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Some bins and a deadly drop...it must be Christmas!

They like to jump on bins. They run really fast. They do death-defying stunts. They’re called free runners. Free running or parkour as it’s also known, was developed in France and now exists all over the world. 381 more words

Sri Lankan Tea: a primary product?

Tea exports bring in around $2500 million annually to Sri Lanka and account for around 14% of exports by value. True, export earnings have fluctated but the overall direction of revenue is up. 832 more words

Case Study

The Afterlives of Asylums

By Chris Philo

Hot off the press is this new book which impinges directly on the interests of all ‘asylum spaces’ enthusiasts, also doubling as a vital contribution to questions about ‘post-asylum spaces': Graham Moon, Robin Kearns and Alun Joseph, 2015, The Afterlives of the Psychiatric Asylum: Recycling Concepts, Sites and Memories (Ashgate, Farnham, UK). 146 more words

Mental Health

Researching the Genealogy of the Therapeutic Community

By Sarah Phelan

Recently my PhD research into the twentieth century Scottish psychiatrist, Thomas Ferguson Rodger (1907-1978), has led me to explore the evolution of the therapeutic community model of psychiatric care. 1,246 more words

History Of Psychiatry

What needs to be done in the next 5 years...

The exit poll that the BBC announced at 10:00:01pm on Thursday started it. By midnight it wasn’t really sinking in. By 3am it was becoming increasingly apparent. 493 more words

Human Geography

Urban Model- Multiple Nuclei

This time is not really going to be about Italy again, but it’s still about human geography. We are going to be talking about the multiple nuclei model, the multiple nuclei model is a type of urban model that explain the economy of some specific cities. 1,150 more words

Human Geography

The Urban realms model by Vance

There has been a lot of city models throughout history and the Urban Realms model is the last one. Previous models are very organized and tightly pack together in order to for people to travel from place to place without traveling to long. 294 more words

Human Geography