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'Ole Miss' Debates Campus Traditions With Confederate Roots - by SANDRA KNISPEL October 25, 2014 6:04 PM ET

University of Mississippi football is riding high these days; they’re undefeated and one of the top three teams in the nation.

Mississippi Rebels fans cheer for their team prior to their game on October 18. 329 more words


Living in the Anthropocene

Last weekend I went to a public forum of the Anthropocene Working Group (AWG).  This is a group, mostly of geologists, who propose that the Anthropocene is a new geological era, “an official unit amending the Geological Time Scale.”  The working group also includes some ecologists and climate scientists.  832 more words


Thing to do: Transhumance Parade

Transhumance is the seasonal movement of people with their livestock between fixed summer and winter pastures. For those that has never seen a sheep… don´t miss today the Transhumance Parade across Madrid streets! 228 more words

Things To Do In Madrid

This Day In History Oct 26 2014 Whitney Houston OK Corral

Oct 26, 1985:

Whitney Houston earns her first #1 hit with “Saving All My Love For You”

Talent, good looks and connections in high places—that’s a combination that might spell success for almost any aspiring pop star, and Whitney Houston had all three. 2,080 more words