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28th April 2013

The Works of Children's Books Author, Shirley Hughes

Shirley Hughes pioneered children’s books and is just one on a long list of most liked storytellers and illustrators of the present day. She has written over 70 books, which incorporate the Alfie and Dogger series and illustrated many more by other write...

16th July 2012

How to Use the Past to Understand the Future

A new book published by the Historical Office of the Secretary of Defense describes changes in military weapons systems acquisition during the 15 years following World War II. “Rearming for the Cold War 1945-1960” by retired Air Force Col. Elliott V. C...

02nd February 2012

We Must Always Show Respect

Our military was caught with their pants down once again. I guess it was only their zippers that they were caught opened, but known the less they were caught with disrespect for their enemies. We must always show respect to our enemies, no matter what the...

18th January 2012

Tips for Vintage Car Photography

One of the favourite genres of photography for amateurs, hobbyists and photography enthusiasts is automobile photography. With a vast range of cars in the market today, the classic and vintage cars hold a special place in every car owner and photographer’...

15th December 2011

Summit of the

MOSCOW, March 19. / "FC-Novosti" /. On the eve of the Summit of the "twenty" in London, many analysts are trying to determine a scenario in which events may occur at this forum. This task is difficult because until recently the leaders of major economies ...

22nd September 2011

THE WRITING ON THE WALL by Peter Plagens

It’s difficult to make a calibrated and semi-nuanced case in favor of a prominent artist who’s just died. Opinions at that moment -- and we have one here with the passing of Cy Twombly -- tend to fall emphatically either in the direction of praise (Twombl...

08th June 2011

Open Letter to International Human Rights Organizations in Support of Georgian Refugees from Abkhazi

Open Letter to International Human Rights Organizations in Support of Georgian Refugees from Abkhazia and South Ossetia April 11, 2011 We, former inhabitants of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, having become citizens of Georgia, appeal to all existing hu...

06th May 2011

Sony Laptop Review - History, pros and cons

The world's largest media company, Sony Corporation is one of the leading manufacturers of video gaming consoles, video communication, information technology and electronics. Sony Corporation is the parent company and even the main e-business division o...

11th April 2011

Bomb Blasting in World War II

The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II Washington, D.C., August 5, 2005 - Sixty years ago this month, the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Soviet Union declared war on Japan, and the Japanese government surrendered t...

28th March 2011

Loral Corp Parts – Fulfilling Needs of Satellite Communications

Loral Corp parts are products from Loral Space & Communications that deals in satellites and satellite systems for commercial and government applications including direct-to-home television, broadband communications, wireless telephony, weather monitoring...

14th February 2011

Assisted Living Residents Reflect On The 50th Anniversary Of The JFK Inaugural Speech

“Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans.” The insightful quote delivered by President John F. Kennedy in his inaugural speech fifty years ago on January 20, ...

09th February 2011

The Sound of Music History Part 7 - The End of the Trapp Family Singers

By Katrina Casey - www.edelweisspatterns.com After World War II had ended, the von Trapp family resolved to remain in America. Though Austria was still their homeland, the United States had been a safe haven to them for several years, and their own so...

09th February 2011

The Sound of Music True Story Part 6 - Family Life in the Midst of War

By Katrina Casey - www.edelweisspatterns.com As the war continued on, the music of the Trapp Family Singers refreshed and encouraged America’s citizens just as it had Europeans before the outbreak of World War II. As their oldest boys, Rupert and Wer...

09th February 2011

The Sound of Music History Part 5 - A House in Vermont

By Katrina Casey - www.edelweisspatterns.com Once the von Trapp family had lived in America for a number of years, their reputation as a singing group was well established and they enjoyed many long and successful tours. After visiting Vermont, the v...

09th February 2011

Movies And Entertainment

As we kick off a new year in cinema, I thought I'd take time to look ahead at the films we'll be hit with over the course of the year. There are different genres of horror movies, and knowing they types can help you find the one that is perfect for you. I...

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