the same as sending domestic mail. Postcards are shipped via First-Class Mail International by the U.S. Postal Service. As of 2010, international postcard postage began at 75 cents to Canada and went up from there.......[Read More]
Romance Writing Tools

Romance Writing Tools

By definition, a romance novel has a strong love interest. Commercial romance novels need to respond to their readers' expectations and as the readers are overwhelmingly female, the love story will have a female lead character. The reader is taken close into her feelings and thoughts as the story pr......[Read More]
How to Make a Homemade Henna Tattoo

How to Make a Homemade Henna Tattoo

Henna tattoos are popular in Indian cultures, where they are used for special occasions such as marriages. However, they are becoming increasingly popular in North America as a short-term alternative to permanent tattoos. Henna tattoos usually last two weeks when cared for properly. If you want to m......[Read More]
How to Find Out If a Name Is Compatible With Yours

How to Find Out If a Name Is Compatible With Yours

The names of two partners can tell you whether they are a match made in heaven or doomed to fail, according to numerologists. Numerology uses complex number systems to determine a person's personality, life path and ultimate goal. And when two people's numbers match up, these personalities, paths an......[Read More]
How to Read Fantastical Tarot

How to Read Fantastical Tarot

Fantastical Tarot is a magical fantasy interpretation of the Rider-Waite tarot, one of the most widely used tarot decks in the English-speaking world. Its images were crafted by Natalie Hertz and each of the 78 cards features a magical rendition of the traditional major and minor arcana cards featur......[Read More]
How to Care for a Hawaiian Lei Flower

How to Care for a Hawaiian Lei Flower

Caring for an Hawaiian flower lei ensures that it lasts long enough to wear to a special event or to simply enjoy the fragrance and colors for several days. Leis are long necklaces made from tropical flowers, such as tuberose, hibiscus, orchids and other tropical-looking plants. Whether you brought ......[Read More]
How to Write a Breath-Taking Short Story

How to Write a Breath-Taking Short Story

Writing a breathtaking short story is dependent on the author truly having a grasp on the subject, plot and characters. All writers should read other writers' work in order to have a firm understanding of language, story structure and plot development. Many breathtaking short stories are written wit......[Read More]
Maya Angelou Poetry Activities

Maya Angelou Poetry Activities

Maya Angelou is a celebrated autobiographer and poet whose literary works have been classroom staples for years. Angelou's poetry is both political and personal. Activities related to Angelou's poetry can include personal reflective activities as well as collaborative projects that look.........[Read More]
Types of Approaches to Literary Analysis

Types of Approaches to Literary Analysis

Literary analysis, or literary criticism, refers to a reader's efforts to investigate a text to understand why it has been constructed or written the way it is as well as to understand the types of cultural, social or personal assumptions or arguments it makes. Although any person with a critical ey......[Read More]