Crystal Hall

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True Confessions of Sleep-Deprived Parents

<i>Written by Leslie Kennedy for BabyPost.com</i><p>Whoever coined the term "sleeping like a baby" clearly had no children. It is amazing how much being sleep …

A fight over the word 'genocide' is no way to end the aboriginal crisis

Imagine if the Turkish Prime Minister issued this statement: "The Canadian aboriginal people experienced terrible suffering and loss of life. Our parliament has adopted a motion that acknowledges the native Canadian genocide and condemns this act as a crime against humanity. My party and I …

The Art of War

• <b>Author:</b> Sun Tzu<p><i>The Art of War</i> by Sun Tzu is an ancient Chinese military treatise. Sun Tzu devotes 13 chapters to different aspects of warfare ranging from military strategies and tactics to the philosophy of war.<p>Nov 01, 2002 – Sun-tzu's The Art of War has led military strategists, economists, …

Affliction

• <b>Author:</b> Laurell K. Hamilton<p>Some zombies are raised. Others must be put down. Just ask Anita Blake.<p>Before now, she would have considered them merely off-putting, never dangerous. Before now, she had never heard of any of them causing human beings to perish in agony. But that’s all changed.<p>Micah’s …

Bitten

• <b>Author:</b> Kelley Armstrong<p>An erotically charged, addictive thriller from the future queen of suspense.<p>Living in Toronto for a year, Elena is leading the normal life she has always dreamed of, including a stable job as a journalist and a nice apartment shared with her boyfriend. As the lone female …

Living Dead in Dallas

• <b>Author:</b> Charlaine Harris<p><b>Visit our Sookie Stackhouse series feature page</b>.<p>When a vampire asks Sookie Stackhouse to use her telepathic skills to find another missing vampire, she agrees under one condition: the bloodsuckers must promise to let the humans go unharmed. Easier said than done.

Deadlocked

• <b>Author:</b> Charlaine Harris<p>Felipe de Castro, the vampire King of Louisiana (and Arkansas and Nevada), is in town. It’s the worst possible time for a human body to show up in Eric Northman’s front yard—especially the body of a woman whose blood he just drank.<p>Now it’s up to Sookie and Bill, the official …

Powerful Dripping Paint Portraits by Agnes-Cecile

Whether she's dripping black paint onto canvas or carefully placing watercolors on a Moleskin page, one thing is certain, artist Agnes-Cecile (aka Silvia Pelissero) knows how to create evocative works of art. It's been over a year since we took a look at her figurative illustrations and, since …

Art

Joe jams: the sweet sounds of your morning coffee

There are many small pleasures that come with making a cup of coffee, from the warm mug in your hands to that first sip. But one thing you might not think about is the sound. Thankfully, composer and sound designer Diego Stocco — who has worked on the most recent <i>Sherlock Holmes</i> films as well as …

1st century...

Necklace of Rayed Stars (incomplete) 300-200 BC ...

Silver Hilt Luristan, Iran Iron Age c. 9th...

Silver Hilt<p>Luristan, Iran<p>Iron Age<p>c. 9th Century BC- 8th Century BC<p>Silver hilt with ‘split ear’ pommel decorated with winged lion on base and lion …