The very first clock was the sun, and the other celestial bodies, and there is no real way to know who the first human was that looked up at the sky and used it to tell time, so the inventor of the clock will have to remain a mysetry. However we can explore the question of who developed the first mechanical, or man made timekeeping devices.
Archive for November, 2008
A quick look at some of the basic philosophy you need in order to be good at chess. This includes both broad ideas about how to think about the game, and specific tricks you can use in the game itself.
An overview of myspace countdown clocks, with a look at what they are, whats out there, and how to use them
A quick overview of some of teh basics of an opening chess strategy including a few tricks you can use to get an early advantage
The origins of the game of chess are shrouded in mystery. Some say that it was developed in India, others say the chinese might have had a hand in its creation, and still others claim it was made in the middle east.
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This is a short article which discusses patriotic wall decor, and its various applications around the world. The United States with ist fierce sense of National pride is often cited as one of the most prominent examples of a nation in love with patriotic decor, however every nationality in the world has some pride in their collective heritage and often products are produced which reflect these facts.
This article explores some of the more common pieces of christian wall art. The most common piece is of course, the wall crucifix, although other popular items include icons, pictures of famous christian heroes, and inspirational signs
This article explores some of the prevalent themes found in ancient Egyptian decor. This includes a look at some of the colors that can be used, as well as an overview of some of the common accessories found in this style.
Few places are as inviting as a French café–a table for two, a glass of wine or a cocktail, and the opportunity for relaxed conversation, or even romance. It is no wonder, then, that many people try to achieve the special ambiance of the French café in their own homes.
Putting together a cozy yet [...]