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Robert Pattinson IS Lawrence Of Arabia?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment

Robert Pattinson is serious about becoming a serious actor. On the heels of working with David Cronenberg in "Cosmopolis," Variety reports that he's b...

Angelina Jolie Heading To The Middle East?

Posted 01.18.2012 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie is set to play an iconic Middle East leader. But not the one you might be expecting. While Jolie has been attached to play Cleopatra...

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Jacqueline Winspear | Posted 05.27.2011 | Books
Jacqueline Winspear

I've always been inspired by a certain caliber of woman born in the late 1800's, who then went on to blaze a trail in the early decades of the 20th century, breaking ground for a later generation who claimed "women's liberation" as their mantra.

Skirts on Camels: Early Women Travel Writers

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 09.26.2011 | Books
Terry Kelhawk

The skirts on camels writers inspire us that perhaps we could exchange our everyday gray for sunshine and surprise around each corner.