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A protest against socio-economic inequality, Occupy Wall Street began on September 17, 2011 in Liberty Square (aka Zuccotti Park), located in Manhattan's Financial District. With the call to protest initiated by Kalle Lasn and Micah White of the Canadian anti-consumer, pro-environment magazine,
"If the aim of educational leaders is to bring about a greater realization of the ideals of democracy in the schools of this country, then the searchlight of inquiry needs to be focused upon those areas where conditions are such as to threaten the negation of efforts in ...
"Nature is such an indefatigable teacher!"-- Roberto Burle Marx, Brazilian Modern: The Living Art of Roberto Burle MarxAs I stroll through Kensington Gardens on a recent trip to London, I can't help but think how mu...
September 3rd, 1976 marks the day when Viking 2 landed on Mars; part of the American Viking Program to Mars, its mission was to search for evidence of life on the Red Planet. The lander operated on its surface for 1316 days and returned a...
DEAR SIR: I do not intrude to tell you--for you must know already--that a great proportion of those who triumphed in you election, and of all who desire the unqualified suppression of the Rebellion now desolating our country, are sorely disappointed and deeply pained...
Also known as the Badge of Military Merit, The Purple Heart was created on August 7, 1782 by General George Washington and awarded to three soldiers of the American Revolution in 1783. Symbolizing bravery and valor, the medal is heart shaped with a gold border and contains the...
"If you're the father of the yellow school bus, what does that make me?" Cyr replied that, whenever he saw a school bus, the boy could say, "There goes one of my brothers." -- excerpted from
The landscape painting, Apolloscape by Lettario Calamai, a noted printmaker who founded and directed the Intaglio Workshop for Advance Printmaking in New York, may be described as fantastical -- ...