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Notting Hill Carnival | Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

Biggest street party in Europe, if you ever plan to be in London in end August then don’t miss the show. The colours are just amazing and the mood is jubilant and intoxicating (literally) 🙂 Source: Notting Hill Carnival | … Continue reading

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This ballet dancer will change everything you thought the dancers’ bodies – The hidden world

Has always been characterized by ballet dancers uniform look of a body thin and frail physique and subtle, which suits this classic dance genre. Although adherence to one particular body structure,… Source: This ballet dancer will change everything you thought … Continue reading

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Manchester Irish Festival | Official Venues

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The century of American global domination of language is over, a linguist says — Quartz

The internet and US isolationism could change the way the world talks. Source: The century of American global domination of language is over, a linguist says — Quartz

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Next-Level Food Carving on Fruits and Vegetables by ‘Gaku’ | Colossal

Japan has a rich tradition of food carving called mukimono. If you’ve ever eaten at a fancy restaurant in Japan you might have found a carrot carved into a bunny, garnishing your plate. But in the hands of Japanese artist … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Announces Eye-Opening Finalists of Their 14th Annual Photo Contest | Colossal

Smithsonian just released the 70 finalists for their 14th annual photo contest and is currently accepting votes for their Readers’ Choice award. This year Smithsonian received some 48,000 submissions from photographers in 146 countries and territories from which they selected … Continue reading

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Chris Hayes’ ominous account of what’s ailing America

In his new book, the MSNBC host frankly describes how a great many American citizens — disproportionately black and brown — live in a sort of internal colony Source: Chris Hayes’ ominous account of what’s ailing America

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Arabic Words Illustrated to Match Their Literal Meaning by Mahmoud Tammam | Colossal

Egypt-based graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam creates simple modifications of Arabic words, transforming the language into visual representations of their meaning. The words Tammam chooses to design are often animals, turning long slopes into a llama’s neck, or a series of curves … Continue reading

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The Favela as a Community Land Trust: A Solution to Eviction and Gentrification? | RioOnWatch

Clique aqui para Português This is the second in a series of three articles summarizing reports on Brazilian housing law, organized by the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice at request… Source: The Favela as a Community Land Trust: A Solution … Continue reading

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Oscar’s too white, Carnival’s too black – DMovies – your platform for thought-provoking cinema

As Brazil prepares for Carnival, DMovies remembers Black Orpheus, the Oscar and cordial racism in Brazilian cinema and beyond Source: Oscar’s too white, Carnival’s too black – DMovies – your platform for thought-provoking cinema

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