Daily Archives: July 1, 2013

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Article: The Miracle Pine of Rikuzentakata


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the ‘miracle pine’ of Rikuzentakata, Japan. This pine tree survived the Japanese tsunami that destroyed every tree around it.

For more visit:
http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/12/The-Miracle-Pine/


Article: History of the Smiley Face


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the history and origin of the smiley face.

For more visit:
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/design/2013/03/who-really-invented-the-smiley-face/


Article: History of Wax Seals


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the history of wax seals for letters and envelopes.

For more visit:
http://www.artofmanliness.com/2013/02/13/wax-seals-a-history-and-how-to/


Article: USA – The Peshtigo Fire of Wisconsin


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the Peshtigo Fire of October 8, 1871 in Wisconsin in the USA.

For more visit:
http://www.damninteresting.com/the-forgotten-fire/


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