The Cullinan Diamond

The Cullinan Diamond is the largest rough gem-quality diamond ever found, at 3,106.75 carats (621.35 g or 1.3698 pounds). It was found by Frederick Wells, surface manager of the Premier Diamond Mining Company in Cullinan, Gauteng, South Africa, on January 25, 1905. The stone was named after Sir Thomas Cullinan, …

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The Hope Diamond

The history of the Hope diamond, believed to be the world's largest deep blue diamond, is full of twists. The 112 carat stone that became the Hope began when the French merchant traveler, Jean Baptiste Tavernier purchase the stone from the Kollur mine in Golconda, India, in the 17th century. …

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How to Read Body Language – Top 10 Tips

Interested in learning how to read body language? Would you like to be able to tell when people are lying and understand people’s intentions? This article will provide you with the top 10 tips for reading body language. I feel Body Language is the most important language you can learn. …

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4 Tips For Flat Tire Repair

Sooner or later you will go out to your car and low and behold you have a flat. Most of the time, you will not be in a location that changing it will be realistic. What do you do then? If you prepare yourself, you will be able to handle …

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School Based Mental Health Services Reduction School Violence

In a time when resources are scarce and problems are many, professionals are choosing evidence-based practices to improve outcomes related to services. Evidence is emerging that school-based mental health services are an effective and cost efficient way to improve school performance and mental health and reduce behavioral problems. To assess …

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Facts About Pink Diamonds

The Argyle Diamond Mine is located in a remote corner of North West Australia and it produces over 90 percent of the world supply of pink diamonds and yet less that 1/10 of 1 percent is classified as Pink in color. The pink diamonds comes in shades ranged from a …

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Teen Obesity And How It Affects Your Health

If you are an overweight teen, you probably know how cruel other kids can be. You have probably been called fat. Kids may laugh, but child obesity and teen obesity are no laughing matters. Being a teen can be one of the toughest times of your life. Because you are …

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My Girlfriend Gave Up On Me! How to Accept Her Decision

Your girlfriend gave up on you. Maybe she didn’t throw her hands in the air in utter exasperation or dramatically tell you that you weren’t worth her time anymore, but it’s become increasingly obvious that she’s leaving you behind as she moves forward with her life. You’re not only stunned …

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How Much Should a Free Education Cost?

2 kids + 2 weeks of school = $100’s What’s wrong with this picture? This is public education! Don’t we have a legal right to a free primary education in a public school system? I’ve talked with family and friends in Columbus and other large and small cities in and …

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Penny Stock Success Stories

Penny Stocks are stocks that are in general considered to be highly speculative because they trade at a comparatively low price and small capitalization. These stocks belong to small public companies and trade for less than $ 5.00. They are very very small companies, and their shares are highly liquid. …

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Diamond Stud Earrings: Elegant Unisexuality

A diamond stud earring is made up of just one perfectly cut diamond, set in fine gold or silver. The simplicity of the design itself is its own selling point: anything fancier and you could easily fall into the trap of over-accessorizing. A single-stone earring is singled out for its …

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Future Trends for Education in America

Some of the futurists are predicting that our youth will be unprepared in science and math to compete successfully in the global economy by 2010 without we make some drastic changes to education now. This is just one of the reasons why today's schools are implementing instructional coaches in the …

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How to Wear a Purple Dress With a Red Hat

In the poem Warning by Jenny Joseph, the first two lines are – "When I am an old woman I shall wear purple, With a red hat that does not go and does not suit me." I love the rebellious theme of the poem and since it was written, Red …

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