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6 February 2013

Daily archive · 10 posts

Stories from 6 February 2013

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Levitating Around Singapore

Jayden Tan and Jeff Cheong have been ‘levitating’ around Singapore and they are even teaching students about the secrets of levitation photography. Their project has been gaining attention in Singapore...

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RuNet Freedom: a Pirate's Revenge

RuNet Echo

Amid brazen attempts to censor the RuNet, one group is fighting back. On February 4, the Pirate Party of Russia has announced a new specialized internet hosting service, called the...

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Death Knell for Trinidad and Tobago Carnival?

As Trinidad and Tobago gears up for its 2013 Carnival celebrations, bloggers discuss whether this is the beginning of the end of the national festival.

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“Radical Imagination” in the Context of Global Protests

The development of digital communication has allowed the voice of the people to be carried further, whilst at the same time liberating words, images, ideas and actions that were previously...

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China Wonders Who's Behind New President's Mystery Fan Blog

A mystery blogger who has chronicled the comings and goings of incoming Chinese President Xi Jinping with remarkable candidness on the popular Chinese micro-blogging website Sina Weibo has many in...

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Brazil's Comic Book Artists Break the Industry Mold

After delving into the world of comics throughout Latin America in our previous post, we return to Brazil to explore Brazilian comicdom just as the country comes off its celebration...

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Dancing to the Beat of History with Marrabenta in Mozambique

Every year around this time, Mozambicans start the year celebrating Marrabenta music. And in each rhythmic beat the country's identity and history resonates. Find out why.

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Chile: Controversial Campaign of a Presidential Candidate

The launch of the campaign of Laurence Golborne, in representation of the Independent Democratic Union, has created rejection within the country. In this post, we offer a summary of public...

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Tourist Hordes Trashing World's Largest Mangrove Forest

Increasing numbers of loud and littering tourists are damaging the world's largest mangrove forest in Bangladesh, home to the Royal Bengal Tigers and a colorful collection of other wildlife.

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Open Access and the Complexity of Digital Rights

How do ways of thinking change through time and space? Today, this problem concerning the way the human intellect works is compounded by a new method of transmission - digital....

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