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Featured Artist June 2019 – Ruthless Rap Assassins — UK Hip-Hop Map

For the first time we take the Featured Artist article away from London and out to the rest of the UK. While London has very much been the focus and epicentre of hip-hop in the UK, other places have had … Continue reading

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Fun — and not-so-fun facts on International Chocolate Day — WTVR.com

With enough chemical stimulation to rival even the best sloppy kisses, chocolate is one of the most powerful substances on Earth. And today just happens to be its day. Let’s celebrate International Chocolate Day by getting the lowdown on all … Continue reading

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Kant & Categorical Imperatives: Crash Course Philosophy #35

CrashCourse Published on 15 Nov 2016 Our next stop on our tour of ethics is Kant’s ethics. Today Hank explains hypothetical and categorical imperatives, the universalizability principle, autonomy, and what it means to treat people as ends-in-themselves, rather than as … Continue reading

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Life ≠ alive – Aeon

On a sofa in the corner of the room, a cat is purring. It seems obvious that the cat is an example of life, whereas the sofa itself is not. But should we trust our intuition? Consider this: Isaac Newton … Continue reading

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Manchester Day Parade 2019: En Route

The folks seen briefly at 16:35 onwards, in red and gold colours, and yellow feathers, are us (Manchester School of Samba) taking part in the 10 iteration of Manchester Day‘s Parade yesterday!

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Colorized Photos Reveal the Historic Discovery of King Tut’s Tomb

29th/30th October 1925, Tutankhamun’s Tomb | The gold mask (Carter no. 256a) in situ on the mummy of the King, still inside the third (innermost) solid gold coffin. (©️ Griffith Institute, University of Oxford, colorized by Dynamichrome) When the tomb … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Geography Problem


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Download Over 91,000 Maps from the World’s Largest Private Collection

Whether you’re into geography, astronomy, or simply fascinated by history, there’s bound to be a map that piques your interest in this vast collection. Map lovers will be thrilled by the possibility to peruse some of the world’s most unique … Continue reading

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We need worms

Did you ever wonder why one in six children has a mental health disorder? One in every six seems to be a few too many, I would think. Did you ever wonder why 20 per cent of women, in the … Continue reading

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Who really owns the past? – Aeon

European tourists having a picnic in a temple in Egypt, 1898. Photo by LL/Roger Viollet/Getty Images   Mosul’s old city lies in ruins. A major section of the third largest city in Iraq has been destroyed by war. Two years … Continue reading

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