"In a Barren Land" traces the history of betrayal and inhumanity visited upon the Native American people by colonization.
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Learning about the wedding traditions of America's indigenous people is an important part of helping to preserve these customs and cultures.
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Is our democracy an illusion? How our political parties make subjects of us, fooling us into complicity with the agenda of The State.
Essay on the similarities between Shlovsky's concept of defamiliarization and Aristotle's mimetic theory.
The World Health Organization acknowledges that Sick Building Syndrome is real. Could toxic compounds in your home or office make you sick?
Sci-Fi authors Orson Scott Card and Bruce Sterling dare American readers to take a fresh look at their ideas about cultural and moral superiority in their futuristic tales.
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Here are the products I used to create a flawless makeup look on my wedding day.
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Know the basics of outdoor lighting design before you start spending money on it.
A guide to plot, theme, character, setting, and symbolism in The Crysanthemums by John Steinbeck and The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien.
It's tough out there for job-seekers. If you manage to score an interview, don't blow it.
Live long, prosper, and throw a stellar Star Trek party without spending too much money (or burning out your replicator).