Knights of the Pain Table

A Camelot for Sufferers of Chronic Pain

Quote of the Day by Amanda Lindhout, Canadian Journalist Freed From Captivity

| November 26, 2009

Quote by Amanda Lindhout “So, basically, my day was sitting on a corner, on the floor, 24 hours a day for the last 15 months. There were times that I was beaten, that I was tortured.   It was an extremely, extremely difficult situation…….In that darkness,  I would just try to escape in my mind to […]

Staffordshire Hoard of Gold Hath Been Found from the Dark Ages

| September 29, 2009

One day in July, Terry Herbert, a metal-detecting enthusiast,  was searching in the fields of Staffordshire, England,  with his metal detector.   He came upon some gold and silver pieces buried in the ground.   Thus began the saga of the UK’s largest haul of Anglo-Saxon treasure,  consisting of 1,500 objects almost entirely of precious metal. Kevin […]

“The Science of Sleep” – Latest Research on Sleep on “60 Minutes”

| April 1, 2008

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” Irish   Proverb What secrets are hidden as we sleep?  What is the purpose of sleep? Recently “60 Minutes”, the TV show on CBS, chronicled the subject of ‘Sleep’ in one of their segments.  The latest research delves into the function […]

Love Unfolds the History of St. Valentine’s Day – Part 2 – Story of Saint Valentine

| February 14, 2008

Sainthood – Part 2 As the years passed the Christian Church became more powerful.   In the year 496 AD, Pope Gelasius I  ( 492-496 ) attempted to abolish Lupercalia, as he did not want the people to believe in Roman gods.    The people resisted,  so Pope Gelasius I  decided to make the holiday into a […]

Carly Rae Jepsen our Free Spirited Trobairitz Shines at Surrey Winterfest in B.C.

| February 10, 2008

Carly   Rae  Jepsen   Carly Rae Jepsen doth sing like a rapturous nightingale that hears only her own melody in thine heart.  Gentle like the wind, her voice knows its way and does not need to sound like those who have gone before.  With high boots, fringed gently flamed hair and a red surcoat, her petite […]

Michael Vick's Pit Bulls – Journey from Violence and Suffering to a Sanctuary of Love

| January 28, 2008

Sir Hector This is a story of a dog, with thy name of Hector, that was subjected to deplorable violence. Four year old Hector, is a pit bull that lived a torturous existence in Michael Vick’s Bad Newz  Kennels in Virginia, USA.   A formal NFL quarterback,  Michael Vick staged pit bull fights, and destroyed and […]

Phantom Limb Pain in Amputees Helped by Mirror Therapy – U.S. Study

| January 22, 2008

Phantom Limb Pain “Phantom limb syndrome” is a common phenomenon in patients who have lost a limb either through an accident or surgery.     It is likely the result of a faulty signal between the brain and the missing appendage.     Neurons in the brain continue sending out signals to a limb that’s no longer there.     As […]