Ethan Petersen

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William the Conqueror's Normandy: The legacy of England's invader

Two bare-legged men wade out to a boat, carrying their dogs. A couple of horse riders gallop at speed, the wind riffling their hair. A woman and child escape a burning building, victims of war. I look in wonder at the Bayeux Tapestry and the scenes it depicts, conveying such vivid movement, …

Europe's 28 best hidden seaside resorts

Food Halls Around the World for Tourists and Locals Alike

New York is enjoying a renaissance of food halls, vast spaces where you can get meals to go, buy specialty groceries, or sit down at places that are …

20+ Signs That Humanity Is Devolving

If you need any proof that mankind is regressing as a species then, well, you probably need to pay more attention to the world. Take a look at these …

Listeria Concerns Prompt Frozen Vegetable Recall

<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS)</i> – Several brands of frozen vegetables have been recalled from stores in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, as well as states …

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The Best Place In The World To Live Or Retire That Nobody's Talking About

The sunny coastal region of Algarve, home to more than 100,000 resident expat retirees, is the best place in the world to live or retire that nobody's talking about.<p>Particularly appealing are the two municipalities of Silves and Lagoa, both slightly west of the center of Portugal's southernmost …

Your Hitler analogy is wrong, and other complaints from a history professor - Vox

Why historical comparisons are usually bad political arguments.<p>On my office wall hangs a brilliant drawing. It is the now-famous Obama-Washington hybrid that graced the cover of the New Yorker on January 26, 2009. Obama's (then-unwrinkled) face peers sternly from beneath a powdery white George …

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Raspberry Russian

Cheers to the holidays! Here, have a drink. Or two. Because that’s what the holidays are all about, after all: friends, family, and a good stiff …

Trendquiz Is A Super Addictive Game Using Google Trends Data

I’m a fan of Google Trends. Whenever a new meme pops up or some major news breaks, I head there to check how interested people are in said information and whether they’ve been interested all along, when it got really hot…and when it became not.<p>A simple site called trendquiz uses Google Trends data …

History Class and the Fictions About Race in America

High-school textbooks too often gloss over the American government’s oppression of racial minorities.<p>Earlier this month, McGraw Hill found itself at the center of some rather embarrassing press after a photo showing a page from one of its high-school world-geography textbooks was disseminated on …

News: The 16 Best Google Android Apps You Didn't Know About

It would only make sense that Google is one of the most active app developers on the Android platform, particularly when you consider that they …