Daily Archives: November 16, 2015

Paris attacks: ‘France will destroy IS’ – Hollande – BBC News


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WORD OF WISDOM: SHOW RESPECT…


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The Spiritual Meaning Of Colors |


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Word of wisdom: When you understand…


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Pray, study, listen to conscience, pope says about eucharistic sharing | CNS top stories


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Pope Francis: “Using Name of God to Justify Path of Violence; Hatred Is Blasphemy” | Aleteia.org


http://aleteia.org/2015/11/15/pope-francis-using-name-of-god-to-justify-path-of-violence-hatred-is-blasphemy/

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Fabulous Rendition: Watch “Bach Air on the G String Piano (arr. Siloti) Valentina Lisitsa” on YouTube


US-led strike ‘destroys IS oil trucks’


US-led strike ‘destroys IS oil trucks’

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US states say no to Syrian refugees


US states say no to Syrian refugees

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Hollande vows to ‘destroy’ IS


Hollande vows to ‘destroy’ IS

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Obama rules out Syria ground invasion in passionate defence of Isis strategy


Obama rules out Syria ground invasion in passionate defence of Isis strategy

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France to step up anti-IS bombing after Paris attacks


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France to step up anti-IS bombing after Paris attacks

Paris attacks: Isis threatens strike on US capital in ‘new video’


Paris attacks: Isis threatens strike on US capital in ‘new video’

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Saint of the Day for Monday, November 16th, 2015: St. Margaret of Scotland


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St. Margaret of Scotland

Margaret was an English princess. She and her mother sailed to Scotland to escape from the king who had conquered their land. King Malcolm of Scotland welcomed them and fell in love with the … continue reading

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today’s holiday: Native American Heritage Month


Native American Heritage Month

The first general American Indian Day was observed on the second Saturday in May 1916. Since 1995, the month of November has been observed as American Indian Heritage Month. Although the largest Native American populations can be found in Oklahoma, Arizona, California, New Mexico, and North Carolina, many other states have come up with ways to draw attention to their unique contribution to American culture. Most celebrations focus on educational and promotional events, displays of Native American art and dance, and agricultural fairs. More… Discuss

quotation: E. M. Forster


Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face. The beauty who does not look surprised, who accepts her position as her due—she reminds us too much of a prima donna.

E. M. Forster (1879-1970) Discuss

today’s birthday: W. C. Handy (1873)


W. C. Handy (1873)

Largely self-taught, Handy was American songwriter and band leader who began his career as a cornet player in a minstrel show in 1896. He later organized various small bands and was among the first to publish blues sheet music, rising to prominence with his Memphis Blues. In 1918, he moved from Memphis to New York City and remained active as a writer and publisher of music, in spite of growing blindness, until shortly before his death. What are some of Handy’s most famous songs? More… Discuss

this day in the yesteryear: UNESCO Founded (1945)


UNESCO Founded (1945)

Established in the aftermath of World War II, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) aims to further peace by acting as a clearinghouse for the exchange of ideas and knowledge and by improving education, especially supporting efforts to eliminate illiteracy. In 1972, it helped establish the World Heritage program, which promotes government protection for cultural sites and natural areas. Why did the US and the UK withdraw from UNESCO in the mid-1980s? More… Discuss

The Four Humors


The Four Humors

In the 3rd century BCE, Hippocrates introduced his theory of Humoralism. It was based on the notion that 4 fluids, each corresponding to one of the 4 elements, permeate the human body and cause disease when not in balance. Theories regarding the 4 humors—blood, black bile, yellow bile, and phlegm—expanded over the years, and in the 2nd century CE, Galen published a treatise which associated a specific temperament with each humor. What humor was thought to cause a melancholic disposition? More… Discuss

word: tirade


tirade

Definition: (noun) A long angry or violent speech, usually of a censorious or denunciatory nature; a diatribe.
Synonyms: philippic, broadside
Usage: Milady had listened to all this menacing tirade with a smile of disdain on her lips, but rage in her heart. Discuss.

George Harrison-My Sweet Lord (Studio Version) Original (15,876,417 views)


George Harrison-My Sweet Lord (Studio Version) Original

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Meet Nina Freeman, the punk poet of gaming


Meet Nina Freeman, the punk poet of gaming

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Paris attack suspects: what do we know about them?


Paris attack suspects: what do we know about them?

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Suspected Paris attacks mastermind Abdelhamid Abaaoud: what we know


Suspected Paris attacks mastermind Abdelhamid Abaaoud: what we know

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Paris attacks: Turkey told France twice about Bataclan bomber


Paris attacks: Turkey told France twice about Bataclan bomber

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Paris attacks claim victims from around the world

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Clinton attacked over Iraq war in Democratic debate

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French police conduct more than 160 overnight raids

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Iran’s hardliners fight back


Iran’s hardliners fight back

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-34793719

Mystery ancestral ‘tribe’ revealed


Mystery ancestral ‘tribe’ revealed

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