Monthly Archives: April 2016

Jim’s got us WRAPPED up!

Originally posted on Amber-Lilly Goulden:
It’s not unusual to hear of an artist doing unique and different things with their artwork, but I’ve never met someone quite like 84-year-old Jim Giles, who decided to literally take his art to new lengths by…

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Mancunian Magnificence

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Dr Marieke Riethof discusses Brazil’s political crisis in The Conversation

Originally posted on Modern Languages and Cultures:
Dr Marieke Riethof, Lecturer in Latin American Politics in Modern Languages and Cultures, has published an article on public opinion, the impeachment vote and the Brazilian political crisis for The Conversation. Her article was…

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“Favela” Girl

Five years have passed but I still remember this moment as if it was yesterday. It was a warm fall afternoon in Canada. The wind was blowing hard, making the dead leaves fall faster or the green grass and getting … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Rousseff going to UN over impeachment

Beleaguered Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will travel to New York in a bid to rally international support against her impeachment, leaving behind a Cabinet paralyzed by political crisis as another minister defected on Wednesday. Rousseff aides said the leftist leader … Continue reading

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Residents and Experts Baffled After Mysterious Foam Blankets City After Earthquakes

Originally posted on Survival World News:
Image credit: TAKAFUMI/Twitter By Vandita and AnonHQ.com – The Anti Media After disastrous tremors from a 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook the city of Fukuoka on April 15 – just a day after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake rattled…

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Cherry Blossom Festival, San Francisco

Originally posted on Toothsome Tomatoes:
San Francisco just hosted their annual Cherry Blossom Festival which occurs over two weekends in April.  Cherry blossom festivals are the Japanese tradition of celebrating the blooming flowers (particularly cherry trees (sakura)) that spring brings. …

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#Travel #500px : Sunset by marcelocosantos by marcelocosantos #photography#IFTTT — TonyJCronin

http://ift.tt/1PkFwYN http://ift.tt/1RGp8tf via 500px http://ift.tt/1qPoXQ0 via #Travel #500px : Sunset by marcelocosantos by marcelocosantos #photography#IFTTT — TonyJCronin

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Have sympathy for the political chaos in Brazil. It might happen soon in America.

Fabius Maximus website Summary: Street protests and loss of support in parliament have brought down Brazil’s government through quasi-legal impeachment, without the bother of elections. Could this happen in America? The preconditions — the tinder — already exist here, awaiting … Continue reading

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Street Art That’s Literally in The Street

Originally posted on Urban Scrawl:
Street Art, or public art that is often in unconventional locations or is unsanctioned, is widely popular worldwide. From international stars like Banksy to every town’s local graffiti artist, street art calls us to question…

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