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Isn’t It Iranic?

The taproot of the tree of civilization, Iran. While the USA is an entity less than a quarter a millennium young, Iran’s recorded history bows back … [Read More...]

Racism on the Road: 3 Friends Drive Across America in the 1960’s

by Al Hirshen In September 1961, two college friends and I picked up a yellow and green Ford taxicab in New York City, to be delivered to its new … [Read More...]

Dhows, Souqs, and Mosques of Oman with Atlas Obscura

Explore the treasures of Oman, from the dunes and oases of the desert to a vibrant coastline rich in fortifications, historic port cities, and … [Read More...]