Thursday, January 31, 2008
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
January 29, 1485, Allan Poe's "The Raven" appears in the New York Evening Mirror. That poem is then featured in periodicals throughout the country and published as a book.
Monday, January 28, 2008
Neophyte: A Novice or Beginner.
I am a Neophyte in Medical School.She is a Neophyte in Politics.
Thursday, January 24, 2008
In 1907, Robert Baden-Powell held an experimental camp with 20 boys from different classes in English society. Already a respected soldier, Baden-Powell had written a handbook for soldiers — Aids to Scouting — which proved to be popular among British youth. He put his theories about training boys into practice at the camp and a few months later, 100 years ago today, he founded the official organization of Boy Scouts and published the first issue of Scouting for Boys. The book became one of the top-selling publications in Britain and the organization became the world's number one youth group.
Answers - Today's Highlights
Form of tripartite rectangular hall or building particularly associated with Mycenaean citadels, in which a rectangular room is approached through a forecourt and vestibule forming an extension of one end. The principal room commonly contained a central hearth surrounded by four columns and a dais to one side.