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Geeky Gifts

They say girls like jewelry more than anything. Is that so? Personally I’ve never felt anything special towards gold bracelets and necklaces, but I am really into geeky gifts. Here I want to share the best geeky gifts I’ve ever saw or heard about – things I’d love to have myself.
1. A preserved snowflake from the North Pole – the kind of snowflake that Leonard gave to Penny in the Big Bang Theory, what can possibly be more romantic? I would love to have one of those.
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Internet Dating Resources: How to Find a Mate?

There is nothing impossible or extremely difficult in this life. And if you agree with this idea you will succeed in any aspect of your life. Not “maybe” or “might” but succeed by all means. Of course excessive self-confidence is not a good quality of the one who tries to find his love via the internet. But confidence is a very important thing.

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The educational system o the present days is actually an example of the past time institution. Of course everyone wants to graduate from the leading universities which have a long history and a good reputation. It prestigious, expensive and… not very effective. The times goes by rapidly and the specialists always need to improve their knowledge and adjust their skills to the new environment. The new form of the distant education is webinars. They perfectly supplement to the basic knowledge provided by the classical education systems, help to fill in the lacunas and allow to broaden the horizons.

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Red Light-o’-love

One of the last strongholds of fair selling love seems to become just a tale soon. They are going to close a legendary red-light district in Amsterdam – De Wallen.

In the Middle Ages Amsterdam became a major trading port with a black-jack and you know what else. Red lights appeared in the 16th century for the drunk sailors. So that they wouldn’t molest “decent” women, local citizens asked the prostitutes to light up the places they worked with red candles. Later, the government gave the Amsterdam prostitutes the whole ghetto and even obligated them to pay tax.

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Money Is Always Money

In our consumer society where practically everything can be bought and sold the money still preserves strange and even weird format in some countries. It seems that the times of stones and furs serving as money are gone, but still not all nations accept the usual paper and metal money.

For instance, the Vietnamese Green Marks differ considerably from the money we are used to spend. You can not pay with these Marks for everything you want as the item which can be purchased by using them is indicated on the money itself. On the edges of Marks there are special tear-off coupons which can be 3exchanged on particular things only.

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New Opportunities For Young Authors

During the recent years one can see an interesting tendency in the U. S. More and more people tend to publish their books at their own cost and expense and the large amount of such books is written by the children. The cost of publishing a novel, a book of poems or short stories is not as high as it may seem to be. And of course the parents are likely to think that it is a good idea to provide the new opportunities to reveal the talent of their children.

The good example is the publishing agency called KidPub. This agency specializes in publishing the children’s creations. During the last years more than one and a half hundred books by children have been released by this agency. To maintain the high sales rates via KidPub requires the additional charge of 250 USD. “When the children receive the box with their books newly printed and see their name on them they feel themselves to be a kind of rock stars” as reported by one of the publishers.

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The Religionism of Population Doesn’t Contribute to the Prosperity of the Society

The complex analysis of the various society indicators in the 17 developed countries showed that the hypothesis about the positive influence of the religiosity on the population well-being. On the opposite the most religious society appear to be less unscathed according to the sum of the indicators.

Gregory Paul, the independent social researcher from the US has published a sensational article in Evolutionary Psychology journal. He describes the results of the complex cross-national analysis aimed to check the two wide-spread hypotheses.

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Lanterns Holiday in China

The bright and pompous Day of Lanterns is celebrated in China on the 15th day of the first month according to the Moon Calender. Actually it is celebrated at night. It is usually preceded by two weeks of careful preparations. For example the 13th day of the Moon cycle is called “The Day of Hanging Out The Lanterns”It’s not difficult to guess that in that day the new red lanterns are hanged in the shop windows for the customers to choose the one they like the most. The next day is called “The Day of Checking the Lanterns”. On this day the towns are being decorated with the red lanterns and everyone gets ready for the celebration.

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Places of Interest to Visit in Heifa

Haifa is the third largest city of Israel. It is one of the most important ports and industrial centers of the country. It is situated at the sole of Carmel next to the shore of Mediterranean. Its five-kilometers-long beaches are considered to be the cleanest and the most beautiful ones on the whole country. The woods of the Carmel mountain provide the great opportunity for having a good picnic.

Those who travel to Jordan also often find themselves in Haifa as the shortest way to reach Jordan takes its start from the Haifa airport.

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How Women Helped The Army During The World War Two

War is not a sight for women. Nevertheless, women participated in World War Two alongside with men: as nurses, volunteers, sewers and even soldiers! WW2 is remembered as the bloodiest armed conflict in history, and the world needed to leverage each and every source in order to put this evil to an end. There are lots of stories when women joined the army and fought with Nazis. But the majority of women got engaged into other types of activities.

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