I originally launched my web-related service offerings in 1998, when I began providing low-level consulting services to local professionals, teaching them about the web and what they could do with it.


After securing a respectable clientele, I decided to branch out in order to offer my services to a wider audience, and I subsequently created a more public home on the web to further the cause in 2005 with the launch of a web services firm called PALSYS.


Since that time, my work has been focused not only on technical development, but also content creation; while it is easily lost behind the media-driven face of the modern web, the written (or typed) word is still the real language that powers information exchange, and I am in the business of promoting words in general.


I am now an online publisher of engaging, enjoyable content on a variety of subjects, working to fill the web with the kind of words that people want to read. My content is published on both websites that I own and those of my clients, helping them to rank well in search engines, draw new traffic, and create new subscribers.


So what is it that I can do for you, exactly? Well, besides being something of a magician with the English language, I also boast sturdy HTML, CSS and PHP skills, along with extensive experience in social media, search engine optimization, and other forms of marketing, allowing me to offer you well-rounded assistance with nearly any project, web-based or otherwise.

History

One of the most polarizing scientific figures of the 17th century, Galileo Galilei gained notoriety during the Inquisition for his accurate, but then-disputed, views on astronomical mechanics, due in large part to the writing of his Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, published in Florence, Italy, on February 22, 1632. The book takes a comparative look at the two major competing astronomical models of the...

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The question of when humans first migrated to the Americas is an interesting one whose answer will provide excellent insight into the migration paths of early humans, as well as the human history of the Americas. Given its great importance, it's no wonder that the search for answers has lead to some debate among archaeologists. The Clovis Culture The generally accepted theory of human migration over the...

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If I were a Bible-believing Christian, I'd surely utilize this "Today in History" segment to commemorate the birth of Jesus of Nazareth some 2,023 years ago; since I'm not, I'll instead take a moment to shed a bit of light on the origins of the coming together of the myth of Jesus and the winter solstice, culminating in the Christmas holiday that we celebrate today. While...

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On September 28, 551 BCE, Confucius, one of the best known philosophers in modern times, was born. Known for his reflections on culture, society, government, and philosophy, Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher that lived during the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. Though credited with a wide variety of written works, Confucius is perhaps most recognized for authoring the Five Classics, though...

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On August 31 of the year 161 CE, Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus, commonly referred to as Commodus, was born in Lanuvium, near Rome. The son of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius and that man's first cousin, Faustina the Younger, Commodus was destined to take over the Roman Empire before his twentieth birthday. Commodus' birth is particularly notable for his being the first Roman Emperor to...

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Giving us everything from a deep military history to wise cracks about men of diminutive height, the birth of Napoléon Bonaparte on August 15, 1769 lead to a reshaping of European history the likes of which no one man has achieved since. Born in Corsica to a modest family of noble ancestry, Napoléon went on to create one of the most astonishing political stories in modern...

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Sir Isaac Newton's revolutionary work Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, which was first published on July 5, 1687, presented the world with three volumes that would quickly form the basis of modern physics with its laws of motion, universal gravitation, and planetary motion. While obviously written for a contemporary 18th century scholarly audience - in classical Latin, at that - the Principia holds a great deal of...

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To say that the historicity of the Trojan War is disputed would be to put it mildly, but, through the work of Eratosthenes of Cyrene, a Greek mathematician and the father of geography, the dating of the war's events is something of an exact science. June 11, 1184 BCE marks the day when the plans of Odysseus and the labor of Epeius produced the fabled...

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On February 27 in the year 380, the Edict of Thessalonica was issued in Rome, making Nicene Christianity the official state religion of the empire and setting a course that would guide the religion of the west for the more than 1,600 years since. Also known as Cunctos populos, the edict was issued by Theodosius I, Gratian, and Valentinian II, following the baptism of Theodosius by...

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Ancient spaceships, non-electrical technology, energy creation and utilization through geometry, and mental alchemy - the mind can certainly wander when it comes to imagining the possibilities of ancient technology. The concept of technologically advanced civilizations in ancient or prehistoric times is a controversial one, generally favoured by "unqualified" archaeologists and investigators rather than polite academia, and this has lead to a strong stigma attached to historical...

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