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100-Year-Old Theatre Is Turned Into a Thriving Bookstore

photo credit: Ryan Poole Welcome to one of the most beautiful (and one of the biggest) bookshop in the world, the ex-theatre El Ateneo in Buenos Aires (Argentina). Designed in 1919 by architects Peró and Torres Armengol, El Ateneo shifted to a … Continue reading

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Outstanding Portraits of Indian Paupers by Roberto Pazzi

Elderly woman met in Jaipur (Rajasthan, India). From an early age, Roberto Pazzi discovered himself as a backpacker, but only recently, he started to explore his great love for photography. The italian photographer, who works as a sales manager, went to … Continue reading

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2014

A year has gone by… blah-blah … and the usual commonplace remarks. What happened this year 2014: January January 7 – Record cold temperatures are being recorded across the Midwest and eastern United States.  20 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit below average in … Continue reading

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2013

A year has gone by… blah-blah … and the usual commonplace remarks. What happened this year 2013: January January 11 – The French military begins a five-month intervention into the Northern Mali conflict, targeting the militant Islamist Ansar Dine group. January 16–20 – Thirty-nine international workers and one security … Continue reading

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Temari balls by Nanaakuya (NanaAkua)

Temari  balls are a folk art form that originated in China and was introduced to Japan around the 7th century A.D. Historically, temari were constructed from the remnants of old kimonos. Pieces of silk fabric would be wadded up to form a ball, and then the … Continue reading

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96-Year-Old Man’s Love Song to His Late Wife Tops iTunes Charts

“Earlier this summer, Illinois-based music recording studio Green Shoe Studio launched a singer-songwriter contest open to the public in the hopes of getting to know local talent, but they had no idea that 96-year-old Peoria resident Fred Stobaugh would enter with a … Continue reading

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