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Fannie Farmer

Fannie Farmer Facts Known for: her famous cookbook, in which accurate measurements were introduced Occupation: cookbook author, educator, "domestic scientist" Dates: March 23, 1857 - January 15, 1915 Also known as: Fannie Merrit Farmer, Fannie Merritt Farmer Fannie Farmer Biography The publication of Fannie Farmer's 1896 cookbook, The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book , was an event in cooking history and in making domestic life a bit easier for family cooks, most of whom were women: she included very specific and accurate measurements.
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Guidance Counselor Career

Guidance counselors wear many hats. Their responsibilities can range from helping students sign up for their classes to helping them deal with personal issues. Major responsibilities that school counselors will have on a regular basis: Helping students set up their class schedules each school year. Helping students chart their educational or vocational path after high school.
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Profile of Rachel Maddow, MSNBC Journalist and Liberal Activist

Rachel Maddow is the outspoken, energetic host of MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show , a political news and commentary weeknight program. The show first aired on September 8, 2008, urged by viewers impressed with Maddow's frequent guest hosting of MSNBC's The Keith Olbermann Show . Ms. Maddow is an avowed liberal who enjoys the feisty thrust-and-parry of debate.
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The Sultans of the Ottoman Empire: 1300 to 1924

In the late 13th century a series of small principalities emerged in Anatolia, sandwiched between the Byzantine and Mongol Empires. These regions were dominated by ghazis-warriors dedicated to fighting for Islam-and ruled by princes, or "beys." One such bey was Osman I, leader of Turkmen nomads, who gave his name to the Ottoman principality, a region which grew vastly during its first few centuries, rising to become a massive world power.
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Old World Monkeys

Old World monkeys (Cercopithecidae) are a group of simians native to Old World regions including Africa, India and Southeast Asia. There are 133 species of Old World monkeys. Members of this group include macaques, geunons, talapoins, lutungs, surilis, doucs, snub-nosed monkeys, proboscis monkey, and langurs.
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HMS Falcon at Speed

´╗┐HMS Falcon at Speed Here we see the C class destroyer HMS Falcon moving at speed during the First World War - the pennant number D54 dates this picture to 1915-18, when she was part of the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla at Dover.
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