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A real history of Aboriginal Australians, the first agriculturalists | Bruce Pascoe | TEDxSydney

Indigenous writer and anthologist Bruce Pascoe draws on first-hand accounts from colonial journals to dispel the myth that Aboriginal people were hunters and gatherers and “did nothing with the land that resembled agriculture”. In this powerful talk, Pascoe demonstrates a … Continue reading

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Why This Art Is In Every Hair Salon

[…] SOURCES   • Patrick Nagel Int… https://www.muddycolors.com/2020/11/a… https://wearethemutants.com/2019/11/0… http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arth… https://musicandculture.blogspot.com/… MUSIC (via Epidemic Sound) ELFL, “Alienated” Future Joust, “Sunset Drive” Watch More Nerdwriter: Latest Uploads: • Video Understanding Art: • What The Truman S… Essays About Art: • What … Continue reading

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Diseases gave us the rise of Christianity, the end of the Aztecs and public sanitation. How might future plagues change human history? | The Conversation

Elena Mozhvilo/Unsplash, CC BY “Every once in a while a book lands on your desk that changes the way you perceive the world you live in, a book that fundamentally challenges your understanding of human history.” So began the blurb … Continue reading

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The Bizarre Life of Alan Watts

Alan Watts, born in England and living most of his life in the United States, was a writer, speaker & philosopher. Watts was best known for making Japanese, Chinese, & Indian spiritual traditions in the form of Buddhism, Taoism, and … Continue reading

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Why So Few Americans Live In This HUGE Area In The Northern Part Of The Country

📝 Substack: https://geographyiseverything.substac… 💬 Substack Notes: https://substack.com/profile/38233255… 🌎 Podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/show/geograp… or @GeographyPod 🌳 Linktree for socials: https://linktr.ee/geographybygeoff There are a lot of Americans these days. But despite being the world’s third largest country by population, there exists a huge area … Continue reading

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Why the US is Still Segregated

[…] Every single city in the United States is still largely segregated by race. But this isn’t just because of coincidence or personal preference. It is because of a systematic, government-sanctioned process over the course of the 20th century that … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Joneses: Who Were the Joneses and What Happened to Their Mansion?

[…] Get ready for an adventure as we explore the long-lost mansion that inspired the phrase “Keeping up with the Joneses”! Join Ken on a journey through time, unraveling the history of the Joneses, their iconic house, and the legacy … Continue reading

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Susie Dent’s Foreign Words of the Week – Stolen Words

What English words have been stolen from other languages? How much of English has come from other languages? Countdown Star Susie Dent describes her top British words that have been adopted from other languages! As English originates from other languages… … Continue reading

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Why Isaac Newton Hid This Secret From the World

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