Author Archives: Agustin Caceres

Types of rice in the USA

The earliest types of rice grown in Carolina were the African Oryza glaberrima, Asian Oryza sativa, “Carolina White” and the prized, high-yield “Carolina Gold”. After the total decline of rice cultivation in Carolina, “Carolina Gold” cultivation moved to Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. In California, production is dominated by short and medium grain japonica varieties, including […]

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History of rice in the USA

Rice farming was introduced to the United States in the 17th century. It is mentioned to have been under cultivation in the state of Virginia as far back as 1609, although it is reported that one bushel of rice had been sent to the colony later, in the summer of 1671, on the cargo vessel […]

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Saint Augustine town is the first European settlement in the entire United States of America

  The oldest European settlement in the USA Por Agustin Cáceres • 16 Janeiro, 2011 • ESTADOS UNIDOS DA AMÉRICA, SAINT AUGUSTINE • Comentários (4) • It was a surprise to find out that the oldest town in the United States has the same name of the saint that inspired my mom to name myself when I was born: Saint Augustine. This […]

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Crossing the continental United States of America E to W on a yellow truck… for work! part II

Text is in Portuguese, but you can translate it into any language using Google Translator in this page or at Territorios.com.br  Atravessando a América pela Route 66 Por Agustin Cáceres • 24 Abril, 2011 • ESTADOS UNIDOS DA AMÉRICA, EXPERIÊNCIAS, VIAGENS DE CARRO • Comentários (7) • Foi muito simples começar essa viagem (entenda como tudo começou neste post). Foi apenas telefonar para uma locadora […]

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Crossing America East to West on a yellow truck moving services on I40 for… work! part I

 Text is in Portuguese, but you can translate it into any language using Google Translator in this page or at Territorios.com.br    Atravessando a América de Caminhão Por Agustin Cáceres • 13 Abril, 2011 • ESTADOS UNIDOS DA AMÉRICA, EXPERIÊNCIAS, VIAGENS DE CARRO • Comentários (3) • Foi de forma inesperada que acabei realizando uma das viagens mais inesquecíveis da minha vida. Estava […]

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¡Happy Ramadan!

Today, July 8th, is the 21st day of Ramadan 2015. ¡HAPPY RAMADAN EVERYBODY! رمضان سعيد “قد تعبئة الل حياتك بالسعادة ضخمة ويأخذ كل الظلام، مع كل أفراح والسعادة و ورعاية أحبائك رمضان مبارك !! “ “May Allah fill your life with huge happiness and take away all The darkness, with all the joys and happiness […]

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Augustin’s quick trip to Piano Island

Piano Island by Agustin Cáceres • 08/12/2014 • CHINA, Destiny, GULANGYU ISLAND • www.territorios.com.br • Gulangyu Island, aka Piano Island, is a village with about 20.000 residents and over 200 pianos. Its name and reputation comes from having the only piano museum in China.   The place is very picturesque, where you cannot use car till today. The whole island must be covered […]

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The 10 commandments of Logic

1) Thou shall not attack the person’s character, but the argument. (Ad hominem) 2) Thou shall not misrepresent or exaggerate a person’s argument in order to make them easier to attack. (Straw man fallacy) 3) Thou shall not use small numbers to represent the whole. (Hasty generalization) 4) Thou shall not argue thy position by […]

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