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The Spanish Civil War: Francisco Franco Bahamonde

Hello everyone! Just a small update from my University degree, this time with regards to a new module: The Spanish Civil War. The following is a piece of coursework I just submitted, a ‘Source Analysis’. Basically I have to analyse a specific source and in 1500 words (10% margin either way) pick it apart and […]

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Ant-Man & Age of Ultron: Thoughts and Theories

This article will cover both upcoming Marvel movies: Ant-Man and Avengers II: Age of Ultron. ———————————– Yet more news from Marvel. That’s right, barely a fortnight after Guardians of the Galaxy hit theaters worldwide the first image of Paul Rudd as “Ant-Man” has been released. I’ll tell you what, from the plot synopsis and gathering buzz around […]

Dreams and Shadows

“A Modern American Fairytale”

History degrees involve a copious amount of reading so given how much academic research I’ve been done in the past two years one would be surprised to know that I still find time for recreational reading. I’m not the most accomplished and traveled reader, having only scratched the surface of a few genres by experiencing […]

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Film Review – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo Producer: Kevin Feige Studio: Marvel Studios Starring: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Samuel L. Jackson, Sebastian Stan, Robert Redford Without a shadow of a doubt the smartest, mature, and contemporarily significant entry into Marvel Studios library: a serious look at the nature of modern hyper-security and curtailed civil-liberties. […]

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Assassin’s Creed V: Confirmed Setting

Ubisoft has finally revealed where the next fully recognized setting of their Assassin’s Creed franchise will be set in: Revolutionary France. I called it a while ago but now we finally have it in writing and in video. I think it’s a fantastic choice and them creating Black Flag before this makes sense now: They were waiting for next […]

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The History of Science in Society: The Royal Institution (19th Century)

This article is the online version of an essay I just submitted as University coursework. In some ways it is a more refined version of this article I wrote a while back, see what you make of it! https://daliennation.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/gentleman-of-science-michael-faraday/ ————————————– “The Royal Institution was the main driving force behind scientific discovery and popularisation in Victorian […]

The Cultured Shark

  I’m not sure what is it about this picture that makes me laugh and smile a little on the inside. The internet turns up some real gems every now and then.