In the aftermath of 9/11, Salafi-Jihadism and al Qaeda have invariably elicited Pavlovian reactions in the popular imagination. Conditioned by simplified media narratives and security-orientated government talking points, Western publics usually understand these labels in monolithic or one-dimensional terms. 2,696 more words
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Last year I went to my first ever History Festival; the Harrogate History Festival, hosted by the Historical Writer’s Association. It was amazing – a chance to indulge my inner history geek with fellow history geeks. 603 more words
A 2-year-old boy was found wondering a park alone after he slipped away from his family’s makeshift cardboard home.
Angelique Roland, 27, and Michael Jones, 24, had been sleeping behind cardboard boxes with their children in Fairmount Park Welcome Center in Love Park. 164 more words
This month marks the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt and a flurry of books are being published to celebrate the occasion.
Henry V inherited the throne of England, which at that time included Wales, Calais and a substantial chunk of South West France, from his father (Henry IV) in 1413. 1,052 more words
RWBY Started in 2013 and was created by Monty Oum and has just entered it’s third season of production, sadly, without the series creator. Although, technically not “anime,” it technically is anime, as, in Japan, “anime” simply refers to “animation,” any animation. 204 more words