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Uncurrent Events 12.19.14

Today In The Past

Events

324 – Licinius abdicates his position as Roman Emperor.

401 – St Anastasius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope… 1,730 more words

Education

Name the Airport Game #2: Where am I?

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Flying

Our Journey To The Royal Palace

Chris and I had tickets for the Royal Palace of Amsterdam and didn’t want them to go to waste, so on Thursday, December 18, 2014, we went in search for the Royal Palace. 512 more words

Amsterdam

Think Globally, Act Locally

Kazakhstan, the eager beaver to converge national development and U.N Security Council agenda 

UN Security Council’s Gridlock

The hot debates concerning the structure and power of the Security Council continues to no avail for many years. 1,644 more words

Kazakhstan

Immigrant Stories Challenge: 50 Children by Steven Pressman

Knowing it had generated a good deal of positive buzz over the last six months or so, it was hard for me to resist Steven Pressman’s  326 more words

History

The Nights Before Christmas

This gorgeous, large volume of collected Christmas classics, illustrated by Tony Ross, contains 24 stories, poems and extracts from wellknown books. As anyone can work out from that – apart from me, initially – you have one thing to read for every night through December. 173 more words

Books

December 19, 1732: The Nack and How To Get It

Filled with proverbs preaching positive virtues such as industry and prudence, Poor Richard’s Almanack debuted on this day in 1732 and was published yearly until 1757. 361 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac