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Firearms museum takes aim at understanding history, culture of guns

Firearms museum takes aim at understanding history, culture of guns

JUDY WOODRUFF: Wyoming is the nation’s least populous state, but it ranks near the top in per capita gun ownership. It’s also home to the nation’s most comprehensive collection of historical firearms. Jeffrey Brown recently traveled to the renovated Firearms Museum in Cody. This story is part of our ongoing series on arts and culture, Canvas. JEFFREY BROWN: There’s the old and strange. ASHLEY HLEBINSKY, Curator, Cody Firearms Museum: That is called the duck’s foot pistol, but it’s basically —…

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Folio Society Andrew Lang Complete Rainbow Fairy Book Collection | Beautiful Fairy Tales

Folio Society Andrew Lang Complete Rainbow Fairy Book Collection | Beautiful Fairy Tales

Andrew Lang was a Scots poet, novelist and literary critic. One of the greatest ironies of his life is that although he wrote for a living, and published many books of fiction and poetry, as well as articles on anthropology and history, he is best known for the books he did not write – specifically the 12 collected works known as Andrew Lang’s Coloured Fairy Books. The books were put together by Lang at the end of the 19th century,…

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“Cultural Names” | Russell Peters – Outsourced

“Cultural Names” | Russell Peters – Outsourced

>>Russell Peters: I like cultural names. Cultural names are really cool, you know? I don’t have a cultural name– and Indian people, for some reason, have real tough time with this, but my real name is Russell Peters. [Some audience members boo] Both of my parents are from India, and that’s the name they gave me. Russell Dominic– [Audience members still booing] Look at you dumb motherfuckers right there! [Laughter] Do you know Indian history at all? At all?! None,…

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A New Culture of Learning, Douglas Thomas at TEDxUFM

A New Culture of Learning, Douglas Thomas at TEDxUFM

Translator: Rebeca zuñiga Reviewer: Reiko Bovee I’m really happy to be here, and I have a lot to talk about. About a year and a half ago, I published a book with my colleague, John Seely Brown called “A New Culture of Learning.” And it addressed what we saw as some fundamental problems with what was happening in education today. And, it hit us very early on that learning is fundamentally an easy thing that we do, that we do…

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