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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...

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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...

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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 BBQ and Grill Tools

10 Best BBQ and Grill Tools

Grilling season is upon those of us who live in North America (though some of us grill off season too). Whether you’re an amateur or an expert griller, as with much else about cooking, having the proper tools make your meals all the more delicious. We’ve researched the finest, most helpful, and...

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....

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The Enchiridion by Epictetus

The Enchiridion By Epictetus Written 135 A.C.E. Translated by Elizabeth Carter 1. Some things are in our control and others not. Things in our control are opinion, pursuit, desire, aversion, and, in a word, whatever are our own actions. Things not in our control are body, property, reputation,...

10 Best Products to Beat the Heat

10 Best Products to Beat the Heat

Summer is great. The sun, the fresh air, and the temperatures all make people soar. They also take a toll on your skin, your hair, and your overall levels of comfort. There are many traditional and not-so-traditional ways to cool down on those wonderful summer days and nights. Protect or revive...

10 Scientific Expeditions That Were Doomed From the Start

10 Scientific Expeditions That Were Doomed From the Start

The road to scientific advancement is never easy. Behind every great discovery or new piece of knowledge lies many hours of toil, labor, and in some cases, danger – not least when the pursuit of scientific knowledge requires journeying into the wild, into the skies or across the sea. Considering...

10 Best Fishing Poles

10 Best Fishing Poles

Give a man a fish, he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and... he’ll want to skip work to catch dinner every day. And the same goes for women. Here are the Ten Best Fishing Poles per cost, customer ratings, quality, and versatility. Don’t you wish you were fishing? 1. Okuma VS-605-20...

Best Paying Jobs in Health Care

Best Paying Jobs in Health Care

Careers within the health care industry are expected to expand into a record number of job opportunities. Health care careers dominate eight of the top ten highest paying occupations and offer a variety of employment possibilities with ample salaries. During May 2009, the U.S. Bureau of Labor...