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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | 3 months ago

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I recently talked to a doctor who retired after a 30-year career. I asked him how much medicine had changed during the three decades he practiced. "Oh, tremendously," he said...We're better at diagnosing, treating, preventing, and curing disease than

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Beijing :: China | 4 months ago

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History never repeats itself, but it sure does rhyme, it has been said. Now an internationally respected historian is warning that today's world bears a number of striking similarities with the build-up to the First World War. The newly mechanised

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Shanghai :: China | 4 months ago

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Optimists believed this new world economy would eliminate war. But the concept proved to be in conflict with old notions of empire and fresh attitudes of expansionism. There was friction between the industrial and military powers of the "old" world

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Aleppo :: Syria | 4 months ago

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The hundred years since the Battle of Waterloo had not been entirely free of disaster--there had been a horrific civil war in America, some regional scraps in Asia, the Franco-Prussian war and the occasional colonial calamity...Globalisation and new

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 4 months ago

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On Friday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will explore this seminal time with "A Century Ago: The Films of 1913" at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. Randy Haberkamp, the academy's managing director for programming, education

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Edinburgh :: United Kingdom | 8 months ago

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21 August 2013 0 View comments A cache of letters written during the last years of her life more than a century ago show that the monarch regularly used contractions If your teenager drives you mad by using text speak', take heart they may simply be

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London :: United Kingdom | 11 months ago

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In this new millennium can we rightly claim to be more enlightened, more sophisticated?...The historian, Charles Emmerson, undertook to examine all aspects of life around the world in 1913 and the result is his new book, 1913: In Search of the World

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Sarajevo :: Bosnia and Herzegovina | 11 months ago

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The world is back to where it was in the late 19th century no one great power controls everything on the planet, not the US and not China...A new phase in human history had arrived, a period of continuing growth and prosperity, bringing with it an

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Bodmin :: United Kingdom | 12 months ago

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24 April 2013 A big cat prowled the Devon countryside more than a century ago, rediscovered remains from a museum's vaults have shown. Scientists identified the creature as a Canadian lynx, a predator more than twice the size of a domestic cat.

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Tidore :: Indonesia | over 1 year ago

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While the suggestion should by all means be taken to heart, there is a touch of irony considering the tiny island is anything but rame, meaning busy. Nestled next to its neighbor and historic rival Ternate along the west coast of the sprawling island

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