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About agogo22

Director of Manchester School of Samba at

Happy CNY 2018! Chinese New Year is here! — The Kappu Blog

It is that day again, to celebrate CNY! A time for fun, food, fireworks and celebration. In the UK we will be celebrating as we welcome in the year of the dog. Cities across the UK will be hosting events … Continue reading

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Carnaval 2018, Rio De Janeiro — Never Ending Gap Year In seven years of travel blogging no story has been as difficult to write as this experience of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnaval. A week after the event I’m still processing and debating with myself what I should and shouldn’t … Continue reading

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O vexame da Globo no desfile da Tuiuti

Os melhores (dependendo do ponto de vista, piores) momentos do vexame da Globo no desfile da Paraíso do Tuiuti, que denunciou o golpe, mas os apresentadores esconderam.

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Samba do Tuiuti 2018 Versão Acústica

Samba do Tuiuti 2018 Versão Acústica. Vídeo feito pelo site CARNAVALESCO (

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See a NASA Physicist’s Incredible Origami – Great Big Story

Twenty five years ago, physicist Robert Lang worked at NASA, where he researched lasers. He has also garnered 46 patents on optoelectronics and even wrote a Ph.D. thesis called “Semiconductor Lasers: New Geometries and Spectral Properties.” But in 2001, Lang … Continue reading

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An unexpected welcome — Happiness is …

Spotted on a walk past the Manchester Museum, this neon sign is a piece of artwork by Waqas Khan that means “welcome.” via An unexpected welcome — Happiness is …

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All Wet

“All Wet,” with Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, 1927. Directed by Ub Iwerks. Animated by Iwerks and the Disney Oswald staff. ______________ Short link: Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not boring or obscene. Comments may … Continue reading

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Doing It For The Hood: Drug Lord Kidnaps Nursing Staff To Vaccinate His Whole Community — Global Grind

With yellow fever currently ripping through Brazil’s poorest communities and affecting those with limited access to immunization sites, the Brazilian government is struggling to provide immediate medical care to its people. Not satisfied with the efforts, Thomas Vieira Gomes decided … Continue reading

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New Miniature Post-Apocalyptic Environments by Lori Nix and Kathleen Gerber

Lori Nix and Kathleen Gerber (previously) collaboratively produce detailed dioramas caught in the throes of natural or manmade chaos. From 2005 to 2015 the pair created a series titled The City, which imagined the post-apocalyptic interiors of abandoned violin shops, malls, and natural history … Continue reading

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Anonymous Figures Struggle Against Nature in Porcelain Sculptures by Claudia Fontes

Since 2013, artist Claudia Fontes (previously) has been investigating the use and meaning of the word “foreigner” in a series of small figurative sculptures. Each sculpture, which is about the size of Fontes’ hand (about 23 x 5 cm / … Continue reading

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