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My Week In Happy: make mine a pint (of science)

Originally posted on Cheer Up Love:
I feel truly blessed to live in a city where there are more ‘ideas’ type events than it would be physically possible for me to attend. This week I gave Pint of Science a…

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Panic on the Streets of Manchester // Manchester Against Austerity

Originally posted on Mumblings of Joe Loftus:
Panic on the Streets of Manchester Manchester Against Austerity Protest – 23/05/2015 “We live together, we act on, and react to, one another; but always and in all circumstances we are by ourselves.…

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Rites/ HOME: a catch up

Originally posted on G Views…:
I just wanted to talk about two awesome events I had the pleasure of witnessing this month… This post isn’t a review, but it seemed wrong not to talk about them a little bit. I saw Rites at…

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Recife Pros and Cons

Originally posted on Unaccompanied Baggage:
A food blogger’s paradise that gets a little crazy at carnival time. Recife, Brazil from Schlink Attack. More Pros and Cons posts at the New Diplomat’s Wife.

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Happily Ever Afters

Originally posted on go2cakes:
If you have a sweet tooth, these beauties are definitely for you. A tradition in Brazil, borrowed from Portugal, the “bem casados” (happily marrieds, or, for me, happily ever afters) are a gift the newly…

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Mais um bamba que faz aniversário

Originally posted on O Sindicato do Samba:
Membro da ala dos compositores da Portela, Picolino fez 85 anos no último 13 de maio Para quem não sabe, o sambista foi, em 1963, ao lado de Candeia, Casquinha, Casemiro, Arlindo Pai,…

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Berry Good!

Originally posted on Lindo maravilhoso Brazil:
One of the new super foods sweeping across Brazil and the world originates right at the heart of Brazil: The Amazon! Acai berriesPhoto Credit: http://www.acaiberrypills.net/images/acai%20berry3.jpeg The Acai berry (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) is found throughout the…

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The Myth of Comprehensive Data

Originally posted on Dart-Throwing Chimp:
“What about using Twitter sentiment?” That suggestion came to me from someone at a recent Data Science DC meetup, after I’d given a short talk on assessing risks of mass atrocities for the Early Warning Project, and…

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16 Street Foods You Must Try In Manchester

Originally posted on Rachel Spencer Writes:
I did this piece on street food in Manchester for Buzzfeed UK. It was a struggle as all I wanted to do was eat when I was writing and researching, particularly looking at the…

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Open Doors Manchester

Originally posted on Milford Street:
Open Doors Manchester is an arts and culture tour being held three times this year. A number of museums and galleries are admission free, have special exhibits and/or serve refreshments for the evening. The trolley,…

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