The Early History Of Baseball Cards

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The Nineteenth Century Baseball and photography in the United States were both seeing an explosion of popularity in the mid nineteenth century. This provoked baseball clubs to start taking individual and group pictures of their members. Some of these pictures were printed on smaller cards, much like modern-day, wallet sized photos. In the late 1860s, […]


Iron Palm Part 3

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Continued from Iron Palm Q&A With Sigung Richard Clear Part 2 I started studying Dr Wu’s system of Kung Fu in 1982 from one of Dr Wu’s other senior students and then I began studying from Tyrone in 1984. As a result I began training Iron Palm in 1984. I was not really seeking out […]


The History Of Online Gambling

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Online gambling is a fairly recent practice, yet a very controversial one. Its history began in the 90’s, as the internet began increasing in popularity. One of the first events to take place was when the government of an island in the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda, passed a law in 1994 which allowed online casinos […]


Successful Weight Loss

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Over the years, I have been lucky not to have had to worry too much about my weight. I have played a lot of sport, and kept myself healthy. At the age of 40, I was still actively involved in squash, tennis and golf, although the latter 2 were not as strenuous as squash. At […]


Is Eating Right All The Time Causing You Stress

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Stress can stop your weight loss goals about as much as eating a family size bag of Nacho chips and a 2-Liter bottle of pop can. My approach to weight loss was in gaining my health. Losing 300 pounds was not the first thing that occurred to me, but rather “what could I do to […]


Small Business Opportunities Are They Worth Your Time

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The Everyday Opportunities That We Miss That Cost Us Billions of Dollars From time to time, we all encounter small business opportunities that don’t seem to have much promise. Many of us, after all, prefer the “big” opportunities, such as investing hot stocks, or in oil exploration, or in an expanding mall. There is much […]


Small Business Opportunities Are They Worth Your Time

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The Everyday Opportunities That We Miss That Cost Us Billions of Dollars From time to time, we all encounter small business opportunities that don’t seem to have much promise. Many of us, after all, prefer the “big” opportunities, such as investing hot stocks, or in oil exploration, or in an expanding mall. There is much […]


Ecommerce Historically Speaking

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Ecommerce was seen as a passing fad or gimmick when the pioneers of the process began. Certainly being tied to a computer screen to make a purchase you would need to wait for wouldn’t hold the interest of consumers. Yet inroads were made and sales were conducted. One of the prevailing difficulties associated with early […]


The Aroma History Of Fragrance

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The first known recorded use of perfumes was by the Ancient Egyptians. They made it a part of their religious practices, either by burning incense or applying ointments and balms. The balms and ointments were used for either treating an illness or injury, or cosmetics. They were also known to be used as a tool […]


Ezine Propaganda Or Priceless

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The ezines that are available today bear an uncanny resemblance in intent to extended greeting cards (newsletters) of our past. Some of the earliest newsletters date back to the early 1700’s and were often political in nature. Some might even go so far as to say the earliest newsletters were filled with propaganda because the […]


The Sure Fire Strategy Secret X Factor

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After being motivated to help his family get a better life one of the most successful online entrepreneur is now sharing his Secret X factor. In late 2001 he began like most people trying to make a living on the Internet. After researching the web he first invested in online businesses like safe list, FFA, […]


How To Stifle Your Prospect S Inner Critics

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Critical judgment. . . it’s an obstacle for us as sales professionals and persuaders. Our main goal is shutting down the inner critics of the people we’re selling our products or services to. This can be accomplished by getting them out of their lives and showing them what could be, something bigger and better. It’s […]


Has The Philosophers Stone Been Found Quantum Science Begins To Understand Ancient Alchemy

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Throughout the 70’s & 80’s Hudson was totally perplexed by a substance he could not identify… Please let me explain. David was a highly successful Arizona farmer & in the 70’s began a gold mining enterprise on his land as a hedge against inflation & to attract various tax benefits. During mining he found what […]


Battle Against Fatigue

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There is no debate over the fact that life is hard, busy, and often exhausting. Many people I know, mothers especially, live day after day with a feeling of fatigue. While I believe that we may never get to a place where we make it through a day without feeling tired, I in no way […]


A Look At The Thalidomide Tragedy

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Today we are all aware that some diseases and medications can have adverse effects during pregnancy both for the mother and the unborn child. Unfortunately, this knowledge comes with a tragically high price, having come from one of the most horrific medical accidents in history. In the late 1950s to the early 1960s, a drug […]


My Mythical Journey To Gourmet Tea Bags

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Whether it is the cancer fighting abilities, the immune system strengthening, the weight loss assisting, the headache relieving, or any of the other superhero capabilities possessed by this beverage, drinking tea is beneficial to your health. Though the actual level of increased health benefits may be in question, there are very few who will refute […]


How To Overcome A Speech Problem

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Do you have a speech problem or speech impediment? I have managed to overcome a stutter which had had a major negative affect on my life for eighteen years. This article describes about how to overcome a speech problem and how to achieve fluency. According to recent figures around one percent of British people suffer […]


Infertility A Source Of Marital Conflict

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Robert and Meryl were seen by their friends as the perfect couple. They started out as high school sweethearts and were even voted the King and Queen of Hearts during their senior prom night. Their sweet, innocent relationship in high school became more serious as the years went by. They married soon after finishing college. […]


History Of Poker

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Since its invention, poker has rapidly become one of the favorite gambling past times for many Americans, due to the ease with which it can be played. There is perhaps no other game of chance for which so many different variations have been created- there are literally hundreds of versions of poker. Poker is intrinsically […]


Give The Gift Of Bath Accessories

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After many years of marriage I am finally learning to give my wife gifts that she actually enjoys. It took me a while to learn that women don’t always like the same things that men do. My wife was very gracious in our early years of dating and marriage each time she would upwrap a […]