Literary archetypes
Archetypal literary criticism is a type of critical theory that interprets a text by focusing on recurring myths and archetypes (from the Greek archē, "beginning," and typos, "imprint") in the narrati...
Malian hero scales Paris building to save child
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday praised the heroism of Malian immigrant, Mamoudou Gassama, who scaled the facade of a four-storey building to save a child hanging from a ledge, saying the city will...
Russian 'Rambo' Called In Airstrikes On HIMSELF When Surrounded By ISIS Fighters
Surrounded by jihadists near the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, Alexander Prokhorenko (left, with his pregnant wife Ekaterina), 25, ordered Russian warplanes to obliterate the area.
REAL LIFE HEROES | 2016 | Faith In Humanity Restored
REAL LIFE HEROES | 2016 | Faith In Humanity Restored | RESPECT
Crossing The Veil: The Pre-Christian Origins Of Halloween And Samhain
Halloween, or the ancient Samhain, is considered the time of year when the veil between our world and the spirit world is at its thinnest. As darkness falls and families light their pumpkin Jack-o'-la...
Army Veteran, 75, Saves Kids From Knife-Wielding Teen
James Vernon credits his knife-fighting training from 50 years ago for disarming Dustin Brown, 19, inside of a public library Tuesday. A knife-wielding Illinois teen stormed a children's chess class, ...
Spencer Stone, French Train Attack Hero, Stabbed In Sacramento
French train attack hero Spencer Stone was in a stable condition after being stabbed early Thursday morning. Spencer Stone, one of three Americans who helped foil a terror attack on a French train in ...
Forget Oregon’s Gunman. Remember The Hero Who Charged Straight At Him.
No amount of murder seems likely to result in gun control soon. So let’s do what we can to stop the lunacy—by reserving the limelight for the vet who rushed the killer. Forget the 26-year-old zero who...
U.S. Airman Spencer Stone's Heroic Actions Aboard Attacked Train Are 'No Surprise' To Hometown Friends
Spencer Stone is a true American hometown hero to his friends and former co-workers in Carmichael, California, and they were not surprised to learn that he risked his own life to stop a gunman who ope...
English Nursery Rhymes With Unexpected And Sometimes Disturbing Historical Origins
Many people associate nursery rhymes with reading happy stories to children, or remember being children themselves and chanting them while they play. However, the popular explanations for the origins ...
Badass of the Week: Jack Pritchard
One of the most decorated firefighters in FDNY history. Standing all of five foot five and weighing in at a little over a hundred and fifty pounds, John J. Pritchard joined the Department in 1970 and ...
Tech Titans’ Latest Project: Defy Death
The tech titans who founded Google, Facebook, eBay, Napster and Netscape are using their billions to rewrite the nation’s science agenda and transform biomedical research. Their objective is to use th...
Celebrating Beltane: The Return to the Divine Feminine.
Beltane can be traced back to Irish mythology and early historical writings. It is the ushering in of summer, and the opportunity to give thanks for surviving another winter. Beltane is rejoicing in ...
Women Feet Surgery - Plastic Surgery To Look Better In High Heels
Women of the world, you probably know this moment, too: You ask the polite shoe salesman to bring you that snakeskin lace-up stiletto or navy ballet flat in a 9 or 7 or whatever, and he brings a shoe ...
Captain Robert Trimble saved 1,000 US POWs from certain death but never said a word
Capt Robert Trimble, of Harrisburg, PA, was sent on a daring undercover mission to save hundreds of US POWs from Soviet danger as the Nazis fell in the East. It is finally revealed in a new book.
Hero
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Folklore
Study culture at Folklore Museum all this December The Institute for Southern Thai Studies has realized and honored His majesty King Bhumibols kindness, and ...
Folklore
Folklore (or lore) consists of legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs included in the traditions of a culture, subculture, or gro...
Frankenstein
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley about the young student of scienceVictor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in an un...
Crossing The Veil: The Pre-Christian Origins Of Halloween And Samhain
Halloween, or the ancient Samhain, is considered the time of year when the veil between our world and the spirit world is at its thinnest. As darkness falls and families light their pumpkin Jack-o'-la...
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes (/ˈʃɜrlɒk ˈhoʊmz/) is a fictional character created by Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a graduate of the University of Edinburgh Medical School. A London-based "c...
Harlequin
Harlequin (/ˈhɑrləˌkwɪn/; Italian: Arlecchino, French: Arlequin) is the most well known of the zanni or comic servant characters from the Italian Commedia dell'arte. Traditionally believed to ...
Ballos (dance)
The Ballos Sirtos (Greek: Μπάλος) (from the Italian ballo via Latin "ballo" which derives from the Greek verb "βαλλίζω" ballizo, "to dance, to jump"), is one of the best known Greek folk island d...
Saint George: Devotions, traditions and prayers
Saint George is one of Christianity's most popular saints, and is highly honored by both the Western and Eastern Churches. A wide range of devotions, traditions, and prayers to honor the saint have em...
Agenoria (goddess)
Agenoria is a Roman goddess of activity (actus). Her name is presumably derived from the Latin verb ago, agere, egi, actum, "to do, drive, go." She is named only by St. Augustine, who places her among...
Demons
A demon, daemon, or fiend is a supernatural, often malevolent being prevalent in religion, occultism, literature, fiction, mythology and folklore. The original Greek word daimon does not carry the neg...