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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Robert W. Benjamin
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1.Mesothelioma - The simple facts
What is Mesothelioma: Mesotheliomas form a range of tumors that usually arise in the pleura or in the abdominal cavity. Malignant tumors arising within the pleura are strongly associated with prior asbestos exposure in up to ...
[Added: 14 Mar 2007   Hits: 1502   Words: 704]

2.Acne - Pimples - Zits - The simple facts and the cure I discovered
What is Acne - Pimples - Zits: The skin has numerous pores in it, sometimes oil's, dirt or other things can cause these pores to become clogged, swollen, and red, this condition is called pimples. What causes Acne in some people: Some folks get plastered with acne as a ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2007   Hits: 2492   Words: 740]

3.Bluegill Fishing - Learn the facts that can help you catch the trophies
The bluegill is a popular game fish with many fishermen. This particular fish is known by a variety of different names such as bream, sunfish or brim. They are found throughout the continental United States in various lakes, streams and ponds. Individuals who are interested in ...
[Added: 02 Feb 2007   Hits: 1295   Words: 489]

4.Persian - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know
The origins of the Persian cat are murky, at best. Some claim that the Persian is descended from the Sand cat, but this cannot be proven. It is also thought that somehow Angoras were crossbred with Chinese longhairs or Russian Longhairs, but again, this is uncertain. There is also the ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 889   Words: 393]

5.Ragdoll - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know
The Ragdoll breed of cat was developed by a breeder in California, Ann Baker, in the 1960s. She bred a white female Persian that carried Siamese markings to a male Birman. She introduced those offspring to a female Burmese, resulting in ...
[Added: 27 Jan 2007   Hits: 789   Words: 515]

6.Abyssinian - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know
A wild looking cat, the Abyssinian is thought to be one of the oldest breeds in the world. Though paintings of them have been found in ancient Egyptian art, their exact origins are unclear. Some believe they came from Ethiopia ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2007   Hits: 883   Words: 425]

7.Tonkinese - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know
The Tonkinese breed is widely considered a 'newer' breed, a cross between a Burmese and a Siamese, though some dispute this saying the breed existed in the 1800s. The first known Tonkinese was Wong Mau, a descendant of ancient ...
[Added: 23 Jan 2007   Hits: 982   Words: 412]

8.Maine Coon - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know
Like many older breeds, the origin of the Maine Coon is unclear and steeped in rumor. Some believe Maine Coons, also known as American Longhair, American Shag, American Forest Cat, American Snughead and Maine Trick Cat, are a cross between semi-domestic wild cats and raccoons (doubtful if not ...
[Added: 22 Jan 2007   Hits: 755   Words: 480]

9.Norwegian Forest Cat - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know
Thought to date back to the time of the Vikings, the Norwegian Forest Cat is an old breed. References to this type of cat can be found in Norse mythology and Norwegian fairytales, but the ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 847   Words: 452]

10.Eel Fishing - Learn the facts that can help you catch the trophies
Despite the fact that most eels are predators, many people consider them like the right choice for a home aquarium. However, eels are also a perfect catch for anglers, consisting of 4 suborders of the Anguilliformes with 19 families, 110 genres ...
[Added: 17 Jan 2007   Hits: 908   Words: 544]

11.Burmese - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know
The modern Burmese breed has roots muddled in history. It is generally believed that Burmese are a man made breed descending from the crossbreeding of a Siamese and an ancient version of a pure Burmese (that later died out). This Burmese breed had ...
[Added: 17 Jan 2007   Hits: 649   Words: 468]

12.Pike - Learn the facts that can help you catch the trophies
This voracious and carnivorous fish lives in freshwaters on the Northern Hemisphere. Northern Pike (Esox lucius) is also known by its folk name of "Water Wolf". Pikes grow as large as 150 cm in size ...
[Added: 08 Jan 2007   Hits: 730   Words: 541]

13.Boston Terrier - The facts every owner of this dog breed should know
The Boston Terrier is one of the few breeds of dog that America can claim as its own. Around 1870, Robert C. Hooper of Boston purchased Hooper's Judge, a cross between an English Bulldog and an English White Terrier. ...
[Added: 21 Dec 2006   Hits: 1151   Words: 500]

14.Exotic - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know
In the 1960s a Persian was crossed with a Domestic Shorthair in an attempt to create a Persian with only short hair. The result was today's Exotic, a breed that looks strikingly similar to the Persian, but with less maintenance involved, hence the nickname, ...
[Added: 11 Dec 2006   Hits: 663   Words: 447]

15.Dachshund - The facts every owner of this dog breed should know
Dachshund (pronounced DAK sund) originated in Germany, during the 18th and 19th centuries, to hunt badgers. In fact, Dachshund means, 'badger dog' in German. Their unique size and shape made them the perfect hunting dog. ...
[Added: 08 Dec 2006   Hits: 402   Words: 505]

16.Oriental Cat - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know
The name 'Oriental' does not refer to a specific breed of cat, but a group of cats originating from Southeast Asia. Siamese is the most familiar (specifically, a Siamese without points), but Oriental can also refer to Japanese Bobtail, ...
[Added: 01 Dec 2006   Hits: 480   Words: 431]

17.Border Collie - The facts every owner of this dog breed should know
Bred for their intelligence and herding instincts, Border Collies are descended from British herding dogs. A medium sized dog, Border Collies will grow to about 19 to 22 inches and 30 to 45 pounds. They will live about 12 ...
[Added: 30 Nov 2006   Hits: 376   Words: 520]

18.Domestic Short Hair - The facts every owner of this cat breed should know
Descended from 'working cats' that came to America on ships like the Mayflower to hunt rats, selective breeding resulted in today s Domestic Short Hair. The Domestic Short Hair cat was renamed the American Short ...
[Added: 28 Nov 2006   Hits: 532   Words: 353]

19.Bigfoot - It always stays just outside the range of scientific proof
One of the most widespread and controversial creatures of dubious existence is Bigfoot, also known as Sasquatch, in reference to a hairy, bipedal hominid being. This being is usually described as 8' to 10' tall, sighted in remote wilderness areas of the ...
[Added: 24 Jul 2006   Hits: 468   Words: 583]

20.Ice Fishing Can be a very exciting experience
One of the most popular recreational forms of fishing in Scandinavia, Russia and Germany is Ice Fishing, a sport also practiced in Canada and the United States, not only during winter, but also all year round in Alaska. However the most ...
[Added: 16 Jul 2006   Hits: 470   Words: 586]

21.Chupacabra - One of the most frightening creatures of Cryptozoology
The Chupacabra is one of the most recent creatures of cryptozoology, first seen during the early 1990s in Puerto Rico. El Chupacabra, Chupacabras or Goat Sucker is a creature native to the Americas, particularly the island where it was first reported, Mexico, and the United States, although this being ...
[Added: 15 Jul 2006   Hits: 444   Words: 509]

22.Fishing from the bank or shore of a lake, pond or river
Shore (bank) fishing is an exciting form of recreational fishing where the primary reward is the challenge catching non-common species. Some lakes, rivers and ponds are particularly attractive, such as the Red Lake Rivers running between Minnesota and North Dakota, and encompassing more than 70 species of ...
[Added: 13 Jul 2006   Hits: 557   Words: 480]

23.Mothman - Alien from another world, or a being from the spiritual realm
More than a film or the 12 foot tall, stainless steel sculpture on display in downtown Point Pleasant in West Virginia, Mothman is a strange creature seen in the United States between November 1966 and November 1967, appearing several times in ...
[Added: 10 Jul 2006   Hits: 466   Words: 511]

24.Fishing from a motor boat or rowboat is an exciting activity
Boat fishing is an exciting activity that sometimes requires an adventurer spirit in order to get the best catch. Ranging from the stability of sliding-seats rowboats, to the powerful motor board, fishing on ponds, rivers and lakes can become an unforgettable ...
[Added: 01 Jul 2006   Hits: 485   Words: 520]

25.Cryptozoology - The evidence of creatures whose existence is uncertain
The evidence of creatures whose existence is uncertain is studied by cryptozoology, a science researching presumable proof of animals considered extinct or out of this world, which are still occasionally reported as seen in diverse locations. Such hypothetical creatures are usually referred as "cryptids", a ...
[Added: 24 Jun 2006   Hits: 498   Words: 554]

26.Flea Facts And Information
Fleas have been around for millions of years, sucking the blood of animals and humans. Fleas live on pets, mammals, in carpets, in sofas as well as other household and farm goods. In a typical room, 5 ...
[Added: 27 May 2006   Hits: 475   Words: 519]

27.The beginners guide to safely join and use eBay
I don't think it matters where you are these days, if you mention the name ' eBay ', there is someone there who has either bought an item on it, or who has sold something on it, eBay has become a ...
[Added: 16 May 2006   Hits: 452   Words: 2040]

28.The Art of Diecast Collecting
Collecting diecast vehicles consists of acquiring specific items based on your particular interests, such as airplanes, cars, trains, ship models, etc. Although some people just accumulate them, this is a passionate hobby for most folks, in which the genuine collector organizes carefully those ...
[Added: 03 May 2006   Hits: 646   Words: 863]

29.Bird Watching is a recreation anyone can enjoy at anytime of the year
Do you ever have a day when you have nothing to do ?, You know them times when your on the internet in some chat room, and you type ' I'm bored ! ', or your flipping through the TV channels, and you say to yourself or out loud ' ...
[Added: 23 Apr 2006   Hits: 410   Words: 1053]

30.GOOGLE AdSense Tips For Maximum Earnings and how to avoid ' smart pricing '
Almost everyone has probably heard of AdSense by now, if not then I am pretty sure you have seen AdSense and may have not even known what it was. To explain AdSense, I must first tell you a ...
[Added: 08 Apr 2006   Hits: 541   Words: 1835]

31.Cryptozoology And The Brey Road Beast
The Brey Road Beast has been sighted by numerous witnesses including police officers, in Wisconsin - USA, from 1936 to present. The creature has been observed walking upright like a human, running on all four legs like ...
[Added: 08 Apr 2006   Hits: 442   Words: 844]

32.Bullheads And Catfish - Names that bring joy and disgust
When it comes to fishing, there are two names that make the sport great to me, 'bullheads' and 'catfish', no other freshwater fish get such a bad rap as these two old friends do. If ...
[Added: 01 Apr 2006   Hits: 457   Words: 1190]

33.Cryptozoology And Bigfoot
Bigfoot has been sighted throughout the United States, from the 16th Century to present. The first reported sightings were by Native Americans. He was called numerous names by different Indian tribes, 'sasquatch' was only one of over ...
[Added: 29 Mar 2006   Hits: 428   Words: 784]

34.Coin Collecting on a shoe-string budget
Probably everyone at one time or another has collected coins. Some people save old wheat pennies they find in change and throw them in a jar. Other people collect state quarters, and some others collect certain coins like nickles or dimes, and try to build a complete collection over time. ...
[Added: 16 Mar 2006   Hits: 451   Words: 1778]

35.How to catch more Crappies then you want
Crappies are one of the best tasting fish I have ever eaten, I like them better then trout. The meat is pure white and is firm and full of good mellow flavour. Crappies are a ...
[Added: 11 Mar 2006   Hits: 452   Words: 767]

36.Snakes - They're not as slithery as some people I know
When I was a youngster growing up in the 1960's and early 70's, I was lucky that we lived on a farm out in the country. One of the favorite pastimes I had, was going hunting for snakes on a nice warm sunny day. ...
[Added: 10 Mar 2006   Hits: 487   Words: 1207]

37.Runes - The origin and purpose behind the ancient symbols and alphabet
Ask six rune experts ' Where did the runes originate from ?' and you will probably get 6 different answers. There are different versions of runes for each culture and era they seemed to come from. One person told me ...
[Added: 04 Mar 2006   Hits: 508   Words: 1013]

38.Metal Detecting - Coin Hunting or Coin Shooting Hot Spots
Coin Hunting or 'Coin Shooting' as it's often called, is not only very fun to do, but it can easily be very profitable. Finding just one gold piece or any rare coin can easily pay for the cost of ...
[Added: 02 Mar 2006   Hits: 412   Words: 954]

39.Starting Your Own Courier Service
Sooner or later everyone has dreamed of quitting their job and starting their own business. Unfortunately the main thing that stops or prevents someone from making the dream a reality is usualy what I call the 'two F's', and this is ...
[Added: 27 Feb 2006   Hits: 434   Words: 1069]

40.Lincoln Cent Pennies - Collectors love them while most folks hate them
If you walk accross a street and you see a quarter on the ground would you pick it up ? I bet you would. Now, what if the coin you saw lying there was a penny, would you still pick it ...
[Added: 27 Feb 2006   Hits: 449   Words: 864]

41.The Rapture - What is it ? When will it happen ? Where is it in the Bible ?
Just about everyone has heard someone mention ' The Rapture ', when they talk about the return of Jesus Christ. There probably isn't a word that causes as much conflict as the word rapture, does. I here folks constantly saying: ' There is NO word rapture ...
[Added: 27 Feb 2006   Hits: 414   Words: 674]

42.Pet Sitting - Start your own business
Almost everyone sooner or later dreams of starting a home based business to make some extra money, or to be able to work part time. The one thing that stops most folks from acheiving this goal, is money. They just don't have the financial stability to either borrow the money ...
[Added: 27 Feb 2006   Hits: 416   Words: 743]

43.Thanksgiving - Understanding The Holiday
Thanksgiving to most folks means family and friends and Turkey, or maybe beer and football. Many do not know or even care about the significence of the Holiday. Way back in the 1600's a group of people who were members of ...
[Added: 27 Feb 2006   Hits: 339   Words: 843]

44.Ghost Hunting Should Be Professional
Ghost Hunting can be very fun and yet at times it can be one of the most terrifying things you will probably ever do in your life. The following are just a few of the things folks have encountered during ghost hunting or paranormal investigations: ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 325   Words: 1557]