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JOHN'S BLOG - Updated 18th July 2018



FREEMASONRY



FREEMASONRY IN GENERAL



What do you think about the Acacia branch?

To be or not


Statement on the Grand Lodge of Albania - withdrawal of recognition

Dr David Staples debunks the media myths about Freemasonry

A Swedish Initiation for Albert Edward, The Prince of Wales in 1869

Why Freemasonry proved crucial for veteran Mark Ormrod in his mental and physical recovery

John Hamill considers how Grand Lodge's policy of openness has evolved

Church of England warning that secret society may not be compatible with Christianity

Arnaud Beltrame: Hero and Freemason

Historic Masonic lodge to be turned into flats in Aberdeen

A masonic plaque marking the 300th anniversary of the United Grand Lodge of England


FREEMASONRY MEMBERSHIP


REGULAR

Male-only clubs like the Freemasons are the proof of the UK’s gender inequality

WOMEN

The secret ceremonies and rituals of female Freemasons

'Sexist spirit of dead Freemason growled at terrified mum' as she prayed for safety while ghosthunting at 300-year-old house


MASONIC LODGES


A year of dressing for lodge in dungarees.

Inside the secret Masonic temple at Andaz, London

Tour offers a peek inside Detroit's Masonic Temple


MASONIC ACTION


Man pleads guilty to stealing skull and bones from Freemasons

Historic Masonic lodge to be turned into flats in Aberdeen

Masonic Temple heads list of Watertown revitalization projects


MASONIC FUNDRAISING & BENEVOLENCE

Freemasons Step Up Support for South-West Victoria Bushfire Victims

Freemasons $100,000 donation to Coastguard Kapiti Coast

Freemasons give £3,000 to fight impact of poverty and homelessness in Scunthorpe

Funding from the Masonic Charitable Foundation is supporting schools in Liverpool with healthy breakfasts

SLO Masonic Lodge donates $2,000 to Juvenile Hall programs

Camp Douglas Masonic Lodge awards scholarships

This humble fruit market is making a huge difference in Ballarat

South Otago Freemasons to present university scholarships at Clinton


MASONIC EDUCATION


ROSSLYN CHAPEL - Apprentices Pillar

It all started when? Four historians ask whether the first Grand Lodge was formed in 1717

Conspiracy theories abound about the Freemasons. But Scotland’s true Masonic history, while forgotten by many for centuries, remains hidden in plain sight.

The History of Freemasonry by Wikipedia encompasses the origins, evolution and defining events.

Making like Masons: A new history of the Scottish Rite Temple





HIDDEN MYSTERIES OF NATURE AND SCIENCE



HISTORICAL



Plans to open sealed ancient sarcophagus found at Egyptian building site

Iceman's last meal was high-fat, high-calorie feast

Ancient Humans Lived in China 2.1 Million Years Ago

No single birthplace of mankind, say scientists

Unique 1,000-year-old Islamic Amulet Found in Jerusalem

Roman-era clay tablet with verses from Homer's Odyssey unearthed in Ancient Olympia

Scientists in Argentina discover 'first giant' dinosaur, pushing evolution of gigantism back 30 million years

Fifty years ago, at Lake Mungo, the true scale of Aboriginal Australians’ epic story was revealed

Paleolithic stoneware found in northeast China

Two 4,500-Year-Old Homes Found Near Giza Pyramids

Special-purpose buildings bring together earliest Neolithic communities

Stonehenge Builders Used Pythagoras' Theorem 2,000 Years Before He Was Born

Swedes have been brewing beer since the Iron Age, new evidence confirms

Hats on for Easter Island statues

Aboriginal settlement in Australia was no accident

Early human evolution was ‘multi-ethnic and multicultural’, scientists say

Who were the first Americans? Ancient tools dug up in Texas add to the debate

Archaeologists in Egypt discover mummification workshop


DISCOVERY TODAY


Silicon Valley startup unveils BlackFly, the latest entrant in race to field a flying car

BlackFly is latest attempt at flying car

Blackfly - personal air travel

2,300-year-old technology inspires new powerful ‘tractor beam’ laser

Source of cosmic 'ghost' particle revealed

This video explains why we cannot go faster than light

Ant soldiers don't need big brains

Understanding the social dynamics that cause cooperation to thrive, or fail

Antioxidant benefits of sleep

First-ever colour X-ray on a human

Solved protein puzzle opens door to new design for cancer drugs

Mapping species range shifts under recent climatic changes

Essential oils to fight bacterial infections
UPDATED ON 18th JULY 2018

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