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Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 4
THE TRANSFORMATION OF CATERPILLAR TO BUTTERFLY It is not difficult to see that the whole Agenda behind owning a bigger home, a newer car and more land is one of ego. This is an orientation toward the building of an empire of material wealth, in a vain...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Mabon, The Witch's Thanksgiving
To Autumn O Autumn. Laden with fruit, and stained With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof, there thou may'st rest, And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe; And all the daughters of the year shall dance, Sing now the lusty song...
Holidays >> Mabon
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 3
WAKE UP, GET DRESSED & MOVE OUT The search for Truth and meaning that occasionally marked the philosophies of the ancient world, appears to be in a state of serious decline in the present day. In our institutions of psychology and philosophy, there is...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Lughnasadh, The First Harvest Festival of The Year
Holidays >> Lammas
Yule, the Winter Solstice
ABOUT YULE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT YULE Yule, pronounced "you all", or jol is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and the longest night of the year. Yule, in Old Norse means, Wheel. As the Wheel of the Year is significant in pagan...
Holidays >> Yule
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 5
WHERE I LAY MY HEAD IS HOME A foot and light-hearted I take to the open road, Healthy, free, and the world before me, The long brown path before me leading Wherever I choose. Henceforth I ask not for good fortune, I myself am good fortune, Henceforth I...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Ostara - The Vernal Equimox
ABOUT OSTARA | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT OSTARA Ostara (pronounced Oh-star-ah) is also called Eostre, Easter, Vernal Equinox, Spring Equinox, and the First Day of Spring. This is the time of year when day & night are equal, and heralds the return of...
Holidays >> Ostara

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Theophilius Van Kannel patents the revolving door
In high-rise buildings of the late 19th century, regular exterior doors are hard to open because there is a slight vacuum caused by air flowing upwards through stairwells, elevator shafts and chimneys.
Why Don't People Use Revolving Doors?
The story goes like this: Theophilus Van Kannel hated chivalry. There was nothing he despised more than trying to walk in or out of a building, and locking horns with other men in a game of “oh you first, I insist.
Turn, turn, turn: Historic Evansville revolving door business is on the
From Unchivalrous Doors to Graffiti Warfare: This Week's Curios
American inventor Theophilus Van Kannel was not a fan of chivalry. The idea of holding doors open for women and playing the "you first" game drove him mad. So he invented the revolving door.
The Foreclosure Conveyor Belt That Could Remove as Many as 100000 Detroit
It took its first spin in Philadelphia in 1888, the brainchild of Theophilus Van Kannel, the soon-to-be founder of the Van Kannel Revolving Door Company.

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Theophilus Van Kannel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Theophilus Van Kannel (1841 – December 24, 1919) was an American inventor, famous for inventing the revolving door, patented on August 7, 1888.
Theophilus Van Kannel -
Theophilus Van Kannel invented the revolving door, which prevents cooled or heated air from inside a building from escaping as people enter and leave, and ...
What's the Point of Revolving Doors? | Mental Floss
May 12, 2015 As it turns out, this polite gesture would crush the feelings of the revolving door's creator, Theophilus Van Kannel. It is said that he so disliked ...
History of the Revolving Door - Who invented the revolving door
In 1888, Pennsylvania resident Theophilus Van Kannel received the first U.S. patent for a ...
Revolving Doors: Why don't we use them more? - Slate
Nov 7, 2013 The story goes like this: Theophilus Van Kannel hated chivalry. There was nothing he despised more than trying to walk in or out of a building, ...

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