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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...

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...

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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...

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...

20 Best Bruce Springsteen Songs

20 Best Bruce Springsteen Songs

Bruce "The Boss" Frederick Joseph Springsteen is an American singer and songwriter born on September 23, 1949 in Long Branch, New Jersey. Springsteen was born to Douglas Frederick Springsteen, a bus driver of Irish and Dutch ancestry, and Adele Ann Serilli, a legal secretary of Italian descent....

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Times Square Shootings Follow Easter Celebrations

Times Square shootings followed Easter celebrations in the late hours of Sunday into the early morning of Monday, April 5, 2010. Four people were shot in three separate incidents in Mid-town Manhatten after police disbanded a violent crowd and arrested 54 people. Crowds leaving the New York...

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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...