Robert Williams

18 Feb 19
KidsNews

READING LEVEL: RED

18 Feb 19

By the end of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”, Caliban is freed by Prospero after serving him as a slave. This same scene is mirrored in Julie Taymor’s adaptation of “The Tempest”, resulting in the same freedom. While he is no longer under the magician’s control in both works, the idea as to whether or not […]

18 Feb 19
Michelle Nava.01

The painting, The Sleep of Endymion, is a representation of a shepherd who has an ideal beauty. Someone who had a spell casted on them by the goddess Juno. The spell that was casted on the shepard put him into a 30yr long sleep, however, his beauty always remained. This work of art relates to […]

18 Feb 19
History and culture of the English speaking cultures.

THE FEUDAL SYSTEM The basic government and society in Europe during the middle ages was based around the feudal system. Small communities were formed around the local lord and the manor. The lord owned the land and everything in it. He would keep the peasants safe in return for their service. The lord, in return, […]

18 Feb 19
famousinfamousbirthsdeathsblog

Today’s births paragraph starts with founder of the Qin dynasty and first Emperor of a United China – Qin Shi Huang celebrated the Chinese New Year by being born in 259BC. Old English royal of the week – Mary I of England (and Ireland), earned the sobriquet ‘Bloody Mary’ in 1516. Inventor of the electrical […]

18 Feb 19
osmanisnin

Overcoming Historical Amnesia: Muslim Contributions to Civilization By Craig Considine In his recent article, Sam Harris, a popular critic of Islam, referred to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani education activist, as “the best thing to come out of the Muslim world in 1,000 years.” Hidden in this comment is the idea that Malala’s fellow Muslims are […]

18 Feb 19
ohmyfeast

A stunning, new art museum dedicated to the life and works of the pre-eminent South African impressionist Adriaan Boshoff, is set to open on Friday, March 15, 2019, in the grounds of the Francolin Conservancy, home of the luxurious Orient Hotel and the multi award-winning Restaurant Mosaic.

18 Feb 19
Lyfeofadrian

The Golden State Pops Orchestra had performed a concert along with a poster exhibition to celebrate Struzan’s 70th birthday and his five decades as the movie industry’s leading poster artist at Royce Hall, December 1st. Drew Struzan is The living poster artist. He has created the iconic posters for: ET, STAR WARS, BLADE RUNNER, RAIDERS […]

18 Feb 19
Imperial Consequences

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. To that I ask, “Really?” Was it really flattery or appreciation in the 1800s when white people put on make-up and costumes, used exaggerated accents and behaviors, and invented the Jim Crow caricature for minstrel shows? I doubt it. As noted in the linked National […]

18 Feb 19
Neuropreprints

Hippocampal Activity Dynamics During Contextual Reward Association in Virtual Reality Place Conditioning Sidney B Williams, Moises Arriaga, William W Post, Akshata A Korgaonkar, Jose A Moron, Edward B. Han When expectations are not met: unraveling the computational mechanisms underlying the effect of expectation on perceptual thresholds Buse M. Urgen, Huseyin Boyaci IAviva Berkovich-Ohana, Niv Noy, Michal Harel, Edna Furman-Haran,  Amos Arieli, Rafael Malach Inter-thinker consistency […]

18 Feb 19
Neuropreprints

Shared and dissociable features of apathy and reward system dysfunction in bipolar I disorder and schizophrenia Matthias Kirschner, Flurin Cathomas, Andrei Manoliu, Benedikt Habermeyer, Joe J. Simon, Erich Seifritz, Philippe N. Tobler, Stefan Kaiser When expectations are not met: unraveling the computational mechanisms underlying the effect of expectation on perceptual thresholds Buse M. Urgen, Huseyin Boyaci Neural processing […]

18 Feb 19
Russia News Now

By James Howard Kunstler Kunstler.com February 18, 2019 And so now along comes Andy McCabe, former Number Two at the FBI, publicizing his new book, The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump, on this Sunday’s CBS 60-Minutes show, confirming what I said on this blog two years ago — […]

18 Feb 19
Russia News Now

An enthusiasm for military adventures is by no means limited to either pole of our political spectrum. At least since the First World War, and America’s entry on to the international scene as a world power, our foreign relations have been characterized by a missionary spirit that intermittently turns belligerent. And this spirit has hardly […]

18 Feb 19
1st U.S. Colored Cavalry

This application includes reports of adultery, illegitimacy, insanity, an anonymous letter to government officials, a house fire, and statements from undertakers, midwives, neighbors, comrades-in-arms, and relatives by marriage. Invalid — 951,954 / 1,050,073 Widow — 528,953 / 541,653, Hannah Meredith Marriage License, David Meredith & Hannah Gardener, 25 February 1880 Prince George County, Va. The marriage […]

18 Feb 19
Sentinel Colorado

AURORA | Pairings involving Aurora wrestlers for the Class 5A & 4A state wrestling tournament, Feb. 21-23, 2019, at the Pepsi Center in Denver, as released by the Colorado High School Activities Association. Aurora wrestlers are bold and uppercased: Courtney Oakes is Sentinel Sports Editor. Reach him at 303-750-7555 or sports@sentinelcolorado.com. Twitter: @aurorasports. FB: Sentinel […]

18 Feb 19
Aref Saboor

Intellectual rhymes with ineffectual, and rightly so, many would say. The uselessness of education is a perdurable theme in Western cultural history—-one so influential, in fact, that any respect we might have for highly educated people is likely to retreat before our suspicion of them. Tradition encourages us to think that those who are book smart are […]