Monthly Archives: January 2018

This Guy Who’s Been Living In A Sand Castle For The Past 22 Years Is The Hero We Need Right Now – Brobible

For the past 22 years, King Marcio Mizael Matolias has lived in a sand castle on the beach of Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Source: This Guy Who’s Been Living In A Sand Castle For The Past … Continue reading

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Brazilian Coffee’s Innovations

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Given that Brazil has one of the most developed economies and coffee sectors throughout all of the coffee producing origins, its coffee producers and exporters are relatively “wealthy” in terms of resources and knowledge, placing…

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Stories of empire

Originally posted on The tip-tap of monkey keyboards:
Coincidentally, the first two novels I read in 2018 were both tales of empire, though from quite different perspectives. One was the Portuguese empire as seen through the prism of science fiction,…

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‘Poor people don’t get depression’

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I was spurred into writing this post when I was suddenly blessed with a flashback. ‘Blessed’ is perhaps an improper word. It was one of those memories that makes you shudder with nausea. I suppose I…

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a hundred letters to berlin, week one

Originally posted on denizen tactics:
It’s been a busy little season, but within that have been the makings of a little online writing project, 100 Love Letters to Berlin. With this, I have been trying to write a brief piece…

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Japanese university student wows Twitter with unique shoji paper sliding door calendar

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as punching out the days on these traditional paper doors. Source: Japanese university student wows Twitter with unique shoji paper sliding door calendar

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Why chili pepper feels hot while Mint feels cold?

Have you ever wondered why eating a chili pepper burns your mouth and makes you feel hot while sucking up a mint brings cool sensation in your mouth??   This can simply be explained owing to “… Source: Why chili … Continue reading

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The Biggest Threat to our Civilisation | Professor Brian Cox

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The average rooster crow is about 130 dB, about the same volume as standing 15m from a jet taking off. To prevent deafness from their own calls, roosters have evolved soft tissue that covers half of the eardrum while crowing.

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The average rooster crow is about 130 dB, about the same volume as standing 15m from a jet taking off. To prevent deafness from their own calls, roosters have evolved soft tissue that…

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street art

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