Aside from their decorating uses, pine cones play an important role in nature. Like all plant parts, they have a very specific function in the plant world.Here are some fun facts about pine cones you might not know;Pine cones only come from pine trees, although all conifers produce cones.Pine cones ..
Did you know that “Joy to the World” was not written as a Christmas carol? In its original form, it had nothing to do with Christmas. It wasn’t even written to be a song. In 1719, Isaac Watts published a book of poems, with each each poem based on a psalm. Watts interpreted psalm 98 as a celebration..
Highly detailed image of a pair of snowshoes. Snowshoes for winter travel were almost universal among Aboriginal people in Canada outside the Pacific and Arctic coasts. The Athapaskans of the West and Algonquians of the northeast made the most sophisticated snowshoes. Frames were generally made..
A nicely detailed pair of retro style, wooden skis. Complete with ski poles and cable bindings, which were invented in 1929 by ski racer and engineer Guido Reuge. They were replaced in alpine skiing by heel-and-toe "safety bindings" in the mid-1960s.
Block size: 1.25" wide by 3.25" highI..