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Centuries and Still Short Film

“Centuries and Still” is a Staff Pick Premiere! Read more about it, including a Q&A with director Sally Tran, here: vimeo.com/blog/post/centuries-and-still-by-sally-tran still-films.com “Centuries and Still” is a mixed media illustrated short film telling the history of anti-Asian racism and violence … Continue reading

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Why Is Q Always Followed By U?

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING Digraphs: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/teaching-wik… The QU Digraph: http://ingles-americano.blogspot.com/… List of English words containing Q not followed by U: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of… Why Does The Letter Q Almost Always Need The Letter U?: https://www.dictionary.com/e/q/ History of Q: https://www.britannica.com/topic/Q-le… Why Does Q … Continue reading

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Why French sounds so unlike other Romance languages

[…] ~ Briefly ~ Follow my animated recipe for a taste of how sound shifts changed French pronunciation throughout the ages: Latin, Gaulish and Frankish influence, an early Romance era of Oïl vs Oc, Old French, Middle French, the Renaissance, … Continue reading

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100 years of Australia’s top portrait honour – BBC News

Australia’s most prestigious portrait prize, the Archibald, is celebrating its 100th year. Subjects for the portraits have given an annual snapshot of celebrities and “local heroes” from Australian society. But the prize has become better at representing Australia properly, organisers … Continue reading

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Contact Was Wrong – Aliens Can’t Hear Us | Answers With Joe

[…] Carl Sagan is an absolute legend and a hero, and his book Contact and the movie it’s based on is phenomenal. HOWEVER… we examined the central conceit of the story – that aliens pick up our radio signals and … Continue reading

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Innovative Campus Will Have Buildings Blurring City and Nature

The suite of impressive buildings will are designed by some of the world’s biggest starchitects. The new Westbank San Jose Campus boasts not only incredible contemporary architecture but also a team of starchitects reimagining city life in innovative structures. This … Continue reading

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“The US Doesn’t Meddle In Foreign Affairs”

We all heard President Biden give the hypothetical…what would it be like if the United States meddled in foreign affairs? If you’re even remotely familiar with US history, you should realize that’s an absurd question to ask. The United States … Continue reading

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History’s Most Expensive Spice: Saffron

[…] LINKS TO INGREDIENTS & EQUIPMENT** Sony Alpha 7C Camera: https://amzn.to/2MQbNTK Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Lens: https://amzn.to/35tjyoW Premium Saffron: https://amzn.to/3rbPs3b LINKS TO SOURCES** The Forme of Cury: https://amzn.to/3yZZkQb The Statutes at Large: https://amzn.to/3eoM2oh Katerina’s Windows by Volker Schier: https://amzn.to/3rkWkLx Saffron: A … Continue reading

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Meet ‘Miss Todd’


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Miss Todd

It’s 1909, and the whole world is waking to the possibilities of flight. Miss Todd dreams of flying, but she’s got more than gravity holding her down. This is the story of her determination, her perseverance, and her passion – … Continue reading

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