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Mordecai and Esther

Dead Sea Scrolls

The Dead Sea Scrolls (also Qumran Caves Scrolls) are ancient Jewish religious manuscripts found in the Qumran Caves in the Judaean Desert, near Ein Feshkha on the northern shore of the Dead Sea. Scholarly consensus dates these scrolls from the last three centuries BCE and the first century CE. The texts have great historical, religious, and linguistic […]

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In the Mood For Love - Maggie Cheung - cheongsam style

China, Cheongsam and the Last Emperor

Stunning beautiful and elegant in cheongsam China has cast a magic spell on me, I’m enchanted with the middle kingdom, it’s wonderful people, past and present. My mind is attracted to all things related to the far east. Lately I’ve been admiring cheongsam worn by the stunning beautiful women of China. Men can dress to […]

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Cannabis Industry

Cannabis Industry and Investment Banking

Cannabis Education at the University of British Columbia, almost oxymoron if it weren’t for the degree of science and the seriousness of the pursuit of the magic bi-product that the cannabis plant can render; money! We’re witness to an amazing spectacle, the industrialization, commercialization and stock market exploitation of weed. Vancouver has regained her crown […]

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Confronting the Disinformation

Confronting the Disinformation Age

With David Frum, Sue Gardner,and Christopher Wylie This event will be live webcast. Visit our YouTube channel to set a reminder.   SFU Public Square and Vancity are proud to co-present Confronting the Disinformation Age, featuring Canadians David Frum, Senior Editor at The Atlantic; Sue Gardner, Executive Director of The Markup and former Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation; and Christopher Wylie, Cambridge Analytica whistleblower, in […]

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Flora, Entwine, Fractals, Flowers, Abstract, Yellow

Indra’s Net and the Bodhisattva

Indra’s Net created using Blender 3D (blender.org) Bodhisattva is a level of enlightenment to understand fractal patterns in the vibration of the universe as well as Indra’s Net and the very nature of the source but not the source itself, which is impossible, like seeing your own eyes with your eyes, it theoretically can’t be […]

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simulated data modeled for the CMS particle detector on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. Here, following a collision of two protons, a Higgs boson is produced which decays into two jets of hadrons and two electrons. The lines represent the possible paths of particles produced by the proton-proton collision in the detector while the energy these particles deposit is shown in blue.

Free Energy and World Peace

Simulated data modeled for the CMS particle detector on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. Here, following a collision of two protons, a Higgs boson is produced which decays into two jets of hadrons and two electrons. The lines represent the possible paths of particles produced by the proton-proton collision in the detector while […]

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Fight Club and Tyler Durden from Zero Hedge

Drudge Report, Zero Hedge and Youtube

At the risk of sounding redundant, as I know I’ve said this somewhere before but because it’s worth repeating, I’ll say again; the first things I read online every morning and the last thing I look at online every night, in the same order is Drudge Report, Zero Hedge and Youtube and here’s why you […]

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Karl Marx in Winter

On This Day in History the Communist Manifesto was Published

On February 21, 1848, The Communist Manifesto, written by Karl Marx with the assistance of Friedrich Engels, is published in London by a group of German-born revolutionary socialists known as the Communist League. The political pamphlet–arguably the most influential in history–proclaimed that “the history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles” […]

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival (simplified Chinese: 春节; traditional Chinese: 春節; pinyin: Chūn Jié) in modern China, and one of the Lunar New Years in Asia, is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. Celebrations traditionally run from the evening preceding the first day, […]

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