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How to Think of What to Draw Edit Article Edited by Dvortygirl, Laptop123, Nicole Willson, Random and 41 others Have you been inspired to draw, including getting inspiration from famous artists, or are just doing it for fun? Drawing can often be fun, but sometimes it can be hard to think of ideas for what to draw. Well, don't worry about that -- there are many, many different ideas - just read this article to find out what they are. Ad Steps 1Doodle. 21Look back through old sketchbooks for ideas. Tips Don't be afraid to try something new or make something up as you go. Warnings While there's nothing wrong with drawing from a photograph to practice, keep in mind that you may not be able to publish the result if you don't hold the copyright or have permission.

Retail A retail store in the UK Shopping generally refers to the act of buying products. Sometimes this is done to obtain necessities such as food and clothing; sometimes it is done as a recreational activity. Recreational shopping often involves window shopping (just looking, not buying) and browsing and does not always result in a purchase. Etymology[edit] Retail comes from the Old French word tailler, which means "to cut off, clip, pare, divide" in terms of tailoring (1365). Types of retail outlets[edit] Inside a supermarket in Russia A marketplace is a location where goods and services are exchanged. In some parts of the world, the retail business is still dominated by small family-run stores, but this market is increasingly being taken over by large retail chains.Most of these stores are called high street stores. Types by products[edit] Retail is usually classified by type of products as follows: Types by marketing strategy[edit] There are the following types of retailers by marketing strategy:

Extraterrestrial Contact - Scientific Study of the UFO Phenomenon.url A Brief History of Shopping with Shops, Stores and Supermarkets A busy, modern-day Supermarket History and Development of Supermarkets and Shopping In most towns or villages there is usually at least one shop within reasonable distance of where people live. Men and women who keep shops are known as shopkeepers and their occupation as shopkeeping. The next step forward was made when the market traders took on permanent premises. However, about 1820 shops were being started in Britain which sold many different types of goods all under one roof. At the same time the multiple store grew up. Another type of shop was the variety store like Woolworth's or Marks and Spencer's. Supermarkets started out as simply large collective markets under one roof selling a broad range of groceries, fruit and vegetables. Another very important type of shop was the co-operative store. The goods sold by shopkeepers arrive in their shops in all sorts of ways. The department stores, multiple stores and variety stores do buy their goods from the manufacturers.

The memo that 'proves aliens landed at Roswell'... released online by the FBI By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 07:37 GMT, 11 April 2011 A bizarre memo that appears to prove that aliens did land in New Mexico prior to 1950 has been published by the FBI. The bureau has made thousands of files available in a new online resource called The Vault. Among them is a memo to the director from Guy Hottel, the special agent in charge of the Washington field office in 1950. Proof of (alien) life? In the memo, whose subject line is 'Flying Saucers', Agent Hottel reveals that an Air Force investigator had stated that 'three so-called flying saucers had been recovered in New Mexico'. The investigator gave the information to a special agent, he said. Agent Hottel went on to write: 'They were described as being circular in shape with raised centers, approximately 50 feet in diameter. 'Each one was occupied by three bodies of human shape but only 3 feet tall,' he stated. The bodies were 'dressed in a metallic cloth of a very fine texture. Was it true?

Shopping Innovations The History of the Shopping Mall Shopping Innovations By Mary Bellis The MallA shopping center, shopping mall, or shopping plaza, is the modern adaptation of the historical marketplace. The first shopping mall was the Country Club Plaza, founded by the J.C. Shopping CartsSylvan Goldman invented the first shopping cart in 1936. In 1946, Orla Watson, of Kansas City, MO, invented the telescoping shopping cart. Shopping Carts Smart CartSilicon Valley inventor George Cokely - the same guy behind the Pet Rock - has come up with a modern solution to one of the supermarket industry's oldest problems: stolen shopping carts. Shopping Cart Bumpers with AdvertisingHarold Evans patented (US patent #5,306,033) a shopping cart bumper system, a foam wrap-around unit that protects while providing valuable advertising space. Automatic DoorsHorton Automatics developed and sold the first automatic sliding door in America in 1960. CouponsA Philadelphia pharmacist named Asa Candler invented the coupon in 1895.

Illustrators, Graphic Illustration Agents, Illustration Advertising Agency, Illustrators Artists - illustrationweb.com Early Retail Timeline - Retail Research Centre - shopperdoodledoo.co.uk The Development of Shops and Stores in the UK This rather long page tries to do two things: give a timeline of retail businesses; and secondly to show that many staggeringly novel innovations were not all that new. Complaints about retail are not all that new either. We start off with an early shopping mall, The New Exchange, widely criticised in 1609 for its pointless opulence and extravagance. It shows that shopping was a major activity as early as 1609. The retail timeline stretches to online shopping, and then switches to the earliest stores in the middle ages. An Early Shopping MallThe New Exchange or Burse was a wondrous enclosed shopping mall of 30 stores aimed at the rich that opened in 1609. The Royal Exchange shopping gallery had been built in 1568 and reopened after the fire of London in 1671. THE RETAIL TIMELINEIs this Retail Timeline idiosyncratic? Slightly Unconventional History of Retail 1568 The Royal Exchange shopping gallery was opened.

The 6 Creepiest Places on Earth It doesn't matter whether or not you believe in ghosts, there are some places in which none of us would want to spend a night. These places have well earned their reputations as being so creepy, tragic or mysterious (or all three) that they definitely qualify as "haunted." Places like... Aokigahara is a woodland at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan that makes The Blair Witch Project forest look like Winnie the Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood. It probably has something to do with all the dead bodies scattered around. What Niagara Falls is to weddings, Aokigahara is to suicide. More than 500 fucking people have taken their own lives in Aokigahara since the 1950s. The trend has supposedly started after Seicho Matsumoto published his novel Kuroi Kaiju (Black Sea of Trees) where two of his characters commit suicide there. Also skulls. Besides bodies and homemade nooses, the area is littered with signs displaying such uplifting messages like "Life is a precious thing! Winchester Mystery House Oh, bitch...!

room Lobby - the real online drawing chat with your friends! Pixuffle - Shuffle pixels to create unique compositions! Drawing tool - DrawIsland The 25 Largest Facebook Games As 2010 Begins - Flock The 25 Largest Facebook Games As 2010 Begins While 2009 was the year social games exploded into the mainstream consciousness, developers aren’t slowing down as 2010 begins. Instead, they’re only speeding up – hiring more coders and artists, spending more intelligently on customer acquisition, and in some cases, releasing new games every 4 weeks. Here’s a look at the top 25 Facebook games as we enter what will surely be the biggest year for social gaming yet, from Inside Social Games: Interestingly, December was a mixed end to the year, as traffic stayed level or fell for most of the biggest Facebook games during December, according to AppData. 10 of the top 25 games saw decreases from December 1, 2009 to January 1, 2010. How did the leading developers fare in December? Zynga had a mixed month. Stay tuned for all the latest details as more data comes in. 2010 is going to be a very interesting year! Sponsored Post Hands-On Social Media Training for Beginners

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