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  • Some of nation’s best libraries have books bound in human skin

    01/07/2006 1:44:19 PM PST · by wagglebee · 136 replies · 2,626+ views
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Brown University’s library boasts an unusual anatomy book. Tanned and polished to a smooth golden brown, its cover looks and feels no different from any other fine leather. But here’s its secret: the book is bound in human skin. A number of prestigious libraries—including Harvard University’s—have such books in their collections. While the idea of making leather from human skin seems bizarre and cruel today, it was not uncommon in centuries past, said Laura Hartman, a rare book cataloger at the National Library of Medicine in Maryland and author of a paper on the subject. An...
  • Big Media Won't Touch Agenda 21

    02/03/2005 10:37:05 PM PST · by hedgetrimmer · 794 replies · 27,889+ views
    SierraTimes.com ^ | Feb 3, 2005 | Nancy Levant
    Big Media Won't Touch Agenda 21 Nancy Levant I keep waiting, and waiting, and waiting for Bill O’Reilly or Shaun Hannity or Oprah Winfrey or somebody…..anybody, who has daily access to the multitudes, to say the words, “Agenda 21.” I’m still waiting, and for the life of me, I don’t understand the refusal to talk about the greatest threat to America that has ever existed. However, it dawns on me that wrapping a brain around Agenda 21 requires time, effort, interest, and a lot diligence. No one told me about Agenda 21. I found it by accident on the Internet....