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  1. Arachne

    For Josietta and Geraint

    Two of my writing community members, long-time friends and occasional collaborators, had been hospitalised since the last days of July, for unrelated reasons. Josietta died last night, after several years of pain, recurrent infections and surgeries. Geraint is hanging on, but we haven't had any...
  2. Arachne

    For Angela and her family

    My aunt Angela reposed last night due to a combination of Alzheimer's and diabetes-exacerbated Covid infection. Please remember her and her grieving family in your prayers.
  3. Arachne

    Yuri Gagarin's Famous Line

    Not exactly news, but timely. Happy International Day of Human Space Flight! https://www.reallifestories.org/stories/1619/
  4. Arachne

    2021-22 Florovsky Lecture

    Delivered by the Very Rev. Fr. John Jillions, former Chancellor of the OCA. Topic: 'Preserving Thy Church': Fighting Fundamentalism, Defending Dialogue, and Reclaiming Catholicity. Worth making the time to watch.
  5. Arachne

    Faith & Science: Yokefellows or Antagonists?

    An excellent read, but long and involved, so give yourselves time to go through it. https://orthodoxyindialogue.com/2018/08/15/faith-science-yokefellows-or-antagonists-by-aidan-hart/
  6. Arachne

    Fun with Archaeology

    Hopefully this will grow into a long thread with many stories. It certainly starts with a big one. https://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/MAGAZINE-byzantine-basilica-with-female-ministers-and-baffling-burials-found-in-israel-1.10387014
  7. Arachne

    How the Aberfan disaster is still being remembered, 55 years on

    https://www.itv.com/news/wales/2021-10-21/how-the-aberfan-disaster-is-still-being-remembered-55-years-on
  8. Arachne

    How the neighbourhood has changed

    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/map-lets-you-plug-your-address-see-how-neighborhood-has-changed-over-past-750-million-years-180971507/
  9. Arachne

    Fallmerayer put to rest

    https://www.greecehighdefinition.com/blog/2021/5/14/ancient-dna-revealed-present-day-greeks-are-genetically-identical-to-populations-of-2000-bc
  10. Arachne

    NASA’s Perseverance Rover Just Turned Martian CO2 Into Oxygen

    FOR SCIENCE! https://ilovetheuniverse.com/nasas-perseverance-rover-just-turned-martian-co2-into-oxygen
  11. Arachne

    Earth's got a new 'moon' - here's what to expect

    From last year, but still fascinating. https://theconversation.com/earths-got-a-new-moon-heres-what-to-expect-132554
  12. Arachne

    Round Houses of Raw Earth

    Very early days still, but I already love them. https://www.archdaily.com/956854/round-houses-of-raw-earth-3d-printing-sustainable-homes-in-200-hours
  13. Arachne

    Rus Viking Coins Unearthed in Ireland

    https://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/viking-coins-0014175
  14. Arachne

    The Mysterious Link Between COVID-19 and Sleep

    https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/12/covid-19-sleep-pandemic-zzzz/617454/
  15. Arachne

    Pandemic Holidays - Pro Tips

    All in one Twitter thread, which I can't recommend strongly enough.
  16. Arachne

    Seasonal reading recommendation

    https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/oct/22/unquiet-spirits-the-lost-female-ghost-story-writers-returning-to-haunt-us
  17. Arachne

    Our Brains Struggle to Process This Much Stress

    https://elemental.medium.com/your-surge-capacity-is-depleted-it-s-why-you-feel-awful-de285d542f4c
  18. Arachne

    In Bay Village, someone called cops on a sleeping homeless person...

    Oh dear. https://www.clevescene.com/scene-and-heard/archives/2020/10/15/in-bay-village-someone-called-cops-on-a-sleeping-homeless-person-it-was-a-statue-of-jesus
  19. Arachne

    The Romanian orphans are adults now

    Long, involved, and not for the faint-hearted. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/07/can-an-unloved-child-learn-to-love/612253/
  20. Arachne

    Newly documented Aboriginal rock art is 'unlike anything seen before'

    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/ancient-australian-aboriginal-art-unlike-anything-seen-180975984/
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