London 2012: Olympics opening ceremony details revealed – “Green And Pleasant”

The Olympic Stadium will be transformed into the “British countryside” for the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Games on 27 July. The “Green and Pleasant” theme is a line taken from William Blake’s 1808 poem, “And did those feet in ancient time”, from a collection of writings known as the Prophetic Books. It is […]

Magic Friday: Egypt closes Great Pyramid of Giza following rumours of 11/11/11 rituals

Egypt’s antiquities authority closed the largest of the Giza pyramids Friday following rumours that groups would try to hold spiritual ceremonies on the site at 11:11 A.M. on Nov. 11, 2011. The authority’s head Mustafa Amin said in a statement Friday that the pyramid of Khufu, also known as Cheops, would be closed to visitors […]

9/11 First Responders Not Invited To 10th Anniversary Ceremony At Ground Zero

First responders will not be invited to this year’s 9/11 ceremony at Ground Zero. That’s the word from city officials who say there isn’t enough room for the tens of thousands of firefighters, police and other rescue workers. According to a report by the Daily News, security issues and making sure that all of the […]