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View Resource What the Presidents Did on the Fourth of July

With the arrival of warm weather across the United States, it must mean that one of America's most endearing holidays is close at hand: the 4th of July. Researched and developed by James Heintze, this site offers a perspective on the holiday by detailing what each president, from George Washington to George W. Bush, have done on this particular holiday. Visitors may be interested to learn that in...

http://gurukul.american.edu/heintze/FourthPres.htm
View Resource Gingerbread Lane

The holidays 'Tis the time of year for cooking, hosting, and feasting, and this site offers tips, recipes, and ideas that are useful no matter what the holiday. This site, maintained by Ginger Lane Kitchens, offers helpful basic tips on designing, constructing, and decorating gingerbread houses as well as a selection of related links. Be sure to check out the elaborate examples in the photo...

http://www.gingerbreadlane.com/
View Resource Vegetarian Holiday from the Good Karma Cafe

The holidays 'Tis the time of year for cooking, hosting, and feasting, and this site offers tips, recipes, and ideas that are useful no matter what the holiday. Good Karma cafe has created a helpful page for hosts expecting vegetarian guests. In addition to tips on feeding herbivoric revelers, the site includes a number of meatless recipes.

http://vegholiday.tripod.com/index.html
View Resource Epicurious Eating: New Years

The holidays 'Tis the time of year for cooking, hosting, and feasting, and this site offers tips, recipes, and ideas that are useful no matter what the holiday. epicurious, an online food magazine, celebrates the New Year with recipes, menus, cocktails, food history, and menus for the morning after.

https://www.epicurious.com/recipes-menus
View Resource Christmas Recipes

The holidays 'Tis the time of year for cooking, hosting, and feasting, and this site offers tips, recipes, and ideas that are useful no matter what the holiday. Christmasrecipe.com includes menus; gift ideas; recipes for cakes, candies, and gingerbread; a recipe of the day; a top ten listing; and more.

http://allrecipes.com/recipes/187/holidays-and-events/christ...
View Resource Halloween

Halloween. A time for telling ghost stories, extorting candy from your neighbors, and yes, contemplating the many science lessons wrapped up in this popular holiday. Start with a look at the science behind the myths of zombies, vampires, and witches in the first Web site from studentBMJ, a monthly medical journal for students with an interest in medicine (1). The next Web site from Washington...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2003/1031
View Resource Muslims Around the World Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Beginning this Tuesday, Muslims throughout the world celebrated Eid al-Fitr, which marks the conclusion of Ramadan. For Muslims, Ramadan is an important holy month, marked by fasting and other important practices and commemorations. Because the start of Islamic holidays depends on when the new moon is sighted, there is sometimes some debate about when exactly Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr begin. In...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2003/1126