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ArtBizarreCvltureLiterature

Imagine. A return to a mystical land, where there are many burials but no funerals. Twenty thousand here, ten thousand there. Give or take a dozen either way. An attempt to hide an entire people under soil. What a valiant and audacious plan! Here they go again. Drinking the black

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BizarreCvltureHistory

The first part of this four part retrospective provided a brief history of the Ogrish shock site which ran from 2000 to 2006, this second instalment looks at the censorship problems the site encountered and its implications for free speech in the new media age. Although Ogrish was never remotely

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BizarreCvltureHistory

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BizarreCvltureHistory

Disclaimer: The history of the Mongol Empire is as vast as the empire once was. Sadly its truth has been relegated to the “great men, great deeds,” or shall I say “evil men, evil deeds,” section of our education system. Genghis Khan was a barbarian, and that was that. Unfortunately

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Execution has always been a popular form of entertainment. Whether it was a ritual to please the gods or a punishment ordered by the crown, people have flocked to witness the solemn event of death by cruel and painful means. In the centuries before photography, the only means of documenting

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China is the birthplace of Confucianism, a philosophy which influenced rulers in China for centuries from BCE to the late 13th century, on and off. It emphasized virtue from the top down, encouraging people to treat others as they would be treated, and to uplift their fellow citizens as a

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