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Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…Well, you know how it ends, don't you? It’s a sentence so iconic; that kids around the world know it. Being Superman is the childhood fantasy of every little boy. He is an enduring emblem of the American dream, the young immigrant who comes to the United States, embraces the culture and makes something of himself and enriches his adopted nation. He is a classical hero in the modern age that fights criminals, rescues the helpless and has a sense of morals and justice as strong and unshakable as he is. The most recognized superhero in pop culture, Superman has been elevated to mythic hero status. Born as Kal-El on the dying planet Krypton, his parents Jor-El and Lara sent him in a rocket to the planet Earth where he would be the last surviving member of his race, the Kryptonians. His rocket was discovered by the kindly Jonathan and Martha Kent, who raised him as their son Clark Kent in the town of Smallville, Kansas. Young Clark …

The doctor is in: Asclepius

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Asclepius (Latin Aesculapius) is God of Medicine and Healing in ancient Greek religion. Asclepius was originally a demigod and later became the God of Medicine and Healing after death, according to the ancient Greeks. The myth of Asclepius connected to the origins of medical science and the healing arts. His cult was particularly popular all over Greece and people from all Mediterranean countries used to come to his temples, named Asklepieion, for a cure for diseases and ailments. Remains these temples are still visit today. His story is interesting. Background Asclepius said to be the son of Apollo, Olympian God of Sunlight and Healing and a mortal woman from Thessaly, named Coronis. While Coronis was pregnant with Asclepius, she fell in love with Ischys, another mortal man. Big mess, a god in love or horny especially a male god is very dangerous and deadly!  When Apollo learned their secret affair, he was upset and his sister Artemis killed Coronis to avenge her brother. Indeed, Ar…

Advise from Dr. Imhotep

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Dr. Imhotep's background: Imhotep was an Egyptian polymath, who served under the Third Dynasty king Djoser as chancellor to the pharaoh and high priest of the sun god Ra (or Re) at Heliopolis. Imhotep was one of very few mortals depicted as part of a pharaoh's statue. He was one of only a few commoners ever to be accorded divine status after death. The center of his cult was Memphis.  Imhotep considered the first architect, engineer, and physician in early history though two other physicians, Hesy-Ra and Merit-Ptah lived around the same time. Imhotep was an important figure in Ancient Egyptian medicine. He was the author of a medical article remarkable for being devoid of magical thinking the Edwin Smith papyrus containing anatomical observations, ailments, and cures.
Dr. Imhotep's advise for the weekend: Get a massage to get rid of life's stress and problem at least for the moment

Happy 4th of July

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May everyone in USA have a great and safe day today. 
Go to cook-out
Go to a party
See the a firework show