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Today, We Remember Hatred Most Vile

Posted on 09/15/2013 10:11:52 AM

There are certain days in the yearly calendar in the US when we stop, perhaps for a moment or more, to remember some event; the end of WWII, the birth of our nation, the murder of a President. But there can be no more sorrowful a day of remembrance than September 15, 1963 when four little girls in..


Posted on 07/22/2013 04:38:23 AM

Lusacia es una región centroeuropea que limita al norte con Brandenburgo, al este con Silesia, al oeste con Sajonia y al sur, tras los amables Sudetes, con Bohemia. Históricamente, Lusacia [Łužica en alto sorabo, Lausitz en alemán] se encuentra dividida en Baja Lusacia al no..


Posted on 07/22/2013 04:26:28 AM

Escania es la región que ocupa el extremo sur de la península escandinava (se le supone la misma etimología). Su capital es Malmo y destacan también las ciudades de Helsingborg y Lund. Limita al norte con Hallandia y Esmolandia, y al noreste con Blechingia. Está un..

Istria y los Alpes Julianos

Posted on 07/22/2013 04:24:43 AM

En mi proyecto personal de crear un boceto regional de Europa me estoy encontrando con muchas dificultades. Algunas de ellas permanecen sin una solución que me satisfaga. Hoy voy a dar unas pinceladas sobre una de esas regiones. La voy a llamar Istria-Alpes Julianos, por decir algo. Si la..

What is Beyond the Point?

Posted on 04/10/2013 06:54:20 AM

Beyond the Point’ is a heritage archive organisation which is set up by two teenagers Liam Heatherson and Joe Mander. Because we are surprisingly young-aged compared to those usually interested in local history, we are able to give an innovative and new perspective to the field. We approach ar..

La capitulación del Ferrol en la Guerra de la Independencia ( 4 min.)

Posted on 04/06/2013 07:15:05 PM

http://membielaguitian.blogspot.com.es/2013/04/la-capitulacion-del-ferrol-en-la-guerra.html#.UV2IaZMXF8E   En 16 de enero de 1809 el mariscal Soult, duque de la Dalmacia, al frente de las tropas francesas vence al general inglés Sir John Moore, en La Coruña, en la batalla de Elvi&..

What are the Seraphim?

Posted on 04/05/2013 06:18:06 AM

The Seraphim are supreme angels who surround God and carry celestial balls of fire to purify the lips of the prophets. Their faces appear to be human, but they shine with the brightest light, so fiery that one can barely even look upon them. They form a double choir and their voices can shake t..

Afshar Antique Persian Rugs: Southeast Persian Tribal Group

Posted on 03/27/2013 04:54:45 PM

  For centuries, the Afshar nomads were the preeminent Persian tribal group, populating numerous regions within their country's borders. By the twentieth century, however, their ranks had been diminished to an area in the southeast corner of Iran. Although historians dispute their exact ..

Shibarare Jizo: The Rope-Tied Jizo

Posted on 03/20/2013 02:04:04 PM

Every Jizo in every village has a story.  This is the story of Shibarare Jizo.   He is completely covered with ropes people have tied around him while making wishes.  The most well known Shibarare (Shi-ba-ra-re) Jizo is at Narihira Temple in Tokyo.  In my search to unders..

Cricket Meterology

Posted on 01/05/2013 06:12:53 PM

Question: What is Dolbear's Law? Background: We at the Fanatical Pursuit of Trivia (FPT) love Dolbear's Law.  Written in 1897 Dolbear's Law is one of the greatest meteorological trivialities in the history of this or any other universe. So What's the Answer? Dolbear's Law states that crick..

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