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TIME IS ON MY SIDE

By on November 1, 2010 in Culture Category, Uncategorized

Time is not as straightforward as it seems. In fact, there are countless ways of understanding time, and many of the things that are important culturally, are often determined by a community’s unique understanding of time.

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PITTER PATTER

By on November 1, 2010 in Wildlife Category

In the midst of sprawling human civilization, the rest of the animal kingdom often appears to have disappeared.

But whether it is a lone coyote on the streets of Anaheim, or a family of raccoons passing through a swimming pool patio, creatures from the wild still live amongst us.

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CULTURAL THEFT

By on November 1, 2010 in Africa Category

There is a great demand amongst the art collectors and dealers of the world, both legitimate and criminal, to acquire authentic African art for profit and pleasure.

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BODY POLITICS AROUND THE WORLD

When it comes to body size, what seems clear is that most cultures have a strong opinion, but few agree on the “ideal.”

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A HISTORY OF SLOW FOOD

By on October 1, 2010 in Food Category

The Slow Food movement began on the Spanish Steps in Rome in 1986 when groups of angry Italians, brandishing bowls of penne, protested the opening of a McDonald’s franchise near the historical monument.

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