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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


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


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


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

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In Las Vegas, Gun Ranges Are Tourist Draws 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


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