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LINEAR B: A Bronze Age Mystery Solved

By on February 4, 2012 in Uncategorized

Almost everyone loves a mystery. Dating back in literature almost 200 years, the form can be traced from obscure early 18th century German authors, to Edgar Allen Poe, to Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, to the hardboiled Dashiel Hammett, all the way up to the fraying CSI franchise on TV.

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TREKKERS TALK ABOUT THEIR KILIMANJARO CLIMB

By on February 4, 2012 in Tusker Alumni Category
TREKKERS TALK ABOUT THEIR KILIMANJARO CLIMB

This Kili trip began with Mark suggesting the base camp of Everest. Again I said no way. Mark came back with, “How about Kilimanjaro?”

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REIMAGINING THE SLUMS

By on February 4, 2012 in Culture Category

While the government continues to plan the take-down of Rio’s dilapidated favelas, there are those who strive to bring dignity to the resilient residents through public art projects.

After all, these neighborhoods have come to define the partial identity of the Brazilian nation over time.

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HUBBLE: THE HUB OF THE UNIVERSE

By on January 1, 2012 in Science Category, Uncategorized

The Hubble Space Telescope is a space-based observatory that has transformed astronomy, spirituality, and galvanized even the most casual stargazers among us.

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BENEDICTINE BAD BOY

By on January 1, 2012 in Amazing Individuals Category

Forget everything you know about the bad boys of history. Guys like Robin Hood had nothing on Eustace the Black Monk.

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