Published: Sat, 01 Oct 2011 04:06:00 ESTCopyright: Copyright 2011 OnlineAthens.com Built by: Morris DigitalWorks
Tue, 04 Oct 2011 21:34:00 ESTIt's called Godwin's Law, and among its corollaries is the common-sense observation that whenever anyone invokes the name of Hitler or references the Nazis in an argument, that person automatically loses the argument.
Tue, 04 Oct 2011 21:44:00 ESTMORE THAN JUST A NUMBER: As one of the older folks in the Banner-Herald newsroom, my curmudgeonly personality has prompted some of the newsroom's young whippersnappers periodically to have a little fun at my expense. Staff writer Joe VanHoose, for instance, decided it would be funny to refer to me as a 147-year-old man. Sure enough, when my birthday came around recently, I was asked -- amid much youthful guffawing -- how it felt to be 148.
Tue, 04 Oct 2011 22:10:00 ESTThe Moche lived in Northern Peru from about 100-700 A.D. Their molded ceramics are still a highlight in the annals of human accomplishment. If you walk through a museum of pre-Colombian art, it's easy to spot a Moche piece -- the faces are so realistic you expect them to wink at you.