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Annecy Festival – 100 Years in 100 Seconds

In the year of its 100th anniversary, Brazilian animation industry receives a special tribute at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, one of the world’s most important events in animation. To celebrate the fact the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion … Continue reading

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A Visual History of Light – The Atlantic

400,000 years ago, humans and Neanderthals discovered fire. This ignited a relationship between people and photons that changed the course of mankind—and continues to evolve to this day. Take a tour through the visual history of light. Find a detailed … Continue reading

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Ariana Grande Opens Up About The Manchester Bombing In Her Latest Interview — Dating, Breaking News, Celeb Gossip & Everything College | CC

“If I don’t do something, these people died in vain.” via Ariana Grande Opens Up About The Manchester Bombing In Her Latest Interview — Dating, Breaking News, Celeb Gossip & Everything College | CC

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A Modern Solar-Powered Home Built Within the Ruins of an 18th-Century Farmhouse- Colossal

Architects Nathanael Dorent and Lily Jencks recently collaborated to build a sleek, modern home within the existing ruins of an 18th-century farmhouse. The home is built on a hill that overlooks more than 50 miles of Scotland’s pastoral fields and combines elements of … Continue reading

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The Oldest Pubs In Manchester You Need To Visit — Society19 UK

The humble pub is an integral part of British lifestyle and culture. Just like everywhere else in the UK, in Manchester, we love a good pub. Whether you nip in for a pint and some pork scratchings, or order some … Continue reading

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Is the world getting better or worse? A look at the numbers

Was 2017 really the “worst year ever,” as some would have us believe? In his analysis of recent data on homicide, war, poverty, pollution and more, psychologist Steven Pinker finds that we’re doing better now in every one of them … Continue reading

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Black-oriented films can be highly profitable when marketed to all audiences – ScienceBlog.com

Despite the persistent notion in Hollywood that films starring people of color aren’t marketable to a broad audience, the success of Black Panther — a Marvel movie starring a Black superhero and with an almost entirely Black cast — provides … Continue reading

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Observing Chinese Starbucks patrons reveals what their ancestors farmed, study finds – ScienceBlog.com

Anew study analysing behaviour patterns of people across China suggests that the traditional interdependent rice-farming culture of southern China has resulted in today’s residents—even city dwellers far removed from farming—being more interdependent and less controlling over their environment compared to … Continue reading

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For These South Sudanese Refugees, Bedsheets Are a Reminder of Home – National Geographic

Irene Sonia poses in front of a milaya, or bedsheet—one of the few things her mother managed to bring when they fled South Sudan for Uganda.   On her first day in the sprawling South Sudanese settlement of Bidibidi in Uganda, home … Continue reading

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A Rare Glimpse at a Deserted Great Wall of China Captured by Andres Gallardo Albajar

This past February architectural photographer Andres Gallardo Albajar traveled to the Great Wall of China where he was able to take in a rare sight—one of the seven wonders of the world without a single soul to be seen. Albajar … Continue reading

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