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Islamic State are subverting recorded history

In recent weeks the Islamic State has made clear that it is not only fighting a political and religious war, but also a war against History. Home to some of the oldest known civilisations in the world, the cultural heritage of Iraq is invaluable. Yet, the self-proclaimed caliphate is bent on erasing a past that […]

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What If? – Randall Munroe

Armed only with mathematics and his own illustrations, Munroe attempts to tackle only the weirdest and most wonderful questions.

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Can’t and Won’t – Lydia Davis

Davis presents a cross section of the human condition – the happiness, but above all the struggle and strangeness of all too familiar episodes.