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Aesop's Fables by Aesop

Aesop's FablesBy Aesop Translated by George Fyler Townsend The Wolf and the Lamb Wolf, meeting with a Lamb astray from the fold, resolved not to lay violent hands on him, but to find some plea to justify to the Lamb the Wolf's right to eat him. He thus addressed him: "Sirrah, last year you...

10 Best Solar Powered Products

10 Best Solar Powered Products

Prepare to weather nearly anything and save money while you’re doing it by replacing some of your most commonly used gadgets and devices with their solar alternatives. Not only will you reduce energy bills by using the following solar powered lighting, devices, and products, but you’ll also be...

24 Terrifying, Thoughtful and Absurd Nursery Rhymes for Children

24 Terrifying, Thoughtful and Absurd Nursery Rhymes for Children

In more repressed times, people were not always allowed to express themselves freely, for fear of persecution. Gossiping, criticizing the government or even talking about current events were often punishable by death. In order to communicate at will, clever rhymes were constructed and passed...

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France's Dominique Cottrez Infanticide Case Worst in History

France's Dominque Cottrez infanticide case worst in history of the country.  The forty five year old mother of two living daughter's has been convicted of "systematically killing her babies since 1988."  Cottrez hid 8 pregnancies and the bodies of her babies from her husband, Pierre Marie....

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David and Victoria Beckham Save by Cutting Back Staff

Famous celebrity couple David and Victoria Beckham has removed 14 of their 50 employees when an accountant warned: "You're pouring money down the drain," the Sun newspaper reported on Friday.The former Spice Girl and current fashion designer Victoria called in a money expert to overhaul their...

20 Best U2 Songs

20 Best U2 Songs

U2 is an Irish rock band formed within Dublin in 1976. The band consists of: lead singer Paul "Bono" Hewson on vocals and guitar; Dave "The Edge" Evans on guitar, keyboards, and vocals; Adam Clayton on bass guitar; Larry Mullen, Jr. on drums and percussion; and for a brief amount of time, Dick...

125 Best Tenneesee Williams Quotes

125 Best Tenneesee Williams Quotes

Thomas Lanier “Tennessee” Williams was a Pulitzer Prize winning American writer whose career spanning fifty years included a number of essays, poems, short stories, novels, essays, and most importantly, screenplays. Director Elia Kazan, who worked closely with WIlliams on a number of plays, best...

10 Best Places to Take Your Kids in Central New York

10 Best Places to Take Your Kids in Central New York

If traveling to Upstate New York to scope out the wonderful fall foliage is on your agenda, or if you just happen to be passing through with the family, this is for you. The following kid tested, mother approved list of the (lesser known yet) truly great places to visit in Upstate New York is...

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The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

The MeditationsBy Marcus Aurelius Written 167 A.C.E.Translated by George Long Book One From my grandfather Verus I learned good morals and the government of my temper. From the reputation and remembrance of my father, modesty and a manly character. From my mother, piety and beneficence, and...

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

Paul of TarsusSaul of Tarsus, a.k.a. Paul the Apostle, Paul of Tarsus [?-65 c.e.] was a Hellenistic Jew and student of Gamaliel the Elder who served as enforcer for the Pharisaic Sanhedrin against the apostate Christian sect following the crucifixion of Jesus. Around 33 c.e. he experienced a dramatic...