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Day: August 19, 2016

Who do you think, of all famous people (dead or alive), deserves a biopic film?

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Posted in categories: Culture

Frederick Douglass. I mean, I’m white Australian, and I’m flabbergasted that Hollywood has still not gotten there. Maybe it’s because I’m white Australian. Epic Rap Battles of History is… a start, but he deserves a lot more: Answered 2016-08-19 [Originally posted on http://quora.com/Who-do-you-think-of-all-famous-people-dead-or-alive-deserves-a-biopic-film/answer/Nick-Nicholas-5]

Do people in other countries “hate” their capital city?

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Posted in categories: Australia, Greece

The reason why we in Australia built Canberra in a middle of nowhere sheep paddock was precisely that the two main cities, Melbourne and Sydney, hated each other. NSW and Victoria were quite independent colonies before Federation; and Australia is a federation, as in decentralised state, precisely because of that independence. (As with other federations, […]

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