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Wikipedia removes 'Bicholim war' hoax



A Wikipedia entry about a conflict between Portugal and India’s Maratha Empire turned out to be a hoax. The on-line encyclopedia has now removed the a…
Divine Aim

Superior Secrets (Lake Superior Mysteries)

It’s wintertime on the North Shore and the snow is thick on the ground. Jonah Borden, the coffee-guzzling, wisecracking, mystery-solving man of the cloth, is about to tie the knot with his sweetheart, Leyla Bennett. 17 more words

The Metcalf Stone Gives Up Its Secret

Copyright © 2013 by B.L. Freeborn

An exciting new series of posts begins! New translations of ancient North American Stones …..

The Metcalf Stone is a unique and important discovery. 757 more words

Ancient History

Death and Remembrance (4-18-1924)

The tale begins exactly 90 years ago today. And like 2014, April 18th that year was Good Friday.

At 7:30 in the evening, a passerby noticed smoke coming from Curran Hall, a four-story brick hulk at 1363 South Blue Island Avenue.  347 more words


THE DIANA RIVERS MYSTERIES - Volume One: Boxed Set of 3 Murder Mystery Suspense Novels featuring "Diana Rivers" (The Diana Rivers Mysteries Boxed Sets)

Welcome to the 1st Diana Rivers, Mystery Suspense Volume , featuring the first three books in the series: THE ASSASSINS’ VILLAGE, CHILDREN OF THE PLANTATION & THE SURGEON’S BLADE. 16 more words

Feelings of solitude, at word of his death

Still one of the best novels I ever read, with one of the best opening lines:
“Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.” –Gabriel García Márquez, “One Hundred Years of Solitude.”

Andy Hayes

Book review: Lord Peter Views the Body

Earlier this week, I finished this anthology of Peter Wimsey short stories, published in 1928. (I’m slowly making my way through the Wimsey books, depending on my library’s availability, though eventually I’ll cave and get an Audible account and figure out how to update my car stereo to play downloaded files on my phone.) 626 more words