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EyeWitness To The Middle Ages and Renaissance Life in a Christian Monastery, ca. 585"When he was dead his body was not placed with the bodies of the brethren, but a grave was dug in the dung pit, and his body was flung down into it. . . " Crime and punishment in a medieval monastery: the monastery's Abbott provides insight into the monastic life. The Vikings Discover America, ca. 1000"There was no want of salmon either in the river or in the lake." Five hundred years before Columbus, the Vikings discover a New World. Invasion of England, 1066The Norman conquest of Anglo-Saxon England described through the images of the 900 year-old Bayeux Tapestry.

Random You should follow Designspiration on Twitter and Facebook for site news. — Shelby Designspiration Search Color mediumsmalllarge Blog We're giving away five passes (each good for two people) to the 55th annual CLIO Awards on Oct. 1, and we want you to tell us who should come! Nominate a deserving friend, family or colleague by tagging them in a comment on this Facebook post (one nominee per person, please). On Friday, 9/19, we'll randomly select 5 lucky winners to join us at the ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in NYC. It's up to you to decide who gets to rub elbows with industry leaders on advertising's biggest night out. Now let the nominating begin!

madame hervé : behind the curtains 2013 was a good year, not superbe, but really ok. I'm looking forward to 2014 and I'm sure it's much better than this last year. We have big plans for 2014, I will tell you more when the time is right! Have a wonderful rest of the year and a perfect start 2014! Enjoy your days off with you're loved ones.. and make time for each other.. An Overview of Cryptography 1. INTRODUCTION Does increased security provide comfort to paranoid people? Or does security provide some very basic protections that we are naive to believe that we don't need? During this time when the Internet provides essential communication between tens of millions of people and is being increasingly used as a tool for commerce, security becomes a tremendously important issue to deal with. There are many aspects to security and many applications, ranging from secure commerce and payments to private communications and protecting passwords. One essential aspect for secure communications is that of cryptography, which is the focus of this chapter.

The $1 Survival Knife The guys over at M40 Project came up with a super simple, and cheap, way to make a very cool survival knife. First you start out with a Sawzall Blade, this one is a rather wide blade rated for cutting metal. Next, you draw out the basic design on the blade with a sharpie marker… Then, grind out the metal to fit the design…

Technology » Design You Trust – Social Inspirations! 1. There may be a bit smell when you get this bag, since it’s new & unused. You could open the package and put it in a ventilate place for a few hours, then the smell will fade away. Continue reading “Retro Style Leather Briefcase for Laptop” » Recently, they have unveiled the latest of cell phone creation, One. Why they named it ‘One’ is understandable if we review the stunning features pooled in one device. Tag, You're It! Graffiti Is Appearing Everywhere And On Everything. ShareThis Graffiti: Etymology: Italian, plural of graffito [scribbling; graffito, a scratch]: usually unauthorized writing or drawing on a public surface. (source: Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary) above: Graffiti by tagger 'sweet'

50 Things Everyone Should Know by Mark and Angel Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive

How to Make Peanut Butter S'Mores Turnovers Peanut Butter- S’Mores Turnovers I’m not much of a camper. My husband often takes my son on camping trips, and I happily stay behind and thank the gods for our bug-free house, cozy bed and well-stocked kitchen.

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