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Exploring Japan’s Historical Landmarks and Shrines in the Middle of Streets | Spoon & Tamago

MAY 20, 2022 / JOHNNY If you’ve ever driven in Japan you may have come across an unfamiliar scene: a small shrine right in the middle of the road. Sometimes the road curves to one side to avoid the shrine … Continue reading

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A Conservationist Teaches Geese to Use Safer Migration Routes by Flying With Them Across Europe | Colossal

MAY 20, 2022. GRACE EBERT Back in 1995, Christian Moullec embarked on his first migration alongside a flock of lesser white-fronted geese that he intended to introduce to Sweden. He flew an adapted delta plane alongside the birds, which were threatened … Continue reading

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International Week of Non-Self-Governing Territories 25-31 May | United Nations

Celebrations to mark Timor-Leste’s independence in 2002 were held in the capital Dili. | PHOTO:UN Photo / Sergey Bermeniev Non-self-governing territories: a sacred trust In the UN Charter, a Non-Self-Governing Territory is defined as a Territory “whose people have not yet … Continue reading

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Who made these circles in the Sahara?

[…] Deep in the Sahara, far from any towns, roads, or other signs of life, is a row of markings in the sand. There are dozens of them stretching for miles in a straight line in central Algeria, each consisting … Continue reading

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How the planet became the prime political entity of our century | Aeon Essays

Weather Forecasting Factory (1986) by Stephen Conlin. Based on the work of Lewis Fry Richardson, and on advice from Professor John Byrne, Trinity College Dublin. Image © Stephen Conlin How did the planet replace the nation-state to become the prime … Continue reading

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17 Job Titles in Victorian Slang | Mental Floss

By Paul Anthony Jones Nov 2, 2015 | Updated: May 13, 2022, 1:23 PM EDT Are you an “adjective-jerker,” a “learning-shover,” a “sublime rascal,” or perhaps a “castor-oil artist”? In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, a trend emerged … Continue reading

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Conservatives think abortion rights should be left up to the states. Let’s take that argument a few steps further… | The Daily Show

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Europe is Building a Massive Undersea Power Network

Why an interconnected energy system makes a lot of sense. For more by Tomorrow’s Build subscribe now – https://bit.ly/3vOOJ98 Join our mailing list – https://bit.ly/tomorrows-build Executive Producer and Narrator – Fred Mills Producer – Adam Savage Video Editing and Graphics … Continue reading

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Brilliant Teen Invents a Prosthetic Arm You Can Control With Your Mind | My Modern Met

By Larisa Crowder on May 11, 2022 This teen just created a prosthetic arm that is way more affordable than what’s on the market, with the highest algorithm accuracy, and it requires no invasive surgery. Incredible!   People took on … Continue reading

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The Black Panthers fed more hungry kids than the state of California | Aeon Essays

The Black Panther Party’s Free Breakfast for Children Program in action, New York, 1969. Photo by Bev Grant/Getty Images It wasn’t all young men and guns: the Black Panther Party’s programs fed more hungry kids than the state of California … Continue reading

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