Turkey. Football. Shopping. American Thanksgiving has come a long, long way from it’s humble beginnings. From it’s beginnings at Plymouth in the 1600′s, the holiday has been reshaped to become a benchmark for the “holiday” season, a secular signpost for surefire sales numbers. 908 more words
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Americans, more specifically, the American Church need to wake up. We aren't poor, we are rich beyond understanding.
The European Commission is planning an indepth study on EU gas and electricity price formation drivers by late spring next year as part of efforts to reduce the price gap with the US, EU energy commissioner Gunther Oettinger said Tuesday. 335 more words
The construction of a new oil export line from Iraqi Kurdistan to Turkey is not possible with the 18 month timeframe suggested by Kurdish officials, a Turkish energy ministry spokesman told Platts Friday. 126 more words
It’s hard to think of a major event as poorly understood as the Taiping Rebellion. It takes a familiarity with Chinese society after the Manchu invasion, the treaty port system and above all syncretism. 454 more words
“What do you get the Prince that has everything?” That’s probably what Pippa Middleton, Duchess Kate’s young sister, asked herself while shopping for a gift to give her nephew Prince George for his christening. 27 more words