National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New Grants The New York Times
Projects supported by this round of grants include work to preserve the “auditory signatures” of historic sites and a timeline of African-American music.
Humanities Council seeking grant proposals Charleston Gazette-Mail
The West Virginia Humanities Council announces its upcoming Feb. 1, 2019, grant deadline for three grant categories: Major grants, which are awarded twice a ...
Lies About the Humanities — and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them The Chronicle of Higher Education
If you participate long enough in public discussions about the role of the humanities both within higher education and in broader civil society, it becomes ...
Arts students urged to support humanities Otago Daily Times
Wellington curator Matariki Williams yesterday urged University of Otago graduates to protest about extensive cuts in the humanities, including at university level, ...
Henkel Appointed as Director of UW's Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research Sheridan Media
Scott Henkel, an associate professor in the Department of English and in African American and Diaspora Studies, has been chosen as the new director of the ...
Academic Minute | Humanities and STEM as Overlapping Circles Inside Higher Ed
Can the humanities and the STEM disciplines overlap? In today's Academic Minute, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's Mark West describes a few ...
In a High-Tech World, Humanities and Other Liberal Arts Are More Essential Than Ever - The Daily Beast
In a High-Tech World, Humanities and Other Liberal Arts Are More Essential Than Ever The Daily Beast
In 1987, the U.S. Army War College developed a term to understand the end of the Cold War and that has defined our world since: VUCA, short for volatility, ...
Wheatbelt professor recognised with prestigious humanities fellowship Avon Valley Advocate
A Wheatbelt poet and humanities academic has been elected to the highest honour for achievement in the humanities across the country. Professor John ...
Academic Minute: Humanities and STEM as Overlapping Circles Inside Higher Ed
Today on the Academic Minute, Mark West, professor of English and chair of the department of English at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, describes a ...
Degrees in the humanities have plummeted in the past decade as Penn students flock to sciences - The Daily Pennsylvanian
Degrees in the humanities have plummeted in the past decade as Penn students flock to sciences The Daily Pennsylvanian
Penn has seen a decline in students graduating with degrees in the humanities and in the social sciences since 2003 while simultaneously seeing a spike in the ...
Lilian Zhang | STEM is sweeping through Penn, but the humanities deserve a chance too - The Daily Pennsylvanian
Lilian Zhang | STEM is sweeping through Penn, but the humanities deserve a chance too The Daily Pennsylvanian
Penn is a fan of nickel-and-diming its students, keen to charge us $0.07 for each page we print. Students have long mocked and criticized such behavior, but ...
Adventures in the New Humanities: Making it in the maker space St. Olaf College News
In this 'Adventures in the New Humanities' blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas describes trying out the college's new maker space. Her students (from ...
Faculty call for humanities investments Yale Daily News
Following University President Peter Salovey's announcement of his commitment to invest in key areas in the sciences last week, humanities faculty members ...
Beware the 'Research Excellence Framework' ranking in the humanities Study International News
UK universities often tout their performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the most recent of which was conducted in 2014. It's seen as another ...
El Paso first lady tapped for National Council on the Humanities El Paso Inc.
First lady Adair Margo has received a presidential nomination to the board of the National Endowment for the Humanities, a federal body that is one of the ...
Johnson '20: Don't overlook the humanities The Brown Daily Herald
In 2016, Ugur Cetintemel, a professor of computer science and the department's chair, described in a Herald article that one in five current undergraduates will ...
Our research funding system is shortchanging the humanities The Guardian
The humanities subjects do not benefit from the research excellence framework. They need a better system.
Career-minded students flee the humanities for STEM, but they're leaving a huge vacancy in the middle - Washington Examiner
Career-minded students flee the humanities for STEM, but they're leaving a huge vacancy in the middle Washington Examiner
The talk has been for years that interest in the humanities, English, history, and the like have been declining. Now, we have proof. According to this nifty graph, ...
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and Door County Civility Project partner up for speaker series - UWGB
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and Door County Civility Project partner up for speaker series UWGB
The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences has partnered with the Door County Civility Project and the Door County Auditorium for four talks related to ...
Denton named to Humanities board Bouldercityreview
One of Boulder City's longtime residents has a new role in Nevada: helping to promote art and humanities throughout the state. Sally Denton, who was raised in ...
Humanities departments reimagine future home in the CdC The Wheel
Students socializing in a College Hall dormitory (later renamed Whitby Hall) in the late 1920s. Credit: St. Catherine University Archives. Whitby Hall, which once ...
Bennuval ties science and humanities together in celebration of OSIRIS-REx Arizona Daily Wildcat
Bennuval, a family-friendly variety show, was put on by the College of Humanities faculty in correspondence with local artists and musicians on Sat, Dec. 1.
Northeastern plans to acquire humanities college in London Inside Higher Ed
University moves to acquire a 210-student college in London, the New College of the Humanities, which attracted an all-star roster of visiting professors but has ...
English department hosts 'Humanities on the Edge' series to promote humanities majors - Daily Nebraskan
English department hosts 'Humanities on the Edge' series to promote humanities majors Daily Nebraskan
The number of university students studying humanities is rapidly declining in the United States. A recent article by The Atlantic showed that a decade ago, ...
Nominations of outstanding individuals, organizations sought for 2019 Nevada Humanities Awards - Carson Now
Nominations of outstanding individuals, organizations sought for 2019 Nevada Humanities Awards Carson Now
Today Nevada Humanities begins accepting nominations for the 2019 Nevada Humanities Awards for outstanding achievement in and contributions to the ...
Jennifer Shea Joins Maryland Humanities Board of Directors Montgomery Community Media
Jennifer Shea of Montgomery County was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Maryland Humanities. Shea joins four other new members, including ...
Adventures in the New Humanities: A Blog by the Boldt Chair St. Olaf College News
This is the inaugural blog post in a new series by Judy Kutulas, the Boldt Family Distinguished Teaching Chair in the Humanities. It's not easy to be an academic ...
Why an Age of Machine Learning Needs the Humanities E-Flux
At Public Books, Ted Underwood defends the humanities against charges of irrelevance in an increasingly technological, commodified, and engineered world.
Local View: Humanities needed now more than ever Lincoln Journal Star
You've got to hand it to Journal Star editors — they know juxtaposition, placing items side by side for comparison and/or synthesis.
Humanities majors still relevant in a dynamic workforce, study finds Lincoln Journal Star
Facing cuts to its state appropriation and dwindling enrollment, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was forced to make a difficult decision: How to remove ...
Can tech and the humanities exist side by side? Can they afford not to? Washington Post
The two sides of America's education divide — tech and the humanities — are coming together in a unique partnership to make students more employable.
Summer fellowships doubled for creative arts and humanities AroundtheO
In a move to boost funding for research in the humanities and creative arts, University of Oregon Provost Jayanth Banavar has doubled the number of summer ...
ARTS AND HUMANITIES: Aiken Symphony tackles Handel's most popular oratorio Aiken Standard
About six years ago, on one of my many trips to London, I took the Underground to Bond Street, walked down South Molton to Brook Street, and arrived finally at.
Gift Guide 2018 - Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair 2018: Humanities Texas has the one-stop shop for all the lit lovers on your gift list with 26 authors on hand to sign your purchases - Arts - Austin Chronicle
Gift Guide 2018 - Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair 2018: Humanities Texas has the one-stop shop for all the lit lovers on your gift list with 26 authors on hand to sign your purchases - Arts Austin Chronicle
Yuletide gift list lousy with lit lovers? Then Humanities Texas has the one stop for all your book-shopping needs: its 10th annual Holiday Book Fair, happening ...
Humanities Fest Recognizes Local High School Students | Education The Missourian
The East Central College English Department, in conjunction with the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, hosted the inaugural Humanities Festival on campus ...
David Harris receives 2018 Governor's Award in the Humanities Harvard Law School News
In October, David J. Harris, managing director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School, received the Massachusetts ...
Humanities majors on the rise at UNL despite decreasing national numbers Daily Nebraskan
The number of humanities majors at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln stands out in the United States, where the amount of students studying subjects like ...
8 Undergraduates Make Presentations at Arts and Humanities Symposium Wesleyan Connection
Eight Wesleyan students presented papers during the inaugural CTW (Connecticut College, Trinity College, Wesleyan University) Undergraduate Symposium in ...
An Auden Christmas | The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture - TheaterJones Performing Arts News
An Auden Christmas | The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture TheaterJones Performing Arts News
An interview with Justin and Katy Lemieux about W. H. Auden's For the Time Being, which Justin performs this week, directed by Katy.
How humanities grads are finding jobs in Silicon Valley PBS NewsHour
Only 1 in 20 college degrees awarded today are in the humanities or liberal arts, as a perception persists that these fields don't provide marketable skills for ...
6 named Governor's Humanities awardees - Saipan News, Headlines, Events, Ads Saipan Tribune
The Northern Marianas Humanities Council announced yesterday the six recipients of the 2018 Governor's Humanities Awards. The Lifetime Achievement ...
Humanities speaker to visit Fremont | Local News Fremont Tribune
Speaker Janie York will present a program, “Quilting your Legacy,” at 7 p.m. Monday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1440 E. Military Ave., in Fremont.
Humanities See Drop in Students, Fordham Follows National Trend Fordham Ram
Following national trends, Fordham students are studying humanities less with a drop from 595 students to 482.
WSCC awarded humanities grant for Humankind series - Manistee News Manistee News Advocate
The James Lommasson's exhibit “What We Carried” opened the Humankind series at West Shore Community College in September. The year-long Humankind ...
Tryon: Humanities class opened world beyond Palmetto Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Donal O'Shea's recent column in the Herald-Tribune was headlined “In praise of the humanities.”The president of New College of Florida, O'Shea wrote about ...
WCM-Q event explores medical humanities Gulf Times
The role of the medical humanities in improving understanding of both disease and wellness was explored at a two-day conference organised by Weill Cornell.
ARTS AND HUMANITIES: Museum mounts landmark show on Edgefield master potter Aiken Standard
In 1998, the McKissick Museum mounted perhaps the most influential exhibition in its long history, which can be traced back to 1823. The show in question, ...
Anonymous letter calls for more humanities funding Vermont Cynic
An anonymous email has been sent to UVM promising rallies and riots over funding for arts and humanities. Several pictures of an email were posted Nov. 29 on ...
Is the history major doomed on campus? A Wisconsin proposal will be watched nationwide - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Is the history major doomed on campus? A Wisconsin proposal will be watched nationwide Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Greg Summers may go down as the history professor who ended the history major at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He might also, potentially, ...
Segue: SIUE’s Dr. Jessica DeSpain Explains Digital Scholarship The Edwardsville Intelligencer
Program Note: Dr. Jessica DeSpain's 2018 Going Endowed Professor Lecture, “Maybe Life is Only Stories,” took place on Thursday, Nov. 29 at Lovejoy Library.
Editorial, 11/30: Humanities courses are still critical for colleges Lincoln Journal Star
College students often hear how they need to be prepared for the workforce and the real world.
Mullen and James Humanities Hall named to honor recently retired faculty members The Blue Banner
Laughter, tears and applause fill the newly named Mullen & James Humanities Hall during a ceremony honoring retired faculty Deborah “Dee” Grier-James, ...
Thibault Deneve Named VSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Top Graduate - Valdosta State University News
Thibault Deneve Named VSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Top Graduate Valdosta State University News
Thibault Deneve of Lessines, Belgium, is the recipient of the Fall 2018 President's Award for Academic Excellence for the College of Humanities and Social ...
Shocking: Degrees in the Humanities Have Plummeted in the Past Decade as Desire for Money Skyrockets - Under the Button
Shocking: Degrees in the Humanities Have Plummeted in the Past Decade as Desire for Money Skyrockets Under the Button
It was recently reported that more and more Penn students are choosing majors rooted in the natural sciences as fewer are selecting ones based in the ...
Penn's new medical humanities fellowship explores what it means to be a healer - The Daily Pennsylvanian
Penn's new medical humanities fellowship explores what it means to be a healer The Daily Pennsylvanian
The Collegium Institute for Catholic Thought & Culture, a scholarly nonprofit, will offer a new medical humanities fellowship for Penn students next semester.
Review: For the Time Being | The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture - TheaterJones Performing Arts News
Review: For the Time Being | The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture TheaterJones Performing Arts News
In 1941, having left his homeland for America, re-examined his faith, and re-thought the direction of his poetry, British poet W.H. Auden undertook a long poem in ...
Guest submission: A well-rounded education requires a balance between STEM, humanities - Texas State University - The University Star
Guest submission: A well-rounded education requires a balance between STEM, humanities Texas State University - The University Star
A question which commonly arises when discussing college majors with extended family members and neighbors alike is the inevitable “What do you plan on ...
Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities accepting art scholarship applications The Advocate
The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is accepting applications through Dec. 14 for the Gustave Blache III Art Scholarship for Aspiring African American ...
University ranked top 10 for endowment Daily Illini
Data from the National Endowment for the Humanities revealed the University ranks 7th out of approximately 900 colleges for the number of NEH grants ...
2018 Governor's Humanities awardees Marianas Variety
(Press Release) — The Northern Marianas Humanities Council would like to announce the recipients for the 2018 Governor's Humanities Awards. This event ...
USD’s Thomas Barton, San Diego Historical Society Among NEH Grant Winners Times of San Diego
The Historical Society's project, titled "Border Dwellers/Los de la Frontera," focuses on Old Town National City and San Ysidro, where a majority of residents are ...
Humanities Nebraska To Host Democracy and Journalism Discussion in Lincoln NET Website
Humanities Nebraska will host a discussion called “An Issue of Trust: Democracy and the Future of Journalism,” at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's ...
Idaho Humanities Council gives funds to library, OSAF The Herald Journal
The Larsen-Sant library will benefit from a $20300 Idaho Humanities Council award to Idaho Commission for Libraries. The funds will support a statewide ...
UW System strives for solidarity as cuts plague future of faculty, humanities The Daily Cardinal
Faculty throughout the UW System have encouraged solidarity among their peers in light of the budget deficit and faculty cutbacks that plague the UW-Stevens ...
Humanities studies ‘in decline, says UWI dean Barbados Today
The time has come for the value of the 'human' in the Humanities to be revived, says Dean of the UWI Faculty of Humanities and Education, Professor Evelyn ...
Stronger Police Presence at Diablo Valley College Following Threat NBC Bay Area
Diablo Valley College officials are adding a stronger police presence Thursday as a precaution following an anonymous threat discovered in the form of graffiti ...
Abra USM's Nominee for Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year Southern Miss Now
University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Associate Professor of History Dr. Allison Abra, a fellow in its Dale Center for the Study of War and Society, is the ...
Top humanities honour for Griffith historian Griffith News
Internationally-renowned historian, Professor Fiona Paisley, has been elected to the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the highest honour for humanities ...
Humanities Texas presents Holiday Book Fair - Event CultureMap Austin
The ninth annual Holiday Book Fair will feature 27 noteworthy authors, including Lawrence Wright, Sarah Bird, H. W. Brands, Elizabeth Crook, Joe Holley, Bill ...
Martin Awarded NEH Fellowship For Book Project | The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies - BU Today
Martin Awarded NEH Fellowship For Book Project | The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies BU Today
Cathie Jo Martin, Director of the Center for the Study of Europe at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Professor of Political Science at Boston ...
With Deep Roots, Yale students explore stories and tastes of New Haven Yale News
For students in the “Intro to Public Humanities” class, the city of New Haven is their classroom. Instead of cramming for a final before Christmas break, they are ...
Idaho Humanities Council awards $115000 in grants Idaho Statesman
The Idaho Humanities Council has awarded more than $115000 in grants to programs across the state, including the Salmon Arts Council and the Museum of ...
Halifax Humanities stages 24-hour literary fundraiser The Signal
More than 100 people took part in weekend event. Dawn Brandes, director of Halifax Humanities, introduces the final team to read at Dante. Image Caption Icon.
Art Industry News: Marina Ambramovic and James Turrell Are Teaming Up to Design a Spa + Other Stories - artnet News
Art Industry News: Marina Ambramovic and James Turrell Are Teaming Up to Design a Spa + Other Stories artnet News
Plus, Arthur Jafa's latest work explores whiteness and Julie Mehretu is getting an ambitious cross-country survey next year. artnet News, December 13, 2018.
Study finds STEM courses cost more than humanities, social sciences Daily Free Press
According to a report released Monday by the National Bureau of Economic Research, universities spend more on courses in science, technology, engineering ...
Karen Fox is Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) Volunteer of the Month for November - Cape May County Herald
Karen Fox is Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) Volunteer of the Month for November Cape May County Herald
Karen Fox of Cape May has been nominated as the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) Volunteer of the Month for November 2018. Fox curated ...
Digital Humanities Hub provides space, resources for student use Etownian
As society seems to be becoming more and more digital, colleges are creating more spaces for students to explore growing disciplines like Digital Humanities ...
Education, Humanities and Social Science Postgraduate Drop-In Event - St Mary's University, Twickenham
Education, Humanities and Social Science Postgraduate Drop-In Event St Mary's University, Twickenham
Our small and friendly Postgraduate Drop-In event offers you a great opportunity to speak to our academics about our courses, discover how they can enhance ...
Idaho Humanities Council awards $115K in grants | Local News Post Register
The Idaho Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit organization devoted to enhancing public awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the humanities in ...
Wits graduates being failed by government internship delays DispatchLIVE
Doctors, teachers and other professionals awaiting internship placement by the government are among the 19% unemployed graduates on the books of the ...
Coastal Scene 12.13.18 | Com Calendar Brunswick News
Today. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities will stage “A Christmas Carol” at 8 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick. Advance tickets are $15 for ...
Humanities Council brings race-focused conversation series to Tupelo - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Humanities Council brings race-focused conversation series to Tupelo Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
TUPELO • The Mississippi Humanities Council is encouraging communities across the state to hold conversation series that examine controversial issues ...
'Big, bad Wolf' cards deliver holiday rail over state prison mail rules The Philadelphia Tribune
An annual card-making event in Philadelphia was filled with holiday cheer, but some people were crafting greetings that are meant for “a big, bad Wolf.”
Five surprising tips for new engineering students at Dartmouth College Study International News
The study of engineering is creative, exciting and rewarding, with endless opportunities for personal development and career progression. It can open doors to ...
Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks inaugurates new medical humanities department with scene from upcoming play - CU Columbia Spectator
Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks inaugurates new medical humanities department with scene from upcoming play CU Columbia Spectator
Suzan-Lori Parks says that some have likened her forthcoming play “White Noise,” to getting your skin peeled off, layer by layer. But Parks' works, while often an ...
Dartmouth professor looks at Rachel Carson’s legacy at Vermont Humanities Council event - vtdigger.org
Dartmouth professor looks at Rachel Carson’s legacy at Vermont Humanities Council event vtdigger.org
News Release — Vermont Humanities Council Nov. 19, 2018. Contact: Vermont Humanities Council 802.262.2626 firstname.lastname@example.org. Montpelier ...
Podcast: "It's Chinatown" with Humanities Center Associate Director Andrea Rees Davies - Stanford Report
Podcast: "It's Chinatown" with Humanities Center Associate Director Andrea Rees Davies Stanford Report
The sight of pagoda roofs and dragon gates means that you are in Chinatown. But for people actually from China, the Chinatown aesthetic is weirdly foreign.
The Historical Profession is Committing Slow-Motion Suicide War on the Rocks
A recent study confirms a disturbing trend: American college students are abandoning the study of history. Since 2008, the number of students majoring in.
A Math Function Describes How Whole Societies Remember--and Forget Scientific American
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...
Jarosi, Durrani Selected for National Humanities Center Residencies Hamilton College News
Associate Professor of Art History Susan Jarosi and Assistant Professor of Anthropology Mariam Durrani were recently selected for National Humanities Center ...
SIUE explores potential and pitfalls of digital media The Edwardsville Intelligencer
Technology is intertwined with most everything we do. That's especially true for current college students, often referred to as digital natives, who have grown up ...
1,200 WCU students to graduate this weekend | Local News Daily Local News
WEST CHESTER,—West Chester University's Winter Commencement ceremonies take place on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15 and 16, celebrating the ...
Should I Major in the Humanities? The Atlantic
Students are abandoning humanities majors, turning to degrees they think yield far better job prospects. But they're wrong.
New Hampshire Humanities Scholar Adam Boyce To Present Special Program At Weeks Caledonian Record
New Hampshire Humanities scholar Adam Boyce will present a special program with Lancaster ties on Sunday, November 18, at 2 p.m. at the Weeks Memorial ...
Idaho Humanities Council awards grants to area programs Lewiston Morning Tribune
The Idaho Humanities Council has awarded $13400 in grants to area educational institutions and organizations dedicated to promoting humanities across the ...
The humanities provide practical workplace and life skills (opinion) Inside Higher Ed
They prepare students for the challenges they will confront in their professional, political, social and cultural lives, argues Elizabeth H. Bradley.
Editorial | Don't be a jerk during finals Daily Illini
Finals season is magical. Everyone is tired, stressed and sleep deprived. Whether it's five final tests, five group projects or some ungodly combination of both, ...
HCC continues to add food pantries to its campuses Tampa Bay Times
The college's latest effort to help food insecure students recently opened at its Dale Mabry campus.
As Humanities Majors Decline, Colleges Try to Hype Up Their Programs The Atlantic
Even as college students on the whole began to shun humanities majors over the past decade in favor of vocational majors in business and health, there was ...
Please, students, take that ‘impractical’ humanities course. We will all benefit. - The Washington Post
Please, students, take that ‘impractical’ humanities course. We will all benefit. The Washington Post
Last fall, on the campus of Johns Hopkins University, where I serve as president, I happened to overhear a conversation among a group of students. One student ...
Tarot Cards Demystified: The Suit of Pentacles
There are many ways to interpret the symbolism found in Tarot Cards. There are varying points of view that exist about what each card means or represents.
Tarot Cards Demystified: The Suit of Cups
There are many ways to interpret the symbolism found in Tarot Cards. There are varying points of view that exist about what each card means or represents.
A Short Biography on Some of Europes Most Loved and Hated Monarchs - Pt 4 Queen Mary I
Queen Mary I of England was born in 1516 to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon and was the first British monarch to rule in her own right. Mary was pronounced queen in 1553 and ruled for five years after the death of Edward VI.
Better Red than Dead!
Red, perhaps the first color our eyes perceive.It is said that people suffering from temporary color-blindness for whatever reason start to perceive red before they can discern any other color.
How to Clean Your Civil War Uniform
How necessary is cleaning your Civil War Uniform?The every day Confederate or Union soldier's uniform was actually never made to be washed. They wore out so fast that many of them were never cleaned - ever.
The Masked Fool
The FoolMy first direct experience of the fool in masking was watching Morris Dancing here at home in Yorkshire, England. The Morris dancers were dressed up in their usual dancing shoes with bells and baggy pants.
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.
Opal Jewelry -- Your Own Personal Piece of Rainbow
Opal is a magnificent gemstone whose shades encompass virtually every hue in the color spectrum. The play of color is different on every stone, and its shimmering hues gave rise to the word 'opalescent.
The Trafalgar Way - Devon Remembers the Battle of Trafalgar
During the third week of August 2005 the Trafalgar Way was officially inaugurated in Devon to commemorate the bi-centenary of the Battle of Trafalgar.The Lorna Doone, an original North Devon stagecoach visited inns and hostels along the full length of what is now know as the Trafalgar Way in Devon.
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.
Authenticity Of Vastu (Science of Indian architecture)
Vastu is one of the most ancient sciences of Indian architecture and is composed of specific rules, regulations and directions, set down by sages of the vedic times. For the modern society it is the highly evolved, comprehensive building philosophy.
The History of Body Piercings - Ancient and Fascinating Around the World
Body piercings have seen a resurgence of interest in the last ten to twenty years and are becoming more and more a part of the mainstream Western culture. Take a look at any fashion or entertainment magazine and you'll see plenty of well-known celebrities with body piercings like navel rings or a labret.
On Being Human
Are we human because of unique traits and attributes not shared with either animal or machine? The definition of "human" is circular: we are human by virtue of the properties that make us human (i.e.
Gymnastics Olympic Champions From 1988-2004
Here are the men's and women's all-around champions from the last five Olympic Games -- these are just brief biographies, but they surely give you an idea of your gymnast's potential.2004 Paul Hamm, Carly PattersonPaul Hamm, the 2004 men's all-around champion in gymnastics, was born on September 24, 1982, and has a twin brother by the name of Morgan.
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.
African Masks The Art of Creation
With western eyes we tend to view a tribal mask as a piece of fantastic sculpture. It is a decorative object to be displayed and enjoyed as a work of art.
Bad Mouthing Fellow Authors
The creative mind is a gift to humanity; but unfortunately it comes with some baggage. We often find people who are creative also have negative and self-defeating personal character flaws.
Paul Hamm: Did He Deserve Gymnastics Gold in 2004?
What was the controversy all about?In the 2004 Olympics, an all-star group of athletes from around the world gathered together to compete for titles in gymnastics. In the spirit of competition, there are always tensions between analysts and spokespersons about whether or not athletes deserve the medals they receive.
Precious Stones - The Big Five - Part 3 The Sapphire
The sapphire, protector of the innocent, celestial guardian of truth, bringer of health and youth, symbol of the heavens and birthstone for the month of September, is in fact the same stone as the ruby, the mineral corundum.The blue corundum, ranging in color from the lightest blue to deep blue and black, is the same stone as the ruby, the only difference being in the color.
Amber Mysteries Revealed
Amber, the gem of a stone that's not really a gemstone at all, is actually fossilized pine sap. People have collected, traded, carved, and coveted amber for more than 10,000 years.
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