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Ebola on the Rise

Terrifying disease mystifies, concerns scientists by David Johnson Symptoms begin with fever, exhaustion, stomach pains, and diarrhea. Within a we…

AIDS on the Rise

2001 UN/WHO Report shows cases increasing by David Johnson The U.N. is raising awareness around the world, as evidenced by this poster for World AIDS Day in German. (Source: UNAi…

AIDS on the Rise

2001 UN/WHO Report shows cases increasing by David Johnson The U.N. is raising awareness around the world, as evidenced by this poster for World AIDS Day in German. (Source: UNAids.org) Rel…

Brewer's: All Souls' Day

The 2nd of November, so called because the Roman Catholics on that day seek by prayer and almsgiving to alleviate the sufferings of souls in purgatory. It was first instituted in the monast…

The Rise and Fall of Roller Coasters

From the Russian countryside to Disneyland by Marcus McGraw and Catherine McNiff Editor's Picks Alpengeist Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, VA Alpengeist is one of the world's fas…

Brewer's: Heart and Soul

With my whole heart and soul. With all the energy and enthusiasm of which I am capable. In French, “S'y porter de tout son coeur. ” Mark xii. 33 says, “Love [God] with all…

The Devil's Dictionary: Soul

by Ambrose Bierce SORCERYSPOOKERSOUL -n. A spiritual entity concerning which there hath been brave disputation. Plato held that those souls which in a previous state of existence (antedatin…

Brewer's: Soul Cakes

Cakes given in Staffordshire and Cheshire on All Souls' Day, to the poor who go a-souling, i.e. begging for soul-cakes. The words used are - Soul, soul, for soul-cake Pray you, good mistres…

A Dialogue Between the Soul and Body

A Dialogue Between the Soul and BodySoulO Who shall, from this Dungeon, raise A Soul inslav'd so many wayes? With bolts of Bones, that fetter'd stands In Feet ; and manacled in Hands. Here bli…