Jul
22
Early life Louis Stanislas Xavier was born on 17 November 1755 in the Palace of Versailles, the son of Louis, Dauphin of France, and his wife, Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony. He was the grandson of the reigning King Louis XV, and as such, a Petit-fils de France. Louis Stanislas was christened Louis Stanislas Xavier six years after his birth, in accordance with Bourbon family tradition, being nameless before his baptism. The name of Louis was bestowed because it was typical of a Prince of ...
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Jul
19
The concept of a greenhouse actually got it's start during the Roman era. Like many other pioneering accomplishments that included the aqueduct, bath houses, and basic sanitation, the concept of propagating plant life indoors was a Roman discovery. Emperor Tiberius was a fan of the cucumber vegetable. HIs gardeners would plant the cucumbers in in pots so they could sun during the day and then would take the plants indoors during the night to a temperature controlled environment to keep them ...
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Jul
17
Bad news for Homebake fans - the organisers have pulled the plug on the Aussie "locals only" festival for this year as they have not been able to have the "planets align" - although there was a bit of admitted procrastination on their part as well. But no need to despair, they have guaranteed that Homebake 2011 will be a "unique return version of Homebake to take place during the first week of December."Meanwhile, you can have your own Homebake festival with your mates - get together some of ...
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Jul
12
Art lovers are enamored with London’s emphasis on fine art and creative endeavors.  From the Tate Modern to famed streets artists such as Banksy, this English capital has been at the cutting edge of the world’s cultural scene for decades.  With more than a hint of aristocracy, this historic metropolis continues to blend ancient and modern in a thoroughly unique way.  With so many green spaces, parks, free museums, galleries and outdoor art installations peppering the city’s ...
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Jul
11
Long kept in the gardens of the wealthy and royalty in Russia, Japan and China, Blackberry Lily is a short-living perennial that produces vibrant yellow to orange blossoms with sword shaped leaves and petals that can be solid in color or can wear freckles like a small red-headed child. Before becoming popular across Eastern Asia for its medicinal purposes and throughout the world as an exportable wonder for all to enjoy in their gardens, this sneaky plant escaped the gardens of royalty and ...
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Jul
10
History Main article: History of the New Orleans Saints Early history The brainchild of local sports entrepreneur Dave Dixon, who also founded the Louisiana Superdome and the USFL, the Saints were actually secretly born in a backroom deal brought about by Congressman Hale Boggs, Senator Russell Long and NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle. The NFL needed congressional approval of the proposed AFL-NFL merger. Dixon and a local civic group had been seeking a NFL franchise for over 5 years, and had ...
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Jul
9
An ancient palace surrounded by the sweet hills of Bargone (Parma), frescoed rooms and an elegant court of the Renaissance: the Castello del Sale opens its doors to those couples who want to celebrate the most beautiful day of their lives with relatives and friends.Originally a fortress, it became the residence of the noble family of the Pallavicinos, and today, the Castello del Sale is the perfect wedding location and something more. The hotel and congress center Astro, in fact, took the ...
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Jul
8
A long dispute of guangzhou panyu MSW incneration power plant construction and new progress. From the panyu lijiang garden, wide area of the building's gardens of the owner's representative, and more than 100 panyu district face-to-face discussion garbage incineration power related issues. It will be in the panyu, a half a big discussion, extensively solicit opinion. (" guangzhou daily "November 24th), In panyu district LouXuKui in forum: thank people responsible, sincerity, not through the eia ...
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Jul
7
Have you decided to head south for the winter on a permanent basis, or just to live the life of a seasonal Snowbird? Investing in a mobile home, now referred to as a manufactured home, is a good choice for financial reasons and offers owners the ability to enjoy a comfortable living space.From a 700 square-foot park model to a 2,200 square-foot luxury option, manufactured homes have come a long way since their inception in the 1940's. These homes are now safer since Congress designated the U.S. ...
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Jul
6
If you are ever in the Austin area, you must definitely visit the Laguna Gloria Art Museum. The museum is one of the most popular museums in the area and one of the most beautiful at that, too. With its historic Italian villa style, the museum’s original intention was to become the home of Stephen Austin, the centerpiece in the sprawling grounds of the site. That never happened, though, and the property was later sold in 1914 to the husband and wife tandem of Hal Sevier and Clara Driscoll.The ...
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