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Smart Art Investments - Buy What You Love!


Collecting art can be one of the most enjoyable ways to spend your money. But a painting can provide you with more than just viewing pleasure.

Insider Tips to Quadruple Your Art Show Sales


At a recent art show, I could not help but notice that not everyone's day was going as well as mine! As I experienced a constant stream of people flooding into my booth and buying my artwork, my neighbors were sitting idle and waiting. Not only did I have people buzzing in and around my booth, but after they purchased my artwork, they told their friends to come to my booth and buy from me!I had experienced too many art shows from the other side of the fence.

Rasputin


GRIGORY EFIMOVICH NOVYKH (RASPUTIN):'Hail, Hail, Ras-putin'. This man's story has intrigued me for all of my life.

King Tuts Tomb was No Better - Found in America


Between 603 and 702 AD. a truly marvelous temple was built by the Mayan people to honour a non-Mayan, non-Indian man.

Copper Keels and Red Ochre


Copper Keels:Nature provides varying resources in different parts of the world. In Ireland the use of leather in boat-building made sense.

Dreaming of Love and Peace


She dreams of touring Europe and the US to sing of love and peace. That is her 'big ambition.

Astrology Signs and Planets Reveal Who You Are


But people are starting to take a new look at astrology.The well-known astronomer/astrophysicist, Dr.

A Billion Cheers At 40: Lets Celebrate Mummy Jessy


Ooh the depth of literary riches, how terrific they are! In less than 40 hours time, our sister- J. K.

A Short Biography on Some of Europes Most Loved and Hated Monarchs - Pt 3 King Ludwig II


King Ludwig II of Bavaria, named after his grandfather, was born in Nymphenburg Castle outside Munich on August 25, 1845 and was the eldest son of King Maximillian II and Queen Marie. As a boy, Ludwig's favourite time of the year were the summer holidays spent at the Royal Castle Hohenschwangau which his father restored between 1832 and 1836.

The Western Cowboy


In the State of Texas the Western Cowboy can be found home on the range. But can you really find a true western cowboy in the state of Texas? At one time you could find real cowboys in Texas but that time was over one hundred years ago.

Michael Jacksons Latest Album Has Flopped


One month after being cleared of sex assault charges, Michael Jackson's latest album, The Essential Michael Jackson, has flopped. In the first week of its release only 8000 copies were sold.

Bohemian Grove


"Bohemian Grove is 'the greatest men's party on Earth', according to once-regular attendee Herbert Hoover. A secret little getaway for America's male upper crust, the 2-week long annual retreat in Monte Rio, California, has all the luxuries you'd expect of an elitist clique: outdoor plays, an orchestra, delicious food and beverages, public urination, streaking, and human sacrifices, to name a few.

She Wrote the Book on Fakin It


She brought the guitar into vogue. She created the first "fake" books designed for regular folks who didn't want to or were unable to invest the time and effort to master the guitar.

Marilyn Monroe and Mary Jo Kopechne


I doubt Marilyn Monroe was anything but a confused star-struck drug-using individual with some gifts and talents that the Kennedy boys enjoyed. But she may have been so obsessed with them that she would have threatened to tell some of what she knew and she did have the attention of the people and media.

Garnet is Januarys Birthstone


If you're still young enough to remember your birthday, you probably also remember the special birthstone assigned to it. But at your age, we bet you don't really know the SIGNIFICANCE of your birthstone and what power the ancients felt would be bestowed about you by wearing it.

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The Humanities' Decline Makes Us Morally Obtuse
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School of Arts and Humanities, O'Donnell Institute Unveil New Journal
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In most U.S. college communities, STEM majors are awarded a certain prestige denied to humanities majors. A physics or engineering student is considered to be partaking in a more rigorous and intellectually demanding curriculum than a government or ...



Washington Post

Give the humanities courses their due
Washington Post
Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels made a critical request of students in his Sept. 15 op-ed, “Please take that 'impractical' humanities course.” The title of his piece spoke for itself. As a political science student at Syracuse ...



Huntingford Humanities to feature Thor Hanson
Peninsula Daily News
CHIMACUM — The 17th annual Huntingford Humanities Lecture will be by author and scientist Thor Hanson on Thursday. Hanson, who lives on San Juan Island, will speak at 6:30 p.m. at Chimacum High School auditorium at 91 West Valley Road.



Penn: Office of University Communications

Q&A with Karen Redrobe, new director of the Wolf Humanities Center
Penn: Office of University Communications
With a plan to expand programs and increase diversity and inclusivity, Karen Redrobe has stepped into her new role as director of the Wolf Humanities Center at the University of Pennsylvania. She replaces James English, an English professor, who was ...



National Catholic Reporter

Decline of humanities education reflects ancient debate
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National Review

Why the Decline of the Humanities?
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UConn Today

UConn to Lead New England Humanities Consortium
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The dying humanities degree
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