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Huge Earthquake Strikes Central Italy

At just after 3:30 a.m. local time on Wednesday morning (9:30 p.m. Tuesday evening Eastern time), a giant magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy. It was felt throughout the region, including in Rome. The Associated Press is reporting that the epicenter of the quake was a little northeast of Rome, near the province of Rietl.

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Visiting Six of the World’s Holiest Sites

Varanasi, India

For Hindus, Varanasi, India, is the holiest of the seven sacred cities. And Buddhism was founded at nearby Sarnath around 528 B.C., when Buddha gave his first sermon, “The Setting in Motion of the Wheel of Dharma” (also called “Turning the Wheel of the Dharma”).

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Street Styles From Milan Fashion Week

Milan Fashion Week has drawn to a close and the droves of editors, buyers, and influencers are en route to The City of Light for the last stop before touching down stateside for New York Fashion Week. As Italy has begun a slow transformation from hallowed halls of #menswear and gotten a bit hipper, typical Milan looks have started to shy away from dudes exclusively suited and booted and moved toward a combination of more grown-up gear mixed with the streetwear trends of the times.

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5 Ancient Black Civilizations That Were Not in Africa

The Minoans Ancient Greece

Archaeologist Manfred Bietak conducted extensive research on ancient Greek civilizations and their connections to ancient Egypt. Bietak unearthed evidence from artwork as early as 7000 B.C. that depicts the early people inhabiting Greece were of African descent.

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