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LEGO's Next Architectural Masterpiece Is A 60-Centimetre-Tall Replica Of Big Ben - Gizmodo Australia

Posted: 21 May 2016 07:16 AM PDT


Gizmodo Australia

LEGO's Next Architectural Masterpiece Is A 60-Centimetre-Tall Replica Of Big Ben
Gizmodo Australia
The top of the Elizabeth Tower can also be removed revealing an equally tiny version of Big Ben's bell behind the clock faces. But disappointingly, a matching Minifig version of the royal family is an obvious glaring omission here. Come on, LEGO, at ...

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Vanishing West Georgia: Zion Episcopal Church - LaGrange Daily News

Posted: 21 May 2016 06:01 AM PDT


LaGrange Daily News

Vanishing West Georgia: Zion Episcopal Church
LaGrange Daily News
Built in 1848, the Tudor-Gothic Revival style is typical of an English rural parish church. Much of its interior was made from local walnut, ... The bell tower is supported by massive beams, all connected by wooden pegs and mortise and tenon joints ...

8 Tanda Anda Lebih Cerdas dari Kebanyakan Orang - National Geographic

Posted: 21 May 2016 12:45 AM PDT


National Geographic

8 Tanda Anda Lebih Cerdas dari Kebanyakan Orang
National Geographic
Antara Tambang Legendaris dan Lonceng Penanda Waktu. Di Kota Perth, Bell Tower berkembang menjadi atraksi wisata dan museum yang menyimpan koleksi ... Berjumpa Lumba-lumba di Tepian Samudra. Sebelum akhirnya pulang menuju ke bandara ...

How two men — and the mission — kept the KKK out of SLO - The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)

Posted: 20 May 2016 07:58 PM PDT


The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)

How two men — and the mission — kept the KKK out of SLO
The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)
And the profits went to repair the church and build what is now Mission College Preparatory High School. The Great Depression delayed the removal of the clapboard and the rebuilding of the iconic five-arch bell tower until 1934-36. Sinsheimer and ...

Entertainment Calendar: May 21 to 30, 2016 - Oneonta Daily Star

Posted: 20 May 2016 05:07 PM PDT


Entertainment Calendar: May 21 to 30, 2016
Oneonta Daily Star
Concert: 'The Last Waltz' live by The Rev Tor Band and friends, 8 p.m., Oneonta Theatre, 47 Chestnut St., Oneonta. To benefit St. James' Food Pantry. Concert: De Temps Antan, 8 p.m., Earlville Opera house, 18 E. Main St. For info: (315) 691-3550 ...

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Guthrie to hold cancer survivor's day at Tioga Downs - Elmira Star-Gazette

Posted: 20 May 2016 03:21 PM PDT


Elmira Star-Gazette

Guthrie to hold cancer survivor's day at Tioga Downs
Elmira Star-Gazette
The Guthrie Cancer Center will host a celebration for area cancer survivors from 1 to 4 p.m. June 5 under a tent at the Tioga Downs Casino racetrack in Nichols. Cancer survivors and their guests from across the area are invited to join the celebration.

Right Reverend Jackson Ole Sapit elected new Anglican Church head - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)

Posted: 20 May 2016 02:00 PM PDT


The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)

Right Reverend Jackson Ole Sapit elected new Anglican Church head
The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)
Just about 15 minutes earlier, the sound of pealing church bells signaled the end of the exercise, bringing to a close a three-hour wait for the announcement of the new Archbishop-elect. Sapit, who is less than a month away from his 52nd birthday, has ...

Wagner-Good VFW Post 216 announces Memorial Day celebration - Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers

Posted: 20 May 2016 12:34 PM PDT


Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers

Wagner-Good VFW Post 216 announces Memorial Day celebration
Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers
Each year, the VFW honors and helps veterans through “Buddy” Poppies. Assembled by disabled and needy veterans, the proceeds of the flowers are used to provide them with financial assistance. The poppy was adopted as the official memorial flower in ...

Not a Fun Job: Meet the Wreckmaster, the Man in Charge of the Cargo - Dan's Papers

Posted: 20 May 2016 10:38 AM PDT


Dan's Papers

Not a Fun Job: Meet the Wreckmaster, the Man in Charge of the Cargo
Dan's Papers
Somehow, from today's perspective, I am imagining a man with a badge sitting at a desk in an office in Southampton or Sag Harbor and the phone rings and he says “Hello” and then “I'll be right down there,” and then he heads out the door. But this was ...

In search of sanctuary - The Boston Globe

Posted: 20 May 2016 10:09 AM PDT


The Boston Globe

In search of sanctuary
The Boston Globe
Those who have keys to the church surrender them, dropping them with a plink into an aluminum colander. Everyone takes an object — a Bible, a candle, a cross. They sing a final hymn, “Now Thank We All Our God.” In the clock tower, the bells clang 11 ...

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Vietnam veteran is grand marshal for Memorial Day parade - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 20 May 2016 09:17 AM PDT


Chicago Tribune

Vietnam veteran is grand marshal for Memorial Day parade
Chicago Tribune
"When I told (the recruiter) I was volunteering not only to be a medic, but also for Airborne, and also go to Vietnam, he offered me a cup of coffee and a couple cigarettes, pulled out a chair and said 'sit down and sign the enlistment contract before ...

Jeffrey Smart's partner Ermes De Zan recalls artist's life in Tuscany - The Australian

Posted: 20 May 2016 07:05 AM PDT


The Australian

Jeffrey Smart's partner Ermes De Zan recalls artist's life in Tuscany
The Australian
On every hilltop is a village with its fortress and soaring bell tower. Rows of cypress trees lead to ... It is a classical landscape, almost unchanged since it inspired the peerless artists of the Renaissance; the long, golden summer twilight, the ...

What To Do: Chester County Studio Tour keeps on growing - The Unionville Times

Posted: 20 May 2016 06:10 AM PDT


The Unionville Times

What To Do: Chester County Studio Tour keeps on growing
The Unionville Times
For three-quarters of a century, LuLu's Shriners have been sponsoring an annual circus performance at various locations in the Delaware Valley. This weekend, the 75th Annual LuLu Shrine Circus will be held at LuLu Temple (5140 Butler Pike, Plymouth ...

You didn't always have to be Jewish - Jewish Chronicle

Posted: 20 May 2016 03:30 AM PDT


Jewish Chronicle

You didn't always have to be Jewish
Jewish Chronicle
"No", he said, "I won't be living in an ivory tower." The opening line on that very first programme said it all. I had the idea from an ... That was certainly true of a woman called Mrs Bellringer. I shall never forget that name. She said she hadn't ...

Kirkham's St Michael's bells to mark 170 years - Lytham Today

Posted: 20 May 2016 03:07 AM PDT


Lytham Today

Kirkham's St Michael's bells to mark 170 years
Lytham Today
The 46-metre high tower and spire were added in 1844 by architect Edmund Sharpe and the set of eight bells was installed in 1846 by Mears and Stainbank. Meanwhile, St Michael's Church hosts a 'Big Brekkie' for Christian Aid Week this Saturday from ...

Things Learned At Roadburn Festival - The Quietus

Posted: 20 May 2016 02:00 AM PDT


The Quietus

Things Learned At Roadburn Festival
The Quietus
Cocooned on the upper balcony of Tilburg's mighty 013 complex, consumed by, say, the elephantine bass weight of Brothers of the Sonic Cloth; or standing inside the Het Patronaat church just over the road, feedback squalling, Russell Haswell bent over ...

Swan River dolphin Pirulli and calf found dead near Elizabeth Quay - Perth Now

Posted: 20 May 2016 12:39 AM PDT


Perth Now

Swan River dolphin Pirulli and calf found dead near Elizabeth Quay
Perth Now
A Department of Parks and Wildlife spokeswoman said a female dolphin named Pirulli was recovered from the river in an area known as Perth Water, downstream from the Bell Tower, at about 9am Friday. She said DPAW later received reports of a dead baby ...

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Tingkat Aborsi Tetap Tinggi di Negara Miskin, Rendah di Negara Kaya - National Geographic

Posted: 19 May 2016 07:45 PM PDT


National Geographic

Tingkat Aborsi Tetap Tinggi di Negara Miskin, Rendah di Negara Kaya
National Geographic
Tingkat aborsi anjlok di negara maju, tetapi di negara-negara berkembang, justru banyak aborsi yang tidak aman terjadi dengan tingkat yang naik. (Baca : Kontroversi Aborsi untuk Mencegah Infeksi Zika). Penelitian yang diterbitkan dalam jurnal medis ...

Ringmer - Sussex Express

Posted: 19 May 2016 04:14 PM PDT


Ringmer
Sussex Express
HISTORY STUDY GROUP: This evening's (Friday) talk, at 7.45pm in the Village Hall, will be given by the popular speaker, Ian Everest. His topic for tonight is a talk entitled 'Tales from the Riverbank: a glimpse of past life in the River Ouse valley ...

Holy Hubble! See a super-sized Mars get bigger than it's looked for a decade - GeekWire

Posted: 19 May 2016 03:58 PM PDT


GeekWire

Holy Hubble! See a super-sized Mars get bigger than it's looked for a decade
GeekWire
Mars as seen by Hubble This image of Mars was captured on May 12 by the Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3 and UVIS. Click on the image for an annotated view. (Credit: NASA, / ESA / STScI / AURA / J. Bell / ASU / M. Wolff / STScI).

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Bishop to View St. Francis' Church Demolition - iBerkshires.com

Posted: 19 May 2016 03:53 PM PDT


iBerkshires.com

Bishop to View St. Francis' Church Demolition
iBerkshires.com
The extent of the deterioration of the 150-year-old church became apparent late last week when brick facing on the south side of the bell tower fell on the lawn and North Church Street. Engineers hired by the Diocese of Springfield determined that the ...

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Highlights of Southern Ireland - Minnesota Connected

Posted: 19 May 2016 10:52 AM PDT


Minnesota Connected

Highlights of Southern Ireland
Minnesota Connected
I used to think the idea of Ireland being completely and richly green was probably a stereotype, but that didn't last for long. That idea was dashed before my plane even landed. As I gazed out the window, as soon as the clouds dispersed the first thing ...

INDIANA COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Otto is the voice of many memories - Indiana Gazette

Posted: 19 May 2016 07:38 AM PDT


Indiana Gazette

INDIANA COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Otto is the voice of many memories
Indiana Gazette
Otto climbed more radio towers, worked on radar equipment and even saw a little action. After 11 months in Vietnam, Sgt. Otto came home, was awarded a Bronze Star and was discharged. Like many other Vietnam veterans, Otto was not greeted with a ...

LEGO Creator Expert 10253 Big Ben officially announced [News] - The Brothers Brick

Posted: 19 May 2016 07:11 AM PDT


The Brothers Brick

LEGO Creator Expert 10253 Big Ben officially announced [News]
The Brothers Brick
LEGO's Sydney Opera House was released in 2013, but now LEGO has finally announced their next Creator Expert model of a famous piece of architecture, that grand icon of England, 10253 Big Ben. It will retail for $249.99 USD, and will be available ...

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Lego's Next Architectural Masterpiece Is a Two-Feet-Tall Replica of Big Ben - Gizmodo

Posted: 19 May 2016 07:01 AM PDT


Gizmodo

Lego's Next Architectural Masterpiece Is a Two-Feet-Tall Replica of Big Ben
Gizmodo
The top of the Elizabeth Tower can also be removed revealing an equally tiny version of Big Ben's bell behind the clock faces. But disappointingly, a matching Minifig version of the royal family is an obvious glaring omission here. Come on, Lego, at ...
LEGO Creator Expert 10253 Big Ben officially announced [News]The Brothers Brick
LEGO reveals 2' tall Big Ben Creator setSlashGear

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Battle of Jutland centenary to be commemorated at Brooksby home of Admiral Beatty - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 19 May 2016 05:47 AM PDT


Battle of Jutland centenary to be commemorated at Brooksby home of Admiral Beatty
Leicester Mercury
It will also be open from 7pm-10pm on Tuesday, May 31, the anniversary of the battle, when a half-muffled peal of bells will mark a Hoby sailor killed in the battle. During both world wars Brooksby Hall served as a convalescent home for wounded servicemen.

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International Carillon Festival - Illinois Times

Posted: 19 May 2016 05:38 AM PDT


International Carillon Festival
Illinois Times
By definition, a carillon is a set of at least 23 bells housed in a tower, played via keyboard or a mechanism similar to an automatic piano roll located in the carillonneur's cabin. Built in 1962, with a $200,000 bequest from Illinois State Register ...

Local Man To Make Heroic Trip To Paris For Spinal Injury Charities - ChiswickW4.com

Posted: 19 May 2016 04:12 AM PDT


ChiswickW4.com

Local Man To Make Heroic Trip To Paris For Spinal Injury Charities
ChiswickW4.com
He runs bell ringing practises at St Nicholas Church, Chiswick Mall and is the Training Officer for Middlesex County Bellringers. In the 14 years since his accident he has rung 24 full peals (each takes about 3 hours) and over 900 quarter peals in ...

COMMUNITY NEWS: Tetbury/Coates, Rodmarton & Tarlton/Sherston - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 19 May 2016 03:04 AM PDT


COMMUNITY NEWS: Tetbury/Coates, Rodmarton & Tarlton/Sherston
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
CHRISTIAN Aid week will finish on Saturday, May 21, with the sponsored six mile walk from Christchurch Nailsworth to Christchurch Tetbury. Tetbury's Christchurch's minister Rev Stuart Radford will be walking the sponsored six mile walk that will begin ...

Tributes paid to community superstar from Maldon - Maldon and Burnham Standard

Posted: 19 May 2016 01:24 AM PDT


Maldon and Burnham Standard

Tributes paid to community superstar from Maldon
Maldon and Burnham Standard
Derek was born in Wickham Bishops and attended Great Totham School before joining the RAF in 1955. He also served in the Fire Service, ... The sun shined brightly, we had hand bell ringers outside All Saints Church. “He was carried out of the church by ...

The Post-Congress Era May Have Begun In Indian Politics - Swarajya

Posted: 19 May 2016 01:13 AM PDT


Swarajya

The Post-Congress Era May Have Begun In Indian Politics
Swarajya
Out of power in Kerala and convincingly so; heading for a defeat in Assam, hardly a dignified result in Tamil Nadu, and an expected finish way behind Trinamool in Bengal. That is the Congress in 2016 which was already reduced to 44 seats in the Lok ...

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Dromore pupil keeps ancient art alive - Banbridge Leader

Posted: 18 May 2016 11:48 PM PDT


Banbridge Leader

Dromore pupil keeps ancient art alive
Banbridge Leader
Dromore High School pupil Andrew Walker is helping to keep the ancient art of bell ringing alive. Andrew (14) from Culcavy, ... They are part of a team of bell ringers based at St Malachy's Church Hillsborough, headed by Tower Captain Simon Walker, a ...

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Ownership plan for GCR bridge - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 18 May 2016 11:03 PM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Ownership plan for GCR bridge
LoughboroughEcho.net
It is also expected to draw people to Loughborough's Heritage Quarter and attract visitors to the Grand Union Canal and Taylor's Bell Foundry. Charnwood Borough Council has accepted ownership of the proposed bridge that is being constructed by Great ...

If wet we'll turn it into a pew party for the Queen - Portsmouth News

Posted: 18 May 2016 10:11 PM PDT


Portsmouth News

If wet we'll turn it into a pew party for the Queen
Portsmouth News
Back in April our team of bell-ringers celebrated her birthday in a centuries-old, truly English fashion – with the ringing of a full peal. This involved an enormous amount of rehearsal and preparation and, on the day, similar amounts of effort and ...

County Senior Resources names Hall of Fame honorees - Port Clinton News Herald

Posted: 18 May 2016 12:53 PM PDT


Port Clinton News Herald

County Senior Resources names Hall of Fame honorees
Port Clinton News Herald
PORT CLINTON - Ottawa County Senior Resources inducted six new Senior Hall of Fame recipients on May 11 at their 2016 Senior Day, which was held at the Camp Perry Clubhouse. Each inductee received a plaque commemorating their service to the ...

Things you didn't know were Belgian inventions - Expatica Belguim

Posted: 18 May 2016 09:52 AM PDT

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