Category Archives: General

Where were you the night the Berlin Wall fell?

Originally posted on British Museum blog:
Sabrina Ben Aouicha, project curator, Germany: memories of a nation, British Museum Wach auf, Sabrina! Du musst dir ansehen, wie Geschichte geschrieben wird! ‘Wake up, Sabrina! You have to witness this; history is being…

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Glasgow Loves Christmas – Style Mile Christmas Carnival – Sunday 23 November

Originally posted on allisonannemunro:
Glasgow City Centre came alive with festive fun today with The Style Mile Christmas Carnival which Heralded the launch of the festive shopping season.  This spectacular procession was led by a host of animated street performers interacting with the…

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Infographic: Consumer appetite for sustainable seafood

Originally posted on Permacooking:
A recent Marine Stewardship Council survey found that 61 per cent of UK consumers think it is important that restaurants display sustainability information for seafood dishes, though only 6 per cent said they had ever seen…

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Cool Facts About Performing Arts: Entrainment

Originally posted on Caught in the act:
Have you ever heard that clocks ticking at different beats will eventually synch up to tick in time? Well, it’s true. Christiaan Huygens, the Dutch physicist who first identified this process using pendulum…

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Originally posted on Colour My Emotions:
Rio is a huuuge city, full of such diverse people! What I probably enjoyed most was the fact that I never met tourists apart on from on the Christ statue. It’s really the people…

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#TBT Brazilian Carnival Circa 2006

Originally posted on SheSawThat:
I’ve never been happier to have someone spill beer on me. The only thing between myself and the thousand other gyrating bodies is a sticky layer of humidity under the equatorial Amazonian summer sun. Fortunately, I can…

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Originally posted on The Mad Hatters:
This wordless animation is an allegory for addiction of any sort

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The future of coffee in Latin America is in genetic varieties

“Expert meeting in Costa Rica at the XXVIII International Coffee Week (Sintercafé) said Wednesday that the future of coffee in Latin America is to exploit their genetic varieties to be able to produce in harsh environments…..” Translated from Spanish

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Pele’s son released from jail in Brazil

Originally posted on Metro News:
SAO PAULO – The 44-year-old son of soccer great Pele has been released from jail and will remain free while he appeals a conviction in a money laundering case that involved a drug gang. Edson…

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Manchester Christmas Markets!

Originally posted on vasvi's blog:
I’m sure there’s already a bunch of blog posts about this! However, I have to share my experience. The Christmas Market is super cute! They are open from 14 November until 21 December and…

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