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Entertainment
by footloose
7 years ago
The Pleiades

The Pleiades mythology ranges worldwide and it is most fascinating. A cultural perspective is gained by the knowledge of the various stories about the legendary celestial lights.

Technology
by footloose
8 years ago
Two Star Stories: Constellation Stories

Have you ever attempted to crack open the celestial vault so the star stories finally make sense? I have found that the more I read about the different constellations, and become a watcher of the skies from different time perspectives, the more those constellation stories...

Technology
by footloose
8 years ago
Astronomy: An Old Science and Popular Outdoor Activity

Astronomy(stargazing, sky watching, observing)may well be the oldest outdoor activity that man continues to enjoy. Ancient cultures have been found to have observatories for the sun, moon and other celestial objects viewed.

Technology
by footloose
8 years ago
View the Upcoming Lyrid Meteor Shower 2011

The April sky holds an annual event of the Lyrid meteor shower. The constellation includes the 5th brightest star, Vega.

Technology
by footloose
8 years ago
Astronomy Day Brings It

The merry month of May brings meteor showers from the constellation Aquarius, and international Astronomy Day, too.

Technology
by footloose
8 years ago
Become a Watcher of the Skies

Sky watchers and stargazers have an activity that can be done year round out of doors. Both are more pleasurable outside, and Spring is happening in the Northern hemisphere making the activity more enticing.

Technology
by footloose
8 years ago
Ancient Astronomers Imagined the Constellations

There are 88 constellations listed in the old science of astronomy. The ancient astronomers that named them were probably referring to them as symbolic instead of literal representations. It is difficult to look in the sky and actually see a true lion figure or...

Lifestyle
by footloose
8 years ago
Deities From Ancient Cultures:Top Ten

The exploration of the world religions gives pause to the contemplation of  the ancient deities from ancient cultures. Since these are not included in the contemporary world religions, it is very interesting to know that there are more than 2,500 recorded deities. One...

Lifestyle
by footloose
8 years ago
A Little Known June Holiday

There is a holiday every day according to some calendars, and June has an obscure holiday with a few different titles for Meteor Watch day. Read it to see how it ties in with a Walt Whitman poem that confounded scientists for 150 years.

Technology
by footloose
9 years ago
Dwarf Planet Pluto is Far-Out


The current Hubble Space Telescope photos of Pluto show that it has retreated to its aphelion (winter) orbit, far away from the sun. It has an episodic atmosphere (gasses which surround a star) which is a phenomenon of orbiting inside the orbit of Neptune...

History
by footloose
7 years ago
Exploring the Quetzalcoatl Myth

Mesoamerican civilizations not only used astronomy as a sacred science, their deities also were associated with mythological, metaphysical, sacred prophecy. Quetzalcoatl (the feathered serpent) has been traced back to the Toltec, Mayan and Aztec cultures.

Lifestyle
by footloose
8 years ago
Top Seven Christian Religious Symbols

Christianity encompasses many Christian denominations, all with a common religious belief (that Jesus was both God and man, born to redeem mankind). Christian religious symbols are numerous, too. Just the symbols of scripture like; heaven, hell, and last judgment are plentiful in Christian literature. The...

Lifestyle
by footloose
7 years ago
Holiday Decorating Throughout the House

Some modern Christmas decorations have become a commercial aberration to behold. Holiday decorating ideas can be classy and easy to implement. Those offered in this article are good throughout the house!

Lifestyle
by footloose
7 years ago
The Quote that Holds Me

It takes a masterful writer like Tom Robbins to utterly capture my attention with a mere 6 words, "That which you hold holds you." That is the quote that holds me and this is the exploration of the hold.

Lifestyle
by footloose
8 years ago
How to be Fashionable and Classy

Each culture distinguishes fashionable and classy people:how they behave, and dress are just two ways to discern the terms. Both men and women can invest in themselves to be stylish and elegant.

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