Thousand years

30 years after Soundgarden’s masterpiece “Badmotorfinger”

1991 was an incredible year for music. One can not deny it. The amount of iconic and groundbreaking albums that have been released in its 12 months is simply staggering. no matter, Blue lines, Screamadelica, The low-end theory, the list is endless. Even Metallica’s controversial “Black Album” was released that year. Apparently the year the future broke away from the ...

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THE VIOLET IS THE NEW HOLIDAY | Thousand Oaks makes all the right choices – VC Reporter

by Paul Moomjeanpaulmoomjean@yahoo.com Ventura County has always been a story of two cities. Despite all the wealth and prestige of Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks and surrounding areas, there have been pockets of poverty that plagued other parts of the county. For years, Simi Valley has been viewed as a trailer park community, a stereotypical reputation on television and in movies. ...

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Comment: Improving Democracy: Close the Electoral College.

By Dr Tom H. Hastings Conventional wisdom tells schoolchildren that the United States was the first modern democracy, modeled to some extent on the Greek experience of a few thousand years ago. Of course, this is useful for children in broad strokes. Democracy means choice, freedom and a lot of rights, doesn’t it? There are some very important issues with ...

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Who else is buried in Abdullah Shah Ghazi Mazaar?

According to Omer Sharif’s wish, he will be buried in one of the three cemeteries located inside the grounds of the Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine in Karachi. The cemetery is less than 10 minutes from the park where Omer’s last prayers will be offered. Who else is buried in Abdullah Shah Ghazi Mazar? There are three small cemeteries within the ...

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Tracks of the week: new music from Ghost, Mastodon and more

So here we are once again, in the playground of broken hearts. That’s what Marillion’s Fish sang in 1983, but he could easily have referred to last week’s Tracks Of The Week contest, in which three songs reached the rock’n’roll triumph podium while five were forever banned in the trash. of musical ignominy. So congratulations to Carol Hodge, whose The ...

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The math of God – AllOnGeorgia

Math has never been my strong suit. I was reminded of this last week when I tried to help my 7e grader for her nine-week math exam. Most math problems are beyond me, but I like word problems where you have to figure out which process to use to get the correct answer. Each process has another process which can ...

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June heat wave was deadliest weather event in Canadian history, experts say

After a record-breaking heat wave this summer, provincial health leaders recognize that more needs to be done to prepare for more extreme weather to come. According to Sarah Henderson, Scientific Director of the BC Center for Disease Control, the June thermal dome was “the deadliest weather event in Canadian history.” “It’s called a ‘one in a thousand’ event. But of ...

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Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time: Made for Each Other

There couldn’t be a better introduction to the Bible than the two creation stories in the Book of Genesis. For starters, these stories immediately show us that the Bible teaches a kind of truth not found in history or science books. With two incompatible explanations of the beginnings of the human race, we quickly realize that Genesis speaks to us ...

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So ‘Squid Game’ made you thirsty for Gong Yoo. Now what?

You watched the Squid game slap scene several times. It made you feel things, little vile things. You want to do unspeakable acts for this psychopathic salesperson. You are ready to put yourself down in a way that you never thought possible. Yes, you were a lousy little pervert before, but this man offers to introduce yourself as “just a ...

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