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The Evolution of Online Casino Culture

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Wagering has been here since the dawn of time. People just like to play and bet their money on a certain game outcome, be it on a single roll of a dice or a horse race. Nowadays, gambling looks a bit different. Just a couple of decades ago, if you wanted to wager money, you needed to visit your local gambling establishment, but these days you can do it from the comfort of your own couch. This is due to the rise of a particular niche of gambling called online casinos. Online casinos also evolved over the recent years as the Internet grew and developed. Here’s a short history of online casinos and how they’ve changed over the years.
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Art Conservation Versus Restoration: What’s the Difference?

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Fragmentary Colossal Head of a Youth Photo by Gail

Many who pride themselves on being knowledgeable about art are missing important distinctions about the difference between art conservation and art restoration. While they are both concerned with improving the appearance of artwork, the processes vary greatly. Understanding these differences is important for art owners who are looking to restore or conserve their pieces. Read on to help yourself differentiate between art conservation and art restoration.

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5 Health Benefits of Mead

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Many people drink mead just for fun – and because of its biblical connotations – but what they do not realize is that mead provides a lot of health benefits as well. When you think about the health benefits of mead, your head directly goes to its main ingredient, honey, but is it really honey that brings these health benefits, or some other ingredient? Let’s find out.

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Book Review: Made in California Revisits the Nostalgia-Inspiring Restaurants of The Southland

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I lived in Southern California until I moved to NYC at age 27; and from ages 3 to 19 (1964 to 1980) I resided in the city of Orange. The main street in my neighborhood was Tustin Avenue, which was populated with countless fast food and casual restaurants including McDonalds, Taco Bell, Marie Callender’s, A&W (Root Beer) Drive Up, Arby’s, Jack In The Box, Winchell’s Donuts, Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlor, IHOP, Baskin Robbins and others whose memories have been lost to time.

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The Imbible, an Intoxicating New Theater Experience!

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Do you like drinking? I sure do. If you enjoy drinking and you also like going to the theater, maybe you have wished that there was a play where the actors brought cocktails right to your seat for you to enjoy during the show. That would be insane, right? What a great idea! Well, what if I told you that this is not just a beautiful, utopian dream, but that it is already happening right now? Yes, it is true, and this magical event happens at New World Stages in midtown. The show is called The Imbible: a Spirited History of Drinking, and the cherry on the cake is that it all takes place in a bar!

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