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1 September 2015

Notting Hill Carnival, London

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Quote of the Day- September 1, 2015

“It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path.” – Paulo Coelho

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Punk journalism: can it challenge the mainstream media?

Punk rock exploded into life in the 70s, firing the passions of a generation who were tired of jaded, distant and ostentatious mainstream rock groups. Punks emerged in local scenes all over the UK; the stripped-down instrumentation and simple style … Continue reading

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A long weekend in Manchester

August 2015 I went to Manchester for the August bank holiday weekend, to visit a friend who moved there recently.  I have been to Manchester a couple of times before and always enjoyed it. SATURDAY I booked my tickets on forContinue reading

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[VIDEO] Teso No Es Sangre, Es El Tomate! Tomato-Throwing Festival Celebrated in Spain

Originally posted on pundit from another planet:
More than 20,000 people pelted each other with tomatoes in this year’s Tomatina on Wednesday as the festival in Bunol, Spain celebrated its 70th birthday.

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A Creative Lesson to Who Mess with traffic Laws in Brazil

Originally posted on SyriO:
A video of publicly shamed driver who parked in disabled parking has almost 6 millions views on YouTube, Canal Boom in Brazil, who decided to teach unlucky man a lighthearted lesson. The car was fully covered with thousands of…

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Weekly Photo Challenge … From all angles

Originally posted on Living, Libraries and [Dead] Languages:
During my visits to Rio de Janeiro I’m no longer surprised to see the ways and angles at which bicycles are secured to the side of the road.  Seeing this one suspended…

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Author and Neurologist Oliver Sacks died yesterday morning at 82 – Rest in Peace

Originally posted on CauseScience:
A sad day for neuroscientists everywhere. Rest In Peace Oliver Sacks! Read the New York Times article summarizing Dr. Sacks impressive life here! Oliver Sacks died early this morning at his home in Greenwich Village, surrounded…

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Nature | Cannonball flower

Originally posted on The Pictures Show:
LG G4 Rated as the Best Camera Phone for Pictures @ Searchy.One Search Description From Photographer if Any: Photo make in a urban park at Rio de Janeiro during the summer. The “abricó de…

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Co-Founder and Co-Director of Brazilian performance troupe Balé de Rua, Fernando Narduchi, speaks to Theatrefullstop about their new production, Baila Brazil!

Originally posted on Theatrefullstop:
With Rio set to host next year’s Olympic games, Brazil will once again have the world’s spotlight placed on them as billions eagerly await to see what Brazil will bring to the table. Known for their…

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