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The Mystery of Earth’s Disappearing Giants | IN OUR NATURE

[…] Seemingly distant ecosystems, even half a world apart, are connected in surprising ways. In this special limited series, Emily Graslie and Trace Dominguez join me as we explore the universal rules of life that tie together Earth’s living systems. … Continue reading

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The Great Picture Book of Everything; Hokusai’s Unpublished Illustrations | #CuratorsCorner S6 Ep8

Do you know how a bear catches its lunch? What the mythical Edo period equivalent of waiting at the bus stop looks like? Can you identify Hokusai’s favourite duck? Never fear, curator Alfred Haft is going to give you the … Continue reading

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‘Beyond Monet’ Exhibition Is Largest Immersive Experience in Canada | My Modern Met

By Margherita Cole on September 17, 2021 All over the world, immersive art exhibitions are providing a new way for people to enjoy famous paintings. The latest of these shows celebrates the father of Impressionism, Claude Monet, in a never-before-seen … Continue reading

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How Sperm Whales Learned to Outsmart their Hunters

he sperm whale is the world’s largest toothed predator. It also has the biggest brain of any animal on earth. ↠Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/c/TerraMaterO… This mind has helped them outwit their natural predators, but what happened when sperm whales came up against … Continue reading

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Did the pandemic signal the end of the American era? | The Bottom Line

Canadian-American anthropologist Wade Davis holds a mirror up to the United States and sees a society in decline. Davis argues that the US dominated the world in the post-WWII era because Americans came out of the war with a sense … Continue reading

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Look into the secret world of numerology and puzzles in Bach | Aeon Essays

The church of Pontaumur in the Auvergne, France, houses the only replica in Europe of the Arnstadt organ on which Bach composed in his early days. Photo by Philippe Dezmazes/AfP/Getty   Milton Mermikidesis reader in music at the University of … Continue reading

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The Graffiti that Changed a City

The story of a housing block and two people. […] MUSIC: https://pastebin.com/bGHEqFhe Special thanks to Karim Miah.

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This Is Why Airplanes MUST Wait On The Runway

Ever wondered why there are traffic jams in the airports? (besides when it’s due to the weather). The fact of the matter is that airports are limited by how often they can launch and land aircraft due to wake turbulence. … Continue reading

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Librarian Saved Thousands of Historical Manuscripts From Being Destroyed | My Modern Met

By Madeleine Muzdakis on September 12, 2021 Manuscripts at the Ahmed Baba Centre, Timbuktu, in 2013. (Photo: UNESCO via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO) A librarian named Abdel Kader Haidara secretly saved hundreds of thousands of manuscripts from being … Continue reading

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How Do We Name Generations?

[…] SOURCES AND FURTHER READING The Generations: https://www.careerplanner.com/Career-… Generation On Etymonline: https://www.etymonline.com/word/gener… Generation On Collin’s Dictionary: https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dic… A Comprehensive List Of Generation Names: https://www.thoughtco.com/names-of-ge… The Cons Of Each Generation: https://www.theodysseyonline.com/the-… Generation Nicknames: https://www.businessballs.com/glossar… Why Are American Soldiers Called GIs?: https://www.history.com/news/why-are-… … Continue reading

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