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History of Easter

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Easter,also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD.It is the culmination of the Passion of Jesus, preceded by Lent (or Great Lent), a forty-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance.Most Christians refer to the week before Easter as "Holy Week".It contains the days of the Easter Triduum, including Maundy Thursday, commemorating the Maundy and Last Supper, as well as Good Friday, commemorating the crucifixion and death of Jesus.In Western Christianity, Eastertide, or the Easter Season, begins on Easter Sunday and lasts seven weeks, ending with the coming of the fiftieth day, Pentecost Sunday. In Eastern Christianity, the season of Pascha begins on Pascha and ends with the coming of the fortieth day, the Feast of the Ascension.Easter and the holidays that are relat…

New Organ Found in Human Body and probably the largest organ

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A team of researchers from New York University School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the University of Pennsylvania has identified that layers of the human body long thought to be connective tissues — below the skin’s surface, lining the digestive tract, lungs, and urinary systems, and surrounding arteries, veins, and the fascia between muscles — are actually interconnected, fluid-filled compartments, categorizing them as an organ.
The newfound organ — the interstitium (connective tissue) — is a series of spaces, supported by a meshwork of strong (collagen) and flexible (elastin) connective tissue proteins found below the skin’s surface, lining the digestive tract, lungs and urinary systems, and surrounding arteries, veins, and the fascia between muscles.Importantly, the finding that this layer is a highway of moving fluid may explain why cancer that invades it becomes much more likely to spread.Draining into the ly…

Bill Gates speech about Nigeria and how to improve Nigeria economy.

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Your  Excellency Muhamadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; Senator Bukola Saraki, Senate President; Honorable Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House; Your Excellencies, executive governors of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; Royal fathers; Distinguished ladies and gentlemen. And as you say in Nigeria, all other protocols observed. Thank you for welcoming me to Nigeria. I've been coming here regularly since 2006, and I've always felt welcome. Nigerians usually greet me warmly. The first time I met the Sultan of Sokoto, I was honored that he greeted me with the gift of a white horse. At some point during every visit, though, some brave person eventually asks me—very politely—"Why are you actually here?" It's an understandable question. Most American technology guys don't wander around Nigeria learning about its health system. But I think I have a good answer. When we …

Entrepreneurial Lessons from Billy Graham

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The recent passing of Billy Graham has prompted countless tributes from religious and political leaders around the world. He was truly one of a kind, and I doubt we will see another religious figure like him.But now that I am in another life, building a business and figuring out the path of an entrepreneur, I’m experiencing his influence again. Dr. Graham wasn’t just a preacher or an evangelist. He was a brilliant entrepreneur. He founded the most successful crusade ministry in history, but he also started schools, magazines, retreat centers, and media companies.When someone says the name “Billy Graham,” a picture of the ultimate preacher and evangelist is usually what comes to mind. While that is obviously what his main claim to fame was, I believe it sells Billy Graham short. He was a preacher first and foremost, but it was his incredible entrepreneurial spirit that allowed him to operate in the size, scope, and longevity that he did.I’ve been reflecting on the lessons he has taught…

Human beings on brink of achieving IMMORTALITY by year 2050, expert reveals

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Dr Ian Pearson said human beings are very close to achieving immortality in a number of different ways, but only if you can make it to the year 2050. Anyone who dies before then could be part of the last generation of humans to die of old age.Dr Pearson said: "By 2050, it will only really be for the rich and famous. Most people on middle-class incomes and reasonable working-class incomes can probably afford this in the 2060s. So anyone 90 or under by 2060. If you were born sometime in 1970 onwards, that would make you 48 this year. So anybody under 50 has got a good chance of it, and anyone under 40 almost definitely will have access to this." There are several ways in which people can live forever, such as renewing body parts.This could be done in several ways, including genetic engineering that prevents or reverses the ageing of cells. People may be able to replace vital body organs with new parts. Scientists around the world are currently working on creating human organs …

Best Sleeping therapy

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Several adults are in pain. A 2015 study from the National Institutes of Health showed that 25 million U.S. adults cope with chronic pain every day. While everyone’s suffering is different—there are as many sources of pain as people—for many, how you sleep plays a crucial role.You might have being wondering  why you sleep, wake up and start feeling  pains. This is due to your sleeping  position.You might have tried purchasing a supportive mattress and pliable pillow, and eat healthy and exercise regularly, but yet still feel sore and stiff in the morning. According to the experts, it might be time to change my sleeping position.Advice for side-sleepersMost People sleep on their sides, according to the National Sleep Foundation. While many of them presumably do it without pain, this is not the best way to sleep. It can cause shoulder and hip pain, for one.On top of that, several studies have shown that sleeping on your right side can aggravate heartburn. Scientists think that’s because…

History of Christmas

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Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on 25 Decemberas a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is preceded by the season of Advent or the Nativity Fast and initiates the season of Christmastide, which historically in the West lasts twelve days and culminates on Twelfth Night;in some traditions, Christmastide includes an octave.The traditional Christmas narrative, the Nativity of Jesus, delineated in the New Testament says that Jesus was born in Bethlehem, in accordance with messianic prophecies;when Joseph and Mary arrived in the city, the inn had no room and so they were offered a stable where the Christ Child was soon born, with angels proclaiming this news to shepherds who then further disseminated the information.Christmas Day is a public holiday in many of the world's nations, is celebrated religiously by a majority of Christian…

Facts:Worlds quickest laser pulse can track electrons in slow motion

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The race to produce ever-faster laser pulses has set a new record, and it could lead to breakthroughs in our understanding of atom-level physics. A team at ETH Zurich has shortened an X-ray pulse to just 43 attoseconds (10-18 seconds), which is quick enough that you can observe electrons moving in slow motion. That, in turn, makes it realistic to study extremely fast processes, such as the formation of chemical bonds or the creation of electricity in solar cells. The system uses a mid-infrared laser to generate "soft" X-ray pulses with an extremely large spectral bandwidth. Previous attosecond-level pulses revolved around titanium-sapphire lasers, which limited the potential photon energy and effectively ruled out studying large chunks of the periodic table. ETH's breakthrough could significantly improve our understanding of how electrons behave, but there are also some practical benefits. You could see more efficient solar panels as scientists learn which materials and…

Facts:Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs

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Using a combination of the biblical text and an ancient Egyptian text, the researchers were then able to refine the dates of the Egyptian pharaohs, in particular the dates of the reign of Ramesses the Great. The results are published in the Royal Astronomical Society journal Astronomy & Geophysics.The biblical text in question comes from the Old Testament book of Joshua and has puzzled biblical scholars for centuries. It records that after Joshua led the people of Israel into Canaan -- a region of the ancient Near East that covered modern-day Israel and Palestine -- he prayed: "Sun, stand still at Gibeon, and Moon, in the Valley of Aijalon. And the Sun stood still, and the Moon stopped, until the nation took vengeance on their enemies.""Modern English translations, which follow the King James translation of 1611, usually interpret this text to mean that the sun and moon stopped moving," said Humphreys, who is also a Fellow of Selwyn College. "But going bac…

Latin American Music Awards 2017🏆

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The third annual Latin American Music Awards was filled with incredible performances from Camila Cabello, Becky G, Pitbull, Fifth Harmony, Bad Bunny, and Prince Royce just to name a few.Here's the complete list of winners:New Artist of the Year: OzunaArtist of the Year: Enrique IglesiasSong of the Year: Prince Royce & Shakira, "Deja Vu"Album of the Year: CNCO, Primera CitaFavorite Female Artist—Pop/Rock: Gloria TreviFavorite Male Artist—Pop/Rock: Enrique IglesiasFavorite Duo or Group—Pop/Rock: CNCOFavorite Album—Pop/Rock: CNCO, Primera CitaFavorite Song—Pop/Rock: CNCO, "Reggaeton Lento (Bailemos)"Favorite Artist—Regional Mexican: Gerardo OrtizFavorite Duo or Group—Regional Mexican: Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio LizárragaFavorite Album—Regional Mexican: Jenni Rivera, Paloma Negra Desde MonterreyFavorite Song—Regional Mexican: Christian Nodal, "Adiós Amor"Favorite Artist—Urban: J BalvinFavorite Song—Urban: Maluma, "Felices Los 4"Favorite A…

Foods That Will Improve Your Sleep

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Getting good sleep is incredibly important for your overall health.It may reduce your risk of developing certain chronic illnesses, keep your brain and digestion healthy and boost your immune system.To reap the health benefits of sleep, it is generally recommended to get between 7 and 9 hours of uninterrupted sleep each night.Despite its importance, many people struggle with sleeping enough. Insomnia, or the chronic inability to sleep, is often the cause.There are many strategies you can use to promote good sleep, including making changes to your diet, as some foods have sleep-promoting properties.Here are the 9 best foods you can eat before bed to enhance your sleep quality.
1. Tart Cherry Juice
Two Glasses of Cherry Juice
Tart cherry juice has some impressive health benefits.First, it’s high in a few important nutrients. An 8-ounce (240-ml) serving contains 62% of your daily needs for vitamin A, 40% for vitamin C and 14% for manganese.Additionally, it is a rich source of antioxidants…