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Essays about miscellaneous subjects

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Miscellaneous Essays

The history and geography of humanity's most important inventions and developments.

A series of biographical summaries of people from around the wrold and throughout its history.

An essay describing the major religions of the world: origins, founders, beliefs, rites, holy places, numbers of adherents, and much more.

A selection of contradictions from the Christian Bible.

The causes and properties of rain: convection, relief, frontal and monsoon.

Countries and territories of the world - previous names, capitals, governments, languages.

Talaat Qureshi's cookery page features exotic and unusual recipes from around the world. The emphasis is on the less well known, regional and village recipes. Items include khadi, drahana, gajaralla, afelia, keema, and kofta. There is a strong Asian and Middle Eastern bias.

A selection of 60 second extracts from music from around the world, present and past.

A selection of composers.

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The Skeptics Society
The Skeptics Society is a scientific and educational organisation of scholars, scientists, historians, magicians, professors and teachers, and anyone curious about controversial ideas, extraordinary claims, revolutionary ideas and the promotion of science.

British Humanist Association
The British Humanist Association is the UK's leading organisation for people concerned with ethics and society, free from religious and supernatural dogma. It represents, supports and serves humanists in the United Kingdom and is a registered charity with more than fifty affiliated local groups. Humanism is a positive and ethical way forward for individuals, families, communities and the world, without recourse to a God or other supernatural beliefs.

Find A Grave
A fascinating site with locations of graves of famous (and infamous) people. Search by name, location, claim to fame, birthdates and death dates.

Find A Death
Details about how people died - with many photos and interesting details. Morbid but interesting!

Beginners' Genealogy
The Ultimate Beginners' Guide To Genealogy.

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