Graffiti in the city of Rabat, Morocco
Women in South Africa dress up in Zulu traditional attire to celebrate the country’s Heritage Day on the streets of the coastal city of Durban.
Miriam Makeba (1932-2008), also known as Mama Africa, was a Grammy award winning anti-Apartheid and Civil Rights activist who popularised African music around the world. She went on to record music with artists such as Harry Belafonte, Hugh Masekela, and Paul Simon and has become a South…
Gordon Teal at crystal pulling apparatus, circa 1940s. Teal made pioneering research developments in the use of germanium and silicon for semiconductor technologies.
The Vijayanagar Empire ruled southern India for over 300 years, from 1336 to 1646. Domingo Paes, a Portuguese chronicler, marveled at how its capital was “as large as Rome and very beautiful to the sight; the palace of the king is larger than the castle at Lisbon.” Another Portuguese traveler, Duarte Barbosa, was astonished at how tolerant its rulers were of people of other faiths. Barbosa explained that Vijayanagar “allowed such religious freedom that every man may come and go, and live according to his own creed—whether Christian, Jew, Moor, or Hindu.” Unfortunately this was the high point under the rule of Krishnadevaraya. His (clearly idiotic) son-in-law Ramaraja usurped the throne and then tried to stir up trouble among the Deccan Sultanates. The idea was they would be weakened, and Ramaraja could attack. Instead, they ended their differences, banded together, and wiped out the Vijayanagar army in 1565.
Wonderful and remarkably timely 1964 manifesto for the role of the critic-curator in innovation and how ideas spread
Pioneering Harvard psychologist Jerome Bruner on art as a mode of knowing, its intersections with science, and its four psychological aspects – so good.
See the full footage here: Winston (kitty) takes care of Zeke (puppy)
"Zeke just got home from the vet — being allergic to certain grasses, he broke out in hives and they gave him steroid and benadryl shots. This is Winston, loving and taking care of him"
A cats purr vibrates at a frequency that promotes bone health and aids in healing. So the kitty is probably trying to purr him better.
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