Daily Archives : June 16, 2014

One Video To Rule Them All: How Doña Mechas’ Rant Helped Shape the Colombian Elections

The results of the Colombian elections on May 25th seemed to spell disaster for those rooting for President Juan Manuel Santos. The final results of the day showed that, out of the five candidates, Oscar Ivan Zuluaga, the Centro Democrático’s…

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Our Generation

“This thing all things devours; birds, beasts, trees, flowers; gnaws iron, bites steel; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays king, ruins town, And beats mountain down.”               The above quote is a riddle from The Hobbit. The answer: time….

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Australia’s Beloved Bandit: Ned Kelly, The Hero Down Under

No one is sure what Australian bushranger Ned Kelly uttered as his final words. While some accounts have him reflecting, “Ah well, I suppose it has come to this,” he has also been immortalized with stating the simple, “Such is…

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