Thursday, July 18th, 2019

 

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day comes home 75 years later

Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day came home on Thursday in a White House ceremony.


Habsburg stud farm rides to UNESCO world heritage status

The Kladruby stud in the Czech Republic has been breeding horses for royal service since the 1500s, when its sleek grey stallions were seen as a symbol of Habsburg power.


Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day coming home 75 years later

Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day is being returned home on Thursday in a White House ceremony.


Archaeologists find mosque from when Islam arrived in holy land

Archaeologists in Israel have discovered the remains of one of the world’s oldest rural mosques, built around the time Islam arrived in the holy land, they said on Thursday.


Swiss raise a glass to winegrowers in rare vintage festival

Switzerland uncorked a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers on Thursday, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century.


Hungary’s favorite gardener still digging up new tips as he turns 100

Gyorgy Balint, Hungary’s favorite gardener, turns 100 this month and his advice is more sought after than ever.


Ethnography Essentials: Designing, Conducting, and Presenting Your Research

  A comprehensive and practical guide to ethnographic research, this book guides you through the process, starting with the fundamentals of choosing and proposing a topic and selecting a research design. It describes methods of data collection (taking notes, participant observation, interviewing, identifying themes and issues, creating ethnographic maps and tables and charts, and referring to secondary sources) and analyzing and writing ethnography Read More…