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Learning Languages - Native and Foreign

In 2013, about a year before I enrolled in a computer science program at a post-secondary college a couple years ago, I decided that I would begin learning more about languages. 413 more words


Star Wars Sequels Put On Hold Due to Death of R2-D2 Pilot Kenny Baker

While Star Wars fans and actors mourn the recent passing of RD-D2 pilot Kenny Baker, all production on Star Wars sequels has been placed on indefinite hiatus. 150 more words


London Part 2: Wandering around the British Museum

After we checked into the Strand Palace Hotel, we headed off to our first destination. The British Museum is famous for holding the best exhibitions and the most spectacular objects of history. 384 more words

Wanderings in London, England

I spent my time in London this past spring as part of a Study Abroad excursion with West Texas A&M University, so I was happy to go wherever the group was going. 56 more words

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About 8am here in London and we’re still in bed. Definitely unwound. Looks cloudy. I would like a misty warm soft gray day for our last walk-arounds. 976 more words


Today in history 7/17/2016-7/23/2016


Today in history, Peter III of Russia is murdered and his wife, Catherine II (see picture below), takes the throne in 1762.

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19th July 2016: this day in history

1799 – French troops in Egypt discover the Rosetta Stone, a basalt slab inscribed with three ancient languages that allows researchers over 20 years later to translate the hieroglyphics of ancient Egypt. 43 more words