The length of Lent
With their foreheads marked with an ash cross, many Filipinos entered into the season of Lent. It is a long season. Indeed, we are told that the word “Lent” has its roots in “long,” with the Old English “lencten” meaning spring. We can make a guess and say that perhaps it has to do with the lengthening of day during spring.
Dave Holmes Flashes Back to the Glorious March 1999 Singles Chart
Each week, through my Somewhere In Time column, I hop in my DeLorean GIF to a moment in our pop-culture past to reevaluate just what we as a nation thought was good. This week I travel back fifteen years and flip on the radio: Though the cover of Billboard's March ... More »
March 6-16 Music for moderns The Oregon Wind Quintet will present “Retro-Moderne,” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in The Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave. Admission is free. Part of the March Music Moderne IV festival, “Retro-Moderne” will focus on new works for woodwinds, including “Shout Chorus” by ...
Wait, Mermaids Live How Long?
Mermaids live to be 300! There was so much that she wished to know ... As we rise out of the water, and behold all the land of the earth, so do they rise to unknown and glorious regions which we shall never see.”
40 glorious years: Long live mobile phones!
Around 1.7 billion handsets were sold in 2012. The three largest sellers were Samsung, Nokia and Apple. Click NEXT to read more... Image: Prem, the son of an idol vendor, plays with a mobile phone in front of the idols of Hindu god Krishna at a roadside on ...
Long, full eclipse of the moon tonight, June 15: Watch it live
(NASA/Martin Pugh) A glorious full eclipse of the moon occurs tonight ... The eclipse will be broadcast live at these two sites: Norway’s Astro Viten and Astronomy Live. Tune in at 1:24 p.m. EDT for the beginning or wait until around 4 p.m. for the ...