CATEGORY: term DEFINITION: Research into the beginnings of food production in Africa has shown that the intensive use of cereals and experimentation with crops began at a rather early date, maybe as far back as the 16th millennium where there is evidence of the earliest instances of plant cultivation anywhere in the world, confirming that this was a native African achievement.
Food production was generally not practiced in North Africa before about the 5th millennium CATEGORY: artifact DEFINITION: Fossilized pine resin, a transparent yellow, orange, or reddish-brown material from coniferous trees.
The southeast coast of the Baltic Sea is its major source in Europe, with lesser sources near the North Sea and in the Mediterranean. There is evidence of a strong trade in amber up the Elbe, Vistula, Danube, and into the Adriatic Sea area.
In addition to black gay and lesbian celebrities, the list includes gay Latino celebrities and famous gay Asian Americans.
On February 15th 1969, at a local club in Fort Myers, Florida a hairdresser named Vickie Jones was arrested for impersonating Aretha Franklin during a concert. Jone's performance was so good, that not one patron asked for a refund...
And the very next day on February 16th, Aretha's covered version of "The Weight" entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #52; four weeks later on March 16th it would peak at #19 and it stayed on the chart for 7 weeks... One month later on March 9th "The Weight's" B-side, a cover of the Miracles' "Tracks of My Tears", debut on the Top 100 for a six week stay, peaking at #71 on March 30th, 1969...
In that con, businessmen were contacted by an individual allegedly trying to smuggle someone connected to a wealthy family out of a prison in Spain.
In exchange for assistance, the scammer promised to share money with the victim in exchange for a small amount of money to bribe prison guards.
Aretha Louise Franklin will celebrate her 74th birthday come next month on March 25th .
On September 7th 1969, "The Weight" by the Supremes and the Temptations entered the Hot Top 100 chart at position #69; and on September 21st, 1969 it peaked at #46 and spent 5 weeks on the Top 100... The pairing of the two super groups also produced two more Top 100 records; "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" and "I'll Try Something New" .. Just a little background on the characters origins in this song. A neighbour of his was Chester, and when Ricky was old enough worked on the tobacco farm that Chester owned.
The scam has been used with fax and traditional mail, and is now prevalent in online communications like emails.
Online versions of the scam originate primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom and Nigeria, with Ivory Coast, Togo, South Africa, Benin, the Netherlands, and Spain also having high incidences of such fraud.
If a victim makes the payment, the fraudster either invents a series of further fees for the victim, or simply disappears.
There are many variations on this type of scam, including the 419 scam, the Spanish Prisoner scam, the black money scam, Fifo's Fraud and the Detroit-Buffalo scam.