The Amazing British Museum

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Among the countless tourist attractions in contemporary London, such as the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge and Buckingham Palace, the one that can easily be considered the unforgettable “Queen” amongst them all, is the British Museum. Britain’s national museum of archaeology and antiquities was established by an act of Parliament in 1753, when the government […]


The Golf Tourney The Company Team Social

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You may have wondered if your golfing predecessor existed. Was there such a person who also thought up the concept of a golf tournament for an easy day off and a chance to beat the pants off your superior? How did golf tournaments come about / what is their history? In 1860 eight professionals competed […]


A British Winner At Wimbledon What Are The Odds

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So, we near the time of ear when All England asks: What are the hopes of a British winner at Wimbledon this year? And, of course, the answer would normally be none but this year could just be different. Really? Who? Not Tim Henman, surely Andy Murray is too young and Greg Rusedski couldn’t win […]


British Columbia A Mountain Biking Haven

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There are few places in the world that can market themselves as literal Meccas of mountain biking. The Pacific Northwest is a great place to find dozens of trails. The beautiful forests and beaches of the coastlines are perfect for an hour of casual riding or a weekend long excursion. The North Shore area in […]


A Dieter S Miracle Molecule P57

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Hoodia Gordonii is heralded as the world’s greatest weight loss product. The truth is the Hoodia Gordonii plant has very little to do with it. The appetite suppressing qualities that Hoodia seems to possess, are derived from one molecule that is found in the plant. This molecule is known as P57. P57 was not discovered […]


Famous Diamonds In The Rough

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Loose diamonds have been around for many centuries, and have intrigued people of every country and continent. Some of the most famous have been the catalyst behind theft, and even murder. One of the first, and most famous loose diamonds, was the Koh-I-Noor, which means Mountain of Light. Historians found mention of it as far […]


Suicide And Ptsd Post War Torture

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Three hundred miles off the Argentina coast in the South Atlantic lay the Falkland Islands, also known to the Argentines as Islas Malvinas. It consists of two main islands, East and West Falklands which lie 300 miles east of the Argentina coast. There are about 200 smaller islands that form a total land area of […]


Exploring The British Journal Of Criminology

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There are a number of studies and journals that are involved in the discussion of criminology. One of the most widely read and well reputed journals that study and examine criminology would be the British Journal of Criminology. Quality pieces and articles that are contributed from sources from around the world are gathered in issues […]


The Story Of The Star Spangled Banner

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The future of the young United States looked bleak as the summer of 1814 entered its final weeks. The “Second War for American Independence”, often called the “War of 1812″, had taken a perilous turn for the upstart Americans. On August 19, British warships sailed up Chesapeake Bay and captured Washington D.C. in only five […]


Why Did Jellicoe Turn Away At The Battle Of Jutland

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At the time the First World War, the British Grand Fleet was the most formidable naval force in the world. Commanded by Admiral John Jellicoe, the British Grand Fleet hoped to engage the German High Seas Fleet in a pitched battle, but at the same time, both sides were reluctant to commit themselves. The Germans […]


George Washington The Best President

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George Washington was the first president of the United States and considered one of the best. George Washington is a much-admired person in many respects. As the first president of the United States, he set the course upon which the current three-branch system of federal government is based. George Washington is perhaps the one person […]


The Life Or Death Guide To Being A Student In The Uk

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The UK is a beautiful country full of many charms, kind and polite people and a rich heritage and culture. But life in the UK can throw-up many surprises for the overseas student! So if you are considering studying in the UK this list is just for you. First some definitions: ‘UK’ means United Kingdom […]


The Early History Of British Airways

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In 1919, as Europe emerged from the First World War, travel moved into the forefront of people’s minds. Buoyed up on the new technologies of the day, the forerunner of BA, Aircraft Transport and Travel (AT&T), launched the world’s first daily international scheduled air service. It offered a service from London to Paris and ushered […]


Online Bingo For Brits

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The explosion in the online bingo industry has seen a particular increase in sites targeted at British bingo players. There are now around 70 UK targeted online bingo halls. These sites are not necessarily UK owned, based or licensed, but they are designed specifically to appeal to British bingo players and capture the UK online […]


History Of Kenya Coffee

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The birth place of coffee is relatively close to Kenya but getting it there was not an easy task and full of bloodshed. The Arabs who controlled coffee enslaved thousands of Kenyan’s where they worked on the coffee plantations in Kenya and Arabia. This was followed by the British settlers around 1900 who quickly assumed […]


Hull City Guide Including Hull Hotels

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Once known for its fishing fleet the city of Hull has in recent years undergone a revitalization that has made it among the UK’s most vibrant cities. First chartered more than 700 years ago by Edward I, Hull combines the best features of a bustling port with the amenities of a cosmopolitan city. In the […]


Ten Things To Do In London

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If you’re planning a vacation to London, be sure to take advantage of this wonderful city with so much to offer. London is brimming with an array of exciting things to do and things to see for all ages and tastes. As one of the culture capitals of the world, London holds sight seeing and […]


English In The New World

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From its early British heritage, the English language has evolved and it will continue to do so as it creeps its way into societies all over the world. The English you know may not be what another person, who lives in another country, knows. Marquez Comelab, author of The Part-Time Currency Trader , explains. ——————- […]


No Room For Smokers Left In The Business World

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July 2007 will change the lives of British smokers almost instantaneously. That is the day that the overwhelming smoking ban takes effect and smokers are cast out into the streets to inhale their barely-legal tobacco. In preparation for the culture shock expected, the government will begin to slowly implement changes, meaning that you could be […]