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2014-09-24 08:25:09

New Movie THE SONG Addresses Themes of Love, Sex and Meaning in Hollywood's 'Year of the Bible' LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Before SHADES OF GRAY, "Dating Naked", or even Harlequin romance novels, there was Song of Solomon, the "sexy" book of the Bible. From the best-selling book of all time, the racy Song of Solomon has inspired a new movie THE SONG opening nationwide this Friday. Starring Alan Powell of pop band Anthem Lights, Caitlin Nicol-Thomas ("Nashville"), and Ali...

Israeli Researchers Unearth Palace That May Have Been Home To King David
2013-07-19 11:40:28

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The  ruins of a large palace extending across an area of 3,200 square feet have been uncovered by researchers from Hebrew University (HUJI) and the Israel Antiquities Authorit (IAA). According to the researchers, who have spent the past several years unearthing the ruins, the site at Khirbet Qeiyafa is attributed to the time of King David and is identified with the biblical city of Shaarayim. The site consists of two royal public...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'