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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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Spencer Tunick Stages a Mass Nude Photo Shoot Outside Facebook HQ to Protest the Platform’s Nipple Censorship | artnet News

The photographer Spencer Tunick staged a mass nude photo shoot outside Facebook’s headquarters to protest its nudity policies. As dawn broke on Sunday and most of New York City was still asleep, 125 people gathered outside Facebook’s headquarters in Manhattan, … 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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The revolutionary power of diverse thought

“From populist demagogues, we will learn the indispensability of democracy,” says novelist Elif Shafak. “From isolationists, we will learn the need for global solidarity. And from tribalists, we will learn the beauty of cosmopolitanism.” A native of Turkey, Shafak has … Continue reading

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Asteria – ESMA 2016

Deux astronautes partent à la conquête d’une planète inexplorée mais une situation incongrue va mettre leur mission à rude épreuve. Two astronauts go to the conquest of an unknown planet but an unusual situation will put their professionalism to the … Continue reading

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The Google city that has angered Toronto

Canada is not Google’s lab rat, say those protesting plans to build a smart city in Toronto. It was meant to be a vision of how we will all live in future – a smart city built from the internet … Continue reading

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Brazil: Teachers and Students Prepare General Strike Against President Bolsonaro — Truth Troubles

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF BRAZIL’S 247 NEWS) TEACHERS AND STUDENTS STOP AND PREPARE GENERAL STRIKE AGAINST BOLSONARO In practically all the country, teachers, students and servants of the education crosses arms in protests against the project of dismantling of … Continue reading

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How to recognize a dystopia – Alex Gendler

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-reco… The genre of dystopia – the ‘not good place’– has captured the imaginations of artists and audiences alike for centuries. But why do we bother with all this pessimism? Alex Gendler explains how dystopias act as … Continue reading

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“The Secret Smoker” – of Greater #Manchester and its #climate problem… by Claire Stocks — manchester climate monthly

Claire Stocks, who wrote a great account of her time in London with Extinction Rebellion, has produced a short story/metaphorical exploration of GM Climate policy. It’s here Meanwhile, there’s this old cartoon that is sadly still all-too-relevant… via “The Secret Smoker” … Continue reading

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Banksy in the Rebellion – Melissa on the road

This graffiti appeared in Marble Arch, London, after the latest Extinction Rebellion protests, on Thursday night. Suspected Banksy! […] Source:https://melissa-on-the-road.blogspot.com/2019/04/banksy-in-rebellion.html?

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