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Ah! That'd be telling! But very Lokean.

Two things NOT to buy for Christmas…

Originally posted on Cumbrian Sky:
PLEASE NOTE: An updated version of this blog post can be found here: CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS ————————————————————————————————————- So, here we are again… Hallowe’en. And you know what that means, don’t you? Yes, that’s right –…

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Why You Should Never Buy a Star for Someone

Originally posted on Irene W. Pennington Planetarium:
Occasionally we’ll get people coming into the planetarium with expensive pieces of paper, wondering if we can show them the star that was purchased in their honor.  For over thirty years this romantic…

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RIP Stephen Grundy AKA Kveldulf Gundarsson

Originally posted on Gangleri's Grove:
I was shocked this morning to learn that Heathen elder Stephen Grundy (June 28, 1967 – Sept 29, 2021) passed away on September 29 of a sudden heart attack. Some of you may know…

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25 sites with free public domain books to download #freeebooks

Originally posted on bluesyemre:
Every year, new publications enter public domain. It means their intellectual property rights have expired or are not applicable any longer. The content of these works becomes available for public use. Anyone is free to use or reuse it.…

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Calling all cliches: Wielding the knife

Originally posted on Lion & Unicorn:
‘He who wields the knife never wears the crown.’ It’s one of the great political cliches trotted out whenever the leader of a party comes under threat. But, asks a reader*, where does the…

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The Wollaton Park Gnomes

Originally posted on Nottingham Hidden History Team:
Consider a different kind of ‘Fairy Tale’ by Frank E Earp  Gnomes & Boggarts Over the last few years the Wollaton Park Gnomes, (WPG), has become what is perhaps the most famous case…

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The Psi Wars Come To TED

Originally posted on The Weiler Psi:
I now have a follow up post to this one:  TED Swings the Banhammer:  It Rebounds in Their Face TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as…

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TED Chased by “Army of Passionate Supporters” Escapes Into TARDIS

Originally posted on The Weiler Psi:
This is a follow up to two previous posts:  The first was: The Psi Wars Come to TED  The second was: TED Swings the Banhammer: It Rebounds Into Their Face For those of you who…

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Remembering What Happened to TEDxWestHollywood

Originally posted on The Weiler Psi:
With the protest of TED coming up on April 2nd, all of the attention is being focused on Rupert Sheldrake’s talk.   The controversy began and ended with him after all. While it was…

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Peers defeat government anti-protest laws

Originally posted on DRILL OR DROP?:
Controversial government plans to crack down on protests have been defeated by peers in a series of late night votes. House of Lords debate on Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, 17 January 2022.…

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