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  • A Random Note
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    A Random Note

    9 months ago

    Hear my words, hear my cry. When I tell thee to leave my cursed home, or feel the wrath from beyond! A typical Castle-and-Cursed-Prince Story, but very interesting.

  • Frost on Freenet: True Anonymous File Sharing System
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    Frost on Freenet: True Anonymous File Sharing System

    7 years ago

    Frost is a p2p app that works on top of Freenet. You need to have Freenet working to use Frost. Freenet is an Network over the Internet which provides true anonymity. With starting Freenet on your machine you are running a local Datastore on...

  • How to Fix a Gas Fire that Keeps Going Out
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    How to Fix a Gas Fire that Keeps Going Out

    2 years ago

    Learn why your gas fire keeps going out even when it still seems on and how to fix this.

  • Virgin Media Wireless Router Configuration
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    Virgin Media Wireless Router Configuration

    6 years ago

    I use Virgin Media (VM) for my broadband, TV, and Telephone. I use a wireless router for my home network. I have three laptops. In this article, I will share with you some of my knowledge that I have learnt through using this product. How to access...

  • History of Chinese Shoes
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    History of Chinese Shoes

    9 years ago

    The earliest shoes in China were made by tanned animal hide. They are ancester of leather boots. In the ancient script engraved on bone and tortoise shell it depicts a whole animal hide was trimmed and stretched out. This would indicate that, at the...

  • Weird Slimy Vegetables and Recipes
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    Weird Slimy Vegetables and Recipes

    9 years ago

      Mucilaginous foods, such as okra, Chinese yams, lotus root, and natto, are widely promoted as being very healthy. The large ratio of mucin contained in such foods helps safeguard and repair the mucous membranes of the body. Eating these foods...

  • UK Shoe Sizes and Conversion Charts to EU and US Sizes
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    UK Shoe Sizes and Conversion Charts to EU and US Sizes

    4 years ago

    China uses European standard for clothes and shoe sizes. EU standard recommends that shoes should be labelled with the foot lengths for which they are suitable, measured in centimetres. I haven’t bought any shoes for a couple of years since I...

  • Beds through the ages
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    Beds through the ages

    4 years ago

    Roman bed frames were quite simple, and were made from wood or iron. Rich Romans liked to cover them with exotic fabrics. The Roman poet Martial tells of one man who pretended to be ill so that people would visit him in bed and admire his covers....

  • Top 5 Places to Visit in China
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    Top 5 Places to Visit in China

    4 years ago

    The Great Wall in Beijing, built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), is the most often seen tourism site in China. It runs over 373 miles, containing about 827 city wall platforms, 71 passes and countless towers. The Forbidden City was the...

  • Comparison of tuition costs of higher education around the world
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    Comparison of tuition costs of higher education around the world

    6 years ago

    Studying at university is an expensive investment. Tuition fees have a disincentive effect on the poor and middle-income students. There has been a general trend towards marked increases in tuition in recent years, even in countries where tuition...

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