Today is the 70th anniversary of the execution of Sophie Scholl, a German university student who was convicted of high treason in 1943. Sophie and her brother, Hans, were members of the non-violent resistance… Continue reading
Taken from G. D. Falksen.
Yesterday afternoon Pope Benedict VI resigned, saying that he was suffering from ill-health and could not continue in his role as leader of the church. This announcement was met with shock, confusion, and… Continue reading
Well, we have all been snickering into our cups of tea today. Thank you, Mr. Obama.
I came across this video on YouTube today (from glamourdaze) and thoroughly enjoyed it – it’s amazing to see just how make up was applied in the days before foundation! Historical curiosities aside,… Continue reading