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Robert Palmer

Member Since: 17th April 2006
No of Articles: 54
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05th July 2010

Renting Movies: Online Vs Store

Who doesn't love movies? No matter what your tastes and inclinations are, there's a movie genre out there for you. More and more people enjoy renting movies to watch in the comfort of their own homes, away from the movie theater crowds, high movie ticket...

08th June 2010

Meteor Showers Over the Grand Canyon and Whitewater Rafting with Arizona River Runners

Stargazing in the Grand Canyon is well - grand! The complete absence of light (except for the moon at times) enables you to see the stars at their most glorious. When the last camper has gone to bed, and all is quiet you are blanketed by a night sky burs...

04th June 2010

Five Big Predictions for the Post-Election Economy

With the General Election campaigns already in full swing, Britain is destined to become a very different place before too long. But just how different exactly? Post-credit crunch reality has set in and whichever party gets into power will have some to...

02nd June 2010

Fun Hollywood Stories Fly off the Bus

Author Stephen Schochet is a professional tour guide in Hollywood who years ago began collecting little-known, humorous anecdotes to tell to his customers. His new book Hollywood Stories: Short, Entertaining Anec...

19th May 2010

Celebrity Combination Of Qualities! Who Is a Celebrity?

Anyone can be a celebrity! That's really true! You just need to know the strategies to pave the path for your celebrity destination. However, once you know the tricks of the trade, you need to consistently strive to Who Is a Celebrity? A celebri...

28th April 2010

Best Fish Fry Techniques and Secrets from a Pro

First, let's talk a little about history. The Deep South has a fancy for perfectly deep-fried fish and the roots of fish fries are deeply entangled in Southern food culture. "Fish fries are working people's food," says John T. Edge, American Food author...

28th April 2010

3 Ways to Showcase Your Talent on the Web

Let's face it. Everybody thinks they can sing or dance or play the guitar or the piano or even that they've got the coolest moves on a skateboard or bike. And with shows like American Idol and America's Got Talent, there's plenty of proof that there a lot...

26th April 2010

Singer Sewing Machine History

Isaac Merrit Singer developed the first commercially successful sewing machine. Singer did not invent the sewing machine himself, and never claimed to have done so although this is a common myth. Born in New York, Singer spent much of his youth devote...

22nd April 2010

Conning the Climate and Palm Oil

History is replete with examples of scams and con schemes on a scale that makes dizzying reading: the Ponzi scheme, the South Sea Bubble and the Dutch tulip scandal of 1637, just to mention three. Lately, investment bankers are moving on to an area of ...

22nd April 2010

Tapeworms, cigarettes and air...five of the worst diets of all time.

It's not a big secret that most diets don't work in the long term. That being said at least most of today's popular diets won't kill you. But every once in a while along comes a weight loss method that is not only mind numbingly silly but potentially dead...

22nd April 2010

Remembering the Original Dancing With The Stars

Decades before there was a Dancing with the Stars, there was a network television show that ran for 11 years all about dance. It featured stars, music and dancing in the very first network show that featured dance. Arthur Murray and his wife Kathryn, ...

22nd March 2010

Plastic Bag Overload

ISP has reported that only 375 tonnes of waste a year is collected in Nairobi, meaning that over 1,200 tonnes of waste is not only left within the community but is then dumped in the local river. In the slum areas of Nairobi there is still not any formal ...

22nd March 2010

Palm Oil and The BBC: To see and Not to see

An Anthropologist on Mars is a collection of seven essays by neurologist Oliver Sacks about individuals with several brain disorders. In "To See and Not to See," Dr. Sacks tells the story of Virgil, a man blind from early childhood who, in his fifties, r...

22nd March 2010

Deforestation, Palm Oil and The BBC: The end of impartiality?

The lofty editorial guidelines issued pursuant to the BBC Charter reads: "Impartiality lies at the heart of the BBC's commitment to its audiences. It applies across all of our services and output, whatever the format, from radio news bulletins via our ...

10th March 2010

HCG Diet Recipes to Enjoy

The Trouble With Protein Protein sources that are allowed on the HCG diet are limited in their variety and in their inherent flavor. White fish, shellfish, and chicken breast are just plain dull without fat. If you could follow Julia Child's advice to ...