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Built in 1883 by the eccentric Boston millionaire Franklin W. Smith as his winter home, Villa Zorayda was inspired by the 12th-century Moorish Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. (Wikipedia)Circa 1904. “Zorayda Club, King Street, St. Augustine, Florida.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.
Tribes people from around the world are shown BBC news footage of Morris dancing.
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A “raft” of plastic debris spanning more than 965,000 square miles is floating in the South Pacific.
Journey-based charts from the past can help us track the progression of transportation technology.
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Tiki is making a comeback. Since the mid-90s, tiki subculture has morphed from sub rosa to vibrant in California.
Last fall The Ocean Cleanup found 1,000 large pieces of plastic in two hours in the Pacific Ocean during their first aerial reconnaissance mission. The Dutch foundation announced today they’ve…
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With much assurance, the radioactive contamination would be contained, the Pacific Ocean is contaminated. Researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution are reporting that, Cesium-134, a radioactive chemical that leaked from Fukushima, is being detected…
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What is ‘cultured meat’ and how can it address the most pressing global problems? Let us introduce you to some of the brilliant minds behind it.
Police brutality against protesters is reminiscent of civil-rights battles like Selma. And the state has borrowed millions to fund it.
It’s up to progressives to fight back against this idiocy-promoting rhetoric and save the Earth
Tiny, poor, diabetes-wracked Pacific island nations want to ban junk food, despite risk of WTO retaliation
Growing alternatives to petroleum-based packaging
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Landscape architect Kristina Hill focuses on helping cities adapt to climate change, particularly sea level rise. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, she discusses the challenges, solutions, and costs of saving cities from encroaching oceans.
How to turn old plastic bottles into 56 different items