Crash (DVD) Review

Crash (DVD) Review Nominated for six Academy Awards, and winner of Best Picture, Crash is more than deserving of the critical acclaim surrounding its release. Probing the deepest recesses of racism, prejudice, and discrimination in modern day America, the film forces viewers to examine their own tendencies to create and foster stereotypes. More importantly, it […]

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Teenage robotics team from Burundi goes missing in Washington

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The international robotics competition was wrapping up, but there was one slight problem, the Burundi kids were nowhere to be found As an international robotics competition in Washington DC was wrapping up, the chaperone of the Burundi team was confronting his worst nightmare: he couldnt find his kids. He looked in the college dorms where […]

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The long-running family rivalries behind the Qatar crisis

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Diplomats in Middle East say issues cannot easily be resolved partly because they are personal as well as political It is a row that is roiling the Middle East, pitting the wealthiest and most influential Arab sheikhdoms against each other, and sparking weeks of shuttle diplomacy. However, behind the Saudi Arabia-led blockade of Qatars air, […]

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Why Christian and Atheistic Libertarians Get Along

Why Christian and Atheistic Libertarians Get Along I’m the most religious guy in the Libertarian Party. At least that’s what my friend, Charlie, decided. I don’t know if his bit of insight was meant to be a compliment or a mere observation. Either way, I suppose there are others more deserving. For his part, Charlie […]

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House of horrors: inside the US wildlife repository photo essay

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Photographer Matthew Staver and writer Oliver Milman visited the US National Wildlife Property Repository, where illegal wildlife products, from stuffed tigers to worked ivory, are stored and counted If the US had a national house of horrors, it would probably be the federal government compound that lies on the fringes of Denver, Colorado, incongruously set […]

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