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The Utopia Experiment - The inconvenient reality of Greenism...

… and its close relatives self-sustainability, simpler lifestyles and general hippie-ness. It short, it won’t work.

How do we know?  Courtesy of a group of bipedal lab rats headed up by one Dylan Evans, author of… 581 more words

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Real talk, guys. This dude’s name is Thor.

Thor was trying to tell peeps that the ancient Peruvians migrated across the Pacific to the islands of what is now Polynesia. 116 more words

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“Classroom under Sail”—aboard the Thor Heyerdahl—arrives in Cuba

After several months of travel, the 36 crew members of the German three-mast topsail schooner Thor Heyerdahl arrived in Pinar del Río, Cuba, where they will remain until Wednesday. 258 more words

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‘KON-TIKI: ACROSS THE PACIFIC IN A RAFT’ BY THOR HEYERDAHL

‘Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft’ is a record of Thor Heyerdahl’s three-month-long voyage through the Pacific Ocean, penned by the explorer himself.

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Pacific Islands Literature

Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki

Directed by Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning

Norway, 2012

Cornerhouse, 21 December 2014

A good, old-fashioned adventure film and true to life, no doubt, after a fashion. 141 more words

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Kon-Tiki: Thor Heyerdahl On The Big Screen

Kon-Tiki, a film based on Thor Heyerdahl’s legendary voyage across the Pacific, is released in UK cinemas TODAY! Nominated for an Academy Award… 295 more words

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The Ra Expeditions

In the year 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Looking for Indians the wind took him westward, he stumbled on the wrong peoples, whom he then extorted, enslaved and murdered. 208 more words

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