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The Liberation of the Lame Duck: Obama Goes Full Bulworth - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

The Liberation of the Lame Duck: Obama Goes Full Bulworth
Daily Beast
The Weekly Standard ran a couple items the day after the theaters and Sony dumped The Interview: “The surrender to North Korea is a historical moment,” Bill Kristol, the magazine's editor, blogged. ..... It reads: “Le Service Maritime.” When many ...

UWF stays local with first two football signees - Pensacola News Journal


UWF stays local with first two football signees
Pensacola News Journal
McCall, a Northview High graduate who helped the Chiefs win the 2012 Class 1A state title — the first in school history — attained another first in leading the Argos initial signing class. The offensive lineman joined Crestview High graduate Tyler ...

Spare Times for Dec. 19-25 - New York Times


Spare Times for Dec. 19-25
New York Times
New-York Historical Society: 'Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion' (through April 19) In his review for The New York Times, Edward Rothstein called it a “vigorous and imaginative new exhibition,” that includes a look at “how Chinese-American identity ...

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Celebrating the Legacy of a Chinese Explorer - New York Times


New York Times

Celebrating the Legacy of a Chinese Explorer
New York Times
In the 15th century, this was the midway point on the maritime crossing between China and the lands along the western rim of the Indian Ocean. Here, sailors from ... “Without the support of the Ming, Malacca's history would have been rewritten.” A ...

Volunteer opportunities: Dec. 19, 2014 - Daily Astorian


Volunteer opportunities: Dec. 19, 2014
Daily Astorian
Training provided. For information, go to www.columbiamemorial.org. To schedule an interview, call 503-325-1164. Columbia River Maritime Museum — 1792 Marine Drive. Volunteer opportunities for those with an interest in maritime history. For ...

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Royal Ontario Museum to host exhibits from Franklin expedition - Sun News Network


Sun News Network

Royal Ontario Museum to host exhibits from Franklin expedition
Sun News Network
TORONTO ─ Underwater archaeologist Jonathan Moore will never forget the thrill of finding a bell from the Franklin expedition shipwreck. "You can't top finding the bell from the (HMS) Erebus that has been missing for 160 years," Moore said Thursday at ...

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In the Studio with Michele Oka Doner - BLOUIN ARTINFO


BLOUIN ARTINFO

In the Studio with Michele Oka Doner
BLOUIN ARTINFO
One of the studio's most notable features is a labyrinthine library rich in volumes on art, archaeology, and the natural sciences; bronze chairs — with seats and backs inspired by spiral galaxies — are piled with still more books. Some have ...

Play explores Michigan's role in Christmas tradition - South Bend Tribune

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 06:07

South Bend Tribune

Play explores Michigan's role in Christmas tradition
South Bend Tribune
It's a history and tradition that Paul Mow was slightly familiar with before being tapped to direct the Twin City Players' production of “The Christmas Schooner,” opening Friday at Lake Michigan College's Mendel Center. The musical is based on the true ...

Sino-African Maritime Silk Road exhibition opens in Tanzania - CCTV

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 22:37

The Interpreter

Sino-African Maritime Silk Road exhibition opens in Tanzania
CCTV
An exhibition about the history and culture of the Sino-African Maritime Silk Road has opened up in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam. The exhibition one of several activities to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties ...
China Maritime Silk Road Antiques Photo Exhibition opens at UN HeadquarterseTurboNews
The history of the new Chinese empireThe Interpreter
Silk Road appears at the United NationsChinadaily USA
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8000-Year-Old Olive Oil Found in Israel - Archaeology


8000-Year-Old Olive Oil Found in Israel
Archaeology
... resembles modern olive oil. Evidence of olive oil production has been found at the 7,700-year-old site of Kfar Samir, now underwater off the coast of Haifa. To read about another recent Neolithic discovery in Israel, see "7,500-Year-Old Well ...

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Navy transfers artifacts from DC to Richmond, Va. - WAVY-TV

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 07:49

WAVY-TV

Navy transfers artifacts from DC to Richmond, Va.
WAVY-TV
Furthermore the representation of Constitution embodies NHHC's dedication to preserving and protecting maritime history. The quill pen serves as a reminder that the practice of documenting and understanding history is an important element of the Navy's ...

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Local icon to weigh anchor - Albany Times Union

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 07:18

Local icon to weigh anchor
Albany Times Union
The Half Moon will be part of a 17th-century historic site managed by the Westfries Museum in Hoorn, a city of 70,000 people with a strong maritime history north of Amsterdam on what used to be called the Zuider Zee. "Like the original Half Moon, our ...

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Readers will dig this book - The Montgomery Herald


The Montgomery Herald

Readers will dig this book
The Montgomery Herald
She fell in love with “pig dragons,” saw why the “future of archaeology lies underwater,” and discovered how women fought for a spot in the trenches. She visited “the most important archaeological site in the United States “ and learned how archaeology ...

Take An Urban Stroll Along Middletown's Main Street - CTNow

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 17:09

CTNow

Take An Urban Stroll Along Middletown's Main Street
CTNow
On lower Court Street by City Hall is a heritage stop with a graphic display that explains the city's maritime history. By the 1660s, shipyards were producing wooden vessels that sailed the Atlantic coast, to the West Indies, sometimes to Europe ...

Remains of Neolithic 'Atlantis' Found Off Haifa Coast - Jspace News


Remains of Neolithic 'Atlantis' Found Off Haifa Coast
Jspace News
“Water wells are valuable to Neolithic archaeology because once they stopped serving their intended purpose, people used them as big rubbish bins,” Dr. Jonathan Benjamin, a marine archaeologist with Flinders University, said in a statement. “This is ...

Take An Urban Stroll Along Middletown's Main Street - Hartford Courant

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:43

Take An Urban Stroll Along Middletown's Main Street
Hartford Courant
On lower Court Street by City Hall is a heritage stop with a graphic display that explains the city's maritime history. By the 1660s, shipyards were producing wooden vessels that sailed the Atlantic coast, to the West Indies, sometimes to Europe ...

Former Maritime Aquarium official being investigated for misappropriating funds - WTNH

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 15:35

Thehour.com

Former Maritime Aquarium official being investigated for misappropriating funds
WTNH
Maritime Aquarium officials announced Monday that a forensic accounting audit revealed $78,400 in missing funds. The audit was conducted by an external accounting firm, and determined that Dowdell allegedly misappropriated the funds through a mix of ...
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk official being investigated for misappropriating ...Thehour.com

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Readers will dig this book - The Fayette Tribune


The Fayette Tribune

Readers will dig this book
The Fayette Tribune
She fell in love with “pig dragons,” saw why the “future of archaeology lies underwater,” and discovered how women fought for a spot in the trenches. She visited “the most important archaeological site in the United States “ and learned how archaeology ...

Historian at New London Maritime Society program says former slave produced ... - TheDay.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 00:29

TheDay.com

Historian at New London Maritime Society program says former slave produced ...
TheDay.com
New London - After more than a dozen years of digging through historical maps and documents, traveling as far as to Africa, and analyzing and reanalyzing the words Venture Smith chose carefully for his life story more than 200 years ago, historian ...

Grad blends computer skills, archaeology - La Crosse Tribune


La Crosse Tribune

Grad blends computer skills, archaeology
La Crosse Tribune
During an underwater photography project, she came across a sunken sailboat and her curiosity about the wreck led her to studying archaeology. “It was really cool,” Ngandali said. “It was kinda this murky water and you just come up to it.” Finding the ...

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