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Mayor of Rome wants to build $800 million "Roman... →
“like building a zoo in the jungle” Every single day, the movie Idiocracy becomes a little closer to realization.
Brazilian Navy Bans Underwater Exploration →
New York Times - Robert Marx, a Florida author and treasure hunter, asserts that the Brazilian Navy dumped a thick layer of silt on the remains of a Roman vessel that he discovered inside Rio de Janeiro’s bay. The reason for the Navy’s action was that proof of a Roman presence would require Brazil to rewrite its recorded history, which has the Portuguese navigator Pedro Alvares Cabral...
The Subversive Charm of Day Drinking →
by Rosie Schaap (New York Times) This newspaper gets me
I don’t know what’s happening here, but I like it.