Middle Ages

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First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

How to Trade the Ebola Stock Market Sell-Off

Keith Fitz-Gerald writes: I believe Ebola may be the most serious threat to humanity since the bubonic plague of the Middle Ages. Already it has spread to a dozen countries, including the U.S., and more than 4,000 people are dead. According to Dr. ... [Published Market Oracle - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Are Government Acts still translated into Norman French?

Not any more. Back in the Middle Ages, after Parliament started meeting in the reigns of Henry III and Edward I, the laws and statutes of England were indeed written in Norman French (and not Latin). A handful of these laws are still in force today, including ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sister Doris Brews Some Of The Best Craft Beers You'll Probably Never Taste

A “discovery” in a remote corner of Germany is turning the mostly masculine world of craft beer on its head.Her name is Sister Doris Engelhard, and for the past 45 of her 65 years the Franciscan nun has dedicated her life both to God and to very exclusive ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

What Markets Will

In the Middle Ages, the call for a crusade to conquer the Holy Land was met with cries of “Deus vult!” — God wills it. But did the crusaders really know what God wanted? Given how the venture turned out, apparently not.Read the whole story at The New ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Financial turmoil: Who knows what the markets really want?

By Paul KrugmanIn the Middle Ages, the call for a crusade to conquer the Holy Land was met with cries of "Deus vult!" - God wills it. But did the crusaders really know what God wanted? Given how the venture turned out, apparently not.Now, that was a long ... [Published Economic Times - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Medievel knights come to Poway

Journey back to the Middle Ages as jousting takes center stage at the Poway Rodeo Grounds.Modern-day knights from five countries vie for the Phoenix award in a three-day competition.There will also be a history festival with re-enactors, living history ... [Published U-T San Diego - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Get Your Tactics Ready for the Ebola Stock Market Event

Keith Fitz-Gerald writes: My sources tell me that Ebola is probably the most serious threat to humanity since the Bubonic Plague of the Middle Ages. Already it has spread to a dozen countries, including the U.S., and more than 4,000 people are ... [Published Market Oracle - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Abingdon Street Fair needs a re-think

Sir, So, once again it was the annual nonsense of the Abingdon Street Fair. What a great idea, plonk some serious obstructions into a town that already has some of the worst traffic delays for many miles!“Oh, it’s traditional,” do I hear you say? Well, ... [Published Didcot Herald - Oct 15 2014]
Entities: poaching, Middle Ages
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

All Hallows' Eve? The story behind the feast of Halloween

But do you know about the origins of Halloween, and how it evolved into the spooky celebration it is today?The feast of Halloween, or to give it its proper name, All Hallows' Eve, is the day before All Hallows' Day. This is more commonly known as All ... [Published Liverpool Echo - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Medieval Archery

is our new exciting game that will take you into the world of the Middle Ages. You will become an archer and a defender of the castle. Take a bow and show what you can do! Do not let the enemy break through the defense! Features of the game Medieval Archery:- ... [Published ZDNet - Oct 14 2014]
Entities: Middle Ages, Atmosphere
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Latimer: But surely traffic jams are an indicator of prosperity....

Comments (0)MUCH of George Ferguson's term as mayor of Bristol thus far has been defined by his massively controversial Residents' Parking Zones (RPZs).To opponents of the schemes, they are a grotesque violation of an Englishman's sacred and God-given ... [Published Bristol Post - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

TO THE EDITOR: It couldn't happen here, right?

Well, you had to know that it was only a matter of time. An outbreak of a lethal virus, with no cure, occurs in western Africa. What would be the response of a rational person? Quarantine the people in the location affected and allow no one from the affected ... [Published AdvisorSource.com - Oct 13 2014]

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"And with 3/4 of our parents not understanding basic science you can be sure that when your child gets Whooping Cough that he/she will not be ostracized for your family attempt to destroy the societal herd immunity. To the contrary, your child will be lovingly cared for by equally ignorant fools that want to turn back to the clock to the time of the great plagues. AT WALDORF, WE CELEBRATE THE MIDDLE AGES RIGHT HERE IN THE 21ST CENTURY"
What Hillel really meant can be better understood with a statement by the Rabbi of Kotzk, who said, "If I am I because I am I, and you are you because you are you, then I am and you are. But if I am I because you are you, and you are you because I am I, then I am not and you are not."
On November 24, 1762, 'sandwich' first appeared in Edward Gibbons Journal where he rambles about "I dined at the Cocoa Tree.... upon a bit of cold meat, or a sandwich" . Gradually, the easy-to-make food slid onto the late-night dinner meal of the aristocrats and later as American supper...
...  The Church - at her highest levels - must take seriously the warning uttered by Saint Paul: "If the bugle gives an indistinct sound, who will get ready for battle?" (1 Cor 14:8).  The truth, spoken out of and in love, is what is needed at this moment

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This graphic novelist tells the true story of c... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Oct 17 2014]
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