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Knights' Templar

13 Ways to Waste Time -- and How to Get It BACK!

Paola K Amaras | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Paola K Amaras

My writing partner Paul Kraly and I decided that while we were still not suffering from triskaidekaphobia, we'd brainstorm a companion piece to the re...

Kamala Harris Aide Accused Of Running Rogue Police Force Claiming To Be 3,000 Years Old

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics

Dan Brown, eat your heart out. An aide to California Attorney General Kamala Harris and two others claiming to be part of the "Masonic Fraternal Po...

Looking Backward; Looking Forward: The Art of Jason Hernandez

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 10.15.2014 | Los Angeles
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

From the architecture, to the window panes, to the bible itself, the religious motifs would leave a lasting impression on the young artist who had already started winning art contests.

Portugal's Quinta Da Regaleira Is The Castle Of Our Dreams

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.18.2014 | Travel

If you're ever in the neighborhood, you have to stop by. The neighborhood, of course, being Sintra, Portugal. And the attraction? An estate called...

Drugs, Cock Fights and Iron Ore -- a Chinese Connection to the Michoacán Crisis?

Luis A. Marentes | Posted 04.12.2014 | Latino Voices
Luis A. Marentes

I look forward to investigative reporters digging deeper into the causes and consequences of the current Michoacán crisis to help us understand the many layers that lay behind a conflict that is often reported as one between evil extortionists and a noble popular uprising.

Returning Migrants and the Michoacán Autodefensas - An Entangled Past, Present, and Future

Luis A. Marentes | Posted 04.05.2014 | Latino Voices
Luis A. Marentes

We cannot yet speak about a new Mexican Revolution, but we can affirm with some certainty that the current uprising in Michoacán is transforming the way the Mexican state relates to its people.

Drug Cartel Attack Leaves 11 Mexican Towns Without Electricity

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.27.2013 | World

Unidentified assailants armed with guns and Molotov cocktails attacked power stations in a violence-torn western Mexican state Sunday, leaving 11 town...

A Quick Glance at Modern-Day Secret Societies

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 11.05.2013 | Latino Voices
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

Throughout the history of humanity, many secret societies existed to fight oppression or tyrannical domination, while others formed on subversive platforms and worked against established authorities to pursue objectives and desires.

Stephen Colbert To Mexican Drug Cartel: 'You Do Not F*ck With PepsiCo!'

Posted 05.31.2012 | Home

It's not news that Stephen Colbert loves his Doritos, but we found out just how much last night when the Comedy Central star made light of Mexico's "K...

Templars And Terror: Anders Breivik's Fantasy World

Jay Rubenstein | Posted 06.19.2012 | Religion
Jay Rubenstein

Is Breivik a madman? I'll leave that to psychiatrists. As a historian, I do recognize in him a peculiarly Western Christian transgression, one as old as Philip the Fair: projecting vile, sick and paranoid dreams onto the Knights Templar.

Book Review: The Voice by Elizabeth Gould and Paul Fitzgerald

Michael Hughes | Posted 02.15.2012 | Books
Michael Hughes

Elizabeth Gould and Paul Fitzgerald's novel The Voice takes its audience on a quest for the real Holy Grail, entwining scientific mythology with geopolitical intrigue in an esoteric thrill-ride Dan Brown couldn't dream up.

The True Story Behind Golf in the Kingdom

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

"Men loving men, that is what golf is," proclaims actress Joanne Whalley in a Scottish brogue in Golf in the Kingdom, which premiered in New York City last Friday.

Marcus Baram

Legendary Knights Templar Cited In Violence In Norway, Mexico

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

From Dan Brown's bestselling novels to video games to "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" to Wagner's Parzival opera, the Knights Templar have inspired ...

HuffPost Review: Ironclad

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.05.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When it comes to stories that bear transposition to varying eras and settings, Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai (1954) seems a prime example of a plot t...

Did Giotto Create The Shroud Of Turin?

The Independent | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts

The Holy Shroud of Turin, one of the most venerated objects of the Christian faith, was in fact the work of the great Italian pre-Renaissance painter ...

Shroud Of Turin Was Hidden By Knights Templar: Vatican

Times Of London | Richard Owen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Medieval knights hid and secretly venerated The Holy Shroud of Turin for more than 100 years after the Crusades, the Vatican said today in an announce...