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26 May 2016
26 May 2016
A curious event announcement appeared briefly on the website of the Crimean government on May 25. It concerned Vladimir Putin and the word “dickhead.”
23 May 2016
"Having a good sense of humor is self-criticism, and these 'telepresidents,' which is what I call politicians who are obsessed with the screen, don’t accept any type of criticism."
22 May 2016
Magdi Hanna grew up in Egypt, but when he moved to the United States, he found a calling fixing the decades-old musical machines.
21 May 2016
Deborah Smith only started to learn Korean six years ago. Her translation of Han Kang's book "The Vegetarian" just won the Man Booker International Prize for fiction.
20 May 2016
Late German composer Carl Off's "Carmina Burana" was turned into a chant of "Fora Temer" (Temer Out), against Michel Temer's interim government.
19 May 2016
18 May 2016
"Thank you #EnfantsDuPays for making sure Burundians do not die 'twice.'"
The Caribbean Memory Project Is Crowdsourcing Family Histories to Preserve the Region's Cultural Heritage
"We come from a very complex place, and that the histories we possess are even more complex. We -- Caribbean people -- are very fragile keepers of our history."
17 May 2016
Videos of the contested eastern Ukraine city of Luhansk filmed with dashboard cameras have become a way for displaced residents to reconnect with their home.
While graffiti from São Paulo's central neighborhoods are featured in international travel guides, those from the suburbs remain relatively unknown, even for the residents of Latin America's largest city.
16 May 2016
"Look at these youths! All they dream of is to go far away / Look at these youths! They’ve lost the will to fight because it’s not worth it"
Russia's narrow defeat this weekend in the 2016 Eurovision music contest wasn't the only tension in a competition full of lights, pyrotechnics, and nationalism.
As it is impossible to pre-screen live-streamed content, China's public security bureau has set up a police station at the office of major live-streaming platform to oversee what is broadcast.
15 May 2016
It's an effort to encourage people to support more local musicians.
By pushing for the omission of certain ideas from history textbooks, the current Japanese administration is promoting a revisionist view of the country's past. Will they succeed?
14 May 2016
"Buy orange juice from the young guy on the corner and then medicine at the neighbourhood pharmacy, reactivate the economy, everyone's happy."
A Hub for African Digital Art, From Science Fiction Maasai Warriors to Star Wars Re-Imagined in Africa
What if after an annihilation of humans by a lethal virus brought by aliens, the only survivors were the beautiful and strong Maasai people?
Watching this on loop might just be the perfect between-episodes-fix for compulsive addicts of the cult HBO show.