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Anonymous Calls For Day Of Rage Over Sandra Bland Murder, 7/24/15

From the Youtube description: The Anonymous collective is enraged at the failed attempt by Waller County PD and the Texas Trooper Association to mask a blatant act of crime against an innocent woman. 209 more words


Turning to Gray: Cam Ne, South Vietnam, 1965

The news today will be the movies for tomorrow
And the water’s turned to blood, and if
You don’t think so
Go turn on your tub… 1,089 more words


Heritage: Nom Village, a 200-year-old beauty that is mostly unstained

Nom Village: a 200-year-old beauty that is mostly unstained

Thanh Nien News

Monday, July 27, 2015 16:57 Email

One of the best things about northern Vietnam is that while most provinces are rapidly modernizing, villages that boast histories spanning centuries can still be found here and there. 224 more words


An American abroad: Mary Curzon, Baroness Kedleston, that peacock dress and the zardosi men

My mother is reading a book on the Vicereines of India and on the cover is this portrait of a stunning woman in a stunning dress. 404 more words


New World Order: GWEN (Ground Wave Emergency Network) Towers

From the older article on Educate Yourself: The Ground-Wave Emergency Network (GWEN) is a communications system that the military is in the process of constructing as we speak. 655 more words


Liberia Plantation

Last year, one of my fun day-trips was to historic Manassas for the Civil War weekend. Among the other activities–including a parade, living history, and book signings–there were hayrides to nearby Liberia Plantation. 1,236 more words


Day 3 - Manchester

My next stop for the day would be Hildene, the Lincoln Family home. Unfortunately, not Abraham Lincoln himself, but his son, Robert Todd Lincoln. But that doesn’t underrate this site, as it features a beautiful home, extensive grounds, and a large gift shop. 757 more words