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Religion is a great spiritual force that holds deep meaning for people all over the world. Men and women consider their faith an integral part of their life style and their belief can be seen manifesting itself in various forms. One very cool and stylish form is tattoos. 30 Peaceful Buddhist Tattoos 30 Peaceful Buddhist Tattoos

12 Zodiac Animals & Zodiac Calendar - Buddhism in Japan and China Most scholars believe the Chinese Zodiac originated well before the Historical Buddha 's birth in India (who was born around 500 BC). In China, the earliest depictions of the 12 Zodiac animals appear in tomb-ceiling paintings dated to 533 BC <source: NY Metropolitan Museum of Art >. China's Zodiac system grew more elaborate and complex over the centuries, but its importance in China ensured its acceptance elsewhere, and thus it greatly influenced and colored the subsequent development of Buddhist traditions throughout Asia. In China, where Buddhism was introduced in the 1st & 2nd centuries AD, the 12 Zodiac animals became associated with Buddhism's 12 Heavenly Generals as early as the Sui Dynasty (581-618). When Buddhism arrived in Japan in the mid-6th century AD, the Japanese eagerly imported both the Buddhist teachings and the Zodiac calendar -- the calendar was officially adopted in 604 AD. 12 Zodiac Animals & Zodiac Calendar - Buddhism in Japan and China
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Chickens Hatching Eggs Chickens Hatching Eggs You don't need any fancy incubation equipment if you've got a broody hen... you just need some fertilized eggs. If you're ready to try hatching chicks the old fashioned way, here's a great place to start... There are times, as a chicken owner, you might encounter a broody hen. Essentially, a hen goes broody when she gets swept up in the urge to be a mother, and decides to sit on a nest of eggs (her own eggs as well as other hens) and hatch them. Some people don't want a broody hen.

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The scene was not unlike 12 Angry Men (or, in this case, 3 Shlubby Men, 1 Exasperated Woman, And A Dude On Speaker Phone From Arkansas): Armed with lists of their favorite movies of the decade, the five core A.V. Club film writers spent days sequestered in a stuffy, un-air-conditioned room—okay, it was actually just a few hours, and we were comfortable—in an effort to forge consensus on the Top 50 films of the ’00s. The result: A ranked list that is in no way arbitrary and will serve as the canonical standard for decades to come. You’re welcome. 50. Oldboy (2003)

The best films of the '00s | Best Of The Decade

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Early 1900s in Colour - All around the world

Early 1900s in Colour - All around the world

All around the world - Franny Wentzel - Thursday, May 6th, 2010 : goo [previous] :: [next] In the early part of the 20th century French-Jewish capitalist Albert Kahn set about to collect a photographic record of the world, the images were held in an 'Archive of the Planet'. Before the 1929 stock market crash he was able to amass a collection of 180,000 metres of b/w film and more than 72,000 autochrome plates, the first industrial process for true colour photography
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