Category Archives: Society

Students to learn about failure – The West Australian


One of Perth’s most prestigious and academically successful schools is cutting back on praise and rewards for students. Students to learn about failure – The West Australian   Advertisements

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Thrive – What On Earth Will It Take


New must see documentary released 11/11/11

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New contribution on The Great Translation Chain©


Here is my new contribution to social causes on Greek economic crisis. http://thegreattranslationchain.wordpress.com/2011/06/25/chain-8-%E2%80%93-the-greeks-on-prosopopeia%E2%80%99s-altar/

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Posted on The Translation Chain


Here is my contribution to The Translation Chain. http://thegreattranslationchain.wordpress.com/2011/06/18/chain-6-les-sans-domicile-fixe-sdf/

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Starting a new collaboration


I started a new collaboration with The Great Translation Chain. Supporting causes in the world. http://thegreattranslationchain.wordpress.com/collaborators/

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Qatar 2022: Doha Port Stadium


Qatar’s extraordinary bid — it is the smallest country to host the tournament — involves the construction from scratch of nine surreal new stadiums, at the cost of tens of billions of dollars of the nation’s considerable petrowealth. The structures … Continue reading

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The Lure of Capri


The Lure of Capri. In most of the world, scheduling a concert for 6 a.m. would be eccentric, to say the least. Add that the venue is a cliff-side grotto reachable only by a half-hour hike, and it sounds almost … Continue reading

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Arcimboldos Feast for the Eyes


Arcimboldos Feast for the Eyes. Renaissance artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo painted witty, even surreal portraits composed of fruits, vegetables, fish and trees.

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Behind an Israeli Strike in Gaza, Help from Egypt


By Karl Vick / Jerusalem The Nov. 3 assassination of Mohammad Namnam looked pretty much exactly like the fiery deaths of a lot of other Islamic militants in the Gaza Strip over the years. He was making his way in … Continue reading

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Earliest War Photography From Afghanistan


by Claire O’Neill Look at http://www.npr.org/blogs/pictureshow/2010/11/08/131159124/afghanistan Photographing the war in Afghanistan is hard enough as it is.

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