Archive for April 16th, 2019

April 16th, 2019 - 10:47 pm § in Misc.

What Notre Dame looks like now

As you can see, the stone work is intact. Most of the damage was to the 13th century oak roof. Thanks to a Vassar College art professor (who passed away a few months ago), a precise laser map of the entire structure exists, which will be an invaluable aid in the restoration to come. Read […][...]

April 16th, 2019 - 10:40 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: Whatisit?

A. Roman bed pan B. Pendant from Minoan necklace C. Lamp showing menorah D. Aztec royal hat E. Fish line weight from Peru[...]

April 16th, 2019 - 8:34 am § in Foreign Affairs

Kim Jung Un Sets Conditions for Further Talks With Don John Trump

(Global Times, 4/12/2019) During First Session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly,  Kim Jong-un said he is willing to meet the US president again on certain conditions.  Kim was re-elected as chairman of the DPRK’s State Affairs Commission (SAC). “If the United States adopts a[...]