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Director of Manchester School of Samba at

Being the black ‘other’ in Brazil: Part One

Originally posted on Regina Fuller:
There is nothing new to me about being the other, the outsider, or the one different from all the rest. As I have previously blogged about, my early childhood experiences at a predominately white public…

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Brazil Through Gringo-Eyes: Lines. Lines everywhere.

Originally posted on Tribalingua:
by Kristof Hello everyone! After living in this incredible country for over a year, I’m slowly getting used to the Brazilian way of life and society. This isn’t always a very easy process. When I first…

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Blogging 101 Challenge Day 9 – Inspired By Myself

Originally posted on Me, By Me.:
Today’s assignment: write a post inspired by your About page or widget. So, for todays assignment, I have a write about a particular point from my newly created About Page For anyone who hasn’t…

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RAF Jet Chases Russian Planes Away From UK

Originally posted on shaunynews:
Two Russian bombers which flew close to UK airspace have been chased away by an RAF jet fighter. The aircraft, believed to be Tupolev 95s, were spotted off the coast of northeast Scotland. They were turned…

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Drogheda Samba Festival 2014

Originally posted on Drogheda Civic Trust:
The Drogheda Samba Festival is one of Drogheda’s major tourism events attracting many visitors from overseas and from other parts of Ireland to the area to enjoy a three day celebration of Brazilian, Latin…

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A – Z Challenge for April. S is for Streetart

This gallery contains 27 photos.

Originally posted on thriftybookworm:
Below are a few snaps of streetart I have found in Manchester, Sheffield, Berlin and Rome. Feel free to click on each photograph to enlarge it. [gallery type="circle" ids="5839,5840,5841,5842,5843,5844,5845,5846,5847,5848,5849,5850,5851,5852,5853,5854,5855,5856,5857,5858,5859,5860,5861,5862,5863,5864,5865"]

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Google Street View Now Includes Time Lapse Feature

Originally posted on TIME:
Since it launched in 2007, Google Street View has become the closest thing we have to a teleportation device. With a few keystrokes, you can go somewhere without actually going there, walking sidewalks in Paris one…

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Waterbears; tiny survivalists

Originally posted on the tiny science blog:
The waterbear, or Tardigrade; tiny, moss-loving micro-animals that have a remarkable affinity for survival This interesting little animal is known as the Tardigrade, or waterbear. Isn’t he just adorable? While these creatures…

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Video | Robson Freitas “Back To My Roots”

Originally posted on praythemusic:
Chillax for a while and enjoy this tech-house tune by Robson Freitas. In this new video for “Back To My Roots” he proposes us a quick-changing variety of Brazilian scenes with a touch of acid feeling.…

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Images of a building in transition

Originally posted on Gallery in the Park:
Artist and photographer, Stephen Iles was on site last week to take the latest in a series of photographs of the Whitworth Art Gallery as it transforms from the old Whitworth we all…

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