Global recruiting specialist Faststream Recruitment Group has promoted Adam Graves from manager of seagoing to associate director of oil & gas.Faststream has also promoted Kelsey Connolly from manager of oil & gas to manager of ship management.Their previous positions will not be filled due to a management restructure, according to the company. (recruiter.co.uk - 2014-11-28 21:36:23)
New look: the scene that greeted Mr Harris at Edmonton cemeteryTwo gravestones have been mysteriously altered - and no one knows how or why. Relatives were shocked to find that headstones at the graves of Joseph and Mary Morris, who have been buried side-by-side in Edmonton Federation Cemetery for 70 years, had been altered and given different wording. David Harris, a great-grandchild, made the discovery when he visited a week ago. Mr Harris said: "They've been completely renovated. (thejc.com - 2014-11-28 21:18:50)
When Tomasz Kowal, a past champion of Poland’s Strongest Man competition, traveled to the Polish countryside earlier this month with a fellow strength athlete to lift an enormously heavy Jewish tombstone, it turned into the hot topic of the day in the local media. Why were the tattooed musclemen with shaved heads who normally pull trucks and toss kegs now yanking a Hebrew-engraved tombstone off the ground and moving it into the trunk of a car? That answer lies in an unusual project (theblaze.com - 2014-11-28 03:47:33)
Six suspected vampires buried with rocks and sickles to prevent them returning from the dead may have been victims of cholera, scientists claim. The bones were discovered in a cemetery in north-west Poland, where belief in vampires was rife in the 17th and 18th centuries. In each of the unusual graves, either a sickle had been placed across the body or a large rock under its chin. The practice was a known traditional funeral rite carried out to ward off evil. Tests on the skeletons (breakingnews.ie - 2014-11-28 01:25:18)
KAMIEN POMORSKI, Poland, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- An archaeological study determined medieval graves in Poland whose occupants received the vampire treatment were actually cholera victims. Vampire burials, in which the dead were buried with rocks beneath their chins and sickles at their throats, were observed among hundreds of normal burials when a 17th century grave site was unearthed earlier this month in the northwestern Polish town of Kamien Pomorski. The conclusions of researchers, (upi.com - 2014-11-27 08:51:25)
Female 'vampire' aged between 30 and 39 discovered with sickle across her neck(Amy Scott) Six "vampire graves" discovered in Poland contained the remains of local people who may well have died from cholera, researchers have said. Published in the journal PLOS One, researchers from the University of South Alabama were studying a collection of graves in Drawsko Pomorskie where sickles and rocks had been placed across their bodies – a method of preventing them rising from the dead as (ibtimes.co.uk - 2014-11-27 06:17:25)
HOW do you spot the undead? In 17th- and 18th-century Poland, special burial rites were meant to keep vampires from rising from their graves. Now a team has been trying to figure out why these corpses were singled out as supernatural suspects. Lesley Gregoricka at the University of South Alabama and her colleagues looked at six burials excavated in recent years in Drawsko County, Poland. Each body was staked down with sickles (pictured) or had a stone placed in or under its jaw – (newscientist.com - 2014-11-27 06:16:37)
Rep. Scott DesJarlais and Rep. Tom Graves have called for restrictions on travel to and from West Africa in order to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus in the United States. Rep. DesJarlais said, "There is understandably serious concern about a potential Ebola epidemic here in the United States. While the possibility of an outbreak of this deadly virus is minimal at this time, it is critical we take appropriate measures in order to protect public health. As we have already witnessed (chattanoogan.com - 2014-11-27 05:16:35)
Are you a cultural festival junkie? Treasures abound in Mexico and in your nearby Mexican neighborhood. I still have my sugar skeletons from the Day of the Dead (El Día De Los Muertos) in Pátzcuaro, Michoacan. Artisans from all over Mexico gather in the central plaza to sell their creations. Families decorate the graves of their loved ones in nearby Tzintzuntzan cemetery with candles, yellow marigolds and food for the dead, holding all-night vigils. Take a boat across Lake Patzcuaro (sandiegoreader.com - 2014-11-27 04:07:26)
28 minutes ago The Associated Press Published: November 26, 2014 CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two Detroit-area cemeteries will host wreath-laying ceremonies for graves of U.S. military veterans. Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township and Guardian Angel Cemetery in Rochester will hold the Wreaths Across America event on Dec. 13. The nonprofit organization aims to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in 1992. Thousands of locations (stripes.com - 2014-11-27 02:56:40)
Jawad Qurabi/ DER SPIEGEL There aren't many playgrounds left in Aleppo, Syria. This one is located in the Salaheddin district, just a few meters from the front. Children gather here every day to amuse themselves on the swing and the slide -- and to play war. For them, the fighting has become a prosaic fact of life. (spiegel.de - 2014-11-27 00:34:07)
'Cemetery Club' at El Campanil Theatre ANTIOCH -- The Vagabond Players will perform a one-performance only show of "The Cemetery Club," at 2 p.m. Nov. 30 at El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St.This comedy centers on three longtime friends, who meet once each week to visit their dead husbands' graves. Each of them have different views on their readiness to start dating, so when one of them snags a local butcher as a boyfriend, the silliness ensues. Tickets will be $15 for adults, $13 (contracostatimes.com - 2014-11-26 12:12:57)
Adventure-Horror and Mystery Enthusiast Gamers Can Download the PC Game for $19.99 NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Nov 25, 2014) - Atari®, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, today announced that Haunted House: Cryptic Graves™ is now available for download on Steam. Inspired by the original 1982 classic Atari hit Haunted House®, known as one of the industry's first survival horror games, Haunted House: Cryptic Graves is a re- (marketwired.com - 2014-11-26 06:06:11)
Grieving parents today spoke of their shock at finding their babies’ graves had been cleared of tributes at a Shropshire cemetery. Stillbirth and neonatal death charity, Shropshire Sands, which created the garden of remembrance dedicated to babies at Shrewsbury Cemetery, said it moved the trinkets after “numerous complaints” about “the health and safety implications of large and glass ornaments”.But families are calling for answers after arriving at the Longden Road cemetery (shropshirestar.com - 2014-11-24 21:03:01)
Police in central Israel uncovered seven Palestinians illegally sleeping in unoccupied graves in a local cemetery on Sunday. The men were escaping a rainstorm by hiding out in the city’s new “tower” for the dead, an above-ground cemetery building. They were detained by police and taken in for questioning, according to the Ynet news outlet. Israeli police have arrested dozens of Palestinians in Israel without permits in recent weeks in an effort to crack down on the phenomenon of (timesofisrael.com - 2014-11-24 02:47:22)
Since the invention of the automobile in 1886 has there ever been a year like this, with so many defunct marques brought back from their rusty graves? First it was Detroit Electric, which prospered in the early years of the 20th century by making cars urban women found easy to drive, and start. The last one was made in 1939, but the company was revived in 2008 by Albert Lam, former director of Lotus Cars of England. The prototype for a new car, the limited edition SP:01, was unveiled (autonet.ca - 2014-11-23 18:11:35)
Five years after the gruesome massacre, residents of Maguindanao still fear the powerful Ampatuans despite the alleged masterminds locked up in jail Graves of the victims of the Maguindanao massacre. Photo by Karlos Manlupig/Rappler MAGUINDANAO, Philippines – Five years ago, Norhaida (not her real name) was working with her family in a cornfield in a sweltering November afternoon when they were jolted by the loud sound of automatic gunfire at the top of a hill near their farm. They (rappler.com - 2014-11-23 15:27:15)
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Justin Arias went 25 of 43 for 322 yards and three touchdowns, and Daniel McSurdy ran for 266 yards, to lead Idaho State over Weber State 46-28 on Saturday. Idaho State (8-4, 6-2 Big Sky) took its opening drive 75 yards on four plays, culminating on Arias' 19-yard touchdown pass to Hagen Graves. Weber State (2-10, 2-6) responded with Jadrian Clark's 3-yard scoring toss to Shaydon Kehano. But McSurdy was just getting started. Touchdown runs of 75 and 54 yards (bigstory.ap.org - 2014-11-23 12:30:57)
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