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5 Ways to Handle a Racist Family Member
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5 Ways to Handle a Racist Family Member

It's no secret that family gatherings can cause stress and lead to conflict, especially if some family members have racial views that you're staunchly against. What's the best way to proceed when a loved one seems not only small-minded but outright racist? Don't suffer in silence through one family gathering after another.

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The Meaning of Faire le Pont

This expression is very useful since it describes something very French and does not translate well in English. First, let's not mistake "faire le pont" with "faire le point" (with an i) which means to evaluate/ assess a situation. Faire le Pont = to do the Bridge = Yoga Position Literally, "faire le pont" means to do the bridge.
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Galocher

Definition: Il n'a jamais galoché sa copine Dominique et Claude ont passé des heures à se galocher embrasser avec la langue faire le french kiss Le Petit Robert galocher une galoche galocher galoche Le Grand Robert Petit Robert galoche Related lessons Galocher conjugations English expressions with "French" Faire la bise - French cheek kissing References Ils se font un nom en entrant dans le dico 'French Kiss' is Finally a Real Word in France Le Grand Robert de la langue française Pronunciation: [ga luh shay]
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Identifying the Common Magnolias

The magnolia tree is a large genus of about 220 flowering plant species worldwide. Nine species are native to the United States and Canada and the tree commonly refers to trees of the genus Magnolia that are a part of the magnolia family Magnoliaceae . It is interesting to note that the tulip tree or yellow poplar is in the same family but in a different genus called Liriodendron and I deal with it separately.
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Reflections on Autumn: Literary Quotes for the Fall Season

As summer turns into autumn in the northern hemisphere, as the leaves start to turn brilliant shades of red and orange, as sweaters come out of storage and steaming hot cocoa is poured into ceramic and children (and the young at heart) begin to think about the thrills of Halloween, we turn to classic authors for their inspired words about this magical season.
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How the Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act Works

The Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act which was passed in 2008, and came into force on May 29, 2010, lets the Canadian government transfer the lighthouses to new owners who want to take advantage of a heritage designation or tourism potential. The act is a result of a private member's bill from BC Conservative senator Pat Carney.
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Medieval Chivalric Romance

Chivalric romance is a type of prose or verse narrative that was popular in the aristocratic circles of High Medieval and Early Modern Europe. They typically describe the adventures of quest-seeking, legendary knights who are portrayed as having heroic qualities. Chivalric romances celebrate an idealized code of civilized behavior that combines loyalty, honor, and courtly love.
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Wilberforce University Admissions

Wilberforce University Admissions Overview: Although Wilberforce University has an acceptance rate of 55%, the admissions bar is not high and most students with average grades and standardized test scores should have little trouble being admitted. To find out what is required to apply to Wilberforce, be sure to check out the school's website, or contact the admissions office for more information.
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Defining Archaeology: 40 Different Ways to Describe Archaeology

Archaeology has been defined by many people in many different ways since the formal study began 150 years ago. Of course, some of the differences in those definitions reflect the dynamic nature of the field. If you look at the history of archaeology, you will notice that the study has become more scientific over time, and more focused on human behavior.
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Mannerism in the Late Italian Renaissance

After the High Renaissance in Italy, many wondered just where art was heading next. The answer? Mannerism . The new style first popped up in Florence and Rome, then the rest of Italy and, eventually, all over Europe. Mannerism, a phrase coined in the 20th century, is what happened artistically during the "Late" Renaissance (otherwise known as the years between Raphael's death and the beginning of the Baroque phase in 1600).
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Texas A&M University-Kingsville Admissions

Texas A&M - Kingsville has an acceptance rate of 82%, making the school largely accessible to interested students. In order to apply, prospective students will need to submit an application, standardized test scores, and official high school transcripts. For complete instructions and requirements, be sure to visit the school's website or contact the admissions office for assistance.
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Donald Harvey: The Angel of Death

Donald Harvey is a serial killer responsible for killing 36 to 57 people, many of whom were patients at hospitals where he was employed. His killing spree lasted from May 1970 until March 1987, only ending after a police investigation into the death of a patient resulted in Harvey's confession. Labeled the "Angel of Death," Harvey said he first began to kill to help ease the pain of dying patients, but a detailed diary he kept paints the picture of a sadistic, cold-hearted killer.
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University of North Texas Admissions

University of North Texas Description: The University of North Texas is a large public university located in Denton, Texas. The university is made up of eleven colleges and schools, and high achieving students should check out the Honors College. The university frequently earns high marks for its value and the diversity of the student body.
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Difference Between Natural and Artificial Flavors

If you read the labels on food, you'll see the words "natural flavoring" or "artificial flavoring…Natural flavoring must be good, while artificial flavoring is bad, right? Not so fast! Let's take a look at what natural and artificial really mean. There are two ways to look at natural and artificial flavors.
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Julian and the Fall of Paganism

When the Roman Emperor Julian (Flavius Claudius Julianus) came to power, Christianity was less popular than polytheism, but when Julian, a pagan (in contemporary usage) known as "the Apostate," was killed in battle, it was the end of Roman official acceptance of polytheism. Although paganism was popular, Julian's practice was more ascetic than normal pagan practices, which may be why paganism failed when the Apostate reinstated it.
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Florida Memorial University Admissions

Florida Memorial University Admissions Overview: As part of the application process, students interested in Florida Memorial University will need to submit an application, transcripts, and a personal essay. SAT and ACT scores are optional. The school's 25% acceptance rate is more a reflection of the applicant pool than the school's selectivity.
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What is Fuel Atomization?

It takes a lot to make an engine work, but none of it would be possible without the atomization of automotive liquid fuels. In this process, fuel is forced through a small jet opening under extremely high pressure to break it into a fine misted spray. From here, the mist is mixed with air (emulsified) and then vaporized into a rarefied form appropriate for use by an internal combustion engine.
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Who Invented Earth Day?

Question: Who Invented Earth Day? Earth Day is celebrated every year in more than 180 nations worldwide, but who first had the idea for Earth Day and got the celebration started? Who invented Earth Day? Answer: U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson , a Democrat from Wisconsin, is usually credited with conceiving the idea for the first Earth Day celebration in the United States, but he wasn't the only person to come up with a similar idea at about the same time.
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New Jersey City University Admissions

New Jersey City University Admissions Overview: New Jersey City University has an acceptance rate of 85%, making it accessible to the majority of applicants. Students with solid grades and test scores have a good chance of being admitted. To apply, interested students must submit an application, high school transcripts, SAT or ACT scores, and a personal essay.
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Is Mary Magdalene in Da Vinci's 'The Last Supper?'

"The Last Supper" is one of the great Renaissance painter Leonardo Da Vinci's most famous and fascinating masterpieces - and the subject of many legends and controversies. One of those controversies involves the figure seated at the table to the right of Christ. Is that St. John or Mary Magdalene? The History of 'The Last Supper' Although there are multiple reproductions in museums and on mousepads, the original of "The Last Supper" is a fresco.
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Maximum Security Federal Prison: ADX Supermax

US Penitentiary Administrative Maximum, also known as ADX Florence, the "Alcatraz of the Rockies," and "Supermax," is a modern super-maximum security federal prison located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains near Florence, Colorado. Opened in 1994, the ADX Supermax facility was designed to incarcerate and isolate criminals deemed as being too dangerous for the average prison system.
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