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Man Creates A Way To Reduce Plastic Packaging And 25 Famous Companies Join Him

As record high and low temperatures are being recorded all over the globe and unrecycled plastic waste continues to pile up in the middle in the ocean, almost forming and entire plastic continent in itself, it’s pretty obvious that time’s … Continue reading

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The drum majorettes of South Africa can outwork you

Part sports team, part club, teams of “drummies” around Cape Town perform in competitions of athleticism, precision, and character. BY DANIEL STONE PHOTOGRAPHS BY ALICE MANN Known as Drummies, drum majorettes began appearing in Cape Town street parades in the … Continue reading

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How We Can Reimagine Coding as Public Spaces | Marie-Claire Shanahan & Pratim Sengupta | TEDxCalgary

What does it mean to design technologies as public worlds? Or, what does it mean to say that scientific knowledge and practice belongs to everyone? Dr. Marie-Claire Shanahan and Dr. Pratim Sengupta delve into the ways in which we can … Continue reading

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Circular economy and serendipity | Robin Teigland | TEDxPeniche

PT | A Robin, é uma faz-tudo – mãe de cinco filhos, Professora de Administração de Empresas e Gestão de Digitalização em Gotemburgo, na Suécia e Co-directora do centro de Estratégia e Competitividade que, recentemente, escolheu Peniche como porto para … Continue reading

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What is Cultural Appropriation?

 

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At This College, Fans Cheer for the Marching Band

It takes blood, sweat, tears and a whole lot of long hours to be one of the best marching bands in the country. Just ask Abraham Duffie, Jr., head drum major for the Sonic Boom of the South. He’s been … Continue reading

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The New Year’s Eve song, explained

After the ball drops in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, the crowd cheers, couples kiss, confetti flies and the song you hear is “Auld Lang Syne.” For Americans this song is associated with another year passing, but it means … Continue reading

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How to Make a Cup of Tea – The Victorian Way

Join Mrs Crocombe as she takes a break from her busy day of cooking to make a pot of tea in the kitchens of Audley End House.

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The Unusual Origin of Scrabble

70 years old today!

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