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Oldest Customer Service Complaint Discovered: A Lesson from Ancient Babylon
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If you were paying attention in high school history (I wasn't!) and have a sharp memory, you may recall something about Hammurabi's Code. Hammurabi (aka Hammurapi) ruled Babylon from 1792-1750 BC and will forever be known in history as having issued ... Forbes.com, 2 months ago

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Is a Death Sentence Really a Death Sentence?

In the 18th Century BC, the Code of King Hammurabi of Babylon codified the death penalty for twenty-five different crimes. In the 7th Century BC, Draco made it the only punishment for any crime. According to Plutarch, "Draco...being asked why he ...
 Fnews.com1 month ago Tanzania's MPs agree to spearhead campaign on abolishing death sentence  Daily News TSN1 month ago

Man Jacking Off In Port-A-Potty With Door Open Gets What's Coming To Him When People Tip It Over

KATU The Code of Hammurabi was established sometime around 1784 BCE in ancient Mesopotamia. The great king of Babylon created a system of law and order based on equity between crimes and punishments. Youve obviously heard of an "eye for an eye?" ...
 Fnews.com3 weeks ago

11 Clever Judges Who Gave Criminals A Taste Of Their Own Medicine

These creative judges are fighting back against the criminals by implementing Hammurabi's code of an an eye for
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Celebrating the Magna Carta

Armed forces personnel march by the Magna Carta memorial during a service to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta at Runnymede near Windsor, west of London, on Monday. Photo: Stefan Wermuth/AFP In his courtroom address during the Rivonia ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago Magna Carta Guidebook And Timeline Donated To 21,000 Uk Primary Schools  Booktrade - Book2Book2 months ago
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Shall we call him the Solar Pope?

Tweet [embedded content] Tweet [embedded content] Now that Pope Francis has advanced the status of the global warming skeptic beyond that of denier and all the way to heretic it might be good to reflect upon the last time the Catholic Church ...
 Free-i-News1 week ago

Is Push by Cities for Higher Minimum Wage a Good Idea?

With the stroke of a pen, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti gave his approval to hike the minimum wage to $15 an hour, as passed by the city council. The ordinance will increase the minimum wage by $6 an hour, from its current $9, making the City of ...
 New American1 week ago

Insurance Business - Potential Opportunities

Insurance ensures sense of security Rodney Lester of World Bank in 2010 described insurance sector can play a critical role in financial and economic development. Insurance is one of the key pillars of the financial services sector in the world. ...
 AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago Insurance - Business, Investment Opportunity in Ethiopia  AllAfrica.com4 weeks ago
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10 times in history when polyamory was surprisingly embraced

This article originally appeared on AlterNet . As weve written before , the Western world is in love with monogamy—in concept, if not in practice. Throughout history, much of society has been predicated upon the idea of lifelong sexual ...
 Salon2 weeks ago 10 Surprising Times in History When Polyamory Was Acceptable  AlterNet.org2 weeks ago

This Day in History (24-3-1394)

Today is Sunday; 24 th of the Iranian month of Khordad 1394 solar hijri; corresponding to 26 th of the Islamic month of Shaban 1436 lunar hijri; and June 14, 2015, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 1248 solar years ago, on this day in 767 AD, ...
 IRIB World Service2 weeks ago
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