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1898: Our Last Men in the Philippines

In the 1810s-1820s, Spain suffered a major calamity from which, arguably, it has never recovered. She lost almost all of her territories in the Americas after a series of wars against local Creoles, who at first had been motivated by … Continue reading

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The Lost City of Z

The Amazon rainforest is the largest in the world and for centuries it has beguiled and mystified humanity. Indeed, it still has the ability to surprise even in the 21st century, with reports of uncontacted tribes being discovered deep within … Continue reading

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Trainspotting 2

There is a trend for, instead of producing new material, the film industry to simply makes endless remakes of hit-films or sequels to hit-films. Recently, I’ve noticed that sequels are being made 5, 10 or even 20 years after the … Continue reading

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