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Get Lucky: The Right Way to Rub a Statue

People build statues of heroes. The Greeks built statues of Hercules and Adonis.  The British built statues of Nelson and Churchill.  The Egyptians, Colossi of Memnon.  We Americans build statues of our heroes, too.  Like George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr. Heroes usually only get statues when they’re dead.  And, when a […]

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All the Queen’s Men: Right Royal Facts About the Queen’s Guard

Dressed in their iconic red coats and bearskin hats, the Queen’s Guard exemplifies classic British pomp and no visit to London would be complete without witnessing this world-famous ceremony.  The Changing of the Guard is a centuries-old tradition steeped in custom and is led by experienced, front-line soldiers. For more than a millennium, the British royal

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