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Sci-Fi/ Horror Board Games from 30's - 70's James Burrell

While it seems like every household now has at least one - if not more – videogame consoles (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, etc.) to lure away family members, there actually was a time when families and friends would gather together, grab their favorite board game off the shelf and spend some time quality time playing a game or two. From tried and true classics like Monopoly and Scrabble to more offbeat fare like Mystic Skull: The Game of Voodoo....
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The History of Boxing and it's Memorabilia through the Ages
By David Bergin


The sport of Boxing has gone through several different stages, eras and rule changes throughout the years; however for the purposes of this article, boxing and the memorabilia it entails will be broken up into the two most distinct eras, the Bare-knuckle era and the Gloved era. The Bare-knuckle era is generally accepted to have occurred from the time of James Figg until the reign of John L. Sullivan ended over 170 years later. The gloved era un-officially begins in 1892 when James J. Corbett defeats John L. Sullivan in the first gloved World Heavyweight Championship fight held in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Paperweights
By Marnie Andrews


What did Oscar Wilde, Collette, Empress Eugene of France and King Fraud of Egypt all have in common? What set a record price of $258,500 at Sotheby's back in the 90's but the sharp eyed collector can still find at flea markets for less than $100?
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The History of Coca-Cola Helen Nash

The product that has given the world its best-known taste and led to a memorabilia craze was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 8, 1886. Dr. John Stith Pemberton, a local pharmacist, produced the syrup for Coca Cola® and carried a jug of the new product down the street to Jacobs' Pharmacy, where it was placed on sale for 5 cents a glass at the soda fountain. Carbonated water was added to produce a drink that was at once "Delicious and Refreshing," a theme that continues to echo today wherever Coca Cola is enjoyed...
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Weighing The Way Tony Shaman

The truism that "the only constant is change itself" applies not only to individuals but also to organizations. Change spares no one - including post offices.

Before 1851, letters sent through the mail were charged by the number of sheets it contained and the distance it travelled. For example, a letter consisting of one sheet of paper was charged the single rate; a double letter, that is two sheets, was charged double the single rate, a treble letter, was charged three times the single rate, and so on. In other words, each additional sheet of paper increased the charge by one rate.
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