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I'm currently studying Aikido and Taiji. I'm informally studying jo and bokken.


Jul
13
revised How many Jewish refugee have been expelled out of Arab lands and when?
standardized capitalization, removed one question that I felt was inflammatory, some edit for clarity
Jul
13
comment How many Jewish refugee have been expelled out of Arab lands and when?
This is a contentious, politicized and securitized issue. Please demonstrate that this is a serious question by documenting your preliminary research.
Jul
13
reviewed No Action Needed 12 Prisoners demonstrate first steam locomotive
Jul
13
reviewed Leave Open What does it mean that the early supreme court “gave themselves” the power of judicial review?
Jul
11
reviewed No Action Needed Has there been other settlements in occupied territories in recent history?
Jul
10
comment “More Frenchmen bore arms for the Axis than for the Allies during the Second World War”?
Interesting assertions; are there citations to back them up?
Jul
10
awarded  Popular Question
Jul
9
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why do some countries call Germany “Alman” too?
Jul
9
comment Prisons and prison laws in Old Testament times?
Some very solid thought in there; it would be greatly improved by citations.
Jul
9
awarded  Populist
Jul
8
awarded  Enlightened
Jul
8
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
8
answered Did Romans know about China?
Jul
8
comment Why was Tsesarevich Alexei's hemophilia a state secret?
Heck if I had the ability to classify my children's weaknesses as a state secret, I'd be tempted. The Romanov's had that temptation, plus autocratic rule, which makes temptation = policy.
Jul
8
comment Why did Soviet Union economy grow fast in the 1950's-1960's?
Bonus points if you can use the broken window theory to show why the dramatic rates of growth are even more illusory.
Jul
8
comment Why did Soviet Union economy grow fast in the 1950's-1960's?
Please provide evidence to back the assertion that the Soviet Union grew in the 1950's. Please demonstrate preliminary research.
Jul
8
reviewed No Action Needed Why do some countries call Germany “Alman” too?
Jul
8
comment Is “Friends, Romans, …” a historical speech?
I dunno, I feel guilty, like I'm a parasite on your rep. I owe you.
Jul
8
answered Is “Friends, Romans, …” a historical speech?
Jul
7
revised What is the real story of the Lion of Gripsholm Castle?
reformatted to show bullets; bullets collapsed into paragraphs were making me feel OCD. I also bolded the answer to make it more visible, and remove the signature line per H:SE standards