THE COLLIE DOG.

THE COLLIE DOG.
  The Collie dog makes an excellent sporting dog, and can be taught to do the work of the Pointer and the Setter, as well as that of the Water Spaniel and the Retriever. He can be trained to perform the duties of other breeds. He is clever at hunting, having an excellent nose, is a good vermin-killer, and a most faithful watch, guard, and companion. Little is known with certainty of the origin of the Collie, but his

THE FOXHOUND DOG.

THE FOXHOUND DOG.
THE FOXHOUND DOG. Foxhounds were the very first of the canine races in Great Britain to come under the domination of scientific breeding. There had been hounds of more ancient origin, such as the Southern Hound and the Bloodhound; but something different was wanted towards the end of the seventeenth century to hunt the wild deer that had become somewhat scattered after Cromwell's civil war. The demand was consequently for a quicker hound than those hitherto known, and people

THE MOST INTELLIGENT POODLE.

THE MOST INTELLIGENT POODLE.
THE MOST INTELLIGENT POODLE. The Poodle is commonly acknowledged to be the most wisely intelligent of all members of the canine race. There is a general belief that he is a fop, whose time is largely occupied in personal embellishment, and that he requires a great deal of individual attention in the matter of his toilet. It may be true that to keep him in exhibition order and perfect cleanliness his owner has need to devote more consideration to

GENERAL HISTORY OF DOGS.

GENERAL HISTORY OF DOGS.
GENERAL HISTORY OF DOGS. There is no incongruity in the idea that in the very earliest period of man's habitation of this world he made a friend and companion of some sort of aboriginal representative of our modern dog, and that in return for its aid in protecting him from wilder animals, and in guarding his sheep and goats, he gave it a share of his food, a corner in his dwelling, and grew to trust it and care

NEWFOUNDLAND – THE ARISTOCRAT AMONG DOGS.

NEWFOUNDLAND – THE ARISTOCRAT AMONG DOGS.
The dogs which take their name from the island of Newfoundland appeal to all lovers of animals. There are now two established varieties, the black and the white and black. There are also bronze-coloured dogs, but they are rare. The black variety of the Newfoundland is essentially black in colour; but this does not mean that there may be no other colour, for most black Newfoundlands have some white marks. In fact, a white marking on the chest is

Risks of Online Dating

Risks of Online Dating
Dating seems to be a very exciting term. It would mean a new phase of a person’s life a head. Whatever the purpose of dating is, one must always be responsible and by all means be cautious about being into this kind of activity. Since you are getting involved with unknown individuals, you must equip your self with the necessary protection or security whatever risks there are. Yes, there are risks… Online dating is of course, safe from outside

So, love is in the air: all the stores are putting out anything and everything pink and red.

So, love is in the air: all the stores are putting out anything and everything pink and red.
The cue for us all is that Valentine’s Day is approaching. If you want to make the day extra special, look into the following ideas. Location: If you cannot leave town or would rather spend time in your neighborhood, you should research and contact local restaurants. Often, restaurants offer special deals and meals on Valentine’s Day. Some hotels or general locations have really exciting events, too. For example, if you are in the San Francisco area, there is the

Types of Custom Closet Organizers

Types of Custom Closet Organizers
The decision to organize your closet is a step in the right direction. How do you know which type of materials to use for your project? It really depends on the look you are striving to achieve. Melamine organizers are laminated particle board. They are very simple to install and will give your closet a very professional style and look. They often to be custom installed carpentry. Wire organizers are vinyl steel, coated with epoxy to make them more

Christmas Shopping the Day after Thanksgiving

Christmas Shopping the Day after Thanksgiving
The day after Thanksgiving is commonly referred to as “Black Friday”. This day is traditionally one of the busiest shopping days of the years and for many signifies the first day of Christmas shopping. While the term black Friday was originally used to represent the day in which retailers returned to profitability many who work in the retail industry use this term as a way to describe the crowds and chaos which accompany Christmas shopping on the day after

Dress Santa Game

Dress Santa Game
If you are willing to put a little time and energy into a Christmas game, this one is surefire hit. It's called "dress Santa" and it's funny and silly and worth having a camera round to record the fun. You might even want a camcorder as well. Here's how it works. Create a dress-up box with a Santa costume and other items that Santa might or might not wear. You want to have a full-bore Santa costume, so you

Scary Halloween Classroom Games

Scary Halloween Classroom Games
Most children love all things Halloween. As adults, we assume it's because Halloween means candy and children generally love candy. But many children love more than just the abundance of candy at Halloween time. They really get into the ghoulish aspect of the holiday and delight in the displays of goopy brains and squishy body parts. Halloween games, therefore, can be really fun and goopy, if you wish. The kids will go with it, don't worry. First up, a

Space, The Final Frontier

Space, The Final Frontier
While it was just a TV show, that little speech at the beginning of the original Star Trek show really did do a good job of capturing our feelings about space. It is those feelings that drive our love of astronomy and our desire to learn more and more about it. The thing that is most exciting about studying the universe is also the most frustrating and that is that no matter how expert we get, we are always

Radio Astronomy

Radio Astronomy
For most of us, the idea of astronomy is something we directly connect to “stargazing”, telescopes and seeing magnificent displays in the heavens. And to be sure, that is the exciting area of astronomy that accounts for it’s huge popularity. So to the uninitiated, the idea of “radio astronomy” seems strange. There are two reasons for that. First is that humans are far more visual than audio oriented. And the second is that radio astronomy doesn’t really involve “listening”

CIRCUMSTANCES IMPACTING THE QUALITY OF MEAT.

CIRCUMSTANCES IMPACTING THE QUALITY OF MEAT.
During the period between the birth and maturity of animals, their flesh undergoes very considerable changes. For instance, when the animal is young, the fluids which the tissues of the muscles contain, possess a large proportion of what is called albumen . This albumen, which is also the chief component of the white of eggs, possesses the peculiarity of coagulating or hardening at a certain temperature, like the white of a boiled egg, into a soft, white fluid, no

ABC OF SOUP MAKING.

ABC OF SOUP MAKING.
Lean, juicy beef, mutton, and veal, form the basis of all good soups; therefore it is advisable to procure those pieces which afford the richest succulence, and such as are fresh-killed. Stale meat renders them bad, and fat is not so well adapted for making them. The principal art in composing good rich soup, is so to proportion the several ingredients that the flavour of one shall not predominate over another, and that all the articles of which it

How to Make Gel Candles

How to Make Gel Candles
Gel candles are a great item to make. Not only are they beautiful, but very easy to light. They also burn slowly, giving your candles a long life for you to treasure. Gel candles are very easy to make as well as inexpensive. You can add your favorite scents to them as well. The supplies you need to get started include gel, zinc wicks, fragrance oils if you desire, and dye to add color. Some people love the look

College Scholarship for Black Student: Passport to Success

College Scholarship for Black Student: Passport to Success
He was the designated National Spokesman for Nation of Islam, a religious and socio-political organization founded in the United States which is aimed to resurrect the mental, social, spiritual, and economic condition of black men and women in the country as well as on other parts of the world. He is Malcolm X. He was the famous leader of the American civil right movement and won the Nobel Peace Prize because of his promotion of peace and equal treatment