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03rd June 2011

Chinese Calligraphy: The Oriental Art

Chinese Calligraphy is a revered Oriental art form that resembles a painting rather than the written word. Different from other types of calligraphy, it has many underlying expressions and conveys different emotions, morals & values in a very aesthetic ma...

27th October 2010

Has Science Found A Cure For Gray Hair?

One morning you wake up and discover a strand or two of gray hairs have worked their way into your locks. The sudden feeling of age strikes you as you look into the mirror, deciding whether or not to simply pull out the nasty little strands. Folklor...

14th October 2010

Crows & Ravens go away…

Ever since ancient times, black has been considered as the color that denotes doom, despair and even death. Folklore has it that a crow sound or even a raven sound outside the house or the constant wailing of a black cat is the first signal of death, desp...

06th October 2009

The art of quilting integrated the European and African cultures

An Introduction to Quilting The art of quilting integrated the European and African cultures in America during the slave period. The African folk tradition was considered inferior, and the European superior. In spite of this gap, quilting brought about t...

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