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BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
The world dollar comes from the czech Word “THALER”

The world dollar comes from the czech Word “THALER”

fter the Independence War, in 1775, the continental coin is introduce with the aim of unifying the transactions and gave everyone the right of being able to change for Spanish dollars (8 reals) as the Spanish money was worldwide recognized. Benjamin Franklin himself, understands immediately the importance of paper money, and its use is spread through his writings. However, this money does not last long enough because there is
not enough financial support and bills could be easily falsified. The painful experience of the fugitives, inflation and the collapse of continental delegates drives the Philadelphia Convention to include the gold and silver clause into the United States Constitution.

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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

One of the first and most important decisions that parents must make is the schooling of our children, since their future as adults will depend on that. There are many parameters that we must consider such as the languages, the scholar system, the school environment, the classmates ...

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The magic of a pen

The magic of a pen

In the medieval Europe’s monasteries dedicated to the copying of manuscripts, the monks used to mark the paper with ink by using a kind of brush called penicillum, kind of similar to a brush. Something not new, if we consider that the Romans used a cane with animal hair trimmed for this purpose. It was not until the first third of the 16th century, when the German painter and engraver Alberto Durero invented something more like a pencil: a lead bar and a certain tin alloy called a silver tip, whose mark could be erased with breadcrumbs. Some historians say that Josef Hardtmuth, of Austrian origin, son of a carpenter, is the responsible for his appearance. Discontent with the low quality of the tools that were available to write, he had the idea of mixing clay with graphite powder, and after many tests he found the right degree of hardness for the pencil, and in 1792 he founded his own company in Vienna.

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Drinking water wisely

Drinking water wisely

Water is an essential element of the Earth and three quarters represent its supremacy in our ecosystem. Natural mineral waters have a common factor: they are pure in origin but their mineral composition varies depending on the type of rock where it is filtered, time, depth and temperature during its travel through the underground.

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Why we yawn

Why we yawn

Why can´t we avoid yawning?

It is irremediable. We might have seen a friend or a family member yawning and then a few seconds later, we repeat the same action. It is a catching reflex and unfortunately, we cannot control it. Researchers have claimed that such a contagious action actually occurs in the next 5 minutes as a maximum. We carry that in our DNA. In fact, babies can yawn as early as 11 months old, actually blind people can also listen to the sound that yawning makes.

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Magnetic Pole

The mystery of the Magnetic Pole

Visiting Barahona is already an experience requiring a lot of space in the camera then imagine that a touch of mystique and elemental physical is added to the turquoise color of its beaches and landscapes.

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Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes choose their victims

Sometimes you have certainly heard the phrase that some people are more prone to mosquitoes bite because thier blood is sweet. This idea is part of a popular culture that has taken root from generation to generation until today, but is it really true?

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OK

What is the meaning of OK? The mystery of its origin

Currently no one is surprised to hear the word OK in a sentence. It is a widely used term and in all languages equivalent to “I agree” or “it’s fine”. It is strange to hear Dominicans say OK numerous times throughout the day. But its widespread use cannot ignore the fact that it is one of the most mysterious words as to its origin is concerned. There are many versions, some more accepted than others, on its etymology.

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