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Torn World; Basic World Premises Torn World is a science fantasy, combining science fiction and high fantasy. It is set in an Earth-like, long-post-apocalyptic world with slightly tweaked temporal behavior - although we observe general rules of physics (there is no 'magic!'), time itself fluctuates and can be manipulated, with fascinating and far-reaching affects. Our source civilization, the Ancients, was well advanced of ours, and is established as a powerful, globe-encompassing society that could manipulate time and genetics with ease. In-story, very little is known about them or the destruction they caused by pulling the energy of their world out of balance. The Upheaval is the violent result of the Ancients manipulating time to withdraw more energy from it than they put in, essentially trying to get 'something for nothing'. Click to view a version of this map with clickable links! The Empire Over time, absorbing the best (and sometimes the worst!) See also: The Empire article. World Features

100 Simple Nutrition Tips “Man Is What He Eats” – Lucretius Good nutrition is one of the most important factors for good health. You can dramatically improve your health by doing simple adjustments to your eating habits. You’ll notice a big difference in your energy levels if you regularly eat foods that have a lot of vitamins and minerals in them, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low- or non-fat dairy. There is no doubt that eating well can maximize our life experience. One of the best resources that I’ve found on the topic of health and well-being is “8 Weeks To Optimum Health” by Dr. I urge you to get a copy today and start following Dr. Do you have more nutrition tips that you can share with us? Find your passion and what matters most to you in less than 30 minutes using … The P.A.S Technique 2.0: The World’s Easiest Way To Find Your Passion and Purpose In Life? For more simple living tips follow me on Twitter @MidSimplicity *Photo Credit: by Pink Sherbet Photography

An introduction to the John Scopes (Monkey) Trial The early 1920s found social patterns in chaos. Traditionalists, the older Victorians, worried that everything valuable was ending. Younger modernists no longer asked whether society would approve of their behavior, only whether their behavior met the approval of their intellect. Who would dominate American culture--the modernists or the traditionalists? William Jennings Bryan, three-time Democratic candidate for President and a populist, led a Fundamentalist crusade to banish Darwin's theory of evolution from American classrooms. The Scopes Trial had its origins in a conspiracy at Fred Robinson's drugstore in Dayton. The conspirators summoned John Scopes, a twenty-four-year old general science teacher and part-time football coach, to the drugstore. Rappalyea initially wanted science fiction writer H. A carnival atmosphere pervaded Dayton as the opening of the trial approached in July of 1925. On Thursday, July 16, the defense called its first witness, Dr. The trial was nearly over.

Coexist? « Wiser Time I don’t know what’s sadder about this – that your depictions of the conflicts between these groups is so misguided, or that you would, as a Christian, take the position that the peaceful coexistence of religions is somehow a bad idea. To begin with: C is bound by the Koran to honor the religions of the book – at the very least, T and X. Some don’t, but most do; you’re far better off being T or X than atheist in most muslim nations. The conflict between X and C is not a religious conflict; it is a political conflict over the state of Israel. C has no beef with T either, though some C individuals, as well as some muslim states, have a conflict with America (which is in no sense a representative of T) over our unwavering support X when X commits grievous acts against some members of C. Your description of E makes me feel positively ill. O does not invariably support C over X. X’s existence is threatened by conflict with some members of C, yes. But it’s all beside the point. Way to go, T.

Patras Patras (Modern Greek: Πάτρα, Greek pronunciation: [ˈpatra], Classical Greek and Katharevousa: Πάτραι (pl.), Greek pronunciation: [pátrai̯], Latin: Patrae (pl.)) is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215 km (134 mi) west of Athens. The city is built at the foothills of Mount Panachaikon, overlooking the Gulf of Patras. Patras has a population of 213,984 (in 2011).[1] The core settlement has a history spanning four millennia; in the Roman period it had become a cosmopolitan center of the eastern Mediterranean whilst, according to Christian tradition, it was also the place of Saint Andrew's martyrdom. Dubbed as Greece's Gate to the West, Patras is a commercial hub, while its busy port is a nodal point for trade and communication with Italy and the rest of Western Europe. Geography[edit] Satellite view of Patras. A central feature of the urban geography of Patras is its division into upper and lower sections. Hydrology[edit]

Birth Order - Where a child places in the birth order can have an effect on how he sees himself. Research on birth order, sometimes referred to as ordinal position, shows that first born children are more likely to go to college than children in any other position in the family. These apply to “typical families” and probably do not apply to “dysfunction families” and may vary across various cultures. Parents should attempt to help each child to see themselves as unique individuals and avoid comparisons with siblings or others.The middle child often seems to have the most negative impressions of his lot in life. One approach to help middle children reframe things is to point out that in a sense they have the best of both worlds. They are the youngest to the older sibling and the oldest to the younger sibling. Only Child Pampered and spoiled.Feels incompetent because adults are more capable.Is center of attention; often enjoys position. First Child Second Child Middle Child of Three Youngest Child

Natal Chart Report Back to list of charts More Free Reports: Compatibility for Lovers: add a second person - compatibility Horoscope: your stars today See the planets' influence on your natal chart for the next 14 days: transits What follows is your personal natal chart information, as well as interpretations of the positions and aspects in your chart. With this report, you will find out the positions of the planets in your natal chart by sign. If the birth time is unknown, you may not know the Moon sign for certain. Each paragraph of interpretation refers to an individual position in your chart. Some of the interpretations that follow are detailed, while others are brief. The tables here show the technical details of your natal chart, personalized based on your birth data. Nicole Sex FSanta Monica, CA 6 United States 01/26/1993 13:30 - Julian day 2449014.40Timezone -8.00 ST 22.01 Lat 34.01 Long 118.29 Planet Positions, Ascendant, & Houses Aspects Asteroids & Chiron Natal Chart Report Birth Chart Sun in Aquarius

Vacuuming the Lungs By Paul Ford How to breathe deeply when you're nervous. This morning I went to a studio and recorded some writing for eventual radio broadcast. During my readings, I could not get my breath. I sucked in as much air as I could between takes, took off my sweater, wiped my brow, pushed away the chair and knelt on the floor, took a break, and sipped water—but no matter what I tried, I would find myself gasping by the end of every second sentence. Because of this, I couldn't get back to the calm, measured reading I'd rehearsed. My girlfriend is an opera singer and performance studies expert who has spent years working on breathing, so I asked her what to do next time. 1. 2. 3. 4. That's it. Phew.

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