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Court jesters were powerful figures in the courts of monarchs around the world. Often kitted out in distinctive outfits they enjoyed the extravagant luxury that most people could only dream of. As long as they made the monarch laugh the jester was secure in their position. It was also position of…
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“This seems to be on purpose.” That simple phrase, uttered seconds after the second airplane impacted the South Tower on 9/11, was among the day’s most direct, sober journalistic assessments. Its source? A morning show in Dallas, Texas, of all places. In those first chaotic moments, media, world…
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As history shows, we’re not nearly as smart as we think we are. Witch-burning, bloodletting, and eugenics are just a few examples of how once-established theories proved not only incorrect but insane. Have we learned from our asinine assumptions? You be the judge. With one uterus-unraveling…
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