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Christopher Columbus and the New World

V bibliotecapleyades.net  – 42 “We may fairly agree that the subject of history, as commonly taught, is one of the most boring of all subjects. However, the study of how the subject of history has been manipulated is surely one … Continue reading

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Marion’s Attic ! Secrets Revealed! WBCQ the Planet.

tor.com Culture clash on the borders of genres: Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Darkover series Marion Zimmer Bradley worked on books set on Darkover pretty much her whole life. They vary tremendously in quality, they also cover a huge range of styles … Continue reading

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Retro Science Jargon: Negroes, Retards, Morons, Feeble-Minded Idiots and Perverts

blogs.scientificamerican.com Retro Science Jargon: Negroes, Retards, Morons, Feeble-Minded Idiots and Perverts Jesse Bering 10-12 minutes Back when I was a graduate student in Louisiana studying chimpanzees, I came across a chapter from an old book called The Speech of Monkeys. … Continue reading

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aristocratsofthesoul.com Jack London’s Must-Read Novel on Astral Travel Audiobook”>Jack London Audiobook Jack London’s last published novel before his death tells the story of a prisoner in solitary confinement who escapes the pain of a straitjacket by astral travels. Despite some critics’ … Continue reading

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Harvard and the Making of the Unabomber

theatlantic.com Harvard and the Making of the Unabomber Alston Chase 60-77 minutes Like many Harvard alumni, I sometimes wander the neighborhood when I return to Cambridge, reminiscing about the old days and musing on how different my life has been … Continue reading

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aeon.co Antarctica: a place of wide horizons and fragile selves Stephen J Pyne 14-18 minutes I had not intended to go to the end of nowhere. Even by Antarctic standards, Dome C was the back of beyond. But one afternoon, … Continue reading

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Mystery of Last Supper…Could Jesus Christ have been eaten?

Mystery of Last Supper…Could Jesus Christ have been eaten? [I am not the writer here I am a Collector of Diverse and often strange articles.] If we assume that Jesus Christ (his corpse) after the crucifixion was eaten by his … Continue reading

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