Monday, 23 April 2018

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Saint George's Day

Saint George's Day, also known as the Feast of Saint George, is the feast day of Saint George as celebrated by various Christian Churches and by the several nations, kingdoms, countries, and cities of which Saint George is the patron saint.
Saint George's Day
Raphael - Saint George and the Dragon - Google Art Project.jpg
Saint George and the Dragon
Oil painting by Raphael (1505–1506)
Observed byRoman Catholic Church (see calendar)
Lutheran Churches(see calendars)
Anglican Communion(see calendars)
Eastern Orthodox Church (see calendar)
Oriental Orthodox Church (see calendar)
Nations of which Saint George is the patron saint
TypeFeast daynational day of England and Aragon.
ObservancesChurch services, flying of the St George's Cross
Date23 April, 24 April, 6 May, 23 November
Related to Aragon Catalonia England
Saint George's Day is celebrated on 23 April, the traditionally accepted date of the saint's death in the Diocletianic Persecution of AD 303. For those Eastern Orthodox Churcheswhich use the Julian calendar, this date currently falls on 6 May of the Gregorian calendar. In the 19th Century, it was 5 May.[1]


Western tradition

Eastern Orthodox tradition

Middle East

In literature


Sunday, 22 April 2018

Meet the Sea Nomads

Researchers have discovered the first evidence that people can genetically adapt to deep diving, as shown by the unusually large spleens in indigenous people of Indonesia known as the “Sea Nomads,” a study said.
The spear-fishing Bajau people regularly free-dive to depths of up to 230 feet (70 meters), with only weights and a wooden mask.
They spend up to 60 percent of their workday diving for fish, spearing octopus and gathering crustaceans, an amount of time rivaled only by sea otters, and can stay underwater up to 13 minutes at a time, said the report in the journal Cell.
Intrigued by this unusual ability, American researcher Melissa Ilardo, then a postdoctoral candidate at the Centre for GeoGenetics at the University of Copenhagen =read more

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Behind the scenes of Holsworthy mark show link

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Sunday, 15 April 2018

Art Bell, Weird Radio Pioneer, Passes Away at 72-r.i.p

If you’ve ever heard anyone riffing on a weird radio show full of wild conspiracy theories, you’ve heard of Art Bell.
The radio personality, born in 1945 in North Carolina, was the pioneering host of Coast to Coast AM, a heavily syndicated late-night radio show themed around the paranormal—ghost stories, alien abductions, and all manners of wild conspiracy theories. Founded in 1988, the show ran under Bell’s direction until he retired completely in 2007. It still runs today under a different host, though it reads a bit differently in the age of Alex Jones than it did in its heyday.
Bell’s voice, and the mood of his show, which heavily featured call-in stories about all sorts of unexplained happenings and pseudo-scientific theories, defined a certain segment of paranoid Americana, one that went on to heavily influence science fiction and paranormal storytelling. You can see Bell’s influence in Twin Peaks, the X-Files, and everything in that ilk that came after.
Bell’s death was confirmed on Friday, when he was reported to have died at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada. No cause of death was announced, and an autopsy will be done in the upcoming week to learn more.=read more

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