Archive for August 13th, 2019

Top 10 Worst Man Eaters In History

Top 10 Worst Man Eaters In History

on August 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

By TYB / Listverse Most large predatory animals can, and will, see humans as suitable prey, under the right circumstances; however, true “man eaters”, that is, individual animals that prefer human flesh over any other food, are very rare. This list is a selection of some of the worst cases of man eaters recorded in history. The lions of Njombe […]

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A Walk With Whitaker

A Walk With Whitaker

on August 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let birds fly above the earth across the face of the firmament of the heavens. –  Genesis 1:20  When my dog Whitaker and I take our morning walk through the woods of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the air is filled with sound. Birds of many species break the early morning silence with their songs. Sometimes it’s a steady chirp-chirp-chirp—probably a sparrow. […]

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The Benefits of a Classical Education

The Benefits of a Classical Education

on August 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Religion

Written by  Father James Thornton Since the end of the Second World War, and especially since the mid-1960s, America has been deluged with seemingly endless stories of the failure of its educational system. Testing reveals that there exists a significant percentage of high-school graduates who cannot identify the Pacific Ocean on an unlabeled map of the world, who do not […]

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THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

on August 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

 “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Gary Thompson

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August 13th in History

August 13th in History

on August 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

August 13 is the 225th day of the year (226th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 140 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Benedetto Sinigardi Cassian of Imola Clara Maass (with Nightingale Lutheran Church) Florence Nightingale, Octavia Hill, Jeremy Taylor (Anglican Communion) Hippolytus of Rome Maximus the Confessor Pope Pontian Radegunde […]

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