Sewing – Tools and History

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The practice of sewing, as in using thread and needle to attach various kinds of material, has been dated to at least 20,000 years ago. Sewing is practically a universal occurrence, and the actual beginnings of it stretch back to the beginnings of history. It predates the weaving of cloth by many centuries, and was […]

The Late Colin David

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Colin David’s mortal body left this world on 25 Feb., 2008, but his soul breathes in his art and people. Colin was one of those good adroit painters who fashion human anatomy with their skill and imagination. Just like Ustad Allah Baksh, Sadqain, Shakir Ali, Saeed Akhtar, Colin portrayed women figure as a special element […]

Words With Hyphens That Work Well in Copy and Why

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This is my fourth tips article for newbies on writing copy that sells, words that work for you. Everyone knows that what you say about your product or service can swing the difference between ho-hum and aha! and get you those sales. But not everyone knows that just jamming your copy with buzzwords and keywords […]

Technical Writing – Definition of Target Audience

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As a technical writer, you seldom write in a vacuum. For whatever type of document you’re writing, there is a designated Target Audience. Depending on the assignment, the target audience can be very broad: everyone who buys a Harper’s Handy Home Widget, or it can be very specific: aerospace mold makers using a TRF-3 Tri-axel […]

The Wise Men And The Truth About The Birth Of Christ

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The three wise men were outright failures in their calling. They were followers of Zoroaster who were aided to the place of birth to fulfill their various destinies. But instead of their main calling which was to protect the child with their wealth so he will not lack in the discharge of his duties, they […]

History of the Chinese Hand Held Fan

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The first Chinese fans were nothing more than bird feathers or large leaves. Tradition holds that King Wu of the Zhou Dynasty in the 11th century B.C. invented the Chinese hand-held fan, and the oldest known Chinese hand held fan was found in China in 1982 and is approximately 2,300 years old. The earliest half-moon […]

10 Reasons Teenage Girls Should Not Get Pregnant

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Teenage pregnancy is a hot topic. For some reason, especially in the U.S., we don’t like to talk about sex or what could happen when you have it. For this reason, teenagers are misinformed about sex and the repercussions of it such as an unwanted pregnancy. Perhaps if teens knew the facts, they would wait […]