" A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. "
Leo Tolstoy

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Tiger Woods Becomes Youngest Golfer to Win Masters Tournament

Eldrick "Tiger" Woods is an American-born golfer who is considered one of the greatest golfers of all time. In 2000, Woods won the US and British opens and the PGA Championship, setting or tying several records in the process and becoming the youngest of only 5 golfers to achieve a career Grand Slam. His victory at the Masters in 2001 made him the first golfer to win all 4 major professional championships in a row. Woods coined the term “Cablinasian” to describe his ethnicity, which is what?



Underwater Archaeology

Underwater archaeology, a branch of maritime archaeology, is the study of past human life, behaviors, and cultures using the physical remains found in bodies of water or buried beneath water-logged sediment. Researchers in this field generally examine the sites of shipwrecks, submerged airplanes, structures created by humans in water bodies, and places where people once lived that have since been flooded or covered by water. How do divers record their findings underwater?

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Guy Fawkes

Guy Fawkes is the best-remembered coconspirator in the notorious Gunpowder Plot of 1605, a plan to blow up Parliament and assassinate King James I. He was primarily responsible for the latter stages of the plan's execution, but he was discovered before its completion, tortured, and executed for treason. Guy Fawkes Night is celebrated annually in England with fireworks and bonfires on which effigies of the conspirator are burned. What 2006 film draws heavily on the story of Guy Fawkes?

Last updated on Sunday, 13th April 2008

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