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    SHARE THIS POST:THE GREAT HOAX OF EVOLUTION BY NNADIKE JEREMIAH  Evolution is the change in the characteristics of a species over several generations and relies on the process of natural selection. The theory of evolution is based on the idea that all species are related and gradually change over time. Evolution was presented by Charles Darwin Charles Robert Darwin ...
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    SHARE THIS POST: The name “Asmat” most probably comes from the words As Akat, which according to the Asmat means: “the right man”. Others say that that the word Asmat derives from the word Osamat meaning “man from tree”. Asmat’s neighbors to the west, – the Mimika- , however, claim that the name is derived ...
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    SHARE THIS POST: Hephaestus was the Greek god of blacksmiths, sculptors, metallurgy, fire and volcanoes; thus, he is symbolised with a hammer, an anvil and a pair of tongs. According to Homer’s epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, he was the son of Zeus and Hera. However, Hesiod informs us that Hera bore Hephaestus alone. According to an account, after Hephaestus was born, Hera threw him from ...
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    SHARE THIS POST: In Greek mythology, the Amazons were a race of warlike women noted for their courage and pride who lived at the outer limits of the known world, sometimes specifically mentioned as the city of Themiskyra on the Black Sea. Their queen was Hippolyta and although Homer tells us they were ‘the equal of men’, they fought and lost separate battles against three Greek heroes: Hercules, Theseus and Bellerophon. ...
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    SHARE THIS POST: Hermes was the Greek god of commerce, son of Zeus and Maia. Quick acting and cunning, he was able to move swiftly between the world of man and the world of gods, acting as a messenger of the gods and the link between mortals and the Olympians. He was the protector of travelers, thieves and athletes. He occassionally ...
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    SHARE THIS POST: Loved watching the “Wonder Woman” TV series. The idea of wearing a gold lamé bustier and star-spangled blue underwear all day seemed problematic—but the Amazonian princess was strong and resourceful, with a rope trick for every problem. She seemed to be speaking directly to me, urging, “Go find your own inner Amazonian.” ...
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    SHARE THIS POST: Traditionally regarded as the heavenly abode of the Greek gods and the site of the throne of Zeus, Olympus seems to have originally existed as an idealized mountain that only later came to be associated with a specific peak. The early epics, the Illiad and the Odyssey (composed by Homer around 700BC) ...
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    SHARE THIS POST: During the reign of Oba Ozolua (1481 – 1504), two of his wives, Oloi Idia and Oloi Ohonmi, gave birth on the same day. They both had sons. Oloi Ohomi gave birth in the morning to the first son and he was named Idubor, who was fondly called Aruanran (sometimes spelt Arhuanran). ...
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    SHARE THIS POST: Heracles (or Hercules) is best known as the strongest of all mortals, and even stronger than many gods. He was the deciding factor in the triumphant victory of the Olympians over the giants. He was the last mortal son of Zeus, and the only man born of a mortal woman to become a god upon his death. Offsetting ...
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    SHARE THIS POST: Hades was the brother of Zeus and Poseidon. After the overthrow of their father, Cronus, he drew lots with them to share the universe. He drew poorly, which resulted in becoming lord of the underworld and ruler of the dead. Nevertheless, he was not considered to be death itself, as this was a different god, called Thanatos. Greedy like his ...