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The Great Human Odyssey

It shouldn't have happened that Homo sapiens, our species, managed to survive and overcome the odd which have been against us for over 200,000 years. We are not indestructible and there are many evolutionary dead ends but our ancestors managed to not only survive, but also to spread into every corner of the globe. It was only our ancestors who managed to spread ...

James Gandolfini: Tribute to a Friend
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James Gandolfini: Tribute to a Friend

The passing of James Gandolfini in 2013 took many by surprise, not only because he was just 51 years old but also because of the fact he was a larger than life character who came across as indestructible. Best known for his leading role as Tony Soprano, in the HBO hit television series The Sopranos,

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James Gandolfini: Tribute to a Friend

James Gandolfini: Tribute to a Friend

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