The Cod Wars (Icelandic: Þorskastríðin, « the cod wars », or Landhelgisstríðin, « the wars for the territorial waters ») were a series of confrontations between the United Kingdom and Iceland on fishing rights in the North Atlantic.Each of the disputes ended with an Icelandic victory. The Third Cod War concluded in 1976, with a highly favourable agreement for Iceland; the United Kingdom
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I missed posting this on Veterans Day! Some of you may have known (or heard of) my Grandfather, John H. Crosman, Sr. of Orleans. He was a professional artist of considerable national notoriety who donated detailed portraits in pastel or charcoal of family members who served during WWII.
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As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria. Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from Unzensuriert.at:
Pre-Code Hollywood refers to the brief era in the American film industry between the widespread adoption of sound in pictures in 1929 and the enforcement of the Motion Picture Production Code censorship guidelines, popularly known as the « Hays Code », in mid-1934. Although the Code was adopted in 1930, oversight was poor and it did not become rigorously enforced until July 1, 1934, with …
What is wrong in eating Onions and Garlic? According to the Bhagavad Gita and the Ayurveda, India’s classic medical science, foods are grouped into three categories – sattvic, rajasic and tamasic – foods in the modes of goodness, passion and ignorance.
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