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Go sightseeing in Japan, right on YouTube · Global Voices

Have you always wanted to visit Japan, but just haven’t had the chance? Perhaps you don’t have the time, or a plane ticket (and everything else about taking a vacation) is just too expensive. Not to worry — YouTube channel … Continue reading

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An Eight Foot Micro Vehicle Will Soon Make its Way onto European Streets

The Microlino, a front-loading super compact vehicle from Swiss mobility company Micro, has just been approved for European streets. The mini electric vehicle is smaller than a Smart Car, and comes with a rechargeable battery that works with any standard European … Continue reading

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The World’s 10 Safest Countries to Visit Right Now

The Institute for Economics and Peace has released its Global Peace Index for 2018, an annual ranking of the world’s safest countries. Overall, the study found, the world is 0.27 percent less peaceful today than it was at this time … Continue reading

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From Oscar Boyson, who says, “This is a conversation starter first, a video second. I’d love to hear your thoughts on cities, the future, and this project. I shared some words, a reading list and featured interviewees here: medium.com/@oscarboyson/the-future-of-cities-ba4e26c807fe#.lrpyoofi4 * … Continue reading

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The scrimshaw made by an African sailor fighting the slave trade in 1827

Matthew Sheldon, Head of the Curatorial Department at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth, talks about a scrimshaw belonging to an African sailor who helped the Royal Navy of the 1820s fight the transatlantic slave trade A … Continue reading

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Faces Places Trailer #1 (2017) | Movieclips Indie – YouTube

French filmmaking legend Agnes Varda teamed up with young street artist JR to cover France’s villages in meaningful street art — and their project and friendship are caught on film in this documentary.

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Lockheed Martin unveils reusable water-powered Mars lander

A reusable, water-powered Mars lander that will allow humans to explore the Red Planet from an orbiting ‘base camp’ as early as the 2030s was unveiled Friday by US defence giant Lockheed Martin. Source: Lockheed Martin unveils reusable water-powered Mars … Continue reading

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How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m rail bridge – The i newspaper online iNews

It began with a series of simple, hand-drawn sketches on a piece of A4 paper and became an £85m rail bridge. These rough pencil drawings were an architect’ Source: How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m … Continue reading

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Early humans may have seen a supervolcano explosion up close | New Scientist

Two ancient teeth found on Sumatra suggest early humans were there when the island’s supervolcano erupted 71,000 years ago Source: Early humans may have seen a supervolcano explosion up close | New Scientist

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