Category: Culture

Pre-Columbian Civilizations of the Americas that Vanished without a Trace.

Ancient Civilizations Can Show Us How to Protect the Amazon Rainforest

 For centuries, historians and scholars believed the Amazon was a pristine and untouched forest, a wild jungle that no man could tame. But that narrative is slowly changing thanks, in part, to archeologists. A steadily accumulating body of research now shows that millions of people once lived in the Amazon, and they didn’t just make a home in the forest, […]

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Britannia Rules the Christian Faith “Not Worthy of Respect”.

Britannia Rules the Christian Faith “Not Worthy of Respect”

Here we go again. The extreme transgender ideology that threatens academic freedom in the United States—the belief that men who “identify” as women are literally the same as biological women and must be treated as such under all circumstances—is now seeping into the judiciary. In a ruling that is gaining notoriety worldwide, a British judge ruled October 2 against a […]

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The World Fastest Woman and Man

The World Fastest Woman and Man

The American sprinter Allyson Felix beat Usain Bolt’s gold-medal record at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday, September 29, 2019. Felix is now the most successful athlete ever at the World Athletics Championships, having won a record-breaking 12th gold medal. Felix won her 12th gold, one more than Bolt’s 11, when she and her team placed first in the mixed-gender […]

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Living Up to Modernity

Modernity and History

Measuring Time, Making History by Lynn Hunt Time is the crucial ingredient in history, and yet historians rarely talk about time as such. These essays offer new insight into the development of modern conceptions of time, from the Christian dating system (BC/AD or BCE/CE) to the idea of “modernity” as a new epoch in human history. Product details Paperback: 147 […]

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Toronto, Canada: The Top Multicultural City in the World

Toronto, Canada: The Top Multicultural City in the World

Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada, with a population of 2,731,571 in 2016 and current Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA) of 5,928,040, making it Canada’s most populous CMA. The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9,245,438 people surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario. Toronto is […]

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Hosanna

Hosanna

Hosanna – Hillsong lyrics Song: Hosanna Artist: Hillsong UNITED Album: With Hearts As One Writers: Brooke Fraser By Hillsong (on behalf of Hillsong Music and Resources LLC); LatinAutor, ASCAP, Adorando Publishing, UMPG Publishing, Sony ATV Publishing, Capitol CMG Publishing, and 18 Music Rights Societies

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Airport Security Full Body Scanner (Image by Shutterstock).

The best $80 I ever spent: TSA PreCheck

It absolutely shouldn’t exist, and is absolutely an incredible value. The only thing better than arriving at a destination and finding no line to get in is realizing there is a line and getting to cut straight to the front. You get the gratification of your roller coaster/purchase/concert entry faster, and you receive the added benefit of feeling better than […]

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Faith of Our Fathers

Faith of Our Fathers

 Faith of Our Fathers, Living Still – Mormon Tabernacle Choir Author: Frederick William Faber Birth Year: 1814 Death Year: 1863 Faith of our Fathers is a Catholic hymn, written in 1849 by Frederick William Faber in memory of the Catholic martyrs from the time of the establishment of the Church of England by Henry VIII and Elizabeth. Faber wrote […]

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The Book of the Prophet Isaiah.

The Book of the Isaiah

The prophet Isaiah is the first of four Major Prophets along with Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel in Hebrew Scripture, our Old Testament of the Bible. Isaiah is the first of the 16 Latter Prophets, comprising the four Major Prophets, and the twelve Prophets in the Book of the Twelve – the prophets Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, […]

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The Return to Innocence

The Return to Innocence

With the continued normalization of vice in modern life, the idea of preserving or recovering innocence seems somewhat irrelevant. For most people, a return to innocence is more likely to bring to mind a new age hit single from the nineties than a serious societal concern. Today, only a few parents (usually of the Mormon or traditional Catholic variety) will […]

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