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America Before Columbus (Documentary)

A National Geographic backed documentary from 2009.

I was sorely disappointed by this documentary. Although National Geographic is not particularly well known for their objectivity and quality of research, this entire documentary was eurocentric.   80 more words

Documentary

Penny Pitching Tradition Chips Away At Historical Sculpture In Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — Let the finger-pointing begin — lawmakers and lobbyists honoring a tradition at California’s Capitol may have made a million dollar mistake. 187 more words

News

The beauty of Sevilla

Sevilla is indescribable. This Andalusian corner of the world is wonderfully alive! Pretty, culturally rich and quite cosmopolitan, Seville is a must! Currently half deserted due to the heat, I can enjoy it at 38 degrees Celsius and not have to share it with too many tourists. 382 more words

Thoughts And Travels

Perplexing Paradigms Over Which You May Ponder or The World Is Flat- Part 2

TBH (social media slang for ‘to be honest’), until I commenced my studies at University, I didn’t have a complete understanding of the meaning of ‘paradigm’. 417 more words

DIGC202

In Fourteen Hundred and Ninety-Two...

Columbus Sailed The Ocean BLUE :) :

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Our second day of school went great!  Ryan had fun building and sailing his very own models of the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria.  252 more words

Puerto Rico map

This map card comes from Charlie. :)

Puerto Ricans often call the island Borinquen – a derivation of Borikén, its indigenous Taíno name, which means “Land of the Valiant Lord”. 106 more words

Caribbean

Book Plunge: Inventing The Flat Earth

What do I think of Jeffrey Russell’s book? Let’s talk about it on Deeper Waters.

Recently, I had a conversation at a store with a salesman who was telling me that people in the past believed  598 more words

Book Plunge