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The Hill We Climb: Watch the inauguration poem in full | BBC News

Amanda Gorman’s powerful reading of her poem was one of the memorable moments at Joe Biden’s inauguration. Source: The Hill We Climb: Watch the inauguration poem in full

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Everything You Need To Know About Japan’s Iconic Studio Ghibli

How much do you know about the history of Studio Ghibli?   For fans of anime, there’s nothing quite like the works of Studio Ghibli. The small team of animators spends years lovingly crafting each amazing story, bringing to life … Continue reading

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British Bird Watcher Stumbles Upon Real Buried Treasure on a Walk

By Madeleine Muzdakis on January 18, 2021 This is not your typical walk in the park.   In September 2020, a British bird watcher stumbled upon real buried treasure. While this sounds like the makings of a tall tale, it’s … Continue reading

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An Oral History of Wikipedia, the Web’s Encyclopedia

The definitive story of Wikipedia on its 20th anniversary   It’s hard to imagine the internet without Wikipedia. Just like the air we breathe, the definitive digital encyclopedia is the default resource for everything and everyone — from Google’s search … Continue reading

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Black Owned – Jackson

Introducing Black Owned, a film series exploring the Black entrepreneurial spirit and its essential contribution to the American economy through the perspectives of business owners.

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BBC Radio 4 – Poetry Please, Eve L. Ewing

Chicago poet, sociologist and comic writer Eve L. Ewing chooses from the listener requests Source: BBC Radio 4 – Poetry Please, Eve L. Ewing

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World Music 2020

What a year ! Edited by Cee-Roo Composed by Cee-Roo & FlexFab VFX by Noé Ciompi Mixed by Silvano Käppeli

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Wilmington 1898: When white supremacists overthrew a US government | BBC News

In 1898 a white mob stormed Wilmington, North Carolina and forced locally elected leaders to resign. The mob burned down the offices of the Wilmington Daily Record   A violent mob, whipped into a frenzy by politicians, tearing apart a … Continue reading

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Sue Takes on the Sutton Hoo Helmet | Curator’s Corner S6 E5

The excavations at Sutton Hoo during 1939 were unique for a number reasons. We’re not sure the exact number of reasons (like Irving, maths really isn’t our thing), but there were definitely enough for Netflix to make an original, dramatized … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4 – 39 Ways to Save the Planet, Chilling Food

A fresh way to keep food cool and cut food waste. Chilled lorries are the backbone of our food distribution system, keeping our pork pies and hummus safe and fresh on route to the supermarket. The problem for our air … Continue reading

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