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  • Throughout history, redheads have been feared and revered, loathed and adored, degraded and exalted. Here's an amusing look at the myths, legends, and a photo gallery of famous redheads with insightful quotes about the head of red!

    Redheads: Myths, Legends, and Famous Red Hair

    Redheads: Myths, Legends, and Famous Red Hair

    by Christoph Reilly534

  • The history and legacy of the Mongolian Emperor, Temujin (Genghis Khan). A list of 40 facts about his life, death, deeds, and how he became one of the famous, successful, enduring leaders of all time.

    40 Facts About Genghis Khan

    40 Facts About Genghis Khan

    by Thomas Swan30

  • Wilfred Owen's powerful poem is all about the horrors of the first world war. Insensibility gives the reader different angles on what it is to die in battle, and how soldiers lose their feelings.

    Analysis of Poem

    Analysis of Poem "Insensibility" by Wilfred Owen

    by Andrew Spacey2

  • A short Victorian poem which Henley wrote whilst in hospital. Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela and Winston Churchill have all used the poem for inspiration and guidance. Invictus means unconquerable.

    Analysis of Poem

    Analysis of Poem "Invictus" by W.E.Henley

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • Be very greatful that we live in the times we do. Imagine what it was like in days gone by when you had to wipe your bottom with leaves and moss!

    A History of Humanity's Disgusting Hygiene

    A History of Humanity's Disgusting Hygiene

    by Helen Murphy Howell43

  • Serial killers are among the world's most depraved, evil individuals, but there is no doubt that we find them completely fascinating. This article profiles some of the most well-known serial killers of the 20th century. The overview of their crimes will give you chills.

    6 of History's Most Notorious Serial Killers

    6 of History's Most Notorious Serial Killers

    by Jaynie200020

  • This article provides a framework for how to write essay introductions that are clear, strong and engaging, providing practical tools that go beyond basic “how-to” concepts to take a serious look at what readers really want from an essay. The ideas are applicable to the essays of middle school and high school writing all the way up through writing in college and graduate school.

    How to Write the Introduction of an Essay

    How to Write the Introduction of an Essay

    by wayseeker20

  • This poem, from Songs Of Experience, is about the suppression of anger in our relationships. Is it wise to bottle it up until it bursts out uncontrollably? Or is it better to let it out?

    Analysis of Poem "A Poison Tree" by William Blake

    Analysis of Poem "A Poison Tree" by William Blake

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • The 50s were an interesting time in my life. There were new fads on television, in music, dances, and at school. Pop culture was changing. In this hub I recall popular fads of the mid and late 50s.

    Fads of the '50s:  What Was Popular in the '50s?

    Fads of the '50s: What Was Popular in the '50s?

    by Paul Richard Kuehn64

  • The balcony scene serves to develop the characters of Romeo and Juliet so that the audience can begin to sympathize with them. The balcony scene is critically important to the development of the plot of the play because it is during this scene that the lovers' secret marriage is decided.

    The Romeo and Juliet Balcony Scene

    The Romeo and Juliet Balcony Scene

    by Jule Romans4

  • Sylvia Plath's poem "Mirror" is a reflection on what it means to be a woman uncertain of the future, haunted by the past. When we look into the mirror, is what we see what we get?

    Analysis of Poem "Mirror" by Sylvia Plath

    Analysis of Poem "Mirror" by Sylvia Plath

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • World War II was a terrible event that will be remembered as one of the darkest chapters in human history. With estimates of the dead ranging from 60 to 80 million, it is unthinkable to imagine that this event was allowed to fester and erupt as it...

    Reasons for American Entry Into WWII

    Reasons for American Entry Into WWII

    by Justin Ives31

  • The Titanic sunk as a result of a collision with an iceberg in the North Atlantic on that fateful night in 1912. The next day, icebergs with noticeable damage were found nearby and photographed.

    Where Did The Titanic Sink?

    Where Did The Titanic Sink?

    by Melanie Palen12

  • Tips on creating the perfect Medieval-themed meal for your next event! Tudor period focus, but great for general medieval parties, too! (Note: jousting and knights not included, but encouraged.)

    Medieval Tudor Feast Menu

    Medieval Tudor Feast Menu

    by Tiffany R Isselhardt3

  • 40 Facts about Tamerlane - Timur the Lame conquered half the world despite his debilitating injuries. However, he is largely forgotten in popular history.

    40 Facts about Tamerlane - Timur the Lame

    40 Facts about Tamerlane - Timur the Lame

    by Thomas Swan70

  • Ever wonder what physical materials were used to write the texts of the Bible, or when writing and such materials were invented and if they correspond with biblical claims? This article adresses those questions and provides insightful information for any student of the Bible and its physical construction.

    The Mechanics of Scripture:  Materials Used to Write the Bible

    The Mechanics of Scripture: Materials Used to Write the Bible

    by Mandrake_19754

  • The United States flag is an integral part of our history. Did you know that every fold that is made when folding a flag has a meaning, and there are deeper meanings than fifty stars for fifty states.

    What Does the American Flag Mean?

    What Does the American Flag Mean?

    by Angela Michelle Schultz46

  • It may surprise many people to learn that most Cajuns under the age of 50 don't speak French; even those who do don't usually speak it as their first language. However, almost all of us grow up speaking some French, and our vocabulary is full of...

    How to Speak Cajun English (Or at Least Understand It)

    How to Speak Cajun English (Or at Least Understand It)

    by ckadyarc68

  • The 8 Wives of Ivan The Terrible - Ivan IV Vasilyevich of Russia was married 8 times, but can he be blamed for the execution or divorce of the wives he replaced?

    The 8 Wives of Ivan The Terrible

    The 8 Wives of Ivan The Terrible

    by Thomas Swan20

  • Romanticism is one of the most influential movements in art, philosophy and literature. Discover who the Romantic Poets and Philosophers were and why they had such an impact on the world we know today.

    Characteristics of Romanticism in English Literature

    Characteristics of Romanticism in English Literature

    by Lisa McKnight11

  • This is a research based examination seeking the correct form or use between the contested terms "buck naked" and "butt naked." Research from the OED, academic debate, and a general academic search. Reasonable arguments and even some humor peppered in.

    Is It "Buck Naked" or "Butt Naked?"

    Is It "Buck Naked" or "Butt Naked?"

    by Shadesbreath65

  • Malcolm X was a Muslim minister, a political activist, and speaker. His beliefs served as an inspiration for some, but sparked controversy in other circles. Here are 18 facts about the man.

    18 Facts About Malcolm X

    18 Facts About Malcolm X

    by Paul Goodman8

  • Anastasia Romanov was believed to have escaped the brutal killing of her family. Many years later, there was a woman who claimed to have been the true Anastasia. She went by the name Anna Anderson.

    Anna Anderson: Is She the Romanov Princess Anastasia?

    Anna Anderson: Is She the Romanov Princess Anastasia?

    by Angela Michelle Schultz92

  • Who are the Gypsies and where did they come from? The Roma or Romani people have long lived the Gypsy life. This article gives us a glimpse at the history of the Gypsies, who are not Egyptians at all.

    History of the Gypsies

    History of the Gypsies

    by James A Watkins400

  • Raised to be a fraud by her mother, the narrator of Gillian Flynn's shortest tale is a mind bending mix of unreliable narrators as a former sex worker pretending to be a palm reader is asked to help a family living in a haunted house with a dangerous stepson. Who is truly playing who in this game?

    Book Summary: The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

    Book Summary: The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

    by Jennifer B0

  • A thorough overview of common styles, colors, and motifs found on Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs. Includes a color guide as well as all the different variants of popular symbols.

    Dutch Hex Signs Style & Symbolism Guide

    Dutch Hex Signs Style & Symbolism Guide

    by Marla16

  • The Michigan Accent & Slang Words. Groups of people from every US state and, really, every place in the world have a unique accent and Michigan is no different! Learn Michigan-isms here!

    The Michigan Accent & Slang Words

    The Michigan Accent & Slang Words

    by Melanie Palen679

  • Greek mythology taught the ancient Greeks morals, cultural practices, and the origins of their ancient world. Today, we still have a lot to learn from these stories about the gods.

    Top 10 Greek Mythology Stories

    Top 10 Greek Mythology Stories

    by NoYouAreNot171

  • Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot is a play that presents conflict between living by religious and spiritual beliefs, and living by an existential philosophy, which asserts that it is up to the individual to discover the meaning of life through...

    Existentialism in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot

    Existentialism in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot

    by Jake Brannen10

  • Ahhh, isn't love grand? Yes, it is. But do you know where the most famous love idioms and phrases originated from? The Bible? History? Medical Studies? Yes, that's where they come from!

    Origins of Romantic Idioms and Phrases

    Origins of Romantic Idioms and Phrases

    by Autumn5

  • There are numerous online and non-writing contests you can participate for a chance of winning diverse contests. If you would like to participate in an essay, poem, fiction, photography or designing; then read on. You won't miss a contest to your heart's desire.

    2018 Free International Writing & Non-Writing Entry Contests

    2018 Free International Writing & Non-Writing Entry Contests

    by Alianess Benny Njuguna29

  • The British Royal Navy has a language all of its own. Jackspeak (navy slang) reflects both its proud history and also the culture (good and bad) of the sailor. Everyday salty (sometimes saucy) expressions originating from a life at sea.

    Jack Speak—Naval Language and Slang of the Royal Navy

    Jack Speak—Naval Language and Slang of the Royal Navy

    by Rik Ravado43

  • While details of her life are a mystery, today she is known as one of the best preserved mummies in the world. Meet Rosalia Lombardo, the girl in the glass coffin.

    Rosalia Lombardo: The Child Mummy

    Rosalia Lombardo: The Child Mummy

    by Jason Ponic57

  • Why are we interested in the views that ten scientists had about God? The answer is that, unintentionally or not, these scientists had a greater impact on theology than most theologians.

    10 Brilliant Scientists and Their Views of God

    10 Brilliant Scientists and Their Views of God

    by Hugh Williamson100

  • The 1705 Virginia Slave Act turned indentured servants into slaves for life, removed legal protection against torture and murder of slaves, and required runaway slaves to be returned to their owners.

    Slavery in Virginia and the 1705 Virginia Slave Act

    Slavery in Virginia and the 1705 Virginia Slave Act

    by Leah Lefler12

  • Sometimes the most stunning colors appear at sunset. Likewise, the last days of a saint are beautiful to behold. St. Edith Stein glowed in her final days.

    The Last Days of Saint Edith Stein

    The Last Days of Saint Edith Stein

    by Bede0

  • Women's clothing is fascinating throughout all cultures, including Rome. There is a distinct style and look to them that is both fascinating and beautiful.

    Women’s Clothes in Ancient Rome

    Women’s Clothes in Ancient Rome

    by Linnea Lewis27

  • One of the most common word usage mistakes in the English language is confusing the words "worse" and "worst."

    Worse vs. Worst

    Worse vs. Worst

    by Wendy Leanne67

  • Jacksonville, Florida, native James Weldon Johnson composed his tribute to his adopted New York City in a surprising Petrarchan sonnet.

    James Weldon Johnson's "My City"

    James Weldon Johnson's "My City"

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • Aphrodite is a woman who changes herself to be whatever her current man wants her to be. She may not realize that she does this. She is the muse who inspires men to write poems and songs.

    Aphrodite: Archetype of Love and Beauty

    Aphrodite: Archetype of Love and Beauty

    by Jean Bakula19

  • An overview of the Greek New Testament manuscripts from the first three centuries of the church; their history, quality, and distribution with a description of several important manuscripts.

    The Earliest New Testament Manuscripts

    The Earliest New Testament Manuscripts

    by B A Johnson2

  • We find the speaker in bed with his lover, having a go at the sun for rudely intruding through windows and curtains. Donne's aubade has all the classic elements - wit, wordplay and warmth.

    Analysis of Poem "The Sun Rising" by John Donne

    Analysis of Poem "The Sun Rising" by John Donne

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • We all know that love reaches beyond language barriers and continents, but it certainly doesn't hurt to to teach yourself a phrase or two to impress the Filipino or Filipina in your life.

    Filipino Words and Expressions of Love

    Filipino Words and Expressions of Love

    by kerlynb25

  • Great and easy topics for your cause-effect paper. This article includes topic questions, videos, and links to help you find out how and what to write.

    100 Cause and Effect Essay Topics

    100 Cause and Effect Essay Topics

    by Virginia Kearney51

  • An in-depth analysis of Daddy, a dark and powerful poem by Sylvia Plath, written a year or so before her tragic death. Plath's 16 stanza song of the tortured soul is full of symbolism and allusion.

    Analysis of Poem "Daddy" by Sylvia Plath

    Analysis of Poem "Daddy" by Sylvia Plath

    by Andrew Spacey15

  • The apple harvest is complete, the apple picker exhausted. Will he sleep a natural sleep or remain troubled as he dreams? Frost's metaphorical, strange poem has a complex rhyme scheme, a core mystery.

    Analysis of Poem After Apple-Picking by Robert Frost

    Analysis of Poem After Apple-Picking by Robert Frost

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • A brief examination of the correct grammatical use and origins of the phrase "bad rap." The purpose being to provide research based confirmation of its standard use and to show the grammatical basis for considering the phrase "bad wrap" to be incorrect.

    Is it

    Is it "Bad Rap" or "Bad Wrap?"

    by Shadesbreath115

  • The practice of Santeria, a type of voodoo, is a very common practice among Hispanics, blacks, Haitian and even whites in the United States.

    What the Holy Bible Says About Santeria

    What the Holy Bible Says About Santeria

    by Pamela Lipscomb35

  • The history of the Vietnam War often gets boiled down to who won and who lost. Although it's a very complex subject, this article tries to answer a basic question from the U.S. point of view.

    Who Won the Vietnam War?

    Who Won the Vietnam War?

    by crankalicious19

  • Ope is a phrase that supposedly exists only in the Midwest. Here, we examine usages of this phrase and other slang from the Midwest.

    The Midwest Accent & Slang Terms

    The Midwest Accent & Slang Terms

    by Melanie Palen7

  • The Russian Revolution of 1905 began on January 9, 1905 with the massacre in St. Petersburg, where troops fired on a peaceful crowd attempting to bring petitions for change to the Tsar. This day has been named Bloody Sunday. The crowd was led by Father George Gapon who formalized the demands of the revolutionaries to present them to Tsar Nicholas II. While Father Gapon was working with the radicals he became sympathetic to their cause and was the main author of “A Most Humble and Loyal Address,

    The Russian Revolution of 1905, The October Manifesto, and The Fundamental Laws of 1906

    The Russian Revolution of 1905, The October Manifesto, and The Fundamental Laws of 1906

    by enewcomer2

  • Christopher Columbus was not the first to discover the Americas, nor was he the first to realize that the earth is round. He was the first, however, in other exploits, namely genocide and the transatlantic slave trade. Doesn't sound familiar? Read on.

    The Truth About Christopher Columbus

    The Truth About Christopher Columbus

    by Kate P54

  • A discussion of the "Do unto others" Bible verse. Matthew 7:12: "In everything, do unto others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets." The Golden Rule Bible verse. Love your neighbor as yourself bible verse.

    The “Do Unto Others” Bible Verse

    The “Do Unto Others” Bible Verse

    by Justin Aptaker11

  • In the Romeo and Juliet death scene, Juliet is lying in the tomb, under the influence of a sleeping potion that makes it appear that she has died. Romeo finds her in the tomb. Before entering the tomb, Romeo kills Paris in the graveyard.

    The Romeo and Juliet Death Scene

    The Romeo and Juliet Death Scene

    by Jule Romans3

  • Why did Ancient Rome execute its prisoners in such a public, painful, humiliating fashion? Learn more of Roman public executions and who they punished and why.

    How and Why the Romans Executed People

    How and Why the Romans Executed People

    by CMHypno69

  • Still I Rise is one of Maya Angelou's best poems. A defiant, hopeful and uplifting lyrical poem that stirs the heart, prepares the soul for struggle and gives food for thought.

    Analysis of Poem "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou

    Analysis of Poem "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou

    by Andrew Spacey4

  • I Corinthians 13:4-8 - Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record...

    “Love Is Patient, Love Is Kind” Bible Verse Analysis

    “Love Is Patient, Love Is Kind” Bible Verse Analysis

    by Justin Aptaker3

  • Discusses the domestication of animals and plants during the Neolithic Revolution, including how domestication occurred in different regions, why domestication occurred, and its consequences.

    When Did People Domesticate Animals and Plants?

    When Did People Domesticate Animals and Plants?

    by Tiffany R Isselhardt1

  • Alexander Graham Bell's invention of the telephone revolutionized 19th century communication and was the precursor to the development of of the satellite mobile communications revolution of today...

    Facts About Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone

    Facts About Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone

    by Amanda Littlejohn30

  • The modern nation-state arose out of the collapses of the European feudal order and the Roman church monopoly. This article gives an overview of the rise of the nation-state in Europe and then its expansion world-wide.

    The Rise of the Nation-State

    The Rise of the Nation-State

    by William R Bowen Jr2

  • Hades is very interesting, because he rules the dead, or people who need periodic times of privacy with which they can use to think about whatever troubles them. Hades also has psychic powers.

    Hades: Greek God and Archetype of the Underworld

    Hades: Greek God and Archetype of the Underworld

    by Jean Bakula34

  • Dystopian stories with short summaries and links for easy reading. For all fans of dystopian fiction.

    Dystopian Short Stories

    Dystopian Short Stories

    by Howard Allen6

  • "I shunned the face of man; all sound of joy or complacency was torture to me; solitude was my only consolation--deep, dark, death-like solitude." Aurielle Voices It has often been argued that the definition of a monster is something inhuman,...

    Frankenstein: The True Monster

    Frankenstein: The True Monster

    by Anna Marie13

  • Tales of outlaws have been immortalized by dime novels and legend. But not often does one stumble upon a story of a female bandit. Here is a list of 10 western women who lived outside the law.

    10 Notorious Female Outlaws From the Wild West

    10 Notorious Female Outlaws From the Wild West

    by Sckylar Gibby-Brown7

  • The artillery personnel in World War II were some of the most skilled soldiers in the US Army and their Battalions were built to fight.

    Artillery Battalions in World War II

    Artillery Battalions in World War II

    by CJ Kelly126

  • 10 Weird Gods and Goddesses - Myths and legends about ten absurd deities from eight different world religions. Includes Loki and a number of Greek gods.

    10 Weird Gods and Goddesses

    10 Weird Gods and Goddesses

    by Thomas Swan48

  • Puss and saddleback caterpillars are attractive insects. Unfortunately, they can hurt us because they are stinging caterpillars. A sting may create relatively minor problems, but in some people the sting can cause serious and potentially dangerous symptoms.

    Puss and Saddleback Caterpillars: Insects That Sting Humans

    Puss and Saddleback Caterpillars: Insects That Sting Humans

    by Linda Crampton52

  • A lot of everyday things are often taken for granted when in fact they have changed the world so much that people would miss them if they are missing. Here is a list of twenty American inventions in the last two hundred years that have made a significant impact to human existence.

    20 American Inventions That Changed the World

    20 American Inventions That Changed the World

    by Jameshank43

  • William Wallace is most often associated by many with the movie, Braveheart. William Wallace, however, was very real and this page looks at the truth behind the myths.

    William Wallace, Braveheart - The True Story

    William Wallace, Braveheart - The True Story

    by Gordon N Hamilton25

  • From antiquity till modernity, China was ruled by over 800 emperors. Here are the greatest among all Chinese emperors. The ones credited with China’s growth and survival as a major civilisation.

    Top 10 Greatest Chinese Emperors

    Top 10 Greatest Chinese Emperors

    by Kuan Leong Yong17

  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy continues right up to this day, over 50 years after his untimely death. Here are some facts about the great man.

    20 Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

    20 Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

    by Paul Goodman29

  • Derek Walcott's Love After Love focuses on loving the inner self, healing oneself following relationship breakdown. With metaphor, strong imagery and religious allusion the poem's speaker instructs the reader in the art of self-love. What change there can be when we accept the stranger needs love.

    Analysis of Poem "Love After Love" by Derek Walcott

    Analysis of Poem "Love After Love" by Derek Walcott

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • The worst most otrocious acts were done within concentration camps. Here you can learn what the German Holocaust was and what happened at the concentration camps.

    Facts about Concentration Camps

    Facts about Concentration Camps

    by Angela Michelle Schultz79

  • Hawk Roosting is a powerful poem that focuses on a hawk as it sits overlooking its domain. Ted Hughes gives the hawk a human mind, personifies it, and explores the raptor's reason for existence. Contains raw and savage language. Some think the theme is political dominance, the hawk being a fascist.

    Analysis of the Poem

    Analysis of the Poem "Hawk Roosting" by Ted Hughes

    by Andrew Spacey2

  • Indirect speech is also known as Reported Speech, Indirect Narration or Indirect Discourse. In grammar, when you report someone else’s statement in your own words without any change in the meaning of the statement is called indirect speech. Quoting a person’s words without using his own word and bringing about any change in the meaning of the statement is a reported speech.

    Direct and Indirect Speech with Detailed Explanation

    Direct and Indirect Speech with Detailed Explanation

    by Muhammad Rafiq98

  • Humans are fascinated with the preservation of their dead. From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

    World's Best Preserved Mummies

    World's Best Preserved Mummies

    by Jason Ponic35

  • Black Outlaws and Cowboys of the old west you might be saying with wonderment and head scratching! “Why that’s an oxymoron! I’ve never heard of such a thing!”. Well Read On And Enlighten Yourself!

    Black Outlaws, Cowboys, and Lawmen of the Old Wild West

    Black Outlaws, Cowboys, and Lawmen of the Old Wild West

    by The Medicine Man73

  • God reveals Himself by many names throughout the scriptures that express a quality of His character that is vital for us to know. One in particular stands out to me lately in reference to the miracle of the five loaves and two fish as told in all four of the Gospels (Matthew 14:13-21, Mark 6:31-44, Luke 9:10-16, and John 6:5-14) - signifying a lesson that applies to every sphere of our life. El Shaddai the "All Sufficient One" is the name that reminds me of the Lord at this event.

    El Shaddai—The All Sufficient God

    El Shaddai—The All Sufficient God

    by Tamarajo52

  • Europe is rising from the Middle Ages, looking back on the darkness and into the light of new ideas, new inventions, and new...worlds? I explore the reasons Europeans wanted to explore and colonize.

    Why Did Europeans Want to Explore and Colonize America?

    Why Did Europeans Want to Explore and Colonize America?

    by Tiffany R Isselhardt18

  • Why are there so many similarities in the life story and teachings of Jesus Christ and Buddha? Were the authors of The Holy Bible influenced by Eastern traditions?

    The Many Similarities Between Jesus and Buddha

    The Many Similarities Between Jesus and Buddha

    by Catherine Giordano56

  • Explanations of the different Catholic symbols. These symbols act as badges of faith, teaching tools, and aids on the journey towards understanding complex philosophies.

    List of Catholic Symbols and Meanings

    List of Catholic Symbols and Meanings

    by MM Del Rosario122

  • Charles Dickens, like his character, Oliver Twist, knew from experience the meaning of poverty. Let's take a look at the social history that forms the background to the most famous of all his books.

    A Social History of Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist

    A Social History of Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist

    by Amanda Littlejohn14

  • Ever wondered just what the Irish are talking about?? Well wonder no more . . . Here is a guide to the most popular Irish Slang words used today in everyday speech. We are known for our gift of the gab and I have shown the words, their meanings and also given examples of this weird and wacky language of the Irish.

    Top 80 Irish Slang Words: The Gift of the Gab

    Top 80 Irish Slang Words: The Gift of the Gab

    by Suzanne Ridgeway108

  • The Myths and Legends of Robbers Cave: A tale of Jesse James explores both the history of Robbers Cave and the people associated with it. This article covers its early days as an outlaw hideout, the Robbers Cave experiment, and the cave's modern use.

    The Myths and History of Robbers Cave: A Tale of Jesse James

    The Myths and History of Robbers Cave: A Tale of Jesse James

    by Eric Standridge26

  • He is the most famous pirate of all time, yet many of the stories told about Blackbeard are more myth than fact. This hub examines several myths about Blackbeard, and reveals the truth behind these stories.

    Myths and Facts about Blackbeard the Pirate

    Myths and Facts about Blackbeard the Pirate

    by Glen Nunes13

  • An examination of religion in modern Japan, including sociological analysis of ideological conflicts, a short history of Japanese religion and modernization, and speculation on future societal changes

    Religion and Religious Identity in Modern Japan

    Religion and Religious Identity in Modern Japan

    by Alisha Adkins26

  • Not all religions believe in the ritual of baptism (cleansing, washing). Those who do have their own take on its necessity. Some view it as sacramental, others as symbolic, and others as both.

    Which Religions Practice Baptism? Which Do Not?

    Which Religions Practice Baptism? Which Do Not?

    by Beverley Byer12

  • How does language affect our thinking? Do we even need a language to think? How do deaf people think if they never heard speech? Do animals think without language? I researched this to try to answer these questions.

    Do We Need Language to Think?

    Do We Need Language to Think?

    by Glenn Stok30

  • The Great Depression was a severe economic downturn that occurred in the 1930s. It was triggered by a stock market crash in the United States, but went on to affect the whole world.

    10 Facts About the Great Depression

    10 Facts About the Great Depression

    by Paul Goodman13

  • Three sonnets from Romeo and Juliet are in the Act I prologue, the lovers' first kiss in Act I, and the Act II prologue. Each sonnet is analyzed and explained with some tutorial links and review for iambic pentameter and rhyme scheme.

    Three Sonnets in Romeo and Juliet

    Three Sonnets in Romeo and Juliet

    by Jule Romans1

  • Everything you need to know about the Chicago accent including pronunciation, slang, culture, and how to sound like you're from the Windy City

    The Chicago Accent, Slang, and Culture

    The Chicago Accent, Slang, and Culture

    by Melanie Palen100

  • Sonnet 29 focuses on the depressed state of the speaker who is full of envy, self-pity and hopelessness. He despises those better looking and more talented. He's down, until he thinks about his lover.

    Analysis of Sonnet 29 by William Shakespeare

    Analysis of Sonnet 29 by William Shakespeare

    by Andrew Spacey0

  • A description of the flags used by pirates during the Golden Age of Piracy. Symbols commonly seen on these flags are explained, and examples of flags flown by famous pirate captains are shown.

    Famous Pirate Flags

    Famous Pirate Flags

    by Glen Nunes18

  • Fertility symbols and fertility rituals are present in many cultures and faiths. Hinduism makes extensive use of fertility symbols and fertility rituals in religious practices.

    Hindu Gods and Symbols of Fertility

    Hindu Gods and Symbols of Fertility

    by Vinaya Ghimire31

  • How to use "said" correctly in a story, what to use instead of it, and other ways to convey how a word or line of dialogue was said.

    550 Alternative Words for "Said"

    550 Alternative Words for "Said"

    by ajbarnett364

  • How big was the Titanic? In its day it was one of the largest ship ever built. But when compared to modern ships it was not too far off in size until the largest ship Oasis of the Seas came on the scene about 100 years later after the Titanic's tragic night.

    Titanic Size Comparison to Modern Cruise Ships

    Titanic Size Comparison to Modern Cruise Ships

    by Melvin Porter90

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