Tag: mythology

Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year!  Today marks the beginning of the Chinese Year of the Goat.   We hope our international students enjoy the occasion and celebrate in style. The Chinese zodiac comprises twelve animals: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster,

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End of the World?

We’ve decided to post this ahead of time.  Just in case. If the end of the world does happen today you won’t be able to read this posting in any case. If not, here are some links to keep you

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Fairytales and IP

“The Fairytale Map of Russia is a project aimed at collecting information about interesting sites, culture events and extraordinary museums devoted to fairytale characters representing this country’s diverse folklore traditions”. http://en.rian.ru/infographics/20110409/163282984.html It seems, as reported in The Telegraph, that aUkrainian

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Autumnal Equinox

Today, as you would have seen from yesterday’s post, marks the Autumnal Equinox. Here is Wikipedia again with lots of links and information, both scientific and mythological: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equinox

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Giant Makeover

The Cerne Abbas Giant isn’t exactly known for his modesty, but lately he’s been fading into the background. Thankfully a team of volunteers have been helping the old giant out buy giving him a major makeover. This timelapse video shows

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