Knights Templar

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Gather 'round children as we present a list of the best new iOS games of the past 7 days. And, like always, we've got a stacked list this week with …

Board Games

Almost Private: A Secret River Garden in Central London

Since the 12th century there has been a ‘”Great Garden”‘ next to the River Thames in central London, originally occupied by the Knights Templar. …

Gardening

SBS Upfronts 2018: Go Back Live, Dead Lucky, Safe Harbour.

• <b>Go Back to Where You Came From</b> goes Live<br>• SBS dramas: <b>Safe Harbour</b> & <b>Dead Lucky</b><br>• 3rd & final season of <b>The Family Law</b>• <b><br>40th Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras,</b> …

TV (Australia)

SBS drama in 2018

Share Email Comments<p>In 2018, SBS will bring Australian audiences five new commissioned Australian drama series across the network.<p>• <i>Safe Harbour</i> is a …

TV

Templar History Shows Leaders High On Power Get Toppled

Business chiefs listen up, especially in the world of big tech where egos are becoming rather inflated.<p>There’s a vital message for those who get too powerful tucked into a new book: One day you’ll draw the ire of someone more powerful, and they will attempt to destroy you.<p>The caution, although not …

Entrepreneurship

The Cathar Mary Magdalene and the Sacred Feminine: Pop Culture Legend vs. Medieval Doctrine

This study investigates the historical evidence for the widespread pop culture assertion, disseminated through popular histories, novels, and …

Medieval

Mexican cartels extorting avocado producers raises price of guacamole, report says

Next time a restaurant tells you “Guac will be extra,” this might be the reason why.<p>Mexican drug cartels are behind increases in the cost of avocados exported to the U.S., shaking down avocado farmers who are reeling from years of weak harvests, the country's attorney general said.<p>Mexican newspaper …

World News

Visit Hook Lighthouse, Ireland

An excellent day trip from the charming town of Kilkenny in Ireland is to go and visit Hook Lighthouse, the oldest operational lighthouse in the …

Ireland

Mexican drug dealers play a role in why your avocado is more expensive

Mexican drug cartels used government databases to find, extort and even kidnap avocado farmers for decades, a new investigation by Mexico's attorney …

Mexico

Charms, spells, curses and poppets: witchcraft in pictures

Art

Here's where Mexican drug cartels operate in the US, according to the DEA

• <b>Mexican drug cartels continue to have extensive influence over broad swaths of the US.</b>• <b><br>But the exact nature of their links to distributors in those areas is unclear.</b>• <b><br>In many cases, Mexican cartels work with local groups, like gangs, to distribute drugs at the retail level.</b><p>Mexican drug-trafficking …

News

Exclusive Look at the New Series Knightfall

On December 6, <i>Knightfall</i>, a new series that follows the Knights Templar—the legendary military order of the Middle Ages—and their hunt for the Holy …

TV

The internet doesn't know what to do with this terrifying moth

Almost 200,000 shares for just a little moth?<p>An image and video of a strange looking insect in Indonesia has gone viral on Facebook as users react to …

South-east Asia

BBC Radio 4 - Start the Week, 23/10/2017

Are humans distinguished not just by a capacity to think, but by our need to believe - where the search is not so much for my place in the world, but for our place in the cosmos? Neil MacGregor, the former Director of the British Museum, discusses Living with the Gods, his Radio 4 series, in which …

British Museum

Knights Templar Crusader Mugs Trader Set For Crunch Council Meeting As Officials Backtrack

Officials say they 'got this one wrong'.<p>SWNS/PA<p>Council bosses appear to have backtracked over Tina Gayle's ban over Knights Templar mugs<p>A market …

Brave passengers board last ever Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th

Fearless flyers laughed in the face of superstition when they boarded the last ever Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th.<p>Travelling on the “unluckiest day of the year” could save you some pounds, but a journey straight to HEL on the 13th hour of the superstitious date is one flight most would …

News

Today is Friday the 13th. Here’s why the date is so dreaded

If you had a bad start to the morning or are not having the best day today, you can blame it on the date. The associations of Friday 13 with …

Leonardo Da Vinci

How Medieval Fake News Brought Down the Knights Templar

The declining value of the truth may seem to define a particularly modern phenomenon. This week saw U.S. President Donald Trump continue his Twitter …

Why Is Friday the 13th Supposedly Unlucky?

Why Friday the 13th Spelled Doom for the Knights Templar

Why are Fridays that fall on a month’s 13th day so fearful?Some attribute the origins to the Code of Hammurabi, one of the world’s oldest legal …

Why Friday the 13th Is Considered to Be Bad Luck

Why is Friday the 13th considered to be so unlucky? It’s part math, part history, and part pop culture.<p>Westerners have always had an issue with the …

Scientific Research

Why is Friday the 13th 'unlucky'? Why do we still care?

It's called paraskevidekatriaphobia

Medical Journals

Is This The Real Origin Of Friday 13th?

For generations, people have considered Friday 13th unlucky: the sort of day to stay in bed, far beyond the reach of innocently placed ladders, …

Why We Consider Friday the 13th 'Unlucky'

The psychology behind our superstition.<p>By on<p>Filed Under History, Horror Movies, Religion & Work<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>If you’ve ever …

Stall holder banned after selling ‘offensive’ Knights Templar mugs

<b>A market trader has been banned from having a stall after selling Knights Templar coffee mugs – in case they upset Muslims.</b><p>Tina Gayle, 57, who was …

The true story behind October 13 and the mysterious Knights Templar

Modern-day superstitions found inspiration in the misunderstood Templar order.<p>In Western culture, October 13 is, according to popular superstition, a …

World History

The best introductions to Economics — a Five Books interview

What is economics?<p>There are lots pithy definitions of economics, none of which I find very helpful. Think of it this way: it’s a typical day. You …

Economics

Judaism BIBLICAL MYSTERIES – HISTORY AND LEGEND.

BIBLICAL MYSTERIES – HISTORY AND LEGEND.<p>Are these echoes of events that once shaped our minds ?<p>Few other tales of narrative prehistory have captured …

Theology

The Templars by Dan Jones review – blood and cash fighting God’s holy wars

From the capture of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem to accusations of sodomy and death by burning, a no-nonsense account of the Catholic military order<p>In our age, Islam is often taken to task for the violent imagery that is contained within the Qur’an, and the example set by its warrior-prophet, …

World History