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24 Terrifying, Thoughtful and Absurd Nursery Rhymes for Children

24 Terrifying, Thoughtful and Absurd Nursery Rhymes for Children
In more repressed times, people were not always allowed to express themselves freely, for fear of persecution. Gossiping, criticizing the government or even talking about current events were often punishable by death. In order to communicate at will, clever rhymes were constructed and passed around to parody public figures and events. The first nursery rhymes can be traced back to the fourteenth century. Other nursery rhymes don't seem to carry a particular message at all, but convey a macabre sense of humor. Humpty Dumpty Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,Humpty Dumpty had a great fall,All the King's Horses and all the King's menCouldn't put Humpty together again. In children's books, Humpty Dumpty is portrayed as a large egg, usually dressed like a little boy. Ring Around The Rosie Ring around the rosyA pocketful of posies"Ashes, Ashes"We all fall down! This rhyme dates back to the Great Plague of London in 1665. Baa Baa Blacksheep Baa baa black sheep, have you any wool? For Want of a Nail Related:  Hidden History

The Real Reasons We Dropped Atom Bombs on Japan By David Redick Due to the recent 70th anniversary of dropping two atom bombs on Japan, there has been a lot of discussion about why we did it. American ‘Patriots’ claim it was necessary to ‘save lives’ by avoiding an invasion of Japan. This is the standard false pitch from our self-serving ‘leaders’ in DC. I offer the info below as adequate proof that we did it for other less noble reasons. 1) It all started with FDR’s concern that Germany might beat England and France, and emerge as a world power, and thus be close to, or stronger than, the USA. To create an ‘incident’ to justify going to war, FDR poked Japan for years (ended scrap metal shipments to them, etc. ) until the Japanese military demanded the Emperor allow a strike on the United States. 2a) Amazon info on Stinnett’s book is: 2b) More comments on the Stinnett book from Publishers Weekly: Historians have long debated whether President Roosevelt had advance knowledge of Japan’s December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Background[edit] Page from the original manuscript copy of Alice's Adventures Under Ground, 1864 Alice was published in 1865, three years after the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and the Reverend Robinson Duckworth rowed in a boat, on 4 July 1862[4] (this popular date of the "golden afternoon"[5] might be a confusion or even another Alice-tale, for that particular day was cool, cloudy and rainy[6]), up the Isis with the three young daughters of Henry Liddell (the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University and Dean of Christ Church): Lorina Charlotte Liddell (aged 13, born 1849) ("Prima" in the book's prefatory verse); Alice Pleasance Liddell (aged 10, born 1852) ("Secunda" in the prefatory verse); Edith Mary Liddell (aged 8, born 1853) ("Tertia" in the prefatory verse).[7] The journey began at Folly Bridge near Oxford and ended five miles away in the village of Godstow. Synopsis[edit] Chapter Twelve – Alice's Evidence: Alice is then called up as a witness. Characters[edit] Symbolism[edit]

Mass Graves of Children in Canada | Canadian Situations Commnetary I am posting this here because, I as a child from 1957 to 1968. I went through horrific abuses in the Chatholic Childrens Aid of Montreal during what was known as ‘The Duplesis Years” Daniel J Towsey Uploaded on Oct 2, 2011 Mohawk Elders announced today the opening of graves of children at the oldest Indian residential school in Canada in Brantford, Ontario. For more information and an upcoming press statement, visit: Mass Graves Of Children Found Near Montreal; Another Duplessis Orphan Tells Of Being Tortured As A Child In CIA Experimentaion Programs Using Nazi Doctors Pierre Sampson, now 60, is calling for justice an an open investigation to stop the murder of innocent children in government sponsored child experimentation programs. By Greg Szymanski For a further look at Dr. “To this day my records haven’t been changed. Greg Szymanski Published on Feb 12, 2013

THE HANGED MAN [ Actions ][ Opposing Cards ][ Reinforcing Cards ][ Description ][ Reversed? ] letting go having an emotional release accepting what is surrendering to experience ending the struggle being vulnerable and open giving up control accepting God's will reversing turning the world around changing your mind overturning old priorities seeing from a new angle upending the old order doing an about-face suspending action pausing to reflect feeling outside of time taking time to just be giving up urgency living in the moment waiting for the best opportunity sacrificing being a martyr renouncing a claim putting self-interest aside going one step back to go two steps forward giving up for a higher cause putting others first OPPOSING CARDS: Some Possibilities Magician - acting, doing Chariot - self-assertion Seven of Wands - defiance, struggling against Ten of Wands - struggle Four of Pentacles - holding on, control REINFORCING CARDS: Some Possibilities See also the Fool's Journey.

businessinsider Smokey Cheshire Cat brainz Psychology as we know it is a relatively young science, but since its inception it has helped us to gain a greater understanding of ourselves and our interactions with the world. Many psychological experiments have been valid and ethical, allowing researchers to make new treatments and therapies available, and giving other insights into our motivations and actions. Sadly, others have ended up backfiring horribly — ruining lives and shaming the profession. Here are ten psychological experiments that spiraled out of control. 10. Stanford Prison Experiment Prisoners and guards In 1971, social psychologist Philip Zimbardo set out to interrogate the ways in which people conform to social roles, using a group of male college students to take part in a two-week-long experiment in which they would live as prisoners and guards in a mock prison. 9. Wendell Johnson, of the University of Iowa, who was behind the study Theodore Kaczynski, the Unabomber, also seen top 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. David Reimer

10 of the best budget hotels in New York Posted on: September 21st in Cool Hotels, Travel by Graham Padmore. Like this Post? The Big Apple may be one of the ultimate city break destinations – shopping, art, sightseeing and so much more. It’s also (like most major capital cities) unfortunately notoriously expensive. So for those wanting to maximise their spending money, you will have to seek out some good NYC budget hotels. A good tip is to book as far in advance as possible, this way you’ll get the best price. The Gershwin This Manhattan midtown hotel is just a block away from 5th Avenue and close to both Madison Square Garden and the Empire State Building. Prices from $32 a night.Check prices and availability for The Gershwin Hotel The Jane Once home to salty sailors and Titanic survivors, The Jane is a living work of art. Prices from $90 per night.Check prices and availability for The Jane The Pod Prices from $89 per night.Check prices and availability for The Pod Broadway Hotel and Hostel Holiday Inn Long Island Sohotel Condor Hotel

Royals told: open archives on family ties to Nazi regime | UK news Buckingham Palace has been urged to disclose documents that would finally reveal the truth about the relationship between the royal family and the Nazi regime of the 1930s. The Sun’s decision to publish footage of the Queen at six or seven years old performing a Nazi salute, held in the royal archives and hitherto unavailable for public viewing, has triggered concerns that the palace has for years sought to suppress the release of damaging material confirming the links between leading royals and the Third Reich. Unlike the National Archives, the royal archives, which are known to contain large volumes of correspondence between members of the royal family and Nazi politicians and aristocrats, are not compelled to release material on a regular basis. Now, as that relationship becomes the subject of global debate, historians and MPs have called for the archives to be opened up so that the correspondence can be put into context.

Solar power without solar cells: A hidden magnetic effect of light could make it possible A dramatic and surprising magnetic effect of light discovered by University of Michigan researchers could lead to solar power without traditional semiconductor-based solar cells. The researchers found a way to make an "optical battery," said Stephen Rand, a professor in the departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Physics and Applied Physics. In the process, they overturned a century-old tenet of physics. "You could stare at the equations of motion all day and you will not see this possibility. We've all been taught that this doesn't happen," said Rand, an author of a paper on the work published in the Journal of Applied Physics. Light has electric and magnetic components. "This could lead to a new kind of solar cell without semiconductors and without absorption to produce charge separation," Rand said. What makes this possible is a previously undetected brand of "optical rectification," says William Fisher, a doctoral student in applied physics.

Reddit Comics, Quizzes, and Stories The Polio Vaccine Cancer Cover-up The polio vaccines developed in the 1950s by Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin allegedly eradicated one of the most feared diseases of the 20th century. The media hailed the success of these vaccines as a modern day miracle. However, the polio story has a much darker side that has mostly been kept a secret. Both Sabin’s live virus vaccine given orally and Salk’s inactivated virus vaccine given by injection were far from perfect. In fact, in 1955 the vaccine used in Berkley, California infected some 200 children, leaving several dead and many paralyzed. Yet this incident proved minor compared to what was later discovered. In order to grow large quantities of the poliovirus, scientists needed to use Rhesus monkey kidney cells, which carried many different viruses. The virus found in this particular polio vaccine was SV40, or simian virus. When the government became aware of this, it was downplayed for fear the public would stop accepting vaccination. In 1959, Dr. In 1960, Merck scientists Dr.

I'll sing you one, O / Green Grow the Rushes, O I learned this song from my father, who grew up in Southern England, but I don't know who he learned it from. It is the best of the counting songs, of which he knew several, and which we as a family used to sing to while away the time on long car journeys. I know nothing of the origins of the song, although I would guess that it is very old - seventeenth or perhaps even sixteenth century. We do not even understand all the references. Some are clear enough, and we have guessed at others, but the rest have mystified my sister and me all our lives. If anyone can explain these, I would be most interested to hear from them. Here is our provisional gloss: One is one, and all alone,[PARA]And ever more shall be so. With thanks to Veronica Biggs for her helpful suggestions, and a special thanks to Carl Olson for his definitive e-mail. I saw your gloss on this song and I must disagree with quite a bit of it. | Song Index | Home Page |

Funny how childrens fables, fairy tales are filled with so much horrific adult content ! by mirlen101 May 15