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The Impundulu is a bird from the mythology of Pondo, Xhosa and Zulu from Africa. The name translates as ‘Lightning Bird’. It is as large as a human and is coloured black and white.
I’m still getting accustomed to this Italian dinner algorithm. Thankfully I’ve had plenty of practice and time to analyze. Since it’s the beginning of the season, our schedule has been sprinkled with organized meals—team dinner one night, dinner with a sponsor another. 1,049 more words
How do you memorialize a 1970s singer-songwriter?
Apparently, finding a river, a few boulders, a chisel, and some song lyrics is a good way to start. 928 more words
‘‘Belshazzar’s Feast’ (1635) (Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn).
”And this is the writing that was inscribed: mina, mina, shekel, half-mina. This is the interpretation of the matter: mina, God has numbered the days of your kingdom and brought it to an end; shekel, you have been weighed on the scales and found wanting; half-mina, your kingdom is divided and given to the Medes and Persians”. 61 more words