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

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TweetYumThe 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

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TweetYumEgypt’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

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TweetYumFirst 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 […]