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10 Facts About Sun Wukong the Monkey King

Posted July 14th, 2018 at 06:45 PM by ghostexorcist


I recently created a youtube video detailing ten lesser-known facts about the Monkey King. Below I link to the video and present the script.


Opening:

Stone Monkey, Handsome Monkey King, Keeper of the Heavenly horses, Great Sage...
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Years of Distrust: Serbian-Montenegrin Relations 1878-1914

Posted July 7th, 2018 at 11:58 AM by Tsar

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The Congress of Berlin put an end to two years of Serbian and Montenegrin efforts to liberate their territories (1876-1878). Two countries entered the wars with great optimism, but the Congress of Berlin brought their hopes to the end. The will of the Great Powers, articulated on the Congress, brought distrust and rivalry in relation of Balkan countries. Earlier historians were tempted...
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Episode 5: Frances Perkins

Posted July 2nd, 2018 at 01:00 PM by Shoulders of Giants

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Since the 4th of July is just around the corner we decided to record an episode on an American who deserved more recognition. We ended up picking Frances Perkins, Secretary of Labor for FDR. She was more than just the first female cabinet member for any president or the longest serving member for that matter. Her legacy reshaped working conditions within America that still exist today. Her work at providing security for those in need was the basis of New Deal legislation....
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Auschwitz (part 2)

Posted July 1st, 2018 at 10:55 AM by Solidaire
Updated July 2nd, 2018 at 11:33 AM by Solidaire

Entering the Auschwitz museum, a jar of human ashes.
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Prisoners became the property of the Reich, exploited to the fullest. Their personal property and belongings were gathered to be reused as the State saw fit. Their bodies, when not outright destroyed, became working slave-machines, even experiment subjects. Below, pots and pans.
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Suitcases belonging to the deportees to concentration...
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A Death in Athlone: The Controversial Case of George Adamson, April 1922

Posted June 22nd, 2018 at 03:51 AM by Ascendant (Éireann Ascendant: An Irish History Blog)

An article about a bloody incident in Athlone in April 1922, a prelude of sorts to the Irish Civil War later in the year.

A Death in Athlone: The Controversial Case of George Adamson, April 1922

In the early hours of the 25th April, a group of officers from the pro-Treaty IRA stationed in Athlone were searching the streets for a missing comrade of theirs. When they saw a lone man loitering in a doorway, the leader of the party, Brigadier-General George Adamson, demanded...
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