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The Fukuoka Sinkhole, How a Government SHOULD work

Since government is (supposedly) operated with the consent of the governed and is expected to provide for the common good, you’d think that dealing with a disaster like this one as well as the Japanese did would be commonplace. Here’s … Continue reading

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Classic Movies, Ottoman Style 

Combining Western cinema and traditional Ottoman motifs, Turkish artist Murat Palta designed a series of images that blend the style of the Ottoman empire with films like Pulp Fiction, Alien, and Clockwork Orange. They are made to look historic and aged, and once you see … Continue reading

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The One Moment by OK Go

Another spectacular video presentation by the group OK Go. This time sponsored by Morton Salt to direct attention to 5 noble charities they have have chosen to support under their Walk Her Walk #walkherwalk program. I can’t improve on her description … Continue reading

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Israeli scientists unearth extraordinary ‘thinker’ figurine from the Middle Bronze Age

JERUSALEM (AFP).- A “unique” 3,800-year-old figurine showing a seated person, apparently deep in thought, was unveiled in Israel on Wednesday. Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said that the figure, wearing a hat and with its chin resting on its hand, was … Continue reading

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An Inspirational Speech by Charlie Chaplin

In 1940, The Great Dictator, written, directed and starring Charlie Chaplin was released.  The story of a poor Jewish barber who is mistaken for a dictator of a similar appearance and takes his place. In his rejection of the position … Continue reading

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