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"Dead End in Norvelt" -An Unusual Newberry Award Winner

Book Review: Dead End in Norvelt
By Jack Gantos

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Dead End in Norvelt is the winner of the 2012 Newbery Medal for the year’s best contribution to children’s literature and the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction! 691 more words

Young Adult Book Reviews

Happy Thanksgiving from Managment INK!

Happy Thanksgiving! In honor of this American holiday, here are some interesting facts about Thanksgiving!

  • The first Thanksgiving service known to be held in North America occurred on May 27, 1578 in Newfoundland.
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Highest Gateway In World

Buland Darwaza , or the “Gate of Magnificence”, was built in 1576 A.D. by Akbar to commemorate his victory over Gujarat. It is the main entrance to the palace at Fatehpur Sikri, a town which is 43 km from Agra, India. 23 more words


Asia's First Electric Streetlight

Bengaluru’s heritage lamp post. The city’s first streetlight – a 30ft tall cast-iron pole with a cluster of four lights.

On the evening of August 5, 1905, it had blazed to life at the flick of a switch by Sir John Hewett of the Viceroys’ Council – inspiring awe among the townsfolk, when the rest of India was lit up by oil lamps. 61 more words


Beware Of Those Pesky Anarchists

Tomorrow is Halloween and according to the FBI the popular custom this year will be that of an ANARCHIST!

From time to time the DHS will issue warnings of possible terrorists attacks or civil disobedience….actually most of it is just fear mongering….so far they have been less than accurate (polite way of saying “fucking wrong”)…… 506 more words


BiBi, A Lying Racist Douche

By now most of my readers know that I think that Israel’s PM, Netanyahu, is a prick and will lie his ass off to get his way…….you will also notice that I do enjoy popping the balloon of morons that try to use history to make a point….especially when they are LYING! 904 more words

International Situations

Sarayu River

The Sarayu is a river that flows through the Indian states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. This river is of ancient significance, finding mentions in the Vedas and the Ramayana. 76 more words