When the Arabs met the Vikings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The National) The discovery of a silver ring with an Arabic inscription in a Viking grave has added credence to the ancient accounts of Arab travellers in their more…

'The damage is brutal and widespread'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Culture24) High in the central Biqa’ Valley of Lebanon, investigating the Graeco-Roman temple and village site of Hosn Niha, an archaeologist from Leicester says there is hope among more…

'Captain Kidd's treasure' found off Madagascar

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) Buried treasure that may have belonged to the notorious Scottish pirate Captain Kidd has been discovered by archaeologists in Madagascar. The office of the country’s president, more…

'The hand that rocks the cradle' rules the world

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1990835" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Anna Jarvis, founder of Mother's Day[/caption] Mothers' Day was held in Boston in 1872 at the suggestion of Julia Ward Howe, writer of "The more…

Limbaugh: Parenting 'expert' a wacko

by Kathy Shaidle --   [caption id="attachment_1366525" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rush Limbaugh[/caption] A so-called "parenting expert" was in the news this week for writing that, if children whose parents read to them regularly more…

Colorado BBQ hosts 'White Appreciation Day'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1990465" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A sign hangs in the window of a Colorado business.[/caption] A Colorado barbecue business is offering a 10 percent discount for Caucasians – a more…