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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...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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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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How to Fight Obesity - Tips for You and Your Children

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions across the globe. More than 1 billion adults are overweight with 300 million labeled clinically obese. An alarming 22 million children around the world under the age of five are estimated to be overweight. Of even greater concern is the fact that these...

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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Timaeus by Plato

TimaeusBy Plato Written 360 B.C.E Translated by Benjamin Jowett Persons of the Dialogue-SOCRATES- CRITIAS- TIMAEUS- HERMOCRATES Socrates. One, two, three; but where, my dear Timaeus, is the fourth of those who were yesterday my guests and are to be my entertainers to-day? Timaeus. He...

10 Best Outdoor Games and Toys for Families

10 Best Outdoor Games and Toys for Families

Summertime is upon us. One of the best ways to enjoy the great weather and soak up time with your family is to go outside together. The combination of sunshine, fresh air, and fun is fantastic for all. From traditional sandboxes to games, here are the 10 Best Outdoor Games And Toys For Families....