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PRISON PROVISIONS, GRAVEYARD GRUB, AND MORE

PRISON PROVISIONS, GRAVEYARD GRUB, AND MORE

Eating out of toilets; dining with the dead; waiters serving a life sentence. Restaurateurs find success in pushing the limits and testing your gag reflex.

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AFRICA’S RHYTHMIC FLAME

By on February 1, 2013 in Africa Category, Culture Category
AFRICA’S RHYTHMIC FLAME

In their shesh head wraps and long flowing bubus they are striking. When you add electric guitars, their on-stage presence is riveting.

The rebellious sounds of legendary African rock musicians outlived the regimes that threatened them. You’ll now find them at the center of the world music scene.

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WILLIAM FAIRBAIRN: ONE TOUGH COP

At the height of Shanghai’s chaos in the early 1900s, one man entered the picture who would revolutionize self-defense and aid in turning the city around. His name was William Ewart Fairbairn, an English soldier.

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RIVER IN PERIL

RIVER IN PERIL

The Ganges is the symbol of India, representing the country’s ancient civilization. Millions of people make pilgrimages to the river every year. However, the river, symbolizing the livelihood and religion of millions of Hindus, is threatened.

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REIMAGINING THE SLUMS

By on February 4, 2012 in Culture Category

While the government continues to plan the take-down of Rio’s dilapidated favelas, there are those who strive to bring dignity to the resilient residents through public art projects.

After all, these neighborhoods have come to define the partial identity of the Brazilian nation over time.

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