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HOMEGROWN CINEMA

In an age where independent films and global cinema are so readily available, it is well worth taking a look at the past and present of the African continent’s cinematic history.

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GRIDLOCKED

By on February 1, 2011 in Uncategorized

If you live near a major city in the world, or these days even a smaller one, there is one thing you can’t avoid: traffic. Add road rage into the mix and you’ve got a highly combustible cocktail for a driving disaster.

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LIVE FAST, DIE YOUNG

By on February 1, 2011 in Amazing Individuals Category

Every once in a long while, a person is born in this world that possess an unusual combination of altruism, ambition and guts.

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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CARNIVAL

By on February 1, 2011 in Culture Category, Oddities Category

Carnival, the annual rite of letting your alter ego out of the cage, has many faces, customs and costumes.

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SUCCESSFUL EVACUATION

SUCCESSFUL EVACUATION

In November of 2010, Miin Alikhan, a hospital director from Toronto, Ontario, developed high altitude pulmonary edema during a Kilimanjaro climb and was subsequently evacuated during the night after her team had summited.

Here is Miin’s first hand account of her time on the mountain.

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