Tag Archives: Culture

Somewhere in Japan | Our Planet Daily

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Centuries and Still Short Film

“Centuries and Still” is a Staff Pick Premiere! Read more about it, including a Q&A with director Sally Tran, here: vimeo.com/blog/post/centuries-and-still-by-sally-tran still-films.com “Centuries and Still” is a mixed media illustrated short film telling the history of anti-Asian racism and violence … Continue reading

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The Link Between Personal Style and Identity | Molly Bingaman | TEDxUMKC

Molly Bingaman has a passion for helping people see their true beauty. She founded Ladybird Styling in 2010 with the bold intent of changing the way people see themselves, their style, and their world. Through merging the language of design … Continue reading

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Why French sounds so unlike other Romance languages

[…] ~ Briefly ~ Follow my animated recipe for a taste of how sound shifts changed French pronunciation throughout the ages: Latin, Gaulish and Frankish influence, an early Romance era of Oïl vs Oc, Old French, Middle French, the Renaissance, … Continue reading

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100 years of Australia’s top portrait honour – BBC News

Australia’s most prestigious portrait prize, the Archibald, is celebrating its 100th year. Subjects for the portraits have given an annual snapshot of celebrities and “local heroes” from Australian society. But the prize has become better at representing Australia properly, organisers … Continue reading

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The Dish I Wish You Knew | USA, Germany, Malaysia, Scotland | PART 2

This is the second installment of “The Dish I Wish You Knew” where you share with all of us the dishes from your cultures and countries that you wish people knew about versus just the stereotype. The other Dish I … Continue reading

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Could Brits Replace ‘Fish and Chips’ with ‘Squid and Chips’? | Food Unwrapped

Jimmy heads to Thailand to investigate if media rumours of ‘Squid replacing fish and chips’ would actually be such a bad thing. Food Unwrapped Season 6 Episode 13

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Are Humans the Only Animals That Have Culture? | IN OUR NATURE

“In Our Nature” is a NEW special limited series on It’s Okay To Be Smart! We’re on PATREON! Join the community ►► https://www.patreon.com/itsokaytobesmart ↓↓↓ More info and sources below ↓↓↓ Seemingly distant ecosystems, even half a world apart, are connected … Continue reading

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Take a Swing Around ‘Par Excellence Redux,’ a Mini Golf Course of Playable Artworks at Elmhurst Art Museum | Colossal

Now open at the Elmhurst Art Museum is Par Excellence Redux, a miniature golf course featuring a widely varied collection of playable artworks. Curated by Colossal’s founder and editor-in-chief Christopher Jobson as part of an open call, the two-part course … Continue reading

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu – the forgotten immunisation pioneer | The Conversation

Tom Solomon Director of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections, and Professor of Neurology, University of Liverpool, University of Liverpool Wortley Montagu popularised the Turkish practice of ‘variolation’, kickstarting the … Continue reading

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