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Halloween and Samhain - is there a difference

Halloween and Samhain – there IS a difference. Find out the echoes of the Celtic celebrations in how Halloween is celebrated today and what you can do to honour this time in the wheel of the year on an inner level. Mix it up with parties, decorations and celebrations with the inner working that is supported by this phase.

from Omelete

David Bowie

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from BBC News

A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia

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!


George Boole’s 200th Birthday - gotta love them logic gates! Could sit watching this for ages, enjoying working out how it all works :)

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.


A list for which crazy national holiday is celebrated, every day of the year. Birthday party!! Or party just because we want to!


England's national day, St, George's Day, is celebrated every April 23rd. It was named for the patron saint of England, St. George.


Today I have been looking up different 'National Days' and what sort of thing is celebrated when. I came across several for today, 5th December, including N

from The Independent

Oldest university on earth is reborn after 800 years

During the six centuries of its storied existence, there was nothing else quite like Nalanda University. Probably the first-ever large educational establishment, the college – in what is now eastern India – even counted the Buddha among its visitors and alumni. At its height, it had 10,000 students, 2,000 staff and strove for both understanding and academic excellence. Today, this much-celebrated centre of Buddhist learning is in ruins.


Dominique Daoust, age 60. In the 80s, Daoust performed in the runway shows of the late Georges Levesque. A celebrated Montreal designer, she also walked for Jean Paul Gauthier in the Mega Show Rendezvous ’87…Today she works as an actress. (Elle Canada). - Hmmm.... hair extensions?