This video by Ryan M. Reeves (PhD Cambridge), Associate Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, briefly outlines the rise of the Merovingians, from Pepin the Short and Charles Martel until Charlemagne’s Carolingian Rennaissance.
Fatal Familial Insomnia is a rare genetic condition which, as the name suggests, is invariably fatal. This documentary interviews three families who are afflicted with FFS, and documents the efforts which are underway in the search for a cure.
With billions of visitors daily, YouTube is one of the most well-known and popular video streaming sites on the internet. With millions of channels on the site, and more being added every day, there is always something new to discover…. Read More ›
Anyone who has ever met me will be aware that my two greatest obsessions are reading and Harry Potter. If you and I have more than a passing acquaintance, you will know that my third love (aside from family, of… Read More ›
As many of my loyal readers know, I have recently completed a series comparing the video sites Trendo & Daily Motion. In the end, I found that my needs were best met by Daily Motion. However, it seems that these… Read More ›
This is the third, and final post in my series about Trendo Vs DailyMotion. Part 1 was about my first impressions. Part 2 was all about uploading videos. This post, Part 3 will be detailing my final impressions.
In my quest to find a viable alternative to YouTube, I have been road-testing Trendo & DailyMotion. This is being done in three parts. Part 1 was dedicated to joining and to my initial impressions. Part 2 is all about… Read More ›
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Having made the decision to leave Google behind as much as is possible, I am gradually experimenting with the various Google alternatives scattered about the web. The first Google product I will be replacing is YouTube. In order to facilitate… Read More ›
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Well, they’ve gone and done it. They’ve killed YouTube. With each change that Google has made, YouTube has become a little less enjoyable and this last move is the final straw. By forcing users to open a G+ account in… Read More ›
It has been a while since I took this survey. Since I have several new readers and since my answers may have changed, I have decided to take it again. I have provided a link in the related articles for… Read More ›
We all have websites that we visit on a regular basis. Websites that have become a part of our daily lives. You know the ones I mean. Those sites where downtime or lost internet connection causes withdrawal. When you can’t… Read More ›
I cannot remember the last time I actually sat down and read a newspaper. Likewise, I don’t remember when I last watched the news. These days, I get most of my news from the internet. In fact, I’m ashamed to… Read More ›
Last night I did my seventh speech from the Competent Communicator Manual. The exercise is ‘Research Your Topic’. The title is ‘Nicholson Vs. Brooks’ and the time is meant to be 5-7 minutes (mine was just over 7:18 minutes). This… Read More ›
I had my first driving lesson last Monday. It was…interesting. Scary. Exciting. Fun. Freeing. Easier than expected. The very first thing I had to do after pulling away from the curb was to make a turn. I was absolutely terrified… Read More ›
The Australian Sex Party (ASP) said Wednesday that the Australian Classification Board (ACB) is now banning depictions of small-breasted women in adult publications and films. It comes just a week after it was found that material with depictions of females… Read More ›
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