Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The History of Horoscopes and Astrology

From: Lee D.
Sent: September 19, 2018
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Subject: Fw: The History of Horoscopes and Astrology

Babylonian Beginnings. The Babylonians are generally credited with the birth of astrology. Their astrological charts enabled them to predict the recurrence of seasons and certain celestial events. So in the beginning and for more than 2,000 years, astrology and astronomy were the same science.
History of Astrology - American Federation of Astrologers

Friday, September 14, 2018

Is Lice a ...

From: Martha S.
Sent: September 14, 2018
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The head louse, or Pediculus humanus capitis, is a parasitic insect that can be found on the head, eyebrows, and eyelashes of people. Head lice feed on human blood several times a day and live close to the human scalp. Head lice are not known to spread disease. CDC - Lice - Head Lice - General Information - Frequently Asked ...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Is Donating To Goodwill ...

From: Mary P.
Sent: September 12, 2018
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Subject: Fw: Is Donating To Goodwill ...

Taxes and Your Donations. ... When you drop off your donations at Goodwill, you'll receive a receipt from a donation attendant. Hang on to this receipt. At the end of the year, if you itemize deductions on your taxes, you can claim a tax deduction for clothing and household items that are in good condition. Donate Stuff | Goodwill Industries International, Inc.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The History of Toilet Paper

From: William B.
Sent: September 11, 2018
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Subject: Fw: The History of Toilet Paper

Joseph Gayetty is widely credited with being the inventor of modern commercially available toilet paper in the United States. Gayetty's paper, first introduced in 1857, was available as late as the 1920s. Gayetty's Medicated Paper was sold in packages of flat sheets, watermarked with the inventor's name. Toilet paper - Wikipedia

Friday, September 7, 2018

Is Dr. Seuss ...

From: Sarah W.
Sent: September 7, 2018
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How old would Dr Seuss be now?
Beloved children's book author Dr. Seuss would have turned 108 today, and he would surely have been proud to see that his works are still relevant as ever, resonating with children—and adults—of all ages. Born Theodor Seuss Geisel in 1904, the writer produced more than 60 children's books before his death in 1991.Mar 2, 2012 Dr. Seuss Birthday: 9 Things You Didn't Know About the Author | TIME ...

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Are telescopic contact lenses real?

From: Eddie W.
Sent: September 6, 2018
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Subject: Fw: Are telescopic contact lenses real?

Scientists Develop Telescopic Contact Lenses That Can Zoom 3X

Over the past year, we’ve heard about some pretty interesting developments in the world of contact lenses. Scientists have made progress on creating a pair of “smart” lenses for diabetics that are capable of monitoring glucose levels, and Google is even inventing a set with an in-built camera. Now, researchers in Switzerland are working towards bringing us magnifying contact lenses that zoom in and out with a wink.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Questions about mattresses?

From: Jack T.
Sent: September 5, 2018
To: undisclosed recipients
Subject: Fw: Questions about mattresses?

History of the Bed. Neolithic period: The mattress and bed are invented. ... The first mattress probably consists of a pile of leaves, grass, or possibly straw, with animal skins over it. 3600 B.C.E.: Beds made of goatskins filled with water are used in Persia.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Interested in Homeschooling?

From: Mike N.
Sent: September 4, 2018
To: undisclosed recipients
Subject: Fw: Interested in Homeschooling?

Homeschooling, also known as home education, is the education of children inside the home. Home education is usually conducted by a parent or tutor or online teacher. Many families use less formal ways of educating.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Why are farts ...

From: Akeno W.
Sent: September 3, 2018
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Gases are also what can make farts smell bad. Tiny amounts of hydrogen, carbon dioxide, and methane combine with hydrogen sulfide (say: SUHL-fyde) and ammonia (say: uh-MOW-nyuh) in the large intestine to give gas its smell. Phew! ... These can release larger amounts of gas as they break down in your body. What's a Fart? - KidsHealth

The history of Star Wars

From: Juan G.
Sent: September 3, 2018
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Subject: Fw: The history of Star Wars

Rinzler's “The Making of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi,” when asked if Emperor Palpatine was a Jedi during a 1981 story conference, Lucas responded, “No, he was a politician. ... In a 2005 interview published in the Chicago Tribune, Lucas said he originally conceived “Star Wars” as a reaction to Nixon's presidency. The Real History That Inspired “Star Wars” - HISTORY

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