Hamas History

An excerpt from: 60. SUICIDE BOMBERS The first Palestinian suicide bombing inside Israel took place in April 1994 in response to the massacre at the Tomb of Abraham Mosque in Hebron in February that year. Hamas claimed responsibility for the two bus attacks that followed in the towns of Afula…

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Small-Sided Games in Soccer

Small-Sided Games

Chapter 15 from Coaching Youth Football: What Soccer Coaches Can Learn From The Professional Game * * * * * The true measure of a technical player is how they resolve a game situation by deciding on a tactical intention and the necessary technique, executing in the correct moment and…

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Italian-American Flags

Italian-American History

An excerpt from Italianità: The Essence of Being Italian and Italian-American by William Giovinazzo * Chapter 5: What is an Italian? Hath Not an Italian-American Eyes I am an Italian-American. Hath not an Italian-American eyes? Hath not an Italian-American hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? Fed with the same food,…

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Antonio de Olivera Salazar

Chapter 3 – Salazar the Dictator

An excerpt from Wolfram Wars by Rod Ashley * Portugal’s story during these years is also the story of its leader, Dr Antonio de Oliveira Salazar. How could one man wield so much influence and what factors shaped his character, ideals and, ultimately, his actions? This chapter will analyse the…

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What is Golf Psychology?

An excerpt from Golf Tough by Dan Abrahams. * My world is the psychology of golf. It’s thinking, it’s feeling, it’s focus. It’s laying down the right performance processes to help you manage your golfing attitude on and off the course. It’s forming the mini behaviours that elicit success under…

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What happened to the band Traffic?

An excerpt from the acclaimed book Tragic Magic: The Life of Traffic’s Chris Wood by Dan Ropek CHAPTER 25 - THE BEGINNING OF THE END There is no light without shadow and no psychic wholeness without imperfection. To round itself out, life calls not for perfection but completeness; and for…

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Liverpool’s Role in the US Civil War

Liverpool in the 1860s Unlike the rest of Britain, Liverpool’s population and economic status plummeted after World War Two. Go back 80 years further, though, and you have Britain’s second great metropolis, thriving off King Cotton and still benefitting hand-over-fist from the transatlantic slave trade. In modern terms, it would…

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