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Reading informative articles about retirement is certainly important. But sometimes you just need to take a break. Now is the time to check out the Entertainment Zone Non-Fiction Articles section. Relax and read a non-fiction article or two. Who knows, you might learn something you didn't already know.

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How Your Emotions Affect Your Energy Field, Your Health and Your Retirement         

We are energetic beings. Our bodies broadcast an energy field that can be picked up by others. Positive energy will help to keep you healthy. A negative field can make you sick.

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American Civil War: Why?

There’s more to the American Civil War than most people realize. From the very beginnings of this country’s history, the slavery issue was a major point of contention…but it wasn’t the only issue.

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Freedom and the Underground Railroad

Until January 1st, 1863 the United States was a slave holding nation. But where slavery exists, freedom persists. The underground railroad was a risky road to freedom for many slaves.

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Texas Was Once a Nation. How and Why Did it Become a State?

Why would a sovereign nation give it all up in order to become just another state?

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The Mighty Buffalo: Slaughtered to the Brink of Extinction

In 1870 there were over 60 million wild buffalo. By 1889 there were a grand total of 1,091. How the hell did that happen and what do Native Americans have to do with it?

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The Cowboys of Hawaii

Cattle ranching was well established in Hawaii long before the American cowboy made his mainland debut.

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Our American Flag: An Enduring Symbol of Freedom

The Flag of the United States of America is not only the most endearing and revered symbol of our country, it’s also one of the most recognizable symbols in the world.

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Devil's Rope

The fabric of our western landscape is woven together with a tightly drawn thread of barbed wire.

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Washington State's Mount Saint Helens Blew Her Stack and Killed 57 People

The eruption took place on the morning of May 18, 1980. The pressure under the bulge was more than she could hold back. With a rumble and a roar she finally blew her stack. A massive lateral blast of such magnitude, it literally reduced the height of the mountain by a quarter mile.  

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