SPORTSWOMAN Easkey Britton is behind a new Oxfam campaign 'Female Heroes' which encourages Irish people to celebrate the inspirational women in their lives. Donegal-born Ms Britton, who pioneered surfing ...
Cooperstown should call on good doctor Dr. Frank Jobe never struck out a batter in the major leagues, but a case can be made that he is the game’s career saves leader. FULL ARTICLE AT Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
On the Alaska Highway there are wonderful collections of Pioneer artifacts left behind after there usefullness ran out. They have stories left to tell so many of them have been collected so others can read...
LOS ANGELES 8212 Dr. Frank Jobe, a pioneering orthopedic surgeon who was the first to perform an elbow procedure that became known as Tommy John surgery and saved the careers of countless major league pitchers, died Thursday. He was 88. FULL ARTICLE AT Wilkes-Barre Weekender
On the rural highways of western Canada there are wonderful collections of Pioneer artifacts left behind after there usefullness ran out. They have stories left to tell so many of them have been collected so...
Dr. Pat McGovern, author of Uncorking the Past, is “a notable pioneer in the fascinating field of experimental fermented beverage archaeology“: Most recently, his team worked on artifacts found in various sites in Denmark and Sweden that once held ancient ... FULL ARTICLE AT Andrew Sullivan's Daily Dish
Those hoping to replace Pluto with a new planet may be disappointed with news about the hypothetical “Planet X.” The gas giant looming in the outer reaches of our solar system was nowhere to be found as NASA’s Wide-field ... FULL ARTICLE AT International Business Times
Steve Cibor loaded his Ford Explorer with a few samples of Tibetan rugs and drove for days along the East Coast in 1994, trying to persuade retailers to sell the expensive hand-woven pieces. FULL ARTICLE AT The Baltimore Sun
An adventurer or adventuress is a term that usually takes one of three meanings:
In fiction, the adventurer figure or Picaro may be regarded as a descendant of the knight-errant of Medieval romance. Like the knight, the adventurer roams through episodic encounters, usually involving wealth, romance, or fighting. Unlike the knight, the adventurer was a realistic figure, often lower class or... Full
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