When Christ changed bread and wine into his body and blood at the Last Supper, he instituted the Eucharist and established the central act of Christian worship. For medieval Christians, the Eucharist (the sacrament of Communion) wasShow More Summary
image credit: Peter Forster cc Hilltop towns and villages are picturesque settlements nestled into the hillsides or on top of hills. They often date from the Middle Ages, and the most common reason for such geographical position is the...Show More Summary
The Hostage by the English painter Edmund Blair-Leighton (1853-1922). Blair-Leighton was famous for these cheesy scenes, still popular today.
photos by Dana (distortion) Yavin Eric Burdon @ Highline Ballroom, 5/15/2013 The band came out, and warmed the room up. the audience had a good mix of people, some old, some middle aged, and some young. Everyone seemed pretty excited,...
In young people, blood vessels appear to be able to compensate for the effects of obesity. But after middle age, this adaptability is lost, and arteries become progressively stiffer as body fat rises - potentially increasing the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Show More Summary
New research conducted by researchers at the University of Vermont reveals that middle-aged men who engage in a lot of cardiovascular exercise are at a reduced risk of suffering from lung and colorectal cancer. In addition, those who exercise are less likely to die from prostate cancer (although their risk of contracting the disease remained the same)...
Already being fit or getting into shape during middle age can reduce future heart failure risk. Low fitness is an independent, modifiable risk factor for heart failure.
Having too much body fat makes arteries become stiff after middle age, a new study has revealed.
Middle aged and out of shape? It's not too late to get fit — and reduce your risk for heart failure, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions 2013. Researchers...Show More Summary
Studying the history of financial crises can be quite enlightening. Deutsche Bank's Peter Hooper just published an interesting report considering crises going back to the Middle Ages. Referring to the work of Juesus Huerta de Soto, Geld,...Show More Summary
America has fallen in love with TV shows set in times-gone-by, whether it’s the opulence of Downton Abbey’s 1920s England, the mythological middle ages of Westeros, or the political intrigue of early-80’s Soviet spies in The Americans, viewers are lapping up the diversion that only a decent period drama can give them. Show More Summary
Having too much body fat makes arteries become stiff after middle age, a new study has revealed. In young people, blood vessels appear to be able to compensate for the effects of obesity. But after middle age, this adaptability is lost, and arteries become progressively stiffer as body fat rises – potentially increasing the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. read more
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Oracle Utilities’ Linda Jackman looks at the current progress being made towards smarter Middle East grids The smart grid has been discussed by the energy industry for almost a decade now. In that time we’ve been well educated on the benefits it will bring and the wholesale change required, yet we haven’t actually seen a Continue reading ?
Inspired mostly by Medieval architecture and the Middle Ages, fortified stone castles in video games are always among the most exciting locations. These bastions are the keepers of many secrets, hidden cellars and lost knowledge all awaiting the player to find them. Read more...
Once upon a time during our 1980s teenhood most of us equated clean and clear skin with the rigorous cleansing and scrubbing that removed every last bit of oils from the surface. Those were the days of Noxzema for cleansing and Oxy5 (or 10) when that failed. Show More Summary
In Body Geographic, Barrie Jean Borich charts the route by which she came to be located in middle age, in the Midwest, and in long-term love with Linnea, a spouse who occupies the middle space of gender. Through jazz, photography, travel,...Show More Summary
Hey, Game of Thrones fans! You like swords and feasting, right? Have we got a film experience for you! Medieval Times, the nine venue-strong entertainment chain that brings all the best parts of the Middle Ages like jousts and the plague...Show More Summary
(Retail | Marietta, GA, USA) Retail | Marietta, GA, USARetail | Marietta, GA, USA(I am getting ready to check out a customer. The only other customers present are a large African American family. My customer is a middle aged Caucasian woman. She leans forward, and motions to me as if she wants to tell me a secret.) Customer: “There are black people behind you.” [...]
That’s that isht we don’t like! Chief Keef Owes Baby Mama Thousands In Child Support Via TMZ reports: 17-year-old rap prodigy Chief Keef is making bank off his music — GREAT NEWS — except he knocked up a girl and