Middle Ages

The Fear of the Children of Monsters, Inc. Comes from the Plague – The Theory Explained

Based on the advanced technology and behavior of the monsters, the monsters in Monsters, Inc. may fear children due to their arrival during the Bubonic Plague. Although Monsters Inc. never explains why the monsters are afraid of children in the film, one theory holds that this fear may be due …

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The reason why the restaurateur “misses” a letter

So why isn’t there an “n” in “restorer” anyway? Is this meant to be some kind of simplification? Well no. It seems that the term “restaurateur” actually predates the concept of restaurant as we know it today. According to Michael Quinion of World Wide Words, the etymologically correct reason for …

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School-aged children remain a major source of infections – Twin Cities

School-aged children continue to be a major source of coronavirus infections in Minnesota as the state’s fourth wave persists into its fifth month. Children between the ages of 10 and 14 had a test positivity rate of more than 15% last week, according to data released Thursday by the Minnesota …

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Music Institute of Chicago Chorale opens its season on December 12

The Music Institute of Chicago Chorale, led by Daniel Wallenberg, opens its 2021-2022 season with “Song of Songs” on Sunday, December 12 at 3 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave. Free entry. Proof of vaccination is required and all members of the public must wear masks. A live …

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On “Crazy Sorrow” by Vince Passaro

VINCE PASSARO’s latest novel, Mad grief, tells the story of two New Yorkers, aged 20 to 60. Their lives intertwine as do the members of lovers, and for this particular couple, sex is a constant. What is also a constant in George and Anna’s relationship is the World Trade Center: …

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It’s time to branch out: buy fake Christmas trees this year

By Lauren Combs | Journalist There’s no denying that real Christmas trees have the best aesthetics – whether it’s picking them out on the farm, driving them to your house on the roof of your car, smelling the evergreen scent in your home. . Still, are the aesthetics worth the …

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Echoes. Communion in hand or in tongue ?. Posted on 12/01/21

Photo CNS / Andrew Biraj, Catholic Standard Questions corner Communion in hand or in tongue? Father Kenneth Doyle Wednesday December 1, 2021Faith Help us extend our reach! Please share this article on social media In 1969, the document of the Church “Memoriale Domini” underlined the decision of Pope Paul VI …

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Ongoing Christmas activities in Glencairn

BRYN ATHYN – The Glencairn Museum will once again shine with color and light during the Christmas season, offering visitors an array of ways in person and online to celebrate this sacred time of year. Visitors of all ages are invited to explore the annual World Nativities exhibit and this …

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10 horror movies inspired by mythology

Horror has always been a polarizing genre in the film industry, but there has been a greater push towards “high horror” and genre films that aspire to something more complex. Horror is such a rewarding and versatile genre of storytelling because there are so many different approaches to these terrifying …

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Avi Benlolo: Remembering the troubled but rich history of Jews in Arab countries

Breadcrumb Links NP Comment Israel prepares to mark annual memorial day commemorating expulsion of Jews from Arab countries and Iran Author of the article: Avi Benlolo An Israeli flag flies at a checkpoint on the Israeli-Egyptian border in a file photo. November 30 is an official commemorative day in Israel …

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Harvey from Battle Creek is the happiest boy in need of a home

Harvey has a wonderful smile. Imagine the smile he will have when he finds his forever home. Meet the sweet Harvey. He has a smile that could light up the room. Harvey is just over 7 months old. Unlike many kittens, this boy loves to be held. Harvey loves attention …

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Folger’s Holiday Shows Return to Live Performances!

Folger Consort, the early music ensemble in residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library, will host seven holiday-themed concerts from Friday December 10, 2021 to Saturday December 18, 2021. A video recording of the program will also be made available for purchase for streaming on demand via Folger’s website. Performances will …

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Biden and the History of the Exclusion of Catholics from Communion

Joe Biden speaks at a worship event at AME Brown Chapel Church on March 1, 2020, in Selma, Alabama. Photo: Joe Raedle / Getty Images For many Biden-loving Democrats, and probably for most non-Catholics, the idea of ​​denying Communion to the second Catholic President of the United States probably seemed …

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Remember Jesus’ call for love and compassion … | Chroniclers

In the Middle Ages, when the Austrians, along with the Habsburg Emperors, dominated their neighboring Switzerland, even subjecting them to humiliation and discrimination, a local man, known for his physical strength, climbing ability and skill. shooting with a crossbow, wandered around the town of Altorf with his son. He did …

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Playhouse Cast Brings ‘Scrooge’ Selections to ACPL | Lifestyles

The library is pleased to present Jason Ross and Company at noon Wednesday in the Cumberland Boardroom. They will make selections of Scrooge, a musical currently playing at the Cumberland County Playhouse. Do not miss this exceptional performance. Great new books Never by Ken Follett. In the Sahara, two intelligence …

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Why the infrastructure bill is important

The economy of the United States suffers from a problem that you can think of as investment deficit disorder. For several decades, we have spent heavily on short-term consumption while ignoring many of the long-term needs of a modern economy. As a result, other wealthy countries now have better broadband …

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Halloween through the centuries: a holiday timeline

The origins of Halloween go back to ancient times. Most point to Samhain, a Celtic holiday that commemorated the end of the harvest season and the blurring of the physical and spiritual worlds, as the ancestor of Halloween. Over the ages, the holiday has evolved, taking influences from Christianity, European …

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How invaders and travelers shaped Indian cuisine

Our breakfast arrived amid the clicking of backhoes, a particularly noisy pile driver, and Sunday morning traffic fairing and horn to reach God knows where – a boiling fried potato pancake wedged between a Soft bun cut in half, topped with garlic chutney and a green chilli pepper. In other …

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As Mexico ages, utilities fall short

INA SUN room in Mexico City, a group of elderly people sit around a whiteboard. Some are sleeping; others play a game. They shout words starting with the syllable the previous one ends with: “Taco!” “Comal!” A sparkling young worker accompanies them. Listen to this story Your browser does not …

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Art playlist: “Fantastic and medieval past”

A new Delaware Art Museum exhibit traces themes of medieval fantasy through American illustrator and author Howard Pyle and young adult literature. Fantastic and medieval past was designed by University of Delaware instructor Emily Shartrand and in this week’s arts playlist, she joins Kelli Steele of Delaware Public Media to …

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Improving healthcare in the post-COVID era

Amy Compton-Phillips, MD, President of Clinical Care for Providence, shares COVID-19 health system learnings, how to improve patient safety and quality, and offers leadership advice. Editor’s Note: This conversation is a transcript of an episode of the HealthLeaders Women in Healthcare Leadership podcast. Audio of the full interview can be …

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What is ‘Dune’ about? | Vanity Show

“There was so much to learn …” This line from the first pages of Dune expresses the frustration of the main character, Paul Atreides, as his powerful galactic family prepares to take control of the crucial spice-mining planet that gives the story its title. Generations of politics, warfare, diplomacy, subterfuge …

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Jaroslav Rudiš: “I love to travel by train”

Jaroslav RudiÅ¡ originally wanted to be a train conductor, but when Czech Rail didn’t accept him because of his poor eyesight, he turned to writing. As it turns out, eské Dráhythe loss was the reading audience’s gain. Today, RudiÅ¡ is one of Berlin’s most interesting authors, as well as a …

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Baba-Ahmed: Mandela turns in his grave

DIALOGUE WITH NIGERIA By Akin Osuntokun In 2013, an indignant Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed wrote about a moving meeting he had with Madiba, President Nelson Mandela in 2007. The subject of the meeting was rightly Nigeria on which the two shared points. identical views. I will now recall excerpts and lessons …

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David Lowery’s The Green Knight looks like a daydream

Dev Patel plays Gauvain in The Green Knight, an adaptation of the 14th-century Arthurian poem Over the years, filmmakers have crushed and defeated Arthurian legend like armor. For each Lancelot of the Lake Where Excalibur, there is a parody like that of Guy Ritchie King Arthur: The Legend of the …

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Injection to enhance a man’s love life

An injection of stem cells may offer a new way to fight impotence or erectile dysfunction, which affects up to half of men aged 40 and over. In two new studies, men who received injections directly into the penis experienced improvement in their sexual function. The theory is that stem …

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Calligraphy art on display at the Waterford Festival

A writing celebration was held in Waterford to mark the online availability of the city’s Great Parchment Book. Visitors to the Irish Script on Screen website can now view the 450 pages of the medieval book, which was written and compiled between 1356 and 1649, thanks to this recent development. …

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Discover Vannes: the ideal Breton city

An aerial view of Vannes, overlooking its fortified ramparts and flowered lawns © shutterstock Quaint half-timbered buildings, modern boutiques, vibrant harbor cafes and beautiful islands – Annalisa Davis explains why Vannes is the perfect Breton town. If you want a town in Brittany that sums up the spirit and the …

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Dantesque life. Dante Alighieri died 700 years ago

Last Tuesday, it was 14,700 years since the death of Italian poet Dante Alighieri. Like Miguel de Cervantes, Dante is the author of one of the greatest books in world literature, one of those books that provides the world with symbols that persist long after his time. The Divine Comedy, …

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How to boost your metabolism at any age

Your metabolic rate is the rate at which your body burns calories to keep you alive and functioning. It is a generally accepted belief that with age, your resting metabolism slows down, especially after 40 years. And if you’re a postmenopausal woman, your metabolism slows down even more. This is …

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Medieval 450-page book on the history of Waterford digitized

A hundreds of years old book recounting the history of Waterford has been digitized. This is thanks to the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies, which worked with Waterford Treasures to ensure that the 450 pages of the Waterford Great Parchment Book are available to read online. According to Waterford Treasures, …

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How Marvel Decided On The Colors Of Shang-Chi’s Ten Rings

Shang-Chi and Legend of the Ten Rings VFX Supervisor Christopher Townsend explains Marvel Studios’ Ten Rings color choice process. Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings‘ VFX Supervisor Christopher Townsend explains the process for choosing the colors of Marvel Studios’ Ten Rings. The second film to be released as …

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The three best hiking destinations in the UK

This week, avid hikers are heading to South Wales for the Gower Walking Festival (gowerwalkingfestival.uk), which runs until Sunday, September 19. The festival, postponed since June and reduced this year due to the pandemic, aims to celebrate the landscape and heritage of the peninsula with events that vary in terrain, …

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Annual Madison County Hop Fest this weekend in Oneida

ONEIDA – The Madison County Historical Society invites the public for the return of the 25th Madison County Hop Fest. On Saturday, September 18, the Madison County Historical Society grounds will host the Madison County Hop Fest Craft Beer Tasting from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Participating breweries include: Foothill …

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We’ve come a long way

But the shortcomings of Latin were only the tip of the iceberg. The anonymous priest devoted an entire essay to the insufficiency of Catholic school education precisely at a time when there was a great boom in the construction of new Catholic schools and churches. “Indeed, the sisters, who represent …

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Ray Buursma: Thoughts on Afghanistan

2,300 more lives lost. 2,300 other American families in mourning. Twenty years at a cost of $ 2.5 trillion. Why? US forces have been sent to Afghanistan to deny Al Qaeda’s hideouts and exploitation platforms. It’s rather ironic, since Osama bin Laden was found and killed in Pakistan. Of course, …

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Travel: Day trip from Paris: Notre-Dame de Chartres

Attracting pilgrims since the Middle Ages and still one of France’s most revered monuments, the World Heritage-listed Notre-Dame de Chartres Cathedral kicks off our day trip from Paris. Almost every hour, direct trains run between Montparnasse station and old Chartres. The regional service sweeps us southwest through 80 kilometers of …

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US withdrawal from Afghanistan benefits China and Russia

People standing on a vehicle hold Taliban flags as people gather near the Friendship Gate crossing point in the Pakistani-Afghan border town of Chaman, Pakistan, July 14, 2021. REUTERS / Abdul Khaliq Achakzai The US exit from Afghanistan created a power vacuum. the quartet China, Russia, Pakistan and Iran stand …

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