The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson. But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit, in tasty chap...
Thanksgiving PowerPoint. History of Thanksgiving. Presents how the Thanksgiving holiday got started from the Pilgrims to how it is celebrated today. What is Thanksgiving? Who were the Pilgrims? Covers the voyage of the Mayflower, the landing at Plymouth, the Mayflower Compact, the menu of the first Thanksgiving, how Thanksgiving became a holiday, traditions of the feast and Black Friday, Thanksgiving parades and football.
1862 - The Battle of Puebla took place. It is celebrated as Cinco de Mayo Day. What type of beer and tacos are you celebrating with today? Side note: Were working on our 3rd order of fish tacos at the moment. #TodayInHistory #CincoDeMayo #Tacos
lamaisongaga: LADY GAGA ATTENDS SONJAS WEDDING IN CHRISTIAN SIRIANO SAINT LAURENT & LORRAINE SCHWARTZ The Internet was blessed today with photos of a very brunette Lady Gaga at her best friends special day. Sonja Durham who has been by Gagas side for a long time celebrated her wedding this month in California. Sonja is currently battling with cancer and were all praying for her while wishing her the best of luck. Heres what Gaga wore to the event. Keep reading
Ashol-Pan is a Kazakh girl from Mongolia who is learning to hunt with a golden eagle -- an ancient, but traditionally male, activity. Photo courtesy of Asher Svidensky and BBC News. Thanks to Mary Ellen Foley for the find!
https://flic.kr/p/Th3SJk | Light from Our Lady | "It is certain that never has a Mother so loved her Son as the Virgin Mary loved Christ. What Christ himself has said shall take place: ‘Whoever loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and reveal myself to him.’ For these... reasons it is obvious that Christ first appeared to the Virgin Mother, although the holy evangelists do not mention this explicitly." – St Vincent Ferrer, whose feast is celebrated today (5 May) in t
We need to go above and beyond what is expected of us in order to accommodate diversity. In other words we need to move above simple tolerance of diversity, to embracing and celebrating the rich extents of diversity that each individual has.