Tuesday, 21 August, 2018

The enormity of our world's needs is overwhelming, and without a compassionate heart, distressing news can appear to be just black and white. A few of these intractable issues mentioned here need our prayers and action.

Nasturtium

Nasturtium

Tropaeolum, commonly known as nasturtium (literally “nose-twister” or “nose-tweaker”), is a genus of roughly 80 species of annual and perennial herbaceous flowering plants. It was named by Carl Linnaeus in his book Species Plantarum and is the only genus in the family Tropaeolaceae. The nasturtiums received their common name because they produce oil similar to that of watercress (Nasturtium officinale).

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The Leo Constellation

The Leo Constellation

Leo is one of the constellations of the zodiac, lying between Cancer the crab to the west and Virgo the maiden to the east. Its name is Latin for lion, and to the ancient Greeks represented the Nemean Lion killed by the mythical Greek hero Heracles (known to the ancient Romans as Hercules) as one of his twelve labours. One of the 48 constellations described by the 2nd-century astronomer Ptolemy, Leo

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World's Most Liveable Cities 2018

World’s Most Liveable Cities 2018

Vienna, Austria Melbourne, Australia Osaka, Japan Calgary, Canada Sydney, Australia Vancouver, Canada (tie) Toronto, Canada (tie) Tokyo, Japan Copenhagen, Denmark Adelaide, Australia Melbourne has finally lost the title of world’s most liveable city after a seven-year reign. The Australian city came in second place on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2018 ranking of the world’s most liveable cities, missing out on the

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Peaks, Paths And Peace In The Yorkshire Dales

Peaks, Paths And Peace In The Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales is an upland area of the Pennines in Northern England in the historic county of Yorkshire, most of it in the Yorkshire Dales National Park created in 1954. The Dales comprises river valleys and the hills, rising from the Vale of York westwards to the hilltops of the Pennine watershed. In Ribblesdale, Dentdale and Garsdale, the area extends westwards across the watershed, but most

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Banned 21 Years Ago, Chemical Attacks Go Unchecked

Banned 21 Years Ago, Chemical Attacks Go Unchecked

Sweeping US sanctions imposed on Russia last week as punishment for the Salisbury nerve agent attack help maintain the comforting impression of an international community united in its determination to prevent the use of chemical weapons. Airstrikes by US, British and French forces on Syrian regime targets after April’s chlorine gas atrocity in Douma

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