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Origins of the Celts
Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Grimassi, Raven
Raven Grimassi is the author of several books on Wicca and Witchcraft, including The Wiccan Mysteries, which was awarded Book of the Year and First Place-Spirituality Book by the Coalition of Visionary Retailers in 1998. Raven Grimassi was born in 1951 to an...
Real Interviews >> Authors
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
Story of the Celts: Who are the Celts?
The ancient Celts were a group of culturally similar peoples who once occupied most of central and western Europe, north of the Greco-Roman world. Perhaps the most common cultural characteristic of the ancient Celts were the Celtic languages, a branch of the...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Baba Yaga: A Demon or A Goddess?
Growing up in Kiev, Ukraine, I loved reading and listening to fairy tales. These stories, filled with Slavic flavor, were opening up a new world for me, a world where one is to learn lessons and always to succeed, a world in which no matter how many hardships...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic

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NEWSLETTER. In this issue. ◆ Parents as Adult Learners of Mathematics.
The solution of the - Mathematics and Statistics, University of Victoria
how to speak of the structure of wnoes when all disperses and there's nothing fixed to tell? —Philip Holmes, Background Noise. Folk-Mathematics.
1 1. Introduction It is convenient to teach mathematics using out-of
understanding the cabinetmakers' everyday uses of mathematics. Maier (1980) identifies it as folk mathematics.
Sep 1, 2005 years: folk mathematics and folk psychology.
Name of Teaching Staff : Dr Narayan Chandra Ghosh Designation
Field : Fluid Mechanics , Folk Mathematics. University : Kalyani. PhDs / Projects Guided.

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Alex's Adventures in Numberland by Alex Bellos – review
For these folk, mathematics is a proud human endeavour more profound than science and more creative than art. For people like Bellos, mathematics is beautiful.

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Folk mathematics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Informal mathematics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Folk Math - IAE-Pedia
Apr 9, 2010 This page contains a 1976 article on Folk Math written by Gene Maier. It also contains an email letter from Gene Maier written in April 2008.

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