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Anzac Day

Saturday 25th April is Anzac Day. It is a day when we commemorate all of the people who have fought in wars defending Australia. Many of these people lost their lives at war. 94 more words


The 1931 Histomap: The Entire History of the World Distilled Into a Single Map/Chart

Source: http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault/2013/08/12/the_1931_histomap_the_entire_history_of_the_world_distilled_into_a_single.html


Indicator of a Broken Transportation System

Eagle Rock has a fascinating past and is blessed to retain a number of historic buildings. From the quiet and narrow residential streets, to the broad boulevards, most of Eagle Rock’s history is physically embedded in beautiful landmark buildings. 523 more words

What was happening when they were written down?

-The marvelous and the magical in all their forms were not considered abnormal, and thus all genres of literature that recorded marvellous and supernatural incidents were not judged to be absurd or preposterous. 68 more words

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I'mma let you Finnish

Full disclosure: I’ve never tried a sahti style beer and brewers have explained this type of beer much better than I’m equipped to do.

Before hops dominated beer flavoring, juniper was among a vast array of herbs, fruits, and spices used to flavor fermented grain brews. 279 more words