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J Weekly
House & HomeWhether your preference is ancient Jerusalem stone, Mediterranean tiles or mode
House & Home
J Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
Whether your preference is ancient Jerusalem stone, Mediterranean tiles or modern ceramics, these companies offer selections to please all tastes. Founded in Sausalito in 1948, Heath Ceramics is best known for ceramic tableware and architectural... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Is this feminine or masculine? Who cares, says fashion industryA trio of models in androgynous looks, in New York, August 8. A raft of designe
Is this feminine or masculine? Who cares, says fashion industry
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
A trio of models in androgynous looks, in New York, August 8. A raft of designers are capitalizing on the fashion world's narrowing of the once-rigid demarcation between conventionally feminine and masculine clothes. Photo: CHRISTELLE DE CASTRO Each... Read more
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Canberra Times
Is this feminine or masculine? Who cares, says fashion industryA trio of models in androgynous looks, in New York, August 8. A raft of designe
Is this feminine or masculine? Who cares, says fashion industry
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
A trio of models in androgynous looks, in New York, August 8. A raft of designers are capitalizing on the fashion world's narrowing of the once-rigid demarcation between conventionally feminine and masculine clothes. Photo: CHRISTELLE DE CASTRO Each... Read more
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Salon.com
The 10 things you’ve always wanted to know about penises but were too afraid to askSimone de Beauvoir called it “a small person … an alter ego usually more sly …
The 10 things you’ve always wanted to know about penises but were too afraid to ask
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
Simone de Beauvoir called it “a small person … an alter ego usually more sly … and more clever than the individual.” Leonardo da Vinci said it “has dealings with human intelligence and sometimes displays an intelligence of its own.” Sophocles said... Read more
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Canberra Times
Palace of Versailles to open hotel to pay the billsLooking for a B&B in France? You could try the Palace of Versailles. It was a
Palace of Versailles to open hotel to pay the bills
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
Looking for a B&B in France? You could try the Palace of Versailles. It was a gilded symbol of monarchical opulence in pre-revolutionary France, but the Palace of Versailles has fallen upon hard times, now forcing it to open a hotel to raise... Read more
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The Age
Palace of Versailles to open hotel to pay the billsLooking for a B&B in France? You could try the Palace of Versailles. It was a
Palace of Versailles to open hotel to pay the bills
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
Looking for a B&B in France? You could try the Palace of Versailles. It was a gilded symbol of monarchical opulence in pre-revolutionary France, but the Palace of Versailles has fallen upon hard times, now forcing it to open a hotel to raise... Read more
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13d
Sydney Morning Herald
Palace of Versailles to open hotel to pay the billsLooking for a B&B in France? You could try the Palace of Versailles. It was a
Palace of Versailles to open hotel to pay the bills
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Looking for a B&B in France? You could try the Palace of Versailles. It was a gilded symbol of monarchical opulence in pre-revolutionary France, but the Palace of Versailles has fallen upon hard times, now forcing it to open a hotel to raise... Read more
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The Age
Catherine the Great's passion for art revealed in sumptuous legacyRembrandt's Young Woman Trying on Earrings. Following the death of Prince Grig
Catherine the Great's passion for art revealed in sumptuous legacy
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
Rembrandt's Young Woman Trying on Earrings. Following the death of Prince Grigory Potemkin​ in 1791, Catherine the Great wrote her own epitaph. Potemkin had not only been Catherine's most trusted adviser, statesman and general, but also the... Read more
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The Hindu
Re-imagining India’s iconographyA diverse nation needs a diverse iconography. Let us not fall into a trap of na
Re-imagining India’s iconography
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
A diverse nation needs a diverse iconography. Let us not fall into a trap of narrow-mindedness and sectarianism while scripting our nation’s autobiography and commemorating important events and cultural icons A map of central Paris can be read as a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sex and the City author selling NYC apartment for $2.65 millionSwanky in the city! Sex and the City creator Candace Bushnell puts her one-bedr
Sex and the City author selling NYC apartment for $2.65 million
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Swanky in the city! Sex and the City creator Candace Bushnell puts her one-bedroom New York City apartment on the market - for a whopping $2.65 MILLION The bestselling author, 56, is selling her one-bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom co-op in New... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in HistoryToday is Monday, August 10, the 222nd day of 2015. There are 143 days left in t
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 19 days ago
Today is Monday, August 10, the 222nd day of 2015. There are 143 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 10, 1945, a day after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Imperial Japan conveyed its willingness to surrender provided the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Aug. 9, 2015Today is Monday, August 10, the 222nd day of 2015. There are 143 days left in t
This day in history, Aug. 9, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Today is Monday, August 10, the 222nd day of 2015. There are 143 days left in the year. International history Today's highlight: On Aug. 10, 1945, a day after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Imperial Japan conveyed its willingness to surrender... Read more
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KWTX-TV Waco
Good Morning!A Texas highway patrolman comes to the aid of a stranded motorist in this file
Good Morning!
KWTX-TV Waco / Posted 19 days ago
A Texas highway patrolman comes to the aid of a stranded motorist in this file photo. (DPS) Good morning, it’s Monday, August 10, the 222nd day of 2015. There are 143 days left in the year. We’ll start the day in the upper 70s, but we’re expecting... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
AlmanacToday is Monday, August 10, the 222nd day of 2015. There are 143 days left in t
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
Today is Monday, August 10, the 222nd day of 2015. There are 143 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 10, 1945, a day after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Imperial Japan conveyed its willingness to surrender provided the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Today in HistoryToday is Monday, August 10, the 222nd day of 2015. There are 143 days left in t
Today in History
Lowell Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Today is Monday, August 10, the 222nd day of 2015. There are 143 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 10, 1945, a day after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Imperial Japan conveyed its willingness to surrender provided the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Today is Monday, Aug. 10, the 222nd day of 2015. There are 143 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED PRESS On this date in: 1793: During the French Revolution, mobs
Today is Monday, Aug. 10, the 222nd day of 2015. There are 143 days left in the year.
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 days ago
ASSOCIATED PRESS On this date in: 1793: During the French Revolution, mobs in Paris attack the Tuileries Palace, where King Louis XVI resides. (The king was... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryToday is Monday, August 10, the 222nd day of 2015. There are 143 days left in t
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 19 days ago
Today is Monday, August 10, the 222nd day of 2015. There are 143 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 10, 1945, a day after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Imperial Japan conveyed its willingness to surrender provided the... Read more
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Washington Post
When our icons tumbleAmerica was once a revolutionary country, so iconoclasm is nothing new. Only da
When our icons tumble
Washington Post / Posted 22 days ago
America was once a revolutionary country, so iconoclasm is nothing new. Only days after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, a crowd in New York City pulled down a gilded statue of King George III. Today, we are in a new moment... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Bruges hotelsHotel Heritage is a Bruges hotel offering carefully preserved interiors, except
Bruges hotels
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
Hotel Heritage is a Bruges hotel offering carefully preserved interiors, exceptional service, free city tours, traditional-style bedrooms, extensive breakfasts, a pretty canalside location and a rooftop sundeck, near the Markt. Expert Rating Die... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Habre's Tactics Mimic Script of Former RulersBy Gerhard Anders, University of Edinburgh There is more to former Chadian Pre
Habre's Tactics Mimic Script of Former Rulers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
By Gerhard Anders, University of Edinburgh There is more to former Chadian President Hissène Habré's disruption of the opening of his trial in Dakar than meets the eye. He faces various charges including the politically motivated murders of at least... Read more
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Perth Now
Incredible palace that was hidden from the worldFew tourists have seen the Quirinal Palace. Picture: Majaniathi POPES and roya
Incredible palace that was hidden from the world
Perth Now / Posted 28 days ago
Few tourists have seen the Quirinal Palace. Picture: Majaniathi POPES and royals resided there in glorious splendour. An emperor dreamt in vain of doing so, too. Nowadays presidents live there. The Quirinal Palace, crowning one of Rome’s ancient... Read more
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heraldscotland
Epic trial of Thomas Muir, 'father of Scottish democracy', to be restagedMuir, referred to as the "father of Scottish democracy", is one of five men com
Epic trial of Thomas Muir, 'father of Scottish democracy', to be restaged
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
Muir, referred to as the "father of Scottish democracy", is one of five men commemorated on the Political Martyrs’ Monument on Calton Hill, Edinburgh. Muir, born in Milton of Campsie near Glasgow in 1765, had intended to enter the church but decided... Read more

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