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How Jacob Lawrence’s Paintings Captured the African American Experience – My Modern Met

How much do you know about Jacob Lawrence’s “The Migration Series” paintings? New York City has always attracted avant-garde artists. From the energetic Abstract Expressionists to the pioneers of American Pop Art, forward-thinking creatives have flocked to the city that … Continue reading

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Saving the World’s Oldest Languages

While there are more than 7,000 languages spoken around the world, many are in danger of dying out. In this reel, we’re learning new tongues and meeting people trying to save languages ranging from Osing to Quechua.

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The Story of Radio & Its Importance | World Radio Day 2020 | February 13th | Utsav 360 |

The radio is the first broadcasting medium ever invented. It is also the most accessible medium for people around the world. Through storytelling, news and information, radio brings communities together. Radio is still important and relevant in this age of … Continue reading

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Shinkansen vs TGV – Is One Better Than the Other?

The Japanese shinkansen or bullet train and the TGV from France are the original high-speed rail trains and although they provide a similar service they are quite distinct in their own right and yet they have a common starting point … Continue reading

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Scientists Sequence the Genome of the World’s Oldest Continuously Surviving Cancer

Researchers have sequenced the genome of an 11,000-year-old dog cancer, revealing its secrets and origin. Scientists have sequenced the genome of the world’s oldest continuously surviving cancer, a transmissible genital cancer that affects dogs. This cancer, which causes grotesque genital … Continue reading

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Gannibal – African Son of Peter the Great of Russia

In our new animated historical documentary, we will talk about Abram Gannibal, who started his life in Cameroon, was sold to the Ottoman court as a slave and then became a step-son of the Russian Emperor Peter the Great and … Continue reading

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Below is my translation of an article from the Brazilian Instituto Socioambiental about the genocidal policy of President Jair Bolsonaro. It’s important the world should know. • ——— • DEADLY CONTACT • 5 February 2020 • “The appointment of a … Continue reading

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A Digital Conversion Miraculously Clarifies a Classic 1896 Film to Look Like It Was Shot Yesterday

Denis Shiryaev has found a way to clarify the world’s earliest films and their signature grainy textures. He transformed the classic 1896 The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station into a 50-second film that suddenly reveals distinct faces … Continue reading

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The Vikings Feared a Climate Catastrophe – So They Erected a Runestone With 9 Riddles

Several passages on the Rök stone – the world’s most famous Viking Age runic monument – suggest that the inscription is about battles and for over a hundred years, researchers have been trying to connect the inscription with heroic deeds … Continue reading

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Neanderthal genes found for first time in African populations – Guardian

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent   African populations have been revealed to share Neanderthal ancestry for the first time, in findings that add a new twist to the tale of ancient humans and our closest known relatives. Previously it was believed … Continue reading

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