Tag Archives: Culture

A green resistance: plants and enslavement

Have you seen the new design for our Slavery Remembrance Day posters and leaflets for 2018? They are all around the city centre and waterfront promoting Slavery Remembrance Day and the Unity Carnival. A big, pale yellow flower sits in … Continue reading

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How Blind People See With Sound… feat. Molly Burke!

It’s Okay To Be Smart Published on 10 Aug 2019   Come see me on Molly’s channel! https://youtu.be/MOmRQb7h5lw SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss a video! ►► http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓↓↓ More info and sources below ↓↓↓ I met Molly Burke a few … Continue reading

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Street Art

View this post on Instagram #be_one_urbanart #streetphotography #streetstyle #streetart #funny #fun #art #arte #artist #artistic #pictures #picture #painting #pictureoftheday #paint #graffiti A post shared by Luca Giuman (@lucagiuman) on Jun 19, 2018 at 9:29pm PDT

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Intricate Beadwork Adorns Handmade Mardi Gras Suits by Demond Melancon

For the past three decades, Louisiana-based artist Demond Melancon has created highly detailed Mardi Gras Indian suits using millions of hand-sewn small glass beads. Each suit takes several months to create and features custom patches that tell stories about African … Continue reading

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Singapore Abolishes Exams Because “Learning Is Not a Competition”  – My Modern Met

“Learning is not a competition, but a self-discipline they need to master for life.” Lately, governments around the world have been taking extra steps to ensure the well-being of younger generations. In Oregon, students are encouraged to take mental health … Continue reading

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World Breastfeeding Week

SABC Digital News Published on 5 Aug 2014 The 1st until the 7th of August is World Breastfeeding week! This year’s theme is breastfeeding: A winning Goal -For Life. It asserts the importance of increasing and sustaining the protection, promotion … Continue reading

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This Chef Keeps the Flavors of Ancient Mexico Alive

Mexico’s Zapotecs are an indigenous community living in Oaxaca, Mexico. Before Spanish colonization, Zapotecan civilization was a thriving epicenter of food, culture and tradition. Today, chef Abigail Mendoza is on a mission to keep those traditions alive by cooking the … Continue reading

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The 3,000-year history of the hoodie | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

TED Published on 3 Nov 2018 The hoodie is a lot more than just a comfy sweatshirt. Design curator Paola Antonelli takes us through its history. Small Thing Big Idea, a TED original series, celebrates the lasting genius of everyday … Continue reading

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Vorticity 2 (4K)

Two years in the making. I made the tough decision last year to save everything I shot that spring and combine it with whatever storms I captured in 2019 and make the best possible time-lapse film I could. It was … Continue reading

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Deciphering the world’s oldest rule book | Irving Finkel | Curator’s Corner pilot

The British Museum Published on 23 Nov 2015 Irving Finkel has possibly the coolest job in the world – he’s curator of cuneiform at the British Museum! Since 1979 he’s been trawling the Museum’s 130,000 clay tablets for clues about … Continue reading

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