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Inuit Cartography

Originally posted on The Decolonial Atlas:
In Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland), the Inuit people are known for carving portable maps out of driftwood to be used while navigating coastal waters. These pieces, which are small enough to be carried in a mitten, represent…

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Office Hours Podcast: Dr. Sherry Watt | UOI

The inaugural episode of the University of Iowa College of Education Office Hours podcast features Sherry Watt, professor in Higher Education and Student Affairs, speaking about her research in difficult dialogues and their outcomes. Her “Theory of Being” informs the college’s Anti-Racism … Continue reading

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The Wigan Mining Monument

Originally posted on Down by the Dougie:
https://flic.kr/p/2jLRjC3 WordPress blogger Wednesday’s Child has been very quiet in recent months. Not suprising given that she’s a doctor working in a hospital in Manchester. I hope she’s keeping safe and healthy. I…

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3 Ways to Express Your Thoughts So That Everyone Will Understand You | Alan Alda | Big Think

Alan Alda doesn’t want you to take “pro tips” from anyone—not even Alan Alda. When it comes to his area of expertise—public speaking and empathetic communication—there are no hacks or shortcuts; if you want to be a world-class public speaker, … Continue reading

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Benu – Animated short film (2016)

A peaceful forest scenery is threatened at night. Subscribe to the channel: https://bit.ly/31vOHH3 Director: Steffen Oberle, Enzio Probst, Dominik Schön Cinematography: Michael Throne Film Music: Paul Hoffer, Stefan Kling Sounddesign: Simon Seufert, Lena Beck Production Company: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH

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Cubist reflection

Originally posted on LensScaper:
This is one of the more bizarre reflections that I’ve captured  from the Docklands area of east London. Whether the glass facade was planned to reflect its neighbours in such an outrageous way or whether this…

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Mind Rapids

Originally posted on yaskhan:
Mathematics was spared When Einstein prepared E= mc squared In the light of the matter We felt energy scatter That’s how physics declared. Entanglement of time, space A gravitational interlace Theory of everything The questions they…

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Xica da Silva characters before and after: what the actors of the Brazilian soap opera look like today | PHOTOS | Shows

The soap opera Xica da Silva tells the story of Francisca da Silva de Oliveira, a slave born in Brazil more than 200 years ago who caused a stir at … Xica da Silva characters before and after: what the … Continue reading

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Ancient and Antique Books, Chetham Library, Manchester, England

Originally posted on I Lust for Travel:
Ancient and Antique Books, Chetham Library, Manchester, England

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Code Stories: Recipe — Digital Ephemera

“All of the food materials today and 4,000 years ago are the same: a piece of meat is basically a piece of meat. From a physics point of view, the process is the same. There is a science there that … Continue reading

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