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The Youngstown Vindicator
MTV Video Music Awards has method to madness SHOCK & AWEthat is the MTV Video Music Awards. “I like to say, ‘Let’s put the crazy in th
MTV Video Music Awards has method to madness SHOCK & AWE
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 hours ago
that is the MTV Video Music Awards. “I like to say, ‘Let’s put the crazy in the room, and we throw the match in the middle of the audience and artists, and we see what happens,” said Van Toffler, who has been associated with the show for most of... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Design Competition Combines Renewable Energy, Art For Santa Monica Pierthe Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) began Aug. 15 that challenges anyone b
Design Competition Combines Renewable Energy, Art For Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted yesterday
the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) began Aug. 15 that challenges anyone below age 19 to design creative applications of renewable energy technologies, cleanly harnessing natural forces (solar, wind, wave, tidal, etc.) for electricity. The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Surfer who lost his arm to a shark now does conservation workmany as he could find joins other survivors trying to protect them Al Brenneka
Surfer who lost his arm to a shark now does conservation work
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
many as he could find joins other survivors trying to protect them Al Brenneka, 59, was bitten on the arm by a lemon shark off Daytona Beach His arm was amputated and he nearly died after the attack forty years ago He spent years hunting sharks... Read more
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FOX News
Why do the MTV Video Music Awards get so wild?the microphone from singer Taylor Swift as she accepts the "Best Female Video"
Why do the MTV Video Music Awards get so wild?
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
the microphone from singer Taylor Swift as she accepts the "Best Female Video" award during the MTV Video Music Awards in New York. West ranted about how Beyonce was more deserving of the award. (AP) There really is a method to the madness that... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Method to madness of MTV Video Music Awards Beyonce, left, holds her “Video of the Year” award while Taylor Swift address
Method to madness of MTV Video Music Awards
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Beyonce, left, holds her “Video of the Year” award while Taylor Swift addresses the crowd at the MTV Music Video Awards, in New York.” (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File) SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — There... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Sights & SoundsSYMPHONY OF COLOR AT FIRST STREET GALLERY First Street Gallery in Neptune Beac
Sights & Sounds
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
SYMPHONY OF COLOR AT FIRST STREET GALLERY First Street Gallery in Neptune Beach is hosting an exhibition of paintings by Anthony Whiting. The exhibit runs through Oct. 20. The opening reception will be 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29. Anthony... Read more
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The Scientist
Cali Academy to Cut Fossil Fuel TiesRelated Articles Dozens of researchers called on science and natural history m
Cali Academy to Cut Fossil Fuel Ties
The Scientist / Posted 2 days ago
Related Articles Dozens of researchers called on science and natural history museums to sever financial relationships with fossil fuel companies and philanthropists who fund climate change denying scientists and organizations. Alan Friedman, who... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Method to madness of MTV Video Music AwardsFILE - In this Aug. 28, 2003 file photo, Britney Spears, left, and Madonna kiss
Method to madness of MTV Video Music Awards
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2003 file photo, Britney Spears, left, and Madonna kiss during the opening performance of the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall, in New York. Van Toffler, an executive at MTV was on vacation when he got a call... Read more
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Salon.com
Method to madness of MTV Video Music Awardsthat is the MTV Video Music Awards. “I like to say, ‘Let’s put the crazy in th
Method to madness of MTV Video Music Awards
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
that is the MTV Video Music Awards. “I like to say, ‘Let’s put the crazy in the room, and we throw the match in the middle of the audience and artists, and we see what happens,” said Van Toffler, who has been associated with the show for most of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
24-hour party person: could comedian Joe Pera survive a dance marathon?it takes to be a community”. Though I didn’t fully understand what that meant,
24-hour party person: could comedian Joe Pera survive a dance marathon?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
it takes to be a community”. Though I didn’t fully understand what that meant, I figured it would be neat to be at the museum overnight and checked into Hotel Guggenheim for Agathe Snow’s 24-hour film premiere/dance party titled Stamina as part... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle Central Station in anniversary spotlight with new exhibition and bookA wonder of the Railway Age which has welcomed millions to Newcastle is in the
Newcastle Central Station in anniversary spotlight with new exhibition and book
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
A wonder of the Railway Age which has welcomed millions to Newcastle is in the spotlight, as TONY HENDERSON reports. That great gateway to Newcastle, the Central Station, has been lauded as one of the most impressive in the country. But according... Read more
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DNA Info
You Told Us: Should P.S. 191 Be Labeled 'Persistently Dangerous'?P.S. 191 has been labelled "persistently dangerous" by the New York State Educa
You Told Us: Should P.S. 191 Be Labeled 'Persistently Dangerous'?
DNA Info / Posted 4 days ago
P.S. 191 has been labelled "persistently dangerous" by the New York State Education Department. View Full Caption You Told Us is a regular feature where we highlight comments from users in the communities DNAinfo covers. UPPER WEST SIDE — Current... Read more
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Daily Mail
Victorian volcano chaser’s fascinating pictures from around the worldyears before Instagram Volcano-chaser Tempest Anderson spent his life document
Victorian volcano chaser’s fascinating pictures from around the world
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
years before Instagram Volcano-chaser Tempest Anderson spent his life documenting eruptions Put his life in danger dozens of times to capture sensational photographs His collection of 5,000 images has finally been digitised for the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Coast Guard's Top Officer In Katrina Response Takes On New Leadership Role At AcademyNEW LONDON — Former Admiral Thad Allen's legacy as the face of the Coast Guard
Coast Guard's Top Officer In Katrina Response Takes On New Leadership Role At Academy
Hartford Courant / Posted 5 days ago
NEW LONDON — Former Admiral Thad Allen's legacy as the face of the Coast Guard during the Hurricane Katrina rescue effort is lending strength to the Coast Guard Academy's renewed focus on creating leaders. Allen, 66, who also had major roles in the... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Looking Back: Katrina through the photographer's lensThey are pictures worth a thousand words, images that telescope down to a cryst
Looking Back: Katrina through the photographer's lens
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 5 days ago
They are pictures worth a thousand words, images that telescope down to a crystal clear and sometimes defining moment of time and history. 'Before you write about a battle you have to visit the site where the battle happened, otherwise how... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Exploring Georgia through density and diversityThe cool, dim exhibit rooms of the Museum of Georgia are a welcome escape on th
Exploring Georgia through density and diversity
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
The cool, dim exhibit rooms of the Museum of Georgia are a welcome escape on this hot July afternoon. After several hours of leading our group around the capital city of Tbilisi on foot, our guide, Anna, has let us loose to explore on our own, and... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainmentPOLICE IMPERSONATOR-PROSTITUTES Man found guilty of posing as officer to coerc
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainment
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 6 days ago
POLICE IMPERSONATOR-PROSTITUTES Man found guilty of posing as officer to coerce prostitutes PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Westbrook man has been convicted of posing as a police officer to intimidate prostitutes into having sex with him for free. A jury... Read more
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PhysOrg
It's a titi! New monkey species found in Peruobtained on August 20, 2015 shows a Callicebus urubambensis or Urubamba brown t
It's a titi! New monkey species found in Peru
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
obtained on August 20, 2015 shows a Callicebus urubambensis or Urubamba brown titi monkey For nearly a century the carcass of a small, reddish-brown monkey from South America gathered dust in a windowless backroom of the American Natural History... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
It's a titi! New monkey species found in PeruPARIS - For nearly a century the carcass of a small, reddish-brown monkey from
It's a titi! New monkey species found in Peru
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
PARIS - For nearly a century the carcass of a small, reddish-brown monkey from South America gathered dust in a windowless backroom of the American Natural History Museum in New York City. An illustration obtained on August 20, 2015 shows a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Don DeLillo’s Underworld – still hits a home runmemory, her emotions pressed on by this subtle scene. A Jesuit priest who asks
Don DeLillo’s Underworld – still hits a home run
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
memory, her emotions pressed on by this subtle scene. A Jesuit priest who asks his student, Nick Shay, to name the parts of a shoe, and Nick Shay cannot, and neither can you. Nick Shay’s youthful fantasy, his hopeful treatise, that George the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Sailing back in history: A look at South Florida's portsThousand of passengers will board luxury liners this month — the height of crui
Sailing back in history: A look at South Florida's ports
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Thousand of passengers will board luxury liners this month — the height of cruise season — in stark contrast to the earliest cruise ships that sailed into South Florida. They were relatively small, operated on steam power, usually didn't have hot... Read more
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Newswise
Bizarre Bat with Longest Tongue Discovered in Bolivian Park Idendidad Madidi Expedition Finds Strange Bat, New Frog Species, and More Ava
Bizarre Bat with Longest Tongue Discovered in Bolivian Park
Newswise / Posted 8 days ago
Idendidad Madidi Expedition Finds Strange Bat, New Frog Species, and More Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — NEW YORK (August 20, 2015) — WCS reports that the groundbreaking... Read more
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Park Record
Owner of New York tabloid says it's off the marketFILE - In this Dec. 4, 2014 file photo, Mort Zuckerman, owner and publisher of
Owner of New York tabloid says it's off the market
Park Record / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2014 file photo, Mort Zuckerman, owner and publisher of The New York Daily News, attends Bloomberg Businessweek's 85th Anniversary celebration at the American Museum of Natural History, in New York. Zuckerman says the tabloid... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
Owner of New York tabloid says it's off the marketFILE - In this Dec. 4, 2014 file photo, Mort Zuckerman, owner and publisher of
Owner of New York tabloid says it's off the market
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2014 file photo, Mort Zuckerman, owner and publisher of The New York Daily News, attends Bloomberg Businessweek's 85th Anniversary celebration at the American Museum of Natural History, in New York. Zuckerman says the tabloid... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR StoryWhat Jimmy Carter Did After His 'Involuntary Retirement' When former President
NPR Story
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
What Jimmy Carter Did After His 'Involuntary Retirement' When former President Jimmy Carter spoke at the American Museum of Natural History in New York this past January, the 90-year-old's bright blue eyes seemed to grow even more intensely blue, as... Read more
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Washington Post
One of the world’s most respected curators vanished from the art world. Now she wants to tell her story.Marion True in Newburyport, Mass., where she grew up and her mother still lives
One of the world’s most respected curators vanished from the art world. Now she wants to tell her story.
Washington Post / Posted 8 days ago
Marion True in Newburyport, Mass., where she grew up and her mother still lives. The former curator of antiquities for the J. Paul Getty Museum was indicted in 2005 by an Italian court for being part of a stolen-art ring. All charges were eventually... Read more
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Long Island Press
Travel Diary: 2nd Annual Lexus Road Trip To Sag HarborOnce a sprawling whaling oil port that in 1789 Congress declared the United Sta
Travel Diary: 2nd Annual Lexus Road Trip To Sag Harbor
Long Island Press / Posted 9 days ago
Once a sprawling whaling oil port that in 1789 Congress declared the United States’ first official port of entry, this (not-so) secret village by the sea is rich in history, rife with natural beauty, and offers adventure-seeking travelers everything... Read more
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The Christian Post
Is Evolution Just a Shell Game?understand how to reconcile evolution and the Bible. I was taking anthropology
Is Evolution Just a Shell Game?
The Christian Post / Posted 9 days ago
understand how to reconcile evolution and the Bible. I was taking anthropology classes and learning details on the theory of how we all supposedly came from common ancestry. Then I spoke with a Christian medical school professor who explained... Read more
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Denver Post
For Boulder astrophysicist, it's all relativitySo in this centennial year of Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Bennett h
For Boulder astrophysicist, it's all relativity
Denver Post / Posted 9 days ago
So in this centennial year of Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Bennett has taken on a big task: A lecture tour titled "What is Relativity? Einstein's Ideas and Why They Matter." It is his way of waving the banner for a subject that he wishes... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
LPCA presents artworks by Diggory, McPheeAnne Diggory Anne Diggory is known for her combination of accurate detail with
LPCA presents artworks by Diggory, McPhee
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
Anne Diggory Anne Diggory is known for her combination of accurate detail with expressive painting and strong abstract structure an outgrowth of education at Yale and Indiana University and many years of exploring and painting the natural world.... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Talking Curation With Art Alliance Austin's Asa Hursh"Do you see it?" "No, I've got nothing." I stare at a vertical rectangle of ri
Talking Curation With Art Alliance Austin's Asa Hursh
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
"Do you see it?" "No, I've got nothing." I stare at a vertical rectangle of rich midnight blue colored over in parts by equally even, cloudy gradients of rusty umber. "I can feel there's something there, I can sense the space, but ...." "It's right... Read more
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FOX CT Hartford
Fragile Beauty: The Glass Flowers At The Harvard Museum Of Natural HistoryCAMBRIDGE, MASS. — The Harvard Museum of Natural History may seem like an unlik
Fragile Beauty: The Glass Flowers At The Harvard Museum Of Natural History
FOX CT Hartford / Posted 9 days ago
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — The Harvard Museum of Natural History may seem like an unlikely hangout for supermodels. But's that's where they are — thousands of them — and they are drop-dead gorgeous. Housed in a low-lit gallery at the museum, the Glass... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Twain House Offering Nature Poetry WorkshopThe Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, will offer a work
Twain House Offering Nature Poetry Workshop
Hartford Courant / Posted 9 days ago
The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, will offer a workshop on writing nature poetry on Saturday, Aug. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $40, and participants should bring a lunch. Poet and essayist David K. Leff will... Read more
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Times of Malta
The evolution of dogsClimate change helped in the design of dogs, forging man’s best friend from a c
The evolution of dogs
Times of Malta / Posted 10 days ago
Climate change helped in the design of dogs, forging man’s best friend from a creature that was more like a cat, scientists have learned. Ancestors of dogs living in North America 40 million years ago resembled small mongooses and, like cats, were... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How we can make Auckland No 1for children. Photo / Dean Purcell I am a musician and a mother. I was born in
How we can make Auckland No 1
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
for children. Photo / Dean Purcell I am a musician and a mother. I was born in Auckland and lived in Christchurch most of my life so a lot of people think I am a one-eyed Cantabrian, when in all honesty, my heart is in Auckland. I am an... Read more
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Deseret News
23 Instagram accounts you should definitely be followingBoasting over 300 million created accounts by the end of 2014, Instagram can be
23 Instagram accounts you should definitely be following
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
Boasting over 300 million created accounts by the end of 2014, Instagram can be labeled as the king of apps meant specifically for sharing photos. The reality though... it's easy to get bored on Instagram if you aren't mixing up who you... Read more
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Daily Mail
How climate change has shaped DOGSfriend was more cat-like when North America was hotter and covered in forests
How climate change has shaped DOGS
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
friend was more cat-like when North America was hotter and covered in forests Researchers studied the elbows and teeth of 32 early dog species that lived between 40 million and two million years ago in North America Ancestors of dogs living in... Read more
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Business Wire
A Dino-Mite Return ─ Sinclair Oil Corporation’s Dino is Set for a Return Engagement as a Giant Character Helium Balloon in the 89th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day ParadeNEW YORK & SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This Thanksgiving will be positivel
A Dino-Mite Return ─ Sinclair Oil Corporation’s Dino is Set for a Return Engagement as a Giant Character Helium Balloon in the 89th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK & SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This Thanksgiving will be positively pre-historic as the legendary Sinclair Oil “Dino” returns to the 89th Macy’s (NYSE:M) Thanksgiving Day Parade. On Thursday, Nov. 26, Sinclair Oil Corporation’s... Read more
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Irish Examiner
So it turns out dogs used to be quite similar to catsand love today, forging man’s best friend from a creature that was more like a
So it turns out dogs used to be quite similar to cats
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
and love today, forging man’s best friend from a creature that was more like a cat, scientists have learned. Ancestors of dogs living in North America 40 million years ago resembled small mongooses and, like cats, were ambush predators. A few... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fossil study: Dogs evolved with climate changedogs evolved pursuit hunting styles and forelimb anatomy to match. Credit: Maur
Fossil study: Dogs evolved with climate change
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
dogs evolved pursuit hunting styles and forelimb anatomy to match. Credit: Mauricio Anton Old dogs can teach humans new things about evolution. In Nature Communications a new study of North American dog fossils as old as 40 million years... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
7,000-year-old massacre shows signs of torture, mutilationA jumble of 7,000-year-old human bones found in a German ditch helps confirm th
7,000-year-old massacre shows signs of torture, mutilation
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
A jumble of 7,000-year-old human bones found in a German ditch helps confirm that Europe's first farmers resorted to mysterious savage bloodshed, a new report shows. At least 26 people — including several babies — died in the brutal massacre,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Europe's Forgotten History - From Zoos to Trophiessparked when the Zimbabwean lion, Cecil was killed as a trophy; but to this day
Europe's Forgotten History - From Zoos to Trophies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
sparked when the Zimbabwean lion, Cecil was killed as a trophy; but to this day, Britain and America continue to display in museums human remains that are human trophies of their massacres and subjugation of indigenous populations. Britain has... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Wangdao, a unique business philosophyStan Shih, Acer’s founding chair and CEO, recently delivered a presentation of
Wangdao, a unique business philosophy
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
Stan Shih, Acer’s founding chair and CEO, recently delivered a presentation of “Wangdao,” his unique business philosophy, before members of the media in a small gathering at Fairmont Hotel recently. The novel approach, he claims, is unique in the... Read more
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AsianWeek
Chicago Charms All AgesKelly Matsuura, Gerrye Wong and Melissa Matsuura sit on top of glass floor atop
Chicago Charms All Ages
AsianWeek / Posted 12 days ago
Kelly Matsuura, Gerrye Wong and Melissa Matsuura sit on top of glass floor atop 103rd floor of Chicago’s Willis Building. Family bonding times are always a blessing not to be missed, so when I asked my 19 year old college sophomore granddaughter... Read more
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Daily News
Environmentalism’s Racist Historypolitical ally Teddy Roosevelt, to a Manhattan aristocracy defined by bloodline
Environmentalism’s Racist History
Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
political ally Teddy Roosevelt, to a Manhattan aristocracy defined by bloodline and money. But Grant, like many young men of his vintage, felt duty-bound to do more than enjoy his privilege. He made himself a credible wildlife zoologist, was... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
The promise of goldThe Philippines’ measure of wealth, culture, and power to be showcased to the w
The promise of gold
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
The Philippines’ measure of wealth, culture, and power to be showcased to the world through a groundbreaking gold exhibition from the Philippines to New York Over a thousand years ago, the 7,000++ islands that now form the Philippine archipelago... Read more
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Daily Liberal
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeit can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
Daily Liberal / Posted 13 days ago
it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every monument, bumbling through every metro station, and complaining at every restaurant. They're... Read more
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The Border Mail
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeit can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
The Border Mail / Posted 13 days ago
it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every monument, bumbling through every metro station, and complaining at every restaurant. They're... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeit can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every monument, bumbling through every metro station, and complaining at every restaurant. They're... Read more
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The Courier
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escapeit can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in
How to avoid crowds of tourists: The great escape
The Courier / Posted 13 days ago
it can seem like they're everywhere. They're eating in every café, drinking in every bar, they're lining up outside every museum, gawking at every monument, bumbling through every metro station, and complaining at every restaurant. They're... Read more
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