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Conflict on the Nile

The sources of the Nile remained a mystery for thousands of years. The Ancient Egyptians regarded the river as holy and as their lifeline. The British colonialist empire regarded finding the source of the Nile as crucial for their power over Africa. 1,309 more words


Grace from ComicCon should not review movies!

Dear Grace,

You have no right to be commenting on Mad Max if you have not watched the originals! They reflected the rage and angst of the “Limits to growth” reports of the 1970′s, and the horrible feeling of dread that we were running all our resources down without planning for what comes next. 312 more words

Movies And TV

Chain Link River Rats - And Other Tales of Los Angeles’ Overflowing Rivers

By Christine Coe

The rivers are overflowing, and flooding the streets of Los Angeles.  They are breaking their containment levels and bust over boulevards on Sunset and Highland at a rate of over 9600 gallons per minute (October 27, 2014, 4:30 PM & October 28, 2014, 3:40 AM) and spring forth into 40 foot geysers on Coldwater Canyon at 2:00 in the morning (October 10, 2012). 1,398 more words