This Is Tourism in the Occupied Palestinian Territories | NatGeo

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The West Bank wall is a living canvas of Israeli-Palestinian narratives. Source: This Is Tourism in the Occupied Palestinian Territories This is an amazing article. Definitely worth checking out. I found it recently on National Geographic, which you know I love. And I found the subject especially sensitive and fascinating. The photos are breathtaking and eye-opening. The whole situation over there is. Amazing how people can just go about their trip and see the birthplace of Christ so other important places in the Christian community. All the while, over there, walls are being built. It is an exceptionally sensitive area of …

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5 Great Reasons to Learn German

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German is one of my favorite languages. I have started this blog in Berlin, as you know, under the spell that the city had on me. And I couldn’t be happier. I have been trying to learn German for years, even if not as successful as I’d hoped. But that has nothing to do with the language. So I decided to write about why I think German is an awesome language and why it’s worth learning it. Of course, these reasons are my personal opinion and definitely, there are more, or better ones, feel free to comment them below. Here we …

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The Mayfly by James Hazel #BookReview

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A mutilated body discovered in the woods. A murderous plan conceived in the past. A reckoning seventy years in the making . . . When lawyer Charlie Priest is attacked in his own home by a man searching for information he claims Priest has, he is drawn into a web of corruption that has its roots in the last desperate days of World War Two. When his attacker is found murdered the next day, Priest becomes a suspect and the only way to clear his name is to find out about the mysterious House of Mayfly – a secret society …

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End Of The Earth: Climate Change | HuffPost UK / EcoWatch

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HuffPost UK travelled to Antarctica to see first-hand the effects of climate change. Miami Mayor: ‘If This Isn’t Climate Change, I Don’t Know What Is’ Source: End Of The Earth: Will Trump’s Climate Change Denial Be Tested? | HuffPost UK Source: Miami Mayor: ‘If This Isn’t Climate Change, I Don’t Know What Is’ I found these two articles recently and I wanted to share/comment them. I know this isn’t something the blog is focused on, but I believe it to be an important issue of our time. Climate change denial. What is that? I cannot really comprehend the whole concept. …

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II by Jack Thorne, JK Rowling & John Tiffany

How that’s a long title, but we are used to it in the Harry Potter world. I wanted to touch base regarding the latest Harry Potter story. The one after. After those 19 years that pass since the end of the main series. We all loved that last part of the last Harry Potter novel. An ending filled with hope. So J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany went back and made the jump into the theatre with Harry Potter in mind. Interesting, right. And the whole world waited and held their breaths. And something interesting came of it. As …

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Origin by Dan Brown #BookReview

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Will God survive science? Bilbao, Spain Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.” The evening’s host is Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old billionaire and futurist whose dazzling high-tech inventions and audacious predictions have made him a renowned global figure. Kirsch, who was one of Langdon’s first students at Harvard two decades earlier, is about to reveal an astonishing breakthrough . . . one that will answer two of the fundamental questions of human existence. Amazing! …

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1984 by George Orwell #BookReview

April 1984. 13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary and falls in love. But Big Brother is watching him and the door to Room 101 can swing open in the blink of an eye. This major new production explores the world inside Winston Smith s head, as well as the world without, and catches the euphoria and bliss buried deep underneath the cold face of Big Brother. Wow. This book is mind-boggling. And with that, the review is done. Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell is one of the biggest pieces of literature of the 20th century. …

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