Monthly Archives: August 2015

Author and Neurologist Oliver Sacks died yesterday morning at 82 – Rest in Peace

Originally posted on CauseScience:
A sad day for neuroscientists everywhere. Rest In Peace Oliver Sacks! Read the New York Times article summarizing Dr. Sacks impressive life here! [tweet https://twitter.com/OliverSacks/status/638090548520349697] [tweet https://twitter.com/OliverSacks/status/638090607085395968] The New York Times also published a moving article by Oliver Sacks…

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Nature | Cannonball flower

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Co-Founder and Co-Director of Brazilian performance troupe Balé de Rua, Fernando Narduchi, speaks to Theatrefullstop about their new production, Baila Brazil!

Originally posted on Theatrefullstop:
With Rio set to host next year’s Olympic games, Brazil will once again have the world’s spotlight placed on them as billions eagerly await to see what Brazil will bring to the table. Known for their…

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Notting Hill Carnival 2015

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The Drums of Innovation

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Nearly 6 Million Followers Later – YouTube Sensation Kéfera Buchmann Enjoys Unparalleled Success in Brazil

Originally posted on The Talking Violin:
It is 1:30 p.m. The plane is about to land, and suddenly the crew is taken aback by a stern order straight from the cockpit: Please – make sure that Ms. Kéfera Buchmann is…

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Sustaining human development in a changing climate – some words on Brazil

Source: Sustaining human development in a changing climate – some words on Brazil

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Naoshima and beyond: Japan’s incredibly cool art islands

Source: Naoshima and beyond: Japan’s incredibly cool art islands

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[Video] American Kids Try Breakfasts From Around the World

Video courtesy of www.kitchenbowl.com http://aboveandbeyondtravelcc.com/2015/08/28/video-american-kids-try-breakfasts-from-around-the-world/

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Clashes break out as residents are evicted from a Brazilian slum

On Thursday, violence erupted in Sao Paulo, Brazil when police were sent to evict an estimated eighty families from government owned land from a slum district.   Residents protesting threw rocks and torched ten cars and one bus to prevent … Continue reading

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