Japanese Martial Arts History  

Japanese Martial Arts History

Japanese martial arts started off with the historic Japanese combatants, namely the Samurai and the Shinobi ninjas. These martial arts were immensely affected by the Chinese culture. In the history warriors like Samurai utilized martial arts techniques to outperform their opponents. More...

Burial Sites of Presidents of the United States      Nearly all the deceased and late presidents of the United States are interred in their home states. However, there are a few exceptions. For instance, James Monroe was from Virginia, but he was interred in New York. Later on, based on a decree from the General Assembly of the state, Monroe's remains were transferred from New York to Richmond, Virginia. More..

 

Audubon Society History

Audubon Society History

Audubon Society was founded by George Bird Grinnell in 1886. The aim of this society was to spread the awareness of the damage mankind was doing by slaughtering animals and birds to improve our fashion statement. Most of the migratory birds and shorebirds were hunted and killed for their feathers that adorned many hats and clothing. More...

History Of Emiliano Zapata

History Of Emiliano Zapata

Emiliano Zapata was a leader of the Zapatistas movement in Mexico against the dictatorship rule of Porfirio Diaz. He was born in a village named Anenecuilco, Morelos and was part Spanish.

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History Of Vatican City Italy

History Of Vatican City Italy

The Vatican City is the smallest country in the world walled by Rome and the rest of Italy. The land area is about 44 hectares and the population is a mere 1000. Its history is a blend of catholic faith and the pope’s influence. The city was formed in 1929 when the ‘Lateran treaty’ was signed between the prime minister, Benito Mussolini and Pietro Gasparri, the Cardinal Secretary of the State. All the Ordinances of the city are published in Italian. More...

History Of The Constellation Cancer

History Of The Constellation Cancer

Constellation of stars is of 88 different types. Of them, 12 represent Zodiac signs. The constellation appears in a form similar to the symbol of the particular zodiac sign. Cancer is one of them and the constellation appears like a ‘Crab’. More...

Down Syndrome History

Down Syndrome History

Almost one in every hundred and fifty newborn children in the US suffers from a congenital disorder called ‘Down Syndromes’. From the world statistics, one in every six hundred and fifty children suffers from this disorder. A child is born with 46 chromosomes of which twenty-three each are inherited from each parent. In the children suffering from Down syndrome, there will be one additional twenty-first chromosome making the total count as 47. This is not hereditary. More...

History Of Skateboarding

History Of Skateboarding

Skateboarding started somewhere between the 1950s and 1960s, and since then this sport has advanced thorough many stages. Currently, it has been recognized as a sport of this generation and there are speculations that it might find its place in Olympics too. More...

 

History Of Adam Sandler

History Of Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler a comedian and actor, belonged to a suburb of New York called Brooklyn. He was born in a Jewish family. His was father was Stan, who worked as an electrical engineer, and his mother, Judy, was a homemaker. Adam was the third among four children. His brother was Scott and two sisters were Elizabeth and Valerie. More...

History Of Kokopelli

History Of Kokopelli

The images of Kokopelli first surfaced in the Hohokam pottery somewhere in 750 AD to 850 AD. The image demonstrated Kokopelli as a flute player who had a hump on his back and antenna-like structures on his head protruding out. As per the famous myth, it is believed Hopi’s Kokopelli was supposed to carry small unborn children on his back for giving them to the women who longed for them. Ever since, Kokopelli has been considered and worshipped as a deity of fertility. More...

Chalkboard History

Chalkboard History

What we see today in our academic institutions is the hanging of a greenish board on which instructors write with dustless chalk. This same chalkboard has actually gone through various stages of progression. Initially, the chalkboards were framed on the small wooden frames as slates on which children used to write with chalk. These were used in public schools by children when the paper was considered quite costly. More...

History Of Focaccia Bread

History Of Focaccia Bread

Focaccia is a kind of Italian bread which is now available in almost all the bakeries and shops. It is no more a preservation of Italians only. Sandwiches made out of Focaccia bread are mostly very tasty. One can add to its deliciousness by putting cheese and some fillings. One can see Focaccia sandwiches nowadays with wide variety of seasonings. More...

History Of The Great Wall Of China

History Of The Great Wall Of China

The world famous Great Wall of China has witnessed the rise and fall of Chinese culture and history over the years. It is a proof of great engineering project and work that was undertaken several centuries back is still one of the wonders for today’s engineers. More...

Who Kicked The Longest Field Goal In Nfl History ?

Who Kicked The Longest Field Goal In Nfl History ?

NFL is one of the fiercest forms of football play in America. It is a highly competitive sport which not only requires highest level of physical activity, but also tremendous strategy. A team gets its score only when it successfully puts the football into the opponent’s goal. A team might score a point if it is able to do a field goal. It is a kind of goal that players usually score while they are playing generally from the field. A player is in the recipient of the ball through the goal by a placekick or a drop kick. For the point to be counted, the ball has to pass through the goal post. More...

Mark Twain Life History

Mark Twain Life History

Mark Twain, the much loved author of so many children's novel, was born on 30th November 1835. His actual name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He belonged to Florida in Missouri. Four years after the birth of Mark Twain, in 1839, his family migrated to Hannibal, another place in Missouri. His father’s name was John Clemens, and his mother was Jane Clemens. Hannibal was port along the river Mississippi. Since childhood Clemens had an affinity towards the river, and wanted to become a steamboat pilot one day. More...

American History Before

American History Before

On 4th July 1776, the United States got its independence. The most important part was played by the thirteen colonies situated in the eastern coast of the US. In North America, Walter Raleigh had first founded the initial colony of the English settlers in the year 1585. This colony was given the name of Virginia after the Queen Elizabeth I. This colony collapsed, and what we term as modern America actually found its existence in the seventeenth century. More...

History Of Women S Rights In Japan

History Of Women S Rights In Japan

Japan’s history had depicted women as the second class group because of its patriarchal society. However, this societal imbalance helped to forge the rights of women in Japan. The status of women actually started changing from the year 1860 onwards. Although women were given opportunity to avail education, they were never provided full equality until after the Second World War. At present, the women of Japan have made tremendous advancement, but there are cases of discrimination even now. More...

History Of Headphones

History Of Headphones

Headphones are also sometimes referred to as headsets or ear buds. These are small pieces of loudspeakers, which can be easily inserted in the ears to listen to music and sound files. For the first time, headphones were used in the year 1919 during a radio conversation. Headphones during this era had single or balanced armature. These headphones were really bulky with very uncomfortable fittings. These were also risky to use because the electrical circuits were naked and there were chances of getting an electrical shock. More...

Niacin History

Niacin History

An organic compound with a chemical formula C5H4NCO2H is known as Niacin. It is also known as Vitamin B3, nicotinic acid and vitamin PP. It is one of the essential nutrients that is required by the human body. The deficiency of niacin can lead to several health problems such as pellagra, scurvy, beriberi and rickets. More...

History Of Tocobaga Indians

History Of Tocobaga Indians

The archeological leftovers of Tocobaga Indians were discovered in St Petersberg, Tampa, Safety Harbor and in the nearby areas. This tribe was known to be a maritime tribe, whose survivability was dependent primarily on fish. In addition, they also used to hunt and trade with the other local tribes. More...

 

 

    
 

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History Of Skateboarding      Skateboarding started somewhere between the 1950s and 1960s, and since then this sport has advanced thorough many stages. Currently, it has been recognized as a sport of this generation and there are speculations that it might find its place in Olympics too. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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