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Beyond the Reading List | University

“I also now see reading for relaxation as my own little way of rebelling against a culture that I believe values ​​conformity and money above all else” I remember the very first sleepless night I shot with remarkable clarity. Unlike most sleepless nights since, this involved no deadlines and large amounts of backlogged work. On the contrary, I was pretty ...

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Interview with LAHS senior Sam Wolfsberg who plays Jean Valjean in Les Miserables

Sam Wolfsberg senior in rehearsal as Jean Valjean in the LAHS production Olions of Les Miserables. Tickets are available at LAHSOlions.org. Courtesy picture LAHS News: The Los Alamos High School Olions perform Les Miserables this month at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Senior Sam Wolfsberg, who played in several Olions productions over the years, was chosen for the role of Jean ...

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Sam Wolfsberg to Play Jean Valjean in LAHS Olions Production of Les Miserables – Los Alamos Reporter

Senior Sam Wolfsberg in rehearsal as Jean Valjean in the LAHS Olions production of Les Miserables. Tickets are available at LAHSOLions.org. Photo courtesy LAPS BY OLIVIA LONGLAHS Olions The Los Alamos High School Olions are performing Les Miserables this month at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Senior Sam Wolfsberg, who has starred in several Olions productions over the years, was cast ...

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Eat God? A History of the Eucharist and an Overview of Roman Catholicism, Evangelical Focus

At first glance, it looks like a cannibalistic gesture, even if it is addressed to God and not to a human being. Yet it is the quintessence of Roman Catholicism. We speak of “eating God,” an act that is central to the Roman Catholic understanding of the Eucharist. Can Roman Catholicism really be considered the religion of “eating God”? Matteo ...

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Obasanjo’s support for rebels seeking a new Nigeria

Published February 25, 2022 “Our country, Nigeria, needs more rebels. Those who will face it and say it’s not good, it’s not good for Nigeria. –Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo (The punchFebruary 20, 2022) The opening quote from a speech given last Saturday by General Olusegun Obasanjo (retired), a former head of state, highlights the constructive dimensions of rebels ...

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Review: Staged concert ‘The Chevalier’ shines a light on an unjustly forgotten black genius

Joseph Bologna was a singular figure in the annals of music. Born in 1745 to a French plantation owner and slave mother in the Caribbean island colony of Guadeloupe and educated in Paris, Bologna defied vicious racism to become one of the world’s most celebrated composers and violin virtuosos. of his time. Yet even many people deeply rooted in classical ...

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France’s most medieval towns are ready to take you back in time

France is a land of many wonders: the exciting seaside adventures of Saint-Tropez and Nice, the twinkling lights of Paris and the beautiful cobblestones of Lyon have long drawn visitors from all over the world – but even its provincial sites hold the most wonders. history-loving adventurers would love to find out. France‘s roots go back to the Franco-Germanic kingdom ...

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A breath of French air for heritage lovers

Let’s be honest, there are many who hate France and the French and others who love everything across the Channel. The real problem started in 1066 when William the Conqueror took control of the country and planted his henchmen to run everything. In Hampshire alone, Hugh de Port, originally from Port-en-Bessin, has got his hands on more than 50 mansions. ...

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Dear Rahul Gandhi, stop before you help separatists destroy Bharat

In a recent speech, Deputy Speaker of Congress Rahul Gandhi said that India is not a nation, but a union of states. In saying this, he also referred to the Indian Constitution. Regarding the constitution, it describes India as a union of states. But to say that India is not a nation goes against the spirit of the constitution and ...

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The dangerous beauty of Jacques-Louis David

You are young, you are overflowing with ambition, you want to change the world; Are you an artist. You have been admitted to the most prestigious institute in your field and have won the favor of the best collector in the country. But your country is plagued by social inequalities and galloping inflation. Political crises follow one another. Is art ...

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10 Diane Kruger Projects Everyone Should Watch

Diane Kruger professionally trained as a ballet dancer at the Royal Ballet School in London, but due to a knee injury her ballet career was cut short. Soon after, she started modeling in Paris. Although her time as a model was short-lived, she booked commercials and runway shows for top fashion designers – Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, ...

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Today in History | 100 years ago

Associated press Today is Tuesday, January 21, the 21st day of 2020. There are 345 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in the story: On January 21, 1861, Jefferson Davis of Mississippi and four other Southerners whose states had seceded from the Union resigned from the United States Senate. In 1793, during the French Revolution, King Louis XVI, condemned ...

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Poetry, myth, darkness and humour: the worlds of Roz Kaveney

Roz Kaveney is a wonderfully talented writer, poet and critic and a tireless campaigner. She has written insightful critical works on a wide range of popular cultures, buffy the vampire slayer at Pinch/Tuck. She has written reviews and reviews for The Guardian and The Independent newspapers. Her first collection of poetry dialectic of the flesh (2012) was shortlisted for the ...

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In France, anti-vax fury, politics makes public service risky | News, Sports, Jobs

FILE – Protesters march during a demonstration to denounce a COVID-19 health pass needed to access the restaurant, long-distance trains and other venues. in Marseille, southern France, on Saturday August 14, 2021. The preparation for the April elections comes amid rising violence targeting elected officials in France, with public office holders targeted for their politics and by opponents of COVID-19 ...

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Draft vs Commitment – Pine Bluffs Post

Since the dawn of history, there has been some form of army across the world. At first it was a “right of passage to become a soldier”, whether you “enlisted” or were taken from your home camp or village and found yourself serving a ruler, king or a country. “Conscription is the compulsory enlistment in a country’s armed forces, and ...

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The founding father wrote famous words in New Jersey

Today in History January 10 Highlights of Today in History: Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense; London Underground opens; The Beatles’ first US album hits store shelves; Birth of Rod Stewart. (January 10) PA Then there’s Thomas Paine – the founding father they don’t talk about. He’s not on Mount Rushmore. He’s not in the musical “Hamilton.” But of all the ...

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Saint Irenaeus, the “Doctor of Unity”, helps us to breathe as Christians with both lungs

A few years ago, when I was a priest student in Rome, a classmate and I decided to take a few days away from the Eternal City. We chose to go to France and visit some of the holy places in that country. While we weren’t expecting to go through Lyon, our route inadvertently took us through the ancient city. ...

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The King’s Daughter: A Royal Disaster movie review

OWhat did I watch? I do not know. And it hurts my brain to think about it. The King’s Daughter is ostensibly a movie in the same way that, say, a Victorian garden folly is ostensibly a Japanese temple or a medieval castle. That is to say: not at all, it’s just a huge ornament built by a guy with ...

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The real story behind “Around the World in 80 Days”

Around the world in 80 days tunes Sundays at 7:00 p.m. on WTTW and is available for streaming. the Masterpiece series Around the world in 80 days may be a work of fiction, but its characters move through a historical world filled with real people, technology, and places. Like its source, Jules Verne’s 1872 novel Around the world in eighty ...

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The National Opera of Greece will present the revival of “Andrea Chénier”

The National Opera of Greece has announced the revival of the production of “Andrea Chénier” by Umberto Giordano and Luigi Illica. The opera will take place from January 29 to February 29. 13 in the Stavros Niarchos room. The title role will be shared by tenors Marcelo Puente and Marcelo Álvarez, while sopranos Cellia Costea and Eva-Maria Westbroek will play ...

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Postcard from Paris: An unsung and forgotten national hero

Through Denis Lennox, CP Contributor | Sunday, January 16, 2022 The tomb of the Marquis de Lafayette in the Picpus cemetery in Paris. | Denis Lennox Largely overlooked in Paris, a city full of monuments and other sites popular with tourists, is the tomb of the Marquis de Lafayette. Not only did Marie Joseph Yves Roches Gilbert du Motier serve ...

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Can we revive forms of dissent rooted in culture and religion?

One of the challenges facing contemporary activism is the rejection of ‘human rights’ as ‘Western’, with no roots in Indian culture. To some extent, activists themselves have given ground in culture and religion, even as they seek to uphold humanist values, justice and rights using the language of the Constitution. As historian Ramachandra Guha notes in an EPW article, this ...

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The 10 biggest and most visited music concerts of all time

Music concerts are the main driver of the contemporary music industry. According to a study by Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC), the live music industry will be worth $ 31 billion globally in 2022 with an annual growth rate of 3.3%. there is no better way to experience the talent and creativity of an artist than to watch and listen live in ...

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Education Abroad offers 6 new global seminars in summer 2022 | CU Boulder today

Information sessions Finance Seminar & Internship in London (INBU 4910 & FNCE 4060)Study international finance in London this summer! This program includes a part-time internship and a course in international financial markets. There are lectures from prominent financial professionals and several site visits. Join Zoom information session at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18. Norway: Information session on Identity, Arts ...

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How Victor Hugo saved Notre-Dame de Paris

COURTESY PHOTOColumnist James Buckley is impressed by writer Victor Hugo’s support for Notre Dame de Paris. The power of printing, by Jim Buckley Historically, it is often a determined and talented man or woman who can change the world. And this was the case with Victor Hugo and Notre Dame de Paris. Without Hugo, possessing both a prodigious talent and ...

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The long history of anti-Haitism in the Dominican Republic

Dominican soldier stands near 118 mile border wall built by the Dominican Republic to prevent Haitian migrants from entering / Credit: La Prensa Latina Editor’s Note: The following is the author’s analysis and was originally published in Eurasia Review. On December 16, two diplomats from the Haitian Embassy — Williamson Jean and Jackson Lorrain — were stopped en route from ...

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From Thinnai, the stone of Sita and a Pondicherry which was an “artificial paradise” – The New Indian Express

Express news service The narrator returns to his childhood home in one of the poor northern suburbs of Pondicherry, Kurusukuppam. Seeing how much everything has changed in his old neighborhood, the reader travels back in time when “ashramites, hippies and retired veterans of the French colonial wars” lived in the city. The prose is made up of vivid descriptions of ...

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A BIPOC tarot deck to navigate difficult times

El Sumo Sacerdote (The Hierophant) card from Nomadic Press’s new tarot deck (all images courtesy of Nomadic Press, unless otherwise noted) OAKLAND, CA – Tarot in Pandemic and Revolution, a unique collaboration of art and poetry, just released by Nomadic Press, a nonprofit community organization in Oakland and Brooklyn that advances the work of intentionally marginalized voices. Inspired by a ...

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Camilla reveals her favorite childhood book still makes her cry

The Duchess of Cornwall said Black Beauty was her favorite book during her ‘pony-mad’ youth and that always makes her emotional as she stressed the importance of reading to children. Camilla revealed that her father, Major Bruce Shand, often told her and her siblings stories during their younger years, when she “thought of nothing else” than horses. . She named ...

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Was Jesus on the left or on the right? – POLITICS

Press play to listen to this article How did Jesus associate with the right? He was a son of refugees who stood up for the poor and urged his followers not to throw the first stone. But when it comes to the ballot box, Jesus has become the political property of die-hard conservatives and anti-migration populists less inclined to turn ...

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What time will Emily in Paris season 2 be on Netflix?

Hello comrade Emilie in Paris Fans! Or should I say “hello?” “ In December, Netflix is ​​giving us all the gift of a second season with beloved American influencer and marketing queen Emily Cooper (Lily Collins). We first met Miss Cooper when Emilie in Paris premiered on Netflix last year. The character and the series quickly became a major hit ...

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Delicious film review: French cinema is a feast for the eyes

Don’t forget to have a hearty meal before you sit down for this movie. Otherwise, the feeling of hunger will strike you within minutes. It starts with the pastry dough – hands knead the flour, egg and butter until it metamorphoses into a malleable, sticky dough, molded and filled with carefully cut potato and truffle slices. When baked, it glows ...

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Kamel Mennour exhibition “Is Paris burning? 2019 “

As artistic partners and collaborators, artists of Chinese origin, Huang Yong Ping and Shen Yuan, investigated what it means to live in their adopted city, Paris. With the passing of Yong Ping many years ago, this achievement can no longer be achieved by words, but by art. To commemorate the final collaboration between the two, the Parisian gallery Kamel Mennour ...

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Nostradamus’ predictions for 2021 have come true

Off-side We always want to know what’s going to happen in the future. Can some foresee it? According to the internet, Nostradamus was quite specific. Let’s see which of his predictions for 2021 came true. Through Nathalie Lobo December 12, 2021 11:57 PM EDT December 12, 2021 11:57 PM EDT © Getty ImagesNostradamus The French philosopher Michel de Nôtre-Dame, better ...

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Music Of The Baroque announces winter / spring 2022 concerts

Music of the Baroque continues its 2021-2022 season with five glorious February-May 2022 concert programs: February 18-20“Le Chevalier”, written and directed by Bill Barclay with original music by Joseph Bologne and others; featuring baroque music conducted by Dame Jane Glover – Premiere in Chicago; presented in partnership with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), the North Shore Center for the ...

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Understanding Lord Frost is understanding the British approach to Brexit

December 4, 2021 A CHOICE OF VISITORS a newspaper at the Eurostar terminal would be puzzled. Why, five years after the Brexit referendum and two years after agreeing on an exit treaty, are the British still arguing over the same thorny issues of customs, subsidies and the courts? Why, as a pandemic rages on and strained supply chains threaten to ...

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The Palace of Versailles buys the lost portrait of the teenager Marie-Antoinette

A portrait of Marie-Antoinette lost for 100 years was purchased by the Palace of Versailles for € 175,500, more than five times the estimated price. The oil painting on canvas belonged to a family in Essonne, who had no idea that the subject was the old dauphine de france. It was sold by the Aguttes auction house for an estimated ...

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Theater Critics: Days of the Revolution | Maryland

Raghad Chaar in Revolution Days PIC: Mihaela Bodlovic Revolutionary Days, Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh **** Maryland, Traverse Theater, Edinburgh (repeat play) Register now to our daily newsletter Newsletter cut through the noise Happiness was there in this dawn of being alive; and being young was truly heaven, ”wrote William Wordsworth of his experience of the French Revolution of 1789; and it ...

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Aftermath of children who witnessed war

Innocent Witnesses: Childhood Memories of WWII by Marilyn Yalom; Stanford: Stanford University Press; Redwood Press (c) 2021; 195 pages. By Oliver B. Pollak, Ph.D. Olivier Pollak RICHMOND, Calif .– More than eighteen books by Marilyn Yalom have been translated into several languages. Popular titles include A breast story (1998), A woman’s story (2001), and The American resting place: four one ...

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Mikel Arteta claims England stars explain Arsenal’s Champions League push

Arsenal have been undefeated since August to increase their chances of returning to European football, with players like Emile Smith Rowe, Aaron Ramsdale, Bakary Sako and Ben White all playing key roles Video upload Video unavailable The video will play automatically soon8to cancel Play now Mikel Arteta presents Arsenal game in Liverpool Mikel Arteta has claimed that the English backbone ...

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Will this be a turning point for English cricket? I hope, but I doubt it

Cricket has always considered itself the idyllic English game. As George Orwell described it, “everyone plays with braces, where the blacksmith is likely to be called back in the middle of the sleeves for urgent work, and sometimes when the light starts to fade a ball thrown. for four kills a rabbit on the border “. A game which, according ...

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Homage to Felix Yaniewicz: Polish-Lithuanian violinist and composer | New

The life and legacy of violin virtuoso, composer and co-founder of the Edinburgh Music Festival Felix Yaniewicz are summed up and celebrated in a recently restored piano bearing his signature. The “Yaniewicz & Green” square piano dates from 1810 and arrived in Edinburgh in November after its restoration and a crowdfunding campaign by the Friends of Felix Yaniewicz in partnership ...

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Marie-Antoinette’s diamond bracelets go up for $ 8.3 million at auction

GENEVA (AP) – A pair of diamond bracelets that once belonged to Marie-Antoinette, the famous wife of the King of France Louis XVI who met her destiny during the revolutionary guillotine, was sold on Tuesday for 7.46 million Swiss francs ( $ 8.34 million). Opulent bracelets, among the few pieces of jewelry from the unfortunate French royal that are still ...

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Plan of the G20 States to avoid economic commitments at COP26

Economy, Environment • November 8, 2021 • Sonali Kolhatkar The heads of state of the richest countries in the world met for the first time in person since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic at the recent G20 summit in Rome, Italy. The two-day meeting ended with a grand dinner at the Quirinale Palace, where the evening menu featuring dill ...

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Cheech & Chong Films in Order of Release, Male

Cheech Marin and Tommy chong, best known by the name of Cheech & Chong, are a comedic duo with the rare status of being culturally relevant from the 1970s until today. After all, with adorable air and stoner sensibility, what’s not to love about these two? They started their careers in the 1970s with stand-up comedies and musical skits focusing ...

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Kobe Bryant’s shoes auctioned at Sotheby’s – NBC Los Angeles

A diamond bracelet that once belonged to Frenchwoman Marie Antoinette and a sapphire and diamond brooch with matching ear clips that once hung from a Russian Grand Duchess are among the items featured in the jewelry and other collectibles auction next week in Geneva. In the Swiss town by the lake, a pair of high-top Nike sneakers of late NBA ...

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NOTICE: Absurd notion Conservatives don’t have to wear face masks

Posted: 9:30 a.m. on November 3, 2021 Reader Peter King says Conservative Party attitude to wearing face masks is at odds with most countries The comedic idea that conviviality offers a surefire defense against the coronavirus must bring tears to the eyes of scientists whose advice the government is following so closely. Jacob Rees-Mogg’s claim that Tory MPs don’t need ...

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Colombian lawyers to sponsor Red Mass at Saint-Jacques Cathedral

The Kings County Catholic Lawyers Guild and the Columbian Lawyers Association held the annual Red Mass in downtown Brooklyn on Thursday. In the photo, the Right Reverend Patrick J. Keating and Gregory T. Cerchione. Eagle photo by Rob Abruzzese On Thursday, the Columbian Lawyers Association will sponsor Red Mass at 5:30 p.m. at St. James Cathedral Basilica, Jay Street and ...

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The rise in the price of baguettes is fueling public unrest in France. As history shows, the government can’t just ask people to eat cake

In the current public unrest in France over the rising price of the baguette echoes what happened 232 years ago. At the time, the fact that a staple was sold out of reach of the masses led to the French Revolution and the dramatic and bloody collapse of the Ancien Régime. The situation is not so bad at the moment ...

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Reunion Island’s legacy still lives on in Dallas today

In the spring of 1855, a group of French, Swiss and Belgian settlers arrived on a piece of land west of the Trinity River in Dallas. These European immigrants had escaped the political revolutions of their country of origin and led by the writer Victor Considerant, intended to create a utopian socialist commune. This colony, called Reunion Island, lasted less ...

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Two tiaras with a possible link to Empress Josephine of France could fetch $ 690,000 at Sotheby’s

Carnelian, enamel and gold tiara, circa 1808, estimate, £ 200,000-300,000 ($ 274,670 – $ 412,000) Sotheby’s Sotheby’s will offer two tiaras that would have belonged to Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814), wife of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) and Empress of France. Although there is no definitive proof that these jewels belonged to Joséphine, the jewelery specialists at Sotheby’s and the auction house ...

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Palo Alto Players fundraising stage, revolution

Palo Alto Players will join thousands of theater organizations around the world from November 13-14, each offering their own local production of “All Together Now!” A global event celebrating local theater. MTI created this musical for the local theater to use as a fundraiser. The show features songs from a wide range of Broadway musicals including “Rent”, “Into the Woods”, ...

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Rare Coin News – 1943 Bronze Lincoln penny sold for $ 1.7 million in 50-cent nickels and Buffalo found for THOUSANDS

An incredibly rare Lincoln penny sold for an astonishing $ 1.7 million, with an obscure reason behind its sky-high price. The rare 1943 piece was sold in 2010, with an anonymous businessman adding it to his collection for a hefty price, according to Certified Coin Consultants. The penny was worth so many coins because it was “accidentally struck into copper ...

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A very informative dollar bill | Rogersville

If you look at the dollar bill in your pocket or purse, you’ll see an engraving of George Washington on the front. Turn it over and you will see some very interesting words and symbols on the back. On the right, you will see a circle with the Great Seal of the United States. In the middle you see the ...

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Reviews | Asylum for Haitians is not optional

Just before the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moise last July, I was reading the definitive story of the country’s great revolution: “The Black Jacobins” by CLR James. James’ work as an accomplished historian and as a radical inspired many anti-colonial movements of the mid-twentieth century, and his famous subject has not lost its relevance. The appalling treatment of Haitian ...

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Srinivas Krishnan: Is the new Citroën Ami a future classic?

The spirit of the legendary Citroën 2CV lives on in the new Ami. Is this the 21st century equivalent of the Deux Cheavaux? And is this a classic future? Srini certainly thinks so. Once upon a time there was an ugly duckling. When people first saw him, at the Paris Salon in 1948, they laughed and insulted him. It was ...

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18th century Daniel T. Church estate for sale in Tiverton

TIVERTON – Picture this: the year is 1789. John Adams is the first vice president of the United States. Fletcher Christian has just led the mutiny on HMS Bounty against Captain William Bligh. The French Revolution began with the storming of the Bastille. If history is your vibe, there’s a house in Tiverton with your name on it. The Daniel ...

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VIDEO – “Eiffel” at the cinema: we tell you the little story of a big tower

In theaters October 13, Eiffel by Martin Bourboulon, with Romain Duris and Emma Mackey, takes the viewer behind the scenes of the genesis of the Eiffel Tower. Built in 1889 in just two years, the Iron Lady hardly ever saw the light of day … It all began in 1884, Jules Ferry, then President of the Council, decided that France ...

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Trump slams RINO Charlie Baker and could come to Massachusetts

Boy, does President Trump have Governor Charlie Baker’s number. I had POTUS on my radio show on Monday and he generally seemed in a pretty sweet mood – he just laughed when I played the Dementia Joe Biden soundtrack to him last week falsely bragging that “I started the vaccination program “. But when it comes to Baker – and ...

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What the Jews of the World owe Napoleon

A portrait of Napoleon. Photo: Wiki Commons. It has been 200 years since French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte died, at the age of 51, on the British island of Saint Helena, where he was held captive for six years. In many countries he is remembered as a tyrant. An exception, however, is the Jewish world, where his image has remained positive ...

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The French region the Cornish refugees named after their home

It is almost impossible to ignore how much Cornwall and the French region of Brittany have in common. The two share a beautiful coastline dotted with remote villages, a strong Celtic culture, a fierce independent streak … and a healthy love of cider. In fact, Cornouailles – Cornouailles, in French – shares so much with Brittany that it gave its ...

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Lizzie Sweeney played with a shaky unbeaten

Despite its origin as a tale of rural Ireland in 1964, the only nostalgic moment in this Patrick Talbot production of a famous play is when the curtain falls. This smooth closing of a story in which the emotional potential of silence is so significantly articulated is in itself an act of memory. If there is any suspicion that the ...

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Watch: Expo 2020 Dubai opens a portal to travel through time to watch the construction of Notre Dame Cathedral, at the France Pavilion

Visitors visit the France pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai Image Credit: Virendra Saklani / Gulf News Dubai: the weather is not linear inside the France Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. On the one hand, authentic volumes of the almost three-hundred-year-old Encyclopedia, and on the other, a prototype of what the future of air freight could be. A common point that ...

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French cafes and restaurants colonize Kings Cross in Sydney

Damn it ! Our nationwide relationship may well be frozen with the French, but that hasn’t stopped them from launching a searing assault on Australia’s nightlife capital. While we might not want their subs, Sydney’s Kings Cross is suddenly overwhelmed in return for snails, steak fries and creme brulee with a deluge of French restaurants, cafes, bistros and retail outlets. ...

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The Munising bookstore will offer a book signing on Saturday

MUNISING, Michigan (WLUC) РThe Falling Rock Caf̩ & Bookstore in Munising will host another series of signing events this Saturday, October 9 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. According to a press release released on Monday, this event will feature a trio of authors including Daphne Thompson, Suzanne Locascio and Roger D. Hess. Writers will be on hand to ...

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The Flash: 10 best comic book numbers of the 2000s

The Flash has been one of the most enduring characters in the DC Comics universe. The 2000s were a significant time for the development of the character’s third incarnation, Wally West. Aside from the limited editions and one-shots, the scarlet speedster had a great run on the flash vol 2 which was primarily written by Geoff Johns and drawn by ...

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Opposition quits Senate to protest “gasoline bomb” – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Amid warnings against ignoring the critical consequences of ever higher price hikes, the Senate opposition held a walkout from the house on Friday to protest the government’s act of “dropping a Molotov cocktail »Twice in a month and the absence of the Minister of Finance to answer questions related to the unprecedented rise in the prices of petroleum products. ...

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This painting of Saint Francis was seized during the “Spanish confiscation”

Less well known than the English Reformation or the French Revolution, it was an equally disastrous time for the Catholic Church. As the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi approaches, here is a trace of the impression he left on the arts. His love of animals is a common feature of modern imagery, but his love of Christ is actually ...

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Henry Dundas not only delayed the abolition of the slave trade, he was a despot who ruled Scotland like a king – Kenny MacAskill MP

The statue of Henry Dundas stands atop a 150 foot column in Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square Now I fully support the change, ensuring that its role in slavery is laid bare. It is important that the role of Scotland is taken into account. Therefore, changes are welcome. For a long time, it was simply a man perched high on a ...

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“There is a hidden gem in Weston”

Share this story Posted 2 hours ago WESTON, Missouri – It all started with a trip to an antique mall and a $ 50 deal on what John Pottie thought was an old print. Now it’s his life. As Pottie went to reframe the room, he discovered that the detailed billiard scene he had purchased was, in fact, a piece ...

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Discover Airelles Chateau De Versailles The most spectacular hotel in Versailles

Versailles, one word and the magic happens. Versailles covers 800 hectares and includes the Castle, the gardens, the Park, the Trianon estate and several buildings in the city. Versailles is the ultimate symbol of excellence of the French heritage of the “Grand Siècle” when the French language was spoken in all European courts. After visiting Versailles, Tsar Peter the Great ...

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Haiti: paying the price for freedom since 1804

By LaKeshia N. Myers Representative LaKeshia Myers James Brown once said, “You have to pay the price to be the boss. A small Caribbean nation bordering the Dominican Republic; separated by the Dajabon River and hundreds of years of history, Haiti fought for independence from European control and has continued to pay the price ever since. Prior to independence, Haiti ...

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Diamond bracelets that belonged to executed Marie Antoinette are expected to fetch £ 3million

Two diamond bracelets that belonged to Marie-Antoinette who gave them to a friend to keep before her execution are expected to sell for £ 3million. The stunning jewelry, which contains 112 diamonds, was among the few surviving goods sent from France before she and her husband, King Louis XIV, were captured during the French Revolution. After the royal couple’s execution ...

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Australian life | The viewer Australia

Not everyone was as happy as most Australians to learn of our historic new defense pact with the UK and US. Upon hearing the news, Xi Jinping He almost choked on his fried bat wing. ‘Even underground silos Won’t save Australian gweilos It was Beijing’s next tweet. The French are almost as angry with us, and not just because our ...

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Reconstruction process of Notre Dame Cathedral Paris France

Notre-Dame Cathedral is currently set to reopen in time for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. Rebuilding Notre-Dame de Paris, the group in charge of the reconstruction, said via Facebook, that the cleaning and the work necessary to stabilize the monument finally come to an end. The horrific 2019 fire that saw Notre Dame’s iconic spire destroyed quickly galvanized President ...

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Exclusive Act II clip starring James McAvoy, Kat Dennings

James mcavoy; Kat denningsPhoto: Jeff Spicer / Getty Images; Tommaso Boddi / Getty Images Neil gaimanthe comic book series The sand man, published by DC, launched in 1989. Today, more than 30 years later, the author recounts the original multi-part Audible audio series based on his popular graphic horror mythology novels. The first opus released in 2020. James McAvoy plays ...

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What it takes to win the game of perception

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers celebrated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 71st birthday with great fanfare last Friday. Modi’s critics may have called this a display of sponsored sycophancy, but the political equations are not so straightforward. Wasn’t his birthday used by the BJP to re-energize its workers dismayed by the pandemic? How did Modi single-handedly reinvigorate the party? Looking for ...

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Paris watches the Arc de Triomphe envelop itself in Christo’s vision

In French, the word wrap means to wrap or wrap. It also means to be delighted. This too means to get carried away. All these definitions apply to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris at the present time, because it has been transformed from a totem tomb into a monument. installed in 25,000 square meters of silvery polypropylene fabric with ...

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SINGER: The dangers of playing radically | Opinion

Nancy of today, Chuck (“everything is on the table”) and others like them remind me a bit of the Girondins of the French Revolution, who did a lot to push this conflagration to a higher and more deadly speed. . Who were these radical-sounding “playing the game” guys? Essentially, middle or upper class progressives of their time who speak well, ...

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Doctor Who and Cowboy Bebop in Titan Comics December 2021 solicitations

| Cowboy Bebop Titan Comics’ # 1 launches in December 2021 solicitations and solicitations, while Doctor Who: Empress of the Wolf gives us a multiple story of Doctor and multiple Rose, Blade runner continue but Life is strange comes to a final conclusion for the editor … COWBOY BEBOP # 1 CVR A LAU (JUIL218804)BD TITANOCT211772OCT211773 – COWBOY BEBOP # ...

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Abandoned as a child, this Frenchman became the first famous chef in the world

They served as awe-inspiring centerpieces that were still a demand on the tables of the post-revolutionary French aristocracy. Despite these lavish productions, Lent served as a bridge between the elaborate grand cuisine favored by royalty and the more modern, simpler approach it formulated for the growing middle class in its cookbooks. Until Lent, no one had used the phrase “You ...

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Fortier Johnson: warns of a destroyed nation

A nation is an indispensable entity. God works through nations, as well as through people, religiously and politically. We are struggling to reconnect with this powerful Christian message that once changed the face of the earth. The centuries-old Christian moral code is overshadowed by corruption and betrayal in the church. This is reflected in the government. People literally and figuratively ...

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The bigger they are, the more they stand out – Chemainus Valley Courier

Rainforest Arts members don’t often have the opportunity to exhibit their larger works due to limited wall space, but from September to November 13, the BIG Art Show will be giving them and patrons of the region, the opportunity to think BIG. The BIG Art exhibit takes up the entire wall space of the Chemainus Valley Community Gallery. Currently on ...

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ROMANCING THE “GRASSROOTS”: THE TALES OF AN INTELLECTUAL

New entrepreneurial energies were unleashed which catapulted India into the upper echelons of the global economy. Recently I had a conversation with an old school friend of mine and marveled at this idea of ​​how the notion of “basic” was glamorized by a previous generation of intellectuals and educated classes. We both agreed that this idealization of the “grassroots” of ...

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Tar Paper Town: the origins of DuPont

In 1906, a small bustling community of about 50 tar paper-covered buildings sprang up near Sequalitchew Creek in Pierce County. This temporary development housed the families of the workers who were building a new explosives factory. From this simple beginning would spring modernity City of DuPont. The DuPont Company was founded nearly a century earlier in Delaware by a refugee ...

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Maga’haga reign of terror | Letters to the Editor

Guam’s most recent executive decree on Mandatory Maga’haga Vaccination is expected to send shivers down the spine of everyone, whether or not they are vaccinated. Mandatory punishments for those who wish to exercise autonomy over their own bodies are nothing but a precedent for new restrictions waiting to be imposed on anyone who opposes anything that goes against the agenda ...

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Gruesome Guillotine Experiments – including a decapitated head that “blinked for 30 seconds”

Doctor Joseph-Ignace Guillotin advocated fairness. While he campaigned for years against the death penalty – arguing that prisoners should instead undergo medical experiments – he believed that if executions were to take place, the deaths should be quick and relatively painless. The French Revolution was meant to be a matter of equality, and the famous physician also felt it was ...

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Hunger in the Earth | The Guardian Nigeria News

Image depicting a hungry Nigerian family There is hunger in the country. Real hunger. Hungry for food. Hungry for truth. Security hunger. Hunger to be reassured that the Nigerian dream does not go away in no time. Hungry for heroes, real heroes. Hunger for true religion. Hunger for stability. Hunger for ethnic harmony. Hungry for the rise of true leaders. ...

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How Napoleon put Croatia on the path to independence

August 10, 2021 – The fascinating French road from Brela in Dalmatia actually leads nowhere. But, although unfinished, it is an incredible reminder of the modern era that Napoleon’s short reign ushered in. He put Croatia on the path to independence. Some of Croatia’s best heritages today are the remnants of the empires that once ruled here. Roman arches and ...

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Filipino housewife’s cookbook wins international award

Author Juana Manahan Yupangco was told that her cookbook would be more appealing to the mass market if there was one person on the cover. Nutrition advocate and writer Juana Manahan Yupangco’s budget cookbook, “Mesa ni Misis,” sounds like David vs. the Goliaths from expensive books by Michelin-starred chefs. “Mesa ni Misis” is one of the four winners of the ...

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The inspiring colorful arrows of the hollyhock

Hollyhocks have had a great year, at least every time I grow them or see them. They have overthrown supposed wisdom. I love their big colored arrows at the end of July. They fill in the gaps, add height, and come with associations in art, poetry, and history that enhance what gardeners can see in them. More and more forms ...

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The toppling of Saddam’s statue: how the US military made a myth | Saddam Hussein

The abiding image of the Iraq war in 2003 was the toppling of a statue of the country’s dictator, Saddam Hussein. It was an image relayed across the world as a symbol of victory for the American-led coalition, and liberation for the Iraqi people. But was that the truth? Putting up a statue is an attempt to create a story ...

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Handmade Estonian glass and 300-year-old French carpentry tools are among the treasures of Northcote’s vintage tool shop

Mike and Mari Subritzky’s vintage tool store started out as a single glass cabinet at the Old Lost and Found Market in Brunswick East. It is now a cavernous shop filled with all manner of treasures. The retail section on the front contains tools dating back hundreds of years. A workshop at the back houses Heritage Saws, the only company ...

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Does criticism of Lord Digby Jones’ accent deserve new legislation?

France could hold the answer, writes Will Holmes, future trainee of the magic circles Adriano Celentano’s single in 1972 Prisencolinensinainciusol was written to remind us that words are only a small part of language. Celentano wanted to see if he could communicate American musical culture without using the English language. For this reason, the song Prisencolinensinainciusol is written in gibberish ...

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LETTER: Why Democracy Is Not Enough

There is no single definition of democracy. The word democracy does not appear in the Declaration of Independence or in the Constitution of the United States. So do we have a democracy? Mark Hendrickson, an economist, describes America as an “essentially democratic, rights-based constitutional republic.” Thank goodness we have more than a democracy. Even Aristotle was not a fan of ...

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Female Violinists of 18th Century England: Portrait of a Lady Holding a Violin | Premium ❘ Functionality

2021-07-20T18: 02: 00 Taking as his point of departure the Regency portrait of an unknown violinist, Kevin MacDonald investigates the life and career of Louise Gautherot and other female violinists of Georgian England. Five years ago, in a Surrey auction house, I came across a Regency portrait of a violinist by the great Anglo-Irish portrait painter Adam Buck signed and ...

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Acton COA announces virtual programs

The Acton Council on Aging at Senior Center, 30 Sudbury Road (back), is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call 978-929-6652, send an email to [email protected] or visit http://actoncoa.com. Advertisement NEW HOURS, EFFECTIVE JULY 6: 8 am-5pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8 am-7.30pm on Tuesdays; and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. Minuteman Seniors Services ...

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Sport and Modern Cultures | Cashmere amount

Sports stories reveal that modern cultures conceptualize physical activity differently from traditional societies. Modern sport tends towards the secular rather than the sacred. The emphasis on equality, both in competitive conditions and in competitive opportunities, consumes modern sport. Modern sport reproduces modern social structures in other ways as well, manifesting particular modern manias of specialization, bureaucratization, rationalization and quantification in ...

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Protests in France against the COVID-19 “health pass” rules

PARIS, July 14 (Reuters) – Parisian police clash with protesters denouncing President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to require a COVID-19 vaccine certificate or negative PCR test to enter bars, restaurants and cinemas in starting next month. Macron this week announced sweeping measures to tackle a rapid rise in new coronavirus infections, including mandatory vaccination of health workers and new health card ...

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What Is July 14th & Why It Is Celebrated: Everything You Need To Know | World news

France’s National Day, more commonly known as Bastille Day in English, is a national holiday in the country celebrated on July 14 of each year with fireworks and parades. It marks the fall of Bastille, military fortress and prison, on July 14, 1789, when an angry crowd burst into it, marking the start of the French Revolution. Here’s everything you ...

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The government we deserve – Claudio Farrugia

Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821), post-French Revolution diplomat, was an ardent monarchist, supporter of the social hierarchy and a key figure in the Counter-Enlightenment. He is not recognized as a champion of democratic principles, however, he is considered the author of the famous quote “Every nation has the government it deserves”, which remains very relevant. If a country has a bad ...

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Duchess Marie-Marguerite, Queen of France-Venezuela

© Beau Monde editorial staffDuchess Marie-Marguerite, Queen of France-Venezuela If France had another queen, it would be this lady. We rarely hear about it, but there is always the King and Queen of France walking around. At least that’s what the family thinks. Meet Mary Margaret, Duchess of Anjou and Queen of France. Maria margherita Who is the woman apart ...

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France acquires Sade’s “Sodom” manuscript for more than $ 5 million

Published on: 07/09/2021 – 15:28Amended: 07/09/2021 – 15:26 Paris (AFP) The French state has acquired the original manuscript of “120 days of Sodom” from the Marquis de Sade for more than $ 5 million, safeguarding for the country a work declared a national treasure, the Ministry of Culture announced on Friday. The eighteenth-century erotic masterpiece met a turbulent fate over ...

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Le Pen against “Wokism”: the wars of social justice are reshaping France

Napoleon Bonaparte is arguably the most famous Frenchman who ever lived. But this year, as the country commemorates the bicentenary of his death, a heated controversy rages over the emperor’s legacy. Despite his glories, detractors point to the darker side of the ledger: Napoleon destroyed the republic founded after the French Revolution, killed hundreds of thousands of soldiers in a ...

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Rubicon Theater Company announces three summer youth theater performances under the stars in Ojai

Rubicon Theater Company announces its dramatic return to shows with an eclectic season of three youth theater performances to be presented at the open-air amphitheater at Villanova Preparatory School in Ojai – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shrek the Musical and Les Misérables . Over 50 young people between the ages of 18 and 21 enthusiastically participated in the Education and ...

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Pandemic Production, One Year Later: Brad Graeber, CEO, Powerhouse Animation: So: “We have more arguments and more interest than we’ve ever had. Now: “We are about to embark on a social experiment back to the office. “- Screens

Brad graeber It was just one of those occasional trips to the office. Brad Graeber, co-founder and CEO of Austin-based Powerhouse Animation, was throwing things off when he walked into what is normally a quietly bubbling studio. “The monitors are on and the mouse is moving around the screen, but the rest looks like Chernobyl. It’s the same way we ...

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Why Chinese Youth Are Kissing Chairman Mao

They read it in libraries and in the subways. They have organized online book clubs devoted to his works. They uploaded hours of audio and video, spreading the gospel of his revolutionary thought. Chairman Mao is making a comeback among Chinese Generation Z. The supreme leader of the Communist Party, whose decades of uninterrupted political campaigns have claimed millions of ...

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What is the difference between left and right politics?

Below are the differences between left and right political ideologies. The terms were first used during the development of the French Constitution or the French Revolution and have since been used symbolically. Take a look below to learn more about the left and right fenders clearly. Tulika tandon Created on: Jul 8, 2021 09:32 ISTModified on: 8 Jul 2021 09:34 ...

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Leonardo da Vinci has 14 living descendants, DNA study finds

Leonardo da Vinci in a self-portrait. Getty Images A study of the DNA of Leonardo’s family dating back nearly seven centuries has revealed 14 living descendants of the Renaissance artist. Researchers hope the study will provide a better understanding of the man who gave us the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper, as well as famous sketches of the proportions ...

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Indulge in French cuisine for a July 14 celebration

It is a happy coincidence that America and France celebrate their independence in July. Quite different in style, the two occasions revolve around food. While grilled dogs and burgers drizzled with cold beer define our tradition, the French (as you would expect in a nation famous for its cuisine) aim for a higher standard of cuisine, if not less casual. ...

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Pew research report citing religious tolerance as central tenet of Indian society is welcome, writes Bhavdeep Kang

The Pew research report citing religious tolerance as a central tenet of Indian society is welcome, as Western think tanks and the global media tend to caricature India as an “imperfect democracy” and a compulsive rapist of women. religious and press freedoms. Assessing India’s social and political systems from a Western perspective introduces an immediate bias. On the one hand, ...

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