Cleopatra

Cleopatra VII Philopator (in Greek, Κλεοπάτρα Φιλοπάτωρ; (Late 69 BC – August 12, 30 BC) was the last person to rule Egypt as an Egyptian pharaoh – after she died, Egypt became a Roman province. She was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty of Ancient Egypt, and therefore was a descendant of one of Alexander the Great’s…

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Anxiety

It’s a normal part of life to experience occasional anxiety. But you may experience anxiety that is persistent, seemingly uncontrollable, and overwhelming. If it’s an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations, it can be disabling. When anxiety interferes with daily activities, you may have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are real, serious medical conditions –…

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Poetry

Poetry (the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, “making”) is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic[1][2][ qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. Poetry has a very long history, dating back to prehistorical times with the creation of hunting poetry in Africa, and panegyric and elegiac court poetry was developed…

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20 feet down in Lake Michigan there is an 11-foot tall statue of Christ

Photo by: Dennis JessickA photo of the statue taken by a diver. NATION-WORLD You can only see the marble statue one day a year without diving equipment.Author: Jeremy MarrPublished: 4:27 PM CST March 7, 2019Updated: 2:14 PM CST March 8, 2019 PETOSKEY, Mich. — Michigan is home to many interesting sights and unique landmarks, but there is one…

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15 HEALTHY HOME REMEDIES

Home remedies can sometimes range from the super practical to the downright bizarre. I recently saw someone ask on Facebook if anyone had experience using a “mustard plaster” as a cure for a congested chest. Another person I know swears that duct tape cures a boatload of ailments, including warts. The advantage of using home remedies is,…

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26 Pictures of celebrities together with their “I” of youth, show how age affects even the stars.

Have you ever imagined traveling in time and getting to know your youngest? Maybe to give you some advice or just to remember those times where maybe you were happier and you did not know it. Have you imagined it? For the Dutch artist Ard Gelinck has achieved something that many people would never have imagined “a time…

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Late February BY TED KOOSER

The first warm day,and by mid-afternoonthe snow is no morethan a washingstrewn over the yards,the bedding rolled in knotsand leaking water,the white shirts lyingunder the evergreens.Through the heaviest driftsrise autumn’s fallenbicycles, small carnivalsof paint and chrome,the Octopusand Tilt-A-Whirlbeginning to turnin the sun. Now children,stiffened by winterand dressed, somehow,like old men, mutterand bend to the workof…

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