I am sitting next to Bou Meng, a lean man in his 70s, who had the unique, rare fate of escaping being murdered in the Khmer Rouge S-21 prison camp in Phnom Penh.
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Those blankets I can safely say protected me from those nasty, scary things who perched themselves in my imagination and spent nights haunting me.
For many Americans, battles and bombings take place only on their living room screens. For others around the world, these scenes happen on the streets of their hometowns, destroying their homes, schools, and entire lives. At a certain point, their homes become lethal and uninhabitable, and they have to choose between death or moving away to find a new, safer life.
Historically speaking we’re the lucky ones. Comfortable beds are a relatively new phenomenon. Here is a brief history of humankind’s development of the bed. After which you will be thanking your lucky stars that you have a bed at all!
From the prehistoric cave paintings of our Palaeolithic ancestors to the provocative graffiti of contemporary artists like the UK’s elusive ‘Banksy’, art has given people a means by which to escape the often harsh, realities of their everyday lives since time in memoriam.
Many visitors to Lewiston come to explore the Snake River with its waters rushing through Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in the United States. A great way to experience the dramatic serpentine turns of the river is on a Snake Dancer Excursions jet boat.
Post-secondary education has an increasing tendency to become obsolete, even in more classic fields such as English literature where most of the information and adequate methods for accessing and manipulating it have been in place for a hundred years or more.
This year marks New Orleans Tricentennial and the city, affectionately known as Nola, shows no signs of slowing down despite its age.