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Isaac Holeman

Isaac Holeman

My life revolves around Oregon’s wonders, frontier markets and finding meaning in suffering and the fringes of society. The mysteries of faith help me make sens

News from Nowhere (1890) is a classic work combining utopian socialism and soft science fiction written by the artist, designer and socialist pioneer William Morris. News From Nowhere was first published in serial form in the Commonweal journal beginning on 11 January 1890.

Eighteen fairytale photos with real animals.

Eighteen fairytale photos with real animals.

I'm only interested in people engaged in a project of self-transformation. What I have to get over: the idea that the value of love rises as the self dwindles.

Testing early bullet proof vests. Along with forty other epic photos from the past.

A woman places a lamb from the living nativity scene on the shoulders of papa Frank. He represents an ancient human need, an ancient human longing for symbols and signs of the mysterious experience we all have of life on this planet.

Christ of the Abyss--Guido Galletti built this statue of Christ in 1954 and placed it into the water at a depth of 55 feet.

On May 24, 1844, inventor Samuel Morse sent the first long-distance telegraph message, "What hath God wrought," from the Supreme Court chamber in the basement of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., to the B&O's Mount Clare Station in Baltimore. In the picture above, workers at Lands End in England lay cable for the trans-atlantic telegraph.

On May 24, 1844, inventor Samuel Morse sent the first long-distance telegraph message, "What hath God wrought," from the Supreme Court chamber in the basement of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., to the B&O's Mount Clare Station in Baltimore. In the picture above, workers at Lands End in England lay cable for the trans-atlantic telegraph.

She Will Find What is Lost

Wondering how Joseph felt amid the concourse of angels attending the newborn Christ child, this notion from The Great Gatsby: "I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life."

Chateau Miranda was built by French aristocrats fleeing the revolution. During and after World War II, it was used as an orphanage. The castle's owners abandoned it in 1980, and have refused to allow authorities to care for the structure.

Honey bees - Apis mellifera - can be trained to detect cancer "in ten minutes." They have an extraordinary sense of smell that is more acute than that of a sniffer dog and can detect airborne molecules in the parts-per-trillion range. They can be trained to detect specific chemical odours, including the biomarkers associated with diseases such as tuberculosis, lung, skin and pancreatic cancer.

'A Quartet of Minstrels who went round Cambridge singing Carols at Christmas time’. Photograph by Edward Leigh, from the archive of King's College, Cambridge.

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William Morris: "Artichoke" embroidery, 1890

Hot Chocolate with Marshmallows & Peppermint Stick

Russian soldiers with gas masks and an accordian

Shadow Sculptures by Tim Noble and Sue Webster. Made of two wooden stepladders, discarded wood, and broken tools.

No common recipe for children’s stories will give you creatures so rooted in their own soil and history as those of Professor Tolkien—who obviously knows much more about them than he needs for this tale... Though all is marvellous, nothing is arbitrary: all the inhabitants of Wilderland seem to have the same unquestionable right to their existence as those of our own world.