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Uneasy Lay the Heads that Wore the Crowns

William Shakespeare was undoubtedly a genius.  His plays are a linguistic treasure trove that enriched the English language with at least 491 new words and a wealth of idiomatic phrases in common use today.  1,669 more words

History

The Roaring Girl

I watched a play – The Roaring Girl – at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford upon Avon and boy, what an incredible experience!

Despite the… 139 more words

Travel

VIDEO: Nato: Russia illegally crossed border

Nato has accused Russia of blatantly violating Ukraine’s sovereignty by sending troops and weapons over the border.

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via Felix Grovit Travel

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Facing up to bitter truths: Rotherham child sex exploitation cases | openDemocracy

The publication of a new report on child sexual exploitation in Rotherham, UK, makes for truly heartbreaking reading, and adds to a chilling tally of convictions across the country.  109 more words

News Reader

In Las Vegas, Gun Ranges Are Tourist Draws by KIMBERLEY McGEE


By KIMBERLEY McGEE

An accidental shooting in Arizona has put a spotlight on gun tourism.

Published: August 29, 2014 at 4:00AM

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Patrick Bruen

A Front-Row Seat for a Gaucho Festival by SHIVANI VORA


By SHIVANI VORA

La Bamba de Areco, a boutique hotel in Argentina, is offering its guests prime views of an annual gaucho festival as well as an opportunity to learn horseback riding themselves. 12 more words

Patrick Bruen