The Cross of Good Friday
In the day leading up to Good Friday , crosses and crucifixes are generally covered or, in some cases, removed altogether from the worship spaces of Catholic churches including those in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe.
Easter, so often construed in culinary terms to be about lamb, is really about eggs.
International Business Times
'World's Most Haunted Island' for Sale in Italy; 5 Reasons Why No One Should Buy Poveglia
Italian government is auctioning off a 99-year lease for Poveglia, a 17 acres Italian island located between Venice and Lido in the Benetian Lagoon, a place better known as 'World's most haunted island.'
The New Zealand Herald
'Haunted' island to be auctioned
A bed remains in one of the dormitories in the psychiatric ward of the abandoned Hospital of Poveglia in Venice.
Poveglia: 'World's most haunted island' up for...
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Postdoctoral Fellow in Neurobiology
The project aims at gaining novel insights about the molecular mechanisms that modulate neuronal development as well as the excitability and plasticity properties of mature networks.
The Daily Caller
Al Sharpton: FBI informant
We all know the Rev. Al is a fashion plate, but have you seen his snitch jacket? The Smoking Gun: A lengthy investigation by The Smoking Gun has uncovered remarkable details about Sharpton's past work as an informant for a joint organized crime task force comprised of FBI agents and NYPD detectives, as well as his dealings with an assortment of ... (more)
The New Zealand Herald
Genoa: Lost and found in old byways
In student days when skint budgets and mad attempts to explore great cities in half a day were the norm, my friend and I got lost in Genoa.
Pantry Essentials: All About Pesto
Pesto is among the best-known sauces to come out of Italy, and when most of us think of pesto we think of the Genovese recipe, which boasts several ingredients that are hallmarks of Italian cuisine; sweet basil, hard salty cheeses, olive oil, garlic, and pine nuts.
Peter Steven Beck
Peter was born in Berlin, Germany on June 3, 1935. He lived with his parents in the heart of Berlin.
Strokes of genius
I can't stop staring. One woman is topless, all pouting lips and raven hair. The other wears fishnets, killer heels and not much else.
The world's smallest kingdom -- unspoiled Tavolara
Tavolara, a tiny strip of land along the East coast of Sardinia - just over three miles long and a mile wide - is one of the Mediterranean's best kept secrets.