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Imperial Treasury

Justin Racine 11/19/2016 COR-330-10 The Imperial Treasury The Kaiserliche Schatzkammer, or Imperial Treasury, is an important collection of Austrian artifacts located at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria. It contains a variety of temporal and religious treasures spanning more than a thousand years of European history. The Imperial Treasury works in collaboration with the Kunsthistorisches […]



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Wiener Stadtbahn

  Wiener Stadtbahn     The Wiener Stadtbahn has been a cultural landmark for the Viennese since 1898 when they started construction of the system and continues to only grow into a bigger and better system of transportation. This railway was built above the Danube Canal and the river Wien. During this time the railway […]



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The Economics and History of the Rubik’s Cube

[EDIT: Added category + minor parenthetical citation abbreviation] (Properly formatted PDF Version: Here) Summer Softleigh Prof. Betsy Allen-Pennebaker COR-330-10: Vienna: Bridge From West-East 1 December 2016 The Rubik’s Cube was a “masterpiece of masterpieces” (Rubik et al. xi).  It is used by a variety of people for a variety of reasons, such as teaching, mathematics, hand-eye […]



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Vienna U-Bahn

https://youtu.be/oxmr55qKcBo   Source 1: http://www.wienerlinien.at/eportal3/ep/contentView.do?pageTypeId=66526&channelId=-47186&programId=74577&contentId=70239&contentTypeId=1001 This is from the Wiener Linien website. Wiener Linien is the brand that manages all of Vienna’s public transit services. This is a high quality source because as the operator of the Ubahn for many years, they have the authority to know about their own systems and the history of […]

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History of the Yazidi (Abstract)

The official origin of the Yazidis is still unclear because there are no written documents therefore there are a few ideas from different scholars as well as different Yazidi communities across the Iraqi region as to when/how they came to be. However, the Yazidis originated in Syria, in the vicinity of Basra, and later migrated into […]



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