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Man Dies After Mocking Alligator Warning

A 28-year-old Texas man was attacked and killed by an alligator “almost immediately” after being warned not to swim in the water, replying “fuck that alligator” before jumping in, … 322 more words

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"Why is Hamlet's father also named 'Hamlet'?"

About a week ago, my younger brother asked me quite earnestly why Hamlet and his father have the same name. When I read Hamlet, it never occurred to me that the double name could have any special significance: after all, it was common enough in the Middle Ages and afterward for sons to be named after their fathers. 626 more words

William Shakespeare

Use It Or Lose It: Water?

Ketterhagen, 39, manages a 750-acre ranch outside the town of Gunnison, Colorado, for its out-of-state owners, mostly growing a mixture of Meadow Foxtail, Timothy, wheat grasses and some alfalfa. 525 more words


100,000+ Gallons of Oil Spill - Californian Disaster

The 19th of May 2015 showed an unfortunate and despicable case for both USA’s California, and the world. Thousands of gallons of oil leaked into the Pacific Ocean near Refugio State Beach due to the burst of an underground oil pipe, which thus caused California Gov. 306 more words


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Ships capsize. Planes disappear. Mountains crumble. Earth shakes.

It seems as though anything can happen these days. Anything that can cut short our expiry date.  366 more words

The Girl Talks

Fixed and Fastened On You, Lord

Remember dear friends as you wake today to the news, the diagnosis, the trial or tragedy; none of it has the power to make us spin without our permission.   212 more words