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#TDIWH—January 14, 1829: First Slow Sand Filter in England

January 14, 1829: The first slow sand filter in England was put into operation by James Simpson. “Best known of all the filtration pioneers is James Simpson. 412 more words


Shut Down America’s Refugee Programs Before They Turn Us Into Germany

It costs 12 times as much to resettle refugees as it does to assist them in place. Almost all refugees would prefer to return home than be resettled to a third country. 2,548 more words

Counter Jihad Report

How not to prove you’re not a xenophobe

The Rutland Firsters claim that all they want is more information about the proposed settlement of Syrian refugees in their city. Well, now we know what kind of information they’re looking for. 268 more words


The Lessons of Palmyra: Iconoclasm in the era of Clickbait

Last December I was invited to Harvard to participate in a round table on ISIS and iconoclasm. The event, organized by archaeologist Bastien Varoutsikos… 594 more words


Gypsy & The Cat & World Champion at Oxford Arts Factory, Photography by James Simpson

Unfortunately we are unable to bring you our usual Live Experience Write up for this gig, our writer was stranded on the motorway with a broken down car. 83 more words

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