French Revolution

Central Ohio Students Exposed To HBCU Experience Through Career Fair

A steady stream of people poured into the French Field House on the Ohio State University campus Saturday morning. But it wasn’t for a track and field competition. High school students were set to network with more than a dozen historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and up to 50 employers at Battelle College, Career & Community Fair 2021. The ...

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Tar Paper Town: the origins of DuPont

In 1906, a small bustling community of about 50 tar paper-covered buildings sprang up near Sequalitchew Creek in Pierce County. This temporary development housed the families of the workers who were building a new explosives factory. From this simple beginning would spring modernity City of DuPont. The DuPont Company was founded nearly a century earlier in Delaware by a refugee ...

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Maga’haga reign of terror | Letters to the Editor

Guam’s most recent executive decree on Mandatory Maga’haga Vaccination is expected to send shivers down the spine of everyone, whether or not they are vaccinated. Mandatory punishments for those who wish to exercise autonomy over their own bodies are nothing but a precedent for new restrictions waiting to be imposed on anyone who opposes anything that goes against the agenda ...

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Obituary: Henry C. Adams – Portland Press Herald

Henry C. Adams CAP ELIZABETH – Henry C. Adams, 100, passed away peacefully at Maine Veterans’ Home in Scarborough surrounded by his family on Friday August 13, 2021. He lived a fulfilled life that embodied “the greatest generation.” Henry was born April 18, 1921, in Providence, RI, to Carroll E. and Dorothy French Adams. He grew up in Pawtucket, RI, ...

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Gruesome Guillotine Experiments – including a decapitated head that “blinked for 30 seconds”

Doctor Joseph-Ignace Guillotin advocated fairness. While he campaigned for years against the death penalty – arguing that prisoners should instead undergo medical experiments – he believed that if executions were to take place, the deaths should be quick and relatively painless. The French Revolution was meant to be a matter of equality, and the famous physician also felt it was ...

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Hunger in the Earth | The Guardian Nigeria News

Image depicting a hungry Nigerian family There is hunger in the country. Real hunger. Hungry for food. Hungry for truth. Security hunger. Hunger to be reassured that the Nigerian dream does not go away in no time. Hungry for heroes, real heroes. Hunger for true religion. Hunger for stability. Hunger for ethnic harmony. Hungry for the rise of true leaders. ...

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How Napoleon put Croatia on the path to independence

August 10, 2021 – The fascinating French road from Brela in Dalmatia actually leads nowhere. But, although unfinished, it is an incredible reminder of the modern era that Napoleon’s short reign ushered in. He put Croatia on the path to independence. Some of Croatia’s best heritages today are the remnants of the empires that once ruled here. Roman arches and ...

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Spotlight on focused ultrasound at the EAN Congress

While focused ultrasound is by no means a whole new innovation in neurotherapy – having first been deployed in the 1950s, if not earlier, for therapeutic and non-invasive purposes – the emergence of guidance Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and other new technologies have dramatically increased their applications since the turn of the century, and the potential unrealized uses it ...

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Filipino housewife’s cookbook wins international award

Author Juana Manahan Yupangco was told that her cookbook would be more appealing to the mass market if there was one person on the cover. Nutrition advocate and writer Juana Manahan Yupangco’s budget cookbook, “Mesa ni Misis,” sounds like David vs. the Goliaths from expensive books by Michelin-starred chefs. “Mesa ni Misis” is one of the four winners of the ...

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The inspiring colorful arrows of the hollyhock

Hollyhocks have had a great year, at least every time I grow them or see them. They have overthrown supposed wisdom. I love their big colored arrows at the end of July. They fill in the gaps, add height, and come with associations in art, poetry, and history that enhance what gardeners can see in them. More and more forms ...

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