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    History, anything goes, including pictures

    Prague residents surround Soviet tanks in front of the Czechoslovak Radio building, in central Prague, during the first day of the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia. August 21, 1968. In 1968, during a period called the “Prague Spring,” Alexander Dubček, the newly elected leader of...
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    Any birders out there?

    Golden Eagle Credit: Mikael Persson I drove up to a hide in the middle of the night & got there long before sunrise, walked through a snow covered field in pitch black darkness with my headlamp as the only light source. The first day was unsuccessful & I had small hopes on the second day...
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    Zion National Park, Utah

    As usual Aunt Marg, you have spectacular photos to share, have recently watched the Rocky Mountain train ride and was blown away, would love to see that.
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    News photos of the day

    Demonstrators march on Times Square in New York City to express their solidarity with Palestinians. [Eduardo Munoz/Reuters]
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    News photos of the day

    Protests in London amid escalating Israeli-Palestinian conflict (Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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    News photos of the day

    Patients receive treatment inside a Coivid-19 ward of a government-run hospital, amidst the coronavirus pandemic, in Bijnor district, Uttar Pradesh, India. Reuters/Danish Siddiqui
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    Do you have your house in order?

    Some funerals we have been to are incredibly over the top productions with videos, photos, speakers etc, with a price tag to match so we have opted for a 'no service' funeral that seems to be catching on. From one of the ads In Sydney, our direction cremation service costs $1,899 and...
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    Is it selfish of me to want to receive cards or gifts for my birthday and Mother’s Day?

    Mother's day and your birthday must be painful MLynne, so sorry that is happening to you, my only suggestion would be to back off until someone has the sensitivity to ask you "is there something wrong?" And then tell them why.
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    Zion National Park, Utah

    Photo: Zach Cooley Location: Arches National Park, Utah
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    History, anything goes, including pictures

    Jesse Owens in London after winning four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics.
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    Do you agree that all psychological suffering is self inflicted

    Do you agree that all psychological suffering is self inflicted No
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    Sleeping squirrels in a nest on a window ledge

    Love this photo Source: Reddit
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    News photos of the day

    Henry Winkler yesterday I can’t even express the beauty everywhere on our planet
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    Genital mutilation of two-week-old baby

    Not having had any experience with raising boys, I think I would leave it to my husband to decide. My son-in-law has been ‘done’ (sounds horrible) and he chose to have his son circumcised at birth because he "didn’t want him to be different from other boys in the change rooms." I guess that...
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    Hello everyone

    Hello and welcome from Sydney
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