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#10 The Classical Astronomers

The classical Greek astronomers between 624 BCE and the 12oo’s CE did not consider themselves scientists. Astronomy was considered more of a philosophy than a science. 2,139 more words

Astronomy

10 Months Old

The last month Alexandria has been busy perfecting the crawl, cruise and walk while pushing things. She is moving around the house at a pace that is getting concerning, outlet protectors and baby gate are becoming very handy! 12 more words

Newborn

Claude Monet Born Today in 1840

Claude Monet, born today in 1840, painted Water Lilies in the last decade of his life.

Claude Monet. Water Lilies. 1914-26. Photograph by John Wronn… 7 more words

Art & Culture

A World of Portraits - Exhibition at Wekalet Behna Sept 2014

Me at Wekalet Behna with two of my pieces. Photo by Butheina Shalan

My exhibition programme in Alexandria, Egypt (FULL CIRCLE)  featured a show of portraits on paper.  148 more words

Art

How to Live on a Stipend?

1. What is stipend?

Stipend is  FIXED regular sum paid as your allowance.

2. How do you get the stipend?

Your program coordinator will give you a cheque that orders a bank to pay money from an account (which is most likely       from U.S Department of State’ account) You can withdraw your money through ATM or as simply as going to the nearest bank. 596 more words

CCIP

Notes about Old Town Alexandria

I asked Siri where the closest sushi place was after today’s sessions at the NCTE conference.  She directed me to the historic district of Alexandria, Virginia.   337 more words

Other Reviews

Va. Food Truck Recovered After Stolen, Damaged

UPDATED: November 22, 2014 9:30 a.m.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WNEW) — The owners of a gourmet popcorn shop say polive have recovered their stolen food truck. 374 more words

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