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Light Side Last Updated: Oct 18, 2020 - 1:16:13 PM


Light Side
The Looming Crisis in Civil-Military Relations
Lashing out at critics who have charged him with building a wall around the White House to protect himself from peaceful protesters, Donald Trump claimed on Friday that the purpose of the wall is to prevent staffers from quitting en masse.

Jun 6, 2020 - 11:04:00 AM

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A Brief History of the Codpiece, the Personal Protection for Renaissance Equipment
Early in the eighteenth century, visitors to the Tower of London could gaze upon a painted wooden statue of Henry VIII, the English king who’d died some two hundred years before

May 25, 2020 - 12:50:29 PM

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Making My Moan
A review of: Carissa Harris, Obscene Pedagogies: Transgressive Talk and Sexual Education in Late Medieval Britain, Cornell, 2018,

May 10, 2020 - 11:48:33 AM

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Elusive Enigma Flies Again
The U.S. Air Force X-37B UOV (unmanned orbital vehicle) is scheduled to go into space for the sixth time in mid-May, seven months after the other X-37B returned from its last, and longest (25.5 months) mission.

May 6, 2020 - 12:18:39 PM

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Post modern: why millennials have fallen in love with stamp collecting
Philately is gaining popularity with younger hobbyists, who are drawn to its vintage - and Instagram - appeal

Apr 12, 2020 - 3:46:32 PM



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Dysfunctions
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International
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Labour
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Why people have sex in graveyards
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Research
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