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  • Navy ship bearing Indian guide's name to be christened in San Diego - USNS Sacagawea

    06/24/2006 12:28:30 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 59 replies · 1,162+ views
    Descendants of Sacagawea will be on hand Saturday as a Navy resupply ship bearing the Indian guide's name will be christened and launched into a bay. "This is a very humbling experience, not just for our family but for the whole tribe," said Rod Ariwite Sr. of Pocatello, Idaho, a descendant of Sacagawea and member of the Shoshone people. "This ship will be out there carrying Sacagawea's name long after I am gone." The Sacagawea will carry a crew of 172 and has the largest flight deck in the Military Sealift Command's Naval Fleet Auxiliary. The 41,000-ton vessel also is...
  • Rare Seal Bearing Jesus Image Found In Tiberias

    11/18/2005 12:36:58 PM PST · by blam · 38 replies · 2,094+ views
    Haaretz Daily ^ | 11-18-2005 | Eli Ashkenazi
    Last update - 08:55 18/11/2005 Rare seal bearing Jesus image found in Tiberias By Eli Ashkenazi, Haaretz Correspondent A rare seal bearing a picture of Jesus on one side was discovered at an archeological dig in the old city of Tiberias on Thursday. The other side of the seal, which dates from the sixth century, depicts a cross and bears the inscription "Christos." The seal was discovered by two volunteers, employees of the American and British embassies. Prof. Yizhar Hirschfeld of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, who is directing the dig, said the seal apparently belonged to a high-ranking church...
  • Bearing Sons 'Can Shorten Mother's Life'

    11/01/2005 6:14:07 PM PST · by blam · 59 replies · 1,404+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-2-2005 | Roger Highfield
    Bearing sons 'can shorten mother's life' By Roger Highfield, Science Editor (Filed: 02/11/2005) Giving birth to and raising several sons could be bad for the long-term health of mothers but good for fathers, according to a study published today. Scientists suspect that having large families shortens a parent's lifespan, because the effects of reproduction and childcare can take their toll on health. However, in a society without good health care, sons could be especially costly for the mother for several reasons. They are, on average, born heavier and place more physical stresses on the body. They also raise levels of...
  • CA: Recall Bearing similarities to `Groundhog Day,' without the humor (Barf Alert)

    06/13/2003 12:40:38 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 266+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 6/13/03 | Scott Herhold
    <p>As Californians ponder the mind-boggling possibility that they could recall Gov. Gray Davis less than a year after re-electing him, they might remember the 1993 movie ``Groundhog Day.''</p> <p>In that hilarious classic, a television weatherman played by Bill Murray is condemned to repeat the same day -- Feb. 2 -- again and again. Wondering whether he's insane, he brings chaos to Punxsutawney, Pa.</p>