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Ancient Syrian sculptures, destroyed in World War II, reconstructed from fragments – Telegraph

    A treasure trove of 3,000-year-old giant birds, lions and goddesses goes on show in Berlin with a past so incredible that it could rival archaeology action film hero Indiana Jones. A visitor walks past two giant basalt lion … Continue reading

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Consumers ‘ignorant’ of multinational names behind ethical brands | Environment | guardian.co.uk

Consumers ‘ignorant’ of multinational names behind ethical brands | Environment | guardian.co.uk.A bar of Green and Black’s chocolate. Few people were aware its parent company is Kraft. Photograph: Graeme Robertson Most consumers are ignorant of the multinational parent companies behind … Continue reading

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Neil Diamond interview – Telegraph

Neil Diamond interview – Telegraph. via Neil Diamond interview – Telegraph. Neil Diamond, photographed by his son, Jesse Photo: Jesse Diamond Mrs Rose Diamond, a small, sprightly, smiley 92 year-old, asks if I’d like some corn on the cob. Her son, … Continue reading

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Bookmark Imports

Physician to be honored for historic decision on thalidomide view story 13 days ago (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-…) The FDA scientist who kept the drug thalidomide off the U.S. market is being honored 50 years later at her former agency. Post a comment … Continue reading

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Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler

    i. FOREWARD from Landsberg Am Lech, Fortress Prison Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler Volume One: A Reckoning IN THE HOUSE OF MY PARENTS YEARS OF STUDY AND SUFFERING IN VIENNA GENERAL POLITICAL CONSIDERATIONS BASED ONMY VIENNA PERIOD MUNICH … Continue reading

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Making a Killing

Due to a strong British influence, the preferred method of execution in the colonies was hanging. But in America’s early years, more barbaric methods were also occasionally used. Slaves who murdered their masters (or raped or murdered any white person), … Continue reading

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