|Lunar Eclipse (Photo by Jiyang Chen)|
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Saturday, July 30, 2011
The unholy manifesto of Anders Breivik is eerily reminiscent of King Sigurd I’s Norwegian Crusade.
|(Kings Sigurd I and Baldwin I join forces)|
Friday, July 29, 2011
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Perhaps that’s because blueberries aren’t native to the Middle East. They are, however, native to North America. Native Americans did take notice of their seemingly spiritual qualities. They particularly focused upon the five-pointed star on the calyx (blossom end) of each wild berry. Because these stars seemed so perfectly formed, they were thought to be of divine origin. According to blueberry.org, Native Americans believed that these “star berries” were sent by the Great Spirit “to relieve the children’s hunger during a famine.”
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
|Jeremiah Lamenting... (By Rembrandt)|
Monday, July 25, 2011
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Most everyone agrees that there are many unanswered questions concerning the alleged 1975 death of Ethiopia’s long-term leader, Haile Selassie I. For some, the biggest question of all is whether he actually died.
|(Haile Selassie I)|
Friday, July 22, 2011
According to its website, The Menninger Clinic has been ranked “one of the top psychiatric hospitals in the country” by U.S. News and World Report for 17 years in a row.
Karl Menninger certainly began his psychiatric journey by treading what looked to be “a straight-and-narrow” scientific pathway. According to Wikipedia, he graduated cum laude from Harvard Medical School, and later taught there. In his 1930 book, The Human Mind, Menninger “argued that psychiatry was a science.” However, a “little blue book” by L. M. Birkhead was published the very next year. It’s title? From sin to psychiatry: An interview on the way to mental health with Dr. Karl A. Menninger…
Thursday, July 21, 2011
According to Karen Fish in Now Public, if you ask Rupert Murdoch what his religion is, he will tell you this: He is Christian and his wife Wendi is Catholic. Rupert Murdoch will tell you that he goes to church most Sundays but he hasn’t converted to Catholicism even though he was knighted by the Pope.
|(Photo by Peng)|