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Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Enochian Temples
Constructing Enochian Temples During the six months beginning November, 1985, I was involved in an extended exploration of the Enochian Tablet of Earth. There was no purpose to the work other than tourism - I merely wanted to see what was there and record it...
Magick >> Enochian
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
Art during the Age of Faith
The Age of Faith is the one thousand medieval years from 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. It must be noted though that faith was not a uniquely medieval phenomenon as medieval pursuits were not purely geared towards faith only.
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Poetry & Fable >> Short Stories
The Legend of Stonehenge
Stonehenge has fascinated thousands of people throughout the ages, even today people are still wondering about the origins of the mysterious Stonehenge. Today's scientists and historians are still unable to come to a solid theory of when, why, by whom, and...
Earth Mysteries >> Mystic Places
What day are you born on?
The day of the month on which the you were born - regardless of which month or year it is - is a key numerological indicator, providing an excellent "thumbnail sketch" of standout traits. It strongly influences your Life Path and is helpful in...
Symbology >> Numerology

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Cold Formed Steel Vs. Wood Frame Construction
This is key, because insurers look at the individual parts of the project, which for underwriting purposes may be classified under one of five other designations—frame, joisted masonry, masonry non-combustible, modified fire resistive and fire resistive.
Understanding Commercial Property Underwriting and 'COPE'
For example, an underwriter may offer coverage to a restaurant in a masonry/non-combustible building (construction class “4”); but may not be willing to offer coverage to the same operation located in a joisted/masonry building (construction class “2”).
We Like Our Precast Transmitter Shelter
My personal favorite was joisted masonry construction: concrete block walls topped with closely-spaced roof joists covered with a wood or metal roof deck. This provided for a sturdy, secure, well-insulated and durable shelter for transmitter equipment.

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