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"This text has long been perceived as a masculine text," says Maria Dahvana Headley. "It's been perceived as: Oh that's about men and war. But I think this text is as much about domesticity ... it's a text about home."The Beowulf manuscript above is thought to be approximately 1,000 years old.
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"I think Sarah has done a great job of making sure that she understands what the president wants," says Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer says in an interview at NPR with Mary Louise Kelly on Wednesday.
Tourists eat fried insects, including locusts, bamboo worms, dragonfly larvae, silkworm chrysalises and more during a competition in Lijiang, China. For Westerners, eating insects means getting over the ick factor.