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The Power of Art

–by John F. Kennedy (Aug 31, 2015) Strength takes many forms, and the most obvious forms are not always the most significant. The men who

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A fond memory of Richmal Crompton

I am not too sure how our discussion centred round a writer whose contribution is still remembered amidst various modernistic literary trends over the years.

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For Art Lovers – Your Very Own Museum!

With over 100,000 paintings created by more than 5,000 artists, this site is an art-lover's dream. The paintings are arranged by artist, so click on the one you are interested in ...

Anne Lamott on Grief, Grace, and Gratitude

"Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be," Joan Didion wrote in her magnificent meditation on the subject. But oftentimes, grief doesn't exactly come – not with the single-mindedness and ...

20 Stunning Ceilings from Various Mosques

Mosques aren't only sacred places of worship for Muslim people, they are also architectural masterpieces of amazement. Iran is home to some of the most magnificent ceiling designs of mosques ...

The World of Second Languages

We often see maps and explanations about which country speaks which language. English for England, Spanish for Spain and so forth. But more often than not, another language is spoken ...

Pink Floyd new album: Band unveil cover art for first new record in 20 years

Unknown 18-year-old Egyptian digital artist Ahmed Emad Eldin fills Storm Thorgerson's boots ADAM SHERWIN  From the iconic prism of The Dark Side of the Moon to Animals’ inflatable pig, the intentions behind Pink Floyd’s striking ...

Mr.Methane – The World’s Only Performing Flatulist

Mr Methane is a Performing Flatulist, or Petomane, he performs the Art of Controlled Anal Voicing employing the same technique as 19th Century French man Joseph Pujol aka Le Petomane. ...

Is Gogol’s Diary of a Madman Coinciding With the Description of Schizophrenia?

There is always this element of concealed accusation in neurosis, the patient feeling as though he were deprived of his right-that is, of the center of attention – and wanting ...

Charlie Haden: the Great Liberator

The Man Who Invented Free-Bassing by JEFFREY ST. CLAIR Charlie Haden was the master of tempo, the keeper of crazy beats. He set the pace for some of the most challenging and ...

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