Amazing Americans

15 November, 2009

If you had to name a famous American who would be top of you list? Would it be President Lincoln for abolishing slavery, or  Henry Ford for developing the motor car, or Walt Disney for creating Mickey Mouse and the the animated cartoons, or Elvis Presley for his great ability to sing, or another person who you regard as important. Thanks to stuckincustoms for the use of this photo from…

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Paris

14 November, 2009

Imagine you are sitting at a cafe on the Champs Elysées. Napoleon arrives and says he will take you to the Arc de Triomphe and outline why it was constructed. While you are there, Gustave Eiffel arrives and offers to take you on a tour of the Eiffel Tower. En route, you meet King Louis V who says he would like you to be his guest at the Palace of…

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New York, New York

14 November, 2009

Who designed Central Park? Why is the Hudson River so named? What did George Washington do in New York that changed American history in 1789? Those were questions that interested me. So, I went in search of the answers by traveling via a BioView ( short for biographical interview)  through virtual time to meet those who made a mark on the great city. Who would you like to meet if…

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Amelia Earhart Film

14 November, 2009

A recent film on Amelia Earhart’s life and world record breaking flying achievements has been made. It is now nearly 73 years since her last flight when she crashed in tragic circumstances on an attempt to complete an around the world trip. Even today, it is unusual for a woman to be a qualified pilot.  Amelia set many aviation world records. Have you seen the film? Thanks to nostri-imago for…

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Amazing Americans

11 November, 2009

Wherever I go, I look for amazing people. A few years ago, I went to America to establish our business, called Team Management System. It gave me a good opportunity to travel the country and see some of the great achievements. I visited great exhibitions such as those at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, and marveled at the Hoover Dam between Arizona and Nevada. In addition, I visited the summer…

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