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Tribal Tattoo Designs - Why Are They So Popular?


Tribal tattoos have been practiced for thousands of years. Modern people still get them done for many reasons such as to belong to a modern 'tribe' even if they do it on a subconcious level.

Chinese Tattoos - Meaning of Chinese Dragon Tattoos


Chinese Tattoos have always been hugely popular. At one stage they were the realm of criminals and the mafia.

The Power of Words


I freely confess that I have had a life-long love affair with words. I fell in love with words by the flickering light of a pine-knot fire.

Archaeology and Spirit Guides


One of the northern derivatives of Hopewell of interest to a few scholars is the anomalous Effigy Mound culture of Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa. The remains attract attention because of the range of animal forms represented by the low effigy mounds.

Bad Mouthing Fellow Authors


The creative mind is a gift to humanity; but unfortunately it comes with some baggage. We often find people who are creative also have negative and self-defeating personal character flaws.

Civil War Uniform Shirts - When to Use a One and Two Piece Body!


So, you want to make your own Civil War shirt. You have so many decisions to make - one or two-piece body, type of front, buttons, material, colors, collars! Wow.

Humans are not special, hate to break it to you


I hate to break it to you, but humans are not all that special really. I laugh at the self importance humans place on this species as if some how they are better, more evolved or the divine work and special project of a God.

The Beothuk


Canada is an emancipated country in the relative scheme of things. But it has a dark history that some people aren't aware of, and others would like to keep it that way.

Carly Patterson: What Makes A Champion?


If you have been following gymnastics for any length of time, odds are you have heard of a particular gymnast by the name of Carly Patterson. You probably also know that she is one of the youngest female Olympic gymnasts ever - and that she has stunned the world of late with her astounding abilities.

Paul Hamm: Did He Deserve Gymnastics Gold in 2004?


What was the controversy all about?In the 2004 Olympics, an all-star group of athletes from around the world gathered together to compete for titles in gymnastics. In the spirit of competition, there are always tensions between analysts and spokespersons about whether or not athletes deserve the medals they receive.

African Americans: Get the Winning Edge


Everybody wants an edge that will give him or her a competitive advantage that will help him or her accomplish a goal faster, easier or better. Athletes will train harder and longer.

Rules of Noble Succession


Let me first say that the rules of noble succession, as they apply to a specific noble family, can normally not be changed. They are determined either by:1) the rules of succession laid down in the letter patent which was given to the family member who was first ennobled (for patent nobility)or2) the rules of succession in use at the time and the place where the family was first recognised as noble (for original nobility)It follows that in the case of patent nobility the rules of succession could only be changed by the conferring authority, the reigning Monarch or his or hers successors (if the constitution would allow for such changes).

Is America Still Racist?


This is one entry in my Heroes and Villains Volume of an encyclopedia available at World-Mysteries.com.

History and the Cathars (Courtly Love):


This is an entry from my three volume encyclopedia.CRUSADES, CATHARS AND 'COURTLY LOVE': - One of the greatest legacies of the revitalization of the teachings of 'brotherhood' in the 13th century of the Troubadors was sexual and gender respect.

Astrology Refuted: They Should Have Seen It Coming


A comedian once showed a newspaper to his audience. The headline read, "1-800 Astrology Business Goes Under: They Should Have Seen It Coming.

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