Posts Tagged ‘memories’

Preserving Memories Through Time: The History of Post Mortem Portraits

People and cultures around the world have always understood death – the unavoidable part of everyone’s existence – in a multitude of ways. Some saw it as a gateway to a new life, while others viewed it as enigmatic and unexplainable. But more than anything, the living sought ways to preserve the memory of the […]

A Palestinian kitchen full of memories

We all have that one thing that brings us back to our origins. For some it is a certain song that reminds us of our roots; no matter how far away from our homeland, the lyrics make us feel we are back home. For others, it is a tangible item like an olive branch, an […]

My Memories of the 9/11 Boat Evacuation

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, my husband and I were awakened by a huge explosion that shook our building. We ran to the terrace on the 24th floor of our apartment building just six blocks from the World Trade Center to see thick black smoke coming from the North Tower. Then a second […]

Old Ryazan Treasure Hoard: Memories Of Mongol Sackings in Russia

Russian archaeologists have found yet another silver treasure hoard buried on the banks of a river in a remote forest near Old Ryazan. The so-called “Isad treasure” hoard was recently discovered in the forests near Old Ryazan (Staraya Ryazan) about 31 miles (50 km) from the modern city of Ryazan, Russia. Archaeologists from the Russian […]

The obliteration of memories

In the middle of the night, exactly one month ago, I had an altercation with my husband: I wanted to leave our house, but he was determined to stay. The consequences of this debate couldn’t be larger. It was the third night of the airstrikes in the 11-day escalation between Gaza and Israel in May. […]

Hellenic Society of Constantinopolitans Keeps Memories of the City Alive

Credit: Hellenic Society of Constantinopolitans The Hellenic Society of Constantinopolitans is keeping the culture and traditions of the Greeks from the city of Constantinople alive in Washington DC. Greeks of the diaspora around the world are known for their strong families and the ability to maintain unbroken connections with their homeland. This is perhaps even […]

Thanks for the Memories and Melodies, Jay

When Steven Spielberg recited the blessings over the Torah at his son Theo’s bar mitzvah, there was no need for the movie producer to audition a Baal Koreh (Torah reader) to perform the task flawlessly. Next to him stood Jay Braun, perhaps the most accomplished and talented Torah reader in the country and beyond. This […]

Renewed Violence In Northern Ireland Stirs Memories Of ‘The Troubles’

LONDON (AP) — Young people have hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline bombs at police and set hijacked cars and a bus on fire during a week of violence on the streets of Northern Ireland. Police responded with rubber bullets and water cannons. The streets were calmer Friday night, as community leaders appealed for calm after […]

Popular Polish Folk Candles Cause Jews To Have Meltdown Over Memories Of Being ‘Burned’ in Holocaust™

Even among Jews in Poland, few are shocked at this point by the popular figurines of haredi Orthodox Jews counting money that are sold there as good luck charms: Yet even locals are pausing to take stock of the latest development on that controversial theme: scented candles that one retailer advertised as “giving a pleasant […]

Right Wing Round-Up: Foggy Memories

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Distant Memories: The Sublime Art of James Sant

James Sant by Lock & Whitfield (c.1877) There is not much to say about 19th Century British painter James Sant other than his artworks, as for pictorial quality is concerned, speak quite clearly for themselves. As for subjects he mostly focused his attention on women, but most particularly children, so much so that at some […]

My Two Memories of Sheldon Adelson

Like many people involved in Jewish causes, I had many occasions over the years to meet Sheldon Adelson, who passed away today at the age of 87. Our conversations were pretty short. I admired all of his accomplishments, but I can’t say I knew him well. But two memories in particular stood out. One occurred […]

Israeli settlement hits Palestinian dreams and memories of Jerusalem airport

Construction near Palestinian village of Qalandiya has residents reminiscing about when they could still access Jerusalem International Airport Raafat Awadallah, the head of the Qalandiya village council, points to lands that have been confiscated by Israel due to settlement construction and the separation wall (MEE/Shatha Hammad) By Shatha Hammad in Qalandiya, occupied Jerusalem Published date: 19 December 2020 10:24 […]

On the fond memories of Tarun Gogoi

                        I have never tried to write something solely based on my own feelings till now. Neither did I ever felt like writing one; nor am I a public figure with huge number of followers. But, last evening when I heard of the demise […]

Unspeakable Memories: The Day John Kennedy Died

Counter Information Unspeakable Memories: The Day John Kennedy Died Updated on November 20, 2020. There is a vast literature on the assassination ofPresident John F. Kennedy, who died on this date,November 22, 1963. I have contributed my small share to such writing in an effort to tell the truth, honor him, and emphasize its profound […]

These “SCREEN MEMORIES” May Have Been Created………

to cover experiment terminations with many subjects. C.B. Scott Jones, a former ONI officer, is considered something of the Cardinal Richelieu of all these mind programs. He seems everywhere and nowhere at the same time. He is known to research the UFO phenomenon. Martin Cannon thinks that some subjects have been programmed to associate what […]

Recalling Memories From a Third-person Perspective Changes How Our Brain Processes Them

Adopting a third-person, observer point of view when recalling your past activates different parts of your brain than recalling a memory seen through your own eyes, according to a new paper. “Our perspective when we remember changes which brain regions support memory and how these brain regions interact together,” explained Peggy St Jacques, assistant professor […]

The Creator Of ‘The Sims’ Hopes To Put Your Own Memories Into His Next Game

Next Story Depending on your age and affinity for computer games, you may be familiar with The Sims and other games that stemmed from that. These games allow you to create your own house, decorate it, choose your family, your spouse, amusement park and essentially play God. Playing this game as a kid was always […]

Game-Changing Study: Epigenetic Memories are Passed Down 14 Successive Generations

GMI Reporter, GuestWaking Times The past of our ancestors lives on through us: Groundbreaking research illustrates how parental experience is not only epigenetically imprinted onto offspring, but onto an unprecedented number of future generations. Rather than occurring over the elongated time scale of millions of years, genetic change can transpire in real biological time […]

Fleeing 1917 revolution: Children of Russian émigrés cherish memories in Iran (VIDEO)

November 7 marks 100 years since the Russian Revolution when the Bolsheviks led by Vladimir Lenin took control of the country. This was the second consecutive revolution that year, or the second and final part of one big revolution, the previous one forcing Nicholas II off the throne and installing a provisional government in the […]

Mainstream Science Now Resembles CIA Mind Control Programs to Wipe Memories

August 19, 2017 By Aaron Kesel Years of research on mice proves that scientists can weaken or strengthen particular memories from the brain or outright delete inherited memories, the Guardian reported. Scientists hope that the new discovery could potentially be used to help those with cognitive decline or post-traumatic stress disorder by removing […]

Mainstream Science Now Resembling CIA Mind Control Programs to Wipe Memories

August 19, 2017 By Aaron Kesel Years of research on mice proves that scientists can weaken or strengthen particular memories from the brain or outright delete inherited memories, the Guardian reported. Scientists hope that the new discovery could potentially be used to help those with cognitive decline or post-traumatic stress disorder by removing […]

Scientists Now Claim They Can Erase Memories and Implant Fake Ones

This frightening aspect of scientific “progress” will be sold to people as a great way for us to help cure us of psychological disorders. Source Article from http://www.renegadetribune.com/scientists-now-claim-can-erase-memories-implant-fake-ones/

MEMORY HOLE: U.S. scientists have developed a "memory wipe" enzyme that can erase memories forever

(Natural News) Are there any bad memories in your life that you wish you could simply erase? Researchers might have found a way to do exactly that thanks to the discovery of the enzyme in the brain that plays a pivotal role in storing long-term memories. They believe that this enzyme could be targeted in […]

Scientists Just Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

Scientists have made some incredible new discoveries on how our minds can literally affect our biology, especially through the study of epigenetics, the brach of science that looks at how inherited changes of phenotype (appearance) or gene expression are caused by mechanisms other than changes in the underlying DNA sequence. Instead of looking at DNA as the […]

After 36,000 years, an ancient volcano near Rome is rumbling to life

     The country of Italy, home to one of the most famous volcanic disasters in history, is showing signs that another massive eruption is brewing, according to a new study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. Almost 2,000 years after the burial of Pompeii and nearby Herculaneum during the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in […]

Farage on Brexit and TRUMP’s election, as a new “Independence Day” for both the UK and America

Farage on Brexit and TRUMP’s election, as a new “Independence Day” for both the UK and America   .   This entry was posted on July 16, 2016 by Simon Gibson. It was filed under Uncategorized . Leave a Reply Cancel reply Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new […]

Will of the people: Syrians turn out in droves for parliamentary elections – U.S. preemptively dismisses any results

     Comment: Due to the high voter turnout, the polling in Syria has been extended by five hours. The response from the U.S. is predictably malevolent and hypocritical. Syria arguably shows a higher level of democracy than the United States, and more voters show up in any Syrian election than compared to any American election. […]

Leading Cancer Researcher Found Dead Hanging From Tree In Rubber Suit

A leading British cancer researcher was found dead in a rubber suit in woodland in a bizarre sex fetish, an inquest has heard. Professor Alan Clarke the 52 year old director of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute and Cancer Research UK, was reportedly found with a dog lead around his neck and was […]

Plastic Free French Coffee Press

Plastic Free French Coffee Press February 10th, 2016 Update: Found It Secura Stainless Steel French Press Coffee Maker $29. — My wife just broke my Bodum French press, so I thought I’d upgrade to one of the nice double-wall stainless steel presses I’ve seen […]

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