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Update on my Travel Spots for 2016

A couple of months ago I created a list of my top 5 travel spots for 2016 which included New York, Paris, Rome, Amsterdam and Venice and I thought now we are a couple of months into 2016 I would update you guys on how I was doing with my travel aspirations. 892 more words

Fashion

...locked in a bell tower #TBT

If there is one thing that I love about Europe, it’s the extravagant cathedrals that stand imposing all over the beautiful countryside and in town centers. 730 more words

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Syncretism

Syncretism is the combining of different, often contradictory beliefs, while blending practices of various schools of thought. Syncretism involves the merger and analogizing of several originally discrete traditions, especially in the theology and mythology of religion, thus asserting an underlying unity and allowing for an inclusive approach to other faiths. 110 more words

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Today in 1990: Underdog Buster Douglas knocks out Mike Tyson

Today ins 1990 Mike Tyson is knocked out by 42–1 underdog Buster Douglas. Mike Tyson entered the ring, in Tokyo, as the undefeated heavyweight champion of the world. 165 more words

History

Charles Booth's London 2: Attitudes to Europeans and the Absence of Black Londoners

Last time we looked at the Police Notebooks from Charles Booth’s survey of the poor in London and what they had to say about the Asian population of London between 1897 and 1901, this time we’re looking at their attitude to Europeans and also asking why black Londoners are absent from the notebooks. 2,385 more words

Public History

Why Cruz and Trump are Dangerous.

Recently Cruz and Trump have been compared to Hitler, Is this a fair assessment, historically speaking. On some level that would be a big Yes. But you should also remember that a number of people from American history could also be compared to Hitler. 359 more words

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