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Earth Day 2014

First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events are held across the globe to inspire us to appreciate the world we live in and protect our environment. Conservation of natural resources, ending pollution, protecting wildlife, and creating sustainable environments are some of the themes spread among many countries. Read More →

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A liver blood-art Tony Matelli

Sculptor Tony Matelli already marked on disinfected with his lunatic in his underpants, pester Massachusetts College students. Offered to become acquainted with the work of this artist, because of his work – a real meat. Read More →

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Indonesian paradise turned into a dump

If not for the boat, you might think that this fisherman sitting in a landfill. In fact, this former tropical paradise of Citarum. Java, Indonesia, said that now is the dirtiest river in the world. The river is filled with household waste and toxic chemicals discharged in textile factories and dead animals. She lost 60% of its fish stocks, but more than 35 million people are still using water from the river for drinking and washing. Read More →

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Exhibition: 25 Years of Pixar Animation

In 1986 few knew the computer animation. In only 25 years Pixar has revolutionized the audiovisual industry with digital animation techniques that have made ​​the study in a hit factory. Read More →

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The Game of Thrones intro to Social Networks

Hoot Suite, a tool that allows a single platform to manage multiple social networks, has made a “tribute” to the television series ‘Game of Thrones’ HBO. Last year we conducted a related infographic in which every major social networks like Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn with one of the kingdoms battling in the series for the main throne. This time they have decided to make an interpretation of the introduction of the credits of “Game of Thrones” and have posted the video called “Game of Thrones social.” Read More →

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The Rwandan Genocide: 20 years later

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, where at least 800,000 people – mostly ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus – died at the hands of Hutu extremists. As survivors of the genocide recounted their memories of the killings and of survival, several people were overcome with grief, screaming and crying uncontrollably with medical staff helping to carry them out and to provide counseling. Official mourning, which began three months ago with a flame of remembrance touring towns and villages across the nation, culminated Monday with the arrival of the torch at the national genocide memorial. Read More →

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Earthquake off the coast of Chile

A powerful 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Chile coast late April 1 that caused a small tsunami. Six people died and over 900,00 residents were evacuated along the coast. Strong aftershocks shook the region for the following days, including a 7.2 magnitude quake a day later. Read More →

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The 2014 National Geographic Traveler Contest

The 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest has begun. Photographers from around the world can submit their photos in the four categories: Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place and Spontaneous Moments. The grand prize winner will receive a National Geographic Expedition to Alaska. The deadline is Monday, June 30, at 12 p.m. EDT. Here is a selection of photos from the early entries. Read More →

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