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Christmas Tree Traditions
The decorated Christmas tree can be traced back to the ancient Romans who during their winter festival decorated trees with small pieces of metal during Saturnalia, a winter festival in honor of Saturnus, the god of agriculture.An evergreen, the Paradise tree, was decorated with apples as a symbol of the feast of Adam and Eve held on December 24th during the middle ages.Christmas trees were sold in Alsace in 1531. Alsace was at that time a part of Germany. Today it is part of France. The trees were sold at local markets and set up in homes undecorated.In the Ammerschweier in Alsace there was an ordinance that stated no person "shall have for Christmas more than one bush of more than eight shoe lengths."Sixteenth century folklore credited Martin Luther as being the first to decorate an indoor tree. After a walk through a forest of evergreens with shining stars overhead, Luther tried to describe the experience to his family and showed them by bringing a tree into their home and decorating it with candles. Some historians state that the first evidence of a lighted tree appeared more than a century after Martin Luther's death in 1546.The oldest record of a decorated Christmas tree came from a 1605 diary found in Strasburg, France (Germany in 1605). The tree was decorated with paper roses, apples and candies.In Austria & Germany during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the tops of evergreens were cut and hung upside down in a living room corner. They were decorated with apples, nuts and strips of red paper.The first record of Christmas trees in America was for children in the German Moravian Church's settlement in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Christmas 1747. Actual trees were not decorated, but wooden pyramids covered with evergreen branches were decorated with candles.The custom of the Christmas tree was introduced in the United States during the War of Independence by Hessian troops. An early account tells of a Christmas tree set up by American soldiers at Fort Dearborn, Illinois, the site of Chicago, in 1804. Most other early accounts in the United States were among the German settlers in eastern Pennsylvania.In 1834, Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, was credited with bringing the first Christmas tree to Windsor Castle for the Royal Family. Some historians state that in actuality Queen Charlotte, Victoria's grandmother, recalled that a Christmas tree was in the Queen's lodge at Windsor on Christmas Day in 1800.Charles Minnegrode introduced the custom of decorating trees in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1842.By 1850, the Christmas tree had become fashionable in the eastern states. Until this time, it had been considered a quaint foreign custom.Mark Carr brought trees from the Catskills to the streets of New York in 1851, and opened the first retail Christmas tree lot in the United States.Franklin Pierce was the first president to introduce the Christmas tree to the White House in 1856 for a group of Washington Sunday School children. The first national Christmas Tree was lighted in the year 1923 on the White House lawn by President Calvin Coolidge.
Easy is to dream every night.Difficult is to fight for a dream...خوابیدن در هر شب آسان استولی مبارزه با آن مشکل است.Easy is to show victory.Difficult is to assume defeat with dignity...نشان دادن یپروزی آسان است.قبول کردن شکست مشکل است.Easy is to admire a full moon.Difficult to see the other side...حظ کردن از یک ماه کامل آسان است .ولی دیدن طرف دیگر آن مشکل است.Easy is to stumble with a stone.Difficult is to get up...زمین خوردن با یک سنگ آسان است .ولی بلند شدن مشکل است.Easy is to enjoy life every day.Difficult to give its real value...لذت بردن از زندگی آسان است..ولی ارزش واقعی دادن به آن مشکل است.Easy is to promise something to someone.Difficult is to fulfill that promise...قول دادن بعضی چیز ها به بعضی افراد آسان است .ولی وفای به عهد مشکل است.Easy is to say we love.Difficult is to show it every day...گفتن اینکه ما عاشقیم آسان است .ولی نشان دادن مداوم آن مشکل است .Easy is to criticize others.Difficult is to improve oneself...انتقاد از دیگران آسان است.ولی خودسازی مشکل است.Easy is to make mistakes.Difficult is to learn from them...ایراد گیری از دیگران آسان است.عبرت گرفتن از آنها مشکل است.Easy is to weep for a lost love.Difficult is to take care of it so not to lose it.گریه کردن برای یک عشق دیرینه آسان است.ولی تلاش برای از دست نرفتن آن مشکل است.Easy is to think about improving.Difficult is to stop thinking it and put it into action...فکر کردن برای پیشرفت آسان است متوقف کردن فکر و رویا و عمل به آن مشکل است.Easy is to think bad of othersDifficult is to give them the benefit of the doubt...فکر بد کردن در مورد دیگران آسان است.رها ساختن آنها از شک و دودلی مشکل است.Easy is to receiveDifficult is to giveدریافت کردن آسان است.اهدا کردن مشکل است.Easy to read thisDifficult to followخوندن این متن آسان است .ولی پیگیری آن مشکل است.Easy is keep the friendship with wordsDifficult is to keep it with meaningsحفظ دوستی با کلمات آسان است .حفظ آن با مفهوم کلمات مشکل است
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Top 10 Ways to Unblock Websites
How to unblock websites? These days, Internet filtering and controlled access is the new trend. More business owners are implementing filters within their companies with the purpose of blocking websites. Their intention is understandable but, on the other side, people love freedom and sometimes they feel mistreated. However, here are some things you can do that will help you bypass filters and unblock websites.
1. Use web proxies.
Many free online services allow you to access blocked websites through a proxy server. A proxy server is an intermediary between the user and the server where the request was send. Here is a list with the most known resources of web proxies:
Proxy.org, HideMyAss.com, Kortaz.com, KProxy.com and Anonymouse.org
2. Use VPN connections.
A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is like a tunnel over the public network. The advantage of using VPNs over web proxies is that VPNs are more secure because they are using advanced encryption and allow you to access all the applications (mail, chat, browser etc) in complete anonymity and not only the web sites. The most known free VPN is
3. Use Hide IP software.
These are easy to use and even if the main functionality is to hide IP address and unblock websites, there are applications that can provide you more than that – like cleaning online tracks, testing proxies, manually adding proxy etc. Usually if you choose a free software, then this will provide you a minimal number of proxies and no other features than hiding IP address.
Not My IP is one of the latest free hide IP address software that has already gained a large market followed by the old UltraSurf which is already very popular. Regarding paid applications that provide more features and have a complex structure, my recommendations are IP Privacy and Hide My IP.
4. Use Toolbars and Firefox add-ons.
Firefox add-ons are in fact software applications that work on specific browsers and with a simple click you can enable or disable online anonymity.
5. Use translation services.
Introduce the link of the blocked website in the translation field (for example in
Google Translator) and choose a random language to translate from because translation from English to English is not supported.
6. Use Google cache.
In the Google search field type cache: before the URL of the blocked website. For example type cache:http:/ /www.domain. com
7. Use Internet Archive.
Internet Archive allows you to view blocked websites through the Wayback Machine. This will retrieve all pages of a specific website indifferent if the website is blocked.
8. Use Web2Mail service.
Web2Mail it is a free email service that can sent to your email address specific web pages. You sign up for an account and get set to receive specific websites by email.
9. Change the http of an URL into https
This is the easiest way to access blocked websites. Of course, this might not work every time but you have many other solutions also. This is the fastest one.
10. Use IP address of the website instead of URL.
To use the IP address of a website instead of URL, you must first find its IP. To do this open command prompt and type: “ping domain.com”.
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انگار محصولات چيني همه دنيا رو تحت كنترل خودشون گرفتن!
اين متن در همين راستا و براي شناخت محصولات كشورهاي مختلفه.
كد اول باركد كشورهاي دنياست.
واسه اينكه بفهميم هر چيزي ساخت كجاست خوبه ...البته اگه بتونين حفظشون كنين!
The whole world is scared of China made "black hearted goods"
Can you differentiate which one is made in Taiwan or China ? Let me tell! U the first 3 digits of barcode 690.691...692 is made in CHINA . Do not ever buy it for your own health.
471 is Made in Taiwan
This is a human right to know, but the government and related department never educate the public, therefore we have to rescue ourselves. Remember.
00-13: USA Canada
20-29: In-Store Functions
45: Japan (also 49)
46: Russian Federation
479: Sri Lanka
489: Hong Kong
49: Japan (JAN-13)
50: United Kingdom
54: Belgium Luxembourg
600 601: South Africa
741: El Salvador
744: Costa Rica
746: Dominican Republic
80 - 83: Italy
859: Czech Republic
880: South Korea
90 91: Austria
94: New Zealand
977: International Standard Serial Number for Periodicals (ISSN)
978: International Standard Book Numbering (ISBN)
979: International Standard Music Number (ISMN)
980: Refund receipts
981 982: Common Currency Coupons
With more and more milk products from China and Taiwan having problem. We really got to check where the things are produced. Here is a way to differentiate Taiwan made products and China made products : by looking at first three digits of its Bar Code.
If the 1st 3 digits are 690, 691 or 692 - China made
If the 1st 3 digits are 471 Taiwan made
Nowadays, China businessmen know the consumers do not prefer products "made in China", so they won't show made from which country.
However, you may now refer to the barcodes, if the first 3 digits is 690-692 then it is made in China .
How to Keep Teeth White Naturally
There are many effective methods of teeth whitening available, but some come with heavy price tags. Here are some steps you can take at home to whiten teeth naturally without breaking the bank.
Things You’ll Need
Limit your consumption of drinks that stain tooth enamel. A few of these include coffee, tea and red wine. If you simply can't cut back on these beverages, consider drinking them though a straw to limit the amount of liquid that actually comes in contact with teeth.
Brush your teeth immediately after eating, especially if eating foods that stain easily, such as berries.
Rub raw strawberries on your teeth, preferably pureed. There is an enzyme in strawberries that acts as a whitening agent. You'll want to brush and rinse after applying the strawberries to remove the natural sugars and acids they may leave behind.
Eat crunchy foods that require a lot of chewing such as carrots, celery, broccoli and apples. These foods are abrasive and will remove built up plaque, which dulls the appearance of teeth.
Dip your toothbrush directly into baking soda and brush. The results are worth the lousy taste.
Combine lemon juice and one teaspoon of salt to make a paste-like substance. Brush your teeth and rinse. Again, not so pleasant on the palate, but your teeth will thank you.
Use hydrogen peroxide to brush your teeth. Dip your toothbrush into a small capful of the peroxide and brush as you would with regular toothpaste, being careful not to swallow. Rinse with water.
- Tips -
Consider using one of the several whitening toothpastes on the market that have all-natural ingredients.
Brushing after every meal and flossing regularly are the first steps in maintaining a healthy smile.
I am thankful for the alarm that goes off in the early morning house,
because it means that I am alive
خدا را شکر که هر روز صبح باید با زنگ ساعت بیدار شوم، این یعنی من هنوز زنده ام
I am thankful for being sick once in a while,
because it reminds me that I am healthy most of the time
خدا را شکر که گاهی اوقات بیمار میشوم، این یعنی بیاد آورم که اغلب اوقات سالم هستم
I am thankful for the husband who snoser all night,
because that means he is healthy and alive at home asleep with me
خدا را شکر که تمام شب صدای خرخر شوهرم را می شنوم
این یعنی او زنده و سالم در کنار من خوابیده است
I am thankful for my teenage daughter who is complaining about doing dishes,
because that means she is at home not on the street
خدا را شکر که دختر نوجوانم همیشه از شستن ظرفها شاکی است
این یعنی او در خانه است و در خیابانها پرسه نمی زند
I am thankful for the taxes that I pay, because it means that I am employed
خدا را شکر که مالیات می پردازم، این یعنی شغل و درآمدی دارم و بیکار نیستم
I am thankful for the clothes that a fit a little too snag,
because it means I have enough to eat
خدا را شکر که لباسهایم کمی برایم تنگ شده اند، این یعنی غذای کافی برای خوردن دارم
I am thankful for weariness and aching muscles at the end of the day,
because it means I have been capable of working hard
خدا را شکر که در پایان روز از خستگی از پا می افتم، این یعنی توان سخت کار کردن را دارم
I am thankful for a floor that needs mopping and windows that need cleaning,
because it means I have a home
خدا را شکر که باید زمین را بشویم و پنجره ها را تمیز کنم، این یعنی من خانه ای دارم
I am thankful for the parking spot I find at the farend of the parking lot,
because it means I am capable of walking
and that I have been blessed with transportation
خدا را شکر که در جائی دور جای پارک پیدا کردم
این یعنی هم توان راه رفتن دارم
و هم اتومبیلی برای سوار شدن
I am thankful for the noise I have to bear from neighbors,
because it means that I can hear
خدا را شکر که سرو صدای همسایه ها را می شنوم، این یعنی من توانائی شنیدن دارم
I am thankful for the pile of laundry and ironing,
because it means I have clothes to wear
خدا را شکر که این همه شستنی و اتو کردنی دارم، این یعنی من لباس برای پوشیدن دارم
I am thankful for the becoming broke on shopping for new year,
because it means I have beloved ones to buy gifts for them
خدا را شکر که خرید هدایای سال نو جیبم را خالی می کند
این یعنی عزیزانی دارم که می توانم برایشان هدیه بخرم
Thanks God... Thanks God... Thanks God
خدا را شکر... خدا را شکر... خدا را شکر
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