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Tagged With: USA

Honors For The Red Heroes?

YOU WON’T SUCCEED, at least not in the USA! There the Red Indians didn’t even have voting rights in most states far into the 70s, and after they got back some of the privileges the Whites had stolen from them, they are still recognized only as a „folkloric element“, heroes of nostalgic novels and movies … Weiterlesen »

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Botswana Is Turning The Screw …

WELL, MAYBE THEY ARE WISE IN A WAY – protecting wildlife against tourism. The latest „security measures“ for the Okavango Delta, the Savuti, the Kalahari and so on are as follows: 1. You can build a camp with maximal 12 tents only! 2. A group which is lager than 18 people is not permitted! 3. And if you … Weiterlesen »

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ARTISTS What A Painter, This Garraza!

NO, HE ISN’T YOUNG ANYMORE and the specialist know him already, this Basque painter with the strange name KEPA GARRAZA MAYO. He was a buddy of the world-famous German artist Joseph Beuys, and in Bilbao, Garraza’s hometown, they celebrate him regularly, even in the local Guggenheim Museum. But he ought to be world famous too, … Weiterlesen »

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POLITICS Let’s Hate The „Caucasus Emirate“

THERE IS SOMETHING SO MEAN AROUND THE CORNER – and the world isn’t aware of it! The CAUCASIAN EMIRATE!!!! A ghost state, existing only in the heads and on the maps of the most brutal terrorists of our time. With flag and constitution, recognized (so they claim) by Saudi-Arabia and the Iran already, occupying – … Weiterlesen »

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POLITICS The USA Are Crazier Than You Think

WHAT I TELL YOU NOW, you will probably not believe. But trust me: I didn’t believe it myself, when it occurred to me. When? In the summer and autumn of 2015. So start listening: First I wanted to sell an almost 200 year old copper bowl from Persia, produced around 1750, part of the famous … Weiterlesen »

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SLEEPING The Question of the Better Bed …

You are married or in a partnership? You got a double bed or twinbeds? You share a room in hotels? Then you should go on reading. Because a actual study, organized with thousands of people by competent psychiatrist in the USA, shows that it is very important for your happiness (at least for your well-being … Weiterlesen »

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LUGGAGE LABELS A New World Record!

It’s crazy: Luggage labels are getting extinct, the real ones, not the stickers; the beauties, not the uglies. But this week a label is offered for US$ 910! A price never heard of before – and never achieved. A seller in the States offered it „from the vast collection of my great grandparents“. A label … Weiterlesen »

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STAMPS Modern Wonders

Wow! A man who invented the „Blue Oyster“-look of homosexual pop groups like „YMCA“ and ispired photographers like Robert Maplethorpe is honored with 3 stamps by an official postal authority. He is gay artist Touko Laaksonen (1920-1991) who called himself Tom of Finland since he was born in this Scandinavian country. The stamps are explicit … Weiterlesen »

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ACCESSORIES Dinos & Mammoths are alive …

William Henry, the very noble and creative supplier of very, very exclusive tools for the daily use, had the idea. And why not? There are enough dinosaur bones and mammoth tusks around and on the market, it was only a matter of time that somebody used it. And William Henry in McMinniville (Oregon/USA) is the … Weiterlesen »

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ANTICS The Shop Is Top … (No. 1)

You want 10 stuffed giraffes? A complete Post Office from the 20s and the Midwest? You like a Gasoline Station more? 5800 portholes? 85 figureheads? Or just 20 Louis Vuitton trunks? 13 globes? I could go on for ever with the antiques I saw in the „Stone Age“ in Miami. A warehouse with jungle paths, … Weiterlesen »

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