Monthly Archives: August 2014

10 Misconceptions About ‘Barbarians’ – Listverse

History is written by the victors—and the victors are often large, arrogant empires not particularly inclined to look favorably on other cultures. It the Source: listverse.com See on Scoop.it – University of World Cultures and Traditions Advertisements

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10 Mistakes That Fed The Rise Of ISIS – Listverse

A few short months ago, the Islamic State (ISIS) made headlines around the world when they captured Mosul, an Iraqi city roughly the size of Boston. For mo Source: listverse.com See on Scoop.it – World Spirituality and Religion

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Stunning Photos Of Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

August 29 marked the beginning of the 2014 Ganesh Chaturthi festival, a Hindu holiday that honors Lord Ganesh, the god of intellect and wisdom. The son of goddess Parvati, Ganesh is identified by his elephant head, which he acquired after … Continue reading

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The Fermi Paradox – Wait But Why

Scientists estimate that there are over 100,000 intelligent alien civilizations in our galaxy alone—but we’ve never heard anything from any of them. Here are 13 possible explanations for why. Source: waitbutwhy.com See on Scoop.it – World Spirituality and Religion

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South Sudan Rebels Agree on Ceasefire

President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed to a fresh ceasefire with the parties given six weeks by mediators to form a unity government. Source: allafrica.com See on Scoop.it – Pan African World News

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NEW ORLEANS SUPERSTITIONS (1886) by Lafcadio Hearn

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CUSTOMS AND SUPERSTITIONS IN LOUISIANA – Historical New Orleans 1897-1917

CUSTOMS AND SUPERSTITIONS IN LOUISIANA, New Orleans, Storyville, New Orleans Red-Light District 1897-1917, Basin Street, Gateway to Storyville, New Orleans, extenstive historical content. Source: http://www.storyvilledistrictnola.com See on Scoop.it – Black Hawk Voodoo

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