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Gentrification Is Erasing Philly’s Black Horse Stables – VICE News

The tradition of the Black cowboy has been kept alive, often in a rather surprising place—North Philadelphia. There used to be over 40 stables in Strawberry Mansion, but just last month creeping gentrification made Fletcher Street the last stable in the city.

Mumbai monsoon mayhem: Freak bursts of rain sign of climate crisis

Such short bursts of intense rain bear a climate change signature and as these effects become more pronounced, India’s financial capital and the country’s west coast will have to be better prepared, experts said. Mumbai’s Santacruz and Colaba recorded extremely heavy rainfall–23.4 cm and 19.68 cm rain respectively between Saturday and Sunday morning—a span ofContinue reading “Mumbai monsoon mayhem: Freak bursts of rain sign of climate crisis”

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Modern Life: Crash Course European History #30

So, “modern” is kind of a loaded term, but today we’re going to talk about modern life in Europe, as it looked around the time the 19th century turned into the 20th. We’ll look at what life was like in the rapidly growing urban centers of Europe, how developments in communication and information distribution influencedContinue reading “Modern Life: Crash Course European History #30”