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As the President gets us all psyched up to commit more atrocities abroad, let’s reflect on the reality behind the lies. It’s regime vs. regime, and us citizens just get in the way. Our noble military will travel overseas to kill, maim and torture men, women and children at the

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West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum in Wakefield opened its doors in 1818 as a place to house “paupers” with mental illness in the UK. The asylum was exemplary for the time, built to house 1000 inmates and cure them of their manias. The following series of photos were taken circa

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I remember when, in grade 6, my music teacher played us the original Orsen Welles recording of War of the Worlds. Listening to his voice in a darkened room at age 11, I understood the fear that swept the nation when he first spoke those words on the radio in

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With financing from the BBC and Ringo Starr, Lorne and Lawrence Blair set off from England to Indonesia in 1972 to create their award winning documentary ‘Ring of Fire: An Indonesian Odyssey’. Along their journey, Lorne contracted an eye infection. Taking the advice of locals, they went to see a

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via France24 The grisly discovery was made beneath a Monoprix supermarket on Rue Sebastopol in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, which stands on the site of a medieval hospital torn down in the 18th century. When the store’s management decided to carry out redevelopment work on its basement, it gave

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For a while now, I’ve been following with interest Lucien Greaves’ column for the Orlando Weekly, Letters to a Satanist, where Mr. Greaves, spokesperson for the Satanic Temple, answers the OW’s reader questions in an intelligent and enlightened way. I struck me that our readers might be interested in his

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