The Chinese calendar traditionally does not use continuously numbered years, outside China its years are often numbered from the reign of the Yellow Emperor. But at least three different years numbered 1 are now used by various scholars, hence the 3 possible dates above.
In the Far East, this is also the end of winter and the beginning of…Continue
Added by Leslie Dillon on February 9, 2011 at 10:53am — No Comments
The first thing one thinks of when combining the ideas of commerce and the Super Bowl is probably the Super Bowl commercials. These ads can be more popular than the game - to those non football fans, and those football fans that are still steamed at their team’s lack of ability to get to this ultimate game. But do the super priced Super Bowl ads pay for themselves. A study made 5…Continue
Perhaps you are skeptical about Global Warming. You wouldn’t be alone in a massive swath of the United States that are still digging out of the monster blizzards and thundersnow that Mother Earth has dumped on them. Even so, faced with more than average snowfall and chillier temperatures, there are quite a few that see this as a symptom of Global Warming, despite the irony. Here follows an…Continue
Added by Leslie Dillon on February 3, 2011 at 2:33pm — No Comments
“You are what you drink” isn’t that far away from “You are what you eat”. With this as inspiration The Houston Press has researched the subjects of soft drinks and States and come up with the United States of Soft Drinks, based upon locally popular beverages in each state. I found it quite…Continue
Added by Leslie Dillon on February 1, 2011 at 10:08am — No Comments