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A black man invented the Venti Latte… kinda

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More than 1,000 years ago, a goat herder in Ethiopia’s south-western highlands plucked a few red berries from some young green trees growing there in the forest and tasted them. He liked the flavor and the feel-good effect that followed. Today those same berries, dried, roasted and ground, have become the world’s second most popular non-alcoholic beverage after tea. The Ethiopian province where they first blossomed is called Kaffa, hence the name coffee.

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Boxing’s Ann Wolfe: One tough lady

And you thought that you had it rough!

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Representation without taxation

Spotted on Aka Tito’s Blog

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What if I told you there was a magical island paradise free from income and sales tax?

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The 48 Laws of Power (2000)

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A book you should’ve read but probably haven’t.

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Afghan Law allows rape in marriage

In the King James Bible Ephesians 5:22-6:9 says, “Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands

Is there a separation of church and state in America for good reason or should people follow “Gods Law?”

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Parrot may testify in South Florida court

BOCA RATON, FL — The African Grey parrot’s name is Tequila, or Lucky, depending on whose side you’re on.

Regardless of what name he answers to, a Palm Beach County judge has ordered the parrot to appear in a Delray Beach courtroom on Monday. It’s step one in a civil lawsuit over who will get to keep the $2,000 bird who flew away from one Boca Raton woman three years ago and ended up with another.

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Health + Wellness

Common Jamaican Tea Fights Diabetes & HIV AIDS

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Scientists have identified several active proteins in the cerasse bush are potentially cheaper alternative treatments for HIV/AIDS.

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The Spook that Sat by the Door (1973)

A movie that you should have seen but probably haven’t.