Monthly Archives: February 2015

How we think complex cells evolved Imagine you swallowed a small…

Originally posted on Scientiflix:
How we think complex cells evolved Imagine you swallowed a small bird and suddenly gained the ability to fly … or you ate a cobra and were able to spit poisonous venom! Well, throughout the history…

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Artist Profile: Leonard Nimoy (1931 — 2015)

Originally posted on Through the Shattered Lens:
“I became enamored with photography when I was about 13 or 14 years old. I’ve been at it ever since. I studied seriously in the ’70s” — Leonard Nimoy Today, the world was…

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“DevoManc” NHS chaos

Originally posted on mancunianspring:
It started with a leak, led to blind panic in the BBC news studio and now interest in “DevoManc” is hitting new levels as folk discover that the nationally cherished NHS is no longer national. The…

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Salvi’s Cucina, Manchester

Originally posted on Neil On Meals:
I have recently been fortunate enough to be invited (along with a few other very talented people) to be an official blogger for the Italian Food Awards, therefore I thought it would be as good…

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//Ziferblat; “a treehouse for grown-up’s”

Originally posted on weare4amclub:
This week I’m changing things up a little bit and I’m going to tell you a bit about a really cool cafe I went to and would like to recommend! Ziferblat, on Edge Street in Manchester’s…

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Rio officials probe source of fish die-off in Olympic waters

Originally posted on Ethics Asylum:
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Rio de Janeiro’s state environmental agency says it is investigating a fish die-off that has left thousands of carcasses floating in waters where sailing events are to be held when…

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Is Rio really as dangerous as people say?

Originally posted on Hello South America:
After a week in Rio, I thought I would share some quick thoughts about the issue of safety in Rio with you…Is Rio really that dangerous? What is quite apparent when visiting the touristy…

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Brazil truckers strike drags on as gov’t talks stall

Originally posted on Brazil Portal:
Marcelo Teixeira and Reese Ewing – Reuters, 2/25/2015 Truckers who blocked roads in 10 Brazilian states in an eighth day of protests struggled to find a solution in talks with the government on Wednesday to…

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Food in Brazil

Originally posted on Zandra's Ways:
Bom dia, gente!  Another day in Brazil, starting with cooler fresh air, followed by the hot rising sun on a clear blue day.  I’ve been meaning to write a post about food in Brazil.…

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What It’s Like to Grow up in a Hostel

Originally posted on Travelorette:
Emilie, 13, grew up in her mother’s hostel in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil – Photo by Jennifer Schlueter On our recent trip to Brazil, my friends and I stayed at the Villa Française hostel in Salvador…

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