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Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
The Concept of Sarasvati
In my young age, on every occasion of the Sarasvati-Puja, I used to wonder how the goddess Sarasvati came to be associated with learning. There is no story of her birth as in case of Lakshmi and Parvati, for example. Therefore, the period of her appearing as...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
The Truth Behind the History of the Necronomicon
I don't think there are many people out there who haven't heard of the Necronomicon and the dreadful things connected with it. We've all heard the theories about how it is a Satanist tool; actual copies of the book are bound in human skin and how you risk...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian

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Blog: The World's Fair bridge?
Dunn's Bridge on the Kankakee River, in rural Porter County, is host to Dunn's Bridge Park, a county park since 2005. Legend has it that the steel used to build the bridge came from the original Ferris wheel at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
Trout fishing starts next week
Catch and release trout fishing will begin March 19 at nine sites in Illinois, including Rock Creek in Kankakee River State Park, where the trout stocking will be done at the Deselm Road bridge.
GUEST COMMENTARY: Reflecting on the life, history of a Region 'river rat'
The Kankakee Marsh attracted a wide range of men. After the hunters and trappers came the farmers. While most of these early pioneers were honorable and upright, some were of the unsavory type.
College softball: KCC's pitching woes leads to doubleheader sweep
Kankakee Community College had a rough time Tuesday against Indian River State with its pitching staff surrendering 17 walks over the course of a two-game sweep. The Cavaliers (2-2) allowed eight walks during an 11-3 loss in the opener.
California venture strikes gold for town of Lowell
Our only natural border is the Kankakee River. ... No one can go anywhere but us.

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