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An investigation to identify royal descendants of the Inca civilization

It was the largest empire in pre-Colombian America, extending from its center in modern-day Peru to Colombia in the north and parts of Chile and Argentina in the south. But the Inca Empire fell to the Spanish conquerors nearly five … Continue reading

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International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste | Food  and Agriculture Organization at the United Nations

Reducing food losses and waste is essential in a world where the number of people affected by hunger continues to show a rapidly increasing trend, and tons and tons of edible food are lost and/or wasted every day. The International … Continue reading

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Charles III: what challenges face the new king?

or King Charles, leading the Royal Family into the future brings all sorts of challenges, from uniting often fractious family members to moving beyond the political controversies he’s become known for. For a man who’s already spent decades in the … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II dies aged 96

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, has died, Buckingham Palace has announced. She became Queen in 1952 at the age of 25 and spent 70 years on the throne. She had pledged to serve her people, which … Continue reading

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Study Finds That Biking Like the Dutch Would Lower Global Emissions | My Modern Met

By Madeleine Muzdakis on September 5, 2022 Amsterdam is a city of bikers. (Photo: OLGACOV/Depositphotos) People in the Netherlands cycle an average of 1.6 miles per day. The city of Amsterdam is known for many things, one of which is … Continue reading

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Tuning of Gamelan and Sensory Dissonance

n this video I focus on unique tuning systems Slendro and Pelog used in Gamelan music. I go through how they are different from chromatic scale and how they naturally emerge from timbre of Gamelan metallophones, similar to how chromatic … Continue reading

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WW2 ‘Brown Babies’: A little-known part of British 20th Century history – BBC World Service podcast

“I just wanted to be accepted for who I was”: The story of the children born from relationships between British women and African-American soldiers during World War Two. Subscribe – https://www.youtube.com/bbcworldservice The US first began sending troops to the UK … Continue reading

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Accent Expert Gives a Tour of U.S. Accents – (Part One) | WIRED

Dialect coach Erik Singer takes us on a tour of different accents across English-speaking North America. Erik and a host of other linguists and language experts (Nicole Holliday, Megan Figueroa, Sunn m’Cheaux, and Kalina Newmark), take a look at some … Continue reading

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COLOUR WORDS: The astounding origins of “blue”, “black”, “orange”, “red” & other colors

Prepare to be amazed by the surprising origins of the English words for colours (or colors for our American friends). I promise you’ll have at least one “wow” moment as I reveal: 🔵 Why the Ancient Greeks had no word … Continue reading

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Wowww. Tell me how can I order it🗺 | Tansu YEĞEN @TansuYegen

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