Children aged four to six can be challenging yet rewarding piano students. Learn how to approach a lesson with young students, creating a fun learning experience.
Yardley of London has been making soap for centuries, its most popular scent to date being romantic English Lavender.
The most popular of Oscar Wilde's plays, The Importance of Being Earnest appears to be a comedy of manners. But the humor goes deeper than that, as Wilde satirizes Victorian society and expectations.
The Alakai Swamp Trail on Kauai in Hawaii is one of the most incredible trails you can ever take. With views of the Pacific Ocean and Mt. Waialeale, the trail traverses the boggy interior of the island.
A great to enjoy the summer sunshine is to get outside with a pack of sidewalk chalk. These fun activities are great for families and children to enjoy together.
Travel agents and guide books alike will tell you of the beauty of Hawaii: the year-round neon greenery, the healing Pacific Ocean, the buttery tropical breezes, and the excess of exotic fruit. All good and fine, but...
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England, the land of afternoon tea, double-decker buses, and castles, is just easy to love. Fifteen reasons weren't enough, so here are the next ten.
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Living in Hawaii isn't exactly cheap. Everything from rent to groceries to gas can be very expensive. But life in a tropical paradise isn't impossible! Following these budget tips and guidelines will give you a head...
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Learning to read music is like learning a new language. Piano teachers and parents will like these tips to help students progress in note recognition.
Kazuo Ishiguro's book The Remains of the Day is a modern classic retelling the days of post-War England. Through the eyes of a butler, the decline of the aristocracy is told with heartfelt understanding and complex...
Like it or not, people are born single, and though education sometimes skims over this rather obvious aspect, it is a fact of life. People are born single, yet most people are eventually not single. It's the getting...
The Hawaiian passion fruit, known locally as lilikoi, is a tropical fruit perfect for smoothies and cocktails. Read this guide to learn how to extract the juice from the seeds.
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Americans are in love with Ireland, mostly because many of us are Irish. There are many reasons to love the Emerald Isle, from leprechauns to Riverdance to Guinness.
Imagine saying goodbye to all your family and the only home you've ever known, sailing on the untamed seas of the Atlantic around Cape Horn to the Pacific, and landing at an uncivilized nation on the most isolated land...
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The Kalalau Trail on Kauai, Hawaii is one of the only ways to explore the Na Pali Coast. Take the diverging Hanakapiai Trail inland to find a secluded waterfall.
What really inspired James Cameron when he created hit movie Avatar? Was it FernGully or the Smurfs?
What is an ideal man? As a woman, I naturally approach this question of what makes a man ideal in relationship to myself as a woman. I am not questioning what makes a man outwardly attractive or what makes a man appeal...
The list of famous Scottish authors continues with bios of Robert Louis Stevenson, George MacDonald, Sir Walter Scott, and more.
Scotland is home to some of the greatest authors of all time. J.M. Barrie, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and Robert Burns are just a few of the famous Scottish writers.
Learn how to teach piano, starting with the first lesson. Be inspired to inspire others with the love of music!
Scottish Highland cows may look like yaks, but they are actually an intelligent breed of cattle.
From Disney animation to Beatrix Potter tales, talking mice often take center stage when it comes to children's stories.
Teaching piano requires certain skills and abilities. Get started as a piano teacher with these tools to make sure your experience is successful.
For my sixteenth birthday, my parents took me to see Riverdance the show at our local theater. I have always loved Irish culture and I had seen Riverdance on tape before, but to actually be in the same room as these...
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A St. Patrick's Day staple, corned beef is an Irish American tradition. Corned beef brisket is often eaten with cabbage, but it also comes in the form of reuben sandwiches, hash, and canned corned beef.
Go behind the scenes to learn about the actors from Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, including Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, and Johnny Depp.
Wales, a part of the United Kingdom, is home to some great authors. Roald Dahl, Andrew Davies, and Dylan Thomas are famous Welsh writers whose classic works are filled with long-lasting beauty.
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The women alpine skiers from Team USA at the Winter Olympics 2010 in Vancouver were some of the world's top athletes. Meet each of these ladies and learn more about what drives them to succeed.
Read up on the snowboarding events from the 2010 Winter Olympics, from Halfpipe to Snowboard Cross to Giant Slalom.
Bright Star is based on the love story of the poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne. His love for her was the inspiration for much of his beautiful poetry.
James Cameron's Avatar was a box-office hit, but was it also just an old cartoon brought back to life? Both Avatar and Fern Gully have similar plot lines and environmentalist agendas.
Meet the athletes who made up the men's snowboarding team for USA at the Winter Olympics 2010. With bios, photos, and links, learn more about each of these incredible snowboarders.
The snowboarders of Team USA for the 2010 Winter Olympics were hard to beat. Learn more about the women's team with bios, links, and photos.
One ot the top reasons Americans love England is the music. All you have to say is "The Beatles" and you'll know what I mean. England has produced some of the most popular music of our time. It all started...
This Valentine's Day, don't buy just any ordinary flower bouquet from the local supermarket for your true love. Take the time to say "I Love You" using the language of flowers. There isn't a true woman on...
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Americans are simply in love with England. They just can't help themselves! There are many reasons to love England, but here are the top fifteen, from the accents to the royalty to the literature.
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The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket, as part of his Series of Unfortunate Events, is both entertaining and educational. Follow this study guide to learn about activities that can make your reading experience even better.
For imaginative children, Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events is the cream of the literary crop. All thirteen dreadful books are educational, original, and, sadly, tragically inclined.
You may not have heard the term escapism, but you probably have indulged in a little bit of it. According to Dictionary.com, Escapism is “the avoidance of reality by absorption of the mind in entertainment or in...
Margaret Hale is one of the strongest fictional heroines ever written. The main character in Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, Margaret is a picture of bravery, endurance, and selflessness.
What is the difference between stuffing and dressing? Not much... read a recipe for Yankee stuffing and a recipe for Southern dressing, both passed down the generations.
A poem about the sometimes unavoidable fate of rejection.
Audrey Hepburn is, for many, the the picture of ideal beauty and elegance. Learn about her healthy lifestyle, which included chocolate and pasta!
Ever wonder why Hawaii is just so gorgeous? Well, it rains a lot. Some days make you feel like you live in the produce section of the grocery store: just a sprinkling now and then to wake you up. Other days can be...
Some of the world's most beautiful beaches are located on Kauai, the Garden Isle of Hawaii. This Top Ten List includes Hanalei Bay, Poipu, Anini, and Waimea.
Delve into E.M. Forter's classic novel, Howards End, to understand more about its themes, characters, and symbols.
A vacation to Hawaii makes a beautiful tropical getaway, but living here is a completely different story. Life in Hawaii is still beautiful, but it also entails its own challenges.
A couple of years ago, my doctor told me that I have a problem with low blood sugar, something known as hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia is such a big word that I equated it with a big problem. But learning about hypoglycemia...