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  • Top 10 Most Insane & Mysterious Broadcast Interruptions

    07/11/2016 4:32:34 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6/11/'16 | blameitonjorge
    Click on the link to watch this interesting video.
  • Mystery Is Deep and Yet Vertical – A Brief Meditation on the Christian Meaning of Mystery

    01/14/2015 8:01:13 AM PST · by Salvation · 58 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 01-13-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Mystery Is Deep and Yet Vertical – A Brief Meditation on the Christian Meaning of Mystery By: Msgr. Charles PopeIn the secular world, a “mystery” is something which baffles or eludes understanding, something which lies undisclosed. And the usual attitude of the world toward mystery is to solve it, to get to the bottom of it, or to uncover it. Mysteries must be overcome! The riddle or “whodunit” must be solved!In the Christian and especially the Catholic world, “mystery” is something a bit different. Here, mystery refers to the fact that there are hidden dimensions in things, people, and situations that...
  • Unlocking Mysteries of the Parthenon

    05/25/2013 12:38:52 PM PDT · by wildbill · 17 replies
    Smithsonian Magazine ^ | Feb. 2009 | Evan Hadingham
    During the past 2,500 years, the Parthenon—the apotheosis of ancient Greek architecture—has been rocked by earthquakes, set on fire, shattered by exploding gunpowder, looted for its stunning sculptures and defaced by misguided preservation efforts. Amazingly, the ancient Athenians built the Parthenon in just eight or nine years. Repairing it is taking a bit longer.
  • Santorum Rejects Reagan Space Legacy - Conservative stumbles in bid to hit Gingrich

    02/07/2012 5:37:14 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 137 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | February 7, 2012 | Jeffrey Lord
    [BIG snip] Santorum's ad and his Op-Ed, meant to mock Gingrich, in reality can only distinctly not help Santorum's struggling campaign. Gingrich will surely make the inevitable -- and correct -- connection between Santorum's ad and a serious attack on the Reagan space legacy -- and the dreams of America itself. "We'll continue our quest in space…. Nothing ends here; our hopes and our journeys continue," said President Reagan that tragic January night. Well, no they won't. Not if Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney have anything to say about it. "I promise," says Santorum. Worse, whether Santorum's staff understands it...
  • 5 of the biggest unsolved mysteries in physics

    01/31/2012 2:06:57 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 69 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 1/31/12 | Tecca - Today in Tech
    The mysteries of the universe are as vast and wide as existence itself. Throughout history, mankind has searched and struggled to find the answers tucked away inside the universe and everything we see around us. .. True, we have yet to come up with the answers to life, the universe, and everything — but oh do we have questions! Solving these mysteries may help to explain not only the creation of the universe, but also how it works, why it works, and possibly how it will end. 1. The Higgs boson The Higgs boson is a hypothetical particle whose accompanying...
  • Ms.Tutu Farcical Revisits 2009 for “Answers”

    01/12/2012 4:12:06 PM PST · by Fred Nerks · 7 replies
    WTPOTUS blog ^ | January 11, 2012 | ©Bridgette @WTPOTUS 2012
    The Mysteries as Voiced by Ms. TuTu Farcical Pythian Oracle As the year began in 2010, Ms. Tutu Farcical of the Oracle wrote an article that we thought should be revisited. We thought it would be interesting to see if any of the questions plaguing us at the time from 2008 – 2009 were answered during the last two years. Not only have most of them not been addressed, but we could easily add more questions that have arisen since her initial publication. It should be noted that Ms. Farcical is not a forward-looking prophetic woman. Instead she looks deep...
  • Ten Mysteries of 2010 (Why did some good GOP candidates not win in this anti-incumbent wave?)

    11/10/2010 11:52:40 AM PST · by WebFocus · 25 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/10/2010 | Jim Geraghty
    Why was the GOP aced out in Massachusetts and Connecticut? How did Blago’s right-hand man win in Illinois? And eight other unanswered questions. With only a handful of House races still being sorted out, the 2010 midterm elections are now almost entirely settled. And yet, despite all the vote totals, exit polls, and other data we have received, we’re left with some results that are almost maddening. 1. The New England doldrums: New Hampshire is back to being a GOP-leaning state, with Kelly Ayotte taking the Senate race and Republicans winning back both House seats, which they had lost in...
  • Another human foot found washed up on Washington beach (9 so far, footloose and fancy free)

    08/30/2010 6:14:32 PM PDT · by Mister Ghost · 50 replies · 1+ views
    The Province ^ | August 28, 2010 | Yolande Cole
    A human foot was found washed ashore on Whidbey Island in Washington state on Friday. The bare foot was found at about 11:15 a.m. by a tourist on the east side of the island, near the town of Greenbank. It is the ninth severed foot to be found on the B.C.-Washington coast since August 2007, with seven of those in B.C. “Based on what we’re seeing, we’re estimating that it either belongs to a female or a juvenile, because it’s a smaller size,” said Island County Det. Ed Wallace.
  • New Solar Observatory to Unlock Sun's Mysteries (SDO - Solar Dynamics Observatory)

    02/09/2010 9:23:27 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 243+ views
    Space.com ^ | 2/9/10 | Jeremy Hsu
    A powerful new solar observatory will spend the next five years recording images of the sun with 10 times better resolution than HD television, peering deep within the sun's layers to reveal just how solar storms erupt. The observations could help scientists build the first effective models for space weather forecasting. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is slated for launch on Feb. 10 from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. It carries three instruments that will pierce the mysteries enshrouding the sun's magnetic fields and ultraviolet radiation, which together help shape the Earth's atmosphere every day. "The unique...
  • New Law of Physics Could Explain Quantum Mysteries

    08/18/2009 10:37:08 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 86 replies · 2,439+ views
    PhysOrg ^ | 8/17/09 | Lisa Zyga
    The Invariant Set Postulate differentiates between reality and unreality, suggesting the existence of a state space, within which a smaller subset of state space (reality) is embedded. (PhysOrg.com) -- Since the early days of quantum mechanics, scientists have been trying to understand the many strange implications of the theory: superpositions, wave-particle duality, and the observer’s role in measurements, to name a few. Now, a new proposed law of physics that describes the geometry of physical reality on the cosmological scale might help answer some of these questions. Plus, the new law could give some clues about the role of...
  • The Fruits of the Mysteries of the Rosary

    08/02/2009 6:32:54 AM PDT · by Publius804 · 4 replies · 798+ views
    new.catholicmom.com ^ | Jul 27th, 2009 | Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur
    The Fruits of the Mysteries of the Rosary When I was growing up, my mother and I would say the rosary every day together. Before each decade, she would announce the mystery and the fruit, or virtue, associated with it. I have continued the practice of saying the rosary in my adult life. Indeed, it is one of my favorite devotions and can’t imagine life without it. I do remember all the mysteries of the original Joyful, Sorrowful, and Glorious sets of five decades. It took me a while, but I even managed to memorize the Luminous Mysteries established by...
  • Can we really transplant a human soul?

    04/10/2008 9:18:54 AM PDT · by Renfield · 27 replies · 187+ views
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 4-09-08 | Dr. Danny Penman
    ....In one celebrated case uncovered by Professor Schwartz's team, an 18-year-old boy who wrote poetry, played music and composed songs was killed in a car crash. A year after he died, his parents came across a tape of a song he had written, entitled, Danny, My Heart Is Yours. In his haunting lyrics, the boy sang about how he felt destined to die and donate his heart. After his death, his heart was transplanted into an 18-year-old girl - named Danielle. When the boy's parents met Danielle, they played some of his music and she, despite never having heard the...
  • OOPARTS (Out of Place Artifacts)

    08/01/2007 3:28:51 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies · 3,495+ views
    What If? ^ | Unknown
    Ooparts ? What are Ooparts? That stands for Out of Place Artifacts. Things that show up where they shouldn't, a piece of gold chain found in a coal seam, what appears to be a sparkplug embedded in rock that is thousands of years old and what appears to be a bullet hole in the skull of a mastodon. These things are ooparts. A Gold Thread Workmen quarrying stone near the River Tweed below Rutherford, Scotland in 1844, found a piece of gold thread embedded in the rock of the quarry eight feet below ground level. A small piece of the...
  • Pontiff Reflects on the Last Supper During Mass at St. John Lateran

    04/05/2007 7:05:50 PM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies · 452+ views
    Zenit News Agency ^ | April 5, 2007
    VATICAN CITY, APRIL 5, 2007 (Zenit.org).- The cross and resurrection of Christ is a present reality that attracts us to his love, Benedict XVI said when celebrating the Mass of the Lord's Supper. During this evening's Mass in the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the Pope reflected on the way in which the Eucharist makes the sacrifice of the cross present throughout time. "Let's ask the Lord," the Holy Father said, "that he may help us understand more and more deeply this wonderful mystery, to love it more and more, and in it, to love him more and more." The...
  • "Mysteries Of The Middle Ages'

    12/24/2006 4:09:04 PM PST · by blam · 20 replies · 1,719+ views
    NYT ^ | 12-24-2006 | Thomas Cahill
    ‘Mysteries of the Middle Ages’ By THOMAS CAHILL Published: December 24, 2006The Cult of the Virgin and Its Consequences In the first decade of the twelfth century, a little girl from the Rhineland town of Bermersheim, near Mainz, was offered by her parents as a sacrifice to God. Her name was Hildegard; her parents were Hildebert and Mechthild, a pious knight and his pious, well-born wife. Hildegard was eight years old when she was left for life with an anchorite named Jutta von Sponheim, who lived alone in a cell attached to the abbey church of Saint Disibod. (Disibod was...
  • Feast of Corpus Christi - Sacrifice, Fellowship Meal or Real Presence?

    06/18/2006 5:06:01 AM PDT · by NYer · 16 replies · 511+ views
    Sperforum ^ | June 16, 2006 | Marcellino  D'Ambrosio, Ph.D. 
    Catholics don’t just go to church on Sunday, like other Christians.  They go to Mass.  Christmas, New Years, weddings, funerals.  It seems that we just can’t seem to do anything important without this ceremony which some regard as a sacrifice and others as a fellowship meal and still others as “the real presence.” So which is it–sacrifice, supper, or “real presence” and why the fixation upon it? Like most things in the New Testament, it is really impossible to understand this fully without some serious knowledge of what we now call the Old Testament. When I first read the account of Moses asking...
  • The history and mysteries behind dog tags

    02/02/2006 3:41:47 PM PST · by SandRat · 19 replies · 1,038+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Feb 2, 2006 | Cpl. Justin J. Shemanski
    MCRD/ERR PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 1, 2006) -- To many, it is just another piece of the uniform. Each morning, Marines slip shiny identification tags over their heads and tuck them beneath their olive-drab undershirts without giving them a second thought. But, every now and then, these iconic military symbols come up in conversation, along with all the myths and rumors that accompany them. So what really is the story behind dog tags and the myths that accompany them? The first recorded use of such tags came from the battlefields of the Civil War. Many soldiers feared if they were...
  • Ancient Civilizations: Six Great Enigmas

    08/16/2005 1:39:57 PM PDT · by jb6 · 77 replies · 3,787+ views
    Disklosure ^ | WILL HART & ROBERT BERRINGER
    We stand today at an unprecedented turning point in human history. In recent years two versions of ancient history have formed. One, we shall call ‘alternative’ history, the other we shall refer to as ‘official’ history. The former ponders over a variety of anomalies and tries to make sense out of the corpus of evidence, i.e., the pyramids and timelines, why they were built, by whom and when. The latter conducts digs, catalogues pottery shards, and tries to defend its proposal there are no enigmas, and virtually everything is explained. At one point perhaps as late as fifteen years ago...
  • Mysteries Of The Xiaohe Tombs In Xinjiang, China

    06/11/2005 12:02:21 PM PDT · by blam · 13 replies · 863+ views
    Epoch Times ^ | 6-10-2005
    Mysteries of the Xiaohe Tombs in Xinjiang, China The Epoch Times Jun 10, 2005 A bird's-eye view of the Xiaohe Tombs. (Zhang Hongchi) On April 17, 2004, the Xiaohe ("Small River") Tombs in Xinjiang Province, discovered in 1939 by Swedish archaeologist Folke Bergman, were said to be among China's top 10 archaeological discoveries. According to a Guangming Daily report from April 23, public interest in the tombs was first sparked when Bergman published a detailed introduction to the Xiaohe basin archaeology called the Archaeological Researches in Xinjiang in Stockholm in 1939. However, when the tombs' landmark Xiaohe River dried up,...
  • Dear Ms Mystery Writer(My Book Report)

    04/14/2005 3:58:04 PM PDT · by genefromjersey · 11 replies · 665+ views
    04/14/05 | vanity
    Dear Ms Mystery Writer, I'm not going to mention the title of your book,because I stopped reading it about halfway through.(Fortunately, I had only borrowed it from the library .) Okay:You started out fairly well. I was able to wade through the relationship between the heroine (Is it still all right to use that word ?) and her demandingly pregnant sister (Pregzilla),because,after a while,our heroine (Dr.Smuglisexi) was called to the scene of a probable suicide. Once on the scene,she made some VERY sharp observations: correctly identifying the victim's condition as the result of a fall,instead of the apparent sexual assault...